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Redwood Middle School


Monday, January 17

No School - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 18

No A Period

Period 1, 9:30 am

Wednesday, January 19

A Period, 7:55 am

Advisory, 9:00 am

Marching Practice Beg & Int Band, 3:25 - 4:45 pm

Thursday, January 20

A Period, 7:55 am

Advisory, 9:00 am

6th Gr. Boys Mini League Volleyball Game, 4:00-5:00 pm (Teen Center)

Friday, January 21

A Period, 7:55 am

Period 1, 9:00 am

Step-It-Up Day of Awesomeness

Confidential Incident Reporting Form:

Upcoming Activities:

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Birthday Gram

Recognize your student’s birthday at Redwood with a Birthday Gram! For $25, they will receive a special RMS Birthday Gram, a pencil, a rainbow lanyard, their name on the Gainsborough Rd. marquee, AND a Redwood School Spirit Sticker Bling Bling. Please order on the web store or contact Ms. Sommers at

To Purchase a Birthday Gram for your student, you can go to the Redwood Webstore.

For parents who purchase a Birthday Gram: our two Redwood marquees have been struggling with technical difficulties this school year. We will make sure to add a student's name and birthday message on the marquee currently working on that day. Please call the Main Office with any questions.


Monday, January 17

No School: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 18

ELAC Meeting (Virtual), 8:00 am. Please email Mrs. Vargas if you would like to attend the ELAC meeting as this meeting will be held on Zoom.

School Site Council Meeting (Virtual), 3:30 pm. Site Council is a public meeting, please email Mrs. Judd if you would like to attend as all meetings are held on Zoom.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

PTSA General Meeting (Virtual), 5:00 pm. Please email Natalie Petersen at if you would like to attend as this meeting will be held on Zoom.

The 20th is our General Association meeting, which is open to everyone.

The Nominating Committee will be meeting soon to discuss nominees for the 2022-2023 Redwood Middle School Executive PTSA Board. Below is the list of board positions to fill:


VP of Ways and Means

VP of Programs

VP of Membership





Please contact Tracy Morehead at if you have an interest in being considered for 2022-2023 Executive PTSA Board.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Newbury Park High School Virtual Preview Night (see flyer below)

Friday, January 28, 2022

Principal's Meet and Greet, 9:00 am (Donut Hole)

CVUSD Outdoor School information webpage:

NOW AVAILABLE: School Choice Application and Interdistrict Transfer “Interest Form” for the 2022-2023 School Year (See the District Information section below.)

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Online Code: RDMS+Student ID (For Example: RDMS123456)

For additional questions, you may contact or (805) 529-1635.

Child Nutrition: OPEN for Breakfast at Redwood:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:45-8:45 am,

Tuesdays 8:15-9:15 am

Thanks to the Boys and Girls Club for sponsoring our messaging system.

>>> Community Activities and Events:

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Thousand Oaks Teen Center heading to Mountain High Resort

The Thousand Oaks Teen Center will be heading to Mountain High Resort for snowboarding trips on both Friday, January 14th 2022 and Friday February 18th 2022. These all-day trips (6:00am-7:30pm) are on CVUSD school holidays. Cost for each trip will be $125 - Transportation and lift ticket included. These trips are for ages 12-17. All rental equipment should be reserved in advance. Proof of family medical insurance is required. Go to to register, or call (805) 494-5156 after 2pm to speak with a Teen Center staff member.

>>> District Information:

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CVUSD Online Tutoring Program for 2021-22

We are ready to launch the Online Tutoring Program for the 2021-22 school year!

This year we have secured over forty (40) volunteer tutors from our high schools who are ready to assist our students with academic support. Additionally, we have confirmed approximately ten (10) volunteer tutors from CLU who have agreed to partner with CVUSD this year.

Linked below is the webpage that identifies our volunteers, complete with bios and headshots. Also located on the webpage are booking links that will take you to our booking page (with filters) so that families can book specific days/times/tutors to meet their needs.

In order to access the webpage you’ll need to use the Username and Password below:

Username: CVUSD

Password: CVUSDForward

NOW AVAILABLE: School Choice Application and Interdistrict Transfer “Interest Form” for the 2022-2023 School Year

  • In the CVUSD, we have a right fit for every student. For families who would like to enroll their student in a CVUSD school other than their assigned neighborhood school, this may be completed via the School Choice Application process.
  • As of Monday, November 1, 2021 at 8am, the School Choice Application and the Interdistrict Transfer “Interest Form,” for the 2022-2023 school year are available for families to complete online HERE. School Choice Applications must be submitted by Monday, January 31, 2022 at 5pm in order to be considered “on time” and to be included in the lottery process. Read more about the School Choice Application and Interdistrict Transfer process here.
  • School tours and upcoming virtual information nights are available - view the schedule of dates here! Dates will continue to be added as they are confirmed.

Ventura County Indian Education Consortium

Educational support is available to Pre K – 12th grade students with Native American or Alaskan Indian Heritage. A Title VI federal grant provides Indian Education at our school site. Regular school site visits with an Indian Education teacher increase knowledge of cultural identity and awareness, while increasing academic achievement. At the High School level, students continue their cultural studies and receive college and career counseling as well. Research shows that students rooted well in their own cultural identity are better equipped to face challenges and be successful in school.

To sign up, ask the school office for an application or visit the Indian Education Program on the web at for the enrollment form. For more information, call the office of Ventura County Indian Education Consortium at 805-641-5000, Ext. 1193.

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