Rocky Creek Elementary School


Creek News: January 14-18, 2019

Rangers are self-directed learners, caring citizens, and positive world changers.

Important Happenings at The Creek!


Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 am: Ranger 'Robics for 1st grade (gym)

18: Half day for students (Dismissal at 11:40 am; lunch served)

End of 2nd nine weeks/End of 1st semester

16: Dine out with RCE at Knead Pizza

21: No school (Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday)

29: Report cards issued

Class picture day

30: Collaborative planning day (Dismissal at 11:40 am; lunch served)

Important Announcements

Dismissal at 11:40 this Friday, January 18

Since Friday is the last day of first semester, school will be dismissed at 11:40 am. Lunch will be served. Please make sure that you send a note or call the office if your child's transportation will be different that day. Thank you!

The Great Kindness Challenge is coming!

Next week, Rangers will participate in the Great Kindness Challenge. This is a nationwide celebration focusing on kindness and will be led by our school counselors at The Creek. We will have spirit days each day to celebrate!

(Monday: holiday)

Tuesday: You won't see me being unkind! (Wear camouflage.)

Wednesday: Being kind to others should be "no sweat." (Dress like a PE teacher.)

Thursday: It's comfy to be kind. (Wear pajamas.)

Friday: Be kind to your teachers. (Dress like a teacher.)

PTA is looking for volunteers!

Volunteer forms will be coming home with your child this week. If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering with our amazing PTA, please turn in this form. If you need another copy of the form, you can click here!

Meet Mrs. Senn's student teacher!

Hi, my name is Jordan Bowen and I will be working as a student teacher for the next sixty days in your child's music classroom. This is the eighth and final semester of my training as

a music teacher. I am from Lexington but have been in school in Greenwood at Lander University for four years. Outside of working with children and music some of my interests include reading, playing rugby, and spending time with my husky puppy, Dakota. I will be working with the students in various capacities both with small and large groups for several musical activities. I will gradually increase my responsibilities with the students over the course of the semester and conduct four lead teaching weeks. I'm excited to work with your child this semester and help them become the best musician they can be!

Label those coats and jackets!

As temperatures are getting cooler, please take the time to write your child's name in his/her coat, jacket, sweatshirts in order to identify misplaced articles. Also, remind your child to check the lost and found if missing something. The lost and found is located at the end of Wellness Way, right past the cafeteria.
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Please be prepared to show your ID each time you visit RCE when students are present.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation with this new safety policy.

Support RCE when you shop at Publix!

Connect your Publix Partners Card to RCE

Publix has done away with the Publix Partners keychain cards. However, you can still support Rocky Creek every time you shop at Publix!

Simply Log on to

Create an account

You’ll receive a confirmation email.

Click on the link and open the My Account Settings tab.

At the bottom of the middle column choose RCE as your school.

You’re done!

Thank you for supporting our RCE and our community partner Publix.

School doors open at 7:00.

Please do not drop off children and pull away before 7:00 am. Doors are unlocked at 7:00, and dropping them off earlier means that they are outside unsupervised. For the safety of your children, please wait until you see an adult open the school doors to let your children out of the car. Thank you for putting safety first!

Please have your child at school by 7:40. If not, please walk them inside to the office.

Please do not drop children off, watch them enter the doors, and pull off. This is not a safe practice, and we ask you for the safety of your children to please walk them inside.

Need to change your child's transportation - phone call or handwritten notes accepted.

Please make sure you communicate any transportation changes through a handwritten note or phone call to the front office at 821-4200 before 2pm. Do not communicate transportation changes via an email to the teacher. Your email may not be read before dismissal.

Want to see what's happening inside Rocky Creek?

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Code to the Future Parent Letter

Please click on the link below to read more about our Code to the Future Immersion program at Rocky Creek.

Energy Bus for Schools Leadership Journey Parent Letter

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