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Questions regarding Reeths-Puffer Elementary... please call the school office at 744-4777 ext. 2000 or contact your child's teacher.


Donate to Reeths-Puffer Elementary School


Rocket City community members have asked how they can donate to a specific classroom or special project taking place at Reeths-Puffer Elementary.  We have great news for you!  We now have PaySchool, an online payment program that allows you to donate to a specific classroom/project or to the school in general.  In the near future, you will also have the option to purchase SCRIP though this payment program.


PaySchool - Donate/make purchases online.

This program allows you to make school-related payments online via e-check or credit card at your convenience all from our school's Web site.


How it works... The first time you access PaySchools, you will be asked to create a username and password. After you login, simply select the item(s) you wish to purchase then choose to pay by e-check or credit card. To pay by e-check (directly debiting your bank account), you will enter your bank's ABA routing number and personal bank account number. To make your purchase by credit card, enter the account number and expiration date for your VISA, MasterCard or Discover credit card.  After you complete your purchase, an e-mail confirmation and receipt will immediately be sent to you.  PaySchools uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, requires passwords throughout the program, and does not store personal bank or credit card information to ensure privacy and security for users.


Benefits for you...

  • Easy and convenient online access to pay fees 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • No more lost checks
  • Ability to view account history of purchases
  • Assurance of private and secure transmissions

Not only is this service a convenience for you, it saves district resources that can be spent on your child's education.  Follow the link to get started...  Link arrow


Dear Parents:


In an effort to support our school-wide goal of "Going Green", we have made our school handbook and all of our permission slips and forms electronic. The following information is for you to review with your child. Please print and sign the Parent Permission Slip and return to your classroom teacher. If you cannot print this form please stop in the school office and we will provide a Parent Permission Slip for you to sign.


Student Handbook - View and review with your child  Link arrow

School-Wide Positive Behavior Program  Link arrow


Field Trip Participation  Link arrow


Internet Use  Link arrow


Parent Permission Slip Link arrow
(sign and return this form to classroom teacher)


Welcome to Reeths-Puffer Elementary


Our school family welcomes you to Reeths-Puffer Elementary, thank you for visiting our website.  RPEL is a Preschool through fourth grade building servicing 500 students.  Our goal at RPEL is to nurture and develop our students both socially and academically.

Our academic goals are Reading, Writing, and Math.  RPEL is also committed to continuing with our Positive Behavior Program.  


We welcome volunteers and have a very active PTO.  For PTO information, please click the PTO link on the left side of this page.


Daily Schedule


     Warning Bell:  8:39 a.m.

     First Bell:  8:40 a.m.


     Instruction Begins:  8:45 a.m. 

     Recess (K-2):  10:15 - 10:30 a.m.


     Recess (3rd-4th):  10:42 - 10:57 a.m.


     Kindergarten Lunch:  11:40 a.m. - Noon - LUNCH

                                           Noon - 12:20 p.m. - RECESS


     Third Grade Lunch:  11:50 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. - RECESS

                                          12:10 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. - LUNCH


     Fourth Grade Lunch:  11:50 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. - LUNCH

                                            12:10 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. - RECESS


     First Grade Lunch:  12:15 - 12:35 p.m. - LUNCH

                                         12:35 - 12:55 p.m. - RECESS


     Second Grade Lunch:  12:15 p.m. - 12:35 p.m. - RECESS

                                              12:35 - 12:55 p.m. - LUNCH

     Recess (3rd-4th):  2:08 - 2:23 p.m.


     Recess (K-2):  2:30 - 2:45 p.m.


     Dismissal:  3:45 p.m.




Reeths-Puffer Elementary

874 E. Giles Road
Muskegon, MI 49445

Phone:  231-744-4777
FAX:  231-744-2815


Kids Stop number: 

 (231) 744-6335


To report a student absence, dial 744-4777, extension 2075.  Leave your child's name, teacher and the reason for the absence.



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