Bear Bytes

Bear Bytes
January 12, 2022

 Bears - there is no school Monday January 17th in observance of MLK Day.

Principal’s Note: Keeping our school safe from COVID-19 and the Omicron variant still remains a high priority. It appears over the next few weeks the Omicron variant will continue to increase to a peak by the end of the month. This means we all need to be hyper-vigilant to mitigate virus spread throughout our school and community. Stay home if you have cold or flu symptoms, proper masking indoors, social distance, good hand washing and ventilation. Up to date vaccinations (boosted) are still scientifically proven to be the best prevention of serious COVID infections. Let’s all do our part to get through this.

Fastpitch Parents: There is a parent meeting this Thursday January 13th at 6:30 pm in the THS Learning Commons (library). Let’s welcome our new head coach and launch the spring of 2022 together! Please enter building through the front/main entrance. Go Bears!

SENIOR Parents: Reminder, SENIOR GRAD ADS are underway! Submission deadline is January 31stClick here to create and submit your ad. Due to yearbook printing deadlines, no late ads can be accepted.

Drama Club: THS Drama presents Bright Star! Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday January 17th. See the attached flier for more information. BrightStar2022.jpg

Pet Food Drive: Our THS wrestling teams are having a pet food drive during their meet next Wednesday January 19th in the main gym at 7:00 pm. Please bring pet food, toys and treats for our furry friends in need! All donations will be given to Pawsitive Alliance to support our local animals.

Track/Field Athletes: Winter conditioning has started (all events). We will meet every Tuesday and Thursday, from 2:45- 3:45, on the upper Aux Field. Be sure to dress for the weather, we will be outside!

Attendance: At this time the Attendance office is operated strictly on a voicemail system (due to student volume) and voicemails get checked in the order received. Please give the Attendance office at least 1 hour advance notice when you need to excuse your student and include which entrance you’ll be at (ie. West or East end). Dismissal slips are sent to students in class. With advance notice students will meet you at your car so no need to come in. Due to student volume, individual replies are not able to be sent.  Contact THAttend@tahomasd.us (or) call 425-413-6209 to leave a voicemail.

PTA Senior Scholarships: The Tahoma PTA & Community Partner Scholarship application portal will be open to seniors starting Monday, January 31st at 3pm! All applications are due by Friday, March 18th at 5pm.  The application program is set on an automatic timer and is exact for Pacific Standard Time. Absolutely no late applications will be processed.

Future Ready: Black students in grades 9-11 who are considering attending University of Washington are invited to “Young, Gifted, and Black” on Saturday, February 12. Click here for details/registration.

Tahoma Athletics: Spring sport try-outs start on 2/28.  Registration on FamilyID will open January 31st.  More information is on our website www.tahomaathletics.com.

Links for additional information:
THS Activities     Tahoma High School   NPSL Website (Sports)  
Tahoma Athletics    PTA Info


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