Tumalo Community School Accepting Applications for Pre-Kindergarten Afternoon Program

Tumalo Community School is now accepting applications for the school’s afternoon Pre-Kindergarten program this fall.

Tumalo Community School’s afternoon Pre-K program operates from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes begin the week of September 9th and will run throughout the school year.

“Tumalo Community School is proud to continue our Pre-K program this year,” shared Justin Nicklous, Tumalo Community School Principal. “Participation in Pre-K classes offer a wonderful start to a child’s education and introduces them to their school community in a positive way.”

Students must be four years old before September 1, 2019 in order to apply to the program. Tuition is $225 per student monthly. 

Registration closes Friday, August 30th. For questions or more information about Tumalo Community School’s Pre-K program, please contact the school directly at 541-382-2853. Tumalo Community School is currently open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Vern Patrick Elementary Receives $5,000 Grant from Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation

Vern Patrick Elementary School has received at $5,000 grant from the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation to support its community school programming in the 2019-2020 school year.

Vern Patrick Elementary’s community school program offers after school enrichment activities that complement academic programs to support student success. Students are able to participate in extra curricular activities and programs that support core academic goals. In addition, students have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities provided in partnership with community organizations such as Girls on the Run, LaClasse, Girl Scouts, STEAM (science, technology, arts and math) classes, cheer leading with local high schools, Kids in the Kitchen with OSU, and many more. 

The school will use the funds awarded to support the program through a part time community school coordinator who will facilitate all programming and work with community partners, staff, students and parents.

“Vern Patrick Elementary is honored to receive this grant from Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation,” shared Jennifer Hesse, Vern Patrick Elementary Principal. “With this extra funding we were able to continue with programming this year in …

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RELC Kindergarten Registration Event

REDMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT is hosting a Kindergarten Registration Event for all incoming 2019-2020 Kindergartners on Thursday, August 15th – 9:30-6:00, at RELC.

Redmond Early Learning Center (RELC)

2105 W Antler Ave.

541-923-8900

relc.redmondschools.org

facebook.com/redmondELC

This event  will help you and your child become more excited, relaxed and comfortable about coming to school.  Interpreters will be available for our Spanish speaking families. 

Why Attend?

District staff members will be available to assist you in registering your child Take a tour of the school Meet the principal Find out about transportation opportunities Find out about school breakfast and lunch Access community resources Get your questions answered

To register your child for kindergarten, please bring the following documents:

Birth Certificate (to be eligible for Kindergarten, a child must be 5 on, or before, September 1) Immunization Records Proof of address (piece of mail with parents name and current address)

Partner agencies and services that will be present: Family Access Network (FAN), RSD Nutrition Services, Champions – Before and After School Program

EL DISTRITO ESCOLAR DE REDMOND realizará una Ronda de Inscripciones para el …

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Redmond School District Launches Online Student Registration for 2019-20 School Year

Redmond School District has opened online student registration and verification for all students for the 2019-20 school year.

Using ParentVue, the district’s parent portal, parents or guardians can securely register new or verify returning student information in all grade levels. This significantly reduces the traditional paper documentation that was previously completed in person then hand delivered to schools.

“The online registration process is fast and convenient for Redmond School District families,” said Mike McIntosh, superintendent. “It is designed to ensure accuracy of student information while offering a helpful tool to save time during the busy back-to-school season.”

To register new students or verify returning student information, parents can visit the district website at www.redmondschools.org and click the online registration link on the home page. 

Parents of new students will still be required to bring certain documents to their student’s school such as proof of birth, proof of immunization and proof of address. The online registration process will detail which documents are required for new student registration. 

Incoming in-town kindergarten students who have not yet registered may do …

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Liz Goodrich, newly elected board member stands in front of American flag.

Liz Goodrich Sworn Into RSD Board of Directors

Liz Goodrich was sworn into office on the Redmond School District board of directors on Wednesday, July 31 at the district office.Goodrich was elected into office in May and fills the position most recently held by Johnny Corbin. The Redmond School District Board of Directors serve overlapping four-year terms as non-salaried trustees of the school district. 

Goodrich graduated from Bend High School and holds a Bachelor of Arts in english and a secondary teaching certificate from California State University. She has worked for the Deschutes County Public Library for 17 years as an adult programs coordinator. Goodrich and her husband have two sons, Owen and Max, who graduated from Redmond High School and the Redmond Proficiency Academy. 

“I wanted to join the school board to help make a positive impact on our community,” shared Goodrich. “Redmond is lucky to have such dedicated board members guiding the district and I’m looking forward to lending my skills to the team.”

As elected officials, the board is responsible for the scope, depth and quality of education and is the official …

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