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Welcome New Students!!!

Jupiter Grades (Parent/Student/Teacher Communication and Assignments/Grades Hub)
  • Jupiter Grades is an online gradebook and messaging site where students and parents can access grades and receive updates from the classrooms.
  • Updates can be in the form on email, text, or both --it is your choice.
  • Within the settings of the program, parents and students can choose the frequency in which they receive grade updates (i.e. daily, weekly, if a the grade average hits a certain number, etc.
  • Students and Parents are encouraged to check Jupiter grades frequently. Students who take responsibility for checking and managing their assignments and grades tend to do better in school.
  • More information on this program and login information will come home with your student during the first weeks of school. 
  • Jupiter Grades Tutorial and Overview
RMS Twitter Account
  • Follow Rockvale Middle on Twitter @RMSRavens 
Student Handbook
Meal Pay and Lunch Menu
  • Links to the School Menu and Meal Pay plus are found on the RMS main page or Look for RESOURCES>click on Parent Links
  • Meal Pay plus allows you to pay for school lunches online and also check out your child's purchase history. Obtain your student's lunch ID from your child (it is also known as their computer password, library number, and lunch number)
Bell Times
  • Bell times are: 7:58am and  3:00 pm
Transportation Information
RCS Health/Medical Polices and Immunization Information

  • Found on the RMS webpage or click here
Online Textbook Information

  • Find this information on RMS website under STUDENTS>  Online Textbooks  
  • It is also located in Jupiter Grades in DOWNLOADS area -choose School/office on menu

  • RMS offers a variety of clubs to support student interests and allow students to work collaboratively with their peers.
  • Club information usually is communicated a few weeks after the school year has started to allow students to get into a routine and become comfortable with their schedule.
Office 365

  • This year, Rutherford County Schools implemented new features of Office 365 for students in grades 3-12.
  • Office 365 is the "umbrella" of products offered by Microsoft for Business.
  • This includes the familiar products of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as new features such as OneDrive, Delve, Video, and many more!
  • Each student can download Office 2016 on home computers/devices (each student has 5 free copies available)
  • Office 365 desktop application can be downloaded onto any computer that runs Windows 7 or higher.
  • The "Cloud-based" 365 can run from anything that has an internet connection.
  • Grades 8th-12th accounts now have a school email activated.
  • Grades 3rd-7th accounts DO NOT include email.
  • Click here for Office 365 and One Drive tutorials for students
Other Ways to Find Out What's Happening at RMS
  • Look for the Daily Announcement link on the RMS main page
  • Check out the Calendar on the main page
  • For Sports and Club information, check out the respective sports and club page
  • Make sure to sign up for a parent Jupiter Grades account. Your child's homeroom teacher will send home directions on how to sign up.
Information to Assist Guiding Your Child Through Middle School Years