News & Announcements

RCS Parent Update- March 26, 2020

During an emergency management briefing earlier this week, Governor Roy Cooper announced through Executive Order No. 120 that North Carolina’s public schools will remain closed for students until at least Friday, May 15, 2020. As we continue to navigate an extended school closure, we want to share several important updates that we hope you will find helpful. Please click the link for additional details.

RCS K-2 iPads Available for Home Use

Beginning Monday, March 30, 2020, Rutherford County Schools is pleased to provide iPads to students who are enrolled in grades K-2 upon the request of their parents or guardians. These optional devices are not intended to replace instructional packets for remote learning, but they will provide additional resources and opportunities for families who choose to supplement their children’s remote learning.

Parent Update- March 23, 2020

During an emergency management briefing this afternoon, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina’s public schools will remain closed for students until at least Friday, May 15, 2020.

Important Notice | Public Closure of All RCS Facilities

In conjunction with ongoing efforts to promote good public health and reduce the risk of illness, all Rutherford County Schools facilities are closed to visitors and other members of the general public, beginning Friday, March 20, 2020 and continuing until further notice. Though this facility is closed, school personnel remain happy to assist you by phone.

RCS Parent Update- March 16, 2020

Important information regarding remote learning and remote meal service for students. Please see the update and click the link for additional details.

RCS School Meal Service During School Closure

RCS will offer school nutrition services for all Rutherford County children ages 0-18 during the school closure. Drive-thru pick-ups will be available at each school beginning March 17 from 10am-1pm.

RCS School Community Health Update | 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Rutherford County Schools values and promotes the health and wellness of students, employees, and our broader community. School officials are carefully monitoring news and information regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCov), as well as confirmed cases of related illness both nationally and internationally. Rutherford County Schools closely follows guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from the Division of Public Health at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and from local public health officials in order to reduce or prevent the spread of this and other illnesses, including the common cold and influenza, within the school environment.
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