Check out the combined calendar  here .
Information about events rescheduled due to snow coming soon.
Save the Date - Griz Biz 2019
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 20, 2019, this will be the date of Griz Biz where families can pick up and complete paperwork, sign up for sports, open lunch accounts, tour the school, etc.
Study Lab
Now that we are a week into the new semester, it’s a good time to remind students about after school study support. We do have an activity bus on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for our students who stay late after school to get help with their homework. 
Bus stop list:
  • Einstein Elementary
  • Avondale – Summerwood Apts.
  • Avondale @ 182nd AVE NE
  • Avondale @ 180th AVE NE
  • Redmond Elementary
  • City of Redmond Library
Study Lab Times
  • Monday – 2:40-4:00pm – No bus provided
  • Tuesday – 2:40-4:00pm – Bus provided
  • Wednesday – 1:10 – 3:00 pm – Bus provided
  • Thursday – 2:40-4:00pm – Bus provided
  • Friday – No after school study lab or bus.
Capital Projects Levy - Guest Speaker
Mark your calendar! Come learn about the LWSD Capital Projects Levy. Approval of the April 23 levy will provide: 1) Projects for Growth; 2) Core Facilities; 3) Safety Improvements. 
Barbara Posthumus, Associate Superintendent, will join us in the Redmond Middle School library on Tuesday, March 12 from 7:00-7:30 PM. She will provide information about the levy and answer questions you may have. Following the speaker, the RMS PTSA will hold a vote of whether to endorse and support the levy. RMS Feeder elementary school families are invited to this information session, too. Come learn about the district’s needs and how approving this levy helps meet those needs.
Join the New Green Team at RMS!
Redmond Middle Families! Are you passionate about recycling? Do you want reduce waste at school? RMS PTSA, partnered with the school is happy to announce the formation of the RMS Green Team! The Green Team will be comprised of interested students, parents and staff. We invite you to join our team to educate the community, promote sustainability and combat waste!
Proposed Green Team Initiatives:
  • Auditing and Improving Recycling/Composting at Lunch Periods
  • Best Practices Recommendations at School/PTSA Events
  • Earth Day/Week Celebrations and Education
  • and more!
What can you do?
  • Join the team! Yes, we need parents!
  • Encourage your student(s) to join the team. All grades are welcome!
  • Send us your ideas about how we can make the school more green!
Please email  to join the team yourself or sign up your student. You can also contact us to find out more information about meetings and happenings! We look forward to continuing our and strengthening our practice of reducing, reusing and recycling at RMS!
Math Club News
On Friday, February 15th, 61 RMS students went to Mount Rainier High School to participate in  Math Is Cool  Seattle Region Division i competition. They brought home the following plaques and trophies:

6th Grade  Team, the  2nd place ;
7th Grade  Team, the  1st place ;
8th Grade  Team, the  3rd place ;
Grade 6 individuals :
Alon Ragoler , the 3rd place
Alan Duan , the 6th place
Aakarsh Balla , the 10th place
Anish Deshpande , the 11th place
Ethan Li , the 12th place
Grade 7 (Algebra) individuals :
Di Mao , the 1st place
Chris Ma , the 7th place
Michael Sheng , the 8th place

Grade 8 (Geometry) individuals :
Evan Kim , the 12th place
Congratulations to Math Club students!!!
Award Committee Volunteer Needed
Each year our PTSA presents awards to volunteers and staff members. One more person is needed for this year's committee. Sign up to participate . Most "work" can be done outside of the school day and at the committees convenience. Help determine who should receive the Outstanding Educator, Golden Acorn, and Golden Grizzly awards for 2018-2019.
Interested in Membership for Next Year?
RMS PTSA is looking for adults who are interested in working with this year’s Membership Chair on the spring campaign and who will have a student at RMS next year. The goal is to identify a candidate for next year’s membership chair who able to be appointed by the incoming board in July. Typically the membership chair duties are greatest in August – November. Interested? Questions? Contact Felice at
It’s hard to believe but Daylight Saving time is just around the corner. Why not spring forward into savings and pick up a PTSA membership before summer? Members receive discounts on car rentals, at FedEx Office & Office Depot as well as multiple theme parks. We also printed 20 extra student directories –  join now  before they melt away like the snow.
'The Snuggery'- RMS Initiative for students in need
Redmond Middle School has created a food pantry/clothing closet for students in need of these extra resources during the school day or at home during the week. They have dubbed this room “The Snuggery”. It is updated on January 20th to reflect the current Individual Food Needs! Read More..
A reminder that purchases made on Amazon using this link help RMS ASB.
Help RMS ASB by donating used clothing and shoes. The bin is located in the parking lot by the portables.
Fund the Grizzlies  –  Please donate to the Redmond Middle School Associated Student Body (ASB) to help fund student activities.
PTA Men’s Essay Contest
Students needed to participate in the PTA Men’s Essay Contest. In an effort to help promote male engagement around the state of Washington, the objective of this contest is for students of all ages to write an essay about a male role model that has had a profound impact on their life. For more information. Entries must be postmarked by March 1, 2019. Download the entry form .
LWPTSA Special Needs Group presents Community Resource Fair
Families are invited to attend a community resource fair regarding after school, summer, and other recreational activities and services for students receiving IEP, 504 and HIP assistance on Tuesday, February 26th from 7 - 8:30 pm at LWSD Resource Center. Click here to view the flier .
The March LWPTSA Special Needs Group meeting is scheduled for March 19 and will cover IEPs and 504s.
Adulting 101: Life After High School
High School Students! Come and learn about the following topics: jobs and resumes, financial foundations, dorm life, entrepreneurship and fake news. Download a flyer  with more details.
Friday, March 8, Noon to 4:00 PM, LWSD Resource Center Register HERE
Sponsored by the LWPTSA Council.
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