This list of resources is designed to help parents access various pieces of information to help stay informed, learn about various programs offered at Gordon Russell Middle School, and become involved in volunteer activities if interested. This page will be updated on a regular basis to keep information as current as possible as well as provide parents with the necessary resources to assist their students at home when needed. If there is specific information that you would like to see on this page, please email Bruce Schmidt at email@example.com.
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Checking Grades and Assignments using Parent Assist
Parent Assist will enable you to look at your student's current grades as well as look at assignment scores in detail. You can also access demographic information as well as grade information for all kids you may have in the district enrolled in other schools (i.e. Sam Barlow High School, Powell Valley Elementary, etc.). This is also a great way to track student work and to help foster conversations about your child's grades and classroom performance.
Select the link below and use your Username and Password to access your grades. NOTE: You will need to get a password from the counseling secretary if you don't currently have one during regular business hours.
Gresham Barlow Parent Rights and Responsibilities Handbook
The Student and Parent Rights and Responsibilities handbook serves as our District's Code of Conduct for students. Each family is given this booklet at the start of the school year and specific aspects of this information is discussed with students at various times throughout the year. Please be sure to review this as well as discussing these expectations with your student(s). Select the following link below to download this information:Parent Rights and Responsibilities Handbook.
School Lunch Information
The Gresham Barlow School District contracts with SODEXO for food services and our breakfast and lunch program. Because we believe in healthy choices for students, SODEXO has worked with our District Wellness Committee, as well as adjusting menu options to comply with all Federal Policy, in order to provide your students with quality meals. The links below will enable you to review our menu as well as accessing your student's lunch account to deposit money for their use.
Gordon Russell Middle School communicates with parents and community members in a variety of ways. To download any of these publications, select the following links: Daily Announcements, the Tuesday Take Home, or the Thunderbird Newsletter. To access these in the future, you can use the Sidebar Menu and select them directly through the News and Information Tab.
Parent and Volunteer Information
Gordon Russell has a very active group that meets the second Wednesday of every month. Our Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) works to fundraise for various school activities that include providing small grants to teachers and teams to benefit all students within the school. For more information about PAC and Volunteering at Gordon Russell you can simply select the PAC and DAC tab in the Sidebar Menu, or select the following link: PAC and Volunteering.
In addition to the PAC, Site Council is another way for parents to get involved at Gordon Russell. The Site Council is composed of teachers, classified staff, parents, and administrators with the purpose of guiding the School Improvement Process. This year, Site Council is working to coordinate a variety of Community Service Projects to build a true school community. The Site Council generally meets on the third Wednesday of every month. For more information, please select the following link: Site Council.
School Closure Information
As you all know, living in East County can present some challenging situations during the winter months. To access all school closure information, snow routes for buses, and register for Flash Alert please select the links given below or access the School Closures tab in the Sidebar Menu.
District and school Report Cards
The report cards are provided by the Oregon Department of Education. These report cards provide information to educators, parents, and community members about district and school success in meeting goals.