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Enrollment Information for 2014-2015

Applications for the 2014-2015 school year will be available beginning Monday, January 6, 2014. Application packets wlil be available from the school office during regular business hours (Monday-Thursday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm and Friday from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm) or may be printed from the website. The application deadline is 3:00 pm on Friday, March 21, 2014. Applications received after the deadline are not entered into the lottery but will be placed at the end of the grade level waiting list.

2014-2015 Application for Admission

Currently enrolled students do not need to complete an application. Lottery results will be mailed the day of the lottery. Unfortunately, due to the volume of application forms received, LOTTERY RESULTS WILL NOT BE GIVEN OVER THE PHONE OR VIA EMAIL!!

About River Mill Academy As a college preparatory school, our goal is to assist parents in their mission to develop exemplary young citizens with superior academic preparation, equipped with analytical thinking skills, a passion for learning, and a virtuous character all built upon a solid foundation of knowledge. Our curriculum is challenging and demanding in an age and grade appropriate manner and our standards are high.
School Report Card

Once a year River Mill Academy provides updates on our school's achievements through the North Carolina School Report Card.

This Report Card includes important information about school and student performance, class sizes, attendance, school safety, instructional resources, and teacher quality.

Our school’s full Report Card can be found on the NC School Report Cards’ website at www.ncreportcards.org.

 

Spring Break 2014

Spring Break Dates:  Monday, April 21 through Friday, April 25

Putt Putt Field Trips

      Due to the unseasonably cold weather predicted for Wednesday morning,

      the Putt Putt field trip for kindergarten and 1st grade has been rescheduled

      for Thursday, April 17. The full schedule is listed below.

 

 

Wednesday, April 16
Second & Third Grade - depart RMA at 11:45 am, leave Putt Putt at 2:05 pm

Thursday, April 17
Fourth & Fifth Grade - depart RMA at 8:15 am, leave Putt Putt at 10:35 am
Kindergarten & First Grade - depart RMA at 11:45 am, leave Putt Putt at 2:05 pm

Friday, April 18
Sixth and Seventh Grade - depart RMA at 8:15 am, leave Putt Putt at 10:35 am
Eighth Grade - depart RMA at 11:30 am (lunch provided), leave Putt Putt at 2:05 pm

 

Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser

        Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser - Saturday, April 19

                             7:00 am to 10:00 am

                                  Tickets $7.00 each

          Our middle school volleyball team is holding a
     fundraiser at Applebee's. Your support is appreciated.

 

Spring Pictures

         Spring Picture Day is Thursday, April 17

         Options offered will be outdoor portraits for all grades,
         and cap & gown for seniors (the cap and gown will be
         provided).

        Order forms will be distributed to students. These portraits will be done on a pre-order, pre-pay basis.

If you have any questions, please contact Sara Ellington at 336.229.0909 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Spring Arts Celebration

       Spring Arts Festival

       Thursday, April 17

       5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

         Please join the RMA Visual Arts and Performing Arts Programs for
        the annual presentation of music, dance, and art works from the
        Elementary, Middle, and High School students. The Art Exhibition will be open from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. The Performing Arts programs will begin at 6:40 pm.
 

Yearbooks - don't miss out!



Yearbook pre-orders are coming to a close.

If you want to pre-order a yearbook for $40, you need to order through child’s teacher, front office, or the website BY APRIL 18, 2014.


 

Free Sports Physicals for student athletes

Free Sports Physicals

Wednesday, April 30

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Kernodle Clinic West (1234 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington) will be offering free sports physicals for student athletes (rising 6th to 12th graders) on Wednesday, April 30 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. All students who plan on playing interscholastic sports for River Mill Academy must have a physical in order to participate.  Click here for the Sports Participation Examination Form. The completed physical form is required. The athlete's name must be on each page of the form. The student will not be examined unless the parent has completed and signed the history form.

Students may begin to line up at 5:00 pm to the right of the main entrance. Students must be in line by 6:30 pm in order to be seen. Students who are unable to attend on April 30 should see Coach Kelly Moyer for other scheduled dates.

 

Nominations Open for Board of Directors, PTT, and Boosters

 

          RIVER MILL ACADEMY ELECTIONS

                       RMA Board of Directors
                 Parents-Teachers-Together (PTT)
                       RMA Athletic Boosters

 

River Mill Academy is looking for persons with special skills and/ or abilities to fill Board of Directors, Parents and Teachers Together positions and Boosters positions. Are you or someone you know good at fundraising? Do they or you have business operation background? Maybe you just love sports. Regardless, now is the time for you to consider putting your talents to the test.

River Mill Academy’s success can be attributed to the hours of parent volunteering on committees, in the class room or as part of the board. Please help to ensure that your children and ours get the best education possible, by choosing to run for an open position. Self nominations are welcome.

Please complete the Nomination Form and return it to the front office no later than 2:30 pm on Tuesday, April 15.

 

2014-2015 School Calendar

The 2014-2015 school calendar has been approved by the RMA Board of Directors. The first day for students will be Thursday, August 7.

Click here for a copy of the 2014-2015 calendar.

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

When What Where Who to Contact
Wednesday, May 14
8:00 am to 10:45 am
Help with Field Day activities
(Grades K-2)
South Graham Municipal Park
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
336-229-0909 ext. 7551
Wednesday, May 14
11:30 am to 2:00 pm
Help with Field Day activities
(Grades 3-5)
South Graham Municipal Park This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
336-229-0909 ext. 7551
 

Upcoming Meetings

Apr. 14 at 6:00 pm 5-Year Planning Committee - meeting in the Conference Room
Apr. 15 at 5:30 pm Foundation Board - meeting in the Cafeteria
Apr. 17 at 6:30 pm Board of Directors - regular monthly meeting in the Cafeteria
Apr. 21 at 6:00 pm Policies & Procedures Committee - meeting in the Conference Room
May 1 at 6:00 pm Policies & Procedures Committee - meeting in the Conference Room
May 6 at 12:00 pm Board of Directors Lunch Meeting - Conference Room
May 6 at 6:00 pm RMA Athletic Boosters - meeting in the Cafeteria
May 6 at 6:30 pm PTT - meeting in the Cafeteria
May 15 at 6:30 pm Board of Direvtors - regular monthly meeting in the Cafeteria
 

Pull Tab Collection Contest

Pop Tab Collection Contest

The National Honor Society is holding a contest to see which homeroom can collect the most pop tabs between now and April 16. The tabs will be donated to The Ronald McDonald House. Little things can make a big difference. You can help support the Ronald McDonald House by collecting the little tabs you pull to open soda, soup or other aluminum cans.The funds generated from recycling these aluminum gems help offset the House's expenses.

The top elementary homeroom will win a cookie party. The top middle school homeroom will win a donut  party and the top high school homeroom will win a lunch party of their choice.

   

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Calendar

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Upcoming Events

Wed Apr 16 @11:45AM - 02:05PM
Putt Putt Field Trip 2nd & 3rd Grades
Wed Apr 16 @ 3:30PM - 06:00PM
Varsity Golf
Wed Apr 16 @ 3:30PM - 06:00PM
MS Golf
Wed Apr 16 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
Varsity Baseball
Wed Apr 16 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
MS Baseball
Wed Apr 16 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
Varsity Softball
Wed Apr 16 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
MS Softball
Wed Apr 16 @ 4:30PM - 06:30PM
Varsity Boys Tennis
Thu Apr 17
Spring Pictures
Thu Apr 17 @ 8:15AM - 10:35AM
Putt Putt Field Trip 4th & 5th Grades
Thu Apr 17 @11:45AM - 02:05PM
Putt Putt Field Trip K & 1st Grades
Thu Apr 17 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
Quiz Bowl meeting
Thu Apr 17 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
MS Girls Soccer
Thu Apr 17 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
Varsity Boys Tennis
Thu Apr 17 @ 4:15PM - 06:15PM
MS Baseball
Thu Apr 17 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
Varsity Softball
Thu Apr 17 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
Varsity Baseball
Thu Apr 17 @ 6:30PM - 07:30PM
Board of Directors Meeting
Fri Apr 18 @ 8:15AM - 10:35AM
Putt Putt Field Trip 6th & 7th Grades
Fri Apr 18 @ 8:40AM - 11:00AM
8th Grade field trip to Rogers Road Park

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Yearbooks are on sale now! Don't delay - order yours today! Order online or see Ms. Ellington for an order form. Yearbooks are $40.

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