Monthly Archives: January 2014

You’ve Got The Cutest Little Baby Face

8th Graders you have until February 10th to resend all baby pictures to 1040713@etusd.org to be included in the Yearbook.  Be sure to include your name for identification. Thank you.

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RMS Welcomes VIPs

RMS Principal Chad Mabery and Assistant Principal Katie Schenkelberg welcome Jefferson Middle School’s Assistant Principal Michelle Giampapa and Principal Lee Lee Chou along with Maguder Middle School’s  Assistant Principal Lisa Nunes and Principal Chris Sheck to RMS. Our guests were … Continue reading

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Eat Pizza And Support RMS!

Do you like pizza?  Do you want to help our school?  The RMS PTSA has just arranged a great fundraising opportunity with Pedone’s Pizza in the Riviera Village. It will be in two weeks on Tuesday, February 11, from 11am-10pm and no flyers are … Continue reading

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Grade Level Assembly Kicks Off Magazine Drive

Students were invited to an assembly on January 29th to kick off the annual Magazine Drive.  Students were given packets detailing the prizes they may earn for selling magazines to family and friends.  Deadlines are as follows: February 4-Early turn … Continue reading

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New Kid On The Block: Ms. Cristina Daco

By Jocelyn H. Ever wonder which teacher uses Room 25? Well, the new 8th grade Physical Science and English Language Development teacher, Cristina Daco, is now teaching there! Daco was born in the Philippines and raised in the United States … Continue reading

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Q3 Journalism Practice Team Building

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Photo Album: Student Council Gets Ready For Spirit Week Activities

Student Council Members practice the Shipwreck game in order to ready it for the lunch time competition on Thursday. Student Council Members paint posters for the Glow In The Dark Dance on Fridays.

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Peak Inside The Classroom: Medrano’s 6th Grade Social Studies

Mr. Medrano’s Sixth Grade Social Studies class held an archaeology dig to learn about artifacts.  

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Promises, Promises, Promises

6th Grade Antonia F.- My New Year’s Resolution is to get a perfect report card my entire 6th Grade year. Josh W.-My New Year’s Resolution is to hit a homerun on my travel baseball team. Alexis S.-This year, I will … Continue reading

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Students Of The Month Honored-December/January

Students were given the Student of the Month Award from their Period 4 teachers.  Congratulations to all who were honored.  Elisa B. Ellie B. Katey B. John B. Bridgette C. Natalie C. Carli C. Laine D. Camden G. Stephanie H. … Continue reading

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Did You Know…?

Did You Know…?  is a recurring post that will give an interesting fact about someone on campus.  Look for these to pop up in the newspaper from time to time. Did you know…that Ms. Saira Hirji is double jointed?  

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New Club Coming To RMS

Are you interested in how and why laws are made by our government?  What about an opportunity to meet people from all over California?  RMS is starting a new Model United Nations after school club.  In the Model U.N. program, … Continue reading

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We Have Spirit, Yes We Do!

Spirit Week will be held Tuesday, January 29th through Friday, January 31st.  Tuesday-Sports Wear Wednesday-Hawaiian Day Thursday-Wild West Day          Thursday Lunch- Class Competition- Shipwreck– Teams of four will get into a “boat” and race to a … Continue reading

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Mission Bay, San Diego  

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Semester One Ends, Semester Two Begins

Congratulations, you made it through the first semester! Semester One (Quarter 2), ends today.   Semester Two (Quarter 3) begins on Tuesday. Monday is a Pupil Free Day.  

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Attention 6th Graders: Enrichment Classes Change Tuesday

On Tuesday, January 28th, the 6th Grade Enrichment Classes will change. All students are to report to their new class Period 4 on Tuesday. Students who were in Bezich’s will go to Petito’s class.  Students in Petito’s will go to … Continue reading

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Attention All 8th Graders: Activity Slips Due

Student End-Of-The-Year Activities Slips were due to your homeroom teacher today.  If you didn’t get it in, please do.  No one wants to miss out on the fun to come!  

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Attention All 8th Graders: South High School Finals Schedule

South High School SEMESTER FINALS will be on Wednesday (1/22), Thursday (1/23), and Friday (1/24) of next week.  We will be sending out information to our 8th grade students who take classes at SHS through homerooms.  Here is how the SHS Finals … Continue reading

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Firefighters’ Week Observed January 13-17

When others run out, they run in! Next week is Firefighters’ Week!  Help us honor those who take care of Torrance by donating money and putting it into the collection baskets at lunch by the basketball courts.

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Bracelets For Sale!

Student Council is selling handmade rubberband bracelets.  School colored bracelets are only 50 cents a piece.  Three-colored bracelets are $1.25. Purchase one today at lunch in the basketball court area.  Show your school spirit by supporting RMS Student Council! 

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Happy New Year!

We wish a Happy New Year to you and yours! Much Love and Happiness in 2014, The Latest Hiss Staff

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Students Believe, Dream, and Inspire

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 PTSA Reflections Contest Winners: 1st Place Literature- Connor R. 2nd Place Literature-Halle H. 1st Place Dance Choreography-Anna R. 1st Place Photography- Jennifer W. 1st Place Visual Arts- Eric H. 2nd Place Visual Arts- Renee C. 3rd … Continue reading

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Music Department Performs At The Armstrong Theatre

On December 12th under the direction of Music Teacher Karrie Willett, Beginning and Advanced Band, Jazz Band and Choir members all performed to a full house at the Torrance Armstrong Theatre.  It was a program filled with holiday music plus … Continue reading

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Photo Album: Fun With iPads

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We Have A Winner!

Congratulations to Mr. Andrew Carlsson for winning the Bowling Party for him and his friends.   Thank you to everyone who bought a raffle ticket and helped the Builders’ Club help the community.   RMS truly cares about others!  

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Thank You For Supporting Our Fundraisers And Adopt A Family Project

Adopt a Family-Students wrap presents to ready them for delivery.  Richstone Center in Hawthrone, where the Adopt A Family gifts were delivered, is a center where people in need may get help with life situations.  Stacked Restaurant was full of … Continue reading

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RMS Choir Performs

On December 5th, RMS Choir, under the direction of Karrie Willett, performed at the Torrance Hospital Holiday Festival of Trees.  Thanks to all who performed and to Mrs. Laura Savitz for playing the piano. The music definitely put the audience … Continue reading

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