September 25, 2017
The Foundation Skills Assessment is an annual province-wide assessment of all B.C. students' academic skills in grades 4 and 7. Attached is a letter to parents as well as a brochure issued by the Ministry of Education. Letter to parents re: FSA
Ministry FSA Parent Brochure
March 09, 2017
Please send $5 to your child's teacher(or pay online--see the homepage of the school website) so your child can participate in an indoor program with Alien Inline Skating. The link to their orientation video is below:
February 26, 2017
This version doesn't include our school's parent-teacher conference dates or report card dates. These will be discussed with staff and added to the annual calendar that will be added to your child'd March report card. 2017-2018 DISTRICT School Calendar.pdf
September 25, 2016
Please arrive on time--photos will be taken of every student starting at 8:30 am with our Kindergarten classes.
September 10, 2016
On the afternoon of September 22nd we will organize our annual Terry Fox Neighbourhood Walk/Run. We will also collect donations that week, too. So... on Monday, we will collect dimes on Tuesday, we will collect quarters on Wednesday, we will collect loonies on Thursday, we will collect twoonies for Terry If you prefer to donate online the link is below (you can donate here...
June 10, 2016
The Interior Provincial Exhibition is having a Colouring Contest! If you are between the ages of 2 and 13 years, print and colour the page below to WIN! You can win fabulous fun and one of 10 ALL DAY RIDE BRACELETS!!!! Need more details about the contest? Visit the IPE website...
May 13, 2016
May 27th--wear your South Rutland colours! The Spirit Team has made up a cheer!
Green, Blue and White We rock! That's right! When you see us, you can say... You guys rock your colours each & every day! Go, Rockets, Go!
April 08, 2016
If you're a Facebook user, you can "Like" the South Rutland Elementary
School page and/or the South Rutland PAC page and keep up on all the latest
Facebook info for our school. South Rutland Elementary School South Rutland PAC
There is info about school and PAC events, photos, videos and more! Join us!
April 08, 2016
Attend this presentation on April 21 st at 6:30 pm in the SRE school gym. Click on the South Rutland PAC Facebook page link below to let them know you're "Going" to attend. PAC True to You Event
February 27, 2016
Happy Harmony Day! We believe diversity is wonderful! When you find the 'wonderful' in others, you find the 'wonderful' in you! Sing along as you watch our wonderful SRE Rockets learning and playing together! Wonderful - Harmony Day 2016
February 12, 2016
At the November 25, 2015 Public Board Meeting,
the Board of Education passed the following Motion: 15P-182 THAT:
The Board of
Education approve February 9, 2016 and May 24, 2016 as the additional
non-instructional days to help teachers prepare for the introduction of
revised curriculum The revised school calendar...
February 06, 2016
South Rutland has been recognized for 5 years of participation in the annual Jump Rope for Heart fundraising campaign in support of the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation. Pledge forms were sent home recently and are due back to school by Friday, March 11th (Jump Day @ SRE). You can also...
January 29, 2016
Thanks to Ms Dionne and the Rocket Booster Spirit Team for organizing our recent Rock Star Spirit Day. Mr. Duteil's class was featured at the Spirit Assembly and they shared a video they had created. Check it out and you'll find out more about why "We Rock!" We Rock- by Gr
January 20, 2016
A big thank you to the members of the SD23 Newspaper in Education and the Public Education Awareness Committees and our friends at the Capital News for creating an amazing edition of Together We Learn . Download a digital version here
to read about all of the incredible examples of teaching and learning taking place across...
January 16, 2016
Did you know there is a preschool at RSS???
The program operates twice
a week from 9:30 -11:30 AM one week and 1:00-3:00 PM the following week. The cost is
$65.00 per month and the program is taught by the Grade 12 Human Services class. There are 16 grade
January 16, 2016
Family Literacy Week is coming up January 23rd to 31st--unplug from those devices and spend some quality time playing or reading with your kids! Daily physical activity and reading lead to school success and a healthy life habits! So... 50 Ways to Unplug and Play.pdf
November 14, 2015
Our school is helping RSS to promote the sale of Cutter's Edge greeting cards. We have samples & order forms available at our school office in case you are interested. Cutter's Edge also has a website with
samples of their cards. RSS Cutter's Edge
They are happy to custom...
April 25, 2015
StrongStart is open for pre-school children & their parents on most school days from 8:45-11:45 am. The calendar for their newsletter for the month is included here--click below. SS May 2013.pdf ...
March 02, 2015
By popular request, here is the video that Mrs. McLane created for Harmony Day at our school! Thank to our school community for your contributions to this special celebration! Enjoy!
March 02, 2015
Attached is a letter to Parents/Guardians of Rutland Area Students dated January 29, 2015. At the January 28th Public Board Meeting, the Board of Education approved the Superintendent's recommendation to implement the grade configuration change to Rutland area schools as per Board Motion 12P-089. This decision will result in the...
February 19, 2015
Coming up next week (both meetings start at 6 pm in the RMS Gym):
Monday, Feb 23rd- for parents/guardians of Grade 5 students transitioning to Grade 6 @ RMS Wednesday, Feb 25th- for parents/guardian of Grade 6 students transitioning to Grade 7 @ RMS Grade 5/6 - RMS Parent Mtg.pdf ...
February 02, 2015
Our students can attend Jump Club at
lunch break on Fridays--this is one way that you can stay active/be
heart healthy during the winter months. Thanks to Mrs. Williams, Ms
Lehtonen, Miss Durand and Mrs. Mutter for sponsoring Jump Club. Our
school is also fundraising for Jump Rope for Hearth (our...
January 13, 2015
We were delighted to host the Kelowna Rockets hockey players for classroom visits, a floor hocket game and "Drop Everything And Read" time! Click on the link below to see more!
Watch next week's newsletter for their autographs!!!
November 07, 2014
W e would like to extend an invitation to all parents of students attending Rutland area schools to participate in a public consultation meeting to provide input into the timing of grade configuration changes for elementary, middle and secondary schools in the Rutland area. Parents are welcome to attend one...
October 30, 2014
Help make hunger disappear! Our We Team is collecting non-perishable food items for the local food bank. Your family can make a donation to the collection boxes at the school Office at 11:30 each day. The kids on the We Team will give a piece of candy corn to those who...
October 18, 2014
Bring your smile on Tuesday, October 28th! The photographers will be set up in the school gym to take photos of all students.
October 14, 2014
Mrs. Hendricks is starting a school choir again this year! The choir is open to students in Grades 3, 4, 5 & 6. They will practice every Wednesday @ 11 am in the Music Room (Classroom 14 ). Their first performance will be coming up at our Remembranc e Day Peace...
October 05, 2014
We are looking for a baby (4-6 months of age) to become a tiny teacher for our Grade 1 students in the Roots of Empathy Program. If you are interested in participating, please contact Mrs. Mutter as soon as possible (250-765-7785) to find out more. Roots of Empathy Video
May 25, 2013
SRE SPIRIT WEAR ORDER FORM - FINAL.pdf
Starting on May 27th, the Grade 6 class will be selling "South Rutland Rockets" and "Straight Outta Rutland" t-shirts and Rockets zip hoodies. The colour copy of an expanded order form is included above... family couriers will also bring a b&w copy...
March 04, 2013
SRE PAC - Regal Website
Time is running out to place your order for the PAC's Regal Fundraising Campaign (order before April 30th). The PAC is sure everyone can find something either for themselves or as a gift for family and friends.
1. Regal has designed a website for safe...
February 23, 2013
Thanks to the South Rutland community for supporting this very special celebration. Click on the link to watch the "True Colours" video that was created by members of our We Team for our assembly!
True Colours 2013
February 16, 2013
This tournament is open to students in Grades 1-7. It will be held at Mount Boucherie Secondary School from 9 am-2 pm. Pre-register for the tournament by emailing your child's first/last name, school and grade to: email@example.com
Bring the completed registration form and $15 (covers the cost of pizza, snacks & BC Junior Chess Membership).
February 16, 2013
Thanks to our SRE community for supporting our Harmony Day celebrations! We enjoyed a wonderful Ethnic Feast at lunch break & followed it with a terrific Harmony Day Assembly. Click on the links to check out the videos that were part of the program: True Colours Video 2013
January 23, 2013
This is a FREE program offered in partnership with the City of Kelowna - Recreation & Cultural Services. It is for families with students who attend South Rutland Elementary. We have one more special evening planned (two sessions to choose from at 6:30-7:30 pm & 7:30-8:30 pm) on Friday, Feb 8th.
This event will offer new activities:...
January 10, 2013
South Rutland students and staff will be participating in the 60 Minute Kids Club - Winter Challenge between January 15th-March 15th. The notice below was emailed and sent home to students' families. Your child can get participate by registering online (the link is included in the notice below).
January 06, 2013
Please see the letter below for info about the proposed calendar for 2013-2014.
Proposed School Cal endar Letter.pdf
Your input can be given to Mrs. Mutter (Principal) at South Rutland or by sending your comments (before January 18th) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
December 08, 2012
This notice will be sent home on Monday, December 10th--we hope that our students' families will be able to join us for these special activities through the month of December.
Holiday Happenings 2012.pdf
Winter Break starts December 22nd and classes resume in the New Year on January 7th.
November 12, 2012
In January 2013, we will start sending our school newsletter via email. We hope to "go green" and reduce paper use. Please click on the blue "Join" button near the bottom of the home page to get started.
September 13, 2012
Cost? Only $30--lots of great deals! Please s upport this annual PAC fundraiser! Books available from the school office (7:45am-3:15 pm).
All sellers are eligible for daily draw prizes!
The sale ends later in September. If your family does not wish to purchase the entertainment book that was sent home to...
July 18, 2012
All new student registrations are waitlisted until placement can be confirmed. Please click on the attachment for copies of our forms. Birth certificate, Health Care Card information for the student. Parent must provide proof of BC residency at time of registration. All classes are getting close to being full!