Navigating the River

Wednesday, May 6th

Upcoming Dates - See more information below

Immunization Pickup - Thursday, May 7th

National Field Day - Friday, May 8th

Spirit Day with Alessio's - Wednesday, May 13th (11:30am - 8:00pm)

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week - This week May 4-8th

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Medication Pickup - Thursday, May 7 (10am-2pm)

For families with medication in the clinic, we will follow these procedures.

  • Medication pickup will run like carpool. You will drive to the front of the school and the nurse will be at a table outside the front door.
  • Only ONE individual will get out of the car with their ID and approach the table. You will sign the medication form with a pen of your own (sanitized pens available).
  • The nurse will then hand you the medication and a form for next year if needed. You may leave medication in the clinic for next year, but a new form MUST be submitted at the beginning of the school year. The nurse will not be distributing medication without the form for 2020-2021 school year.
  • If you leave medication in the clinic and it expires before August 2020, it will be destroyed.

Please email Kim Varner at if you have any questions.

Pickup of Locker Belongings

We recognize that many of our Panthers are ready to come to school to retrieve belongings they may have left in lockers or classrooms. Stay tuned as we will soon be notifying everyone of an assigned date and time that students may visit the school to pick up their things. It will be important that everyone read and follow instructions as we will strictly adhere to CDC guidelines. Some of those guidelines will include:

  • Family members are required to wait inside their automobiles. Only students are allowed to enter the building. This is so that we may limit the number of people in the building to 50 or less.
  • Following the assigned dates, we will send out a form for anyone who was not able to come to the school on the assigned date and time. We will not allow students to enter during other times so that we may limit the number of people in the building.
  • Students must wear a mask the entire time they are in the building.
  • Students must maintain a distance of 6 feet from one another and from staff.

Thank you in advance for your understanding, patience, and concern for the health of your fellow Panthers.

National Field Day - Friday, May 8th

National Field Day is this Friday! Click HERE for the family letter.

Below are links to both the event cards, which explain the events and list the household items your family will need to participate, and a link to demonstration videos of each event. If you have any questions regarding this exciting event, please contact Coach Unger:

Field Day Videos

Event Cards


Please submit a picture or scan of your scorecard to your warning bell teacher. You must complete a minimum of 4 events to be eligible for a chance at the top prize!!

If you complete more than 4 events, please number your top 4 events in the "Personal Best" section. All scorecards must be submitted by 4pm Monday May 11th.

We are looking forward to a great day of family fun!

Congrats to our Panthers!!

We would like to congratulate and recognize our panthers for their amazing efforts. We are so proud of them!

Interest in Orchestra

Riverwatch Families,

We have a unique opportunity to offer to students next year! In an effort to broaden student experiences and prepare any who are interested for high school participation, we will offer instructional time with Lambert High School Orchestra Director, Ms. Rosseter. This class will be a Connections class and will only be offered during specific 9 weeks rotations. If your student has experience with a string instrument and would like to participate in the Orchestra Connections class, please complete this form.

2020-2021 Orchestra Program Interest Form

Hey Panthers, Remember that time...?

An email message went out to parents of 8th grade students asking for submissions of pictures, memories, and positive messages that we will compile into a slideshow tribute to this year's 8th grade class. Eighth grade teachers will be sharing the link to the drop box for pictures on their itsLearning pages in case you cannot locate the email. All pictures will be reviewed for appropriateness, but be creative and show your school spirit!

Is Cheerleading your passion??

Good Afternoon Panthers!

If your child is a current RMS 6th or 7th grader (rising 7th or 8th) and they are interested in being a part of Riverwatch Cheer next school year(20/21), please complete the below form. This form is for both competition cheer interest and spirit/sideline cheer interest.

Cheerleading Interest Form

PTSO Updates

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8th Grade Dance Refund

If your student bought a ticket to the 8th grade dance, the PTSO has offered two options for that money. You may elect to have a refund check issued or you may donate the money to the PTSO for next school year. Please complete the link below to indicate your choice. The PTSO will be closing out their financial records for this school year by May 31, so please complete the form as soon as possible.

8th Grade Dance Reimbursement form

Proposed 2020-2021 PTSO Board Officers

The Nominating Committee has recommended the following nominees for positions on the 2020-21 board. Voting will take place online; the link will be posted on the PTSO website starting on Friday, May 1, and running through Friday, May 8th. If you have any questions, please contact the PTSO at We appreciate your support!
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Reference Information

Grading Information from Forsyth County Schools

K-12 online learning and grading guidelines for the remainder of 19-20 school year.

Information on Grading from FCS

Changing Addresses this Summer?

If you have a change of address (within Forsyth County School District) for your student(s), please complete the Forsyth County Schools Change of Address form online (click here for the form) and upload your proofs of residency along with your judge signed custody documents if applicable.

Information and forms may also be found on our website.

You may update contact information (phone numbers, email addresses, emergency contacts, etc.) and view the current address on file for your household in Parent Portal.

RMS Football 2020 Update:

Good Afternoon Panthers!

This message is for ANY 6th or 7th grade student interested in being a part of the 2020 football team.

With school being out through the end of the year we will be modifying some processes. The most obvious being Spring Practice/Tryouts. I do not know what the future holds, but I want to be proactive so we are prepared to get to work as soon as it is safe and we get the green light. One way we can do that is by beginning to gather information. I need to two forms below completed if you have not already done so- the sooner we get this done the better. Please have this done by next Friday, April 24th.

2020 Player Information Form

2020 Player Introduction Form

Please take a moment to join our remind by texting @2697ge to 81010. I will try to send updates through remind 101 and directly to your email after this messenger blast. Make sure you complete the above forms to be on the email list.

Thank you,

Brian Sudderth

RMS Head Football Coach

The Place of Forsyth County

The Place of Forsyth has been working to support families during this difficult time in our community. This includes helping to distribute bags of food so that our kids and families have the essential items that they need. The Place continues to receive first time requests for assistance from families, including several who are in need of support due to the financial impact they are facing because of COVID-19.

Creating meal kits for families and giving financial assistance requires additional resources. We are confident this community will help us meet the needs of the most vulnerable during this time.

Please consider a Gift Today or shop our Amazon link for pantry items we are in need of. Pantry Needs List

Troubleshooting and Help Guides for Parents

Below are some user guides that our technology department created for parents to help with ClassLink and itslearning.

Parent Troubleshooting Guide

itslearning Help Guide for Parents

Teacher Contact List

We wanted to provide you quick and convenient access to teacher emails. Below is a link that will give you all teacher contacts in one document. The document is organized by grade level, so just click on the correct sheet to find each email list.

Teacher Contact List

Counselor Contact

Lisa Schroeder: A-L

Christy Gabbert: I-Q

Lisa Lemieux: R-Z

Staying Connected to Riverwatch!

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