Daily Bulletin and Up to Date Information


Student Recognition Party: The Student Recognition Party will be Thursday, November 14 in the afternoon. Students will receive their certificate on Wednesday from the teacher that has recognized them. Students will use this certificate to get into the Recognition Party. Period 4 – 8th grade, Period 5, 7th grade, and Period 6 – 6th grade. Thank you.

Let’s Grow A Library! Cooley’s annual library book fundraiser! Starts: Monday November 11th. Please consider helping our Cooley Library add new, current, up to date books to our library.  This link will take you to Cooley’s page on Bound to Stay Bound’s site. You will have the option to select a pre-chosen book on our wishlist or you can make a donation toward the purchase of new books. Thank you for helping us support our Cooley kids! https://www.btsb.com/sosl/robertcooleymiddleschool4/

Fall Rally- November 18- November 22nd is Spirit Week leading up to our 1st rally of the year on Friday, November 22nd.  We will be celebrating and recognizing all of the accomplishments from Trimester 1: fall sports, dance and cheer, Wonka musical cast, trimester 1 class spirit winners and spirit wear raffle winners.  The grade with the most spirit at the rally will earn their spot in history on our CMS Spirit Bucket, bragging rights, and 5 minutes early to lunch the week we get back from Thanksgiving.

Spirit Days:  November 18- November 22nd is Spirit Week:  Monday-Disney Day, Tuesday-Twin Day, Wednesday- Tacky Tourist, Thursday-Meme/Tik Tok Day, Friday- All Out Class Colors.  6th period class with the most participation for the week will earn a class party.

Lost and Found: Please check Lost and Found for any items that you are missing as we will be donating all leftover items right before Thanksgiving Break. Thank you.

Cobra Well Update: Students visiting the Cobra Well will now need a pass or ticket from their teacher. Breaks from class are limited to a max of 15min unless Well staff are told otherwise. Also, the Well will be closed Friday 11/15.

Reminder about food: Please remember – Breakfast is to be eaten in the Multi only. Lunch is to be eaten in the Quad and Multi. There should be NO food on the blacktop. Thank you from Miss Ruby.

Calling on spellers!  The 7th and 8th grade spelling bee will be held during lunch in room 73 Wednesday, November 13.  This will be given the first 10 minutes of lunch, so you will have time to eat. 

Missing an Hydroflask? Please check the office – we have a lot of lost ones. We will throw them away after 11/15. Thanks.

Yearbook needs your photos. We are giving you a chance to take pictures for the yearbook. Just take a picture you like and upload it to HJeshare.com password Cooley and the yearbook staff will consider using the photos. There are also posters with the site around campus. Parents you can submit pictures from the various activities your kids are in around campus.

MORNING REMINDER: Please remember that students are not to arrive to school prior to 8:45am when teacher duty begins.  As well, please remember that bikes must be walked to the bike racks along the side parking lot side walk and that students may not ride skateboards on any part of campus – including the side parking lot and on the blacktop – at any time of day.

Tutoring Tuesdays- WEB Leaders will be offering tutoring services to all students in the library after school- 4:00 pm on the following dates:  11/12, 12/3, 1/14, 2/4, 2/11. All are welcome.

Attention Parents and Students:  Keep up with all the events, activities, sports, clubs, etc. on campus by following us on Instagram at:  cooley_leadership  This is going to be an exciting school year and you don’t want to miss out on the fun.

Birthday Marquee: Our new marquee is up and running!! Yay!! If you would like your student’s birthday on the marquee, there are forms in the office. It is $20, cash or check, and the money goes to our Cooley Cares account to help students in need with supplies. Please turn in forms 3 day in advance of the birthday. Thank you.

STAND UP NOW CLUB – meets EVERY Wednesday in the gym during lunch.  Grab your lunch and a friend and come for music, fun, games, and a safe place to hang out and be encouraged.  See Mrs. Andreatta in Room 86 if you have any questions.


2020 GATE Identification: The 2020-2021 school year GATE identification test will be administered at the District Office for students currently in 2nd – 7th grade. The students will take the Otis Lennon School Ability Test, OLSAT, that tests abstract thinking and reasoning ability. Students must attend one of the testing dates on the OLSAT Parent Permission Form in order to complete the testing by the district. The Parent Permission Forms are on our district website @ www.rcsdk8.org Click on the Main Menu and then under Programs – Gifted and Talented Education. All forms must be returned to the District Office by December 20, 2019 if you would like your student tested. There are no exceptions as materials are ordered based on the number of returned forms. Make sure you check the RCSD website for more information regarding GATE services and testing.