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Liven Up Your Meals
Published by Carla Brooks on January 25, 2020
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Tired of the same old meals? Discover the many benefits of adding vegetables and fruits to your dish. They are low in fat and calories while providing fiber and other key nutrients. Vegetables and fruits don’t just add nutrition to meals. They can add color, flavor, and texture. Explore the creative ways to bring healthy foods to your table. Check out, Liven up your meals with vegetables and fruits today. For more health tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

        
Miss Rockfish Pageant
Published by Carla Brooks on January 21, 2020
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A tiara with the word "Pageant" in it and the word "News" in yellow under the tiara with a spotlight on it in front of a red curtain.The Miss Rockfish Pageant is coming March 6, 2020.  It is open to any girl attending Rockfish Elementary.  Registration starts January 21 and continues through February 19.  Any girl interested in participating should turn her registration packet and $25.00 entry fee (cash and exact amount only) no later than February 19 to her classroom teacher.  Dress is “Sunday Best” or pageant dress.  There will not be a talent competition.  For more information, visit here.

        
Media Center Magazine Fundraiser
Published by Carla Brooks on January 17, 2020
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Eight different magazine covers on a space background.  The words "Reading Rally" are at the top of the page and the quote, "Reading can take you places you have never been before. - Dr. Seuss" is at the bottom of the page next to a pink rocket.Magazines are a great way for children to enjoy reading.  Nonfiction writing helps students develop critical thinking skills and magazine articles provide reluctant readers with entertaining writing that can inspire them to read more.  In order to encourage reading, the Media Center will be sponsoring a magazine fundraiser.  Please support your child by filling out the packet that will come home January 27 with at least 7 names and complete addresses.  Students can earn an aqua coop (chicken) figure just by filling out the packet.  Also, students earn an aqua coop figure for every paid magazine subscription.  Our fundraiser only last from January 27 to January 31.  All funds raised will be used to purchase more Media Center books for our student to be able to read.  Thank you for your support!

        
State of Education in Cumberland County
Published by Carla Brooks on January 14, 2020
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View the registration site by clicking on the image.

Slide image of blue area captioned State of Education in Cumberland County with registration link below stating to register at bit.ly/stateofeducation2020 with date of Tuesday, February 4, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. and location of J.W. Seabrook Auditorium FSU Campus at 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301 in red and blue lettering with white background and sponsors of Cumberland County Schools, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville Technical Community College, and Methodist University in red and blue lettering with a yellow background.

        
January 2020 Events
Published by Carla Brooks on December 30, 2019
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A hand putting a wooden "J" in January in front of the rest of the word.  The letters are colored white, red, yellow, and gray.

 

 

 

 

1          New Year’s Day
1          Student/Staff Holiday
2          Student/Staff Holiday
3          Student/Staff Holiday
6          Student Holiday / Staff Workday
7          Student Holiday / Staff Workday
7          PTA Dining Out Arby’s @ 4:00-8:00 p.m.
8          Students Return to School
9          PTA Board Meeting @ 2:55 p.m.
10        Report Cards Go Home
13        PTA Penny Wars Begin
13        SIT Meeting @ 2:45 p.m.
14        Math Play & Take Night – Grades K-5 @ 5:30 p.m.
20        Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday Observance
20        Student/Staff Holiday
21        PTA Dining Out Rudino’s – all day
21        Parent/Teacher Conferences @ 2:45 – 5:30 p.m. (by appointment)
22        Parent/Teacher Conferences @ 2:45 – 5:30 p.m. (by appointment)
23        Parent/Teacher Conferences @ 2:45 – 5:30 p.m. (by appointment)
27        Media Center Magazine Fundraiser Starts
27        Kindergarten Awards @ 8:15 a.m. in the classrooms
27        1st Grade Awards @ 9:30 a.m. in the classrooms
28        4th Grade Awards @ 8:15 a.m. in the cafeteria
29        5th Grade Awards @ 8:15 a.m. in the cafeteria
30        2nd Grade Awards @ 8:15 a.m. in the cafeteria
31        School-wide Box Tops Collection
31        3rd Grade Awards @ 8:15 a.m. in the cafeteria

School of Choice Applications…..Nov. 12 – Jan. 31
School Board Appreciation Month…..Jan. 1 – 31
PTA Penny Wars…..Jan. 14 – 18
National School Choice Week…..Jan. 26 – Feb. 1
Media Center Magazine Fundraiser…..Jan. 27 – 31

        
Every Minute Counts!
Published by Carla Brooks on December 9, 2019
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Elementary students waling into school.