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Green Tip of the Week: Don't Idle
12 million gallons of fuel are wasted every day by idling cars. If you wait for more than 10 seconds, turn off your car and reduce idling pollution while you are waiting at school, in driveways, malls, parking lots. Vehicle exhaust is the leading source of toxic air pollution in the state of Washington. If you get cold in your car, put on a coat or keep a blanket for extra warmth. Go to ITurnItOff.com for more eye-opening information about what happens when cars are kept idling.
Science Club - YBTC Competition (Repeat)
YBTC competition will be held after school on Tuesday, November 19 at 2:45 PM in RMS Room 234 for about one hour. Students will test individually, but scored by team where the winning team will advance to the next level. Students turning 15yrs before July 1 cannot participate and must email us ASAP. Please read all the YBTC competition rules.
Call for Entries for Geography Bee (Repeat)
RMS will be having the Geography Bee on Saturday, January 25. If you’re interested in signing up or for more information, please email email@example.com by Friday, December 20.
Food Box Donations For Thanksgiving Break (Repeat)
The Redmond Food Box program will once again be collecting boxes of foods for our families who need a little extra help. Students who receive free and reduced lunches at school don't receive this nutrition when school is on break. We provide healthy food for families to help close this gap. Please sign up to donate a box with items from the grocery list provided. We will hold the donation collection on Tuesday, November 26 at Redmond Presbyterian Church, from 7:00-10:00 AM.
Parent Education Events (Repeat)
"Nurturing Your Child to Independence" November 18, 7:00-8:30 PM at Twain EL View Flyer
"Common Sense College Counseling" November 19, 12:00-1:30 PM at LWRC View Flyer
"Angst" November 21, 6:30 PM at Peter Kirk EL Visit Site
"Screenagers: Next Chapter" November 21, 7:00 PM at Finn Hill MS View Flyer
"Screenagers" December 5, 6:30 PM at Blackwell EL View Site
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