Magnet News

December 9, 2021

Students, please check your email for school science fair details sent from Mr. Bolen. Don't forget to dress for success!

School Science Fair poster for Friday, December 10th

Save the Date! Student Advisement for 9th & 10th graders starts in January!

Upcoming Famiily-Student 2022-2023 Advisement  Kick-off meetings via Teams

Awards & Recongitions

Elissa Jefferson places in National Competition

Congratulations to Elissa Jefferson for being selected as the 3rd place winner of the ORISE STEM in Film: Obscure Phenomenon Exploring Faraway Lands. She submitted her film to this national competition for the 9th-12th school division and won! You can view her film on the ORISE website at this link.

Mrs. Wisnewski selected to present at State Conference

Congratulations to Mrs. Wisnewski whose session "Teach Like a Writer: Using Insider Insight from Publishing to make Learning Relevant" has been accepted for the Georgia Conference on Children's Literature, which will be held March 18–19, 2022 at the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel.

Congratulations to our top Poinsettia sellers!

Thank you to all of our families and students who participated in our annual Poinsettia fundraiser! We sold over $13,000 in beautiful plants. Congratulations to the top student sellers below who were recognized with gift cards Wednesday morning.

Overall Winner: Mercer Hollingsworth

Class of 2022 1st Place: Micah Williams

Class of 2022 2nd Place: Sydnee Hairston

Class of 2023 1st Place: Alyssa Dace

Class of 2023 2nd Place: Dylan Burkey

Class of 2024 1st Place: Skye Chandler

Class of 2024 2nd Place: Bianca Christie

Class of 2025 1st Place: Thaila McLymore

Class of 2025 2nd Place: Evan Johnston

Dress Up to Join us in 10 Days of Holiday Cheer!

Holiday Cheer Spirit Week Calendar

Sent with care: The 2021 Magnet Family New Years Card

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Chicken Biscuit Sale on the following dates: December 3rd December 10th January 7th January 21st February 4th February 18th

Academic Support Opportunities

Weekly Office Hours & Clubs/Teams Calendar

Note: Office hours may be different during exam week. Please speak to your teacher directly to confirm available times with the adjusted schedule.

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Free Tutoring! Access via ClassLink for Live On-Demand Help at Home! AP Courses are Included!

Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) and, one of the world’s largest online tutoring services, have partnered to provide live, online tutoring services for RCPS students. Through this partnership, quarantined RCPS students in grades 6-12 can access live tutors on-demand, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from for 1-to-1 learning support. RCPS students in grades K-12 can access the same expert tutors afterschool.

Students will be able to access through the ClassLink landing page in any internet browser on their school-issued laptop or device, which will automatically sign in the student to their account. Or they can visit

RVC Virtual Tutorials

RVC is providing online tutorials in Math, Science, and Spanish. Students can access the sessions by using the link ROCKDALE SOS TUTORIALS.

Save the Dates!

Key Parent & Guardian Information

Free COVID-19 Testing

RCPS continues to offer free COVID-19 testing for students and their parents over the next several weeks. We do ask that you pre-register a day in advance by going to and selecting Registration, then Covid testing, then Rockdale County Schools. This site will make you choose an appointment time, however testing is actually on a first come-first served basis on the dates and at the locations below.

December 6-9 954 North Main Street (12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

December 13-16 954 North Main Street (12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

(No KDOW testing during December Break, December 20-January 3).

For all the details including the full schedule of dates, times and locations, please visit our website at

RMSST Clubs & Teams Instagram handles. Please see Mrs. Baskett or club sponsors for additional information if needed.

Submitting Excuse Notes

Excuse notes can be brought to Magnet’s front office or submitted via email to .Please note that excuse notes must be submitted within 3 days of your student’s return to school.

You are not alone. Help is in your hand! When life is making you lonely or feel that no one understands, let your fingers do the talking for you. Use your phone to CHAT, TEXT, or CALL anytime, day or night, to reach a mental health professional for support.   • Download the MyGCAL app for your Android or Apple device to access assistance 24/7, 365 days a year!  • Touch CHAT, TEXT or CALL in the app to receive immediate support from a caring GCAL professional including licensed clinicians.  • Or call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225.  MyGCAL is specifically designed for Georgia’s youth to get help in times of need.  You are not alone... click or call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225. #NotAloneRCPS No estás solo. ¡La ayuda está en tu mano! Cuando la vida te esté haciendo sentir solo o sintiendo que nadie entiende, deja que tus dedos hablen por ti. Utiliza tu teléfono para CHAT, TEXTO, o LLAMADA en cualquier momento, de día o de noche, para ponerte en contacto con un profesional de salud mental para obtener apoyo.   • Descarga la aplicación MyGCAL para tu dispositivo Android o Apple para acceder a la asistencia 24/7, 365 días al año!  • Toqua CHAT, TEXTO o LLAMADA en la aplicación para recibir el apoyo inmediato de un profesional de GCAL, incluye médicos con licencia.  • O llama a la Línea de Crisis y Acceso de Georgia (GCAL) al 1-800-715-4225.  MyGCAL está diseñado específicamente para que los jóvenes de Georgia obtengan ayuda en momentos de necesidad.  No estás solo... haga clic o llame a la Línea de Crisis y Acceso de Georgia (GCAL) al 1-800-715-4225. #NotAloneRCPS

PBIS School Wide Rules with RCHS

Be Respectful

Be Responsible

Be On time

Be Ready to Learn

Rockdale Magnet School Mission

The mission of RMSST, a specialized research-focused learning community, is to foster and produce students who think ethically, critically, and independently while excelling in competitive academic environments and demonstrating high standards and expectations.