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SRES FAMILY NEWSLETTER FOR MARCH 20, 2023

Important Dates:

March 20: Experience a Girl Scout Troop Meeting 6:00pm (Library)

March 21: PTC Skate Night 5:30pm (Roller King)

March 27-30: 6th Grade Science Camp

March 31: School Panoramic Picture (rescheduled)

April 3-7: NO SCHOOL- Spring Break

April 10: NO SCHOOL- Staff Development Day

April 12-26: Bucks for Blood Fundraiser

April 21: PTC Family Picnic

May 1-12- CAASPP Testing (3rd-6th Grade)

May 11: MINIMUM DAY- Open House 5:30pm

May 15: MINIMUM DAY- Teacher Report Card Prep

May 29: NO SCHOOL- Memorial Day

May 31: 6th Grade Promotion (details coming soon)

May 31: PTC Yearbook Signing Party

June 1: MINIMUM DAY- Last day of School


Bell Schedule

2022-23 District Calendar

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Time is running out....only 50 copies left! Order your Yearbook ONLINE NOW- Deadline is April 1st.

Only 50 copies left....Don't miss your chance to get the SRES 2022-2023 Yearbook as we might not have any copes leftover to sell. They are on sale for $25.00 (upgrades available for an additional cost) and we are accepting online orders only Please visit Lifetouch Yearbook now to order your copy today! Yearbook ID Code: 13231223

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SRES Skate Night- Tuesday, March 21st. Hope to see you all there!

Join us for Skate Night! Information should have come home this week with your student! We hope to see you all there!
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6th Grade Science Camp Fundraiser- Cookie Dough Pick-Up on Friday, March 31st

Cookie Dough orders will be available to pick up on Friday, March 31st beginning at 2:45pm on the side of the Multipurpose Room near the Bike Rack. This is the day before we go on Spring Break and we do not have enough freezer space to hold orders. If you plan on being gone, please make arrangements with someone to pick it up in your place.
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GRADES TK-5: 2nd Edition 2022-2023

Math and Success Adds Up! Grades TK-5, is a newsletter for parents of children in transitional kindergarten through fifth grade. Each publication will include information on how parents can support and foster the love of math at home. Click here to read!

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Save the Date: PTC Family Picnic is Coming Soon! April 21st

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6th Grade Students Only- GOMS Dance Team Tryouts

Since SRES 6th Graders will be at Science Camp during auditions, they have added an alternate audition date of THURSDAY MARCH 23rd from 3:00-5:00 in the GOMS Multipurpose Room. HERE is a link to the audition application!
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SAVE THE DATE! Parent University - March 22nd

RUSD's Parent University is coming.....stay tuned for more information to come!
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U.S. Navy Concert Band @ WHS- Sunday, March 19th

The U.S. Navy Concert Band is holding a concert in the Whitney High School Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 2023. The Band is the premier musical organization of the U.S. Navy, performing frequently at ceremonies held at The White House and The Pentagon and also tours annually throughout the nation. While the concert is free, tickets are required for entry. General admission tickets may be requested at the Rocklin Unified School District front desk during business hours. The public is encouraged to call ahead prior to picking up their tickets. [FLYER]

Chromebook Repair for Students/Families: Incident Reports are now online!

Chromebook Repair for Students/Families: Chromebook Incident Reports are now online! Parents/Guardians, please go to the Incident Reporting Website to complete an Incident Report if your student's Chromebook gets lost/stolen, damaged, or needs repaired. https://bit.ly/rusdchromebookrepair
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Need a Chromebook for your child? RUSD can help! New Update: All Middle School students are required to have a device!

Before you know it your 4-6 grade students will enter middle school. All 7th - 12th grade students must carry a district managed Chromebook to and from school every day. Families will have three options for this: The ECF Program (which ends this year), Checking out an RUSD Chromebook, or Adding a Managed License to a Personal Chromebook. Families can still (1) apply for their student to get a new Chromebook through the ECF program, which will last until they graduate high school, or (2) they can apply a management license to a personal Chromebook that they already own or are planning to purchase. (3) Students will also have the choice to check out a previously used device from the library. Both the ECF and Library device will stay with the student until they either graduate, move, or the device no longer works. All families will have the opportunity to purchase a Protection Plan for all RUSD/ECF Chromebooks.


Students will not be allowed to bring a personal Macbook or PC, managed personal or district devices will be the only supported devices for students.


For more information, families can go to our Technology Services Family Resource page.

All students will have to choose one of these three options:

  1. Complete an ECF application for a new device (free to the district)

  2. Check out a current RUSD Chromebook

  3. Install a Google Management License on a Personal Chromebook.

3rd-5th Grade Science Curriculum Adoption Preview

At the RUSD Board meeting last night, Wednesday, 2/15/23, the Amplify Science curriculum was presented to the Board of Trustees for adoption in grades 3-5 beginning in the 2023-24 school year.

Prior to the Board taking a vote on whether or not to approve the adoption at the RUSD Board meeting on 3/15/23, there will be a month-long period of public review of the proposed curriculum.

If you are interested in reviewing the Amplify Science curriculum for grades 3-5 and providing feedback to the Board, there are two options both accessed by visiting the RUSD Science Adoption Website.

Option 1 - Review the student curriculum experience online. Under “Amplify” click on “Access to Online Curriculum” and follow the prompts.

Option 2 - Sign-up for an in-person review of the entire 3-5 curriculum.

Additionally, you may provide feedback on the curriculum or submit a question about the curriculum.

RUSD appreciates your continued support and active involvement in your child’s education.

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Registration for 2023-2024 Now Open!

Believe it or not, it's time to register new Transitional Kindergarten (TK), Kindergarten (K) students for the 2023-24 school year!


Register here or visit rocklinusd.org for more information.

Guest Teachers (Substitutes) Needed!

As all districts continue to experience substitute teacher shortages, Senate Bill (SB) 1397, temporarily waiving the Basic Skills Requirement for the Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit, becomes effective January 1, 2023.

From January 1, 2023, to July 1, 2024, the Basic Skills Requirement is waived for the issuance of the Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit. This change means that candidates who wish to obtain an Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit will only need to provide official transcripts showing the conferral of a baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

If you know of any individuals who are interested in substitute teaching and have a 4-year degree but do not have a permit, please encourage them to apply to the Rocklin Unified School District EDJOIN posting (EDJOIN posting). The Human Resource Team will assist these applicants in the process of obtaining an Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit.

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PTC Meeting, Sponsors & Upcoming Events

  • Join the email list to be informed on what's going on with the PTC. Sign-up Here!
  • Make sure you mark your calendars for their upcoming events this year (see above)!
  • Become a corporate sponsor!
  • Click on link below to the Sunset Ranch PTC website and bookmark it to stay up-to-date!

Afterschool STEM Enrichment Classes by INTELLIBRICKS-Sign Up Now!

Classes begin on Wednesday, November 30th from 3:10-4:40pm in Room 24 . Click here for all the details and visit Intellibricks to register online.
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MEALS CONTINUE TO BE FREE FOR ALL STUDENTS!

Welcome back to school for the 2022-23 school year. During the upcoming year, MEALS WILL BE FREE FOR ALL STUDENTS!


Although meals are free, we still need families to complete the Federal Meal Application to direct your State and Federal tax dollars to RUSD. This funding is used to provide counselors, intervention and tutoring programs, mental health and behavioral supports, full day TK and Kindergarten programs, and more. Please take a moment to complete the application online at the link here.

SRES School Handbook

SRES 22-23 Handbook