Message from Our Director:

Message from Cathy Davis,
RPS Director of Early Childhood Education:

Welcome to the Rogers Public Schools Pre-Kindergarten Web-Site.  I certainly hope the following information helps as you learn about our early childhood educational program in our school district for Spring - Summer 2017:

Scheduled events for SPRING 2017:

    April 5 - 6.............Rogers Pre-K Spring Enrollment for School Start, August 23, 2017.

    April 14.................Pre-K Easter Egg Hunt - -Pre-K families check  with teacher for time.

    April 18.................Rogers Pre-K Family Literacy Fair - - Rogers High School 6:00 pm

    May 12..................Mother's Day Tea.... (Special event in each Pre-K classroom)....(P.M)

    May 23..................Pre-K Class Award Presentations & Promotion Certificates....(A.M)

    May 23..................All Pre-K Family Picnic (child's regular lunch time)....Cost: $3.75 guest

    May 24..................Pre-K SPLASH DAY 2017 - -Water Sprinklers, Water Toys, Games, Fun

    May 26.................Final Day of Rogers classes.....School OUT for the Summer 2017.

                       CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SENIOR CLASS OF 2030 !

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For this Summer 2017:

    July 31...................Pre-K Families who enrolled their child in Spring 2017, will receive
                                         Summer Welcome Letter in the mail from our Rogers Pre-K Division.

    August 2 or 3.......Pre-K Summer Enrollment (for New  Pre-K Students):
                                           Note:  Child must be 4 years old....On or before August 1, 2017.

                                          Location:   Rogers Pre-Kindergarten Center
                                          2710 North Woods Lane
                                          Time:  8:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm (both days)
                                           (See registration information on our Pre-K Web-Page - -Parents may 
                                           PRINT Pre-K enrollment forms (in English or Spanish) in advance
                                           simply bring completed forms to the August Pre-K enrollment.

    August 14...........Pre-K Meet-the-Teacher Night - -4:00 to 5:30 PM
Location:  Your child's assigned school building & Pre-K classroom.
                                           Time:  Monday Evening, Aug. 14, from 4:00 to 5:30 pm.

     August 16-17-18-21-22.....Pre-K School Entry Screenings & Parent Conferences.
(Refer to your Pre-K Enrollment-Folder for your child's assigned
                                            screening date, time, location, assigned classroom,  & PK teacher).

    August 23...........First Full-Day of Pre-K Classes for the 2017-18 School Year!

Additional Events for Pre-Kindergarten this FALL 2017:

For September 2017,  All RPS classes are dismissed for LABOR DAY, Monday, Sept. 4.  
Our Pre-K will honor all Pre-K GRANDPARENTS on Friday, Sept. 8th with an afternoon reception in each classroom.  Later in the month, Pre-K boys and girls will enjoy our annual on-site field trip by Legacy Farms, called "The Pumpkin Patch." - -with autumn stories from the farm, an authentic country corn crib for a playful outdoor math experience with measuring, pouring, and filling activities, Fall games,  and selection of pumpkins for each child to take home.  During Bikes, Blues, and BBQ, in late September, we will learn about the color...."orange," and our educational partner, Harley-Davidson, donates $2,000 to our Pre-Kindergarten Center to help with the purchase of new SmartBoard technology for our Pre-K classrooms to strengthen Literacy, Math, and Science skills.

As colorful  Fall leaves begin floating to the ground in October, our young  students will receive free on-site dental health checks, sponsored by our educational partners from Rogers Altrusa Organization, and the following week we will learn about the October migration of beautiful monarch butterflies, heading South for the Winter.... with help from  our educational partner....The Rogers Garden Club. - - We are planning to host an annual visit from a BIG-RIG from J. B. Hunt Corporation, and our children will get to tour all around the vehicle with it's driver, and climb in the cab of the truck.  - -Later in October, local Firefighters, Police Officers, Ambulance Teams from Rogers, Lowell, and Little Flock  will teach our little ones about Fire Safety, Stranger Danger, and Emergency Help....during Community Helpers Week in Pre-K.

RPS classrooms will host Fall  Parent-Teacher Conferences, Sept. 25-Oct. 6, with all Pre-K families visiting with teachers in the classroom, observing  all the new learnings our RPS preschoolers are experiencing at school. - -November brings a change in the weather, as colder days become more frequent,  and all boys and girls will need a warm coat, hat, and warm gloves at school, as we go out to play most school days.  Our Annual Pre-K Thanksgiving Feast is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, November 16, followed by our scheduled Thanksgiving Holidays, the week of November 20 thru 24. - -All RPS classes will resume on Nov. 27.

Please know I will post additional information for your family throughout the school year, and  our entire program extends a sincere thanks to you for visiting our Rogers Public Schools Pre-Kindergarten website.

It's going to be a GREAT school year, 2017!

Cathy Davis, Director of Early Childhood Education
Rogers Public Schools

School Phone:  479-631-3572


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