River Trail Middle School

Welcome to River Trail Middle School

  • Parent COVID-19 Reporting Portal


  • Yearbook Picture Retake Day


    Cady Studios will be at RTMS on Wednesday, January 20 to take yearbook pictures of students who missed the first date and to retake student pictures.   Remote learning students will be entering the building through the outside gym door at the end of the bus canopy.  Only students will be allowed into the building and temperatures will be checked.  Be sure your student is wearing a mask.  To order school pictures, please go to www.cady.com/portraits.  No orders will be taken at school.  REMOTE STUDENTS ONLY:  Please click the link below to sign up for retake day.  10 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.



    A 10:20   N 10:50
    B 11:00   O   11:15
    10:00   P 10:15
    D 10:25   Q 11:25
    E 10:30   R 11:20
    E 11:05   Sa-Se 10:40
    F   10:55   Sh-Sy 10:45
    G 11:00   T 10:45
    H 10:15   U 11:15
    I 11:30   V 11:30
    J 10:30   W 11:10
    K 10:35   X 10:00
    L 10:10   Y 11:00
    M 10:05   Z 11:30
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RTMS Events

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  • FCS Hardship Application Now Open

    Hardship applications are now being accepted through March 1, 2021.  Parents of eligible Fulton County students can apply for a 2021-22 hardship transfer to another Fulton County school or request renewal of an existing hardship transfer. The hardship policy, guidelines & application can be found at the following website: https://www.fultonschools.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=5125;  look for APPLY NOW near the bottom of the page for the application.

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  • RTMS Staff Member Featured in Atlanta Journal Constitution

    Congratulations to Mr. Sayed Naqawe who was featured in the newspaper! Click here for the article.

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  • informational banner with a qr code to scan for a virtual open house for 3de program

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  • Rethink Ed Parent Resources

    In conjunction with the Student Success Skills lessons for students that are taught in Wolf Pack, Rethink Ed has developed a toolkit of resources for parents and caregivers. These resources include webinars, videos, guides, blog posts, and other resources to support parents in  maintaining their children’s well-being, as well as their own, during this time of uncertainty. It also provides resources for parents of special education learners. To access this resource, please visit https://go.rethinkfirst.com/Rethink-Parent-Caregiver-Resources.

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  • information about prizes for wolfpack students who complete iReady

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    River Trail is excited to announce the return of 121 Reach Club. 121 Reach is a nonprofit organization that offers tutoring and mentoring to middle school students by high school students. 121 Reach is open to all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. There is no cost to join. This year, mentoring sessions will be held virtually and tutees can schedule meetings at any time after school. In order to participate, parents and students need to register using this linkhttps://tinyurl.com/121ReachMS  Once the registration link is filled out, students need to join the TEAMs page using the code x6s8toa. A tutor will reach out to the student to schedule the first session. A parent or guardian must be present throughout the meeting to maintain supervision. Please email Sarah Roberson at robersons1@fultonschools.org if you have any questions. 

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  • New Sign OUT Procedure Face-to-Face for Parents/Guardians

    When you have a scheduled appointment for your child, send an email to 701SignOut@fultonschools.org with the following information: 

    1. the name of your child
    2. the date, time and reason for pick up
    3. the name of parent/guardian who will be picking up your child 

    On the day you come to school to pick up your child, please buzz the front office. Inform the staff the reason you are at school. Please hold up driver’s license to the camera so that the staff can verify your identity. Once your identity is confirmed, staff will call into the classroom to have your child dismissed. Your child will meet you outside the front entrance. If you show up to the school wanting to pick up your child without sending an email to 701SignOut@fultonschools.org, you will be asked to send an email while standing outside the building. After the email is received and your identification verified, staff will call your child for dismissal. 

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  • FCS Covid Safety

    Please see our newy released CDC Recommendations and FCS Prevention Strategies. 

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  • Device Maintenance:

    Please follow the recommended set of steps to ensure your child's device is ready for the first day of school 


    (1) Have your child fully power their laptop. (2) Bring the computer and student to an FCS school, i.e., Abbotts Hill, Ocee, Findley Oaks, Chattahoochee, River Trail, etc.,  and get close enough to the building to pick up the FCS-WIFI signal. (3) Once positioned close enough to pick up the wireless signal, power up the laptop, and restart. The update may take up to 20 minutes.(4) Repeat often during remote learning to keep your FCS laptop updated.

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    Having an agenda is an easy way for students to stay organized, write down tasks, and maintain a record of assignments.Online School Payments is accessible for you to purchase a Student Agenda.There are two ways to access OSP to pay your agenda fee ($5).  Only VISA and Mastercard are accepted.Visit rivertrailmiddleschool.org and click on OSP.OSP now comes with a free downloadable mobile app so you can pay on the go -- “iOS (Apple) and Android”. Visit your App Store to access the mobile app – OSP Online School Payments.Once you make your OSP payment, email Diane Phillips at phillipsd@fultonschools.org with the Order ID # and student name to schedule a time to pick up the agenda. 

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  • River Trail Receives State Recognition

    River Trail received state recognition for high academic performance and high academic growth based on performance on the College and Career Ready Performance Index over a three-year period. We achieved Bronze for Greatest Gains and Gold for Highest Performance. Congratulations to the teachers, staff and students of RTMS!

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FCS Home Page News

three smiling counselors with instructions about how students can talk to a counselor if they need assistance
  • Fulton County Crisis Support

    "Text4HELP" - is a crisis support line in FCS middle & high schools in partnership with the Fulton County Board of Commissioners. Students who use Text4Help can be connected anonymously to a licensed mental health professional for immediate mental health resources and referrals, 24 hours a day/7 days a week.


    For support, text "RTMSWolves" to 1-844-201-9946.


     sad girl with information about where she can ask for help


  • PTO Membership Drive

    The middle school years are impactful for students.  At RTMS, you can expect an environment that is safe, respectful, and enriching, in order for each student to grow academically, emotionally, and socially.   Middle school is also a time for parents to continue their involvement, so I encourage you to become active with the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).  Membership and volunteer opportunities are located at  https://rivertrailpto.com/membership/.

    Thank you for choosing River Trail Middle School.  We appreciate your endless trust and support as we help your child to reach their highest potential.

    Neil Pinnock