Parent & Student Resources

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.

Quick Links

Links and Resources

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!

 
 
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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. 

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Useful Links

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.

 
 
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Kid-Friendly Websites

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

 
 
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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.