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Unlocking the Potential of Tomorrow's Leaders
Perfect Attendance Reward
Mr. Geocaris promised to have pies
in the face for the classes with bell-to-bell perfect attendance
on Friday, November 18th. Grace V. from Mrs. Callahan's 3rd
grade was one lucky student...
and Owen L. from Mrs. Simmons' 4th
grade was another! Thank you for being a great sport, Mr.
Veteran's Day Program
Lt. Col. Bonnie Goldsmith, who served 21 years in the U.S. Army
and works as Rocky Mount's Secretary, spoke to the students
about the importance of Veteran’s Day and the lifestyle of
servicemen and women.
Click here for the Chorus Video
Rocky Mount Elementary honored Veterans and their families on
Nov 11th with a special annual program. Please view the
COBB edTV video above.
Rocky Mount STEM Night on Oct 27th
was a huge success with a sold-out crowd!
Run Girls Run Banquet:
Run Girls Run held their end of season
banquet on November 4th. Their wonderful guest speakers
were Jordan Gray, KSU Heptathalon winner for Track and Field,
Blaine Williams, President of The Heat Track Club and Jacqui
Collins, President of Cobb County Youth Track League (CCYTL.)
This marks the 4th year for RGR, run by Sharon Lightstone, Rocky
Mount Counselor. In their first year, they started with 30
girls and now have 70! They also started with 5
participants in Field Day Long Distance Runners and now have
29!! What an awesome program we have here at Rocky Mount.
Thank you to Mrs. Lightstone and all of our wonderful staff and
GA Tech Visit:
On November 2nd, six students from the Georgia Tech
College of Engineering Champions Program visited our fifth grade
CoE Champions are an elite group of students from all
backgrounds, cultures, and engineering majors who are passionate
about giving back to the community and being ambassadors on
behalf of the Georgia Tech College of Engineering.
Their purpose for visiting our students was to build interest
and exposure to a variety of engineering fields.
They talked about the various engineering disciplines and
shared their experiences as students interested in engineering.
They engaged our students in hands-on activities designed to
pique their interest in math, science, and problem-solving
as future engineers. The visit was a great success and enjoyed
Book Fair 2016
Captain Book and Peg Leg E want to
students, parents, volunteers and Learning Commons staff for a
most successful Book Fair!
Lassiter Homecoming Parade:
Congratulations to our Teacher of the
Year, Melinda Chaney and our Classified Employee of the Year, Jo
Anne Browne! They were honored in Lassiter's Homecoming Parade
on September 23rd.
Student scientists in Mrs. Simmons' 4th grade class accepted the Collecting Clean Water STEM Challenge! Students
were challenged to design an instrument that would collect water vapor to supply clean water to parts of the world where access
to clean water is difficult!
Rocky Mount’s Career Center Week kicked off on Tuesday, and our students had the opportunity to explore a wide range of career
options. Our amazing professional school counselors, Mrs. Lightstone and Miss Marks, and their team of creative and
dedicated parent volunteers outdid themselves again!!! Thank you, TEAM!!
Federal Express Career Center was an exciting event at Rocky Mount! Students learned about the Transportation, Distributions and
Logistics cluster by transforming into Fed Ex workers! They were able to inquire, explore, and play while using the tools and
products of a real packer and shipper!
Rocky Mount Receives
2016 Georgia SHAPE Award
Rocky Mount Elementary School has been awarded the 2016 Platinum Achievement in Wellness from the Governor’s SHAPE Honor Roll.
This award recognizes Rocky Mount’s dedication to creating a healthy school environment and a culture of wellness for staff,
students, and community.
Click on the following videos from Mr. Carr:
Mrs. Einertson's 5th grade class brought the pledge to us from Rio on Friday, August 12th, using green screen technology!
Mrs. Barton and Mrs. Bailey/Mason’s classes are showing their Olympic pride. Students are using research skills to uncover the rich history
of the Olympics. They are reading Lexile leveled biographies about famous Olympians, applying 4th grade map
standards to solve coordinate and location problems, and writing essays about being an Olympian.
Principal May welcomes Assistant Principal, Dr. Sage Doolittle!
The faculty and staff are ready to rock and roll!
(Please refer to Google calendar at top
of Home Page)
News & Announcements:
Parents/Visitors to our school must show identification at the camera at the front door at each visit.
Children may not be dropped-off at school before 7:15am
Students not in their classrooms when the
7:45 bell rings will be marked tardy.
Parents must have a car tag to pick up children in the afternoon car pool lane. Car riders will be provided with (1) car tag at no
cost. Additional car tags can be purchased in the front office for $2.00. If a car does not have a car tag, the parent will have to park and come inside with identification
to sign the child out. Thank you for your patience with this system to ensure greater safety of our children.
If you have some time to
volunteer at our Welcome Desk, please sign-up with
For school closings
due to inclement weather, please access the
CCSD Website and watch the
- If you need to change the way your
child is going home in the afternoon,
please send in a note with your child in the morning,
or call the office before 1:45.
There are NO transportation changes made after 1:45pm.
- Lunch Schedule and prices can be found on the
Lunch Menu page.
PLEASE put your child's name inside of their belongings.
Unclaimed items with no
donated every month.