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Our Mission: Is to operate in educational excellence by providing a positive environment that emphasizes student achievement and lifelong learning.

Our Vision: All students will be well-rounded and prepared for the future.


What's New

kindergarten round up


Pre-K Registration Information 
prek registration
Pre-K Registration Information Spanish

2021-2022 School Calendar



Register Today! Open to In-Person Students only* Begin Date Postponed* Pre-Register Today

Newton Parent Connect
A Canvas course created by the NCSS Tech Team that provides tech support for parents and students. This has step-by-step video tutorials on Infinite Campus, Zoom, Canvas, and Launchpad.

Newton Parent Connect

Who Can Help? 
Tech Support Flow Chart
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TechSupport Flow Chart 

Meals on the MoveOn Monday, August 24, Newton County School System (NCSS) will begin delivering breakfast and lunch meals to all students free of charge until September 4. Once school begins on September 8, meals will be provided based on meal benefit eligibility or current meal pricing.
Households seeking free and reduced eligibility are required to submit Free and Reduced household applications. Parents who have already been notified that their children qualify for free lunch for 2020-2021 need not reapply. Applications for free and reduced meals may be submitted online at https://newton.strataapps.com.


Re-Entry PlanNewton County School System is preparing for the eventual return of students for in-person, face-to-face instruction. As such, Newton County School Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey and staff have developed a School System Re-Entry Plan that delineates the timetable students could return to school.

How to use the Chromebook?  Everything you need to know before you receive your School issued device!
Greetings from Rocky Plains! Are you ready for the first day of virtual class? Here is a video to help you setup your NCSS Chromebook device. We will also discuss Chromebook rules, usernames/passwords, MyLaunchPad, and Canvas. These will be important elements to know as you begin the virtual school year.

Class Link Parent Guide
My Launchpad Quick Guide
NCSS Announces Parent Connect:
Newton County School System is pleased to announce, Parent Connect—multiple, live, virtual informational sessions on a variety of topics related to the school district’s plans to begin school with an all-virtual format. District administrators will discuss numerous topics during the twice-daily 45-minute sessions during the week of August 24; they will also include important time for questions and answers from parents



Summer Registration

YEARBOOK UPDATE!  We have a few extra yearbooks!  If you would like to purchase one please contact Lindsey Reeves in the front office.  


Principal's Message

Dr. James Principal for Rocky Plains

Principal’s Message

Dear Parents/ Guardians,

On behalf of the entire Rocky Plains Elementary School faculty and staff, I would like to say welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year. It is with excitement and enthusiasm that we start this new school year during this unprecedented time. We are fortunate to live in a strong and caring community and together we will provide educational excellence for all students. At Rocky Plains Elementary School our mission is to provide a positive environment that emphasizes student achievement and life-long learning. Our vision is for all students to be well-rounded and prepared for the future.

The Rocky Plains Elementary School Staff have been working hard to prepare to teach engaging lessons that provide rigor and support to challenge and educate our students. We have new Pre-K and new kindergarten students, along with other grade level students, entering our school for the first time and we would like to extend a warm welcome to each of our new students and parents! As for our returning students and parents, we welcome you as well and we look forward to an awesome school year!

Our students are our number one priority. Please know, that we are fully committed to ensuring that our students receive a high-quality education. The faculty and staff at Rocky Plains Elementary School is dedicated to operating in educational excellence and cultivating a culture of high performance. We look forward to having a great school year and as always, it’s a great day to be a Rocky Plains Cougar!


Dr. Ryan James, Principal

Rocky Plains Elementary School

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