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August 30, 2020

RMS Calendar

School & LWSD

First Day of School, Sept. 1

The first day of school for 2020-2021 is Tuesday, September 1, 9:00 AM. All RMS families are invited to attend the First Day Live Virtual Assembly at 9:00 AM. The link to join is available on Principal Dana Greenberg's email message from 8/28.

The first two weeks of the school year are four-day weeks. For the weeks ending September 4 & September 11, Wednesday will be eliminated, Monday will be shifted to Tuesday, and Tuesday shifted to Wednesday. See the Daily Bell Schedule for September 1-11

LWSD Links with Helpful Information:
Teams Classes Video
Technology Support
Technology - school laptops and passwords
Microsoft Teams Video Tutorials
6-12 Research and Homework

2020-2021 School Year Calendar

The LWSD school year calendar changed over the summer. LEAP and other dates can be found on the LWSD 2020-2021 District Calendar.


Join PTSA and Win $25!

Don't procrastinate, there's no time like now to become an RMS PTSA member! We're kicking off the new school year by having a membership drive and randomly selecting a lucky member to win $25 electronic gift card to AmazonIf you join by October 1 or have joined already, you will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 gift card to Amazon! Join RMS PTSA by October 1

We'll announce the lucky winner during our virtual PTSA Membership Meeting on Tuesday, October 13. Come to our Microsoft Teams meeting to find out if it's you!

Scholarships for Membership

PTSA provide membership scholarships to families and staff members. We encourage anyone who is hesitant to join to use this opportunity to try out PTSA. Scholarships are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis without any application process. We want to remove any barriers to you being more engaged in your students’ school and PTSA!

To receive a scholarship to join PTSA, simply visit "Join RMS PTSA", login or sign up, and choose membership products with the word "Scholarship" next to them. There is no application process and your scholarship will be applied immediately.

You Shop, Amazon Gives to PTSA

Donate to RMS PTSA without spending a penny! Do you shop online at Amazon? RMS PTSA is part of the AmazonSmile program for charities, which means "You Shop, Amazon Gives." Simply click on the link below BEFORE your shop and pay and Amazon will automatically make a donation to RMS PTSA equal to.05% of the prices of your eligible purchases. Make the link a "Favorite" on your browser so you never forget!

Friends, family, and co-workers can also use this program to benefit the RMS PTSA. Send the link via email, text or social media and whenever they shop using the link, Amazon will donate to RMS PTSA!


City of Redmond Wants To Hear From You (Repeat)

The City of Redmond is developing its 2021-2022 budget. Every two years the City conducts a robust community-based effort to review its financial picture and the resources needed to fund key City services. Tell them what you think about the Budget Priorities and the services the City provides by filling out the Budget Priorities 2021-2022 Questionnaire.
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