8th graders zoned for Zephyrhills High: Mr. Frelick, ZHS principal, will be at our cafeteria on Tuesday, March 4th to discuss next year’s course options. Later that same evening, the ZHS Curriculum Fair will be held at the ZHS campus at 7 pm with ZHS Administrators, teachers, and guidance counselors available to answer any questions you may have. We encourage you to attend this event in order to ensure a smooth transition to high school. Continue reading ZHS Principal with RBSMS 8th Graders 3/4
On Thursday 2/27, Ms. Pinsky will be presenting Tips to Tame Test Anxiety. These strategies will help your student reduce test anxiety so they can show what they know on the exam.
We look forward to seeing you there!
o Times: 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 7:00.
Attention 8th graders zoned for Wesley Chapel High School: Friday, February 21st is the field trip to WCHS for an elective pep rally and school tour. We will leave RBSMS at 9:45 am and return about 12:45pm. If you typically eat school lunch, you will be provided with a bag lunch for that day. In order to attend, your signed permission slip MUST be turned into Mrs. Holzum by 1st period Thursday, February 20th. See Mrs. Holzum in the cafeteria during 8th grade lunch if you have misplaced the permission slip or the other informational flyers.
On Tuesday, 2/18 at 6:30 PM, RBSMS will hold our Parent Information Night to share information about new programs for the 2014-15 school year: Infinity and AVID.
R.B. Stewart Middle School held its 2nd Annual Erase The Hate Week 1/27-1/31, with a dance on Friday to STOMP OUT HATE. Students were asked to create pictures, slogans and art for a Unity Quilt to be displayed for the dance to promote acceptance and diversity. As you can see from the images below, the student work is outstanding. Click below to enjoy the images.
Mark your calendars for this year’s Erase The Hate Week on January 27-31st. It will be chock-full of activities for students! Erase The Hate Week is our 2nd annual week designed to heighten awareness of the consequences of hate-filled choices and promote a school climate of tolerance for all.
We are excited to announce our 2nd Quarter Honor Roll Ceremony on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. During this time we will be recognizing students who received a 3.2 grade point average (GPA) or higher for the 2nd Quarter.
We realize the amount of hard work and dedication it takes for students to achieve honor roll status and we look forward to celebrating their success.
Mrs. Holzum will be teaching eighth grade students the in Florida’s CHOICES career education program in our Digital Dawg Lab to complete the career components of our curriculum during the month of January.
Mrs. Pinsky will teach in early January to all 6th grade students the styles of conflict resolution and a variety of tools to use to resolve conflict. No single strategy will work all the time with every person in every situation, so we need to know and use a variety of options to use when disagreeing with others so that conflict doesn’t result in misunderstandings, lost friendships, or aggressive outcomes. Conflict Lesson for 6th Grade Powerpoint.
Check out our new page chock-full of resources for parents of middle school students…You’ll find it right above in the black banner at http://connect.pasco.k12.fl.us/apinsky/parent-info/
We have information for parents to assist their middle school children with frequently asked academic, social, medical, and online concerns. This resource list will be growing, so check often!
The Professional School Counselors at R.B. Stewart’s Guidance Department provide Tier II Guidance support groups for each grade level. At-risk students are receiving evidence-based curricula support for study skills, social skills, and self-management strategies. Small group instruction is an effective, and fun, way students learn necessary skills and receive (and learn to provide) support for one another.
|Grades 6-8 Evidence-based Tier II Curricula to support middle school at-risk students’ academic, social, emotional growth.|