Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Marine Biology M.S. Marine Biology NC TEACH Residency Licensure Program (NCSU)
Hello Riverwood Middle families! My name is Kimberly Copeland. This will be my second year at Riverwood Middle School. I have a bachelor's degree and a Master's Degree in Marine Biology from UNCW. I have been married to my husband Tony for over 22 years and we have 4 children ages 10 - 17. When I have free time I love to spend it gardening, or reading. Our family is very active in scouting, band parent association, and faith formation at our church.
8th Grade Schedule
7:35 - 8:05 Arrival/Homeroom
8:05 - 9:011 1st
9:14 - 9:59 2nd AIR
10:02 - 11:08 3rd
11:11 - 12:47 4th
12:50 - 1:56 5th (8th grade enhancements)
1:59 - 3:05 6th
News from the Nest 3/20/23
Hello Raven Nation! Here is this week's edition of News from the Nest. Looking forward to another great week at RMS. Continue to Be the Change you Want to See in 2023!
News from the Nest 3/13/23
Here is this week's edition of News from the Nest. Please be reminded that this Friday, St Patrick’s Day, is an early release day for students. School will be dismissed at 1:05pm. We are looking forward to a great week in Raven Nation and thank you for your continued support of our school community, students, and staff! Be the Change you Wish to See in 2023!
News from the Nest 3/06/23
Here is this week's edition of News from the Nest. We have exciting week ahead as we close out our Apex Color Battle Fundraiser tomorrow...as of Friday we'd raised over $17,000 for our Athletic Boosters and PTSA organizations! We also kick off our spring sports season this week...Good Luck Ravens! Continue to Be the Change You Wish to See in 2023!
News from the Nest 2/27/23
Hello Raven Nation! Here is this week’s edition of News from the Nest. We had a very successful and FUN week as we kicked off the Apex Color Battle Fundraiser last Monday. Looking forward to the actual Color Battles this Thursday. We’re adding a new section to the weekly News from the Nest to highlight our student and staff accomplishments and bring awareness to the amazing people and things happening at RMS. Be sure to check it out. Be the Change you Wish to See in 2023! Let’s make it a great week, Ravens!
2023-2024 School Calendars Approved
The Johnston County Board of Education approved the 2023-2024 Traditional Staff and Student Calendars at their March Board of Education meeting.
New Wellness Opportunity for JCPS Students, Staff, and Families
Johnston County Public Schools is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and families. With that in mind, we are excited to announce to you our partnership with Care Solace, a mental health care coordination service.
JCPS to hold Job Fair on April 15
Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, April 15 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at West Johnston High School.
Updated School Nutrition Information for 2022-23
We hope that you and your student have already noticed some of the exciting new food and meal opportunities we are offering in our cafeterias this school year. Our new options will include more fresh produce, vegetarian options, and opportunities for students to customize their meal choice. These new offerings will be available at both breakfast and lunch.
2022 Growth Needs Update
Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.
April 17, 2023
8:05 AM - 10:30 AM MVPA EOY Reading
April 18, 2023
8:05 AM - 10:30 AM MVPA EOY Math/Math 1
April 19, 2023
8:05 AM - 10:30 AM MVPA EOY Science (8th Only)
April 20, 2023
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Rising 6th Grade Night
April 25, 2023
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM RMS PTSA General Meeting | Cafeteria