Weekly Announcements
Week of March 2, 2020

Dear Rock Creek Families: 

Attendance for Week of 2/24/20:  93.1%     Please continue to remind your children about washing their hands, and catching coughs and sneezes in their sleeves to help stop the spread of germs.  If students have fevers, please keep them home till they are fever free - without medication - for a day.   

March Newsletter was sent by email on Friday.  If you missed it, check it out for more information on MAP testing, Summer STEM Camp opportunities, and dates for next year's 5th Grade camp.   

Visitors for Lunch 


Students love having visitors for lunch. If you or another family member plans on coming to lunch at school, please follow these guidelines: 

  • Please call ahead to let the office know that you or another family member is attending.  
  • Upon arrival, please come into the office, sign in, show your photo ID and obtain a Visitor's Sticker. 
  • If someone other than a parent comes to lunch and is not on the list, the office staff will make a courtesy call to a parent. 
  • You are welcome to bring food into school. Remember we are peanut free. 
  • You may join your student at their class table or...
  • Round tables are available for students and their families in the cafeteria.   We ask that you do not invite other students to join you at this table.  
  • Please do not follow your student back to the classroom or travel anywhere in the building other than the cafeteria.
  • Sign out in the office following lunch. 
  • Lunch times are available on our website.  Click on About Us/School Hours/Lunch Schedules


Kindergarten Registration - Wednesday, March 4   7:30 AM - 7 PM

Students entering Kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year need to be 5 years old by July 31.  

 Find more information on the FZ District website for information required at registration.    Please share the word to neighbors, family and friends within the Fort Zumwalt School District.  

If you have questions, please call our registrar, Mrs. Amy Vaccaro, at 636-980-1800.


Reading Week:  March 2 - 5   Reading Takes You Places



Reading Week is a celebration of reading for our whole school.   Join in the fun! 


Monday,  March 2:  STEM Camp Registration Opens at 3PM    Registration Link  

  • These camps fill quickly as they are offered for the entire FZ district.   If interested, make sure to register soon after the link opens.  

Tuesday, March 3:  Statewide Tornado Drill  10 AM

  • Did you know that RCE has adopted the tornado siren on Mexico Road closest to school?  When the sirens are tested once a month, we report if our siren worked properly. 
  • Did you know that when tornado sirens sound in an emergency, an all clear is not given?  Sirens sound for about 3 minutes.  When they stop, that does not mean the danger is over.  Always tune into a NOAA weather radio or watch local newscast for more information regarding the threat of a tornado.  

Wednesday, March 4:  Early Release Day  1:10 PM  Dismissal  

  • Rocket Day - wear your favorite Rock Creek shirt
  • Kindergarten Registration  7:30 AM - 7:00 PM 

Thursday, March 5:  End of 3rd Quarter      Report cards will be emailed on March 20 

  • West High School Leaders will join us at lunch. 
  • Jersey Day - wear the jersey of your favorite team 

Friday, March 6:  Happy Spring Break! 

Sunday, March 8:  Daylight Saving Time:  Spring Forward 

Monday, March 16:  Classes Resume


Vacation Planning?   Check out school calendars.

FZ District Calendar for this school year  

  • Last Day of School - Monday, June 1

FZ District Calendar for 2020-2021 school year 

  • School starts:  Monday, August 24, 2020


Follow all the news and events of Rock Creek Elementary at: 

Website:   http://rce.fz.k12.mo.us/

Twitter: @RCERockets 

Fort Zumwalt App:  Get it at the App Store or Google Play   Set RCE as one of your schools to see school calendars, club calendars and more! 

Peachjar Flyers:  View all school, community event, and sports flyers in one place.    https://app.peachjar.com/flyers/all/schools/94326  or click on the peach icon at the bottom of our website's page.   

Facebook:  PTO has revitalized their Facebook page.  Search for Rock Creek Elementary PTO.