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April 17, 2024

 TSD Levy Vote: Please remember to vote for the EP&O levy by April 23rd! For more information, please visit:

 Job Fair: THS will be hosting a job fair for students looking for part-time, summer, and full-time work TOMORROW, Thursday April 18th, from 2:15-3:15 in the Commons. 

 AP Testing Meeting: Students taking one or more AP exams must attend a mandatory AP meeting during Power Hour A or B next Monday, April 22. Ms. Strasser, the AP Coordinator, will be covering testing schedules, procedures, and expectations.

 SENIOR Josten’s Orders: Seniors who were unbale to attend the senior meeting on April 16th can stop by the main office starting TODAY to pick up informational sheets and pre-ordered items such as caps/gowns, announcements, etc. If you’re off campus, the office hours are M-F 7:05 – 3:00.

 Athletics: Tahoma Cheerleading will be having tryouts April 22-25. Students who wish to try out for the 2024-2025 team must be cleared through Family ID. Students who register must have a valid sports physical on file and must be good through August 31.  Check out the Tahoma Cheer Instagram page for more information about Cheer. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Clayton in the Athletic Office.

 THS PTA Awards: Nominations are open for the THS PTA Outstanding Educator and Gold Acorn Awards! Vote for a well deserving teacher/staff member and PTA Volunteer. Nominations close on May 17th.

 PTA Senior Art Awards: Tahoma High School 2024 Graduating Seniors can submit up to one piece of artwork in each of the 8 categories; photography, drawing, painting, digital art, ceramics, fashion, and mixed media 2D and 3D art. Winners in each category receive a $50 award, and a Grand Prize winner gets $250. The submission deadline is April 26. Registration details, guidelines and the grading rubric can be found HERE or on the PTA website. 

 Sports Letter of Intent Day: Save the Date!!  The THS Athletic Office will be hosting its annual National Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony in the THS Main Gym on Tuesday, May 14 at 4:00 PM.  This ceremony is to honor all THS athletes who have committed to participate at the college-level.  If you have questions, please contact the THS Athletic Office at 425.413.6302.

 Bus PassesAt THS, we ask that requests be submitted via email no later than 11:30 a.m. for processing. Click Here to review & submit a pass request. No bus passes are issued on Fridays per transportation. Please call Transportation with any other questions 425.413.3220.

 Off Campus Parking: Students who park off campus in surrounding neighborhoods, please be respectful of personal property, driveways, mailbox areas and designated NO PARKING signs. Illegal parking could result in tickets being issued by the City of Maple Valley.


**If you feel your student has an error with their attendance, please reach out to the teacher directly and have them contact the attendance office with the correction.

  • Please email [email protected], leave a voicemail at 425.413.6209 or send a note with your student(s) to excuse an absence/late arrival, or need a dismissal for any reason.
  • Please allow at least one hour before needing your student dismissed for an early dismissal.
  • If your student must leave during power hour (10:25-11:25), please call or email at least one hour before power hour begins (10:25).
  • The Attendance Office is on the West side (athletic field entrance).
  • Absences must be excused within 48 hours of the date of absence. If they are not excused within 48 hours, progressive intervention will occur.
  • Parent/Guardian/Physician may excuse an absence.
  • If your student is 18 years or older, they can excuse themselves. Please have them see the attendance office for a form and more information. They will still be accountable for abiding by the attendance policy in the student handbook.

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

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