Promise of Oregon

Redmond School District was recently selected by the Oregon School Board Association to be featured in the “Promise of Oregon,” campaign.

Jeff Hair, a senior at Redmond High School shares…

“I am the Promise of Oregon because I want to become someone that anyone can come to for help. I am trying to put myself out there so people know they can come to me if they wish. One of my main focuses is to help people see the optimistic point of view.”

The campaign launches soon and we can’t wait to share Redmond School District’s Promise of Oregon students!

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Redmond School District Launches Mobile Technology to Improve School Bus Service

Redmond School District has announced that parents and guardians will have the ability to securely track the arrival of their student’s bus using Here Comes the Bus, a new mobile application, starting this school year. With Here Comes the Bus parents will know when their child’s bus is arriving, allowing families to perfectly time their student’s arrival to their bus stop. 

Here Comes The Bus provides a secure and convenient school bus experience by delivering real-time tracking of bus location by email and push notification alerts to help students and parents arrive at the school bus right on time. Parents must agree to securely verify their student’s information in order to use the mobile application. Once verified, parents can use the app to determine the location of their student’s bus once it is within a one mile radius of their designated bus stop. 

Parents can visit the Apple App store or Google Play to download the app. If you have issues with this app please contact customer service through the customer support website. To learn more about …

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ParentView Update

ParentVUE and StudentVUE for Redmond School District have a new web address as of August 2019.

What you need to know:

The web addresses and have been forwarded to the new web address. You can login with the same credentials. If you bookmarked or saved the direct web address, please update your bookmark to:  If you and your family use the Synergy mobile apps—ParentVUE, StudentVUE—you will need to delete and reinstall the app OR change the web address (URL) in the app: On the login screen (purple for PVUE and green for SVUE), click the gear icon in the lower left corner.  Click the “Add another district URL” button. Enter 97756 in the “Zip Code” box. Redmond School District (with the updated web address listed above) should be the first result. Click on that line. Click “Yes” to the message asking if you want to save that as your district. Login using the same credentials as before.

If you have any questions or issues, please contact the Synergy help desk at

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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.


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 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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Lance McMurphy Selected as Redmond School District Nutrition Services Director

Redmond School District has announced the selection of Lance McMurphy for the role of Nutrition Services Director.

McMurphy joins Redmond School District with more than 21 years of experience in food service management. He has been serving as the general manager of food service and nutrition with Sodexo for Steilacoom Historical School District for the past four years. At Steilacoom McMurphy was responsible for the nutrition services program that supported 3,300 students in three distinct municipalities in Western Washington’s South Puget Sound area.

“I have a vision that the school kitchens and cafeterias can be much more than just a place to get an affordable, nutritious meal to fuel students’ success throughout the school day,” shared McMurphy.  “I hope to collaborate with the administration and current Nutrition staff at each school site to see what we can do to more fully integrate these spaces as educational resources to promote safety, life skills, business acumen, and most importantly, wellness.”

McMurphy will be tasked with leading the district’s Nutrition Services Department of approximately 35 team members. He will begin August 5, …

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Redmond High School Selects Seth Womack to Lead Panther Football

Redmond High School has selected Seth Womack of Eagle Point, Ore., as the new head football coach. Womack has been hired to replace former head coach, Brent Wasche, and will lead the Panthers forward into 2019 and beyond. 

Womack brings 15 years of experience coaching both collegiate and high school football to Redmond High School. During the past six years he served as head coach and district athletic director for Eagle Point High School. 

“Seth brings successful head coaching experience, a deep heart for student athletes, a strong knowledge base and unmatched enthusiasm for the task ahead,” said Redmond School District Athletic Director, Kevin Bryant. “Seth wowed the committee during the interview process and I know he will do the same with athletes, parents and coaches in the Redmond Panther football program.” 

Womack will also serve as the new dean of student success at Redmond High School, replacing former head baseball coach Doug Taylor who is now serving as assistant principal at Redmond High School.

“I am thrilled to lead the Redmond Panther football program,” said Womack. “It is …

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