Foreign Language/ Music Enrollment Information

*For students currently enrolled in SAU 70

Greetings!
Welcome to the Richmond Middle School.

Below are the Foreign Language and Music Request Form(s) for the 2018-2019 school year.

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Gr. 6 (Current Ray 5th Graders)

To: The Parents of the Ray School Fifth Grade

Greetings! Welcome to the Richmond Middle School. Attached are the enrollment materials for the 2018-2019 school year. The first page provides an overview of the requirements and structure of the sixth grade. Please take a moment and review this page; note the academic and required quarterly and semester courses.

To start the enrollment process, please complete the “Grade 6 Foreign Language and Music Request Form”. Because our schedule is built around these courses, we must have your child’s requests before any other scheduling can be done.

To enroll your child in sixth grade at the Richmond Middle School, you will need to complete the attached form by Monday, March 26, 2018.

We invite you to attend an informal parent meeting on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 6:00pm-7:00pm at the Ray School to discuss the enrollment process and answer any questions you may have. In addition, there will be another parent meeting in May to introduce the Richmond Middle School sixth grade staff and curriculum. At this time you will have the opportunity to tour RMS with our school counselors.

As for your student, Mr. LaCrosse and Ms. Powers will be working with the incoming sixth grade students throughout May and June regarding their transition to RMS.

We look forward to meeting you and your child.

Sincerely,
Michael Lepene, Principal
Amanda Yates, Associate Principal
Liz Powers, Counselor for A-K
John LaCrosse, Counselor for L-Z


FRANCES C. RICHMOND MIDDLE SCHOOL
HANOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE

To: Parents of Incoming Sixth Grade Students
From: Michael Lepene, Richmond School Principal
Amanda Yates, Associate Principal
Liz Powers and John LaCrosse, Counselors

RE: Registration for 2018-2019: Foreign Language and Music Requests

Welcome to the Richmond Middle School! As we begin to register students for the 2018-2019 school year, it is important for you to understand the basic requirements. Sixth grade students take a full-year core academic curriculum: English, math, social studies, science, and Spanish. In addition, they are enrolled in sixth grade music, art, guidance, computer and physical education.

The Richmond School has a 39-period week. A sixth grade student has 31 scheduled periods with the following distribution of courses and periods:

English 5Physical Education 2
Social Studies 56th Grade Art 1
Math 5Computer 1
Science 5Guidance 1 period for 1 quarter
Spanish 5Elective Introductions 1 period for 3 quarters


A sixth grade student has 8 periods open each week for electives. Many students choose to take a yearlong music course: chorus, band, or strings. Chorus meets 2 periods/week and band or strings meets 3 periods/week. The remainder of the periods are filled with quarterly electives such as art, woodworking, drama, living arts, studies, and others. Some periods may be filled with services such as learning center, speech, reading or others.

Because our schedule is built around music and foreign language choices, we would like your child’s choices for these courses now. Please fill out the attached form by Monday, March 26, 2018.

We cannot take individual requests regarding your child’s schedule. However, if you have concerns or questions concerning your child’s courses for next year, please call your child’s counselor: Liz Powers or John LaCrosse; or Amanda Yates before April 1.

Link to: Grade 6 Enrollment Form 2018/2019

Gr. 7 (Current RMS 6th Graders)

To: The Parents of Returning Richmond Middle School Students

Greetings! Attached are the enrollment materials for the 2018-2019 school year. The first page provides an overview of the requirements and structure for next year’s grade. Please take a moment and review this page; note the academic and required quarterly and semester courses.

To start the enrollment process, please complete the “Foreign Language and Music Request Form”. Because our schedule is built around these courses, we must have your child’s requests before any scheduling can be done.

To enroll your child in seventh grade at the Richmond Middle School, you will need to complete the attached form by Monday, March 26, 2018.

Sincerely,
Michael Lepene, Principal
Amanda Yates, Associate Principal
Liz Powers, Counselor for A-K
John LaCrosse, Counselor for L-Z


To: Parents of Incoming Seventh Grade Students

From: Michael Lepene, Richmond School Principal
Amanda Yates, Associate Principal
Liz Powers and John LaCrosse, Counselors

RE: Registration for 2018-2019: Foreign Language and Music Requests

We are beginning to schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. Our seventh grade students take a core academic curriculum which includes: English, social studies, science, math, and foreign language. In addition, students are required to take physical education, guidance, health, and computer.

The Richmond Middle School has a 39-period week. A seventh grade student has between 30 and 33 scheduled periods each quarter with the following distribution of required courses and periods:

English 7
Physical Education 2
Social Studies 5Computer 2 periods for 2 quarters
Math 5Guidance 1 period for 1 quarter
Science 5Health 1 period for 1 quarter
French or Spanish 5


A seventh grader has 7-10 periods open each week for electives, depending on the quarter. Many students choose to take a yearlong music course: chorus, band, or strings. The remainder of the periods are filled with quarterly electives such as: art, woodworking, drama, living arts, study hall, and others. Additional periods may be filled by special education and support services.

Seventh grade students may continue with Spanish or change to French. They may not take both courses. Students new to the SAU can enroll in either Spanish or French.

Because our schedule is built around music and foreign language requests, we would like some information from you now. Please complete the attached form by Monday, March 26, 2018.

We cannot take individual requests regarding a student’s schedule. However, if you have concerns or questions concerning your child’s courses for next year, please call your child’s counselor: Liz Powers or John LaCrosse; or contact Amanda Yates before April 1.

Link to: Grade 7 Enrollment Form 2018/2019


Gr. 7 (Current MCS 6th Graders)

To: The Parents of the Marion Cross Sixth Grade

Welcome to the Richmond Middle School. Attached are the enrollment materials for the 2018-2019 school year. The first page provides an overview of the requirements and structure of the seventh grade. Please take a moment and review this page; note the academic and required quarterly and semester courses.

To start the enrollment process, please complete the “Foreign Language and Music Request Form”. Because our schedule is built around these courses, we must have your child’s requests before any scheduling can be done.

To enroll your child in seventh grade at the Richmond Middle School, you will need to complete the attached form by Monday, March 26, 2018.

We also invite you to attend an informal parent meeting on Monday, March 5, 2018 from 6:00pm -7:00pm at the Marion Cross School to discuss the enrollment process and answer any questions you may have. In addition, there will be another parent meeting in May to introduce the Richmond Middle School seventh grade staff and curriculum. At this time you will have the opportunity to tour RMS with our school counselors.

As for your student, Mr. LaCrosse and Ms. Powers will be working with the incoming seventh grade students throughout May and June regarding their transition to RMS.

We look forward to meeting you and your child.

Sincerely,
Michael Lepene, Principal
Amanda Yates, Associate Principal
Liz Powers, Counselor for A-K
John LaCrosse, Counselor for L-Z


To: Parents of Incoming Seventh Grade Students

From: Michael Lepene, Richmond School Principal
Amanda Yates, Associate Principal
Liz Powers and John LaCrosse, Counselors

RE: Registration for 2018-2019: Foreign Language and Music Requests

We are beginning to schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. Our seventh grade students take a core academic curriculum which includes: English, social studies, science, math, and foreign language. In addition, students are required to take physical education, guidance, health, and computer.

The Richmond Middle School has a 39-period week. A seventh grade student has between 30 and 33 scheduled periods each quarter with the following distribution of required courses and periods:

English 7Physical Education 2
Social Studies 5Computer 2 periods for 2 quarters
Math 5Guidance 1 period for 1 quarter
Science 5Health 1 period for 1 quarter
French or Spanish 5


A seventh grader has 7-10 periods open each week for electives, depending on the quarter. Many students choose to take a yearlong music course: chorus, band, or strings. The remainder of the periods are filled with quarterly electives such as: art, woodworking, drama, living arts, study hall, and others. Additional periods may be filled by special education and support services.

Seventh grade students may continue with French or change to Spanish . They may not take both courses. Students new to the SAU can enroll in either Spanish or French.

Because our schedule is built around music and foreign language requests, we would like some information from you now. Please complete the attached form by Monday, March 26, 2018.

We cannot take individual requests regarding a student’s schedule. However, if you have concerns or questions concerning your child’s courses for next year, please call your child’s counselor: Liz Powers or John LaCrosse; or contact Amanda Yates before April 1.

Link to: Grade 7 Enrollment Form 2018/2019


Gr. 8 (Current RMS 7th Graders)

To: The Parents of Returning Richmond Middle School Students

Greetings! Attached are the enrollment materials for the 2018-2019 school year. The first page provides an overview of the requirements and structure for next year’s grade. Please take a moment and review this page; note the academic and required quarterly and semester courses.

To start the enrollment process, please complete the “Grade 8 Enrollment Form”. Because our schedule is built around these courses, we must have your child’s request before any scheduling can be done.

To enroll your child in eighth grade at the Richmond Middle School, you will need to complete the attached sheet by Monday, March 26, 2018.

Sincerely,
Michael Lepene, Principal
Amanda Yates, Associate Principal
Liz Powers, Counselor for A-K
John LaCrosse, Counselor for L-Z


To: Parents of Incoming Eighth Grade Students

From: Michael Lepene, Richmond School Principal
John LaCrosse and Liz Powers, Counselors
Amanda Yates, Associate Principal

RE: Registration for 2018-2019: Foreign Language and Music Requests

We are beginning to schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. Eighth grade students take a core academic curriculum which includes: English, social studies, science, math, and foreign language. In addition, students are required to take physical education, guidance, and health.

The Richmond Middle School has a 39-period week. An eighth grade student has between 31 and 35 scheduled periods each quarter with the following distribution of required courses and periods:

English 9Physical Education 2
Social Studies 5Health 1 period for 1 quarter
Math 5Guidance 1 period for 1 quarter
Science 5French or Spanish 5


An eighth grader has 4-8 periods open each week for electives, depending on the quarter. Many students take year long music courses: chorus, band, or strings. The remainder of the periods are filled with quarterly electives such as: art, woodworking, drama, living arts, study hall, and others. Additional periods may be filled by Special Education and Support services.

Because our schedule is built around music and foreign language requests, we would like some information from you now. Please complete the attached form and return by Monday, March 26.

We cannot take individual requests regarding a student’s schedule. However, if you have concerns or questions concerning your child’s courses for next year, please call your child’s counselor: Liz Powers or John LaCrosse; or Amanda Yates before April 1.

Link to: RMS Grade 8 Enrollment Form 2018/2019