I hope you
and your families had a restful spring break and continue to remain safe and
healthy. As we get ready to resume online learning on Monday, April 20, I am
confident that our teachers will continue to work with students and maximize
engaged learning opportunities through a number of different platforms and
Online learning will continue through Friday, May 1, per Governor DeWine’s order, but there is a possibility that the school closure may be extended beyond that date. We will continue to follow the Governor’s directives regarding the opening and closing of schools through the end of the school year.
Here are some
updates on several topics.
? Online learning will resume on Monday, April
? For grades K-5, assignments will continue to be posted to each teacher’s Google Classroom. This is noted on the Goldwood Primary School and Kensington Intermediate School websites.
? For grades 6-12, each teacher’s assignments will continue to appear in the location where they normally post. A master list of these locations can be found on the Rocky River Middle School and Rocky River High School websites.
? Please make sure students are checking each teacher’s locations daily for assignments
Lunches for the Week of April 20-24
? The Nutrition Services team will offer boxed
lunches for students in grades K-12 next week (April 20-24). If you are
interested in ordering lunches for your child(ren), please fill out this form. The form will need to be filled out more than
once if you are requesting lunches for more than one child.
? All orders must be submitted by 11:59pm on
Sunday, April 19.
? Drive through pick-up will be on Monday, April
20, between 11:30am-12:30pm at Rocky River Middle School.
? As a reminder, parents/guardians may fill out
an application for free or reduced lunch (RRHS/RRMS) and free milk (GPS/KIS) at
any time. For immediate processing please use the secure
site. Applications will be processed during the extended school closure and the
benefits will carry through the end of the year. These benefits will also cover
meals we are serving during the extended school closure. If you have any
questions about this, please email Nutrition Services Supervisor Tina
Wasserbauer ([email protected]).
? Our technology team will continue to be
available and respond to any tech issues you may be experiencing.
? Please visit the Extended School Closure Trouble
Ticket and our team
will do its best to respond as soon as possible.
? Last night, there was a live webinar for
students and parents/guardians regarding AP Exams that will be administered
next month. A link to the recording of
the webinar is located here.
? Please click here for more information about this year’s AP Exams.
April Board of Education Business Meeting
? The Board of Education meeting on Thursday,
April 23, 2020, will take place online at 5:00pm.
? A Zoom link to attend the online meeting will
be available at RRCS.org next week.
? Attendees will be able to post a question to
the Board to be addressed during the time of the meeting.
? We will resume #RrSchoolsVirtualSpiritWeek
next week with new themes for each day.
? To view the themes, please click here.
? Thank you to all students, parents/guardians,
and teachers who have been taking part.
Best Communities for Music Education Award
? The Rocky River School District recently
received the Best Communities for Music Education Award for the fourth year in
? To read more about the award, please click here.
COVID-19 Information Website and FAQs
? Please continue to visit the district COVID-19
webpage that includes recent communications,
information, and resources for parents/guardians and families.
? Please click here to visit our FAQ website. If you have a
question regarding the extended school closure and COVID-19, please click here to submit it. Here are some recent questions
we have received.
? Is the tuition for the 2nd semester of all day
Kindergarten being pro-rated or reimbursed for the weeks/months the students
are not receiving all day instruction during COVID?
¦ Because instruction and learning will continue
through the remainder of the school year, tuition will not be reimbursed or
Thank you for
your continued support of the Rocky River City School District.