Welcome to Rutherford College Elementary School

Mission Statement:  To provide a safe environment where students can become critical thinkers and life-long learners with self-confidence 
and the 
ability to work cooperatively towards a productive life

What's going on at RCES...

  • Student Fitness Challenge!
    Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 9th for the 2017 Sunrise Run on the Greenway!  Please read the information sheet under RCES Documents about this opportunity for your child to be involved and to help our school earn a money prize!  Come join the fun! 

    Please note that registration forms are due the first week of school on Friday, September 1st!!!!!!  
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 7:34 PM by Rutherford College Elementary School
  • ASU Summer Reading Program

    Keep track of all the reading you do this summer!  The top reader in each group in the county will invited to participate in Education Day at Appalachian Football with a tour of the locker room, tailgate and in-game recognition.  The winning classroom in the county will win a special visit from Yosef to their classroom.  ALL participates will receive an ASU basketball game voucher.  Reading log can be found under the RCES Documents section.  Please write the number of pages each book your child reads.   
    Posted Jun 12, 2017, 8:12 AM by Holly Russ
  • Battle of the Books

    Rising 4th and 5th Graders are encouraged to consider trying out for the 2017-2018 Battle of the Books team!  This year, team members will read fifteen books and will complete with other elementary schools in the county to see who can win the battle!  If you are interested, check the BOB reading list found under RCES Documents and get started this summer.  The more books you this summer, the more prepared you will be for try-outs!  

    Posted Jun 12, 2017, 8:11 AM by Holly Russ
  • Summer Camp

    Summer Camp is a great way to keep your child active this summer!

    They will be able to stay in touch with friends and make some new ones

    all while making wonderful memories!

               Open Monday-Friday                                                                                           

    Field Trips every Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursday!

    Our sign ups are located in the Daycare Room

    For more information call or text 828-578-9167

    Posted Mar 22, 2017, 7:28 PM by Holly Russ
  • OPT-IN to SchoolMessenger
    Want to receive SchoolMessenger text messages? Text the word Yes to 68453. Burke County Public Schools and your child’s school use SchoolMessenger to send notifications. Phone calls and emails are automatic, but to receive texts, you must opt-in. If we have your cell number on file, and you text Yes to 68453, you will receive texts from us.

    Posted Sep 25, 2015, 4:33 PM by Holly Russ
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2017-2018 School Supply Lists


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