Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sing, Sing A Song

Under the direction of Mrs. Karrie Willett, RMS Choir performed at the Festival of Trees at 6:00 PM on Thursday, November 29th. Mrs. Laura Savitz accompanied the Choir on the piano.  Ms. Marie W. helped hand the microphone to Willett. The Choir sang seven … Continue reading

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Come Play With Legos

Twenty-four teams from around the state will compete in the Lego League Competition on December 1st from 9AM-5PM.  This meet will be held at Manhattan Beach Middle School on the corner of Manhattan Beach Boulevard and North Redondo Beach Avenue. South High … Continue reading

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Ooohhh Baby Baby

Eighth Graders, please bring your baby pictures for the yearbook to Room 26 by December 21st. Be sure to clip your first and last name to your picture or flash drive.

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Help Stuff The Bus!

Are you one of those people going out in the crowds to do your holiday shopping after Thanksgiving?  Why not pick up a toy for a child who may not get anything this Christmas?  The Stuff The Bus bus will … Continue reading

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Join The Fun!

What is it all about?  Scan the following QR Code with a QR Reader to find out.

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RMS Students Prove To Be Altruistic

Student Council recently held a Canned Food Drive to benefit the Salvation Army.  Mrs. Newman’s class won!  Congratulations and enjoy that pizza!  Sheu 88 Cans plus 100 Comp Points for 8th Grade Case 146 Cans plus 200 Comp Points for … Continue reading

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Grade Level Assemblies Held To Honor Students

On Friday, November 16th, Grade Level Assemblies were held to honor students who selected for Student of the Month for September and October, Honor Roll (Click on this link to find the list of  Honor Roll kids  http://richardsonmiddleschool.org/honor_roll.html) , and our new awards-Leading By Example … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

School is out Wednesday through Friday in order to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. See you on Monday, November 26th.  Don’t forget to tell the people in your life that you are thankful for them. Happy Thanksgiving to all!  

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A Peak Inside The Classroom: Kissner’s Online Science Class

Students in Mr. Andrew Kissner’s Online Science class meet at 7AM on Wednesdays once a week.  The rest of the work is done online on the students’ time.  This class allows students to take an extra elective.

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Students Run For The Health Of It

Running Club members have many reasons for meeting after school on Wednesdays to run. “I run to maintain a healthy weight,” said Seventh Grader Chase M. Some are getting ready to play sports. “I run to stay in shape for soccer,” said … Continue reading

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Photography Corner: Veronica L. Shares Her Favorite Photos

     

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Photography Fun: Where Is This?

People at this famous place are decorating for the holidays. Do you know where this photo was taken?

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UCLA Wins!

Congratulations to UCLA for becoming PAC-12 South Champions! Go Bruins!

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Word Of The Issue

 The word of this issue is altruistic.  It is an adjective and according to the Scott, Foresman Intermediate Dictionary, it means… 1.  thoughtful of the welfare of others 2.unselfish   Are you altruistic?  People who donated to the Canned Food Drive can … Continue reading

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CPK Fundraiser A Big Success

Thanks to everyone who came out to eat at the California Pizza Kitchen for our fundraiser. $287.89 was earned for RMS at this event.  You made a difference for our school.  Your support is very much appreciated.          … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Cricket Pays Visit To RMS

A Jerusalem Cricket, commonly known as a Potato Bug, made a rare appearance on the RMS campus on Friday, November 16th.  Found in front of Rooms 30 and 31, this insect was sitting in one of the rain puddles. Several people stopped to … Continue reading

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So Many Things To Be Thankful For

By Karin S. On Thanksgiving, we celebrate what we are thankful for including things, family and friends. Here are some of the things that students and teachers of Richardson Middle School are thankful for in addition to family and friends. “I am thankful … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Stealing Isn’t Cool!

By Kristy L. “What? No.” My mind raced as I shifted through my open pencil case. I had arrived minutes earlier to find that my pencil case was wide open with my pens and pencils sticking out of it. I … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Chasing Mavericks

By Lauren H. Who wouldn’t want to see this star-studded, based on a true story fun flick? With celebrities like Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer, and newcomer Jonny Weston, who plays Jay Moriarity, it is irresistable. The basis of … Continue reading

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Book Review: So B. It

By Jocelyn H. Have you ever had a time when you just didn’t know which book to pick out to read at the library? An interesting book would be “So B. It,” which was on the 8th grade TUSD Summer … Continue reading

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Bianca P. Plays For The Love Of The Game

By Karin S. “Serve the ball. Wait. Hit. Run. Repeat.” After practicing for five years, it has become a daily routine for Eighth Grader Bianca P. Tennis has become a strong passion for Bianca. It all started for Bianca at … Continue reading

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Photography Corner: Photographer Cameron S. Has The Eye

Venice Beach Photo By Seventh Grader Cameron S. Taking a Break Photo By Seventh Grader Cameron S. Designs in the Sand Photo By Seventh Grader Cameron S. A Day At The Beach (Through a View Finder) Photo By Seventh Grader … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday To Torrance

On Saturday, October 28th, the city officials of Torrance threw a Birthday Bash at Wilson Park for the city’s 100th birthday.  This was the final celebration after a year of festivities.   Several members of the community gathered to spell out … Continue reading

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Unlikely Visitor Seeks Knowledge

During Period 6 on Wednesday, November 14th, an unexpected visitor flew into Mrs. Leslie Bezich’s 7th Grade ELA class as they were working on iPads.  After flying around for about five minutes, the Hummingbird perched on a speaker to take a … Continue reading

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Book Fair Proves To Be A Huge Success

Thank you to everyone who came out to support RMS at the Book Fair at Barnes and Noble on Thursday, November 28th.  We hope you are enjoying your books.  Happy Reading!   Our very own Jack Witherspoon was there to sign … Continue reading

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Whittaker: She’ll Be There For You!

By Hadley C. Let’s get the inside scoop on Ms. Kelli Whittaker. You can see her around the school either in her classroom or out and about helping with Student Council. She teaches three classes and has been at RMS … Continue reading

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iLEAD Team Chosen

Congratulations to the following students who went through an application and interview process to be selected for the RMS iLEAD Team for 2012-2013. Thank you to all others who went through the process and are now alternates.  This was a difficult decision for the … Continue reading

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Sign-Up Now!

A Handball Tournament is being formed.  Anyone who would like to play is encouraged to get a team together and sign-up with Ms. Kamiyama in Room 23. The first game will be played on November 29th. 

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Save The Date

The Holiday Dance will be  held on December 7th in the Cafetorium. Come join  the fun.  

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Photography Corner: What a View!

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Students CAN Help The Less Fortunate

By Amanda M. Richardson Middle School is hosting a Canned Food Drive that began November 5th and will end November 16th. With the incentive of a pizza party to the class that brings in the most cans, homerooms have become very … Continue reading

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And the Winner Is…

President Barack Obama wins the election and will serve for four more years as President of the United States of America. Some RMS students voted in Social Studies classes. The results were 66% for Obama and 33% for Romney.   

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Students of the Month-October

            Congratulations to the following students for being selected as Students of the Month from their Period 2 teachers for October. Nina B. Benn C. Brian C. Sarah D. Jocelyn H. Lina I. Austyn J. Alice … Continue reading

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