Blessings Program: The RKS students will be presenting music and readings at the Martinsburg SDA Church this Saturday, October 14, at 11 am. Students are encouraged to participate. This participation contributes to their music grade. There are Bible study classes for all ages, beginning at 9:30 am. There will be a vegetarian potluck following the service. We hope you will stay for the fellowship meal and bring your favorite vegetarian dishes to share.
Staff Development: School will dismiss at noon next Tuesday, October 17, for Staff Development. Lunches will not be needed on this day, unless your child is staying for After School Care which will run from 12:15-5:45 pm.
Panoramic Picture: A panoramic picture of the entire school body will be taken next Friday, October 20. An envelope was sent home with your child today. If you would like to purchase a panoramic picture, please return envelope along with payment to Lifetouch no later than next Friday morning.
Classroom Group Pictures/Individual Makeup Pictures: On Monday, October 23, we will have classroom group pictures taken and individual make-ups will be taken. If your child was absent on the day individual pictures were taken in September, please let your child’s teacher know that he or she needs their picture taken. Envelopes for purchasing classroom group pictures will be sent home next week.
Burlap Bags: Our music teacher, Heidi Marte, needs the tan authentic burlap bags/gunny sacks for our Christmas Program. If you have some that you can donate, please drop them off at the school.
RenWeb: Parents can check their child’s grades (Grades 1-8) and attendance on the RenWeb website. Go to renweb.com and choose the login button at the top and the parent login option. You will be prompted to put in our district code which is CC-SDA. Next you will put in your email address that you have given us and then you will create a password.
Verified Volunteers: You should have received information on the Verified Volunteers online class. Some questions that you will be asked are what union and conference. We are with Columbia Union in the Chesapeake Conference. The cost to the school is $14 for this course. If you are able to cover the cost please write a check to RKS or give cash.
BoxTops: Don’t forget to save your BoxTops and turn them in to your child’s teacher. They will be collected by October 23.
Paint Party: Our Home & School Association has arranged for a Paint Party at our school on Tuesday, October 24, from 5-7 pm. The cost is $40 for students/adults to participate in advance by October 16. The cost includes all supplies, the painting, step by step instructions, and refreshments. You can sign up in the school office or online at: www.urban-easel.com. The online cost is $42.20. If you pay at the door, the cost is $45 in cash.
Citrus Fruit: It is that time of year again to order delicious citrus fruit. We will be selling TX Navels, Ruby-Red Grapefruit, 50/50 combos, and Mandarins in 5 lb. bags. Please place orders by November 5 by calling 304-264-5975. Pick up your order on Sunday, November 19, from 10 am to 2 pm in the school gym. We will also sell a variety of nuts, dried food, and candy.
Refrigerator: Our school is in need of a gently used refrigerator.
October 13 Gamers’ Club, 2:15-3:15 pm
October 13 End of First Quarter
October 14 Blessings Program at Martinsburg SDA Church at 11 am
October 15 Stemfest at HVA
October 16 Academy Day at HVA
October 17 Staff Development, Noon Dismissal
October 17-20 Week of Prayer
October 18 Christmas Play Practice, 3:15-4:15 pm
October 20 Panoramic Picture
October 23 Classroom Group Pictures, and Individual Makeup Pictures
October 23 Student Council Mtg. 3:15-4:15 pm
October 24 Paint Party, 5-7 pm
October 25 Fishing Club, 3:15-4:30 pm
October 31 Parent/Teacher Conferences, Noon Dismissal