Monthly Archives: September 2013

Photo Album: PTSA Membership Dance

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RMS Welcomes AP Schenkelberg

By Jocelyn H. Did you know that Mrs. Katherine Jean Griffith Schenkelberg, or Richardson’s new Assistant Principal, lived in Japan for a year? Most students do not know much about her, so here are some facts that she would like … Continue reading

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Stage Play Review: Wicked

By Aiden L. Wicked is a musical about the Wizard of Oz from the Wicked Witch’s point of view. In the play, Elphaba, the Wicked Witch herself, is in college. She isn’t really wicked or evil, people just discriminate her … Continue reading

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Movie Review: 42

By Brendan H. Have you ever seen the movie 42? 42 is a movie based on how Jackie Robinson made it to the Major League Baseball (MLB).  He is an important athlete because he got into the MLB at the … Continue reading

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Video Game Review: League Of Legends

By Daniel W. League of Legends (LOL) is a fast-paced, RTS and RPG game. RTS stands for Real Time Strategy and RPG stands for Role Playing Game. Two teams of champions, the character you are playing as, battle across different … Continue reading

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IN-N-OUT Proves To Be Quick And Delicious

By Liam C. IN-N-OUT is a favorite fast-food restaurant for many people. Some of the best things about IN-N-OUT are its consistency in making quality burgers, milkshakes, and French fries. Even when they have a rush hour, they still make … Continue reading

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RMS Welcomes Saira Hirji

By Jocelyn H. Who likes purple? Ms. Saira Hirji (Pronounced Her gee) does! Hirji is a new ELA teacher for sixth and seventh grade. She also teaches Study Skills and ELA Intervention. “[The best thing about teaching is] seeing the … Continue reading

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Need Help? Ask A Teacher!

Here, on the RMS campus, teachers are available several days and times a week to help students.  If you are in need of one on one instruction, take advantage of these “gifts” of time from your teachers.  Just remember, “There … Continue reading

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Welcome Baby Maddy!

Welcome to Baby Madeline (Maddy) Marie Mason.  Her proud parents, Zack Mason and Amanda Malpede-Mason (Science Teacher) welcomed her to the world on August 23rd at 8:00AM.  She weighed exactly 7 lbs. and was 19 inches long. According to Maddy’s … Continue reading

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Hot Dogs, Hot Dogs…Get Your Hot Dogs Here!

By Shane C. How about those Dodgers? Not only are they the National League West Division Champs and one of the best teams in baseball, Dodger Stadium is also known for something else…the Dodger Dog. It is a hot dog … Continue reading

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90 Minutes To Win

By Jordan L. Soccer is the sport that involves your feet, head, hands, and chest. The objective of soccer is to get your team with the ball on the other team’s side of the field and get past the goalie … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Souplantation

  By Ryan L. Have you ever heard of a restaurant that you can chose your own food, combinations, and more? One of those great restaurants is Souplantation. Once in the building, great delicious smells crowd the building and make … Continue reading

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Photo Album: Back To School Night

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Meet Sixth Grader, Ellie D.

By Madeline E. Do you know someone that wants to go to Australia? Do you know someone who is a 6th Grader at RMS? Well, her name is Ellie D. She is a very funny and nice girl.  Her favorite … Continue reading

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Rattlesnake Pit Lures Rattlesnakes

Have you seen the walls in the RMS Cafetorium, which has been renamed the “Rattlesnake Pit”?  They have been painted and new decals have been added to the windows. Food and Nutritional Services, Lynette Rock worked along side Designer/Contractor Richard … Continue reading

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My Summer Vacation

By Seventh Grader Jocelyn H. How did students spend their summer? Here are some of the adventures the Journalism students had over the break. Lake Tahoe “There was the family reunion in Lake Tahoe, and it was a blast!” – … Continue reading

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Say “Cheese”

On September 16th, teachers had their pictures taken during their conference periods. Students lined up during their P.E. classes to have their pictures taken for IDs and the Yearbook.  If you didn’t get your picture taken on this date, listen … Continue reading

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Journalism Students Work Together In A New Way

This year, The Latest Hiss is once again making history.  In the past, this school newspaper has been printed and two years ago it went online.  Also in the past, Journalism has been a class with only 7th and 8th … Continue reading

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Suzuki Sails Off

Sixth Grade Teacher, Joyce Suzuki, has retired.  She leaves RMS after seventeen years.  Her specialty included teaching students who came to us with little ability to speak the English language.  Her patience and encouragement for these students helped them to … Continue reading

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Back To School Night

Back to School Night will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 6-7:30PM.  We encourage all parents to attend.  As a consideration for all, please note that this is not the time to ask about individual students as the … Continue reading

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She Said “Yes”!

Math Teacher, Michael Fujii has asked his girlfriend, Emi, for her hand in marriage.  They met at Peninsula High School and started dating after they graduated  in 2002.  They have not set the wedding date, but plan to wed some … Continue reading

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9/11 Remembered!

Some students weren’t even born yet, and others may just have been beginning to walk and talk, but their parents will remember the events of that September 11th day. For those of you who have not been to the 9/11 … Continue reading

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Introducing The New Hiss Staff

  Please look for articles written by these Journalism students soon on this website.  

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Teachers Prepare For Arrival Of Students

We are baaaaccccckkkkkk! September 3rd and 4th were the first days of school for the teachers and staff of Richardson Middle School.  The two days were filled with team building exercises, Common Core discussions, school business, and guest speaker, Sid … Continue reading

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