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Upcoming Events


Extended Day Program

To the extent possible, we will offer Extended Day Programs next year. You may register electronically here  (EDP Registration Form).   All registration fees ($40.00 per family) and initial payments will be made during the in person registration day that will be scheduled closer to the beginning of the school year when all schedules have been finalized.  Current fees are as follows:

  Number of Children 1 Day 2 Days 3 or More Days
  1 Child $18.00 $29.00 $46.00
  2 Children $29.00 $52.00 $74.00
  3 Children $40.00 $75.00 $97.00
  4 Children $52.00 $97.00 $122.00

These fees may change once the budget is finalized this summer and if that is the case we will release that information as soon as it becomes available.  In the past, any increase has only been by a few dollars.

Please do not hesitate to email one of us if you have any questions. 
Jennifer LaGro - jlagro@greenville.k12.sc.us
Chellee McDougal - pmcdougal@greenville.k12.sc.us

Summer Feeding Program

Beginning on Monday, June 8, FANS will be operating a summer feeding program at all elementary sites with the exception of Summit Drive and Chandler Creek.  
Due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements, meals will be provided on a to-go basis only and will be served in the school’s student drop off line; there will be no need for parents to exit their vehicles to obtain the meals. Taylors and Bryson Elementary will need to have meals distributed from the bus loop instead, due to construction plans.
Meals will be provided Monday through Thursday from 10 am - 12 pm each day. USDA has provided flexibilities to allow the distribution of meals to adults to take home to children. Meals may be distributed to adults when children are not present if the adult is able to demonstrate proof of the child’s identity. Valid forms of identification may include, but are not limited to school identification card, school report card, child’s passport, birth certificate, government-issued child identification card, or any document proving parent/guardian identity and relationship to the child, such as an adoption decree; doctor, clinic, or hospital record; religious record; or daycare center record.
FANS will no longer be providing meals from middle and high school locations after Friday, June 5.

Be The Light

Due to the weather, the Be the Light event has been postponed one week and is now scheduled for Wednesday, May 27.

RCMS Plans for Materials Return

In order to protect everyone in our Panther community, this is a grab-and-go event where you will not exit your vehicle. Students should arrive to campus with any materials to return/close out (Chromebooks, chargers, sports uniforms, library books, textbooks, medications from healthroom) according to the schedules by grade and class roster, found below. 


Rising 9th Grade Students

Hello soon to be High Schoolers!!  We realize this has not been the ending of your middle school years that you wanted.  We also understand that there is a lot of uncertainty regarding your 9th grade year.  To help ease some anxiety and offer some answers, we are going to create an opportunity for you to meet your high school counselor as well as the Freshmen Academy Coordinator.  Below is a video explaining more, but be on the lookout for an email with a date, time, and link to your google meet.  This will take place the week of May 25 – 29. Meet the Counselor Video

All GCS Buildings Closed Through the Remainder of the School Year

School Closing Update HERE 

The district has created a website to support parents and students through this e-Learning platform. District e-Learning Website Parents Guide to Google Classroom

Student Chromebook Repairs

Student Chromebooks that require repair can be swapped out for another device at one of our four Career Centers during the hours 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Thursday. We will be stocking each Career Center with 500 spare devices. This will be a drive-through repair center where parents and students do not need to get out of their cars.  If the parent cannot get to a Career Center, they should contact the District Help Desk at 355-4357.

Career Center Locations
Donaldson Career Center
100 Vocational Drive
Greenville, SC 29605

Enoree Career Center
108 Scalybark Road
Greenville, SC 29617

Golden Strip Career Center
1120 East Butler Road
Greenville, SC 29607

Harley Bonds Career Center
505 North Main Street
Greer, SC 29650
(Use Main street entrance)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Monitoring and Response Bulletin

View the district's news bulletin regarding GCS response to the Coronavirus. 

RCMS Happenings....

2018-2019 School Report Cards are now available. View Ralph Chandler Middle School's Report Card HERE 

Interested in receiving text messages about school cancellations and other schedule changes? 
The GCS Alert Form-English and GCS Alert Form-Spanish can be found by clicking the appropriate link.  The form is only for parents who currently have a landline listed as their “Primary Contact Phone” and wish to receive texts about school cancellations or other emergency schedule changes. Parents who already list a cellular phone as their primary contact will not need to take action to receive this service.  Additional information from the District can be found HERE.

Scroll through the RCMS "Art Gallery" - Our students are so talented, keep checking back for new entries!

Parents, please be reminded that our school policy regarding early dismissal asks that parents not seek an early dismissal after 2:45. Early dismissals at any time are disruptive to the school day and are particularly problematic in the last 30 min. of our instructional day. 

policy iconRCMS Grade Level Policies can be found HERE and also under the Parent and Student tabs, above.  

Spirit Nights: Spirit Nights are fundraising nights when restaurants give a percentage of their sales during the time frame to the school. Be sure to mention Ralph Chandler when you order! Check our calendar for all Spirit Night opportunities!

Free Breakfast for Students  - All students can receive a school breakfast for free regardless of their status.

Meal prices are as follows:  Student Lunch Paid $2.50 - Reduced Lunch  $.40

Library News:

RCMS Panther Sports News!

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Spring Sports Try Out Schedule. NOTE Subject to change based on weather. This schedule will become Practice schedule when season begins.

GCS announces a Clear Bag Policy for those attending athletic events.

Details on the Clear Bag Policy can be found HERE, along with Frequently Asked Questions.

Tickets for RCMS Athletic Events now available to purchase online through GoFan.com, Click the Link to go to the RCMS Page YOUR GOFAN HOMEPAGE LINK: https://gofan.co/RalphChandlerPanthers  On game day, bring your phone and show purchase, it's that simple!

 All students interested in playing any athletic sport MUST fill out Athletic Packet in full and turn in to Coach McCartney. If a Physical is at the High School, it is the student's responsibility to get a copy for RCMS.  You can find the Athletic Handbook HERE.