Students: Here are some Saturday Class Opportunities! Share them with your Parents!
Saturday Coding Class Beginning January 25th!
Did you know that beginning next January 25th there will be a Saturday school center at Einstein High School where you can learn to do coding? Sign up for an Introduction to Coding! These classes are open to Elementary and Middle School students. Click here for flyer details.
Saturday School’s STEM Curiosity Academy-Spring 2020
Sign up for A STEM focused, exciting and fun, hands-on learning experience for elementary (grades 3 to 5) and middle school (grades 6 to 8) students! Classes will be offered at the Saturday School Centers at Magruder HS, Northwest HS, Rockville HS and Wheaton HS. All classes begin February 1st. To register, go to www.saturdayschool.org. Click here for flyer details.
Jan 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute: ChiLDren of the Dream
VIsit the Music Center of Strathmore January 20th for a special tribute to include: Dem Raider Boyz, Akhmedova Ballet Academy, Kevin Dukes, and hosted by Wisdom Martin (co-author of Fox5 and host of Good Day DC)
Free ticket event! Just come and get a ticket at the door, show begins at 3:30. Click here for a flyer to this special event!
2020 Connect Business Challenge
Students participating in the CONNECT Business Challenge will engage in ann after- school program designed around the JA It’s My Business! Blended curriculum. The program will culminate in students competing against other MCPS students by pitching their ideas at the 2020 CONNECT Business Challenge. For details about this exciting program, please click here to see the complete flyer.
MCPS STUDENT CONTESTS!
Choose Respect PSA Video Contest-Entries due 2/28/20
In conjunction with the Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and the countywide focus on the MCPS Be Well 365 Essential: Trauma-Informed Practices during the month of February, please consider submitting a video for the Choose Respect PSA Video Contest by February 28, 2020, for a chance at cash prizes!
The first-place winner will receive $1,000!
Additionally, please consider attending the RespectFest on March 29 from 1-4 p.m. at the Wheaton Community Recreation Center—this is a great opportunity to learn more information, participate in activities, win raffle prizes, and earn SSL hours!
Students please check out the following resources:
Choose Respect PSA Contest Rules
PSA Video Contest
Submit PSAs by Friday, February 28, 2020
Choose Respect RespectFest Conference flyer1 flyer 2
RSVP for RespectFest (March 29, 2020, 1-4 p.m., at Wheaton Community Recreation Center)
MCPS Choose Respect calendar and due dates
The Keeping It Safe Coalition (KIS Contest-Entries due 2/28/20
The Keeping It Safe Coalition (KIS) is a multi-agency, public-private, countywide coalition established in 1992 with the goals of deterring underage alcohol use and reducing youth access to alcohol.
On behalf of KIS, Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS), a long-standing active participant of the coalition, invites middle and high school students to participate in the annual video contest by creating a 30 second public service message from one of these three topics about the risks of under 21 alcohol use:
How social media influences teens about underage drinking
Decision: To drink vs. not to drink. What are the effects of alcohol and what influences you?
Peer-to-peer: Talking to a friend about the effects of underage drinking.
The contest is open to teams of two or more students enrolled in Montgomery County public or private schools or in faith-based or service-based organizations. Entries are due on February 28, 2020 by 4:00 pm. Student teams compete for cash prizes for their affiliated organization (checks are payable to schools or organizations only). Prizes are as follows:
Middle school teams: 1st place: $500, 2nd place: $250, 3rd place $100
For contest application, guidelines and submission details please visit this site.
or click to view these flyers. KIS Contest Flyer KIS Video Content Guidelines
SERT Video Contest Open to Students and Staff-Entries dues 2/28/20
The School Energy and Recycling Team (SERT) is sponsoring a video contest to raise awareness about the importance of energy conservation and responsible recycling. Entries should focus on saving energy, recycling responsibly, and/or the school’s SERT team activities. The contest is open to all MCPS students and staff. Each school may submit three entries per category. Schools are encouraged to conduct their own judging and submit their best entries. Students and staff featured in the video must all represent the same school. Entries are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2020. More information is available here.
Please click on this link for the document to sign up for SSL hours.
After School Opportunities
MCPS Homework Hotline Live!
RMS PTSA UPCOMING STUDENT EVENTS:
Extracurricular Activities and Clubs & Sports
Please click on the link above to learn about RMS after school Extracurricular Activity options that occur on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday's after school at Ridgeview. Click here for the booklet. This can also be found on the QUICKLINKS section of our webpage.
The activity bus schedule is linked here. Bus schedule Bus schedule for days when they run only 2 buses
The extracurricular activities program is offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays and
Thursdays from 3:10 pm-4:25 pm.
All extracurricular activities and activity buses are cancelled on half-days and the day before a holiday.
Extracurricular Activities & Clubs 2019-2020 After School Activities Booklet
Students must pay an annual Extracurricular Activity Fee to the county and must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average to be eligible to participate in any after school activity. After school activity buses will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Intramural Sports Program
Welcome to the 2019-2020 Ridgeview Intramural Sports Program, which gives students a great opportunity to socialize, exercise, and capitalize on a physical structured activity program! Intramural sports are open to 6th, 7th, and 8th grader’s. 6th Graders are not eligible for Middle School Sports Teams, but they are encouraged to do intramural sports. There are no tryouts. A willingness to engage in fair competition is the only requirement.
Intramural & Interscholastic Sports
NEW!!! Boys and girls basketball sport tryouts! Listen to daily announcements for deadlines to turn paperwork in and dates of tryouts.
All students are encouraged to participate in one or more after school activity. Except for interscholastic sports teams, limited by MCPS Policy to students in grades 7 and 8 only, all students in grades 6, 7, and 8 are welcome to participate in all other activities.
General Middle School Athletics page: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/athletics/programs/default.aspx?id=564092
The following are links to electronic versions of the forms required to participate in tryouts.
All forms must be submitted prior to tryouts!
Parent Permission Form: (filled in for each sport played)
Student/Parent Participation Contract:
Medical Cards: (filled in for each sport played)
Physical Form: (Good for 2 years)
Parent/Guardian Permission Form or eForm
Medical Card For Athlete
All participants must complete the electronic registration and medical forms
Link is HERE for all required forms
Please turn in completed forms to Main Office