Make-Up Days Scheduled: The RRGSD Board of Education set October 21, 2019 as the make-up day for recent closure due to Hurricane Dorian. The board agreed to forgive the second missed day. The Roanoke Rapids Early College High School will make-up missed time on Friday, October 11, 2019. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Greetings Manning Families! This is a reminder that tomorrow, Tuesday September 10th, will be our “Independence Day” for students! We ask that students begin to walk to their classrooms on their own, and that parents stop at the double doors in front of the staircase. We appreciate your cooperation as we work to build students’ independence!
Hurricane Dorian Update: RRGSD leadership is working with local agencies to monitor the latest forecast. We will keep you updated regarding possible closure and potential cancelation of athletic events. In addition to posting on our social media, website, and mobile notifications, we will also send out an all call via phone and text. #KidsAreOurCustomers --- Sobre el Huracán Dorian: Los líderes de RRGSD estan trabajando con las agencias locales para montiorear el pronóstico local. Los tendremos informados sobre la posibilidad de cerrar y el potencial de cancelar eventos atléticos. En adición de poner informacion en nuestros paginas de redes sociales, pagina web, y notificaciones móvil, también vamos hacer una llamada y mensaje de texto a todos.
Happy First Day! Let’s see those photos. Post below. #RRGSD1stDay
Reminder: Meet the Teacher (rising 1st -5th grades only) - Thursday August 22nd from 3-6 PM (floating) Kindergarten Orientation (parents only) - Monday August 26th @ 9AM
Our 2019-2020 Bus Schedule is posted on the district website. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/442299/Bus_stops___time_19-20_-_Sheet1.pdf
Manning Save the Date: Meet the Teacher (rising 1st -5th grades only) - Thursday, August 22nd from 3-6 PM (floating) Kindergarten Orientation (parents only) - Monday, August 26th@ 9AM
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
Just a reminder that our 3rd & 4th grade end-of-year awards are next Thursday, May 23rd! Times are listed below. Hope to see you! 3rd: 1:00 p.m. 4th: 2:00 p.m.
Manning 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/2vJcB0T
Just a reminder that our Manning Step Up Night will be held tomorrow, Tuesday May 7th, from 5:30-6:30. Come out to learn about the next grade level and find out how you can support your child as they transition! PTA will also be selling tickets for our Car Line Bypass raffle. We hope to see you then!
Congratulations to the winners of the our very first public speaking contest. Great job today by our 16 finalists who presented in front of their peers, parents, teachers, board members, and a panel of judges. Nathan Smith took top honors followed by Morgan Beam and Kevin Brewer. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Good evening families! Our Manning Art Show will be held tomorrow evening, Monday April 15th, from 6-7 PM. The show will feature artwork from students, as well as a silent auction of classroom projects. Admission is $1 for all adults, and light refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you then!
Attention: The Manning Color Run scheduled for tomorrow has been POSTPONED due to the forecast for inclement weather. Our rain date is set for Saturday May 18th at 9AM. Thanks!
Alert: Our PTA Color Run scheduled for tomorrow has been rescheduled to May 18 due to the current weather forecast. Hope to see you then!
Our student Art Show will be held on Monday, April 15th at 6:00 pm. Each student will contribute a piece to the display, as well as class projects. Class projects will be sold via silent auction. Volunteers are needed to help display projects on Sunday, April 14th beginning at 10:00 am. Please contact Ms. P. Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Reminder! Our annual Manning Color Run is scheduled for Saturday April 13th. Please make sure to register for this event by this Sunday March 31st if you would like to secure a t-shirt and swag bag! We can also accept early paper registrations through Monday morning, April 1st. The link to register online is: https://secure.getactivefundraising.com/event/2019-Manning-NC. Thanks for your support of Manning Elementary!
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
K-2nd grade will take spring pictures today!
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.
K - 2nd Spring Pictures will be taken on Wednesday, 2/20/19 and 3rd - 5th on Thursday, 2/21/19. #KidsAreOurCustomers
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
Please join us for our Math Showcase Night tomorrow, Thursday January 24th, from 5:30-6:30 PM. Come see what your child is learning in math this year! #KidsAreOurCustomers
Alert: Manning Elementary will operate on 2 hour delay with the option to close due to electrical and heat issues. #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/
Fall Fundraiser items can be picked up at Manning tomorrow, Thursday November 8th, from 2:30-4:30. Thank you!
3rd-5th grade FALL PICTURES will be Monday, Nov. 5th
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
Manning Parents: Manning will be participating in the Walk to School Day activities on Friday, October 12 instead of Wednesday. We have K-2 fall pictures on 10/10 and wanted all students to be able to participate so we changed our date. #KidsAreOurCustomers
DON'T FORGET OPEN HOUSE !!! We will have Open House tonight, Thursday, Oct. 4 from 5:30 - 7:30. The opening PTA meeting will be at 5:30. Floating visits to the classrooms will be until 7:30. Be sure to visit our Book Fair!!! #KidsAreOurCustomers
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: The air conditioning has been restored. Manning Elementary will operate on a regular schedule tomorrow Tuesday, September 18, 2018. —- El aire acondicionado ha sido reparado. La escuela primaria de Manning operara mañana con horario regular.
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
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: We will be participating in an active shooter drill at Manning Elementary in cooperation with local law enforcement and emergency responders on Friday from 9 a.m. until around noon. Please be aware this is just a drill for training purposes. No one will be allowed on campus during the drill. #KidsAreOurCustomers
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: We will be participating in an active shooter drill in cooperation with local law enforcement and emergency responders on Friday from 9 a.m. until around noon. Please be aware this is just a drill for training purposes. #KidsAreOurCustomers
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
We believe in you! Thank you for a great year and thanks to our parents and community for your support this year. #KidsAreOurCustomers
End of Grade testing gets underway tomorrow. Rest well tonight and do your best! #KidsAreOurCustomers
Save the Date: Clara Hearne Pre-K Registration for 2018-19 school year will be June 4 and 7th. #KidsAreOurCustomers
This is a reminder that our Transition to Kindergarten Night is scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday May 17th, from 5:30-6:30 PM. We encourage all parents of rising kindergarteners to attend. Hope to see you there!
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
The ESL Silent Auction at Manning will be open until 6:30 today! Tickets are 50 cents each or 12 tickets for $5. There are many items for all ages and gift certificates to many local businesses! We also have a 50/50 raffle with tickets for $1. The talent show is tonight at 6:30; tickets are $5 at the door! All proceeds from these events benefit the RRGSD ESL program!
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
Kindergarten Night will be May 17th, 5:30-6:30 for all rising kindergarten students and parents. Come and tour the school, eat in the cafeteria, ask questions, make new friends, and meet the teachers!
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
Manning Families, thanks to so many of you for sharing praise and feedback with us via Possip over the past few weeks! For any parents who are not getting the weekly Possip survey each Friday, you can text PossipIt to 797979. We appreciate your feedback!
Color Run Reminders: -Participants may pick up Color Run packets from Manning on Friday, April 27th from 3:30 to 8:00 p.m. or Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. -The Color Run begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 28th. -Parking will be available beside the Manning track. #KidsAreOurCustomers
Tuesday, April 17th we will operate on an early release schedule. Release times are as follows: K-2 car riders: 11:10 Bus riders: 11:25 3-5 car riders and walkers: 11:30 #KidsAreOurCustomers
Manning Families, this is a reminder that early registration for our Color Run has been extended! The run is Saturday April 28th at 8AM, and the cost is $25 per runner. You can register online through Saturday or on paper through Friday. We hope you can join us!
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
Manning Families, this is a reminder that our Showcase & Open House is scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday) March 22nd from 5-7 PM. We hope to see you then!
[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!
Parents, just a reminder - Thing Thursday is tomorrow! Dress like Thing 1 or Thing 2 and show us just what you can do! #KidsAreOurCustomers
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
Last call for Candy Man Fundraiser orders!!!! Fundraiser orders were due today (2/20/18). If you were unable to turn your orders in today, please do so tomorrow. Thanks! #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
Just a reminder, picture day for grades 3-5 is Wednesday, Feb.21st and picture day for K-2 will be on Thursday, Feb. 22nd. Also, class picture order forms and money need to be turned in on picture day. #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
Tuesday, February 6th we will operate on an early release schedule. Release times are as follows: K-2 car riders: 11:10, Bus riders: 11:25, 3-5 car riders and walkers: 11:30 #KidsAreOurCustomers
[Manning Parents] If you park at the old Manning and walk your child to the new building, there will be some changes as we begin the demolition process. Parking in front of the old cafeteria will be eliminated during this phase of construction. This will impact parkers and walkers as they travel to the new building. We encourage you once again to use the traffic queue as this is the safest method for drop off and pick up. #KidsAreOurCustomers
[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
With flu season in full force, please remember adequate handwashing helps prevent the spread of germs. Also, district policy states students must be 24 hours fever free without medication before they can return to school. Thanks for helping us keep our customers in good health! #KidsAreOurCustomers
[Manning Alert] To clarify, doors do not open for students until 7:45 each morning. If your child needs to come earlier, they’ll need to sign up for Place to Play. Also, demolition of the old Manning will begin soon. Please be aware of additional vehicles around the building as you’re traveling on campus. #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
[Manning Alert] K-2 students will be dismissed at 12:45. 3-5 students will be at 1:10.
Tuesday, December 19th we will operate on an early release schedule. Release times are as follows: K-2 car riders (11:10), Bus riders (11:25), 3-5 car riders and walkers (11:30) #KidsAreOurCustomers
Reminder: Manning Elementary Dedication Ceremony & Tour of the new school is Sunday at 2 p.m.
We have a few changes in today’s lunch schedule due to K-2 students attending the movie. 5th grade (11:00-11:30), 3rd grade (11:45-12:15), Kindergarten (12:30-1:00), 1st grade (12:50-1:20), (2nd and 4th will not change) Thank you so much! Have a great day!
Hello Manning families. We hope you have enjoyed your holiday break and we are excited to welcome our Mustangs back tomorrow. For our families that use the traffic queue, please be advised that there will be more vehicles in the queue this week due to the delivery of materials to the new school site. Have a great evening.
What better way to learn about Veteran's Day than to have a local veteran visit the classroom. Thanks to Roanoke Rapids Veteran George Cullom for sharing his story with our students today about his time in the United State Air Force. Each student made him a special thank you card. #ThankAVeteran #KidsAreOurCustomers
REMINDERS: Friday, November 10th school will be closed for Veteran’s Day. Tuesday, November 14th we will operate on an early release schedule. Release times are as follows: K-2 car riders: 11:10 Bus riders: 11:25 3-5 car riders and walkers: 11:30 #KidsAreOurCustomers
Attention Parents! Pickup for fall fundraiser items will be held tomorrow (Tuesday Oct 31st) from 2:30 - 4 and Wednesday November 1st from 2:30 - 4 in the Manning conference room. Thanks for your support of Manning and the PTA!
ALL fall fundraiser orders need to be turned in by tomorrow, Wednesday October 4th. Thank you for your support of Manning and the PTA!
Walk to School Day is TOMORROW, Wednesday October 4th from 7:45 - 8:10! Please join us on the Manning track with your child to encourage student health and wellness!
Manning Open House TONIGHT, Thursday September 28th from 6-7 PM-- session begins in the cafeteria. Hope you can join us!!
Early Release tomorrow, Tuesday September 19th. Grades K-2 dismiss at 11:10, grades 3-5 dismiss at 11:30. Thank you!!
Tuesday, September 19th will be an Early Release Day. Release times are as follows: K-2 car riders: 11:00 a.m. Bus riders: 11:25 a.m. 3-5 car riders: 11:30 a.m. #KidsAreOurCustomers