No School

The end of the 1st semester is Thursday, January 25th. There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, January 26th. The 2nd semester begins on Monday, January 29th. 

calendar changes

Riverside Unified School District has released the academic calendars for the next two years. You can view a comparison of start and end dates here. You can also download each calendar by clicking 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020


Free Shots
Thanks to both the County of Riverside Department of Public Health and the California Department of Public Health, the Riverside Unified School District CRC Health Center is offering 
FREE flu shots to anyone who would like to get protected against the flu.  For more information click here. 


School LunchIt's easy to pay for your student's meals online. Click here to make an online payment to your student's account.  To view the current month lunch menu click here: January Lunch. To view the current month breakfast menu click here: January Breakfast.

Parent Information
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to log into the RUSD ParentStudent Portal



Early Dismissal
Students will be released at 12:05 PM every Wednesday. 

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, January 18th at 2:15 PM in the library. Please contact Mrs. Watanabe, Assistant Principal, for additional information. 



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. The next Parent Connection workshop is Thursday, January 25, 2018, from 6:30-7:30 PM. 
Download the calendar of parent workshops here. 

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. For a complete listing of seminars click here. 

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 3rd Thursday of each month at 2:15 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.

Remind Message

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