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Joe Palmer
Wednesday Worker of the Week: Joe Palmer
02/24/2021
Joe Palmer, Building Maintenance Mechanic – Buildings and Grounds
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 2/22
02/21/2021
The Superintendent's blog this week includes information that brings us closer to a full re-opening of schools (and includes a link to a ThoughtExchange to assist in the process of returning to full in-person learning), has a reminder about the NYS travel requirements for those that away during vacation, has information about kindergarten registration, has information for RFA and Strough students regarding the Science Fair, and has a reminder about a virtual college fair.
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Winter Recess Travel Reminder
02/18/2021
A letter from the Superintendent - February 18, 2021
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Operation Valentine's Special Delivery
02/12/2021
Elementary students from Bellamy, John Joy, Ridge Mills, Staley and Stokes elementary schools made valentines for special delivery to nursing homes, essential workers at Rome Memorial Hospital and the Rome Fire Department.
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 2/8/21
02/08/2021
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses Black History Month, has an update to the NYSDOH PreK-12 Toolkit, has information about kindergarten registration for 2021-2022, a reminder about mid-winter recess next week, and has information about BigFutures Day by the College Board.
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 2/1/21
02/01/2021
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses the half way point of the school year and moving forward into the second semester, a reminder about the hybrid schedule, an update on winter athletics, and an update on yellow zone designations.
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January Spotlight
01/29/2021
January 2021 Spotlight: School Nurses
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 1.24.21
01/24/2021
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses some of the things that are necessary to help get schools back to a more normal environment, information on the testing process including a video of a sample test, has information on winter athletics changes, provides some information on the state budget, and a reminder about changes to the hybrid schedule.
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 1.18.21
01/18/2021
The Superintendent's blog discusses the dream that Dr. King had for our country, some information on the return to hybrid learning, information on a change to the hybrid schedule, information on the testing requirements, and some discussion on the future.
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 1/11/21
01/11/2021
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses an Equity Pledge that is ongoing in our region, has an update on the anticipated return of hybrid learning, an update on winter sports, an update on Yellow Zone requirements, and an update on the vaccination situation.
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 1/4
01/04/2021
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses the opportunities in 2021, reminder about the reopening of schools, an update about a return to hybrid learning, info about the yellow zone designation, and an update on COVID vaccinations.
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RFA Select Choir Presents: Silent Night
12/18/2020
We may be apart, but we can still make music together. RFA Select Choir presents: Silent Night!
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1 Million Pounds of Food Given out to Families Since March
12/16/2020
Connected Community Schools Food Pantry at Staley Elementary hit a milestone today, December 16, 2020.
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 12/14
12/13/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses the year 2020, has a reminder to vote for RFA's Tommy Dunn in a national poll, has information about Community Schools' Operation Elves, a congratulations to our scholar athletes, and a reminder about an upcoming schedule adjustment! ​
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 11/30
11/30/2020
The Superintendent's blog week provides an update on what may be coming in the next few weeks, a reminder about elementary schedules, information about the school COVID report card, a final reminder to please vote for the Great American Rivalry Series (please vote daily and often), and reminders about the school COVID toolkit and the cohort schedule adjustment coming in a few weeks.
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November Student Accomplishments
11/30/2020
November Student Accomplishment section of the Rome Sentinel- RFA Ceramics
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 11/23
11/23/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses giving thanks every day, has a reminder about cohort adjustments for this week, a reminder about the COVID toolkit, a reminder about the NYS travel requirements, and a reminder about the COVID school report card.
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Spotlight
Worker of the Week - Daniele Muratore 11.18.20
11/18/2020
Daniele Muratore, Head Custodian at Stokes Elementary School is the spotlight for November 18
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 11/16
11/16/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses the opportunities we have as a group related to COVID, a change in days for cohorts in grades prek-8, a reminder about the NYSDOH COVID Toolkit, a reminder about the NYS travel rules, a reminder about the return of pre-k this week, and information about how to vote in the Great American Rivalry Series.
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November Spotlight: Supported Learning Paves the Way
11/13/2020
The Rome City School District Supported Learning Department provides students with comprehensive special education programs and supports.
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Worker of the Week- Master Sergeant Della Pray
11/11/2020
Thank you Veterans! Wednesday Worker of the Week: United States Air Force Veteran Master Sergeant Della Pray
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 11/2
11/02/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses the opportunities that we have every day, asks for your support in voting for the Great American Rivalry Series and RFA's representative, has information about NYSED's new parent dashboard, has an update on NYS travel requirements, and new information about a child care cost scholarship for school employees.
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Rome Hospital Foundation Donates Protective Shields
10/30/2020
Rome Hospital Foundation delivered five cases of face shields to the Rome City School District Thursday, Oct. 29 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as students return to in-person learning.
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National Principals Month
10/23/2020
Thank you Rome City School District Principals!
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 10/19
10/19/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week is a tribute to the Board of Education, has a brief update on the return of students, information on our upcoming community forums, a reminder about the NYSDOH preK-12 Toolkit, information about Chromebook distribution this week, information about a hand sanitizer give away event tomorrow, a warning from the Oneida County Overdose Response Team, and a reminder about no school for students on Friday, October 23.
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Staff Spotlight
Wednesday Worker of the Week- Keanu Walker
10/14/2020
Wednesday Worker of the Week: Keanu Walker Keanu is the first smiling face that greets you at District Office! Congratulations, Keke!
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Superintendent's Blog for the Week of 10/12
10/12/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week provides a brief update regarding the return to in-person learning for students, a congratulations to our district PR team, and reminders about the NYS COVID school report card and the preK-12 toolkit.
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October Spotlight on Food Services
10/09/2020
This month we recognize the Food Services staff in the Rome City School District for their hard work in keeping our students fed.
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Wednesday Worker of the Week Kicks Off Today!
10/07/2020
Wednesday Worker of the Week for October 7, 2020. 24 Year Food Service Worker, Lori Milone
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 10/5
10/05/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week has information from the NYSDOH that will change the way schools must operate for now, a reminder about the State's COVID report card, a brief update on the return to in-person learning, and information for anyone interested in joining the Girl Scouts.
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Join Our Team
09/30/2020
Instructional and Non-Instructional vacancies. Apply online OLAS
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September Spotlight
09/30/2020
Each year, October 2 marks National Custodial Workers Appreciation Day. This coming Friday, please take an extra moment to appreciate the women and men who spend each day working to ensure that our facilities are clean, operational, and safe.
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 9/28/20
09/28/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses preparations for students to return to in-person learning and a new survey to help us have the most accurate information possible, has information about the NYS COVID School Report Card, some information about acceptable use and expectations for remote learning, a thank you to our custodial team, an announcement about the Community Eligibility Provision, and a reminder about school immunization requirements.
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Community Eligibility Provision
09/25/2020
All students enrolled at Rome City School District are eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at school at NO CHARGE to your household each day of the 2020-2021 school year.
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 9/21
09/21/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses some items related to school reopening and state budget items, has an athletic update, and reminders about STAR screenings, school immunizations, and student health screenings.
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 9/14
09/14/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week talks about the vast emotions that everyone is feeling as schools reopen, has information on kindergarten screening, grades 1-3 STAR screening, school immunization requirements, a reminder about parent portal, PeachJar, the student health assessment requirements, and then a reminder for the location on general information related to COVID and reopening. Have a great week!
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RCSD 2020-21 Calendar - Grab and Go Meals
09/09/2020
Rome City School District Printed Calendar is in the mail!
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RCSD Virtual Supply Lists and Schedules
09/08/2020
RCSD Virtual At-Home Supply Lists and Schedules for First 6 Weeks of Virtual Learning!
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 9/7
09/07/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses the opportunities that we have ahead of us if we work together, more information on accessing technology devices, information on the student health assessment requirements, and a reminder on where you can find all things reopening!
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Senator Gillibrand Visits Staley
09/02/2020
Thank you Senator Gillibrand for visiting and recognizing the Connected Community Schools​ food pantry!
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A Message from the Superintendent of Schools
08/12/2020
School Reopening Announcement: Letter and Video from the Superintendent of Schools, Peter C. Blake
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Instructional Model Request Form for Parents
08/03/2020
Please complete the Instructional Model Request Form. Responses to this form must be completed no later than Friday, August 14, 2020.
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 7/20
07/20/2020
The Superintendent has created this blog post for the community with some basic information about the reopening of schools in September.
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2020-21 Instructional Choice Survey
07/15/2020
Please take a moment to complete this form for EACH student in your household.
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RFA Graduation Banner Photos
06/30/2020
Album of the 2020 Rome Free Academy banner photos!
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RFA Top Ten Class of 2020 Receive Commendations
06/25/2020
Congratulations to the RFA Top 10 Class of 2020 who received a Resolution for commendation at last night's (6.25.20) Board of Education meeting.
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RFA Senior Awards- Live 6/23 at 7PM
06/22/2020
The RFA Senior Awards beginning at 7PM on Tuesday, June 23!
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Pre-K Registration Website
06/15/2020
Pre-K Registration Website 2020-2021 https://sites.google.com/romecsd.org/ecp/home Please follow the above link to access all paperwork for the Pre-K Registration! Any questions, please feel free to contact the Pre-K Main Office at 315-334-1250.
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2020 Senior Spotlight
06/10/2020
Congratulations to the 2020 Senior Class!
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Cap and Gown Delivery
06/09/2020
Check out the photos from the Cap and Gown Delivery!
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 6/8
06/08/2020
The Superintendent's blog this week discusses COVID-19 and the Governor shifting gears frequently, budget vote reminder, info about the absentee ballot list, a reminder about kindergarten/pre-k registration, and 6/26 RFA spirit day!
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RFA Students Earn NYS Seal of Biliteracy
06/01/2020
On Wednesday, May 27, Rome Free Academy had five students present in various languages in order to earn the New York State Seal of Biliteracy, which acknowledges their high level of proficiency in English and a world language.
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Superintendent's Blog Week of 6/1
06/01/2020
This week's blog discusses the initial process of re-opening schools for the fall, an update on the ballots for the budget vote, has information about the budget hearing, addresses kindergarten and Pre-K registration, and has information about an RFA spirit day presented by the class of 2020.
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