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!


ASB Dance - Friday, October 18th
"School Spirit" themed ASB Dance is this Friday, October 18th from 3 - 5 pm. Tickets are $5 and available for sale at both lunches from October 14th - 18th. No ticket sales at the door! You can buy concessions (candy, pizza, and drinks), listen to music and have lots of fun! Volunteers : Please arrive at TMS on Friday, October 18th at 2:45 pm and check in with Jennifer Genoway. ... read full article

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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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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Fall Spirit Week
Fall Spirit Week

Date:
Mon 10/14 - Fri 10/18
Fall Spirit Week
Fall Spirit Week

Date:
Mon 10/14 - Fri 10/18
Fall Spirit Week
Fall Spirit Week

Date:
Mon 10/14 - Fri 10/18
Fall Spirit Week
Fall Spirit Week

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Mon 10/14 - Fri 10/18
School Picture Retakes
School Picture Retakes

Date:
Thursday, October 17
Where:
Tillicum Middle School
Fall Spirit Week
Fall Spirit Week

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Mon 10/14 - Fri 10/18
ASB Social/Dance
ASB Social/Dance

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Friday, October 18
Where:
Tillicum Middle School
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