RBBCSC Parent to Parent Newsletter

September 2017

School IN Session on Thursday, September 21st!

The previous calendar had Thursday, September 21st as a Parent/Teacher Conference Day where students didn't attend school. This day has been removed as teachers will hold conferences differently this year. STUDENTS WILL BE IN SESSION ON 9/21. The updated calendar can be found below.

Fall Break for all RBBCSC students is October 9th - 13th. No school.

2017-2018 School Calendar

LIST VIEW LINK Please note that the order of when the snow make-up days will be used has been updated, and the September 21st date for parent/teacher conferences has been changed. School IS in session on September 21st.

Calendar View Link

ACTIVE EVENT CALENDAR for all schools (click off any you don't use)

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School Lunch Information

Elementary Schools: $1.10 Breakfast, $2.55 Lunch

Secondary Schools: $1.35 Breakfast, $2.70 Lunch

Reduced Meals: $.30 Breakfast, $.40 Lunch

It's not too late: Please complete a financial assistance form on Harmony during your registration process. Also, don’t forget to “Set it and Forget It” on www.myschoolbucks.com to refill your student’s lunch account. Our district is an online payment district, however, if it is necessary to pay by check, please do so prior to school starting at the Nutrition Services Director’s office located at the RBBCSC Service Center. 812-876-7100

Edgewood Early Childhood Center (EECC) Preschool - PreK

EECC Website Link

Facebook Page Link

Interested in doing more for the students and staff at EECC? Join us at our first Partners In Education (PIE) Meeting on Wednesday, August 23rd from 3:30 - 5:00. Childcare provided. Please RSVP with the front office that you plan to attend.

Important Dates LINK

Week of Sept. 18th: Book Fair & Grandparents' Day Activities (see flyer)

Thursday, Sept. 21: School is in session

Saturday, Sept. 23: Fall Festival Parade, (See permission slip for details.)

Wednesday, Sept. 27- Thursday, Sept. 28: School Pictures

Thursday, Sept. 28: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Jump-N-Joey's Play & Donate

Wednesday, Oct. 4: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Partners In Education (PIE) Meeting (All parents/grandparents who want to get involved in school events, please come! Childcare is provided.)

October 9 - 13: Fall Break, no school

Edgewood Primary School (EPS) K-2

EPS Website Link

PTO Facebook Link This is a great page to "like."

Apparel Order Link Deadline to order is Monday, October 2 ONLINE ONLY

Teacher Wish List LINK

Lunch Reservation LINK

Important Dates Link

Monday, Sept. 18: Paragon orders end

Thursday, Sept. 21: School is in session

Saturday, Sept. 23: Fall Festival Parade (information will be sent home)

Monday, October 2: Apparel orders end

Tuesday, October 3: 6:30 - 7:30 Make & Take Night (flyer to be sent home)

Friday, October 6: PTO FUN RUN (during the day - volunteers needed!)

Friday evening October 6 - 8: Hilly Hundred (the school is used by the bicyclists)

October 9 - 13: Fall Break, no school

Tuesday, October 10: Skate Night 6:30 - 8:30 (mention Edgewood)

Edgewood Intermediate School (EIS) 3-5

EIS Website Link

EIS Facebook Page Link

Teacher Wish Link

Important Dates Link

Sunday, Sept. 17: Dine & Donate to support EIS PTO at the Runnin Crab (2038 N. Walnut Street, Btown) from Noon to 10 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 21: School is in session

Friday, Sept. 22: Fall Festival Education Day (permission slips have gone home)

Saturday, Sept. 23: Fall Festival Parade (Support the EIS Ambassadors as they march!)

Friday evening October 6 - 8:: Hilly Hundred (the school is used for by bicyclists)

October 9-13: Fall Break, no school

Tuesday, October 10: Skate Night 6:30 - 8:30 (mention Edgewood)

Friday, October 27: Monster Bash (information to come home before break)

Stinesville Elementary School (SES) K-5

SES Website Link

SES Facebook Link

SES PTO Facebook Link

Important Dates Link

Wednesday, Sept. 20: Paragon sale ends

Thursday, Sept. 21: School in session

Friday, Sept. 22: Fall Festival Education Day (Grades 2-5)

Saturday, Sept. 23: Fall Festival Parade

Friday, Sept. 29: Quarry Festival Education Day (Grades K-1)

Thursday, Oct. 5: Picture Retakes

October 9-13: Fall Break, no school

Tuesday, October 10: Skate Night 6:30 - 8:30 (mention SES)

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S.T.E.A.M. Family Challenge Info!

The September STEAM FAMILY CHALLENGE is posted on the R-BB STEAM webpage! Click here to download the challenge, visit the R-BB STEAM Facebook page (@RBBSTEAM), or ask your classroom teacher! There are also design planning and reflection pages posted on our STEAM webpage, that you can print for your child to record his/her designs and share with classmates!

Looking for even more opportunities to design and MAKE at home? Contact the STEAM Coach in your child’s school about checking out a MAKEngineering kit created in IU’s MILL Makerspace! These kits are an easy way for your children to introduce you to STEAM! You can find out more about the grant-funded project by emailing makengineeringkits@gmail.com, or by visiting their Facebook page: STEM Education Research Group at IUB (@IUBSTEMeducation).

Edgewood Junior High School (EJHS) 6-8

EJHS Website Link


PTO Apparel Sale LINK: Sale closes on October 2nd.

Important Dates Link

PTO Events:

Wednesday, September 27th -- Family Movie Night (Wonder Woman) -- 7pm -- Tivoli Theater, Spencer -- $5/ticket

You are invited to enjoy a night at the movies with your family and friends at the Historic Tivoli Theater in Spencer on Wednesday, September 27th at 7pm. Tickets are $5 each. Concessions will be available. (Proceeds from the ticket sales will support the EJHS PTO in all they do to help students at the junior high!)

Do You Love Pizza

Then, we have an event for you! Mark your calendars for a Dine & Donate on Wednesday, October 4th at Mother Bear's. More information to come, so be sure to check your emails, Daily Announcements, or the EJHS PTO Facebook page!

Are You Saving Those Box Tops?

You are going to be glad you did! The first ever "Box Tops Bash" is coming up on Friday, October 20th at 6:30pm. At EJHS, the Box Tops that are brought in go to benefit the library (something every student can benefit from!), and the PTO wants to partner with you to bring in a record number of Box Tops this year! More information will be sent home as this event gets closer, but for now, make sure to be collecting those Box Tops!

Please continue to view Daily Announcements (LINK) that are sent from the school to keep up with important information.

Edgewood High School (EHS) 9-12

EHS Website Link

Important Dates Link

Please continue to view Daily Announcements (LINK) that are sent from the school to keep up with important information.

Graduation 2018 Link

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Monroe County Public Library wants to hear from you!

The Library is developing a new strategic plan and seeks your input in the development process. The strategic plan will direct an ambitious course for the future of Library services for Monroe County. Please share your vision for the future of your Library with our brief, four question, online survey at https://mcpl.info/survey.

Thank you! - Monroe County Public Library.

Looking for something FUN and EDUCATIONAL to do with the kids?

Click here to view MCPL's 2017 Fall Program Guide.

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4-H Information

Mini 4-H Halloween Spooktacular:

The Purdue Extension – Monroe County Office will be holding a Mini 4-H Halloween Spooktacular party October 24th, 2017, 6-8 PM at the Monroe County Fairgrounds Auditorium.

This event is totally free and open to all kids enrolled in grades K-2nd and their families. There will be games, contests and prizes throughout the night with the costume contests and costume parade beginning at 7 pm. Come dressed in you Halloween costume for a fun night of trick or treating while learning about the awesome clubs Monroe County 4-H has to offer. Mini 4-H enrollment begins October 1st, 2017 through January 5th, 2018, there will be computers and staff at the event for those who wish to enroll in mini 4-H (enrollment fee is $5). Please contact the Purdue Extension – Monroe County Office at (812)-349-2575 or greenwae@purdue.edu with any questions.

4-H Enrollment is Almost Here!

Fall time means you can get signed up for another fantastic year of 4-H! 4-H in Monroe County is open to any student currently enrolled in Kindergarten through 12th grade. On October 1st, enrollment will open! Click HERE to log in and enroll for another year or to create an account for a new 4-H member. If you have questions or would like to learn more about 4-H contact the Monroe County Extension Office at 812-349-2575 or e-mail monroeces@purdue.edu. You can also visit the Extension Office any day M-F from 8:00am to 4:00pm to enroll or visit during our extended hours: October 12 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, December 13 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm or January 10 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.

Ivy Tech Offers Classes for Youth

Click HERE to see all of the classes offered for youth and adults in the

Center for Lifelong Learning.

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