Transition & Tours
---School Daytime Tours—
Sorry, shadow days are not allowed by PPS. A tour can be arranged by contacting secretary Peggy Bruce, email@example.com.
---Bridlemile Students: For Bridlemile students planning to attend RGMS, please petition ASAP.
---RGMS Musicians Perform at Feeder Schools---
Wednesday, April 29, during the school day
---Forecasting Electives & Locker Partners ---
Forms distributed Monday, May 4; due Friday, May 15 or soon thereafter
---Feeder School Students Visit RGMS---
Wednesday, June 3, 10-11:00 AM
---Fall Registration at RGMS---
Wednesday, August 19, 12-7:00 PM
Thursday, August 20, 9 AM-Noon
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Dough for Dollars at Pizzicato Hillsdale
We raised $530.19! Thanks for your support and thanks to Pizzicato!
8th Graders & Wilson High School
8th Grade Family Information Night
Tuesday, March 1
· 6:30-7:30pm: Panel Discussion, Q&A
· 7:30-8:30pm: Content area discussion groups and optional building tours
Beginning at 6:30 a panel of teachers, counselors, and administrators will outline the mission and values of Wilson High School and present details of our core programs, extracurricular opportunities and the supports we have to ensure student success. Following a question and answer period, families will have an opportunity to tour the building or speak further with staff in specific subject areas.
WHS Tour & Forecasting
The 8th graders will be visiting Wilson High School on Friday, March 4. They will be leaving shortly after attendance is taken first period and return before lunch. They will get a walking tour of the building and then conclude in the auditorium to learn about forecasting and freshman schedule options. They will be given a forecasting form at this event to take home to be signed by a guardian. Wilson counselors will be visiting 8th grade students here at RGMS on March 14 to go over freshman forecasting materials and collect the forecasting form. For questions, please contact RGMS counselor Lisa Hyde at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fred Meyer Rewards for Music
Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to the RGMS Music Department at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. Search for us by name or our non-profit number 89230. Then, every time you use your card, RGMS music earns a donation. It doesn't affect your other Fred Meyer Rewards Card benefits and we make money!
How to Get Help
Whom to Call: See this chart to know how to get help directly.
ACADEMICS: There are many ways to help your child keep up with school and homework.
- Week at a Glance: Many teachers post their weekly or monthly calendars on the RGMS website.
- ParentVue & Student Vue: Students' grades are posted on Synergy and can be seen by using ParentVue and StudentVue. Please keep in mind that when using an online grading system, it may take a while for you to see the grades.
- Daily Planner: Each student has a daily planner which has calendar spaces for all assignments. In addition, the Bookmark pages are used to track daily reading at home.
- Binder or Accordion File: Helping students sort and organize their binders or accordion file is invaluable. Please help them recycle papers not needed, locate homework, and organize work to be turned in (then check that it did get turned in.)
- Locker: Feel free to check in at the main office and then go to your child's locker with him or her to look for missing work. If a locker change is needed, contact Mrs. Madison, principal. Changing locker location or partner can help.
- Texting & Timers: Teach your student to set the timer on their phone to remind them to show up for things like test retakes at lunch. Texting them with reminders can help, too.
- Online Textbooks: The science textbooks are online and easy to use at home. See the teachers' webpages for information.
- Contact the Teacher: Emails addresses are located on the RGMS website. Phone contact is through the main office, 503-916-5676. Going directly to the source is often the best route.
SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL: We are here to help young people grow!
- Talk to Your Child: Make time each day to talk to your child about things going well and problems they may experience.
- Learn about Young Adolescence: This fascinating and perplexing stage of life has been researched and there are many excellent publications out there that can help you understand and accept your child's struggles.
- Interact with Peers: Keeping your child busy can help them make friends and mature well. RGMS has an excellent SUN Community School with numerous extended-day activities.
- Exercise: Vigorous physical activity and time spent outside are super helpful for teens.
- Get Counseling: Our school guidance counselor, Ms. Hyde, and our assistant principal, Mr. Jeans, are excellent sources for seeking help at school.