NOV 11, 2019

 November 11, 2019 - Vol. XI

Grizzly Growl

Classroom News

4th & 5th Graders moved into their new lockers at on Thursday!          

Ms. Lasater's Spanish Class shows off their Day of the Dead crafts!       

6th grade worked on their Roller Coaster project studying kinetic and potential energy!           

A huge shout out to the Middle Honor Roll Students!  Dr. Hudson signed 90 honor roll certificates!  That is 72% of the student body!  

Bronze  (Quarter GPA of 3.0 - 3.49)
Silver - (Quarter GPA of 3.50-3.90)
Gold - (Quarter GPA of 4.0)




Asher Arnold
Ethan Blaney
Naomi Kipp
Reef Packer
Aspen Pintar
Noah Vaughn
Lillie Beach
Elizabeth Chenoweth
Jesse Dorkin
Sophie Erdman
Xavier Gomez
Lennon Greenbaum
Cecilia Johns
Raya Koeva
Jillian Morrill
Evio Nieusma-Diaz
Mylee Ramirez
Ella Sells
Lochlan DaRonco
Jace Jodie
Kaylee Kipp
Asher LeVos
Anna Vandenberge
Sofia Venuto
Brooke Wyatt
Hayden Hyslop
Mila Koeva
Milo Lamas
Mattison Brown
Hans Edel
Amelia Fontaine
Nealon Geddes
Taylin Gimbel
Hayden Hayes
Bradyn Hollon
Palin Kennedy
Brody March
Patrick Marklund
Sophie Mulso
Cody Sharp
Jack Sommers
Blake Stockreef
Eloise Toussaint
Emma Vandenberge
Maya Wassemiller
Aspyn Wyant
Sarah Conner
Jonathan Duncan
Emilyn Fearing
Matthew Fletcher
Lydia Gregory
Jase Kadera
Isabella Lasater
Ellington Lesser
Bethany Reimers
Isabel Aldrich
Mollie Beach
Maria Aneth Blanco Rodriguez
Jackson Dalton
Brooke Gimbel
Corbin Hall
Griffin Hotchkiss
Paige Jackson
Olivia Kingery
Reagan Kipp
Katherine Mahler
Grace Olson
Owen Parkins
Nyneve Paul
Sheridan Raley
Trey Riemma
Ariya Sells
Shadow Wyant
Brandon Chambers
Zachary Good
Lila Janowiak
Mason Martin
Chase Riemma
Isaac Arnold
Jasper Belson
August Brand
Jack Corrigan
Elaine DePrang
Payden Devaney
Riley Erdman
Noah Fierst
Tyler Frye
Alexander Good
Koen Kleifgen
Emerson Skalski
William Wales
Abigail Aldrich
Oliver Brown
Lorenzo Carvalho
Gregory Hertz
Kirra Packer
Taylor Steffe

Fun Core Knowledge Fact of the Week!   Are you smarter than an RMAE 4th grader? Do you know who invented paper?"

Scroll to the bottom of the Growl to find the answer!

RMAE Happenings 

Come visit the RMAE music classroom and see what we have been learning so far this year! Meet us during our regular class time for a glimpse into what a typical music lesson looks like at RMAE. FLYER


Square 1 Art: WHAT AN ARTIST! DEADLINE IS TODAY! Your talented child has been creating artwork for you that you will see soon on their personalized catalog coming home!  Celebrate your child's artistic achievement! You'll be able to order timeless keepsakes to cherish for years to come. Check out www.square for gift ideas! Turn in your order to the front office at RMAE! For details see the official Flyer .

December Hot Lunch Orders are open.  Please place your orders HERE



Choir is Canceled this Tuesday, November 12th due to HONK tech week.  If you are not in the cast, come see this fun show!  There are a few tickets left:  


Join RMAE for Bingo at the Wild Game Thursday, November 14th at 6:30 PM



PTO Meeting- Our November PTO meeting is at the Evergreen Brewery and Tap House on Tuesday, November 12, at 5:00 p.m. We’d love to have you join us to socialize and help us plan upcoming events for the benefit of your teachers and students

Parties for a Purpose: Friendsgiving Potluck Dinner
Eat, Drink and be Thankful! Join the Leach family for a Friendsgiving at their home on Friday, Nov. 22nd from 6PM to 9PM, dinner starting at 7PM. The Leachs will provide the turkey, rolls, a side dish, wine and kid drinks - as well as fun Thanksgiving craft station and plenty of games and toys for kiddos to be entertained! Time to gobble till you wobble! Purchase tickets ($25/family) on AtoZ > Store > Products > Parties for a Purpose. Once you complete your registration, please go to the Event Sign Up in AtoZ to sign up for a dish to bring.  

Check out the other parties on AtoZ Connect. Or if you would like to host a party, contact Tori Gill at

Cookies with Santa at RMAE is December 8th from 2-4pm!
Enjoy Cookies and hot cocoa and visit with Santa and Mrs. Clause! FLYER


Shoe Drive- Student council is sponsoring a shoe drive! We have a goal of collecting 100 lightly-used shoes for the needy in our community. Please bring pairs of lightly used shoes and put them in our collection boxes.

Postponed: Middle School Dance- The middle school dance has been postponed until January. More info coming soon.

Celebrate your Artist!  PTO has partnered with your child’s school to create a unique opportunity to celebrate their artistic accomplishments while raising much needed funds for the school. See the FLYER for details. Deadline to order is November 11th!

Log Your Volunteer Hours - We strive for the 60 hours per family time commitment that was written into our charter by the original founders in 1999. Tracking these hours is fundamental for us to keep our JeffCo School District charter, as well as to obtain grants that will improve our school. For assistance in logging your volunteer hours in AtoZ Connect (, go to the Volunteering page on our website 



Connect with us on Facebook: Keep in touch with us.
Events, happenings, reminders, and all the things that make RMAE great are on our Facebook page. Like us at: Facebook 


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

 Future PTO meetings:

  • Tuesday 11/12 - 5pm  Location Change - Evergreen Tap House
  • 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

After-School Activities & Clubs 

BECOME AN EAGLE SCOUT! For more info, you can email one of our adult leaders at


RMAE Ski Club Registration is OPEN! CLICK HERE to register for Ski Club.  When: Wednesdays, January 8th-March 18th
Participation Fee: $165-includes instruction & snack
Pass Cost: $99 (mid week or night pass); $149 (6-12yrs); $189 (13+yrs)--purchased through Echo Mountain with discount code All ability levels are welcome!
Join the RMAE Ski Club this year! Professional ski instructor, Olga Marinkina, will lead the group and give lessons. Participants leave directly after school from RMAE, will ski from 4-6pm at Echo Mountain, and will return to RMAE by 6:30pm. Ski equipment may be stored at school on Wednesdays.

To make the club work, Olga will coordinate parent carpooling.  Busing is not available. After filling out this form, participants will receive a code to use at Echo Mountain to purchase a discounted pass, a waiver and additional registration details.

Come see the production of HONK brought to you by the 3rd - 5th grade company of Mountain Youth Musicals.  The shows are on November 14th and 15th at Center Stage.  To purchase tickets, visit


Attention All Runners!!!!
HIGH ALTITUDE PIRATES are back and looking for new and former members!!! You may just be the pirate we're looking for, if you have the right pirattitude!!!!! See the FLYER for details!


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

Discount on Echo Mountain Ski Passes! Echo Mountain is offering all RMAE families a discount on their season passes.  Use RMAEdiscount at checkout to receive your discount.

Order Discounted Tickets to the National Western Stock Show.  For Details see the FLYER

Yoga for Kids starts December 6th! For details see the Flyer

Blood Drive! Come join us (PandoraJohn Properties) in donating the gift of life for our inaugural Lifegiving Campaign on November 26 from 12-5 at the Bergen Park Fire Station!  Fun Facts: Each single donation can save up to 3 (yes, 3!) lives! You can donate as much as every 8 weeksIf you recently got a tattoo from a licensed parlor in CO, you can still donate... even if it was yesterday! Denver needs 6,000 donations per week to meet the need!  The greatest need is around the New Year.

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

Upcoming Events

NOV 12 – PTO Meeting at Evergreen Tap House
NOV 13 - 6th Grade Field Trip NREL
NOV 14 - BINGO at the Wild Game
NOV 14 - Elementary Musical HONK 6:00pm
NOV 15 – Elementary Musical HONK 6:00pm
NOV  20 - 6th Grade Field Trip 
NOV 25-29 - Thanksgiving Break
DEC 8 - Cookies with Santa at RMAE


Answer: The Ancient Chinese


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