Weekly Announcements

Dear Rock Creek Families:  

        Rock Creek Elementary #67 In Missouri!  

          Rock Creek Elementary is ranked #1 in Fort Zumwalt Elementary Schools!  


We are so excited to share this news with you this week.   To read more about the rankings and the stats of RCE, view this online information from U.S. News & World Report.   By the way, you can also view our district's middle school and high school information by using the filters.   Families, we continue to thank you for all of the support you provide for your children, our teachers and staff, and the partnership you have formed with your child's teacher to make this achievement possible.  We succeed by working together! 

Thank you PTO for a great Trunk or Treat!!

  • Next Event:  RCE Night at Rockin' Jump    Thursday, October 28  4-8PM    See flyer.  

Parent-Teacher Conferences This Week

If you still need to sign up, please CLICK HERE.  You will be directed to a form. Click on the name of your child's teacher(s) and you will be directed to their SignUpGenius page.   You should receive confirmations of your scheduled time this week from SignUpGenius if you provided your email address. 

Webex Help:   Webex for Parents  

Teachers will be sending you a link to their personal meeting room this week.  Please open the meeting a few minutes prior to your scheduled time.  Teachers will admit you when they have finished the conference ahead of you and are reading to meet with you.  

Wednesday, October 27 & Thursday, October 28

Conference sign ups are now available.  Conferences will be virtual and are scheduled in blocks of 20 minutes each. During conferences, teachers will share your student's first quarter report cards. To best prepare for your child's conference, please check out this resource, 10 tips to make the most of your parent-teacher conference.

No school for students  on Thursday, October 28 and Friday, October 29.  

How to Visit Rock Creek Elementary and our New Raptor Visitor Management System - please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with being a visitor in our school and our new background check system.  We were excited to welcome a few parents back to lunch this past week.  You can join us, too.  ADVANCED REGISTRATIONS ARE REQUIRED!

Highlights of Volunteers and Visitors Protocols:

  • Volunteers in classrooms will be at the teacher’s discretion.

  • No more than 2 parents/guardians will be able to volunteer for each class at a time.

  • All volunteers and visitors will need to complete wellness, temperature and background checks.

  • Lunch: 

    • Only 5 students per lunch period may have visitors.

    • Only 2 family members per child will be permitted.

    • Seating will be in a separate area away from the general student population.

    • Please call the school office to make reservations at least one school day in advance:  636-980-1800 

  • Photo IDs will be required.  Our new Raptor Visitor Management System requires that your ID be scanned for every visit to school.  

Lunch Schedules: Students eat lunch first and then go to recess. For future reference, lunch schedules are posted on our website under the About Us/School Hours tab.  

10:50 - 11:10  Kindergarten 
11:15 - 11:35  First Grade 
11:40 - 12:00  Second Grade 
12:10 - 12:30  Third Grade  
12:35 - 12:55   Fourth Grade 
1:00 - 1:20      Fifth Grade  (Lunch for parents will not be available on Early Release Days.  Students eat in their classrooms.)

Water Bottles:  Please remember to continue sending your child with a full water bottle daily. 

Masks:  Masks continue to be required for students on the bus. 

Events this week: 

Monday, October 25:  D Day    Wear Red 
Tuesday, October 26:  A Day   Pajama Day  (Please wear tennis shoes for recess and PE.  Slippers are fine for the classroom.) 
Wednesday, October 27:  B Day   Wear your favorite team gear   
  • Thank you PTO for providing teachers with dinner between dismissal and conferences starting at 5PM!
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences (virtual) 5PM - 8PM. 

Thursday, October 28:  NO SCHOOL for students. 

Friday, October 29:  NO SCHOOL  

Sunday, October 31:  Happy Halloween! 

Monday, November 1: B Day    

  • SHARE Club's Soap for HOPE Drive begins.   Click the link HERE  for more information.    

Tuesday, November 2:  NO SCHOOL for students.  Election Day and Professional Development Day 

Wednesday, November 3:  C Day 

Thursday, November 4:  D Day   

  • Picture Retake Day 


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.