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“SUN Community Schools in Multnomah County are full-service neighborhood hubs where the school and partners from across the community come together to make sure kids and families have what they need to be successful – in school and in life.”

Dear Ron Russell Families,

Ron Russell SUN Community School (RRMS SUN CS) supported and run by El Programa Hispano Católico, is a place where students find academic support, arts enrichment, skill-building opportunities, and recreational classes after school at no cost. All Ron Russell students are welcome and encouraged to participate in Extended Day activities through RRMS SUN CS, which offers a free meal for students each day and transport home by way of the RRMS Activity Bus to all bus riders. In addition to our Extended Day activities, SUN community schools help families connect to local resources such as, Case Management, ELL services, Rent & Energy Assistance, Housing, Food & Clothing Pantries, Mental Health services and much more!

All students must have a 2017/18 Student Registration Form on file to attend Extended Day activities. Please find this form here or in the RRMS Main Office. Complete, sign and return the form to the RRMS Main Office at any time during the school year. SUN is year round and the sessions are as follows:

  • Fall: October 9-December 7
  • Winter: January 9th-March 15
  • Spring: April 9-June 7
  • Summer Camp: July 5th- July 31st

 Additionally, our family events include:

  • Fix it Fair: November 18th @ 8AM-4PM
  • SUN International Night: March 22nd @ 6PM-7:30PM
  • SUN 5k Color Run: May 24th @ 6PM-8PM

Activities are filled on a first-come-first-serve basis, with some exceptions (teacher referrals) and space is limited. Please don’t delay with registration and enrollment. Students will be placed in their preferred classes whenever possible, but there are no guarantees. Part of the SUN experience is trying new things, so we ask that students are open to exploring classes that may not have been their first choice. You just may discover a new talent!

The team at RRMS SUN Community School is looking forward to another great year of new opportunities and student success. Please check out our SUN Frequently Asked Questions for more informatin and don’t hesitate to contact the RRMS SUN office with your questions, ideas for student classes, or interest in volunteering with SUN. This is your Community School. Welcome!

Sincerely,

Anthony Zafra
SUN Site Manager-Ron Russell Middle School
El Programa Hispano Católico
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