RSD News and Events


April School Board Meeting Agenda

posted by Ashley Snellenberger

The April 21, 2015 Regular School Board Meeting agenda has been posted to the State-Required Information page of the RSD website. 

ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT APPLICATIONS

posted Apr 15, 2015, 12:20 PM by Ashley Snellenberger

Russellville School District is accepting students under Arkansas Public School Choice Act, which allows parents to apply for admission of their child to attend a school in a district beyond the one in which the parent resides.

Any parent residing outside the Russellville School District that desires to send their child to school in the Russellville School District beginning with the 2015-2016 school year may obtain a school choice application by clicking on the link below or from the Administration Building located at 220 West 10th Street. Applications must be received by May 1, 2015.

Called Board Meeting

posted Apr 3, 2015, 7:11 AM by Ashley Snellenberger

Date:  Monday, April 13, 2015

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Administration Building

April School Board Meeting

posted Apr 2, 2015, 2:07 PM by Ashley Snellenberger

Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Russellville School District Administration Building Board Room

Agenda: The meeting agenda will be posted once it becomes available. 

PRESCHOOL APPLICATIONS 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR

posted Apr 1, 2015, 2:26 PM by Ashley Snellenberger   [ updated Apr 1, 2015, 2:29 PM ]

Russellville School District (RSD) is currently accepting applications for the Preschool Program for the 2015-2016 school year. To be eligible, students must be 3 or 4 years old by August 1, 2015. Openings are available at all levels, including a no cost level (eligibility of program qualifications), a sliding fee scale level, and full fee level.

The RSD Preschool Program is a full day of high quality preschool- Level 3 Better Beginnings, and includes a special needs program on-site and a child nutrition program. The curriculum used in the Preschool Program is connected to RSD K-12 curriculum and taught by teachers fully licensed in Early Childhood Education. Assistants in the room with the teachers are licensed or highly qualified, with the maximum staff to student ratio of 1-to-10. Students enrolled in the Preschool Program will have the same school year and school day as the rest of the district. All classrooms are located on RSD K-4 campuses with a full-time registered nurse and safe room on-site.

You can obtain a preschool application at the old Gardner Building on 1000 South Arkansas Ave., in Russellville, or download and print off the application below. For more information about the preschool application process, contact Jenny Barber, Supervisor of Federal Programs and Preschool Education at 479-967-6025 or email jenny.barber@russellvilleschools.net.

RSD TO HOLD KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

posted Apr 1, 2015, 2:20 PM by Ashley Snellenberger   [ updated Apr 15, 2015, 12:22 PM ]

Russellville School District will hold kindergarten registration on April 20-21 at 6 p.m. Registration for Dwight, Oakland Heights, and Sequoyah elementary schools will be on April 20, and Center Valley, Crawford, and London elementary schools will be on April 21.

State law requires children be five years of age on or before August 1, 2015, in order to enroll in kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year. Children should be registered in the attendance zone in which they live and should bring the following information to registration:
  • An official copy of child’s birth certificate 
  • Guardianship papers, if you have been court-appointed as a legal guardian 
  • Immunization record 
  • Record of current physical examination by physician (children required to have a physical exam before entering school) 
  • Social Security card 
  • ARKids First/Medicaid card – if applicable 
For more information about the kindergarten registration process, please contact Chris Barnes at 479-968-5216 or chris.barnes@russellvilleschools.net.

RSD ACCEPTING G/T PROGRAM NOMINATIONS

posted Apr 1, 2015, 2:18 PM by Ashley Snellenberger

Russellville School District is now accepting nominations for student participation in the Gifted and Talented (G/T) Program for the 2015-2016 school year. The G/T program is designed to serve high potential/high performing students who demonstrate above average intellectual ability, high task commitment, and above average creativity. If you have a 2nd-11th-grade student you feel would qualify for placement in this program, you may pick up a nomination form from any Russellville elementary school office or the G/T office at London Elementary. The completed forms must be returned to your child's school by Wednesday, April 8, 2015. For additional information call Laura Binz, gifted and talented program coordinator, at 479-293-4241 or email laura.binz@russellvilleschools.net.

Changes to the 2014-2015 School Calendar

posted Mar 18, 2015, 11:23 AM by Ashley Snellenberger

In an effort to make up the days missed due to inclement weather, classes will be in session on Friday, April 3, and Monday, June 1-Wednesday, June 3.

March School Board Meeting Agenda

posted Mar 16, 2015, 7:36 AM by Ashley Snellenberger

The March 17, 2015 Regular School Board Meeting agenda has been posted to the State-Required Information page of the RSD website. 

March School Board Meeting

posted Mar 6, 2015, 8:50 AM by Ashley Snellenberger

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Russellville School District Administration Building Board Room

Agenda: The meeting agenda will be posted once it becomes available.

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