Announcements

Last Updated: 1/19/2022 1:37 PM

1/19 Announcements:

  1. HOPE Squad is planning to meet today, during 3rd bell in the cafeteria.  You should have received a pass in homeroom.  Make sure you check in with your 3rd bell teacher to get any work you miss.

  2. Save the date - Kona Ice ($3.00 cost) is here on Friday!

  3. Congratulations to the following students who are R.A.M.S. popcorn winners:  Isabella Smiley, Gabe Sundrup, Micah Rednour, Liyah Cooper, Alexis Meinheartt, Christian Depew, Josh Gill, Briana Frazier, Joslyn Rider, Hailee Longworth, Aiden Beckman, Ella Riehle, Cooper Baum, Rinoa Smith, Katie Atkinson, Abby Schmidtz, Xavier Frazier, Allie Wilkinson, Garrett Duncan, Riley Latimer and Abby Shroyer.  Please pick up your popcorn coupon in the office.

  4. The Wrestling team finished in 9th place overall this past weekend at the Edgewood Invitational. Going undefeated and winning the 86lb championship was Caleb Middendorf.  Other placers were Caleb Dunn 2nd, Charlie Armstrong 4th, and Ozzy Allen 6th.  Caroline Davis traveled to Mechanicsburg to wrestle in the Heart of Ohio Tournament on Sunday.  After knocking off the number 1 seed in the second round, She finished 2nd to become Ross's first ever placer. Congrats on a great day of wrestling everyone! The Rams will be back in action this weekend at Williamsburg Invitational. 

  5. Chess Club will meet today after school until 3:50 in the library.  

  6. Tonight’s Parents for Ross Middle School meeting has been canceled.

  7. Parents for Ross Middle - Open Monetary Donation Campaign January 10th  to January 21st. NO membership required and NO selling of any sort. Any amount you can donate will be greatly appreciated.  Please put your monetary  donation in an envelope and have your student turn it into their homeroom teacher OR Donate online through square  - SIMPLY and EASY to do. Go to the link below

http://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/

A fun contest will be included with our Open Donation Campaign. The top fundraising homeroom in each grade level will win a DONUT PARTY.  

CURRENT STANDINGS!!!!

6th grade

Williams

Townsley

Bulach

Emenaker (tied)

Brown (tied)

Rullman

 

7th grade

Woodrum

Kramer

Schroeder

Lake

Griffith

Jarvis

Karwisch

 

8th grade

Rettig

Bruck

Plowman

Cummings

Vining

 

Here is what YOUR your donation will help us sponsor:

**  PIE (Progress in Education) Quarterly awards will be given out to ALL grade 

     levels - (actual pies for students)

**   Teacher/Staff mini grants

**  Teacher Appreciation Week (this includes ALL staff members at RMS)

**  Meals/Snacks for ALL staff members during conferences

**  8th grade Washington DC trip Scholarship

**  Flub’s for 8th graders (this will happen at the end of the school year)

**  Field Day Inflatables (for ALL grade levels)

If you have any questions please email us at: pfk.rms.1819@gmail.com or see the paper flyer being sent home with students. 

  1. Congratulations to all 7/8 Ross Honor Band members on a great performance this weekend. The following students auditioned and were selected for the District XIII Honor Band Ensemble alongside instrumentalists from other nearby districts: Brayden Meade, Harrison Moeller, Nikolaus Mueller, Collin Schneider, Nathan Sommers, & Shawn Vanover. Thank you for your hard work and for representing the Ross band program.

  2. BIG CONGRATS to Rambotics LEGO League Team 357, the SnakeBytes! This team made RMS proud by winning the Innovation Project Award at The Ohio State University FIRST LEGO League Virtual Tournament last Saturday. Judges were wowed by their use of diverse resources and comprehensive understanding of their research problem for the Cargo Connect Challenge. Their project involved enhancing a sensor device to analyze train track defects in order to prevent freight train derailments. Way to go, SnakeBytes! Team members are Coen Brady., Anthony Gale, Dean Morrissey, Easton Menkhaus, Robbie Phillip,s Ben Rousch, and Joseph Whalen. Best wishes for continued success at the next level of competition!Today’s quote: It is mutual respect which makes friendship lasting.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online (visit the Ross website at rossrams.com and click the PaySchools Central link at the top of the page) or through the RMS office. In addition, as per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

1/18 Announcements:

  1.  HOPE Squad is planning to meet tomorrow, Wednesday, January 19th during 3rd bell in the cafeteria.  You will receive a pass tomorrow morning.  Make sure you check in with your 3rd bell teacher to get any work you miss.

  2. Chess will meet Wednesday after school until 3:50 in the library.

  3. Congratulations to all 7/8 Ross Honor Band members on a great performance this weekend. The following students auditioned and were selected for the District XIII Honor Band Ensemble alongside instrumentalists from other nearby districts: Brayden Meade, Harrison Moeller, Nikolaus Mueller, Collin Schneider, Nathan Sommers, & Shawn Vanover. Thank you for your hard work and for representing the Ross band program.

  4. BIG CONGRATS to Rambotics LEGO League Team 357, the SnakeBytes! This team made RMS proud by winning the Innovation Project Award at The Ohio State University FIRST LEGO League Virtual Tournament last Saturday. Judges were wowed by their use of diverse resources and comprehensive understanding of their research problem for the Cargo Connect Challenge. Their project involved enhancing a sensor device to analyze train track defects in order to prevent freight train derailments. Way to go, SnakeBytes! Team members are Coen Brady., Anthony Gale, Dean Morrissey, Easton Menkhaus, Robbie Phillip,s Ben Rousch, and Joseph Whalen. Best wishes for continued success at the next level of competition!

  5. Parents for Ross Middle - Open Monetary Donation Campaign January 10th  to January 21st. NO membership required and NO selling of any sort. Any amount you can donate will be greatly appreciated.  Please put your monetary  donation in an envelope and have your student turn it into their homeroom teacher OR Donate online through square  - SIMPLY and EASY to do. Go to the link below

http://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/

A fun contest will be included with our Open Donation Campaign. The top fundraising homeroom in each grade level will win a DONUT PARTY.  

Here is what YOUR your donation will help us sponsor:

**  PIE (Progress in Education) Quarterly awards will be given out to ALL grade 

     levels - (actual pies for students)

**   Teacher/Staff mini grants

**  Teacher Appreciation Week (this includes ALL staff members at RMS)

**  Meals/Snacks for ALL staff members during conferences

**  8th grade Washington DC trip Scholarship

**  Flub’s for 8th graders (this will happen at the end of the school year)

**  Field Day Inflatables (for ALL grade levels)

If you have any questions please email us at: pfk.rms.1819@gmail.com or see the paper flyer being sent home with students. 

  1. Today’s quote: Never judge someone by the way they look or a book by the way it’s covered; for inside those tattered pages, there’s a lot to be discovered.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online (visit the Ross website at rossrams.com and click the PaySchools Central link at the top of the page) or through the RMS office. In addition, as per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

1/14 Announcements:

  1. Monday, January 17th, is Martin Luther King Day and there is no school on that day. School resumes at RMS on Tuesday.

  2. Today - Show Your Stripes spirit day. Wear your Bengals gear or orange and black to show your support for the Bengals as they battle in the playoffs Saturday. 

  3. Good luck to Rambotics LEGO League team 357, the SnakeBytes as they compete this Saturday at the virtual Scarlet and Gray Regional Qualifier hosted by FROS (FIRST Robotics at Ohio State)!!! Team members are Coen Brady, Anthony Gale, Dean Morrissey, Easton Menkhaus, Robbie Phillips, Ben Rousch, and Joseph Whalen. The team is coached by Celeste Gale, Daniel Morrissey, and Krista Rousch.

  4. Save the date - Kona Ice will visit RMS again on January 21st. 

  5. Parents for Ross Middle - Open Monetary Donation Campaign January 10th  to January 21st. NO membership required and NO selling of any sort. Any amount you can donate will be greatly appreciated.  Please put your monetary  donation in an envelope and have your student turn it into their homeroom teacher OR Donate online through square  - SIMPLY and EASY to do. Go to the link below

http://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/

A fun contest will be included with our Open Donation Campaign. The top fundraising homeroom in each grade level will win a DONUT PARTY.  

Here is what YOUR your donation will help us sponsor:

**  PIE (Progress in Education) Quarterly awards will be given out to ALL grade 

     levels - (actual pies for students)

**   Teacher/Staff mini grants

**  Teacher Appreciation Week (this includes ALL staff members at RMS)

**  Meals/Snacks for ALL staff members during conferences

**  8th grade Washington DC trip Scholarship

**  Flub’s for 8th graders (this will happen at the end of the school year)

**  Field Day Inflatables (for ALL grade levels)

If you have any questions please email us at: pfk.rms.1819@gmail.com or see the paper flyer being sent home with students. 

  1. Today’s quote: Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online (visit the Ross website at rossrams.com and click the PaySchools Central link at the top of the page) or through the RMS office. In addition, as per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 1/13 Announcements:

  1. This Friday - Show Your Stripes spirit day. Wear your Bengals gear or orange and black to show your support for the Bengals as they battle in the playoffs Saturday. 

  2. Good luck to Rambotics LEGO League team 357, the SnakeBytes as they compete this Saturday at the virtual Scarlet and Gray Regional Qualifier hosted by FROS (FIRST Robotics at Ohio State)!!! Team members are Anthony Gale, Dean Morrissey, Easton Menkhaus, Robbie Phillips, Ben Rousch, and Joseph Whalen. The team is coached by Celeste Gale, Daniel Morrissey, and Krista Rousch.

  3. Save the date - Kona Ice will visit RMS again on January 21st. 

  4. Parents for Ross Middle - Open Monetary Donation Campaign January 10th  to January 21st. NO membership required and NO selling of any sort. Any amount you can donate will be greatly appreciated.  Please put your monetary  donation in an envelope and have your student turn it into their homeroom teacher OR Donate online through square  - SIMPLY and EASY to do. Go to the link below

http://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/

A fun contest will be included with our Open Donation Campaign. The top fundraising homeroom in each grade level will win a DONUT PARTY.  

Here is what YOUR your donation will help us sponsor:

**  PIE (Progress in Education) Quarterly awards will be given out to ALL grade 

     levels - (actual pies for students)

**   Teacher/Staff mini grants

**  Teacher Appreciation Week (this includes ALL staff members at RMS)

**  Meals/Snacks for ALL staff members during conferences

**  8th grade Washington DC trip Scholarship

**  Flub’s for 8th graders (this will happen at the end of the school year)

**  Field Day Inflatables (for ALL grade levels)

If you have any questions please email us at: pfk.rms.1819@gmail.com or see the paper flyer being sent home with students. 

  1. Today’s quote: Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but a reflection of yours.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online (visit the Ross website at rossrams.com and click the PaySchools Central link at the top of the page) or through the RMS office. In addition, as per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

1/12 Announcements:

  1. Chess club will meet this Wednesday until 3:50 in the library.

  2. The first Ram Pages meeting for the winter edition will be today right after school until 3:30 in Room 219.

  3. The Wrestling team went 1 and 1 last night at Lakota West.  The Rams beat Lakota West 48-34 and fell to a tough Fairfield team 48-27.  Leading the way for the Rams on the night and going undefeated were Caleb Middendorf, Cody Harville, Prestin Walters, AJ Sparks, Carter Allen, Charlie Armstrong, and Ozzy Allen.  Also grabbing wins were Logan Horton, Kainen Sawyers, Alex Albrinck, Camron Vaughn, and Claytin Huff.  The Rams will be back in action this Saturday at Edgewood Invitational. 

  4. This Friday - Show Your Stripes spirit day. Wear your Bengals gear or orange and black to show your support for the Bengals as they battle in the playoffs Saturday. 

  5. Parents for Ross Middle - Open Monetary Donation Campaign January 10th  to January 21st. NO membership required and NO selling of any sort. Any amount you can donate will be greatly appreciated.  Please put your monetary  donation in an envelope and have your student turn it into their homeroom teacher OR Donate online through square  - SIMPLY and EASY to do. Go to the link below

http://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/

A fun contest will be included with our Open Donation Campaign. The top fundraising homeroom in each grade level will win a DONUT PARTY.  

Here is what YOUR your donation will help us sponsor:

**  PIE (Progress in Education) Quarterly awards will be given out to ALL grade 

     levels - (actual pies for students)

**   Teacher/Staff mini grants

**  Teacher Appreciation Week (this includes ALL staff members at RMS)

**  Meals/Snacks for ALL staff members during conferences

**  8th grade Washington DC trip Scholarship

**  Flub’s for 8th graders (this will happen at the end of the school year)

**  Field Day Inflatables (for ALL grade levels)

If you have any questions please email us at: pfk.rms.1819@gmail.com or see the paper flyer being sent home with students. 

  1. Today’s quote: Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online (visit the Ross website at rossrams.com and click the PaySchools Central link at the top of the page) or through the RMS office. In addition, as per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 1/11 Announcements:

  1. Chess club will meet this Wednesday until 3:50 in the library.

  2. The first Ram Pages meeting for the winter edition will be tomorrow right after school until 3:30 in Room 219.

  3. Parents for Ross Middle - Open Monetary Donation Campaign January 10th  to January 21st. NO membership required and NO selling of any sort. Any amount you can donate will be greatly appreciated.  Please put your monetary  donation in an envelope and have your student turn it into their homeroom teacher OR Donate online through square  - SIMPLY and EASY to do. Go to the link below

http://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/

A fun contest will be included with our Open Donation Campaign. The top fundraising homeroom in each grade level will win a DONUT PARTY.  

Here is what YOUR your donation will help us sponsor:

**  PIE (Progress in Education) Quarterly awards will be given out to ALL grade 

     levels - (actual pies for students)

**   Teacher/Staff mini grants

**  Teacher Appreciation Week (this includes ALL staff members at RMS)

**  Meals/Snacks for ALL staff members during conferences

**  8th grade Washington DC trip Scholarship

**  Flub’s for 8th graders (this will happen at the end of the school year)

**  Field Day Inflatables (for ALL grade levels)

If you have any questions please email us at: pfk.rms.1819@gmail.com or see the paper flyer being sent home with students. 

  1. Today’s quote: Treat people the way you want to be treated. Talk to people the way you want to be talked to. Respect is earned, not given.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online (visit the Ross website at rossrams.com and click the PaySchools Central link at the top of the page) or through the RMS office. In addition, as per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

1/10 Announcements:

  1. Chess club will meet this Wednesday until 3:50 in the library.

  2. NJHS - no meeting tomorrow (see Ms. Dizon’s Remind message)

  3. ​​The wrestling team competed this weekend on Friday and Saturday at the Harrison Invitational.  Bringing home hardware were Camron Vaughn with a 7th place finish at the 160lb weight class and Charlie Armstrong with a 6th place finish at the 122lb weight class.  The team will be back in action tomorrow at Lakota and Saturday at Edgewood Invitational.  

  4. Parents for Ross Middle - Open Monetary Donation Campaign January 10th  to January 21st. NO membership required and NO selling of any sort. Any amount you can donate will be greatly appreciated.  Please put your monetary  donation in an envelope and have your student turn it into their homeroom teacher OR Donate online through square  - SIMPLY and EASY to do. Go to the link below

http://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/

A fun contest will be included with our Open Donation Campaign. The top fundraising homeroom in each grade level will win a DONUT PARTY.  

Here is what YOUR your donation will help us sponsor:

**  PIE (Progress in Education) Quarterly awards will be given out to ALL grade 

     levels - (actual pies for students)

**   Teacher/Staff mini grants

**  Teacher Appreciation Week (this includes ALL staff members at RMS)

**  Meals/Snacks for ALL staff members during conferences

**  8th grade Washington DC trip Scholarship

**  Flub’s for 8th graders (this will happen at the end of the school year)

**  Field Day Inflatables (for ALL grade levels)

If you have any questions please email us at: pfk.rms.1819@gmail.com or see the paper flyer being sent home with students. 

  1. Today’s quote: Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it, you’ve got to give it.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online (visit the Ross website at rossrams.com and click the PaySchools Central link at the top of the page) or through the RMS office. In addition, as per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 1/7 Announcements:

  1. Reminder - 2nd quarter report cards will be sent home with students on Friday. Students will not receive a report card if their fees have not been paid. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online (visit the Ross website at rossrams.com and click the PaySchools Central link at the top of the page) or through the RMS office. In addition, as per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Reminder students - all phones should remain in your locked locker throughout the day if brought to school. It is recommended that you leave them at home. There should be no phones out on the bus or once you enter the building and absolutely no pictures or videos may be taken while at school.

  3. Today’s quote: Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  2. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  3. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  4. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  5. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  6. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  7. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  8. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

1/6 Announcements:

  1. Reminder - 2nd quarter report cards will be sent home with students on Friday. Students will not receive a report card if their fees have not been paid. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online (visit the Ross website at rossrams.com and click the PaySchools Central link at the top of the page) or through the RMS office. In addition, as per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Reminder students - all phones should remain in your locked locker throughout the day if brought to school. It is recommended that you leave them at home. There should be no phones out on the bus or once you enter the building and absolutely no pictures or videos may be taken while at school.

  3. Today’s quote: One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  2. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  3. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  4. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  5. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  6. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  7. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  8. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

1/5 Announcements:

  1. Chess Club meets this Wednesday after school until 3:50 pm in the RMS media center.

  2. Reminder - 2nd quarter report cards will be sent home with students on Friday. Students will not receive a report card if their fees have not been paid. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online (visit the Ross website at rossrams.com and click the PaySchools Central link at the top of the page) or through the RMS office. In addition, as per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Reminder students - all phones should remain in your locked locker throughout the day if brought to school. It is recommended that you leave them at home. There should be no phones out on the bus or once you enter the building and absolutely no pictures or videos may be taken while at school.

  4. Today’s quote: Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  2. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  3. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  4. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  5. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  6. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  7. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  8. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

1/4 Announcements:

  1. Happy New Year! Welcome to the 3rd quarter RMS!

  2. Reminder students - your special area courses will have changed on your schedule. You should have received a copy of this information. 

  3. Chess Club meets this Wednesday after school until 3:50 pm in the RMS media center.

  4. Reminder students - all phones should remain in your locked locker throughout the day if brought to school. It is recommended that you leave them at home. There should be no phones out on the bus or once you enter the building and absolutely no pictures or videos may be taken while at school.

  5. Today’s quote: Respect comes in two unchangeable steps: giving it and receiving it

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

12/17 Announcements:

  1. Kona Ice returns one last time before we say goodbye to 2021. Today at lunch! Cost is $3.00.

  2. Reminder - this is the last week of the 2nd quarter. 

  3. Ross Local Schools will begin winter break on Monday, December 20th. Students return to school on Tuesday, January 4th. 

  4. Reminder students - all phones should remain in your locked locker throughout the day if brought to school. It is recommended that you leave them at home. There should be no phones out on the bus or once you enter the building and absolutely no pictures or videos may be taken while at school.

  5. Today’s quote: When words are both true and kind, they can change the world. 

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

 12/16 Announcements:

  1. Kona Ice returns one last time before we say goodbye to 2021. This Friday, December 17th! Cost is $3.00.

  2. Reminder - this is the last week of the 2nd quarter. 

  3. Friday - Ugly Sweater Day (school appropriate please)

  4. Ross Local Schools will begin winter break on Monday, December 20th. Students return to school on Tuesday, January 4th. 

  5. Reminder students - all phones should remain in your locked locker throughout the day if brought to school. It is recommended that you leave them at home. There should be no phones out on the bus or once you enter the building and absolutely no pictures or videos may be taken while at school.

  6. Today’s quote: Because that’s what kindness is. It’s not doing something for someone else because they can’t, but because you can.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

12/15 Announcements:

  1. Following our recent donation of just over $1200 to the Honor Flight Team, RMS received this message:  “Thank you for your most generous donation -- we are amazed at the patriotism of the Ross Middle School and how hard the students work to make veterans so happy with their trip.  For the veterans we serve -- we thank you very much.”

  2. The final round of the Spelling Bee was held yesterday. The results are posted to the office window. Congratulations to all of the final round participants. Thank you to everyone who participated this year!

  3. Kona Ice returns one last time before we say goodbye to 2021. This Friday, December 17th! Cost is $3.00.

  4. Reminder - this is the last week of the 2nd quarter. 

  5. Friday - Ugly Sweater Day (school appropriate please)

  6. Ross Local Schools will begin winter break on Monday, December 20th. Students return to school on Tuesday, January 4th. 

  7. Today’s quote: Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

12/13 Announcements:

  1. Student council members, reminder to turn in your permission slips today or tomorrow to Mrs. Dourson for Angel Tree shopping! 

  2. The FCCLA would like to thank all those that participated last week in Fur Fun Week  You helped raise $365 for the shelter as well as generously donating many needed items.  Congratulations to these people who were selected Friday as daily winners. Hunter White, Alexis Meinheart, Kyla Elsen, Carter Allen, Lily Doyle, Keegan Brandon, Tyler Burdick and Maddy Burdick.  Please stop by room 116 sometime today to receive your prize.

  3. Save the date! Kona Ice returns one last time before we say goodbye to 2021. This Friday, December 17th. Cost is $3.00.

  4. Reminder - this is the last week of the 2nd quarter. 

  5. Ross Local Schools will begin winter break on Monday, December 20th. Students return to school on Tuesday, January 4th. 

  6. Today’s quote: To err on the side of kindness is seldom an error.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

12/10 Announcements:

  1. Purchase your Frosty Grams in the lobby before school starts or during lunch! Today is the last day to purchase Frosty Grams at lunch.  2 for $1, Thank you for all the support this week! 

  2. Attention all staff and students. NJHS is hosting a bake sale Friday morning and throughout lunch periods to help raise money for our Ross families in need during this holiday season.  Cupcakes, brownies, cookies, rice krispy treats and donuts will be sold.  Special bake goods from the Mad Piper Bakery will also be available for purchase.  Please help our Ross Community by purchasing some of these goods on Friday.  Items will cost between $1-$2 each.  

  3. The RMS wrestling team competed Wednesday night in a hard fought match against the Colerain Cardinals. Picking up wins for Rams were Cody Harville, Caroline Davis, Mason Wilhelm, Bryce Vonstein, and Gavin Schrenker.  The team will be back in action again this Saturday at Fairfield Invitational.

  4. Save the date! Kona Ice returns one last time before we say goodbye to 2021. December 17th. Cost is $3.00.

  5. FCCLA would like to thank all the people who made cash contributions, bought t-shirts or brought in items for the animal shelter during the week. We will be taking those to the shelter this afternoon.  The winners of the daily drawing of people who brought in needed shelter items from yesterday are Addison Hill, Zoey Gronas and Carly Smith. Congratulations!  Thank you to everyone that made Fur Fun week Fantastic!

Friday - Animal PJ Day.  Students may wear PJs to school in exchange for a minimum $1 donation that will go to the AAF.

All donations go towards helping homeless cats and dogs with food, medical care, shelter, and love

  1. Today’s quote: Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

12/9 Announcements:

  1. Purchase your Frosty Grams in the lobby before school starts or during lunch!  Frosty Grams are 2 for $1 and will be delivered with a holiday treat to whoever you sent it to before winter break!  All proceeds support local families for Christmas!  

  2. Attention all staff and students. NJHS is hosting a bake sale Friday morning and throughout lunch periods to help raise money for our Ross families in need during this holiday season.  Cupcakes, brownies, cookies, rice krispy treats and donuts will be sold.  Special bake goods from the Mad Piper Bakery will also be available for purchase.  Please help our Ross Community by purchasing some of these goods on Friday.  Items will cost between $1-$2 each.  

  3. Save the date! Kona Ice returns one last time before we say goodbye to 2021. December 17th. Cost is $3.00.

  4. Congratulations to the following homerooms for winning the paw Poster contest!  There were many excellent posters, and  the winners are,  6th grade - Mr. Wlliams class, 7th grade - Mrs. Griffith class and 8th grade - Mrs. Eck class. Also, the winners of the daily drawing of people who brought in needed shelter items from yesterday are Addison Hill, Aubrey Eads and Riya Kumari. Congratulations and Thank you!   Tomorrow is animal pj pants day.  For a $1 donation, you can wear PJ pants to school. Stop in the lobby in the morning, donate your $1 and get your hand stamped. Also shirts are still for sale for $10 in the lobby before school.  And finally, continue to bring items you are donating to the shelter to room 116 in the morning.

Thursday - Bring your  stuffed animal to school day. (All animals must be under 8”)  

Friday - Animal PJ Day.  Students may wear PJs to school in exchange for a minimum $1 donation that will go to the AAF.

All donations go towards helping homeless cats and dogs with food, medical care, shelter, and love

  1. Today’s quote: A kind word is like a Spring day.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

12/8 Announcements:

  1. Little Aggies - Mr. Korb called and the next meeting will be December 15th (not tonight)

  2. There will be NO chess club this week. 

  3. Purchase your Frosty Grams in the lobby before school starts or during lunch!  Frosty Grams are 2 for $1 and will be delivered with a holiday treat to whoever you sent it to before winter break!  All proceeds support local families for Christmas!  

  4. Attention all staff and students. NJHS is hosting a bake sale Friday morning and throughout lunch periods to help raise money for our Ross families in need during this holiday season.  Cupcakes, brownies, cookies, rice krispy treats and donuts will be sold.  Special bake goods from the Mad Piper Bakery will also be available for purchase.  Please help our Ross Community by purchasing some of these goods on Friday.  Items will cost between $1-$2 each.  

  5. Save the date! Kona Ice returns one last time before we say goodbye to 2021. December 17th. Cost is $3.00.

  6. Remember to bring your donations for the AAF as part of Fur Fun Week. A list of needed items can be found around the building. Please bring items you are donating to room 116 each morning. Each item donated gets your name placed in a drawing for a daily prize. Yesterday's winners were Belen Alford, Mrs. Halm and Mrs. Rullman. T-shirts will also be on sale in the lobby to support AAF. Shirts cost $10 and all proceeds go to the shelter. Today is the poster contest. Posters should be hung outside classrooms following homeroom. Tomorrow is "bring a stuffed animal to school day".  Be sure all stuffed animals are small and limited to 8 inches.

Wednesday - Paw Poster Day!  Each homeroom will be given a piece of Poster Board to make a poster in support of pets.  A winning poster will be selected from each grade for a classroom prize.

Thursday - Bring your  stuffed animal to school day. (All animals must be under 8”)  

Friday - Animal PJ Day.  Students may wear PJs to school in exchange for a minimum $1 donation that will go to the AAF.

All donations go towards helping homeless cats and dogs with food, medical care, shelter, and love

  1. Today’s quote: Always be a little kinder than necessary.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 12/7 Announcements:

  1. There will be NO chess club this week. 

  2. Purchase your Frosty Grams in the lobby before school starts or during lunch!  Frosty Grams are 2 for $1 and will be delivered with a holiday treat to whoever you sent it to before winter break!  All proceeds support local families for Christmas!  

  3. Attention all staff and students. NJHS is hosting a bake sale Friday morning and throughout lunch periods to help raise money for our Ross families in need during this holiday season.  Cupcakes, brownies, cookies, rice krispy treats and donuts will be sold.  Special bake goods from the Mad Piper Bakery will also be available for purchase.  Please help our Ross Community by purchasing some of these goods on Friday.  Items will cost between $1-$2 each.  

  4. Save the date! Kona Ice returns one last time before we say goodbye to 2021. December 17th. Cost is $3.00.

  5. This is day number two of Fur Fun Week which supports the AAF. Hopefully everyone is wearing their animal shirts today. Remember to bring in  items to donate to the Animal Shelter. A list of needed items can be found around the building. Please bring items you are donating to room 116 each morning. Each item donated gets your name placed in a drawing for a daily prize. Yesterday's winners were Skylee Towe and Delana Escenbach. Thank you for bringing in your items. Tomorrow is the poster contest. Homerooms have one more day to complete their poster. Posters should be hung outside classrooms following homeroom tomorrow.

Tuesday - Animal shirt day!Wear your favorite animal themed shirt

Wednesday - Paw Poster Day!  Each homeroom will be given a piece of Poster Board to make a poster in support of pets.  A winning poster will be selected from each grade for a classroom prize.

Thursday - Bring your  stuffed animal to school day. (All animals must be under 8”)  

Friday - Animal PJ Day.  Students may wear PJs to school in exchange for a minimum $1 donation that will go to the AAF.

All donations go towards helping homeless cats and dogs with food, medical care, shelter, and love

  1. Today’s quote: Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

12/6 Announcements:

  1. A huge congratulations to our choirs on their fantastic performance at the Tis the season concert on Saturday. Great job everyone!

  2. Purchase your Frosty Grams in the lobby before school starts or during lunch!  Frosty Grams are 2 for $1 and will be delivered with a holiday treat to whoever you sent it to before winter break!  All proceeds support local families for Christmas!  

  3. Attention all staff and students. NJHS is hosting a bake sale Friday morning and throughout lunch periods to help raise money for our Ross families in need during this holiday season.  Cupcakes, brownies, cookies, rice krispy treats and donuts will be sold.  Special bake goods from the Mad Piper Bakery will also be available for purchase.  Please help our Ross Community by purchasing some of these goods on Friday.  Items will cost between $1-$2 each.  

  4. Save the date! Kona Ice returns one last time before we say goodbye to 2021. December 17th. Cost is $3.00.

  5. Great job to the 7th and 8th girls and boys basketball teams at Fairfield High School on Saturday!

  6. The Wrestling team traveled to Valley View over the weekend.  Going 4-1 and placing 3rd for the Rams were Caleb Middendorf, Logan Horton, and Camron Vaughn.  Charlie Armstrong was also able to compile a 4-1 record that earned him a 4th place finish.  The team will be back in action again this week at RHS on Wednesday against Colerain and Saturday at Fairfield Invitational.  

  7. This is Fur Fun Week at Ross Middle School as we support the AAF. Hopefully everyone is wearing their animal socks today. Every day throughout the week students and staff are encouraged to bring much needed items to donate to the Animal Shelter. A list of needed items can be found around the building. Please bring items you are donating to room 116 each morning. Each item donated gets your name placed in a drawing for a daily prize.Tomorrow is Animal shirt day! Be sure to wear your favorite animal themed shirt. Also, homerooms should be working on their posters for the contest on Wednesday.  If any homeroom did not get their posterboard Friday, please send someone to room 116 to pick it up.

Monday - Animal socks day! Wear your favorite animal themed socks.

Tuesday - Animal shirt day!Wear your favorite animal themed shirt

Wednesday - Paw Poster Day!  Each homeroom will be given a piece of Poster Board to make a poster in support of pets.  A winning poster will be selected from each grade for a classroom prize.

Thursday - Bring your  stuffed animal to school day. (All animals must be under 8”)  

Friday - Animal PJ Day.  Students may wear PJs to school in exchange for a minimum $1 donation that will go to the AAF.

Every day throughout the week students are encouraged to bring much needed items to donate to the Animal Shelter. A list of needed items can be found around the building. Each item donated gets your name placed in a drawing for a daily prize.

All donations go towards helping homeless cats and dogs with food, medical care, shelter, and love

  1. Today’s quote: Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 12/3 Announcements:

  1. All next week, the student council will be selling Frosty Grams in the morning and during lunch.  All proceeds will be used to support Christmas for local families.  Frosty Grams are 2 for $1 and will be delivered with a holiday treat to whoever you sent it to before winter break!  

  2. Save the date! Kona Ice returns one last time before we say goodbye to 2021. December 17th. Cost is $3.00.

  3. The Ross High School robotics program is proud to kick off our annual sale of ornaments!  They are designed, manufactured, and sold by Ross students from donated scrap aluminum. This means 100% of proceeds go to supporting Rambotics Programs throughout the district!. You can see this year's Christmas tree design on the Google Form. If you are interested in purchasing an ornament please visit our website www.rossrambotics.com or fill out the form directly at https://forms.gle/cQjP2yECMPqyGC1j6. Thank you for supporting our mission of inspiring students to build a better future by promoting leadership and STEM throughout the Ross community and beyond.

  4. Update from the RHS / RMS choral department - We are just a few days away from our RHS / RMS combined 'Tis The Season Concert on Saturday, December 4th. Just a reminder, tickets for our 'Tis The Season concert can be purchased online at www.rosschoirs.org. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR!! PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY! If you have tickets that you do not anticipate using and would like to donate, please text or call Renee Stayton with your name, number of tickets you're not using, and the section where you purchased the tickets. If you have any other questions about ticketing please reach out to Renee Stayton via email @ reneestayton@gmail.com. Please feel free to reach out to Mr. Finkbine at RHS or Ms. Barnett at RMS with any questions about the upcoming concert!

  5. Next Week December 6-10 will be Fur Fun Week at Ross Middle School.  During the week the FCCLA would like you to help support the Animal Adoption Foundation. The AAF  is a non-profit no-kill shelter for dogs and cats that have been abused or abandoned. They provide a safe and humane environment for dogs and cats that are waiting to be adopted. Each day we will do something different to not only gather supplies and raise money for the shelter, but also celebrate the importance of pets in our lives.

Monday - Animal socks day! Wear your favorite animal themed socks.

Tuesday - Animal shirt day!Wear your favorite animal themed shirt

Wednesday - Paw Poster Day!  Each homeroom will be given a piece of Poster Board to make a poster in support of pets.  A winning poster will be selected from each grade for a classroom prize.

Thursday - Bring your  stuffed animal to school day. (All animals must be under 8”)  

Friday - Animal PJ Day.  Students may wear PJs to school in exchange for a minimum $1 donation that will go to the AAF.

Every day throughout the week students are encouraged to bring much needed items to donate to the Animal Shelter. A list of needed items can be found around the building. Each item donated gets your name placed in a drawing for a daily prize.

All donations go towards helping homeless cats and dogs with food, medical care, shelter, and love

Today’s quote: Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference.

12/1 Announcements:

  1. Chess Club will be meeting in the library after school today until 3:50.  You may bring a snack and a drink.  We are seeking additional members to join us, especially girls!  Message Mrs. Emenaker with any questions.

  2. The Ross High School robotics program is proud to kick off our annual sale of ornaments!  They are designed, manufactured, and sold by Ross students from donated scrap aluminum. This means 100% of proceeds go to supporting Rambotics Programs throughout the district!. You can see this year's Christmas tree design on the Google Form. If you are interested in purchasing an ornament please visit our website www.rossrambotics.com or fill out the form directly at https://forms.gle/cQjP2yECMPqyGC1j6. Thank you for supporting our mission of inspiring students to build a better future by promoting leadership and STEM throughout the Ross community and beyond.

  3. Update from the RHS / RMS choral department - We are just a few days away from our RHS / RMS combined 'Tis The Season Concert on Saturday, December 4th. Just a reminder, tickets for our 'Tis The Season concert can be purchased online at www.rosschoirs.org. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR!! PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY! If you have tickets that you do not anticipate using and would like to donate, please text or call Renee Stayton with your name, number of tickets you're not using, and the section where you purchased the tickets. If you have any other questions about ticketing please reach out to Renee Stayton via email @ reneestayton@gmail.com. Please feel free to reach out to Mr. Finkbine at RHS or Ms. Barnett at RMS with any questions about the upcoming concert!

  4. Today’s quote: Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

11/30 Announcements:

  1. Chess Club will be meeting in the library after school Wednesday until 3:50.  You may bring a snack and a drink.  We are seeking additional members to join us, especially girls!  Message Mrs. Emenaker with any questions.

  2. Congratulations to the following Spelling Bee participants who are making it to the final round:

Ella Dunn

Willow Gorman

Harry Moeller

Seth Waggoner

Lily West

Please stop by Ms. Rullman's room (which is room 207) when you have a chance to pick up a packet of words to prepare for the Final Round of the bee. And thank you to everyone who participated in this year's First Round of the Spelling Bee.

  1. The Ross High School robotics program is proud to kick off our annual sale of ornaments!  They are designed, manufactured, and sold by Ross students from donated scrap aluminum. This means 100% of proceeds go to supporting Rambotics Programs throughout the district!. You can see this year's Christmas tree design on the Google Form. If you are interested in purchasing an ornament please visit our website www.rossrambotics.com or fill out the form directly at https://forms.gle/cQjP2yECMPqyGC1j6. Thank you for supporting our mission of inspiring students to build a better future by promoting leadership and STEM throughout the Ross community and beyond.

  2. Today’s quote: Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

11/29 Announcements:

  1. Welcome back everyone! 

  2. Chess Club will be meeting in the library after school Wednesday until 3:50.  You may bring a snack and a drink.  We are seeking additional members to join us, especially girls!  Message Mrs. Emenaker with any questions.

  3. Congratulations to the following Spelling Bee participants who are making it to the final round:

Ella Dunn

Willow Gorman

Harry Moeller

Seth Waggoner

Lily West

Please stop by Ms. Rullman's room (which is room 207) when you have a chance to pick up a packet of words to prepare for the Final Round of the bee. And thank you to everyone who participated in this year's First Round of the Spelling Bee.

  1. Today’s quote: Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

11/23 Announcements:

  1. Students- The school-wide Spelling Bee is today right after announcements. Make sure you have a piece of paper and pencil ready if you are participating.

  2. No After School Study Skills today.

  3. This Week November 21-27 is National Family Week.  During National Family Week, we celebrate American families and  recognize the importance of spending quality time with relatives.  The FCCLA would like you to help celebrate National Family Week by pledging to do at least one activity with your family this week (in addition to eating).  Please sign the pledge poster at lunch.

  4. Yearbook Flash In-Person Sale!! Mr. Mills will be in the lobby again on Monday and Tuesday taking pre-orders for the 2021-2022 yearbook. The cost of the yearbook is $30 cash or check made payable to Ross Middle School. Please have exact change when paying cash. The yearbook sold out last year so pre order now to secure your copy for the lowest price of the year. Yearbook orders can also be placed online by following the link on the RMS website. 

  5. The Parents for RMS group has the Kona Ice trucks coming Tuesday, November 23rd (TODAY) during lunch time again. $3.00 size again!

  6. Congratulations to the 6th grade football team on their 1 place championship victory this weekend! Way to go!

  7. Today’s quote: Have a great Thanksgiving Break RMS! We will see everyone on Monday, November 29th.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

11/22 Announcements:

  1. This Week November 21-27 is National Family Week.  During National Family Week, we celebrate American families and  recognize the importance of spending quality time with relatives.  The FCCLA would like you to help celebrate National Family Week by pledging to do at least one activity with your family this week (in addition to eating).  Please sign the pledge poster at lunch.

  2. No After School Study Skills on Tuesday, 11/23 (Tomorrow). 

  3. Students- The school-wide Spelling Bee will be held Tuesday morning right after the announcements. Make sure you have a piece of paper and pencil ready if you are participating.

  4. A huge thank you to Marc Longworth again with LEI Home Enhancements for sponsoring the RMS Cornerstone articles for the entire year. Thank you!!

  5. Yearbook Flash In-Person Sale!! Mr. Mills will be in the lobby again on Monday and Tuesday taking pre-orders for the 2021-2022 yearbook. The cost of the yearbook is $30 cash or check made payable to Ross Middle School. Please have exact change when paying cash. The yearbook sold out last year so pre order now to secure your copy for the lowest price of the year. Yearbook orders can also be placed online by following the link on the RMS website. 

  6. Save the date! The Parents for RMS group has the Kona Ice trucks coming Tuesday, November 23rd (TOMORROW) during lunch time again. $3.00 size again!

  7. Today’s quote: Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

11/19 Announcements:

  1. Yesterday the FCCLA told you the “L” in our name stands for Leaders.  Congratulations to our 3 winners Brayden Stringer, Trent Owens and Anna Lee Whitmore, chosen yesterday. Today is “A” Day,  the last letter in FCCLA, which stands for America. FCCLA  members are from all over America as well as Puerto Rico with more than 155,000 members from 4,253 chapters.  FCCLA would like you to tell us something you think is great about America.  Please fill out the paper at lunch and enter into today's drawing to win a candy prize.

  2. Students- The school-wide Spelling Bee will be held Tuesday morning right after the announcements. Make sure you have a piece of paper and pencil ready if you are participating.

  3. A huge thank you to Marc Longworth again with LEI Home Enhancements for sponsoring the RMS Cornerstone articles for the entire year. Thank you!!

  4. Yearbook Flash In-Person Sale!! Mr. Mills will be in the lobby this Friday and again on Monday and Tuesday taking pre-orders for the 2021-2022 yearbook. The cost of the yearbook is $30 cash or check made payable to Ross Middle School. Please have exact change when paying cash. The yearbook sold out last year so pre order now to secure your copy for the lowest price of the year. Yearbook orders can also be placed online by following the link on the RMS website. 

  5. Save the date! The Parents for RMS group has the Kona Ice trucks coming Tuesday, November 23rd during lunch time again. $3.00 size again!

  6. This week is the canned food drive sponsored by the student council.  All items will be donated to JEE foods.  2 canned food items will equal 1 ticket! Tickets will be drawn daily to win gift cards! Start collecting for a great cause and support local families. (Info shared on Schoology as well)

  7. The Rambotics LEGO League Tournament is on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at Ross Middle School. Opening ceremonies start at 9:00 with a parade of teams and the robot competition begins immediately following. Ross and Cincinnati area will program their robots to complete a series of Cargo Connect Challenge missions on a competition playing field. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) challenges students to think like scientists and engineers as they solve science and technology challenges. This year’s theme, Cargo Connect, challenges teams to reimagine our global transportation system and explore ways to improve how we access and deliver needed and desired goods, making all communities more connected. The Rambotics FIRST LEGO League Tournament is sponsored by Watson Gravel, Inc., Ross Lions Club, and Ross Local Schools and is free and open to the public.

  8. Today’s quote: There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

11/18 Announcements:

  1. Yesterday the FCCLA told you the second “C” in our name stands for Community.  Congratulations to our 3 winners, Zachary Stevison, Liz Baker, and Rylee Klenk  chosen yesterday. Today is “L” Day which stands for Leaders. As leaders, FCCLA members take responsibility for planning, implementing, and evaluating chapter projects and activities. They develop the skills needed to take the lead in their families, careers, and communities. FCCLA would like you to tell us who you think is a good leader.  Please fill out the paper at lunch and enter into today's drawing to win a candy prize.

  2. A huge thank you to Marc Longworth again with LEI Home Enhancements for sponsoring the RMS Cornerstone articles for the entire year. Thank you!!

  3. Yearbook Flash In-Person Sale!! Mr. Mills will be in the lobby this Friday and again on Monday and Tuesday taking pre-orders for the 2021-2022 yearbook. The cost of the yearbook is $30 cash or check made payable to Ross Middle School. Please have exact change when paying cash. The yearbook sold out last year so pre order now to secure your copy for the lowest price of the year. Yearbook orders can also be placed online by following the link on the RMS website. 

  4. Save the date! The Parents for RMS group has the Kona Ice trucks coming Tuesday, November 23rd during lunch time again. $3.00 size again!

  5. This week is the canned food drive sponsored by the student council.  All items will be donated to JEE foods.  2 canned food items will equal 1 ticket! Tickets will be drawn daily to win gift cards! Start collecting for a great cause and support local families. (Info shared on Schoology as well)

  6. The Rambotics LEGO League Tournament is on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at Ross Middle School. Opening ceremonies start at 9:00 with a parade of teams and the robot competition begins immediately following. Ross and Cincinnati area will program their robots to complete a series of Cargo Connect Challenge missions on a competition playing field. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) challenges students to think like scientists and engineers as they solve science and technology challenges. This year’s theme, Cargo Connect, challenges teams to reimagine our global transportation system and explore ways to improve how we access and deliver needed and desired goods, making all communities more connected. The Rambotics FIRST LEGO League Tournament is sponsored by Watson Gravel, Inc., Ross Lions Club, and Ross Local Schools and is free and open to the public.

  7. Today’s quote: Never be so busy as not to think of others.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

11/17 Announcements:

  1. Yesterday the FCCLA told you the first “C” in our name stands for Career.  Congratulations to our 3 winners, Zack Otto, Isabella Davis, Kaelynn Gessner  chosen yesterday. Today is also “C” day, but the second “C” in FCCLA stands for Community.  Community Service is a major part of  the FCCLA. Members identify local concerns and carry out projects to improve the quality of life in their communities.  FCCLA would like you to name a community service project we could do in the future.  Please fill out the paper at lunch and enter into today's drawing to win a candy prize.

  2. Chess Club will meet Wednesday, Nov 17, until 3:50.

  3. Save the date! The Parents for RMS group has the Kona Ice trucks coming Tuesday, November 23rd during lunch time again. $3.00 size again!

  4. This week is the canned food drive sponsored by the student council.  All items will be donated to JEE foods.  2 canned food items will equal 1 ticket! Tickets will be drawn daily to win gift cards! Start collecting for a great cause and support local families. (Info shared on Schoology as well)

  5. Today is the mid-point of the 2nd quarter! Please remember to check progress book and keep up to date on your grades!

  6. The Rambotics LEGO League Tournament is on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at Ross Middle School. Opening ceremonies start at 9:00 with a parade of teams and the robot competition begins immediately following. Ross and Cincinnati area will program their robots to complete a series of Cargo Connect Challenge missions on a competition playing field. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) challenges students to think like scientists and engineers as they solve science and technology challenges. This year’s theme, Cargo Connect, challenges teams to reimagine our global transportation system and explore ways to improve how we access and deliver needed and desired goods, making all communities more connected. The Rambotics FIRST LEGO League Tournament is sponsored by Watson Gravel, Inc., Ross Lions Club, and Ross Local Schools and is free and open to the public.

  7. Today’s quote: The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

11/16 Announcements:

  1. Yesterday the FCCLA told you the "F" in our name stands for family.  Congratulations to our 3 winners chosen yesterday Aubree Bolin, Raegan O'Connell, Nolan Webster. Today is "C-Day".  This first "C" stands for Career. The organization equips members with real world career skills like productivity and accountability, flexibility and adaptability, initiative and self-direction, leadership and responsibility.  FCCLA would like to know what career you are considering.  Please fill out the paper at lunch and enter into today's drawing to win a candy prize.

  2. Chess Club will meet Wednesday, Nov 17, until 3:50.

  3. Save the date! The Parents for RMS group has the Kona Ice trucks coming Tuesday, November 23rd during lunch time again. $3.00 size again!

  4. This week is the canned food drive sponsored by the student council.  All items will be donated to JEE foods.  2 canned food items will equal 1 ticket! Tickets will be drawn daily to win gift cards! Start collecting for a great cause and support local families. (Info shared on Schoology as well)

  5. This morning are RMS school makeup pictures (and group photos). Teachers please follow the schedule shared earlier.

  6. The Rambotics LEGO League Tournament is on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at Ross Middle School. Opening ceremonies start at 9:00 with a parade of teams and the robot competition begins immediately following. Ross and Cincinnati area will program their robots to complete a series of Cargo Connect Challenge missions on a competition playing field. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) challenges students to think like scientists and engineers as they solve science and technology challenges. This year’s theme, Cargo Connect, challenges teams to reimagine our global transportation system and explore ways to improve how we access and deliver needed and desired goods, making all communities more connected. The Rambotics FIRST LEGO League Tournament is sponsored by Watson Gravel, Inc., Ross Lions Club, and Ross Local Schools and is free and open to the public.

  7. RMS wishes the 6th grade football team good luck as they Head to Battle of Rocky Top in Gatlinburg for their last 6th grade tournament!

  8. Today’s quote: If you can dream it, you can do it.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

11/15 Announcements:

  1. Members of the FCCLA would like to use this week to help you learn more about the organization, starting with our name, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. Each Day we will focus on a letter,  so when we say FCCLA you will know what it means.  Today we want to talk about the F in FCCLA.  F is for Family. FCCLA is the only student organization with family as its central focus.   Look for the table at lunch to participate in the daily contest. Pick up a card at lunch and write down something fun you have done with YOUR family lately.  Enter your card into our daily drawing for a candy prize

  2. Chess Club will meet Wednesday, Nov 17, til 3:50.

  3. Save the date! The Parents for RMS group has the Kona Ice trucks coming Tuesday, November 23rd during lunch time again. $3.00 size again!

  4. RHS FFA is offering the Little Aggies program for 7th and 8th graders at RMS this year! Meetings are on November 17th and the second Wednesday in the months of December and January from 3-4 in the high school Ag room. During meetings participating students will learn about what is FFA, our CDEs, the committees you can join, the 4 classes throughout high school, and our activities/field trips among other topics.They would occur after the RMS school day ends and would be about an hour long taking place at Ross High School. A high school FFA member will come and escort middle school students who have signed up for the program on meeting days and take them to RHS. If interested please sign up at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczGwvUSJefQI2Q0YwaBujikLlnY-CUZhxUoyDQG7USagcfrg/viewform (information shared on Schoology as well)

  5. This week is the canned food drive sponsored by the student council.  All items will be donated to JEE foods.  2 canned food items will equal 1 ticket! Tickets will be drawn daily to win gift cards! Start collecting for a great cause and support local families.

  6. TOMORROW! RMS school makeup pictures (and group photos) are scheduled for November 16th.

  7. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the collection for the Veteran’s Day Honor Flight.  RMS raised a total of $962.50!  Way to show respect and recognition, to those who served our country, for us to live with the freedoms we all have today.

  8. Today’s quote: Being different isn’t a bad thing. It means you’re brave enough to be yourself.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

11/12 Announcements:

  1. Parents for Ross Middle School - Our Spirit-wear fundraiser ends today! Flyers went home last Friday but we wanted to make it a little easier for you so we opened up an online store ( https://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/ ) so you can purchase online and pay online! Below is the direct link.  Sale ends THIS Friday (November 12th - please return flyer orders to the RMS office. Checks should be made out to RMS PFK - the flyer was also shared with students on Schoology). https://scanmail.trustwave.com/?c=12185&d=h5GJ4ROZhmWFux50HzdJhsCNmPd8-8VQQBdeWYsU9A&s=10&u=https%3a%2f%2fparents-for-ross-middle-school%2esquare%2esite%2f 

  2. Popcorn lunch today!

  3. Save the date! Parents for RMS has the Kona Ice trucks coming Tuesday, November 23rd during lunch time again. $3.00 size again!

  4. RHS FFA is offering the Little Aggies program for 7th and 8th graders at RMS this year! Meetings are on November 17th and the second Wednesday in the months of December and January from 3-4 in the high school Ag room. During meetings participating students will learn about what is FFA, our CDEs, the committees you can join, the 4 classes throughout high school, and our activities/field trips among other topics.They would occur after the RMS school day ends and would be about an hour long taking place at Ross High School. A high school FFA member will come and escort middle school students who have signed up for the program on meeting days and take them to RHS. If interested please sign up at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczGwvUSJefQI2Q0YwaBujikLlnY-CUZhxUoyDQG7USagcfrg/viewform (information shared on Schoology as well)

  5. The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! This Friday, November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade (cost is $3, pay in cash at the door as you enter) & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders (cost is $5 tickets may be purchased before school in the lobby Nov 8-12). A schoology update was shared with all students with information. As a reminder, formal attire is not required for the 7/8th grade dance (you are welcome to dress up if you would like). 

  6. This week, November 7 - 14, following the end of Daylight Saving Time, is National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. The goal of this annual campaign is to reduce the number of drivers who drive while sleep deprived. Drowsy driving is responsible for more than 6,400 U.S. deaths annually. Crash in Bed, Not on the Road. The FCCLA would like to remind all drivers to sleep 7 hours or more before you drive.

  7. Next week is the canned food drive sponsored by the student council.  All items will be donated to JEE foods.  2 canned food items will equal 1 ticket! Tickets will be drawn daily to win gift cards! Start collecting for a great cause and support local families.

  8. Last call to bring in money to support the effort at RMS to send a veteran on an Honor Flight.  We want to show them how much we appreciate all they have done for us.  Put the money in your team’s bucket in the lobby in the morning.

  9. Save the date - RMS school makeup pictures (and group photos) are scheduled for November 16th.

  10. Today’s quote: Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

11/11 Announcements:

  1. Parents for Ross Middle School - Our Spirit-wear fundraiser continues! Flyers went home Friday but we wanted to make it a little easier for you so we opened up an online store ( https://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/ ) so you can purchase online and pay online! Below is the direct link.  Sale ends THIS Friday (November 12th - please return flyer orders to the RMS office. Checks should be made out to RMS PFK - the flyer was also shared with students on Schoology). https://scanmail.trustwave.com/?c=12185&d=h5GJ4ROZhmWFux50HzdJhsCNmPd8-8VQQBdeWYsU9A&s=10&u=https%3a%2f%2fparents-for-ross-middle-school%2esquare%2esite%2f 

  2. Save the date! Parents for RMS has the Kona Ice trucks coming Tuesday, November 23rd during lunch time again. $3.00 size again!

  3. RHS FFA is offering the Little Aggies program for 7th and 8th graders at RMS this year! Meetings are on November 17th and the second Wednesday in the months of December and January from 3-4 in the high school Ag room. During meetings participating students will learn about what is FFA, our CDEs, the committees you can join, the 4 classes throughout high school, and our activities/field trips among other topics.They would occur after the RMS school day ends and would be about an hour long taking place at Ross High School. A high school FFA member will come and escort middle school students who have signed up for the program on meeting days and take them to RHS. If interested please sign up at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczGwvUSJefQI2Q0YwaBujikLlnY-CUZhxUoyDQG7USagcfrg/viewform (information shared on Schoology as well)

  4. The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! This Friday, November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade (cost is $3, pay in cash at the door as you enter) & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders (cost is $5 tickets may be purchased before school in the lobby Nov 8-12). A schoology update was shared with all students with information. As a reminder, formal attire is not required for the 7/8th grade dance (you are welcome to dress up if you would like). 

  5. This week, November 7 - 14, following the end of Daylight Saving Time, is National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. The goal of this annual campaign is to reduce the number of drivers who drive while sleep deprived. Drowsy driving is responsible for more than 6,400 U.S. deaths annually. Crash in Bed, Not on the Road. The FCCLA would like to remind all drivers to sleep 7 hours or more before you drive.

  6. Next week is the canned food drive sponsored by the student council.  All items will be donated to JEE foods.  2 canned food items will equal 1 ticket! Tickets will be drawn daily to win gift cards! Start collecting for a great cause and support local families.

 

  1.  Today is the day we celebrate the sacrifice and valor of all the men and women who have served in the armed forces of the United States.  Their brave service allows us to live in the home of the free.  

 

Veterans Day is a day to set aside and honor ALL American veterans, both living and dead. In fact, Veterans Day is largely intended to thank LIVING veterans for dedicated and loyal service to their country. November 11 of each year is the day that we ensure veterans know that we deeply appreciate the sacrifices they have made to keep our country free.

 

Don’t forget to bring in money to support the effort at RMS to send a veteran on an Honor Flight.  We want to show them how much we appreciate all they have done for us.  Put the money in your team’s bucket in the lobby in the morning.

 

Today is red, white and blue day at RMS as well. Thank you for showing your support for our veterans on this day. 

 

RMS will be creating a Wall of Honor to recognize the sacrifices of Veterans.  Please use the link attached to announcements to submit the names of veterans, those who previously served or are currently serving, from our community.  If possible please list the branch of service and the years served.  We will be displaying the names in the lobby for all to see. (information shared on Schoology update as well)

 

Veteran’s Day Wall of Heroes  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfjyWu-bGKmH2rTdlU0Nf9tTU7P2WkA8TZYVREOzRN0h_fR1g/viewform 

 

  1. Save the date - RMS school makeup pictures (and group photos) are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. Today’s quote: No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 11/10 Announcements:

  1. Chess club will meet this Wednesday, Nov 10, after school until 3:50.  

  2. The fall edition of the Ram Pages is now available on the student start page and the Schoology homepage! Check out some great articles about lots of topics, including sports, Halloween, reviews, and more! Enjoy!

  3. Parents for Ross Middle School - Our Spirit-wear fundraiser continues! Flyers went home Friday but we wanted to make it a little easier for you so we opened up an online store ( https://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/ ) so you can purchase online and pay online! Below is the direct link.  Sale ends THIS Friday (November 12th - please return flyer orders to the RMS office. Checks should be made out to RMS PFK - the flyer was also shared with students on Schoology). https://scanmail.trustwave.com/?c=12185&d=h5GJ4ROZhmWFux50HzdJhsCNmPd8-8VQQBdeWYsU9A&s=10&u=https%3a%2f%2fparents-for-ross-middle-school%2esquare%2esite%2f 

  4. RHS FFA is offering the Little Aggies program for 7th and 8th graders at RMS this year! Meetings are on November 17th and the second Wednesday in the months of December and January from 3-4 in the high school Ag room. During meetings participating students will learn about what is FFA, our CDEs, the committees you can join, the 4 classes throughout high school, and our activities/field trips among other topics.They would occur after the RMS school day ends and would be about an hour long taking place at Ross High School. A high school FFA member will come and escort middle school students who have signed up for the program on meeting days and take them to RHS. If interested please sign up at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczGwvUSJefQI2Q0YwaBujikLlnY-CUZhxUoyDQG7USagcfrg/viewform (information shared on Schoology as well)

  5. Have extra Halloween candy from this week’s festivities you don't like?  We are collecting for the RAMM - Ross & Morgan Ministries of Butler County. Boxes will be located in the lobby. If you would like to donate any unopened candy it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your support!

  6. The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! This Friday, November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade (cost is $3, pay in cash at the door as you enter) & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders (cost is $5 tickets may be purchased before school in the lobby Nov 8-12). A schoology update was shared with all students with information. As a reminder, formal attire is not required for the 7/8th grade dance (you are welcome to dress up if you would like). 

 

  1.  Veteran’s Day is a day to honor Veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. The families of our veterans serve too as they stand behind and support their service members. 

 

Don’t forget to bring in money to support the effort at RMS to send a veteran on an Honor Flight.  We want to show them how much we appreciate all they have done for us.  Put the money in your team’s bucket in the lobby in the morning.

 

Thursday, November 11th will be red, white and blue day at RMS as well. Please show your support for our veterans on this day. 

 

RMS will be creating a Wall of Honor to recognize the sacrifices of Veterans.  Please use the link attached to announcements to submit the names of veterans, those who previously served or are currently serving, from our community.  If possible please list the branch of service and the years served.  We will be displaying the names in the lobby for all to see. (information shared on Schoology update as well)

 

Veteran’s Day Wall of Heroes  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfjyWu-bGKmH2rTdlU0Nf9tTU7P2WkA8TZYVREOzRN0h_fR1g/viewform 

 

  1. Save the date - RMS school makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. (The following went out via Final Forms from Mr. Beck) We are very excited to start working with our RMS Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT).  In order to be considered for this group, please complete the Google Form using the link below.  We ask that you complete the application by Thursday November 11th (TOMORROW). https://forms.gle/inNwqsTQGhigVw5K6 Please contact Mr. Justin Beck with any questions. 

  3. This week, November 7 - 14, following the end of Daylight Saving Time, is National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. The goal of this annual campaign is to reduce the number of drivers who drive while sleep deprived. Drowsy driving is responsible for more than 6,400 U.S. deaths annually. Crash in Bed, Not on the Road. The FCCLA would like to remind all drivers to sleep 7 hours or more before you drive.

  4. Today’s quote: There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 11/9 Announcements:

  1. There is a student council meeting in Mrs. Dourson's room during intervention today!

  2. Chess club will meet this Wednesday, Nov 10, after school until 3:50.  

  3. The fall edition of the Ram Pages is now available on the student start page and the Schoology homepage! Check out some great articles about lots of topics, including sports, Halloween, reviews, and more! Enjoy!

  4. Parents for Ross Middle School - Today is the start of our Spirit-wear fundraiser. Flyers went home Friday but we wanted to make it a little easier for you so we opened up an online store ( https://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/ ) so you can purchase online and pay online! Below is the direct link.  Sale ends THIS Friday (November 12th - please return flyer orders to the RMS office. Checks should be made out to RMS PFK - the flyer was also shared with students on Schoology). https://scanmail.trustwave.com/?c=12185&d=h5GJ4ROZhmWFux50HzdJhsCNmPd8-8VQQBdeWYsU9A&s=10&u=https%3a%2f%2fparents-for-ross-middle-school%2esquare%2esite%2f 

  5. RHS FFA is offering the Little Aggies program for 7th and 8th graders at RMS this year! Meetings are on November 17th and the second Wednesday in the months of December and January from 3-4 in the high school Ag room. During meetings participating students will learn about what is FFA, our CDEs, the committees you can join, the 4 classes throughout high school, and our activities/field trips among other topics.They would occur after the RMS school day ends and would be about an hour long taking place at Ross High School. A high school FFA member will come and escort middle school students who have signed up for the program on meeting days and take them to RHS. If interested please sign up at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczGwvUSJefQI2Q0YwaBujikLlnY-CUZhxUoyDQG7USagcfrg/viewform (information shared on Schoology as well)

  6. Have extra Halloween candy from this week’s festivities you don't like?  We are collecting for the RAMM - Ross & Morgan Ministries of Butler County. Boxes will be located in the lobby. If you would like to donate any unopened candy it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your support!

  7. The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! This Friday, November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade (cost is $3, pay in cash at the door as you enter) & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders (cost is $5 tickets may be purchased before school in the lobby Nov 8-12). A schoology update was shared with all students with information. As a reminder, formal attire is not required for the 7/8th grade dance (you are welcome to dress up if you would like). 

 

  1.  Veteran’s Day is a day to honor Veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. The families of our veterans serve too as they stand behind and support their service members. 

 

Don’t forget to bring in money to support the effort at RMS to send a veteran on an Honor Flight.  We want to show them how much we appreciate all they have done for us.  Put the money in your team’s bucket in the lobby in the morning.

 

Thursday, November 11th will be red, white and blue day at RMS as well. Please show your support for our veterans on this day. 

 

RMS will be creating a Wall of Honor to recognize the sacrifices of Veterans.  Please use the link attached to announcements to submit the names of veterans, those who previously served or are currently serving, from our community.  If possible please list the branch of service and the years served.  We will be displaying the names in the lobby for all to see. (information shared on Schoology update as well)

 

Veteran’s Day Wall of Heroes

 

  1. Save the date - RMS school makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. (The following went out via Final Forms from Mr. Beck) We are very excited to start working with our RMS Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT).  In order to be considered for this group, please complete the Google Form using the link below.  We ask that you complete the application by Thursday November 11th. https://forms.gle/inNwqsTQGhigVw5K6 Please contact Mr. Justin Beck with any questions. 

  3. This week, November 7 - 14, following the end of Daylight Saving Time, is National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. The goal of this annual campaign is to reduce the number of drivers who drive while sleep deprived. Drowsy driving is responsible for more than 6,400 U.S. deaths annually. Crash in Bed, Not on the Road. The FCCLA would like to remind all drivers to sleep 7 hours or more before you drive.

  4. Today’s quote: There is no substitute for hard work.

 

11/8 Announcements:

  1. The fall edition of the Ram Pages is now available on the student start page and the Schoology homepage! Check out some great articles about lots of topics, including sports, Halloween, reviews, and more! Enjoy!

  2. Parents for Ross Middle School - Today is the start of our Spirit-wear fundraiser. Flyers went home Friday but we wanted to make it a little easier for you so we opened up an online store ( https://parents-for-ross-middle-school.square.site/ ) so you can purchase online and pay online! Below is the direct link.  Sale ends THIS Friday (November 12th - please return flyer orders to the RMS office. Checks should be made out to RMS PFK - the flyer was also shared with students on Schoology). https://scanmail.trustwave.com/?c=12185&d=h5GJ4ROZhmWFux50HzdJhsCNmPd8-8VQQBdeWYsU9A&s=10&u=https%3a%2f%2fparents-for-ross-middle-school%2esquare%2esite%2f 

  3. Have extra Halloween candy from this week’s festivities you don't like?  We are collecting for the RAMM - Ross & Morgan Ministries of Butler County. Boxes will be located in the lobby. If you would like to donate any unopened candy it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your support!

  4. The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! This Friday, November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade (cost is $3, pay in cash at the door as you enter) & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders (cost is $5 tickets may be purchased before school in the lobby Nov 8-12). A schoology update was shared with all students with information. As a reminder, formal attire is not required for the 7/8th grade dance (you are welcome to dress up if you would like). 

 

  1.  Veterans Day began as ‘Armistice Day’ on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I.  Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938.  Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans – both living and dead – and gives thanks to veterans who served their country honorably

 

Don’t forget to bring in money to support the effort at RMS to send a veteran on an Honor Flight.  We want to show them how much we appreciate all they have done for us.  Put the money in your team’s bucket in the lobby in the morning.

 

Thursday, November 11th will be red, white and blue day at RMS as well. Please show your support for our veterans on this day. 

 

RMS will be creating a Wall of Honor to recognize the sacrifices of Veterans.  Please use the link attached to announcements to submit the names of veterans, those who previously served or are currently serving, from our community.  If possible please list the branch of service and the years served.  We will be displaying the names in the lobby for all to see. (information shared on Schoology update as well)

 

Veteran’s Day Wall of Heroes

 

  1. Save the date - RMS school makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. (The following went out via Final Forms from Mr. Beck) We are very excited to start working with our RMS Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT).  In order to be considered for this group, please complete the Google Form using the link below.  We ask that you complete the application by Thursday November 11th. https://forms.gle/inNwqsTQGhigVw5K6 Please contact Mr. Justin Beck with any questions. 

  3. This week, November 7 - 14, following the end of Daylight Saving Time, is National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. The goal of this annual campaign is to reduce the number of drivers who drive while sleep deprived. Drowsy driving is responsible for more than 6,400 U.S. deaths annually. Crash in Bed, Not on the Road. The FCCLA would like to remind all drivers to sleep 7 hours or more before you drive.

  4. Today’s quote: If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

11/5 Announcements:

  1. Parents for Ross Middle School spirit wear fundraiser will come home today. Orders due November 12th (please return to the RMS office. Checks should be made out to RMS PFK)

  2. Have extra Halloween candy from this week’s festivities you don't like?  We are collecting for the RAMM - Ross & Morgan Ministries of Butler County. Boxes will be located in the lobby. If you would like to donate any unopened candy it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your support!

  3. Save the date! The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade (cost is $3, pay in cash at the door as you enter) & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders (cost is $5 tickets may be purchased before school in the lobby Nov 8-12). A schoology update was shared with all students with information. As a reminder, formal attire is not required for the 7/8th grade dance (you are welcome to dress up if you would like). 

  4. Next week we will be celebrating Veterans all week long at RMS!  We would like to “be the change” and send a Veteran on an Honor Flight.  RMS will be collecting money, hoping to raise $600 which would pay for a veteran’s Honor Flight.

Honor Flights take veterans free of charge to Washington DC to see the memorials and experience a day of honor and thanks.  The veterans are sent with a guardian who escorts them around DC.  So let’s see who has the most patriotic pride RMS! We will be taking donations in the lobby before school.  Students should put their donation into their team's bucket each morning!!!  As a bonus, the team who averages the most money will receive an extra treat!  

 

Thursday, November 11th will be red, white and blue day at RMS as well. Please show your support for our veterans on this day. 

 

RMS will be creating a Wall of Honor to recognize the sacrifices of Veterans.  Please use the link attached to announcements to submit the names of veterans, those who previously served or are currently serving, from our community.  If possible please list the branch of service and the years served.  We will be displaying the names in the lobby for all to see. (information shared on Schoology update as well)

 

Veteran’s Day Wall of Heroes

 

  1. Save the date - RMS school makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. (The following went out via Final Forms yesterday from Mr. Beck) We are very excited to start working with our RMS Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT).  In order to be considered for this group, please complete the Google Form using the link below.  We ask that you complete the application by Thursday November 11th. https://forms.gle/inNwqsTQGhigVw5K6 Please contact Mr. Justin Beck with any questions. 

  3. Today’s quote: Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

11/4 Announcements:

  1. Pink Ribbon Shirts: I know October has ended, but who says pink is only for October!!  Pink Ribbon shirts will be passed out to students to bring home.   If you have not sent in your payment please do so, you must be paid in full to receive your shirt/s.  There will be limited sizes for sale once all the orders are filled (limited, sizes in both the t-shirt ($15) and long sleeve shirt ($20).  They will be sold on a first come first serve basis).  If you have not paid by Wednesday, 11/3, your shirt/s will go into the "extras" sale and be sold. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Allen at sara.allen@rossrams.com

  2. Today - "Pink Day" at RMS! If you have purchased a Pink Ribbon Shirt, wear it and show your support for this worthy cause!

  3. Have extra Halloween candy from this week’s festivities you don't like?  We are collecting for the RAMM - Ross & Morgan Ministries of Butler County. Boxes will be located in the lobby. If you would like to donate any unopened candy it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your support!

  4. Save the date! The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade (cost is $3, pay in cash at the door as you enter) & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders (cost is $5 tickets may be purchased before school in the lobby Nov 8-12). A schoology update was shared with all students with information. As a reminder, formal attire is not required for the 7/8th grade dance (you are welcome to dress up if you would like). 

  5. Next week we will be celebrating Veterans all week long at RMS!  We would like to “be the change” and send a Veteran on an Honor Flight.  RMS will be collecting money, hoping to raise $600 which would pay for a veteran’s Honor Flight.

Honor Flights take veterans free of charge to Washington DC to see the memorials and experience a day of honor and thanks.  The veterans are sent with a guardian who escorts them around DC.  So let’s see who has the most patriotic pride RMS! We will be taking donations in the lobby before school.  Students should put their donation into their team's bucket each morning!!!  As a bonus, the team who averages the most money will receive an extra treat!  

 

Thursday, November 11th will be red, white and blue day at RMS as well. Please show your support for our veterans on this day. 

 

RMS will be creating a Wall of Honor to recognize the sacrifices of Veterans.  Please use the link attached to announcements to submit the names of veterans, those who previously served or are currently serving, from our community.  If possible please list the branch of service and the years served.  We will be displaying the names in the lobby for all to see. (information shared on Schoology update as well)

 

Veteran’s Day Wall of Heroes

 

  1. Today’s quote: Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

11/3 Announcements:

  1. Pink Ribbon Shirts: I know October has ended, but who says pink is only for October!!  Pink Ribbon shirts will be passed out to students to bring home.   If you have not sent in your payment please do so, you must be paid in full to receive your shirt/s.  There will be limited sizes for sale once all the orders are filled.  If you have not paid by Wednesday, 11/3, your shirt/s will go into the "extras" sale and be sold on a first come first serve basis. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Allen at sara.allen@rossrams.com

  2. This Thursday - "Pink Day" at RMS! If you have purchased a Pink Ribbon Shirt, wear it and show your support for this worthy cause!

  3. Chess Club will meet TODAY, Nov 3rd, in the MEDIA CENTER until 3:50ish.  

  4. Have extra Halloween candy from this week’s festivities you don't like?  We are collecting for the RAMM - Ross & Morgan Ministries of Butler County. Boxes will be located in the lobby. If you would like to donate any unopened candy it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your support!

  5. Save the date! The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders 

  6. Today’s quote: The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

11/1 Announcements:

  1. Happy November!!

  2. Congratulations Good Morning RMS on your 30th anniversary!

  3. Reminder students - NO School for students on Tuesday, November 2nd due to elections / staff inservice day.

  4. 6th grade Running Rams remember your championship meet is tonight. Girls should show up at 5:30 for warm up and boys should show up at 6:00 for warm up. Good luck and run fast! 

  5. Pink Ribbon Shirts: I know October has ended, but who says pink is only for October!!  Pink Ribbon shirts will be passed out to students to bring home.   If you have not sent in your payment please do so, you must be paid in full to receive your shirt/s.  There will be limited sizes for sale once all the orders are filled.  If you have not paid by Wednesday, 11/3, your shirt/s will go into the "extras" sale and be sold on a first come first serve basis. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Allen at sara.allen@rossrams.com

  6. This Thursday - "Pink Day" at RMS! If you have purchased a Pink Ribbon Shirt, wear it and show your support for this worthy cause!

  7. Save the date! The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders 

  8. Today’s quote: Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

10/29 Announcements:

  1. Thank you to everyone at RMS who helped us celebrate Red Ribbon Week and with that a healthy, drug free lifestyle.  We hope you all continue to make good choices and be drug free.  You don’t have to use drugs to fit in.  Celebrate your uniqueness and show it to the world.  The healthy choices you make will help you achieve your goals in life.  We only want the best for you and can’t wait to see what you achieve!  

  2. Red Ribbon Week wraps up today with Drugs are scary!  - wear your Halloween costume (school appropriate)

  3. To support our Friday spirit day - Student council is bringing Halloween to RMS. On Friday October 29th, participate in a little competition with your fellow classmates. Wear a costume (MUST BE SCHOOL APPROPRIATE – ex: No props, costume masks, weapons, alcohol, drugs, etc allowed. Costumes may not interfere with a student’s ability to navigate their day.) In homeroom today, pick the best costume and send that person to the lobby!  There will be a slideshow of pictures posted on schoology of all the costumes!  Cast your vote for the best dressed by intervention today!  The winner will be announced at the end of the day!  

  4. The Scholastic Book Fair wraps up today!

  5. Pink Ribbon Shirts: I know October is ending, but who says pink is only for October!!  The shirts will be here in the next day or so and will be passed out to students to bring home.  We will try to get them out on Friday, but if that does not work out we will get them out on Monday.  If you have not sent in your payment please do so, you must be paid in full to receive your shirt/s.  There will be limited sizes for sale once all the orders are filled.  If you have not paid by Wednesday, 11/3, your shirt/s will go into the "extras" sale and be sold on a first come first serve basis. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Allen at sara.allen@rossrams.com

  6. Save the date! The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders 

  7. Running Rams race scheduled for Thurs has been postponed to Monday evening.

  8. Reminder students - there IS school on Monday. NO School for students on Tuesday, November 2nd due to elections / staff inservice day.

  9. Today’s quote: You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

10/28 Announcements:

  1. Thanks to everyone for “putting a cap on drugs” today at RMS!  We want you all to lead happy, healthy, fun and wonderful lives.  By making healthy choices, like staying drug free, you are more likely to live the best life for you.  Keep in mind that the choices you make today can have a direct impact on your future!  Commit yourself to healthy choices now to ensure a brighter future.  You won’t regret it!  The final celebration for Red Ribbon Week will be tomorrow.  Let’s make it a frightful celebration and wear your Halloween best RMS!

  2. We have some great spirit days to help you remember to stay drug free!  

Monday - Wear Red to show you are drug free!

Tuesday - Team up against drugs - wear your favorite team gear!

Wednesday - Don't get tied up in drugs! - wear tie dye

Thursday - Put a cap on drugs! - wear a hat

Friday - Drugs are scary!  - wear your Halloween costume (school appropriate)

  1. To support our Friday spirit day - Student council is bringing Halloween to RMS. On Friday October 29th, participate in a little competition with your fellow classmates. Wear a costume (MUST BE SCHOOL APPROPRIATE – ex: No props, costume masks, weapons, alcohol, drugs, etc allowed. Costumes may not interfere with a student’s ability to navigate their day.) The best costume from each homeroom will be in the finals for the entire school!  The overall best costume will win a huge bag of candy! 

  2. Scholastic Book Fair is still at RMS! 6th grade students will shop the week of October 25 through October 29! You will receive additional information regarding specific shopping days / schedules. We will accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ross Middle School. We are so excited to bring even more great books to our students at RMS during this fun book-filled week! Book Fair Announcement: Some restocks have been delivered! Students who had “Ground Zero” or “Escape from Chernobyl” on hold will need to purchase by the end of the day today or those books will be released to others who would like to purchase on Friday. 

  3. Pink Ribbon Shirts: I know October is ending, but who says pink is only for October!!  The shirts will be here in the next day or so and will be passed out to students to bring home.  We will try to get them out on Friday, but if that does not work out we will get them out on Monday.  If you have not sent in your payment please do so, you must be paid in full to receive your shirt/s.  There will be limited sizes for sale once all the orders are filled.  If you have not paid by Wednesday, 11/3, your shirt/s will go into the "extras" sale and be sold on a first come first serve basis. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Allen at sara.allen@rossrams.com

  4. Save the date! The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders 

  5. There will be a meeting on Thursday October 28th at 5:30 pm in the RMS cafeteria for all 7th and 8th graders interested in playing softball for the Ram Softball Club this year.If you have any questions, please contact Coach Callahan at tyler.callahan@rossrams.com

  6. Running Rams race scheduled for Thurs has been postponed to Monday evening (due to rain in the forecast)

  7. Today’s quote: Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

10/27 Announcements:

  1. As RMS continues to celebrate Red Ribbon Week today our theme is “Don’t get tied up in drugs.”  When you make good decisions you send a message to yourself and others about how much you value yourself and your future.  By making these choices you are more likely to achieve your goals now and in the future.  Aim for the stars!  We believe in you!!  Tomorrow our hats off to you, RMS, for being drug free!  Wear your favorite hat to celebrate being drug free. We have some great spirit days to help you remember to stay drug free!  

Monday - Wear Red to show you are drug free!

Tuesday - Team up against drugs - wear your favorite team gear!

Wednesday - Don't get tied up in drugs! - wear tie dye

Thursday - Put a cap on drugs! - wear a hat

Friday - Drugs are scary!  - wear your Halloween costume (school appropriate)

  1. To support our Friday spirit day - Student council is bringing Halloween to RMS. On Friday October 29th, participate in a little competition with your fellow classmates. Wear a costume (MUST BE SCHOOL APPROPRIATE – ex: No props, costume masks, weapons, alcohol, drugs, etc allowed. Costumes may not interfere with a student’s ability to navigate their day.) The best costume from each homeroom will be in the finals for the entire school!  The overall best costume will win a huge bag of candy! 

  2. Scholastic Book Fair is still at RMS! 6th grade students will shop the week of October 25 through October 29! You will receive additional information regarding specific shopping days / schedules. We will accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ross Middle School. We are so excited to bring even more great books to our students at RMS during this fun book-filled week! Book Fair Announcement: Some restocks have been delivered! Students who had “Ground Zero” or “Escape from Chernobyl” on hold will need to purchase by the end of the day tomorrow or those books will be released to others who would like to purchase on Friday. 

  3. If you ordered pink ribbon shirts, please place your money in an envelope with the name your order is placed under. RMS students bring your money to Mrs. Allen in the lobby before school starts. RIS students please send it to the office. Shirts should be in next week, your order must be paid in full to receive your shirts.

  4. Save the date! The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders 

  5. There will be a meeting on Thursday October 28th at 5:30 pm in the RMS cafeteria for all 7th and 8th graders interested in playing softball for the Ram Softball Club this year.If you have any questions, please contact Coach Callahan at tyler.callahan@rossrams.com

  6. Today’s quote: Anything is possible. Anything can be.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

10/26 Announcements:

  1. Today’s theme focuses on “team up against drugs”  All of us must do our individual parts to keep our communities safe, healthy and drug free.  Everyone can use their voice to make a difference.  Working together towards the same goal we can do awesome things.   The possibilities are endless when we work together!  Tomorrow RMS we want to see you all in your tie dye, “Don’t get tied up in drugs!”

  2.  We have some great spirit days to help you remember to stay drug free!  

Monday - Wear Red to show you are drug free!

Tuesday - Team up against drugs - wear your favorite team gear!

Wednesday - Don't get tied up in drugs! - wear tie dye

Thursday - Put a cap on drugs! - wear a hat

Friday - Drugs are scary!  - wear your Halloween costume (school appropriate)

  1. To support our Friday spirit day - Student council is bringing Halloween to RMS. On Friday October 29th, participate in a little competition with your fellow classmates. Wear a costume (MUST BE SCHOOL APPROPRIATE – ex: No props, costume masks, weapons, alcohol, drugs, etc allowed. Costumes may not interfere with a student’s ability to navigate their day.) The best costume from each homeroom will be in the finals for the entire school!  The overall best costume will win a huge bag of candy! 

  2. Scholastic Book Fair is still at RMS! 6th grade students will shop the week of October 25 through October 29! You will receive additional information regarding specific shopping days / schedules. We will accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ross Middle School. We are so excited to bring even more great books to our students at RMS during this fun book-filled week!

  3. If you ordered pink ribbon shirts, please place your money in an envelope with the name your order is placed under. RMS students bring your money to Mrs. Allen in the lobby before school starts. RIS students please send it to the office. Shirts should be in next week, your order must be paid in full to receive your shirts.

  4. Save the date! The Student Council has scheduled our first dances of the year! November 12th - 3:00-4:00 for 6th grade & 6:00-8:00 for 7th and 8th graders 

  5. There is a student council meeting in Mrs. Dourson's room during intervention today! 

  6. Today’s quote: The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

10/25 Announcements:

  1. This week is recognized nationally as Red Ribbon Week.  The Red Ribbon campaign is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation.  This week is an ideal way for people and communities to unite and take a visible stand against drugs.  We have some great spirit days to help you remember to stay drug free!  Thanks to all who wore red today to show you are drug free!  Tomorrow RMS is going to “Team up AGAINST drugs”.  Please wear your favorite team gear on Tuesday.

Monday - Wear Red to show you are drug free!

Tuesday - Team up against drugs - wear your favorite team gear!

Wednesday - Don't get tied up in drugs! - wear tie dye

Thursday - Put a cap on drugs! - wear a hat

Friday - Drugs are scary!  - wear your Halloween costume (school appropriate)

  1. To support our Friday spirit day - Student council is bringing Halloween to RMS. On Friday October 29th, participate in a little competition with your fellow classmates. Wear a costume (MUST BE SCHOOL APPROPRIATE – ex: No props, costume masks, weapons, alcohol, drugs, etc allowed. Costumes may not interfere with a student’s ability to navigate their day.) The best costume from each homeroom will be in the finals for the entire school!  The overall best costume will win a huge bag of candy! 

  2. Scholastic Book Fair is still at RMS! 6th grade students will shop the week of October 25 through October 29! You will receive additional information regarding specific shopping days / schedules. We will accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ross Middle School. We are so excited to bring even more great books to our students at RMS during this fun book-filled week!

  3. If you ordered pink ribbon shirts, please place your money in an envelope with the name your order is placed under. RMS students bring your money to Mrs. Allen in the lobby before school starts. RIS students please send it to the office. Shirts should be in next week, your order must be paid in full to receive your shirts.

  4. Today’s quote: You can steer yourself any direction you choose.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

10/22 Announcements:

  1. Report cards will be sent home today, October 22nd. (As a reminder, school fees must be paid prior to receiving a report card.) 

  2. The 8th Grade Football Team travelled to Franklin on Wednesday and handed the Wildcats their first loss ever.   Conner Cuozzo ran for two touchdowns and threw another to Lucas Kunkel.   Cam Taylor and Adam Maybury both had big receptions.   Lincoln Mackie and Cam Carter led the way up front.   Alex Albrinck and Trent Ownes led the defense in tackles, Cam Taylor had an interception, and Declan Brown was solid in coverage.   Great Job Rams! 

  3. Best of luck to our 6th grade football Rams as they head to playoffs this weekend!

  4. Please complete the 2 surveys on the Schoology homepage to help the Ram Pages writers with their articles. Thanks for your help!

  5. If you are willing, our FCCLA has a survey on vaping they would like students to complete. This is voluntary and will be used by them as background information for their project.

  6. Scholastic Book Fair is coming to RMS! 7th and 8th grade students will shop the week of October 19 through October 22!   6th grade students will shop the week of October 25 through October 29! You will receive additional information regarding specific shopping days / schedules. We will accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ross Middle School. We are so excited to bring even more great books to our students at RMS during this fun book-filled week!

  7. The following students’ RAMS cards have been drawn and these students should stop by the office to claim their popcorn coupons:  Aubrey Griffith, Carson Bramer, Ella Dunn, Megan Fields, Nevaeh Harris, Emma Hucke, Alex Johnson, Riley Latimer, Mikey Pingleton, Madison Rieke, Emily Ritchie, Daniel Schultheiss, Evan Simon, Meagan Snelling, Ava Snyder and Tilly Westrich.

  8. If you ordered pink ribbon shirts, please place your money in an envelope with the name your order is placed under. RMS students bring your money to Mrs. Allen in the lobby before school starts. RIS students please send it to the office. Shirts should be in next week, your order must be paid in full to receive your shirts.

  9. The following students have been selected as RAMS of the Week and should come to the office at this time: Grayson Bedacht, Carson Bramer, Alyvia Cole, Lily Foster, Riley Geers, Julia George, Andrew Howell, Makenzee Marston, Seth Maybury, Max Nelke, Emma Sheppard, Jessa Smith and Paige Thompson.

  10. Today’s quote: Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

10/21 Announcements:

  1. After School Study Skills is canceled TODAY - Thursday (October 21) due to conferences.

  2. Report cards will be sent home Friday, October 22nd. (As a reminder, school fees must be paid prior to receiving a report card.) 

  3. Please complete the 2 surveys on the Schoology homepage to help the Ram Pages writers with their articles. Thanks for your help!

  4. Scholastic Book Fair is coming to RMS! 7th and 8th grade students will shop the week of October 19 through October 22!   6th grade students will shop the week of October 25 through October 29! You will receive additional information regarding specific shopping days / schedules. We will accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ross Middle School. We are so excited to bring even more great books to our students at RMS during this fun book-filled week!

  5. If you ordered pink ribbon shirts, please place your money in an envelope with the name your order is placed under.RMS students bring your money to Mrs. Allen in the lobby before school starts. RIS students please send it to the office.Shirts should be in next week, your order must be paid in full to receive your shirts.

  6. Today’s quote: Why fit in when you were born to stand out?

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

10/20 Announcements:

  1. After School Study Skills is canceled TOMORROW - Thursday (October 21) due to conferences.

  2. Please complete the 2 surveys on the Schoology homepage to help the Ram Pages writers with their articles. Thanks for your help!

  3. Scholastic Book Fair is coming to RMS! 7th and 8th grade students will shop the week of October 19 through October 22!   6th grade students will shop the week of October 25 through October 29! You will receive additional information regarding specific shopping days / schedules. We will accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ross Middle School. We are so excited to bring even more great books to our students at RMS during this fun book-filled week!

  4. If you ordered pink ribbon shirts, please place your money in an envelope with the name your order is placed under.RMS students bring your money to Mrs. Allen in the lobby before school starts. RIS students please send it to the office.Shirts should be in next week, your order must be paid in full to receive your shirts.

  5. Attention all band and choir students: The delivery for the cookie dough sale is today! Students will be dismissed 15 minutes early to pick up their orders (and prizes!) from the Multipurpose Room before the end of the day. If you have a large order, a parent MUST come pick it up today from 2:30pm-5pm. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Morelock or Ms. Barnett.

  6. Today’s quote: Only surround yourself with people who will lift you higher.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

10/19 Announcements:

  1. Today is the first day of the 2nd quarter! Report cards will be sent home Friday, October 22nd. (As a reminder, school fees must be paid prior to receiving a report card.) If you would like to schedule a conference with your child’s teacher please contact them directly to schedule one for Oct 19th or 21st. 

  2. After School Study Skills is canceled tonight (October 19) and Thursday (October 21) due to conferences.

  3. Please complete the 2 surveys on the Schoology homepage to help the Ram Pages writers with their articles. Thanks for your help!

  4. Congratulations to the 8th Grade Football team!   They beat Edgewood 30-8 Wednesday night to move to 5-0 in the SWOC and wrap up their second consecutive league title.   Conner Cuozzo ran for two touchdowns and threw two touchdown passes to Cam Taylor to lead the offense.   Defensively the Rams forced three turnovers.   Lucas Kunkel had two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble, and Adam Maybury forced a fumble.   Great job Rams!

  5. The Cross-Country team finished their season with 2nd place finishes by the Boys and Girls teams.  The Rams had three 1st Team All-SWOC Runners: Matt Graf (2nd place), Sarah Johnson (3rd place) and Ellie Fogt (6th place).  They had seven 2nd Team All-SWOC Runners: Ava Bosse, Mason Barnes, Claire Rettig, Harry Moeller, Carmen Bosse, Nathan Sommers, and Carly Kroeger.  Matt Graf ran the best race of his career finishing the race with the 4th fastest RMS boy’s time ever.  The team had 15 other runners get new PR’s.  They were: Sarah Johnston, Ellie Fogt, Sydney Hinkle, Ava Vanderbilt, Eliza Mohr, Alli Bosse, Maddie Patterson, Harry Moeller, Garrett Garcia, Nathan Sommers, Logan Horton, Carson Frost, Ashton Withrow, Clayton Yelton, Aiden Beckman, and Caleb Dunn.

  6. RMS 7th grade volleyball played in the SWOC Tourney this weekend. In the opening round RMS battled Talawanda and won in 2 sets, 25-18 and 25-15. Highlights: Serving Aces: Morgan Aller 2, Aubrey Beckman 2, Julia Best 5 and Haylee Houpe 2. Kills: Morgan Aller 2, Julia Best 3, Randi Noe 3 and Kaylee Sharp 3. In the finals match RMS took on Harrison for the title. RMS unfortunately lost in 2 hard fought sets, 10-25 and 22-25. RMS was tied at 22-22 in the second set but Harrison prevailed. Highlights: Serving Aces: Aubrey Beckman 2, Haylee Houpe 4 and Avery Maupin 4. Kills: Morgan Aller 2 and Zoey Gronas 2. The team finished with an 8 and 2 record in the SWOC and an overall record of 12 and 4. Great job everyone!

  7. Save the dates - Scholastic Book Fair is coming to RMS! 7th and 8th grade students will shop the week of October 19 through October 22!   6th grade students will shop the week of October 25 through October 29! You will receive additional information regarding specific shopping days / schedules. We will accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ross Middle School. We are so excited to bring even more great books to our students at RMS during this fun book-filled week!

  8. Today’s quote: No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

10/14 Announcements:

  1. Reminder students and families - no school on Friday, October 15th and Monday, October 18th.

  2. Today is the final day of the 1st quarter! Report cards will be sent home Friday, October 22nd. (As a reminder, school fees must be paid prior to receiving a report card.) If you would like to schedule a conference with your child’s teacher please contact them directly to schedule one for Oct 19th or 21st. 

  3. Anyone interested in wrestling this year needs to attend an informational meeting with coach Conrad during intervention TODAY in room 114. 

  4. Parents for Ross Middle School has scheduled the Kona Ice truck to visit RMS during lunch TODAY! One size - $3.00 cost - please try and bring exact change.

  5. Best of luck to our RMS Cross Country Boys and Girls teams as they compete for the title of SWOC Champions this Saturday at Talawanda High School.   We look forward to hearing the Rossome results!

  6. The 7th grade Rams football team played for the SWOC championship on Wednesday.  The Rams unfortunately came up short, falling to Edgewood 16-0.  Tucker Chase recorded a fumble recovery.  Tackles for losses by Gavin Schrenker, Eli Langworthy, and Mason Willhelm. The entire defense performed well. Offensively, the Rams were led by Cash Alvis and Jacob Gilbert. The team finished the season at 5-3.  Congrats to the Rams on the first winning season in the past 3 years!

  7. Save the dates - Scholastic Book Fair is coming to RMS! 7th and 8th grade students will shop the week of October 19 through October 22!   6th grade students will shop the week of October 25 through October 29! You will receive additional information regarding specific shopping days / schedules. We will accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ross Middle School. We are so excited to bring even more great books to our students at RMS during this fun book-filled week!

  8. As many of you know October is breast cancer awareness month.  Unfortunately too many of us know a family member or friend who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.  Each year we create and sell a shirt in order to raise money toward research and finding a cure.  A portion of the cost for each shirt sold will be donated to the UC Cancer Institute.  The shirt will be white with pink and gray ink, the design is in the link below.  If you are interested in purchasing a T-Shirt the cost is $15 for YM-AXL, $17 for AXXL, and $18 for AXXXL.  Long Sleeve shirts cost $20 for YM-AXL, $22 for AXXL, and $23 for AXXL.  If you are paying by check please make it payable to ROSS MIDDLE SCHOOL.  If you are paying by cash please send in the exact amount.  Sorry, credit cards will not be accepted. If you have any questions please contact:  sara.allen@rossrams.com

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSecB3HAOHgepK61bsiQeVisNnfVbBmX9V-_nIwChNjzp4UEUQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

  1. Today’s quote: Make each day your masterpiece.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

10/13 Announcements:

  1. ALL 7th and 8th grade choir students- best of luck at tonight’s concert!

  2. Today at approximately 8:30am RMS will be practicing a safe school drill.

  3. Attention A-Team and Dream Team 8th graders (or anyone that's a fan of The Outsiders).  Today is the long-awaited Greaser/Soc Dress Up Day.  Which side will you choose?  If you're tuff enough to be a Greaser, grab a leather or denim jacket and don't be stingy with that hair gel.  Feeling like a "too cool" Soc?  You'll need some khakis, madras, or maybe your mom's cardigan and pearls.  Dress to impress and you'll dig okay.  If you are dressed up as a Greaser or Soc, head down to the lobby for a group picture immediately following announcements.  Stay gold, RMS. 

  4. Anyone interested in wrestling this year needs to attend an informational meeting with coach Conrad during intervention on Thursday October 14th in room 114. 

  5. Parents for Ross Middle School has scheduled the Kona Ice truck to visit RMS during lunch on October 14th! One size - $3.00 cost - please try and bring exact change.

  6. Attention 6th graders: It is not too late to join the 6th Grade Choir! Please see Ms. Barnett in the Vocal Music Room ASAP if you would like to join!

  7. Reminder students and families - no school on Friday, October 15th and Monday, October 18th.

  8. Save the dates - Scholastic Book Fair is coming to RMS! 7th and 8th grade students will shop the week of October 19 through October 22!   6th grade students will shop the week of October 25 through October 29! You will receive additional information regarding specific shopping days / schedules. We will accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ross Middle School. We are so excited to bring even more great books to our students at RMS during this fun book-filled week!

  9. RMS 7th Grade Volleyball defeated  Pleasant Run - Won in 2 sets against Pleasant Run, 25-14 and 25-18. Highlights: Serving Aces: Morgan Aller 4, Zoey Gronas 2, Nora Haenning 3, Haylee Houpe 3, Callie Morison 2 and Kaylee Sharp 2; Kills: Nora Haenning 2.

  10. The 8th grade volleyball team defeated Pleasant Run Monday night in two sets, 25-6 and 25-9.  Natelie Stevens served 17 straight points with 12 going for aces.  Sami Elliott also had a good night serving with 8 straight serves and 3 aces.  The team begins tournament play this weekend.

  11. As many of you know October is breast cancer awareness month.  Unfortunately too many of us know a family member or friend who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.  Each year we create and sell a shirt in order to raise money toward research and finding a cure.  A portion of the cost for each shirt sold will be donated to the UC Cancer Institute.  The shirt will be white with pink and gray ink, the design is in the link below.  If you are interested in purchasing a T-Shirt the cost is $15 for YM-AXL, $17 for AXXL, and $18 for AXXXL.  Long Sleeve shirts cost $20 for YM-AXL, $22 for AXXL, and $23 for AXXL.  If you are paying by check please make it payable to ROSS MIDDLE SCHOOL.  If you are paying by cash please send in the exact amount.  Sorry, credit cards will not be accepted. If you have any questions please contact:  sara.allen@rossrams.com

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSecB3HAOHgepK61bsiQeVisNnfVbBmX9V-_nIwChNjzp4UEUQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

  1. Today’s quote: You always pass failure on the way to success.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 10/12 Announcements:

  1. ALL 7th and 8th grade choir students, remember to come to Ms. Barnett’s room at the beginning of 3rd bell today. You will be traveling to RHS to prepare for tomorrow night’s concert.

  2. Attention A-Team and Dream Team 8th graders (or anyone that's a fan of The Outsiders).  This Wednesday is the long-awaited Greaser/Soc Dress Up Day.  Which side will you choose?  If you're tuff enough to be a Greaser, grab a leather or denim jacket and don't be stingy with that hair gel.  Feeling like a "too cool" Soc?  You'll need some khakis, madras, or maybe your mom's cardigan and pearls.  Dress to impress and you'll dig okay.  There will be a group picture taken as well, so listen for more details on Wednesday.  Stay gold, RMS. 

  3. Anyone interested in wrestling this year needs to attend an informational meeting with coach Conrad during intervention on Thursday October 14th in room 114. 

  4. Parents for Ross Middle School has scheduled the Kona Ice truck to visit RMS during lunch on October 14th! One size - $3.00 cost - please try and bring exact change.

  5. Attention 6th graders: It is not too late to join the 6th Grade Choir! Please see Ms. Barnett in the Vocal Music Room ASAP if you would like to join!

  6. Reminder students and families - no school on Friday, October 15th and Monday, October 18th.

  7. There is a student council meeting today during intervention in Mrs. Dourson's room starting at 2:25! 

  8. Save the dates - Scholastic Book Fair is coming to RMS! 7th and 8th grade students will shop the week of October 19 through October 22!   6th grade students will shop the week of October 25 through October 29! You will receive additional information regarding specific shopping days / schedules. We will accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ross Middle School. We are so excited to bring even more great books to our students at RMS during this fun book-filled week!

  9. Today’s quote: Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

10/11 Announcements:

  1. Reminder to ALL NJHS members (new and old).  You have an NJHS meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, in the library at 7:40am.  This is a change in location due to the size of the group.  

  2. Attention A-Team and Dream Team 8th graders (or anyone that's a fan of The Outsiders).  This Wednesday is the long-awaited Greaser/Soc Dress Up Day.  Which side will you choose?  If you're tuff enough to be a Greaser, grab a leather or denim jacket and don't be stingy with that hair gel.  Feeling like a "too cool" Soc?  You'll need some khakis, madras, or maybe your mom's cardigan and pearls.  Dress to impress and you'll dig okay.  There will be a group picture taken as well, so listen for more details on Wednesday.  Stay gold, RMS. 

  3. Anyone interested in wrestling this year needs to attend an informational meeting with coach Conrad during intervention on Thursday October 14th in room 114. 

  4. Parents for Ross Middle School has scheduled the Kona Ice truck to visit RMS during lunch on October 14th! One size - $3.00 cost - please try and bring exact change.

  5. Attention 6th graders: It is not too late to join the 6th Grade Choir! Please see Ms. Barnett in the Vocal Music Room ASAP if you would like to join!

  6. Reminder students and families - no school on Friday, October 15th and Monday, October 18th.

  7. Today’s quote: Being kind is never wasted.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 10/8 Announcements:

  1. Panorama Survey - Ross Middle will conduct a Panorama survey again this school year. Students were given a letter in class regarding this survey. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to your child’s counselor.

  2. Anyone interested in wrestling this year needs to attend an informational meeting with coach Conrad during intervention on Thursday October 14th in room 114. 

  3. RMS Yearbook Sale - Mr. Mills will be in the lobby on Friday, October 8 taking pre-orders for the 2021-2022 yearbook. The cost of the yearbook is $30 cash or check made payable to Ross Middle School. Please have exact change when paying cash. The yearbook sold out last year so pre order now to secure your copy for the lowest price of the year.

  4. Save the date - Parents for Ross Middle School has scheduled the Kona Ice truck to visit RMS during lunch on October 14th! One size - $3.00 cost - please try and bring exact change.

  5. Attention 6th graders: It is not too late to join the 6th Grade Choir! Please see Ms. Barnett in the Vocal Music Room ASAP if you would like to join!

  6. The 8th grade volleyball team defeated Nagel in two sets 25-12 and 25-23.  The victory raised the team record to 14 and 5.  Maddie Sheets did well serving with 6 aces.  Brynlee Green contributed with 3 kills.

  7. RMS 7th Grade Volleyball vs  Nagel 7th grade - Lost in 3 sets against Nagel, 22-25, 25-15 and 16-25. Highlights: Serving Aces: Morgan Aller 7. Kills: Morgan Aller 4 and Zoey Gronas 3.

  8. Today’s quote: It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

10/7 Announcements:

  1. Panorama Survey - Ross Middle will conduct a Panorama survey again this school year. Students will be given a letter in class regarding this survey. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to your child’s counselor.

  2. RMS Yearbook Sale - Mr. Mills will be in the lobby on Friday, October 8 taking pre-orders for the 2021-2022 yearbook. The cost of the yearbook is $30 cash or check made payable to Ross Middle School. Please have exact change when paying cash. The yearbook sold out last year so pre order now to secure your copy for the lowest price of the year.

  3. Save the date - Parents for Ross Middle School has scheduled the Kona Ice truck to visit RMS during lunch on October 14th! One size - $3.00 cost - please try and bring exact change.

  4. Attention 6th graders: It is not too late to join the 6th Grade Choir! Please see Ms. Barnett in the Vocal Music Room ASAP if you would like to join!

  5. After losing to Talawanda Monday, the 8th grade volleyball team rallied to defeat Fairfield on Tuesday and smash Mt Healthy last night.  Addy Sparks led the team in hitting with 2 kills and Emma Scheffler led the team in setting with 8 assists.  Kendal Bosse led the team in serving with 7 aces.  

  6. RMS 7th Grade Volleyball vs  Mt. Healthy 7th grade - RMS won in 2 sets, 25-6 and 25-7. Highlights: Serving Aces: Julia Best 3, Zoey Gronas 3, Haylee Houpe 5, Avery Maupin 3, Callie Morison 6 and Kaylee Sharp 6.Kills: Kaylee Sharp 2.

  7. The RMS 7th grade football team moved to 5-2 on the season on Wednesday after downing the Talawanda Brave 27-0.  The defense recorded the shutout after forcing 5 turnovers.  Cash Alvis got the Rams on the board first with a 5 yd TD run.  AJ Sparks nailed the Extra Point.  Alex Galante recovered a fumble on the Brave's first drive.  Jacob Gilbert ripped off a 75 yd TD run followed by an AJ Spark extra point. Alvis forced a fumble on the next defensive series that was recovered by Galante.  Tucker Chase recorded an interception to start the second half. Kainen Sawyers hauled in a 15 yard pass from Zack Otto.  Gilbert recorded his 2nd TD of the night on a 10 yd run. Alvis forced a second fumble on the evening that was recovered by the Rams’ Defense.  Gilbert then took the option pitch from Otto for a 25 yd TD.  Sparks converted the extra point to go 3/3 on the evening.  Charlie Armstrong recorded an interception to put the game away for the Rams.  Krew Brown and Cody Harville provided great blocking on the edge all night long. Way to go Rams! 

  8. The 8th Grade Football team steamrolled Talawanda last night to move to 4-0 in SWOC. Conner Cuozzo,Cam Taylor, and Trent Owens all had multiple touchdowns for Ross.   The defense forced four turnovers with interceptions from Trent Owens, Michael Caldwell, and a pick 6 by Kaden Schaller.   The Rams held Talawanda to negative yards for the game.   Next week the Rams will face off against undefeated Edgewood at home looking to claim their second straight SWOC Title.

  9. Today’s quote: I think I can. I know I can.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  2. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  3. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  4. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  5. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  6. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  7. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  8. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  9. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  10. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

10/6 Announcements:

  1. Chess Club will meet today in the library.  You may bring a snack and a drink.  Rides need to get you no later than 4:00.

  2. If you missed RMS school pictures, makeup pictures are scheduled for November 16th.

  3. Panorama Survey - Ross Middle will conduct a Panorama survey again this school year. Students will be given a letter in class regarding this survey. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to your child’s counselor.

  4. The Boys and Girls RMS XC Teams brought back a lot of hardware from the Eaton Invitational.  The boys placed 3rd led by medalists Matthew Graf and Nathan Sommers. Rory Summers, Harry Moeller, and Garrett Garcia were the other runners who scored points for the team.  The girls were Runners-up with six medallists: Sarah Johnston (6th), Claire Rettig (7th), Ava Bosse, Ellie Fogt, Carmen Bosse and Carly Kroeger.  Several runners got PR’s.  They were: Sarah Johnston, Meagan Snelling. Reagan Philpot, Maddie Patterson, Liyah Cooper, Nathan Sommers, Garrett Garcia, Carson Frost, Clayton Yelton, Logan Horton, Aiden Beckman, and Caleb Dunn

  5. RMS 7th Grade Volleyball vs  Crossroads - RMS Won in 3 sets against 25-20, 14-25 and 25-21. Highlights: Serving Aces: Morgan Aller 2,Julia Best 2, Zoey Gronas 4, Haylee Houpe 3, Avery Maupin 3 and Kaylee Sharp 3.Kills: Morgan Aller 3, Julia Best 2, Zoey Gronas 2 and Avery Maupin 2. Great job 7th grade VB!

  6. RMS Yearbook Sale - Mr. Mills will be in the lobby on Friday, October 8 taking pre-orders for the 2021-2022 yearbook. The cost of the yearbook is $30 cash or check made payable to Ross Middle School. Please have exact change when paying cash. The yearbook sold out last year so pre order now to secure your copy for the lowest price of the year.

  7. Save the date - Parents for Ross Middle School has scheduled the Kona Ice truck to visit RMS during lunch on October 14th! One size - $3.00 cost - please try and bring exact change.

  8. Today’s quote: Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy was mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 10/5 Announcements:

  1. Chess Club will meet this Wednesday, Oct 6th, in the library.  You may bring a snack and a drink.  Rides need to get you no later than 4:00.

  2. RMS school pictures - TODAY, October 5th! Picture packets were sent home with students this week. Staff - please have students follow the schedule shared earlier. PE classes will meet in the MPR today.

  3. Panorama Survey - Ross Middle will conduct a Panorama survey again this school year. Students will be given a letter in class regarding this survey. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to your child’s counselor.

  4. RMS Yearbook Sale - Mr. Mills will be in the lobby on Friday, October 8 taking pre-orders for the 2021-2022 yearbook. The cost of the yearbook is $30 cash or check made payable to Ross Middle School. Please have exact change when paying cash. The yearbook sold out last year so pre order now to secure your copy for the lowest price of the year.

  5. RHS Rambotics FIRST Robotics Competition Team : Are you interested in learning design, programing, or fabrication? Our robotics team is looking for new members! You must be in at least the 8th grade, but no experience is needed. You will learn everything you need with the support of teammates and coaches. We compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition. Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, FIRST Robotics Competition the ultimate Sport for the Mind. There will be an informational meeting for interested students and their parents TONIGHT, October 5 at 6:30 pm inside door 5 at the Ross Intermediate School.  If you are interested in learning more, please contact Mr. Jones at kyle.jones@rossrams.com.

  6. RMS 7th Grade VB vs  Talawanda- RMS won in 2 sets against Talawanda, 25-15 and 25-17. Highlights: Serving Aces: Morgan Aller 3,Haylee Houpe 2 and Avery Maupin 2. Kills: Julia Best 5, Zoey Gronas 5 and Kaylee Sharp 2.

  7. Today’s quote: You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy will be mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

10/4 Announcements:

  1. Chess Club will meet this Wednesday, Oct 6th, in the library.  You may bring a snack and a drink.  Rides need to get you no later than 4:00.

  2. RMS school pictures - TOMORROW, October 5th! Picture packets were sent home with students this week.

  3. Panorama Survey - Ross Middle will conduct a Panorama survey again this school year. Students will be given a letter in class regarding this survey. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to your child’s counselor.

  4. No 6th grade choir today.

  5. RMS Yearbook Sale - Mr. Mills will be in the lobby on Friday, October 8 taking pre-orders for the 2021-2022 yearbook. The cost of the yearbook is $30 cash or check made payable to Ross Middle School. Please have exact change when paying cash. The yearbook sold out last year so pre order now to secure your copy for the lowest price of the year.

  6. RHS Rambotics FIRST Robotics Competition Team : Are you interested in learning design, programing, or fabrication? Our robotics team is looking for new members! You must be in at least the 8th grade, but no experience is needed. You will learn everything you need with the support of teammates and coaches. We compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition. Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, FIRST Robotics Competition the ultimate Sport for the Mind. There will be an informational meeting for interested students and their parents October 5 at 6:30 pm inside door 5 at the Ross Intermediate School.  If you are interested in learning more, please contact Mr. Jones at kyle.jones@rossrams.com.

  7. Today’s quote: It doesn’t matter what others are doing, it matters what you are doing.

 

Ongoing information:

  1. School fees for all RMS students are $112 (this includes the $75 technology fee). You can pay these online or through the RMS office. As per school board policy fees must be paid in order to participate in extracurricular activities.

  2. Please remember to update your Final Forms!

  3. The website to buy a RMS yearbook for next year is online now. Right now is the cheapest price for a yearbook as well so order early for the best deal! You will also have the ability to upload photos to be included in this year's book. Scan the QR to get to the community upload site then use code Ross21 for access (information including QR code on Schoology update). https://yearbookforever.com/schools/ross_middle_school_buy_yearbook_308357/6X5eN2nmtNdy92dKzSoccHuF

  4. After School Study Skills - this will run 3:00 - 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome to stay for homework help during this time. Transportation is not provided. All are welcome - please take advantage of this opportunity for help!

  5. Absences - students as a reminder, if you are absent from school assignments should be accessible through your Schoology courses. Please do your best to remain current with work so you are not overwhelmed with make-up work upon your return. Your teachers have all reviewed this process with you - please ask if you have questions. 

  6. Afternoon pickup for students. All RMS students will be dismissed at 2:50pm. Bus riders will dismiss through the end doors near RIS or the secondary door 2 (near room 104/106) and should report directly to their assigned school bus. If you are being picked up by a family member, you will exit through the front, main doors and walk directly to the parking lot. All drivers must be in a parking spot waiting to pick up their student. Please follow these guidelines for the safety of all of our children!

  7. Visit our website -  district site  www.rossrams.com - A wealth of information can be found here. In addition follow RMS on twitter @RossMiddleRAMS 

  8. 8th grade students!!! A Final Forms email was sent home regarding the Washington DC Trip. We are tentatively rescheduling the trip for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until Sunday morning, March 27, 2022.   A new registration deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022, has been established for those who are still considering whether to sign up for the trip.  A new parent/student pre-trip mandatory meeting of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, has been scheduled to review travel arrangements, packing suggestions, masking/COVID testing requirements for the trip, and itinerary planning with all travelers.

  9. Parents & Guardians - if you have not previously received information regarding Progress Book and/or Schoology logins your child should have brought this home on Friday, 9/17. In addition, a copy will be mailed home. Please reach out to your child’s counselor with any questions.

 

9/30 Announcements:

  1. It’s Homecoming Week RMS! Student Council has planned some fun spirit dress days for you! (Reminder - make sure outfits are school appropriate)

    1. Monday: PJ Day 

    2. Tuesday: Favorite TV Series or Character Day 

    3. Wednesday: Funny Sock Day

    4. Thursday: Tourist/Hawaiian Day

    5. Friday: Maroon and Gold Day 

  2. Good Morning Ross Middle School - the first meeting is Thursday, September 30th from 3:00-3:50 in Mr. Mills room. 

  3. RMS Yearbook Sale - Mr. Mills will be in the lobby on Friday, October 1 (TOMORROW) and again on October 8 taking pre-orders for the 2021-2022 yearbook. The cost of the yearbook is $30 cash or check made payable to Ross Middle School. Please have exact change when paying cash. The yearbook sold out last year so pre order now to secure your copy for the lowest price of the year.

  4. RMS school pictures - October 5th! Picture packets were sent home with students this week.

  5. The Ross Band of Class is having two fundraisers this weekend as part of the Homecoming celebration.  Join us for some food and fun after the Homecoming Parade and before the Homecoming Game on Friday night!  Food Trucks include Bullard's Barbecue, Wheely Good Food Truck, Skyline, Kona Ice, and Grounded Coffee!  The trucks will be open 4:00- 7:30pm in front of Ross Middle School.  A percentage of sales from each food truck helps to support the band!  Also, Ross Band will be selling Krispy Kreme Donuts after the third quarter of the Homecoming game Friday night.  A dozen freshly baked glazed donuts is $10.  Grab a dozen on your way out of the game and have breakfast ready for Saturday morning!

  6. RHS Rambotics FIRST Robotics Competition Team : Are you interested in learning design, programing, or fabrication? Our robotics team is looking for new members! You must be in at least the 8th grade, but no experience is needed. You will learn everything you need with the support of teammates and coaches. We compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition. Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, FIRST Robotics Competition the ultimate Sport for the Mind. There will be an informational meeting for interested students and their parents October 5 at 6:30 pm inside door 5 at the Ross Intermediate School.  If you are interested in learning more, please contact Mr. Jones at kyle.jones@rossrams.com.

  7. Eighth Grade Students / Families - Information from Ross High School (emailed via final forms): Your student is invited to join us on a once-in-a-lifetime international travel experience with their peers to Iceland in summer 2023!  This trip will fill up fast, so please join my informational meeting which will be held on September 30 at 6:30 P.M. via. Zoom - there are limited spots available so don’t miss your opportunity to reserve your seat. One parent must be in attendance. The webinar link will be sent to all those who register before the meeting, so be sure to register so that you are able to receive that link and attend! Click here to register: