Thomas Russell Middle School
1500 Escuela Parkway Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone: 408-635-2864 Fax: 408-635-2869
Principal: Mr. Damon James [Overall School, Curriculum, Staff, District Policies, Budget]
Assistant Principal: Mr. Luis Lopez [Discipline, Bullying, Assessment, Safety]
Principal's Secretary: Ms. Lexie Petersen [Calendar, Supports Mr. James]
Attendance Secretary: Ms. Kathleen Elias [Attendance, Supports Mr. Lopez]
Secretary Clerk: Ms. Jayne McGowen [Registration, Independent Study, Cum Records]
Thomas Russell News
Learn about Drugs and Alcohol Issues Facing Your Child
Please join us in The Thomas Russell Middle School Multi-Use Room for a workshop informing parents of drug and alcohol issues related to adolescents. It will be very informative. If you are planning to attend, please click here.
Congratulations September Students of the Month!
Team Perseverance Students: Taylor Tran, Aman Gupta
Team Respect Student: Deeksha Mamidi, Andres Avella
Team Integrity Students: Saumya Mutatkar, Sean Nguyen, Genevieve Garcia, Armando Fragoso Ramirez
Team Determination Students: Kat DeOcampo, Ai Van Le, Allison Choe, Alvin Bui, Vivek Chotai
Team Excellence Students: Liberty Walker, Katrina Apiado, Diego Sisqueiros, Patrick Nguyen, Jason Morga
7th Grade Girls Earn 2nd Spot
Thomas Russell's 7th grade girls cross country team took 2nd place at the Section Meet on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. This was a phenomenal feat, especially with 27 other schools participating. Our girls also earned a divisional title, winning the division meet on Oct. 8, 2014.
Cheesecake, Cheesecake, Cheesecake!
It's that time again for Russell’s annual Cheesecake Sale! With a little help from our friends this year's proceeds will benefit the Arts and Music program at Russell. Russell students will receive an order form packet during homeroom- to bring home. In it will be a flyer and order form as well a description of nine different cheesecakes to choose from.
Our official selling window is from . But we will take orders as soon as :) All orders are due to Ms. Norris in Art room 626 by . Please make checks payable to TRMS - ONE check per order is preferred.
Pick up your cheesecakes on - from the Music Room at Russell. The cakes arrive frozen so you can enjoy them anytime! Click here Cheesy (1).pdf
School Office Hours
Monday - Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Student Registration 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Twice a month the the office will close for office meetings after school has ended.
School begins at 8:30 a.m. Please do not have your children arrive to school prior to 7:45 a.m. Staff arrives at 8 a.m., and we do not want students present unsupervised.
Russell Buck Store
Students may earn Russell Bucks for the following:
Redeem them in Rm 34
M- F from 7:45-8:20 a.m.
M, T, TH, F 3-3:15 p.m.
W 1:20-1:35 p.m.