September Newsletter

#tigerup #weRtest

Highlights and Recognition

Dear Families,


Each month we strive to meet our mission of providing a caring, challenging environment where dedicated educators prepare students academically, socially, physically and emotionally. Here are a few ways our Tigers ROARED during the month of August.



  • All students have started the school year with a new set of expectations around COVID. They are meeting those expectations DAILY. Way to go Tigers!
  • Test was the proud recipient of multiple donations supporting the social and emotional needs of our students. Join us in thanking our donors listed above. We were also the PROUD recipient of a $3,000 Stamm-Koechlin grant dedicated to providing our students with real-world experiences. Our community cares for our Tigers.
  • Student fall sports began and our athletes are working hard to represent Test in swimming/diving, cross country, volleyball and football.
  • Our students earned over 33,000 positive LiveSchool points since August 12th!


As we move into the month of September we look forward to many more positive academic and social experiences for all our Test tigers! #weRtest #tigerup

September Events

For a complete listing of events and activities please view our school calendar located HERE.


Highlighted Events for the Month of September


September 3rd Title I Meeting @ 5:30 Virtual and Live Options

September 9th 7/8th Grade Football @ 5:30

September 9th 7/8th Grade Volleyball @ 5:30

September 14th 7/8th Grade Volleyball @ 5:30

September 17th Cross Country Boys/Girls @ 5:30

September 17th 7/8th Grade Volleyball @ 5:30

September 18th End of the First Six Weeks Grading Period

September 21st Picture Day "Group A"

September 22nd Picture Day "Group B"

September 21st 7/8th Grade Volleyball @ 5:30

September 28th 7/8th Grade Volleyball @ 5:30

September 24th 7/8th Grade Football @ 5:30

September 24th PTO Meeting @ 5 pm

Title I Parent Meeting

Please join us for our Title I parent meeting at 5:30. You may join us either virtually or live.


If you would like to join us virtually please follow this LINK.


If you are joining us in person please enter through Door 1.


You can find all our Title I information, including our homeschool compact by clicking the Title I picture below.

Why IXL?

Test families please watch Mrs. Garard's video below. Because of Title funding we are able to bring IXL to Test Intermediate. With IXL we can:

  • Track and monitor student growth.
  • Create individualize lessons for enrichment for each student.
  • Help students set academic goals for instruction.

IXL Success

PTO Meeting September 24th @ 5 pm

Join us virtually for our next PTO meeting held virtually at https://meet.google.com/cir-fzkx-uja.


Your input is valued and needed!

Test Remind

Want updates and messages from the main office this school year? In addition to following us on FaceBook and Twitter families can also elect to sign-up for Remind. Please go to https://www.remind.com/join/a8h44h.

Word of the Month

Thanks to a partnership with The United Way and #abetterwaytobe Test Intermediate will focus on a word each month. This month the word is Friendship.


Friendship is using your words and your actions to show others you care.

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Picture Days are September 21st and 22nd

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Canvas for Families

Richmond Community Schools uses Canvas as our learning management system. Now that our laptop roll-out is complete you will want to follow your student in their Canvas courses. Here is a guide to all things Canvas through RCS. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.


Canvas Guide and Connection

Athletic Events and Opportunities

You can follow athletic events and find schedules at Richmond Red Devils all year long.

LiveSchool Information

If you have not please consider signing up for the LiveSchool app during the 2019-2020 school year. This is a critical part of our PBIS (positive behavior intervention and support ) Plan. If you are new to Test intermediate please take a moment to view this letter or the parent guide video below for important information regarding this program.
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