Parent & Student Resources

On this page you will find a number of resources to help you navigate the school system as well as important forms, enrollment information, and student programs. Click on a thumbnail below for more information.

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Links and Resources

Alert Now

Rockingham County Schools utilizes the Alert Now: Connect 5 Phone Notification Service.

 

​Your child’s school will be utilizing the Alert Now: Connect 5 service for: 

  • Back to School                       

  • Parent Conferences

  • Special Events

  • End of Grade Testing Dates    

  • Sports Cancellations               

  • Report Card Distribution                                                                                 

  • Make Up School Day Reminder

  • PTO/PTA/PTSO/Booster Clubs

  • Emergency Messages

  • Attendance / Absence Notification
     

The district will be utilizing the Alert Now:Connect 5 service for:

  • Weather Related Information                                 

  • Emergency Messages  

  • Other Important Information                                                                                                                            

 

To update your primary and emergency contact information, please call your child’s school.

 

To receive a replay of school and district messages sent to your phone, call 1-855-4-REPLAY or 1-855-473-7529.

 

Anyone who accidentally opted out of their RCS/school automated phone calls can easily opt back in. Call 855-502-7867 and select option 2. The call MUST be made from the opt-in phone number, which means schools cannot add a phone number for families.  We don't want you to miss any important messages!

 
 
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Read to Achieve

Read To Achieve is a part of the Excellent Schools Act passed into NC law in July 2012 and applies to all schools beginning 2013-2014 school year. Read To Achieve focuses on preparing students to be proficient readers by the end of 3rd grade. Click the link below to learn more about Read to Achieve as well as other elementary resources. 

 
 
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Parent Resources

Below are a number of educational and informational resources for parents and students.  Check our our Media Center for even more helpful resources that students can use at home to practice.

http://www.learnzillion.com 

 

http://www.edmodo.com 

 

http://rcs.wixie.com 

 

http://www.mobymax.com

http://www.learn2earn.org/

Parent ELA Resources

To view reading activities for all students in our school, not just limited to 3rd grade please click the link below. Mclass and EOG help are included. 

 http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=1326906

Procedures for New Bus Riders:

 

  • Parent will need to complete the Wentworth Bus Transportation Request form at the school.

  • Please note that requests may take between 5 to 7 days for approval.

  • Students will not be allowed to ride the bus until approval is received. 

  • Parents will be contacted once approved with a start date and bus stop information.

  • Parents will receive a boarding pass the day of approval. 

 
 
 
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School Age Childcare

Hours of Operation: 6:30 a.m. until school begins and

school release time until 6:00 p.m.

 

When school releases early due to bad weather after school care closes at 4:30 p.m. all children must be picked up by then.

For more information contact Jason Haney at 342-8562 or jhaney@rock.k12.nc.us

 

Fees for School Age Childcare

 

Annual Registration Fee is $30.00

Annual Supply Fee is $25.00

 

Before School Care:

  • $20.00/week full time care status or

  • $12.00/week part-time care status or

  • $5.00/day as needed

 

After School Care:

  • $40.00/week full time care status or

  • $24.00/week part-time care status or

  • $10.00/day as needed 

 

Teacher Workdays:

  • $17.00/day full time or part-time care status

  • $20.00/day as needed 

                                                                               

Delayed Openings are an additional $4.50 for part-time/full time morning care status and additional $10.00 for all others as needed.

 

Service Status:

a. Full time (Monday through Friday) 

b. Part-time (3 days per week)

c. As needed  (Occasionally)

 

 

ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

 

The Before and After School Care Program is self-supported by parent fees.

 

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Homework Assistance Line (HAL)

336.623.3689

Rockingham County Schools’ Homework Assistance Line (“HAL”) is served by licensed teachers for students in grades K-12.  Students or parents may call and have a teacher help them work out problems or explain assignments in core and advanced subject areas. 

 

Days / Hours of Operation:

Monday-Thursday  4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, beginning in September after Labor Day and ending one week before End-of-Grade Tests.

 

The Homework Assistance Line is closed every teacher workday, holiday, day before a holiday and when schools are closed or released early due to bad weather.