Highlights of the Week News & Notes: Tuesday, May 26

News & Notes: Tuesday, May 26

Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 @ 12:13 pm

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An evening for families

Despite the rainy weather, families enjoyed PQ’s BBQ at the 2015 RMPA Family Picnic followed by the Spring Music Concert and Art Show. A packed house watched as students showed off their harp, handbell and vocal skills! See more photos here.PicMonkey Collage

Students take flight

Students in Ms. Vencl’s class visited the Virginia Aviation Museum for some hands-on exhibits. They sat in a Piper Cub aircraft and learned to fly a scale aircraft in a wind tunnel. They stopped to write in their journals about the experience.IMG_1332

Roaming robots

Nitin Patil, father of 4th year student Ravi Patil, volunteered his time and expertise as part of the technology class in Upper Elementary. He presented a hands-on workshop in robotics programming. The students enjoyed the problem solving and fun that comes with maneuvering robots around the classroom.

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Field day fun

Toddlers and primary students cheered for each other on field day as they ran relay races, spun in circles, and practiced their balancing skills. See more photos here.

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The magic of math

Glenn Hurlbert, sixth grade parent and chair of the Mathematical Sciences Department at VCU visited RMS for a special lesson on the mathematics of sorting.

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Alumni News


Jasmine Turner, 2007 RMS graduate, was elected to the Elon Board of Trustees. A 2015 Elon graduate, she will serve a two-year term as a youth trustee and will begin her career as a broadcast journalist at WECT-TV in Wilmington, NC following graduation. While in college, she completed three internships including one at CBS’s 60 minutes.

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Play 2015 – Summer Enrichment Registration
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Summer Enrichment registration is now open! We have added a new camp this year, Discover Richmond, for Lower and Upper Elementary ages. Register for all programs here.


Important Dates and Reminders

 


Screen Shot 2015-05-26 at 11.40.36 AMPlease visit the Lost and Found, located near the front desk. Find your child’s missing jackets, hats and more; at the end of the school year, all items will go to Goodwill!

Screen Shot 2015-05-26 at 11.40.36 AMAll are encouraged to attend the 8th grade graduation on June 3 at 6 p.m. in the Lynn C. Humphreys Performing Arts Center.

Screen Shot 2015-05-26 at 11.40.36 AMOur school year has been extended by one day. Our last day of school will be Thursday, June 4.
Please note this is a half day, ending at 11:45 a.m.