RBMS Update


Important Dates

Cougar Cupboard Food Drive

  • collecting by grade levels
  • 6th grade: Jan. 30 - Feb. 10
  • 7th grade: Feb. 13 - Feb. 24
  • 8th grade: Feb. 27 - Mar. 10
  • more details below

Saturday 2/11/23 - 6th Grade Super Saturday

  • all 6th grade HB4545 students invited
  • 8:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
  • more details below

2/13/23 - 2/17/23 - Volunteer Appreciation Week

Monday 2/13/23 - 5th Grade Parent Night

  • 5:30 - 5:50 - QUEST Parents meet with the QUEST teachers in the Cafeteria
  • 6:00 - 7:25 - main sessions for all

Wednesday 2/15/23 - Track Meet

  • 7th and 8th grade vs. Henry MS @ RBMS

Thursday 2/16/23 - D&D (Dungeons and Dragons) Club

  • now meeting every Thursday
  • 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • in room C304

canceled - Thursday 2/16/23 - Inquiry Academy's Celebration of Learning

  • this event has been canceled

Friday 2/17/23 - "Sole"mates School Dance

  • see flyer for cost and details

Monday 2/20/23 - Staff Development Day - no school for students

Wednesday 2/22/23 and 3/8/23 - GSA Meetings

  • 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
  • in the library


In Leander ISD, students in Grades 7–9 are taught Human Sexuality Curriculum through presentations by LifeGuard, an independent organization. The topics covered in this abstinence-based curriculum are found in the Texas Health TEKS. All content has been reviewed by the Leander ISD School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) and is grade-level specific and developmentally appropriate.

Running Brushy Middle School 7th & 8th graders must opt-in (see below) to participate in the LifeGuard presentations set to take place:

7th Grade Opt-In Form

8th Grade Opt-In Form

For more information regarding LifeGuard, please click here.

School Dance

“Sole”mates School Dance is Friday, February 17. See flyer for cost and details.

Only RBMS students are allowed to attend the school dance and we have a staggered dismissal to help with traffic flow. 6th grade will dismiss at the cafeteria and 7th/8th grade will dismiss from the front.

Link to Dance Announcements

Concessions will include pizza, blizzards, donuts, pickles, various candy and drinks. There will be dancing in the big gym and open gym activities in the small gym.

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6th Grade Parents

6th grade Parents:

Mrs. Alanis, 6th grade counselor, will be doing 7th grade registration on the dates listed below. Your student will be bringing home a choice sheet. All choice sheets are due to your student's Science teacher no later than March 3rd. If you have any questions you may email Mrs. Alanis at lynette.alanis@leanderisd.org

February 21st: Narramore (1st ,2nd ,3rd)
February 22nd: Narramore (7th, 8th, 9th)

February 23rd: Gallagher (1st, 3rd, 6th)
February 24th: Gallagher (7th, 8th, 9th)
February 28th: Minckler (7th, 8th, 9th)

A Note From The Clinic

Medication Procedures

Medication may be administered at school with a parent or guardian's written request that there is need for medication during the school day and the parent brings the medication to the clinic. This include both prescription and over-the-counter medications. Please see the Request to Administer Medication form in English and Spanish.

6th Grade Super Saturday

6th Grade Super Saturday will be at 8:45am-11:45am on February 11, 2023. All 6th grade HB4545 students are invited! Please check your email to RSVP! For more information about HB4545, please use this link: HB4545: What You Need to Know
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Puberty Lessons

Leander Independent School District

Message to 6th Grade Parents/Guardians:

Teaching Your Child About Puberty

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Distrito Escolar Independiente de Leander

Mensaje a los padres de familia/tutor legal de estudiantes de 6° grado:

Enseñando a su niño(a) acerca de la pubertad.

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OPT in Google Form

Food Drive for RBMS Cougar Cupboard

Donations will be collected by grade level and held in 2-week increments. 7th grade collects from Monday, Feb. 13 to Friday, Feb. 24.

We especially need these items (no glass please):

Canned tuna, chicken, corned beef, Vienna sausages, SPAM, chili, soup, canned fruit and vegetables.

Oatmeal, cereal, granola bars, Hamburger/Tuna/Chicken Helper, stuffing mix, scalloped potatoes, and instant mashed potatoes.

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From the Attendance Office

Attendance note: Please remember that notes must be turned in within 48 hours of any absence. Please email them RBMSattendance@leanderisd.org

Early College High School

Students at the Leander ISD Early College High school may earn up to 60 college credit hours completely FREE from Austin Community College while also earning their high school diploma.

Learn more at one of our 3 Townhall Q&A Sessions!

  • 2/18 10AM: Virtual Session

  • 2/20 at 6PM: Four Points Middle School (Library)

  • 2/22 at 6PM: ECHS Campus (Tour ECHS Campus!)

Additional info can be found by clicking the links below:


FAQ Page

Schedule a Tour (most Wednesdays)

Call us at 512-223-2650.

Ready to apply? Apply Now!*

*Submissions due prior to March 3rd.

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As of the new semester, yearbooks are available for purchase at $45 per book. Please visit https://www.balfour.com/texas/cedar-park/running-brushy-middle-school/yearbook-packages to order.

8th Grade families: If you would like to purchase a shout-out for your 8th grader, please visit the following link. Shout-outs are $25 each and are fully customizable! They must be completed and submitted by Tuesday, 2/14.


Mental Health Minute

In an effort to promote mental health awareness and reduce the stigma of seeking help for mental health concerns, the Leander ISD Counseling Services team is excited to continue the Mental Health Minute video series. Check out this video about how to make friends.