EGMS Weekly Newsletter
Upcoming Dates to Remember
- 1/13 - Winter Dance 5:30 to 7:00pm
- 1/16 - No School- MLK Holiday
- 1/26- Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30pm to 7:30pm
- 1/27- No School- Parent Teacher Conferences 8am to Noon
- 2/6- No School - District Inservice Day
We are excited to host our winter dance tonight in the EGMS cafeteria. Here are a few reminders:
- $5 entrance fee - Food and beverages available to purchase.
- NO BACKPACKS- you will not be allowed to bring them in.
- Please pick up your student by 7pm. You are welcome to use both the back and the front pick up areas. Work out a location with your student before they come.
- Our dress code at school still applies at dances.
Students who have ZERO absences for an entire week will be entered into a drawing to win a donut the following Monday! There will be one winner per grade, per river team! A DOZEN winners each monday! Yummy! You can do this Huskies!
WINNERS FROM 1/3 to 1/6
6th: Journagan, Korbin
7th: Haworth, Dominic
8th: Alvarado, Issac
6th: Paniagua, Judah
7th: Hamman, Lorelei
8th: Gamboa, Valeria
6th: Treihaft, Bridget
7th: Brandenburger, Isabella
8th: Nash, Gus
6th: Wells, Emerson
7th: Kirkpatrick, Quinn
8th: Smith, Ransom
8th Grade Music Appreciation Elective
Did you know we have a new elective for 8th graders at EGMS called Music Appreciation? Did you also know we have a musician on staff who is not only a science teacher but a local celebrity as well? Lilli Worona taught our elective student a little about the guitar and fiddle today, along with how she writes her music! It was an awesome morning! Go Huskies!
8th Grade Outdoor Education
Our 8th graders are learning to cast their fly rods!
Bullying & Harassment
EGMS has zero tolerance for bullying and harassment—regardless of where it occurs or how severe the offense. Everyone deserves to feel safe at school, and students are expected to treat each other respectfully and civilly. Students are expected to refrain from bringing online interpersonal conflicts (Instagram, Snapchat, etc.) to school; however, such events should be brought to the attention of school personnel in order to support prompt resolution. Incidents of harassment, bullying or threatening behavior will result in disciplinary action. Bullying that involves threats may result in a Risk Assessment Screener with potential referral to Deschutes County Mental Health.
What is being done at EGMS to address bullying?
2. From our investigation we will determine if it is bullying or a conflict between students.
3. Bullying is not tolerated and will be consequenced accordingly.
4. Conflicts are common among middle school students. Students are learning how to navigate relationships as much as they are learning school subjects. We like to take a restorative approach to conflicts and have students sit together with an adult and work out the issue and move on from it when it's possible. There are consequences if conflicts get inappropriate or physical in nature.
5. Counselors are teaching "bully proofing" lessons to each grade level this month.
Tech Talk Corner
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News from Nurse Grubb
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTING EVENTS
Parents and guardians of middle school students who wish to attend high school athletic contests:
Middle school students attending high school games must attend with an adult. Middle school students need to sit in the stands during games. High schools do not have the staffing to supervise middle school students. Just like all Bend/LaPine high schools, Redmond high schools believe that middle school students can successfully achieve this goal. However, in the event that middle school students cannot stay in the stands, they will be required to sit with the adult who brought them to the game or be required to leave. Please help your student enjoy the game by monitoring them while on high school property.
RHS & RVHS Staff
2022-2023 EGMS Bell Schedule
CENTRAL OREGON COMMUNITY RESOURCES
(updated as often as possible; some resources/numbers may not be current)
Mental Health Resources:
Deschutes County Behavioral Health https://www.deschutes.org/
Information and appointments. 541-322-7500
Deschutes County Crisis Line https://www.deschutes.org/
24 hour crisis support. 541-322-7500 ext. #9 or call 9-1-1
Trevor Project https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
Suicide prevention and crisis intervention for LGBTQ+. 866-488-7386 (24 hr)
Oregon Youth Line https://oregonyouthline.org/
Free, confidential teen-to-teen crisis and help line. 877-968-8491
Text: teen2teen @ 839863
Central Oregon 2-1-1 www.deschutesunitedway.org
Connections to a wide-range of social services. Dial 2-1-1 or 541-389-6507
Thrive Central Oregon www.thrivecentraloregon.org
Housing, financial insecurity and other resources. 541-728-1022 (Se Habla Español)
Bethlehem Inn (24 hrs) www.bethleheminn.org
Emergency shelter and food for adults and families. 541-322-8768
Family Resource Center of Central Oregon www.frconline.org
Parenting education and support services. 541-389-5468
Latino Community Association (LCA) www.latca.org
Translation and interpretation services, employment services, 541-382-4366 (Se Habla Español)
dental and legal clinics.
Resources for food, energy assistance and shelter. 541-548-2380
Jericho Road https://jerichoroadofredmond.org/
Resources for food, shelter and hope. 541-699-2099
Saving Grace https://www.saving-grace.org/
Comprehensive family / domestic violence and sexual assault 541-382-9227
support services. Hotline available.
WIC (Women, Infants, Children) https://www.deschutes.org/health
Nutrition education, breastfeeding support and education, 541-617-4775
referrals and food vouchers for pregnant and postpartum women.