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Student Council Makes A Difference At RMS

By Jocelyn H.   Have you ever wondered about who helps to make the numerous events at RMS, like the after school dances or the Team Trivia competitions at lunch? All of these events aren’t possible with the amazing Student … Continue reading

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Photography Album: Photo Scavenger Hunt

Students were given a list of items to photograph.  The more interesting the photo, the better.  What do you think of these photos?  Which ones stand out?  Why?

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Congratulations Torrance High School Baseball And Coach Ollie Turner

Congratulations to Coach Ollie Turner, husband to our very own Mrs. Wendy Turner, and the Torrance Tartars.  They won the CIF title over the weekend.   “It’s going to be a very good summer,” said Wendy Turner about the win. … Continue reading

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Students Of The Month Of May Honored

 Congratulations to the following students who were honored for Students of The Month for May.  We are proud of you! Daniela A. Noor A. Megan A. Toshinori A. Chloe B. Marco C. Marshall C. Daniel D. Dalia J. Shane L. … Continue reading

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Q4-Journalism: Student Commercials

 Journalism students were asked to create a new product and design a commercial for it.  How do you think they did?  Is it something you would want to buy?  How convincing were they? 

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Inspiring Words From Maya Angelou

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Chinese YoYos Come To RMS

Daniel W. shows off his Chinese YoYo skills. By Jocelyn H.   The Chinese YoYo, the second oldest toy (following the doll) in the world which dates back to the Ming Dynasty (1386-1644 A.D.) It was created a long time … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out!

You only have until May 31 to purchase a yearbook online. There will be a limited number of yearbooks for sale the last week of school. However, they will not be sold until all of the online purchases have been … Continue reading

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Do You Have Talent?

Share your talent with the South Bay.  South Bay’s got Talent, hosted by the Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation.  Auditions will be held on September 8th and 9th at the Armstrong Theater.  Submit your audition form by August 18th. Taken from … Continue reading

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RMS Marching Band Performs At The Armed Forces Parade

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8th Graders Hold Outdoor Movie Night

8th Grade Movie Night this Friday, May 23rd   Where: Richardson field grass area from 6-8 pm.  Movie: Monsters University There will be food for sale so bring some money. Permission slips required. Taken from the Daily Bulletin.

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Did You Hear?

Open House will be held from 5:30-6:30PM on Tuesday, May 20th.  Come by and visit your teachers.  Please remember that this is not a Parent/Student/Teacher Conference night.  Should you want to talk to your teachers about grades, please make a … Continue reading

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Temperatures Hit Record Highs In Torrance

Torrance is hot!  Be sure to keep yourself hydrated by drinking lots of cool water.  Also, check in on your elderly family members and friends.   Pets also need your attention.  Be sure they have a bowl of fresh, cool … Continue reading

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Q4 Journalism Students On The Air

 

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Calling All Artists

Friday is the deadline for sixth and seventh grade artists, who would like to design next year’s yearbook cover, submit them to Ms. Pearlman, in Room 26. Taken from the Daily Bulletin.

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Girl Scouts Collect Items For Local Shelter

Girl Scout Troop 3865 is collecting items for the Carson Animal Shelter from Tuesday, May 13 – Friday, May 23.  A collection box will be place in each homeroom for the remainder of the drive.  The homeroom who collects the most … Continue reading

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Pep Rally Held

On Wednesday, May 7th, a Pep Rally was held to introduce the RMS Soccer teams. They will be playing against Calle Mayor on Thursday, May 8th, at South HS on the field at 3:30PM. Come out and cheer for your team. … Continue reading

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Students Honored At Grade Level Assemblies

On Monday, May 5th, Grade Level Assemblies were held to honor students who selected for Student of the Month for March and Honor Roll (Click on this link to find the list of  Honor Roll kids  http://richardsonmiddleschool.org/honor_roll.html) , Other awards given were Hidden Gem, Leading … Continue reading

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Students Visit College Campuses

Kayleigh F. at California State University Chico Students were challenged over the Spring Break to visit a college campus. A drawing will be held for those who did and shared their experiences with their homerooms. Did you visit a college … Continue reading

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Photo Album: Aloha Dance

 

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Students Of The Month For April Honored

Congratulations to the following students who were honored by their teachers for Students of the Month for April.  We are proud of you! Loganne B. Trey B. Grace C. Dawnte H. Courtney H. Ashley J. Lorcan K. Olivia K. Kate … Continue reading

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Thank You For Supporting RMS!

Thank you to everyone who went to Islands for our fundraiser.  Our students benefit directly from your generosity! 

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Pep Rally To Be Held Wednesday

Come out and show your school spirit by coming to the Pep Rally on Wednesday at lunch to root on our RMS Soccer Players.  The soccer game against Calle Mayor will be held on the South High School Football Field … Continue reading

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Meeting Held For Incoming 6th Grade Parents

  On Tuesday, April 29th, parents of incoming 6th Graders were invited to hear Principal Dr. Chad Mabery speak about Richardson Middle School and what new students may expect.  Questions were asked by parents at the end of the meeting … Continue reading

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Wanted: Singers For Promotion

Attention 8th graders: interested in singing the National Anthem at the promotion ceremony?  Auditions will be held @ lunch on Friday, May 9th in Room 17.  Bring your lunch.  Singing a capella. Taken from the Daily Bulletin.

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New Clubs Forming; Join Today!

The Team Trivia Challenge is returning to RMS!  Sign up with your team of four to compete with questions about History, Science, Literature, Pop Culture, Sports, and other random topics.  Students from all grade levels are welcome to participate. Teams … Continue reading

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Need A Mother’s Day Gift?

Leadership is now selling Mother’s Day gifts.  They will be selling coffee cups for $2.  They will include tea along with Hershey Kisses.  The cup also includes a removable piece of paper that you can decorate and personalize.  Remember Mother’s … Continue reading

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Wanted: Artist To Design Cover

Attention sixth and seventh grade artists! Would you like to design next year’s yearbook cover? Submit your designs to Ms. Pearlman, in room 26, by Friday, May 16. Taken from the Daily Bulletin.

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Beach Party Dance To Be Held This Week

Be sure to come to our Beach/Tiki Dance Thursday, May 1st from 3-5PM in the Cafeteria.  Admission costs $4 and will include a slice of pizza.  There will be a photo booth for free and shaved ice for $2.  Come … Continue reading

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7th Graders React To The Field Trip To Medieval Times

Students in Mrs. Elaine Richmond’s class were asked, “What is your reaction, comment or opinion about your experience at Medieval Times?”  Here are some of their responses. I loved Medieval Times (MT).  It made me feel like I was in … Continue reading

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Students Of The Month Honored For March

Congratulations to the following students for being chosen as Students of the Month for March.   Anne R. Everett C. Isabelle D. George O. Kelly H. Nathan I. Hayden J. Alaa K. John K. Kristin K. Alice L. Bailey L. … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

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Open House To Be Held In May

Open House will be held on May 20th this year.  Please plan to come by and see what students have been doing all year in classes.  Please remember, that for the enjoyment of all who attend, this is not time … Continue reading

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Save The Date: RMS vs. Calle Soccer Game To Be Held

RMS faces Calle Mayor on May 8th from 3:30PM-5:30PM at South High School. Soccer players have already started practicing under the guidance of Coach Michael Fujii and Former Rattlesnake Coach Page B.  Come out and cheer on your Rattlesnakes.  Go … Continue reading

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Wanted: Helping Hands

RMS will be holding its annual Sharefest on Saturday, May 3rd from 9AM-1PM.  If you would like to help spruce up our campus, we need you!  Please come all of the time or if you can only spare an hour … Continue reading

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5th Grade Parents’ Meeting

Do you have a 5th Grader headed to Richardson Middle School next year?  Please join us on April 29th in the Cafeteria for a meeting from 6:30PM-8:00PM.  You will hear from the Principal and will get a chance to meet … Continue reading

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RMS Students Test The Test

This week, April 21st through April 24th, RMS students are taking the new Smarter Balanced Test also known as the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP).  The scores will not count, however, students are asked to do their … Continue reading

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Photo Album: Spring Break In Washington D.C.

A group of parents put together a trip to Washington D.C. for thirty-three RMS 8th Graders over Spring Break.  Students took a red-eye airplane flight on Tuesday, April 7th and arrived the next morning.  Once they landed, they went straight … Continue reading

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Q4: 6th Grade Enrichment Classes Change

Students in the 6th Grade changed their Enrichment Courses today.  We hope everyone enjoys their new class!  Q4 Journalism Enrichment Students

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Happy Spring Break!

School will be out for Spring Break for the week of April 7-11.  Enjoy your time with family and friends!  If you are on wheels, wear your helmets or seat belts if you are in a car.  Come back with … Continue reading

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Attention 8th Graders: Looking Ahead

  Mark Your Calendars   6/17 8th Grade Picnic 6/18 8-10AM Promotion Rehearsal @ RMS 6/19 10-12AM  Promotion Rehearsal @ South High School        6-7PM  Promotion @ South High School        8-11PM  8th Grade Dance  

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RMS vs. Calle Basketball To Be Held

Richardson Middle School students will be playing Calle Mayor on Tuesday, April 1, at SHS in the gym at 6:00pm.   Please wear our school colors to show that RMS has school spirit! Go Rattlesnakes! See you there!

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Band Brings Home The Gold

On Friday March 28th, the RMS Band and Choir under the direction of Music Teacher, Karrie Willett, participated in the Forum Music Festival held at Fullerton College.  The RMS Band took home a Gold Medal and  the Choir took home a … Continue reading

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Rattlesnakes Slither To Raise Funds

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Rattlesnake Run today.  Please collect your donations and return them to your Homeroom Teacher as soon as possible. All monies go directly back to RMS.  Thank you, in advance, for your support of … Continue reading

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8th Graders React To The Field Trip To The Holocaust Museum

Students in Mrs. Joelle Connor’s class were asked, “What is your reaction, comment or opinion about your experience at the Museum of Tolerance?”  Here are some of their responses. The museum was a truly moving experience. It was amazing to … Continue reading

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Q3 Journalism Commercials

Journalism students were asked to create a new product and a commercial to sell it. Which product would you buy?

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Happy Spring!

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New “Kid” On The Block-Meet Mister Medrano

By Victoria P. Have you met Mr. Medrano yet? He’s Richardson’s new Social Science and Physical Education teacher. If you don’t have him as a teacher, here are some facts about him just so you can get to know him … Continue reading

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Photo Album: Saturday In The Park

Where in Torrance are we?

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Students Invited To Magazine Drive Party

On Friday, March 21st, the following students were invited to attend the Magazine Drive-a-Palooza.  These students sold eight or more magazines.  Congratulations to them and thank you to anyone who helped with this drive.  We hope you enjoy your magazines.   … Continue reading

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Attention All Students: Lost And Found Overflowing

The RMS Lost and Found is OVERFLOWING!!  The Lost and Found is located outside Mr. Kissner’s room #22, across from the Library.  PLEASE come by and pick up any missing items (jackets, lunchboxes, reusable water bottles, books, etc.)  The Lost … Continue reading

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Rattlesnakes Run The Track

  Donate to the Rattlesnake Run Fundraiser!!! Thursday, March 27th You can be a part of this fun event by volunteering or making a donation for our raffle.  RAFFLE PRIZES!  GREAT MUSIC!  PHYSICAL FITNESS!  And POPSICLES!  Kids will have the opportunity to help raise money for all their … Continue reading

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RMS Family College Challenge

Between now and the end of Spring Break, visit a college or university campus. There will be a follow up Homeroom discussion the week of April 14.  All students that visit or tour a college campus and share the experience with their Homeroom will … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To Wear Green!

Monday, March 17th is Saint Patrick’s Day.  It is celebrated throughout the world.  New York even has a parade in honor of this holiday.  Although it is not a day off of school, many celebrate this day with a corned … Continue reading

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The Fairyland Times

Journalism Students were asked to write news articles about characters in fairy tales and other stories.  Can you guess the title of the tale or story? Granny Kidnapped By Shannon B. A girl dress in red visited her granny last … Continue reading

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Summer School Offered

South Bay Enrichment Academy summer school class schedules are now available in the office.  Take a class and learn something new! 

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Q3 Journalism On The Air

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Photo Album: 8th Grade GATE Kids Go To CIMI

  Pictures taken by Sara Pearlman. 

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Administrators Week Held March 3-7

We Love Our RMS Administrators! Assistant Principal Katie Schenkelberg Principal Dr. Chad Mabery

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College Week Held March 3-7

College Week is being held all this week.  It is not too late to join in the fun.  College Booths will be up during lunch on Wednesday and Thursday.  Come see what colleges have to offer you as a student … Continue reading

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Students Of The Month Honored For February

Students were given the Student of the Month Award from their Period 5 teachers.  Congratulations to all who were honored. Cary A. Asya B. Nina B. Marcus c. Ashley C. Liam C. Mike D. Jennifer F. Kaitlyn G. Jordan H. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Colorguards!

RMS Colorguards brought home a trophy from their competition at West High School last Saturday.   Way to go girls! Girls practice long hours before their competition. 

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She Said “Yes!”

Jessica Rodriguez & Jonathan Albrigo “We met about a year and eight months ago when a mutual friend decided we were ‘meant for each other’! A little over a year later, he proposed at Signal Hill Park in Long Beach … Continue reading

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Timing Is Everything!

Friday, February 28th, students get caught in the rain when the bell rings at the end of Period 5 as they go to Period 6. Rain is expected on and off all weekend…and they say “It Never Rains In Southern … Continue reading

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After School Drumline Practice

RMS Drumline practices for the Pep Rally on Thursday for the RMS vs. Calle Mayor Volleyball Game.  

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Making Math Fun

Barbie Bungee Math Teacher Stephany Nakamura goes to great heights to teach math lesson. Hula Hoop and Jump Roping Olympics Math Teacher Wendy Turner has students jumping and hula hooping for a Math lesson.

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RMS Students Have Talent!

Jennifer R. Singing “Sweater Weather” By The Neighborhood Nya B. Ote’a (Tahitian Dancing) to “Jungle Tahitian Song” Navid H. Singing “Radioactive” By Imagine Dragons Scott A.-Playing Piano “What I’ve Done” By Linkin Park Spencer C. Playing Clarinet “Twinkle, Twinkle Little … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Got Talent!

  Thank you to Michael Fujii and Mandy Malpede-Mason for ending the Talent Show assembly with an unforgettable performance.  We are so glad that you are Part Of “Our” World!  

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Photo Album: 7th Grade GATE Kids Go To AstroCamp

  Pictures taken by Sara Pearlman. 

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Parent Night On Common Core To Be Held March 4th

Are you confused about what Common Core is all about?   Please join us…  Parent Night – Common Core: How will it affect my student? WHEN: Tuesday, March 4, 6:30, RMS Café When fully implemented, the new Common Core State Standards … Continue reading

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RMS vs. Calle Volleyball To Be Held On Thursday

Come out and cheer for your RMS Volleyball Team on Thursday, February 27th, at 6PM in the South High School gym.  Buy your tickets, bandanas, and tattoos from the PTSA members at lunch and after school.  All proceeds go directly … Continue reading

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HSA Winners Announced/RMS Shows Off Talent

Congratulations to our Honorary Service Award Winners! Dan Portway – Very Special Person Award Cathy and Miguel Esquivel – Very Special Person (People) Award Bonnie Nakamoto – Honorary Service Award Karrie Willett – Outstanding Teacher Award Thanks to everyone who … Continue reading

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Students Honored At Grade Level Assemblies

On Thursday, February 13th, Grade Level Assemblies were held to honor students who selected for Student of the Month for November and Honor Roll (Click on this link to find the list of  Honor Roll kids  http://richardsonmiddleschool.org/honor_roll.html) , Other awards given were Leading By Example, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday President Washington!

Did you know that President George Washington was the first President of the United States of America and was hailed the “Father of The Country” even during his lifetime? He served as President for two terms from April 30, 1789 … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day to Everyone!  We wish you a LOVEly day!

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