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Back to School Updates

School Hours: Monday thru Friday, 9am-3:40pm

The First Day of School is Almost Here!

Hello Rockledge Families,

We are so excited to finally have our Eagles flying back to the nest. There are so many things that go into getting ready for the First Day of School. Below you will find some important save-the-date events and information that will help your family begin to prepare for the return to school.

Your Principal,

Mrs. Steptoe-Coleman

Upcoming Important Dates

August 6-8: Virginia Tax Free Weekend (School Supply List, click HERE)

August 19: Open House (see details below)


September 2: First PTA Meeting (details coming soon)

October 5 & 7: Back to School Night (details coming soon)

School Supply Lists (Click Picture)

Open House, August 19th

Join us on Thursday, August 19th for an opportunity to come meet your teacher, see your classroom, and drop off school supplies. See the schedule below.

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New School Year Packet (Online)

This year PWCS will continue with the online submission of New School paperwork. Completion will be via the Return to Learn Packet, now available in ParentVUE.

The information you provide will allow school staff to ensure the safety of your student this school year. To access the Return to Learn Packet, please login to your ParentVUE account and go to “Online Records”. For ease of use, a web browser on a computer is recommended. The forms can be completed using the ParentVUE App for Apple devices or on android devices using a browser.

If you need assistance in accessing technology to complete these forms, please contact the school and we can coordinate support.

Bus Stop Information

Bus information will be available in ParentVUE beginning August 17th. If you have not already, we encourage families to sign-up for the Here Comes the Bus application to get real-time information about the location of your student's bus. Click images below for more information.

***Kindergarten Students***

Kindergarteners must be met at the bus stop by a parent or other authorized person with an ID. A Kindergarten Authorization form must be completed and submitted to the school prior to riding the bus. Click on the school bus link below for the form.

Student Tag System: Car Rider Students & Kindergarten Walkers/ Car Riders

In order to ensure safe arrival and dismissal procedures for students, Rockledge will continue with the Student Tag system for releasing student car riders and ALL kindergarten students (walkers and car riders).

For students being dropped off and picked up by car, families must park in legal parking areas along the street. In the afternoon families will be required to pick-up students with an ID and the assigned tag. Specifics on where and how afternoon pick-up procedures will work will be shared at Open House.

We will begin distributing tags at our Open House on August 19th.

Student Meals are Free for 2021-22

Breakfast and lunch will be offered at no cost for students for 2021-22.

Applications for free and reduced-priced meals, which impacts other services families may need, will be available on the School Food and Nutrition Services website when available from the USDA.

School Nurse: Supporting Health and Medical Needs

Cheryl Flesch, RN, BSN

School Nurse

Health Regulations & Forms

*In preparation for the 2021-2022 school year, if your student requires treatment plans and medication forms for school entrance, allergies, asthma, diabetes, seizures, prescription medications and over the counter medications, please see the forms needed in the link below. All the health forms and regulations in this link are located on the PWCS website.

As we journey into a new school year, Rockledge Elementary School will be revisiting our current vision statement. As a part of the process, we would like you to share your personal educational values with us. We will use this information, along with information from our staff and students, to review and revise our vision statement. We appreciate your input in this very important process.

Click HERE to share your vision.

Mitigation Mask Mandates (Click Below)

Welcome New Staff to Rockledge

Coming Soon: Technology Information & 1st Day of School Expectations

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