Richards Middle School

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  • National Bus Driver Appreciation Week

    bus driver appreciation week

    October 21st-25th is National Bus Driver Appreciation Week. Our drivers do an amazing job transporting our students to and from school safely each day. We are so thankful to have such an awesome group serving Richards! Please join us in showing our appreciation with a quick "Thank you"! Richards will be providing them with a few small treats to show them that we are grateful.

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  • Information on Electronic Smoking Devices from the Georgia Department of Education

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    Due to growing concerns about e-cigarettes and vaping, the Office of School Safety and Climate added a resource webpage--'Electronic Smoking Devices.'  This page contains resources for parents, students, and teachers, as well as health advisories from the Georgia Department of Public Health and the CDC.

    Click here to access the resource page.


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  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage at RMS

    hispanic heritage night

    October 29, 2019 6:00pm to 7:30pm

     ♦ One Act Plays ♦ RMS Band ♦ Fashion Shows ♦ Poetry Readings ♦ Food ♦ 

    If you would like to help make this celebration a success, please contact Ms. Smith at

    ♦ Donate a Dish or Dessert representing your country.

    ♦ DJ or Music Mixer willing to donate their time.

    ♦ Dance group(s) wanting to donate their time and talent.

    ♦ Mariachi or Latin Band wanting to donate their time and talent.



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  • Keep RMS a green and healthy school!

    I pledge to keep Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful


    This month let’s focus on protecting our water quality and supply.

    Click here to find out how you can keep Gwinnett and RMS clean and beautiful by helping at home and at school.

    Simple Tips:

    Turn off the faucet when you aren’t using it

    Fix leaking pipes

    Pick up waste and trash

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  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is all about pink and breast cancer awareness

    Please join RMS to showing your support by wearing PINK each Friday during the month of October.

    Oct. 8th Relay for Life will have a concession table set up at the Chorus Concert. Please come and support!

    October 25th is school wide Pink Out Day!

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  • RMS Parent Center

    parent resource center

    Visit us to find academic material for:


    Contact our Parent Outreach Liaison, Liz Martinez

    770-338-4815 or

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  • CARE Team Walk-A-Thon

    Walk a Thon

    Friday, October 25th





    $10.00 needed to participate during your “B” Connections.  It’s for a good cause!  All donations go to the Care Team.

    Click here for more information!


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  • Free Tutoring

    RMS Morning Tutoring, every wednesday morning at 8:15 AM
    Come join your teachers at 8:15 every Wednesday morning for tutoring!
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  • Kids For Christ

    Kids for Christ

    Kids For Christ meets on Tuesday Mornings at 8:00 AM in Mr. Reaves classroom on the corner of C and E halls.   All students are welcome!  Free breakfast, fellowship and fun!  

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  • RMS Soccer

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    'I Just Play' Soccer Development Camp - Camp is in full swing with 15 players working on their soccer skills.  It's not too late to join!  Coach Spivey offers a six 90 minute training session that help players develop their skills. All players welcome include beginning, intermediate and advanced. The cost for the six sessions is $60 - cash, check or card. For more information, please email Coach Spivey at

    2020 Final RMS Soccer Teams selected from 74 players on Friday, September 27 and first training will be:

    Girls 10/18 inside RMS Main Gym 7:30-8:40am
    Boys 10/18 outside RMS Field 4:30-6pm

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  • Join the Substitute Teaching Program!

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    Interested in gaining valuable teaching experience while getting paid?
    You’re invited to attend the Substitute Teaching Job Fair!

    Wednesday,October 16, 2019

    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Meadowcreek High School

    4455 Steve Reynolds Blvd Norcross, GA 30093

    Come and talk to Substitute Management team members to learn about how to become a GCPS Substitute Teacher.  Computer labs will be available and fully staffed to walk you through the online application process. *Registration is not required. You do not have to be certified tosubstitute teach.  Apply today at

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