School Start and End Times: Regular Days 7:45-1:05 (doors open at 7:35) Half Days 7:45-10:55 (doors open at 7:35) -- No lunch served
Don’t forget that tomorrow is a half day! School ends at 10:55am!
Don’t forget that we have a half day tomorrow! School is done at 10:55am!
We are asking ALL Reeths-Puffer families to complete our lunch application at https://www.lunchapp.com/. It may not seem relevant, but significant district funding is tied to this. Please help by completing your application now! **Thank you**
RPI suggested supply lists: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JlP4pVU6epSNflfQswE5PKEvwpZ9ATsy4ULpxfiGEEo/edit?usp=sharing
Families, please respond to this survey to help us understand your transportation and child care needs. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdQRees1CKRBzSVm-5GnwZIDqfMmxrbSPXZ__NBmQIFd2KRPg/viewform?usp=sf_link
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) regarding back to school - https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/835737/FAQ_s_regarding_back_to_school.pdf
RPI Families, here is an FAQ as relates to our current planning and thinking as it relates to the start of school! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/835737/FAQ_s_regarding_back_to_school.pdf
Struggling with housing? Facing eviction? Community Encompass may be able to help! www.communityencompass.org You can find more information on the state Eviction Diversion Program here: https://www.michigan.gov/mshda/0,4641,7-141-5555-533463--,00.html
Tomorrow is Wednesday! Meal pick-up continues every Wednesday at the high school, 9-11:00 am. While you are there, work out with the YMCA, 8:45 - 9:45 a.m., on the high school lawn next to the Roberts Road parking lot. All are welcome!
If you have been financially impacted by the pandemic, MidMichigan Community Action Relief & Recovery Services may be able to help! For assistance with housing, property taxes, utility bills, food & other critical needs, call 231-660-0271 .
RP Youth Football/Cheer Registration: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/761276/RPYFC_Flyer_2020.pdf
Class of 2020 Congratulatory Video: Muskegon Social Justice Commission https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V241NjfLR70&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3d3HtV2C0jEd5o47aD6tto7soYDn3YpIzvX_Vt8HjdHqRieZ2EW2VKhd8
Looking for wifi? Use and search this statewide wifi hotspot map! http://cngis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=0d69accbb5ff422a82eccc2c9101b69d
Have you lost income recently? Are you struggling to keep food on the table? Apply for school meals and you will automatically receive food benefits from DHHS! Go to https://www.lunchapp.com/ to apply.
Check out this new website put together by our awesome counselor, Kelley Peel. She has created this website to continue her work with our students on mindfulness, yoga, and meditation. Mrs.Peel will be adding free materials and videos each week to get kids outside and being mindful. #RPIShines #luckytohaveMrsPeel🚀💚 http://kelleypeel.com
6th grade students in Mrs. Moore’s, Mrs.Meekhof’s, and Mrs.Broilo’s classrooms had a very special guest today!! They were lucky to have the distinguished epidemiologist, Dr. Smith, come in and explain the current coronavirus concern and discredit many rumors. Such a cool experience for our students!!
Tomorrow is a half day! Dismissal is at 10:55
Don’t forget that Friday and Monday are half days for RPI! Dismissal is at 10:55am
Don’t forget today is a half day with dismissal at 10:55am. Happy Holidays!
We knew it was a selfless act of kindness. Kids showing that #otherpeoplematter can happen in so many ways! Proud of these girls. Proud to be a Rocket! 🚀 💚👊🏽 #WeAreRP #RPIShines https://www.wzzm13.com/mobile/video/life/one-good-thing/one-good-thing-candy-cane-drive/69-2804a462-4069-4fd3-b47b-849eb1194d75
Parents, Due to some last minute scheduling issues and building needs, we need to cancel Bagels with the Principals this morning. We apologize and will get a date for early January in the newsletter! Contact Mr. Panozzo with questions!
Bond - For information on the community forums follow the link - https://www.reeths-puffer.org/o/rps/browse/93905
RPI Families, We are looking for your feedback on our communication from the first half of the year. Please take a moment and fill out this survey! Deadline is Friday (12/13) by 4pm! http://bit.ly/2rwbTWh
Happy Thanksgiving to the entire RPI Family! Have a wonderful day and take a minutes to reach out to loved ones and tell them why you are grateful for them!
Parents, don’t forget that we only have school on Monday and Tuesday this week!
Don’t forget that tomorrow is a half day. School dismisses at 10:55am.
**Clarification** the previous message is for bus riders only. My apologies. Nothing with change for students who get dropped off my parents. 5th grade bus riders will report to door 2. 6th grade bus riders will report to door 5.
Parents, please discuss our change to the morning drop off changes that start TOMORROW. From now on, 5th graders report to door 2 and 6th graders report to door 5 (north side of building near Meijer trail). See this weeks newsletter for more details.
Parents, don't forget to help RPI with this months canned food drive! Here is some more detailed information! http://bit.ly/2PQA0Zm
As temperatures begin to turn colder, please remember to send your son/daughter to school with warm clothes! We will still go outside after lunch for some much needed exercise!
Quick reminder that today is a half day! School dismisses at 10:55.
Don't forget tomorrow is a half day. School dismisses at 10:55 am.
Community Forum TIME CHANGE - October 23 at 8PM in the RPI Cafeteria. Give your input on potential bond proposal.
Reeths-Puffer Schools is in need of Guest Teachers and Guest Paraprofessionals. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Guest Teacher or Guest Paraprofessional, please contact Rob Renes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With the weather getting colder, it’s time to start sending your kids with heavier coats, gloves and hats. We will be going outside at lunch to get some exercise and fresh air. It’s supposed to be 46 tomorrow during lunch/recess!
Don’t forget tomorrow is a half day. School dismisses at 10:55!
Parents, if you have been experiencing difficulties with the R-P APP, a new update was pushed out last night. I just updated and have the newest version of IOS and it working well! Mr. Panozzo
2019 Boys Youth Basketball League Signup Deadline is October 26, 2019. Follow the link for details. https://bit.ly/2mV5otM
It might be the weekend, but there are still Rockets focusing on teaching & learning!! Today, Mrs. Meekhof started “Novels with Noah”. This is a community project for her classes where students read to shelter dogs at Noah Project. Studies have found that there are many benefits for children when reading to dogs. It reduces anxiety and improves motivation. #RPIShines #meltsmyheart #proudtobearocket 🐶💚🚀
Parents, Don't forget tomorrow is our first Donuts with the Principals. We will meet at 9am in the main office. It is your chance to meet with Mrs. Whitaker and Mr. Panozzo.
In Mrs. Marvin's class today Mr. swift from Mills manufacturing and Brandon a former paratrooper spoke to the students about parachute designs, gravity, and military uses of parachutes. They are from North Carolina so we were lucky enough to be able to Skype with them today in our classroom. #RPIShines #Boundlessopportunities
Reminder: Friday, September 20, is our first half day. Dismissal is at 10:55am
Elementary Spanish Teachers Needed - If you are certified and interested in one of these positions or know someone who is, click on the following link http://bit.ly/2m86b9W
The 4-way stop at Giles and Getty has been taken down! Please drive with caution as there have been some need collisions this morning due to people stopping on Giles unnecessarily.
Parents, the danger is real, when it comes to Vapes. Protect our kids, our future! Keep Vapes out of their hands! https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/21/health/cdc-vaping-lung-disease-update-bn/index.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twCNN&utm_content=2019-08-30T12:51:29
Parents, packets for open house, with your student's schedules went out today. Look for them in the mail soon. You may also check the News section for the welcome letter and open house information.
Good Evening Parents, in an effort to increase communication and to keep you informed I wanted to pass this along. We will be sending out open house packets next week. We will also post the parent welcome letter in the News section. Please contact the office with any questions! Scott Panozzo, Principal
6th Grade Parents and Students, please check out this picture for information related to Swim and Dive. http://bit.ly/2YYCha7
RPI Families, Please click on this link to get information regarding Open House, which is on Wednesday, August 28. http://bit.ly/RPIOH19
Reeths-Puffer Intermediate is now on Twitter! Please follow us @RP_Intermediate
Open House will be on Wednesday, August 28 from 5:00pm-7:30pm. More information coming soon!
Rocket City News 2019. Everything you need to know for the start of the school year. https://bit.ly/2K4vyTI
New Start and End times for school this year. Normal School Day: 7:45-2:43 Half Day: 7:45-10:55
Cell Phone Policy Change: Students will not be allowed to have cell phones at school, unless it is for an approved teacher activity.