UPDATE - HS fall sports & marching band postponed; No MS fall sports,  CLICK HERE  (Deportes de prepatoria y banda de marcha pospuestos; No hay deportes de otoño para los grados 6-8,  HAGA CLIC AQUÍ)
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C.J. Hicks Elementary School

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Preparing for the 2020-2021 School Year
* August 20
: Online Open House - Parents choose from one of the following times. Links will be posted:  5:00 p.m., 5:40 p.m., 6:20 p.m. or 7:00 p.m.
August 24: 1st day of school for students
June 10, 2021: Last day of school for students

back to school


* Click here for important information about the reopening of RCPS schools
 

* Click here for Dr. Wakefall's Welcome Back Parent Letter

* Click here for an explanation of Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Learning at CJ Hicks

* Using your Apple or Android mobile phone,
download the PBIS Parent APP


Click here to tell us about your Internet Access

Click here to create or update your Parent Portal Infinite Campus Parent Accounts


* To expedite the process, please complete all forms in Infinite Campus Parent Account before picking up devices. 

CJ Hicks books, supplies and
technology pickup schedule.
* iPads include a charger, iPad case and laptop bag
* laptops include a charger and laptop bag


Masks and social distancing are required


Times and dates are approximate and could change.
Please check back for updates.


So that we may practice safe social distancing, please click here to sign up for one of the times on August 15, August 17, August 18 or August 22.
Please create 1 appointment in your child's name. 
We ask that only 1 person come to pick up the items.
On the day of pickup, you may enter from the Pine Log Road entrance or Rowland Road entrance. Please park in the rear of the building. Last names A- M park near the cafeteria.
Last names N - Z park near the gym. 


Grade  Date  Time
 Ready, Pre-K, Kindergarten Saturday, August 15 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 1st grade Saturday, August 15 1:00 p.m. - 4:00
 2nd grade Monday, August 17 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 3rd grade Tuesday, August 18 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 4th Grade
*with returned laptop
Saturday, August 22 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 5th Grade
*with returned laptop
Saturday, August 22 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

* returning 4th and 5th grade students will receive a new laptop with return of previous laptop.


Please enjoy your summer and stay safe

C.J. Hicks Elementary will be open to the public, while following social distancing protocols, starting July 6, 2020, by appointment only.

Hours of operation are Monday – Thursday from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Please email jjenkins@rockdale.k12.ga.us to make an appointment.
If you have questions or concerns, you may email the principal at 
ewakefall@rockdale.k12.ga.us.


Summer Reading

2020 RCPS District Summer Reading Guidelines PDF.pdf
2020 RCPS K-12 Summer Reading Log.pdf
2020 Pre-K ALSC Summer Reading List.pdf
2020 K-2 ALSC Summer Reading List.pdf
2020 3-5 ALSC Summer Reading List.pdf
2020 RCPS 6th Grade Summer Reading List
2020 RCPS K-5 Summer Reading Coloring Calendar June and July PDF.pdf
2020 RCPS K-5 Summer Reading tic tac toe board PDF.pdf

Summer Math Packet

2020 Summer Math - Kindergarten (PDF) 
2020 Summer Math - Grade 1 (PDF) 
2020 Summer Math - Grade 2 (PDF) 
2020 Summer Math - Grade 3 (PDF) 
2020 Summer Math - Grade 4 (PDF)   
2020 Summer Math - Grade 5 (PDF) 
laptopRising 4th, 5th and 6th grade students will return laptops in the fall. Withdrawing students will receive information about returning the laptop when requesting a transfer. 
Please check back periodically for updates to the device drop off
and pick up schedule. 
RCPS Covid-19 Information
RCPS 2020-2021 Calendar



Daily grades, attendance and report cards are available online. Report cards are no longer printed so we are aiming for 100% of our parents to have access to Infinite Campus Parent Portal to check daily grades and report cards. Please click here for directions on setting up your Parent Portal Account if you don't have one.
Click here to check grades if you already have a Parent Portal Account.

Questions about Enrollment
For questions about enrollment, withdrawal and transfers
email Ms. Japonica Jenkins at JJenkins@rockdale.k12.ga.us



  

Parents, did you know…

EVERY DAY AND EVERY MINUTE COUNTS!

Getting your child to school on time REALLY MATTERS!

If in a school year
your child is late 
every day by

Your child would have lost approximately

Or they would have missed approximately

5 minutes

3.5 days from school

20 lessons

5 minutes

7 days from school

41 lessons

5 minutes

10 days from school

55 lessons

5 minutes

14.5 days from school

82 lessons

5 minutes

22 days from school

123 lessons

Please help your child arrive to school on time each day. Please refrain from taking vacation during school time. Please schedule doctor/dentist appointments on days off, including independent Learning Days and week off breaks.

 

 


 

 

 

District Announcements

Technology Help
Click here for Student Technology Help Videos
1 to 1 Handbook

Student Tech Support
Call 770-860-4259 for additional support

Comcast and Spectrum are offering two months of FREE internet service for students who do not have internet service.        
•  Comcast - https://internetessentials.com
•  Spectrum - Call 1-844-488-8395, www.spectrum.com
•  Spectrum Wifi Hotspots Map - www.spectrum.com/wif

Our Team is here to help. Please contact us for assistance. 

 

Pre-K to 2nd

3rd to 5th

School Policies & Procedures

Principal,
Dr. Erica Wakefall

Principal,
Dr. Erica Wakefall

Grades, assignments, and classroom procedures

Classroom
Teachers

Classroom
Teachers

Instructional, Grading
and Discipline Support

Assistant Principal,
Dr. Ailia Gilbert


Academic Coach,
Jill McKay

Academic Coach,
Dawn Smith

Assistant Principal,
Dr. Tiana Holmes

Academic Coach,
Dawn Smith

Academic Coach,
Tonya Price

Guidance & Counseling Support & Services

Counselor,
Charlene Fletcher

Counselor,
Janelle Brooks

Accelerated Reader, Media Center & ID Cards

Media Specialist,
Anna Burdett

Media Specialist,
Anna Burdett

Technology Support, Web Page, M.O.R.E. After School Program

DLS,
Donna Price

DLS,
Donna Price



Free or Reduced Lunch Application
lunch

  • The online application for free or reduced-price meals will ago live on August 1st.  While school will be virtual, we will still be operating a school meal program.  

                                        My School Bucks
  • Beginning August 1, 2020, families will be able to make payments to cafeteria accounts online, using www.myschoolbucks.com


Nutrition and Meal Routes

Comcast and Spectrum are offering two months of FREE internet service for students who do not have internet service. In addition, Spectrum's Wifi Hotspots in Conyers and across the country will be open to the public.                 
 See the links below.

•  Comcast - https://internetessentials.com
•  Spectrum - Call 1-844-488-8395, www.spectrum.com
•  Spectrum Wifi Hotspots Map - www.spectrum.com/wifi-hotspots.html





 

We are Falcons Soaring to Success