School Info

ALLERGIES IN THE SCHOOL

Life-threatening allergies in our school include:

  • Nuts (all nuts including peanuts, almonds, hazelnuts, etc.)
  • Shrimp and Seafood
  • Fish (including pickerel, tuna, salmon, etc.)
  • Seeds (sesame, pumpkin, etc.)

Please refrain from sending any of the above to school.

SCHOOL HOURS

School Opening (a.m.)

Warning Bell 8:45 a.m.

Opening Routines 8:55 a.m. (students arriving after this time are considered late)

Lunch Hour 11:45am

School Opening (p.m.)

Warning bell 1:00 p.m.

Opening Routines 1:10 p.m. (students arriving after this time are considered late)

Dismissal 3:55 p.m.


Programs Offered

Before/After School:

  • Athletic Program - Students in grades 6 through 8 are permitted to participate in our athletic program. A variety of sports are offered including cross country skiing, volleyball, basketball, and badminton.
  • Board Games Club - Students meet once a week to play classic, and newer, board games with their friends.
  • Homework Club - Students in grades 7 and 8 wanting help with their homework meet once per week in Mrs. Kennedy’s classroom.
  • Royal Walkers - A chance for students to beat the bitter cold by getting some exercise indoors. Students are given iPod shuffles with current hits, along with a pedometer to track their steps. They walk the halls of the school every Monday and Thursday after school.
  • Sunrise Gym/Computers - This program runs the duration of the school year. It runs everyday of the week, starting at 8:15 and running until 8:45. Students may choose to play in the gym where a variety of activities take place or use the computers in the computer lab. In addition, toast is available for all students during this time.


Lunch Activities:

  • Dancercise - Dancercise makes being active fun through the power of music. Students in grades 1-8 come out at lunch once per week to dance along to Just Dance and Go Noodle videos.
  • Lunch Program - The lunch program will be offered again this year and the fee will remain at $2.00 per day/student. The fees collected help cover the cost of the lunch room supervisors. Calendars will go home each month and will need to be sent back with your student, as well as the appropriate amount of money for the month. If money is not received, students will not be able to stay for the lunch program.
  • Yearbook Club - Yearbook meets twice per month for students who are interested in helping to create the school yearbook.


Special Programs:

  • Family Room - The Family Room is open to the entire community for families to use the computer, phone, kitchen, and play area. A monthly calendar is sent home with all of the activities taking place. Stop in, take a break, and visit while the kids play. Feel free to drop by for coffee, tea and fun. Join us any time Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Outdoor Education - We have a comprehensive outdoor education program. Our grades 6 and 8 students go to Camp Whitney and our grade 7 students go on a canoe trip. Some canoe trips go in the fall, with Camp Whitney trips generally happening in the month of June. We are always looking for parent volunteers. If this interests you, please contact the school.
  • Student Council - Student council is open to any student in grades 4 to 8. In the past, they have organized activities such as RBCS Spirit Days, the RBCS clothing orders, the haunted house, fundraisers for new playground equipment and technology, Twelve Days of Christmas, candy grams, the talent show and various others.
  • Swim Program - The swim program is offered for all students in grades 2 to 6. There will be no cost for the program to parents. This program typically takes place in February and March. Information will be sent home prior to the beginning of the program.

* This is not a complete list of all the activities we have to offer. More information will follow regarding various others as the year progresses.