Sept. 12, 2017

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R-MA Middle School Announcements

September 12, 2017

Quote of the Day

“Think Positive
Say to yourself every morning

*Today is going to be a great day
*I can handle more than I think I can
*Things don’t get better by worrying about them
*I can be satisfied if I try to do my best
*There is always something to be happy about
*I’m going to make someone happy today
*It’s not good to be down
*Life is great; make the most of it

BE AN OPTIMIST”

Unknown Author

 

  1. DAY PARENTS: The Winchester and Haymarket vans will run on a regular schedule on Wednesday. 
    Winchester leave time will be 7:00 am and Haymarket will leave at 6:45.
     
  2. BOARDING PARENTS: Please remember to use the middle school address when sending your son/daughter packages.  Not using the middle school address delays your son/daughter receiving their packages.

    Students Name
    437 Chowning Hall Drive
    Front Royal, VA 22630
     

  3. The following students have packages/mail:
    Sagnik Banerjee
    Riley Beahm
    Luke Habiby
     
  4. Sick call for the middle school is Monday – Friday at 0800 located in Mrs. Grove’s office.
     
  5. Please release the following students today at 2:45pm for their home volleyball game that starts at 4:30pm.
    Ameera
    Chidera
    Chloe
    Elianne
    Peyton
    Audrey
    Chichi
    Sarah
    Jorina
     
  6. The golf team will meet in Mr. Curl’s classroom today at 4pm.
     
  7. On Friday, Sept. 15th we will be having our last fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
    For $5 you may wear a professional jersey (R-MA, college, or professional team jersey) with appropriate jeans. You may NOT wear jeans if you do not have a jersey.

     
  8. The Interact Club will meet today during lunch. Please get your food and report immediately to the Community Hall.
     
  9. On Friday, Sept 15th the Interact Officers will meet in Mrs. Clingerman’s room from 2:00-2:30pm for a meeting.
     
  10. The MS Interact Club is looking for donations of baked goods for Friday, Sept 15th to sell during lunch to help raise funds for Hurricane Harvey Relief. All donations can be dropped off to Mrs. Grove in the front office any day this week. Thank you!
     
  11. We will have chapel on Wednesday, Sept. 13th at 0800 in the Community Hall. Uniform will be khaki and polo.
     
  12. Friday, Sept. 15th will be the first day for club meetings. Students interested in joining the SCA, Leadership
    and Mentoring, or School Environment clubs should plan to meet from 2:00-2:30pm. Day students can be picked up at 2L30pm if they are planning to join one of our school clubs.
     
  13. Students may sign out beginning at 1:30pm on Friday’s unless they are on Friday Afternoon Study Hall. Parents will receive an email from Mrs. Grove if your student is on the list.
     
  14. Mentoring lunch will be held on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s.
     
  15. Students will wear the khaki and polo uniform until all alterations have been completed.
     
  16. PARENTS: Please email Mrs. Grove (mgrove@rma.edu) if your student is going to be absent from school.
     
  17. Spiritual Life Opportunities

    Faculty/Staff Bible Study – Starts Monday (09/18) during lunch in President’s Dining Room.

    Catholic Campus Ministry/Confirmation – Starts on Tuesday, September 19 at 7:00pm in Fulton 119. Christendom College students lead two groups for our Catholic students: a Confirmation course and a small group.

    Attending Church/Mass – If you are interested in attending church on Sunday mornings, meeting in student services at 8:00am. Students will walk to both Front Royal United Methodist Church and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. If you would like to attend another church, please contact Chaplain Orndorff.

 

MENTORING TOPIC

 

DATE

TOPIC

PRESENTER

September 12

Who am I? What responsibilities do I have at the school? What are my goals for the MS? Who are the Falcon Scholars?

General Wesley with Falcon Scholars

September 19

Health and Hygiene – how to keep myself healthy? Who are the nurses? Where is the clinic (infirmary)?

R-MA Nurses

September 26

SCA – speeches and voting (community room) Leadership – what makes a good leader? (classroom)

Mrs. Coloso and SCA Mentors – own classroom

 

 

 

 

DAILY CLASS SCHEDULE
 

MONDAY 9/11

TUESDAY 9/12

WEDNESDAY 9/13

THURSDAY 9/14

FRIDAY 9/15

Tutorial       8:00 – 8:30
2nd  pd         8:35 – 9:05
3rd  pd         9:10 – 9:40
4th  pd         9:45 – 10:15
5th  pd         10:20-10:50
6th  pd         10:55-11:25
7th  pd         11:30-12:00
1st pd          12:05-12:35
Lunch         12:40-1:25
Community Service 1:30
Sports         3:30 – 5:15
SIP             3:30 – 5:00
Dinner        5:30 – 6:00
Study Hall  6:15 – 7:45
Free Time  7:45 – 9:00
Lights Out  9:30

Mentoring    8:00 – 8:45
2nd pd           8:50 – 9:35
3rd  pd          9:40 – 10:25
4th  pd         10:30 - 11:15
5th  pd        11:20 – 12:05
Lunch        12:10 – 12:55
6th  pd          1:00 – 1:45
7th  pd          1:50 – 2:35
1st  pd          2:40 – 3:25
Tutorial       3:30 – 3:55
SIP             3:55 – 5:00
Sports        4:00 – 5:15
Dinner        5:30 – 6:10
Study Hall  6:15 – 7:45
Free Time  7:45 – 9:00
Lights Out  9:30      

Chapel       8:00 – 8:45
2nd pd         8:50 – 9:35
3rd  pd         9:40 – 10:25
4th pd         10:30 – 11:15
5th pd         11:20 – 12:05
Lunch        12:10 – 12:55
6th  pd         1:00 – 1:45
7th  pd         1:50 – 2:35
1st  pd         2:40 – 3:25
Tutorial      3:30 – 3:55
SIP            3:55 – 5:00
Sports       4:00 – 5:15
Dinner       5:30 – 6:10
Study Hall  6:15 – 7:45
Free Time  7:45 – 9:00
Lights Out  9:30

2nd pd          8:00 – 9:30
3rd  pd         9:35 – 11:05
4th  pd        11:10 – 12:40
Lunch        12:45 – 1:30
5th  pd         1:35 – 3:05
Tutorial      3:10 – 3:50
Sports        3:55 – 5:15
SIP             3:55 – 5:00
Dinner        5:30 – 6:10
Study Hall   6:15 – 7:45
Free Time   7:45 – 9:00
Lights Out   9:30

6th  pd         8:00 – 9:30
7th  pd         9:35 – 11:05
1st  pd        11:10 – 12:40
Lunch        12:45 – 1:25
FASH         1:30 – 2:30
Gym           1:30 – 2:00
Free Time   2:00 – 5:15
Dinner         5:30 – 6:10
Free Time   6:15 – 10:00
Lights Out   10:30

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE

 

Day

Date

Opp.

Game time

Place

Depart. Time

Release Time

T

12-Sep

         
 

MS Golf

Practice

4:15

Front Royal

4:00

N/A

 

MS XC

St. Joes

3:45/4:30

Martinsburg, WV

2:45

2:25

 

MS Soc

WCDS

4:30

R-MA

   
 

MS VB

Chelsea Academy

4:30

R-MA

   
             

W

13-Sep

         
 

MS Golf

Practice

4:15

Front Royal

4:00

N/A

 

V Soc

WCDS

4:30

R-MA

   
             

R

14-Sep

         
 

MS Golf

Practice

4:15

Front Royal

4:00

N/A

 

MS VB

Wakefield School

4:00

The Plains

2:30

2:10

             

SA

16-Sep

         
 

V FB

Christchurch

2:00

Christchurch

8:45

N/A

 

WEEKEND ACTIVITIES

 

ORDING FOOD PROTOCOL:
* You may order food on Fridays and Saturdays from 4pm – 5:30pm
* No ordering food on Sundays. If you go to town, you may bring food back with you.

ELECTRONIC PROTOCOL:
* You may keep your electronics from Friday after school until Sunday’s study hall time.  On Sunday, after study hall,
   you can use your electronics, until 9pm
 

PA CORNER

 

Information for Parents from the R-MA Parents Association.

Welcome to the new school year. We are excited for the upcoming year. We are a group of parents who provides support to programs at the school. Our primary fundraisers are the Used Clothing Sale and football concessions. We have the following opportunities to get involved this fall:

Football Concessions – up to 4 volunteers per game
Saturday September 23rd:  12:30pm-2:30pm & 2:30pm-4:00pm
Friday September 29th:  3:00pm-6:00pm

Saturday October 7th:  1:30pm-3:00pm & 3:00pm-5:00pm
Saturday October 28th:  12:30pm-2:30pm & 2:30pm-4:00pm

We need the following food donations:
100 hotdogs
100 hotdog buns
4 cases of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Orange Crush
4 trays of Gatorade from Costco
Chocolate bars, M&Ms, Starbursts
These may be brought to Student Services, the Middle School Main Office or delivered by mail to the school. Please mark ATT: PA Association.
If you can volunteer or donate food, please let me know at sgawalt@pediatric-assoc.com

There will be other opportunities to volunteer or donate items. Our Used Clothing Store will be open Sunday, September 24th from 3:30pm – 4:30pm.

The officers for this year are as follows:
 

President:
Susan J. Gawalt, MD
sgawalt@pediatric-assoc.com

 

Middle School Representative:
Dr. Shawn Richmond
srichmond@calsha.com

Thank you for your help,
Susan J. Gawalt, MD
President of Parent’s Association