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Riverside Middle records highest possible rating on assessments

News, notes, superlatives reported at RMS

Published on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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Ms. Doraine Lee’s homeroom team won the 7th grade intramural championship for 2013.

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Ms. Doraine Lee’s homeroom team won the 7th grade intramural championship for 2013.



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Ms. Susan Mathewson’s 8th grade Career Education class completed Junior Achievement’s 6-week program entitled, Economics for Success, with Ms. Valerie Thomas.

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Ms. Susan Mathewson’s 8th grade Career Education class completed Junior Achievement’s 6-week program entitled, Economics for Success, with Ms. Valerie Thomas.



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Eleven RMS students participated in the Region Orchestra at Anderson University.

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Eleven RMS students participated in the Region Orchestra at Anderson University.



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All 11 students that participated in the Region Orchestra at Anderson qualified to try out for All State Orchestra in January.

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All 11 students that participated in the Region Orchestra at Anderson qualified to try out for All State Orchestra in January.



Riverside Middle School was one of a few schools in the state to score the highest possible rating on all three assessments.  The school recognized the partnership with the strong home to school connection.

• Congratulations to Ms. Doraine Lee’s homeroom team won the 7th grade intramural championship for 2013. The tournament involves all 7th grade homerooms.  Each team played at least 2 games during the tournament.  Games are played before school each day.  The next activity will be Hoops for Hunger, starting Dec. 2,

• Ms. Kelly Long, TD Bank Manager,  spoke to Ms. Natalie Rohaley, Ms. Melissa Burroughs, Ms. Kathy Thrasher, and Mr. John Hatchell’s 6th grade Math classes in regards to credit cards, debit cards, checking/saving accounts, and basic budgeting tips.  She educated the students about the importance of saving money and encouraged them to learn to start saving now.

• Ms. Susan Mathewson’s 8th grade Career Education class successfully completed Junior Achievement’s 6-week program entitled, Economics for Success, with Ms. Valerie Thomas.

• RMS basketball season starts Monday, Dec. 2   Riverside girls play at 5:30 p.m. followed by the Riverside Boys at 6:3 p.m. at Bryson Middle School.

• RMS students brought in over 250 items for the annual coat drive.  Coats, mittens, gloves, hats and socks were sent to the Triune Mercy Center in Greenville and Greer Ministries.

• Ms. Nancy Camp’s 8th grade Service Learning class had a guest speaker from Pendleton Place talk to students about community needs as it relates to children in crisis situations.  

• Eleven RMS students participated in the Region Orchestra at Anderson University.  They are all qualified to try out for All State Orchestra later in January.

• The Fine Arts Center will hold its annual Middle School visitation day on Thursday.  This is a day when current eighth graders interested in the arts are invited to spend a half day at The Center looking over their programs and meeting faculty and students.

• RMS is promoting the 2014 International Aviation Art Contest.  The theme is “Flying Saves Lives.”  RMS deadline to enter is Friday, Jan. 10.

• RMS is seeking parents and people in the community that may be interested in coming to speak to students about their career to expose students to a variety of career opportunities and/or would like to host a student for a job shadowing experience for a day.  Contact Brooke Howard at 355-7987 or [email protected]

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