Varsity Girls Volleyball Tournament tomorrow in Charlevoix, September 18 is cancelled, due to Covid.
Our online school store is now live! We will have a school store in the building, but this option gives students, parents, community and alumni another option. Items online are different than those in the building and ship direct. https://www.rudyardspiritwear.com/
Next week is Homecoming!
This Fall Rudyard Area Schools has transitioned to a new digital gradebook program: Skyward. Attached is a one pager on how to get started. https://skyward.iscorp.com/EasternUpperPenMIStuSTS/Session/Signin?area=Home&controller=Home&action=Index
We had a request for water bottle/cell phone stickers. They located at the school store. $1 each!
There will be Concussion testing on Tuesday, September 14 @ 3:30-4:30 in the Elementary Computer Lab. This will be for all Athletes who have not received testing as of yet. Athletes can pick up permission slips from the High School or Athletic Office.
Just a friendly reminder that students in grades K-6 should not enter the building until. 8:10 AM, and 7-12 is at 8:05 AM
Rudyard Football this Friday (9/10) has been cancelled due to the visiting teams COVID related issues.
It’s the first day of school, we love seeing all the awesome “first day photos!” Let’s see those first day photos!
30 minutes until our Rudyard Bulldogs kickoff their 2021-22 football season vs the Superior Central. If you're able, come out and support your Bulldogs. For those unable to make it we'll be broadcasting the game on our Facebook page as well as on our webpage. Go Bulldogs!
Rudyard Jr/Sr High School 2021 Student Schedules will be advaibile next week at the office: Grades 11 & 12 - 8/31 (12:00-3:00 PM) Grades 8-10 - 9/1 (8:00-3:00 PM) New Students and 7th Grade - 9/2 (12:00-3:00 PM)
AGENDA REGULAR MEETING RUDYARD AREA SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION High School Chorus Room August 23, 2021 6:00 p.m. I. WELCOME & CALL TO ORDER A. Salute to the flag B. Roll call C. Motion to accept the agenda II. STUDENT/STAFF RECOGNITION III. PUBLIC COMMENT IV. REPORTS/CORRESPONDENCE 1. Jr./Sr. High Principal 2. Elementary Principal 3. Athletic Director 4. Business Manager 5. Letter of Retirement – Schwesinger and Nicklas V. CLOSED SESSION Purpose: Contract Negotiations VI. DISCUSSION 1. COVID-19 2. Employee Political Activity Policy VII. ACTION ITEMS A. Consent Agenda 1. July payroll - $307,721.35 2. June checks - $102,604.60 3. July checks - $369,171.45 4. Regular Board meeting minutes¬¬ – July 26, 2021 5. Closed Session meeting minutes – July 26, 2021 6. Letter of Retirement – Schwesinger and Nicklas B. Business 1. MHSAA 2021-22 Membership Resolution 2. EDUStaff hire of 3 Special Education Parapros 3. Hire Food Service Cook 4. Hire 2 Food Service Cook/Cashier 5. RFT 2021-2024 Contract 6. Athletic/Transportation Secretary 7. Pavloski Contract 8. Peterson Contract 9. Folkersma Contract 10. Coaches Handbook 11. Staff Handbook 12. Athletic Handbook 13. Student Handbook 14. MS Sports 15. Technology Purchase 16. EDUStaff Elementary Secretary wage VIII. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT IX. ADJOURN This is a meeting in public of the Board of Education for the purpose of conducting the School District’s business and is not to be considered a public community meeting. There is a time for public participation during the meeting as indicated in the agenda. Any person with a disability who needs assistance, please contact the Administrative Office at 906-478-3771 at least three days prior to the meeting.
7th Grade and New Student Orientation!
Please see the attached letter for an update on Rudyard Area Schools' plan for this fall.
Rudyard Area Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below. SECONDARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH TEACHER Apply Online: https://www.applitrack.com/eup/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=2451 Date Posted: 8/5/2021 Date of Availability: 08/31/2021 Date Closing: Until filled Qualifications: • Possess a valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with a Physical Education and Health endorsement (MA and MB or an MX) for grades 7-12 • Additional endorsement preferred but not required Skills & Position Requirements: • Ability to plan and implement secondary grade level curriculum and effectively provide instruction to all students. • Ability and willingness to individualize instruction to meet the needs of the students. • Be receptive to feedback and continuously in pursuit of improving classroom effectiveness and achievement of student outcomes. • Ability to “actively listen” to students and relate to them in a positive, supportive and reinforcing manner. • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and successfully with students, parents, staff and the community. • Ability to work collaboratively with others within a “team consensus” approach. • Ability to set and maintain behavioral limits in a consistent manner. • Ability to remain objective, calm and neutral when responding to students’ inappropriate behaviors. • Act as a representative of the district when greeting and interacting with parents, community members, vendors, students, and other employees. Employment Begins: 8/31/2021 Evaluation: Ongoing per state requirement Wages and Fringes: Commensurate with RFT Master Agreement For more information contact Principal Chad Folkersma @ firstname.lastname@example.org or call 906-478-3771. Rudyard Area Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online. It is the policy of Rudyard Area Schools that no person shall on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, height, weight, age or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in employment or any of its programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Deb Edington, Rudyard Area Schools, 11185 W. 2nd Street, Rudyard, MI 49780 (906/478-3771).
DATE: August 11, 2021 POSITION: 5-hour COVID CLEANER/SANITIZER This position is through EDUStaff STARTING DATE: 9/6/2021 DESCRIPTION: Cleaning and Sanitizing in school during student hours (a list will be provided) APPLICATION MATERIALS SHOULD INCLUDE: Letter of interest to email@example.com DEADLINE: Until filled CONTACT PERSON: Alicia Hesselink Administrative Assistant 11185 W. 2nd Street Rudyard MI 49780 firstname.lastname@example.org It is the policy of Rudyard Area Schools that no person shall on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, height, weight, age or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in employment or any of its programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Deb Edington, Rudyard Area Schools, 11185 W. 2nd Street, Rudyard, MI 49780 (906/478-3771).
Rudyard Area Schools is looking for a couple bus drivers still for the Fall, contact 906-477-3771 for more info, training is provided!
INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING DATE: August 10, 2021 POSITION: VOLUNTEER CHEERLEADING COACH STARTING DATE: ASAP DESCRIPTION: Desire to work with and motivate High School athletes. Prior coaching experience preferred. APPLICATION MATERIALS SHOULD INCLUDE: Email Letter of Interest to email@example.com DEADLINE: August 20, 2021 by 1:00 p.m. CONTACT PERSON: John Krentz Athletic Director 11185 W. 2nd Street Rudyard, MI 49780 (906) 478-3771 Ext. 1041 firstname.lastname@example.org It is the policy of Rudyard Area Schools that no person shall on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, height, weight, age or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in employment or any of its programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Deb Edington, Rudyard Area Schools, 11185 W. 2nd Street, Rudyard, MI 49780 (906/478-3771).
CONCUSSION TESTING Tomorrow August 4th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Elementary Computer Lab and August 9th from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This will be the last time concussion testing will be available until after school starts. Every athlete MUST have a concussion testing to participate in athletics. Without this testing you will not be able to practice or play any games until testing has been done.