Dec/Jan Update for Families


Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from RCE!

December and January are busy months on campus as student performance groups share their talents with the general public and as basketball season begins on campus. Thank you to everyone for your flexibility during our first eLearning days of this school year. Please be on the lookout in the next couple of days for an opportunity to give feedback about how the eLearning days went in your household.

Please remember that the last day before Winter Holiday Break will be a half-day (11:20AM dismissal) on Thursday, December 20. The building will be closed beginning that afternoon until our return on January 2, 2019.

If you have any questions about any of the information in this newsletter, please contact the Main Office at 397-4200.

Student Announcements

Click to see the scrolling announcements that your student sees during the day.

December Dates

3 ~ Home Basketball

4 ~ Tutoring After School

5 ~ Virtual School Exams

6 ~ Chorus Concert

11 ~ Tutoring After School

12~ Home Basketball v. Gettys (5:30 PM)

13 ~ Band Concert at SWU (7 PM)

14 ~ Jingle Bell Jam Dance (3:30-5 PM)

17 ~ Wear Team Colors!

18 ~ Tutoring After School

18 ~ Strings Concert at DWD (6:30 PM)

19 ~ PTSO Soup Luncheon

20 ~ Half Day for Students (11:20 dismissal)

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January Dates

2 ~ Students Return to School

2 ~ Box Top Contest Begins

3 ~ Home Basketball v. Robert Anderson (5:30 PM)

7 ~ Wear Team Colors!

8 ~ Tutoring After School

8 ~ Home Basketball v. McCants (5:30 PM)

9 ~ End of Q2/S1

10 ~ Geography Bee at RCE

10 ~ Home Basketball v. Seneca (5:30 PM)

11 ~ 8th Grade Trip to Roper Mtn. Science Center

14 ~ Wear Team Colors!

15 ~ Tutoring After School

16 ~ Q2 Report Cards Sent Home

17 ~ Home Basketball v. Gettys (5:30 PM)

18 ~ Box Top Contest Ends

21 ~ No School

22 ~ Tutoring After School

24 ~ Home Basketball v. Glenview (5:30 PM)

28 ~ Wear Team Colors!

28 ~ Home Basketball v. Robert Anderson (5:30 PM)

29 ~ All County Band Clinic

29 ~ Tutoring After School

31 ~ Home Basketball v. McCants (5:30 PM)

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Chromebook Update

If your student is having any trouble with the device, please encourage them to stop by the Media Center to get help or to have the device sent out for repair. Every student should have a functional and working device!

Anyone in need of internet at home is eligible to rent a WiFi Hot Spot for just $15 for the entire school year. Simply pick up a permission form in the office and return signed along with $15!

Every teacher at RC Edwards Middle uses Schoology to post assignments and grades. If you have any questions about using Schoology at home or regarding internet security options, please checkout the links below, which provide a wealth of information.

Schoology Parent Resources

These documents provide information about creating an account, adding students to existing accounts, and setting up your parent account in Schoology.

Securly Information

Beginning October 11, 2017, you can receive a weekly email from that will show you a preview of your child’s online activity. Click here for details!

8 Rules for Safe Smartphone Use

The Scoop Teacher of the Month

Congratulations to Patti Bratcher, The Scoop Teacher of the Month for November! Mrs. Bratcher showcases the awesome teaching and learning that happens in her 6th Grade ELA classroom through a class Instagram page. Her students enjoy shared read alouds and Mystery Readers, and they benefit from Reading Workshop and cherish time for independent reading. Thank you to Patton Bratcher for all you do to foster the love of reading at RCE Middle!
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#teamRCE & Panther Huddle

Have you heard your student talking about their team colors or Huddle group? Are you wondering what this is all about?

This year we are implementing our own "house" system designed to provide opportunities to build community and character. Please see the presentation link below to find out about this exciting new initiative at RCE!

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Box Tops Contest!

Our PTSO and Student Beta Club will be running a Box Top Competition from January 2nd through January 18th. Box Tops can be submitted in the main office!

‪Please use the link to join our PTSO:
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