Week of March 14 - March 18, 2022

What's Inside the Newsletter

  • School Information
  • 6th Grade Field Trip
  • Spring Sports
  • Name Change Update
  • Literacy Corner
  • Classroom Updates
  • Summer Programs
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Flipside
  • Debate Team
  • Health & Wellness

Weekly Reminders


Next Week

Thurs. March 24th - PTO Meeting

School Information

Yearbook: Use the link or code to order, last day to order a yearbook is March 25th.

https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/order/LookupJob?jobNumber=14553722 Code: 14553722

6th Grade Field Trip

Who: All 6th grade Ramsey students

When: Thurs., Mar. 31

Buses will depart Ramsey at 10:00 AM

Buses will return to Ramsey at 1:00 PM

Where: Skateville!

When are forms due to Foundations teacher: March 24

Cost: $15

Includes your skate rental, your lunch (pizza/chips/ soda), and transportation

Optional: Bring $3 cash to upgrade to rollerblades

Optional: Other snacks available for purchase if you bring extra money or for arcade games

More Information Click Here

Spring Sports

It looks like spring athletics: Badminton, Softball, Baseball and Track & Field will be Intramural again this spring. The spring sports will start, Tuesday- April 12th. Spring athletic forms will be handed out the week of March 21st during the lunches.

**All 7th & 8th graders may register and play up at the High School level if they choose to for the spring season. All students who choose to play up to the High School must have their own way of getting too the High School as well as picked up after practices or games from the High School. All the sport start dates are listed on the Central Online Registration form CLICK HERE.

**All middle school athletes can register and play up at the high school level if they so choose this spring. ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETES MUST REGISTER AT THE SCHOOL FOR WHICH ATTENDANCE AREA THEY LIVE. Middle School athletes that live in the Central attendance area need to register online here: 2022 Central Spring Sport Registration All of the sport start dates are listed on the form.

Once the student athlete completes that form along with attaching the proper paperwork (Current Physical and MSHSL Form, Both attached on the online form) they will receive an email stating that they need to come into the Central AD office room 1407 and pay the fee in person. All fees are to be paid in person at Central in the AD office room 1407 in cash or check made payable to "Central High School". All the fees and other information are listed and described on the online registration form. No athlete is allowed to participate in any sport without FULLY completing the process including paying the participation fee.

Name Change Committee Notes

The name change committee created criteria for names then narrowed the list down based off of the criteria (criteria and list names in the notes).

Literacy Corner

We have ten copies of the St. Paul Public Library's Read Brave adult selection What We Hunger For: Refugee and Immigrant Stories about Food and Family by Sun Yung Shin.

Please stop by the library if you would like a copy.

Check out the Read Brave website for discussion questions and a possible author talk.

Classroom Updates

All 8th Graders

8th graders please send a baby picture to ramyearbook21@gmail.com for the yearbook. Mrs. Nell is creating a section in the yearbook honoring 8th graders please get them in by Friday, April 1st. Thanks!

Science 8

Science 8. Our next test is Thursday March 17th on Earthquakes. All missing/incomplete science work for the quarter is due Monday March 28th. Mr. K

Design - Mr. Theisen

We are wrapping up our 3D printer projects in Design class. Please be sure your student comes to school with their iPad so they can print. Their designs must be submitted using the TinkerCAD app we have been working with. We are also collecting empty and rinsed 2L bottle donations for our next unit on rockets! Donations are greatly appreciated. Students can bring them to Mr. Theisen in 3101.

Science 7 - Mr. Theisen

We are raising Trout in Mr. Theisen's 7th grade life science classroom and we have free tickets for you and your scholar to attend the Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo at Hamline University March 18-20. Students can bring a pass home that will admit you and your scholar into the expo free of charge. Ask your scholar for more information.


Summer Programs

It's not too early to start thinking about summer options for your student. Check out the links below:

Ultimate Frisbee

The official spring season for Ultimate Frisbee starts Monday March 14th and runs through the end of May.

Please connect with Ms. Ekegren (Alicia.Ekegren@spps.org) if you are interested in learning more.


Flipside registration is STILL OPEN! Sign up for Hip-Hop Dance, Homework Help, Drumline and more!!

Link below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfRahXXApo39hI4mtwh7sb1vehcfbD6eb2u8ZWypEeLeQ4vsg/viewform

Bussing available on Mondays and Wednesdays! Please note it does take up to 5 business days for students to receive a bus route.

Any questions contact the Flipside Coordinator, Teanna Rouillard at teanna.rouillard@spps.org or 651-744-6969

Ramsey Newspaper March Edition Click Here

Debate Team

Thank you to all who were able to join us for our end-of-the-year celebration for Debate Team on Thursday, March 17! It's been a great year! In addition, the MN Urban Debate League has finalized our last tournaments!

March 22 - All students are invited to participate in a shortened, virtual debate. Students should log in by 3:45 pm to RMSDebate on Google Meet this coming Tuesday. We will be done by 6:15 pm. Let Ms. Bannon or Ms. Hart know if you have questions!

March 29 - Our top 4 debaters from this season (Kiernan, Andorra, Eleanor, and Ella) will be competing at the citywide championship. This will also be held virtually. Good luck to our 4 championship debaters!

Health Office Message

COVID-19 Updates

Please continue to use the Red reporting button for COVID-19 cases.

COVID Test Kits

We have COVID-19 home test kits available for students to take home (BinaxNOW). You can call the health office during school hours at 651-888-7657, then come to school to pick it up or we can send it home with your student while quantities last.

Please monitor daily for symptoms of COVID-19. If any symptoms develop, stay home and test. Report positive COVID test results to the school health office. This is the best way to know of cases in our school community. We will help determine isolation and quarantine dates and when your student can return to school.