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6:15p Camp Meeting Q&A-CAMP IS OCTOBER 15TH – 18TH
Camp Meeting Q&A-CAMP IS OCTOBER 15TH – 18TH

Date:
Tuesday, September 25
Time:
6:15p - 7:00p
Where:
RSAR Room 106

Bring completed text to display forms, payment, and, medications to meeting. Attendance not required. We will leave for camp on the 15th at 2pm, Monday will be a normal school day. We'll return to RSAR on the 18th at 1:30pm- please pick your student up at that time. Camp packet has detailed info and permission slips, sent home with students & emailed Friday, Sep 14th. Forms & payment due on 9/28.

7:00p Curriculum Night @ 7pm
Curriculum Night @ 7pm

Date:
Tuesday, September 25
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
RSAR

Curriculum Night @ 7pm
2:10p Spanish Language Club
Spanish Language Club

Date:
Thursday, September 27
Time:
2:10p - 3:10p

Full Year Tuition: $585 (including material fee)
7:30a Camp Forms & Payment Due
Camp Forms & Payment Due

Date:
Friday, September 28
Time:
7:30a - 2:20p

2:00p Thriller Rehearsal
Thriller Rehearsal

Date:
Friday, September 28
Time:
2:00p - 3:00p

run through the dance a few times and start talking
about costume and make-up

2:10p French Language Club
French Language Club

Date:
Friday, September 28
Time:
2:10p - 3:10p

Full Year Tuition: $575 (including material fee)
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6:30p RSPTSA General Membership Meeting
RSPTSA General Membership Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, October 2
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p
Where:
Mrs. Daman's Room

Come join us for the first RSPTSA General Membership Meeting of the year. We will have pumpkin spice donuts, spiced apple cider, and hot chocolate, and there will be some games available for the students, so bring them along!
7:00p Panama Trip Parent Meeting Info Night`
Panama Trip Parent Meeting Info Night`

Date:
Wednesday, October 3
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Eastlake HS - Mr. Wessel's Room - C117

Summer 2019 2 science teachers from Eastlake & the company Education First will be hosting a science-focused 8-day trip to Panama! Participants work side-by-side w/ scientists in the jungle, explore the mangrove ecosystem, & tour the Panama Canal. There'll be a parent meeting on Oct 3rd at EHS in Mr. Wessels’ room, C117 @t 7:00pm. Come hear about the trip & get additional info there, or visit www.eftours.com/2104694MT for more info or to sign up! You can reach Mr. Wessels at jwessels@lwsd.org.
2:10p Spanish Language Club
Spanish Language Club

Date:
Thursday, October 4
Time:
2:10p - 3:10p

Full Year Tuition: $585 (including material fee)
7:30a All School Field Trip
All School Field Trip

Date:
Friday, October 5
Time:
7:30a - 2:20p

2:00p Thriller Rehearsal
Thriller Rehearsal

Date:
Friday, October 5
Time:
2:00p - 3:00p

practice

2:10p French Language Club
French Language Club

Date:
Friday, October 5
Time:
2:10p - 3:10p

Full Year Tuition: $575 (including material fee)
11:00a Thriller Rehearsal
Thriller Rehearsal

Date:
Saturday, October 6
Time:
11:00a - 2:00p

practice and strategize about costume and make-up
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Welcome to RSAR PTSA website!

To gain full access to restricted areas of the RSAR PTSA website, please select First Day Packet from the tabs on the left-side of this website.

Our webmaster will check your credentials (must be a parent or guardian of a current 2018-19 Renaissance student) and at least one paid member of PTSA to access all areas of the website, including passwords for our SmugMug account, which houses all of our photos, and our Online Directory.

PTSA Membership can be purchased during Back-to-Business Days and by using this PTSA Contribution and Membership Form for 2018. (coming soon)  If you were a PTSA member last year, please remember to sign-up again this year!  And thank you for supporting our students and our school!

Read additional information about being a Renaissance PTSA Member.

 


Join the RSAR PTSA - It's what makes Renaissance run

Whether you are a lifetime advocate or new to RSAR PTSA, we invite you to join us.  

We welcome new ideas and value enthusiasm from members and volunteers!


RSAR School Hours for 2018-19

School hours for next year were released on March 9, 2018 in an email to most middle schools.  You can read the latest and updated information from Lake Washington School District at 2018-19 School hours for Renaissance listed by LWSD

2018-19 Middle School Schedules

School
Name

Monday, Tuesday,
Thursday & Friday

 

Wednesday

                                                  School Start Time

School End Time

 

School Start Time

School End Time

Renaissance

7:30

2:00

 

7:30

12:30

Confirmed by Mrs. Daman, Renaissance school times will remain the same as this year.  Eastlake High School will be getting out 20 minutes later, at 2:20pm MTThF and 12:50pm on Wednesdays.  This might alleviate some parking lot congestion when picking up RSAR students.  Eastlake start time will remain the same and will begin classes at 7:30am.


How to get my Food Handler's Permit?
Some of our volunteer opportunities require a person with a Food Handler's Permit.  If you are planning to help assist with serving food any this year's BBQ or any PTSA event, it is a great safety training to have. Can I get my food worker card online? Yes, all local health departments offer the food worker training, test, and card online. The only authorized online training program is www.foodworkercard.wa.gov . Other websites that appear to offer a similar card online are not valid in Washington. What does a card cost? A food worker card cost $10. Once you have a ... read full article

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PTSA Programs and Curriculum Enrichment Update

One of the most important things we fund with the money raised through our PTSA Family Contribution is Curriculum Enrichment. Curriculum Enrichment is bringing outside organizations into Renaissance or taking our students out into our community to enrich and enhance their education.  Three great examples of Curriculum Enrichment are the following:

Outdoor Education/NatureBridge 2016
Our wonderful Camp Chaperones and PTSA Members

The days at camp this past September were filled with classes, skits, art and leadership activities; it was an electronics-free camp experience.  Being in the rain forest means it could have rained or be misty, but it absolutely fabulously sunny and warm!  When your students returned at the end of the week they were tired from this amazing education! Above: Our PTSA Members and chaperones for Outdoor Ed/Camp.

Writers in Residence Program (WIR)

This has been an on-going enhancement since last October 2016.  A poet has been working with students for 8 weeks, helping students enhance their writing and poetry skills.

Guest Artists

Over several weeks, Renaissance students have had a guest artist come into the classroom work with and teach the students mosaics. 

We are excited on what is being planned for the 2018-19 school year! 


Submit your 2017-18 PTSA Membership Form
Each year your PTSA Membership must be renewed to support all of the incredible programs we offer at Renaissance! Guest instructors, Art Supplies, Beginning/End of Year BBQ,  Reflections, Ski Bus, Yearbook, Staff Appreciation, After School Activities, 8th Grade Commencement, All School Project, School Directory and more! 
 
Over the past 4 years Renaissance has had 100% Membership!
 
New to RSAR or returning?
If you are new to RSAR or were a PTSA Member last year, please renew your membership for 2018-19 by printing the Membership form located under Forms & Documents on this website, write a check to RSAR PTSA and BRING IT Back to Business Day.  Attend all 3 of the PTSA Membership Meetings to find out what is going on at the school!
You can also submit it to our PTSA mailbox located in the RSAR office or hand it to any one of our PTSA Board of Directors.
 

Become a PTSA member and receive member benefits like our School Directory and voting for programs at our school this year!  Attend the 3 Membership Meetings.


What does the PTSA do for you?
Are you looking forward to your hard copy of the Student Directory?  And the Online Directory? 

Are you planning to attend Back-to-Business Days?

Are you enjoying the communications through our New PTSA website and Facebook page (RSAR Families)?

Will your student participate in this year's Reflections Art Contest?

Will you bid on an auction basket at the LWSDistrict offices this holiday?

Do you have a student that may take an after-school activity such as a Foreign Language or Ski Bus?

Will you do any chaperoning for field trips or any volunteering?  (Thank you, if you already have!)

Are you excited for the upcoming Dance Performance, Spring Play and Talent Shows?

And for all of you parents of 8th graders --> this will be your last spring at Renaissance!  Are you looking forward to 8th Grade Legacy Project, Promotion and Class Party/Trip?  Don't forget: your student's Yearbook!

When you give your RSAR PTSA Parent Contribution you are contributing to fund over 30 academic enrichment programs, like the ones in the Enrichment Update article plus all of the additional programs PTSA runs (noted above) and more!

Your donation is the only annual fundraiser that RSAR PTSA will ask you participate in. It is tax deductible.
Plus, if your employer has a matching program RSAR PTSA is eligible to receive additional funds to match your cash donations and/or volunteer hours.  Contact the RSAR PTSA Treasurer for more information about contributions, donations or corporation matching.  Or if you would like to volunteer for any of our Programs, contact our Volunteer Coordinator.


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