Richards Middle School

Excellence in Every Endeavor

News & Announcements

  • Fall Pictures

    Picture Day is Coming! Full text on picture appears below picture as well.

    To order pictures ahead of time,
    1. Visit
    2. Enter the RMS Picture ID: AG609100Q0
    3. Order the package you want!

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  • No school October 10th-October 14th!

    fall break


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  • Governor's Shape Honor Roll

    georgia shape

    We are proud to be one of only three schools in Gwinnett County recognized as a recipient of the Gold Award on the Governor's Shape Honor Roll!

    This award recognizes elementary, middle, and high schools for their dedication to creating a healthy school environment and a culture of wellness for staff, students, and community.

    Thank you to our Health and Physical Education teachers who lead the way at Richards!

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  • Discovery Cluster Canned Food Drive

    students packing the donations for the RMS canned food drive

    Thank you so much for your contributions to the Discovery Cluster Canned Food Drive.

    We collected a total of 1198 items!

    A representative from the Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry came to pick up the canned goods, and he was so grateful for the boxes and boxes of donations they received :)

    Special Thanks to the Peer Leaders and Counselors for counting, packing, and loading these items on Friday. Thanks to the cafe' workers for helping gather boxes!!

    The winners are:

    6th Grade: Jurick- 161 items
    7th Grade: Ms. Greyer- 60 Items
    8th Grade: Ms. Bischoff- 93 Items
    Small Group: Ms. Russell- 150 Items

    Honorable Mentions:

    6th Grade: Ms. Lowe- 97 Items & Ms. Lee- 90 Items
    8th Grade: Ms. Orange 69 Items
    Small Group: Ms. Kirkland: 60 Items

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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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  • Girls Basketball Tryouts

    basketball tryouts

    October 7th, 8th, & 9th

    Must have a current physical before trying out.

    Please contact Coach Wyatt for more information!

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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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  • Costa Rica Service Learning Trip

    Costa Rica Explorations
    Parents! Do you want to give your child the adventure of a lifetime?! Please join us on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 6:30pm in the School Media Center to hear about a service learning trip to Costa Rica in the spring. Learn about how your child will explore Costa Rican culture and experience the country and it’s people in a unique and genuine way. This meeting will discuss fundraising opportunities, timeline, itineraries, dates, costs, and scholarships. This trip is only open to responsible and mature 8th graders. If you have any questions before the meeting, please contact Señora McDuffie at


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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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  • thank you

    A big 'thank you' is in order for Sunrise Baptist Church, El Ceibeño Restaurant, La Cazuela Restaurant, and Perimeter Roofing. 

    These organizations and businesses donated paper, pencils, markers, crayons, book bags, and many more items for our students.

    La Cazuela donated gift certificates for our staff and community members.

    Nothing but the Truth has a weekend food ministry that is a great help at RMS!

    We are proud to be a part of such a great community!

    sunrise baptist church perimeter roofing la cazuela

    El Ceibeno      nothing but the truth

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  • RMS Soccer

    soccer ball with goal in the background


    '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!

    Pictures of substitute teachers

    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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