6th Grade Orientation - Reminder

RCS Middle School Principal's Office

Good Afternoon RCS Middle School Parents & Guardians of 6th Grade Students

This is an update for the 6th Grade Orientation.



  • Date: August 31, 2022
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location: Middle School



Schedule


9:45-10:00 am - Parents/Students arrive

  • Students with last names A through L will report directly to the LGR.

  • Students with last names M through Z will report directly to the cafeteria.


10:05-10:50 am -

  • Students A - L will follow their schedule, go to their locker, and work on opening their lock.

  • We will have the bell schedule set to prompt movement from one class to another.

  • Students M - Z will be in the cafeteria viewing information tables


10:50 am - Students A - L will report back to the LGR


11:05 - 11:50 am -

  • Students M - Z will follow their schedule, go to their locker, and work on opening their lock.

  • We will have the bell schedule set to prompt movement from one class to another.

  • Students A - L will be in the cafeteria viewing information tables


12:00 - Ice Cream - voucher received from filling out the “cafeteria stations” document - ice cream is FREE for students, sponsored by the MS PTSO. Other family members may purchase ice cream as well!


Cafeteria Stations (students will also receive a “goodie bag”)

  • Help Desk- Chromebooks will be handed out, parents will sign the user agreement

  • Doug Porter/Cafeteria - September Menus, free/reduced lunch form and practice entering Student ID number through the lunch line

  • District Registrar - Parent portal sign up, school tool information changes

  • Transportation - Pick Up/drop off times, bus expectations

  • Stars - Linda Bruno - Information about the Stars program and how to sign up

  • Ravena Public Library - Barbara Goetschius - Library Cards information, calendars with upcoming events

  • Principal/Assistant Principal - Student/Parent Handbooks, Middle School Success pamphlets

  • Clubs and Activities - Clubs and Activities booklets, staff available for questions

  • SPED - Information about Special Education programs, staff available for questions


If you have questions, please contact Micaela Bullis at mbullis@rcscsd.org

or (518) 756-5200 ext. 3016

Calendar Events

  • 6th Grade Orientation - August 31, 2022

  • FastBridge Baseline Testing in Reading and Math (all students) - September 13, 14, 15, 2022

  • MS Back to School Night/Open House - September 20, 2022
  • Lifetouch Fall Pictures - October 4, 2022

  • Lifetouch Fall Retake date - November 22, 2022

  • Q1 Honor/Merit Roll Recognition Ceremony - November 28, 2022

  • FastBridge Mid-year check in Reading and Math (all students) - January 17, 18, 19, 2023

  • 3-8 ELA Testing - April 19, 20, 2023

  • Q2 Honor/Merit Roll Recognition Ceremony - February 13, 2023

  • 3-8 Math Testing - May 2, 3, 2023

  • Q3 Honor/Merit Roll Recognition Ceremony - May 8, 2023

  • 5th/6th Grade Carnival/Dance - May 12, 2023

  • Lifetouch Spring Pictures - March 14, 2023
  • Grade 8 Science Testing (performance) May 23, 25, 2023
  • 7th/8th Grade Semi-Formal - June 2, 2023
  • Grade 8 Science Testing (written) - June 5, 2023
  • FastBridge End of Year Testing in Reading and Math (all students) - June 6, 7, 8, 2023
  • GROW End of the Year Celebration - TBD
  • Q4 Honor/Merit Roll Recognition Ceremony - May 8, 2023
  • Algebra I Regents Exam - Thursday, June 15, 2022 12:00 PM start time
  • Earth Science Regents Lab Practical - TBD
  • Earth Science Regents Exam - Friday, June 16, 2023 8:00 AM start time
  • World Languages Assessment (8th grade only) - Tuesday, June 20, 2023 8:00 am start time
  • 8th Grade Moving-up Ceremony - June 21, 2023
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