District Art!! Diana Pezzino4/22/20194/28/2019
District Art!!
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Help Stuff the Bus!!! Diana Pezzino4/22/20195/6/2019
Help Stuff the Bus!!!
The Tahoma chapter of the Public School Employees of Washington will host their annual "Stuff the Bus" event from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 at the Lake Wilderness Village QFC. Community members are invited to help PSE employees stuff the bus with donations for the Maple Valley Food Bank and Emergency Services. Items needed include canned and packaged food, school supplies, personal hygiene items, household cleaning supplies and new/gently used children's books. SAT, MAY 4 AT 8:30 AM Stuff the Bus with Tahoma PSE employees QFC (22131 SE 237th St, Maple Valley, WA)  · Maple Valley You ... read full article
It Wizards Time!!Diana Pezzino4/22/20195/6/2019
It Wizards Time!!
The Harlem Wizards will be taking on our very own TAHOMA TEACHING JEDI team!! We are excited to partner with the Tahoma Schools Foundation as they bring the Wizards back to town. We are in need of lots of help for this event, so check your availability on May 3rd. We will receive 20-25% of the sales for our PTA. (To qualify for the higher return, we must have at least 8 volunteers.)There will be an opportunity to get yourself into the game for free, and if you volunteer for the entire evening enjoy a free Wizards pack meal from ... read full article
Engage Tahoma Diana Pezzino3/21/20194/4/2019
Engage Tahoma
you like to learn more about where Tahoma School District's revenue comes from? Or what the differences are between the General Fund, the Transportation Vehicle Fund, the Capital Projects Fund and ASB Funds? What about the Educational Programs and Operations levy and how it’s calculated -- or how Tahoma compares to other districts? If any of these elements of school finance interests you, please join us for two sessions of "Engage Tahoma," the first of which is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday at the Central Services Center. The second session is at the same time on April 4. ... read full article
PTA OPEN POSITIONS FOR 2019-2020Diana Pezzino3/21/20194/19/2019
We have many positions that need to be filled for next school year. If you are interested or would like more information you may contact Bronwyn at bbrestle@gmail.com or Diana at dpezzino@gmail.com Positions Open for MVMS are:  MVMS President (Executive Committee) MVMS Vice President (Executive Committee) Secretary (Executive Committee) Membership (Standing Chair) Pictures (committees)  Treats (committees)  Reflections (committees) ... read full article
ASB Event sign up!! Diana Pezzino3/21/20194/4/2019
ASB Event sign up!!
Mark your calendars! We are excited our last ASB & MVMS school dance is coming up on Wednesday, April 3rd, from 2:40pm-4:00pm. For this dance only, we only need volunteers! So please consider signing up for a slot to help out! If you are able to volunteer, please click on the link below. Just a reminder, you need to be district cleared to volunteer (cashier table volunteer must be a PTA member).  Students will pay during lunch to purchase their bracelet to attend the dance.  It will be $5 for ASB students and $6 for non-ASB students. Students will have ... read full article
REMINDER!! Diana Pezzino3/10/20193/16/2019
Spirit Week starts tomorrow don’t forget to show your school pride. The theme is MARCH MADNESS!!! 3/11 Messy Monday – Roll out of bed and come as you are! (School appropriate, please!)­ 3/12 Happy Hat Day – Wear your favorite lid. (School appropriate ONLY!) 3/13 Workout Wednesday - It’s Sports Day! Rep your favorite sport with your favorite uniform, shirt, or jersey! (No singlets or bathing suits, please!) 3/14 Throwback Thursday – Go back in time and bring out that old school gear. Camp Casey sweatshirts? Old Elem Swag? Get it out! Teachers – rep your old HS or College! ... read full article
Future Freshman Night Diana Pezzino3/10/20193/16/2019
Future Freshman Night
Current eighth grade students and their parents/guardians are invited to join us from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13 at Tahoma High School. Those who attend will learn about registering for ninth grade, visit a THS course fair, tour the high school, and attend a presentation about starting high school. Please note: All eighth grade students will attend a registration workshop during the school day on March 12 or 13 at their middle school; they will receive registration materials at that time. The evening will begin in the gym, so enter at the west end of the building. ... read full article
Escape Reality with an Afternoon of IllusionsDiana Pezzino3/10/20193/31/2019
Escape Reality with an Afternoon of Illusions
Las Vegas illusionists Garry and Janine Carson will perform in the auditorium at Tahoma Elementary School at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 31 to raise funds for the Tahoma Schools Foundation. “Evening of Illusions,” offers “comedy, magic and grand illusions” in a family friendly performance, according to information from Carson Entertainment. The Carsons will perform here as part of a national tour to raise funds for charities and foundations. Advance tickets can be purchased for a  reduced price online at Brown Paper Tickets:  https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4069370 The Tahoma Schools Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization that raises and distributes funds to benefit ... read full article
Food Drive!!Diana Pezzino3/10/20193/16/2019
Food Drive!!
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Donation DriveJennifer Small11/3/201811/17/2018
Donation Drive
This year, instead of a traditional fundraiser of selling products, we are choosing to instead ask for a one-time donation. For those of you who have already donated with your guilt-free membership, THANK YOU! We are hoping to raise $8000 during the two nights of conferences. Please join us in supporting our school. Cash, checks, and credit cards will be accepted. ... read full article
Explore the Arts and Express Yourself!Jennifer Small11/3/20181/7/2019
Explore the Arts and Express Yourself!
We encourage all MVMS students to enter this year's WA PTA Reflections art contest!  Students can submit entries for the following categories: literature, photography or visual arts.  The 2018-19 theme is "Heroes Around Me." All submissions are due by January 7th and should be submitted via the website:   https://ptareflections. fluidreview.com/ ... read full article
Enchanted Forest Book FairJennifer Small11/3/201811/17/2018
Enchanted Forest Book Fair
November 13th – 16th, 2018 Give a Hoot for books and so much more! MVMS students and families are invited to Hoppity Hop over to our annual fall book fair located next to Hall 201 & Library. Book Fair Hours: Tues. 13th - 7:45am to 2:45pm Wed. 14th - 7:45am to 2:45pm + Conferences 4:30 to 8:00pm Thurs. 15th - 7:45am to 2:45pm + Conferences 3:30 to 7:00pm Friday 16th – 7:45am to 1:00pm (ends after last lunch)    Sign-u[ to help at the Book Fair  HERE ! ... read full article
Want to save money and support the middle schools of Tahoma PTA?Jennifer Small9/7/201812/31/2018
Want to save money and support the middle schools of Tahoma PTA?
The SaveAround Coupon Book is a local discount savings book with hundreds of coupons for dining, service, entertainment, and recreation establishments in the South Puget Sound area. Each book costs $25 and will quickly pay for itself with all the deals available. All of the coupons are valid until Dec. 31st, 2019. Here are a few of the local businesses where you’ll save: • Agave • Sonic • Legendary Donuts • Cold Stone Creamery • Auntie Anne’s • Big 5 • Orange Julius • Yum-e Yogurt • Dick’s • Barnes and Noble • Macy’s • H&M Download the order form ... read full article