School Announcements

  • Connect Ed Message: 11-28-21

    We hope that everyone had a restful and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday with their families. We only have 15 days of school until our break in December and we want to encourage everyone to make these days count. There is a PTA meeting on Tuesday evening at 6:00 in the River Dell media center. We would like to encourage everyone to come out and hear about all of the great things that our PTA has been up to. Alone we can do so little, but together we can do so much!

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  • Connect Ed Message: 11-1-21

    The weather is getting cooler, and we want to remind you to write your child's name inside of jackets, hats, gloves, etc. in case they end up in the lost and found. Also, please make sure names are written on student water bottles. We want to make sure that if items end up in the office we are able to return them quickly to their owners.

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  • Read to Achieve Testing Information

    Please review the documents to below to learn more about Read to Achieve.

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  • Parent Advisory Council Vacancies

    RDE has 4 vacancies on our Parent Advisory Council. Parent Advisory Members serve a 3-year term and meet quarterly with the principal discussing school policy, procedures, school improvement goals, and other items related to creating a positive relationship between the school and the community and families we serve.

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  • Connect Ed Message 10-4-21

    We wanted to update all of our morning carpool families, as well as our morning walkers. All students will now enter at the main entrance in the very front of the school rather than at the glass hallways. At this time we do not have staff available to monitor the glass hallway entrances, and safety is our first priority. This will begin for all tomorrow, October 5th.

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  • Connect Ed Message: 9-23-21

    We had a great kick-off to our Boosterthon event today! Don't forget to register your student on mybooster.com and enter all donations from friends and family to help our school. Thanks for your support with this awesome fundraiser!

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  • Connect Ed Message: 9-19-21

    Progress reports went home on Friday. Due to a variety of beginning of the year assessments and review, there were not as many grades listed on these progress reports; you will see more on the report cards.

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  • Connect Ed Message: 9-12-21

    We are happy to report that buses and carpool are running more smoothly each day, and we want to say thank you for your patience. Please remember that K-2 car riders will begin to load at 3:50 and 3-5 car riders will begin to load at 4:00. It is very important for the safety of our students that all cars picking up students have an official RDE carpool tag.

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  • Connect Ed Message: August 22, 2021

    Tomorrow is the first day back to school for our 1st through 5th graders. Carpool will begin at 8:25. Dismissal for 1st and 2nd grade will begin at , 3:50 and dismissal for 3rd-5th grade will begin at 4:00

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  • Open House Connect Ed Message: August 18, 2021

    We are very excited to welcome our 1st through 5th grade students and their families back to school at our Open House event tomorrow night, Thursday, August 19th. Students whose last names begin with the letters L-Z are scheduled to visit their classrooms and meet their teachers from 4:00-5:00pm. Students whose last names begin with the letters A-K are scheduled to visit their classrooms and meet their teachers from 5:30-6:30pm.

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  • Connect Ed Message: August 16, 2021

    We are excited to welcome students back to our buildings full time beginning Monday, August 23. We look forward to a wonderful school year for all. Throughout the school year you will receive many important messages from our ConnectEd system. Tonight, I would like to share a few reminders with you about our Board of Education’s decision to require face coverings in our buildings.

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  • Yearbook Information

    Our yearbooks are finally here! Students that purchased a yearbook will receive it during orientation on August 19th. It will be in your child's classroom. Students attending Thanksgiving Elementary or Archer Lodge Middle will receive the yearbook at their current school.

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  • 2021-2022 Parent and Family Update

    View this presentation to learn more about the upcoming school year: 2021-2022 Parent and Family Update

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  • Lunch Menu: April 26th-30th

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  • Parent Update: February 23, 2021

    Plan A for our face to face students starts Monday, March 1st. Students whose parents have selected them to come to school for face to face instruction will come to school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday each week starting next Monday. Wednesdays will remain a remote/asynchronous learning day for all students for deep cleaning of the building.

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  • Parent Update: January 26, 2021

    Important information is linked below in regards to students returning to school under Plan B: Parent Update: Presentation Parent Update: Video

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  • Cohorts for Plan B

    Johnston County School Board voted for students to return to school under Plan B stating Monday, February 1st. Our teachers will be contacting you to make sure you know which cohort your child is in. If your child is in cohort 1, they will attend school on Mondays and Tuesdays. If your child is in cohort 2, they will attend school on Thursdays and Fridays. Wednesdays will be a remote learning day for all of our students for a deep cleaning of the building. Mr. Jewett will be doing another parent information video next week to talk about what instruction on Plan B will look like for our students.

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  • Parent Update: 11-17-20

    Please click here to view a parent update from Mr. Jewett: Screencast: Parent Update 11.17.20 Google Slide Presentation

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  • Beginning of Grade 3rd Grade Test Information

    On Monday, November 2nd, our third grade face-to-face students will take the Beginning of Grade test. Please read the letters below for more information.

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  • Teacher Workday, Carpool, Voting Site Information

    Carpool Reminders:You can use both lanes in our two lane road as you enter our carpool to help balance out the line. We want to make sure we do not have any cars out on Buffalo Rd. Mr. Jewett will be at the top helping to direct traffic and alternating the cars; so if you see one line is longer than the other, you can switch lanes carefully to balance out the lines.

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