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  • Prepare to be amazed! This is a short video of our most recent talent show that took place on Friday, April 24, 2015.
    Video brought to you by Chemawa's Year Book/Tech Class. 
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Chemawa Middle School - RUSD

  • Located at:
    8830 Magnolia Street
    Riverside, CA 92503 

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  • Office Phone(951) 352- 8244

    Ext          52141    Attendance
    Ext          52108    Español
    Ext          52036    Prime Time
    Ext          52117    Library
    Ext          52121    Technology

    FAX Line: (951) 328-2980

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  • Chemawa Office Hours
     Monday - Friday
     7:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Student Attendance Hours
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday,  & Friday
    7:55 am - 2:25 pm
    7:55 am - 12:35 pm

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  • Our Staff :

    Raúl Ayala

     Chemawa Principal

    Tacy Duncan, Ed.D.

     Assistant Principal 

    Victor Martinez 

      8th Grade Counselor

    Fred Baxa 

      7th Grade Counselor
     Lerina Raymond  

      Prime Time Coordinator

    Armando Mendez

      Plant Supervisor

    Jacque Vaca

      ELA Coach

    Ashley Carlos

     Technology Support

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Welcome to Chemawa Middle School!

  • 8th Grade AVID having fun working on Team Building and Leadership Skills

    Today our 8th Grade AVID class had the opportunity to get to know each other a bit better. Under the supervision of Ms. McBriety our students participated in outdoor challenges that taught them team building and leadership skills at UCR's team building program. Click on headline labeled, "8th Grade AVID having fun working on Team Building and Leadership Skills" for pictures.

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  • Congratulations to Hoai My Do

    Riverside County had another successful year with the Carol Addiss Student Drug Use Prevention Poster Contest. The winners pictures will be placed in the 2015-16 annual Drug Use Prevention Calendar! The votes have been tallied and Chemawa 8th grader Hoai My Do has won first place!

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  • Important 8th Grade PROMOTION information!

    For information about this years 8th Grade Promotion please click on the link above titled "Important 8th Grade PROMOTION information!" This years Promotion will be on Thursday, June 11, 2015; taking place at Ramona High School's football field promptly at 8:30am.

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  • 8th Grade Field Trip To Pharaoh's Splash Kingdom

    Please have your field trip permissions slip turned in to the office no later then June 2, 2015 at 3:00pm. Late permission slips will not be accepted.

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  • Chemawa Congratulates our Volunteer of the Year!

    Mrs. Rocha is Chemawa's PTSA President and does many things for the school. She organizes breakfast with the Principal; attends Cougar Pride Night Events; and is an overall amazing asset to the school. Chemawa is grateful for all that Mrs. Rocha does.

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  • Parent School2Home: Technology Survey

    As the end of the year is fast approaching our supporting program School2Home needs your help to fill out a quick survey in order to improve for next year and following years to come. Please click on the headline above "Parent School2Home Survey: Technology Survey" to access both English and Spanish surveys.

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  • Food for every child to eat during summer

    Children & Youth 18 years and younger come enjoy a free BBQ lunch and special activities in the park. Click headline for your closest location.

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  • Ashley Carlos

    Chemawa celebrates ONE of OUR own!

    Congratulations, Ms. Ashley, on earning your Bachelor’s Degree from Cal State Fullerton in Sociology with an emphasis in Education as well as minoring in Information Systems and Decision Sciences! Way to set the tone for our college bound students!

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  • 2015 Spring Dance Show

    Chemawa's Spring Dance Show was a success! We'd like to thank our students and Mrs. Lisa Shaw for their dedication, commitment, and effort. A BIG Thank you to Arlington High School's Golden Girls and All-Male Hip Hop teams. All Participants were impressive. Chemawa is fortunate to host this exciting event. Congratulations to all of our returning and incoming students who made the 2015-2016 Chemawa Dance Team. We look foward to next year's show.

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  • Congratulations To Chemawa's Student Athletes

    Congratulations to our athletes that participated in the RUSD track meet. They represented our school very well. Click the headline for more details.

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  • Summer Enrichment Program

    Chemawa is excited to be offering a Summer Enrichment Program for incoming 7th & 8th graders. The two-week program will take place June 15th - 26th. Due to class size restrictions, we can only offer this program to the first 250 students. Click on the headline above "Summer Enrichment Program" for more information and downloadable application.

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  • IMPORTANT: Testing Dates

    Parents, to be fully informed about the upcoming State Testing please refer to the letter and official testing schedule by clicking "IMPORTANT: Testing Dates" above.

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  • Congratulations PIQE Graduates!

    Congratulations to all of the parents who have recently graduated from the PIQE program.

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  • Burnbook App UPDATE!

    HELP us create a better web environment for our children. This app allows its users to post content anonymously about other people, mainly negative comments. Click here for the latest update!

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  • Incoming 7th Grade Elective Courses

    Students who will be attending Chemawa for 7th grade will be able to choose their elective courses by filling out the Elective Form.

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  • LCAP Community Forums Set

    Thank you Riverside for helping us to develop our first Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). We now invite you to hear about our progress and to give us input on next steps. Click the headline above for a list of our community engagement meetings. You also can give input online. Visit to learn more. Cliick the headline above for a flyer with more details on meeting dates and times.

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  • Chemawa Running Club, proud finishers of the Mission Inn 5k!

    On Sunday, November 9, 2014, our very own Running Club successfully achieved their first race.

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  • Promotion Requirements

    An informational power point for students and parents

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  • PBIS Information - Positive Behavior, Intervention and Supports

    Chemawa is recruiting incoming seventh grade students for our newly created Cougar Academy. Click the title for more information.

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  • PE Clothes Information:

    Students may purchase PE uniforms and locks during their PE class the first week of school. A set of PE clothes which includes the shirt, shorts and lock will be $25. Individual items are as follows: a shirt is $8, a pair of shorts is $12 and a lock is $5. Students may bring their own gym clothes and lock if desired. Please bring a gray shirt and blue gym shorts.

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