Ramsey Weekly Update

Week 21

Dates to Remember:

January 27- International Day of Commemoration

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

January 29- February 3- NO SCHOOL

National Freedom Day

Black History Month

February 4- Quarter 3 begins

February 12- Lunar New Year

February 15- NO SCHOOL- Holiday

𝗔𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗥𝗮𝗺𝘀𝗲𝘆 𝗙𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗲𝘀:

2nd Quarter Ends on January 28th!

That's right, we only have ONE week left in the quarter! Families, please encourage your student(s) to finish strong!

Students, here are some reminders as we approach January 28th:

- Check your grades

- Turn in missing work -

Connect with teachers during office hours

Attention 8th Graders!

Are you looking for summer employment?

Click the link below for more information about Right Track- Youth Summer Employment.

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We're Here to Help

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.

IB Update:

Although we work with our IB scholars to develop strong communication skills at all times, it is especially important at the end of the quarter. Encourage your students to practice e-mailing teachers and talking to them during synchronous class time and office hours to get any help they need to do their best before the end of the quarter on Thursday.

Classroom Updates:

Math- Ms. Skaja

Mathematicians, your hard work and dedication to your education is recognized and appreciated! Keep up the great work with iXL!

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Mr. B's ELA:

Week 19 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:

A little about Anxiety

Anxiety is a common feeling usually described as "uneasiness" or "apprehension." At one time or another, everyone experiences anxiety. It is normal and highly manageable. Some other words to describe anxiety: stress, worry, fear, edginess, freaking out, angst, nervousness.. While everyone experiences anxiety, some of us feel it more often, more deeply, and some less frequently, and less intensely. Your experience of anxiety will depend on genetics, brain chemistry, life events, and personality. Some of these factors you have no control over. How you look at life events and how you interpret them is up to you. How did (or does) your family of origin handle anxiety? How would you describe anxiety? Would you describe yourself as highly anxious, moderately anxious, or rarely anxious? How do you feel in your mind, body and emotions when anxious? What do you do to manage your anxiety?

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:






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


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


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