Navigating the River

Wednesday, March 3rd

#RMSBettertogether

What's Happening on The River?

Upcoming Dates

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

March 5: PTSO PJ Day for $1

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

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

School Events and Information

Panthers Pay if Forward

As of today, the RMS community has donated $5,582.66, but we cant stop there. Please donate to the LLS and the Hero Squad at this link https://events.lls.org/pages/ga/Riverwatch-Middle-School-2021 to help support Faith Johnson and the other kids battling cancer. The program will continue to run through March 4th. 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.


Thursday, March 4th - Restorative Circles Day / Letter Writing Campaign Day / Final Hero Squad Day

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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

6th Grade Students- Biztown Permission Slips Due Friday

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.

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

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

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

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.

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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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Staying Connected to Riverwatch!

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