VHSL developing plans for reopening of fall athletics and activities
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – To ensure all compliance with possible state directives from the Governor, Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the CDC with the reopening of schools for the fall of 2020, the Virginia High School League is developing plans for the reopening of fall athletics and activities by putting the health, safety and well-being of our student-athletes, student-activity participants, coaches, administrators, officials and supporters first. In all instances, reopening will only happen in accordance with the Governor’s directives on when to return to school, when schools can return to practice, and when schools can return to competition...Full Document
SUMMER Meal Request/Form
Meal requests for Tuesday will be accepted until Monday at 5:00 pm.
Meal requests for Thursday will be accepted until Wednesday at 5:00 pm
Next week's meal request form will be posted on the previous Friday at 8:00 am.
Children must be (5) five years of age on or before September 30, 2020. You should register your child at the school in the attendance zone in which you live. If you need help determining which school is in your attendance zone; please contact Kirstie Campbell at the Transportation Office (540) 463-5437.
Registration for all Rockbridge County Elementary Schools will begin on Monday, April 13, 2020. Please contact your child’s school to request a registration packet.
Central Elementary School (540) 463-4500
Fairfield Elementary School (540) 348-5202
Mountain View Elementary School (540) 261-2418
Natural Bridge Elementary School (540) 291-2292
The following items are required but we can assist you with this documentation if you do not have it at the time of registration:
Your child’s birth certificate
A copy of your current utility bill
A copy of your lease or mortgage agreement
A copy of your child’s immunizations
A completed physical form from your child’s doctor dated after August 12, 2019
Virginia Preschool Initiative Program
Rockbridge County Public Schools is now recruiting for the 2020-2021 Virginia Preschool Initiative Program. This program is designed to provide a high-quality preschool environment for children who live in Rockbridge County and who will be 4 years old by Sept. 30, 2020.
Interested parents and guardians should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a phone appointment.
For more information and a list of the documents needed to apply, please email email@example.com or call 540-463-7386 Ext 248. Please leave a message so that we can return your call.
Children are not admitted on a first-come, first-served basis, and are not guaranteed acceptance into the program. State eligibility criteria will be considered first to fill available slots. Remaining slots may be filled with local criteria.
Rockbridge County Public Schools encourages families of children with special needs to apply; if children require special accommodations, families should notify school staff members when scheduling the appointment. There is no cost for the program for families and transportation will be provided for preschool students in accordance with the school division’s transportation guidelines. Rockbridge County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities.
RCPS 2019-20 Calendar
The Calendar for the 2019-20 School Year was approved at the October 9, 2018 School Board Meeting. Please click on the link below to see the approved calendar.
RCPS 2020-21 Calendar
The Calendar for the 2020-21 School Year was approved at the November 12, 2019 School Board Meeting. Please click on the link below to see the approved calendar.
RCPS Comprehensive Plan Released!
Please click below to see the latest Rockbridge County Public Schools Comprehensive Plan that was recently approved by the RCPS School Board. This critical document will help gude our school division for the next several years. Thanks again to all who participated in the survey, as well as those who graciously served on the committee to bring this document together. We are excited about the direction we are headed and look forward to sharing it with you as we move forward!
School Board Meetings
The next regular monthly meeting of the Rockbridge County School Board will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held via electronic means pursuant to the Continuity of Government Ordinance. School Board members and RCPS Staff members will be participating remotely.
As the COVID-19 public health emergency continues, the location and nature of future School Board meetings will determined on a meeting by meeting basis. The June 9, 2020 School Board meeting will be held via “Zoom” video communications. Citizens are encouraged to join our meeting by logging into Zoom using the following address link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83342885347
At this time, because there will be no public attendance for this meeting, citizens are encouraged to submit public comment in writing to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by U.S. mail to Rockbridge County School Board Office, Attention: Public Comment, Clerk of the School Board, 2893 Collierstown Road, Lexington, VA 24450. Comments will be read aloud to the board. The standard two-minute limit will be observed, but the full text of the comments will be provided to the Board in writing. We apologize for this inconvenience.
Tems Parent Portal
We are pleased to introduce what we believe is an exciting new Parent Portal for TEMS. Tyler SIS Student 360 is now available. Access Tyler SIS Student 360 through the following link:
Smartphone and tablet users may download the Tyler SIS Student 360 app through the appropriate app store. Follow the setup instructions. For assistance email: email@example.com
Rockbridge County High School graduates from the Classes of 2010 to the present can obtain transcripts by eTranscript/Parchment at the RCHS website: http://rchs.rockbridge.k12.va.us. The contact for these requests is Lisa VanRavenswaay at the RCHS Guidance Department (540-463-6150). RCHS Alumni who graduated prior to 2010 can request transcripts from Kelly Cox at the Rockbridge County Public Schools School Board Office by phone (540-463-7386) or in person. To obtain GED certificates, go to ged.com.
Per Pupil Expenditure Estimate
Section 22.1-92 of the Code of Virginia requires that each division superintendent prepare and distribute per pupil expenditure estimates to parents of children in the school division. These estimates include all phases of instruction, administration, transportation, operations and maintenance, and food service. Click HERE to view the per pupil expenditure estimates for the 2018-2019 school year.