JAN 20, 2020

January 20, 2020 - Vol. XIX

Grizzly Growl

Classroom News

3rd grade worked on building their viking ship in Makerspace            

Students had an awesome time in their Trail Running Elective with Mrs. Adams!


 4th & 5th Graders gave their speeches for Mayor & Judge for their upcoming field trip to Young Ameritowne. Noah Vaughn was elected Judge & Riley Martin was elected the Mayor.

A huge shout out to the 2nd quarter Middle Honor Roll Students!  

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

Asher Arnold Emilyn Fearing Abigail Aldrich
Lillie Beach Matthew Fletcher Mollie Beach
Ethan Blaney Isabella Lasater Oliver Brown
Elizabeth Chenoweth Anna Vandenberge Jackson Dalton
Jesse Dorkin Sofia Venuto Gregory Hertz
Taylin Gimbel Brooke Wyatt Grace Olson
Xavier Gomez Regan Arnold Owen Parkins
Lennon Greenbaum Mattison Brown Trey Riemma
Cecilia Johns Hans Edel Ariya Sells
Naomi Kipp Sophie Erdman Shadow Wyant
Raya Koeva Hayden Hayes Cosette Adcock
Jillian Morrill Bradyn Hollon Thomas Benefiel
Evio Nieusma-Diaz Sophie Mulso Brandon Chambers
Reef Packer Mylee Ramirez Amelia Fontaine
Aspen Pintar Jack Sommers Zachary Good
Ella Sells Eloise Toussaint Palin Kennedy
Blake Stockreef Maya Wassemiller Brody March
Emma Vandenberge Isabel Aldrich Chase Riemma
Noah Vaughn Maria Aneth Blanco Rodriguez Cody Sharp
Aspyn Wyant Brooke Gimbel Isaac Arnold
Lochlan DaRonco Corbin Hall Sarah Conner
Jace Jodie Paige Jackson Jack Corrigan
Kaylee Kipp Olivia Kingery Elaine DePrang
Hayden Hyslop Reagan Kipp Payden Devaney
Mila Koeva Katherine Mahler Jonathan Duncan
Milo Lamas Sheridan Raley Riley Erdman
        Noah Fierst
        Alexander Good
        Lydia Gregory
        Jase Kadera
        Ellington Lesser
        Emerson Skalski
        Lucas Swenby

Core Knowledge fact of the week: Are you smarter than a 1st grader?
What is the name of the path the earth takes around the sun?

Scroll to the bottom of the Growl for the answer.


RMAE Happenings 

REMINDER! No School on Monday, January 20th and will resume Tuesday, January 21st.

Party for a Purpose: Valentine's Day Love Painting and Meditation Class- Save the date for Sunday, February 9 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. for a family painting party. Join host Adrienne Stohr Lewis for a collaborative canvas painting class between adult & child focusing on what love means and how love is shown. $30 per parent and child, which will include all art supplies. Come spend a special afternoon at RMAE learning painting and meditation with your older children. You will experience a guided meditation together and learn 3 simple exercises you can do anywhere, anytime. These practices foster the connection and creativity we all seek with ourselves, the earth, and our families. Go to the CAE website for more information about Family Meditation and Painting: https://evergreenarts.org/courses/family-meditation-painting/

Save the Date: Celebration of the Arts Mark your calendars for RMAE Middle School's big art/music event on Tuesday, March 17 at Evergreen High School at 5:30 p.m. (Please note the change in date due to a scheduling conflict with EHS.)   

In December, 7th and 8th graders wrote holiday cards to the kids at Elizabeth Seton Children’s Hospital in Yonkers, New York see the LINK for the thank you note and update on how many cards they received!

FroYo Friday:Our next FroYo Friday is January 24. Second semester prepay is open on AtoZ Connect (http://www.atozconnect.com). If you don't remember which you purchased, you can find out what you purchased by going to AtoZ Connect > Store > Order History. Deadline to order is January 22.


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. FLYER

Each time you add funds to your Safeway 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 www.atozconnect.com. 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 (carrie.pto@outlook.com).

After-School Activities & Clubs 

Young Rembrandts Cartoon drawing class begins at RMAE on FEB 26th.  Classes will be each Wednesday after school from 3:10-4:10pm in the Art Room.  Register at www.youngrembrandts.com or call 719-310-2566. FLYER

Free Baseball Skills Clinic Ages 4-8 years old, boys and girls.  For details see the FLYER

1st Annual Foothills Cotillion at Mount Vernon Canyon Club March 5, 19, April 2,16, & 30th for 4th & 5th Graders.  For program descriptions and pricing visit www.cotillion.com

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

Upcoming Events

1/20 No School
1/21 8th Grade EHS Parent Night
1/24 FroYo Friday
2/06 BINGO at The Wild Game
2/9 PfP: Valentine's Day Love Painting 
2/11 PTO Meeting at Murphy's 




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