Weeks of February 1 - February 12

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A Message from the Principal

February 5, 2021


Dear Families,

Happy Friday to you! Our students have had a very busy start to the second semester, adjusting to new electives and delving deeper into their year-long classes. We are looking forward to our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Associated Student Body (ASB) Officers and their advisor, Ms. Morris, who will join our us next Wednesday at our virtual bi-weekly staff meeting. The students will present information regarding their Leadership class initiatives as well as share student concerns. We had a peak into a few of the initiatives and they range from creating more social time for students during the school day to a lesson preventing cyberbullying. The Leadership students plan to share information about these projects and other exciting events in a bi-weekly newscast- coming soon! We look forward to their presentation. Our Leadership students are not the only students working to serve their fellow students. Our Technology Foundations II students were challenged by their teacher (Ms. Vail) to develop a project that would challenge their Technology Foundations I peers and the resulting project was the Technology I final project! I am very excited to see what our RMS students will develop in these next five months!



As always, it is a great day to be part of the sleuth!


Be well, 


Dana Greenberg, Principal

Redmond Middle School 



The Tiles in the Tree Rings of Redmond Middle School


Our journey through the Rings of RMS continues…

1912- This tile commemorates the sinking of the Titanic  



According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:

“The sinking of Titanic was one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history and quickly became a catalyst for change. The United States Congress held hearings on the casualty that resulted in measures to improve safety of navigation. Similar investigations were held in the United Kingdom. The international community readily came together for the purpose of establishing global maritime standards and regulations to promote safety of navigation, the most important of which was the Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), widely regarded as the most important of all international agreements on the safety of merchant ships.”


Remember, students designed these tiles.  If anyone in our Redmond community knows the artist of a specific tile, please let us know so we can credit them in a future issue of The Gram


The tree ring contains tiles from 1901-2000.  We will continue to post tiles and explore the historic events associated with each tile.  When you are able to visit RMS, we encourage you to look down and find your favorite tile profiled in the Grizzly Gram!

Families of Color Engagement and Support


Who: Redmond Middle School, Families of Color

What: Family engagement and support

When: Every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

** Our first virtual meeting will be on the evening of Tuesday, February 16th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Online, via a link to a live Microsoft Teams event.

Why: To create a safe space to meet others and to build a supportive community. 

How:  We will send a Teams link via email or text so that you can join our online sessions.  


Microsoft Teams meeting

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Quién: Redmond Middle School, Familias de color
Qué: Participación y apoyo para familia
Cuándo: Cada tercer martes del mes de 6:30 a 7:30 pm.
**Nuestra primera reunión virtual será la noche del martes 16 de febrero de 6:30 a 7:30 pm.
En línea, a través de evento en vivo de Microsoft Teams.
Por qué: Crear un espacio seguro para conocer a otros y construir una comunidad de apoyo.
Cómo: Le enviaremos un enlace de Teams por correo electrónico o mensaje de texto para que pueda unirse a nuestras sesiones en línea.



Reunion de Microsoft Teams

Únase en su computadora o aplicación móvil 

Haga clic aqui para unirse a la reunion




Library News:

Get your books on hold for the February Mid-Winter Break!  See the Library Team for information about creating a Destiny account, putting books on hold, and picking them up on Curbside days!


News from PE:

The last day for Mrs. McCorkle's PE students to pick up their "gym baggie" from the front of the school is Wednesday, February 10th.  


Reminder: Microsoft Classroom Teams video tutorial for families

Need help using Microsoft Classroom Teams? Lake Washington School District (LWSD) has created a video tutorial to help families navigate this online learning platform. Visit https://www.lwsd.org/help/classroom-teams-support.


For additional, self-guided support, feel free to look through the below documents to help you navigate the Classroom Teams platform:

As always, feel free to reach out to your student’s librarian for any help navigating technical issues you may be having like forgotten passwords.


Additional Help Resources:


Helpdesk is open! 24 hours a day, 7 days/week.


Families Contact: Family Technology Access at ftaccess@lwsd.org, 425-936-1322


24x7 Parent Help email address: parentquestions@lwsd.org

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February 11-12 , 2021: No School, Mid-Winter Break

February 15, 2021: No School, President's Day Holiday



Redmond Middle School

10055 166th Ave. N.E.

Redmond, WA    98052

Office: (425) 936-2440

Attendance/Safe Arrival: (425) 936-2441

Attendance Email: RedmondMSAttend@lwsd.org

Principal:  Dana Greenberg/ Dgreenberg@lwsd.org


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