Navigating the River

Week of November 4th

We want to hear from you!

If you have Questions, Celebrations or any Ideas that you would like to share with the Riverwatch Team, please use the link below. Your feedback will help to guide the information in our newsletter to ensure that this communication is meeting your needs.


Questions, Celebrations and Ideas Form

What is happening on the River?

Upcoming Dates

November 1-8 - Book Fair

November 8 - 7th Grade Fall Fest

November 21 - Blood Drive (12-5pm) See more details below

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Congrats to our Cross Country Team!!

The largest XC team at RMS, so far, has had a busy and successful year! They have created a XCountry course here and held our 1st XCountry meet in September. As a team, they brought home 4 trophies. Thanks to both our Coaches (Coach McGinley and Coach Steele) for their dedication and support to the team.

Panther Basketball Season is Here!!

Come support our Panthers!

Access the complete basketball schedule HERE. Students are welcome to join us after school for home games. A game day permission slip is required. Students: $4 and Adults: $6 with concessions available.
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RMS Yearbooks On Sale Now

Purchase Your Yearbook Now!!

Things end but memories last forever...with your yearbook. Purchase your yearbook now!

  • Go to www.balfour.com.
  • Search for Riverwatch Middle School.
  • Click on the icon labeled Yearbook & Ads
  • Follow the instructions on the website.


If you have any questions, please email lscheaffer@forsyth.k12.ga.us.

8th Grade Tribute Ads - Order by November 22

Eighth Grade Ads are a great way to celebrate your child's achievements. These ads will be featured in the RMS 2018 yearbook, and it serves as a tribute to your child before they go off to high school. There is limited space for these ads in the yearbook, so act fast to reserve a spot for your Eighth Grader.


  • Go to www.balfour.com:
  • Search for Riverwatch Middle School.
  • Click on the icon labeled Yearbook & Ads
  • Scroll down and click on 1 Block Ad Space
    • Only one eighth-grade ad per student
  • Complete payment for order.
  • You will receive an email within 24 hours, from Balfour, with instructions on how to upload your portrait photo and message.
    • Only one picture (portrait layout) may be submitted
    • Your message is limited to 275 characters (approximately 50 words)

For technical questions regarding the upload process, contact Balfour 1-800-944-5930.


Orders MUST be in by NOVEMBER 22th, 2019. If you have any questions, please email lscheaffer@forsyth.k12.ga.us.

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Click here for permission slip. If you have any extra Halloween, donate supplies, or volunteer to help with concessions, click HERE.

Junior Achievement - Needs Volunteers

RMS will once again attend the Junior Achievement Center located in Alliance Academy during the 2nd full week in November. The seventh grade will be traveling with the teams divided below on specific days. We need many volunteers each day. If you can please volunteer, please use the appropriate link below. Thank you in advance for your help and support!

  • November 11th Team P -Burnsed, Pittman, Sudduth, Johnson & Taylor

November 11th Riverwatch Middle School JA Finance Park Volunteer Registration

  • November 12th Team M- Kulikowski, Poole, Holloway, Northam & Yu

November 12th Riverwatch Middle School JA Finance Park Volunteer Registration

  • November 13th Team S- Okland, Mack, Muliero, Regocki & Kennedy

November 13th Riverwatch Middle School JA Finance Park Volunteer Registration

  • November 14th Team R- Weatherford, Cowart, Shanks, Breyo & Wieberg

November 14th Riverwatch Middle School JA Finance Park Volunteer Registration

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Panther Pit Stop - Shop Now!

Check out all the great merch at our school store!! Click HERE! The school store is open daily from 8:40am - 9:00am. For more information, check out the website.

Community News

Transition Information for Parents of 8th Grade Students

Out of District High School Information

Each high school in Forsyth County has specific programs and pathways that are offered. If your child has an interest in one of the pathways offered at a high school other than Lambert High School, you may find information about the process to request an Out of District approval here. Please note that requests are reviewed at the district level and do not guarantee acceptance. You may also visit the Riverwatch Counseling Page on our website for additional information.

Alliance Academy for Innovation to Visit

Representatives from AAI will be here Friday during 8th grade Connections to talk with interested 8th grade students. They will highlight the different pathways and answer questions about next steps. Alliance is also hosting several informational parent nights for interested families.

Pacer Run 5K - Supporting the Ludwig Family

Positive Attitude Changes Everything

Saturday, November 2 @ Lambert High School at 10am



To register for the run and learn more about the

Ludwig family, visit http://bit.ly/holdenstrong

PTSO Updates

Want to get involved, volunteer, assist with donations, see what's happening?

Click HERE!
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Thanks to all our Book Fair Sponsor!!

These local businesses have supported the Book Fair with prizes for drawings. Please patronize their business.


Beaver Toyota - Mister Car Wash - Windermere Orthodontics
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Staying Connected to Riverwatch!

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