Spring Picnic: Our Spring Picnic is tomorrow, May 25, at Byron Memorial Park in Williamsport, MD. We will be using Pavilion #1, which is the first pavilion on the left when you enter the park. It is directly behind the library. It is located at 2 North Conococheague Street in Williamsport, MD. Students will need to be dropped off at the park between 7:45 and 8:00 am. Home & School will provide a lunch for all students and any parents who are helping. We will dismiss from the park at noon. There will be no Before or After School Care tomorrow.
No Pizza Next Tuesday: Since our 8th graders will be practicing for graduation next Tuesday, there will be no pizza.
Graduation: Next Tuesday, May 29, our Kindergarten students and 8th graders will be graduating at 7 pm at the Martinsburg SDA Church. All students will be participating in the graduation program with special music. Light refreshments will be served following the graduation program.
Graduation Dress Code: Students are expected to abide by the standard dress code for graduation. This includes standards for dresses, jewelry, and all clothing. Students who come to graduation out of dress code will not be permitted to participate in the graduation ceremony. Students must also follow the same dress code at the reception or any other ceremonies that follow the graduation.
Eighth Grade graduates will be expected to wear robes for the graduation service.
Seventh Grade escorts (whole class) will be expected to wear black & white.
GIRLS – Dresses or skirt & blouse.
GUYS – White dress shirts (collar and cuffs), black tie, black dress slacks, black belt, and black dress shoes.
Performance Dress Code
GIRLS – White blouse, black skirt or slacks, black dress shoes.
GUYS – White dress shirts (collar & cuffs), black tie, black dress slacks, black belt, black dress shoes.
Last Day of School: Our last day of school is next Wednesday, May 30. We will start our morning out with students meeting in the classrooms for some preliminary things and to sign yearbooks. At around 9 am they will be sent to the gymnasium for some awards and announcements. School will dismiss at 10 am. There will be no After School Care on the last day. Following the program anyone interested may go to the museum of the Shenandoah Valley to see the awesome Lego exhibit. It is $10 for adults, $5 for students. For more information see
No Summer Program at RKS: We will not be having a Summer Program at RKS this summer. We have some Child Guide magazines that have summer camp options available. If you would like one, they are sitting on the shirt display in the main school hallway.
Thank You: We want to thank you for entrusting your children to our care for this past school year. We pray that each school family will have a wonderful summer and we look forward to seeing you in August. Our first day back to school is August 20.
Yard Signs: We have several Rocky Knoll School yard signs just inside the main school door that could be placed in your yard to advertise our school. If you would be willing to place a sign in your yard or at your business, please take one.
Registration for Next School Year: It is now time to register for next school year. Go to our school website (go2rks.com) and click on the parent link to update your child's grade, t-shirt size, and any changes that need to be made. Preschool registration fees are $75. Registration fees for K-8 are $375 if paid by July 14, and $400 July 15 or later. Tuition for K-8 students is $4000 for the year and full time Preschool tuition is $5000 for the year.
May 25 School Picnic at Byron Memorial Park, Pavilion #1