Friday, October 24, 2014
4231 Fork Shoals Road ♦ Simpsonville, SC 29680 ♦ (864) 452-0300 ♦ FAX (864) 452-0365

Upcoming Events


Join us for the Fall Festival & Halloween Fun Run 2014

Saturday, October 25 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at RCMSFestival
  • Face Painting
  • Inflatables
  • Games
  • Rock Wall
  • Pony Rides
  • Food
  • Trick-or-Treat Trail
  • Fun Run
  • Candy 
  • Silent Auction
  • Costume Contest 
  • Crafts

Call for more information: 864-452-0344 

The world would be a better place if...

National PTA Reflections Submissions due by October 24, 2014

ReflectionsNational PTA Reflections is America's oldest and largest arts education program of its kind.  The program was developed in 1969 by Colorado's PTA President Mary Lou Anderson to encourage students to explore their talents and express themselves.  Since then, the Reflections Program has inspired millions of students to reflect on a specific theme and create orginal artwork.  Each year, students in Grades Pre-K through 12 are recognized for bringing the theme to life through film production, dance choreography, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts.  The 2014-2015 Reflections program theme is "The world would be a better place if...."  

The FINAL turn in date for Ralph Chandler Middle School Submissions is Friday, October 24.  Entries MUST FOLLOW the rules EXACTLY in order to be valid -- see exact specifications and rules for each category HERE.  

Baseball Interest Meeting

October 29th from 4:00-4:30.  Students will receive physical and insurance forms as well as a calendar of conditioning and workout dates.

Mr. Smith Named SBEA MS Teacher of the Year

Matt Smith, computer technology teacher at Ralph Chandler Middle School, has been selected the Southern Business Education Association's Middle School Teacher of the Year.  As the regional winner, he will now be considered for the national award.  Read the full article HERE.

Visitation Day at the Fine Arts Center

Any 8th Grade student interested in attending 8th grade visitation day at the Fine Arts Center

located at Wade Hampton High School on Thursday, November 20 from 9:15 a.m. to 11:05 a.m. please see Mrs. Scott in the counseling department for your prearranged absence form.  Transportation is not provided.

Live United

United WayRalph Chandler Middle School is holding its annual United Way campaign throughout the month of October. Our school's goal is to once again have 100% staff participation totaling $10,000. 
The United Way of Greenville helps fund dozens of local organizations that assist the community through education, child development, job training and employment opportunities, health care, and housing. To find out more about how the United Way of Greenville serves the Greenville community click on the icon to access the United Way of Greenville website.


Be A Part of Our Career Day! 

Thursday, November 13th 8:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.  Sign up by contacting the Counseling Department!

Change in Assignment Window

2015-16 Change in Assignment Choice Lottery Window: 

 Monday, December 8, 2014 through Friday, December 19, 2014.  You can find more information HERE.

RCMS Happenings....

 Purchasing GIFT CARDS?

The Band & Strings program is selling gift cards as a fundraiser through United Scrip.  Choose from over 500+ retailers in various amounts from $5-$500.  With each gift card purchased, a percentage is given to RCMS Band & Strings.  You can register online at and enter our passcode: 864RCMSMB with your order.  Thank you for your support!

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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The Principal's Message
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