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Category Archives: Student Life
By Karina F. I have many favorite things to do in my free time. But these are some of the activities I enjoy the most! One of my favorite things to do is volleyball. It is so exciting on the … Continue reading
By Luke C. Do you want to be in a club where you can meet kids from all over the state? Do you want to participate in a club where you can discuss current events? Do you want to be … Continue reading
By Marina M. Visual arts is a fun elective for filming and acting. This elective is held by Mr. Josh Buby in Room 16 for sixth, seventh, and eighth graders. Aarushi M. and Olivia M. picked visual arts as their … Continue reading
By Katie S. and Kristina J. There are so many talented people at Richardson. So many people play sports, are talented artists, or are very smart. But some people, though, take their talents to the next level. Seventh grader Jamie … Continue reading
By Ellie H. As the holidays are coming up, we are preparing for big feasts and the sound of silver bells. But, the Girl Scout Troop in eighth grade are looking to forward to something else that’s silver, the Silver … Continue reading
By Emily D. RMS Leadership will be holding a dance this Friday called the Snowball! The theme is a Winter Wonderland, which is super cool and festive, so if you want to dress to match that would be recommended. To get … Continue reading
By Amber K. Richardson is getting into the holiday spirit! Look around your classroom! Your classrooms are getting a little festive! Here are a few classrooms that are ready for the holidays! Ms. Bezich’s classroom has fun and festive decorations … Continue reading
RMS students may earn Rattlesnake Rewards for Being Safe, Being Responsible, and/or Being Respectful. Rewards are yellow papers written out by adults on campus that may be kept until Tuesdays at lunch. Tickets may be turned into Room 12 in … Continue reading
By Theodore N. Thanksgiving is right around the corner we all should be thankful and appreciative that we are more fortunate than other people. Some people do not have a roof over their heads and a loving family. I asked … Continue reading
By Karina F. Let’s be real, we are in our rooms almost all the time. If you room doesn’t have sparkle or is super boring, this is the article to read! Diy Banners! An awesome way to fill up any … Continue reading
We are proud of you!
By Ellie H. Got a heavy backpack? Do you feel like your back is carrying an elephant? Every time you put down your backpack, do you feel less tense? Because of heavy backpacks, can we get scoliosis? You must have … Continue reading
Amanda M. – Secretary Katie C.- Vice President Carly F.- Treasurer Jenna G.- President Thanks to these ladies for making a difference at RMS by being on the School Council.
By Katie S. and Kristina J. Many students at Richardson are very smart and work very hard in school. Some students, though, really stand out. One example of a good student that always tries to reach their goals, who will … Continue reading
By Skye R. Cotillion is a fun way to learn etiquette with your friends! Also you can practice for dancing when you’re older! The first Cotillion this year was on October 16, 2017. I attended it along with some of … Continue reading
By Marina M. These study tricks and tips will help your brain remember information quicker and easier. Here are a few tips to try for expanding brain memory. Take a walk before a test or exam. It has been proven … Continue reading
By Marina M. Do you have a creative costume that you would want to share with our school? Then join the Halloween contest. On October 31st you can participate in this event made possible by the Leadership team. The contest … Continue reading
By Marina M. Need some cool and cute ideas for school supplies? These don’t take much time at all and they are creative things for school with little money and effort. From crafty pens to pencils to fun DIY notebooks … Continue reading
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.
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
Luke C. By Samara SN. Did you know that if Luke C. had … 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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
Ninth Grade Course Selection packets are available from Mrs. Holtz, Mrs. Yu, or the office.
The 8th Grade Panoramic Picture will be taken on Wednesday, March 30th. Get your order forms from the office or your Social Studies teacher.
This week is College Week, March 11th-18th. Here are the spirit days for the week: Mon: Wear College Hats Tues: Wear College Jerseys Wed: Wear College T-shirts Thurs: Wear College Sweatshirts Fri: Wear USC or UCLA Gear The Leadership Class … Continue reading
Congratulations to RMS’ Tall Flags Team. On Saturday, February 27th, they were in a competition held at West High School. They took home a Third Place Trophy. Go Rattlesnakes!
Spring Portraits will be taken on Tuesday, March 8. Forms available in the Main Office if you wish to have your portrait taken. Return your form on Picture Day.
Mrs. Hunnel invites all students to Room 29. “I open my office on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays for playing board games. We hang out chilling. It’s a nice place to just relax … Continue reading
Just a reminder- Are your lunches staying trash free? Trash lunch Trash Free Be sure you are keeping trash out of the bins and pack a Trash Free Lunch every day.
8th Graders Click below to read what was written about each student for the special awards. 8th Award WriteUps 7th Graders Click below to read what was written about each student for the special awards. 7th Award WriteUps 6th Graders … Continue reading
If you enjoy reading, or would like to learn how to enjoy reading, please join the Book Club that meets in Room 30 every Wednesday at lunch. Books will be chosen by students for all to enjoy. Happy Reading! If … Continue reading
Are you interested in engineering? The Engineering for Girls Club is doing a unit from Engineering is Everywhere. They will be “introduced to engineering and the Engineering Design Process as they work together to engineer solutions to biomechanical engineering challenges.” … Continue reading
8th Graders, here is your schedule for the last week of school. Monday, 6/16 Regular School Day Tuesday, 6/17 Late Start and 8th Grade Picnic (12-2:30 on the field) Wednesday, 6/18 Promotion Rehearsal 8-10 at RMS, 8th Grade Awards Assembly 1:30-2:30PM … Continue reading
TUSD asks students to read over the summer. Some ELA teachers ask students to write about the books they have read as one of the first writing assignments in the Fall. Here are the lists for this year. Happy … Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Thank you to everyone who went to Islands for our fundraiser. Our students benefit directly from your generosity!
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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