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Nick Roman, Principal
Jenn Jones, Assistant Principal


Rocky Run Elementary
95 Reservoir Rd.
VA  22406
Phone: (540)-286-1956
Fax: (540)-286-1955


Rocky Run Calendar​           

Click on the picture to view March Newsletter.

 The purpose of the club is to nurture science-minded students. There is a participation fee of $4.00, which covers the cost of materials. The club is scheduled to meet twice a month on Thursday afternoons from 4:00 to 5:15 for three months: February, March, and April. If you have not yet paid your participation fee, please pay it.

If you have any questions about this club, please contact Mrs. Kelish at Kelishs@staffordschools.net

Congrats Rocky Run Canstruction Winners!

Here are a few pics from our DOUBLE win this weekend for CANstruction.  We won the People Choice Award with 3401 votes.  We also won the award for Best Use of Labels. All together with the cans from our crayon box and our votes we, as a school, collected 5022 cans of food for the food bank!​



District Announcements
6th Annual Agents of Change Day ~ March 28th

Come out to the 6th Annual Agents of Change Day!  Saturday, March 28th at Colonial Forge High School, 550 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Agents of Change Day is a FREE,  family-fun event that will showcase how students are being Agents of Change at their schools by using 21st Century Skills to Make a Difference and Give Back.   The day will include a Health & Fitness Circuit, Mascot Mania, Zumba, prizes, fun-runs, snacks and games for all ages.  The  BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, National Capital Area Council | Aquia District will be bringing the STEM van.  Learn and Serve students from each high school will also conduct their Annual Celebration of Service-Learning at AOC Day with many hands-on service-learning projects.  Many community businesses and organizations will be there to Give Back too!  Safe Driving Education Exhibits will also be available and sponsored by GEICO. Everyone is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item or a student-friendly book for any grade level to donate.  See you on the 28th!  For more information, please click here.
Efficiency Study Report

The Efficiency Study of Stafford County Public Schools will be presented this evening at a Stafford County School Board work session.  The entire report may be seen here. Evergreen Solutions, LLC, conducted the study with the objective of assisting Stafford County Public schools in continuing to succeed and improve in its primary mission--the education of all students.  The presentation to the School Board can viewed using the link below.
Inclement Weather Make-Up Plan for Stafford County Public Schools Announced

The Stafford School Board approved using the waiver method to make up days missed due to inclement weather at last night’s school board meeting.  The following are key points:
  1. The last day of school will be June 12 and will be an early release day for all students.
  2. Scheduled early release days on April 3, May 22, and June 10 are removed. These days will be full instructional days for all levels.
  3. June 11 will remain an early release day for middle and high school students.  June 11 becomes a full instructional day for elementary students
  4. Teacher work days remain June 15 and 16.

2015-2016 In-County Student Transfer Window is Now Open

The in-county student transfer window for the 2015-16 school year is now open.  The transfer window will close on August 1, 2015.  Stafford County Public Schools will accept transfers for the 2015-16 school year within this timeframe.  To find information about how to apply for a student transfer, click here.
4th Annual FredTech STEM 16 Summit

The 4th Annual FredTech STEM 16 Summit will be held on April 25, 2015 at the University of Mary Washington from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.  The Summit highlights the achievements and offerings of the region’s students, educators, and businesses in the STEM arena.

Students will be able to visit exhibits highlighting student and educator STEM efforts from over 40 local secondary schools, the University of Mary Washington, Germanna Community College and NSWCDD Dahlgren.  SeaPerch Competitions will also be held at the UMW pool during the same time as the Summit.  The Summit is open to the public and admission is free of charge for students, parents, or non-profit organizations. For additional details, click here.

Stafford County Head Start/Virginia Preschool Initiative Program is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015

March is recruitment month for Stafford County Head Start/Virginia Preschool Initiative Program and the Early Head Start Program. These programs are now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year.  The Head Start program serves children from low-income families who turn 3 or 4 before Sept. 30.  Call (540) 368-2559 for more information.  The Early Head Start program serves low-income families of infants and toddlers and pregnant women.  Call (540) 373-2072 for more information.
MISSION STATEMENT:  To empower students to be active participants in their learning and understanding.
Vision Statement
The Rocky Run Learning Community is dedicated to innovate, integrate, and motivate while achieving our mission.

Students will accept and demonstrate their responsibility to be lifelong learners using components of effective effort to include:  Time; Focus; Resourcefulness; Strategies; Use of Feedback; Commitment 
Staff Members - Through collaboration staff members will provide research based, innovative, and engaging instruction. This will be accomplished by creating an environment that fosters an intrinsic desire to learn.
Families & the Community -  Parents, staff, and community members will work together as a collaborative team to encourage students to become active learners and good citizens.
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Rocky Run Elementary parents can access the School Report Card using the link below to find school information including student performance, accreditation rating, school safety, attendance rates, teacher qualifications and experience.






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