"The mission of Richlands Middle School is to develop and implement an extraordinary educational program which can transform lives and impact communities. We are committed to providing a challenging and stimulating environment wherein students can and will achieve their fullest potential as they become responsible, motivated, and successful citizens."
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Richlands Middle School is a public school that seeks to bring out the best in each student. RMS offers core classes, Spanish, Technology Education, Keyboarding, Art, Band, Choir, and Independent Living in grades 6-8th. Richlands Middle School is located in Richlands VA, which has a population of 5,583 people. Richlands Middle School has 576 students, 305 boys, 271 girls. Richlands Middle School offers a values-based education with an emphasis on respect, appreciation, and tolerance and the promotion of a life-long love of learning. We offer a challenging and engaging curriculum and access to the latest technology with six full computer labs, a fully equipped library, and smart boards in all core curriculum classrooms. We offer many extracurricular activities including music, band, football, volleyball, cheerleading, and boys’ and girls’ basketball and track.
*** Richlands Middle School 6th Grade Orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 16th from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
***ALL 6TH GRADE STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED BY LAW TO HAVE A TDAP IMMUNIZATION BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, AUGUST 18. THE SCHOOL HAS TO HAVE THE DOCUMENTATION ON FILE BEFORE THE FIRST DAY.
***RMS Volleyball Tryouts will be August 8-10 from 1-3 p.m. at the Richlands Elementary School. All students must have a current physical on file in order to tryout. (For more information contact Michele Blankenship at firstname.lastname@example.org)
***RMS Cross Country registration will be August 8, at 6:00 p.m. at the RHS Gymnasium.
In keeping with our policy of informing you about actual and potential health issues, we wanted to provide you with some information about influenza. We are seeing sporadic cases of influenza in the area. Influenza is a respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. Influenza is very contagious. Symptoms include a high fever, usually above 102 degrees Fahrenheit for 3-4 days, cough can be severe, headache can be severe, body and muscles aches that can be severe, and sometimes you will have nausea/vomiting/runny nose/sore throat/ sneezing. To prevent influenza you should get the influenza vaccine every year, wash hands frequently or use hand sanitizer, keep hands away from face, do not share food/drinks or kiss someone who is sick, cough into a tissue or into your elbow. Child should remain at home until 24 hours after the fever has gone or until released by the health care provider. Students with symptoms of influenza should be picked up from school as soon as possible. If you need more information, please see the nurse.
***Virginia Department of Education Division Report Card
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**For information about flu and sickness, click on Forms.