Friday, February 12, 2016
4231 Fork Shoals Road ♦ Simpsonville, SC 29680 ♦ (864) 452-0300 ♦ FAX (864) 452-0365

Parents! Coffee & Donuts!
book fairJoin us in the Media Center Tuesday morning from 8:00-8:30 am for coffee and donuts while you browse the great books in our Spring Book Fair!

2016-2017 Electives Registration
Rising 7th & 8th Grade students and parents will have access to PowerSchool Registration via the portal beginning Monday, February 22 and ending Friday, February 26th. During this time, students will have an opportunity at school to request their elective choices for the 2016-2017 school year. This time also provides parents an opportunity to view their child’s academic course recommendations and make any changes to elective choices.

We Need Volunteers for the Dance

We are looking for volunteers for the Rockin’ Red Valentines Dance on February 12. We are needing 2-3 people to set up (around 2:30 PM) , two for tickets ( 3:30 PM) and 2-3 for clean-up after the dance. 

Also, If someone can help by selling tickets Tuesday and Thursday morning outside of the school store (7:45 AM-8:30 AM). 

Please email ralphchandlermiddleschoolptsa@gmail.comif you can help. We greatly appreciate all you do for RCMS. 

Free Online Magazines!
flipsterWe have great online magazines you can read and download to your device FREE for the month of February!  Visit the Library for special username and password!

8th Grade Parents-

PSAT results are in!  Your student has received their PSAT score report and Guidance has gone over their scores with them but we want to share with parents a link to “understanding your child’s PSAT scores”.  Thank you.

8th Grade IGP Conf./HS Registration

Greetings 8th Grade Parents - The counseling department is starting something new this year with IGP conferences and high school registration.  They will now be combined.  Your child has received a letter that explains in detail what will take place during this conference.  The IGP/HS registration will take place during the week of March 7-11, 2016.   Please follow the link below to sign up for your day and time.  Students attending Brashier do not need to sign up.  Thank you and we look forward to meeting with you and your child. 

We're using VolunteerSpot (the leading online signup and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming activity
Here's how it works in 3 easy steps: 
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: 
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot) 
3. Sign up! Choose your spots - VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy! 

Check Your School E-Mail!

Overdue Notices Are Now Electronic!

Students, please check your school gmail for overdue notices from the Media Center.  Return or Renew when Overdue!  
Visit the Media Center for username and passcode required for flipster.  Questions?  Ask the Librarian!

RCMS Happenings....
Basketball Skills & Drills Schedule - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday - May 3, May 10, May 17
Thursday - May 5, May 12, May 19
Open to all 7th grade boys and girls. 6th graders will be able to participate in the summer workouts.   

Greenville is hosting a "Color Vibe" 5K run and dance party on April 30th at 9am at the Charter Spectrum Amphitheater/Heritage Park!  Gather family and friends for a colorful, fun event while supporting your community!  Find the details HERE!

Notes from PTSA:

Volunteers are currently needed for: School Dance, School Store.  The school store is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:45-8:30 am.  We are looking for volunteers to work one morning a week.  Please contact Lori Nix at if you are interested in helping. 

Spirit Wear - If you were unable to purchase one during Orientation, we will be ordering more.  You can view the shirt HERE.


Add us to your address book!

Please help us ensure that our emails to you don't end up in your junk mail folder or get marked as spam by your internet provider by adding your child's teachers email addresses to your address book as SAFE addresses!

App Get the RCMS app for your device at the Apple App Store and Google Play.  Get the app to keep up to date with what's going on here at school and help put an end to bullying!  Watch this!

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2016 Great Britain Trip

England, Ireland and Wales trip in June 2016

Learn more about the upcoming trip to Great Britain HERE.  You can also view the tour website HERE.

Share Your Pictures!

Send your pictures to Ms. Wines! Get the free app!

Your pictures may be included in the next RCMS yearbook!  Click HERE to find out how to easily share your pictures with the yearbook staff, right from your mobile device!  Or, you can send your pictures to Ms. Wines at


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