Last days: your donation doubled

Mr. Bullpup uses his finger to balance a basketballMUST END ON SUNDAY, April 8! The ball is in your court during “March Match-ness,” the effort to raise the $75,000 still needed in 2017-18 to cover all staff and programs underwritten by PTA funds.

Annual Giving Fund Chair Jennifer Lan is excited to announce that if we can raise $25,000 in donations, a set of donors will match that amount! In other words, each dollar you contribute will mean an additional dollar. But only through April 8.

So, get in the game and donate now!

The PTA annually budgets more than $300 per student to ensure TM has the vital programs and the staffing (such as tutors and a Counselor) not provided by the School District. We count on families (including relatives!) to give generously to fill those gaps. Thank you!

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Film on kids’ anxiety March 13

Don’t miss the chance March 13 to see “Angst,” the eye-opening documentary about kids and anxiety. You’ll also have a chance to be part of a moderated conversation about what we can do as parents. FREE! Co-sponsored by the TM and Meany Middle School PTAs!

  • At 6:30 p.m., Meany MS, 301 21st Ave E.
  • Snacks and drinks for sale.
  • The film is appropriate for ages 10 and up.

TM parents who viewed the 56-minute documentary on March 1 had comments such as this: Continue reading

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Enjoy math games & a slice of Pi March 14

March 14 is prime time for math games at TM! Come to the Cafeteria (6-8 p.m.) for a Pi Day potluck and fun for kids of all ages and math interests. Parents are encouraged to play, and multiply the excitement.

Potluck! Bring pies of all types: pizza, apple, cherry, whatever.

FREE, and for the whole family!

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Helping students cope, stay safe

From Principal Katie May: Our children hear far too often about violence happening in schools. If you are concerned about your child showing signs of stress for this or other reasons, Principal May asks that you be in touch with School Counselor Meghan Kaloper, at or 206-252-2800. Continue reading

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