Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Winter Songfest - Thursday, December 19, 2013

Winter Band Concert - Wednesday, December 8, 2013

High Five Club for the Week Ending 12.13.13

Way to go Caroline and Dane for your induction to the RMHS High Five Club!!
Caroline Garey, Class of '14
RECOGNIZED FOR: Performing as a teaching assistant in Mr. D’Entremont’s Freshman Advisory Class serving as a role model, mentor, and resource provider; has exhibited a passion for dancing the past thirteen years excelling in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and modern at the LaPierre School of Dance; has been a member of the Leo Club and Yearbook Committee; possesses an engaging smile and comports herself in an upbeat, positive, and affable manner; has been involved with fundraising events for brain tumor research.

Dane Sullivan, Class of '14

RECOGNIZED FOR: Excelling from his forward position in the Boys Soccer Program as a four year varsity player; served as captain of this year’s squad and impressively earned the recognition of Best Offensive Player, Most Valuable Player, and Middlesex League All Star; was described by Coach McGrath as being one of the most talented R.M.H.S. soccer players in the past two decades; provided his time coaching in the Reading Youth Soccer Program; is affiliated with the Mission of Deeds; earns Honor Roll status.

Fundraiser for Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the collection to send help to the Typhoon Haiyan survivors in the Philippines. The American Red Cross was sent a check for $1020.70! Two homerooms raised over $100 each, and both received a Bagel World breakfast. In second place was Room 235, Mr. Binaghis' homeroom with $112.11, and first place was Room 300, Mr. Cogger's homeroom which collected $134.75!  Special thanks to the Meteorology class students who planned and carried out the fundraiser.

High Five Club - Week Ending 12.6.13

Congratulations to Drew and Shannah who are two new inductees to the High Five Club!

Shannah Colbert, Class of '14

RECOGNIZED FOR: Having been involved with the Football Cheerleading Program for four years serving as captain and promoting the outstanding qualities of what a cheerleading should represent; was instrumental in leading the squads to second place in the State Cheerleading Competition the past two years; excels academically earning High Honors and being inducted in the National Honor Society; is a member of “A World of Difference”; assists Mrs. Peffer’s kindergarten class at the Wood End Elementary School.


Drew Belcher, Class of '14

RECOGNIZED FOR: Being a four year varsity football quarterback setting several school records; led his teams to the Middlesex League Title each year, many postseason victories, and the Division II State Championship; has been selected to numerous Middlesex League All Star Teams, the Reading Daily Times Chronicle Player of the Year, the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All Scholastic Teams, the ESPN Boston All State Team, and the Division II Player of the Year; serves as captain of both football and basketball.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Upcoming Workshops sponsored by the Special Education Parents' Advisory Council

December 3, 2013 at 7:00 pm. The PAC presents Strategies for Families Dealing with Sensory Processing Disorders with Doctors Gael Orsmond and Ellen Cohn from Boston University. Location: Reading Memorial High, School, Room 413


January 22, 2014 from 7:00-9:00 pm. The PAC Presents Workshop: Basic Rights in Special Education with Elizabeth Bostic Location: Reading Memorial High, School, Room 413

Virtual Walking Tour on Smallpox in Colonial Boston

Students in the elective course History and Science of Epidemic Disease have completed an online virtual walking tour on "Smallpox in Colonial Boston" as related to the class's recent field trip into Boston.  This student-led tour provided a different perspective for many of the familiar sites on the Boston Freedom Trail.  Focused on Boston's smallpox epidemic of 1721, each student researched and gave a presentation at one of 12 tour sites. 


Check out for images and podcasts from the tour.