RAMS News- 12/1/21

Tina Cortis

Dear RAMS Families, 

**resent due to an error in the Student of the Month section**


What You Can Find in this edition of RAMS News

December 1, 2021


  • Health & Safety

  • New Opportunity-RAMS Future Programmers

  • RAMS Students of the Month-November

  • Winter Band & Chorus Concert

  • Great News at RAMS

  • MS PTO

  • Calendar

RAMS Health & Safety

Just a friendly reminder that If your child is experiencing cold symptoms, please keep them home and contact your pediatrician for advice regarding COVID testing.  Please don’t send them to school assuming it is just a cold. 


Additionally, as a reminder we are encouraging our Test & Stay Program as well as Pool Testing. If you have not done so already please consider signing your child up using the link below.

Test & Stay Consent


RAMS Future Programmers- 7th & 8th Gr ONLY

RAMS future programmers is a group for 7th and 8th grade students who are interested in programming and want to design programs that benefit the RAMS community.  Students will work in groups to create a passion project that can be shared with the school.  RAMS Future Programmers is for students who are self-driven, interested in coding, and want to learn new coding languages.  RFP will meet one day out of the six day school cycle for one period (42 minutes).  If you are interested in joining please complete this form:

RAMS Future Programmers Interest Form.  

If you have any questions please contact Mr. Cotter at cotterm@holliston.k12.ma.us


RAMS Students of the Month-November

Each month at Robert Adams Middle School, we will be choosing one student per team in each grade that has proven to be positive contributors to our school community.  What do we look for students to exemplify?

  • Responsibility

  • Respect

  • Integrity

  • Empathy

  • Perseverance

  • Courage

The students chosen are announced on the first of the month over the morning announcements, and are awarded with a RAMS Student of the Month Certificate. A photo of each student along with a write-up highlighting the student’s achievement is displayed on our Main Lobby bulletin board.  Congratulations to this month’s recipients:

Grade 6: Luma Giacomo, Peyton Doray, Sanjit Govindarajan

Grade 7:  Nate Robinson, Isabella Yang, Kyara Araujo                      

Grade 8: Sophie Rickman, Bridget Doherty, Lily Comeau


WL/UA: Brian Casey, Computer Science


RAMS Winter Band & Chorus Concerts

Our students have been working hard in preparation for the upcoming winter concerts. We look forward to seeing them perform at the Holliston High School in the upcoming weeks, and invite you to join as well.

RAMS Band Concert Tuesday, December 14 at 7:00pm’

RAMS Chorus Concert Tuesday, December 21 at 7:00pm


Great News at RAMS

We wanted to share with you some fun and wonderful things happening at RAMS.  We are so proud of our students and the wonderful things they do for others and each other!

Holliston Reporter Article


Our Wellness Teachers worked so hard to teach our entire student body the Thriller Dance and have them perform following the Turkey Trot on Wednesday. Both staff and students did amazing...watch for yourself :)

RAMS Thriller Flashmob


On Wednesday, November 23, all of our students chose “1 Act of Kindness” to perform by December 22. Please ask your child what they chose and once they have completed it please encourage them to fill out the form below!

Random Act of Kindness Form



Middle School PTO Meeting

Our next Middle School PTO meeting will be Tuesday, January 11 at 9:00 am. Please email hollistonpto@gmail.com if you would like to be on the distribution for meeting details.


Ski Club Fit Night

Reminder – Ski Club Fit Night is December 2 from 6:30-8pm in RAMS Auditorium.


Holliston Ski Club Hats are here!

$15 per hat with all profits going to the Holliston PTO in support of the Ski Club. Limited quantities, so act quickly. To purchase, click on the link to fill out Google Form – payment via Venmo or check made out to Holliston PTO.

Pick up on December 2 from 6:30-8pm in RAMS Auditorium.


Bertucci’s Ski and Snowboard Club Night

On December 17, enjoy Bertucci's favorites and help support the Holliston Ski and Snowboard Club. Bertucci’s will donate 15% of proceeds back - valid at all locations. Please present this flyer or enter code 745-228-632 online when ordering. Thank you for your support!


Outdoor Volunteer Lunch Monitors Needed

We need your help to volunteer as lunch monitors, so we can offer the students the opportunity to enjoy lunch outdoors (weather permitting). Please sign up here.


Join the Middle School PTO!

It’s easy – visit www.HollistonPTO.org to join!  Just $15 to support your child, their teachers and many programs within the school.




2           PTO Ski Club Fit Night 6:00-8:30pm RAMS Auditorium

8           Early Dismissal/ Professional Day @ 11:00am

14          Band Concert @7pm HHS Auditorium

16          SNOW DATE-Band Concert @ 7pm HHS Auditorium

17           Bertucci's Ski and Snowboard Club Night

21           Chorus Concert @ 7pm HHS Auditorium

22           SNOW DATE-CHorus Concert @ 7pm HHS Auditorium

23            Early Dismissal @ 11:00am

24-31        December Break