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Black History Month Spirit Calendar

This February, River City celebrates Black History Month, and we want to see every student involved! Every day this month will have a theme students, staff and families can participate in. You can access the calendar in English here, and in Spanish here.

RCMS Curriculum Night

Please join us for our Curriculum Night on February 20th, 5:30 - 7:00 PM! This is a time for Red Tail Families to learn about the variety of courses River City provides, as well as opportunities for 8th graders heading to high school. You can find more information in English here, and in Spanish here.

Welcome to the Second Semester

Welcome to the Second Semester! 

As we move into the next half of our year, take a moment to review a few reminders either in English or in Spanish.

Red/Blue Day Schedule for Jan. & Feb.

Red Tail Families,
Here are the Red/Blue day schedules for the next few months.

You can find the January Schedule Here.

You can find the February Schedule Here.

Winter Growth Assessment Parent Letter

Dear Parents or Caregivers,

Richmond Public Schools will be administering winter Growth Assessments to students in grades 6-8 from January 17th - January 27th. The grade and subject-specific assessment dates can be found below:

To prepare for these assessments, students should:

● Get a good night’s sleep

● Eat a healthy breakfast the morning of testing

● Arrive to school on time

● Refrain from bringing personal electronic devices into SOL testing rooms

Students wishing to practice using the SOL test application prior to their tests are encouraged to use the Virginia Department of Education SOL Practice Items found at Questions regarding this assessment should be directed to your school’s testing coordinator, Tomeka Liggans at or Valenta Wade, RPS Manager of Testing and Data Systems, at


Ana Estrada-Williams

Assistant Principal

River City Middle School


Soaring For Love

On February 10th, River City Middle School presents "Soaring for Love". This Valentine's celebration occurs from 6:00 - 9:00pm. There is a 10$ Entry Fee, and food tickets will be available for purchase. Parents, please drop off your student in the bus loop.

The Soaring for Love Flyer