September 2018 News


September 26th, 2018

Picture Day – Monday October 1st

Reminder that Picture day is Monday, October 1st.


September 26th, 2018

Starts with HELLO – Day 3

Today was Color Wars at Richview.  Each grade level was assigned a color.

 

Tomorrow is ACTS of KINDNESS!  Students are encouraged to show an act of kindness to someone else.  There will be prizes for the 3 lucky winners.

Tomorrow is also SUPER HERO day!  Be a super hero by being kind to others!

 


September 26th, 2018

Fundraiser arriving

Our Fundraiser items will be delivered October 3rd.  Please make plans to pick up your child’s items from 2:15 – 5:30.  If your child had over 2 items that can not be taken on the bus.  Thank you for your support of our Richview Cowboys!


September 25th, 2018

Start with HELLO day 2

WOW, we have a variety of favorite shirts.  It was great seeing them and asking why they were our favorites.  Tomorrow is COLOR WAR DAY – 6th Blue; 7th Silver/Gray; 8th White. 


September 24th, 2018

Start with HELLO

Start with HELLO is off to a great start at Richview. Students were welcomed by the Clarksville High Cheerleaders and Dance Team. All students have been given a name tag today, and encouraged to say hello to other students by name.

Please remember tomorrow, Tuesday is FAVORITE SHIRT DAY – students will wear their favorite shirt and be encouraged to have conversations with others about what makes that their favorite.


September 17th, 2018

Start with HELLO

Richview will be having Start with Hello week next week (September 24-28). The week will include a few activities, dress up days, inspirational quotes, and prizes. The emphasis of the week is to have students notice each other and include each other by simply “starting with hello”.  A summary of the week’s activities include:

Monday: HEY DAY! Students will be welcomed into school by student groups from CHS; students will wear name tags throughout the day and will be encouraged to call each other by name as they see each other in the hallways and in class.

Tuesday: FAVORITE SHIRT DAY – students will wear their favorite shirt and be encouraged to have conversations with others about what makes that their favorite.

Wednesday: Students will write a note to another student in their homeroom class – encouraging them get to know each other better.  COLOR WARS DAY – 6th Blue; 7th Silver/Gray; 8th White

Thursday: Students will be encouraged to complete one act of kindness for another student. When completed, they will write down what they did and be entered for a prize at the end of the day. SUPERHERO DAY

Friday: Students will write a post it note to another student with a positive saying and then tape it on their locker for them to see.  PURPLE/GOLD DAY

 


September 14th, 2018

Custom House Museum & Cultural Center

The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center recently received a generous Arts Engagement in American Communities grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. This funding allows them to offer a series of free art-making experiences for students called ART 4 US. Please see attached for a flier regarding the program. For complete program information, please visit: http://customshousemuseum.org/educational-public-programs/art-4-us-fall-break.  Check them out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/264315437532630/


September 7th, 2018

Wrestling

Richview Wrestling will begin next week.  Wrestlers will be practicing and weight lifting.  Dates of practice will be September 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 26, and 27th.  No singlets.  Everyone wears fight shirts and shorts.   If you have any questions, you can call Sharrock Cobb at 931-624-1197.


September 4th, 2018

Student Led Conferences

In the days before Power School and email, parents often felt they had to wait until conferences to discuss with the teacher how their student was performing. With Power School availability and the widespread access to communication via technology, two-way communication is abundant and ongoing from school to home or home to school. Research indicates when students can communicate their own learning to parents and teachers, it develops their organizational and communication skills while building their self-efficacy. Therefore, CMCSS middle school conferences will now be Student Led Conferences, and our first conference evening is Thursday, September 20, from 4:30-7:30PM. Conferences will be first-come first-serve, just as in years past, but students must be present for the conference. A handout was shared with parents upon entry to Open House, and a detailed letter was sent home with students today including the specifics of student led conferences and guiding questions for parents. If your student did not bring the letter home, you can access the information in the email included with this message, and the same information is also posted on our school webpage. More information about locations will be sent the week of conferences. We are excited about this new approach and look forward to students sharing their learning with parents, and we always encourage parents and teachers to reach out to each other throughout the year whenever there is a question or concern about students.

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