Tuesday, March 31, 2015
1500 Fork Shoals Road ♦ Greenville, S.C. 29605 ♦ 864-355-8000

News & Notes

Top Ten Teacher of the Year
Shelley Peak, our school teacher of the year for 2015/2016, has been selected as a top ten finialist for the district teacher of the year. Please congratulate Mrs. Peak and show her your support as she moves to the next phase in the process.

Reading All Stars
CELEBRATE YOUR READING ALL-STAR: On Monday, April 13th, the Greenville Drive will celebrate the Reading All-Stars from our school. Qualifying students earned a FREE ticket voucher to the April 13th Drive game, where they will receive a FREE Reading All-Star T-shirt and participate in a pregame Parade of Champions around Fluor Field.
To redeem your child’s voucher and purchase tickets for family & friends visit the Drive Box Office or call 240-4528. For more information about this game please CLICK HERE.

Reading All Stars Game

Do you like baseball? How about having a great time with your family? Then come out to the The Reading All Stars game at Flour Field. The game is Monday, April 13th. The pregame parade will start lining up around 6:15. If your child is in 3rd-5th grades, they have earned a spot in the parade!! If your child is in Kindergarten-2nd grade, please come out to the game to support our school.

We have 100% participation - the highest in the whole district!! We need to celebrate!

Spring Break
Our spring break will be Monday, March 30th-Friday, April 3rd. Students will return to school on Monday, April 6th. Enjoy this time with your family.

Add Dates to Your Calendar
Greenville County public school students will make up their first missed school day on Monday, March 9 and will make up two more days on Monday, April 6 and Friday, June 5.

Students attending Greenville County Schools have missed four days this school year due to inclement weather.

The school district’s plan for missed days beyond the three scheduled makeup days will be announced later. The administration will consider the impact of and date options in its recommendation to the Board of Trustees. 

Universal Free Breakfast Program
It's National School Breakfast Week! Greenville County Schools is celebrating with the announcement of Universal Free Breakfast in 53 schools, allowing all students to eat breakfast free of charge, regardless of a student’s free and reduced meal status. The Universal Free Breakfast Program is funded by the US Department of Agriculture. Robert E. Cashion Elementary School is on of the participants in this program. 

Cookie Dough
Cookie Dough Fundraiser information packages went home this week!!!!
There are lots of cookies to choose from!!! The money is due back on Monday, March 16th. The delivery date is Thursday, April 9th from 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Coffee with the Counselor
Topic: Internet Safety Workshop for Parents
On April 10th from 8:30-9:30, Retired Detective Rick Floyd, will talk about online security and what parents need to know to keep their kids safe. If you would like to attend, please call Mrs. Lasenbery at 355-8004 to RSVP.‚Äč

Dodge Ball Tournament
REC’S annual PTA Teacher of The Year Dodge Ball tournament will be held during your 2nd-5th grade child’s related arts time on April 10th. A 5 dollar cash donation is required for admission on the day of the event. Our PTA will use these funds to supply REC’S 2015-2016 Teacher of The Year, Shelley Peak, with a present for her great contribution to the success of our students.
Mr. Kenney will need one or two parents from each class to act as the coach and referee all the games their child’s class participates in. Each class will play all the other classes in their grade level in one game of dodge ball. The class with the best record will be announced as the 2015 Dodge Ball Champion for that grade level and receive a Popsicle party immediately following the last game. Parents interested in volunteering can email Mr. Kenney at skenney@greenville.k12.sc.us or call him at 355-8041.