Every year, for the past 13 years, the loud sound of “One, and two, and three, and four, and five….” can be heard coming from Tamara Bremont’s classroom at the Redmond Proficiency Academy (RPA). What may sound like simple counting are actually critical steps in learning the correct pace of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Every semester […]
RPA’s Tessa Baraybar participated in last month’s Americana’s Song Academy put on during the annual Sisters Folk Festival, an incredible learning opportunity that exposed her to older, more experienced artists. RPA students have participated in the Sisters Song Academy for Youth in the past, but Baraybar is the first to participate in the Americana Song […]
Grace Sorensen, a 2021 graduate of RPA, was recently featured in Dramatics, a national publication for thespians and theatre educators. Sorensen played a central role in many theatre productions during her years at RPA. Sorensen is currently pursuing an MFA from the University of Oklahoma. Read The Dramatics story about Sorensen.
To celebrate World Teacher Day on Tuesday, Oct. 5, RPA students are invited to create a card for a teacher or teachers of their choosing. Students in RPA’s Leadership class put together a card-making station for the special occasion, providing an easy way for RPA students to show teachers appreciation. Leadership students will then deliver […]
RPA is excited to offer college admission visits for our students again this fall. We are working with numerous college admission offices from Oregon and around the country to set times to virtually meet with our students throughout the fall semester. These meetings give RPA students the amazing opportunity to connect with an admission […]
Click the image to learn about Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated annually from September 15 – October 15 to recognize the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
RPA Families have the opportunity to participate in a free weekly COVID-19 testing program for your student. This program is being offered through the Oregon Health Authority. Redmond Proficiency Academy is partnering with the Sky Lakes Laboratory to process the self administered tests. Students and families who decide to enroll in this program will be […]
RPA has some exciting Open Course opportunities this year along with some changes to the format of Advisory for the rest of the semester. Open Course Opportunities Open Courses include Rock Band, Advanced Acting, Sustainability, Hospitality & Tourism and much more. View the full list of opportunities here: Open Course Opportunities Guide. Students who […]
The 2020-21 school year was one with many challenges brought on by the pandemic but it was also a year filled with triumphs and successes. All RPA students should be incredibly proud of themselves for persevering through the difficulties and finding new ways to shine this past year. RPA families have been amazing throughout the […]
Redmond Proficiency Academy (RPA) students Chaela Baker and Harrison Swift were recently announced as first place winners in the Oregon Mayors Association (OMA) “If I Were Mayor” contest. The annual contest gives elementary, middle and high school students the opportunity to explain policies and initiatives they would put in place if they were mayor. Contestant […]