Information about PARCC

Please consider joining the PTO’s letter-writing campaign to Governor Christie, Education Commissioner Hespe, key NJ State legislators and the NJ State Board of Education.

Click here for contact information and instructions so that you can express your concerns regarding PARCC testing: Modify_PARCC_Testing_Mailing_Instructions_and_Contact_List

Click here for a sample letter that you can easily copy and paste or modify as you choose: RHS PTO Letter_Modify PARCC Testing

Parent Forum on Academic Integrity: Presentation is Online

On Tuesday, December 2, the PTO Curriculum Committee hosted its first Parent Forum.  The topic, Academic Integrity, was presented by Kristin Fox – the District’s K-12 Social Studies Supervisor, Frank Howlett – RHS Principal, Barbara Dwyer – RHS Social Studies Teacher, and Jennifer Raphaels – RHS Social Studies Teacher.  They provided an overview of the curricular and instructional approach to academic integrity, including how students are taught to properly paraphrase, summarize and quote material in their writing.   Following the presentation there was Q&A.  To view the presentation, click here.  To view the minutes from the meeting, including the Q&A, click here: Notes on Academic Integrity Parent Forum 12-2-14

There will be two more PTO Parent Forums this year: in February, Reading and Writing in the English Language Arts, and in May, STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  Watch for details and please come.