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 month ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools
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.
about 7 hours 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.
about 8 hours ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Mrs. Sandee’s students polishing Petoskey stones!
2 days 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!
2 days 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!
4 days 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!
10 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
The entire Kindergarten grade level joined in the library yesterday for a family-style festive feast. Happy Thanksgiving!
10 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Kids + Music = Joy!
11 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Aaron Ofseyer from WZZM13 visited Central to help the Kindergarten Team kickoff the weather unit.
15 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
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15 days 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!
16 days 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!
17 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Central Elementary
Thank you Kitchen Staff for helping us celebrate Minnie Mouse's 92nd Birthday today in the lunch room!
19 days 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.
22 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Kindergarteners have been using the power of their imaginations to make toys!
24 days 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!
24 days 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.
25 days ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
We had an absolute blast at Jumpin' Jupiter yesterday evening. Thank you, families, for joining the fun!
25 days 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!
26 days 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!
26 days 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!
27 days 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.
about 1 month 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!
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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!
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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!
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Smiles have been abundant this week. The Kindergarten trips to Weesies were certainly a highlight of some fall fun!
about 1 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Our 2nd Grade had a blast yesterday at Heritage Farms. What a tight-knit group of friends!
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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 month 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 month 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 month 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 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Reeths-Puffer Schools
about 1 month 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 month 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 month 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 month ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Mrs. Sandee's class presented their marble mazes to the Rocket Shop staff. PBL in Mathematics!
about 1 month 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 month 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 month ago, Cody Hamilton
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 month 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.
2 months 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.
2 months 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.
2 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Third graders display their addition and subtraction math strategies with some sidewalk graffiti!!!
2 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
R-P Pride. GO ROCKETS!!!
2 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Color power at Central Elementary on Tie-Dye Thursday!
2 months 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
2 months 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.
2 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Students and staff pay homage to decades of the past on Throwback Tuesday!
2 months 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”!
2 months 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!
2 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
What a Marvelous Monday to kick off spirit week! Looking forward to Throwback Tuesday!
2 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Picture Day 2019! 425 beautiful smiles!!!
2 months 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!
3 months 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.
3 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Please note this Friday, September 20th, is this year’s first Early Release. Dismissal is 12:00 pm.
3 months 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.
3 months ago, Cody Hamilton
Cody Hamilton
Hat Day, a finale to our Sailor Salute fundraiser, has been a blast!
3 months 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.
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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.
4 months 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
4 months ago, Reeths-Puffer Schools