Week of September 4

Header photo: Ruth Clegg

Welcome Lower School families!  

We enthusiastically await the arrival of our Lower School students and the start of an exciting school year ahead. Our Lower School Week Ahead (LSWA) will be distributed via email at the end of each week. It will focus on Lower School highlights for the upcoming week, significant “save the date” announcements, and other timely details.
Have a wonderful week!


Important Notes & Reminders…

Our Fabulous Lower School Faculty for the 2017-2018 School Year!
Preschool: Lisa Reimer & Amanda Hovey
K-2: Sarah Marcus, Ashley Lee & Stephanie Cruff
3rd Grade: Wendy Gustaval
4th Grade: Charlie Laurent
5th Grade: Caity MacDonald
Science: Eric Wyzga
Library & Technology Integration: Darshell Silva
Art: Trixie Dumas
Performing Arts: Emily Serotta
Physical Education & Health: Sue Wood
Spanish: Nancy Maguire-Rambo
5th Grade Band: Jack McNamara
ACE: Amy Laurent, Holly Cotta, Whitney Barker
Extended Day: Amanda Hovey


Registration is underway for Fall 2017 RHEA Courses!

Your child will enjoy participating in our engaging and fun after school enrichment program! Courses include:
*Bike Club (Grades 3-5)
Eric Wyzga, Lower School Science Teacher
*Soccer (Grades K-5)
Stephanie Cruff, Lower School Teacher
*Basketball (Grades 3-5)
Caity MacDonald, Lower School Teacher 
*Fall Arts & Crafts (Grades 2-5)
Lisa Reimer, Lower School Teacher 
*Nature Club(Grades 3-5)
Wendy Fachon, Environmental Educator 
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*Adventures in Engineering (Grades 2-5)
Holly Babij, Lantern Enrichment Group
Sign-up now!
 APPLICATION 
All courses require a minimum of 5 participants to run.


This Week…
Let’s Kick-off the School Year!

Lower School Orientation
Tuesday, September 5
9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. | Perkins Hall/Sharpe Gymnasium
All Lower School students (Preschool-Grade 5), families and faculty will gather together to kick-off the start of a fantastic school year ahead! Stop by the table outside Perkins Hall for a name tag, then proceed to the Sharpe Gymnasium for our warm welcome, highlights of the morning schedule and a community activity!
We look forward to seeing everyone!


First Day of School
Wednesday, September 6
8:10 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
Early Bird with Mr. Mike (K-5) 7:45 a.m.-8:10 a.m. (Perkins Hall)
Extended Day with Miss Amanda (Preschool-5) 3:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (Preschool Building)


All-School PTL Meet & Greet Social
Wednesday, September 6
8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m. | Campbell Conference Room


Smile!
Lower School Picture Day
Grades 3-5 
Thursday, September 7
Preschool-Grade 2
Friday, September 8
Click here for details!


Looking Ahead…
Save the date, more details to come!
Rocky Hill School Convocation
Friday, September 15
1:30 p.m. | Hopelands Lawn


Parents Night in the Lower School
Monday, September 18
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. | Beginning in the Flynn Academic Center Nautilus


All-School PTL Meeting
Wednesday, September 20
8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m. | Campbell Center Conference Room


Rocky Hill School Closed in Observance of Rosh Hashanah
Thursday, September 21


Rocky Hill School Fall Classic
Monday, September 25
Quidnessett Country Club, North Kingstown
Click here for more information


Lower School PTL Meeting
Wednesday, September 27
8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m. | Perkins Hall Blue Room


Download the free RHS App!
Be sure to download Rocky Hill School’s new mobile app from the iPhone App Store or Google Play. This free app is full of useful information and features!

Click here to learn more.

 

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