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Board of Education Appreciation Month!

Throughout the month of January 2017 we are taking time to say "thank you" to seven extraordinary citizens in our community.  Our local board of education members volunteer countless hours each year leading success in our schools!  They study issues, participate in meetings, attend school activities and events and advocate on the local, state and national levels for our children.   Our school board members . . .

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USD 323 is Growing!!

Growing Student Population @ Rock Creek, Good News; How Do We Capitalize On It? The answer to the question above is up to us.  In this, my third communication over the last 6 weeks, I hope to challenge the patrons of USD 323 Rock Creek to attend upcoming school facilities planning session dates on: January 19 @ Rock Creek Jr/Sr High—Auditorium January 24 @ Westmoreland Elementary--Gym January 26 @ St. . . .

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Thanksgiving Fun

Students at St. George Elementary have been getting ready for Thanksgiving learning about the voyage to Plymouth Rock on the Mayflower, the Pigrims, Wampanoags, and the first Thanksgiving.  Not only have learned about the history of the voyage to a new land but the struggles they encountered as well as the customs of the Pilgrims and Wampanoags as well as how they helped each other to learn about the land and how to plant crops. . . .

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Girls On The Run Prepares for 5k

Girls On The Run has been meeting twice a week since September.  Girls On The Run is a fun organization that is about so much more than running. During their meetings the girls get together and talk about their week while sharing feelings and positive interactions.  This is meant to build friendships among the girls.  They also set goals for themselves and goals as a group striving to meet these personal and group goals . . .

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Holliday Wins Horizon Award

The students at St. George Elementary recently gathered for an assembly to recognize Jeremy Holliday for winning the Horizon Award.  This regional award goes to new teachers that are in the beginning of their second year of teaching.  Teachers are nominated by their colleagues, principal, and superintendent for the ability to distinguish them from other novice teachers.   Principal Debbie Edwards made the . . .

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Winter Weather Advisory Notifications

Winter Weather

USD 323 Parents and Teachers, Winter season is here and our first winter weather event may come as early as next week.  I want to let everyone know about the notification process for school cancellation or late-start. If a change from the regular school schedule is warranted, you will receive an e-mail and text message through the Blackboard notification system. These notifications will also broad-cast on WIBW . . .

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Veterans Visit St. George Elementary

Area Veterans visited St. George Elementary. They were recognized for their service in the branch of military by the Rock Creek High School band playing each branch's theme song among other songs about America such as "God Bless America" and "The Star Spangled Banner".  Students held up the branch of the military with it's coordinating flag as the band played and the Veterans stood to be recognized. . . .

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