Rocky Creek Elementary School


Creek News - April 3rd - April 7th

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Car Line Safety

For the safety of your children and the RCE staff... once the car line begins to move each afternoon, please refrain from texting or talking on your phone unless using a hands free option. We all appreciate your cooperation with is for the safety of all!

Author Visit on Thursday

We are excited to welcome Jarrett Krosoczka to RCES on Thursday, April 6th. Mr. Krosoczka is a best-selling author and illustrator, known for books such as Bag Head, Bubble Bath Pirates, the Lunch Lady series and many more. A couple of minor tweaks to the schedule are needed in order for this wonderful event to happen.

1st grade lunch will be from 11:55-12:25.

4th grade lunch will be from 10:50-11:20

Please make note of these lunch time changes.

Chick-Fil-A Biscuit Sale

Our PTA will be selling biscuits in the front and back car lines on Friday morning. Biscuits are $3 each. Please be mindful that biscuits sell out very quickly. A backup breakfast plan may be needed.

School Spirit Day

Be sure to wear your RCE spirit wear and/or RCE colors on Friday. We want to show our Ranger Pride!

Our PTA Fundraiser Continues

Our PTA Spring Fundraiser continues this week and will run through Friday, April 7th. This campaign is a 'direct donation' campaign so there is nothing to sell! Checks should be made payable to RCE PTA. Donations can be submitted to homeroom teachers or our front office staff. Thank you for supporting our PTA and RCE.

Spring Break Holiday

Lexington One schools will be closed from April 10th - April 14th for Spring Break. Please note that students will also be out of school on April 17th for a Severe Weather Holiday.

Students will return to school on Tuesday April 18th.

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Blowfish Reading Rewards Program - Rocky Creek’s Game Night is Saturday, June 3rd!

The Blowfish Reading Rewards Program begins Monday, March 27th. Reading logs will be coming home this week that provide parent information and contest rules. Students need to read 4 books on their reading level and after March 27th. Reading logs are due April 29th.

Change of Date!

5th grade Recognition Ceremony is NOW scheduled for Tuesday, May 30th at 8:00 A.M.

3rd and 4th grade Celebrations will be on Wednesday, May 31st.

Other grade levels will be sharing their end of year celebration dates soon.

Please make every effort to ensure your child's lunch fees are paid!

We appreciate you taking care of this!

The PTA Needs You!

The PTA is still seeking volunteers and looking for new board members to serve for the 2017-2018 school year. Contact Carolyn Beck for more information. 821-4200 or

Note - Transportation Changes

This is a reminder to please contact the front office with any transportation changes for your student(s). Do not email teachers with any transportation changes. We want to ensure all of our Rangers get home as they should, and this will be best accomplished by contacting the front office at 821-4200.

April Ranger Robics

Ranger Robics will be for 4th grade students during the month of April. Ranger Robics sessions will be held in the gym on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning at 7:00 a.m.

Morning Drop Off Reminder

Please note that adults are not available to supervise children before 7:00 a.m. each morning. Therefore, car riders should not be dropped off before 7:00 a.m., nor should children expect to enter the school with staff member who arrives prior to 7:00 a.m.

4K Registration for 2017-2018

Applications are being accepted for our 4-year-old program (4K). Please encourage friends and families who have children eligible (must turn four-years-old on or before September 1, 2017) to apply as soon as possible.

Screening will take place May 22, 23, and 24, 2017.

This screening process is available for families living in the Lexington School District One attendance area.

For additional information, please call the school office: (803) 821-4200.

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Changes to School Calendar (Make-Up Days)

Monday, February 20th - Weather Make-Up Day (School Day)

Friday, March 17th - Weather Make-Up Day (School Day)

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Energy Bus Principle #7 - Enjoy the Ride!

When life and work are fun you don’t get tired. Do you ever remember getting tired when you were playing as a kid? It never even came to mind. The same is true when you are energized by doing work that matters with people you like. Make sure you take the opportunity to seize each day, be happy with what you are doing in life and enjoy the ride. You only get one ride!

Energy Bus - Principle #7 Motion
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