Join the PTA!

Join the PTA today!
Your membership helps support our school and our children!

Every family is invited to be a part of our PTA community.

How to Join?
Purchase Your Membership Online HERE.
(Note: Online Memberships are sold on our Pay4SchoolStuff site).
Bring your completed Membership Form with cash or check to Panther Palooza or Back-to-School Night (see form below).

Why be a PTA Member?
– Vote at PTA meetings. Your voice matters.
– Advocate for your child by sharing ideas and working with us to improve our school.
– Support our amazing school administration & staff.
– Help us provide the best academic programs and leading technology for all students.
– Receive a free 2017-2018 School Directory
Note:  Directories are ordered based on memberships as of December 2017. Directories are not guaranteed for members who join after January, 2018).




Learn About the PTA at Panther Palooza

Be sure to stop by the PTA Table at Panther Palooza on August 23, 2:00-6:00 p.m.
We can’t wait to meet you!
Click here to learn more about Panther Palooza.






Buy Spiritwear Now!

Show your school spirit!
Buy your spiritwear items now!
Available items include hoodie sweatshirt, flannel pj pants, dry-fit t-shirt, long sleeve baseball t-shirt!
Click here or the Pay4SchoolStuff button to order.

Order deadline is October 6, 2017.
Orders will be ready for pick up in early November during student lunch periods.

Questions? Contact Jess Peristere at



Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!

welcome-back-to-school-signWelcome back RCMS families!!  We would like to extend an extra special welcome to our new 7th grade families and new to RCMS 8th Grade families. We know you will find RCMS to be a warm and welcoming community.

We have been busy planning for the new year, and we look forward to working with all of our wonderful and supportive parents. There are many ways you can make a difference at RCMS and help make this year a great year for all! Your student will benefit most when you become involved in the school. Your support is critical to our success! Please join us.


  •  Join the RCMS PTA and attend our meetings!
  •  Participate in our PTA Fundraiser!
  •  Be a PTA Volunteer!
  •  Volunteer for classroom duties to support your student’s teachers!
  •  Read the weekly Keep-In-Touch (KIT) messages to stay informed!
  •  Visit the new PTA Website for the most up to date information!

The PTA Board is dedicated to serving our school and students.   Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions, comments, or ideas at any time.

Nancy Linton
RCMS PTA President


2017-2018 PTA Board & Committee Chairs

Your PTA Board & Committee Chairs welcome you to join the PTA!
Get involved and be a part of this very active and strong community of parents!
Contact us anytime to ask questions and share your ideas!





President Nancy Linton
Vice President 8th Grade Jennifer Condro
Vice President 7th Grade Caroline Anderson
Treasurer Jen Lieberman
Secretary Amy Fujii
Financial Assistant & Webmaster Renee Williams


Hospitality Melissa Fisher
Spiritwear Jess Peristere
School Directory Jennifer Conner
Cookie Dough Fundraiser Louise Kehoe
8th Grade Celebration Tina Anderson, Jen Bower, Jess Peristere
Book Fair  

There will be many opportunities for every parent to volunteer with our Committee Chairs throughout the year.
Look for emails on how you can get involved!
Be sure to contact the PTA president at  if you would like to volunteer for one of our open committee chair positions.


Shop to benefit RCMS!

Amazon SmileDid you know that your Amazon purchases can earn money for RCMS at now extra cost to you? You can enjoy stress-free shopping at your convenience and support your school at the same time!  When you shop at, Amazon give a percentage of your purchase to the RCMS PTA!  If you are an Amazon shopper, login at instead of  Designate “Rachel Carson Middle School PTA” as your charity. is the same incredible e-tailer as  If you are new to online shopping, give a try…you will be amazed at the quality products (almost everything you can imagine is available right at your fingertips), convenience, and lightning fast delivery.

Click HERE for more.  Designate “Rachel Carson Middle School PTA” as your charity to receive benefits!