General Info

Principal:  Rayna Nordstrom

Counselor: Lisa Rhoades

Student Services Coordinator: Becky Stoughton

Office Manager: Susan Cooper

Grade Levels:  K-5


1314 SW Kalama
Redmond, OR 97756

School Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:45 – 3:25

Wednesday 8:45 – 2:25

Phone | Email

Office: 541-923-4876
Fax: 541-923-4875

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Our Principal

This is my third decade working in the Redmond School District. I taught in Redmond for 24 years at the elementary and middle school levels. This is my 8th year as the principal of M.A. Lynch Elementary. I have the greatest job, because I get to share in the lives of hundreds of amazing kids and families. 

I grew up participating in 4-H and FFA showing horses and sheep.  I was raised on a ranch and learned the value of chores. I adore the outdoors and working with animals. I also enjoy baking, science (especially Space Science) and meeting new people. 

My goal for our school is embodied in our mission statement: Empower All to learn, grow and succeed. I know that working as a team and supporting each other creates high levels of student success. I love my job and am thankful everyday that I get to be on this educational journey. 

Rayna Nordstrom

Principal, M.A Lynch Elementary

News & Information

Neighbor Impact Head Start and Early Head Start strengthen families and close the achievement gap for over 500 most vulnerable and at-risk pre-school age children, annually. Head Start and Early Head Start integrate high-quality early education with other critical services such as health services (medical visits; hearing, vision and dental checks); meals and nutrition; and family advocacy.

Head Start provides:

  • Quality pre-kindergarten education
  • Health and dental care
  • Family Support
  • Serving children 3-5 years

“NeighborImpact now has an Application Assister Specialist on staff that can assist community members with Oregon Health Plan applications or the renewal process. The application Assister Specialist can assist clients in system navigation of the health insurance system, including assistance with private insurance through Oregon’s Health Insurance marketplace. Call 541-323-6552 to schedule an appointment”. 

The mission of the Lynch Lion Pride is to create opportunities for ALL parents to connect with each other and invest in their child’s school with their time, talents and resources. We hope to build community between parents and teachers to better meet the needs of our school. As we roll through our first year we are looking to build awareness of our mission, recruit new parents to become involved, build the organizational structure, provide fun events like the beginning of the year Family BBQ, Pumpkin Carving Night, Winter Craft Night, Popcorn days fundraiser and fund teacher/grade requests. Please consider helping out our PTO.  Contact us at and like our Facebook page Lynch Lion Pride – M. A. Lynch elementary PTO.

According to the Internet Surname Database, Lynch is an Irish name which means, roughly, “the descendant of the mariner.”

M.A. Lynch was one of Redmond’s earliest merchants, opening the Lynch & Roberts department store there in 1910. He later served as Deschutes County’s sole member of the state House of Representatives, in 1933.

The school which bears his name opened in 1965.