Students, parents, co-workers and community members! This is a chance to recognize a great teacher from Trail Ridge Middle School! Nominations for the St. Vrain Valley Educational Foundation’s Encore Award must be submitted by March 15, 2015. The Encore Awards will be presented May 8, 2015 during a “Tribute to Teachers Gala” at the Plaza Conference Center. Please click here for a link to the nomination form. You may submit the form electronically, print the form and mail it or turn it in at the TRMS front office.
As you know, this year all students in Colorado will be taking PARCC testing in place of TCAP. Because PARCC is a computerized test, we can no longer test all students in one week as we did with the TCAP Test. The testing schedule for begins on March 9th and runs through May 14th. I know this sounds like quite a lot, but keep in mind that with the exception of 7th grade, (there is an addition of a social studies test), the number of testing sessions is exactly the same as TCAP. It is our commitment that testing will not take over the school for 4th quarter.
If you missed conferences on Tuesday and Wednesday this week we encourage you to check in with your student’s teachers. Remember, to use Infinite Campus to check grades. Or, simply send them an email or place a phone call. We are here to help!
All 6th and 7th graders will be getting their registration form for the 2015/2016 school year on Monday, March 2 in their language arts classes. They will be due with a parent/guardian signature on Friday, March 6th to the office.
Parent Teacher Conferences are coming up for TRMS. A parent–teacher conference is a time when important people in a student's life can talk about how that student is doing in school. It's a chance for you to ask questions about the class or your child's progress. It is also a time for you and the teacher to work together as a team to discuss ways you both can help your son or daughter. Take a look at this week's Counseling Corner Newsletter for some pointers on how to make your child's Parent Teacher Conference more effective.
The Digital Commons is hosting a Doctor Who themed book fair this week. You must come and check out the tardis made by our lunch event attendees. There are books, pens, erasers, posters, and more available for purchase. Proceeds from the book fair benefit the purchase of books and materials for the Digital Commons. Please support TRMS and the Digital Commons this week, we are open during conferences!