Call for Nominations for 2018-19 PTA
Join the Tillicum Executive Committee Next Year! Make a difference in your child's school experience at Tillicum. Support students, teachers and our community! Open positions include: President, Treasurer, Secretary and VP's of Communications, Volunteers and Teacher Relations.  To be eligible for election to any of the above positions, candidates must be the parent of a student at Tillicum next year, and have been a member of any PTA at least 30 days prior to being elected.   If you, or someone you know, would be a good fit, please let us know.  We are seeking to nominate a board representing all ... read full article

Cheer on the Tillicum Choir
Come and cheer on our Tillicum Choir (and the Mariners) as they sing the national anthem on May 2nd. If you have any questions, you can email Melissa Saunders at melissasaunders91@gmail.com Order Form ... read full article

Walk-A-Fun
Save the Date!!  PTA Walk-A-Fun June 8th, 2018 3:30-5:00 more details to come.  ... 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
Member benefits are available to all WSPTA members. Have your electronic member card available when taking advantage of benefits.
 
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