RMS Weekly Bulletin, Dec. 22, 2020

Students parents and a teacher at Richfield Middle School open house

Hello RMS Families!

Thank you!

On behalf of the entire RMS Staff, we just want to thank you for your support, flexibility and partnership over these past few months. COVID has brought a great deal of challenges and uncertainty in all aspects of our lives but RMS students and their families have been incredible during all of these changes. Thank you for all you do!

A Message from RMS Support Staff:

We have sent a Schoology message to all students to remind them that teachers and support staff will also be on winter break from Dec. 23-Jan. 4 and shared the following resources:

For emotional support during winter break, check out our RMS Virtual Support Space.

If you feel you are in crisis, please reach out to the resources below:
Crisis Text Line: Text MN to 741741
Hennepin County Child Crisis: 612-348-2233
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) 
If you or someone else is in immediate danger, dial 911.

RMS Spotlight on Equity:  

Update on Affinity Groups: While we are excited to head into winter break, we also look forward to the New Year! We will be starting the affinity groups the week of January 4th. Group facilitators will reach out to students who signed up to share the date and time of the group along with the Google meets link. 
Coming up: RMS is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. Stay tuned for more information on our school-wide equity and anti-racist work.

Community Resources:

We have created a list of community resources for Richfield students and families. Please click on the link below if you are in need of any resources or support including things like food, housing, mental health, health insurance, dental insurance, etc.
The document below is in both English and Spanish.

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