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in the Dubuque Community School District. Among the three numbers
are two directly related to the safety of our students. The School
Lunch number (elementary lunch menu only). Key these numbers into
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Develop respectful, responsible learners
through a rigorous curriculum
in a caring, diverse community
schedule your child's conference!
be held March 12 & 13. Schedule early! Preferred times go fast!
12 ERMS students
competed in the Math Counts competition on Feb. 15. They
spent almost 90 minutes working out math problems. Tessa
K. finished 1st & Joyce S. finished 4th out of almost 80 middle
school students from area schools! The team of Tessa K., Joyce S.,
Marcy A., and Casey N., finished 2nd to Washington Middle School.
They will be competing at the state competition
on March 21 in Des Moines! Way to go, Raptors!
6th grade Basketball Schedules Hot off the Presses! Click
Track Schedule Hot off the Presses! Click
7-1 & 7-2
Language Arts Newscasts!
grade language arts students in Houses 7-1 & 7-2 work with their
teachers Mr. Konrardy, Mrs. Stackis, & Mrs. Stanner to create
current events newscasts! They wrote the script, developed the stories,
found videos, and taped it in our very own television studio! Using
real life skills and applying it to their language art lessons! 21st
Century Skills at it's finest!
will be AMAZED at the talent that is in our Jazz Band! Sit back, relax,
and enjoy the sounds of EXCELLENCE!
you spell C-H-A-M-P-I-O-N-S?
to the following students who placed in the top 7 in the School Spelling
Bee! Carter S. (School Champion), Kara M., Brian D., Grant D., Rahul
M, Sharik K. and alternate Bryan K. They will now move on to the Sectional
Spelling Bee in January at Clarke University!
VERY important message!
is proud to announce that you can now access our daily RTV News Announcements
right here! You will be able to see the whole student production of
our daily shows, to keep you informed about EVERYTHING ERMS! Click here or
on the RTV icon!
you are have not "liked" the ERMS Facebook Page yet, then
you are missing out on lots of daily photos like this one! Here, two
6th graders get into the spirit of Miracle Week and particpate in
80s Day! Click LIKE on the ERMS
Facebook page to get daily updates!
school GeoBee will take place on December 17 at 1:00 pm in the auditorium.
The top ten students from the qualification test will compete against
each other on this date.Who will be our GeoBee Champion??!! Come
watch and see! Contact Mrs.
Watson for further details!
Visits ERMS 8th Graders!
member of the Iowa House of Representatives visited our 8th graders!
Times Town Skits
Ripperger's 7th grade history students collaborated and created educational
skits on life in the Medieval Times. Each group had a different catergory
to develop a lesson on.
on the photos to see just 2 of the over 30 skits! Or
click here to pick the ones you want to see!
is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Photo by Maddy
Wagner, Hempstead Yearbook Staff
Cancer has hit the ERMS Family very closely. Our beloved, Mrs. Hilby
(House 8-2, SS teacher) was diagnosed with breast cancer last March.
She has been a inspiration to both students and staff through her
courageous battle. She was the guest speaker at the Dbq Senior &
Hempstead Volleyball Pink Out game. Click on the video to hear about
her fight against this disease.
Mrs. Molony &
some 8th graders gather around Eleanor Roosevelt to celebrate her
birthday! Students reflected on the life of our school's namesake.
Mrs. Roosevelt even had a birthday hat!
out our AMAZING Marching Band! Under the direction of Mr. Norman,
they impressed the crowd in the Labor Day Parade!
Volleyball Raptors are looking strong and fierce! Click here to see the photos
from the season!
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Look how tough our Football Raptors are! Click here!
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STATE TREE WOODLAND WALK
Putting down roots for the future. Environmentally minded
ERMS students had the opportunity to take part in a a service project
last week where they assisted with planting
80 trees at the Mines of Spain.
8-1 travels back in time to meet the Founding Fathers! What??!!! Click
Day Assembly! Awards, Pep Talks & Garbage Talk! Click
out our brand new Raptors and their first day of 6th grade!
will make your day! We have launched our Group Page on Facebook!
Other DCSD schools have done this and have found it extremely helpful
in parent communication! Principal Lass thought this would be a
great way to provide up to the minute information! Click on the
logo, log into your Facebook account, and join the fun! Our updates
will appear in your Facebook News Feed!