Rush Creek News

January 21, 2022

Return to In-Person Learning Monday, January 24

All students will return to in-person learning on Monday, January 24! When students return they should bring back their technology, charging cord, classroom materials and books. We are expecting cold weather so don' forget to bring your warm winter gear to wear to recess daily!

Important Parent Pick-up and Drop-off Reminders

Parent curbside drop off will begin at 9:15 AM and pick-up will begin at 4:00 PM each day. Staff will be present to unload and load students starting at 9:15 AM and 4:00 PM.


The lot will open at 9:15 AM and 3:55 PM, please do not arrive early. If you arrive before 9:15 AM or 3:55 PM you are required to park in the Parent Parking lot until the lot opens.


Please review the map of the location for drop-off/pick-up and parent parking. Parents are not allowed to park near the gate or in the entrance lane of traffic of the school. The entrance to the school cannot be blocked by standing vehicles.


  • Please follow the directions of the crossing guard and staff on duty
  • Stay off your technology and do not pass vehicles that are ahead of you
  • Stay in your vehicle at all times
  • Staff will unload and load cars in the Drop-off/Pick-up ZONE
  • Your child should unload and load the vehicle on the curbside only for safety
  • As you exit the back of the building you are required to yield to buses.


Please help us keep everyone safe and the entrance to the school open to all traffic!

Monday, January 31 Online Learning Day

Monday, January 31 will continue, as planned, as an online learning day. Teachers will post asynchronous learning on Seesaw for students. Staff will be participating in Staff Development on this day. In-person learning will resume on Tuesday, February 1.

Winter Parent/Teacher Conference Sign-up begins Wednesday, January 26 at 4:30PM!

We are rapidly approaching winter conferences and Rush Creek will be scheduling parent teacher conferences using ParentVUE. The window to begin signing up will open at 4:30PM on Wednesday, January 26. If you do not have a ParentVUE account, please email Lynette Johnson at JohnsonLynette@district279.org to request a ParentVUE access code.



For your information, all conference dates/times are listed below. At this time, conference's will be held in your child’s classroom. This is subject to change and parents will be notified if a change is made. If you would like a virtual conference, please reach out to your student's teacher after you schedule your conference time in ParentVUE.


Wednesday, February 9 8:00-9:00 AM & 4:40-7:40 PM

Tuesday, February 15 8:00-9:00 AM & 4:40-7:40 PM

Thursday, February 17 8:00-9:00 AM & 4:40-7:40 PM


Use the link below for directions on how to sign-up for conferences on ParentVUE.

Elementary ParentVUE Conference Directions for Families.pdf