Applications for the Roane County Virtual School program are now open until January 9th, 2024 at 4PM. Virtual classes are scheduled to commence on January 10th, 2024. To enroll your student in the Roane County Virtual School program, please complete the application form linked below. Important Reminder: If students are currently attending in-person classes, they must continue to do so until the official switch to virtual learning on January 10, 2024. Any absences during this period will still be counted against the student until they transition to virtual schooling. Families can expect to receive an email to their student's Office Outlook account stating whether their child has been approved for virtual schooling. https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=S7AZ4AwzekaLrgn7FzdNam-yNUHPk2dCkEuMF_2zCNxUMTVOQURNVTNDWjNKOE5NRUhTTVE4ODNMQS4u
4 months ago, Michelle Strimel
Roane County Virtual School Application 2nd Semester 2023-24 SY
Construction of the new Spencer Middle School is entering the home stretch with its side parking and roadway taking shape in recent weeks. More work will be done over the holiday breaks to bring the expanded bus loop and front parking lot into shape.
5 months ago, Roane County Schools
Construction progress on the new SMS 11/20/2023
Roane County teachers worked with K-5 Literacy Coach Amie Burkholder of Learning Edventures today as we continue to learn more about how the science of reading can help improve literacy instruction.
5 months ago, Roane County Schools
Teachers listening to Amie Burkholder lead training
Roane County Families, Join us in making a difference during National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week from November 11th to 18th! We're excited to announce our food drive to support those in need. Your contribution can make a big impact. Here are some examples of items that are greatly appreciated: Ramen Noodles Snack Packs Crackers Fruit Cups Jello Cups Pudding Packs Soups Canned Fruits and Veggies with Pop Top Lids All donations will be directed to the Backpack program, helping students in our community. Donation drop-offs will be located outside the main office of your school November 11th-18th. For more information or to get involved, please contact Jessica Bailey at jessica.l.bailey@k12.wv.us.
5 months ago, Michelle Strimel
2023 Food Drive Flyer
FALL 2023 / WINTER 2024 LSIC MEETINGS & PUBLIC FORUMS It's that time of year again - the Board of Education is going on the road to visit each school and meet with its Local School Improvement Council. The Board will also hold public forums at Walton, Spencer Middle, and Geary after these BOE / LSIC meetings. All meetings begin at 6 pm.
6 months ago, Roane County Schools
Tuesday, November 7, 2023  		BOE / LSIC Meeting @ Roane County High  Tuesday, November 28, 2023 		BOE / LSIC Meeting @ Walton  		Walton Area Public Forum  Tuesday, December 12, 2023  		BOE / LSIC Meeting @ Spencer Middle 		Spencer Area Public Forum				 Tuesday, January 9, 2023 		BOE / LSIC Meeting @ Spencer Elementary   Tuesday, January 23, 2023  		BOE / LSIC Meeting @ Geary 		Geary Area Public Forum  All meetings begin at 6 pm.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Roane County Schools is currently soliciting bids for wide-area network services. Sealed bids are due to the Roane County Board of Education offices in Spencer, WV, by 1:00 pm on Friday, December 8, 2023. For more details, see this RFP document - https://5il.co/285pm
6 months ago, Roane County Schools
Thanks to U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito for visiting Walton Elementary / Middle School this morning and bringing along Nirja from Rocket Lab to demo a satellite separation system for students as part of WV Girls Rise Up!
6 months ago, Roane County Schools
Senator Capito with Nirja and students
Roane County Families, please click the blue link to access Roane County's Schools Right to Review Teacher Qualifications https://wvk12-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/mstrimel_k12_wv_us/EdvWbUKLzgVPhcCf344cgOcBxNvuj6tHzsyp-oJWrcnn-A?e=A6WsvY
6 months ago, Michelle Strimel
Roane County Families, click the link provided to find out more about Roane County Schools Family Engagement Policy. https://wvk12-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/mstrimel_k12_wv_us/EWqwIG17CvVImamL2Gh4hK8Bm-e_HpYt6XzqBTcOr0Rc7g?e=Jk9kqF
6 months ago, Michelle Strimel
Remember there is no school on Thursday or Friday (October 12 - 13) as the WV Black Walnut Festival returns to Spencer. This week also marks the end of our 1st 9 Weeks grading period, so look for report cards to go home some time after the break.
6 months ago, Roane County Schools
RCHS RANKED TOP IN REGION U.S. News and World Report released their 2023-24 Best High Schools rankings and, in the Mid-Ohio Valley region, Roane County High School earned the highest ranking! Ranked #19 in the state, RCHS tops all MOV public high schools based on graduation rate, college readiness, and student achievement measures. Mid-Ohio Valley Public High Schools: #19 - Roane County High School #20 - Williamstown High School (Wood County) #21 - Ripley High School (Jackson County) #27 - Parkersburg High School (Wood County) #36 - Ravenswood High School (Jackson County) #42 - Parkersburg South High School (Wood County) #48 - Clay County High School #63 - Ritchie County High School #64 - St. Mary's High School (Pleasants County) #88 - Wirt County High School #89 - Calhoun County Middle / High School
8 months ago, Roane County Schools
Rankings
BACK TO SCHOOL UPDATES Remember that West Virginia state law requires students be immunized against many well-known diseases like polio, measles, and mumps. These immunizations have been safely given to kids for many years and a major public benefit to us all. For more details, see these fact sheets from the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources: New Pre-K Enrollment - https://oeps.wv.gov/immunizations/Documents/school/Pre-K_requirements.pdf New to WV Enrollments - https://oeps.wv.gov/immunizations/Documents/school/New_School_Entry.pdf 7th Grade & 12th Grade Boosters - https://oeps.wv.gov/immunizations/Documents/school/7-12_School_Entry.pdf
8 months ago, Roane County Schools
BACK TO SCHOOL EVENTS Join us for our 2023-24 Back to School events at each school. Open Houses: Spencer Middle - Friday, August 18, from 5 to 7 pm Spencer Elementary - Monday, August 21, from 4 to 7 pm Geary - Monday, August 21, from 4 to 6 pm Walton - Monday, August 21, from 5 to 7 pm Roane County High School Freshman Orientation - Tuesday, August 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm For more details, contact the school.
8 months ago, Roane County Schools
BtS Graphic
BACK TO SCHOOL NEXT WEEK Roane County students will return to school next week! Kindergarten through 12th Grade return on Wednesday, August 23. Pre-K starts on Wednesday, August 30. For our complete school calendar, visit website or download the Roane County Schools app - just search for "Roane County Schools" in the App Store or Google Play Store. School Calendar - https://roane.nexiswv.com/calendar.php
8 months ago, Roane County Schools
Screenshot from RCS iOS app
ICYMI - Roane County Students Most Improved in WV Earlier this week, the West Virginia Department of Education released the results of the 2022-23 statewide assessments and Roane County students posted the biggest combined improvement in English language arts and Mathematics of any district in the state! Roane students increased mastery in ELA by 6.14% and in Math by 5.01%. They also outperformed students at both public charter schools available to Roane County residents. Read more in the Parkersburg News-Sentinel: https://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/local-news/2023/08/roane-county-students-most-improved-in-west-virginia/
8 months ago, Roane County Schools
VIRTUAL SCHOOL APPLICATIONS OPEN Applications for the Roane County Virtual School are now open! https://forms.office.com/r/Wf9RSX9SDY Students in grades K through 12th can enroll full-time in the Roane County Virtual School. You need not be a Roane County resident to enroll. Students must have earned a 2.0 GPA or higher and not miss more than 5 unexcused absences in the previous school year. Applications are due by 4 pm on Wednesday, August 16, 2023.
9 months ago, Roane County Schools
PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION If you missed our pre-registration events back in the spring, that's okay! You can still enroll your 4-year-old students in Roane County Schools' PK classrooms. Preschool students start on Wednesday, August 30.
9 months ago, Roane County Schools
Preschool Enrollment
PRESCHOOL ENROLLMENT If you missed our pre-registration back in April, that's okay! You can still register your four-year-old in Roane County Schools' PK classrooms. Preschool students start school on Wednesday, August 30!
9 months ago, Roane County Schools
HOUSING SURVEY As economic development heats up around us, Advantage Valley wants to hear from Roane County residents about the challenges and needs for housing in the area. Below is a link to a short survey that will help establish what needs might be addressed in a future regional housing development plan: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AdvantageValleyPublic
9 months ago, Roane County Schools
ACCEPTING BIDS FOR MILK AND DAIRY PRODUCTS The Roane County Board of Education is now accepting bids for milk and dairy products for the 2023-2024 school year. Sealed bids will be opened on July 24, 2023, at 12:00 PM in the Board's offices at 813 Capitol Street, Spencer, WV. To obtain a copy of the bid requirements please contact Christopher Melonas, child nutrition director, at the county office by calling (304) 927-6400 or via mail at 813 Capitol Street, Spencer, WV 25276.
10 months ago, Roane County Schools