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.


Congratulations to Our Character Students

and Teacher for the Month

November (Honesty)

6th grade- Katie Brownlee
7th grade-Tracy Mack
8th grade- Savanna Cutter
Miss Kacey Patrick--READ 180 & Math 180 Teacher 

 Our next Early Release will be Wednesday, November 19th.  Students will be dismissed at 12:00 P.M.


 Open House for the 2nd Quarter will be held Monday, November 24th from 4:30 P.M.-6:00 P.M.  Interim Reports will be distributed at that time.


H-RMS will host their school-wide Spelling Bee on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at 9:30 A.M. in the Media Center.  Parents and other community members are invited to attend.


 First Quarter Honor Roll and Principal's List


Students who made the A-B Honor Roll or Principal's List were recognized on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at 9:00 A.M. during the First Quarter Awards Program.   A special "thank you" goes out to the Parents and Community Members who attended to help celebrate our students' academic success.  

Honor Roll and Principal's List students attended an Incentive Field Trip to the West Farm Corn Maze on Monday, October 27.  

Harleyville-Ridgeville Middle School participated in the Day of Caring sponsored by Trident United Way on Friday, November 14, 2014.  H-RMS partnered with Dorchester County Employees to work on one of their outside projects of installing the poles in the two courtyards that will support the sails for their outdoor classroom. The Handy Hands Club, faculty, and staff members worked with the other projects that included painting murals in the hallways, cleaning the concession area and the stage, and planting, pruning, and maintaining the flower beds in the front of the building and in the two courtyards.  
​Pictured:  (Back Row) Alvin Glen-Art Teacher, Chris Shiels- Advisor of Handy Hands Club, Todd Martin-Coordinator of TUW Afterschool Program, and Leroy Alston  (Front Row) Brooks Varn-Dorchester County Employee, LaShawna Rivers-Principal H-RMS, and Derrick Berry-Dorchester County Employee​


The students, faculty, and staff of Harleyville-Ridgeville Middle School  would like to thank all of the Veterans and other community members who came out for our Annual Veteran's Day Recogition Program that was held Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at 1:30 P.M. in the gymnasium.  A special thank you goes out to our guest speaker, Lieutenant Colonel Howard Alston (Retired), Gunner Mate First Class, Ernest Hill (Retired) for the Laying of the Wreath, and the JROTC Color Guard from Woodland High School for the Presentation of Colors.


Congratulations to the HRMS Robotics Team who competed in the Hanahan Robot Rampage Scrimmage that was held at the Hanahan Community Center Saturday, October 25, 2014.



School T-Shirts

Let's show our Panther Pride! Panther Pride t-shirts will be on sale during the 2014-2015 school year. 


2014-2015 Employees of the Year!

Teacher of the Year – Mrs. Carmen Ellis

Rookie Teacher of the Year – Miss Jasmine Snell

Classified Employee of the Year – Mrs. Sheila Cobbs


   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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Flu Shots   
 DHEC will give the FLU VACCINE at H-RMS on November 13, 2014.  *Students brought home FLU VACCINE information and...

Veteran's Day Program   
Honoring Our Heroes

Early Release   
 Our next Early Release will be Wednesday, November 19th.  Students will be dismissed at 12:00 P.M.

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

Box Tops for Education   

Remind 101   
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