WELCOME TO ROCKY PLAINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Rocky Plains Elementary School would like to welcome you to our brand new website! Feel free to explore the new web space by checking out some of our new features including: calendars, news, and blogs. Subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter, or RSS feeds to receive updates on school and district information!

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





BACK TO SCHOOL VIDEOS TO ASSIST WITH MASKS, SOCIAL DISTANCING, AND MAKING THE TRANSITION EASIER FOR YOUR STUDENT
 

Time to Come in, Bear: A Children's Story About Social Distancing: https://www.youtube.com/watchv=DA_SsZFYw0w&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0Bz6RmVPLV8YD2whhYT2RKz1jhjacGVu43g6mv3wLbDye9Kuowf6wWQk&blm_aid=32695 







Summer Registration
https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/departments/public_relations/news/summer_pre-_registration_2020-2021

 


YEARBOOK UPDATE!  Yearbooks have arrived.  If you purchased one and have not received a phone call to schedule a pick up time, please contact the school.


 
2020-2021 SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST
PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW TO ACCESS THE SUPPLY LIST
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school is closedPer Governor Brian Kemp’s order this afternoon, all Newton County Schools will be closed through the remainder of the school year. We will continue to provide students with digital learning opportunities and paper coursework as needed through May 22, what would have been our last day of school.

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented time and as always we thank you for your continued support of Newton County Schools.

NCSS Announcement of School Closing 
Regarding COVID-19 Concerns




HAPPY TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK!
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On behalf of Rocky Plains Elementary School we salute you for your hard work and dedication to our students, parents, and community at large!  We Honor you this week, please know that the work that you do is paramount to the children we serve.  As a teacher, you have such an impact on the life and the mind of a child and for that you have shown to be committed, steadfast and willing to adapt to continue to serve our students even in the most uncertain circumstances!  WE APPRECIATE YOU!  Thank you for all you do!


RPES MISSES YOU VIDEO!! CLICK HERE TO VIEW


RPES MARCH STUDENT OF THE MONTH AND MVP!  PLEASE CLICK TO SEE THE VIDEO OF OUR EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS!




FAQ

Principal's Message

Rocky Plains would like to welcome Dr. Ryan James as our Principal for the 2019-2020 school year! 
Dr. James Principal for Rocky Plains
 Dr. Ryan James earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Savannah State University and a Master of Arts in Middle Grades Education from Armstrong Atlantic State University, also in Savannah, Georgia. He obtained his leadership certification from Mercer University, Atlanta, and completed all the requirements for his Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership at Argosy University Atlanta. Dr. James is currently the middle school assistant principal at Newton County Theme School, where he has served in a multitude of roles. Prior to his transfer to the Newton County Theme School in 2018, Dr. James served as an assistant principal at Live Oak Elementary School for five years, where his major duties included Title I administrator, Pre-K Director, PBIS Administrator, RTI Administrator, Bus Transportation Administrator, Parental Involvement Coordinator and Stakeholder Communication and Outreach coordinator. He began his career in education as a teacher at St. Paul Christian Academy for Boys and later Bartlett Middle School, both in Savannah. Dr. James also served as an 8th-grade physical science teacher at Stone Mountain Middle School in the DeKalb County School System for seven years before joining the Newton County School System team. Dr. James has extensive leadership experience and is excited to begin this new opportunity as the educational leader at Rocky Plains Elementary School. 
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