Chalk-a-Fun Volunteers Needed
We have a few people to help lead planning and coordinate for the Chalk-a-Fun for this year. However, it will only end up as another ice cream social without the Fun Run part if we don't have enough volunteers. We need volunteers to help with the Chalk-a-Fun. Some tasks include dispersing chalk, oversee a sport activity, hand out treats, beverages and food, setup/clean up, take photos, etc.   We cannot move forward with the Chalk Run or extra activities unless we get enough volunteers so we need to get an idea of how many people can volunteer. Dates we are ... read full article
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Linna Repin 
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5/9/2022-6/3/2022

8th Grade Promotion Ceremony
  8 th Grade Families – Save-the -date for the 8 th Grade Promotio n on June 20, 12:15 PM, in-person at Tillicum school. This is a school hosted event and not hosted by the PTA. Tickets are required and are limited to 2 guests per student. More information.   ... read full article
Author:
Maina Tran 
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5/9/2022-6/25/2022

8th Grade Party and Send Off
Congratulations to our 8th Graders who will be leaving Tillicum in June.  To celebrate three years of growth, friendship and memories, the PTA is providing complimentary t-shirts and yard signs to all 8th graders.  An optional donation to help cover the cost is greatly appreciated if you are able. Reserve one of each now. We will order enough to cover requests.   ORDER YARD SIGN AND T-SHIRT HERE     ORDERS DUE BY MAY 23rd!!!       Say ALOHA Tillicum:  The 8th Grade Celebration party will be held Friday, June 17th at Tillicum between 6:30 and 9 pm. The ... read full article
Author:
Linna Repin 
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5/4/2022-6/30/2022

Pass the Hat Contest Winners
Congratulations to the 50 winners who received a free Menchie's yogurt coupon and gift card.  Thank you for entering! Ozlo I. Haeun K. Gavin L. Nola C. Daniel R. Charlotte R. Alden S. Samuel N. Brady B. Olivia W. Aron T. Pierce N. Sabina K. Hinako O. Harriet V. Hannah B. Yura M. Jayleen W. Marcus W. Rachel B. Maili K. Christian L. Jesse C. Kate F. Sabina K. Andrei L. Lauren K. Jed L. Matthew B. Ethan C. Aiden C. Jackson F. Matteo M. Noah P. Kamden M. Stella N. Madaket I. Matthew Ryan P. Amelie G. Andy R. ... read full article
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Maina Tran 
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1/22/2022-7/31/2022
Tillicum PTA General Membership Meeting Tonight, 5/10Maina Tran5/10/20225/12/2022
Tillicum PTA General Membership Meeting Tonight, 5/10
Please attend the meeting to help us vote in the Nominating Committee Members: Paul Tsai and Jessica Fenton. You do not have to be a PTA member to attend but must be one in order to vote.  GMM is from 7:00 - 7:05 pm Regular board meeting is from 7:05 - 8:00 pm https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81283844150?pwd=RUZrSXBJZTE0KzBraWtET1Z1c2FWdz09 ... read full article
Chalk-a-Fun Volunteers NeededLinna Repin5/9/20226/3/2022
Chalk-a-Fun Volunteers Needed
We have a few people to help lead planning and coordinate for the Chalk-a-Fun for this year. However, it will only end up as another ice cream social without the Fun Run part if we don't have enough volunteers. We need volunteers to help with the Chalk-a-Fun. Some tasks include dispersing chalk, oversee a sport activity, hand out treats, beverages and food, setup/clean up, take photos, etc.   We cannot move forward with the Chalk Run or extra activities unless we get enough volunteers so we need to get an idea of how many people can volunteer. Dates we are ... read full article
Tillicum Staff Appreciation Snack BarLinna Repin5/9/20225/15/2022
Tillicum Staff Appreciation Snack Bar
We are continuing to show our Tillicum Staff our gratitude and support by offering them a SNACK BAR of treats available to them throughout next week. We are seeking volunteers to donate individually wrapped/packaged items and unrefrigerated fruit.  Your donations can be dropped off in the Tillicum office this week up until Monday, May 16 at 7:30 am . If you prefer to drop off your items at my house (Somerset), please email  Sarah Fink  to coordinate. Please signup here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040a45adac23ab9-tillicum ... read full article
8th Grade Promotion CeremonyMaina Tran5/9/20226/25/2022
8th Grade Promotion Ceremony
  8 th Grade Families – Save-the -date for the 8 th Grade Promotio n on June 20, 12:15 PM, in-person at Tillicum school. This is a school hosted event and not hosted by the PTA. Tickets are required and are limited to 2 guests per student. More information.   ... read full article
8th Grade Party and Send OffLinna Repin5/4/20226/30/2022
8th Grade Party and Send Off
Congratulations to our 8th Graders who will be leaving Tillicum in June.  To celebrate three years of growth, friendship and memories, the PTA is providing complimentary t-shirts and yard signs to all 8th graders.  An optional donation to help cover the cost is greatly appreciated if you are able. Reserve one of each now. We will order enough to cover requests.   ORDER YARD SIGN AND T-SHIRT HERE     ORDERS DUE BY MAY 23rd!!!       Say ALOHA Tillicum:  The 8th Grade Celebration party will be held Friday, June 17th at Tillicum between 6:30 and 9 pm. The ... read full article
Kindness Ambassadors Club -- Student and Parent Volunteers NeededMaina Tran3/1/20225/12/2022
Kindness Ambassadors Club -- Student and Parent Volunteers Needed
Believe in the power of kindness? Want your child to make a difference in the community? Have your Tillicum student join the Kindness Ambassadors club! Kindness Ambassadors Club is a student led club supported by the Tillicum PTA and Camp Kindness Counts. Kindness Ambassadors will brainstorm ways to spread kindness at Tillicum and in the community. Some ideas include: Teaching Phantom Lake Elementary students (training and lessons provided by Camp Kindness Counts), Spreading kindness to staff and students at Tillicum and creating a community service project which impacts our community! Join us as we help to make our world a ... read full article
PTSA General Membership Meeting (Virtual)Maina Tran1/23/20222/8/2022
PTSA General Membership Meeting (Virtual)
Tuesday, February 8  at 7:00 pm Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81283844150?pwd=RUZrSXBJZTE0KzBraWtET1Z1c2FWdz09 Meeting ID: 812 8384 4150 Passcode: 370241 One tap mobile +12532158782,,81283844150# US (Tacoma)     AGENDA President’s updates 8 th grade activities Treasurer’s report Program update – Camp Kindness   Grants update   BSF updates   Nominating Committee Election ... read full article
Pass the Hat Contest WinnersMaina Tran1/22/20227/31/2022
Pass the Hat Contest Winners
Congratulations to the 50 winners who received a free Menchie's yogurt coupon and gift card.  Thank you for entering! Ozlo I. Haeun K. Gavin L. Nola C. Daniel R. Charlotte R. Alden S. Samuel N. Brady B. Olivia W. Aron T. Pierce N. Sabina K. Hinako O. Harriet V. Hannah B. Yura M. Jayleen W. Marcus W. Rachel B. Maili K. Christian L. Jesse C. Kate F. Sabina K. Andrei L. Lauren K. Jed L. Matthew B. Ethan C. Aiden C. Jackson F. Matteo M. Noah P. Kamden M. Stella N. Madaket I. Matthew Ryan P. Amelie G. Andy R. ... read full article
8th Grade Graduation Activities PlanningMaina Tran1/22/20225/8/2022
8th Grade Graduation Activities Planning
We are seeking for someone to Lead in planning for 8th grade activities this year. Without volunteers, the following will not be possible: Planning Leader:  lead idea generation and planning meetings, find volunteers, plan for possible 8th grade party or graduation activity, work with school admin to plan for graduation ceremony. 8th grade yard signs: be lead in surveying 8th grade families to see if there is an interest in yard signs again this year. If so, find vendor, lead fundraising efforts, help coordinate design of sign, distribution of signs. Help lead on other ideas. Contact president@tillicumpta.org if you are ... read full article
Pass the Hat FundraiserMaina Tran10/10/202111/30/2021
Pass the Hat Fundraiser
It is still not too late to donate to Pass the Hat.  Donate now . Student winners of Menchies frozen yogurt will be announced soon. Donation form (PDF) There is a gap in State and District funding for essential educational programs and classroom  support for teachers. All Tillicum students benefit from these extra programs that would not be  possible without contributions from our community, including:  Classroom equipment (microscopes, cameras) Guest speakers, authors, & artists Parent education events Music groups field trips & competitions Books & periodicals for the library   Tillicum's biggest annual fundraiser Pass the Hat will take place ... read full article
PTA Ice Cream Social 9/24, 6:30 - 8:00 PMMaina Tran9/22/202110/6/2021
PTA Ice Cream Social 9/24, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
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PTA Ice Cream Social Postponed to 9/24Maina Tran9/14/20219/21/2021
PTA Ice Cream Social Postponed to 9/24
Due to the incoming storm this Friday, the ice cream social will be moved from September 17 to Friday, September 24. Same time 6:30 – 8:00 pm. ... read full article
Tillicum PTA General Membership MeetingMaina Tran9/14/202110/22/2021
Tillicum PTA General Membership Meeting
Join us for the school year's first PTA General Membership Meeting. You do not need to be a PTA member to attend but you must be a member to vote. Meeting will be virtual.   Thursday, September 30, 7:00 -7:30 PM     ... read full article
Breakfast Program and School LunchesMaina Tran8/26/202110/31/2021
Breakfast Program and School Lunches
All students enrolled in the Bellevue School District can receive lunch at no charge during the 2021-2022 school year. Tillicum will also have access to a pilot breakfast program at the start of the year. Read more about the BSD Nutrition Services Programs. Please know that student lunch times will comply fully with WA Department of Health recommendations for schools. Within lunches, we’ll be implementing the following mitigating measures: Any student who chooses will be able to eat outside, either in our interior courtyard or behind the commons near the small playfield and basketball courts Students who choose to eat inside ... read full article
Principal Newsletter - August 26 UpdateMaina Tran8/26/202110/31/2021
Principal Newsletter - August 26 Update
If you did not receive the Principal Newsletter in your emails on August 26, please consider subscribing or re-subscribe. Email the  school office  to make your request.  AUGUST 26 PRINCIPAL NEWSLETTER  What's in this edition: COVID-19 Health and Safety School lunches School lockers Free/reduced meals application School Photos Transportation 6th grade web orientation New students and (last year's) virtual students orientation Students class schedules Taking care of business online Suggested supplies list Bellevue School Foundation COVID-19 vaccination pop-up clinic ... read full article
Junior Cheer RegistrationMaina Tran7/20/20219/30/2021
Junior Cheer Registration
Join the 2021-22 Junior Cheer fall season! Meet new friends, learn new skills, and have lots of fun at games and performances! The Junior Cheer Team meets starting in mid to late August through early November and performs at Saturday games. The team is for all kids grades 1 thru 8 with no skill or experience required. Uniforms provided. A small registration fee is required (financial assistance is available). https://forms.gle/4frcifShYv8E8cNU9   ... read full article