August 2020


Dear RMS Parents,
 

Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year at Riverwatch Middle School!  The Riverwatch Middle School Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) is a volunteer-led 501(c)(3) organization made up of parents, teachers, students, administrators and support staff who are all dedicated to the successful education of our children.  Whether your student is attending in person or virtually, you are a part of the Riverwatch family and we still need your support. All students can benefit from a strong school community.

How does the PTSO support our school?

The PTSO supports school staff and students through funding and volunteering.  Last year the PTSO funded approximately $29,000.00 in teacher grants and school improvements which strengthened and enhanced the education of our students.  We contributed towards hands-on learning curriculum materials, PBIS and Flex Time Manager programs, water bottle fillers for each grade level hallway, outdoor classroom seating, and more.  The PTSO also plans and helps to run school events by recruiting parent volunteers and requesting item donations and services. 

What are the PTSO goals this year?

We have plans to purchase patio umbrellas for our outdoor tables to supply shade and quality web cameras to enhance virtual instruction.  The PTSO also hopes to support teacher grants and school upgrades that will improve the education, health, safety, and well-being of all of our staff and students. 

How can you be involved?

You can join us in our mission by becoming a PTSO member during our annual membership donation drive going on now.  Your membership in the PTSO does not obligate you to volunteer or attend meetings, it is a pledge of your support of our school and the PTSO funding goals through a tax deductible donation. You may donate to the PTSO by filling out the membership form on the back of this letter or visit our website, www.RMSPTSO.org.

We love our volunteers!  We typically have a variety of opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. Please take the time to complete and turn in a volunteer form included in this packet or on our website to let us know your interests.  We will contact you when the need arises. 

Please consider joining the RMS PTSO today so together we can make a positive impact to better the future of our children and create an enriched and safe environment for them to learn and grow this year. #RMSbettertogether

 

Thank you for your support,
Rebecca Hall

RMS PTSO President

Email: RiverwatchmsPTSO@gmail.com  

Website: www.RMSPTSO.org