Below are some tips to help have a wonderful, healthy summer:
Make your appointment in July with the school counselor to select courses for the school year — don’t wait until the August rush!!
REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS: MUST PRESENT THESE ITEMS:
- PARENT/GUARDIAN’S DRIVER’S LICENSE
- PROOFS OF RESIDENCY IN THE STEWART MIDDLE SCHOOL ZONE (if Driver’s License address isn’t current) — current utility bill, lease agreement, house contract etc. showing parent/guardian’s name and physical address (PO Boxes are not acceptable)
- 504 Plan/IEP (if applicable) – current IEP & Psychological report.
- REPORT CARD/TRANSCRIPT FROM LAST SCHOOL
IN-STATE (but not Pasco County) Florida TRANSFERS: Students transferring from another Florida school must present these additional items upon registration:
- IMMUNIZATION RECORDS:
|4 DPT + 1 booster||3 POLIO + 1 booster|
|2 MMR||Hepatitis B Series|
|TDAP Booster (7th Grade)||Variciella (chicken pox) – 2 vaccines for 6th gr.|
OUT-OF-STATE TRANSFERS: Students entering a Pasco County School for the first time must have ALL of the above items PLUS the following items:
- CURRENT PHYSICAL – dated and signed by a physician within the last 12 months and specifies heart, lungs and blood pressure. Needs to be more than a statement that reads “child is in good health or normal”.
- VERIFICATION OF BIRTH – Birth Certificate
Scholarship opportunity for students in 8th grade and older. Apply at cirkled.in.com and describe the best summer you’ve ever had… in 3 sentences. Deadline: 7/31/18 . Award amount: $2,500
How to enroll in an online course: (note: to fulfill the PE requirement — sign up for PERSONAL FITNESS, not Hope):
- Go to Pasco eSchool Course catalog:
- For 8th graders: http://eschool.pasco.k12.fl.us/high-school-courses9-12/ . NOTE: Any virtual course activated prior to July 1 cannot be counted in your high school course schedule for the 2018-2019 school year – even if the course remains active. If you want complete it before the school year starts, enroll now. If you want to work on it during the school year and show on your SCHEDULE, wait until 7/1 to activate your class.
- For 6th-7th graders: http://eschool.pasco.k12.fl.us/middle-school-courses6-8/
- 8th graders enrolling in High School PE, searchfor PERSONALFITNESS (if you are looking to fulfill the 1 whole year credit of PE requirement, first complete Personal Fitness. After completing Personal Fitness, you will need to register/complete semester of Fitness Lifestyle Design, or Outdoor education — see Ms. Pinsky for questions)
- Click the Red “Register Now” button on the right hand column with a parent.
- Complete the form with a parent:
- Name, ID #, DOB, high school course, segment A, if you’re wanting Honors credit (if available), gender, grade level, attending RBSMS
- Date you want to start your course.
- For “School Counselor”, scroll past all the High School Counselors to select Ms. Pinsky’s name from Middle School Counselor list (if you’re an 8th grader or Infinity. 6th Grade students select Ms. Holzum’s name, 7th grade students select Ms. Lessem’s name).
- Parent then signs the form electronically and after submitting the form, you and your parent will receive emails from Pasco eSchool to complete the sign up process (this link will help you). ***YOU MUST CREATE AN ACCOUNT*** to complete the process.
- Your parent will also create an account (after you have completed yours) and will need your login information in order to link their account to yours.
- Your parent will then need to go on their FLVS account to approve your course request. Click here to begin creating your Parent/Guardian Account -this link will help you do that.
- After parent has approved the course request, contact your school counselor and she’ll verify your enrollment.
- Next, you’ll see on your Dashboard once you’ve been assigned to a teacher. When you have a teacher assigned, be sure to follow the Instructions emailed to you by Pasco eSchool: go on your teacher’s Welcome Page, read that information, SCHEDULE YOUR WELCOME CALL, and look over the Pace chart.
- Using your Pace chart and your calendar, schedule your assignments, DBAs, and assessments into your calendar.
With your parent having a Parent/Guardian Account, they will have:
- 24-7 online access to submitted and/or graded assignments and your child’s grade book
- Monthly phone calls from teachers
- Monthly progress reports emailed to parent emails
- Regular email updates from teachers
- Extensive access to teachers
How to create your Parent/Guardian Account:
- Student Completes Application: First, the student must complete the sign up process. Once the student has completed the online application he/she will receive a Student Username/ Password. You will need this Student Username/ Password to create your Parent/Guardian Account.
- Create your Parent/Guardian Account: Click here to begin creating your Parent/Guardian Account
8th grade essay contest for a chance at a GoPro ending April 27th.
500 words or less: What effects can property taxes have on schools?
Submit your essays to the Back Office.
And the winners of the End the R-Word at RBSMS are:
Nijia Orlandi Breanne Rood Qixalia Howard Destiny Williams Ryan Glover Adam Stringer Josh Pellegrino Kamil Mehrab Emily Kirk Alyssa Baker Jacob Smith
Amelia Palmer Tyler Davis Alyzisha Rodriguez Kelianexis Rodriguez Victoria Smith Hezekiah Patterson Javonte Robinson Lillian Rap Angel Rodriguez Ta’mya Floyd
C lunch: Tiffany Reynolds Lara Velazquez Melodylyn Yazell Alyssa Schroeder LeAnn Sears Marcos Gonzalez Travin Lee Layla Laezza Logan Williams Timberly Steward Caleb Garcia
Because these winners could:
- answer trivia about this week’s videos,
cite the purpose of the campaign,
explain the importance of inclusion, and
list ways to intervene if another person did use the r-word slur
These students signed the pledge banner, wore the Spread The Word bracelet, and won the I Pledge to Respect Everyone t-shirt.
The Counseling Department wishes all students, staff, and families a fun healthy, safe, and rejuvenating Spring Break!
When classes resume on March 26th, we begin our important, last quarter of the 2017-2018 school year.
The Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program is a selective 5-year, precollege scholarship for high-performing seventh-grade students with financial need. It provides comprehensive academic and college advising, financial support for school, Cooke-sponsored summer programming, internships, and other learning enrichment opportunities that may benefit students during their high school years.
Cooke Young Foundation Scholars Program Eligibility
- Grade level: Currently in seventh grade
- Grades: Mostly A’s with no C’s in sixth and seventh grade
- Testing: Official score report from state standardized testing, SAT®score reports (if applicable)
- Family income: Less than $95,000 annually
- Location: Reside in the U.S. or a U.S. territory and will attend high school in the U.S.
Tell your students to start their applications now. The application deadline is March 21, 2018.
- How To Enroll in an Online Class: http://connectplus.pasco.k12.fl.us/apinsky/2018/02/15/enrolling-in-online-course/
- Course Cards, HS graduation requirements, & scholarships: http://connectplus.pasco.k12.fl.us/apinsky/2018/02/15/course-cards/
- Peer Leader (for 7th to 8th grade) application: https://tinyurl.com/PeerAppRBSMS **select this on your course card
- AVID application: https://tinyurl.com/AVIDappRBSMS
- Infinity application
- Important Articulation Dates: http://connectplus.pasco.k12.fl.us/apinsky/2018/01/26/articulation-for-all-students/