Daily Announcements

Friday, February 15, 2019

RecXtra Connect Business Challenge: Interested in an opportunity to design a business start-up? Love to engage in design thinking & entrepreneurship? Ms. Duarte is sponsoring The JA Connect Business Challenge Club which will culminate in you competing against other MCPS students by pitching ideas in the 2019 Business Challenge. Think Shark Tank! First meeting is Feb. 21st. See Mrs. Chilnick in room 269 for the registration form.

3v3 Basketball: Attention all basketball players…We will be having a 3v3 basketball tournament on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from February 19-28. The 3v3 tournament is open to all 6th, 7th, & 8th graders, so get your team together and come out ready to ball! Can’t find a team? No problem! Come anyway and we’ll get you hooked up with one. You need an Intramural Permission Slip turned in to Ms. Brouillard and you must be academically eligible to participate.

RecXtra Super Smash Brothers Melee Club: Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be Wednesday, February 20th after school in the media center. See you Wednesday!

Archery Tournament: Congratulations to Alyssa for her first place finish at the Holly Grove Shore Shootout archery tournament. She was the number one eighth grade, female archer.

Do Gooders Club: Attention Do Gooders Club- Please get your lunch and then go to room 140 for a meeting to get ready for next week's celebration. Get a pass from Ms Bailey or Fong if you need one.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

RecXtra Connect Business Challenge: Interested in an opportunity to design a business start-up? Love to engage in design thinking & entrepreneurship? Ms. Duarte is sponsoring The JA Connect Business Challenge Club which will culminate in you competing against other MCPS students by pitching ideas in the 2019 Business Challenge. Think Shark Tank! First meeting is Feb. 21st. See Mrs. Chilnick in room 269 for the registration form.

FCA: FCA - 2 weeks ago we got started with the FCA Huddle and we had a Blast!!! We are looking to continue the journey this Thursday February 14th, after school. If you have never been don't that's ok, you don't need to sign up in advance, just come!

Black History Wall Art Contest: Participate in BLACK HISTORY WALL ART CONTEST -Work in teams of no more than 4 people to design and implement wall art of what Black History means to you. Space is limited so get a flier in the office and enter with Ms. Bailey/Mrs. Fong as soon as possible!

MC Open for Lunch: The media center is open for free choice lunch today! Grab a pass from the media center, bring up your lunch and hang out with your friends! Play foosball, win a contest or two, play a game, or even read. Hope to see you there!

3v3 Basketball Tournament: Attention all basketball players…We will be having a 3v3 basketball tournament on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from February 19-28. The 3v3 tournament is open to all 6th, 7th, & 8th graders, so get your team together and come out ready to ball! Can’t find a team? No problem! Come anyway and we’ll get you hooked up with one. You need an Intramural Permission Slip turned in to Ms. Brouillard and you must be academically eligible to participate.

RecXtra Super Smash Brother Melee Club: Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be Wednesday, February 20th after school in the media center. See you Wednesday!

Honor Roll Certificates: Congratulations to all of the students who made the honor roll last quarter! We are so proud of you! To celebrate, Rocky Hill has sent you an honor roll e-certificate, an electronic version of your honor roll certificate, which you can view, save or print out at home simply by logging in to your MCPS Gmail account. Can't find your certificate? See Ms. Gramatges in the media center.

Green Team: The Green Team will be meeting this Thursday.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Model UN: Attention all Model UN members: There will NOT be a Model UN meeting this week. Please continue to work on your position papers and feel free to see Mrs. Fong if you have any questions. See you on February 20th. Mrs. Fong.

RecXtra Connect Business Challenge: Attention students! RecXtra and Ms. Duarte are sponsoring a Connect Business Challenge beginning on Feb 21 which will end with a competition. See Ms. Chilnick in room 269 for registration form. Interested in an opportunity to design a business start-up? Love to engage in design thinking & entrepreneurship? The JA Connect Business Challenge Club will culminate in our students competing against other MCPS students by pitching their ideas in the 2019 Business Challenge. See Mrs. Chilnick or Mrs. Duarte.

RecXtra Super Smash Brother Melee Club: Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be TODAY after school in the media center. See you THIS AFTERNOON!

FCA: FCA - 2 weeks ago we got started with the FCA Huddle and we had a Blast!!! We are looking to continue the journey this Thursday February 14th, after school. If you have never been don't that's ok, you don't need to sign up in advance, just come!

EDP: Good Morning- This week we will have all EDP Math Support Classes on Tuesday & Wednesday. Be sure to report to Ms. Flynn's room 276 at dismissal. Thank you.

Black History Wall Art Contest: Participate in BLACK HISTORY WALL ART CONTEST -Work in teams of no more than 4 people to design and implement wall art of what Black History means to you. Space is limited so get a flier in the office and enter with Ms. Bailey/Mrs. Fong as soon as possible!

MC Open for Lunch: The media center is open for free choice lunch today! Grab a pass from the media center, bring up your lunch and hang out with your friends! Play foosball, win a contest or two, play a game, or even read. Hope to see you there!

M.O.R.E. Club: Today is the day. M.O.R.E. Club will meet after school today. Call your parents at lunch if you still need to remind them. 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Basketball Team Celebration: The boys and girls basketball teams will hold their celebration after school tomorrow, February 13. Please bring a clean jersey and $2 to help offset the cost of the pizza and drinks. See you Wednesday!

3v3 Basketball Tournament:  Attention all basketball players…We will be having a 3v3 basketball tournament on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from February 19-28. The 3v3 tournament is open to all 6th, 7th, & 8th graders, so get your team together and come out ready to ball! Can't find a team? No problem! Come anyway and we'll get you hooked up with one. You need an Intramural Permission Slip turned in to Ms. Brouillard and you must be academically eligible to participate.

 Invent the Future Challenge:  Get the inspiration and mentorship you need to invent the future! KID Museum & Bullis are hosting an Innovation Exchange for teams participating in the Invent the Future Challenge on March 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm to help spark ideas and support Challenge work. All Invent the Future students are welcome. Find more information at the Kid Museum Event Webpage.

RecXtra Super Smash Brothers Melee Club:  Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be TOMORROW after school in the media center. See you TOMORROW!

RecXtra Book Wars Team Members:  Attention RecXtra Book Wars Team Members: Our next meeting will be TODAY after school in the media center. See you THIS AFTERNOON!

SGA:  The SGA will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 13th after school. This is a change from our schedule. All Articles should be submitted by the end of the meeting.

Model UN:  Attention all Model UN members: There will NOT be a Model UN meeting this week. Please continue to work on your position papers and feel free to see Mrs. Fong if you have any questions. See you on February 20th. Mrs. Fong.

Black History Wall Art Contest:  Participate in BLACK HISTORY WALL ART CONTEST -Work in teams of no more than 4 people to design and implement wall art of what Black History means to you. Space is limited so get a flier in the office and enter with Ms. Bailey/Mrs. Fong as soon as possible!

EDP:  Good Morning- This week we will have all EDP Math Support Classes on Tuesday & Wednesday. Be sure to report to Ms. Flynn's room 276 at dismissal. Thank you.

Honor Roll Certificates:  Congratulations to all of the students who made the honor roll last quarter! We are so proud of you! To celebrate, Rocky Hill has sent you an honor roll e-certificate, an electronic version of your honor roll certificate, which you can view, save or print out at home simply by logging in to your MCPS Gmail account. Can't find your certificate? See Ms. Gramatges in the media center. Note to Parents: Students have access to their certificates once they log into their MCPS Gmail account using their ID number and MCPS password.  

M.O.R.E. Club:  M.O.R.E. Club will meet tomorrow, Wednesday, February 13. Please remind your family if you plan to stay for the meeting.

Monday, February 11, 2019

RH Geography Bee: Congratulations to the participants in Rocky Hill’s school-wide Geography Bee which was held Thursday, January 31st. Rocky Hill’s 28 classroom Geography Bee champions faced off in a school-wide Geography Bee competition. To be successful in the Geography Bee students had to demonstrate knowledge of US cities, states, physical features and climates, as well as, countries around the world, world religions, world geography Kir-an Chambers and Ryan Agung. The contestants were all very knowledgeable, and after many rounds of stiff competition, 7th grader Kir-an Chambers emerged as the school champion. All of the contestants performed admirably, and represented Rocky Hill with PRIDE.

EDP: This week we will have all MATH ED Support Classes on Tuesday & Wednesday. Please be sure to report to Ms. Flynn's room at dismissal. Thank you.
RecXtra Book Wars Team Members: Attention RecXtra Book Wars Team Members: Our next meeting will be TOMORROW after school in the media center. See you TOMORROW!

SGA: The SGA will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 13th after school. This is a change from our schedule.

RecXtra Super Smash Brothers Melee Club: Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be Wednesday, February 13th after school in the media center. See you Wednesday!

Girls Fit for Life: Calling all the ladies! Come join Ms. Tip and Ms. Grimsley afterschool, where fun and fitness collide. What can you expect? Positivity, laughter, a quick workout to get your blood pumping, lunch and snack ideas, ways to boost your confidence and deal with stress! Trying out for soccer this spring? This will be a great start to prepare you for the season! So grab your tennis shoes and workout clothes and get an Intramural Permission Slip from the Girls locker room! Fit Club will meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting Feb. 12th and running through March 28th!!

3v3 Basketball: Attention all basketball players… We will be having a 3v3 basketball tournament on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from February 19-28. The 3v3 tournament is open to all 6th, 7th, & 8th graders, so get your team together and come out ready to ball! Can’t find a team? No problem! Come anyway and we’ll get you hooked up with one. You need an Intramural Permission Slip turned in to Ms. Brouillard and you must be academically eligible to participate.

Model UN: Attention all Model UN members: There will NOT be a Model UN meeting this week. Please continue to work on your position papers and feel free to see Mrs. Fong if you have any questions. See you on February 20th. Mrs. Fong

Yearbook Sale: Yearbooks are on sale! Each regular hard cover yearbook costs $30. Please consider paying online with a credit card. Info on flyers. Extra flyers in Main office and on RHMS website. Questions? Contact Lisabeth Belman

Invent the Future Challenge: Get the inspiration and mentorship you need to invent the future! KID Museum & Bullis are hosting an Innovation Exchange for teams participating in the Invent the Future Challenge on March 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm to help spark ideas and support Challenge work. All Invent the Future students are welcome. Find more information at the Kid Museum Event Webpage.

Black History Wall Art Contest: BLACK HISTORY WALL ART CONTEST starts today. Work in teams of no more than 4 people to design and implement wall art of what Black History means to you. Space is limited so get a flier in the office and enter with Ms. Bailey/Mrs. Fong as soon as possible!

Afterschool activities this week include:

  • Tuesday, February 12th: EDP Math Support, Invent The Future Club, The Do-Gooders Club, Book Wars, Cooking Club and Girls Fit For Life
  • Wednesday, February 13th: EDP Math Support, Lego Robotics, Chess Club, Board Games Club, Geobee Club, Super Smash Bros. Melee Club, M.O.R.E. Club, Girls Fit For Life and SGA
  • Thursday, February 14th: Green Team, STEM Club, Girls Fit For Life and FCA Huddle

Friday, February 8, 2019

Girls Fit for Life: Calling all the ladies! Come join Ms. Tip and Ms. Grimsley afterschool, where fun and fitness collide. What can you expect? Positivity, laughter, a quick workout to get your blood pumping, lunch and snack ideas, ways to boost your confidence and deal with stress! Trying out for soccer this spring? This will be a great start to prepare you for the season! So grab your tennis shoes and workout clothes and get an Intramural Permission Slip from the Girls locker room! Fit Club will meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting Feb. 12th and running through March 28th!!

RecXtra Book Wars: Attention RecXtra Book Wars Team Members: Our next meeting will be Tuesday, February 12th after school in the media center. See you Tuesday!

3v3 Basketball: Attention all basketball players…We will be having a 3v3 basketball tournament on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from February 19-28. The 3v3 tournament is open to all 6th, 7th, & 8th graders, so get your team together and come out ready to ball! Can’t find a team? No problem! Come anyway and we’ll get you hooked up with one. You need an Intramural Permission Slip turned in to Ms. Brouillard and you must be academically eligible to participate.

Little Mermaid Drama Production: COME SEE THE LITTLE MERMAID THIS WEEKEND! It's a great show. Shows are Friday at 7, and Saturday at 2 and 7. Tickets are $7 for students & $9 for adults. Children 4 and under are free. Come support over 60 of your peers that are part of the production!

MC Blind Date with a Book: Blind Date with a book is back in the media center! Select a wrapped book and tell us all the juicy details of your date. You will receive a special treat!

RecXtra Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be Wednesday, February 13th after school in the media center. See you Wednesday!

Yearbook Sale: Yearbooks are on sale! Flyers will be distributed with report cards on February 6th. A yearbook costs $30. Pay on-line or cash/check payments can be made to Rocky Hill MS and turned into the main office using the order envelope. Contact Lisabeth Belman with any questions or concerns.

Innovation Exchange: Get the inspiration and mentorship you need to invent the future! KID Museum & Bullis are hosting an Innovation Exchange for teams participating in the Invent the Future Challenge on March 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm to help spark ideas and support Challenge work. All Invent the Future students are welcome. Find more information at the Kid Museum Event Webpage.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

MC Open for Lunch: The media center is open for free choice lunch today! Grab a pass from the media center, bring up your lunch and hang out with your friends! Play foosball, win a contest or two, play a game, or even read. Hope to see you there!

Girls Fit for Life: Calling all the ladies! Come join Ms. Tip and Ms. Grimsley afterschool, where fun and fitness collide. What can you expect? Positivity, laughter, a quick workout to get your blood pumping, lunch and snack ideas, ways to boost your confidence and deal with stress! Trying out for soccer this spring? This will be a great start to prepare you for the season! So grab your tennis shoes and workout clothes and get an Intramural Permission Slip from the Girls locker room! Fit Club will meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting Feb. 12th and running through March 28th!!

RecXtra Book Wars Team Members: Attention RecXtra Book Wars Team Members: Our next meeting will be Tuesday, February 12th after school in the media center. See you Tuesday!

3v3 Basketball: Attention all basketball players…We will be having a 3v3 basketball tournament on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from February 19-28. The 3v3 tournament is open to all 6th, 7th, & 8th graders, so get your team together and come out ready to ball! Can’t find a team? No problem! Come anyway and we’ll get you hooked up with one. You need an Intramural Permission Slip turned in to Ms. Brouillard and you must be academically eligible to participate.

6th Grade Honors Band & Orchestra: Congratulations to musicians who performed with the 6th Grade Honors Band and Orchestra: Saxston Faison, Alexander Greenfield, Bryson Hollstetler, Alex Kim, Elise Liu, Aisha Kanji, Grace Lee, Nima Ghaedaan, Yabdiel Melendez, Monica Banag, Minjae Haughton, Logan Edwards, Katja Spasic, Zadaan Faridi, Sneha Ganatra, Jonathan Manuzon, Broden Behrhorst, Anna Diehm and Arwyn Hager.

Little Mermaid Drama Production: COME SEE THE LITTLE MERMAID THIS WEEKEND! It's a great show. Shows are Friday at 7, and Saturday at 2 and 7. Tickets are $7 for students & $9 for adults. Children 4 and under are free. Come support over 60 of your peers that are part of the production!

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Model UN: Attention all Model UN members: There will be a meeting today after school in room 358. Please plan on attending and see Mrs. Fong if you have any questions. See you there!

 Yearbook Club: Yearbook club will be meeting this Thursday with Ms. Belman in room 376 after school.

MC Contests of the Month: Congratulations to Anna Diehm, Tara Murugesan, & Sanvika Thimmasamudram -January's monthly contest winners! Please come up to the media center to claim your prize! Didn’t win this month-that’s okay-there’s always February's contests!

RecXtra Geo Bee: Rec Xtra Geo Bee club will continue to meet on Wednesdays after school. If interested, please get a form to fill out from Mr. Sweeney.

EDP: Good Morning- We have all MATH EDP SUPPORT classes on this Tuesday and Wednesday. Be sure to report to Ms. Flynn's room 276 @ dismissal.

MC Open for Lunch: The media center is open for free choice lunch today! Grab a pass from the media center, bring up your lunch and hang out with your friends! Play foosball, win a contest or two, play a game, or even read. Hope to see you there!

RecXtra Super Smash Brother Melee Club: Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be TODAY after school in the media center. See you THIS AFTERNOON!

RecXtra Box Fit: Attention Box Fit members, today is the Box Fit session makeup after school. You should call home at lunch time to remind your family if you stay for this activity.

Girls Fit for Life: Calling all the ladies! Come join Ms. Tip and Ms. Grimsley afterschool, where fun and fitness collide. What can you expect? Positivity, laughter, a quick workout to get your blood pumping, lunch and snack ideas, ways to boost your confidence and deal with stress! Trying out for soccer this spring? This will be a great start to prepare you for the season! So grab your tennis shoes and workout clothes and get an Intramural Permission Slip from the Girls locker room! Fit Club will meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting Feb. 12th and running through March 28th!!

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

MC Blind Date with a Book: Blind Date with a book is back in the media center! Select a wrapped book and tell us all the juicy details of your date. You will receive a special treat!

RecXtra Super Smash Brothers Melee Club: Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be TOMORROW after school in the media center. See you TOMORROW!

Newspaper Club: The Newspaper Club will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 6th after school. This is a change from our schedule. All Articles should be submitted by the end of the meeting.

RH Readers: Attention RH Readers going to Wilson Wims this morning: Please report to the front office at 9:15 today with your book and coat ready to go! Put all binders and other classroom materials in your locker.

Yearbook Club: Yearbook club will be meeting this Thursday with Ms. Belman in room 376 after school.

MC Contests of the Month: Congratulations to Anna Diehm,Tara Murugesan, Abby Chan, Katie Padilla, Lilah Ashery, Sanvika Thimmasamudram, & Nima Ghaeedan-January's monthly contest winners! Please come up to the media center to claim your prize! Didn’t win this month-that’s okay-there’s always February's contests!

RecXtra Geo Bee Club: Rec Xtra Geo Bee club will continue to meet on Wednesdays after school. If interested, please get a form to fill out from Mr. Sweeney.

RecXtra BoxFit: Attention pugilists in training, there will be a Box Fit make up session this Wednesday, Feb. 6. Please remind your family that you will stay after school.

Spelling Bee Championship: Congratulations to the participants in Rocky Hill’s school-wide spelling bee! On Monday, February 4th, 31 classroom spelling bee champions faced off in a school-wide spelling bee competition. The final 3 contestants were Aishani Balla, Naisha Bellam and Naina Nambiar. The contestants were very experienced spellers, and after many rounds of fierce competition, Naisha Bellam emerged as the school spelling bee champion. All of the contestants performed admirably and represented Rocky Hill with pride. Naisha will now move onto the state spelling bee competition in March! Good Luck, Naisha!

Monday, February 4, 2019

Spelling Bee Finalists: Attention all spelling bee finalists: Today's the day! If you are spelling bee finalist come to the media center period 5 today after you check in with your period 5 teacher. Good luck to all!

RecXtra Super Smash Brothers Melee Club: Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be Wednesday, February 6th after school in the media center. See you Wednesday!

Newspaper Club: The Newspaper Club will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 6th after school. This is a change from our schedule. All Articles should be submitted by the end of the meeting.

RH Readers: Attention RH Readers going to Wilson Wims: Our field trip is TOMORROW. Please remember to bring your book and needed materials tomorrow. We will meet in the main office at 9:15 tomorrow-be ready to go!

EDP: We have all EDP Math Support Classes this Tuesday & Wednesday. Be sure to report to Ms. Flynn's room 276 @ dismissal.

Yearbook Sale: Yearbooks are on sale! Flyers will be distributed with report cards on February 6th. A yearbook costs $30. Pay on-line or cash/check - payments can be made to Rocky Hill MS and turned into the main office using the order envelope. Contact Lisabeth Belman with any questions or concerns.

Yearbook Club: Yearbook club will be meeting this Thursday with Ms. Belman in room 376 after school.

Basketball: Come out & support the Boys Basketball team tomorrow as they take on the Kingsview Panthers in their last home game of the season! Tickets will be on sale tomorrow morning. Remember, you must have a ticket to stay! Come out and cheer our boys on to victory!!

Afterschool activities this week include:

  • Tuesday, February 5th: EDP Math Support, Invent The Future Club, and The Do-Gooders Club
  • Wednesday, February 6th: EDP Math Support, Lego Robotics, Chess Club, Board Games Club, Geobee Club, Model UN Club, Super Smash Bros. Melee Club and Newspaper Club
  • Thursday, February 7th: NJHS all members, Science Club, STEM Club and Yearbook Club
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