Walk-A-Fun
Save the Date!!  PTA Walk-A-Fun June 8th, 2018 3:30-5:00  The Annual WalkaFun is coming on Friday, June 8 this year! This is our big spring fundraiser/field day combo. The kids walk (or run) a mile, then we celebrate with food and fun (teacher dunk tank, large inflatable obstacle course, archery, games and a DJ too!) Look for a large white envelope with all the details in early May. Right now we are looking for kid-friendly raffle prizes to encourage kids to raise money for Tillicum. Past years’ prizes have included: i-tunes cards, Snuggies, board games, gift cards, sports gear, etc. ... read full article

Mariners Giveaway Winners
Congrats to the following PTA members who each won 4 suite tickets to see the Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers on Friday, May 18: Rebecca Nord Melanie Faulk Pamela Ciccanti James Dooley Thanks again to all those who supported the choir at their singing of the national anthem and to all those who entered the giveaway! Go Tillicum Tigers and go Mariners!   ... read full article

Help support Tillicum Choir at MOD Pizza!
We are holding a fundraiser at MOD Pizza on May 22 to benefit the Tillicum Choir trip to Vancouver. MOD gives us 20% of proceeds for everyone who shows the flyer to the cashier or just tells them you are there to "benefit the Tillicum Middle School Choir." Visit MOD Pizza any time on May 22nd and don't forget to mention the Tillicum Choir! Thank you for your support. ... read full article

Tillicum Awarded Grants from Bellevue Schools Foundation

Great news! Tillicum Middle School was awarded several grants from Bellevue Schools Foundation including:

  • An overnight trip for 8th grade band to BandFest 2018 at the University of Victoria in Canada
  • A field trip for 7th and 8th grade choirs to perform and complete in the Best in the Northwest Choir Festival in Portland, Oregon
  • Providing jazz clinicians to help any band student receive small group/individual instruction from professional jazz musicians
  • Purchasing materials and supplies for the after school Sewing Club
  • Adding library books to support dual language and Spanish immersion programs
  • Students learning about the commitment to global citizenship and service
  • An author visit by Ji-Li Jiang relating to her book A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution – a story that should never be forgotten

Thanks so much to the Bellevue Schools Foundation (BSF) and the families that help support BSF. These grants will benefit all students at Tillicum and help enhance their educational experience!


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6th Grade Camp
Our 6th Grade Students are looking forward to this year’s outdoor learning experience May 30-June 1, at  Camp Sealth  on Vashon Island. The Camp Parent Information Night is Monday, March 5 at 6:30 pm in the library.  Students will receive camp paperwork in their Social Studies classes. Tuition this is year is $170 per student.  Payment can be made all at once, either  online  or at the school office with a check or credit card.  A Financial Payment Plan is available, as are scholarships. The  Parent Authorization and Acknowledgement for Out of State or Overnight  Field Trip should be signed and returned ... read full article

8th Grade Promotion
Save the Date! 8th Grade Promotion   The 2017-2018 8 th Grade Ceremony will be held on June 21, at 1:15 PM in the Tillicum at Ringdall gym.  The ceremony is typically held on the last full-day of school during the school day and the date is subject to change if there is an unplanned school closure or snow day. Tickets are not required. Students are expected to attend morning classes, and to participate in the rehearsal that morning.  There will be an 8 th grade lunch prior to the ceremony with celebratory activities for the students. Additional Details: All ... read full article

Box Tops
  BUT WHAT IF THIS YEAR:   You submitted just 10 Box Tops?  Our earnings would reach $660!  Increase your collecting power by asking family and friends to clip these incentives, too!  Don't wait too long, there are expiration dates.  Submit frequently so we earn every dime before they expire.  Get inspired to CLIP and have your student submit your collection to the office today.  Your coordinators - Kim Flavius Allison Patterson - Aljoepatterson@hotmail.com     ... read full article

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As a Tillicum PTA member, you have a voice in our PTA, but you have statewide and national resources as well!  Here are some of the benefits you have as a PTA member.

KEYS TO MEMBERSHIP: BENEFITS
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