Middle School Happenings Around RMA

What's Happening Around RMA for Middle Schoolers...

Progress Reports Issued February 3

Progress Reports for the 3rd Quarter for students in grades 2-12 will be emailed to parents on Friday, February 3. Kindergarten and 1st Grade progress reports will be sent to parents by their child's teacher. According to school policy, Progress Reports will not be issued if a student owes money for school fees, lunch account, Before/After School Care, or if a student has overdue library materials. 

Read Across America T-Shirt Orders Due by February 2

River Mill Academy will celebrate Read Across America 2023 from February 27 to March 3. This year’s theme is WILD about Reading. Each year, we design and wear our Read Across America shirt on the final day of the celebration. All orders must be placed by the deadline. There will be NO late orders or late payments accepted. Price per shirt: $10 ($2 extra for 2X, 3X, or 4X). Money and order form are due no later than February 2, 2023. Please make checks payable to RMA.

PTT Interest Meeting on February 2 at 6:00 pm

We will hold a PTT (Parents-Teachers-Together) interest meeting on Thursday, February 2 at 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria. Anyone interested in supporting the River Mill Academy PTT organization is encouraged to attend. We look forward to seeing you!

Spring Sports Meeting on February 1 at 6:30 pm

River Mill Academy will conduct it's MANDATORY Spring Sports Meeting for parents and athletes interested in playing sports this spring on February 1 at 6:30 pm in the high school gym. For High School we will offer Baseball, Softball, Women's Soccer, and Men's Tennis. For Middle School we will offer Baseball, Softball, Women's Soccer, and Coed Golf. If you plan to play these sports, you and a parent should attend. The Coaches for each sport will give out all the details for their particular sport at that time. This will include start dates, times, locations, and all other important information for their particular sport. Along with that, each student athlete and parent should have already set up a Dragonfly Max account and have all paperwork completed before start date. A FACE-TO-FACE MEETING BY THE ATHLETE AND PARENT WITH THE COACH IS REQUIRED BEFORE PARTICIPATING IN ANY SPORT.

Don't forget to order the 22-23 Yearbook Before January 29

To ensure that your student receives a River Mill Academy yearbook, all orders must be placed by 1/29/2023. Orders must be placed online at www.yearbookforever.com. Please be sure to select the correct book, elementary is $20 and middle/high school is $50. We will have a few extra books at the end of the year, however, the only way to be sure your child has a book is to order online before the deadline. (We cannot promise or hold extra books.)  Please contact Jenny Rudd for any questions at [email protected]

Lottery Applications Open on January 4, 2023

Enrollment applications for new students for the 2023-2024 school year wil be accepted beginning on January 4, 2023. Currently enrolled students do not need to complete a new application. However, siblings of currently enrolled students must complete a 2023-2024 application to be entered into the sibling lottery. The applicaiton period ends at 3:00 pm on Friday, February 10, 2023. The lottery will be drawn on Friday, February 17 at 9:00 am. Results will be emailed to all applicants immediately following the conclusion of the lottery drawing.

School-Wide Spelling Bee on January 19

The school-wide Spelling Bee will be held on January 19 at 9:00 am in the middle school gym. Classroom winners in grades 3 to 8 will participate. Parents of spelling bee contestants are invited to attend.  The school-wide winner will participate in the Alamance County Spelling Bee on February 13.
*****Congratulations to our very own Addison Shoffner for representing River Mill as the Queen Bee of Spelling!!!!

Purchase a Season Pass to Home Basketball Games

  • Jaguar Pass SILVER $60 allows one person into any home game during the winter season (regularly $75 based on 15 home games)
  • Jaguar Pass BLACK $115 allows two people into any home game during the winter season (regularly $150 based on 15 home games)
  • Jaguar Pass PURPLE $250 allows four people into any home game during the winter season (regularly $300 based on 15 home games)

Purchase your Jaguar Pass online. The Jaguar Pass will have the purchasers name on the back of the card and will be distributed to purchaser at the first game.


Jaguar Athletics Website
Be sure to bookmark the new athletic website for all RMA sports. You can
keep up with game schedules, practices, last minute cancellations, and
much more. Don't forget to sign up for Dragonfly Max to receive
notifications and to be able to upload required documents for all athletes.

Lunch Orders Must be Placed by Thursday Midnight for
the Following Week
River Mill Academy has partnered with Danny's Cafe and Pizza Hut to 
provide hot lunch choices for students. The lunch price is $4.50 for all grade
Lunches must be pre-ordered at www.MySchoolAccount.com. Orders must
be placed before midnight Thursday for the following week. Instructions on setting up an online account were included in the welcome letter mailed to
new students. The lunch menu and additional information can be found
the RMA website under Resources - Lunch Menu.
Students are welcome to bring a lunch from home. 
No fast food deliveries will be accepted