Frances C. Richmond Middle School
Friday, May 21, 2021
Dear RMS Community:
Tickets are now available for "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"
View the trailer here!
See details below
The link above will take you to our event page where you can get tickets, see the show playbill, and get more information. Once you have gotten your ticket, you will receive an email with a private link just for you and instructions on how to access the show on the performance night you have chosen. Tickets are by donation and all donations support the RMS Theatre Department. We can't wait for you to see the show!
*Please note that the link you receive for viewing will only work for one device so anyone viewing in a different location or on a different device will need to get a ticket for their own private link.
If you would like to add a pre-performance message for the cast/crew, you can submit a "Virtual Shout Out" - no charge for RMS staff!
(Click here for "Virtual Shout Out" form)
The RMS Yearbook is available now! Go to: https://store.shopyearbook.
Users can create an account and purchase using a credit card. Estimated shipping is about $7. Or you can download a digital version for free.
Parents who want prints of their student's portraits should contact Teal Parker
Materials Still Needed
We are still looking for lumber - especially any quantities of exterior grade wood. We intend to expand our outdoor spaces and would love any quantities of teak, cedar, or black locust wood to start our plans. Thank you in advance for this and any other donations of lumber.
If you have any questions, please contact Austin Jacobs
RMS does offer a lunch program for families who may need assistance or special needs. Please contact Robin Morley-Ploof in the office for more information.
Dear RMS Community,
Wow! We are wrapping up the school year, there is so much to be grateful for....
We have definitely worked in line with our mission of building community through communication, socials and partnerships.
+ Created "Together We Read" and held 3 book discussions with students and parents;
+ Gathered generously donated funds and hosted a Dec. and a Feb. Teacher Appreciation events and a May event thanking over 120 appreciation of all staff, bus drivers/ monitors and crossing guard.
+ Welcomed new to district families with RMS ambassadors to ease the transitions with answering simple questions about local resources and just a local contact.
+ Hosted virtual socials for parents to get acquainted.
+ Built organizational capacity, starting from scratch building an official organization r and bank account so that we can start to offer spirit wear and more.
Special shoutouts to the following PTO officers and volunteers at Richmond Middle School PTO.
+Thank you to RMS administrative team and staff,
+SAU Karen Wright and Emma Cottage,
+ Parents: Anna Adachi-Mejia, Amber Barnato, Hayley DeLugach, Beth DeSimone, Stephanie Durand, Elizabeth Dollhopf- Brown, Erin Green, Kelly Healey, Karen Hsu Blatman, Jennifer Jerit, Sunny Keiser, Melanie Michel, Sunny Nam, Emily Ryckman, Iresema Saucedo, and Janice Starkey.
Wow! Well done all! Reach out to anyone one listed about their experiences and there are plenty of opportunities to volunteer and to connect within the community.
Per our new bylaws, all RMS staff and guardians/parents of RMS students are PTO members. No membership fee, donations accepted.
RMS Health Office Updates
Does your child need to take a prescription medication during school hours? Students must keep all prescription medications in the health office and have a signed medication form as well. The medication form and additional information can be found here: Health Office Website
Links to parent resources aimed specifically at Middle School aged students.
Struggling with Anxiety and mental health in the Pandemic?
Check out this resource from the director of Screenagers. https://www.screenagersmovie.
How to build resilience during the pandemic
Check out this article
How to talk to your student about gender
RMS is committed to building an inclusive school environment, and beginning discussions around identity for all students. This article can help you join those discussions with your student.