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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]


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Please follow the directions below to as a parent on Schoolloop.

1) Click on the blue "Register Now" button in the top left corner of this page.

3) Complete the Parent Registration form. To complete this form, you will need your student’s ID number.

4) Once you have registered, your account must be approved for access to grades. The approval process may take up to 48 hours.

5) Once you have been approved, you will have access to the grades that teachers have published.

6) For questions or assistance, please call the school office at 408-635-2864.

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Thomas Russell News

May - June Newsletter 2015
Posted by: Damon James
Published: 5/22/15

i-Ready Available for Students

Parents and Students,

i-Ready is available for students during the summer months until July 24th.  Please take advantage of another opportunity to excel in mathematics and reading.

Mr. James

Posted by: Damon James
Published: 5/18/15

First day of School 2015-2015

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015... Please mark your calendars. Thank you

Posted by: Alexis Petersen
Published: 5/11/15



Today, Thomas Russell Middle School parents will receive invitations from Sangha ( on behalf of Thomas Russell Middle School.

The header or subject line will say "Invite from Thomas Russell Middle School." 


You will receive an email tomorrow with step by step directions.  When you open the email on your phone, there will be a link that walks you through the steps to signup and download our new App!!


This new communication tool will bring our messages, calendars, events, signups for parent teacher meetings, consent forms, RSVP and volunteering to your fingertips.  Help us save paper and time by signing up and downloading the App. when you receive the email with the heading Sangha Mailer with the subject saying Thomas Russell Middle School is inviting you to sign up for your class.  It will only take 30 seconds!


Make sure you turn on the push notification so you are able to receive the alerts.


Follow the steps in your personalized invite to ensure you sign up for the full App.  You want to ensure you log in to receive the full App and not just the generic calendar version.





Posted by: TS Admin
Published: 5/8/15

MHS Athletic Information Summer and Fall 2015

Coach Lamb would like you to have information regarding MHS Athletics via their Website This is for information concerning athletics at the high school this summer and for 2015.

Posted by: Alexis Petersen
Published: 5/7/15

Yearbooks Are On Sale
$37.00 (Cash/Checks Accepted)
May 22 and after will be cash only! While supply last.
Posted by: Alexis Petersen
Published: 5/6/15

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 Hours

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.

  • Students may arrive early than 8 a.m. for GMTR, morning tutoring, or community service as long as they are supervised by a teacher.

Russell Buck Store

Students may earn Russell Bucks for the following:

  • participating in class
  • being a good Peacebuilder

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.


Please do not send large bills to school.

Please do not send your students to school with large bills to pay for items. We do not have change for them. We ask that you only send $1 or $5. Thank you for your assistance with this issue.