Ramsey Weekly Update

Week 27

Dates to Remember:

March- National Women's History Month

March 8- National Women's History Day

March 9- In-Person and VL Community Meeting 6:00-7:00pm

March 11- Q3 Mid-Term Conferences 4:00pm-7:00pm

March 12- Q3 Mid-Term Conferences 8:15am-3:00pm

March 18- PTO Meeting 6:00pm- 7:30pm

March 22- In-Person and VL Community Meeting 6:00-7:00pm

April- Celebrate Diversity Month

April 2- NO SCHOOL

April 5-9 - NO SCHOOL (Spring Break)

April 12-May 12 Ramadan

April 12 & 13-NO SCHOOL

April 14- SCHOOL RESUMES- In-Person Begins

Message from the Principal:

Ramsey Families:

Please take time to review the attached (below)/linked presentation regarding In Person and Virtual Learning that will begin on April 14.


You must sign up for Virtual Learning or you will automatically be scheduled for In Person. Deadline to enroll in VL is Thursday, March 11.

Link: https://apply.spps.org/vls

Please view the presentation above for Ramsey specific VL and in-person information.

Apply for VLS

Click here to enroll in VLS for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. Deadline is Thursday, March 11.

Please Join Us!

We will be hosting a virtual meeting Tuesday, March 9 at 6:00 p.m. to review Ramsey specific information and answer questions.

Meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 595 009 3713
Passcode: 907258

In-Person and Virtual Learning Information Session

Click here to join the Ramsey informational meeting on Tuesday, March 9th at 6:00pm.

Ramsey Show 2020-21 Episode 4

Q3 Mid-Term Conferences!

Dear Families,

We hope this message finds you well. We would like to invite you to Ramsey's virtual parent teacher conferences on Thursday, March 11th from 4:00pm-7:00pm and Friday, March 12th from 8:15am- 3:00pm.

Please use the Sign Up Genius links below to schedule a conference time with up to 3 teachers. Your appointment time will be 20 minutes by video conference using the student iPad.

You will receive an email reminder one day prior to your scheduled conference(s).

If your teacher is unavailable at the time you would like, you can email them to schedule a call or video conference on another day.

6th Grade Teachers

Bronson, Del Main, Edwards, Gallagher, Pineda-Johnson, Marder, Walter

7th Grade Teachers

Bailey, Fontana, Ousley, Payia-Yang, Skaja, Theisen, Vojtech, Zangs

8th Grade Teachers

Benson, Haugen, Haukom, Kowalski, Lutz, Messar

6-8 Grade Teachers

Atkins, Carter, DePeder, Ekegren, Hart, Haukom, Hayes, King, Krajicek, Lutz, Smith-Pugh, Solachava, Stern, Tison, Wathum-Ocama

Classroom Updates:

MN Studies

Students have started learning about the treaties between the Native Americans and the U.S. government in the 1800s. They have been doing a great job analyzing the impact on Dakota and Ojibwe people.

Students did a great job on creating children's books on influential African American Minnesotans.

Click on the links below to view a few student projects!

Mr. B's ELA:

Week 5 Review

Science 8 Update

Parents and students,

We are already halfway through the 3rd quarter! Please have your student show you their grades in each class on their iPad. All missing Science work is due March 29th, which is also the week of the science test on chapter 3-Minerals.

Mr. Kowalski

Ramsey Resiliency:

Get to know your Anxiety-

When you understand the thoughts and situations that trigger feelings of anxiety within you, you can better help yourself to prevent and manage it. Try keeping a log that can help you learn more about your patterns of anxiety.

Example #1 Day- Saturday, Time- 6 pm Situation- Meeting my parents' friends who came to the house. Friendly conversation. What I'm thinking- This is easy, and these people are nice. My anxiety level- low

Example #2 Day- Sunday, Time- 2pm Situation- At my brothers' football game and I run into kids from school. We talk for 5 min. What I'm thinking- They are a year ahead of me. I am surprised they came over to say hi. My anxiety level- medium

Example #3 Day- Tuesday, Time- 7 pm Situation- Working on a group project for science. What I'm thinking- Everyone understands this stuff better than I do. They think I'm stupid. My anxiety level- high What's it like to pay attention to your feelings of anxiety by keeping a log? Does keeping a log make you more or less anxious? Look back over your log? See any patterns?

What's it like to pay attention to your feelings of anxiety by keeping a log? Does keeping a log make you more or less anxious? Look back over your log? See any patterns?

Food Pantry Update:

Since we are moving to On-Site Support at Ramsey we are going to be moving our Pantry Day to Friday instead of Thursdays. Please see the updated Poster as well! 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 5/6, personal hygiene products, and cleaning supplies. Please drop these items off on Friday's between 7am-12pm at Ramsey. If you would like to volunteer to help pack and sort out items on Friday mornings, please email Alicia.Ekegren@spps.org. If you have questions, please call 651-744-7397 or email Alicia.Ekegren@spps.org

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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!
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