RMS Knightly News

Week of September 26, 2022

Hello RMS Knights and Families

Our September Honor the Castle theme is "Making Meaningful Connections". This week’s Mindset Monday Message for the week of September 26th states, “Alone we can do so little, Together we can do so much”.

Click Here for this week's Mindset Monday Message.

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Dentists R Us - Rescheduled to October 26

Due to lack of participants, this visit has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 26. If there is not enough interest, this visit may be cancelled.

Licensed Dentists & Dental Hygienists will be available to perform:

  • Comprehensive Dental Exams
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Fluoride Treatments
  • X-Rays (if needed)
  • Sealants (when necessary)

Each participant will receive a free toothbrush and an oral health report will be sent home to parent/guardian.

Note: Students who had a cleaning within the last 6 months, are NOT eligible.

If you would like your child to be seen, please fill out the following form to receive a permission slip: Request Form or print your own copy HERE. Forms are also available in the Main Office.

Permission slips must be turned in to the Main Office before Friday, October 21, 2022.

Family Volunteers

We have worked diligently this year to set a strong foundation for our students, staff and Castle Community. One of the key areas is our Positive Behavior Intervention Supports. Each month, we will be running PBIS Incentive events to honor students with strong citizenship, exemplifying our three PBIS values of being respectful, responsible and safe, as well as following our monthly character traits.

That being said, we are asking for volunteers to support our PBIS events and incentives, as well work in our Knights Nook school store during lunches Mondays or Fridays.

If you are interested in supporting RMS and our Knights, please submit the form below. A staff member will be in contact with you as events are scheduled and support is needed.

2nd Step participation at RMS

This past week of September 19th, we begin our Second Step Middle School participation at RMS, a research-based social-emotional learning program designed to improve students’ social-emotional skills, such as emotion management, impulse control, problem solving, and empathy. Second Step skills and concepts are designed to help our students both in and out of school.

The picture shares 7th grade Knights showing how the brain grows new neural pathways the more you practice the "rock, paper, and scissor" activity.

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RMS Athletics

CLICK Here for the Athletics Calendar/Information

RMS Football

  • September 27 - vs Jeanette Junior High School (H), 7th Grade @3:30, 8th Grade @5:30

RMS Volleyball

  • September 26 - vs L'Anse Creuse MS Central (H) @4:00
  • September 29 - vs Anchor Bay MS North (H) @4:00

Cross Country

  • September 28 - vs Walden Middle School (A) @4:30


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Outside Food and Beverage Policy

The District does not allow the delivery of food and beverages from outside vendors or fast food establishments for a student’s breakfast or lunch meal. All meals are to be provided by either our Food Service program or prepared at home and sent with your student.

Outside food delivery is a safety concern. We do not want to have strangers and people that we do not know coming to our buildings with delivery bags. It also is a workload issue for office personnel. Managing multiple food deliveries during lunchtime becomes an additional responsibility for our office staff.

The District works hard to provide a variety of healthy, good-tasting food in its cafeterias, and students are always free to bring their own lunch to school. We will continue to follow our past practice of making sure students receive lunch if they forget to bring one from home.

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Device Care

In an effort to support our new devices, we are encouraging families who are interested to purchase clear drawstring bags to carry their MacBook. The drawstring bags are now available in the Main Office for $5.00 each.

Clear Drawstring Bags for Purchase

Clear drawstring bags will be available for purchase for $5 in the Main Office. The bags fit our student MacBook well and has reinforced corners.

Cost: $5

Where: RMS Main Office

When: Before or After School or during Lunch/Seminar with Staff Approval.

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To provide the most effective process for entering and exiting Richards Middle School, we need our families consistent help in observing the below traffic expectations:

  • Our RMS bus loop is only to be used by emergency vehicles and our district’s school buses between the hours of 7:15 am through 4:00 pm.
  • To help with our daily traffic flow, please follow our painted traffic arrows in our parking lot.
  • In supporting our traffic flow for entering and exiting for all vehicles, please observe no standing, parking, waiting and stopping in the parking lot aisle ways.
  • When exiting Richards Middle School at dismissal time, please utilize either our RMS Garfield exit, FHS Garfield exit or FHS Klein exit.

Please be aware of students, families and guests who are walking in our parking lots by obeying traffic laws, regulating your speed, and following the traffic direction arrows. Images can be found below. Please no parking or standing where you see a red x.

Our district security personnel will communicate these expectations to our families when needed. Thank you for your support with keeping RMS a safe travel area for everyone on campus.


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Student Success Resource

Here you will find information about the school, IDs, ordering yearbooks, school supplies, schedules, and more.

Dress Code Expectations

  • Shorts/Dresses/Skirts must be longer than the students fingertip length with students' arms by their side.
  • Undergarments, chest and midriffs must be covered and students are not permitted to wear spaghetti straps, muscle shirts with armpits visible, etc.
  • No sagging of the pants or shorts
  • No graphic, see-through or inappropriate saying on clothing (sexual comments, drugs, violence, etc.)
  • No pajama wear - lounge pants, flannel pants, boxer shorts, slippers (shoes without hard soles) *unless permitted by a school function.
  • No hats, bandanas/scarves (unless worn to support hair appropriately), and/or hoods up during the school day.
  • At this time, masks are a choice.
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Varsity Football Games Attendance

With an effort to make this an enjoyable experience for all participants and spectators, we are implementing new guidelines for the remaining home varsity football games.

  1. FPS Elementary and Middle School students must be chaperoned by a parent or guardian to enter the Football stadium.
  2. Middle School students should have their student ID with them at the ticket booth.
  3. Students may not bring in outside food or drinks into the stadium.
  4. Students may not bring backpacks into the stadium.
  5. No outside balls or noise makers that are not pre-approved by administration
  6. Students are expected to sit in the bleachers and not walk around the Stadium or gather in common areas
  7. Students are not to sit or walk to Visiting Bleachers
  8. No standing on the fence line of bleachers to avoid obstructing view and exits
  9. In the event that a student is asked to leave the football game, the parent or the guardian will be asked to take that student home.
  10. Once students leave the stadium gates, they will not be permitted to re-enter.

As always, the safety of our staff, students and families remains our top priority. These additional measures will support our students in making good choices and create a safe environment for all to enjoy the event.

We encourage our families to take advantage of these athletic events. We can come together with our school community and reconnect with family and friends. Fraser is a special place and our athletic events allow our community to celebrate the rich history and tradition of our schools. These updated safety and support guidelines will be used for all Fraser High School athletic events moving forward.

RMS Calendar

View Upcoming events

Important Dates

Wednesday, Oct. 5th - Count Day

Thursday, Oct. 13th - RMS Half Day, 11:35 Dismissal/Conferences

Change of Address Information

Your student's primary address should be up-to-date to receive report card mailings and other important building communications.

If you have recently moved, please complete the following form to update your address and upload the files needed for update: https://form.jotform.com/211594973642161

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Office Information

Attendance Line: (586) 439-7490 24 hour voicemail

Attendance/Counseling Office: (586) 439-7462

Attendance Office Hours: 7:15am - 3:15pm

Main Office Hours: 7:15am - 3:15pm

Main Office: (586) 439-7400 Fax: (586) 439-7461

***Please know we are always happy to meet with families,

however, we may not always be available when parents/families pop in. Please

set up an appointment with the main office.

Fraser Public School - Student Code of Conduct