Fulton County Schools Parents,
Superintendent Jeff Rose recently recommended a change to the district’s 2018-2019 School Year Calendar. At its August meeting, the Fulton County Board of Education voted to approve that recommendation.
This school year, November 6, 2018 has been changed from a regular school day, to a teacher work day. March 8, 2019 has been changed from a teacher work day, to a regular school day.
The decision alleviates safety concerns raised by some parents and staff, allows for additional staff training on safety protocols, and maintains instructional time for our students. Additionally, the Fulton County school board has expressed interest in addressing a long-term solution through the legislative process by removing schools as polling places.
You may have heard your student talking about PBIS. PBIS stands for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports. The goal of PBIS is to create a positive school climate, in which students learn and grow. With PBIS, students are explicitly taught the expectations and procedures for the school as a whole as well as specific "hot spots" where problems are known to occur. Through this explicit instruction, the students learn what kind of behavior is and is not appropriate in each specific area.
You can help your student by reminding them about the three expectations in school: Be Ready, Be Respectful, and Be Responsible. Students are recognized for positive behavior with Bear Bucks. The Bear Bucks go into a classroom drawing each week and students are recognized on the news for outstanding behavior.
Thank you for your support in creating a positive school climate at RNE!
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PTA Online Directory Update
Please be sure you have confirmed your information and added your homeroom teacher to our MySchoolAnywhere online system! Your classroom parents will be using this system to communicate with you throughout the year. If you haven’t already, please take two minutes and CLICK HERE to check this off your list today! Thank you so much!
Tutors and Mentors needed !!!
There are students at RNE that need your help. You can make a difference by helping students in reading and math. For more information please email Joy Fofana at firstname.lastname@example.org. All volunteers need to be screened through the Fulton County website before volunteering at the school. Go to community then partners and volunteers to register or follow the link https://fs12.formsite.com/EnterpriseA/form17/index.html .
JOY Fofana: fofana@FULTONSCHOOLS.ORG
RNE Career Day Sign Up
We will have a career day for all 3rd-5th grade students on Friday October 19th from 8-10am. In order to make this event a success I need volunteers to come speak about their job and what steps they took to get there. You will present for 15 minutes per class and rotate throughout the grade level. You do not need to have a student in 3rd -5th to volunteer. If you are interested in presenting please contact Joy Fofana at email@example.com or you can sign up on the counseling website www.rnecounselors.weebly.com.
JOY Fofana: Fofana@FULTONSCHOOLS.ORG
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