Nov 30 - News

Posted on 11/30/2018
November 30, 2018 - Vol. IX


RMAE Happenings


Evergreen's Holiday WalkFriday, December 7, 5:30 – 9:30 pm - Come downtown and support our students who will be performing on stage at 6:30 pm.  


Highway 74 will be closed in Downtown Evergreen (Hwy 73 to Meadow Drive) 5:30-9:30 p.m.

There will be shuttles available from:
– Hiwan Homestead Museum
– Church of the Hills
– Christ the King Catholic Church
– Church of the Transfiguration
Handicap parking will be available in Downtown Evergreen, but must be parked by 5:00 p.m.



January Hot Lunch OrdersDeadline for ordering - Friday, December 14th.  Please follow the link below to place your order, after which, your school account will be billed.  Payments may then be made on Jeffco Connect, or payment may be dropped off at the front office.

January Hot Lunch Order Form         2018-2019 Hot Lunch Menu



PIZZA Wednesdays Lunch Orders - 2nd Semester orders are now available for prepay in AtoZ Connect.  Checks MUST be accompanied by the Pizza form, available for download in the Digital Backpack on AtoZ or printed copies will be available in the office.  Thank you for all who are supporting this fundraiser for 7th grade trips.



Candy Cane Grams - Send Peppermint Power to your friends, teachers, siblings & classmates!  Fill out the attached form (as many as you'd like), and return to the the RMAE Front Office with $1 for each message.  Orders are due by 9am, Friday, December 14th, and Candy Cane Grams will be distributed the week of December 17th.  All proceeds benefit the 8th Grade Spring Trip.  Thank you!



Cookies with Santa - Sunday, December 9, 1-3 pm - Tickets are now available and limited to 48 family tickets.  Purchase NOW before they are sold out!  The beloved Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at RMAE to have pictures taken by Annie Coppock.   Tickets are $25 per family which includes one digital photo, cookies and hot cocoa.  Available through AtoZ Connect.



Bingo Night - Thursday, Dec 6th - Bring the family and join us for Bingo!  Doors open at 5:30.  Please arrive early to enjoy food and drinks before the games begin.   Games start promptly at 6:30.  





Yearbooks  - Yearbooks are now available to purchase!  Please follow the link below or find the link on our website homepage to order your yearbooks now.  When you create a login to purchase your yearbook, you will also gain access to the Community Upload.  Use the Community Upload to share your best photos with the year book team and the students.   Teachers and staff can create a login to add their photos too. We’re looking for photos of classroom life, field trips, electives, special events, etc.   Thank you for your support!

Yearbook Purchasing and Community Photo Upload Link



Grocery Card Fundraiser - Did you know you can EARN VOLUNTEER HOURS and RAISE MONEY FOR RMAE while you shop for groceries or purchase gasoline?  Each time you add funds to your reloadable gift card, 5% will be donated directly to RMAE's PTO.   For every $100 loaded, ONE HOUR of volunteer time will be credited towards your family's 60 hour volunteer requirement.  No need to keep receipts, track or log hours, just use the card and RMAE's PTO will do the rest!

Grocery Card Information & FAQ's



Movies with Teachers - Thursday, December 13 -  Our second movie night of the year is coming up, and there will be lots of holiday-themed movies for the kiddos. Go to AtoZ Connect to purchase your tickets.  Proceeds from our movie nights go to classroom technology upgrades.



PTO Meeting - Monday, December 10We meet the second Monday of the month at 8:00 a.m. Come on December 10th and help us plan our upcoming events.

Amazon Smile - With the holidays approaching, don’t forget to select RMAE in Amazon Smile for your online purchases. 

Box Tops - Keep clipping your box tops!  We will sending home collection bags for our next collection in February.  For a list of participating products, go to the Box Tops for Education website:

Additional PTO News - November & December, 2018 PTO Newsletter


RMAE Board News


VACANT SEAT on the RMAE BOARD of DIRECTORS - The Board wishes to appoint an interested candidate to the vacant seat to serve for 1.5 years (the remainder of a 3-year term). If interested, please submit your letter of interest and short resumé to the Board at as soon as possible, but no later than December 19, 2018. Candidates will be interviewed and one will be appointed to the Board at the next meeting on January 10, 2019. Please feel free to contact Board members if you have any questions. 

Thank you for your interest in serving RMAE.

Sincerely, RMAE Board of Directors



Annual Giving Update


Thank you to all who have participated in Annual Giving!

We have reached over $71,000 and are closing in on our goal of $100,000.  We're up to 41% family participation, inching ever closer to our 100% goal.  Even though the Campaign Drive is over, we need you to Help Us Grow!   Remember that pledges may be made and paid at anytime during the school year.  

To make your pledge or payment, use a remittance envelope or click on the Donate button on our home page.


Community News 


Madrigal Faire - Concert, Marketplace and Silent Auction - Saturday, Dec 1st, 1-5PM Support Evergreen High School Performing Arts!  Step back in time to experience the 32nd annual transformation of Evergreen High School into a magical, medieval Madrigal Faire with amazing performances by Performing Arts students and a festive, bustling Marketplace.

  • December 1 at Evergreen High School
  • Advance Purchase Tickets:
  • Ticket prices:     $10 advanced purchase, $12 at the door.
  • Food:    Knife and Pepper Catering will be providing food for the event.   Pre-purchase for you AND your performers!     Nachos - $5 ($7 at the door), Taco Bar - $10 ($12 at the door).



Coats for Kids - Evergreen Christian Outreach will be distributing brand new coats for children of all ages and sizes from December 17 - 20.  Sizes and colors will be first come, first served.  Distribution will be in Douglas Hall at 27640 Hwy 74, Evergreen CO  80439.  Monday 10AM-6PM; Tue, Wed, Thur 10AM-4PM



Colorado School of Mines - Announcing two Winter Break Camps for 3rd through 5th grade students.  The Academies for Young Minds program offers camps focused on the games and toys that helped build skills for Native American and early pioneer youngsters.  Visit our website at for descriptions of each camp, times and dates, information about each camp leader, and more.



Upcoming Events

DEC 3-4 - E-Recycling
DEC 6 - BINGO Night
DEC 7 - Evergreen Holiday Walk
DEC 9 - Cookies with Santa
DEC 10 - PTO Meeting
DEC 11 - Orchestra Concert
DEC 12 - Winter Choir Concert
DEC 13 - RMAE Movie Night
DEC 14 - All School Free Dress
DEC 19 - RMAE BoD Vacant Seat Interest Deadline
DEC 20 - NO SCHOOL - Teacher In-Service
DEC 21-JAN 7 - NO SCHOOL - Winter Break



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