RBBCSC Parent to Parent Newsletter

May/June 2019


LIST VIEW LINK of this school year and the next 2 school years

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

Upcoming School Board Meeting

The next planned School Board Meeting is Monday, May 20 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.


Mark your calendar for the annual FREE picnic at Flatwoods Park! Tuesday, June 11 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. There will be free food, fun, games, and bicycle helmets! Bring your own bike to ride on the trails or borrow a bike to ride on our safety course.


The Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation will offer healthy breakfast and lunch meals this summer to all children up to the age of 18.

Our meals will be provided Monday through Friday beginning

Monday June 3rd through June 28th and again,

July 8th through July 26th.

We will serve meals at our Edgewood Primary School.

Breakfast Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Lunch Hours: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Meals are FREE for all children.

Adults may purchase a meal for the following amounts:

Breakfast: $1.65

Lunch: $3.50

Please visit our Nutrition Services and Healthy Schools page on our website at www.rbbschools.net where you can download our free menu app today with nutritional and allergen information at School Lunch by Nutrislice.

Edgewood Early Childhood Center (EECC) Preschool - PreK

EECC Website Link

Facebook Page Link "Like" us!

Important Dates LINK

More information coming soon about next year's move to EPS and enrollment opportunities.

EPS Offers New KG Class for Young 5 Year Old Children

Kindergarten News

“With most of life’s endeavors, getting off to a good start is an important part of success. We want our students to be successful from their first day of school to their last day in our school corporation.”

The quote above is from our superintendent, Dr. Sanders. As a former teacher and principal, Dr. Sanders has worked closely with students and families during his 30+ years in education. We have been encouraged and excited by the vision he has shared with the staff and is now implementing throughout the corporation K-12.

At the primary level, the “connector”, i.e. the new building that will connect EPS and EIS, will be completed late this summer. New, state-of-the-art music, STEAM and art rooms will be housed in the connector for both EPS and EIS.

RBB is giving renewed focus to our early childhood programs. While every child is special in their own way, not every student is ready for kindergarten when the state of Indiana deems them eligible. Over the years we have seen a significant “readiness gap” that mirrors the “achievement gap.” Our kindergarten teachers are designing a K5 Kindergarten program that will give parents and the school options to provide a more successful first step for our students and better prepare them for the next level.

Our K5 program will be based on kindergarten Indiana State Standards, with an emphasis on oral language development, literacy immersion, number sense and collaborative experiences that encourage cooperation, self-confidence, self-regulation, and healthy attitudes about school and learning.

If you are interested in this program for your “young 5-year-old”, please contact the EPS office (812-876-9600). As RBB develops its graduation plan for each student, we know the journey must begin with a successful first step. ~Brenda Whitaker, EPS Principal

Latch Key Enrollment Open Enrollment (Click Here)

Download the Enrollment Form and email to Erin Pace at epace@rbbschools.net.

Edgewood Primary School (EPS) K-2

EPS Website Link

Phone: 812-876-9600

Lunch Reservations Link

PTO Facebook Link "Like" us!

Important Dates Link

1st/2nd Grade Field Day: Wednesday, May 15 (during day)

KG Field Day: Thursday, May 16 (during day)

Award Ceremonies:

Please return form to RSVP adult guests or call the office.

All adult guests MUST have their Volunteer Form completed before attending.

2nd Grade: Mon. 5/20 9:00 am

1st Grade: Mon. 5/20 10:30 am

KG: Tues. 5/21 9:00 am

From the PTO:

It is not too late to sign up to help with FUN DAY on the last day of school, Friday, May 24th. Please click this link to sign up.

The PTO would like to thank everyone for their support this year!

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Edgewood Intermediate School (EIS) 3-5

EIS Website Link

Phone: 812-876-2219

EIS Facebook Page Link "Like" us!

Important Dates Link

3rd Grade Field Trip: Thurs. May 16

5th Grade to Bradford Woods: Wed. May 15 - Fri. May 17

4th Grade to Connor Prairie: Tues. May 21

Award Ceremonies:

3rd Grade: Wed. 5/22 . 9:30 - 11:30

4th Grade: Thurs. 5/23 . 9:00 - 10:30

5th Grade: Thurs. 5/23 .12:30 - 2:30

EIS Field Day: Friday, 5/24

Last student day: Friday, May 24

From the PTO

The EIS PTO thanks you for all of your support this year!

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Edgewood Junior High School (EJHS) 6-8

EJHS Website Link

Phone: 812-876-2005


Important Dates Link

Spring Student Art Show: Thursday, May 16; 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Accelerated Band & (both) Jazz Bands Final Concert: Thursday, May 16; 7:00 - 8:00 pm

EJHS Honors & Awards Night: Tuesday, May 21; 6:00 - 9:00 pm

The EJHS secretary will send out a Daily Announcements (LINK) through email each day to students and parents. The announcements are not archived, so it is important to open this link daily for the most up-to-date information. Please encourage your child to do this, as well.

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RBB Staff Support Dollars for Scholars to Benefit EHS Seniors

The EHS Faculty started using Jeans Day money to fund an EHS Faculty scholarship a couple years ago. In August 2018, Edgewood Dollars for Scholars challenged EJHS, EIS, and EPS to also raise funds for a named faculty scholarship. I am proud to say that over $2,000 will be awarded on Honors Night for EHS, EJHS, EIS, and EPS Faculty Scholarships on Wednesday, May 15.

Well done RBB! I wanted to extend a special thank you from the Edgewood Dollars for Scholars Board of Directors for supporting Edgewood graduates! Please stay tuned for future events that will also support this great cause!

Kara Landgrebe

Edgewood Dollars for Scholars

Edgewood High School (EHS) 9-12

EHS Website Link

Phone: 812-876-2277

EHS Counseling Office Link

Important Dates Link

Senior Honor Night: Wed. May 15; 7:00 pm

Graduation Practice & Senior Luncheon: Fri. May 31; 9:30 am

Graduation: Sat. June 1; 11:00 am

Graduation 2019 Link

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.

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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 10th of each month. Please send flyers in a JPG format if possible or in a PDF format.