Navigating the River

Thursday, March 18th

#RMSBettertogether

What's Happening on The River?

Upcoming Dates

March 18-23: 7th grade visits Junior Achievement Finance Park

March 25: Spirit Day at Grandma's NY Pizza (see below)

March 29-April 1: 6th grade visits Junior Achievement Biz Town

April 3-11: Spring Break

School Events and Information

RMS Parent/Stakeholder Feedback Interviews

RMS is currently seeking to schedule small group interview sessions with RMS parents and stakeholders on March 24th and 25th. We will be gathering information to guide next year's school improvement plan. If you would like to to be part of one of these small groups, please register using the SignUp Genius HERE.

Each of the specific sign up times will have 5 available slots. These will be taken on a first come, first served basis and are expected to last about 30 minutes. The deadline to sign up is March 19th. Once you have signed up for a specific time slot, you will be sent an email with information on how to join a virtual TEAMS meeting.

If you have any questions about the nature of the interviews or have trouble signing up, please contact John James at jjames@forsyth.k12.ga.us

Attention 6th Graders!!!

11th Annual FCS Pi Fight Virtual Math Competition for 4th-6th graders only!

Saturday, May 8th

9am - 11am

Student Registration Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd3dZfrLm-1U_hXZ0wf42d8YFh9u8npqiLrVkwpI9h403eyMw/viewform

Registration Deadline: April 23, 2021

Geography Winner!

In one of the closest RMS Geography Bees ever, we have our winner: 6th Grade student, Tarun Gajula!

Tarun survived 7 preliminary rounds, navigated his way through the top ten, AND 5 rounds of tiebreaker questions following the championship round against 8th grader, Pranav Srambikkal (last year’s champion.) Congrats to Tarun, Pranav, and all who participated!


Pictured below (left to right): Ms. Fuller, Pranav Srambikkal (2nd place), Tarun Gajula (RMS Champion), and Mr. Frilot

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Spring EOG and EOC Testing Calendar Dates

6th Grade Testing April 26-28

4/26: Language Arts

4/27: Language Arts

4/28: Math

8th Grade Testing April 30-May 7

4/30: Social Studies

5/3: Language Arts

5/4: Language Arts

5/5: EOC Physical Science

5/7: Math and EOC Algebra 1

7th Grade Testing May 10-13

5/10: Language Arts

5/11: Language Arts

5/12: Math



Information about how the upcoming Georgia Milestones Assessments will be administered at Riverwatch can be found here.


Virtual or Hybrid student families, please complete the survey included in the letter no later than Friday, March 19.

Our Newest Panther!!

Oakley is our Therapy Dog in training. He is now about 4 months old and has an amazing owner, Coach Steele. Oakley already has a way about himself bringing joy, happiness, and settling anxious students. We are grateful to have this opportunity of raising a therapy dog at RMS. Thanks to Coach Steele for taking on this endeavor.

We want your OLD Phones!

The school is in need of old phones that are within 5 years of age. Our Invention, Innovation & Technological Systems classes will benefit greatly from these devices and help recycle the materials. A drop box is located in the counseling office or may be left at the front office. Thank you in advance for your help.

RMS Intramural Soccer Team

Our 1st intramural soccer team will take on Little Mill at Forsyth Central High School on Saturday, March 19th at 9:15AM. Come out and support our Panthers coached by Coach Spalding.
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Updated COVID Direct Exposure Information

Effective December 7th changes were made to the COVID direct exposure (at school) quarantine guidelines. Please click HERE for complete details.



Outside of school exposures may upload their form HERE or use the link below.

Teacher and Staff of the Month Nomination

Please nominate some of our fantastic staff members for the March TOTM!

The School Store - Panther Pit Stop

Student Planners/Organizer

Do you want your child to stay or maybe get organized for the upcoming end of year testing, such as the milestones and finals? If so, it is not too late to purchase an RMS planner. At a reduced price of only $2.00, your child can get one now to help them stay organized for the last part of the school year!! Available now on My Payments Plus at https://www.mypaymentsplus.com.

Your Input Matters!

Questions, Celebrations, and Ideas

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

Reference Information

Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) News

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Staying Connected to Riverwatch!

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