Upcoming Events

Coming up in December

December Ham Giveaway

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December Ham Giveaway

WHEN:  Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
& Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Madison Complex, 3111 S. 43rd St, Tacoma, WA  98409
Round Building

RSVP - Please RSVP by Monday, December 16, 2019, to Robin Brooks-Johnson 253-571-1832.  If leaving a 
voicemail, please include the full name(s) of your student(s).

Eligibility - 
* Students must currently be enrolled in Tacoma Public Schools. 
*Students must be currently enrolled in Tacoma Public Schools Indian Education Program.
*Ham must be picked up by student’s parent or guardian on file.
*Not enrolled yet?  The 506 INDIAN STUDENT ELIGIBILITY FORM can be found at -
www.tacomaschools.org/Indian-Ed
*One ham per family

This event is made possible by Tacoma Public Schools Indian Education Program and the generous support of the Puyallup Tribal Council and Puyallup Tribe of Indians.


November Turkey Giveaway

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WHEN:  Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
& Friday, November 22, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Madison Complex, 3111 S. 43rd St, Tacoma, WA  98409
Round Building

RSVP - Please RSVP to Robin Brooks-Johnson 253-571-1832.  If leaving a 
voicemail, please include the full name(s) of your student(s).

Eligibility - 
* Students must currently be enrolled in Tacoma Public Schools. 
*Students must be currently enrolled in Tacoma Public Schools Indian Education Program.
*Turkey must be picked up by student’s parent or guardian on file.
*Not enrolled yet?  The 506 INDIAN STUDENT ELIGIBILITY FORM can be found at -
www.tacomaschools.org/Indian-Ed
*One turkey per family

This event is made possible by Tacoma Public Schools Indian Education Program and the generous support of the Puyallup Tribal Council and Puyallup Tribe of Indians.

Indigenous Youth Empowerment Team - Dance PracticeDance Practice

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Light snacks are provided for students.  All ages are welcome.

Madison Complex, 3111 S. 43rd Street, Tacoma, WA 98409

Let's celebrate Native American Heritage Month

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You and your family are invited to join us for the following 2 nights

                      Let's celebrate Native American Heritage Month

When:                   November 19th and 20th

Where:                 Fife Historical Society Museum – 2820 54th Ave. E. Fife, WA

                                Burke Museum will also be at the DACCA Barn

Hours:                   9am to 5pm

Cost:                      Free

 

November 19, 2019

9:00-2:00 Tour the Fife Museum, Burke Museum (hands on Activities for all ages).

Story teller Roger Fernandes.

4:30-5:30 Plants and medicine with Autumn McCloud – Open to community

6:00-7:45 Special event for all Native American Families

                                6:00 Dinner

                                6:30-7:30 Plants and medicine Autumn McCloud

                                                    Make and take activity

 

November 20, 2019

9:00-2:00 Tour the Fife Museum, Burke Museum (hands on Activities for all ages).

6:00-7:45 Special event for all Native American Families

                                6:00 - Dinner

                                6:30-7:45 Make and take activity



Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

November 11, 2019 8:00am – 4:00pm - Mary Bridge

November 15, 2019 8:00am – 4:00pm - Mary Bridge

December 2, 2019 8:00am – 4:00pm - Mary Bridge

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. This class is for adults working with youths.

WHAT IT COVERS

Common signs and symptoms of mental illnesses in this age group, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Common signs and symptoms of substance use
  • How to interact with an adolescent in crisis
  • How to connect the adolescent with help

The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:

  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm
  • Listen nonjudgmentally
  • Give reassurance and information
  • Encourage appropriate professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Teachers
  • School Staff
  • Coaches
  • Camp Counselors
  • Youth Group Leaders
  • Parents
  • People who work with youth

Why are we offering this class?

Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based public education and prevention tool – it improves the public's knowledge of mental health and substance use problems and connects people with care for their mental health or substance use problems.  For more information on this class, visit the Youth Mental Health First Aid Website https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/take-a-course/course-types/youth/.

Food:  We will be providing water and snacks on campus. Please remember to bring your own lunch items.


The People's Assembly Presents Youth Hangout

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Basketball, video games, painting, open mic & pizza!

Youth can share a dance, song, poem, story, comedy, etc.!  Adults are welcome to hang out, hold space, enjoy the open mic, and paint/play games as well!

Friday, November 1, 2019

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Open Mic starts at 9:30 PM

People's Center

1602 Dr. MLK JR Way

FREE & Open to ALL Middle & High School Youth


Special Needs PTA - Behavior and School Discipline

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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Jason Lee Middle School Library

602 N Sprague Ave., Tacoma, WA 98403

Please help estimate attendance and prepare handouts by registering through Eventbrite - https://www.eventbrite.com/79057219271


Special Invitation To An Evening With TPS & Raising Girls

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

5:15 - 5:45 pm - Hors D'oevres & Cocktails

5:45 - 6 pm - Presentation

6 - 7 pm Tour Packing Center & Group Activity

8222 S. 15th St., Tacoma, WA 98465

Please RSVP to raisinggirlsorg@gmail.com

"Raising Girls was founded in 2017 with a mission to provide South Sound 

girls with care bags of personal items that testify to the joys of "girlhood" 

and show the care and respect their community feels for them.  

We are committed to empowering young girls to recognize their own potential by 

building and encouraging self-respect. 

We provide necessary hygiene items to girls throughout Tacoma, wherever the 

need is greatest, partnering with local organizations committed to serve our youth."


Your Money Matters Mentoring Program

Date:  October 24th, 2019

Time:  1:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

RSVP - YMMM.info@gmail.com

Location: 

The Tacoma Arts Community Center

1102 S. 11th St.

Tacoma, WA 98405

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Ali's Prom Project

Ali's Prom Project provides FREE dresses, shoes, and accessories for formal dances to students on free or reduced lunch.  If you are not on the free lunch program and need help with a dress, please see your counselor.

If you have questions, please email:  alispromproject@gmail.com 

Alis Prom Project Flyer.pdf

Alis Prom Project Referral Form.pdf


Puyallup Tribal Wellness Powwow

Saturday - September 28, 2019

Chief Leschi School Gymnasium

5625 52nd Street East,  Puyallup, WA  98371

Grand Entry Time - 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

See flyer for more information - Puyallup Wellness Powwow 2019.pdf


Native American Youth Leadership Academy - (NAYLA) *

Native American Students in grades 8-12

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Friday, April 24, 2020

Puyallup Tribe Youth & Community Center
5803 North Levee Rd., Fife, WA 98424

CULTURE – LEADERSHIP – UNITY – MENTORING

Contact: Your Native Education Coordinator OR Mary Wilber 425-936-1402 or mwilber@lwsd.org
OR check our website at: www.wwnaec.org


NAYLA Flyer - NAYLA 2019-20 flyer (002).pdf


NAYLA Student Application 2019/2020NAYLA Applic 2019-2020.pdf

*The district does not sponsor this event/activity/offer and the district assumes no responsibility for it. In consideration for the privilege to distribute these materials, the Tacoma School District No. 10 shall be held harmless from any cause of action filed in any court or administrative tribunal arising out of the distribution of these materials, including all costs, attorney's fees and judgments or awards. Transportation is not provided by TPS and parents are responsible for checking students out for event following school process for prearranged absence.


2019 - 2020 School Supplies Pick-up*

  • School Supplies Pick-up Dates and Times:

    • Tuesday, September 3rd, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, September 4th, - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location -

  • 3111 South 43rd Street, Tacoma, WA 98409.  The Indian Education Program offices are located in the round building.
* Students MUST be enrolled in Tacoma Public Schools and also MUST be enrolled in the Tacoma Public Schools Indian Education Program in order to receive school supplies.  Not enrolled yet in the TPS Indian Education Program?  You may apply for enrollment on-site or fill out and bring a TITLE VI ED 506 INDIAN STUDENT ELIGIBILITY CERTIFICATION FORM with you and it will be reviewed for eligibility. 

Questions?  Please call 253-571-1846.













​Indian Education Graduation

You can view the 2016 Indian Education Graduation Ceremony, here.

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