Please enjoy "Tis the Season," which is a virtual recording of the holiday classic "Let It Snow," by the incredibly talented RHS Concert Band. Available here: https://youtu.be/G13LKNajoYQ Happy Holidays, Rockland!
Due to the pending snowstorm, the Rockland Public Schools, including Rockland Pre School, will have a Remote Snow Day tomorrow, Thursday, December 17th. Baring a loss of power or some other weather-related situation, all students are expected to log in to learn remotely. Attendance will be taken. Each building principal has already communicated the learning schedule for the day. Please reach out to your principal with any questions. Thank you and be safe.
In anticipation of the snowstorm this Thursday, double lunches and breakfasts will be distributed tomorrow, Wednesday, December 16th, at the high school pick-up site. Lunches will not be distributed on Thursday.
Rockland Public Schools value the school community's feedback on our PreK-12 Remote and Hybrid Learning Models. Please take a few minutes to share your experience with us by completing the following brief survey. https://forms.gle/SVBywgSg6SCbUkWJA
For the health and safety of all students, faculty, staff, and families, as recommended by the Rockland Board of Health, the Rockland Public Schools will transition to full remote learning effective Monday, December 14, 2020 and remain fully remote through December 22, 2020. Remote learning will continue until winter break begins on December 23rd. Our hybrid model including in-person classes will resume on Monday, January 4th with Cohort “B” being in school and cohort “A” learning remotely. Please note this important calendar change, as cohort A was originally scheduled to return on the 4th. For more information, please read Dr. Cron's announcement, available here: https://tinyurl.com/y64jbtd6 and in Portuguese here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1R2z3cadKscCXDF-JFNr0p_dfEDZZTt94nbn2wrj7y2I/edit?usp=sharing
RHS winter sports sign up is in full swing! Email Mrs. Penney (firstname.lastname@example.org) to sign up for winter sports. The following information must be included: name, sport, and grade. Students also must have an up-to-date physical on file. For more information, please see this linked flyer: https://tinyurl.com/yxs787zk
RPS Elementary families, Term 1 closes on Thursday, December 10th. Report cards will be available on Thursday, December 17th.
A video rendering of Phelps Elementary is available here: https://youtu.be/we5kuJFeCZQ Please take a moment to review the incredible plans for our new elementary school!
December breakfast and lunch menus are now available! Remember, all RPS students are provided free breakfast and lunch for the entire 2020-2021 school year! https://tinyurl.com/y4gbz95p
RPS wishes all members of the RPS community a safe, happy, and healthy Thanksgiving! Reminder: RPS will be closed Wednesday, November 25th through Friday, November 27th. School will resume on Monday, November 30th. Cohort B returns to in-person learning, while Cohort A resumes remote learning.
Please review the important information regarding Covid-19 and Thanksgiving Break from Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Alan H. Cron. Available here: https://tinyurl.com/yykhwdgl and in Portuguese here: https://tinyurl.com/y4w4xoyn
RMS families, Virtual parent teacher conferences will be held Thursday, November 19th from 1-3pm & 6-8pm, and Friday, November 20th from 1-3pm. Dismissal for RMS students will be at 12:30pm on both Thursday and Friday.
Please review the Remote Learning Survey results, linked below. RPS staff completed the survey in order to provide insight into the successes and areas of improvement for remote learning. https://tinyurl.com/yydn8jea
RPS will be closed Wednesday, November 11, in honor of Veteran's Day.
RMS families, Parent teacher conferences will be held on Thursday, November 19th from 1pm - 3pm and 6pm - 8pm, and Friday, November 20th from 1pm - 3pm. All conferences will be held virtually. Please use the link below to sign up: https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/John_W_Rogers_Middle_School_3 Sign ups must be completed by Sunday, November 15th at 9:00pm. We look forward to see you!
RMS Student Council invites you to participate in the RMS Turkey Trot Donation Drive! Donations will benefit the Rockland Food Pantry. Between November 9th and November 20th, please bring juice boxes and lunch box snacks to the donation bins, located in the cafeteria and near the water fountain on each floor. The grade with the largest amount of donations will get a special holiday treat! See the attached flyer for more information. https://tinyurl.com/y3ldvlvw It's a great day to be a 'Dog!
Families of elementary school students, Term 1 progress reports will be available Thursday, November 5th. Please check your email for your student's report!
RPS will be closed to students on Tuesday, November 3rd for Election Day. Both in-person and remote learning will not be held.
The November breakfast & lunch menu is now available! https://tinyurl.com/y6fynkhm
You are invited to our Annual Title I Meeting, presented by Kelsey Holbrook, Rockland Title I Director, on Monday, November 2nd at 6PM. The Google Meet link is below: meet.google.com/bbo-foab-qgb