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Debate Team

Congratulations to the RTMS Debate team after another wonderful tournament and another Sweepstakes award!Special shout out to Anjali Yagnavajhala and Saachi Shah, Smriti Sudhakar and Saanvi Shetty, and Sruthi Yerraguntla and Mridula Sudhakar for placing in the top 3 of their team's division! The top 5 for individual speaker awards in their division: Shruthi Balachander, Jahnavi Ratnapu, Smriti Sudhakar, and Mridula Sudhakar.


Contact Information

Parents, as we approach the season where weather is unpredictable and may be cause for "early release" of students, please be sure all your contact information is up-to-date.  Please check the data in HAC, on the Registration page.  If you have any changes, contact the front office. 


Campus Beautification

The PTO needs the help of volunteers this Saturday, November 10th from 9AM to 11AM. Our Campus Beautification Team, together with parent and student volunteers, will be trimming the overgrown hedges around the classrooms at the back of the school building, and sprucing up the grounds. Please come assist in this much needed cleanup of our campus.  Work gloves are recommended.  Thank You to Lowe's of Johns Creek for the donation of tarps and wheat straw.


2019 RTMS Class Favorites

Listed below are the 2019 RTMS class favorites as voted on by the 8th grade students except for Mr. and Miss RTMS which was voted on by the teachers and staff.

Mr.and Miss RTMS - Ansh Misra and Anjali Dhupam
Best All Around - Ansh Misra and Alisa Adkins
Best Personality - David Park and Casey Wong
Most Involved - Eric Liu and Shruthi Balachander
Friendliest - Louis Gil and Sarah Cato
Most Attractive - Arjun Patel and Grace Tyo
Most School Spirit - Drew Bates and Sasha Cole
Best Dressed - Donnie Hermes and Sanjh Mahatme
Most Original - Nathan Ware and Jeah Lee
Class Clowns - Joon Kwon and Archana Pateria
Cutest Couple - Revin Jun and Grace Lee
Most Talented - Brandon Yao and Claire Wu
Most Athletic - Jason Cho and Riley Baker


Wolves of the Month for October 

We would like to recognize the following students who were nominated by their Social Studies teacher as their Wolf of the Month!  This month's character word was Kindness and our Social Studies teachers nominated the following responsible students: 
 In 6th grade: Lauren Skeens, Sophia Rutledge, Marlee Camp-Harris and Mac Wilson 
In 7th grade: Arushi Cumer, Bhavin Shah, Ana De Almeida Onofre and Shayan Ahmed 
In 8th grade:  Lucas Cardona, Tanvi Vedula, Sasha Coleand Abhiram Chilakamarri  

The River Trail community would like to thank Chick-Fil-A of Johns Creek and Publix at Shakerag for their generous sponsorship of our student recognition program.


RTMS Teachers and Professional of the Month

River Trail would also like to congratulate our RTMS' Teachers and Professional of the Month for the character word Kindness: Natasha Moffo, Casey Bane and Sherri Anderson. 


School-wide Certification for Digital Citizenship

Common Sense Media has renewed River Trail Middle school-wide certification for Digital Citizenship through 2020. A digital citizen refers to a person utilizing technology in order to engage in society, politics and government. All students worked towards gaining digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Please visit the River Trail website for more information on Common Sense Media and their Digital Citizenship program and resources.


American Mathematics Competition 8

The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills. The AMC 8 provides an opportunity for middle school students to develop positive attitudes towards analytical thinking and mathematics that can assist in future careers. Students apply classroom skills to unique problem-solving challenges in a low-stress and friendly environment. (from AMC 8 materials). Please contact your students' math teacher or Ann Henley, the 8th grade teacher managing the test this year.

Clinic News

Cold and Flu season is just around the corner.  Colds and flu can be very dangerous, and we need to do all that we can to protect ourselves and those we love.  Student Health Services Flu Season Update.


2018 – 19 Yearbook

Purchase your Yearbook online by going to www.jostens.com.  Type in River Trail Middle School as your school, then follow the prompts.  All yearbooks bought before January will have your child's name printed on the cover!  This will help your child keep up with their yearbook during signing.  Right now, all yearbooks are $42 dollars, but the price will increase soon.  Buy yours today!


  8th Grade Savannah Trip

Our 8th grade students will be Savannah bound Thursday, March 21- Friday, March 22, 2019 for the annual Georgia Studies related field trip. Motor coaches will leave River Trail on Thursday morning (03/21/2019) at 6:00 AM and return on Friday evening (03/22/2019) at approximately 10:00 PM. The faculty and staff of RTMS will chaperone students. The tentative itinerary includes tours of historic Savannah via a trolley, hands-on activities at Old Fort Jackson; a visit to the First African Baptist Church, a Riverboat Dinner/Dance Cruise on the Savannah River, and much more!  Please find attached the Savannah Parent Packet that includes all of the information about this exciting trip.  Please remember, the paper copy permission form is due to the Georgia Studies teacher on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 and the deadline for registration and the first payment is Saturday, September 15, 2018.



Carpool Safety

For the safety of the students, please utilize the carpool side of parking lot (behind the brick River Trail sign) for student drop off and pick up. The bus lane is reserved for the school busses which have the right of way.



Beginning Monday, August 13, 2018, RTMS will no longer be accepting cash|checks for PE Uniforms, lockers, field trips, club dues, fines, etc. All payments will be made through Online School Payments. OSP is a simple, safe, secure and convenient way for parents to make online payments, which means students no longer need to carry cash|checks into school.


 Student Drop Off

Please remember that student drop off begins at 8:15 AM. If you drive your child to school, he/she may not enter the building until 8:15 unless he/she has a specific pass from a teacher to meet with him/her at an earlier time. We do not have staff available before 8:15 am to supervise students, and it is not safe for them to be at school unsupervised.


Volunteer Registration

        The RTMS faculty and staff are very appreciative of all of our involved parents and volunteers.  Please be aware that all persons interested in volunteering in the Fulton County School District must complete an application every two years, even if a person has completed an application in the past.   All volunteers must renew for the 2018-2020 school years. The registration process can be found on the FCSD District Website under Community / Partners and Volunteers.  All applicants must wait 24 hours after applying for application processing.  Applicants should be prepared to spend about 10-15 minutes for the training and application process.  It is very important that volunteers enter their full legal name as it appears on government issued ID.  Thank you for volunteering with our school.






School Information
Hours: 8:55 AM - 4:05 PM  

 Ph: 470-254-3860
     Fax: 470-254-3866     

              Principal: Neil Pinnock​




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RTMS SAT Word of the Week

SAT WORD:    MITIGATE                   
PART OF SPEECH:  verb                       
DEFINITION: Make less severe; alleviate; become  milder
SENTENCE:  The teacher's welcoming smile mitigated the new student's anxiety.


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11/15/2018 12:00 AM Thanksgiving meal (Cafeteria) 
11/14/2018 7:00 PM Fall/Holiday Band Concert 
11/19/2018 12:00 AM Thanksgiving Holiday - School Closed 
11/26/2018 12:00 AM RTMS RFF Day ( No School for Students) 
12/3/2018 12:00 AM Book Fair  
12/5/2018 12:00 AM Community Night 
12/17/2018 9:00 AM 8th grade final exams - ELA/World Language/Reading 
12/18/2018 12:00 AM 8th grade final exams - Math 
12/19/2018 12:00 AM 8th grade final exams - Science 
12/20/2018 12:00 AM 8th grade final exams - Social Studies 
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