Please join us on Wednesday, Oct. 26th, from 12-1:30 at New Market Skills Center. This Community Partnership Forum will allow those who attend to learn more about new district goals and plans. Reflecting on this work, we will explore opportunities for community partners to engage in new ways with Tumwater schools. Lunch will be served. No RSVP required.
You are invited to join us for a reception to honor Bob's 53 years of collective service to Tumwater School District, the last 23 as a School Board Member. Bob resigned from his Director District 4 position effective October 1, 2016. The reception will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Peter G. Schmidt Elementary School, 237 Dennis Street SE, Tumwater, WA 98501. A short program will start at 5:30 p.m. Contact Laurie Wiedenmeyer at 360-709-7006 if you have any questions. No RSVP required.
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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).
At the September 22, 2016 School Board meeting, Robert (Bob) Barclift, Tumwater School District's Board Vice President, the third longest-serving School Director in the history of Tumwater, announced that he will be resigning his position from Position 4, Tumwater School Board of Directors, to be effective October 1, 2016. Bob was first elected to the Board in 1993 and has been re-elected to continuously serve the District for the past 23 years. His commitment to Tumwater started long before his service on the School Board. Raised on a small farm in Tumwater, he left for college and military service. He returned to Tumwater and served as a classroom teacher, principal and then Board member. Superintendent John Bash added "The amazing history of service Bob leaves behind is something he can be very proud of and has been a generous gift to the Tumwater community. He will be missed."
The District has been notified that a group that is opposing Proposition #1, which will appear on the November ballot, plans to leaflet and/or picket the public on Friday night during our home varsity football games beginning September 16th. Proposition #1 would ban the sale and discharge of fireworks within city limits. The group has been informed that they may not come onto school property. They plan to have a presence on the public sidewalks in the vicinity of Tumwater High School. This is a political action group that is not affiliated with Tumwater School District.
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.
Construction will continue throughout the school year at Tumwater Middle School, Bush Middle School and Littlerock Elementary School. At times there may be traffic delays due to these projects. We appreciate your support and patience as we do our best to minimize the impact on local roads. We also thank the public for supporting the 2014 bond which has made it possible for us to improve our facilities and better serve our students, staff and community.
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Community Roundtable
8:30 AM School Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Tumwater Youth Programs Middle School Late Night
9:15 AM - 11:00 PM Tumwater Hill Elementary Veterans Day Assembly
7:00 PM School Board Meeting