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041417 Friday Focus

posted Apr 14, 2017, 11:10 AM by Michael Lepene

Frances C. Richmond Middle School

Friday Focus 040717

Poetry Wall in 7th Grade (Photo: Hadden)

Principal's Corner

Dear Parents/Guardians,

The staff at RMS wish you all a safe and enjoyable spring break! We look forward to a busy and exciting fourth quarter when we return.


Michael Lepene, Principal
All School News and Events

April 17-21 - Spring Break (No HW)

April 24 - Q4 Begins, Q3 Report Cards in the Student Portal at 330p.

April 24-28 - 6th and 7th SBAC testing

April 28 - RMS Spring Talent Show

May 5 - Staff Appreciation Lunch "Cinco de Mayo" theme. More info and sign-up below.

RMS Notes and Information

-Spring Sports season is here - please make a plan with your student in the event that inclement weather cancels your game or practice.

-The music department is looking for volunteers to help at the Northern Districts Music Festival this spring. Every year, a different school hosts this festival and it is our turn this year. The festival is being held all day Saturday, May 6. Select band and chorus students from the Northern part of NH (including some of our own RMS students) will be rehearsing with guest conductors for a final concert at the end of the day. 

We are looking for volunteers to help Friday after school (set up) through Saturday evening. Please see the sign-up form here

Please contact Jonica Leuthauser, RMS music department, with any questions: 

Thank you so much! Sincerely, The RMS Music Department

-Staff Appreciation Day: May 5. Please consider contributing items to a staff lunch onFriday, May 5th. Each year our families provide a meal which is much appreciated and enjoyed by the staff. We hope you might consider participating this year. An online sign-up is here. All listed items are suggestions. Please let Mike Lepene or Kerry Artman know if you have any questions. Thank you!

(Photo: Sylvester)

Community Calendar and Activities

-Children of all ages are invited to City Center Ballet’s production of Cinderella: The most enchanting princess tale of all time! May 5, 6 and 7 at the Lebanon Opera House. For tickets and more information: City Center Ballet's Cinderella. The production includes three RMS students: Aida B (7th grade), Nell C (6thgrade), and Lily V (7th grade).

-Opportunities for Community Solar: Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 5:30 to 8:00PM at the Richmond Middle School. Read more:

-May 1 is the hard deadline to join EMPOWER LACROSSE CLUB'S summer tournament teams! Go to for directions to register.  Please e-mail Marianne Bocock Doyle at with questions.

-Friday Night Lights Touch Football at Hanover High School Upper Field. All 4th-8th grade students are invited to join in on the fun! No Cost

Friday April 28th 6-7:30

Friday May 5th 6-7:30

Friday May 12th 6-7:30

Friday May 19th 6-7:30

The players will meet Coach Cav on the upper Fields (track field behind the HS). They will play touch Football and practice some football fundamentals. Friends of Hanover Football will provide Pizza from Ramunto’s at the end of each practice. Please contact Katie Roach with any questions.