Reed-Custer Elementary School

April 2019

Principal's Message....

RCES Kids Care for April

For the month of April, we will be collecting for Aperion Care in Wilmington. Aperion Care provides personalized post-hospital care and rehabilitation. The patients love playing games and receiving prizes. We are collecting small prizes for them this month (crossword puzzle books, stuffed animals, drawing supplies, fuzzy socks, etc.).

State Testing

Our students take federally required assessments every spring. These assessments help us understand how our students are growing academically, compared to their peers across the state. The state uses this information to provide more support and resources to the schools in the greatest need. This year, the English language arts and math assessment for grades 3-8 is called the Illinois Assessment of Readiness. Please contact me with any questions regarding these assessments.

Learning at RCES is OUT OF THIS WORLD!!!

Mark Your Calendars

April 2019

April 2nd-April 26th Illinois Assessment of Readiness for grades 3-5

April 3rd Report cards sent home for grades 1-5

April 3rd FORCES meeting at RCES - 8:30 AM

April 4th 19-20 Kindergarten Registration at RCES 4:00-8:00 PM

April 5th 19-20 Kindergarten Registration at RCES 9:30-2:00

This registration is for students NEW to RCES. Current EC/PreK students entering kindergarten can register through PowerSchool. Please contact the office with questions.

April 9th 4th grade program at RCES gym 6:30 PM (Students should be at school by 5:45.)

April 11th 3rd grade program at RCES gym 6:30 PM (Students should be at school by 6:00.)

April 15th Week of the Young Child Family Event -JIM GILL will be performing at 6:15 in the RCES gym. Please bring a blanket to sit on during the event. Click here for more information about Jim Gill.

April 18th Early release 11:50 -No PreK/EC classes

April 18th Egg hunt (PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd) Egg (balloon) toss (3rd, 4th, and 5th)

April 19th-22nd No School

April 30th Preschool screening at RCES-Contact SOWIC for an appointment 815-741-7777

Reed-Custer School District Website

Link to all things RC! 5Essential Survey for parents

RC Food Service Information

Monthly lunch menus, link to online lunch payment, and other lunchroom information


Link to PowerSchool-Access to bus and teacher information

Reed-Custer Parent Handbook

Link to parent handbook with building and policy information.