T.O. RMS News
Information from Superintendent D.C. Machen
Parents- In light of recent events in Bossier Parish, Superintendent D.C. Machen and Sheriff Whittington have each issued statements. Please take a moment to read this information and how it pertains to your students. Continue
New Student Registration
All new students must have a certified birth certificate, an up-to-date Louisiana health card, a Social Security card and proof of residence. Proof of residency may be a current utility bill or rent bill showing parent's name and address. New students should bring previous school records.
Thank You Army!
Thank You Air Force!
Student Identification cards are made during Physical Education. New students, registration is not complete until you visit Mrs. Velasquez in the library to have your ID made.
We love our kids!!!!
We Love Our Mentors!
Being CPR2 Makes Us Smile!
Student Code and Motto
Rusheon Middle School Students are :
Students and parents-
Earth Day is April 22nd, and what better way to show you care than with this shirt! Show your love for the earth and all its creatures as well as your love for T.O. Rusheon with this stylish shirt from Mrs. Davis! What you see below is the front of the shirt and on one of the sleeves will be the phrase, "Rams do care." The student due date is March 10, 2014. Shirts 2X and 3X will be $12. The shirts will be sold through their science class. Parents- If you have any questions, contact your student’s science teacher.
Rams Hang with Tech Ballers
Last month, our boys and girls basketball teams got the chance to hang out with some of LA Tech's finest! Coach Chester, Coach Marshall, Coach Washington, and Ms. Booth took the girls' and boys' basketball teams to watch Louisiana Tech play basketball. They got to tour the locker room, high five players as they ran onto the court, and even get a picture with some of the guys! Check out the pictures above to see what a great time our teams had in Ruston!
Congratulations Ethan Slaughter!
Congratulations to T.O. Rusheon's Ethan Slaughter for his contribution to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure foundation! Ethan raised enough money to support this great cause to be featured on their website's 2013 Pink Honor Roll! Way to go Ethan, and great job representing Rusheon!
A group of 6th and 7th graders and group of 8th graders from T.O. Rusheon have been taking STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) learning to brand new levels thanks to StarBase 2.0! With our group of instructors from StarBase, teacher volunteers and volunteers from BAFB, students are engaging in experiments and projects designed to test and increase their knowledge and passion for these subjects! Are you interested in more information? Check out the pictures below!
Rams Win Arby's Basketball Tournament
Rusheon Rams defeated the Cope Cougars 58-46 in the championship game of the Arby’s Middle School Tip-Off Classic Saturday afternoon at Bossier High. More information found here.
Brandon Harris, son of T.O. Rusheon's own Mrs. Harris, committed to LSU! Way to go Brandon! The Rams are very proud of this future Tiger!
Ariana Dalmau, Student of the Year!
Congratulations to the 2013-2014 T.O. Rusheon Middle School Student of the Year, Ariana Dalmau!
Congratulations Brandon Morales!
Brandon Morales--6th grader--Letters to the Front winner for T.O. Rusheon. In Letters to the Front, students write letters to soldiers currently stationed overseas. Brandon's letter was selected as the standout from T.O. Rusheon! He was presented at a school board meeting on December 5th with other winners.
T.O Rusheon Student of the Year Finalists
Congratulations to the T.O. Rusheon Middle School Student of the Year Finalists: Kimora Baker, Amanda Cherry, Jessica Phillips (back row), Tyler Snyder, Ariana Dalmau, Shelby Jeter (middle row), Melanie Hucklebridge, Chloe Chapel, Jakazia James (front row).
District VIII Honor Band Results
Please extend your congratulations to the following students who were selected to the District VIII Middle School Honor Band. They worked very hard for this honor and T.O. Rusheon couldn't be prouder of them.
Paige VanLeer--top flute in the district
Mrs. Spring- One Class at a Time Winner!
Congratulations to Mrs. Spring and the T.O. Rusheon Middle School yearbook staff for being selected to receive the One Class at a Time award!
Way to Go! Special thanks to Mr. Steele & Mrs. Martin for their assistance.
Two T.O. Rusheon Students Place at Bossier Arts Council Art Show!
T.O. Rusheon Middle School was represented very well at the Bossier Arts Council Bossier Parish Student Art Show. Out of the 3 middle schools awards, Rusheon took 2 of them. Zack Teppenpaw ...more
Robotics Competition 11/9/13
T.O. Rusheon had 18 students compete in the first RARC Circuit Robotics Competition Saturday, November 9th. We had enough students to enter four teams in this competition. This is the largest ...more
Rams Give Big with Operation Blessing
During the last week, students have been working hard at helping others. T.O. Rusheon partnered with the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office to take part in Operation Blessing, a canned food drive to support the Food Bank of Shreveport Bossier. Students were able to collect an amazing 3,421 cans and non-perishable items! This proves that Rams have a lot to give and are willing to help out those who need it.
Here is a link to a story published by KTBS 3 about Operation blessing: "Three Bossier Parish schools jump start 'Operation Blessing'"
T.O. Rusheon and the American Heart Association
Parents and students-
The American Heart Association is a leader in education about heart disease and helping those affected by it in our country. T.O. Rusheon wants to show this organization some ...more
AIM students kicked it REAL old school!!
Tyler Snyder and Justin Thompson, two of T.O. Rusheon's AIM students were able to geek out 16th century style at a Renaissance Fair in Houston back on October 18th. These students were joined by other AIM students from across Bossier Parish for a day of learning and fun in a recreated 16th century English village.
Pink Week Activities!!
Pink Week Activities have been announced! Here's the list of what we'll be doing to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness month!
PINK WEEK will be next week, OCTOBER 21-25TH!!!!
Monday- “Pink Socks” Students & Staff are encouraged to wear PINK SOCKS!!
Tuesday-“Pink Accessories” Students & Staff are encouraged to wear PINK earrings, bracelets, etc
Wednesday- “Stick it in Pink” Students will place breast cancer awareness stickers either on their shirt or backpacks to display their support.
Thursday-“Band it in Pink” Students & Staff are encouraged to wear pink armbands, headbands, and/or wristbands.
Friday- “PINK FRIDAY at T.O. RUSHEON” Students will wear the “RMS Pink Shirt” or donate $1 to wear a pink shirt of their choice.
T.O. Rusheon sends bullying to the moon!
This past week, students at T.O. Rusheon competed in a competition to design anti-bullying posters and write essays that discuss how awful bullying can really be. All of the submissions were excellent, but the following students really shined!
Isiah Johnson – Poster Winner
D.Nae McCain- Essay Winner
Chase Bounds- Honorable Mention-poster
Aliah Nelson- Honorable Mention- essay
Red River Revel 2013-2014
T.O. Rusheon Spirit Shirts
Be sure to purchase your T.O. Rusheon Spirit Shirts!! Available now in the front office for $10 each.
T.O. Rusheon at Junior Cyber Discovery Camp 2013
Four Rams from T.O. Rusheon were selected to compete against all the other middle schools in Bossier Parish at the Junior Cyber Discovery Camp this summer at Parkway High School. These students spent four days learning how to program Boe-Bots, designing battle-scoops in CAD (computer aided design) software, deciphering clues to find geocached items, and presenting skits. These four days culminated in a final presentation and sumo competition for their Boe-Bots. T.O. Rusheon was well represented by Mackenzie Copeland, Z'Andre Franklin, Justin Koch and Micah Robinson who had a strong showing at all events. Great Job to you four and we look forward to a great showing again next year!
T.O. Rusheon 2013-2014 Supply List
NEW STUDENT TO BOSSIER SCHOOLS?
If you will be a new student in Bossier Schools for the 2013-14 school year, we welcome you! In order to make the transition as smooth as possible, here is what parents and students need to know.
Transfer students needing tested for grade placement should call Pam Chapman in the Curriculum department to schedule a time to visit. Mrs. Chapman can be reached at (318) 549-6177.
New student pre-registration for Grades 6-12 is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 29 to August 7, 2013. Grades 1-5 is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 29 to August 2 and Kindergarten students who did not pre-register on April 18 can register from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. August 1 and August 2. Kindergarten screening is August 8-9, and August 12-14. Kindergarten registrants must be five years of age on or before September 30, 2013.
So what should new students bring with them? Each child, Kindergarten students included, must have a certified birth certificate, an up to date Louisiana health card, a Social Security card and proof of residence. New students in grades 1-12 must bring previous school records.
The first of school for students in grades 1-12 is Thursday, August 8, 2013. The first regular day for all Kindergarten students is Thursday, August 15, 2013.
Again, welcome to the Bossier Schools family. We cannot wait to meet you!
8th graders from T.O. Rusheon had a great time volunteering and helping out that the Red River Revel this year! Check out the pictures to see what they were up to during their visit this October!
T.O. Rusheon Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month
As many of you know, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated in the month of October.
We will be celebrating “Pink Week” at Rusheon, October 21-25th. More details to follow regarding “Pink Week"
October 25th will be “Pink Friday” where we will wear our Rusheon Breast Cancer Awareness shirts.
The image above is the new design for this year. Shirts are $10.00 and the last day to take orders will be October 7th.
Students: If you'd like to order a breast cancer awareness shirt, order one through your homeroom teacher up to October 7th.
Let's all take a chance to support this great cause!!
We have GREAT teachers and students!