office hoursPlease note our summer 
office hours:

June 15-July 11
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

July 12 - July 26
Office Closed

July 27
Office Reopens
7:00 AM -3:30 PM

Parent Portal
Click Here to log into the RUSD Parent Portal. You will need an Aeries Portal account to confirm student data prior to Spirit Day and to have access to student information. For step by step directions to the data confirmation process, please click here. 


If you need help setting up a parent portal account, help with the data confirmation process, or need access to a printer, please visit us at Matthew Gage Middle School on the following days and times for assistance: 

July 31: 8 AM - 12 PM
August 1: 10 AM - 2 PM
August 2: 5 PM -7 PM

spirit dayPlease join us for 2018-19 Spirit Days! Spirit Day for 7th graders is August 7th. Spirit Day for 8th graders is August 8th. Please attend Spirit Day according to times listed below. If you did not receive your summer mailer, please click here for the information packet and click here for the three required forms. 

    August 7th (7th Grade)                 August 8th (8th Grade)

    3:00-4:45 PM (Last Names A-L)        3:00-4:45  (Last Names A-L)

       5:15-7:00 (Last Names M-Z)           5:15-7:00 (Last Names M-Z)


Bell Schedule

Please click below to view the bell schedules for the
2018-19 school year:

Daily Bell Schedule
Planning Day Bell Schedule

First day of 7th grade

The first day of school for all 7th graders is Friday,August 10th. Students attend school 8:00 AM - 11:20 AM. 

first day 8th grade
The first day of school for all 8th graders is Monday, August 13th. Both 7th and 8th grade students attend school 8:00 AM - 2:25 PM. 

TDAPThe TDAP shot is required for all 7th graders prior to attending school. Students without proof of their current TDAP shot will be excluded from school. 

Afterschool ProgramThe 2018-19 PrimeTime applications are available here in English and SpanishThe PrimeTime afterschool program serves students in the Riverside Unified School District. Its mission is to provide a safe and positive learning atmosphere for students after regular school hours. The program consists of daily educational, recreational, and enrichment components. 

Back to SchoolPlease make plans to attend Back to School Night! Our Back to School Night will be held Thursday, August 23, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. 

Bully Report
Scan the QR code to access a Google form where you can anonymously report bullying or any unsafe situation on campus. 

Or click the link below.

Anonymously Report Bullying Here

All students who wish to participate in team sports need to provide a medical clearance. Please click here to download a copy of the form to take to your physician. 

calendar changes

Riverside Unified School District has released the academic calendars for the next two years. You can download each calendar by clicking , 2018-2019, 2019-2020


School LunchIt's easy to pay for your student's meals online. Click here to make an online payment to your student's account.  


Early Dismissal 
Students will be released at 12:35 PM every Wednesday. Optional Wednesday 7th period ends at 1:33 PM. 

Gator Gear

Every Friday is Spirit Day! Students are encouraged to wear Gator Gear every Friday. 

Our next School Site Council meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 30th at 2:45 PM in the library. Please contact Mrs. Watanabe, Assistant Principal, for additional information. 


Click Here
to log into the RUSD ParentStudent Portal

Click Here
to log into the RUSD ParentStudent Portal

Click Here
to log into the RUSD ParentStudent Portal


Parent Resources

Daily Announcements:
Click Here to see our daily announcements. 

Opportunities for Parent Involvement:

 Parent Connection is a series of parent workshops presented by Matthew Gage Middle School Counselors and special guests to ensure that all families become knowledgeable about how to help their children prepare for middle school and beyond. The nine workshops focus on various topics affecting our kids today. Lessons range from high school graduation requirements to college options and are covered in thoroughly developed and interactive presentations. 

RUSD FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER: The Family Resource Center hosts parent seminars each month. No formal enrollment is necessary and all seminars are free. The Family Resource Center is located at 6735 Magnolia Avenue, Portable B6. 

ELAC: The English Learner Advisory Committee generally meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.

PTSA: The Parent Teacher Student Association generally meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 2:15 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.

SSC: The School Site Council generally meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at 2:15 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.

Remind Message

Sign up to receive text message updates from Matthew Gage Middle School. Text the message "@gagems" to: 81010. 


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