Week of December 17-21


The week of 12/17-12/20 is Christmas attire week. Students will wear their regular RCS bottoms but may wear Christmas attire such as the following:

Red / Green shirts, Christmas t-shirts, sweatshirts, or sweaters,

Christmas hats/reindeer antlers/Santa hats, and Christmas socks

But please, NO BELLS. :)

Thursday, December 20th - Christmas party @ 10:30 am and Early Dismissal at 11:30am

Friday, Dec. 21 - Jan. 7 Christmas holidays

Jan. 8 - 1st day back to school

Jan. 12 - Winter fest 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jan. 21 - No School/Martin Luther King, Jr. day

Feb. 5 - Late Start: Grades PK-4 @ 9:10. Grades 5-12 @ 9:00

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.

-RCS Administration

All About Me Board

Dec. 10-20: Asher Hill & Sammy Metz (Dec. 3-14)

Jan. 14-25: Colt Smith and Kolt Neill

Jan. 28-Feb. 8: Angelina Zak and Dylan Sodolak

Feb. 11-22: Buntu Ngoga


We will act out number stories that involve joining 2 groups and interpret illustrations that show joining groups and write the corresponding numbers


Bible story: The Birth of Jesus

Character trait: Love for Jesus and others

Memory verse: Psalm 139:1-12 "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."

Chapel Verse Leaders for Dec. 19

Whitmire's Verse Leader: Cullen Brame Williams' Verse Leader: Dylan Sodolak

Social Studies

We will work on our Christmas gifts


We will work on our Christmas gifts

Phonics and Handwriting

We are practicing our consonant-vowel blends every day. (ba, be, bi, bo, bu). We are adding ending sounds to our blends to make consonant-vowel-consonant 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, ate

Nov. 12-16: no, too, be, now

Nov. 19-23: Thanksgiving

Nov. 26-30: Review/Assess

Dec. 3-7: under, black, on, want

Dec. 10-14: brown, our, was, out

Dec. 17-19: 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

Jan. 11 Katie Martinez

Jan. 18 Christine Murangirwa

Jan. 25 Emily Smith

Mrs. William's Class

Jan. 11 Holly Cochran

Jan. 18 __________________

Jan. 25 Christyn McCann

Mrs. Whitmire:

1. small treasure chest toys such as bouncy balls, kids' meal toys, fun pens, toy cars or jewelry.

Mrs. Williams:


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