G. W. Bush Middle School

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  • Annual Fundraiser in Progress

    Bush Middle School ASB (Associated Student Body) sponsors one fundraiser each year to provide all our student reward activities, assemblies, three (3) dances each year, two (2) inflatable parties, assemblies, bus transportation for 7th and 8th grade end-of-the year field trips, and uniforms and equipment for all our athletic teams. Complete information was sent home with students on September 10th and selling continues through October 1st. Fundraiser order forms and money are due to the school on Thursday, October 2, 2014. Thank you for supporting our students!

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  • Join Girls For a Change!

    In Girls For A Change, girls take the lead in designing a Social Action Plan related to a topic of their choice. They receive guidance and support from a Girls Facilitator, enabling them to execute their social change plan. For example, if the Action Team decides to conduct a community awareness campaign about pet neglect, the Facilitator will provide project management support and can bring professionals to the group in a volunteer role in to provide training in social marketing and public speaking to help the group craft their campaign. Likewise, if the team decided to conduct a fundraising campaign, the Facilitator would coordinate training by engaging a nonprofit development manager to volunteer their time to provide training or assistance. Register online at www.ywcaofolympia.org/programs or pick up a registration form at the front office of your school!

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  • Girls Circle Starts in October!

    Girls Circle is delivered as a cost-free, afterschool program for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls. Through Girls Circle, participants have a unique opportunity to participate in a peer support group guided by a positive and caring female adult role model (Girls Circle Facilitator.) Participants meet once per week at their school for an entire school year. At each site, 6 to 10 girls participate in engaging, resiliency-building activities on a weekly basis. They receive a healthy snack, check-in with each other, and discuss the theme and objectives for the day. The Girls Circle Facilitator then leads the group through a verbal activity and a creative activity related to a specific topic. The verbal activity includes each girl taking turns talking and listening to one another in response to questions or prompts. This not only teaches girls how to participate in healthy, respectful communication, but also builds their self-confidence in their ability to express themselves. Girls communicate their ideas related to the topic through creative activities such as role-playing, journaling, drawing, etc. The group covers topics such as “Being a Girl”, “Body Image”, “Goals for Healthy Living”, “Role Models”, “Creativity”, “Relationships”, and “Growth & Self Care”. Girls always work with the same Girls Circle Facilitator, who is a trained and paid staff member of the YWCA. Register online at www.ywcaofolympia.org/programs or pick up a registration form at the front office of your school!

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  • Vision & Hearing Health Screening

    Vision & Hearing Health Screening will take place on Thursday, October 16th. All current 7th grade students and any 8th grade students new to the district will be screened during the day.

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  • Flu Shot Clinics Open to All TSD Staff, Students and Families

    Tumwater School District is committed to helping keep our community healthy during the flu season. To do this we have partnered with the Seattle Visiting Nurse Association to provide two flu shot clinics. Clinics will be held at Tumwater High School - Tuesday, October 14 from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm and at Black Hills High School - Monday, October 20 from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Clinics are open to all TSD children (four years of age and older) their families and our staff. Click on the title for more information.

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  • Veterans of Foreign Wars: Patriot's Pen Essay Writing Contest

    2014-2015 Theme "Why I Appreciate America's Veterans". Grand Prize: $5,000 award. Student Entry Deadline: November 1, 2014. Click here for entry form and more information.

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  • Kids Closet Clothing Bank

    The Life Skills students at Black Hills High School, Tumwater High School, and LINCS have collected, washed and sorted gently used clothes for Tumwater School District area infants, children & teens in need. Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at Michael T. Simmons, 12:00 - 3:00 PM. Click here for more information.

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