Check out the Latest Bear Tracks!
Check out the latest Bear Tracks  for the week of December 3, 2018! ... read full article
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Student Bulletin December 13, 2018
* Attention Students participating in Intramurals it will go the month of January after school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:50 to 4:50. If you have any questions please see Mr. Hagerman.   * Grizzlies don’t forget that our gift card drive is still going, if your family would like to give to other families this winter and support our community, you can donate a gift card to a local grocery store in small denominations. Please drop off gift cards at the main office between now and December 19th.   * Attention all JV and Varsity Soccer players this ... read full article
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Bakers Needed! Staff Appreciation Sweet Treat Buffet Dec 20th
PTSA is showing the staff how "sweet" they are with a staff appreciation Sweet Treat Buffet on Thursday, Dec 20th. Bring (or send with your student) any baked item or treat to school on Thursday by 10am. To sign up, get recipe ideas, and to find out how to drop items before Thursday, check out the link here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b4caea82fa5f49-staff2 ... read full article
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Oz! Tickets Now on Sale!
  OZ! THE RMS MUSICAL - Tickets Now On Sale – Get Yours Today! “Oz!” the musical, performed by RMS students is almost here! Come out and support our budding thespians and tech students who have been rehearsing lines, songs and dances, and working on sets and props for this show since October! This classic story, with fresh and original music, follows Dorothy on a journey to Oz! Along the way she and Toto encounter friends (the Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion, Tin Woodsman and Glinda the Good Witch) and enemies who try to defeat her (The Wicked Witch of The West, ... read full article
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Advertise in Oz! The Musical's Program
The Grizzlies will be Muchkins and Lions and Flying Monkeys and many other fantastic creatures this January in Oz! The Musical! While the audience is being mesmerized by the show, you can also get those eyes on your business if you advertise in the Oz! the Musical Program! There will be 4 shows January 17, 18 and 2 on January 19, 2019! If your own Grizzly is in the Musical you could also put in a Parent Shout Out with well wishes for them!   Parent Shout Outs - $15   Business Ads 1/8 page $25 1/4 page $40 1/2 ... read full article
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Company Matching Information
Do you or your spouse work for a company that will match your PTSA donation or membership fees? If you joined the Redmond Middle School Parent Teacher Student Association (RMS PTSA) at the family membership level, $25, your payment is eligible for a company match from companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Boeing and Google just to name a few. Any pass the hat donation is also eligible for matching funds. Please check with your company's HR or benefits department to find out if they match donations to a 501(c)(3). The matching process is easy to do! Using Microsoft as an example, ... read full article
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2018 Washington State PTA – Legislative Assembly - Input AppreciatedWebsite Admin10/8/201810/19/2018
2018 Washington State PTA – Legislative Assembly - Input Appreciated
2018 Washington State PTA – Guide to Proposed Legislative Principles, Issues, and Resolutions This On-line Open House will close on  October 19 , so please provide us with your input today! On October 9, members of our PTSA voted on their top priorities at the General Membership meeting. The top five issues from that meeting were: 1) Strategies to Address the Teacher Shortage. 2) Raise the Age of Tobacco and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems to 21. 3) Prevent Gun Violence by Reducing Access. 4) Social Emotional Learning. 5) School Construction and Simple Majority for Bonds.   On October 20-21, your ... read full article
New Visitor Entry Control SystemLWSD8/31/20189/14/2018
New Visitor Entry Control System
The safety and security of students is a top priority of our school and district. One of the new safety enhancements for the 2018-19 school year is the implementation of entry control systems at all schools in the district. These controls will allow schools to keep all exterior doors locked and will require all visitors to use a video call system to request access. These types of systems are similar to how visitors gain access at many apartments or condominiums that keep all entry doors locked. The district now has Entry Control System hardware installed in all schools. The goal ... read full article
Thank You Volunteers!RMS PTSA6/22/20187/31/2018
Thank You Volunteers!
Thank you to all the family and community volunteers who supported students at Redmond Middle School this year by volunteering for RMS PTSA opportunities. The list below is only a small sample of the people responsible for over 2,000 hours of volunteer time. Thank you – Abbie C, Alison B, Alissa M, Ameeshi M, Amelia H, Amritha B, Andrew D, Angela E, Angie B, Angie C, Anya P, Archana G, Arti S, Ashley E, Aya N, Beatriz G, Beth D, Bing C, Bonnie S, Camino D, Carolyn S, Cece L, Cheryl V, Chris K, Christine L, Chun W, Cindy L, ... read full article
Redmond Middle School's "The Snuggery"Website Admin10/27/201811/10/2018
Redmond Middle School's "The Snuggery"
Redmond Middle School is creating a food pantry/clothing closet for students in need of these extra resources during the school day or at home during the week. They have dubbed this room “The Snuggery”. The Snuggery is scheduled to open in November, but first we need to stock it with non-perishable food items and gently used (or new) clothing. Redmond Middle School has asked the school community (all of us) if we'd like to help contribute to this initiative by donating items below so that they're available all throughout the year. Individual foods: Instant oatmeal packets Individual serving of crackers / cookies Granola ... read full article
10 Reasons You Belong in the PTSAWebsite Admin10/14/201810/28/2018
10 Reasons You Belong in the PTSA
  Para una versión en español por favor haga clic aquí     10 REASONS You Belong In PTA PTA creates the village that helps to raise our kids and strengthen our community. PTA links families to important school and community information. PTA hosts fun, educational clubs, programs and events for our families. PTA raises money to support the specific needs of our school. PTA engages in school and digital safety initiatives. PTA offers kids the opportunity to explore the arts and develop critical thinking, teamwork and creativity. PTA inspires a love of reading and enhances students’ book and literary ... read full article
Encuesta Escolar 2018Website Admin10/13/201810/27/2018
Encuesta Escolar 2018
Estimadas familias:   La PTSA  Redmond Middle School  sabe que una fuerte asociación entre nuestras familias ,  los líderes de la escuela y la comunidad en general es importante para el éxito de nuestros estudiantes y de nuestra escuela. Por ese motivo estamos participando en el programa Escuela de Excelencia, el cual celebra las asociaciones entre las PTA y las escuelas para enriquecer la experiencia educativa y el bienestar general de todos los estudiantes.     En una Escuela de Excelencia de  National  PTA,  las familias se sienten bienvenidas y reciben las herramientas necesarias para apoyar el éxito de los ... read full article
School of Excellence SurveyPresident Ptsa10/6/201810/20/2018
School of Excellence Survey
    Para más información y la encuesta es español   pincha aquí . 10/6/2018   Dear Families,     The Redmond Middle School PTSA knows that a strong partnership among our families, school leaders, and community at-large is important for the success of our students and school. That’s why we are participating in the National PTA School of Excellence program, which celebrates partnerships between PTA and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.      At a National PTA School of Excellence, families feel welcomed and empowered to support student success, and PTA is a key partner for continuous school improvement. We feel Redmond Middle School and Redmond Middle School PTSA can achieve that ... read full article
RMS PTSA Membership Meeting October 9th at 7:00pm in the RMS LibraryWebsite Admin10/5/201810/9/2018
RMS PTSA Membership Meeting October 9th at 7:00pm in the RMS Library
Come to the first RMS PTSA Membership Meeting of the 2018-2019 school year!   Here is what is on the agenda:   Officer Kim Corbray, School Resource Officer, will be sharing important new online safety guidelines for students and parents. You don't want to miss this talk!   Make your voice heard by voting on public policy priorities for State and National PTA Advocacy work. Read up on current issues here:  https://www.wastatepta.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-Legislative-Assembly-Voter-Guide.pdf     We will be approving the following changes:                 > to our standing rules http://rmsptsa.org/Doc/Public/2018-2019 RMS PTSA Standing Rules.pdf   ... read full article
Pass The Hat FundraiserWebsite Admin9/17/201810/1/2018
Pass The Hat Fundraiser
Pass the Hat Fundraiser!!   100% of the money donated goes directly to support the Associated Student Body (ASB) of RMS. The primary goal of ASB is to build a positive, supportive school community at RMS This fundraiser supports : Motivational speakers Spirit assemblies (Griz-Olympics) Athletics bussing & equipment Music programs Awesome Pawsome rewards (hot cocoa club, popcorn Thursdays, etc.) Afterschool clubs Better socials with cooler activities AND SO MUCH MORE! To learn how to donate, please check out the flyer below! Pass the Hat Fundraiser ... read full article
Join RMS PTSA and Win!Website Admin9/15/201810/1/2018
Join RMS PTSA and Win!
Join RMS PTSA and Win! We’re halfway through our fall membership campaign! Thanks to the 505 members who have joined so far this year. Haven’t joined yet? Sign up online or send in your form from Griz Biz. Can’t find the form? Next week your student will bring home a 10 Reasons Why short form. If you’re not certain about the status of your membership you can log in to the website rmsptsa.org with your email address and review your order/print receipts. After you log in, please also select your student’s Grizzly Time teacher from the list. Winning options for ... read full article
Family & Community Engagement UpdateSwarnima Aswinkumar8/26/20189/9/2018
Family & Community Engagement Update
Dear RMS Family members, Family and Community Engagement (FACE) is a means to achieving the PTSA’s goal of advancing the education, health, and well-being of our children. THE RMS PTSA strives to do this through the following approaches: Parent Education – Talks, Discussions, and Seminars will be held during the year so that parents can learn about topics related to their students’ success, safety and wellbeing. Parents attending Griz Biz have voted on the topics that are interesting or matter most. Results of the voting: Personal safety and/or bullying 102 Internet safety 98 Career/college readiness 79 School success 65 Student ... read full article
Cookies & Milk Membership ContestMembership11/15/201811/29/2018
Cookies & Milk Membership Contest
The school-wide cookies and milk membership incentive contest began this week when directories were sent home with your students. Grizzly Time teachers used the number of members listed on the directory labels to but "chips" on their cookie and milk class mini-poster. As each class gets to 100% membership they will receive cookies. The stretch goal is that every family in the class has a member and the teacher is a member too. Because families can have more than one member it is quite possible that every single Grizzly Time class will win and receive cookies. Cookies are to include no nuts and ... read full article
Volunteers NeededPresident Ptsa10/7/201810/16/2018
Volunteers Needed
Vision & Hearing Screening Volunteers are needed October 16th, 2018. Help with screening and escorting students to/from class. 8-11am and 12:15-2:30pm. You will receive adequate training at the start of your shift) **** Elementary schools have half days, so we need YOUR help (our 12:15 - 2:30 shift in particular)! Lunch is provided for full day volunteers.  Thank you!! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080845a4ab23abf49-grizzly ... read full article
Check out the Latest Bear Tracks!Website Admin9/4/20186/24/2019
Check out the Latest Bear Tracks!
Check out the latest Bear Tracks  for the week of December 3, 2018! ... read full article
Student Bulletin December 13, 2018Website Admin12/13/201812/14/2018
Student Bulletin December 13, 2018
* Attention Students participating in Intramurals it will go the month of January after school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:50 to 4:50. If you have any questions please see Mr. Hagerman.   * Grizzlies don’t forget that our gift card drive is still going, if your family would like to give to other families this winter and support our community, you can donate a gift card to a local grocery store in small denominations. Please drop off gift cards at the main office between now and December 19th.   * Attention all JV and Varsity Soccer players this ... read full article
Bakers Needed! Staff Appreciation Sweet Treat Buffet Dec 20thPresident Ptsa12/10/201812/24/2018
Bakers Needed! Staff Appreciation Sweet Treat Buffet Dec 20th
PTSA is showing the staff how "sweet" they are with a staff appreciation Sweet Treat Buffet on Thursday, Dec 20th. Bring (or send with your student) any baked item or treat to school on Thursday by 10am. To sign up, get recipe ideas, and to find out how to drop items before Thursday, check out the link here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b4caea82fa5f49-staff2 ... read full article
Oz! Tickets Now on Sale!Website Admin12/7/20181/18/2019
Oz! Tickets Now on Sale!
  OZ! THE RMS MUSICAL - Tickets Now On Sale – Get Yours Today! “Oz!” the musical, performed by RMS students is almost here! Come out and support our budding thespians and tech students who have been rehearsing lines, songs and dances, and working on sets and props for this show since October! This classic story, with fresh and original music, follows Dorothy on a journey to Oz! Along the way she and Toto encounter friends (the Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion, Tin Woodsman and Glinda the Good Witch) and enemies who try to defeat her (The Wicked Witch of The West, ... read full article
Student Bulletin December 7, 2018Website Admin12/7/201812/10/2018
Student Bulletin December 7, 2018
* Attention Students anyone interested in participating in Intramurals you must have all your fees and papers are due today by end of C lunch. The cost is $50 and will go the month of January after school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:50 to 4:50. If you have any questions please see Mr. Hagerman.   * Redmond High School will be holding its the 4th Annual Mustang Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 8th from 10 AM to 4 PM, in the RHS cafeteria and gym. 90 vendors will be selling a variety of goodies from jewelry, soaps, lotions, ... read full article
Student Bulletin December 6, 2018Website Admin12/6/201812/7/2018
Student Bulletin December 6, 2018
* Attention Students anyone interested in participating in Intramurals you must have all your fees and papers turned in by next Friday. The cost is $50 and will go the month of January after school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:50 to 4:50. If you have any questions please see Mr. Hagerman.   * Redmond High School will be holding its the 4th Annual Mustang Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 8th from 10 AM to 4 PM, in the RHS cafeteria and gym. 90 vendors will be selling a variety of goodies from jewelry, soaps, lotions, candles, RHS spirit ... read full article
Student Bulletin December 4, 2018Website Admin12/4/201812/5/2018
Student Bulletin December 4, 2018
Attention Students anyone interested in participating in Intramurals you must have all your fees and papers turned in by this Friday. The cost is $50 and will go the month of January after school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:50 to 4:50. If you have any questions please see Mr. Hagerman.   * Redmond High School will be holding its the 4th Annual Mustang Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, December 8th from 10 AM to 4 PM, in the RHS cafeteria and gym. 90 vendors will be selling a variety of goodies from jewelry, soaps, lotions, candles, RHS spirit wear, ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 29, 2018Website Admin11/29/201811/30/2018
Student Bulletin November 29, 2018
* Tomorrow is the November Awesome Pawsome celebration. During Grizzly Time, there will be karaoke, games in the gym, board games, music, and crafts in the commons. Be sure to turn in 5 Awesome Pawsomes to your Grizzly Time teacher by today to attend.   * Attention Students anyone interested in participating in Intramurals you must have all your fees and papers turned in by next Friday. The cost is $50 and will go the month of January after school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:50 to 4:50. If you have any questions please see Mr. Hagerman.   * ... read full article
RMS PTSA Awarded Gold Membership Growth Award!Website Admin11/29/201812/13/2018
RMS PTSA Awarded Gold Membership Growth Award!
  Washington State PTA Recognizes Redmond Middle School PTSA with Gold Membership Growth Award RMS PTSA has recently been recognized by Washington State PTA as a Gold Membership Growth Award recipient! PTAs are presented with this award for enrolling members equaling at least 110% of their previous year’s total membership. That means our PTA is growing! Thank you to everyone who has become a member so far this year: YOU are the reason our PTA achieved this award! If you haven’t yet signed up for a 2018-2019 PTA membership, please consider joining today! By doing so, you are demonstrating your ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 28, 2018Website Admin11/28/201811/29/2018
Student Bulletin November 28, 2018
This Friday is the November Awesome Pawsome celebration. During Grizzly Time, there will be karaoke, games in the gym, board games, music, and crafts in the commons. Be sure to turn in 5 Awesome Pawsomes to your Grizzly Time teacher Thursday.   * Attention Students anyone interested in participating in Intramurals today is the last day to sign up. You must have all your fees and papers turned in by next Friday. We will offer Badminton, Volleyball and 3 on 3 Basketball. The cost is $50 and will go the month of January after school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 27, 2018Website Admin11/27/201811/28/2018
Student Bulletin November 27, 2018
    This Friday is the November Awesome Pawsome celebration. During Grizzly Time, there will be karaoke, games in the gym, board games, music, and crafts in the commons. Be sure to turn in 5 Awesome Pawsomes to your Grizzly Time teacher Thursday.   Attention Students anyone interested in participating in Intramurals please sign up at all 3 lunches today and tomorrow. We will offer Badminton, Volleyball and 3 on 3 Basketball. The cost is $50 and will go the month of January after school Monday, Tueday, Thursday and Friday from 2:50 to 4:50. If you have any questions please ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 26, 2018Website Admin11/26/201811/27/2018
Student Bulletin November 26, 2018
  This Friday is the November Awesome Pawsome celebration. During Grizzly Time, there will be karaoke, games in the gym, board games, music, and crafts in the commons. Be sure to turn in 5 Awesome Pawsomes to your Grizzly Time teacher Thursday.   Attention Students anyone interested in participating in Intramurals please sign up at all 3 lunches today and tomorrow. We will offer Badminton, Volleyball and 3 on 3 Basketball. The cost is $50 and will go the month of January after school Monday, Tueday, Thursday and Friday from 2:50 to 4:50. If you have any questions please see ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 21, 2018Website Admin11/21/201811/26/2018
Student Bulletin November 21, 2018
Reminder to all students the lost and found is getting very full. Please take a minute during lunch to see if you have anything in there. It will be donated soon so do not wait. It has been moved to the middle of the great hall so please take a look.   Hey library users—Give Ms. Metcalf and Mrs. Bachman something to be thankful for! Let’s return ALL overdue books before we go to Thanksgiving Break!   Thank you to everyone that sold poinsettias and helped the RMS ASB. Congratulations to Ms. Jacobson-Ross’ Grizzly Time class, who had the highest ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 15, 2018Website Admin11/15/201811/16/2018
Student Bulletin November 15, 2018
* Hey RMS Did you know that all poinsettia and wreath orders are due on Friday? Please help RMS ASB and your orders and donations turned in on time.   * Reminder to all students the lost and found is getting very full. Please take a minute during lunch to see if you have anything in there. It will be donated soon so do not wait.   * You did it! By participating in the October SchoolPool, RMS ASB will be awarded the maximum $1500! RMS students turned in 401 calendars, the most of all the other schools this season! ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 14, 2018Website Admin11/14/201811/15/2018
Student Bulletin November 14, 2018
Hey RMS Did you know that all poinsettia and wreath orders are due on Friday? Please help RMS ASB and your orders and donations turned in on time.   Grizzlies, it's time to get out your Awesome Pawsome stash. We hope you've been saving up! During lunches we will be opening the Awesome Pawsome store for the first time this year. We have loads of cool prizes you can purchase such as pencils, stickers, raffle tickets, and vouchers to restaurants. Supplies are limited, so be sure to bring your Awesome Pawsomes to lunch tomorrow (today) and get prizes before they're ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 13, 2018Website Admin11/13/201811/14/2018
Student Bulletin November 13, 2018
  Hey RMS have you showed your parents your poinsettia order form? Have you gotten any donations or orders? Make sure you get out there and support RMS ASB and sell your wreaths and Poinsettias! If you have any orders or donations make sure that you have brought them to Mrs. Poblete in the Attendance Office right away! Remember that turning in your orders/donations gets you entered in a drawing to win a blizzard from Dairy Queen.   Grizzlies, it's time to get out your Awesome Pawsome stash. We hope you've been saving up! Tomorrow (today) during lunches we will ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 8, 2018Website Admin11/8/201811/9/2018
Student Bulletin November 8, 2018
* Hey RMS have you showed your parents your poinsettia order form? Have you gotten any donations or orders? Make sure you get out there and support RMS ASB and sell your wreaths and Poinsettias! If you have any orders or donations make sure that you have brought them to Mrs. Poblete in the Attendance Office right away! Remember that turning in your orders/donations gets you entered in a drawing to win a blizzard from Dairy Queen.   * Student Purchasing Committee—we will be meeting during lunches today! Please bring your lunch and your laptop! See you there.   * ... read full article
Advertise in Oz! The Musical's ProgramWebsite Admin11/7/20181/2/2019
Advertise in Oz! The Musical's Program
The Grizzlies will be Muchkins and Lions and Flying Monkeys and many other fantastic creatures this January in Oz! The Musical! While the audience is being mesmerized by the show, you can also get those eyes on your business if you advertise in the Oz! the Musical Program! There will be 4 shows January 17, 18 and 2 on January 19, 2019! If your own Grizzly is in the Musical you could also put in a Parent Shout Out with well wishes for them!   Parent Shout Outs - $15   Business Ads 1/8 page $25 1/4 page $40 1/2 ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 6, 2018Website Admin11/6/201811/7/2018
Student Bulletin November 6, 2018
SchoolPool Calendars are due tomorrow, November 6 by the end of the day! All it takes is one non-drive-alone trip on your calendar to help ASB earn $5 AND a free prize for you! This October's prize includes free fries and drink at the Redmond Lunchbox Labs and more. Don't miss out! If you haven't already, fill out the back tonight and drop it off by tomorrow end of day, into the red SchoolPool collection box located in the main office or give it to your teacher.   * Hi Grizzlies! Be the difference club will be canceled today! Please ... read full article
Advertise in Oz! The MusicalWebsite Admin11/6/201811/6/2018
Advertise in Oz! The Musical
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Student Bulletin November 5, 2018Website Admin11/5/201811/6/2018
Student Bulletin November 5, 2018
Attention all Battle of the Books Participants! We will be meeting at 7:30 a.m. in the library tomorrow to finalize teams and get the Battle started. Everyone who is participating should attend this meeting. Find a way to get there—carpool, ride your bike, walk faster than usual, or fly, if you can. See you TUESDAY at 7:30!   SchoolPool Calendars are due tomorrow, November 6 by the end of the day! All it takes is one non-drive-alone trip on your calendar to help ASB earn $5 AND a free prize for you! This October's prize includes free fries and drink ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 2, 2018Website Admin11/2/201811/5/2018
Student Bulletin November 2, 2018
Students – Your student card/ASB card is used for many things, such as checking out library books and identifying your lunch account. Your student ID card/ASB card is not a credit or debit card.  It cannot be used for things like socials, field trips, band ties etc. Questions about this, come to the Attendance Window.   The first RMS Social is HERE! from 2:40 to 4:30 we will be dancing and playing games and watching movies. Make sure you all have rides arranged ahead. Just a reminder that no tickets are sold at the door. If you have any music ... read full article
Student Bulletin November 1, 2018Website Admin11/1/201811/2/2018
Student Bulletin November 1, 2018
Students – Your student card/ASB card is used for many things, such as checking out library books and identifying your lunch account. Your student ID card/ASB card is not a credit or debit card.  It cannot be used for things like socials, field trips, band ties etc. Questions about this, come to the Attendance Window.   Do you love draw? Come and checkout drawing group TODAY! The group will meet in the art room, room 202 after school until 3:40. All are welcome!   Attention Battle of the Books! Anyone who is going to be participating in Battle of the ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 30, 2018Website Admin10/30/201810/31/2018
Student Bulletin October 30, 2018
It's almost the end of the SchoolPool Month. Mark all the days you've walked, biked, bussed or carpooled to school! If you ready to turn it in, don't wait any longer! Fill out the back with contact information and drop it off into the red SchoolPool collection box located in the main office or give it to your teacher.   Reflections submissions are due today. Submit your entries to Ms. Metcalf in the library. For additional assistance you can get help in the library during lunch today.   Staff and students, we have a Veterans Assembly to honor the veterans ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 29, 2018Website Admin10/29/201810/30/2018
Student Bulletin October 29, 2018
All second season athletes practices start today; Soccer will have tryouts from 2:50 to 5:00 and Badminton will practice from 2:50 to 4:45. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Poblete or Mr. Mahendran.   It's almost the end of the SchoolPool Month. Mark all the days you've walked, biked, bussed or carpooled to school! If you ready to turn it in, don't wait any longer! Fill out the back with contact information and drop it off into the red SchoolPool collection box located in the main office or give it to your teacher.   Reminder to all artists. ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 25, 2018Website Admin10/25/201810/26/2018
Student Bulletin October 25, 2018
Students we will now offer an activity bus on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for people who are staying for after school study lab and other extra-curricular activities. We have also added more stops including Redmond Elementary and City of Redmond library.  On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the bus leaves RMS at 4:14pm.  Wednesdays bus departure time is still the same at 3pm.   All second season athletes please take a minute during lunch time to check the lists posted on the wall to make sure you are cleared for sports. If your name is highlighted, then you are not cleared. If ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 23, 2018Website Admin10/23/201810/24/2018
Student Bulletin October 23, 2018
The RMS Humanities Club will have its first meeting in room 230 on Wednesday. This new club is for anyone interested in participating in Model United Nations or National History Day. Please arrange to take the activities bus, walk home, or be picked up by 3 p.m.   Musical actors – small group auditions for casting the musical Oz are tomorrow after school. Bring your audition form and be prepared to give a memorized monologue and sing a song. The producer wishes all the actors, good luck!   Student Purchasing Committee will have its first meetings during each of the ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 22, 2018Website Admin10/22/201810/23/2018
Student Bulletin October 22, 2018
REFLECTIONS PROGRAM is HERE!! Your theme this year is “Heroes Around Me”. You may submit your original entry in up to six art areas. - Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts, Film/Video and Choreography/Dance.  The deadline is October 30th.   The RMS Humanities Club will have its first meeting in room 230 on Wednesday. This new club is for anyone interested in participating in Model United Nations or National History Day. Please arrange to take the activities bus, walk home, or be picked up by 3 p.m.   Musical actors – small group auditions for casting the musical Oz are ... read full article
Leadership-Led School Activities UpdateWebsite Admin10/19/201811/9/2018
Leadership-Led School Activities Update
Fall Social – Our first social of the year will be held on Friday, November 2 nd  after school from 2:40-4:30pm.  The theme of this social is Spooky! There will be many different activities offered including games in the gym, dancing in the commons, board games, a movie room, photo booth, and more! Concessions will also be available for sale. Tickets for this event will be available during lunches October 22 nd -October 26 th .  Tickets will be $3 for ASB members, and $5 for non-ASB. Students may purchase last minute tickets the day before the social, Thursday November ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 16, 2018Website Admin10/16/201810/17/2018
Student Bulletin October 16, 2018
To all 2 nd season athletes. Your paperwork and fees are due by Thursday. If you have any questions about either sport stop by portable 1 and see Mr. Mahendran.   CALLING ALL RMS ARTISTS – REFLECTIONS PROGRAM is HERE!! The Reflections Program is a National PTA and Washington State PTA cultural arts competition. The theme for our 2018-2019 National Reflections Competition is “Heroes Around Me”.    We want to see how well you can creatively interpret this theme.  You may submit your original entry in up to six art areas.  - Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts, Film/Video and Choreography/Dance.  ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 15, 2018Website Admin10/15/201810/16/2018
Student Bulletin October 15, 2018
*To all athletes. Your paperwork is due by 10/18. If you have any questions about either sport stop by portable 1 and see Mr. Mahendran.   * Coding Club is canceled today.   * CALLING ALL RMS ARTISTS – REFLECTIONS PROGRAM is HERE!! The Reflections Program is a National PTA and Washington State PTA cultural arts competition. The theme for our 2018-2019 National Reflections Competition is “Heroes Around Me”. We want to see how well you can creatively interpret this theme. You may submit your original entry in up to six art areas. - Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts, ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 12, 2018Website Admin10/12/201810/15/2018
Student Bulletin October 12, 2018
To all interested athletes. signups for second season sports is almost done. If you are a 6 th , 7 th , or 8 th grade girl interested in playing Badminton or you are a 6 th , 7 th , or 8 th grade boy interested in playing soccer, you can sign up at the attendance office. If you have any questions about either sport stop by portable 1 and see Mr. Mahendran.   If you want to learn how to design games, then the RMS Games Design club can help you! In this club you will learn how ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 11, 2018Website Admin10/11/201810/12/2018
Student Bulletin October 11, 2018
To all interested athletes. signups for second season sports is almost done. If you are a 6 th , 7 th , or 8 th grade girl interested in playing Badminton or you are a 6 th , 7 th , or 8 th grade boy interested in playing soccer, you can sign up at the attendance office. If you have any questions about either sport stop by portable 1 and see Mr. Mahendran.   If you want to learn how to design games, then the RMS Games Design club can help you! In this club you will learn how ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 8, 2018Website Admin10/8/201810/9/2018
Student Bulletin October 8, 2018
October is SchoolPool Challenge Month! Students, don't forget to mark down every time you walk, bike, bus, or carpool on your 1/2 page SchoolPool calendar. At the end of the month, fill out the contact information on the back and return the calendar to school to get cool stuff like pizza, smoothies or ice cream.   Attention library users—attention 6th and 7th graders working on book projects! On Thursday, Ms. Metcalf delivered 60 overdue notices. This morning, there are over 100 books overdue. Please remember that Grizzly Honesty is knowing when your books are due and returning or renewing them—especially ... read full article
Sponsor a Staff Coffee!Tracey G10/6/201810/15/2018
Sponsor a Staff Coffee!
On October 15 th , your RMS PTSA is hosting a Coffee Cart for RMS Staff. They will each receive one drink sponsored by a RMS community member (parent, student, friend, etc.). Please select a link below to participate: Guest purchase (not a member, never bought or signed up for anything on rmsptsa.org)  http://rmsptsa.org/Packet/SponsorCoffeeGuest Signed in purchase (member, team participant, committee volunteer, etc.) http://rmsptsa.org/Packet/StaffCoffee After you pay, you will be given a link to SignUp Genius to select your favorite teacher(s) and/or staff member(s). We know they'll love getting a little pick-me-up to start off their week. ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 2, 2018Website Admin10/2/201810/3/2018
Student Bulletin October 2, 2018
  Lions and tigers and Grizzlies, oh my! The RMS musical this school year is Oz! On-stage and production team roles are available to all 6th, 7th and 8th graders in this is one big show. Important dates and the application form are available now at rmsptsa.org .   October is SchoolPool Challenge Month! Students, don't forget to mark down every time you walk, bike, bus, or carpool on your 1/2 page SchoolPool calendar. At the end of the month, fill out the contact information on the back and return the calendar to school to get cool stuff like pizza, ... read full article
Student Bulletin October 1, 2018Website Admin10/1/201810/2/2018
Student Bulletin October 1, 2018
Lions and tigers and Grizzlies, oh my! The RMS musical this school year is Oz! On-stage and production team roles are available to all 6th, 7th and 8th graders in this is one big show. Important dates and the application form are available now at rmsptsa.org .   October is SchoolPool Challenge Month! Students, don't forget to mark down every time you walk, bike, bus, or carpool on your 1/2 page SchoolPool calendar. At the end of the month, fill out the contact information on the back and return the calendar to school to get cool stuff like pizza, smoothies ... read full article
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Student Bulletin September 28, 2018Website Admin9/28/201810/1/2018
Student Bulletin September 28, 2018
This Friday is our first monthly Awesome Pawsome Celebration to recognize everyone who has earned Awesome Pawsomes by demonstrating The Grizzly Way! During Grizzly Time on Friday, you will be able to come to the cafeteria to enjoy an Otter Pop, spend time with your friends, and listen to music! It will cost 5 Awesome Pawsomes to attend and you must turn them in to your Grizzly Time teacher TODAY.   Season 1 athletes that received an Academic Alert remember that your forms are due today to Mr. Mahendran. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Mahendran in Portable ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 27, 2018Website Admin9/27/20189/28/2018
Student Bulletin September 27, 2018
Students did you know that for the month of September you can get a free breakfast every day? Stop in the commons when you come to school and check out all the options.   Rainbow Club, formerly known as LGBTQ+ Club, meets Thursdays after school in room 234. If you are interested or have any questions, stop by and talk to Ms. Nelson. All are welcome!   This Friday is our first monthly Awesome Pawsome Celebration to recognize everyone who has earned Awesome Pawsomes by demonstrating The Grizzly Way! During Grizzly Time on Friday, you will be able to come ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 25, 2018Website Admin9/25/20189/26/2018
Student Bulletin September 25, 2018
  Students are you interested in participating in a Student Group? Do you like Robotics or coding? Interested in drawing? Maybe you enjoy Role Playing Games. All of these and many more student groups are here at RMS, did you know that on the RMS website there is a complete list of Student Groups and where they meet? Check it out and if you have any questions you can email the groups advisors. If there is a Group that you would like to have that is not yet created find a teacher that is willing to be the advisor and ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 24, 2018Website Admin9/24/20189/25/2018
Student Bulletin September 24, 2018
Students are you interested in participating in a Student Group? Do you like Robotics or coding? Interested in drawing? Maybe you enjoy Role Playing Games. All of these and many more student groups are here at RMS, did you know that on the RMS website there is a complete list of Student Groups and where they meet? Check it out and if you have any questions you can email the groups advisors. If there is a Group that you would like to have that is not yet created find a teacher that is willing to be the advisor and then ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 21, 2018Website Admin9/21/20189/24/2018
Student Bulletin September 21, 2018
Interested in Coding? RMS is starting a Girls Who Code club. No experience? No worries!  Girls Who Code offers a wide range of computer science activities. We are trying to find a time to meet student’s needs.  Please stop by RM. 160 in Doug Fir before school to express your interest or email cdowling@lwsd.org with GWC in the subject line.   Students are you interested in participating in a Student Group? Do you like Robotics or coding? Interested in drawing? Maybe you enjoy Role Playing Games. All of these and many more student groups are here at RMS, did you ... read full article
SchoolPool October Challenge!Website Admin9/21/201810/31/2018
SchoolPool October Challenge!
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SchoolPool October Challenge! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- October is almost here and it's the City of Redmond's SchoolPool Month. The SchoolPool program encourages students and their families to leave the car behind when traveling to their neighborhood school to reduce neighborhood traffic congestion and local air pollution.    How Does It Work? Your student will receive a SchoolPool calendar to fill out and each returned calendar earns RMS PTSA up to $3,000 per school year and students can earn rewards, like a free Redbox rental, at the end of the challenge! This October, make it a priority to help the ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 20, 2018Website Admin9/20/20189/21/2018
Student Bulletin September 20, 2018
After School Study lab is now up and running in our library. On Monday, Tuesdays, and Thursdays it runs until 3:30 and you’ll need to find your own ride home.  On Wednesdays, it runs until 3pm and we will provide a bus home to select stops. Please see the flyers around school with all the details or come ask the front office!   Interested in Coding? RMS is starting a Girls Who Code club. No experience? No worries!  Girls Who Code offers a wide range of computer science activities. We are trying to find a time to meet student’s needs.  ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 19, 2018Website Admin9/19/20189/20/2018
Student Bulletin September 19, 2018
Do you love reading? Do you love competition? Are you a quiz bowl whiz? Then come find out about how to participate in the 2018-2019 Battle of the Books. Maybe you just want to find out what the Battle of the Books is. Informational meetings will be held in the library during each lunch today so that anyone interested can get the information. Bring your lunch and find out what’s happening!   After School study lab in our library goes from 2:40-3:30. The city of Redmond and our staff offers free homework help and a quiet place to study Monday ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 18, 2018Website Admin9/18/20189/19/2018
Student Bulletin September 18, 2018
Do you love reading? Do you love competition? Are you a quiz bowl whiz? Then come find out about how to participate in the 2018-2019 Battle of the Books. Maybe you just want to find out what the Battle of the Books is. Informational meetings will be held Wednesday in the library during each lunch so that anyone interested can get the information. Bring your lunch and find out what’s happening!   After School study lab in our library goes from 2:40-3:30. The city of Redmond and our staff offers free homework help and a quiet place to study Monday ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 17, 2018Website Admin9/17/20189/18/2018
Student Bulletin September 17, 2018
Do you love reading? Do you love competition? Are you a quiz bowl whiz? Then come find out about how to participate in the 2018-2019 Battle of the Books. Maybe you just want to find out what the Battle of the Books is. Informational meetings will be held Wednesday in the library during each lunch so that anyone interested can get the information. Bring your lunch and find out what’s happening!   After School study lab in our library starts today from 2:40-3:30. The city of Redmond and our staff offers free homework help and a quiet place to study ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 14, 2018Website Admin9/14/20189/17/2018
Student Bulletin September 14, 2018
Boys basketball players please don’t forget that your practice times are now 2:50 to 4:00 for regional basketball and 3:50 to 5:00 for Varsity and JV. If you have any questions, please see Coach Mahendran in portable 1.   We saw many students this morning rocking their Red, White, and Black Grizzly spirit! We can’t wait to see you filling the stands at this afternoon’s Back to School Assembly!   RMS library will be open at lunch time starting today! If you have any questions, see Ms. Metcalf.   Hey Grizzlies, Last call for textbooks. If anyone would like a ... read full article
Curriculum Night September 25, 2018Website Admin9/13/20189/14/2018
Curriculum Night September 25, 2018
Curriculum Night!   See what your Grizzly will be learning this year, meet the Principal, learn your way around the school, and get a feel what the school year will be like! Date: September 25, 2018 Place: Redmond Middle School Time: 6:00pm: Doors Open 6:30pm: Welcome in the commons by Principal Jon Young 6:45 -8:05pm: Curriculum Night 8:10 –8:45pm: Open house to look at what’s being offered, in the Commons!       We encourage you to attend and look forward to seeing you there! ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 12, 2018Website Admin9/12/20189/13/2018
Student Bulletin September 12, 2018
Grizzlies, our first assembly will be THIS Friday. To celebrate our Grizzly Pride, we will be having our first spirit day on Friday as well! This Friday’s theme is Red, White, and Black. So, dress up in your school colors and Grizzly sprit gear to show your Grizzly spirit! A reminder that spirit themed hats are allowed on spirit days, but masks or full-face paint are not allowed for safety reasons. We look forward to a spirited back to school assembly on Friday!   Boys basketball players please don’t forget that your practice times are now 2:50 to 4:00 for ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 11, 2018Website Admin9/11/20189/12/2018
Student Bulletin September 11, 2018
Season 1 sports please report to the gym after school and sit in your designated area. Please let your parents know that Cross Country practice goes till 4:15, Boys Tennis will practice till 4:45, and Boys Basketball will have tryouts will 5pm.  Please make sure you know what time your practice ends, and that you have arranged to be picked up on time.    Grizzlies, our first assembly will be THIS Friday. To celebrate our Grizzly Pride, we will be having our first spirit day on Friday as well! This Friday’s theme is Red, White, and Black. So, dress up ... read full article
Student Bulletin September 10, 2018Website Admin9/10/20189/11/2018
Student Bulletin September 10, 2018
Attention Season 1 athletes. Please make sure you have turned in all your forms and payment.  Season 1 starts today, please report to the gym after school and sit in your designated area.             Please let your parents know that Cross Country practice goes till 4:15, Boys Tennis will practice till 4:45, and Boys Basketball will have tryouts will 5pm.  Please make sure you know what time your practice ends, and that you have arranged to be picked up on time.         Students, we want you all to arrive at school safely. There are ... read full article
Volunteer Opportunities for Back to School and the School YearWebsite Admin8/16/20188/29/2018
Volunteer Opportunities for Back to School and the School Year
The 2 Hour Pledge  As parents, we appreciate the value of time, workload and balance. We certainly want to ensure these values are reciprocal for volunteers, too. This year we are asking for more parents/guardians to lend a hand and share the power of doing amazing things; pledge two hours of volunteer time during the school year because we are all in this together. If you are interested in pledging 2 hours of your time for the following year or on a continual basis please fill out this form  and either scan and email it to volunteers@rmsptsa.org  or you may ... read full article
What to Expect At Griz Biz Tuesday, August 21RMS PTSA8/12/20188/22/2018
What to Expect At Griz Biz Tuesday, August 21
Families enter through the door by the gym and pick up the info packet by student name. Your next stop is the gym where there are a number of stations to visit (don't forget to bring your school supplies for drop off.) After completing your paperwork, you will stop in at the attendance office to turn in paperwork, pay fees, and make purchases. It's time to visit the PTSA table to vote on Parent Education topics for the year, check out upcoming volunteer opportunities, and join the PTSA. 7th and 8th grade students will pick up their laptops while 6th grade ... read full article
School Supply List Now on RMS WebsiteWebsite Admin8/2/20189/4/2018
School Supply List Now on RMS Website
The School Supply List for the 2018-2019 school year is listed on the RMS website! Please click  here  for further details! Hope you're enjoying your summer! ... read full article
Summer registration available at LWSD Resource Center President PTSA7/10/20188/10/2018
Summer registration available at LWSD Resource Center 
If you need to register your student for the 2018-19 school year while the school office is closed for the summer, the district can help. Summer registration is available at the district’s Resource Center from  July 16 – August 10  during the following hours: July 16 – 27 Monday / Wednesday / Friday : 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Tuesday /Thursday:  12:30 - 4 p.m. July 30 – August 10 Monday - Friday :  7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Resource Center is located at  16250 NE 74th Street , Redmond, in Redmond Town Center. ... read full article
2018-2019 Board ElectedPresident Ptsa5/9/20189/3/2018
2018-2019 Board Elected
Elections for the 2018-2019 school year were held at Tuesday’s general meeting. The incoming Executive Board is: Ashley Epstein & Laura Drover, Co-presidents; Stacy Hatch, 1 st Vice President (Volunteers); Sujatha Patra, 2 nd Vice President (Communications); Manjari Kanungo, Secretary; and Christine Li, Treasurer. The new board which includes the Drama, Emergency Prep, Family & Community Advocacy, Legislative Advocacy, & Membership chairs takes office on July 1, 2018. If you’re interested in any position next year please contact president@rmsptsa.org. ... read full article
Company Matching InformationRMS PTSA9/26/20169/26/2020
Company Matching Information
Do you or your spouse work for a company that will match your PTSA donation or membership fees? If you joined the Redmond Middle School Parent Teacher Student Association (RMS PTSA) at the family membership level, $25, your payment is eligible for a company match from companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Boeing and Google just to name a few. Any pass the hat donation is also eligible for matching funds. Please check with your company's HR or benefits department to find out if they match donations to a 501(c)(3). The matching process is easy to do! Using Microsoft as an example, ... read full article
Important Start of the School Year Information from the DistrictLWSD8/15/20189/15/2018
Important Start of the School Year Information from the District
Welcome to the 2018-19 school year in Lake Washington School District! We look forward to welcoming your child(ren) back to school this fall. Here are a few important reminders/processes for the start of the school year: Changes to school start/end times for 2018-19: School start and end times will change for the 2018-19 school year as a seven-period day is implemented for high school students. We acknowledge any change has an impact to families’ current schedules. This change takes effect starting on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 4, 2018.  Read more about the changes to school start/end times ... read full article