Robert Eagle Staff offers many activities to students throughout the year* including before and after school programs and enrichment classes run by the Boys and Girls Club, seasonal sports, a winter ski bus, ASB student government, a lunchtime game table, a top-notch music program, and a variety of changing programming such as dance team, STEM classes, or art. Read the weekly newsletter, The Raven’s Call, to learn about opportunities available to your student as they arise, and see below for contact information for regular programs.
*NOTE: For students participating in after school classes or middle school athletics, sign-up forms for an activity bus are available in the office. Completed forms should be returned to the office. The Transportation Department will notify families of stop info and time.
Boys & Girls Club Programs
The Boys & Girls Club offers a morning program every day of the week that opens at 7:00 a.m. and runs until the beginning of school. Families can pay $100/month or $10/day for the drop-in option. To register, contact Tim at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 206.225-9915.
The Boys & Girls Club offers a drop-in after school program every day of the week to all Boys & Girls Members and runs from after school – 6:00 pm. The cost of a membership is $50 and lasts the whole year. To register for the drop-in program: Go to North Seattle Boys & Girls Club. From the “Programs” link, select “Become a Member.” Then, select “Eagle Staff Teen membership.”
For more information about the Boys & Girls Club offerings, read this handout, Boys and Girls Club Programming at RESMS, or contact Tim Batten-King, Teen Director, email@example.com, 206.225-9915.
Eagle Staff offers a variety of sports options for students throughout the year. Sports forms are required to play and are available in the office, or you can find them on the district Middle School Forms Page. Tryouts for teams take place in the Fall, Winter, and Spring and will be announced in the weekly newsletter, The Raven’s Call. Each sport generally offers a Varsity and a Junior Varsity team. For more information specifically about Ultimate Frisbee, visit: www.Ravensultimate.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Soccer (Girls’)–Tryouts and practices begin in September.
- Ultimate Frisbee (Co-ed)–Tryouts and practices begin in September. There is a 6th grade team and a 7th/8th grade team.
- Basketball (Girls’)–January through March; JV and Varsity teams.
- Basketball (Boys’)–January through March; JV and Varsity teams.
- Track (Co-ed)–Track is a no-cut sport so there are no tryouts. Everyone who wants to join the team is welcome! Twice-weekly practices start in March with 4-5 meets on Saturdays.
- Soccer (Boys’)–Tryouts & practices begin in March. JV & Varsity teams.
- Volleyball (Girls’)
- Ultimate Frisbee (Co-ed)–Tryouts in February; twice-weekly practices generally begin after mid-winter break. There is a 6th grade team and a 7th/8th grade team. The season runs through mid-May with games played on Saturdays (in 2019).
Mohan Skiing & Boarding* offers bus transportation and optional lessons to Snoqualmie Summit for six weeks on Friday nights beginning in January. The bus departs Eagle Staff at 4:00 pm and returns at approximately 11:30 pm. All grades and abilities are welcome! Look for information from the RESMS Ski Bus coordinators in the weekly newsletter, The Raven’s Call, toward the end of November. There will be an information session offered to learn more. Email questions to email@example.com. Follow updates on the Ravens Ski Bus Facebook Group. *The Ski Bus is privately organized and run by Mohan Skiing & Boarding, and is not in any way associated with the PTSA or the Seattle School District.
Associated Student Body (ASB)
The ASB is the RESMS Student Government. All students of all grades are welcome to participate. Types of work the group focuses on include planning spirit weeks, assemblies, and student activities, and school climate and culture. Interested students should contact Ms. Lowe. The 2018-2019 student council had 45 students across all three grades with 6 appointed student officers. They meet every week. ASB works with school clubs, including Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Green Team, Japanese Club, and others.
Lunchtime Game Table
A lunchtime game table is open throughout the year, depending on the number of parent volunteers available to supervise it. Game table supervision is an easy job and a great way to help out in the school and get a glimpse into our students’ daily lives. Click here to sign up if you can help any day between 11:45 am and 1:45 pm. You can decide on a regular weekly or monthly schedule, or just come one time. Make sure you have completed the volunteer application.
FORESMA (Friends of Robert Eagle Staff Musical Arts)
FORESMA is a group of volunteers working to build a music booster club dedicated to music education for all Robert Eagle Staff Middle School students. For more info, visit their website at foresma.org, or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.