RMS Wildcat Weekly

December 06, 2019 Information for our Families

Happy Friday!

Greetings Wildcat Families!


First, I want to thank our Band Director Mr. Greg Anderson and our Concert Band and Wildcat Band for the wonderful Winter Concert last night! It was such a joy to see our students sharing their gift of music with all of us, and it was amazing to see the Vista High Wind Symphony perform with the RMS Band. What a special treat! And thank you to our Wildcat Band for performing at the Friday Flag assembly at Alamosa Park Elementary School this morning! The Alamosa Hawks loved seeing your talent!


We have more beautiful music to share with you this coming Wednesday. We are pleased to invite you to our Winter Choir Concert this Wednesday, December 11, at 7 pm in the MPR. Please come and enjoy the spectacular celebration and angelic voices of our stellar choir.


Save the Date! Our next Coffee with the Principal is coming this Wednesday, December 11, at 8:35 am in the RMS Library. Flyer Join me for a great breakfast potluck and an open and informal forum where we’ll discuss what’s happening at RMS and provide an opportunity to answer any questions you may have.

Our PAWS of the Month is SPIRIT! Encourage students to show spirit by attending the dance and dressing up for Spirit Week next week!

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General News:

Winter Dance: Our next school dance will be held next Friday, December 13th from 3:15-5:15. Tickets will be on sale for $8. Students may buy their tickets before school or after school until Thursday, December 12th after school. No tickets will be sold the day of the dance and tickets will not be sold at the door. The gates will open at 3:15 and lock at 3:45. No late entries will be admitted and no early pick-ups will be allowed. The gates will open for pick up at 5:15. Please be prepared to pick up your child promptly at 5:15. Please email kirstenturner@vistausd.org with any questions regarding the dance.


Field Hockey try outs will be December 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th. Please meet us right after school on the football field. Mouth Guards and Shin Guards will be available to purchase on site and some sticks will be available to borrow. CLICK HERE for more information.


Attendance: Attendance is key to student success! Please encourage your student to attend school every day and arrive on time. Remember, absences must be cleared within 72 hours (3 school days) after student returns to school. We also appreciate when you schedule dental/doctor appointments outside of the school day to avoid instructional interruptions.


Safety Reminder: Parents, please remind your students to use the crosswalk when arriving or leaving school. The heavy traffic makes it unsafe for students because drivers may not see them as they cross the street.


Health office: Please send a refillable water bottle with your student daily. Thank you to all the parents/guardians who have been providing proof of updated immunizations.


Our award-winning Wildcat yearbook staff is currently taking pre-orders for the 2019-2020 yearbook at 20% off the end-of-the-year price! Support our school by purchasing a yearbook through the front office, our RMS webstore, or www.jostens.com! Click here to see our flyer.


Do you want to really know how school is going? To see your child’s grades in real time, please sign up for Weekly Aeries Progress Reports. Click here to learn how.


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Counseling Corner!

Students and families who are interested in learning about Mission Vista High School are invited to attend one of their campus tours. Please click here for more information and tour dates: MVHS SCHOOL TOURS


If you notice that your student could use a little extra help, our B.L.A.S.T. (Boost Learning After School Tutoring) is now open! B.L.A.S.T. aims to help students succeed in their classes in a fun and supportive environment after school. There is a maximum of 35 students allowed per classroom, so come on over after school before spots will up! Tutoring takes place 3:15pm - 4:15pm. Click here to take a look at the BLAST schedule.


Roosevelt has over 20 clubs that take place during lunch and after school. Most of our clubs are open and students can show up to any meeting. For a list of clubs being offered this year CLICK HERE. If there is a club your student wants to start that we don’t already have, they can come get an application from the counseling office.

A message from PTA

PTA meeting Monday 12/9 at 3:15 pm in Room I1. All are welcome!


Kona Ice will be Friday, 12/13, instead of the last Friday we are in school. Encourage students to be respectful, don’t cut in line, and to have their money out and unfolded.


Holiday Grams are available for purchase from Ms. Martha in the counseling office until Friday 12/13. They are $1 and will be handed out to students a day or two before the Winter Break! Parents/Family members can also send fun notes of encouragement to students and appreciation notes to teachers and staff. What a special and significant way to show how much you care during the Holiday season!


Spirit Wear!! Put that on your Christmas List!! We have RED pullover hoodies now! And awesome looking Wildcat CAR STICKERS! Black hoodies, zip up sweatshirts, black and red shirts, too many girls black scoop neck shirts, women’s v-neck shirts in black and red, and hats! Order forms are in the front office. Fill out with your payment, put in the black mailbox on the front desk, and your item will be delivered to your student. If you want it to be a surprise for your student write that on the order form and I will connect with you! Contact Liz Debaets with questions!

Vista Unified LCAP and Budget Community Forums

In order to fully engage the Vista community in discussions about potential budget solutions and to gather input and recommendations, VUSD has set a series of LCAP and Budget Community Forums taking place around the district. We will have Spanish interpretation available at all forums. Further, we will be posting to the Vista Unified web page a link to a digital feedback form for all community members who are not able to attend a forum in person. We will also be fully engaging our bargaining units (Vista Teachers Association and the California School Employees Association), as well as the District English Language Advisory Committee, District Parent Advisory Committee and the Vista Parent Teachers Association in feedback and recommendations for budget solutions.

  • Regular Board Meeting, First Interim Report: December 12th at 6:00 p.m.

Community Liaison


We want to enjoy a great coffee with the Principal Mrs. Golly with a great breakfast potluck. You may bring a snack or just join us! Please call Ms. Gabby at the extension 63013 with any questions.


Also, the families that registered for the December CRS Holiday Basket, your tickets are ready at the RMS Parent Center.


Remember our RMS Tech. Workshop every Wednesday at 8:30 am in the RMS Library, and English Class for Beginners or practice for more advanced, on Thursdays at 8:30 am. Flyer.

Thank you, and have a wonderful week!

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