Coach Coral Hoesli has accepted the head coaching position of the Riverside Middle School softball team. She is currently serving as an assistant coach with our volleyball team.
Coach Hoesli recently graduated from USC-Aiken and is a seventh-grade science teacher. She is also a local graduate of Wade Hampton High School. During the summer, she is an active member of People to People, an educational based program that travels around the world. She also enjoys horseback riding and outdoor activities.
Junior Achievement volunteer, Valerie Thompson, spoke with 6th-, 7th-, and 8th-grade Career Education students taught by Susan Mathewson.
Thompson is teaching three different Junior Achievement courses: 6th grade: It's my Future; 7th grade: It's My Business; 8th grade: Economics for Success. These courses provide students practical information about personal finance and the importance of identifying education and career goals based on a student's skills, interests, and values.
RMS Student Council officers
RMS Student Council Officers for the 2013-14 school year are: Amanda Harris-president, Lucy Spencer-vice president , Hannah Lukanic-secretary, Nate Stageburg-parliamentarian, and Saressa Hawkins-sixth-grade representative.
It was a victory for the mothers of the RMS Volleyball Team recently. They defeated their daughters 15-8.
Middle School Visitation Day Nov.
The Fine Arts Center will hold its annual Middle School visitation day on Thursday, Nov. 21. 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. The session is from 9:15 to 11:05 a.m. Transportation is not provided.
Forty-two of Riverside Middle School's eighth grade students, along with seven parent chaperones and two teachers, participated in a five day American History tour over fall break.
Oct. 16-Oct. 20, students traveled to Virginia to experience Jamestown (the site of the first permanent English settlement in America), Colonial Williamsburg (one of the original capitals of our nation), Yorktown (the site of the last battle of the Revolutionary War), and Richmond (which has many historical sites).
Bob Jones University’s "Museum on the Move" program visited Susan Mathewson’s 6th-grade Career Education classes at Riverside Middle. The Museum on the Move is a program that provides kids with hands on access to history, art, and artifacts that are found in the Museum and Gallery at Bob Jones University.
Emily Gomer, the Education Coordinator at the museum presented a program on "Becoming Da Vinci," during which the students built prototypes based off of Da Vinci’s inventions.
Fathers, grandfathers, and guardians are invited to attend the annual Breakfast with Dads with their Riverside Middle School student. The breakfast will be held in the RMS Cafeteria on Wednesday, Nov. 6th, from 7 to 7:45 a.m. The cost is $2/adults and $1/children, payable at the door. Correct change will be appreciated.
PTSA meeting Nov. 12
RMS will have its monthly PTSA Meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Hear the latest PTSA news and volunteer opportunities.
RMS Scholastic Book Fair big success
The RMS fall Scholastic Book Fair sales totaled more than $5,500 in books and school supplies. The spring fair will be held March 30 through April 4 to get ready for summer reading.
Students complete Economics for Success program
Susan Mathewson’s 8th-grade Career Education class recently successfully completed Junior Achievement’s six-week program entitled, Economics for Success, with Rosalyn Harris.
The Riverside boys and girls swept both competitions to easily win the Class 4A state swim championships.
The boys accumulated 433 points, outdistancing runner-up Spartanburg’s 252 points total. The girls recorded 478.5 points to beat J.L. Mann’s 352 points.