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What’s Happening

Our parking lot will be resurfaced and restriped the first weekend of Spring Break and probably into Monday and Tuesday. Please do not drive into the parking lot until after Tuesday. One big change is that the front parking lots closest to Via Sonoma will be one-way only and have angled parking. This will encourage the one-way flow of traffic and it is our hope that it will make things safer for pick-up and drop-off. Please do not use the teacher parking lot between the marquee and 4-way stop. This will also be one-way with a gate, so it will be difficult to get out if you enter and are not staying for the day.

Notices were mailed last week to parents of 6th grade students in need of shots before starting 7th grade. There will be an opportunity for students to receive those shots here at school on Monday, April 1st. Please see the information and consent forms that went home with the notices. The shot clinic is a collaboration between RRISD Health Services and Healthy Schools. Contact Joanne Johnson for more information.

4th Annual Lauren Strong Fun Run – April 11th!
Because our 8th Grade Field Trip needed to be rescheduled to Friday, April 12th, the Lauren Strong Fun Run will now be Thursday, April 11th from 5:00 – 7:00 PM! We want to ensure ALL of our students and families can attend!

Here are some exciting changes to this year’s event:
We will have a TEAM Participation Award! The team who brings in the most participants, will win a TROPHY. Teams at RMS will be by Advisory Teacher. Be sure when you fill out your Registration Form that you include your Advisory Teacher’s Name. Here is our list of teams who are competing so far:

  • RMS Advisory Teams
  • Blackland Prairie
  • Gattis Elementary
  • Forest Creek Elementary
  • Camp Gladiator – East and West Groups

We also have some great C.A.T.C.H. activities that students AND parents can join in before and after the run!

  • Climb the Portable Adrenaline Rock Wall
  • Be a Ninja and Dare to Complete the Jungle Movement Obstacle Course
  • Learn some new Martial Arts moves from Premier Martial Arts
  • Join our Dance Group for some fun Relaxation and Movement techniques

Here’s How to Register
Register online at or Complete This Form. Please include your cash payment (no checks, please) with the registration form and turn into the PE/Athletics department through Wednesday, April 3rd to participate. 

The $10 student participation fee will include a Comfort Colors Brand Lauren Strong Fun Run t-shirt. Registration is $20 for adults. Pick up your shirt at the Check-In Table outside at 5:00 pm. All proceeds from this event will go to the The Cure Starts Now to support childhood cancer research. 

Help us spread our event to family and friends virtually! Donations can be made online and Virtual Runners can sign up to support! Here is the history of the event:

The run began in May 2016 after one of our students, Lauren Prendeville, was diagnosed with stage 3 mixed-malignant germ cell cancer. Lauren was an 8th grade student at the time, who successfully completed treatment and has gone on to continue sports in high school at Cedar Ridge High School. Since her diagnosis, several other students in our community have been diagnosed with different forms of cancer. Brock Fleming, a 7 year old student at Blackland Prairie passed away from DIPG, a rare form of brain cancer, in December 2016. We want to continue to fight with these families to bring awareness and to raise money for more specialized pediatric cancer research that focuses on a “home run” cure for all cancers. Currently, only 4% of all government funding for cancer helps children and teenagers. So far to date, RMS has raised over $32,500 for pediatric cancer awareness and research. Let’s keep this mission alive and spread the word!

For more information about The Cure Starts Now and Team Brock, please go to:

Please contact Jodi Choate with any questions at

3/11 – Mon – 8th grade Panoramic Picture
3/11 – Mon – STAAR Ready (6th and 7th Math)
3/12 – Tues – Advanced Band Pre-UIL Concert (@ RMS Cafe) 5:30 – 8:30 pm
3/13 – Weds – Blood Drive – 7:30-11:30 am
3/13 – Weds – Wacky Weds Theme: Wear a Crazy Tie!
3/13-3/15 – Weds – Fri – Boys Soccer Tryouts (Students not in Athletics) 3:45 – 5:00 pm
3/14 – Thurs – Track Meet vs. Hernandez, & C.D. Fulkes (@ HMS) 4:00 – 9:00 pm

3/18 – 3/22 – SPRING BREAK!!! – NO SCHOOL!!!

3/26 – Tues – Get your Head in the Game! – WEB Event (RMS Cafe) 4:00 – 6:00 pm
3/27 – Weds – Wacky Weds Theme: Favorite Baseball Team shirt!

3/27 – Weds – District Track Meet (@ Dragon Stadium) Boys Field Events, Girls Running Events
                       4:00 – 8:00 pm
3/28 – Thurs – District Track Meet (@ Dragon Stadium) Girls Field Events, Boys Running Events
                       4:00 – 8:00 pm
3/28 – Thurs – STAAR Ready (7th Reading, 8th Science and 8th Social Studies)
3/29 – Fri – Spring Pictures
3/29 – Fri – Art Gallery and Market! 3:45-6:00 pm 
3/30 – Sat – Incoming 6th Grade Instrument Drive (Band) (@ RMS Gym and Cafe) 8:00am – 2:00pm

Round Rock ISD is hosting informational forums designed to familiarize parents/guardians with the District’s sex education curriculum, Living WELL Aware Adolescent Wellness and Sexual Health® developed and presented by Scott and White. There is no fee to attend.
The Living WELL Aware, Worth the Wait curriculum will be presented to all middle school students in the Spring after the conclusion of the scheduled parent forums. Boys and girls in the sixth-grade will receive separate instruction.

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019, 6 p.m.

  • Deerpark Middle School Library, 8849 Anderson Mill Rd, Austin, TX 78729

Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, 6 p.m.

  • Hernandez Middle School Library, 1901 Sunrise Rd, Round Rock, TX 78664

Monday, Feb 11, 2019, 6 p.m.

  • Old Hopewell, adjacent to Round Rock ISD Administration, 1311 Round Rock Ave, Round Rock 78681

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, 6 p.m.

  • Ridgeview Middle School Library, 2000 Via Sonoma Trail, Round Rock, TX 78665

Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019, 6 p.m.

  • Canyon Vista Middle School Library, 8455 Spicewood Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78759

Review the Scott and White presentation. 

Mar 30th Tentative Beginning Band Instrument Selection
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in RMS Cafe/Gym Areas
Plans for Elementary Visits to Ridgeview
  • April 17th Blackland Prairie Elementary tours RMS – 9:00 – 11:00 am
  • April 25th Gattis Elementary tours RMS – 9:00 – 11:00 am
  • April 26th Forest Creek Elementary tours RMS – 9:00 – 11:00 am

May 9th Tentative Special Education Parent Info Session at RMS – 6:00 – 7:00

Panther Camp & Panther Welcome will be updated when RRISD master calendar is approved

Probably between August 12th and 16th

The Online Absence Reporting System is no longer available.

Please send a note to school with your child. Notes should be turned in to the Attendance Office within 48 hours (2 school days) of this absence.

Doctor note is required when:

  1. Your student is absent for a portion of the day due to a medical appointment


  1. Your child is absent for 5 consecutive school days due to illness.

Questions and/or concerns?

Candice Boston
RMS Attendance Specialist

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

Main office – 512-424-8400
Attendance – 512-424-8403
Registration – 512-424-8416

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