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District Announcements
Summer 2017 Reading Lists
The 2017 Summer Reading Lists are now available.  To access the reading lists for elementary, middle, and high schools, please click here.
Extended Memorial Day Weekend
Each year emergency days are built into the school calendar for use when bad weather forces a school cancellation.  This year, we used three of the four allotted emergency days; therefore, the remaining one emergency day will be added to the Memorial Day weekend.  As indicated on the school calendar, in addition to schools being closed Memorial Day, Monday May 29, 2017, schools will also be closed on Friday, May 26, 2017.
Wayne Day 2017
SAVE THE DATE:  ​The annual Wayne Day festival is being held on Sunday, June 11, 2017.  This year marks the 25th Anniversary of Wayne Day and will prove to be a spectacular day for all that attend. This super day will feature music, children's rides, BMX show, food from local restaurants for purchase, community booths, and a circus show.  Be a part of this big event!  For more information, visit the event webpage at www.wayneday.com.  Click here for the flyer.
Wayne Township Public Schools Celebrates Ability Awareness in the Month of May
In support of the inclusive philosophy of Wayne Township Public Schools and in honor of Special Education Week, District wide events will be held during the month of May to celebrate students' abilities.

Celebrating Ability Awareness is a district-wide initiative that focuses on raising awareness and embracing differences and commonalities among students, staff and the community. Please help us come together in May to celebrate a world of inclusion!  Please click here for more details.
2017 WEF Summer Camp Registration
The Wayne Education Foundation is pleased to offer their SUMMER CAMPS again this year.  They have many exciting camp selections for all ages!  All of the instructors are certified teachers which offers your child a higher quality camp experience.  The camp will be held the weeks of July 10-14, 17-21, and 24-28.  Click here to visit the WEF webpage to download copies of the camp brochure and registration form.
Notification: County's Bridge and Culvert Construction Project starting May 4, 2017

Please be advised that starting on May 4, 2017 as part of the County’s ongoing bridge and culvert construction project on Preakness Avenue, Laauwe Avenue (southbound) at the intersection with Preakness Avenue will be closed. Traffic will still be able to turn onto Laauwe Avenue from Preakness Avenue. Southbound traffic will be detoured onto Garside Avenue and back to Preakness Avenue at the Garside Avenue intersection.  It is anticipated that this closure will last from May 4th to May 24th, and again from June 5th to June 7, 2017.  Please be aware that progress of construction, and weather, could always alter the schedule the county traffic engineer has sent to the District.  

Randall Carter School Announcements

Kindergarten Orientation 2017

Welcome to all of our new Cardinal families!  Thank you to everyone who came out for our Kindergarten Orientation on May 12th.  For those who may have missed this event, click on the links below to view our presentations.  Randall Carter will also be hosting a new student orientation during the month of August!   

Kindergarten Orientation Presentation 2017

Nurse's Welcome Letter to Parents 

 
Food Allergy Awareness 2017
 

Randall Carter will recognize Food Allergy awareness week from May 15th - 19th
 

Throughout the week the students will be learning about food allergies and how to help keep their friends with allergies safe through:

          # Daily announcements about allergies

          # ”What would you do?” scavenger hunts

          # Posters about food allergies

          # Videos and activities in class

          # Teal Tuesday - wear teal to show support for students with food allergies

Click Here for our Parent Letter: Parent Food Allergy Awareness

Here are two short presentations for students and parents regarding allergies (click on the title to follow the link):

Food Allergy Awareness for Kids

"Food Allergy Awareness for Parents in School Community"

We at Randall Carter take awareness of food safety very seriously.  We want each and every student to understand how important it is to support their classmates!  

 
Maker Space Night
 Maker Space Night is sponsored by the Elementary Library Media Specialists.  Students in  grades 4 and 5 are invited to participate in a special evening of engineering!  Selected via a  lottery system, 25 students, accompanied by an adult, will attend the event at Randall Carter Elementary School, the evening of Friday, March 24, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm.  Please click here for more important details.
Grade Reporting Update for Parents
 

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Due to the impending snow storm, we will be providing teachers with a few extra days to enter student grades and progress report information.  Please be aware that Parent Access to view student reports will now open at 3 p.m. on March 22nd.  Many thanks for your understanding.

Sincerely,

Donna Reichman, Director of Elementary Education

Randall Carter January Food Pantry Collection

During the month of January, the Randall Carter will assist the Wayne Council of PTOs to collect much needed items for the food bank they run out of Wayne Hills High School.  This is the only time we collect for this community organization.  Each grade will be asked to donate specific items  (please see the flyer below).
Boxes will be placed inside the school’s front door for donation drop-offs.  We thank you in advance for your generosity! 

Please click below to view the items requested by grade
Grade Level Food Pantry Requests - Randall Carter 


 
Wayne Township Knowing Your Reader Support
 
Knowing Your Reader
​During parent teacher conferences one of the most important items your teacher will want to discuss is their current reading level.  Your child's independent level informs you of your child’s “just right’ reading level, a level where your child can read comfortably with fluency and understanding.  Please click the link below to access this document to learn more about the types of books and reading traits that fit within each level.

Wayne Township Knowing Your Reader
Randall Carter Slideshow Updates 2016-17

Good News!  The Randall Carter Student Photo Gallery Slideshow has been updated!  Please click the link below to see great events such as the recent Halloween activities and programs, safety patrol induction Ceremony, 9/11 ceremony, and information about our grant programs.  

Click here to visit the photo gallery:  RC Photo Gallery  


 
Back To School Night Presentation and Health Reminders

Thank you to all of our families and community members for your attendance and participation in our annual Back to School Night on September 20th.  It was a wonderful night for teachers to share all of the exiting things going on here at Randall Carter Elementary School and a chance for you to see all of the upgrades we made to our facilities over the summer to better service our students!  

Please click on the links below to view our presentation, access the PTO forms, and to review some health related reminders and information from our nurse:

Back to School Night Presentation 
Nurse Depetris Welcome Letter
Health Reminders / Guidelines 
PTO Forms 
Kindergarten Orientation 2016

Randall Carter hosted our annual Kindergarten Orientation on Wednesday May 25.  This event was an opportunity for our new families to meet our staff, tour our building, and hear a little about what is in store for our future Randall Carter Cardinals!  I want to thank everyone for coming out, what a great turnout!  As promised, you will find the presentations and information from this event located below.  Thanks again to everyone for a great orientation and we look forward to seeing you all in September to welcome you officially to the Randall Carter Family.  - Principal, Scot Burkholder

Click any link below to view/print the presentations:

Randall Carter Kindergarten Presentation 
Randall Carter Nursing and Health Information
Wayne Informational Parent Apps to stay connected
Randall Carter Student Photo Gallery

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