The RHS Library is now The RHS Learning Commons. Lots of changes are happening over the summer - like the addition of charging stations for Chromebooks and phones, more soft seating areas, three small Mac labs, a podcasting room, a MakerSpace and a brand new name to better showcase what this space is all about! It's a space for people to come together and learn ... and we know that learning happens in communities. So what better way to showcase that by rebranding? We are excited to see the students' and teachers' reactions to the Rutherford High School Learning Commons when they return in … [Read more...] about The Rutherford High School Learning Commons
Remember that envelope we gave you yesterday at practice? The one that contains your unofficial transcript, medical records, dual enrollment transfer credit info and voter registration information? Please don't lose that info. Parents, please ask your student to see the envelope! Congratulations again and good luck in all future endeavors! … [Read more...] about Congratulations to the Class of 2019!
Due to predicted weather conditions beyond our control, tonight’s Rutherford High School graduation ceremony will be held in the Washington School gymnasium. The program will begin at 6:30 pm sharp. Only lavender or orange tickets will be honored. All attendees with lavender or orange tickets must enter the school through the triple doors (marked #6) through the playground area on Washington Avenue. Doors will open at 5:45 pm. Graduates should enter Washington School through the main entrance on Wood Street at 5:15 pm. WE ARE AT MAXIMUM SEATING CAPACITY AND NO EXTRA TICKETS ARE … [Read more...] about Rutherford High School graduation ceremony
Rutherford Public School students in grades 7, 9, 10 and 11 have the great opportunity to utilize their district-issued Chromebook for learning during the summer months. Students are encouraged to use their devices over the summer to complete summer assignments and to pursue hobbies and other interests as long as those pursuits would be appropriate on a school-issued device. Even if a student does not intend to use the device over the summer, families will need to store the device at home. Keeping the device over the summer guarantees that the student will have access to their Chromebook on … [Read more...] about Summer Chromebook Care
Class of 2019 (and their parents!): Congratulations on your leap into adulthood! When your last test is taken and your locker is cleared out, there’s one more bit of work you can tend to. It’s easy! If you are at least 17, you can register to vote. If you’ll be 18 by the next election, you can participate in that process just like other adults in the United States. Newly registered voters, and those whose post-high school plans will take them away from Rutherford, will benefit from a parent’s guidance. Voting requires some advance planning, so it’s not as simple as meeting friends for a … [Read more...] about Grads: Here’s a little more homework!