Roseville City School District Community Newsletter April 2018
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2017-2018 School Year Resources

  • Find the current school year calendar here.
  • Find the 2018-2019 school year calendar here.
  • Register online for the 2018-2019 school year here.
  • 2018-2019 inter/intra district transfer process and forms here.
  • Look over bell schedules here.
  • View April breakfast & lunch menus here.
  • Sign up for free/reduced lunches here.

The time has come for families to register returning and new RCSD students for the 2018-2019 school year! Head to rcsdk8.org and click the Student Registration link.

Need Extra Help? 

Roseville City School District will be open April 26th, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for parents to come in and receive assistance in registering their children for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.
 
Our district office is located at 1050 Main Street. Bilingual staff will be on hand to assist you in getting your Access ID and passwords to complete your child’s registration. If you already have your access to the PowerSchool Parent Portal, but are experiencing technical difficulty, staff will be available to assist you.
 
To protect the privacy and safety of our student(s), we are unable to provide your Access ID and passwords over the phone or via email. Parents will be required to show identification to complete the registration process.
 
New to RCSD and still need to register? Simply bring your child's birth certificate and proof of residence to complete the online registration process.

Your Partners in Education,

Roseville City School District

Important Dates to Remember

May 28: Memorial Day; students not in school
June 5 - 7: Minimum Days, all schools
June 7: Last day of school!

Click here to view the 2017-18 calendar
Click here to view the 2018-19 calendar

Click here to apply!

Principal Spotlight
Ryan Poulsen
Fiddyment Farm Elementary School

I began in education... Twelve years ago in Tracy, CA. I earned an undergrad degree from Sac State and my Multiple Subject Credential at Stanislaus State, did my student teaching and subbed for Tracy Unified School District. I was hired there as a teacher and taught 2nd grade for 2 years before moving to the Sacramento area to be closer to family... and was lucky enough to be hired by RCSD!
 
What led me to become an educator... I've always loved working with kids, and it was a blast to volunteer in my sister's classroom and see the positive changes and attributes she could instill in her students. 

My favorite Fiddyment Farm tradition is... our twice-a-month school SING event. We have student leaders who stand on the stage and guide the rest of the students and staff with the choreographed moves to music. It is amazing to see and feel the positive vibe of energy watching a range of staff and students from TK to 5th grade singing, moving, and grooving!  It's also a time where we recognize students for their positive character traits, making good behavior choices, as well as showing school spirit - it is a fantastic event!
 
The book I'm currently reading is... called Disrupting Thinking - Why How We Read Matters by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst. It's a great book that offers tools on how to teach our students to be reasonable, responsible, and more frequent readers. For pleasure, I usually stick to non-fiction on politics or current events, but nothing specific at the moment.

My summer plans... are to spend time with my wife and daughter, hopefully taking a nice vacation somewhere, or small road trips to places such as the Monterey Aquarium or a fun theme park. I also plan to spend some planning and learning time to prepare for my second year as principal of Fiddyment Farm Elementary!

Keep up with Mr. Poulsen and the Fiddyment Farm Force on Facebook!

RCSD in the News!

Mr. Agostinelli's woodshop class discussed the grant from Roseville Joint Union High School District with KCRA. 

Watch the video here to learn more about how Eich is preparing its students for a lifetime of success.

See our Teachers of the Year Heidi Polewaczyk and Michael Larsen in Roseville View Magazine here.


Run4Roseville Schools registration is now live! This yearly event features an active morning of fun for families and supports our efforts to raise money for music education and classroom grants throughout Roseville City School District. Did you know the foundation has committed to giving $25,000 each year? Your help makes that possible!

Don’t forget to cheer on your principal during the crowd favorite Principal Dash! Who will be the quickest on their feet this year? Come cheer them on as they battle their way through the obstacle course. 

Learn more about the Foundation and ways to get involved at rcsdfoundation.org

To learn more about the Run4Roseville 5k and to register, go here!
Help Name Our Newest Elementary School

The Roseville City School District is initiating the process of naming a new elementary school located in the West Park Community in the West Roseville Specific Plan/F-71 Elementary School.

Potential names for the new school site must be submitted to the Superintendent's office by May 18, 2018. The Roseville City School District Board of Education will review all submissions at the June 18, 2018, Board Meeting. The online submission form can be accessed here. On the form, you'll find information regarding the criteria and timeline for submission of the name. Should you require a paper copy, you may pick one up at the Roseville City School District Office, 1050 Main Street, Roseville, CA.

Construction Projects
 
New STEM classrooms are currently being built at Stoneridge Elementary and an art room modular for the STEM wing is being set on to the foundation walls. RCSD Maintenance is managing this project which will accommodate our growing district. The STEM wing project started construction in January 2018 and will be finished this summer.
Superintendent's Corner
 
Time moves fast; the days are long, the years are short and before we know it, our kids will be heading to college. College and the workplaces beyond have become competitive, advanced, and tech-focused, requiring our students to begin their journey into the future today. That is why I am so proud of the specialized Career Technical Education 
(CTE) courses the Roseville City School District offers to prepare our students for what lies ahead.
 
A University of Connecticut researcher conducted a study on the benefits of students’ exposure to CTE programs, finding that these students “are more likely to graduate from high school, enroll in a two-year college, be employed, and earn higher wages.” RCSD doesn’t take those statistics lightly. In fact, we continue to invest in our children and these programs, having recently received a $400,000 Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG) to provide additional supplies, class availability and resources to bolster their success.

At all four of our middle schools, we have doubled down on the CTE programming with this grant.​ As an example, Chilton Middle School's new Project Lead the Way (PLTW) teacher, Jacob Blake, plans to use their share of the funds to develop multiple CTE classes; Engineering, Design and Modeling, and Robotics. These courses teach our students to think critically with applied math and science, develop problem-solving skills, and hone the technological proficiency required of college students and employees in a competitive, global economy.

I don’t know about you, but I want my children to be able to hold their own in a workplace that looks vastly different than it did even five years ago. The world changes quickly and RCSD is committed to keeping up with the fast paced changes that come along with these advancements. With the opportunity to start the day in a Spanish language class and end the day in an engineering course, I would say our RCSD Champions are in the right place to develop themselves into high-functioning, well-rounded, brilliant individuals prepared to tackle even the toughest of our economy’s challenges.

 
As always, I welcome parents and families to contact me with any questions or concerns. I can be reached at Dgarcia@rcsdk8.org.
 


Don't miss out on pics, updates and announcements this year.
Follow @rcsdk8 on Instagram here!
Superintendent Video Message
 
We are frequently asked what makes the District unique, so we decided to make it easy to get to know us better! We created a new video, so anyone can learn more about the District.
 
Sit back, relax and watch this one-minute video about the remarkable people, students and programs that make up Roseville City School District.   
Find & Follow!
 
Each school has a dedicated Facebook page where they post updates, school events and messages from the principal. You can find each school at RCSD "School Name" for example "RCSD Brown." 
 
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