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Announcements November 8 - 12, 2021

There will be no school this Thursday, November 11 in honor of the Veteran's Day holiday.

Students will be allowed to purchase an Icee from the Serendipity Snowballs truck this Friday, November 12 beginning at 12:45. Icees are $2 each. Students are asked to pay and make their choice of flavor before Friday, November 12. Icee flavor choices are Tiger's Blood, Blue Raspberry, Sour Apple or Grape. Please send money with your child before Friday!

Rutherford County Schools is collecting donations for Toys for Tots to help children in need this holiday season. Donations of $1 will get your child's name on a Toys for Tots cut-out train displayed in the front office.

Parent Interest Survey

Rutherford County Schools is attempting to gather feedback for the Rutherford County Health Department on the interest level of parents concerning COVID-19 vaccinations for 5-11 year olds through the local health department. Please complete this short survey to share your feedback with the health department.

Community Alert: No Credible Threat


Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and Rutherford County School System have been made aware of a social media message circulated through Snapchat threatening students and school personnel at a school described as "Central High School." The message was supposedly posted by “Alex Anderson” (who is not a student at any school in Rutherford County).

This message has been broadly recirculated through the school community and throughout the county.

School officials and law enforcement personnel appreciate all the calls, texts, and tip line calls alerting us to this message and the potential threat it expresses.

We have investigated the source of the message and its recirculation within the local school community. However, at this time, we do not believe the message is connected to a school in Rutherford County or poses any threat to students or employees at a school in Rutherford County.

Investigations into the social media post have been conducted in several communities with a "Central High School" around the country, and the post appears to target Central High School in St. Joseph, MO, not R-S Central High School.

At all times, the safety of the students and schools in Rutherford County are our top priority.

We will continue to monitor social media activity, investigate real and potential threats, and take every step necessary to ensure a safe school environment.

Capt. Leon Godlock, School Resource Officer Supervisor

Capt. Chris Lovelace, Rutherford County Schools Investigator

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