RBBCSC Parent to Parent Newsletter

October 2020

2020-2021 Calendar

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

RBBCSC Plan for 2nd Nine Weeks

As many of you already know, Dr. Sanders sent out an email and automated call to families on Thursday, Oct. 1, regarding the plan for the second 9 weeks.

Students will resume the current hybrid schedule after Fall Break on Monday, Oct. 12th.
RBBCSC schools will move to the 4 day week starting on Monday, Oct. 19.

For the full plan, please visit the website link here.

UPCOMING BOARD MEETING

The next planned School Board Meeting is Monday, October 19th, at EHS, door #3, Room C115A, starting at 7:00 p.m.


Information about the monthly meetings can be found at this link. Most meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of the month.

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Become a Substitute Teacher for RBBCSC!

RBBCSC has partnered with Kelly Education, a leading provider of substitute teachers to school districts across the U.S.

Kelly Education started managing our substitute teacher program with this 2020/2021 school year. A trusted partner to over 8,600 schools nationwide, Kelly substitutes provide learning continuity in the classroom when permanent teachers are absent.


Kelly Education prepares their substitute educators to succeed in every classroom by offering access to highly respected training and professional learning programs and encourages employees to further their teaching career in specialty areas including STEM, ELL, ECE and special education.


If you are interested in becoming a Kelly substitute to work in our schools, we invite you to apply at www.kellyeducation.com or email your resume to 2524@kellyservices.com

If you are an existing Kelly Education Sub, you are eligible for a referral bonus! Refer someone to Kelly that completes 10 assignments successfully and you will receive a $100 bonus!

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Do you need help with eLearning?

Dear Families -

As we progress through this ever-changing time, we want to support you and your child throughout this hybrid learning experience. We have gathered the information for technical assistance, connectivity resources, and curricular options to assist with the needs you might have during this time. Thank you for all of your help and flexibility, and please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions, concerns, or feedback. By sharing and working together, we hope to make the most of this unique time. Click here to access our RBB eLearning Support for Students and Families website.

Are you new to the district or area?

Welcome! If you are still trying to figure things out (big or small) and need help with resources, please do not hesitate to email Jill Ferguson, RBBCSC's Family Engagement Coordinator at jferguson@rbbschools.net or through this newsletter. Things are often overwhelming at the beginning of the school year on a normal year, so if you need help, please reach out!

Edgewood Early Childhood Center (EECC) Preschool - PreK

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Edgewood Primary School (EPS) K-2

EPS Website Link


EPS Facebook Link "Like" us!


PTO Facebook Link "Like" us!


Important Dates Link


If you are interested in helping the EPS PTO, please email PTO.EPS@gmail.com.


If you have additional questions, please call EPS during school hours at 812-876-9600.

Edgewood Intermediate School (EIS) 3-5

EIS Website Link


EIS Facebook Page Link "Like" us!


Important Dates Link


If you have additional questions, please call EIS during school hours at 812-876-2219.


From the PTO:

If you are interested in becoming part of the PTO (a little or a lot), please email us to get the Zoom link for our next meeting: eis.pto.345@gmail.com


UPCOMING MEETING:

Thursday, Sept. 3 on Zoom (email to get link)
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Edgewood Junior High School (EJHS) 6-8

EJHS Website Link


EJHS PTO FACEBOOK LINK "Like" us!


Important Dates Link



If you have additional questions, please call EJHS during school hours at 812-876-2005.


The EJHS secretary will send out a Daily Announcements (LINK) through email each day. The announcements are not archived, so it is important to open this link daily for the most up-to-date information.


From the PTO:

The EJHS PTO invites you to join us to help support the EJHS students, teachers and staff! There are opportunities that fit every schedule and interest--whether it is sending in items for pitch-ins, spending time helping at events, or simply attending meetings to stay connected to what is happening at the school! You can find information about the PTO on Facebook, or you can join the email list by sending a note to EJHSPTO@Outlook.com.

Free Virtual Tutoring from IU

Edgewood High School (EHS) 9-12

EHS Website Link


EHS Counseling Office Link


Important Dates Link



If you have additional questions, please call EHS during school hours at 812-876-2277.


The EHS secretary will send out a Daily Announcements (LINK) through email each day. The announcements are not archived, so it is important to open this link daily for the most up-to-date information.

All flyers/photos below are linked to their websites!

To make life easier for families, most photos and flyers in this newsletter are linked to their appropriate websites. You just have to click on the photo!
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Don't forget our Little Libraries!

Please visit 1 or all 3 to find a book for each person in the whole family! They have been recently restocked with fresh titles and will be checked every month to make sure they have a variety of books in them. However, the BEST way to ensure there will be a variety of good books for everyone is to BRING a quality book with you to swap out or donate. You do not have to bring a book to take a book and you don't have to return the book you took! (Extra books will be added each month by Jill Ferguson, Family Engagement Coordinator using donated books from previous Book Swaps.)

Get the Access Pass for $2 Admissions

If you’re an Indiana resident and receive Hoosier Healthwise Insurance, SNAP or TANF, you qualify for Access Pass. The Access Pass gets you into 12 museums and cultural attractions for $2 per person, per visit for general admission. https://bit.ly/2VVjHgp

These include: The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Conner Prairie, Eiteljorg, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Indiana Historical Society, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, NCAA Hall of Champions, Newfields, Rhythm! Discovery Center, Terre Haute Children’s Museum and WonderLab in Bloomington.

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Do you have information you would like included in this newsletter?

If you do, please email Jill Ferguson at jferguson@rbbschools.net. The deadline for information to be sent is the 20th of each month. Please send flyers in a JPG format if possible or in a PDF format.