Ramsey Weekly Update

Week 19

Dates to Remember:

January 18- NO SCHOOL- Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 21- Virtual PTO Meeting- 6:00pm- 7:30pm

January 28- Virtual Open House- 5:30-7:00pm

January 29- NO SCHOOL- Teacher Professional Day

February 1- Quarter 3 begins

Attention Ramsey Families:

This a reminder for all students (and families)!!!

2nd quarter ends on January 28th. Make sure you turn in all of your class work before the quarter ends.

You have almost 3 full weeks to get it done!!! You can do it, good luck!

Family Request Form for Support DL 2.0 (Click Here)

Families, are you in need of additional support for your student? Do you have concerns about your students well-being during Distance Learning 2.0? Reach out to us, we would like to connect and help navigate these times with you and your family.

Mark your calendar for the January PTO meeting

Thursday, January 21, 2021

6:00pm-7:30pm


Join the Ramsey PTO as we discuss Puberty for Parents: giving you the information, tools and confidence you need to create meaningful discussion with your kids.


*Meeting will be held via Zoom, look for the link in next week's update.

AVID Announcement:

Ramsey's AVID students are invited to join a "Career Day" event at a local law firm featuring a free lunch and guest speakers in the legal field!


This will take place virtually on Friday, January 22 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am. Students who register and attend will get a $10 Chipotle gift card provided by the firm.

We will hear from a firm attorney, paralegal, accounting manager, and video producer; we will also have an opportunity to ask questions. This is an optional opportunity for students in the AVID Elective.

Registration is required and spots may fill up! If you are interested in attending, please email Ms. Hart at melissa.hart@stpaul.k12.mn.us and she will send the BestPrep invitation/registration link to your email.

Classroom Updates:

Mr. B's ELA:

Wk 17 review 7th

Science 8 - Mr. Kowalski:

Hello Families,


All missing and incomplete work is due by Monday, January 25, 2021. No work will be accepted after that date. Students will have to take the chapter 2 test by Thursday, January 28 (the end of the quarter).


Thank You!


Mr. K

Ramsey Resiliency:

Recent traumatic events have added to our distress, no doubt. When it feels like the world is piling-on there are some things we can do. Anxiety is very common and we can learn to manage it. Reach out to us at school if you need support.

Ramsey Social Workers, Counselors and other support staff have time to talk.

kris.knetsch@spps.org

Ramsey Food Pantry:

Please see the 2020-2021 Ramsey Food Pantry Information PDF (below)


If your family is in need:

Please fill out this Google Form https://forms.gle/9a7X5VhGoErnAqAr5


If you would like to make donations- We are always seeking donations of food, diapers, personal hygiene products, and cleaning supplies. Please drop these items off on Thursdays between 7am-11am at Ramsey.


If you would like to volunteer to help pack and sort out items on Thursday mornings, please email Alicia.Ekegren@spps.org.



If you have questions, please email Alicia.Ekegren@spps.org

RMS Help!

Do you have questions about your daily schedule? Homework? Need help with your email? Pop into RMSHELP and get your questions answered.


Student Support is available on Google Meet using code RMSHELP:

Monday-Thursday

9:25-9:55am

10:30-11:00am

11:35-11:55am

and

Tuesday and Thursday

1:10pm- 1:30pm

Technology Support:

If you need support for your iPad during Distance Learning, iPad teacher Mrs. Hagen is available each day 1:30-2:00 at RMShage in Meet. You can also email cara.hagen@spps.org or call/text 612-568-2358 for help during school hours. Glad to help!

Please complete the required iUpdate for 20-21

https://www.spps.org/Page/31224


Click here to complete the free/reduced lunch application for 20-21

https://www.spps.org/Page/34308


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