On this page you will find a number of resources to help you navigate the school system as well as important forms, enrollment information, and student programs. Click on a thumbnail below for more information.

Alert Now
RCS Alert Message System
Read to Achieve
Link to Program Info
Family Engagement
Useful links for Parents & Students
Parent Involvement
How you can get involved
Sight Words
Pre K-3 Lists
Kid-Friendly Websites
Links and Resources
Inclement Weather
Inclement weather & school closure info
Parent Resouce Centers
Gain access to even more materials to help kids get ready for school
Parent Forms
Download popular parent forms
Ten Point Grading Scale
More information about the scale
Lunch Menus & Nutrition
Lunch menu, costs and child nutrition policy
Volunteer Info
Process and links
Student Health
Immunizations Requirements
Title I Handbook
Download Handbook
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Alert Now

Rockingham County Schools utilizes the Alert Now: Connect 5 Phone Notification Service.

 

​Your child’s school will be utilizing the Alert Now: Connect 5 service for: 

  • Back to School                       

  • Parent Conferences

  • Special Events

  • End of Grade Testing Dates    

  • Sports Cancellations               

  • Report Card Distribution                                                                                 

  • Make Up School Day Reminder

  • PTO/PTA/PTSO/Booster Clubs

  • Emergency Messages

  • Attendance / Absence Notification
     

The district will be utilizing the Alert Now:Connect 5 service for:

  • Weather Related Information                                 

  • Emergency Messages  

  • Other Important Information                                                                                                                            

 

To update your primary and emergency contact information, please call your child’s school.

 

To receive a replay of school and district messages sent to your phone, call 1-855-4-REPLAY or 1-855-473-7529.

 

Anyone who accidentally opted out of their RCS/school automated phone calls can easily opt back in. Call 855-502-7867 and select option 2. The call MUST be made from the opt-in phone number, which means schools cannot add a phone number for families.  We don't want you to miss any important messages!

 
 

Read to Achieve

Read To Achieve is a part of the Excellent Schools Act passed into NC law in July 2012 and applies to all schools beginning 2013-2014 school year. Read To Achieve focuses on preparing students to be proficient readers by the end of 3rd grade. Click the link below to learn more about Read to Achieve as well as other elementary resources. 

Family Engagement 

The following are links that many parents and students find useful throughout the year.

Rockingham County Schools https://www.rock.k12.nc.us

 

Ordering online from Scholastic: Scholastic  (Code: MNZXR)

 

Information about Dillard's Media Center and Catalog: Destiny Home            

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online: 

http://www.netsmartz.org/Parents

http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/parent-guide

http://internet-safety.yoursphere.com/

 

Helping Your Child with Reading:

http://www.readaloud.org 

http://www.readingrockets.org/helping/

http://www.starfall.com/

 

Homework Help: http://www.discoveryeducation.com/parents/

Student Perception Survey

Student Perception Survey - Spanish

Parent Survey

Parent Survey - Spanish

Child Care

Before and after school child care by Rockingham County Schools. Call 548-2777.

 
 

Parent Involvement

You can help our school!

Box Tops: Clip, save and send in! The classroom with the most saved each nine weeks receives a treat!   Go to http://www.boxtops4education.com/ for more ideas and information.

 

Campbell’s Labels for Education: We started this last year and are continuing this year! Please send in the UPC codes.Go to http://www.labelsforeducation.com/ for more information.

 

Parent volunteers are always welcome! Contact your child's teacher, and please remember to sign in at the front office when volunteering.

 

Kid-Friendly Websites

Below are a number of kid-friendly websites that parents and students can use to compliment their classroom learning.

 
 

Homework Assistance Line (HAL)

336.623.3689

Rockingham County Schools’ Homework Assistance Line (“HAL”) is served by licensed teachers for students in grades K-12.  Students or parents may call and have a teacher help them work out problems or explain assignments in core and advanced subject areas. 

 

Days / Hours of Operation:

Monday-Thursday  4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, beginning in September after Labor Day and ending one week before End-of-Grade Tests.

 

The Homework Assistance Line is closed every teacher workday, holiday, day before a holiday and when schools are closed or released early due to bad weather.

 

 

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J.W. Dillard Academy

810 Cure Drive

Madison, NC 27025

Phone:  (336) 548-2472

Fax: (336) 548-6442

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Rockingham County Schools

511 Harrington Highway

Eden, North Carolina 27288

Phone:  (336) 627-2600  Fax:  (336) 627-2660

Superintendent's E-mail:  rshotwell@rock.k12.nc.us

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