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Kindergarten Registration Now Open

2017-18 Rockdale County Public Schools Kindergarten registration now open for children who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1; must register at the RCPS Student Registration Office, 1143 West Ave., Conyers; office hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; deadline April 4, 2017 to register for 2017-18 school year;  must provide child’s birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization certificate Form 3231, eye/ear/dental/nutrition certificate Form 3300, parent’s photo ID and proof of custody or guardianship if the person enrolling the child is not the birth parent, proof of residence; school will be assigned at the time of registration; 770-761-1457, register@rockdale.k12.ga.us. More details at www.rockdaleschools.org/registration.

 

Friday, Feb. 10

RCPS Spelling Bee

9:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Feb. 10, 2017; at Edwards Middle School, 2633 Stanton Rd. Conyers; Rockdale County Public Schools’ elementary and middle school age spellers go head to head for the county trophy and a chance at the regional spelling bee; free and open to the public; aswain@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

Thursday, Feb. 16

6th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Feb. 16, 2017; at Gen. Ray Davis Middle School, 3375 East Fairview Rd SW, Stockbridge; a simple meal of soup, salad, bread, dessert will be served; prepared by DMS; attendees take home a ceramic bowl created by students as a reminder of those who have “empty bowls” in our community; $5/adult, $3/child; proceeds benefit Rockdale Emergency Relief; DMS Art Club and Student Council hosting canned food drive; kking@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

Friday, Feb. 17

Rockdale County Public Schools Early Release/Independent Learning/Professional Learning Day

Early release times are: 11:35 a.m. elementary schools, 12:35 p.m. high schools, 1:35p.m. middle schools.

 

Feb. 20-24

Winter Intersession

Feb. 20-24, 2017; no school for students, schools closed. RCPS Central Office and Student Registration open Feb. 20-23, closed Feb. 24.

 

Monday, Feb. 20

Free SAT Prep Workshops

8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Feb. 20-22, 2017; at Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Conyers; free 3-day SAT preparation workshop for RCPS juniors and seniors who are registered for the March 11, 2017 SAT test; register at www.rockdaleschools.org/SATprep or contact janglin@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

Saturday, Feb. 25

RCA Strides for Education 5K

9:30 a.m. race-day registration, 10:30 a.m. 1 Mile/Kids Fun Run, 11 a.m. 5K, Feb. 25, 2017; at Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Conyers; registration $20 individual until Feb. 10, $25 individual after Feb. 10 and race-day; family/group of 4 $60 registration; register at www.active.com ; proceeds help RCA students participating in competitions and activities; for more, RCA Sports & Entertainment Marketing instructor Dayo Adebiyi, Dadebiyi@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

Saturday, March 4

RCPS Job Fair

1-5 p.m., March 4, 2017 at Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Conyers. Register at www.rockdaleschools.org/jobfair or contact HRRecruit@rockdale.k12.ga.us for more information.

 

Monday, March 13

RCPS Teacher Work Day

No school for students

 

Saturday, March 18

Parent Academy

8 a.m. – 2 p.m., March 18, 2017; at Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Conyers; free classes for parents, from financial planning to conflict resolution, resume writing, understanding your kids’ classes and more; childcare and lunch provided; door prizes; for more, www.rockdaleschools.org/parentacademy or Darci Gilreath, dgilreath@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

Thursday, March 23

SHS musical cabaret ‘Back in Black: You Can’t Sing That’

7 p.m., March 23-24, 2017; at Salem High School, 3551 Underwood Rd., Conyers; Salem Theater presents their spring 2017 musical cabaret, “Back in Black: You Can’t Sing That;” tickets $10, includes dessert and beverage; jcaruso@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

Tuesday, March 28

DMS Piano Recital

7 p.m., March 28, 2017; at Gen. Ray Davis Middle School, 3375 East Fairview Rd SW, Stockbridge; Academy for Performing and Visual Arts at DMS presents the spring 2017 piano recital; free and open to the public; acawley@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

April 3-7

Spring Intersession

April 3-7, 2017; no school for Rockdale County Public Schools students, schools closed.

 

Tuesday, April 4

RCPS Kindergarten Registration Deadline

2017-18 Rockdale County Public Schools Kindergarten registration deadline April 4, 2017; for children who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1; must register at the RCPS Student Registration Office, 1143 West Ave., Conyers; open 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; must provide child’s birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization certificate Form 3231, eye/ear/dental/nutrition certificate Form 3300, parent’s photo ID and proof of custody or guardianship if the person enrolling the child is not the birth parent, proof of residence; school will be assigned at the time of registration; 770-761-1457, register@rockdale.k12.ga.us, more details at www.rockdaleschools.org/registration

 

Monday, April 10-21

RCPS Pre-K Registration

April 10-21, 2017; Rockdale County Public Schools Pre-Kindergarten registration for 2017-18 school year; children who will be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 are eligible;  must register at the RCPS Student Registration Office, 1143 West Ave., Conyers; open 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; must provide child’s birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization certificate Form 3231, eye/ear/dental/nutrition certificate Form 3300, parent’s photo ID and proof of custody or guardianship if the person enrolling the child is not the birth parent, proof of residence; Students will be selected for pre-K programs via a random lottery drawing on April 25 at 8:30 a.m. at the Student Registration Office; Students who are not selected on April 25 will be placed on a waiting list in the order drawn; 770-761-1457, register@rockdale.k12.ga.us , more details at www.rockdaleschools.org/registration

 

Thursday, April 20

HHS Spring Musical ‘Phantom of the Opera’

7:30 p.m., April 20-23, 27-30, 2017, Sunday matinee 2:30 p.m.; at Heritage High School, 2400 Granade Rd., Conyers; patriotboxoffice@yahoo.com 770-483-5428 x2712; http://hhspatriotplayers.wixsite.com/hhspatriotplayers

 

Saturday, April 22

RCPS Job Fair

1-5 p.m. April 22, 2017, at Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Conyers. Register at www.rockdaleschools.org/jobfair or contact HRRecruit@rockdale.k12.ga.us for more information.

 

Saturday, April 29

Thousand Voices Oratorical Showcase

8:30-9:30 a.m. elementary school, 10 – 11 a.m. middle/high school, Apr. 29, 2017; at Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Dr., Conyers; free, public invited; etucker@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

Tuesday, May 2

SHS Spring Concert

7 p.m., May 2, 2017; at Salem High School, 3551 Underwood Rd., Conyers; SHS chorus and band presents the spring concert; free and open to the public; jcaruso@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

Friday, May 5

HHS Spring Dance Concert

7 p.m. May 5, 2017; 2 p.m. May 6, 2017; at Heritage High School, 2400 Granade Rd., Conyers; the HHS Dance Academy as part of the Academy for Performing and Visual Arts at HHS, presents their spring dance concert, “Perspectives in Motion;” tickets $15 adults, $3 students; RSVP at hhsdancedepartment@gmail.com, www.heritagehighschooldance.webs.com

 

Monday, May 8

RCPS Retiree Reception

5 p.m.; at Salem High School, 3551 Underwood Rd., Conyers; Rockdale County Public Schools honors the dedicated, hardworking employees retiring this year; rcpsinfo@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

Friday, May 12

DMS musical ‘Disney’s The Lion King JR’

7 p.m. May 12-14, 2017, matinee show 2 p.m. May 14; at Gen. Ray Davis Middle School, 3375 East Fairview Rd SW, Stockbridge; DMS Golden Eagle Players presents “Disney’s The Lion King JR;” the African savannah comes to life with Simba, Rafiki, and an unforgettable cast of characters in this inspiring, coming-of-age-tale; tickets $7 adults, $5 students and children; RSVP at goldeneagleplayers@gmail.com; astrickland@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

Tuesday, May 16

DMS Spring String Thing

7 p.m., May 16, 2017; at Gen. Ray Davis Middle School, 3375 East Fairview Rd SW, Stockbridge; Academy for Performing and Visual Arts at DMS strings and orchestra students present the 2017 DMS Spring String Thing concert; free and open to the public; acawley@rockdale.k12.ga.us

 

Friday, May 26

HHS Graduation Ceremony

6 p.m., May 26, 2017; at Heritage High School, 2400 Granade Rd., Conyers.

 

Friday, May 26

RCHS Graduation Ceremony

8 p.m., May 26, 2017; at Rockdale County High School, 1174 Bulldog Cir., Conyers.

 

Saturday, May 27

SHS Graduation Ceremony

8 a.m., May 27, 2017; at Salem High School, 3551 Underwood Rd., Conyers.

 

 

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