EGMS Weekly Update

October 19th - 23rd

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who attended our first ever virtual conferences! If you didn't get an opportunity to speak with a teacher, please reach out to them and schedule some time to chat.

Join Chess Club!

The Elton Gregory Husky Knights are back!


This year our chess club will be fully online. Our sponsor, Chess For Success, has set us up with a new system. We'll be running October through Spring Break, as usual, with the possibility of some spring play after break, too. They are currently working on virtual tournaments, as well.


For this system, parents must sign up students online. That information is in the attached flyer. We'll have our first meeting on Monday, October 26, and will meet every Monday and Wednesday online at 2:45. We hope to see you then!



If you have any questions, please email your chess coach: kelley.messina@redmondschools.org

FREE Items for our Students

Phase 1 of our modified Operation School Bell program provides free socks and underwear to children in need. Distribution of these items will occur during the free lunch program at: Redmond High School Tuesday, October 20 & Thursday, October 22 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Click button below for more information.

Nurse Kim's Corner

Hello EGMS families! The exclusion guidelines for illness have changed due to Covid-19. Here is a chart that summarizes some of the changes, for your reference. Please be sure to keep your student at home if they are not feeling well. If they become ill at school, please be prepared for the possibility of needing to come and get them immediately when called. Keep doing all of the good things.....masking, distancing, hand-washing and avoiding crowds, and we'll get those numbers down!!!

Attention 6th Graders!

Sixth graders: Do you still have library books at home from your elementary school? Please return those overdue books to your former school as soon as possible. Thanks!

2020/2021 Parent Volunteer(s) Needed!

Huskie Parents!

We need your help. We are in need of a yearbook advisor this year. Someone who can get creative about what this very unique year's book should look like. If you're interested, please reach out to assistant principal, Megan Storey @ megan.storey@redmondschools.org

CDL Learning Continues

Deschutes County has not met the 4th - 12th grade metric for returning to school yet. We will will continue with online learning until we have met that goal and ODE gives us permission to return. Here is our CDL school calendar through November.
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Thank you for being ON TIME to class!

Thank you to everyone who is making efforts to being in classes on time! When you're on time, you don't miss instruction. Below you will find our class times, in case you need to post it in your school work area. Keep up the good work Huskies!

Nutrition Services



USDA has extended free meals for kids under the Summer Food Service Program through December 31, 2020.


RSD Nutrition Services will provide curbside school meal pickup for all children 18 & under on planned school days 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. & 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. outside at these 10 school locations:

  • Terrebonne Elementary

  • Tumalo Elementary

  • Redmond High School

  • Ridgeview High School

  • Tom McCall Elementary

  • John Tuck Elementary

  • Vern Patrick Elementary

  • Sage Elementary

  • Hugh Hartman Elementary

  • M.A. Lynch Elementary

Additionally, we will provide access to meals at two outlying locations

  • At the bus stop (behind the fire station on Quail & Shad Rds) on CRR 9AM-9:30AM

  • At Diamond Bar Ranch Park (NE) 10:30AM-11AM

These meals will be grab & go (non-congregate) and breakfast and lunch will be packaged together. They may be picked up by either children themselves or a parent/guardian on their behalf at NO CHARGE through December 31, 2020. No identification will be necessary.

Please be patient as we adjust our staff, production, and operations to best meet the needs of our community and also understand that we too are facing unprecedented supply chain issues and rising food costs. Given our resources, we’ve tried to make school meal pick-up as safe and convenient as we possibly can. Please also consider that your participation in our program extends your personal food budget, may be a comforting routine for students, is confidential and not just for low-income families, helps to utilize existing inventory (less food waste), and helps us to keep our local school meal program financially afloat.

As a last reminder, understand that under the National School Lunch Program, which will presumably resume if/when students return from Holiday break in January 2021, meals will return to being charged based on meal benefit eligibility status. Therefore, meal benefit applications are currently being processed for the 2020-21 school year and can be completed either on-line using a computer (not optimized for mobile devices) or via print/mail by visiting the RSD Nutrition Services webpage at http://redmond.k12.or.us/departments/nutrition/.

We look forward to getting our students back in our school cafeterias!

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