June 24, 2020

Upcoming Important Dates

Friday, June 26 by 5:00 pm
End of Year student reports released to parents
in BigSIS portal

Wednesday, August 12
Teachers return to school
Messenger At A Glance

Weekly Bulletin:
  • 2020-2021 Academic Calendar
  • Accessing End of Year Reports in BigSIS
Administrative Bulletin:
  • Faculty Continuing Education this Summer
  • Google Classrooms Available for Review
Community Bulletin:
  • Parent Volunteer Interest Survey
  • Gratitudes 
Administration Summer Office Hours
RWS Administration summer office hours will be: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Our office will be closed on Fridays.

If you need to pick up or drop off an item at the school building we ask that you contact us first.

Regular office hours of 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Monday - Friday, will resume Monday, August 3.
Weekly Bulletin
The 2020-2021 Academic Calendar is here!
Please see the 2020-2021 academic calendar below. Questions? Please contact Nancy Cross.
Accessing End of Year Student Reports in BigSIS
This year, all End of Year Reports will be accessed by parents within the BigSIS database. If you have not yet set up a user profile, please follow the invitation email sent to you today and take a moment to set it up. Once you have done so, follow the directions below to view your child's report.

Please follow the below instructions to download your child's End of Year Report in BigSIS:
  • Login to the BigSIS Portal
  • Go to Parents tab (on top of page)
  • Go to Student Progress tab (subtab on left side of page)
  • From there you can download and view your child's End of Year Report.

Please contact your child's teacher with any questions regarding the contents of the report. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about accessing BigSIS and your child's report.

Administrative Specialist
Administrative Announcements
Faculty Continuing Education this Summer
During the summer our teaching faculty works hard to continue their education and prepare for the coming school year! Please see below listing of some programs that our faculty will be attending.

  • Dawn Pollard - Sunbridge Institute - Approaching Grade One
  • Katie Bullington - Renewal at the Center for Anthroposophy - Teaching Grade 2
  • Susannah Meyer - Sunbridge Institute - Approaching Grade Three
  • Sara Andrassy - Sunbridge Institute - Approaching Grade Five
  • Letitia Amey - Renewal at the Center for Anthroposophy - Teaching Physical Sciences
  • And our very own Roberto Trostli will be teaching the course with Renewal at the Center for Anthroposophy in Grades 6-8 called "Teaching Physical Sciences"!
Google Classrooms Available for Review
For students who wish to review content in their current Google Classrooms, the classrooms will be accessible until July 23, 2020.
Community Bulletin
Parent Volunteer Interest Survey
As we transition to the summer months and preparations for the 2020-2021 school year, the PA asks that every parent take a moment to fill out the Parent Volunteer Interest Survey for next year. It takes a village to run the school and there a variety of tasks, committees, and events you can support.

PA Moderator
Thank you to Catherine Dougherty and Niki Randall for beautifully decorating the gym for 8th grade commencement.
It felt very festive and special! - Katie Bullington
Thank you to Yadira Carrillo and Gerardo Nevarez for helping coordinate the live stream logistics for 8th grade commencement, and Angel Nevarez Carrillo for taking photographs. - Valerie Hogan
Muchas Gracias to Heather Simon for designing the class t-shirts. The Eighth Graders love them! Niki Randall and Catherine Dougherty, thank you so much for your time and work on decorating for Commencement. It was beautiful. Thank you Valerie Hogan for all your support with videos and live streaming of the event. Thank you to Loretta Walker for the beautiful Irish Blessing solo performance and special thanks to Steve Van Dam for mentioning Axel on the writing of his final project. As always, special gratitude to LaToya Good for coordinating all the information and goods to make things easier for everyone. - Yadira Carrillo