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District Announcements
Online Climate Survey
Dorchester School District Two invites parents, students, staff, and community members to participate in an online climate survey about our schools that will be conducted beginning September 22nd - October 10th.  Online access to the parent and community surveys are available below.
Please take the time to participate in this survey as we strive to provide the best possible learning environment where students thrive and parents feel welcome.

Parent Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QJT7MSX
Community Member Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QCMSFJK
Durham School Bus Services
Please contact Durham School Bus Services at DD2businfo@durhamschoolservices.com with any questions or concerns regarding bus transportation for your student. 

Durham is hiring bus drivers! Click here for more information!

 
School Announcements
Community Survey
Please help us make our District the best by completing this survey by October 2.  Thanks so much

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QCMSFJK

Thanks so much

Frank
 
Early Release Wedsnesday September 24th
Wednesday is an early release day for all schools.  ROMS students will be dismissed at 12:45 on Wednesday.  
*    If your student will be going home a different way than usual, a note signed by a parent must be turned in to the front office by the end of the day on Tuesday so that signatures may be verified in time.  
*    Transportation changes will not be accepted on Wednesday.
*   Students who do not normally walk home, will not be allowed to walk home unless they have a note signed by a parent. 
*    Students who are being signed out early on Wednesday must be picked up by 12:00
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Immunization Deadline
Friday September 19th will be last day that 7th & 8th grade students without Tdap immunizations will be allowed in school.  Those without verification of the immunization, can return on Monday with an appointment card from a clinic/doctor.  
Seeking GATE referrals
Students who are not currently being served with GATE classes: Dorchester District Two is now seeking referrals for its gifted program for middle school students.  Referrals will be accepted until October 3rd for the testing that will take place during the month of November.
 
If you are interested in referring your child for screening, please request a permission to test letter, sign and return it to the school’s Guidance department. Thank you.
Tdap shot required for all 7th & 8th graders
7th or 8th Graders who need to get the required Tdap shot can get them from the Summerville Public Health Clinic on North Main Street. Tdap shots will be given Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. The phone number for appointments and information is 843- 953- 0090
School Pictures
ROMS Fall Picture Day will Be Monday, September 15, 2014.
Picture order envelopes will be going home on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.
Pictures can also be ordered online at: mylifetouch.com
ROMS Picture Day ID: GY324251Q0

 
Gifted and Talented
 
 
Dorchester District Two is now seeking referrals for its gifted program for middle school students.  Referrals will be accepted until October 3rd for the testing that will take place during the month of November.
 
If you are interested in referring your child for screening, please sign and return the permission to test letter to the school’s Guidance department.
 
 
 
 
FDHS Home Football Tickets
 Tickets for Fort Dorchester High School home football games will be available for purchase on games days from 11:15-2:00 in ROMS front office.  Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students.
Home games are:
September 22 vs. Goose Creek
October 3 vs. West Ashley
October 10 @ Summerville
October 17 vs. Colleton County (Homecoming)
November 7 vs. Ashley Ridge


GO PATRIOTS!
PTSA and Chick Fil-A
Starting on August 28th, ROMS PTSA will sell Chick Fil-A wraps and sliders on Thursdays during lunch periods.All meals include baked chips and a bottle of water.
Chicken Strip Slider meals are $4
Cool Wrap meals are $5
Public announcement
COMMUNITY MEETINGS ON PROPOSED BELL & BUS SCHEDULE CHANGE
Parents and community members are invited to attend one or more of seven scheduled meetings on proposed changes in the school bell and bus schedules for Dorchester District Two schools. All meetings are scheduled from 6:30-7:30pm. Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about proposed changes and to provide input. Public feedback will play an important role in finalizing the proposal to be presented to the Board of Trustees in December.

September 23 (Tuesday)     Oakbrook Middle
October 7 (Tuesday)           Summerville High
October 21 (Tuesday)         William Reeves Elementary
November 6 (Wednesday)   Fort Dorchester High
November 18 (Tuesday)      Alston Middle
To apply for Free and Reduced Lunch Benefits
 FREE AND REDUCED BENEFITS 
click on the link below for the paperless application
www.Dorchesterschooldistrict2.heartlandapps.com
Click the picture below to order your yearbook.
Together in Education with Harris Teeter
 
Help River Oaks partner with Harris Teeter by linking your VIC card with our school.  When you purchase select Harris Teeter Brand products using their VIC card, Harris Teeter contributes a percentage of those purchase dollars to our school.
ROMS school code is 2718.  Click here to link your card.
School Improvement
  The 2013-2014 Report to the Parents from the ROMS School Improvement Council is now available.  Click here to see it.
ROMS is a Cool School.
ParentLink mobile device information
 The new ParentLink mobile app provides a fast and convenient way for parents and students to check grades, assignments, and attendance information; set custom alerts; have quick access to cafeteria balance information; and view messages in a simple, easy-to-use format for iOS and Android. This new application is available to our parents and students at no cost and can be downloaded directly from the iTunes App store, Google Play store, or from the links provided below.

iOS:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/parentlink/id456030963?mt=8

Android:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.parentlink.parent&feature=nav_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDNd


Speakers needed

ROMS is looking for volunteers to come and speak with our students and share career information.

Should anyone like to participate, please contact Ms. McClellan in the Guidance Office.


ROMS Mission

ROMS Mission Statement

The mission of River Oaks Middle School is to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences that enable them to reach their fullest potential as independent thinkers as well as responsible and productive citizens. By providing an education in an atmosphere that encourages creativity, physical and emotional well-being, and tolerance for diversity, we seek to address the unique needs of the young adolescent in an ever-changing society.




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