Richards Middle School

Excellence in Every Endeavor

September 11th, 2023

Upcoming Events

    • September 15
      • Digital Learning Day
    • September 21
      • 6:00 PM: Title I Annual Parent Meeting
School News


Title I Annual Meeting

Please join us on Thursday, September 21st at 6:00 PM for our Title I Annual Parent Meeting. The meeting will be held at Richards Middle School (3555 Sugarloaf Parkway) in our Media Center.

At the meeting, we'll be discussing...

  • What is Title I?

  • How will the Title I program benefit my child?

  • What are the school's academic goals and what activities are planned to support the goals?

  • What is the Family Engagement Plan/Promise and how does it align with the school goals?

  • How will the Parent Center support my child's learning?

  • How can I be more involved in my child's education?



Digital Learning Day

Friday, September 15th, is a Digital Learning Day (DLD) for all students. On scheduled DLDs, students access lessons in eCLASS but do not have virtual class time with their teachers.

To ensure that students have a nutritious breakfast and lunch to fuel their learning, our bus drivers will be on the road and at every bus stop to deliver meals prepared by School Nutrition Program staff.

Families should expect buses to run their routes from approximately 10:45 a.m. to noon, beginning at the first stops on the route. These delivered meals are provided at no cost to families, and are provided to anyone 18 years old and under.




ParentSquare   provides a safe way for district administrators, school principals, teachers, staff, and parents   to receive and send information, such as:

  • Weather-related closings & delays

  • School and class information

  • Share pictures and files

  • See calendar items

  • Upcoming class activities

Download the ParentSquare   app (free for iOS and Android devices) for even more convenience.


Please visit our   website  for answers to frequently asked questions or reach out to our Parent Outreach Liaison, Kristina Fuller at   (770) 338-4815 or

Family Engagement Tips of the Week

Monday, September 11 

Tuesday, September 12 Wednesday, September 13 Thursday, September 14 Friday, September 15

Student Clubs & Sports News

RMS Basketball

Titan families, please mark your calendars to come cheer on our Titans throughout the basketball season!  Plan to come out to support our boys and girls basketball teams, cheerleading and step squads, and our pep band!

Opponent Date Time Destination
@ Shiloh Tuesday, 11/14 5:30 PM Shiloh HS
Grace Snell Thursday, 11/16 5:30 PM Discovery HS
@ Crews Thursday, 11/30 5:30 PM Brookwood HS
McConnell Saturday, 12/2 9:00 AM Discovery HS
Trickum Thursday, 12/7 5:30 PM Discovery HS
@ Sweetwater Saturday, 12/9 9:00 AM Berkmar HS
Bay Creek Thursday, 12/14 5:30 PM Discovery HS
@ Jordan Saturday, 1/6 9:00 AM Central Gwinnett HS
Moore Thursday 1/11 5:30 PM Discovery HS
Five Forks Thursday, 1/18 5:30 PM Discovery HS
@ Berkmar Saturday, 1/20 9:00 AM Berkmar HS
@ Couch Monday, 1/22 5:30 PM Grayson HS
@ Snellville Thursday, 1/25 5:30 PM South Gwinnett HS

Heart & Sole

Heart & Sole is an afterschool program like no other!

Twice per week for 10 weeks, girls will have fun, make friends, increase their
physical activity levels and learn important life skills. Trained and caring coaches lead 6th - 8th grade girls through interactive lessons and movement activities. The season ends with a celebratory 5K event.
Heart & Sole creates a positive, structured space for middle school girls to learn about themselves, explore new ideas, cultivate empathy, strengthen connections,
and develop life skills that will help them as they move through adolescence and beyond.
To register, click here.    
The first Heart & Sole meeting will be held on September 11th from 7:15 AM-8:45 AM!



Science Club

The RMS Science Club was created with the mission of extending the curriculum beyond the classroom. The science club is for all interested RMS students. We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month in the media center from 4:30-5:30pm. To join Science Club you will need a completed permission slip and your $25.00 dues. The money from dues will help cover the cost of materials for the monthly meetings and a Science Club t-shirt!

The first Science Club meeting will be held on September 13th from 4:30-5:30 PM.  
Application must be submitted before attending the meeting.



Intramural Sports

Sponsors: Ron Hickman and Kasey Hoffman 

Target Audience: All RMS students in grades 6th-8th grade who want to stay physically fit by playing sports with friends. 

When: 7:30 – 9:00 am (Drop off between 7:15- 7:30 AM) 

First Semester (8/28 – 11/2)
  • Monday: Flag Football or Volleyball
  • Tuesday: Basketball
  • Friday: Soccer
Second Semester (2/20-5/3)
  • Monday: Flag Football or Volleyball
  • Tuesday: Basketball
  • Friday: Soccer

*You can come pick whatever days you want to come. Students assigned to ISS cannot participate in the intramural program that day. Intramurals is an extracurricular program. Failure to follow school rules or Intramural program policies will result in suspension from the intramural program. 

Where: Students will need to be dropped off at the doors to the boys’ gym in the back of the school. 

What to Bring: Students should come to school dressed to participate in fitness activities. Water is encouraged. Locker rooms will be available for use after the club activities.



Jr. Titans Volleyball

Titan families, please mark your calendars to come cheer on our Titans throughout the basketball season! 

Date Opponent Location 
Monday, Aug. 28 Berkmar Berkmar HS
Wednesday, Aug. 30 N. Gwinnett N. Gwinnett HS
Wednesday, Sept. 6 Dacula Discovery HS
Saturday, Sept. 9 GCMS Tournament 
(Blue Team)
Parkview HS
Saturday, Sept. 9 GCMS Tournament 
(Grey Team)
Monday, Sept. 11 Hebron  Hebron Church 
Wednesday, Sept. 20 Osborne  Discovery HS
Wednesday, Sept. 27 Lanier Lanier HS
Saturday, Sept. 30 EOS Tournament Discovery HS


Junior Titans Volleyball Academy

Come out, have fun and play some volleyball!



Kids for Christ Surge

Kids for Christ Surge is a student-led club that meets every Tuesday, except Tuesdays after a holiday.  We meet in the Chorus room (2.104) on C Hall.

The first KFC Surge meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 12 at 8:00 AM!