For students who participated - Wednesday and Thursday Miles of Smile came and all students saw the dentist, but due to time constraints there were some who didn't get to have their teeth cleaned and/or sealants done. Miles of Smiles will be back Tuesday February 25th to finish those students. If your child received a yellow packet, please fill it out and return to me ASAP. Miles of Smiles will be back Wednesday March 25th to do fillings, x-rays, etc. If your child received a red sheet, that means they need to be seen by a Dentist ASAP to have work completed that is too extensive to be done at the school. If you need help finding a dentist, please contact me. Thanks! Have a GREAT weekend!
National wear red day for heart disease prevention! Everyone wore red, discused heart health and prevention, along with trying a few heart healthy foods! Yogurt, blueberries, hummus, green peppers, and roasted chickpeas were on the menu. What a great day! We will be continuing heart health through February.
Miles of Smiles tomorrow and Thursday!!
STATE Bound Tshirts will be an Online order only!! No paper order forms are available. Here is the link to order, https://raccoonreg2020.itemorder.com/sale. Wednesday is the deadline in order for them to be ready for Saturday!
Influenza A and B are still making its way around the community. If your student is running a fever, has any respiratory symptoms or is not feeling well, please keep them home. If symptoms continue, please take them to the clinic. If they test positive for influenza please call the school and alert the me as they will need to be out of school for a while - even after symptoms have stopped. Please call the school and ask for me if you have any questions. Thanks - Nurse Inlow
We have had many students with vomiting, fevers, sore throats, etc. If your student has been running a fever, thrown up, or does not feel well enough to attend school, please keep your student home. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you! - Nurse Inlow
PTO meeting tonight at 6pm!
Raccoon will be dismissing at noon today due to the increment weather that is in the forecast for our area today.
If you want your child to participate in Miles of Smiles, please have the form turned into me by Friday, as I will have to mail everything off to them soon. Please call the school if you need another form sent home or want to double check that your child is on my list. Thanks!
Doors will open at 6:00 this evening for the annual Christmas Program. Students should go to their classrooms no sooner than 6:15. Please be careful in the school parking lot, as there are still patches of ice. We hope to see you all here tonight!
Reminder for any 5th-8th grade girl who would like to play volleyball: Open Gyms: Saturday 12/21 10am-noon Friday 12/27 4-6pm Saturday 12/28 10am-noon Tryouts: Monday 1/6 4:30-6pm Tuesday 1/7 3-4:30pm
Updates: Annual Christmas program will now be held on Thursday, December 19th at 6:30. December board meeting will be held on Thursday, December 19th at 5:00
Raccoon will not be in session tomorrow, December 17th due to inclement weather. The Christmas program will be rescheduled for later in the week. We will send another update regarding the date/time. Mr. Renaud
All BETA CLUB bell ringing for the Salvation Army is cancelled for this week.
There will be no school on Monday, December 16th due to hazardous road conditions.
Picture retakes and sports/activity pictures are tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 19th. Please have students bring all uniforms, sports equipment, instruments, and order forms.
Attention 7th & 8th graders! Tomorrow is the day we travel to the Salem Theater for the SCHS play! Don’t forget your permission slips and dress warm! We will be out of the building from 8:20 until 11:30ish.
Raccoon will not be in session on Tuesday, November 12th due to hazardous road conditions.
Cardinal calendar forms and money are due on Friday, November 8th!! Please send them in!!
Girls Basketball fan wear is availble for online ordering only. Please see the link below. The deadline is Nov. 7th. https://raccoon-lady-devils-fan-wear-2019.itemorder.com/
Please call the school office at 532-7329 if you have not scheduled your teacher/parent conference yet. On Monday 11/4 school will dismiss at 2:00 and conferences will begin at 3:00 - 8:00 There will be no school for students on Tuesday 11/5 conferences will be 8:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
RGS Bookfair is next week, November 4th through 8th. The Bookfair will be open during Parent Teacher Conferences on Monday night and on Tuesday morning. On Wed.,Thurs, & Fri., the kids will be able to shop during school hours with their class.It will be located in the library.
RGS PTO wants to give a huge thanks to Modern Woodmen and Carrie Huggins, mom of current student Carson Huggins and former students Julian, Presten, and Taylor Huggins for their very generous donations to our upcoming Fall Fest!! They donated chips, tea, cheese, paper products, and hamburger. This donation will help cut our costs and allow us to have more money for our students!! We appreciate it so!! ❤️
No School tomorrow Friday- October 25th Teacher Institute On Monday, November 4th we will have a 2:00 dismissal and Teacher/Parent Conferences will begin at 3:00 and end at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 5th No School for students. Teacher/Parent conf. 8:00 am - Noon Please call the school office to make your appointment.
Don’t forget tonight is our annual trunk or treat at 5:00. This event is for our students and their siblings. Admission is one bag of candy per child.
There will be a second order for Raccoon Spirit Wear online only. Here is the online link to order. https://raccoon-grade-school-spirit-wear-2019.itemorder.com/sale
Reminder we have a 2:00 dismissal today.
Cross Country STATE shirts. Below you will find the link for the State shirts and sweatshirts.The date for pre-orders is October 13. https://sijhsaasclassxc19.itemorder.com/sale
There will be a mandatory parent meeting tomorrow October 4th at 5:45 for girls and boys basketball. We will meet in the cafeteria. Please make sure there is a parent/guardian present for this meeting.
Raccoon Boys Basketball try-outs are on Thursday, September 26th and Friday, September 27th from 6-8. Must be present both days and have a current sports physical.
Raccoon Girls Basketball try-outs are on Friday, September 27th and Monday, September 30th from 4:30-6:00. Must be present both days and have a current sports physical.
Fall Fest CHANGES date from 10-4-19 to 11-1-19; 6:00-8:00pm.
Sports Booster Meeting will be at 6pm tomorrow night, September 17th. Everyone is welcome to come that wants to be involved.
Boys Basketball open gym will be on Monday, September 16th and Friday, September 20th from 6-7:30. This is for all boys who are interested in trying out for Jr. High Basketball. Your child must have a current sports physical in order to participate.
Reminder: today is an 11:30 dismissal day at Raccoon School. Have a great weekend!
2019-2020 Raccoon Cheer Thursday, September 12th is the first practice for 5th-8th grade students who are interested in cheering. A mandatory parent meeting will be at 4:45. Practice will be from 4:45-6pm.
https://raccoon-grade-school-spirit-wear-2019.itemorder.com/ Spirit Wear is on sale now through Friday, September 13, 2019. Order online or using the order form being sent home with your student. Show your school P.R.I.D.E.
Raccoon Baseball T-shirt/Hoodie/Long-sleeve/Hats order form is due August 25th. For more information visit: https://raccoonbaseball.itemorder.com or pick up an order form at the main office. Please make checks to Raccoon School.
RGS Open House is tonight from 6:00-6:45. Parents should go straight to classrooms. Early Childhood, K, 1st, and 2nd graders should bring their school supplies tonight. Welcome Back RGS!
Raccoon Cross Country practice will start on Monday, August 19th from 3:00 to 4:30. All 4th-8th grade students who are interested must have a current sports physical on file at school before Monday.