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2020-2021 School Year


meals
Each school year households must reapply for the Meal Program to receive benefits for their students. Applications are available online and can be completed now for the 2020-2021 school year by visiting www.riversideunified.org. 





primetime
If you are interested in having your student participate in the PrimeTime afterschool program during the 2020-2021 school year, please enter your information by clicking here for the form in English and here for the form in Spanish. 


dance

If you are interested in the Matthew Gage Middle School Dance Team, please indicate your interest by clicking here for the interest form. 





colorguard


If you are interested in the Matthew Gage Middle School ColorGuard, please indicate your interest by clicking here for the interest form. 







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book fair

With the libraries closed and our kids needing books to read.....the Matthew Gage Middle School PTSA has started an online Book Fair. The proceeds benefit the Matthew Gage Middle School PTSA. Click here to access our book fair. Orders are delivered directly to your front door.





Matthew Gage Middle School in collaboration with the Riverside Unified School District developed this video that celebrates the fond memories we had together with our amazing 8th grade students. 
Congratulations to the Matthew Gage Middle School Promoting Class of 2020.



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Parents & Guardians: Please  
Click this link to see answers to some of our 
Frequently Asked Questions.

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Please use these links to watch a video message from our Principal, Mr. Reller. 

Watch video in English here:





Watch video in Spanish here:



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The RUSD Family Resource Center continues to assist families through the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  We understand families may need extra assistance during this time.  As families continue to face loss of employment, food insecurity, and increased stress, we want to ensure students are healthy and safe and have access to needed support.  For more information regarding support, online Zoom meetings, and more,
click here for an informational flyer.

 

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A Message About Enrollment and Registration From the Riverside Unified School District

This is truly an unprecedented time for all of us.  We want to thank you for your patience as we work through the many details related to the temporary closure of our schools, and its effect on our routine services and operations including the enrollment of  students.

Pupil Services will provide opportunities for families to enroll and withdraw students for the 2019-2020 school year by appointment on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am to 3:00pm. 

  • Families can make an appointment using SignUpGenius HERE or go to bit.ly/RUSDregistration.  
  • Registration documents are available online HERE and at bit.ly/RUSDRegistration.  
  • Paper registration documents will be available at meal service locations and outside the doors of each school’s front office beginning next week.  

If you cannot access the SignUpGenius Application Online, please call 951-328-4020.  After the short message, you can leave a voicemail with your first and last name, along with a telephone number where you may be reached.  One of our staff members will contact you within 24-48 hours to schedule your appointment.  

Appointments to enroll new students to Riverside Unified School District, as well as Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Kindergarten (K) students for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year will begin Tuesday, May 5, 2020 and continue through June 19, 2020. 



informationThe Riverside Unified School District is working closely with the Riverside University Health System – Public Health to provide staff and parents with the most current information on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).


Please visit the RUSD Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Page
 for resources and information.





Parent Portal

Click Here to log into the RUSD Parent Portal. 
Click here
 for directions for setting up weekly emails from Aeries. 
Click here for directions for setting up grade alerts.

 

 


PhysicalsAll 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. 






Bell Schedule


Please click below to view the bell schedules for the 
2019-20 school year:

Daily Bell Schedule
Planning Day Bell Schedule



 


aeries

You can also access student information by downloading the official Aeries App through the iTunes store or Google Play!




counselor

Need an appointment with your school counselor? To make an appointment with the 2020-21 7th Grade Counselor, Mrs. Susan Weber Perez, Click here . To make an appointment with the 8th Grade Counselor, Mrs. Lindsey Watts, Click hereTo send an email to our College, Career, and World Ready Counselor Miss Stephanie Vizcarra, Click here To contact our SAP Counselor Mrs. Jennifer Winterton, Click here.  


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





School Lunch
It's easy to pay for your student's meals online.
Click here to make an online payment to your student's account. Breakfast costs $1.50, and lunch costs $3.25.  


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. 




The next meeting of our School Site Council will be Thursday, January 30th at 2:35 PM. 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
labor dayThere will be No School Monday, September 3, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. 


labor dayThere will be No School Monday, September 3, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. 


News

Family Resources

Daily Announcements:
Click Here to see our daily announcements. 

Opportunities for Parent Involvement:


PARENT CONNECTION:
 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 four 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. Our next Parent Connection for the 2019-2020 school year will be Thursday, February 20, 6:30-7:30 PM. For a flyer of all topics, please click here.  To view the information provided at our December Parent Connection "Social Media Best Practices", click here. For our October Parent Connection "School Fundamentals", click here. 


RUSD FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER: The Family Resource Center hosts parent seminars each month. No formal enrollment is necessary and all seminars are free. To view a calendar of activities for the current month, click here. The Family Resource Center is located at 6735 Magnolia Avenue, Portable B6. To view Family Resource Center services, click here

ELAC: The English Learner Advisory Committee generally meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.

PTSA: The Parent Teacher Student Association generally meets on the 3rd Thursday 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 2:35 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.

Special Education Parent Advisory Council: The Special Education Parent Advisory Council generally meets on the 1st Thursday of each month from 6:30 - 7:30 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.

​African American Parent Advisory Council: ​The African American Parent Advisory Council generally meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:30-7:30 PM. Please see the calendar tab for specific dates.


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