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Our Clarksburg school community is committed to ensuring that all students are able to learn and grow in school communities where they are safe and supported. We strive to support our students by providing factual information that they may use to confront serious issues and make positive, responsible decisions about mental health and wellness.
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myMCPS Portal is Here
myMCPS Portal is a central location for students and their parents, guardians, or other authorized adults to access academic and demographic information. See the links below for a comprehensive How-to-Guide to lead you through the steps of using this new resource that has taken the place of Edline. Use the Student Emergency Information link to the left to update your contact information.
Please be patient with us as we all learn how to navigate its use.
If you have not yet received your parent myMCPS access code through the US mail, please contact email@example.com via email for a copy of your access code.
• myMCPS website
• myMCPS Parent Brochure
Common Sense Media Lessons at RHMS
Digital citizenship, the practice of being safe, smart and ethical while online, has become an area of focus for educators and families as the 24/7 digital lifestyle becomes increasingly pervasive at school and home. The curriculum, which covers issues such as privacy, cyberbullying, internet safety and other digital dilemmas will be taught across math, world studies, English, science and health classes to all Rocky Hill students during the 2017-2018 school year.
Click this link to access more information about the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship program: https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship
Use this link to access the Family Tip Sheets provided by Common Sense Media: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lessons/family-tip-sheets/en
If you have any questions, please to contact Laurie_A_Abita-Gramtages@mcpsmd.org
7th Grade Immunization Requirements
All 7th grade students are required to have a Tetanus, diphtheria acellular pertussis and Meningococcal vaccine. Your child should receive these vaccines at their health care provider prior to the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year. Please bring this documentation to the health room of your child’s school. If you have any questions, please call the school’s health room.
Grade 7 Immunization Requirements [Updated 7/22/2016]
Saturday School – The George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy, Inc
What is Saturday School? What are the locations? Who should attend? How can I register?
See links for all this information and more!!
Academic Eligibility and Extracurricular Activities
Students must maintain a 2.0 marking period average (MPA), with not more than one failing grade in the previous marking period, in order to participate in extracurricular activities during the next marking period. The MPA is not the same as the GPA. Further information can be found in MCPS Regulation IQD-RA, https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/policy/pdf/iqdrb.pdf All middle schools run an after-school extracurricular activities program and Rocky Hill does plan for activity bus service for those students who stay after the regular school day. The activities may include clubs and/or interscholastic sports. Students must meet MCPS academic eligibility criteria to participate in non-academic extracurricular activities or to stay for basketball games, dances, etc.
MCPS Radon Testing and Mitigation Program Update
Dear School Parents, Guardians, and Staff,
There have been recent news reports about elevated levels of radon in certain classrooms in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). This is to inform you that the MCPS Indoor Air Quality unit indicates that all classrooms and offices in our building are below the United States Environment Protection Agency (EPA) recommended action limit of 4.0 picocuries per liter of air (pCi/L). No action is needed at this time for our school.
As background, radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that comes from the natural breakdown (decay) of uranium which is found in soil and rock all over the United States. The EPA recommends that the radon levels above 4.0 pCi/L should be retested prior to any mitigation efforts.
Attached is a document providing facts about radon testing and whether slightly elevated levels of radon poses a safety hazard. I have also attached the Radon Testing and Mitigation Program Update from the MCPS Indoor Air Quality unit that provides an overview of the radon testing and mitigation program in MCPS. While there are no concerns of elevated levels of radon in our school, I wanted to make you aware of this information.
Dr. Cynthia Eldridge
Radon Testing Program Update-English
Radon Testing Program Update-Spanish
MCPD Body-Worn Cameras
The Montgomery County Police Department has begun a pilot program in which some of its officers are wearing body cameras. These cameras are turned on when officers are responding to an incident. Beginning October 12, these body cameras will be used by police when they are responding to incidents in our schools. Please visit the MCPS website and read a message from Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers and Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas Manger to learn more about this program.
An Important Message about Police Body Cameras in Schools
El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery ha iniciado un programa piloto en el cual algunos de sus oficiales están usando cámaras sobre el uniforme ("body cams"). Estas cámaras son activadas cuando los oficiales están acudiendo a un incidente. A partir del 12 de octubre, estas "body cams" serán utilizadas por la policía al acudir a incidentes en nuestras escuelas. Por favor visite la página de Internet de nuestra escuela y lea un mensaje del Superintendente Interino Larry Bowers y del Jefe de Policía del Condado de Montgomery J. Thomas Manger para conocer más sobre este programa.
Un Mensaje Importante Sobre las Cámaras de Uso Sobre el Uniforme