Week of April 15-19


Apr. 18 - Classroom Easter party at 2:15 (bring plastic eggs and basket)

Apr. 19-22 - Easter holiday

Apr. 25 - K-2 Easter Program at 6:30, Students arrive in cafeteria at 6:00

Apr. 26 - College shirt day - Students are allowed to wear a college shirt from their

favorite college with jeans or uniform bottoms.

May 7 - Late start

May 17 - Field day

May 23 - Kindergarten graduation

May 24 - Last day of school/Early Release

Elementary Chapel is every Wednesday at 8:15-9am. Please join us anytime!

Chapel Dress: Top: Red polo (or dress) Bottom: Khaki (no plaids)

Friday Dress: Top: Christian t-shirt/RCS Spirit t-shirt or uniform polo Bottom: Khaki

*******Dear Parents,*******

As the weather turns colder, we want to remind you of the RCS dress code for lower school.

Outerwear such as hoodies, sweaters, fleece wear, and sweatshirts must be ordered through Lands' End with the RCS logo or the Booster Club.

A solid color heavy coat (non-RCS) may be worn outside on those really cold days.

Thanks for your cooperation with this.

******Smart Watches*******

The handbook reads ... "Electronic Watches (PK-5) are not appropriate for students to wear during the school day."

Examples of electronic watches are Apple watches, Android watches or watches on which you can play games, send or receive communications and watches where students may store data that would allow them to cheat. Also, any device or item that tends to distract students from instruction is considered inappropriate and may be taken up by the teacher. Lower level Fitbit watches which count steps and tell time should be appropriate as long as the student is not playing with them.

-RCS Administration

All About Me Board

Classroom Greeters

Apr. 15-19 Nathan Newell and Sammy Metz

Apr. 22-26 Adley Neel and Levi Manning

Apr. 29-May 3 Maxamillion Martinez and Gunner Luttrell

May 6-10 Andrew Brown and Olivia Hoover

May 13-17 Cullen Brame and Luke Hancock

May 20-24 Beckett Brame and Rebekah Dyal


We will read and make graphs.


Bible story: Jesus lives again!

Biblical truth: Forgiveness

Memory verse: Psalm 139:1-18a "Oh Lord you have searched me and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; You perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down. You are familiar with all my ways. Before a word is on my tongue, You know it completely, O Lord. You hem me in, behind and before. You have laid Your hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me, too lofty for me to attain. Where can I go from Your Spirit? Where can I flee from Your presence? If I go up to the heavens, You are there. If I make my bed in the depths, You are there. If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there Your hand will guide me. Your right hand will hold me fast. If I say, 'Surely the darkness will hide me and the light become night around me, even the darkness will not be dark to you; the night will shine like the day for darkness is as light to You. For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your works are wonderful. I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from You when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth, Your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in Your book before one of them came to be. How precious to me are Your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them. Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand."

Chapel Verse Leaders

Whitmire's Verse Leader: Adley Neel Williams' Verse Leader: Gunner Luttrell

Social Studies

We will learn about science this week


We will learn about Earth Day, reducing, reusing, and recycling

Phonics and Handwriting

We are practicing marking the vowels in short and long vowel words. Marking the vowels helps us read the words.

We are learning our sight words. These words must be recognized "on sight." Here is the schedule for our sight words.

Nov. 5-9: at, new, this, ateNov. 12-16: no, too, be, nowNov. 19-23: ThanksgivingNov. 26-30: Review/AssessDec. 3-7: under, black, on, wantDec. 10-14: brown, our, was, outDec. 17-19: Review/AssessJan. 8-11 ReviewJan. 14-18: but, well, cameJan. 22-25 please, went, didJan. 28-Feb. 1: pretty, what, doFeb. 4-8: Review/Assess

Feb. 11-15: ran, white, eat

Feb. 18-22: ride, who, four

Feb. 25-March 1: saw, will, get, say

March 4-8: Review/Assess

March 11-15: Spring Break

March 18-22: with, good, she, yes

March 25-29: so, he, have, soon

April 1-5: Review/Assess

Click here to see the D'Nealian handwriting alphabet

Guest Readers

Please email your child's teacher if you'd like to sign up for an available day. Or sign up on your class sign up genius page.

Mrs. Whitmire's Class

Apr. 26 Amy Brame

May 3 Christine Murangirwa

May 10 Brittany Neel

May 17 (field day)

Mrs. Williams' Class

Apr. 26 Christyn McCann

May 3 ___________________________

May 10 __________________________

May 17 Holly Cochran

Mrs. Whitmire:

1. Glue sticks

2. velcro dots

Mrs. Williams:


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