News & Announcements

Kindergarten Orientation

Kindergarten Families: Your child's teacher will be contacting you beginning this week to schedule a time to visit the classroom, meet the teacher, and receive your child's iPad. This is for both Remote and Hybrid students. Reminder that August 17 - Sept. 4 is remote learning for all students. See the photo for more details.

1st-5th Grade Meet the Teacher / iPad Pickup Monday, Aug 17 1:00-6:00

We are excited to welcome our Superstar students to the 2020-21 school year. The first official day of the new school year is Monday, August 17. Reminder that the first 3 weeks (Aug 17 - Sept 4) will be Remote instruction for all K-5 students.
In order for students to participate in remote learning, iPads will be distributed on August 17 between 1:00-6:00 to all 1st-5th graders. Kindergarten students will receive theirs during individual orientation sessions (see separate Facebook post and listen for a call from your child’s teacher).
1st-5th graders will get to meet their teacher during the visit to pick up the iPad. The Meet the Teacher / iPad distribution will be a drive-thru event. You must remain in your car throughout the visit.
Please see the photo in this post for details about where to pickup the iPad and meet your child’s teacher.

Back to School 2020 Guide for Families & Student Intent Form

Rutherford County Schools is pleased to announce important back-to-school plans for the 2020-2021 school year. The district website has been updated with a Back to School Guide for Families that explains both learning programs offered, as well as a required Student Intent Form. This form must be completed by parents or guardians by Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

RCS Parent Update | July 23, 2020

During a special called meeting last night, the Rutherford County Board of Education established that our schools will reopen for remote learning only until Tuesday, September 8. Absent any additional action by the Board during its meeting on Tuesday, September 1, Rutherford County Schools will make two instructional models available to students beginning on Tuesday, September 8.

2020-2021 School Reopening Plan Draft| July 22, 2020

Rutherford County Schools remains deeply committed both to the health and well-being of students, employees, and the broader community and to its mission to prepare all students for lifelong learning in partnership with families and communities. The proposed 2020-2021 School Reopening Plan (“Plan”) outlines specific arrangements for reopening schools in a safe, healthy, and responsible way. The Rutherford County Board of Education is expected to take action on the adoption of this plan at a special called meeting on July 22, 2020.
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