Welcome to RSA!

The Reed School Association (RSA) is a parent-run organization, and every Reed Family is a member of this organization.  Throughout the year, the RSA seeks an annual donation, puts on fundraisers as well as free community events, and supports the needs of Reed teachers, staff, and administrators. 


Click HERE to read a welcome message from RSA President, Maureen McDonnell Pakan.

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Help Support RSA - Make Your Annual Donation Today

RSA’s budget will invest about $200 per child this year to support Reed. Your donation of any amount is greatly appreciatedHelp reduce the need for fundraisers with a tax-deductible Annual Donation. RSA funds support community-building events, field trips, curriculum enrichment, additional classroom supplies, technology, library books, teacher and staff appreciation, family communications, playground improvements, and more. 

Artwork: Katie Roth Wools


RSA Opportunities to get involved!

If you are interested in getting involved with RSA for the 2023-2024 please contact Maureen McDonnell Pakan.


  • Reed Garden Club - (3 or 4 volunteers). Help facilitate garden activities during recess. Must have approved volunteer status. Garden club members will also be invited to take part in summer garden upkeep. No prior gardening experience is needed. 

RSA 24-25 Volunteer Update


RSA Volunteer Update


ATTENTION: There are two open positions on the RSA board - please see the descriptions below. If you are interested, please email current RSA president, Maureen McDonnell (mem421@gmail.com).


For those who filled out the RSA volunteer Google form, be on the lookout for an email(s) with more information about availability and placement from the RSA VPs. If you have any questions, please email next year's RSA presidents, Elizabeth Rosen (rosen.elizabethc@gmail.com) and Caroline Moore (carolineac@gmail.com).




  • Assistant Treasurer

Assistant Treasurer is a two year commitment, rolling into the Treasurer position in year 2. The Assistant Treasurer focuses on learning the processes and systems to be ready to fill the Treasurer role. The combined team is primarily responsible for RSA's budget - receiving dues, making payments and reporting financial information to the RSA board.


  • PDC Rep

Ladue Parent District Council Representatives (two positions): The Parent District Council (PDC) Representatives will attend and represent Reed at PDC meetings, and provide regular updates to the RSA Executive Committee and Reed Community. The meetings are held the first Thursday of each month from 11am-12:30pm. These positions are best suited to those with prior RSA experience.   

School Supplies available to order for 24-25 school year!


Each year, Reed School Association (RSA), our parents association, offers families a convenient way to buy specific school supplies the teachers have chosen for the upcoming school year. Save time and enjoy your summer fully. Plus, prices are very reasonable.


**New this year, school supply kits will be shipped directly to your home. Free shipping is available for orders over $85. Please note that shipping doesn’t start until May 16th.


Online Ordering will be available NOW until the next school year starts 

  • Click here or go to www.schooltoolbox.com & search for Reed Elementary.
  • Choose the appropriate grade level kit based on the UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR 2024/2025.
  • Customize the box as you wish.
  • Enter your child’s first and last name.
  • Click Add To Cart.
  • Confirm your order and checkout.
  • You will get an email confirming your order.

NOTE: Kits are optional. You may purchase supplies on your own. Lists for each grade level are available on the Reed Website, click on the Family Resources tab and School Supply Lists and then choose Reed.


If you have questions about ordering school supplies, please contact parent volunteer…Helen Halley 


If assistance is needed obtaining school supplies, please contact school counselors….Amy Balsavias or Jasmine Peterson 


Hosts Still Needed! Click on the flyer above for more information or to sign up!



2024-2025 Panther Parties - We want to hear from you!


Thank you to our Reed Community for making 2023/2024 Panther Parties a huge success! We would love to hear your feedback - whether you hosted a party, attended, or both.  We want to continue to improve the Panther Parties fundraiser and need your input to do that.  


Please click HERE to complete the Google form. 



Reed Buzz Book Directory has been updated on the RSA Website!

The Buzz Book is the directory for all students and parents at Reed. It's available for download and printing from the RSA Website and has been updated to include new students as of January 2024. For download and printing, click HERE to here to access the links for both versions of the Buzz Book via the online directory. 


Please note: you must be logged into your membership toolkit account for the links to work and access the Buzz Book and Directory.


The directory and buzz book are for the personal use of Reed families and must not be used for commercial purpose.


Please reach out to Kelly Brunel with any questions, updates or corrections.


You can also log into Membership Toolkit and update your own information through your account. Please make sure to let Kelly know if you update your information so she can make sure to update and ensure it's correct in the PDF file.


Reminder: You can always access the most up-to-date school directory and search for any other member via the membership toolkit RSA website by selecting SEARCHABLE DIRECTORY in the top navigation or selecting "DIRECTORY" on the membership toolkit app. 


New Spirit Wear!

Show your Panther Pride with great new gear to kick off the school year! We will have all new items for sale at events this fall and will be adding them for sale on the website later in the semester.
Email Elisabeth Lewis or Brea Stenzel if you'd like to purchase!



Math Facts Scholars - Parent Volunteers Needed!

Math Facts needs more volunteers for Wednesday mornings! Volunteers are needed for various jobs. Test graders are given an answer key to make grading quick and easy! You need to have completed the Ladue Schools Volunteer Background Check process. If you are able to come only once or on a weekly basis, every bit of assistance will help! Click HERE to view the volunteer sign up.

MFS is a before-school enrichment program open to ALL 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders (depending on available volunteers). Students complete practice workbooks at home and take short tests during Wednesday morning sessions from 8:15 -8:45 am. Ribbons, medals, and trophies are awarded for different levels. You can sign your child up at any time. Students are not required to be at all testing sessions. 


Books (which are required for program participation) are for sale on RSA's website - click HERE to order.  For those in need of financial assistance, please reach out to Ms. Balsavias.


You can get more information on the program on the website and this one-page information flyer

Click HERE to view Math Facts FAQs


Questions? Email Julia Campbell and Kremena Bateman at ReedMFS@gmail.com

Stock the Staff Lounge!

Help us show our teachers and staff how much we appreciate them by stocking the staff lounge with supplies and treats!


Check out the Amazon Wish List to donate and we will take care of the rest! Be sure to check the delivery box that says staff lounge and your items will go directly to Reed!


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Make your RSA purchases and payments at the School Store.


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