Monthly Archives: October 2012

Superheroes, Jokers, Bikers, And Other Creatures…Oh My!

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Stacy Bernstein, Former RMS Student, Writes A Blog

Former RMS Journalism Student, Stacy Bernstein, is currently writing a blog for each book she reads off of the National Public Radio’s 100 Best-Ever Teen Novel List for 2012.  Maybe there is a book you are thinking about reading.  Read … Continue reading

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Have You Lost Something?

The Lost and Found in front of Room 22 is overflowing.  Please claim your items before they are donated to charity.  Thank you. Last semester, it was estimated that $10,500 of goods including jackets, sweaters, sweatshirts, and lunchboxes are donated … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To Vote!

Voting Day is November 6th.   

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Photography Corner: Have You Seen This?

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Positive Behavior Assembly

On Monday, October 22nd, students assembled by grade level in the Cafetorium for the annual Positive Behavior Assembly.  This year, there was a twist.  The Student Council helped out.  Assistant Principal Ms. Justine Lang and Principal Chad Mabery spoke about what … Continue reading

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There Is A Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

Once upon a time, Mrs. Stephanie Hunnel went to a pumpkin patch and put her name into a drawing to guess how much a pumpkin weighed.  A few days later, she received a phone call saying that she won the … Continue reading

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Dragons Take Over Adventures In Art

Students were given an “exercise in free illustration based on their imagination”.  They were given samples of dragons to be drawn within the parameter of a circle. Then, they were to add anything of their choice to give their dragons personality. This … Continue reading

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Teaching Runs In The Turner Family

By Karin S. Do you like the color pink? Well, so does Mrs. Wendy Turner! Turner, a Sixth Grade Math and Science Teacher, attended Torrance High School and joined the Soccer and Softball Team. After she graduated from THS, she … Continue reading

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Pirate Pearlman, Now How Does That Sound?

By Amanda M. Have you ever walked into Room 28 at Snack to hang out, get candy from a little Elvis box in the corner, or look at the giant picture collage that covers three out of the four walls in … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Walmart Opens Despite Controversy

By Kristy L. Enter a busy parking lot that is almost completely full. Shoppers are rushing in and out of the store with shopping carts and children in tow. Inside, there are aisles and aisles of everything in the world … Continue reading

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Monster Mash Bash Was Haunting!

  The Halloween Dance was held on Friday, October 26th.  Student Council decorated the Cafetorium and even provided an 8th Grade Section just for 8th Graders on the stage. DJ John Esparza played the music that students enjoy as was evident … Continue reading

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Red Ribbon Week Has History

By Lauren H. Red Ribbon Week has recently just occurred at our school and around the world. Everyone knows Red Ribbon Week is a say no to drug/alcohol/tobacco week. But they may not know the history of Red Ribbon Week. … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead

October 31- Halloween and Lunch Time Carnival November 2- End of Quarter 1 November 5-16-Canned Food Drive…Food will be given to the Salvation Army November 6- Election Day November 12- Veteran’s Day, No School November 15-CPK Fundraiser, Get your flyer … Continue reading

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VIP On Campus-Did You See Him?

VIP, Superintendent George Mannon, visited RMS on Friday, October 25th.  Principal Chad Mabery walked him from classroom to classroom, so that he could say hello to every teacher and class on campus during Period Five. We look forward to having Mr. Mannon … Continue reading

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Word Of The Issue

The word of the issue is plethora.  Plethora, according to the Scott, Foreman Advanced Dictionary, means  1.  excessive fullness; superabundance; excess. 2. an abnormal condition characterized by an excess of blood in the body. The first definition for the word is used … Continue reading

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Meet Ms. Lynda Williams

By Eric H. Have you met Richardson Middle Schools new librarian? Well, here name is Ms. Lynda Williams. How many times do you think most people would say that the schools librarian is fun…not many? This year Richardson has gotten … Continue reading

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Techies Present Findings

Three RMS students received Tech Trek scholarships last spring.  The winners of the scholarships were Jin Y., Camryn U., and Ninabella G.   The program is a math, science, and technology camp for girls coordinated by the American Association of University Women. The girls … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Gossiping Is Bullying

By Lauren H. Gossip is everywhere. You hear it at school, on the streets, in magazines, books, television, even at the workplace. It is probably one of the oldest, and most common ways of keeping up with the times. Nobody … Continue reading

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Blankets For Doggies Drive

74 blankets were donated! The blankets were given to the Carson Shelter for the many dogs that are waiting for homes.  Thanks to all who helped with this drive. Mrs. Bezich goes to the shelters quite often throughout the year.  If anyone … Continue reading

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Thank You From The Spartans

Thanks to everyone who supported the Spartan Baseball Team by buying a Christmas Tree. Pick up will be at South High School on December 8th in plenty of time to decorate for the holidays. For more information contact Andi Hall at andi.hall@mac.com

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Playing With Legos Pays Off

By Jocelyn H. The Widget club is all about Lego Logics. In Lego Logics, you use this software called Mindstorms to program robots, build robots, and build little stations on the mat, which are all made out of Lego. The … Continue reading

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Students of the Month- September

Congratulations to the following students for being selected as Students of the Month from their Period 1 teachers for September.  Brianna M. Kian Z. Michelle B. Morgan P. Ellie B. and Madison R. Johnathan M. Kareese A. Daniel D. Daisy … Continue reading

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Science Goes Online

By Eric H. Do you like science? Many students do and they are enrolled in Mr. Kissner’s Online Science Class. This science class lets students have new opportunities that you couldn’t get before. Many students and parents say it is … Continue reading

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Do You Play A Jazz Instrument? Jazz Band Needs You!

By Kimberly O. The Richardson Middle School Jazz Band is starting its second year here at RMS. This band currently consists of fourteen members: Andrew E., Kimberly O. (trombone), Steven L., Austin J., Sam K. (trumpet), Joey C. (drums), Leon J. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To You, Happy Birthday Dear Richardson…

    Did you know that Richardson Middle School turns twenty this year? Sixth Grade Teacher Alison Newman recalls the first days at Richardson. “Twenty years ago Newton Middle School reopened to fanfare.  They renamed the school after a retired … Continue reading

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Word Of The Issue

This issue’s word is nomophobia. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone. Did you know that 66% of the population suffers from nomophobia?  Are you nomophobic?  

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