Monday, April 16, 2018
Tuesday, April 17th
LWSD PTSA Special Needs Group Meeting
7:00 - 8:30pm
LWSD Resource Center
Wednesday, April 18th
Coffee with Principal Jon
9:00 - 9:30am
RMS Conference Room
Tuesday, May 8th
Final RMS PTSA Meeting
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Commons, RMS
Coffee with Principal Jon
Join Principal Jon Young on Wednesday, April 18th at 9:00 am in the RMS Conference Room. Parents will have an opportunity to chat with the principal and other parents about various topics while enjoying coffee and a small treat. 
Nominations are Still Open!  
We still have a few remaining open positions for RMS PTSA leadership for the next school year 2018-2019.  The greatest need is for President and Secretary position. We need your help to fill these positions. Without the positions filled, the programs offered by the PTA are adapted and cut accordingly. Here are the descriptions of the positions:  
  • President - Oversees the board and chair positions, hosts monthly meetings, and communicates with teachers and parents. Commitment of ~1hr/week + monthly meeting(s). 
  • Treasurer - Maintains management of PTA funds and bank accounts. Pays bills, receives and disburses all monies as voted upon by the general membership. Great role for a math geek! Commitment of ~2hrs+/week. 
  • 1st VPAssists in one or more roles working directly with the PTSA President. ~1hr/week.
  • 2nd VPAssists in one or more roles working directly with the PTSA President. ~1hr/week.
  • Secretary - Are you good at taking notes? Love buying office supplies? The Secretary takes official meeting minutes and stores records for the PTSA. <1hr/week.
Not a member but interested in stepping up for students?  Join the PTSA and become eligible

Save the Date - PTSA Board Elections and Volunteer Appreciation 
Please join us on Tuesday, May 8th 7:00 - 8:00pm for the final General Meeting of the year. We'll be electing a new board, approving the budget, recognizing volunteers & much more. All, including children, are welcome. 
PTA Convention Delegates Needed!  
Would you like to spend a weekend in Vancouver, WA? Then be a delegate for RMS PTSA May 18-20, 2018. Attend classes, network with other PTA members, get personal coaching and have FUN! If you're considering a leadership position at RMS or another school then this is an opportunity you don't want to miss.  T here is a budget to cover most of your costs.
Contact Werona Armstrong & Felice Nightengale if you're interested in attending. 
Staff Appreciation Week
Staff Appreciation Week runs from Monday, May 7th through Friday, May 11th. Each day will have a different theme. Please show our amazing staff that they are truly appreciated by signing up to donate an item now!
            MONDAY:  Baked Goods - Sign Up Here
            THURSDAY: Chili Bar - Sign Up Here  
            FRIDAY:  Candy/Snack Bar - Sign Up Here

Thank You!
I want to thank each & everyone in RMS
who came to the Commons at the last moment
to help us set-up for our First International Night.
Please know how very much your help is appreciated
because we could not have done it without you.
From Ommama. FACE Coordinator

RHS Dance Team Tryouts for 2018-2019  
Want to be part of the Redmond High School Dance Team?  Join us for tryout prep days to learn the routine you will perform to a panel. On Monday come back for your official tryout.   
  •        PREP DAYS: Wednesday April 25th - Friday April 27th 3:00 -5:00 pm
  •        OFFICIAL TRYOUT DAY: Monday April 30th 3:30 - 6:00 pm
Click here  for more information.

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.

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