Russell Middle School

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  • OrORDER YEARBOOK der your Yearbook TODAY!

    Masks. Elections. Virtual classes. This school year will be talked about forever. The yearbook is truly the most important keepsake from this remarkable time. Our yearbook program is working hard to put together a historic book that will be looked back upon to remember one of the most unpredictable school years of all time. YEARBOOK is ALMOST SOLD OUT.  Order while supplies last. You will reveive a string backpack when you pre-order! ORDER YOUR BOOK HERE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.     Only $35-Choose J-Pay™ to easily and affordably spread the cost of your purchase over three payments. No interest. No fees. No stress.

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    We are selling space in the yearbook for you to celebrate your 8th grade students. You can submit everything you need for the ad when you order the yearbook online (Photo and Quotes).


    1/8 Page $25
    1/4 Page $35
    1/2 Page $65

    As this year has been a little different, the yearbook will look a little different too. WE NEED YOUR PHOTOS! Send any photos you are able to submit to RUSSELLMSYEARBOOK@GMAIL.COM ALL PHOTO SUBMISSIONS MUST BE IN BY MARCH 1ST.

    The #1 thing we need is SMILES not wearing masks. We would love submissions of: Students with their PETS, Students with their SIBLINGS, Students playing SPORTS, Students playing INSTRUMENTS, Students working on their HOBBIES, Students enjoying NATURE, and GOOFY PHOTOS WITH FRIENDS! We will accept pretty much any submission, and our yearbook staff will give you credit for your photos that will tell the story of all of our experiences "In the Bubble".

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  • Basketball

    Girls’ Basketball Season will be March 9th - April 10th.  All interested girls please sign up in the cafeteria or contact Coach Mac or Coach Malmquist.  Current Physical/ Participation Form and Blue Card must be on file in front office to tryout. Athletics Physical and Participation Form

    Boys' Basketball Season will be March 8th - April 10th.  All interested boys, please sign up in the cafeteria or contact Coach Maring.  Current Physical/ Participation Form and Blue Card must be on file in front office to tryout. Athletics Physical and Participation Form

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    Battle of the Books meets in WebEx on Mondays at 3 pm. Contact Mrs. Van Bemden or Ms. Heier to get added to the Schoology group.

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    The Russell LGBTQ+ Club meets every Monday from 3:45-4:30 in Mr. Morse’s WebEx room. All students are welcome. Email for details.

    Drama club will begin Oct 20th. You can go to the groups tab in the blue bar at the top of Schoology (next to courses tab). Once in groups, choose my groups in the upper right, click join group and copy/paste this access code: 2HT3-W75G-88BC4 Mrs. Ulrich will add you to an email list and you can see updates!

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  • Parents:

    Students:  Video: How students can check their grades in Schoology

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    Russell Middle School

    Charles M. Russell School of the Performing Arts dares to empower the whole student to profoundly impact our world.

    Russell Middle School is a dynamic, collaborative community of energized edutcators, engaged students, and supportive partners with a passion for continuous learning.

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    It’s an exciting time in D11 as we look to the future and plan a journey for years to come! You may know D11 has embarked on new Academic and Facilities master plans. Our community has been engaging with us as we ask for their input and feedback on both of these plans. There are still opportunities to give your feedback this semester. Please visit to learn about each of these plans and how they will help shape the future of School District 11.

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    We invite you to be part of a community-wide conversation as School District 11 presents Beyond the Mask: A trust-building and listening tour. The next virtual meeting will be March 4th: Taking the Pulse: Community Thoughts for Moving Forward.

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