Congratulations to KLR Students of the Month! see story
Some of the older students have been working with and getting to know kindergarteners as part of the "buddy" program at KLR. view photo gallery
The Rutherford school community showed their true colors during spirit week. read more
When students return from spring break:
Monday, April 21: Day 1
Tuesday, April 22: Day 2
Wednesday, April 23: Day 3
Thursday, April 24: Day 4
Friday, April 25: Day 5
The Cooke-Rutherford PTO is sponsoring its spring fundraiser - Nature’s
Vision: Fundraising for a Greener World.
sure to find something for everyone in the new catalog with more than
150 environmentally-themed products. Nature's Vision donates a portion
of sales proceeds to environmental organizations that protect the Rainforest and
Your support helps us maintain programs such as craft night, school shows and more! We appreciate your efforts! Order forms and money due by April 23. read more
Morning Music will NOT BE HELD on the following days:
April 1 - April 3 (ELA assessments)
April 14 - April 18 (spring break)
April 30 - May 2 (math assessments)
Morning Music WILL BE HELD on Monday, April 21, as school will be in session.
The All District Elementary Spring Concert will take place on Wednesday, June 11 at 7 p.m. in the Arnold Packer Hughes Auditorium in the High School. (This concert was mistakenly listed twice on the calendar, and will NOT take place on Monday, May 19. Sorry for any confusion.)
The MHS Dance Department has a vision...they want to introduce students to the many facets of costuming, but they need your help! They have teamed up with the Department of Family Consumer Sciences and the MHS Key Club and are asking families to donate their old or used sewing machines. Your donation of a sewing machine would go a long way toward helping our students learn new skills! see flyer for drop-off locations
Students share their very cool science experiments! View photo gallery and list of winners
Sara Kozachuk’s first-grade class decided they wanted to become friends with some of the "big kids" in Joy Janusas and Joe Prestianni’s fifth-grade class. After discussing how to make new friends, the students decided to write a note to a new friend asking if they’d like to be their “buddy.” View the photo gallery of the "buddies"
Special performers visited the students at Rutherford and taught them life lessons through fun activities. see photo gallery
The second grade teachers partnered with EPIC to create a unique Greek experience for second graders. read more
Jan. 2014 - This resource will help parents use their child's homework sheets from the New York State curriculum modules in order to find tips and tricks that they need to better maneuver the EngageNY website (www.engageny.org).
In this video: A guided tour of a mathematics homework assignment for a third grade student based on the engageNY curriculum modules is explained by Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Tammy Mangus. She explains how parents can use the information on the modules to navigate the EngageNY website, find useful information on all modules and use the LearnZillion.com website to further help understand the lessons of the modules.
The elementary Morning Music program is cancelled only on these occasions:
Schools are closed;
Schools are on a 2-hour delay; or
A specific cancellation message has gone out in advance.
The program is not cancelled on half days - i.e. days with early dismissal.
Click here for information on state education law and "BMI."
Visit the engageny.org website for FUN ways to strengthen your child’s skills.
The food service program provides students with tasty, healthy meals every school day. Click here to see what students can purchase for breakfast and lunch this month, to find out how to pay for school meals online or to see if your child qualifies for free or reduced meal prices.
Click here to view the 2013-14 school events calendar online. Printed copies will be available soon.
Have you signed up for the free, opt-in resource Parent Today? Be sure to check out the Parent Today e-newsletter and website, which offer tips and resources to aid parents in their partnership with educators to support students throughout the educational process, from pre-k through high school. More