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The learner profile for the month of October is: COMMUNICATOR

Every month, we look for learners that show various learner profile traits. Acts with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities. They take responsibility for their own actions and the consequences that accompany them.” & "They develop their natural curiosity. They acquire the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research and show independence in learning. They actively enjoy learning and this love of learning will be sustained throughout their lives." 

Students who represent the Learner Profile of the month will win a
Golden Ticket!

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Red Ribbon Week
This week is RED RIBBON WEEK.  The SADD Club is sponsoring different things during the week to remind you that you are important and special in this world!  The theme this year is “Drug Free Looks Like Me!” 

Today, the SADD club wants you to know that the world needs who you are meant to be.  There is only one you.  We need the unique way in which you will light u this world.  It is our job to make sure that each of us is able to reach his or her full potential.  We are here to help each other and lift each other up!  What words of encouragement can you offer to someone today to let them know you are happy that they are here?

Remember, the SADD clubs thinks you are awesome!

Non-Perishable Food Drive

Hi – our names are Molly and McKenzie.

We are collecting Non-Perishable food items to give to those less fortunate than ourselves for Thanksgiving.  We are collecting things like:  boxed stuffing, canned gravy, cranberry juice/sauce, boxed muffins or muffin mixes, any and all canned vegetables.  We would love it if you could help us out.

A donation box will be available in the Front Lobby starting on Thursday Oct. 28th.  We will be collecting until mid-November.  Any and all donations are greatly appreciated!

World Language Club
Bonjour!, Hola!, Hello!
Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grader that is interested in the World Language Club, the first meeting today will be today in room 402 at 2:45 pm.

History Club
The History Club is back and we want your excess Halloween candy!  We will be collecting candy all next week.  Donation boxes will be set up in room 401.  All donated candy will be going to local Veterans in the RVC community and surrounding areas as part of our Treat for Troops community service project!

See you at our next meeting on Tuesday, November 9


Photographers Needed!
Please check the Yearbook Google Classroom Page for more information!  Email Mrs. Cammarata (mcammarata@rvcschools.org) with any questions.

 Attention all athletes!
Winter 1 Sports begin November 1st.  If you plan on participating in Girls’ Volleyball or Boys’ Basketball please go to nurse’s office to pick up interval form!!  Do not wait until last minute!!

School Store
The school store is open every morning between 7:40-8:20 AM and is now located in the main lobby. Come by during extra help or advisory and check out what we are selling!

Attention all students, 
Please remember to social distance and use the correct up and down stairwells.

SSMS Mission Statement

South Side Middle School is a learning environment that provides students with opportunities to move toward the goal of being independent learners and thinkers. Our goal is to provide experiences to help students understand their unique aptitudes and interests and be able to adjust to their rapidly changing environment, while meeting their unique physical, intellectual, social, and emotional needs. 

We strive to create a climate that enables students to develop a sense of self-worth, and have compassion and respect for others by valuing individual differences. We facilitate a caring learning environment where students feel safe, important and engaged. Our students demonstrate responsible global citizenship, and are cognizant of their place within the school community. 

In this success-oriented environment, we provide opportunities for exploration and risk-taking. The structure of the school day is designed to permit students to reach the standards established by the New York State Board of Regents, while adhering to New York State Standards and embracing the framework of the IB Middle Years Programme. Our vision is to create lifelong learners who seek to attain balance in all that they do. 


RVC School District Mission Statement

The mission of the Rockville Centre School District is to educate our students to become independent problem solvers. It is our goal to empower each student to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s emerging world. The District will provide a safe, nurturing environment in which individual and civic responsibility is  fostered, diversity is respected and all students are enabled to realize their full potential.