Outdoor Observatons

RMS students started classes in a non-traditional way Monday

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Monday was the first day of school for middle school students in Riverton, and boy did they get a surprise. Instead the first day lectures, rules and procedures, teachers prepared special and fun lessons.  “It is a really positive way to start the new school year,” said Assistant Principal Brant Nyberg. This special day was called an “A Day.”

Instructor Bill Esposito smiled at his "Game Arena" team as they worked on their presentation.  The team included Quinton Shorter, Matthew Hallam and Abby Gartzke. (Ernie Over photo)

RMS Summer School Students suggest uses for Tonkin Stadium

(Riverton, Wyo.) – When Summer School students at Riverton Middle School talked about a plan that had been advanced for a dog park at the venerable Tonkin Stadium on high school hill, a few of them thought something more appropriate for kids would be a better idea. As an exercise, the students were challenged to come up with their own ideas, and they did.

Nine of the 12 students were available for a photo on Wednesday. Congratulations to all! (RMS Photo)

One dozen RMS students chosen for Citizenship Award; Honors given out Wednesday

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Twelve Riverton Middle School students were awarded the RMS Citizenship Award Wednesday, May 28. Students were chosen by their teachers for being respectful, disciplined, involved positively in school activities, friendly, fair and courageous. These students are known to do the right thing and be a leader even when it is not the popular choice.

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Food for Break bags prepared this morning at RMS; Community rallied with donations for 200 kids

Riverton Middle School students formed an assembly line early today in the RMS Media Center for the school’s Food For Break program. (Ernie Over photo) 

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CWC Student Ambassadors helping with food drive for Riverton Middle School; Peanut butter and Jelly requested

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Student Ambassadors at Central Wyoming College are helping Riverton Middle School in their annual food drive this fall. The Student Ambassadors are responsible for collecting jars of peanut butter and jars of jelly. The drive ends this Friday.

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Students explore careers in allied health care at Riverton Memorial and Lander Regional hospitals

Students checked their hands for germs after applying a solution that allows them to be seen under a black light. Learning about hand washing was part of a day students spent at Riverton Memorial Hospital learning about health care. (Kelsey Dayton photo)

Students checked their hands for germs after applying a solution that allows them to be seen under a black light. Learning about hand washing was part of a day students spent at Riverton Memorial Hospital learning about health care. (Kelsey Dayton photo)

After the judging of the West Central Science Fair at CWC, visitors stopped and read about the science fair experiments and exhibits. (Scott Rockhold photo)

Fremont County Junior/Senior Science Fair results: 64 projects to advance to State Science Fair at UW

After the judging of the West Central Science Fair at CWC, visitors stopped and read about the science fair experiments and exhibits. (Scott Rockhold photo)

After the judging of the West Central Science Fair at CWC, visitors stopped and read about the science fair experiments and exhibits. (Scott Rockhold photo)

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Photo of the Day-RMS Foam Party

How do Riverton Middle School 8th graders celebrate the end of the year??? With foam! This photo of the day for Thursday May 31st comes from Jacob Wildcat, the foam party took place Wednesday afternoon at Jaycee Park. About 180 8th graders took part in the celebration which also included a cookout. The Fire Department stopped by this end of the year party to provide the foam. Thank you for the pictures Jacob, sure does look like fun!