Welcome to Reeths-Puffer Schools

Located in Rocket City, U.S.A.

You won't find Rocket City on a map, but it does exist. Your GPS won't locate Rocket City either, but it's definitely a destination worth reaching.

 

Rocket City is Reeths-Puffer Schools. Our border stretches over five different townships, but our mission focuses on only one goal: success. Success for our students in the classroom, in college, and in life. Success for our families who roll up their sleeves and care for a school system second to none. Success for an unrivaled faculty fueled by innovation and compassion, and educated by over 250 college degrees. Learn More 

Early Release Wednesdays -
New for 2016-17

Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, the State of Michigan requires all Michigan schools to have a minimum of 180 student instructional days.  In the past, we had approximately 176 instructional days, leaving us with multiple full days to schedule state-required teacher professional development (PD) hours.  With the change in the law, the District plans to release students early on multiple Wednesdays during the course of the year to provide PD for R-P staff.  The calendar below spells out when those days will occur.  On those early release Wednesdays, students will be dismissed 90 minutes early.  R-P will provide bus transportation as usual - it will simply be 90 minutes earlier than normal.  As a general rule, early release Wednesdays are scheduled for the second and fourth Wednesday of each month except for May, which will not contain any early release dates.  

 

Rocket Stadium - Rocket History

Ever wonder about the rocket in Rocket Stadium?  Who made it?  Is it a real rocket? 

Calendar

Last Month December 2016 Next Month
S M T W T F S
        1 2
Dec 2
K-4 AM Only - Records Day PM
District Calendar
End of 1st Tri-Reporting
3
4 5 6 7
Dec 7
K-4 Conferences (school is in session)
District Calendar
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
8
Dec 8
K-4 AM Only - Conferences PM and Evening
District Calendar
12:45 to 3:45 and 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
9 10
11 12 13 14
Dec 14
K-12 Early Release
District Calendar
15 16 17
18 19 20 21
Dec 21
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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22
Dec 22
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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23
Dec 23
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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24
Dec 24
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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25
Dec 25
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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26
Dec 26
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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27
Dec 27
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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28
Dec 28
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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29
Dec 29
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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30
Dec 30
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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31
Dec 31
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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For Parents


INFORMATION FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT  link_arrow (1)

  • B. C. Cobb Plant closing and Implications to Reeths-Puffer Schools  
  • Strategic Plan 
  • Mission Statement
  • Michigan Common Core State Standards - Facts parents need to know and understand   link_arrow (1)
     

R-P PLAN AND LEARN

Play and Learn is a free program for families with children birth through age four.  Parents stay with their child to learn and play.  See details here.

 

PARENT RESOURCES AND INFORMATION

 

ATHLETIC INFORMATION

 

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

 

Parent Portal-click here

 

Preschool Information

White Lake Area Community Education's free preschool programs have openings in Head Start and Great Start Readiness, with classrooms at McMillan Early Childhood Center.  Call (231) 893-1091 for more information and to register your 3 or 4 year old!

Master Calendar

Last Month December 2016 Next Month
S M T W T F S
        1 2
Dec 2
K-4 AM Only - Records Day PM
District Calendar
End of 1st Tri-Reporting
Holiday Dance
TLE
Twin Lake Elementary
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cocoa with Santa
Central Elementary
3
4 5
Dec 5
RPEL Book Fair
Library
Reeths-Puffer Elementary

Students will visit the book fair with their classroom teacher.  Book Fair will be open during conferences.  Please contact classroom teacher for specific time.

6
Dec 6
RPEL Book Fair
Library
Reeths-Puffer Elementary

Students will visit the book fair with their classroom teacher.  Book Fair will be open during conferences.  Please contact classroom teacher for specific time.

7
Dec 7
RPEL Book Fair
Library
Reeths-Puffer Elementary

Students will visit the book fair with their classroom teacher.  Book Fair will be open during conferences.  Please contact classroom teacher for specific time.

K-4 Conferences (school is in session)
District Calendar
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
P.T.O Book Fair
Twin Lake Elementary
8
Dec 8
RPEL Book Fair
Library
Reeths-Puffer Elementary

Students will visit the book fair with their classroom teacher.  Book Fair will be open during conferences.  Please contact classroom teacher for specific time.

K-4 AM Only - Conferences PM and Evening
District Calendar
12:45 to 3:45 and 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
P.T.O. Book Fair
Twin Lake Elementary
9
Dec 9
P.T.O. Popcorn Friday
$.25
Twin Lake Elementary
10
Dec 10
8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Christmas Dance
Cafeteria
High School
11 12
Dec 12
Holiday Shop
Twin Lake Elementary
Book Fair
Middle School LMC
Middle School
13
Dec 13
Book Fair
Middle School LMC
Middle School
Holiday Shop
Twin Lake Elementary
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
RPEL PTO Meeting
Library
Reeths-Puffer Elementary
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
PTO Meeting - Library
Central Elementary
14
Dec 14
Book Fair
Middle School LMC
Middle School
K-12 Early Release
District Calendar
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
P.T.O. Meeting
Twin Lake Elementary
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
RPHS Choirs Candlelight Carols
Rocket Center
Single $5, Family Nucleus $15
High School

Tickets at the door $5, Family Nucleus $15

15
Dec 15
Book Fair
Middle School LMC
Middle School
Lansing - 4th Grade
Central Elementary
16
Dec 16
Book Fair
Middle School LMC
Middle School
Sparky Assembly @ 3:10
Central Elementary
17
18 19 20
Dec 20
RPEL Popcorn Sale
Reeths-Puffer Elementary

Popcorn Sale 25 cents a bag

21
Dec 21
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
District Calendar
22
Dec 22
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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23
Dec 23
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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24
Dec 24
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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25
Dec 25
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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26
Dec 26
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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27
Dec 27
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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28
Dec 28
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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29
Dec 29
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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30
Dec 30
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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31
Dec 31
K-12 No School - Christmas Recess
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