Belmont Bees: Our 2019-2020 Supply list is on our website under the "documents" section. We look forward to a great year! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/406243/CLASS_SUPPLY_LISTS_FOR_2019-2020.pdf
RRGSD received a $200,000 grant from the Safer Schools in America Initiative. These funds will be used to implement safety software in our schools. Please take 10 min to fill out the safety survey below. #KidsAreOurCustomers https://www.research.net/r/M2V8RZF
Parent Reminder: All lunch balances must be paid in full before May 31. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Belmont Parents: Please take a moment to respond to the following seven-question survey. Your responses will be used to make decisions in federal funding allocations. This survey is anonymous. Thank you! https://bit.ly/2H8emv7
Our teachers ROCK! Join us in saying THANK YOU by participating in Teacher Appreciation Week all next week. #KidsAreOurCustomers Monday, May 6- Hats OFF to teachers! Wear your favorite hat! Tuesday, May 7- Teachers make our future BRIGHT! Wear shades or sunglasses! Wednesday, May 8- We are our Teachers’ Biggest Fans! Wear your favorite sports team attire! Thursday, May 9- We LOVE our teachers! Wear RED to show your love! Friday, May 10- Write a Thank You note to your teacher. Take a moment to let your teacher know how important he/she is to you.
Congratulations to our Belmont Bees bringing home the wins at today’s Chowan Math Competition. 5th grade won first place in the team competition. 3rd grade placed second in the team competition Individual Competition 5th Grade: 5th place Jack Lynch, 4th Place Bryce Manning, and 1st Place Cody Brigman. 4th Grade: 4th Place Annabelle Sinka, 3rd Place Analeigha Hudson and 1st Place Christian Burnett. 3rd Grade: 3rd place Abraham Howell, and 1st Place Christian Burnette. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Parents: Our ESL group is hosting a fundraiser today at Hangtime in Roanoke Rapids from 11:00 to 1:00. $11 an hour, $5 for lunch. School staff serving as chaperones. Look forward to seeing you!
Parents: You can enjoy some free time this Saturday and support our ESL program at the same time. Roanoke Cinemas will be having a special showing of the movie Peter Rabbit (the live action one) this Saturday, Feb 23 at 10 a.m. Teachers and school staff will be watching the children so you can have a free morning. Parents and siblings are also welcome to stay and watch too! The cost for this event is $10 and includes popcorn, drink, and admission to the movie. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Manning or Belmont or call 519-7400 and ask for Mrs. Wynne for more information. (We will also be showing Jurassic Park in Spanish in the other theater. Children must have an adult with them to see this movie and it is completely in Spanish). These movies are being shown as fundraisers for the ESL students of RRGSD. #KidsAreOurCustomers
RRGSD Alert: Due to forecast for possible inclement weather, Roanoke Rapids Graded Schools will operate on a 2 hour delay for students and staff Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. #KidsAreOurCustomers Debido al pronóstico de un posible clima inclemente, las escuelas graduadas de Roanoke Rapids operarán con un retraso de 2 horas para los estudiantes y el personal el miércoles 20 de febrero de 2019.
RRGSD Alert: Due to the risk of freezing temperatures and the possibility of slippery roads in the morning, RRGSD will operate on a 2 hour delay for staff and students. #KidsAreOurCustomers --- Debido al riesgo de temperaturas bajas y la posibilidad de carreteras resbaladizas las escuelas de Roanoke Rapids van a operar con una demora de 2 horas Para empleados y estudiantes
Thanks to the generosity of this community many of our children will have a brighter Christmas this holiday season. Halifax Sheriff Wes Tripp purchased nearly $10,000 in toys and distributed them today to seven area elementary schools. Our Belmont students received several boxes full. Thanks Roanoke Valley and Sheriff Wes Tripp! #CommunityPride #KidsAreOurCustomers
Reminder: Now is a good time to check on those lunch balances. They must be paid before the end of the semester. https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/
Did you hear about the Bee-Hive Jive today? District mascot Jax celebrated our honor roll students and we set a school-wide goal to become reader leaders by May 2019. That means we're excited about reading and learning at Belmont! Ask your child about it this weekend. #BeeLeaders #KidsAreOurCustomers
Reminder: Monday, Oct. 22 is a regular school day. #KidsAreOurCustomers
We’re encouraging all of our students to wear orange on Wednesday, Oct. 24th as part of Unity Day. It’s an annual event to combat bullying and send a message to anyone being bullied that they're not alone. Let's stop hurting one another and try to appreciate the things that make us different. #UnityDay2018 #KidsAreOurCustomers
RRGSD Alert: Due to the current pace and direction of the storm, RRGSD will be closed for students and staff Thursday, Oct 11, 2018. Please be safe! ------- Debido al paso y dirección de la tormenta, las escuelas de Roanoke Rapids van a estar cerrados para estudiantes y empleados hoy. Por favor tengan cuidado. #KidsAreOurCustomers
RRGSD Alert: All after school activities including Place to Play are cancelled for Thursday October 11th. Staff will continue to monitor the storm tomorrow morning to determine if an early release will be needed as well as a decision for Friday. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Belmont Alert: We wanted to make you aware that during dismissal today, Calvary Baptist Church will be observing a military funeral for a deceased service member and they will be implementing a 21 Gun Salute. This is to make you aware that we will be hearing gun shots during dismissal. Please help us observe the solemn practice for the service member and their family. The teachers will be speaking to the students about this observance.
Parents we wanted to make you aware that during dismissal today, Calvary Baptist Church will be observing a military funeral for a deceased service member and they will be implementing a 21 Gun Salute. This is to make you aware that we will be hearing gun shots during dismissal. Please help us observe the solemn practice for the service member and their family. The teachers will be speaking to the students about this observance.
Parents: RRGSD Trustees adopted a tentative plan tonight to make up the two days missed last week due to Hurricane Florence. Board members agreed to forgive one day and make up the other day on Oct 12th for Roanoke Rapids Early College High School and Oct 22nd for all other students. #KidsAreOurCustomers
RRGSD Alert: Roanoke Rapids Graded School District will operate on a regular schedule for Monday, September 17, 2018. There is rain in the forecast so please plan accordingly. #KidsAreOurCustomers ------ Las escuelas del distrito escolar de Roanoke Rápids van a operar con sus horas normales Lunes 17 de Septiembre. Hay lluvia en el pronóstico para mañana, por favor planea para eso.
RRGSD Alert: Due to the anticipation of tropical storm force winds and the potential for flooding tonight and in the morning, RRGSD will be closed for students and staff on Friday, September 14. #KidsAreOurCustomers -------- Debido a la anticipación de vientos con fuerza de la tormenta tropical y potenciales de inundaciones en la noche hoy y mañana, las escuelas de Roanoke Rápids van estar cerrados mañana Viernes 14 de Septiembre para estudiantes y empleados.
RRGSD ALERT: Roanoke Rapids Graded School District will close 2 hours early on Wednesday, Sept 12, 2018. This decision is being made to allow our staff time to secure our campuses for the potential inclement weather. Once students are accounted for, staff will be dismissed as well. There will be NO after school activities including Place to Play. RRGSD will be closed on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 for students and staff. A decision regarding Friday will be forthcoming. kids ------ Las escuelas del distrito escolar de Roanoke Rápids van a cerrar 2 horas temprano miércoles. Este decisión fue hecho para darle tiempo a nuestros empleados para preparar las escuelas para la tormenta. Cuando se van todos los estudiantes, también se pueden ir los empleados. No habrá actividades después del escuela incluyendo place to play. Las escuelas estarán cerrada Jueves para estudiantes y empleados. Una decisión sobre viernes se hará muy pronto. #ninossonnuestrosclientes
All this year we will be celebrating the success of our students and teachers both inside and out of the classroom. Our first #CelebrateSuccess is a unique idea by Ms. Lithgow and Ms. Bierbauer to encourage their students daily. Check out the inspirational sayings on the desks. Thanks for your inspiration! #KidsAreOurCustomers #CelebrateSuccess
As always we encourage interaction on our social media accounts and website. We've established a few guidelines or best practices this year to protect our students. In other words, just be KIND! #KidsAreOurCustomers
Parents: Tuesday, September 4th, has been declared Independence Day at Belmont Elementary School. We want all students to be independent and walk to their classroom without their parent(s). We believe our Bees are ready to buzz into the beehive on their own. Parents, we need your help to achieve this milestone. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Who is ready for #RRGSD1stDay? We want to see those smiling faces! Look for these in front of the school. Take a quick photo and post it using our special hashtag.
Riding the bus this year? Our 2018-19 School Bus Schedule is now posted in the documents section of our website. http://www.rrgsd.org/o/rrgsd/documents
Parents: This is a reminder about our elementary summer school. If you received a letter formally inviting you to summer school, classes will begin on Monday morning at 8 a.m. and end daily at 1 p.m. All Belmont and Manning students invited will be attending at Manning. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. You will need to use the right lane of the queue. The left lane is reserved for staff parking while our permanent parking lot is being paved. #KidsAreOurCustomers
We want to take this time to thank our administrators, teachers, teacher assistants, and support personnel for a job well done this school year. Thanks for all you do for our customers. #KidsAreOurCustomers
End of Grade testing gets underway tomorrow. Rest well tonight and do your best! #KidsAreOurCustomers
Parents: As the end of the school year approaches, please take a moment to complete this short survey. #KidsAreOurCustomers https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1V6f3tMZg_YK8GEXw17LWBnJezSwB9jGxH8lVpP_oUW0/viewform?edit_requested=true
Applications are now being accepted for our summer Place to Play program for grades K-5 June 18-Aug 10th at Belmont Elementary. Several field trips are planned and the $100/week fee includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Applications are available online or through elementary school offices. https://www.rrgsd.org/o/clara-hearne-pre-k/browse/11863
Reminder: Tomorrow (Wednesday) is Walk/Bike to School Day. Please be careful and watch out for our students. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Teachers provide so much to our students—inspiration, motivation, and ultimately, their futures. All this week RRGSD will honoring our teachers. Have a photo of your favorite teacher? Post it here and thank them using our official hashtag #RRGSDThankATeacher #KidsAreOurCustomers
National Principal Appreciation Day was May 1st. Roanoke Rapids Graded School District is proud to say "Thank you" to each of our hard working principals. Their job is never complete. Here's what some of our customers had to say about their school Principals. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Parents: Our kindergarten registration is ongoing this week at Central Services. Please complete the required paperwork and bring it with you. #KidsAreOurCustomers http://www.rrgsd.org/article/44318?org=rrgsd
[RRGSD ALERT] Due to inclement weather scheduled to arrive this morning, RRGSD will operate on a 2 hour delay with the option to close if needed. We will continue to closely monitor road conditions and provide updates accordingly. #KidsAreOurCustomers
[RRGSD Alert] Roanoke Rapids Graded Schools will operate on a 2 hour delay Tuesday, March 13, 2018 for students & staff. #KidsAreOurCustomers
[RRGSD ALERT 3/12]: We are cancelling all after school activities including Place to Play. Clara Hearne will remain on its normal schedule today. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Imagination Library is offering free books to our students. Click on the link below to register your child. #KidsAreOurCustomers https://imaginationlibrary.com/check-availability/
We’re celebrating National School Breakfast Week this week. Did you know eating #schoolbreakfast fuels learning? It’s true! We serve #breakfast every weekday at our schools, but we have some extra- special plans to celebrate National School Breakfast Week 2018—stay tuned!
Reminder: Friday (2/23) is a full student day. #SnowMakeUp #KidsAreOurCustomers
[ALERT] Beginning Feb 26th, RRGSD will require all parents/guardians to present a photo ID upon entering campus. This will provide another level of security to protect our students and staff. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Thanks once again to our school staff and local law enforcement for protecting our schools. Staff discovered potential social media threats in neighboring counties overnight (2/20) that urged us to use extra caution today. While there were no direct threats to RRGSD, it is always our first priority to take every precaution necessary to provide a safe learning environment for our students. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Parents: Please be aware we have cases of flu, strep throat, and stomach virus in our community. We are taking every effort to see that your child is healthy while at school. We are wiping down desks throughout the day and doing extra cleaning after hours. We ask if your child has any of these symptoms, please keep him or her home until all symptoms are gone for 24 hours. If your child has a fever, please keep them home until the fever is gone for 24 hours without fever lowering medication. If you have any concerns over your child's health, please contact their medical provider. It's not too late to get a flu shot. The Halifax County Health Department has flu shots available from 8:30-4:00 pm. The phone number is 252-583-5021. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Exciting news! Thanks to Walmart and their support for our community. Belmont Elementary School received a $500 grant today to promote family involvement at our school. Our goal is to involve fathers in their child’s education and provide positive male role models for our students. With this money, we're proud to announce the formation of The Belmont BeeKeepers! #KidsAreOurCustomers
Gracias, 谢谢, Maraming Salamat, धन्यवाद, شكرا, Thanks to everyone who came out to our annual ESL (English as a Second Language) Celebration night. Tonight, we celebrated the diversity of our district with 5 languages represented. #KidsAreOurCustomers #NinosSonNuestrosClientes
[RRGSD Make Up Plan] The RRGSD Board has forgiven Jan. 17 & 18. Jan. 19 will be made up on Feb. 23rd which is currently a workday. Feb. 23 will now become a full student day. We’re hoping for better weather as we have no additional days to be forgiven built in our current calendar. #KidsAreOurCustomers
[RRGSD Alert] Due to poor road conditions in numerous areas and temperatures remaining below freezing well into the morning, RRGSD will be closed for students on Friday, January 19. It will be an optional teacher workday for staff. RRGSD employees: please use your best discretion if you choose to travel in tomorrow. #KidsAreOurCustomers
[RRGSD Alert] Another Snow Day! Roanoke Rapids Graded Schools will be closed Thursday, January 18, 2018 for students and staff. #KidsAreOurCustomers
[RRGSD ALERT] Roanoke Rapids Graded Schools will operate on a three-hour delay Monday, January 8, 2018 for students and staff. RRHS Exams will begin on Tuesday. #KidsAreOurCustomers
[RRGSD ALERT] Due to temperatures remaining well below freezing tonight and the potential for black ice tomorrow, Roanoke Rapids Graded Schools will be CLOSED for students and staff Friday, Jan 5, 2018. #KidsAreOurCustomers
[RRGSD ALERT] Due to the winter storm, Roanoke Rapids Graded Schools will be CLOSED Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 for all students and staff. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Art by Me orders can be picked up in the Art room during the school day today until 3:00 and from 4:45-6:00 this afternoon and Tuesday until 3:00.
Candy Man orders are ready for pickup in the Belmont Multi-purpose room until 7:00!
Parents of 3rd graders please make every effort to attend the Read To Achieve Parent Session! 5:00-6:00 in the Belmont Library #KidsAreOurCustomers