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From Superintendent Dr. Steven Herzog

Parent Math Information Night

On Tuesday evening, October 14 at 6:30 p.m. Del Mar Middle School will host an evening with Math Consultant Dr. Ann Shannon and Superintendent Herzog regarding the transition to Common Core Math Standards.  We have also invited Math curriculum experts from the Tamalpais Union High School District to discuss the transition from middle school to high school math.  All RUSD parents are invited to attend and learn about the new standards, curriculum development, and the Smarter Balanced state assessment program.  



Lace up your sneakers and pump up those bike tires! 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Let's all put our best foot forward and strive for a large turnout of bikers and walkers on October 8th and join millions worldwide!   
  • Walking to school is an opportunity to talk with your child, enjoy nature and create wonderful memories
  • Biking to school is an opportunity to teach your child the rules of the road
If you live too far away to bike or walk to school, please try to participate in a carpool or ride the bus.

Parent volunteers will host a welcome table at each RUSD school on October 8th and greet children as they arrive to school.  Safe Routes to Schools is providing colorful buttons to be given to every child that arrives by foot, bike, scooter, skateboard, carpool or bus.  If you live far away, then drive partway and walk the rest of the way with your child.  Let's all teach our children the lifelong habit of using their feet to go places!

We invite parents and students alike to join us on October 15 at the Rafael Film Center for the benefit showing of "On the Way to School."


This touching and beautifully filmed winner of the 2014 César for Best Documentary follows four students in four corners of the world as they risk their lives each day in their quests for knowledge.  With only their voices as a guide, these inspiring kids illustrate the growing appreciation for education the world over.  This film is 77 minutes in length and appropriate for all ages.  We, in Marin, often take school for granted, and this film serves as a reminder of how lucky we are. 


Kids $10 (17 & under)
Adults $20



100% of ticket sales go to SchoolsRule-Marin, a coalition of Marin County schools foundations supporting every child, in every public school, in every district in Marin, thanks to the generosity of Bank of Marin, one of the original contributors to SchoolsRule-Marin and a longtime supporter of The California Film Institute.

For more information: 415-491-6680 or 



Get Ready Disaster Dinner in the Fire Department Engine Bay!

Thursday October 9th 5-8pm


Bring your own emergency food supplies and have dinner at the fire station

while learning how to prepare for, survive through and recover from disaster!


For more information and to RSVP please call Laurie at 435-7386.



RUSD Book Fair coming soon! Tuesday, October 14th & Wednesday October 15th at Bel Aire.  Open from 1 -7pm, - Family nights are both nights with food and author signings from 5-7pm. Books for all ages.  Hosted by RUSD PTA and Book Passage.  Please volunteer to help! Sign-up to volunteer at the Book Fair at VolunteerSpotRUSD.

PTA Membership Dues
Please pay your annual PTA dues here.
Your contribution helps fund the following for our kids: Field Trips, Assemblies, Student  Lunchtime Enrichment, Performing Arts, Library Assistance, Staff Appreciation, Author's Day, Maker Faire, Book Fair, Teacher and Staff Development, Parent Ed, Field Day....and so much more!

Aren't sure you paid yet?  email Bryn Argov

From the Foundation for Reed Schools

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Last Call to pre-order your 2014-2015 RUSD Directory and Smartphone App. This is the "ultimate" survival guide! The Directory includes phone, cell numbers, addresses and email information for your children's friends, plus teacher emails, class lists, the school calendar and important school & PTA information. Click here to buy online by October 3rd for in-class delivery. After October 3rd, go to any school office or The Foundation office for printed Directory only.  

Calling all Volunteers! The Bay Area's only Men's professional tennis tournament is coming to Tiburon October 4-12. With the help of the California Mentor Foundation, the 2014 First Republic Bank $100,000 Tiburon Challenger will again be contributing to the Foundation for Reed Schools!  Join us in supporting our schools on or off of the court as a volunteer. Kids over the age of 8 are eligible to be ball kids too!  Please click here to sign up on VolunteerSpot:, or contact Kati Seymore at with any questions.

Key Dates

Wed Oct 1
5 - 7 pm RD  Community Creation Night
Fri Oct 3
11:30 - 12:30 DM Picture Make up Day
Wed Oct 8
Walk & Roll to School Day
5:30 - 7:30 pm  BA Maker Fair 2.0
Mon Oct 13 - Wed Oct 15
Bel Aire Book Fair
Thu Oct 16 - Fri Oct 17
Del Mar Pop Up Book Fair
Tue Oct 14
6:30 pm  DM Parent Math Information Night
Wed Oct 15
6:30 - 7:30 pm  DM  Redwood Principal
Mtg for 8th Grade
Mon Oct 20
Staff Development Day (No School)
Tue Oct 21
9 - 10 am  RD Photo Make Ups
6 - 8 pm  Board Meeting

Foundation For Reed Schools
The Foundation for Reed Schools supports Music, Art, Technology, Physical Education, Foreign Language, and Library.