Monday, January 8, 2018

Tuesday, January 16th
LWPTSA Special Needs Group Meeting
7:00pm - 8:30pm
LWSD Resource Center

LWSD Bonds and Levies Open House
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Redmond High School

District Survey Now Open
Each year, the district invites parents and community members to provide feedback on general school and district questions. The survey is anonymous. Schools and the district use this information in planning for the future and in continuous improvement processes.  This year's survey is now open: tell us what you think!

Please click here to take the survey The survey will be open through January 19.

"Guys and Dolls Jr.," performed by Redmond Middle School 7th/8th grade students, is almost here! Come out and support our budding thespians and tech students who have been rehearsing and working on this musical comedy classic since the fall. Get your tickets today online or take your chances at the door!

Thursday, February 1, 7:00pm
Friday, Feburary 2, 7:00pm
Saturday, February 3, 2:00 pm or 7:00pm

LOCATION: Redmond High School's Performing Arts Center: 17272 NE 104TH St, Redmond WA 98052

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW ONLINE:  Buying tickets in advance will reserve your entry but seats are on a first come, first serve basis. Buy online tickets here: (.50 cent surcharge for online purchases)

TICKET SALES DAY OF SHOW:  Based on availability, tickets may be purchased at the Box Office at Redmond High School. The Box Office will open one hour prior to show time to purchase tickets. Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time. Either cash or check will be accepted at the box office. 

COST:  $5 for Redmond Middle School students and children under 12 and $8 for adults. (.50 cent surcharge for online purchases).

DETAILS: Check out the Guys and Dolls Event Facebook page: for details. Like and Share it!

Thanks to the Redmond Middle School PTSA and the many talented volunteers for giving our students this great opportunity.

Ad Space Available in Upcoming RMS Musical, Guys and Dolls Jr.

RMS PTSA Drama presents Guys and Dolls Jr. with 4 performances running from February 1st-3rd, 2018

  • Do you run a local business?  
  • Do you know a friend or local business that you think would like to participate?
  • Would you like exposure in our upcoming musical program? 
  • Would YOU like to run a parent ad congratulating your own actor??
  • Ads range from as low as $25 up to $125
Click  here  to see a sample ad page, and  here  to download the rates page with payment information.
Thank you for supporting RMS Drama!

J anuary Special Needs Meeting
What The Special Needs Group's January meeting
When Tuesday, January 16th.  Coffee at 6:30 p.m., Meeting begins at 7 p.m.
Where : LWSD Resource Center in Redmond Town Center
Details This month  Dr.  Ilene Schwartz of the Haring Center, UW will discuss full and meaningful inclusion, strategies, value, and implementation.  Check out this flyer for more details on this months meeting and click  here  for general information on the LWPTSA Special Needs Group

New this year, complimentary child care is available for meeting attendees. If you would like to sign up for this service, please email Sarah McEnroe . Include your child's name(s) and age(s) at least three days prior to the meeting date. Please use the email subject line: Child Care at PTSA meeting. Last minute drop-ins can only be accepted if space is available as determined at the meeting time. There will be no food or drinks permitted in the  child care area.
SAVE THE DATE! Annual Resource Fair - February 20th
Our Annual Community Resource Fair will be held on February 20th this year. Special Needs Parents and Caregivers will be able to l earn about after school and summer programs for children with special needs, and meet program directors & ask questions. 
Vendors will include: summer camps, social groups, inclusive and accessible classes, specialized services, advocacy groups and much more!

Volunteers Needed for Winter Social

We need volunteers to assist with our first school social of 2018. It will be held on
Friday, January 26th, immediately after school ends. The event runs from 2:30 to 4:30 pm . Please sign up here  if you can help. Thanks!

International Night Volunteers Needed!

Redmond Middle School has students from 43 countries and we would like to celebrate all of them. So we are holding RMS's first International Night on March 27th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. 
We are looking for volunteers to host a table showcasing the food, music and cultural items that your country is famous for.
Click here to sign up You can put your choice of participation in the comments section so we can plan accordingly. 
If you have any questions, please contact Ommama Hassan

Bear Tracks

Bear Tracks Weekly is RMS PTSA's electronic newsletter, sent each Monday to RMS families and staff via e-mail. You DO NOT need to be a PTSA member to subscribe to Bear Tracks, it is FREE to all families and staff in the Redmond Middle School community.

Submissions from the school and community should be sent to by 5pm on Thursday for publication the following Monday.  Bear Tracks weekly newsletter is edited by Sara Buckley and Karen Brooks.

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