We are proud to present the video for the Rutherford High School Class of 2020 Graduation! It was held at Tryon Field on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. The administration, faculty, and staff wish all of the graduates and their families the best of luck as they leave RHS. … [Read more...] about RHS Class of 2020 Graduation Video
It's hard to believe we're already in June and we are one month closer to Summer Vacation! As always, the Rutherford Public Schools wishes everyone a fun summer -- but we hope that your fun also includes some exciting pleasure reading. Last year, we did away with the traditional summer reading program found in most schools and we launched "Just Read!" That program continues this year. There are no requirements. No posters. No essays. No reading logs. We want our students to understand that sometimes reading is just fun! And they don't have to report on what they've read. We want them … [Read more...] about Summer Reading 2020
Traditionally, each school in the Rutherford Public Schools holds an art show or an "Evening of the Arts." In lieu of the building closures, this year the district art teachers have worked together to create The Rutherford Public Schools' Weekend of the Arts from June 12th-14th! Students in Grades K-8 are asked to hang one piece (or two or three or 27 pieces!) of their artwork in the windows of their home that face the street. This way, our entire town will become a walkable art gallery! Students in Grades 8-12 will also have their works displayed in a virtual art gallery. Visitors … [Read more...] about #RutherfordFromMyWindow – The Weekend of the Arts!
Mr. Ersalesi, the supervisor of English and Arts for the Rutherford Public Schools, reads aloud to students each school day during virtual instruction. A good book can help transport kids (and adults) to other places and times! And sometimes a good book is just a lot of fun! We hope that you were able to use these books as a little bit of fun and enjoyment every single day! We hope you enjoyed the read alouds this year. Due to publishing copyright laws, the publishers of the books have asked us to remove the links once the school year came to an end. Now is a GREAT time to read a book … [Read more...] about Mr. Ersalesi’s Daily Read Alouds
The Rutherford High School English and music departments are thrilled to announce the winners in this year's PTA Reflections contest. Each year, students in Pre-K through Grade 12 are invited to create and submit original works of art in the areas of Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography and Visual Arts. This year, Rutherford High School had four state-level winners and one national winner! On the state level, we are proud to announce that: Katie Whaley won the Award of Excellence in Literature for her piece called, "Living in Me." Julia … [Read more...] about RHS Announces PTA Reflections State and National Winners!