Reeths-Puffer Intermediate School

Reeths-Puffer Intermediate School 

Mission Statement 


Respect, Pride, Integrity............Success

RPI Rocket Rally (a.k.a. The RPI Open House)

Tuesday, September 1 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

*  School pictures

*  Meet teachers

*  Classroom information from teachers

*  Emergency Form enrollment 

*  Volunteer registration

*  Access to student schedules

*  Concussion Form confirmation 

*  Room and locker access 

*  A community of learning


Pictures, paperwork, schedules - 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

5th Grade students with teachers - 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

6th Grade  students with teachers - 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.


Goal:  An evening of shared information and great questions to launch a new year of learning at RPI! 


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School Information

New information is coming soon! 


 2015-16 School Calendar


In an effort to be "Green", we have attached the student handbook to our website.  Students will receive a planner for organization in the classroom; however, the handbook will not be included in the planner.  Copies of the handbook are available in the RPI Office upon request.

In the information packet that was sent home, you received a copy of the parent signature page. 


Student Handbook 2015-2016


This year our students will be using a Citizenship Rubric for their class.  This rubric will be used as a method to assess students in the areas of attendance, time management, quality of work and, respect for others and school.  Students will be graded on a 4 point scale along with their letter grade for the subject.  This rubric will be utilized  in grades 5-12.  We will continue to communicate this assessment piece with students and parents throughout the year.

A copy of the rubric is attached for you to see. 


Citizenship Rubric



Health Insurance Available for Uninsured Students 

There are more than 127,000 uninsured children in Michigan.  Most of them are eligible right now for one of the state’s two health insurance plans for students:  MIChild or Healthy Kids.  A state-wide campaign has been launched to enroll as many uninsured children as possible in one of these plans.  Enrolling a student is fast and simple, and the most any family will pay is $10.00 a month.

Enrollment can be done on the Internet or by telephone.  On the Internet go to: and click on the red button near the top of the page that reads: “Click here to Enroll Your Child in MI Child or Healthy Kids today.”  Once you click, follow the instructions.  By telephone, Dial: 2-1-1.

A student who gets health care in the right place at the right time is better prepared to learn and less likely to develop serious, costly medical conditions.

About Reeths-Puffer Intermediate School

Our building has approximately 595 students in grades five and six.  The average core class size is between 29-30 students. 


Our fine arts program is outstanding. Over 250 students are in both band and choir. Students begin with instrumental music in fifth grade. They receive instruction in like instrument groups. Our choir and theater department performs two concerts each year with the final performance based on the second semester theater class that students may participate in. The visual arts department produces outstanding art work that is displayed each year at the Muskegon Museum of Art.


Our Service Learning Project, the Peace Garden, is a point of pride in our school. Students and staff care for this area with students performing math and science problems with the measuring and planting of flowers and other material. The garden also serves as a memorial for students and staff who have passed away. Our students actively participate in many community service projects including a food drive, assistance to the Rescue Mission, donating money and time to other local organizations.


Our students are placed in "teams" of two core teachers. Each team has its own name and identity. This gives students a feel for teamwork so they can associate with their individual team and classmates.


Meijer Rewards

Meijer Rewards is a way that funds can come back to RPI while also allowing you to have funds for school items. Learn More Link arrow


Reeths Puffer Intermediate School Rewards Number

You will need a number if you sign up. The RPI number is 305317.


If you have any questions, you can contact the RPI Office or Parent Connect.



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