RPS students and families, Due to the pending inclement weather, RPS will have an early release day on Monday, February 1st. Dismissal times are as followed: Pre-School and RMS: 11:00AM RHS: 11:30 Esten, Jefferson, and Memorial Park: 12PM Daycare: 12PM Grab and go lunches will be distributed tomorrow; please make sure to stop and get lunches for your students. Safe travels, Rockland!
February lunch and breakfast menus are now available! Remember, all students receive free breakfast and lunch for the entire school year!
Attention Class of 2034! Kindergarten registration will begin Monday, February 1st and end Friday, March 5th. Registration will be arranged through the secretary at your incoming kindergartener's school. Kindergarten registration packets and a street listing by school can be found at: https://www.rocklandschools.org/page/kindergarten Please contact your student's school with any questions! We look forward to welcoming the Class of 2034!
There will be no school for students (both in-person and remote) on Monday, January 25th, due to a professional development day for staff. Cohort A resumes in person learning on Tuesday, January 26th, while Cohort B returns to remote learning.
A meeting regarding the Elementary Building Project was held January 21, 2021. The presentation and the YouTube video of the meeting, which details an updated timeline of the project, is available here: https://www.rocklandschools.org/page/elementary-building-project
RPS is here to help! Check out the community resources we compiled for you and your family. Head to rocklandschools.org and click on the menu. Under Students and Families, you'll find resources to help with internet connections, health insurance, and mental health resources!
Rockland Public Schools will be closed Monday, January 18th in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Please read the latest correspondence from Dr. Alan H. Cron, Superintendent of RPS, regarding the return to hybrid learning on Monday, January 4th. Available here: https://tinyurl.com/y87m2jxa
Happy New Year, RPS Community! Wishing you and your families a happy and healthy 2021!
The January breakfast and lunch menus are now available! Remember, all RPS students are entitled to free lunch and breakfast for the entire school year. Elementary: https://tinyurl.com/ycvs7ap7 Middle School: https://tinyurl.com/yc9yzddm High School: https://tinyurl.com/ybtez2gu Breakfast: https://tinyurl.com/ycoqmfd8
RPS will be closed Wednesday, December 23rd and reopen Monday, January 4th. Best wishes for a joyous and healthy holiday season, Rockland!
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
Esten families, A virtual meeting for families of grades 3 & 4 students will be held on Thursday, December 10th. The virtual meeting will help parents answer the important question: "how can I help my child with remote learning?" The Google Meet link is here: https://meet.google.com/jkp-qekm-bmz
RPS Elementary families, Term 1 closes on Thursday, December 10th. Report cards will be available on Thursday, December 17th.
Esten families, A virtual meeting for families of K-2 students will be held on Wednesday, December 9. The virtual meeting will help parents answer the important question: "how can I help my child with remote learning?" The Google Meet link is here: https://meet.google.com/jkp-qekm-bmz
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!