2:50 PM - 4:00 PM 6th Grade Art Club
2:35 PM - 3:15 PM Student Council Meeting
2:50 PM - 4:00 PM 7th/8th Grade Art Club
2:35 PM - 3:15 PM Student Council Meeting
Viking Pride! It is more than what we do on the athletic field or court. It epitomizes how we feel about being part of the Niles community. Niles is a great place to live. It is also a great place to learn, to play and to be. Viking Pride embodies how we feel about ourselves and our community. Niles Community Schools, in partnership with the community, is dedicated to inspiring and preparing all learners through diverse opportunities to challenge the present and enrich the future. Viking Pride is Alive!
This Week @ Ring Lardner Date: 1/21/19 - 2/2/19
Monday 1/21 -NO SCHOOL- Teachers PDD-AM
ALL EVENING ACITIVITIES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED- STUDY TABLE, SPORTS, EXTRA CURRICULAR CLUBS.
WRESTLING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THIS EVENING DUE TO POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED
WRESTLING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THIS EVENING
Tuesday 1/22 Wrestling Away Upton 4-6pm-MS wrestling meet will be at St Joe HS and not Upton MS today
Tuesday 1/22 Science Olympiad Meeting
Wednesday 1/23 Girls Basketball-HOME-Benton Harbor 4:30-6pm
Thursday 1/24 Sixth Grade Art Club
Friday 1/25 STUDENTS HALF DAY-DISMISSAL 10:43AM- End of 2nd Marking Period
Tuesday 1/29 Student Council Meeting 2:30-3:15pm
Tuesday 1/29-Science Olympiad-We will have a parent (and students) meeting at the high schools (New Tech Commons) on Tuesday, January 29th at 5:30. Please add to the regular SO meeting announcements.
Tuesday 1/29 Science Olympiad Meeting 2:20-3:45pm
Wednesday 1/30 Girls Basketball 4-5:30pm @Stvnsnle Lkshr
Wednesday 1/30 Wrestling 4:30-6:30 HOME-Stvnsvle Lkshr-WILL BE HELD At Niles Senior High School
Thursday 1/31 7th & 8th Grade Art Club 2:50-4pm
Friday 2/1 Wrestling 4:30-6:30pm @Lakeshore
Saturday 2/2-7th & 8th Grade Girls Basketball Hoops Trny @ St. Joe HS Away 1:30- 5:30pm
STUDY TABLE Study Table is offered after school on Tuesday-Thursday from 2:45-3:30 pm and Tuesday-Friday from 6:30-7:15 am. Please drop off all morning Study Table students at the Gymnasium door. All after school Study Table students who are already bus riders, must sign up for transportation home. The sign-up sheet is in/by the office and the student’s name must be on it NO LATER than noon (12:00 pm) to be eligible for a ride. They must sign up EACH day they need the bus ride home.
WE HAVE 10 7th GRADE STUDENTS WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED THEIR IMMUNIZATIONS. PLEASE CALL AND SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT WITH YOUR CHILDS PHYSICIAN NOW.
Those students who have not complied to the State Guidelines will be excluded from school. Families were notified by mail 3 times
All 7th grade students who are at least 11 years of age, are required to have three additional shots in order to attend school for the 2018-2019 school year.
Please contact your child’s physician if you are unsure if these immunizations have been completed.
These are requirements of the State of Michigan.
If your physician is in Indiana you will need to provide Ring Lardner office with a copy of the documentation from your Doctors office. These can be faxed to 269-683-9524. You may also send via scan to firstname.lastname@example.org
Any concerns can be directed to BCHD - waivers are no longer available from school
Bus Route Students Please Take Note of the Bus Procedures, Some are new.
1) Students that ride the bus from school to home routes need to ride a shuttle bus over to the high school. Walking from Ring Lardner to the High school is not permitted.
2) Students are to ride their assigned route bus if available at RL as a shuttle to the high school.
(Students have been allowed to ride any shuttle to the HS. This has changed, if available as a shuttle, they are to get on the bus they take home.
3) Once a student boards a shuttle bus they must ride that bus to the high school. Shuttle buses that are full will close their doors. There will be no getting off the bus prior to departure unless the driver or the school administration determines it is necessary.
4) Upon bus arrival at the High School, all transfer students will be stay on the bus until High School dismissal bell rings. (This has not been the case in the past)
After months of gathering information from community stakeholders through surveys, workshops, forums and other means, leaders of the Niles Community Schools district have developed a new strategic plan that will help guide the district in reaching future goals. On February 1, 2016, the Niles school board ratified the plan by approving the district’s new mission statement, vision statement, beliefs and goal statements — all of which are components of the strategic plan. “To use a Viking analogy, we wanted everybody to have their oars in the water at the same time and all pulling together,” said Greg O’Toole, school board president. “I think this was critical to getting to that point.”
When it comes to severe weather and the potential for a school closure, I know that the sooner the decision is made the better for staff, students, and parents. Typically, we make a decision to close for inclement weather collectively with Brandywine and Buchanan. Our goal is to make this decision before 6:00am. (More)
Ring Lardner Middle School serves 655 students in grades sixth, seventh, and eighth. Built in 1965, our school was named in honor of Ringgold Wilmer Lardner, who in the 1920's was one of America's best-known journalists and writers.