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Future Engineers Workshops May 3rd
A program called Engineers for Tomorrow will be hosting a daylong set of science and engineering workshops for students at .  They  especially  want  to invite black and latino students to participate!  The date of this ev... Continue
Posted by: Mr. Parker
Published: 3/26/14

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Dear Parents:

Milpitas School District’s Food Service Department is excited to provide parents a convenient, easy and secure online prepayment service to deposit money into your child’s school meal ...more

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Apply Online for Free and Reduced-Price Meals

To complete and submit your application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals online just click on the link below. No paper application is needed.

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Welcome to Rancho Milpitas Middle School

Principal: Mrs. Leticia Villa-Gascon                 Assistant Principal: Mr. Sean Anglon

 

Thank You, Rancho Amazon Shoppers!

Thanks you for for continuing to support our Amazon fundraiser. So, far this year, we have raised another $128 because you used our link to buy things at Amazon. Please continue to use the link (we're trying to extend this year around), and tell your family, friends, and co-workers to support us by using our link to shop at Amazon. Remember 4%-6% of your purchase is donated back to the Rancho PTSA.

Thank you!

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Testing, Testing…

Rancho's Common Core Testing (called the SBAC for Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium) will occur from Monday, April 21st through Tuesday, April 29th. Monday. 

April 21st– Thursday, April 24th will be 1:20 pm release while April 25-29th will be 3 pm release. Please note this is a change in our school calendar. 
 
Students will take this assessment on the computer, and must familiarize themselves with the new student interface prior to the actual test. Teachers will soon go over this interface in class. However, you can help by having your Rancho student take a practice test over Spring Break by going to https://sbacpt.tds.airast.org/student/login.aspx?c=SBAC_PT
 
Furthermore, over the span of April 21st - April 29th, ensure your child arrives to school on time each day, goes to bed at a reasonable time and eats a healthy breakfast. If you have any questions regarding this testing, please contact Mr. Anglon

  • If your child is on Team Journey they will need their Chrome Book in working order. 
  • The tentative Testing schedule is located on the final page of the principal's newsletter.

A School to Watch!

Local School Celebrates Re-designation as One of California’s Schools to Watch

Milpitas, Calif. –Students, staff, parents, district leaders, school board members and community members are celebrating the re-designation of Rancho Milpitas Middle School as one of California’s Schools to Watch-Taking Center Stage model middle schools.

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“We are thrilled to have received this recognition,” said Principal Leticia Villa-Gascon. “Our staff and students have worked very hard in an exciting and challenging middle school program to demonstrate strong student achievement. This re-designation is an affirmation of the fine work so many have done in the school, district and larger community.”

Dr. Irvin Howard, President of the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform, noted, “Rancho Milpitas Middle School is a model of what an outstanding middle school can be. School leaders from across the state will now turn to Rancho Milpitas Middle School for guidance on improving their programs to better serve their students.”

Rancho Milpitas Middle School serves seventh to eight grade students in the Milpitas Unified School District. California’s Schools to Watch-Taking Center Stage program uses a competitive, rigorous review process to identify high performing, high impact middle schools so that all middle schools may have models of real-world success. Rancho Milpitas Middle School is one of just of 59 model schools that have been identified statewide since 2003.

The program is provided by the California Middle Grades Alliance, which includes the California League of Middle Schools (CLMS; the lead agency), California Department of Education, and other statewide educational organizations who are partners in the California Middle Grades Alliance. For more information on the program, contact Dr. Irvin Howard, director, at (951) 318-7515 or STWCAL@gmail.com or contact Katie Winchell, director of communications, CLMS, at (800) 326-1880 or editor@clms.net; or visit www.clms.net/stw.

Video Links Problem

Several places in our site have video in them.  If you are not seeing them, it's because you are on our secure site instead of the non secure site.  

Look at the URL of our site at the top of your web browser.  If it begins with HTTPS, that's the problem.  Take off the the S and refresh the page to see our videos.  If you log in to something on the site, the HTTPS will return.  

For more on the difference between HTTP and HTTPS, visit this link: Snopes.com

Parent Registration on School Loop

School Loop registration is now available. Parents, please follow these directions to register:

1) Click on the blue "Register Now" button in the top left corner of this page.

3) Complete the Parent Registration form. To complete this form, you will need your student’s ID number.

4) Once you have registered, your account must be approved for access to grades. The approval process may take up to 48 hours.

5) Once you have been approved you will have access to the grades that teachers have published.

6) For questions or assistance, please call the school office at 408-635-2656.

Click here for a pdf version of the School Loop registration directions.

Spark Shirts

The Spark Shirt is meant to recognize members of the Rancho community who have "shared their spark" in order to make an impact on our campus or the greater community. When someone shares their individual talents and goodness with others, they ignite a chain reaction of goodwill and acceptance.
To be nominated for a Spark Shirt an individual must have demonstrated behaviors that have a strong, positive impact beyond the moment—an action or attitude that has impacted others and challenged them to work harder, think differently, etc.

Click here for a Spark Shirt Nomination Form.

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Future Engineers Workshops May 3rd
A program called Engineers for Tomorrow will be hosting a daylong set of science and engineering workshops for students at .  They  especially  want  to invite black and latino students to participate!  The date of this ev... Continue
Posted by: Mr. Parker
Published: 3/26/14

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