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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

Red Ribbon WeekRed Ribbon Week began in 1988 in honor of Drug Enforcement Agent Enrique Camarena, who was killed in the line of duty while investigating drug traffickers in Mexico.

Each year we recognize Red Ribbon Week by acknowledging the need to remain vigilant in the fight against the use of illicit drugs.

In 2021 Red Ribbon week will be held during the week of October 25-29.

The following is the schedule for Red Ribbon Week at Rocky Plains Elementary:

· Monday, Oct. 25 – Wear Red in recognition of Red Ribbon Week

· Tuesday, Oct. 26 – Super Heroes don’t use drugs – Wear your favorite super hero t-shirt

· Wednesday, Oct. 27 – Don’t Fall for drugs – wear your favorite Fall colors

· Thursday, Oct. 28 – We are wearing crazy socks…..just because we don’t use drugs!!!!

safe return to school plan


Please click for more information

2021-2022 District Handbooks/Codes of Conduct

2021-2022 School Calendar



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


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:

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 2021-2022 School Year. We are extremely excited about this school year and our amazing teachers and staff are ready to challenge and inspire our boys and girls this year. 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 are safe and 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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