The book fair opens tomorrow morning, and the selection of books is fantastic! There are tons of new titles this year for students to choose from! EWallets can be purchased through our Scholastic website, and students may also shop with cash. The book fair will be open from Mon., Sept. 19th-Wed., Sept. 28th. We will also be open during parent conferences on Thur., Sept. 22nd.
This week we are excited to celebrate Grandparents Lunch. To accommodate our expected guests, our lunch schedules have been altered Sept. 12-16th. If you plan to eat lunch with your child this week, you are encouraged to call the office to confirm the time. Grandparent and Grand VIP lunches will be held at 11:55 each day as follows: Mon.-4th grade/ Tues.-3rd grade/ Wed.- 2nd grade/ Thur. 1st grade/ and Fri.- Kindergarten.
Next week, we will be celebrating Grandparents Day by inviting grandparents to each lunch with our Sequoyah students! Each grade level will host grandparents on a different day of the week. We are looking forward to welcoming our grandparents into our building for this special lunch.
Today, we honor all of America's workers. We hope you have enjoyed your Labor Day weekend. We look forward to seeing all of our students tomorrow as classes resume.
Have a Great Labor Day Weekend!
Parents-Sequoyah T-shirt orders are due by Friday, August 26th. Please make sure to turn in order forms to your child’s teacher.
If you have a kindergartener beginning school on Monday , please send a bath-sized towel to school with your child.
Back to School Bus Transportation: To find your bus stop, go to “Find my bus stop” here: http://www.infofinderi.com/ifi/?cid=rsd1mstu9pe8 If you can’t find a bus stop near your address, please fill out the Request form here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe3h1Jptw5t8Z5r4ul1x3UX-gUjcBspa2aZSMfHRhvUcuEPKg/viewform Permission Forms to ride home to an alternate address can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vTBILGA7kIjrbbIH5sMWCcbVz-XQjorC/view For more information can be found on the RSD Transportation Website linked below: https://www.rsdk12.net/page/bus-rules #ForwardRSD
We're ready to crunch... We're ready to munch... We're ready for lunch! It's lunch time at Sequoyah!
We want all of our students to arrive home safely at the end of each school day. Please review our dismissal schedule and information regarding any transportation changes your child may experience throughout the year. We are looking forward to a safe and happy year!
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All RSD buildings and offices will be closed Thursday, August 11th and Friday, August 12th for districtwide professional development.
RSD elementary schools will host “Meet the Teacher” today, August 9th, from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at each campus. This is a come and go event for students to meet their teacher and see their classroom. It's going to be a great year! #ForwardRSD
Returning RSD student registration is now open! Emails have been sent, but please be patient as they are sent gradually. Please check for emails sent from Arkansas State Department of Education. The subject line will say Russellville School District Returning Registration for “your child’s name”. If you have not received an email for your child by Tuesday, August 9th, please contact your child's school. For more information and instructions, please visit the RSD website: https://www.rsdk12.net/article/799219
We can't wait to meet our new and returning students next week! It's going to be a great year!
The 2021-22 Arkansas State Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Plan has been approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). P-EBT benefits assist families by providing reimbursement for meals provided to children who 1) qualify for free or reduced meal benefits AND 2) were absent from school due to a COVID-related isolation/quarantine. If the answer is yes to both conditions, parents should complete the electronic form at the link below or contact your child’s school to complete an Arkansas Parent Initiated P-EBT Application. Read more at dese.link/CNU-22-032. Online application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1AeglqHxsqb1_D3YUoCn1NSC7U5elTWXbqq3z0Ei4PHY/viewform?edit_requested=true
The Sequoyah Kindergarten Teachers are excited to offer Camp Sequoyah for our 22-23 incoming kindergarteners! It's going to be Oceans of Fun!! Please see the attached flyer for all of the important information. You don't want to miss out on this "Fin-tastic" time!
Kindergarten registration for the 22-23 school year is almost here! Onsite registration is April 12th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. You may also register online beginning April 4th. Please see the attached flyer for additional information.
Don’t forget to spring forward this weekend! Set your clocks ahead 1 hour.
Early dismissal today due to approaching weather!
March is National Reading Month. Please join us for a family reading challenge that you can do at home! Reading at home helps children develop a love of learning. Research continually supports the incredible benefits of reading at home. Students who read, or are read to, at least 20 minutes each day have a continually growing vocabulary and are exposed to 1.8 million vocabulary words a year! Stay tuned for more information on the benefits of reading during the month of March!