Monday, October 20, 2014
615 Hammett Bridge Road ♦ Greer, SC 29650 ♦ Phone: (864) 355-7900 ♦ Fax: (864) 355-7918
Important Facts

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th
Enrollment: 1163 students
School Colors: Blue and Silver
School Mascot: Riverside Royals
Motto: "Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow"

Accreditation Palmettos Finest Red Carpet School

GCSD Progress Report

Upcoming Events


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Family Fiction Fright Night

The PTSA and RMS Media Center are partnering to bring you the first Family Fiction Fright Night on Thursday, October 23 from 4:30 to 8:00pm. Author and magician Chad Crews will be performing for students in each grade level during the day, and then giving a special performance (with different material) for parents, family members, and community members starting at 6:30.  He will also be available before the performance to sign copies of his book in the RMS Book Fair! Join us for dinner at the food trucks in the front car loading area, then visit the Edgar Allan Poe themed classroom. Come dressed as your favorite literary character, and vote for pumpkin creations by classes and clubs at RMS!

Book Fair

The RMS Book Fair will be available the week of October 20-October 24th.  This is a perfect time to start holiday shopping, and the proceeds go to fund the collection in the RMS Media Center.  All classes will visit the book fair with their ELA class, and may return with a pass from the teacher and money, throughout the week.

RMS Basketball Tryouts

Basketball tryouts for boys and girls teams will begin on Monday, Nov. 3.  In order to tryout, each student must have turned in a physical and parent permission form along with $10 insurance.  If a student played a fall sport for a high school they must still turn in a physical and parent permission form to the middle school.  Forms are located at under the athletic forms tab.  Boys turn in forms to Coach Raymond.  Girls turn in forms to Coach Young or Coach Eikenberry.

Principal for the day

Principal for the DayMr. Simon Hong, Senior Vice President from TD Bank, shadowed Principal Kate Malone as a part of “Principal for a Day.”  Local business leaders are shadowing school principals to learn more about day-to-day operations of leading a school.  Mr. Hong spoke to two 8th grade financial literacy classes, attended lunches, and enjoyed talking to RMS students.  We are so excited to build relationships with community leaders.

Teachers Present at Social Studies Conference

RMS teachers Hale Edwards and Kati Linn presented at the State Social Studies Conference in Columbia.  They presented a session on “Authentic Research” as well as a project that RMS students have participated in for the past 8 years focusing on the Cuban Missile Crisis and Greenville native Rudolf Anderson.  Mrs. Edwards will also serve on the National Council’s Awards Committee.  At the conference, it was announced that Natalie Boulos and Jay Ramesh have been selected as Students of Excellence by the South Carolina Council for Social Studies for the 2014-2015 school year.

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