Parent Bulletin - May 1, 2015

Parent Events Calendar

Click here to see the calendar of events.

PARRC Testing

Please click here to view the testing schedule. We thank you for your support.

Students should remember to:

  • Get plenty of rest the night before taking a test

  • Arrive to class on time

  • Avoid missing school during the testing window

  • Follow their normal daily schedule Bring a book with them to read

  • Always do their best!

  • Electronic devices (cell phones, iPads) will not be allowed in testing rooms.

Click here to see a message from Mr. Cloke.


iPad Collection

TRMS will be collecting iPads by grade level starting on May 11th. We are suggesting that all student update the operating system to 8.3 and back up their device as we will be wiping each iPad this year. Please click here to find out more information about backing up your device. We will NOT be walking students through this process, but if you have questions a DC staff member can help prior to the collection date.
Students will be expected to return their iPad, case w/stand, box charger, lightning cable. We will walk students through a reverse distribution to erase the iPad and assess any fees. Please make sure you locate all accessory items before the collection date. Also, if there are any issues with the iPad, please see a DC staff member prior to collection date to possibly avoid charges in Infinite Campus.
Current 6th + 7th grade students will receive a packet on the day of collection including new insurance information, updated student/parent expectations, and an LTP agreement. We are asking that the LTP agreement be signed and returned to math teachers the next day. We will distribute iPads in school next year based on the LTP agreement being returned.

Click here to read more about the TRMS iPad collection.


Washington D.C. Meeting

There will be one more final meeting for the Washington DC trip on Thursday, May 21st at 6:00 pm for all parents and student travelers.  We will sign an important waiver and confirm airport arrival and luggage information arrangements.

Ms. Garcia will meet all student travelers at DIA at the Southwest Airline ticket counter at 4:00 am, Tuesday, May 26th, 2015. Please contact Ms. Garcia  at for any updates or further questions.



Our 2015 STEM Summer Academy course descriptions have been released. We have some very exciting courses available and each course has a student takeaway. TRMS students receive a prorated registration rate of $50 per course! Registration is open for Trail Ridge students only. Registration is open to all SVVSD students. Registration and payment will be taken directly online (we suggest using Firefox as a browser when registering).


The Fun Run is Coming

The Fun Run will take place on Thursday, May 21, 2015. All TRMS students received a permission slip for participation and shirt size. Remember, participation in the Fun Run is open to families. We are also looking for volunteers. Click here to see more information.


PTO Meeting

Our last meeting of the year is Tuesday, May 5. Join us in the digital commons at 6:30 pm. We need current 6th and 7th grade parents to launch the next school year and make it our best year yet. Without you, who?


PTO Fundraiser

Thanks to the parents who sent in Milk Caps and sponsors of the Fun Run t-shirt! You are making a difference in your student’s school life. Watch your email for an announcement about a quick Spring Box Top and Labels for Education Drive. Time to unload everything you have clipped and help your student’s classroom win a much deserved ice cream break!


Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4-8 is Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week. Sign up to make Wednesday, May 6th breakfast for staff fantastic. Encourage your student to submit their words for their teachers to show their appreciation, click here to submit your responses.


Second Annual Telementor Presentation Night

Please consider joining us for the second annual STEM Telementor presentation night on Tuesday, May 5th from 6:00-7:30. Ms. Mills’ and Ms. Steele’s honors science classes have been working with the Telementor all year long. They have created presentations that will blow you away!


End of Year Adult Volunteer Opportunities


Robotics Club

There is a Robotics club meeting on Tuesday, May 5th from 3:00-3:30pm. Please click here to find out more or see Ms. Hoehn.


Blogs of the Week

Technology Tip of the Week - TRMS iPad Collection Information

Technology Tip of the Week - How to Backup Your iPad
STEM Summer Academy - Registration is open for SVVSD students (please use Firefox when registering)

Counselor's Corner - Self Esteem:  Helping your student build a strong self esteem.

Summer Wrestling Camp - Mr. Steele, June 22-26th



Upcoming Community/District Events

Yearbook Distribution, May 8th

Destroying Shakespeare, May 8th

Arts Alive Week, May 8-14th

8th Grade Continuation, May 20th at 6:00pm

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