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    RMS Tiger Expectations

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    Instilling Integrity

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    Going the Extra Mile

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    Engaging in Learning

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    Respecting Others

    Please click on the following link to view

    Ransom's Virtual Orientation Tour:

     

    RMS Virtual Orientation Tour

     

    RMS Remote Learner Orientation Video
     

    What to Expect in the Event of a School Elevated Security Notification

    Please click on the link below to see information pertaining to new School District Security Procedures:

    New ECSD Security Procedures

    Bullying

    School & State Report CardS

    Please click on the following link to access information pertaining to State and School Report Cards.

    School & State Report Cards

    TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

    Please click on the following link to read information pertaining to the operation of the Escambia County School District Bus System.
     

    ECSD Bus System


    Use the following links to locate your student bus number and pick-up / drop-off information:
     
    BUS Numbers

    and Route Information

    Substitute Teachers Needed
    Sub Teachers

    ECSD POLicy

    Please click on the following link to see the Escambia County School District’s policy on Substitute Teacher.

    ESCD Substitute Policy

    RMS Points of Contact

    Administration:   
    (850) 937-2220, ext 222

    Attendance: 
    (850) 937-2220, ext 225

    Band:   
    (850) 937-2238

    Cafeteria:   
    (850) 937-2237

    Chorus:   
    (850) 937-2220, ext 244

    Guidance:   
    (850) 937-2224

    Innovation Center (Library/Media Center): 
    (850) 937-2220, ext 237

    Physical Education:
    (850) 937-2226

    Website Manager:
    TBrown

    School Reports


    Website Last Updated On:

    9/20/2020


    Ransom Middle School
    1000 W. Kingsfield Road
    Cantonment, FL  32533
    Phone:  850-937-2220     FAX:  850-937-2232

    Principal:  Dr. Regina Lipnick, Ed.D

    Assistant Principal:  Mr. Alphonse Marsh

    Assistant Principal:  Mrs. Adrienne Green

     

     

    Algebra Parent Google Meet

    The Algebra parent meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, September 17th will be rescheduled.

    Parents will receive information regarding algebra class policies and procedures.

    Parents will access the google meet via the link that will be posted on Ransom's website using their child's gmail account.

    Directions will be sent home the beginning of this week and posted on each algebra teacher's google classroom.
     

    Middle School Sports

    The Escambia County School District has decided that middle school sports programs will soon begin. 

    Track will start in the Fall and Basketball will be pushed back to the Spring.  Traditional and Remote students may join the track team.

    Student-athletes will need to fill the form that can be accessed from the following link:

     

    Middle School Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation Form

     

    School Advisory Council Volunteer and Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

    Please click on the following link in order to obtain information about becoming a School Advisory Council Volunteer and obtaining Voluntary Student Accident Insurance.

    School Advisory Council Volunteer

    Voluntary Student Accident Insurance Information


     

    Parent FOCUS Resources

    Attention Parents and Guardians:

    The following links have been created to assist you in working with the FOCUS Parent Portal:

    Creating a New Online Account

    How to Create a New Online Account (Video)

    New Parent Portal Look with Update to Version 10.0 (Video)

     

    e-learning tools for Families

    Please click on the link shown below to access information pertaining to school district's Instructional Continuity Plan:

    e-Learning Tools for Families

     

    Strong partnerships between parents and their children’s schools are integral for maximizing student success. Student achievement is enhanced when parents are involved in their children’s education.

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    A PTA hasn't been present in some time at RMS, and we are looking for a President, Treasurer, and Secretary to help bring it back and make a difference and make an impact!

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    If you are interested, please email eccptanominate@gmail.com.  

     

    Department of Health information about coviD-19

    From Superintendent Thomas:

    The district will follow the Department of Health (DOH) guidelines.

    · Anyone (students/faculty/staff/etc.) who go on foreign travel, to any country, must self-isolate for 14 days upon return.

    · Anyone (students/faculty/staff/etc.) who go on a cruise, anywhere, must self-isolate for 14 days upon return.

    · There should be no mass gatherings, which are defined by the CDC as “1,000-25,000 people, but the practical application is any gathering that would strain local resources.” Local discretion will determine status for events with less than 1,000 people.

    · If a student/faculty/staff has been exposed to a person with confirmed COVID-19, and that student/faculty/staff has been in a classroom, DOH recommends that Districts NOT close the school/college/program, but do recommend that the classroom is cleared and take necessary steps to sanitize the room.

    As always, you can learn more about COVID-19 preparations, signs and symptoms, and guidance at http://www.fldoe.org/em-response/index.stml.

    Note: Employees directed to self-isolate will be required to take leave in order to be paid while they are away from work.  If DOH requires a student to self isolate, absences will be excused.  

     
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    Click on the following link to see Ransom's A/B Day Schedule:

    RMS A/B Days

    ESCD School Calendar

    Please click on the link below to have access to the Escambia County School District School Calendar page.
     

    ECSD 2020-2021

    School Calendar

    Chrome book Charger

    Attention Parents:

    Need a replacement Chromebook Charger:  Order one from here:

    Round Charger Chromebooks

    Rectangle (usb c) Charger
     

    Online Student Enrollment

    Please click on the following link in order to access the Escambia County School District Online Student Enrollment site.
    http://ecsd-fl.schoolloop.com/focusenrollment

     

    Enrollment in Virtual School

    Students who selected the “Virtual”option and are currently enrolled with your physical school

    In an effort to meet all student needs the district has created a new virtual option that will allow you to stay connected to your primary school. This virtual option will require you to create your own virtual account and schedule your courses based on input from your student’s school counselor and/or school administrator.  Both student and parent will be required to create their own FLVS account for “Virtual.” Please use the following link for student account creation: ar.flvs.net 

    We have included documents designed to help you in the account creation and scheduling process. Please be sure to select Ransom Middle School when creating the student account. During the student account creation your student will be expected to select 6 franchise courses based upon their school schedule. Parents/guardians will also be expected to create their own account for “Virtual”. Use the following link to create your parent/guardian account
    https://www.flvs.net/flex/resources/parent-guardian-account

    If you have any questions please get in contact with one of our Assistant Principals:  Mrs. Adrienne Green (937-2220, ext 231) or Mr. Alphonse Marsh (937-2200, ext 234).
     
    Please click on the following links in order to obtain more information about Virtual School and Classes.
     
    Student Registration Guide for Virtual School
    Recommended Virtual Schedule

     

    Free and Reduced Meals Application

    Attention Parents and Guardians,

    You may access the online application for Free and Reduced Meals by going clicking on the following link:

    Free and Reduced Lunches

    You can also manage your student's account by clicking on this link:

    My School Bucks

     

    Middle school supply list

    • #2 Pencils
    • Blue or Black ink pens
    • Wide Ruled Notebook Paper
    • Pack of multi-colored highlighters
    • Zippered Binder or 2 inch, 3 ring notebook and set of 10 dividers
    • Personal Ear Buds
    • Texas Instruments TI30X solar powered calculator for Algebra I only
       

    Parent Involvement Plans

    Please click on the link below to review the ECSD and RMS Plans:

    Parent and Family Engagement Plans

    Please click on the links below to review the Escambia County School District (ECSD) and Ransom Middle School (RMS) Parent Involvement Plans (PIP):

    ECSD PIP (2016-2017)

    RMS PIP (2017)
     

    ATTENTION Parents and guardians

     

    CAMPUS HOURS:

    The principal of each school will designate a time when students may arrive on the school campus.  Students shall arrive at school no more than thirty (30) minutes early (8:45) and must leave within thirty (30) minutes of dismissal (4:30).  Exceptions may be allowed for those students involved in supervised extracurricular activities and tutoring.  The school shall not be responsible for student who are on school premises outside of the designated times.
     
    IAW Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook, page 31.
     
    RANDOM METAL DETECTOR SEARCHES:
     
    To continue to safeguard students and personnel, daily random searches, which may include the use of metal detecting devices, will be conducted in schools. No student will be selected to be searched based upon their gender, race, ethnicity, physical appearance, manner of dress or association with any particular group of persons. Random searches will include student personal effects.
     
    Students refusing to submit to a random search consistent with these guidelines may be subject to disciplinary action. 
     
    These searches will begin Monday, August 26. The process has been explained to students during their lunches.
     
    If you have any questions, please contact Dean Baird (850-937-2220 ext 239)
     
    IAW Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook, page 60.