Article from Tahoma School DistrictDiana Pezzino1/1/20181/15/2018
Article from Tahoma School District
When middle school students start the second semester at the end of January, they'll have a new Stretch learning class to attend. Each morning, Monday through Thursday, students at both sites will have the chance to take 45-minute classes such as Guitar, Introduction to Babysitting, Current Events, Computer Programming, Debate and "Sounding off on the Puget Sound." The first semester Stretch class has been filled with new curriculum, including lessons focused on Future Ready skills, real life skills such as learning about finances and study and organization skills. The idea behind the second semester classes (broken into two quarters) is ... read full article
Levy Information Diana Pezzino1/1/20181/15/2018
Levy Information
As you know some Levies are coming out to be voted on in February. Two of the levies are replacement and one is a bus levy.  The school district has information on these levies that you can read over on their websites. I am including the link so everyone can read the information on these levies, I have also included the contact person if you have questions.  Questions?  Please contact the Tahoma Communications Office, 425-413-3409, or email Kevin Patterson, director of communication, at  kpatters@tahomasd.us http://www.tahomasd.us/pages/Tahoma_School_District_409/About_Us/2018_Levy_Measures   ... read full article
Preregistration for kindergarten Information and DeadlineDiana Pezzino1/1/20181/15/2018
Preregistration for kindergarten Information and Deadline
Kindergarten preregistration opened today, Dec. 1, for students who will enter kindergarten in the fall of 2018. If you know of a family with a child who will be 5 by Aug. 31, 2018, please share this information with them.   After families preregister their child for kindergarten, we will mail a registration packet home in January. Parents will bring their child's completed packet to the elementary school office the week of January 22-26 to finalize the registration. Those who preregister will also receive monthly "Kindergarten Learning Connections" newsletters via email; and other early learning information. To complete the preregistration, ... read full article
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Play Diana Pezzino10/23/201711/6/2017
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Play
What do Shakespeare and steampunk have in common? It's a good question, and one you should mark your calendar in order to fully answer! Students from both middle schools have been hard at work with staff and volunteers to prepare a production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," adapted by teacher Earlene DeLeon in steampunk style. The play will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 and Saturday, Nov. 5, and also at 2 p.m. on Nov. 5, at Maple View Middle School. Tickets are $7 for students and seniors; and $10 for general admission. Children younger than 5 ... read full article
Backpack Buddies Food Drive! Diana Pezzino10/23/201711/6/2017
Backpack Buddies Food Drive!
Mark your calendars and add some items to your grocery list! November 4 is our 1st food drive. Share this with your friends and neighbors and come out to support Backpack Buddies! Let us know if you have any questions. ... read full article