Ramsey Weekly Update
Dates to Remember:
October 28-29: Eid Milad un-Nabi and Mawlid Al-Nabi
October 31-Nov. 2: Day of the Dead- Dia de Muertos
November 3: Election Day
November 10: End of Q1
November 12: PTO Meeting: 6-7:30pm
November 19: Annual Title 1 Meeting- 5:30-6:30pm
November 20: NO SCHOOL- Professional Day for Teachers
November 26-27: NO SCHOOL- Thanksgiving Break
French Elective Classes Update:
School Nurse Update:
Ramsey Family Resiliency:
Traits of Resilient Families (I see this daily in Ramsey Families!)
Shows a "Can-Do" attitude Cultivates hope
Sees opportunity in adversity
Gives mutual support
Nurturing and empathetic
Open to change
Provides dependability with the family
Open and tolerant communication
Shares emotions Has a spirit of problem-solving and resourcefulness
Where To Go for Thanksgiving Meals, Events, Service Opportunities https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/hennepin-_ramsey-_anoka-_dakot.html
Thanksgiving is being recognized on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Saint Paul Public Schools will be closed Nov. 24-25. It is common for local organizations to serve free or low costs holiday meals on Thanksgiving.
Union Gospel Mission: Throughout the year the Union Gospel Mission serves a hearty meal for people in need. This year its annual Thanksgiving dinner is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the upstairs chapel of the Men’s campus (435 University Ave. E., St. Paul). Please check Union Gospel Mission’s website - www.ugmtc.org for more information.
Salvation Army: The Salvation Army will be cooking up turkey, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and other food. Meals will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harbor Light, located at 1010 Currie Ave., Minneapolis.
Loaves and Fishes: Several sites will serve dinner on the holiday. Call 612-377-9810 for more information.
Dorothy Day (4:30 - 5:30 p.m.) - 183 Old Sixth St., St. Paul Gethsemane (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.) - 2410 Stillwater Rd E., St. Paul https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/northern/WestStPaul/programs-and-services/
As of Wednesday, 10/21/20, over 800 boxes of food were available for families at New Hope Baptist Church 712 Bradley Street St. Paul, MN 55130
Need a little extra help with Distance Learning 2.0?
RMSHelp Begins Monday, October 26th
Student Support is available on Google Meet using code RMSHELP:
Tuesday and Thursday
Attention 6th Grade Families:
Please click the link below to view 6th grade staff contact information and office hours times:
Music at Ramsey Update:
Ms. Skaja's Spooky October Update:
Click here to participate in some fall math fun with Ms. Skaja:
Families in Ms. Payia-Yangs foundations class that have not yet scheduled or attended fall conferences please click here to schedule your conference.
The Ramsey Debate team is excited to kick off our third season as part of the MN Urban Debate League! The team began practicing this past Thursday virtually as a part of the Flipside program at Ramsey. The debate league will compete virtually for the 2020-21 school year, and competitions will begin in January. All teams in the league will engage in Policy debates and will argue both the affirmative and negative for the following plan: "The United States federal government should pass a law banning all non-tactical police from carrying or using firearms while policing." All experience levels are welcome! If you are interested in learning more about the debate team, email Ms. Hart at email@example.com ... it's going to be a great season!
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
Coats for Kids!
The Salvation Army has begun its coat drive. The Salvation Army’s centers are a place for families in crisis to get help, including coats for their children. Visit any of our Twin Cities Worship & Service Centers to learn about meeting your child’s need for a coat. Supplies may be limited, so we recommend contacting the nearest location before stopping by to find out if supplies are available in the sizes you need.
Families can register with their local Salvation Army:https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/twin-cities/coats-for-kids/
Parents and guardians will:
- Complete all, annually-required school and district forms including the Technology Use Agreement (for student iPad use), field trip and media permission forms.
- Add or change primary and/or alternative addresses to ensure accurate school-bus transportation to and from home and/or childcare addresses. Click the button below to complete the iUpdate.
Every SPPS family should complete an application for Education Benefits/Free or Reduced Price Meals. Not only does this help us identify families in need of assistance, it also allows the District to receive federal dollars for classroom programming.
A new form must be completed each school year. Additionally, families who have completed an application and have experienced a change in household income or size are encouraged to complete a new application. Click the button below to complete the application.
RMS is committed to improvement and looks forward to your feedback, please take a moment to share your feedback with us.