DEC 13, 2021

Posted on 12/13/2021
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December 13th, 2021

Dear RMAE families,
As we conclude 2021, and break for the winter holiday, I want to take a moment to express my heartfelt gratitude for everyone who helps make RMAE an amazing place to be. As we enjoy the upcoming break, I hope each of you receives and returns the seasonal bounty of blessings and good tidings that make these days truly special.  I hope you enjoy the winter break, relax, have fun, and make many memories.  I look forward to a great second half of the year and seeing everyone on January 6th, 2022.
May your 2022 be one filled with health, happiness, and hope.
Dr. Ann Hudson

Elementary students will be caroling Wednesday and Thursday
- Lost and Found will be purged on Friday! Come look for your items.
- Warren Miller is Friday
- Have an amazing break and Happy New Year!
Elementary students will be caroling at the end of the school day the week of December 13th. Caroling will take place at the wood benches outside building two from 2:30-3:00pm. Parents are invited to attend and share in the holiday spirit!
Wednesday, December 15th: Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Thursday, December 16th, 2nd and 3rd Grade
Parking will be available in the main lot, on the street, and in the dumpster area.
We hope you can make it!
Kindergarten took their winning ride in the firetruck for their class participation for Annual Giving. 
7th graders are working on moonlight monochromatic acrylic paintings. 
4th grade figuring out how energy creates speed in a marble through a paper roller coaster. 
PTO came by for a fun December pick me up for staff last week, it was a real treat! 
Classroom are participating in a door decorating contest
Student and Teachers have had fun decorating classroom doors
Movies with Teachers Dismissal for Tomorrow Tuesday 14th
Please use the Pik my Kid app to announce your arrival at the school and your student will be dismissed from their movie room and come to the pick up loading area. 

The book fair has left RMAE but you can still shop at Hearthfire through 12/18.  Copies of student wish lists are available at Hearthfire. Mention RMAE and a portion of the profit will be donated back to the school.
LOST AND FOUND WILL BE PURGED ON FRIDAY
Please come claim your lost items by Friday

Family-School Partnership Survey Now Open

Yearly, Jeffco sends out the FAMILY-SCHOOL Partnership survey which allows families to submit key feedback on their experiences in the Jeffco school system - including charters.  We encourage you to complete the survey as it helps RMAE continually improve and gets the charter school experiences back to the Jeffco Board of Directors and DAC. The information submitted from our families is important, taken seriously and helps to remind the Jeffco BoD that we comprise more than 10% of the students in the district. Please take a few moments to enhance participation in the survey in your community to keep Charter Schools’ voices heard.   
The survey is open until December 21, 2021 and takes about 10 minutes to complete. 
8th Grade Families
- Please see this Flyer on the upcoming Conifer High School Curriculum Showcase. 
DON’T MISS OUT ON THE LAST TWO PTO EVENTS OF 2021
 
MOVIES WITH TEACHERS - TOMORROW, DECEMBER 14TH
Tickets available for A Christmas Story and Onward and only one ticket left for A Boy Called Christmas. Cost is $10/child and includes: the movie, a light snack and drink. This time snacks will be cookies from Alpine Pastries. Gluten-free snack available upon request. Students attending can wear PJs to school and bring a pillow, blanket and s stuffed animal. Each movie has a max of 30 students allowed. Pick up at 5:00PM. Please note: Due to space considerations and contact tracing if needed, there will be no switching of rooms on the day of the movies. To see the great movie line up and purchase tickets, please visit AtoZ and click Event Tickets.

WINTER STARTS NOW!...
WELL REALLY FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17 AT THE WARREN MILLER MOVIE SCREENING EVENT

This season, the snow will feel a little deeper, the jumps a little higher, the air will taste crisper than ever, and the views from the top will be just a bit more inspiring.
Click to purchase your tickets for the PTO-hosted Warren Miller movie screening at the Evergreen Elks Lodge


Thank you to those who jumped at the call for volunteers sent out yesterday!  We were able to fill those remaining spots quickly. Also thank you to everyone who has volunteered for PTO events and helped out the school since August. We couldn’t do any of this without you!  Please remember to log your time on AtoZ by clicking the “Log Hours” button.

MONTHLY FOOD ORDERS FOR JANUARY
DEADLINE MONDAY, DECEMBER 20TH 

Please visit AtoZ or the new mobile app Membership Tool Kit to place your orders for January.  You will have until December 20th to purchase Jimmy John’s, Domino’s, and Hearthfire treats. Please note: We will not be accepting orders after the 20th. Also, if you purchased food for the first semester, you are covered through January! The option to purchase for second semester (February – May) will be available in January.
 
In lieu of a summary of this month's meeting, we are sending this renewed plea for your assistance to finish The Den by the end of the school year.  Please help:
·       The BIGGEST HELP you can provide is contacting prospective business donors.  We provide the materials, scripts, list and tracker.  Sign up on the AtoZ Membership Toolkit or contact Janelle Herrera with questions at jherrera@rmae.org.
·       The next big ESSENTIAL TASK is to plan The Den Fabulous Fundraiser.  This first of its kind RMAE event will be created in the vision of the planners.  This is a fun chance to really leave your stamp on our school.  Sign up on the AtoZ Membership Toolkit or contact Kelli Anderson with questions at kanderson@rmae.org
·       Do you “KNOW A GUY?”  Please contact Scott Jones at sjones@rmae.org if you are able to donate or arrange a donation in kind of trade work, materials, or other finishing steps.
Trail Running Club with Ms Adams
The class is open to students 5th - 8th Grade.  New session begins November 30th`.
Class is Every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 - 5:00 PM. 
See the FLYER for more details and to sign up. 

NEXT SESSION STARTS
:
Wednesday, January 12th-March 16th 2022
This session will involve sports, outdoor games, and including snow games. The snow makes the class even more fun! Children should dress according to the weather forecast. 
 

RMAE Ski Club Open to 4th - 8th Graders

See the attached FLYER for more information and to sign up.
See the attached Flyer for the EPRD ELF PARTY at Wulf Rec Center on December 20th from 6-8PM. 
 4th, 5th and 6th Grade Ski Passport Program. 
The CSCUSA Ski Passport Program offers 4th through 6th graders up to 88 days of skiing or riding at 21 of Colorado's mountains (starting at $59). Passport holders also receive 2 free ski or snowboard rentals from Christy Sports. 

Free, Confidential Counseling
For young people ages 12-20 who reside in the mountain communities west of the Denver metro area in Colorado.  Through counseling, support groups, and community outreach, we work to raise awareness of the social, emotional, and mental health issues young adults face, and to provide the necessary life skills to create wellness and resiliency in their lives.
  DEC 14
Movies with Teachers

 
  DEC 17
Whole School Free Dress
Last Day of Quarter 2
5:00PM Warren Miller
  DEC 20- JAN 5
No School 
Winter Break

 
  JAN 6
Return from Winter Break
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December Core Virtue: Service- 
Service is helping others with a cheerful heart.






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