RRMS E-News

September 17, 2021

Principal's Post

Dear Parents and Guardians,


MAP testing went well Monday and Tuesday. Teachers will conference with students over the next week to set goals for Winter MAP. We will continue make-up testing next week due to the State mandate that requires we test 85% of our student body. This includes our Rock Hill Virtual Academy students.


If your child has an average of a D or F in any class, they should have received a progress report this week. Please take time this weekend to check your child's grades since we are at the mid-point of quarter 1. Together we can ensure all of our students are successful! If you have questions or concerns please reach out to your child's teachers or counselor.


Monday, students that wanted to participate in a "stair climb" to honor the first responders who lost their lives 20 years ago during the 9/11 tragedy, joined their teammates to walk approximately 110 flights of stairs. The hallways were lined with the names of those first responders. For more information visit https://www.firehero.org/events/9-11-stair-climbs-2/.

Our 6th graders were able to listen to Coach Roddey, a local firefighter, talk about his experience as a first responder prior to participating. Team 8-2 created their own American flag during this time as well.


Lastly, it was a great week for our volleyball and football teams. Come out and support our student-athletes when you can. See below to purchase tickets.


Have a wonderful weekend and we hope to see lots of parents participating in Tuesday's SIC meeting!



Warm Regards,

Heather Andrus

#OneSchoolOneFamily

SIC Zoom Link

Heather Andrus is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


Topic: 1st SIC Meeting

Time: Sep 21, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting

https://rockhillschools.zoom.us/j/82316802557?pwd=akNneFR0OE4wQjJ6U0FHcmdGNXI5dz09


Meeting ID: 823 1680 2557

Passcode: 546172

Counselor's Corner

Guidance Counselors

RRMS is fortunate to have three competent and caring counselors.

Ms. McNeal will serve as counselor for all students in the 6th Grade.

Mrs. Cunningham will serve as counselor for all students in the 7th Grade.

Ms. Atkinson will serve as counselor for all students in the 8th Grade.

Click here for PTO Interest Form
Click here for SIC Interest Form


First Meeting is on Tuesday, September 21st at 6:00pm

It's time to order your RRMS Yearbook

@jostensyearbooks.com. It will be the lowest price of the year $35, and the opportunity to choose 4 free icons when cover personalization is chosen PLUS there is a credit card installment plan for any order over $30! (3 easy payments) the order deadline for the lower book price and free icons is September 17th.
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Fall Picture Day

Fall pictures will be taken on Friday, September 24th during the school day. This will be a dress down day. Dress down day guidelines are below on page 2.

2021-2022 Dress Code

Dress code and dress down day guidelines can be found here

Pay Fees Online

A link to pay online fees “eSchool Online Payments” has been added to our websites under “QUICK LINKS” on the RRMS homepage. This is the new system for parents to pay online fees.


Notes about eSchool Online Payments:

  • For parents that have students at multiple schools, go to each school location on the eSchool home page to pay for each student separately. Click on “Payment Home” on the top of the page after each transaction.


The Payment Home button will take you to the page where you can see all the schools at once, and then click on the correct school that the next transaction is for.


  • For parents that have multiple students at one school location, they will be able to pay for those students in one transaction. This will save them $4.00 for each transaction.

Put all the kids’ names in the student name box.

Then choose the quantity of that particular item or separate items if needed.

Student Handbook

Click the file below for the Student Handbook

Student Supervision

Students are permitted to arrive on school property at 7:45 a.m. No supervision is offered of students before 7:45 a.m. Student supervision concludes at 4:15 in the afternoon!

From Nurse Neil

If your child will require a prescription medication while at school this year, please have your physician complete the prescription permission form below.

T-dap vaccine requirements

In accordance with South Carolina Code of Laws and State Regulation, a Tdap vaccine is now a requirement to attend 7th -12 grades. The Tdap vaccine is a booster that protects against three serious diseases: tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough). If your child has had this immunization, please disregard. Documentation that your child has received the Tdap vaccine will need to be provided to the school. If your child still needs to get the immunization, you must get an appointment with your pediatrician or seek out a clinic to arrange for the immunization. If your child has not had the vaccine by the start of 2021-2022 school year, he/she will have 30 days to get the vaccine. After the 30th day, if your child still has not had the vaccine your child will not be permitted to attend school until the school receives documentation that the vaccine has be given.


You may make an appointment at the following places to get the required Tdap vaccine.


Rock Hill Health Department

1070 Heckle Blvd

Rock Hill, SC 29732

Appointments: 1-855-472-3432


Affinity Health Center

500 Lakeshore Parkway

Rock Hill, SC 29730

Appointments: 803-909-6363


North Central Family Medicine

1140 Saluda Street

Rock Hill, SC 29730

Appointments: 803-325-8742

Tickets for RRMS Sports

To Purchase tickets to athletic events for the 2021-2022 school year, you must go to www.gofan.co and search for the school where the event is taking place. For example, if the event is here, you will search Rawlinson Road Middle School and you can purchase tickets to any of our home events. To purchase tickets to away events, type the name of the school that Rawlinson Road is playing, and you will purchase tickets from their page on GoFan. Tickets are $4.00 per ticket after the fee.

Northwestern HS Cross Country

All 7th and 8th graders, it is not too late to join the Northwestern Cross Country team! We practice at 4pm at the back of Northwestern under the covered walkway. No experience in running needed as we will build your endurance up over the season. If you are interested, please fill out this google form, and someone will be in touch with you.

Volleyball RRMS @ Oakridge MS

Monday, Sep. 20th, 5:15pm

5650 Highway 557

Clover, SC

SIC Meeting via Zoom

Tuesday, Sep. 21st, 6pm

Zoom

Volleyball Clover @ RRMS

Wednesday, Sep. 22nd, 5:15pm

Raider Gym

Football RRMS @ STMS

Wednesday, Sep. 22nd, 5:30pm

2300 Saluda Road

Rock Hill, SC

Fall Pictures

Friday, Sep. 24th, 8:30am-3:45pm

RRMS Auditorium