MAY 11, 2020

May 11, 2020 - Vol. XXVI

Grizzly Growl

Classroom News

PTO is thrilled to announce that when we all return to school, new water bottle filling stations will have replaced the water fountains in all three buildings. PTO was able to use the funds raised from BINGO to make this exciting upgrade to our school. 


Ms. Pumphrey's class had a blast last week with Crazy Hair Day!


Congratulations to Katherine Mahler, Corbin Hall, Lochlan DeRonco, Emilyn Fearing, Koen Kleifgen, Isabella Lasater, Adia Vander Burgh, Mattie Brown, Xavier Gomez, JD Dalton, and Amelia Fontaine who have art in the Jeffco Middle School Art Showcase. The link to see the showcase is:  We are under the charter and option schools tab. There will be a virtual celebration on May 15. 


Fun Tips to Avoid Cabin Fever!

  • Draw positive messages and place them throughout your home 
  • Make your own board game
  • Recreate your favorite movie
  • Explore the great outdoors!

RMAE Happenings 

End of Year Family pickup schedule

May 14

·       1:00 – 1:30 Johnson access class (Last name beginning A – M)

·       1:30 – 2:00 Johnson access class (Last name beginning N- Z)

·       2:00 – 2:30 Bryant access class (Last name beginning A – M)

·       2:30 – 3:00 Bryant access class (Last name beginning N - Z)

May 18

·       9:00-9:30 Sava

·       930-10:00 Wellman

·       10:00-10:30 Grose

·       10:30-11:00 Schied

·       11:00-11:30 Narans

·       11:30 – 12:00 Prouty

·       12:00 – 2:00 NO PICKUP Kinder celebration preparation

·       2:00-2:30 Schwinn (during kinder drive by celebration)

·       2:30-3:00 Cipielewski (during kinder drive by celebration)

 May 19

·       1:30 – 2:00 Gordon

·       2:00 – 2:30 Vickery

·       2:30 – 3:00 Weiker

·       3:00 – 3:30 Deeter

 May 21

·       9:00 – 9:30 Bartelt access class (Last name beginning A – M)

·       9:30 – 10:00 Bartelt access class (Last name beginning N – Z)

·       10:00 – 10:30 Adams access class (Last name beginning A – M)

·       10:30 – 11:00 Adams access class (Last name beginning N - Z)

·       12:00 – 12:30 Whitson access class (Last name beginning A – M)

·       12:30 – 1:00 Whitson access class (Last name beginning N – Z)

·       1:00 – 1:30 O’Connor access class (Last name beginning A – M)

·       1:30 – 2:00 O’Connor access class (Last name beginning N – Z)

·       2:00 – 4:00 Makeup pickup

May 22

·       9:00-11:00 Makeup pickup

Here is also a list of items that your student will need to return.  If you have fee payments, they can be dropped off in the school mailbox outside of the administrative office.

Reminder--Please check your Jeffco Connect account and pay all outstanding fees by the end of the school year.  If you have any questions or need help with applying for a waiver, contact Deb Kelley at

  RMAE Virtual TALENT SHOW Come celebrate all of the talented kids who attend RMAE! May 12th AND May 19th at 6:30 Any RMAE student k - 8 Any RMAE family or friends with the linkIn the comfort of your own home ---- of course Any student interested in being one of the performers must submit a video to our talent show google drive  

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 730 4030 5130
Password: 1JiXU3

Please email Gretchen Moritz or Susanna Jacobson if you have any questions.

School Supply Kits-Pre-ordering of next year’s school supply kits will be available next week. If you pre-order your supplies, your student’s supplies will be delivered directly to the school for next year. Watch your email for more info.

Reminder of Resources for Families: 

  • 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
  • EChO Food Bank: Anyone who needs food is welcome to come to the food pantry at 27640 Hwy 74 Evergreen and you will be given a box of food for you and your family.  Individuals who are ill or self-quarantining may request to have their order delivered. Check out their Website for details.
  • COMCAST ESSENTIALS - Comcast Waives Outstanding Balance Restriction for Internet Essentials Package Comcast is offering their Internet Essentials program to families who are eligible (most families who qualify for free and reduced meals, Medicaid, or SNAP benefits), live in the Comcast service area, and have not had Comcast service in the past 90 days. Apply Here.
  • Jeffco FOOD SERVICE - Sites will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from: 10:30-1:00pm
    • Lakewood High School 
    • Arvada K-8
    • Alameda High 
    • Colorow Elementary
    • Edgewater Elementary
    • Foothills Elementary
    • Lasley Elementary
    • Parr Elementary
    • Wayne Carle Middle 
    • Welchester Elementary 
    • West Jefferson Elementary
    • Wheat Ridge High
  • DOLA:
  • Benefits in Action can help families with Medicaid and SNAP (food assistance) applications over the phone 720-221-8354

Health Update

Coronavirus - Please refer to the district’s coronavirus information page  as new information becomes available from public health resources, including the CDC.   RMAE will continue to follow the district's direction as they have been coordinating with local public health agencies as we monitor the global outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), keeping in close contact with Jeffco Public Health Department (JCPH) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) on this subject.

After School Activities

Envision Martial Arts is offering FREE Virtual Community Martial Arts Classes! They are open to everyone, no strings attached, 100% free. Classes are offered Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:00-5:15pm. All people would need is a computer/iPad/Phone with internet and a space to move around in! Classes start Tuesday, April 7th! If you’re interested, click HERE 

Upcoming Events
5/14 Virtual Board Meeting



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