FEB 28, 2022

Posted on 02/28/2022
February 28th, 2022
- Spirit Week is March 14th-18th
New Students and 8th Grade photos March 2nd
- New Volunteer Opportunities 
- Spring Break is Coming!
Congratulations to all the students who participated in the RMAE Spelling Bee on February 17th.Please join us in congratulating the winner,
3rd Grader Mesa Marshall. 
One point perspective aquariums- 3rd grade worked hard learning how to create the illusion of depth in these one point perspectives aquariums. 
7th grade showing off their Trek projects to classmates
Congratulations to our Math Count elective students who competed in the Math Counts Competition last week: Ava Fuse, Asher Reinstein, Brooklyn Rigo, Braden Ludeke, Ethan Blaney, Noah Vaughn, Max Cook, Avery Schroeder
and Hayden Hayes
3rd Grade finished off their Social Studies Unit on Native Americans with a Native American presentation and learning stations.  
Congratulations to the Jachimek family who won the parking space drawing.  Her name was pulled from those who contributed to The Den!
New Students to RMAE and 8th Grade Continuum Certificate Photos
This Wednesday, March 2nd, local photographer Annie Coppock will be on campus to take student portraits  for the yearbook for the students who have just joined RMAE and for the continuum certificates for the 8th grade.
8th Grade only- If desired, they may bring an outfit to change into for the photos, then they will need to change back into uniform for the remainder of the day.
Please remind your students to be photo ready Wednesday.
2022-23 Family Calendar
The calendar is now published to our website under Family Resources- School Calendars. Speaking of the website, we have a new look- check it out!
COVID Testing at Home- 3 Ways
1.  Plenty of take home tests available at the office--come get some!
2.  CDPHE-  
Rapid At-Home testing program. 
3. The Federal Government Program- Free Covid Tests Here 

Looking for a PCR Test? www.testdenver.com  off of 70 and Kipling,  open 7 days a week and have several same day appointments.

1. Book Swap Chairperson (March Event)
Volunteer is responsible for coordinating and running the *new* Book Swap at the school in mid-March. Plans are already developed and approved by the school - we need someone to take them and run with it, including developing communications for families, finding event volunteers, managing the process (e.g., book collection, tickets for books, book organization, actual event on March 24/25).

2. Food Committee Chair and Food Committee Members
Volunteers will work together to evaluate food fundraising options for next school year, work on a survey to families, and potentially support the school in finding a different hot lunch program if necessary. The chair will also be the point person for the committee and liaison to the school and PTO Board.
3. End of Year School Event/Party Chair
Volunteer is responsible for coordinating and running the End of Year Event/Party at the school in May. Plans are already being developed and approved by the school for some parts of the event. This volunteer will help with developing communications being sent to our families, finding event volunteers, managing the process and event itself.
To sign up, please visit AtoZ and click Volunteer Opportunities.  Questions? pto@rmae.org
The next BOD meeting is Thursday March 10th.
Trail Running Club with Mrs Adams
New session starting March 8th, open to students in 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade. See the FLYER for more details. 
RMAE After School Sports class: Wednesdays 3:15pm-4:15pm
Session 3 continues through Wednesday, April 6th (If your child is interested, you can still sign them up for any remaining classes for session 3) 
Session 4 (last session of the school year!) April 13th- May 25th
Contact: PE teacher, Lisa Best  lbest@rmae.org  
Come have fun with Ms. Best through outdoor recreation, sports, games, and field day activities. 
WHEN: June 6th-10th (Mon.-Fri.) 
August 1st-5th (Mon.-Fri.)
TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm
AGES: 6-13
See the details and sign up HERE

Free, Confidential Counseling, Support Groups, and Workshops
Take a look at their website for all their offerings. 
  MAR 2
New Student/8th Grade Pictures
  MAR 4
Elementary Spirit Wear Day/Middle School Free Dress
  MAR 10
PTO Meeting 4:00 PM
BOD Meeting 6:30 PM
  MAR 11
Elementary Spirit Wear Day/Middle School Free Dress
  MAR 15
6th Grade Field Trip to Denver Museum
  MAR 17
4th/5th Grade Young Ameritowne Fieldtrip
  MAR 18
Whole School Free Dress
  MAR 21- 25
February Core Virtue: Loyalty
Loyalty is being faithful and true to our duties, relations, and ideals.
March Core Virtue: Mercy
Mercy is showing kindness to those who have not been kind to us.
Mercy is showing compassion to the enemy, the wrongdoer, or those over whom one has power. 

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