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April 15-19 - Spring Break; RCMS Offices Closed
April 25 - PTA Meeting, RCMS Library, 6:30PM
April 15-19 is Spring Break!
RCMS Offices will be closed for the week.
Please enjoy this time with family and friends!3rd Quarter Report Cards
As a reminder report cards will be sent home with students on Friday, April 12. Don’t forget to ask your child for his/her report card on Friday, April 12, 2019. If you do not receive a report card, please contact the Student Services office at 703-925-3613. If you have specific questions concerning your child’s grades, contact his/her teacher directly.
NEED A SIS PARENTVUE ACCOUNT OR CANNOT REMEMBER YOUR USER NAME: Click on this link: https://itweb.fcps.edu/ParentView/index.cfm
DO NOT REMEMBER THE PASSWORD: Click on this link and select “Forgot Password”: https://sisparent.fcps.edu/PVUE/login_parent_pxp_ovr2.aspx?regenerateSessionId=True
SIS ParentVUE and SIS StudentVUE can also be accessed using a Mobile App, such as iPhone, iPad or Android device. Click on this link: https://www.fcps.edu/node/318438th Grade Celebration Tickets Now on Sale
NEON NIGHTS will be here before you know it! Online ticket sales began Monday, April 8; ticket price is $20. Ticket prices will increase to $25 on May 28. In-person sales will only take place for 3 days in late May, so don't wait! 8th Grade Celebration Tickets
This year's 8th grade celebration will be held on June 12, 2018 from 6:30-9:00PM. This fun-filled, festive send off for our 8th graders will include a DJ, karaoke, inflatables, photo booth, and plenty of refreshments! It's sure to be a night of fun and friends that students won't want to miss!National Junior Honor Society Information
8th Grade Members: The NJHS service hour deadline is Friday, May 3rd. In order to be eligible to attend the spring medal ceremony, all 10 NJHS service hours must be verified in x2VOL by no later than 2:15PM on Friday, May 3rd. NJHS service hours must be completed at an FCPS school for a school-sponsored activity/event. More information regarding requirements and deadlines is posted in the NJHS Google Classroom. Students should contact their team liaison if they have questions about their NJHS service hours.
7th Grade Students: Information about applying to NJHS will be emailed to eligible students’ fcpsschools.net email addresses in mid-May. The NJHS recognizes students for excellence in Scholarship, Character, Leadership, Citizenship, and Service. Membership in the society indicates that a student attains, demonstrates, and promotes all of these qualities. All seventh grade students who have maintained a 3.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) in the first three quarters of seventh grade will be invited to complete an application. The 3.5 GPA is calculated by the county office and not at RCMS. The query used to calculate a 3.5 uses 3.4999. Any average below the 3.4999 is not considered a 3.5. Please contact your counselor if you have questions about your GPA. Students cannot begin earning NJHS service hours until after they have been accepted and inducted into the organization.Other FCPS Schools are Sharing....
From Crossfield ES: To celebrate the 30th anniversary, Crossfield is throwing open its doors to invite the community in for a STEAM event featuring hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics related activities and fun. This drop-in event is Saturday, May 4, from 10-2 with Food Trucks, Rocket Launches, an Inflatable Planetarium, and more. Bring your family and friends.
From Oakton HS: Rising Oakton High School Freshmen Cougar Color Guard Evening Interest Meetings and Spin Clinics: Sabers and Rifles and Flags – OH MY! Pass this to rising Cougar Freshmen so they can find out how they can make 125 life-long friends in music, art, and pageantry before the first day of school as a part of a great team. Let them join the Cougar family quickly by being part of the award-winning Oakton High School Color Guard and Marching Cougars, and build their confidence - no experience necessary. Join us April 29th at 6:00-7:30 p.m. at OHS Door #6 and April 30th at 7:30 p.m. at OHS Door #6 to learn basic skills and how to represent Oakton High School under the Friday Night Lights and in region-wide competition. Coach Strebeck will provide information and answer questions. Go to https://www.oaktonbands.org/colorguard/ and learn more about this great opportunity. Contact Coach Strebeck (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
From Oakton HS:
OHS Dance Team 2019-20 Tryout Information Meeting: If you are interested in trying out for the Oakton High School Dance Team for the 2019-20 season, there will be an informational meeting Wednesday, April 10, at 6:30PM in the OHS library. Coach Rowley will give out tryout information and answer questions about the team and the tryout process.
OHS Dance Team 2019-20 Tryouts: If you love to dance and want to be involved in your school, come tryout for the Oakton High School Dance Team! Tryouts will be held April 22-25 and April 29-May 2, 2019 for the 2019-20 team selection. Not sure if you have all of the skills for dance team?? Come to tryouts anyway! You will have the opportunity to learn skills there, and dancers are often selected based on potential ability to pick up the needed skills! Go to http://oaktonathletics.org (Fall/Dance/Varsity) for a Tryout Packet.
From Westfield HS: Westfield HS will host a Parent Coffee for parents of rising 9th graders on Friday, April 26, at 9:00AM in the Lecture Hall. Get a chance to meet the Principal, Assistant Principals, and Counselors and get your questions answered about the transition from Middle School to Westfield HS. Questions may be emailed in advance (to be answered at the Parent Coffee) to: Snwilliams1@fcps.edu.
From Oakton HS: The Oakton High School Athletic Training Program is offering an opportunity for students to receive a sports health screening and pre-participation physical (PPE) on Monday May 13, 2019 from 5:30-8:00PM. . To register visit https://www.fcps.edu/athletic.preparticipation.screenings and follow the links for sports physicals.
From South Lakes HS: Are you an 8th grader interested in joining the South Lakes Dance Team? There will be auditions for the fall dance team on May 7, 8, and 9 at South Lakes High School in the auxiliary gym from 3:15-5:30PM. There will also be a required interest meeting on April 25 at South Lakes in room 263 at 3:15PM to find out about how auditions will be conducted. If you have any questions about the dance team, please contact Ms. Marinucci at South Lakes High School.
From Westfield HS PTSA: Westfield High School PTSA invites you to attend an evening presentation about teenage stress and anxiety: Tuesday, April 9, 7:00PM. Our meeting will begin with Westfield High School PTSA agenda items. The presentation will begin at 7:30pm.
Unraveling Teenage Angst: Stress and Anxiety in the iGen World
We don't need to see the numbers to know that student stress and anxiety appears to be at an all-time high. During this workshop, we will share the latest research on stress and anxiety especially as it applies to the current generation, we'll delve into the mysteries and intricacies of the teenage brain and we will offer strategies and resources that can be great to use one on one with teens at home.
From Westfield HS: Register your child for Westfield Theatre's Young Actors Studio being held at Westfield High School from July 22-26, 2019 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM. This performing arts workshop is for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students who want to learn higher level theatre skills, including audition and performance techniques. Click on the following link to complete your registration and submit your payment to secure your spot today!
From Westfield HS: freshmen interested in playing field hockey at Westfield High School next year please contact Coach Barthold at email@example.com. We will begin our spring conditioning on Monday, April 29-May 23, 3:30-4:15 in the gymnastics room. Even if you have never played or just thinking about it, come join us and meet some players and coaches! Bulldog Field Hockey Camp is also a great way to get involved. Camp runs June 10-13, 5-8pm. Sign up here - https://goo.gl/forms/YT8Zniy152I6IYld2 -- Go Bulldogs!
From Westfield HS: The Westfield Football Staff and Players will be holding a youth football camp at Westfield June 17-20 from 5:30-8:00. For more information, visit westfieldathletics.org.