Harleyville-Ridgeville Middle School

“Where Students Enter to Learn, and Leave to Achieve!”


The mission of Dorchester School District Four is to develop life-long learners
who will have a positive impact on our global world.


The vision of Dorchester School District Four is to be an exemplary district where all students reach
their maximum potential with the support of the district, home and community.


Please see the letter that is located under PUBLICATIONS on the left side of the page. The vaccination requirements for 7th graders are found under the SCHOOL RESOURCES for PARENTS and TEACHERS.

Students who made the A-B Honor Roll or Principal's List will be recognized on Friday, March 27, 2015, at 9:00 A.M. during the Third Quarter Awards Program.  


 Annual Title I Planning Meetings

Harleyville-Ridgeville Middle School will soon host their annual Title I Planning Meetings.  The purpose of these meetings will be to share information about the schools’ Title I schoolwide programs, including plans for spending the 2015-2016 allocations.  In addition, Mrs. Rivers will share information pertaining to instruction and assessments that will be implemented and administered during the 2015-2016 school year.    

The meeting schedule is outlined below.  Parents and other members of the school’s community are encouraged to attend. 

Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at 2:00 P.M. 

Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at 2:00 P.M. 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 2:00 P.M.

For additional information, please contact Mrs. LaShawna Rivers, Principal of H-RMS, at either (843)462-2470 or lrivers@dd4.k12.sc.us, or you may contact Rhonda L. Robinson, Director of Federal Programs, at either (843)563-5923 or rrobinson@dd4.k12.sc.us

Happenings with Trident United Way


Cooking Matters Classes will be held on Mondays for the next 6 weeks beginning March 16th, at 4:30-6:00 P.M.  Students ages 10 -12, along with their parents or legal guardians, are eligible to attend the free weekly cooking classes. Each family will receive menus, cooking tips, and food supplies to replicate the cooking sessions at home.  To reserve your spot, please contact Wanda Bryant at 462-7671 or email her at dmbryant.americorps@gmail.com.

My Money Matters Class will be held on Thursday, March 26th, at 5-6:30 P.M. in the media center. Free financial literacy, budgeting, and first time buyers resources will be provided.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Children 12 and older are welcome to attend.  For further information, contact Wanda Bryant.

 Show Your Panther Pride!


Panther Pride T-shirts are on sale for $10.00 each.  If you are interested in ordering a T-shirt, click on the picture above.  Checks should be made payable to H-RMS.  

 Congratulations to Our Character Students

and Teacher for the Month of March!

Character Word of the Month--Cooperation
6th Grade--Alissia Mims
7th Grade--Dylan Linder
8th Grade--Markeis Parson
Character Teacher--Mr. Alvin Glen, Art Teacher

Royal Lanes2nd Quarter Prinicipal's List and Honor Students attended an incentive field trip to Royal Lanes in Goose Creek on Tuesday, February 10th.
Channel 2 Newscaster, Octavia Mitchell, and her news crew visited H-RMS on Wednesday, December 10, to highlight the great things that are happening at H-RMS and to present the "Cool Schools" Award.  Highlights of our school were shown on her "Cool Schools" segment on Channel 2 Monday, December 15th, Wednesday, December 17th, Thursday, December 18th, and Friday, December 19th.
Click the picture above to view the first segment that was aired.
Copy and paste the links below to view all of the segments that were aired.

 The next Early Release will be Wednesday, April 22.  School will be dismissed at 12:00 P.M.


 Harleyville-Ridgeville Middle School's Robotics Team competed Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Colleton County Middle School in the The World Class Regional First Leggo League (FLL) Robotics Tournament. 



2015-2016 Employees of the Year!

Teacher of the Year – Mr. Calvin Linning

Rookie Teacher of the Year – Mr. Vincent Barry

Classified Employee of the Year – Mrs. Jeanette Johnson


   Congratulations, Mr. Shiels and the Handy Hands Club!

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation(LCEF) has awarded a $5,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education® Grant to H-RMS.  The Handy Hands Student Club, sponsored by grant writer, Chris Shiels, are the recipients of the grant.


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School Events
•  3rd Quarter Awards Program 9:00 A.M.
3/30/2015 to 4/3/2015
•  Spring Break (No School)
•  Cooking Matters Class
Recurrence: Weekly from 3/16/2015 to 4/27/2015
2014 Day of Caring   
Harleyville-Ridgeville Middle School participated in the Day of Caring sponsored by Trident United Way on Friday, November 14,...

First Leggo League (FLL) Robotics Qualifier   
Harleyville-Ridgeville Middle School's Robotics Team will compete on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Colleton County...

H-RMS Selected to be a Cool School!   
Channel 2 Newscaster, Octavia Mitchell, and her news crew visited H-RMS on Wednesday, December 10, to highlight the great things...

B-Team Girls Take Second Place in Christmas Tournament   
Congratulations to the B-Team Girls on their Second Place finish in the Colleton Christmas Tournament on Saturday, December 20th....

Tdap Vaccination Requirements for 7th Graders   
Must Read for Parents of Rising 7th Graders!

Box Tops for Education   

Remind 101   
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