Monthly Archives: February 2013

iLEAD Students Visit LMU On February 14th

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Movie Review: ‘Les Miserables Proves To Be A Winner

By Lauren H. Edtior’s Note:  Spoiler Alert- If you have yet to see this movie, you may want to hold off reading this review until you have seen it. All of you most likely have heard of the movie adaptation … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Teens With Screens

By Nathan A. and Eric H. Did you know that the RMS office has collected over 60 phones already this year? Most students here at RMS have cell phones. Many students abuse their privilege of having cell phones by using … Continue reading

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Eat And Fundraise For RMS

Pedone’s Restaurant Fundraiser: Tuesday, March 5 all day 11:00 am – 10:00 pm.  Dine in or take out.  No flyer needed.  20% of your purchase will be generously donated to RMS to help fund all the great PTSA enrichment programs. … Continue reading

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Calling All Artists

Do you have artistic talent?  Would you like to put those skills on display for all to see?  If you want to show your stuff, submit it to the Yearbook.  Turn in your artwork to Room 26 by March 7, … Continue reading

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Set and Spike!

2nd Annual RMS vs. CMMS Volleyball Game will be play this Thursday. Tickets will be on sale today, Tuesday, Feb. 26th, at lunch time. Purchase your tickets on campus and be entered into a raffle for a free pizza from our … Continue reading

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GATE 8th Graders Swim With Plankton

By Amanda M. The Eighth Graders’ GATE Trip To CIMI went from  Friday, February 1st to Sunday, February 3rd and they stayed at CIMI (Catalina Island Marine Institute) at Toyon Bay. On the island, they studied marine life and oceanography. “I learned … Continue reading

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Coach Kamiyama Makes Believers

“Nobody really expects much from a first-year coach and a lot of people doubted us,” [North High School Girls Basketball] Coach Lauren Kamiyama said.  “But the kids played with heart all season and I think we turned some doubters into … Continue reading

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Honor Service Award Winners Recognized

Congratulations to Michelle Nadeau, Michael Fujii, and Jack Witherspoon for being honored with the HSA last Tuesday night.  You are truly deserving! Honorary Service Award Winners  By Chad Mabery Each year, our PTSA recognizes people who have made significant contribution … Continue reading

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Yearbooks For Sale: Limited Amount Printed

If you haven’t purchased a yearbook yet, now’s the time! Students who purchase a yearbook between now and March 12 will be entered into a raffle. There’ll be a separate drawing each Friday. If you have any questions, please see … Continue reading

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Need A Snack?

Mexican Riviera Mondays at Richardson are back starting Monday.  Need a quick after-school snack? $2 bean, rice and cheese burritos $2 chicken flautas $1 cupcakes  A percentage of all sales will be donated to the PTSA. 

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8th Grade Field Trip Permission Slips Due

Attention all 8th Graders:  The deadline to turn in your permission slip and cost of entry for the Museum of Tolerance field trip is today.  Please turn in the permission slip and cost of entry to your homeroom teacher so … Continue reading

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Fun With Photography: Where In The World Are We?

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Photo Fun

The pictures in the Fun With Photography post were taken by Leslie Bezich in Rancho Mirage near Palm Springs.  Where in the world have you traveled recently? Do you have photos that you would like to share of a place that you enjoyed?  … Continue reading

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Photo Album: Around Campus At Lunch

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A Peak Inside The Classroom: Gymnastics in Kamiyama’s Class

Students in P.E. Teacher Lauren Kamiyama’s class learn some gymnastics moves.

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And A Good Time Was Had By All…

A Valentine’s Day Dance was held on February 14th in the RMS Cafetorium which was decorated by the Student Council.  A special 8th Grade Lounge was set up on the stage.  The dejay played popular hit songs along with their … Continue reading

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Adventures In Art: Students Imitate Honore’s Caricatures

Damier Honore 1808-1879 This artist was a sculptor and was best known for his caricatures (a picture, description, or sculpture ludicrously exaggerating the peculiarities or defects of persons or things) of political figures.  RMS students got the chance to imitate … Continue reading

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Photography: Bridge in Fog

Header Photo Courtesy of Robert Bobich

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“Cool Kids” Recycle

By Olivia Adair   “Come join the Environmental Club. Not only will you be doing a good deed for planet Earth, you get to hang out with cool people and you will become instantly popular,” said Science Teacher Mandy Malpede. … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

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Paper War Winners

1st Place  Rodriguez   301 Points 2nd Place  Holtz         150 Points 3rd Place   Ramirez    145 Points 4th Place   Malpede    131  Points 5th Place   Case         124.5 Points All paper donations will benefit RMS students and faculty.  Thank you to all who donated.     

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Talent Show Scheduled

RMS Students Have Talent! The Talent Show is scheduled for February 19 at 6:30-8:30PM.  Come see the show and support your fellow students!  

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Happy Chinese New Year: The Year of the Snake

Happy Chinese New Year! 新年快樂! Happy Year of the Snake! People born in 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, and 2025 are born in the year of the Snake. According to Chinese legend, Snake was the sixth … Continue reading

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Thank You South Bay Security

A BIG Thank You to South Bay Security, who has adopted RMS.  They have sponsored school activities, purchased a student computer and journalism software to help get The Latest Hiss going again last year, are in the process of purchasing all of … Continue reading

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Parent Eyes Needed

Some of our volunteers’ schedules have changed and we have a few days that are in need of another pair of eyes! This is a great opportunity to get involved, for just an hour a month! Fresh air and awesome … Continue reading

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Attention All 6th Graders!

Have you seen this form and had your Tdap/Pertussis Immunization done?  It is a state law that all 6th Graders must have had this immunization to stay in school.  If not, you will not be able to attend school in the … Continue reading

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Spirit Week Feb. 12-15

Monday, Feb. 11- School Holiday Tuesday, Feb. 12-Tie Dye Day Wednesday, Feb. 13- PJ Day Thursday, Feb. 14- Valentine’s Day Wear                  Dance-3PM-5PM  If you take off a heart hanging from one of the dance posters and bring the heart … Continue reading

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National Counseling Week Observed Feb. 4-10

In celebration of National Counseling Week,  School Counselors are being acknowledged for being actively engaged in helping students examine their abilities, strengths, interests and talents; for working in a partnership with parents as they encounter the challenges of raising children … Continue reading

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In Case You Haven’t Heard…

Congratulations to the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl Champs! 34-31

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Asteroid Mining and the Future of Space Exploration

By Addison W. Only a while ago, Planetary Resources, a privately owned company, unveiled their plans to send a spacecraft into outer space. The media quickly caught on and the word spread. Even more shocking is the fact that they … Continue reading

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Chef Jack To Cook At Chez Melange

Chez Melange Presents Guest Chef Jack Witherspoon 12 year-old Wonder Chef and Cookbook Author   Jack will be preparing a four-course “Comfort” dinner. Caesar Salad with Crusted Garlic Toasts Eggplant Parmesan Savory Pot Roast Mac & Cheese and Roasted Root … Continue reading

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