Tumwater School District

Continuous Student Learning in a Caring, Engaging Environment

Continuous Student Learning in a Caring, Engaging Environment

Welcome

Tumwater School District provides a safe, caring, and supportive learning environment for students.  Our academic focus is based on four questions:  What do we want each student to learn?  How will we know if each student is learning it?  How will we respond when a student is experiencing difficulty?  How will we respond if the student already knows it?

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  • Airing December 1st and 2nd, "Teens Tell All" NBC's Today Show Series featuring BHHS Students

    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 and will air Thursday December 1st. The Digital Disconnect segment featuring our nine brave BHHS 10th graders who "unplugged" for a week will air Friday, December 2nd. CLICK HERE to read the recent article by Thurston TALK.

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  • Substitute Bus Drivers Needed for Student Transportation

    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).

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  • Seasonal Assistance 2016

    Attached you will find a flyer developed by United Way of Thurston County that outlines assistance options that are available throughout the County during the holiday season. CLICK HERE to view the flyer.

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  • Meet our new School Board Member, Melissa Beard

    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.

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  • Candyce Lund Bollinger Workshop Series - No cost to attend.

    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.

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