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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

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 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 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

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 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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