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Riverside Middle School news and announcements

Published on Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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A new Adapted PE class at Riverside Middle School is participating in Project Unify. The class consists of 10 special needs students and 16 regular education students.

A new Adapted PE class at Riverside Middle School is participating in Project Unify. The class consists of 10 special needs students and 16 regular education students.

For the first time, Riverside Middle School is participating in Project Unify.

Jordan Finley, physical education teacher, announced that the school has been awarded a $1,000 grant to support this endeavor. The goal of Project Unify is to "change perspectives, improve attitudes, enhance relationships, and boost acceptance among all students through the creation of school-based projects and sports opportunities for Special Olympic athletes and student volunteers."

Through a new Adapted PE class, which consists of 10 special needs students and 16 regular education students, the school was able to move toward that goal. The students will be competing in the upcoming Special Olympics Fall Games on Oct. 20.

The students who have made the commitment to volunteer with Project Unify are affecting the lives of everyone involved. Finley said, “I am thankful that I have the opportunity to learn from their patience, compassion, kindness, and dedication. These students are leaders in our community who should be recognized for their efforts.”

The community is invited to join the RMS family at Eastside High School on Oct. 20 to show their support and cheer on these student athletes. If you would like to learn more visit about Project Unify, visit http://so-sc.org/ or http://www.specialolympics.org/Sections/What_We_Do/Project_Unify/Project_Unify.aspx 

  • Red Ribbon Week will be held Oct. 22 – 26.
  • The Halloween School Dance will be held Oct. 26 in the school’s cafeteria. Tickets will be on sale the week of the dance.  
  • Breakfast with Dads will be held Wednesday, Nov. 7.  Fathers, grandfathers, and guardians are all welcome to join their child for breakfast. The cost is $2 for adults and $1 for children payable at the door. 

 

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