Robert Gray Middle School

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of young adolescents.

5505 SW 23rd Portland, OR 97239Ph (503) 916-5676Fx (503) 916-2629

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  • Student Success Act: Your Voice Is Needed NOW

     As Oregon makes huge investments in school with the Student Success Act, it is imperative that our voice is heard. Because RGMS is a higher-income school, we receive no equity funding, no intervention resources, and have huge class sizes. We also receive very little TAG funding even though our student body is 32% TAG. Please make your voice be heard by filling out the district survey NOW. See the Read More link below. Thank you.
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  • PTA General Meeting

    Join us for the fall general meeting!
    Wednesday, October 16, RGMS Library
    6-7:00 Parent Meeting to discuss our Racial Equity & Social Justice Action Plan
    7-8:30  Agenda:
    • Vote on the incoming board and budget
    • Unveil the new emergency cache and talk about post-catastrophe preparedness
    See you there! 
  • TAG Information Meeting

    Our annual TAG Parent Information Night will be held on Wednesday, October 16, from 5:00-6:00 PM, here at Robert Gray MS. Please attend if you are interested. The TAG nomination form for new identification is here. Nomination forms are due completely filled out by November 26th. The slideshow we will present is is here.

    TAG Nomination
    • Once your child is identified as TAG in PPS, that identification always remains.
    • If your child scored in the 95th percentile or above on last year’s Smarter Balanced math or reading test, TAG identification will be automatic and begin the next school year, but you MUST fill out and submit the nomination form by November 26. There is a score converter on the RGMS TAG webpage. The PPS TAG Department will send out notice to families that have eligible students.
    • Students new to PPS may be considered for identification through alternate tests from last year. Those can be submitted with the TAG nomination form.
    • Students that are nominated for Intellectual Giftedness will take a standardized test later in the year.
    • TAG identification is made in the mid-winter for the following year.
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  • Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) Needs Help

    Do you love reading? Want to help with a program that promotes reading and teamwork? RGMS is looking for help with this year’s Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) program. You would work with Teacher -Librarian Julie McMillan to organize meetings, coach kids, and run battles to determine which team will represent RGMS in our region. We understand busy schedules and hope to build a team of adults who can support our kids in this fun academic competition. Please be in touch soon as we’d like to kick things off by October 24th. jmcmillan@pps.net
  • Run for Gray Pledges Due


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    Run for Gray was awesome! Please send in those pledges so we can make this event one huge success. Last turn-in dates for prizes: 
    * Tuesday, October 15
    * Thursday, October 17 
    Donate online here
     Nike employees can match 2X: if $100 is donated = $300  https://nike.benevity.org/campaigns/6961
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  • Angst: The Movie

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    Join us for a showing of Angst at 7:00 PM in the Wilson High School Auditorium on Tuesday, October 15. Admission is $5. Anxiety is treatable! It’s OK to say. Check out their website here for more information. Tickets are available for purchase here.
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  • Yearbook Orders

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    Order yearbooks here. They can only be purchased online. For ordering purposes, we will be setting a deadline this year. Do it now!
    Check if you already ordered a yearbook here
    Yearbooks will be distributed on the morning of the last day of school following locker clean out. 
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