Cody Hamilton
Congratulations to Gracie Vaughan for using her math prowess to win the apple guess challenge. Thank you, RV students, for staying connected! Be sure to check our this week’s challenge in your RV newsletter and share with us your learning.
7 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Pat with the Lakeshore Museum Center visits our 4th Grade classrooms virtually to explore Michigan animals, specifically the physical and behavioral adaptations they use to survive various habitats.
8 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Two Important Reminders: 1. Tomorrow is a half day. Elementary students dismiss at 12:00. 2. T-shirt order forms are due tomorrow.
9 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
K kiddos helping with a bark donation from Mike Rose Landscaping. Central Pride!
10 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Reminder: T-shirt order forms are due to the office by Friday, October 16. This building fundraiser supports general teaching and learning opportunities.
10 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Rocket Virtual students, don’t forget to use your math skills to estimate how many apples are in the bucket. Send your guess to your RV mentor by Wednesday. The closest without going over gets the apples!!!
11 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Rowdy Rocket visits Central Elementary on Fan Friday to cap off an awesome spirit week. GO ROCKETS!!!
15 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
And a few more :)
16 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
The CRUNCH heard around Rocket City! To promote healthy eating and celebrate farm to school purchasing, Central students and staff participated in the 2020 Michigan Apple Crunch. At precisely 2:00 PM today, we joined in a school-wide first bite.
16 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Spirit Week has been a blast. Let's finish strong tomorrow by wearing green and white to show our collective Rocket Pride!
16 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Heidi Frei, a forester from the Michigan DNR met with Mrs. Sandee’s class virtually to discuss the importance of planting trees in Muskegon in preparation for an upcoming tree planting project. The class was awarded grant money from the Arconic Foundation and the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative to give the project roots.
16 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Opportunity October: Getting more books in the hands of kids with our new mobile library! Things may look a little different this year, but they’re still awesome!
18 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Factors, photos, friends, and four weeks of fun!
22 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Reminder: Picture Day is tomorrow during the school day for F2F students grades K-2, and for Rocket Virtual students (K-4) from 5:00-7:00 PM. Picture Day for F2F students grades 3-4 is Friday during the school day.
24 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
A few highlights from what's been a super fun Silly September. Enjoy reading a recipe and cooking this evening, and finish the month strong tomorrow by writing a silly story to celebrate your reading. We look forward to sharing October Reading Month information soon.
25 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
School Pictures are this week! Grades DK-2: Thursday, October 1st. Grades 3-4: Friday, October 2nd. Rocket Virtual students can have their pictures taken on Thursday, October 1st from 5:00-7:00 PM in the gym. Please enter the building through door #3 and exit door #6 (back of building). Link address for online ordering: https://radiumphoto.com/pre-order-school-pictures/
27 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
K kiddos brightened the hallways with their rainbow names, and practiced them at home in fun ways too!
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
They want us to know they’re smiling :)
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
September is Reading Month! Silly September provides a perfect opportunity for you and your child to safely escape the seriousness. Today was Meaningful Monday. Teachers shared with students their personal literacy journey. Consider sharing yours at home this evening!
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
And a few more!
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Highlights of our first full week with all students!
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Reminder: Half day tomorrow, September 18. Students will be dismissed at 12:00 PM. We will only be serving breakfast on half days.
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
To honor the ongoing and endless joys of reading and writing, every month will be celebrated as Reading Month at Central this year. Be looking for upcoming communication on FB and from your child’s teacher regarding our September launch!
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
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**
about 1 month ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
What an amazing first week! I couldn't be more proud of our kids, grateful for your support, and excited for the school year ahead. Today marks the end of our soft start. Looking forward to having ALL F2F kiddos in class each day starting Monday. GIANT thanks to you and your efforts in making this week truly special!
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Students L-Z now have their first arrival, breakfast, recess, and lunch in the books. They've absolutely knocked it out of the park. What a beautiful start to the 2020-2021 school year! PROUD!
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
We have officially made it through our first drop-off, breakfast, AM recess, and lunch, of the 2020-2021 school year. Group A-K is crushing it, and time is flying! Reminder, 2:30 dismissal. See you soon!
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Just a reminder to visit the News section for important final back to school details. We are extremely excited for our students' return, and making 2020-2021 the best year yet!
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Rocket Virtual families, see the images attached regarding a soft start/acclimation process to the 2020-2021 school year.
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Final details for the start of the school year can be found in the News section of our site. We are beyond excited for the year to begin!
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Demographic Update AND Chromebook Distribution Reminder: Please click the link below to complete the demographic updates in the parent portal. If you are in need of a Chromebook for Rocket Virtual, completing the demographic update will alert our technology department to contact you via email. A Chromebook will be assigned to you immediately. If you are scheduled for F2F and do not have a personal computer for school use, completing the demographic update will alert the technology depart to contact you via email. A Chromebook will be assigned to you as they get delivered. Until all Chromebooks have been delivered to our district, all are encouraged to use personal computer devices at home for technology related school work. https://ps-rp.muskegonisd.org/public/home.html
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
If you registered for Rocket Virtual, you can use the link below for information regarding an orientation meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 3rd, at 5:00 pm. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/890559/Rocket_Virtual_Orientation.pdf
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Parents who selected Rocket Virtual will be receiving an email tomorrow morning that outlines next steps in the enrollment/registration process, upcoming dates of importance, and other pertinent details.
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Back to School Updates Class placement letters and detailed back-to-school information will be mailed out tomorrow, 8/28. You will also be contacted by your child's teacher soon to set up your virtual Open House. The first week of school will be a "soft" start. Tuesday and Thursday will be for students with last names A-K. Wednesday and Friday will be for students with last names of L-Z. The school day starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 2:30 PM.
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Important Reminder: If you have not yet done so, please make your Learning Options Selection for each of your students. The survey closes Wednesday, August 26th. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1F2tX9nbG_u5smKDSmdIVsbk4EFr9IcFKiP7diA4Rmts/edit
2 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
The Learning Options Selection survey is back up and running. Our apologies for the temporary glitch. If you encounter any further difficulties, please contact the office, 744-1693
2 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Please hold off on completing the Learning Options Selection for now. We are experiencing a problem with the link. I will provide an update when it's ready to go. We apologize for the inconvenience.
2 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
A link to the Learning Options Selection has been added to the news section of our Central site. Please complete this short survey to help us prepare for a successful reopening.
2 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
As a follow-up to the email you received from Mr. Edwards this morning, please visit the News section for important information relative to updates, upcoming events, and other pertinent items.
2 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
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
3 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Reeths-Puffer Schools
3 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Reeths-Puffer Schools
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
3 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
Parents, please be sure to indicate your intentions regarding fall enrollment by using the survey link Mr. Edwards sent via email this morning. Thank you!
3 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
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!
4 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Reeths-Puffer Schools
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 .
4 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Reeths-Puffer Schools
Do your kids need to get out and move?  The YMCA is coming to Rocket City!     Join them Wednesday mornings 8:45 - 9:45 a.m., on the high school lawn in front of the arts wing, next to the Roberts Road parking lot.    Andi Switzer and the Y team will lead exercises and activities for kids, to get them moving while properly social distancing!  Parents must be present. 
4 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Reeths-Puffer Schools
4 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
Farewell and best wishes to the 96 4th graders leaving Central. Go shine at RPI! https://youtu.be/s5LxEKAWmJ4
4 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
4 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
We'll go live today around 12:00 for the last Connections Drawing of the 2019-2020 school year.
4 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
If you have not yet retrieved your child’s belongings, please attend our last Give Back/Get Back at 5:00 pm today. There is a bag for every student. Also, parade at 6:00 pm! If you attended the morning parade, you are more than welcome to drive through again. See you soon!
4 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
We will operate two parades tomorrow. One will take place from 11:00-11:30. The other from 6:00-6:30. Feel free to attend either one or both. Hopefully this meets your needs and allows everyone to celebrate closure without sacrificing weekend plans. Thank you for your patience.
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
A special weather statement has been issued for our county until 8:15 pm. Lightning has already been spotted in the area. We WILL give our kids a Drive Through Send-Off, but it is simply unsafe to attempt to do so this evening. More information forthcoming. Please stay tuned.
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Reminder: Give Back/Get Back today from 10:00-11:00 am and 5:00-6:00 pm. Drive Through Send-Off tonight at 7:00 pm. Looking forward to seeing you soon!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
Looking for wifi? Use and search this statewide wifi hotspot map! http://cngis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=0d69accbb5ff422a82eccc2c9101b69d
5 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
Due to concerns regarding severe weather, the Drive Through Send-Off is canceled for this evening. It will now be held tomorrow, June 11th, at 7:00 PM.
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Finish strong with Rocket PRIDE!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
We'll go live for our Connections Drawing at noon. Tune in to see who our mystery teacher is for the week!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
SAVE THE DATE: Wed, June 10th, 6-7 pm Central staff invites all families to a "Drive Through" Send-Off. This will be a great opportunity to see each other once again and collectively celebrate the wonderful year we've had. Specific details will be sent out this Friday.
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Save the Date! June 11th & 12th will be the dates for families to return school materials and pick up their personal belongings. Exact times and event details will be sent in a separate communication.
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
You've achieved so much this school year, despite the many unique challenges and obstacles. Finish the year strong with Rocket PRIDE!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
We'll be going live on Facebook at noon today for our Connections Drawing.
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Students in the third grade have been engaging in The Fantastic Frog Project. They've researched frogs from around the world and have been presenting their expertise in various virtual ways. Great job third graders!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
It’s Respect Week. Let’s keep the Rocket Way on display this week with kindness, empathy, and an ‘others matter’ mindset. Have fun showing your spirit!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
We are sending smiles to Rocket City this Memorial Day weekend!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Kindergarten students studied animals this week, and shared their learning with others on Seesaw. They also participated in the Integrity daily challenges. Awesome week Kindergarten!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
We'll go live today at noon for our Connections Drawing. Hope you're able to join!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Connection is key. Let's reconnect with the 'Rocket Way' over the course of the next few weeks. Please see the News section for the first behavior expectation of focus...Integrity. Have fun this week showing the Rocket Way!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
The warmer weather of last week also gave these Rockets a perfect opportunity to take their learning outside!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Last week, Central kindergarten students were encouraged to engage in addition and subtraction activities outside using nature as their materials. Their creativity was awesome!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Fourth grade students are showing their kindness and providing uplift during this difficult time by painting rocks and displaying them outside of their homes, within the community, and throughout local trails. Kindness Rocks!!!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
We’ll go live on Facebook tomorrow at 10:00 am for our 2nd Connections Drawing. Hope you can tune in!
5 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Last week our third graders were encouraged to sketch some of their favorite Star Wars characters as a part of The Force is with You Day. Students shared some of their beautiful and creative work. Have fun staying connected!
6 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
DK has been studying gardens and how things grow. While exploring the letter W, students examined one our best garden helpers-WORMS. They formed W's out of them, created their own wormeries and mini-composts at home, and observed how worms actively tunnel.
6 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Even though we are learning in new and different ways, we're still working out our brain muscles in math. Second graders are becoming better mathematicians each day!
6 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
Due to the extended Stay Home Stay Safe Order we will not be holding curbside enrollment for Kindergarten Registration. Please visit https://www.reeths-puffer.org/o/rps/page/kindergarten-information--8 for online registration and contacts for questions.
6 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
Fourth grade students were challenged to be creative when answering the question: What can you make with a pencil?
6 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
We want to encourage and celebrate ongoing connections. Connect with your teacher each week and your name will go into a drawing for free stuff. This week, one winner from each grade level will be picked for a FREE pizza from Rocket Pizza. Please do your best to stay connected!
6 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
It's Teacher Appreciation Week. Please connect (remotely) with your teachers and show them how much they mean to you. Thank you, Central teachers and staff, for everything you do. We hope you have an amazing week!
6 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Please visit the News section for important information regarding Kindergarten Round-Up. If you have friends, family members, co-workers, etc. wondering about the enrollment process, please direct them to our district website.
6 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
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.
6 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
Please see the News section for important information regarding R-P Community WiFi Access.
6 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Please visit the News section for important information regarding our Continued Learning Plan.
7 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
If you are interested in ideas around social and emotional support for your kiddos during this unique time, please see communication from our School Social Worker under the News section. Stay well!
7 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Please take 5 minutes to view, with your child, the slide show Central teachers created with love by following the link under the News section. We miss you. R-P Strong!
7 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Many have inquired about retrieving items from lockers that didn't make it home prior to the shutdown. At this time, we must keep the building closed. As soon as the Governor relaxes the "stay home" order, we'll structure a safe plan for locker clean-out/item retrieval.
7 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Teachers have put together a Spirit Week to make this week of the shutdown a little extra fun and special. Please see details under the News section. Share your photos throughout the week! Enjoy!
7 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Please see recently added information regarding ideas for exercise and nutrition under the News section of Central's site. Stay healthy and well!
7 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
A link to an updated resource page for shutdown engagement opportunities has been added to the News section. Resources have been organized by grade level and content area. Happy at home learning!
7 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
An updated list of resources supporting At Home Learning opportunities has been added to the News section of Central's site.
7 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
An email was sent to families yesterday introducing a few quality resources for exploring and supporting learning at home. This has been added to the News section of Central's site. Teachers may be sending additional ideas/challenges in the upcoming days for you to choose from.
7 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Central Elementary
Be the "i" in Kind Photo op at Conferences just outside of the main office.
8 months ago, Central Elementary
Cody Hamilton
Our PTO food drive is going well. Students climbed the ladder today, earning new playground equipment. A final push may result in Mr. Hamilton getting duct taped to the wall, and if we really work hard, Pie the Teachers! All items benefit the RPI and McMillan food pantries.
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
‘Fox in Socks’ day in Kindergarten. Families joined the celebration as mystery guest readers!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Rocket Way highlights from the week included two dynamo office assistants in Maddie C and Bella R, Brody W caking Ms. Kelly with silly string, and Cameron M wowing his classmates with magic!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Friday Read Aloud in Miss Nauta’s class!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Families packed the library (we lost count after 70 students) in pjs yesterday evening for the Family Read In. Be looking for upcoming March reading activities, as well as literacy events spread throughout the calendar year, as we promote every month as a reading month! Proud!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Central Elementary set a new school record during Waste-Free Wednesday at lunch time today. 193 students composted- that’s 44% of all students, doing their part to save the Earth!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Central Family Read In is this Thursday, March 5th. Come join us in the library from 6:00-7:00 pm to kick off March Reading Month. Dress in pj’s and bring your own reading material. Hope to see you there!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
At our recent PBL meeting, Mrs. Sandee presented new STEM opportunities at Central due to the arrival of a Sphero Bolt (pictured here) and Dribble Up Smart Ball. Both offer opportunities to infuse computer coding and robotics into daily lessons for student engagement to soar!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
And a few more from the day. Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Fox in Socks, Central rocks! One fish, two fish, red fish, blue...jello? Oh the places our kids will go!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Happy Read Across America Day! Keep reading at home, reading often, and celebrating with your child the joys of literature.
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
We’ve ‘blasted off’ with regards to recognizing and celebrating the many great things happening every day at Central. Thank you for partnering with us in reinforcing Respect, Pride, and Integrity at home. Thank you for raising great kids, and sharing them with us!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Liam M cashed in at the Rocket Shop to enjoy lunch with the principal. Meanwhile, Jace T chose to spend some time with Mrs Z and Mrs W as office assistant.
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
The week ended with a Rocket Way celebration of epic proportions. Hailey P pied Mr H and his brave shadow, Joslynn S added a layer of yellow silly string, Kenna S followed with cherry pie to Mr H and Mrs Birr, and Arion S finished things off with a dousing of blue silly string.
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Principal shadows for the week included Lauren S, Alyssa M, and Lars L. They all crushed it in their own unique ways. Future leaders!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Pies O’ Plenty from Miss Nauta’s class as of late. Jeremiah G. launched a Cherry pie at the principal last week, and Vivianna T. capped things off today with Lemon Meringue!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Thank you to Sheriff Poulin, Undersheriff Sanford, and LT. Smith from the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Department for coming in to read to our Kinders today.
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
A chilly but super fun night spent together as an R-P community at the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex! Special thanks to those who organized this year’s Rocket Family Night!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Central DK teamed up with RPEL’s DK and spent the day in Ludington at Sandcastles Children’s Museum to kick off the Exploring Museums unit!
8 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
Come out to Rocket Family Night at the Winter Sports Complex and help raise money for Rocket Athletics - Feb 20 @ 5pm - Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/events/2921498007907770/
8 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
Mrs. Birr’s class visited 4th grade today to hear the Choose Your Own Ending stories written by students in Mrs. Langlois’s class.
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Despite the recent gray skies, The Rocket Way has been on full display. Evan Barrone and Dwyer Keefe shadowed the principal, Oliver Olson served as office assistant, and Leah Bennett had lunch with principal. So proud!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
More from 100th day!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
100 days wiser, stronger, more creative, and more confident!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Rocket Way winners for the months of December and January enjoyed ice cream, popcorn, and Rocketoons in the library!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
More pictures from last night’s petoskey stone presentation. Again, great job kids!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Mrs. Sandee’s class presented their petoskey stone unit of study at the Lakeshore Museum yesterday evening. Although their learning was awesome, their ability to articulate what they’d learned was most impressive. So proud!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Central Elementary
Art to Remember Brochures Coming Home Soon
9 months ago, Central Elementary
Cody Hamilton
Second grade students in Mrs. Birr’s class shared their compelling narratives with first grade friends as an end of unit/module celebration!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Another great family skate!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Ava Callender and William Topp shadowed the principal recently. They both brought a unique skill set to the assistant role. Awesome job Ava and Will!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Lori Richards was very excited to silly string her teacher, Mrs. Mack today. She worked hard at saving enough Rocket Slips to make it happen. Good for you Lori!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
4th grade students had a visit from the Lakeshore Museum Center this morning. Students learned about magnets, how they interact with the world around them, and how they can be used to solve every day problems.
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
Come out to Rocket Family Night at the Winter Sports Complex and help raise money for Rocket Athletics - Feb 20 @ 5pm - Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/events/2921498007907770/
9 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
On “Waste Free Wednesdays” Mrs. Sandee’s class encourages students to pack a waste free lunch with a goal of reducing Central’s contributions to landfills. Through recycling and composting, we’ve reduced the amount of garbage by 80% on Wednesdays from the cafeteria.
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Central Elementary
Central Family Skating Party - This Sunday, January 26
9 months ago, Central Elementary
Cody Hamilton
Breakfast in the Classroom. Thank you students, staff, and parents for a successful launch, and supporting a healthy start to each day for our kids!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
National Strawberry Ice Cream Day! Thank you Foodservice staff!
9 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Friday Read Aloud. Thank you volunteers for your support in promoting early literacy at R-P!
10 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Madilyn VanderLaan ‘dazzled’ as the principal’s assistant yesterday. She shared wonderful ideas and insights for school improvement through the lens of a Kinder!
10 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Mrs. Mason’s class has ‘2020’ vision for the New Year!!! Dr. Bullion - a local eye doctor - read to her class and discussed the importance of eye care.
10 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Central Elementary
Save the date for our upcoming Central Elementary Family Skating Party: Central Elementary Family Skating Party at Jumpin' Jupiter Sunday, January 26th from 11am-1pm.
10 months ago, Central Elementary
Cody Hamilton
Reed W. and Drew S. shadowed the principal recently, Zach P. served up the latest pie, and Ryan G. assisted the office. Proud of the vast majority of our kids consistently showing the Rocket Way each day. Let's commit to Respect, Pride and Integrity more than ever before in 2020!
10 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Wednesday hats and sweaters. Holiday spirit has never been better!
10 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Some made it crazy, some made it sweet. Others matched holiday hair with holiday feet!
10 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Our second graders rose to the challenge of collecting for Toys for Tots. Together, they were able to collect 82 items. As a district, we were able to donate 691 items!
10 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Matthew VerHulst shadowed the principal today. He enjoyed visiting his teachers of previous years, grubbing a footlong sub, and doubling down on good behavior with time in the gym with a friend.
10 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Please take a moment to complete the Family School Climate Survey. A link to the survey can be found under the news section of Central’s site. Thank you for helping us improve R-P!
10 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
Bond - For information on the community forums follow the link - https://www.reeths-puffer.org/o/rps/browse/93905
11 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Central Elementary
Please check out the Lost and Found when you attend conferences tonight or tomorrow. It is located at Entrance #2 in bins, on a table, and on a hanging rack near kindergarten rooms.
11 months ago, Central Elementary
Cody Hamilton
We are still in need of additional volunteers for Santa’s Workshop. Please visit the news section of Central’s page for more information and a direct link to the volunteer schedule.
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Mrs. Mack's 3rd graders shared a Michigan Native American Project with Mrs. Mason's 2nd grade class, presenting Google slide reports and dioramas on Michigan tribes. Please visit the tables outside the main office during PT conferences to celebrate their hard work.
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Mrs. Sandee’s class is a recipient for the YES! Grant from Arconic and the Muskegon Conservation District. They will use the grant funds to restore habitat in Muskegon State Park. It supports their upcoming unit on pollinators.
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Central Elementary’s second grade has partnered with the high school in collecting toys for Toys for Tots as a way to give back this holiday season. If you are interested in donating, please send toys to the second grade classrooms by Tuesday, December 10th.
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Braden McManus shadowed the principal to celebrate the Rocket Way. He enjoyed supervising the sing-along, brainstorming ideas during a working lunch session with Mr. Lane, and beating Mr. H in an afternoon game of lightning.
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Mrs. Sandee’s students polishing Petoskey stones!
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Mrs. Clifton and Mr. Lawton hosted a holiday sing-a-long in the library this morning. Students enjoyed cookies and candy canes, then joined in spreading holiday cheer by singing loud for all of Central to hear!
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Students perform their talents, including original songs and dance routines, during the talent show in Mrs. Clifton’s class. Stars in the making!
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Mrs. Mason's class and Mrs. Mack's class had an opportunity to practice their reading fluency by sharing Thanksgiving stories with one another!
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
The entire Kindergarten grade level joined in the library yesterday for a family-style festive feast. Happy Thanksgiving!
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Kids + Music = Joy!
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Aaron Ofseyer from WZZM13 visited Central to help the Kindergarten Team kickoff the weather unit.
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
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11 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
Genevieve Broilo shadowed the principal yesterday. We made a list of important things to do during our time together. Thanks to her grit and ambition, we accomplished a lot. She embraced the partnership, even taking a pie to the face with me!
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
After several weeks of saving up, Khloe McNeilly exchanged 25 rocket slips for a 'Pie the Principal' certificate. Choosing pumpkin pie and whipped cream, her patience and self-discipline paid off in a fun, messy, and crowd-pleasing way!
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Central Elementary
Thank you Kitchen Staff for helping us celebrate Minnie Mouse's 92nd Birthday today in the lunch room!
11 months ago, Central Elementary
Cody Hamilton
Central was a ‘house divided’ today as students and staff supported their favorite team in anticipation of tomorrow’s game.
11 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Kindergarteners have been using the power of their imaginations to make toys!
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
If your child had a weak appetite this evening, or maybe even seemed a bit sleepy, it was likely for good reason. Students feasted today during our new food service team's first annual Thanksgiving Lunch. What a meal!
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Save the Date: Our next family skate party is scheduled for Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 11 am -1 pm.
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
We had an absolute blast at Jumpin' Jupiter yesterday evening. Thank you, families, for joining the fun!
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Carson Bond served as the principal's shadow yesterday. His favorite part of the day involved giving out Rocket Slips to others. He had a sharp eye for those practicing Integrity!
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
2nd graders in Mrs. Mason's classroom packaged the blinking green lights that will soon be distributed to every bus rider and every walker in the district. Parents, thank you for helping us "light up the wait" and keep students safe!
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Reminder: Central Elementary Family Skate Night is this evening at Jumpin’ Jupiter from 5:00-7:00 pm. We hope to see you there for the fun!
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
The Conquerors Strength Team inspired Central students and staff today. The feats of strength were great, but the strength of the message (hard work, perseverance, kindness) was even stronger.
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Please help welcome Angela Davis to Reeths-Puffer. Big things are on the horizon with Angela now leading Central’s World Language program, and our Specials are at full strength!
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
First significant snowfall of the 2019-2020 school year! With the weather changing, please be reminded to send your child to school prepared for the elements.
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Friday Read Aloud. We had so many volunteers today we utilized all the big spaces available, including the library and gymnasium. Thank you for celebrating reading and enhancing our literacy rich community!
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Kindergarteners moved pallets and prepared the area for the compost station that will be built this weekend. In the meantime, they've already started adding food waste.
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Here's a few pictures of Halloween fun from yesterday. So many awesome costumes. The wet and cold didn't put a damper on Central one bit!
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
DK students used their 5 senses to investigate pumpkins. They labeled a pumpkin using new vocabulary words, got their hands dirty trying to clean out the pulp and seeds, and certainly made the classroom smell like pumpkin all day.
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Smiles have been abundant this week. The Kindergarten trips to Weesies were certainly a highlight of some fall fun!
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Our 2nd Grade had a blast yesterday at Heritage Farms. What a tight-knit group of friends!
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Guests visited our 2nd grade today to share their experiences in Haiti. Students were able to compare and contrast Haiti schools to ours. They are working on a Brainframe and will soon finish the unit with a writing piece.
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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.
12 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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.
almost 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
about 1 year ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Reeths-Puffer Schools
Community Forum TIME CHANGE - October 23 at 8PM in the RPI Cafeteria. Give your input on potential bond proposal.
about 1 year ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
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!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Mrs. Sandee's class presented their marble mazes to the Rocket Shop staff. PBL in Mathematics!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
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 renesr@reeths-puffer.org.
about 1 year ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
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.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
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.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Third graders display their addition and subtraction math strategies with some sidewalk graffiti!!!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
R-P Pride. GO ROCKETS!!!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Color power at Central Elementary on Tie-Dye Thursday!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
2019 Boys Youth Basketball League Signup Deadline is October 26, 2019. Follow the link for details. https://bit.ly/2mV5otM
about 1 year ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
We are currently experiencing partial power outages at Central. Office phones are down. We have a plan in place for lunch. Most importantly, the kids are all safe and in their classrooms learning.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Students and staff pay homage to decades of the past on Throwback Tuesday!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Our curriculum promotes the habits of strong character. 4th grade students built towers using marshmallows and toothpicks. Students practiced teamwork, compromise, communication, and problem solving. The tallest free-standing tower was 7 1/4”!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Mindfulness helps our students remain aware of their thoughts and feelings so their minds can fully attend to what's happening in the learning environment. Kindergarteners use stuffed animals for conscious breathing!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
What a Marvelous Monday to kick off spirit week! Looking forward to Throwback Tuesday!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Picture Day 2019! 425 beautiful smiles!!!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Our staff recognizes the many social, emotional, and physical benefits of recess, and values its link to academic success in the classroom. This year, we've split both AM and PM recesses into three sections to improve safety and supervision. Please support play at home!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Construction Update: The resurfacing of Giles in front of Central will take place tomorrow and Friday, with one way traffic likely. Please allow yourself extra time and drive with caution to ensure safety.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Please note this Friday, September 20th, is this year’s first Early Release. Dismissal is 12:00 pm.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Having transformed the courtyard these past few years into a beautiful space, we continue to extend learning beyond the classroom through hands-on experiences and real-world projects.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Hat Day, a finale to our Sailor Salute fundraiser, has been a blast!
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Students have shown tremendous pride and support for our veterans through their participation in this week's Sailor Salute fundraiser. Check out a few pictures of the week long Penny War.
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
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
about 1 year ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Cody Hamilton
Daily Schedule Start of School Day: 8:40 am Dismissal: 3:45 pm Half Day Schedule Start of School Day: 8:40 am Dismissal: 12:00 pm Central Elementary School 1807 W Giles Road Muskegon, MI 49445 Phone: (231) 744-1693 Fax: (231) 744-0507 Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
about 1 year ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
We’re thrilled to announce Reeths-Puffer Schools’ new app! Access sports scores, cafeteria menus, news updates, even emergency notifications. Download the app on Android: http://bit.ly/2yHt6vS or iPhone: https://apple.co/2OPsijA.
about 1 year ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
Reeths-Puffer Schools
Rocket City News 2019. Everything you need to know for the start of the school year. https://bit.ly/2K4vyTI
about 1 year ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools