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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: Mrs. Lexie Petersen [Calendar, Supports Mr. James]

Attendance Secretary: Mrs. Kathleen Elias [Attendance, Supports Mr. Lopez]

Secretary Clerk: Ms. Jayne McGowen [Registration, Independent Study, Cum Records]


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Parent Registration on Schoolloop

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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The school office will be closed on Monday, August 8 and will reopen on Tuesday, August 9. Thank you


August 10, 2016

  1. TRMS Registration: 

    • 8th Grade 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    • 7th Grade 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

      * ‚Äč Make sure to register at You must bring a signed copy of the data confirmation/signature form that you must print at the final step of online registration in order to complete your registration for each student registering.
  2. Picture Day: All 8th and 7th grades will take their pictures for the yearbook and receive a school ID card. Picture Day hours are from 8:30 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. The ID must be worn at TRMS every day while at school.  
  3. WEB Day: If you are new to TRMS, you will have an opportunity to meet new students and tour the school. This will occur from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., and you are expected to remain the entire time at TRMS.  If you plan to attend, it is best to plan to be at TRMS at 12:30, so that you can complete the registration process and take your picture, prior to the start of WEB Day.

i-Ready Online Instruction is available for all students K-8 from June 1 - July 27.  Keep the knowledge flowing and continue working on lessons.


2014-2015 SARC Report

Attached is the 2014-2015 SARC Report for TRMS.


Click here to view report


Learning Tools

Click on this link to learn more about how to support your child with their academics.

The Middle Years

As we work together to ensure student success, please read the following articles to support your middle school students. 

Click here September 2015

Click here for October 2015

Click here for November 2015

Click here for December 2015

Click here for January 2016

Click here for February 2016



TRMS Presents Milpitas Wyldlife on Wednesdays

Please print Permission slip and have student return on Wednesday, September 30th to the Milpitas Wyldlife at 1:30p meeting.




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.

Daily Announcements


Physical Education New Parent Excuse Form

Russell Buck Store

The store is open on Monday's at 8:00a.m. and 3:oop.m. If you would like to donate items to the store please contact Ms. Hobbs @ [email protected] Thank you

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.

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