On Thursday February 14, 2019 Early Childhood through second grade classes invited families to come enjoy some fun learning at Raccoon Grade School. Students and parents participated in multiple stations including math games, reading books, playdough, arts and crafts, STEM activities and enjoyed a Valentine’s snack. We loved having our families at school to join us in . . .
We are proud of our Raccoon Blue Devils basketball team as they had a great season, but were defeated Saturday at Rend Lake. RGS loses against New Hope at state play-offs. Many were able to be at the game to cheer on RGS. Great sportsmanship was displayed even as we ended our season. They fought until the end and everyone was cheering them on. Great season RGS!
RGS Scholar bowl team successfully brought home first place in the 2019 Oil Belt Conference. The tournament was hosted by Kell on February 1st, with 7 total teams participating. Jolie and Gabe both managed to earn a spot on the All Conference Team, bringing home medals for their hard work. Congratulations to the entire team for this victory!
The second quarter junior high reward trip to the ski resort was enjoyed by all. Although skiing is a challenging sport, many of our Raccoon students met the challenge and enjoyed an afternoon of skiing down the slopes. For some it was their first time ever on skis. If you’ve never been to a ski resort, you probably don’t know that you must pass a test before they set you free to ski on even the bunny hill. You must show your . . .
On Friday February 1, 2019, RGS students enjoyed the "Super U Challenge." The show is built around positive behavior and character building traits that promote respect, trust, making great choices, strengthening friendships, and stopping bullying. Attached are a few of the audience participation photos where students got to have a little fun during the show. Teachers were given ideas to carry back to the classroom for . . .
Local Modern Woodmen members honor hometown hero Mrs. Angie Hart, was recognized for all of her years teaching young students on 11/07/2018 by local Modern Woodmen of America members. Mrs. Hart was honored for going above and beyond for her students through Modern Woodmen’s Hometown Heroes Program. As part of this program, members of the Salem Modern Woodmen chapter presented the recipient with a certificate and a $100 . . .