School resumes, Tuesday, February 19th
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.
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!
Science Club News
On Feb 2nd , three RMS teams participated at the BPA regional Science Bowl. All teams demonstrated great performance at the event. RMS 1 (RMS Mindbenders) secured 3rd place at the Competition and RMS 2 made it to top 16 teams of the 64 participating teams. For details please click below.
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.
Sign Up to receive information from RMS PTSA
New to the school or have a 5th grader who will attend RMS next year? Hear about opportunities available for your student by completing this short form.
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
'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. Click here to view the flier .
Bear Tracks weekly is produced by RMS PTSA as a benefit to the Redmond Middle School Community. Articles are due on Thursdays for publication the following Monday. Bear Tracks is edited by Ekta Vadlamudi and [YOUR NAME HERE - please email Sujatha Patra: if interested in co-editing ]. Please review our communication priorities and submit articles to .