It was a great Monday with Mia Hanichen shadowing the principal. She had a sharp eye for recognizing the Rocket Way behaviors of others while spending time in classrooms and on the playground.
Pete the Cat's visit to Central Elementary made for a super groovy Friday for our K-1 kiddos! Thank you Muskegon Area District Library.
Please help welcome Kathryn "Katie" Clifton to Reeths-Puffer and Central Elementary. Katie has been hired to teach Music, mainly for grades 1st and 2nd. She brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise. Our students will do great things with her leadership!
Order forms for the Central apparel sale are due this Friday. Please consider taking part in this building-wide fundraiser, which doubles as a great way to show your Central Pride! All proceeds benefit students in various classroom and extension activities throughout the year!
Dylan Hawks cashed in on good behavior to shadow the principal for the day. He enjoyed visiting classrooms and recognizing the Rocket Way behaviors of others. Keep emphasizing Respect, Pride, and Integrity at home. More certificates are waiting to be earned!
Last week, Mrs. Birr and Miss Nauta’s classes extended their learning beyond the classroom during the Big Lesson at the Lakeshore Museum. Students learned about their community, explored Muskegon past and present, and shared new knowledge with parents and community members.
RPHS Track Walking Schedule https://www.reeths-puffer.org/o/rps/browse/85852
Community Forum TIME CHANGE - October 23 at 8PM in the RPI Cafeteria. Give your input on potential bond proposal.
Thank you firefighter Mark and firefighter Mike for educating our kids on fire prevention. Families, please be encouraged to develop and practice a plan for home fire escape. Not every hero wears a cape!
Kindergarten teachers, students, and parents gathered to clean-up the K playgrounds. What a transformation! It's incredible what can be accomplished in a short amount of time when we join hands in improving things for our kids. Thank you parent volunteers!
Mrs. Sandee's class presented their marble mazes to the Rocket Shop staff. PBL in Mathematics!
Mrs. Bos's 4th grade students have been studying how to translate themes of the natural life in still life arrangements with artist, Christy Dehoog-Johnson. They took their learning to the Muskegon Museum of Art and applied it to the Undying Traditions: Memento Mori exhibition.
The EL curriculum promotes social/emotional growth and habits of character. Here, kinders learn to be good speakers and listeners as they talk about their preferences.
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 email@example.com.
Time to eat! Central students participated in the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch, an initiative to promote healthy eating and farm to school purchasing in our region. At 3:15, roughly 470 Rockets took a collective crunch! Thanks SFE for your support in this effort.
Last Friday marked our first 2nd Grade Friday read aloud. We love our volunteers! Please contact your child's teacher if you are interested in serving as a guest reader, or partnering with Central in new ways to support learning.
Third graders cash in on good behavior at the Rocket Shop! We are consistently having to replenish our supply, which is exciting. Please contact the office if you are interested in donating to the Rocket Shop.
Local writer and illustrator, Laurie Keller, made a surprise visit to Central today, sharing her work and passion for reading with many of our first and second grade students. Students learned how to draw the otter she created and used within Do Unto Otters.
Third graders display their addition and subtraction math strategies with some sidewalk graffiti!!!
R-P Pride. GO ROCKETS!!!