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Students – Please be aware that you are not allowed to call your parent directly if you are not feeling well. Please go to the Health Office first.
Attention all 8th Graders: We will be conducting vision and hearing testing this Thursday. If you wear glasses or contacts please make sure you wear them Thursday of this week.
By Ellie H. I’m nothing compared to the popular kids I refuse to believe that Other people can become popular It’s true that Doing drugs Makes you cooler than reading books I’ll tell you this Once upon a … Continue reading
By Karina F. Summer is long gone and fall has arrived. Those long summer days in the sun where so much fun. But we can make fall just as exciting, and fun with some awesome fall activities to keep you … Continue reading
By Ellie H. and Harry K. Kids, mainly teenagers, are extremely unpredictable. Who knows what we are doing these days? If you compared the things we do today to the 1900s, one word to describe it would be , “Wow”. … Continue reading
By Emily D. I am so excited for Halloween, aren’t you? Not only because of the costumes, the decorations, and the candy, but the pumpkin carving too. But where are you going to find a pumpkin. Well, here’s a couple … Continue reading
By Emily D. Have you ever heard of the Union Seventy-six? Or the great pumpkin? If you haven’t heard of this, here’s a little bit about the World’s Biggest Jack O’ Lantern! The World’s Biggest Jack O’ Lantern is in … Continue reading
By Elliot L. and Dillon M. A later start is much needed at Richardson but, how will it affect us students? “People have other stuff to do other than school, kids are rushed in the morning to go to school, … Continue reading
By Chloe H. Want to do something fun for Halloween that is close by? Check this out. http://southcoastbotanicgarden.org/event/greatpumpkinhunt/ On October 1st- November 30th South Coast Botanical Garden has The Great Pumpkin Hunt! Come with your family to 26300 Crenshaw Blvd, … Continue reading
By Sarah S. and Marina M. Do you want to keep all your supplies organized for school? By following these tips you can keep your papers and supplies organized for school and your everyday life. It is always a … Continue reading
Don’t forget make-up pictures will be this coming Monday, October 16th. You can come by the office to pick up an order envelope or ask your teacher.
By Amber K. and Karina F. Halloween is coming up, and everyone wants to know what to dress up for, how to decorate their homes, how to make delicious spooky treats, and how to carve their pumpkin! Get spiced up … Continue reading
By Katie S. and Genesis O. Have you been wondering what will be the candy to grab this year? Make sure to stash your Halloween treat bags with RMS’s favorite Halloween candy. Is it Hershey’s? Kit Kats? Snickers? Skittles? Fifty … Continue reading
Photos By Luke C. By Seventh Grader Luke C. On Tuesday, October 3, Principal Drummond made a new … Continue reading
Kristina J. By Sally M. During your life, you’ve … Continue reading
Photos by Ryan Beck By Chloe H. and Skye R. On September 21st, Leadership organized Performances in the Park for all of RMS. There were several acts and a crowd of students watching as dancers and singers shine on … Continue reading
Congratulations to the following people for being voted into Leadership. Thanks to all who participated in giving speeches. You all make a positive difference at RMS! President: Jenna G. Vice President: Katie C. Secretary: Amanda M. Treasurer: Carly F. Special … Continue reading
Today is National Taco Day! For cheap taco deals around town, check out this website. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/national-taco-day-2017-where-free-cheap-tacos-142347021.html Happy Eating!
By Emily D. and Marina M. Are you going to the PTSA dance? Here’s some information about the dance if you haven’t heard already. The PTSA dance is this Friday, October sixth. It’s 80’s themed, so you can wear neon! … Continue reading
By Amber K. and Karina F. What’s Hot We’re all wanting to know what the hottest trends are these days. Well, no need to worry. We’re on your side. We have researched the trends for you. Fashion One of the fashion … Continue reading
Luke C. By Samara SN. Did you know that if Luke C. had … Continue reading
Mrs. Lisa Vaona-Case is the last of the original teachers from 1993 pictured above. Can you find her? By Sally M. In 1955, Torrance Unified School District (TUSD) opened our school. It was originally called Newton School, named after … Continue reading
Our hearts go out to the victims and their families involved in the incident in Las Vegas!
By Annabelle H. and Mercy C. What is a marine animal the size of a golf ball and has a bite 10,000 times more dangerous than cyanide? If you don’t know what this mysterious sea creature is, it’s the Blue … Continue reading
The Annual Skechers Friendship Walk will be held on Sunday, October 29th beginning at the Manhattan Beach Pier at 9:00AM. Participants will walk from the Manhattan Beach Pier to the Hermosa Beach Pier. All donations go directly to benefiting Richardson … Continue reading
By Ellie H. May I ask what you were doing on the day or Labor day? Many people were at the beach, relaxing at home, and having fun with their families. You probably heard the sound of meat slapped on … Continue reading
By Jodi Y. Nasa (National Aeronautics And Space Administration) has recently discovered the Goldilocks Zone which is located in space. The Goldilocks zone is when planets or stars aren’t too far from the Sun, but not too close to the … Continue reading
By Emily D. Are you excited for Spirit Week next week? I know I am! Here’s the schedule so you can look forward to next week! Monday is Meme Monday. Dress up as your favorite meme! Make sure it’s school … Continue reading
By Ellie H. Positive behavior is an important key factor in every school. “What is positive behavior?” You may ask. Well, positive behavior is an affirmative quality or attribute that can improve the general welfare community of a school. Some … Continue reading
If you are reading this, you are making history! Journalism has come back to Richardson Middle School. We are a yearlong elective class that consists of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. The journalism class is dedicated to the craft of … Continue reading
September 26-Back to School Night Parents: Be sure to go on PowerSchool to get your student’s schedule. You may also want your child to write out their schedule and draw a map as our room numbers have changed. … Continue reading
Math Competition Club is back! All students are welcome to come to Room 21 on Mondays from 3:00-4:00 to tackle challenging math problems and prepare for upcoming math contests. There is no need to sign up, just come to Mr. Fujii’s room … Continue reading
The PTSA’s strength is in its membership! Joining Richardson’s PTSA shows you support the work the PTSA does for our students and our school. Membership gives YOU the right to vote on PTSA motions, and your card gives you great … Continue reading
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Eighth grade students were honored on Wednesday, June 22. Awards were given in several categories which included, Most Improved, Outstanding Student, and Honor Roll. Congratulations 8th Graders!
All students are to clean out their lockers this week. Be sure to throw away papers, return books to proper places, and take home anything you want to keep. Thank you for taking care of your belongings properly. 8th Graders- … Continue reading
Attention All 8th Graders The following is the list of events that will be held the last week of school in honor of your promotion to high school. We are so proud of all of you that have worked … Continue reading
We would like to congratulate the winners of the All Middle School Race and STEM Night at Hull Middle School last Friday. Of all the students in the five middle schools that participated, three Richardson students built the fastest rocket … Continue reading
“You Look Weird” This is the story of how I learned how I’d live my life. It was a sunny day, towards the end of my seventh grade year. A boy told me something- he told me I looked weird. … Continue reading
On May 27th, at lunch, the winners of the noon league Kickball Tournament, the 8th Graders, played the Teachers in a game of Kickball. “Quick shout-out to all our Kickballers today—players and supporters! The kids were having a lot of … Continue reading
Monday- Memorial Day, No School Tuesday-Pj Days Wednesday-Fan Day (Dress in clothes of things/people of which you are a fan.) Thursday-Why is that in my closet? (Wear something that you have in your closet that you haven’t worn in a … Continue reading
Interested in joining South High Colorguard? Auditions and workshops will be held on May 23-May 27th, from 3:30-5:30 pm, in the South High Cafeteria. If you are interested, please join us at the info meeting to learn more. Parent information … Continue reading
Torrance 2016 Flag Football: Resident registration begins June 7. Non- resident registration begins June 14 and ends September 6. Teams will be formed by grade and school. For more information get a flyer from the office or your PE teacher.
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Attention 8th graders interested in giving a speech at the 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony: come to the audition on Monday, May 23rd, at lunch in Room 17 (Mrs. Yu’s room). Bring 2 typed copies of your speech and your lunch. … Continue reading
South Summer Athletics Registration tomorrow May 18 and Thursday from 5:30-6:30 in Room F-4. This is an opportunity for you to register for the summer program and ask any specific question. South High Intermediate Dance Auditions May 24th from 3:30-6:00 … Continue reading
On May 11, Grades of Green came to lunch to award RMS with a check for $750 for being one of the runners up in the Trash Free Lunch Challenge. Congratulations to the Environmental Club and Ms. Mandy Mason. Thank you … Continue reading
Students in Ms. Stephanie Markovich’s, Ms. Sara Pearlman’s, and Ms. Stacia Arnold’s English/Language Arts classes worked on a special project. “For several weeks, students worked on a unit centered around the current presidential primaries. Our students have been learning about the candidates, … Continue reading
Under the direction of Ms. Edithza Mesta and Ms. Lisa Case, girls were taught how to make leg and tail prosthetics for animals.
Torrance Unified School District asks that students read a book over the summer. Here is the suggested list. ELA teachers may have students write about their selection in the Fall. Incoming Sixth Grade Reading List The Invention of Hugo Cabret … Continue reading
The Leadership Class will be selling raffle tickets for a custom-made bicycle generously donated by Big Bill. The proceeds of the raffle will go toward the Leadership Class, as well as two local organizations that support children. Ticket prices are: … Continue reading
Earth Day will be celebrated on the RMS campus, on Friday, April 22nd. Come out to the field at lunch to learn all of the buzz about bees. Everyone is welcome!
5th Grade Parent Night is next week, Tuesday, 4/26 at 6PM in the RMS Cafe. Come and hear all about what RMS has to offer your students.
South High Drill Team Tryouts info meeting: Tuesday, April 26th @ 3:30 in Y-3 and Parent Meeting @ 6:30 pm in Y-3.
Attention 8th graders: do you have a great voice? If so, come and audition to be the singer of the National Anthem at Promotion Night. You will sing acapella. Bring your lunch to Mrs. Yu’s Room 17 on Monday, May … Continue reading
Open House will be held on Tuesday, May 3rd. It runs from 6:00PM-7:30PM. Students and parents are free to walk through classrooms. Food trucks will be here for dinner. Please join us to see what students have accomplished this year!
Eighth Graders, come join South High’s award winning Cheerleading Team. Informational meeting today at 6:30 in the South High library Monday, April 18 in the upper gym. 2016-2017 tryout rehearsals April 18-21 in the South High upper gym 3:30-5:30 pm. Evaluations … Continue reading
8th Graders: Learn all about high school life at South High School. Bluegrass will be held on Friday, April 15th. This is open for all 8th Graders. Students will meet at the end of third period and will be escorted … Continue reading
Book Reviewed: I Will Always Write Back By Caitlin Alfirenka and Martin Ganda with Liz Welch Review By Richardson MS Student, Katie C. Have you ever thought you would make someone’s dreams come true? Not small ones, like winning first place … Continue reading
The following are the winning essays from the writing contest held in March. Thank you to all who participated. Our next contest will be poetry. Watch for it coming soon. Broken Arm By Bailey K. I. Mr. Drummond made his last … Continue reading
Did you know… that Student Council members are responsible for creating, setting, up and taking down pep rallies, dances, college days, and spirit weeks among other things? These students, along with their teacher/sponsor, Mr. Michael Fujii, make school fun. … Continue reading
Congratulations to Richardson MS students and teachers for being named as finalists in this year’s Trash Free Lunch Challenge! Great job to Mandy Mason for leading this charge on campus! The following letter came from the Trash Free Challenge team. … Continue reading
Mr. Drummond promised to wear his kilt to school and speak in a Scottish accent if our students raised $8,000 through our Rattlesnake Challenge. Students raised the money and Mr. Drummond wore the kilt! Thanks, again, to all who participated.
The “How did Mr. Drummond break his arm?” writing contest was held two weeks ago. 153 entries were collected and six people won! The top winner was Bailey K. whose essay was read over the public announcements speaker for all … Continue reading
Photos taken by Stephen B. and Ashley E. Our Rattlesnake Challenge was a huge success and we hope you enjoyed Field Day! Additionally, with your help we were able to meet our school-wide fundraising goal of $8,000…which means that Principal … Continue reading
Ninth Grade Course Selection packets are available from Mrs. Holtz, Mrs. Yu, or the office.
The RMS vs Calle Basketball Game is tonight, March 29th, at 6:00 pm in the South High gym. Come cheer on the Rattlesnakes! Go Rattlesnakes!
The 8th Grade Panoramic Picture will be taken on Wednesday, March 30th. Get your order forms from the office or your Social Studies teacher.