Red Rock Elementary News
October 21: Kindergarten Reading Night. It starts at 6:30 PM and ends at 7:30 PM. Please be there by 6:30 PM.
October 22: Unity Day: Wear Orange and Unite Against Bullying Behavior
October 23: Awards Assemblies: K-1 @ 12:00 PM; 2-3 @ 1:00 PM; 4-5 @ 2:15 PM
October 23: PAC meeting in the Red Rock cafeteria at 6:00 PM
October 27-31: Red Ribbon Week: Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Education. The theme this year is "Love Yourself, Be Drug Free"
October 29: 2 Hour Late Start: Grading
October 31: Halloween Day. You may wear your Halloween costumes but please remember that we do not allow weapons or masks in school.
New Music Teachers
Our new music teachers started on Monday. Mrs. Valdez and Mrs. Gilbert will be sharing the position. Mrs. Valdez will teach two days per week and Mrs. Gilbert will work three days per week. They are already coordinating music for the Christmas program and would like to do something extra special for Veteran's day too.
Due to construction, all students and parents must check in at Red Rock office first. There will only be one entrance to the 5th grade pod. The doors will be locked; therefore, the office will notify the pod for admittance.
The Grant County Health Officer, Dr. Brzezny has issued an alert to Grant County. There is an increase in enteroviruses in the US. There is a cluster of kids with respiratory illness at Seattle Children’s Hospital being evaluated now. A child from this county has either EV D68 or rhinovirus. No confirmed cases as yet in Washington. Virus starts as a common cold; sneezing, runny nose & cough then can progress to more severe cough or rash or fever.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: See doctor if child develops fever or rash or difficulty breathing.
HOW TO PROTECT CHILDREN: Use common sense
Wash hands with soap & water 20 seconds
Clean & disinfect areas of common use: door knobs, tables, toys, etc.
No hugging, kissing, or sharing utensils, cups, etc. with someone with cold symptoms.
If your child has a fever or bad cough consider keeping them home until you see the doctor
Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) Program
GET is Washington’s 529 Prepaid Tuition Program. It offers families a guaranteed way to provide for a child’s future college expenses by saving money today. The earlier you start saving, the greater the increased value of your GET account.
Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately for weather conditions.
Adult supervision for children does not start until 7:45 AM.
If you need to contact the school when the phones are off, please dial extension 420 or 422.
To avoid bus conflicts, please do not make bus changes after 2:30 PM. If you are picking up your child or making changes, please let us know before 2:30 PM. Thank you.