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...

  • Fall Festival

    Friday, October 20 from 5:00-7:00

    There will be games, hay rides, cake walks, Book Fair, S'mores and MORE!

    Chartwell's will also have a food truck available for dinner options.

    Come out for a fun time with your family and school!

    Posted by Rutherford College Elementary School
  • United Way Spirit Week!

    Please join us in our efforts to raise money for the United Way campaign.  Each day you can participate for $1 or all week for a special price of $4.  

    Monday:  Color Wars- Which grade level will wear the most?

    Tuesday- Workout Day- Wear your workout clothes!

    Wednesday-  Cowboy/Cowgirl Round Up- Dress up like a cowboy/cowgirl

    Thursday- Sports Day- Wear your favorite team's, jersey, shirt, etc.

    Friday- Hat Day- Wear a hat!
    Posted by Rutherford College Elementary School
  • Fall Book Fair!

    Saddle up partners, our first book fair of the school year is almost here! Please review the schedule below and plan on a time to come by!

    Fair is open at 7:30 in the mornings, but students must be accompanied by an adult if they come during this time.

    Monday, October 16th- 2:30-3:30

    Tuesday, October 17th- 7:30-8:00 and 2:30-3:30

    Wednesday, October 18th- 7:30-8:00 and 2:30-3:30

    Thursday, October 19th- 7:30-8:00 and 2:30-3:30

    Friday, October 20th- 7:30-8:00 and 2:30-7:00 (Fall Festival)

    Posted Oct 8, 2017, 8:37 PM 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
  • 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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