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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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World Language Club
Bonjour!, Hola!, Hello!
Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grader that is interested in the World Language Club, speak with your French or Spanish teacher about joining. 
The World Language Club is open to all students.

History Club
Congratulations to History Club members Grace Gillen (History Club President), Nick Desena (History Club Vice President), and Jimmy Gillen (History Club Secretary) on their appointments to History Club leadership positions!  Thank you to all students who ran for positions!  See you at our next meeting on Tuesday, November 9th!

Newsletter Club
The next Newsletter Club Meeting will be Monday, October 25th right after school in room 302.  All are welcome to join!  We hope to see you there!

Book Club
The Book Club will be meeting Monday, October 25th at 2:45pm in room 108. We will be voting on a BOOK so ALL MEMBERS please make an effort to attend!!

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

Congratulations to the 7th grade Girls Soccer team who defeated East Rockaway yesterday with a score 7-0. Skye Kortin scored two goals. Olivia Riomao, Kylie Pearson, Frankie McKenna, and Kaylen Conlon each had one. Great playing by the whole team! 

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 now located in the main lobby.  Come by during extra help or advisory and check out what we are selling.
The school store is open every morning between 7:40-8:20 AM. 
We sell school supplies, locker decorations, and squishys.  If you want to help celebrate your friend’s birthday, we sell Happy Birthday necklaces and ribbons to decorate their lockers. 

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.