Tuesday, Sept. 11 - Coffee with Principal- 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. (Conference Room)
Tuesday, Sept. 11 - PTSA Board Meeting- 2:00 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 14 - Welcome Back Assembly
Wednesday, Sep. 19 - Science club info night 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Save the date for Curriculum Night on Tuesday 25 September from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Free Breakfast @ School in September

 Lake Washington School district is offering free breakfast in September for students in grades k-8. Whose schools serve breakfast? Redmond Middle School serves breakfast so let’s make breakfast a habit this month. This includes breakfast after the bell.

Spirit Gear on Sale Until September 21st
 Interested families can go to and purchase RMS Spirit Gear till September 21st (this is an ASB activity). Access code REDMS18. Click here to view the flyer .
New Social Studies Learning Standards - Public Review is now open!
Washington State is moving towards the adoption of new Social Studies K-12 Learning Standards! 

The Social Studies Cadre of Educators representing Social Studies, Civics, Economics, Geography, and History has been working to carefully review these standards and provide additional content with “Enduring Understanding” and sample questions that will support these standards.  

To view the draft standards and provide input, please go here:  Standards Public Comment .

The online comment portal will be open until September 14. 
Chairperson positions open for a few more programs:
Fundraising, 6 th Grade Musical, 8 th Grade Celebration, Walk to School Month and Nominating Committee are the biggies. Please email to inquire.
Let's Win for Students!
Thanks to the 440 members we have so far. Our PTSA is making progress toward our membership goal of 710 members this year. Remember only member households receive a printed student directory, enroll by October 1 st  to ensure you get a copy. Our next opportunity to win is coming up so why not  join today  and take advantage of great discounts like $30 seats to the Huskies vs. BYU football game on September 29 th . Login to the state PTA website or contact  to get your discount code.
Science Club
RMS PTSA Science Club provides students an avenue to join other science lovers and form partnerships and teams to participate in various science competitions throughout the year. Through practical projects, theoretical study and interactive hands on events in Science Olympiad, students can enhance and test their science acumen.
Students can register for the competitions that interest them on a space-available basis (see selection criteria for space limited competitions below). Science competitions planned for this year are:
  1. Regional Science Bowl – Come test your speed in Science
  2. Washington State Science Olympiad – Build a roller coaster, be a crime buster or Test out different potions and poisons
  3. You Be the Chemist (YBTC) – Be a spirited Chemist
Come and be part of the Grizzly community. Attend the info night on Sep 19 th  6-7:30 pm to learn more.
Here is the link to join Science Team: RMS PTSA Science Team Registration

Fund the Grizzlies  – Please donate to the Redmond Middle School Associated Student Body (ASB) to help fund student activities.
Rockwell BBQ needs volunteers
Volunteers Needed for back to school barbecue in Rockwell Elementary! Please click here to view the details.
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