The Raider Rundown

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Current Information and Events at Randolph

*Any content in this section of the newspaper is taken from the Randolph PTO E-blast

Invest in Your Child - Three weeks to go and we need your support!

We still need $15,500 to meet our goal! Can you help get us to $40,000? The fund is needed to pay for teacher grants, student scholarships, beautification projects, and critical needs for the school and students. Please show your Raider Spirit and give a donation of any amount.

Our campaign ends on February 28th, 2019. You can give using PayPal here ( http://randolphpto.com/donate-with-paypal/) or fill out this form ( http://randolphpto.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Annual_Fund_Letter_Final_2017-18.pdf) and return it to school with your cash or check donation.

Thank you for your support! Questions? Email AnnualFund@RandolphPTO.com.

Myers Park New Student Night

Myers Park Rising Freshman and New Student Night has a slight adjustment in timing. The event is 3/7 at 6:00 PM in the Auditorium at Myers Park High School. Self-guided tours and classroom visits will follow the program (rather than at 5:00 PM).

Parents can access sample 9th grade registration cards and other registration information at http://mphsstudentservices.weebly.com/registration-2019.html

Spring Book Fair, Volunteers Needed!

Hello RMS Families.

We know that back in elementary school life was simpler; gel pens, a real recess, and less homework. Those were also the years where you often had books read to you, and there was time set aside each day for you to browse in the library. Well, we can’t bring back elementary school, but for one fun week, you’ll get to browse the library to your hearts content at the annual RMS Spring Book Fair!!

Bring your open mind, sense of adventure, and a little bit of cash to get an awesome new book or two. Each purchase gives you a gift for yourself and helps support our school -win:win!!!! We could also use a few parent volunteers to help out, so please support the school as well by pitching in if you can!

The book fair will be the last week of February.

We also need volunteers to help out with the book fair. Please sign up at the link below:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F054BABAF2EA46-rmsspring

Thanks so much at hope to see you at the Book Fair!

Basketball and Cheerleading Banner Photo Orders!

Large banners of our current RMS athletics teams are currently hung in the hallway outside the cafeteria and in the gymnasium at RMS. Order your copy of the banner today. Orders will be accepted through February 15, 2019. Photos are $10 each. Photos will be delivered to your student via homeroom at the end of February.

View more detail and order online at https://www.rmsraiders.com/booster-club.html or contact the booster club at randolphraidersboosterclub@gmail.com with any questions.

Baseball Field Community Service Workdays

ALL RMS STUDENTS AND FAMILIES ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN TWO BASEBALL FIELD WORK DAYS ON SATURDAY JANUARY 26TH AND SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16 AT THE RMS BASEBALL FIELD. THE TIME WILL BE FROM 9:30 A.M. TO 2 P.M.

THESE WORK DAYS WILL COUNT AS COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES- ALL STUDENTS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. PLEASE DRESS APPROPRIATELY AND BRING GLOVES. TOOLS WILL BE PROVIDED.

IF YOU HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS, SEE MR. MAJORS IN ROOM 611 OR EMAIL MR. MAJORS AT LUCIANF.MAJORS@CMS.K12.US

IB Everything!

Join us for a Q&A panel with the high school and middle school IB coordinators representing IB programs of Myers Park HS, Harding HS, East Meck and our own RMS. You will have an opportunity to ask them questions about middle to high school transition, AP vs. IB track, diploma years etc...

When: Tuesday, March 5th

Time: 6:00-7:30 PM

Where: Media Center

Light refreshments will be served.

Summer Break Trips - Update

Due to recent changes in International Trip policies at CMS, Randolph will no longer organize international field trips during the school year. However,Mr. Slater will continue to organize trips for interested families during the summers. These trips are considered Private Trips, and are NOT CMS-Sponsored. The Summer of 2019 Germany/Austria/Switzerland trip is still open for enrollment, however enrollment will be closing soon for this trip.

Mr. Slater will be holding an informational meeting on Saturday Feb. 9th at 10:00A.M at the Independence Regional Library across the street from East Mecklenburg High School.

The address is:

6000 Conference Drive

Charlotte, NC 28212

For more information on this trip, email Mr Slater.

RMS 101 - To Be Rescheduled

The RMS 101 Night will be rescheduled for March. Please stay tuned for additional details.

Myers Park HS Field Hockey Spring Meeting

For all interested field hockey players, please join the MPHS Field Hockey Board and members of the MPHS Field Hockey teams on Thursday, February 21 at 6:30pm in the MPHS Art Gallery for an information meeting. We will discuss plans for summer camp, summer workouts, tryouts, and the 2019 fall season.

For more information, please contact Christina O’Dell, christinaodell@me.com, 704-258-7257.

Show Your RMS Spirit

Show your Raider Pride by taking a picture wearing RMS Gear, Attending RMS Events, or supporting your school. Pictures will be posted on a bulletin board at the front of the school and a picture of the week will be selected for the eBlast.

Send pics to our PTO President.

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