Navigating the River

Friday, February 26th


What's Happening on The River?

Upcoming Dates

Feb. 4- March 4 : Panthers Pay if Forward Hero Squad Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)

Feb. 22 - 26 : PTSO Sponsored Teacher Appreciation Week

Feb 26: Spirit Day at Panda Express (see below for location)

March 1: Spring Picture Day

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

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

Alliance Academy for Innovation

Lottery results can be found here.

Students from Riverwatch who will attend Alliance Academy will join an Alliance counselor for a virtual chat during Flex Time on February 4. The link will also be posted in the itslearning student information course for our virtual students who plan to attend Alliance next year.

School Events and Information

Panthers Pay if Forward

As of today, the RMS community has donated $2,455.00, but we cant stop there. Please donate to the LLS and the Hero Squad at this link to help support Faith Johnson and the other kids battling cancer. The program will continue to run through March 4th. The week's final Theme Dress-up days are listed below.

Our school goal is $7,500.00. Teachers, staff, students, parents, and families are all encourage to click the link above and give what you can. If everyone does a little, we can help Faith and her family battle this terrible disease.

Friday 26th: Unite Against Cancer: Panther Spirit Day

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Spring Picture Day

RMS Spring Picture Day will be Monday, March 1st. Face-to-face students will have the opportunity to have spring pictures made during connections.

Here's how to order online:


School Name: Riverwatch Middle
Picture Day Date: Monday, March 1
Picture Day ID: EVTBPSH9K

Hybrid and Virtual students who wish to have their spring pictures taken, please click HERE or use the link below to select a time slot that works best for you and your family. Any virtual students who register may be dropped off in the parent pick up line and will immediately return upon completion of their picture being taken. Masks are expected, and the entire process should take less than 10 minutes, so please wait for your child in the parent pick-up line instead of parking.

Upcoming Experience for 6th and 7th Grade Students

7th grade students will have the opportunity to visit Junior Achievement's Finance Park located next to Alliance Academy March 18, 19, 22, and 23. 6th grade students will visit Junior Achievement's Biz Town on March 29, 30, 31, and April 1. This is a culminating activity for a unit in their Social Studies classes. Students will ride a bus and visit in groups on their assigned day. This opportunity is available for in-person and virtual students. CLICK HERE for an informational video about the experience.

Lambert High School Volunteer Tutoring

The Lambert HS Key Club has organized volunteer high school students who wish to tutor current RMS students. This could be extremely helpful during the COVID pandemic. Tutoring will help students who are academically falling behind, especially those at home with limited resources. This will also be an exciting way for middle school students to learn from and gain mentors through connections made with local LHS students!

If you are interested please use the following link to complete the required form.

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.

The School Store - Panther Pit Stop

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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

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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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Thank you!!

Thank you to all the RMS families and the community for your support this week for Teacher/Staff Appreciation week. We had lots of great donations and raffles to spoil all our RMS employees. We are grateful and appreciative of your support!! Thanks again!

Staying Connected to Riverwatch!

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