Navigating the River

September 15, 2021

Upcoming School Events

Sept 1-30: Food Drive for The Place Continues. See below for more info.

Sept. 15: Run at the River XC Meet

Sept. 16: 8th Grade Chorus/Band night at the Lambert vs South High football game

Sept. 18-26: Fall Break

Sept. 29: Family Connect Night (Spend some quality family time together)

Oct. 6: Picture Day

Oct. 6 - Culver's Spirit Night 5-8pm (Johns Creek)

Oct. 16 - Electronic Recycling 10am - 1pm (Grand Cascades Subdivision)

Oct. 18-21: Bus Driver Appreciation Week

Oct. 20-21: Early Release Days

Oct. 22: Professional Development Day (Student Holiday)

Enjoy your Fall Break!

On behalf of all the teachers and staff here at Riverwatch, we hope that you all have a fantastic fall break. We hope that you find some good quality family time to enjoy and relax.

Picture Day is Coming!

Fall picture day for all students will be October 6th. These pictures will be featured in our yearbook. Virtual students will be invited to participate as well. We will send more details closer to the date.

Clubs Update

Check out additional clubs on our website HERE.


eCybermission - Applications Due by Sept. 29

The eCybermission club is accepting applications! We are a STEM competition club where students work in teams of 2-4 to research and solve problems. Interested students can attend an interest meeting (September 27 or October 4 during Flex) to learn more and get an application. There will also be a mandatory virtual parent meeting on October 7th. The link will be sent to those whose applications are turned in by October 6th at 9am. The session will be recorded and shared. Click HERE for the application.


Project Green Schools

Project Green Schools is now accepting applications! We will meet during Flextime each Friday for recycling and on alternating Wednesdays for other Green Schools initiatives. Students should complete this Google Form, and we will reach out to them soon! https://forms.gle/FNXAATE2qz3wGApp7


The River Gives Back...A Volunteer Club

All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students are welcome to help serve others in our school and local community. Click HERE to sign up.

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Curriculum Night

Curriculum night will take place virtually as it did last year. Information will be available the week after fall break.

9/11 Memorial Service

If you missed the 9/11 memorial service. Here is the link to watch. Enjoy!

http://riverwatchmiddle.flywheelsites.com/?page_id=9

Teacher of the Month Nominations Open!

Nominations for September Teacher/Staff of the month are open! Please take a moment to nominate a deserving colleague. If you find yourself with a few spare moments in class or flex, it would be great to encourage students to nominate. Nominate Here:

https://forms.gle/knC5ByQWQbAvbXzF7

Food Drive for The Place

We are partnering with The Place to help refill our community food pantry. During the month of September, we are collecting canned peas, canned chicken, and bags of rice. These are items they have specifically requested, and they would like regular size items instead of bulk size. The team that collects the most items in each grade will win an ice cream party. Thank you for supporting this cause!


Exciting news... WE Real Estate Advisors is sponsoring our ice cream prize, so we are now able to award the top team on every grade level!

RMS Basketball Intramurals Sept 7th - October 14th

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Your Input Matters!

Questions? Just ask!

At RMS, we strive to provide everything our students and families need to be successful. It is important to us that you are always able to quickly find an answer to any questions you may have. We will either reach out to you to provide an answer, or the answer may appear in the newsletter the following week, whichever is most appropriate. Please enter your questions HERE

School Spirit Days

Join us each week to show your support to our football players! Spirit days are coordinated by our cheerleading squad. GOOO Panthers!
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COVID-19 Reporting Info

We encourage you to review that COVID procedures and information using this link. Please know that these processes do sometimes change in response to new information, but this is a reliable site to use.


  • If your child is showing symptoms, please do not send them to school.
  • Please communicate the status of your child, including First and Last name, to:


Nurse: Kim Varner; kvarner@forsyth.k12.ga.us AND

Attendance secretary: Kelle Russo; krusso81@forsyth.k12.ga.us.


Communication is important to ensure that our records are updated and that the teachers are aware of your student's attendance.

PTSO Upcoming Events

Ongoing - Requesting donations and volunteers for Teacher Surprise & Delight, PBIS Concession Stand, and more. Click HERE to help out.

October 6 - Culver's Spirit Night 5-8pm (Johns Creek)

October 16 - Electronic Recycling 10am - 1pm (Grand Cascades Subdivision)
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Join us on social media....

You can find us on facebook by clicking HERE. Our twitter account is @RiverwatchMS.
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