On Thursday, December 8, Governor Inslee, State Superintendent of Public Instruct Randy Dorn, and Superintendent-Elect Chris Reykdal visited Tumwater High School to announce the first ever State Computer Science Standards that Supt. Dorn signed at the end of the visit. CLICK HERE to view The Olympian's coverage of the event.
It's that time of year that we are watching the weather very closely. If you would like information on how the decision is made to delay/cancel school, who makes the decision, and how we make notifications, CLICK HERE to be redirected to our Emergency Communications page. You can also find snow route information by CLICKING HERE.
On November 9, 2016, the Tumwater School District Board of Directors interviewed five finalists for the vacant Director District #4 position, which was vacated by Bob Barclift. Following deliberations, the Board unanimously selected Melissa Beard. Melissa graduated from Tumwater High School and has a student that attends Tumwater Schools. She received her B.S. in Psychology from University of Washington, M.A. in Policy Analysis and Evaluation from Stanford University, and her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from University of Washington. She is a Senior Forecast Analyst with the Washington State Office of Financial Management’s Education Research and Data Center. At the December 8, 2016 Board meeting, Melissa will take the Oath of Office and officially begin her appointment which will end November 2017. When asked why she was seeking this appointment, she responded, “It is an opportunity to give back to the school district that provided the foundation for who I am today.” She also expressed her eagerness to support the vision of the district and work collaboratively with the Board.
NBC's Today Show series part 1 aired Nov. 30th featuring a group of Colorado teens. Part 2 - Teen slang - includes some of our Black Hills High Students aired Thursday December 1st. The Digital Disconnect segment featuring our nine brave BHHS 10th graders who "unplugged" for a week aired Friday, December 2nd. Links to the show are available on our Community Relations Page under "Tumwater SD in the Local News". CLICK HERE to read the recent article by Thurston TALK.
Tumwater School District is looking for substitute bus drivers for student transportation. Please contact our Transportation Supervisor, Cally Stroud, at 360-709-7703 to express your interest. The District can provide training for you to receive your Commercial Drivers License (CDL).
This is our sixth year of offering classes for parents facilitated by Candyce. Each year parents and staff rate these classes highly and ask for more! Click on the title to see the complete schedule for this year.
7:00 PM THS Choir Concert
7:00 PM TMS Choir Concert
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM BHHS Choir Concert
6:00 PM Bush Middle School PIE Meeting
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM THS Band and Orchestra Concert
7:00 PM TMS Band Concert
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Tumwater Youth Programs Grade School Activity Night