Breakfast Program + PTA Activities Parent Survey

Tillicum PTA wants to hear from you! Give us your input on a school breakfast program and various PTA activities by taking this brief 3-minute survey. Your input will help us focus on Tillicum community interests and needs. Thank you!
TAKE SURVEY at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BSKBVH2 


SKI AND BOARD Saturdays and Support Your PTA!

Registration Opened October 1st.
Join the Saturday Bellevue Ski School Community. Give your student a full day of skiing. All levels welcome - 2nd through 12th grade. Transportation provided by BSD and Coach buses. Discount pricing until Nov. 30th. Support your school. 5% of every enrollment goes to your schools PTA. We have been Partnering w/BSD since 1958. Info and Registration: www.bellevueskischool.com


Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Our first staff appreciation luncheon will be held on Tuesday, October 29th.  Parents, it's time to be creative and tap Pinterest, Etsy and YouTube for fun foodie ideas for this Spooktacular luncheon...think ghoulish soups, ghostie treats and skull deviled eggs....

Please sign up to contribute salad bar items, soup, or desserts. We also need a few volunteers to help with setup.

All food items should be dropped off at the Tillicum front office by 10 am on Tuesday, October 29th.  Thanks for your support!


Pass the Hat, the PTA's fall fundraiser

Thank you for a super successful Pass The Hat! We could not have had such a successful fund drive without the support of the staff and families. A very special Thank You to Kelli Lewis for the design of the communication and marketing materials and Sarah Keibler our VP of Fundraising. Kids will have an opportunity to vote for Mr. Peterson's Halloween costume in the Lunch Room next week. Not too late to donate online or drop off in the PTA lock box in the office. No need to attach a form.

DON'T FORGET to request matching funds from your employer!


BSF Clickathon
The Bellevue Schools Foundation’s Annual Clickathon event will be held October 22 nd and 23 rd . All donations over $100 made on these two days will be matched 1:1. Our goal is to raise $300,000 from parents like YOU. Public funding is not enough to fund the exceptional programming that makes Bellevue Schools the best in the Nation. Donate here or at  BellevueSchoolsFoundation.org to fund the following programs in our schools: Training for 40+ additional counselors to address student stress, anxiety and depression; Training for teachers to integrate cutting-edge Computer Science curriculum in every classroom; Libraries in our classrooms ... read full article

Microwave Donated!

The PTA would like to thank those who so generously offered to donate a microwave or to purchase one. The Tillicum community was so quick to respond and we received many offers! THANK YOU! This will definitely help cut the wait time for heating up lunches.

Sincerely,
the Tillicum PTA Board


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Family Technology Night

Family Technology Night is coming December 10th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm! This interactive night with  hands-on activities will need numerous parent and student volunteers. We need help greeting guests, providing directions, selling food and drinks and helping with setup and tear down (half an hour before and after.) NJHS and Community Service hours available! For more information or questions, please contact Maria Pickering at pickeringm@bsd405.org
Sign up at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b054bafaf2ea4fe3-family


Bellevue PTSA Council Health & Wellness Corner
Health & Wellness Committee Kickoff Meeting on Tuesday, October 22 at 10:00 a.m. at ESC West The Bellevue PTSA Council is putting together a Health & Wellness Committee to address common concerns from parents regarding student well-being so that we can advocate for change, provide resources and parent education as needed. One representative from each PTSA is invited to attend. Read more for details ... read full article

Reflections: Look Within

This year we encourage all students to "Look Within" and express their creativity through the National PTA Reflections program. Encourage your student to submit their own original artwork, Categories include visual arts, literature, photography, dance choreography, music composition and film production.
Entry forms are available in the office and deadline is Friday, November 15th. More information can be found at wastatepta.org or contact Anne Hill, Reflections Chair, anne-hill@live.com 


Box Tops collection
Join our LAST Box Tops collection - now through October 25th!   Find, clip and submit any remaining Box Tops you have to make this last push a big success!    You or your student will find an easy drop-off location in the main office - the lime green box is waiting for you!   Tillicum PTA will be phasing out Box Tops collection after this fall submission.  Thank you for your participation.  ... read full article

Tillicum Volunteer Orientation Sessions
If you plan on volunteering for any reason (in classrooms, at school sponsored events, or as a chaperone for field-trips) at Tillicum during the 2019-20 school year, all volunteers are required to attend a Volunteer Orientation session.  This is a consistent expectation for the 2019-20 year for all schools in Bellevue School District.     Tillicum Middle School will be holding the following Volunteer Orientation sessions: Date: Time: Location:  Tuesday, October 15 th 8:00 – 8:30 A.M. TMS Library  Wednesday, October 16 th 4:00 – 4:30 P.M. TMS Library Tuesday, October 22 nd 6:00 – 6:30 P.M. TMS Library  We look ... read full article

Have you Been Verified as a Volunteer?

It is recommended that school and PTA volunteers get verified through BSD’s Volunteer Systems (formerly VIBES.) There is no cost associated with getting verified. Check here for FAQs or through BSD now.


Join the PTA and add your voice

The PTA is a non-profit organization that supports all students and teachers at Tillicum. We need your support in return.

To learn about the benefits of being a PTA member or how to join or renew your membership online, click Join the PTA.

You can also fill out a paper membership form at our next PTA meeting, include a check or cash, and drop it in the red PTA lockbox in the school office.

Questions or problems? Email MelissaSaunders91@gmail.com.

 


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BSF Clickathon
BSF Clickathon

Date:
Tue 10/22 - Wed 10/23
10:00a PTSA Council Health & Wellness Committee Kickoff
PTSA Council Health & Wellness Committee Kickoff

Date:
Tuesday, October 22
Time:
10:00a - 11:59p
Where:
ESC West The Bellevue PTSA

Health & Wellness Committee Kickoff Meeting on Tuesday, October 22 at 10:00 a.m. at ESC West
The Bellevue PTSA. The Bellevue PTSA Council is putting together a Health & Wellness Committee to address common concerns from parents regarding student well-being so that we can advocate for change, provide resources and parent education as needed. One representative from each PTSA is invited to attend. Read more for details.
BSF Clickathon
BSF Clickathon

Date:
Tue 10/22 - Wed 10/23
Box Tops Dollection Deadline
Box Tops Dollection Deadline

Date:
Friday, October 25
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Nov 1
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6:00p Principal Coffee and Treats
Principal Coffee and Treats

Date:
Monday, October 28
Time:
6:00p - 11:59p
Staff Appreciation Luncheon
Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Date:
Tuesday, October 29
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