SEP 6, 2019 NEWS

 September 6, 2019 - Vol. IIII


Classroom News


Students had a Blast at 100 Elk last week!  Additional photos have been uploaded to 100 Elk's website: HERE




Fourth-grade students worked on STEM/Environmental Science on Friday! Students are combining environmental science, math and engineering to create a machine to clean up space trash.




Second grade had their first S.T.E.M. Friday! They created the  "Apple Annihilator". The challenge was: Using apples and school supplies to build an apple wrecking ball to “annihilate” markers (knock them over).



6th graders wished Mrs. Adams the best of luck for this Saturday's Race!  She is running the Imogene Pass Trail Race from Ouray to Telluride



RMAE Happenings 


IMPORTANT: Please be aware that sometimes you will get a call/email about your child being "tardy" to one or more classes. This is does not necessarily mean that they were tardy at the beginning of the day, it could be any number of their classes during the school day. Please speak with your child about getting to class on time and communicating with their teacher if a tardy does occur.





Student Picture Day Make-up is September 10th 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM.







Spirit wear shirts, hoodies, and field trip shirts are now available for purchase via 

Order Deadline: September 7, 2019. For more details click the link below: Spirit Wear Flyer






 PTO to Host it's First Back-To-School Bluegrass Concert!
  Saturday, September 14th, 1-3 pm.  The Bluegrass band, Mo' High, Mo' Lonesome will be performing.  Bring a picnic and join us on the field for this free event for all current RMAE Families. 





The deadline for ordering October lunches is Thursday, September 19th. Please place your ordersHERE



Elementary Field Day (Wacky Games) is Wednesday, October 9, 2019! - VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!
Click on the link below to sign-up:






Parties for a Purpose: 
PTO will be kicking off this new program at our Back to School nights. A Party for a Purpose (PfP) is an event donated by an RMAE family. In most cases, the entire fee for attending a party goes directly to RMAE! Every event, big or small, can make a HUGE difference! Do you have a great idea for a party? Sign-up







Giving Apple: Teachers have given the PTO a wish list of classroom items. Take an apple and purchase the item by Thursday, September 19. These classroom gift items will be presented to the teachers at an assembly on September 27. 






  Your yearbook staff is back and already at it!
We are excited to get this year rolling, and we need your help. One of the biggest areas that we end up lacking in each year is pictures. We have set up a "Community Upload" section of the ordering page. Please share your pictures HERE!   The access code is "RMAE". The website will prompt you to upload and then select a category. Then just click "Upload". Easy as pie! You will be credited, and greatly appreciated. If you have any questions or are struggling, please reach out to us at





  PTO Mixer at Wild Game: 
Wednesday, September 11 at 5:00-7:00 p.m.  Join us for a fun evening out at Wild Game to see what we are all about. Make new friends, have a drink and a bite, and find out about our busy calendar of upcoming events. Hope to see you there! Future meetings:

  • Tuesday 10/8 - 8am Muddy Buck
  • Tuesday 11/12 - 5pm  Revival
  • Wednesday 12/11 - 8am Bread Lounge 
  • Tuesday 2/11 - 5pm Murphy's Mountain Grill
  • Tuesday 3/10 - 8am Starbucks 
  • Tuesday 4/14 - 5pm Evergreen Brewery
  • Wednesday 5/13 - 8am Bread Lounge





Box Tops: 
The Box Top clipping program is sunsetting, and is being replaced with an online only submission.  Keep clipping the box tops that you have, and we will have a collection in October, and another in early 2010





The annual book fair will be held in the RMAE Middle School Commons. Twenty-five percent of profit from all items purchased at the fair will be donated back to RMAE and we will be supporting a great local business! 


  • October 7th 2:45 – 4 PM
  • October 8th & 9th 7:30 – 8:30 AM & 2:45 – 4 PM
  • October 10th 12 – 4 PM






Grocery Store Fundraisers: 
 King Soopers has launched a new community giving program that is connected to your loyalty card, rather than to a re-loadable gift card. Link your loyalty card to the organization of your choice and shop with King Soopers. For instructions on how to sign up, download the instruction document: King Soopers Community Rewards Program.


Each time you add funds to your re-loadable gift card, 5% will be donated directly to RMAE PTO. For every $100 loaded, ONE HOUR of volunteer time will be credited towards your family's 60 hour volunteer requirement. Order Safeway re-loadable gift cards via The cost per card is $5 and this amount will be pre-loaded on your card so you will get a full refund the first time you use the card. Questions about the grocery store program, please contact Carrie Wassemiller (







FroYo Fridays begin September 13th!   IMPORTANT: Deadline to purchase for the 1st semester is Friday, September 6th.  Twice a month Frozen Yogurt cups from Hearthfire will be offered during lunch period.  Proceeds from sales go to 6th grade trips.  Sixth grade parent volunteers are needed to assist in serving. Go to AtoZ Connect ( to purchase. For more information contact Katie Beach at (303) 570-9434





AtoZ Connect Verification: In preparation for publishing the RMAE family directory, we are asking all our families to go into AtoZ Connect and verify their contact information for the new school year. Go to AtoZ Connect ( and click on the Login button on the top right. Enter your credentials to log in. (If you forgot your username or password, click on the “Forgot Password?” link. You will be presented with a wizard that will walk you through the verification process. 

If you are new to RMAE, go to AtoZ Connect and click on the Login button on the top right. Click on the “Don’t have an account? Signup Now” link at the bottom of the panel. Fill out and submit the form. New signups require administrator approval.





Pizza Wednesday Fundraiser: PTO would like to thank all the families that are supporting our 7th Grade Pizza Fundraiser! For those who are purchasing pizza on a month to month basis, please go to AtoZ Connect to get your September orders in by Saturday also.




After-School Activities & Clubs 


We are pleased to be able to offer a wide variety of after school activities to our families.   To view these offerings, you may click on the link below or refer to the After-School Activities Newsletter that went out yesterday.  Additional options may be added throughout the year.  Updates will be included in the weekly newsletters as well as posted on our website under Clubs & After-School Activities.  


Community News


Mountain Backpack Program – If you are in need of a hand up to meet the nutritional needs of your family, this program can help. There are no qualification requirements and only contact information is requested. 

Mountain Backpack Program Enrollment Form



West Jeff Baseball - September 15th - 8-14 yr Boys & Girls - Tryouts for Spring Baseball Competitive League will be held at Evergreen High School.  

West Jeff Baseball Registration Flier 





Sleep Workshop -  September 24th at 6 PM.  Sleep is a complex process that restores and renews our bodies. Good sleep habits will optimize this process for our physical and emotional well-being. The group will help us understand the importance of sleep habits, sleep hygiene, diet and exercise to create a path of healthy restoration and sound sleep for years to come.  Snacks will be provided. 

PLACE: Evergreen High School Library / Auditorium



Upcoming Events

SEP 11 - PTO Open House/Meeting
SEP 10 - Student Picture Make-up Day
SEP 12 - RMAE Board Meeting
SEP 14 - Back-To-School Bluegrass Concert
SEP 19 - October School Lunch Order Deadline
SEP 19 - Giving Apple Deadline
SEP 20 - NO SCHOOL - Teacher-In-Service



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