This week is Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week. Thank you to all our teachers and staff who go above and beyond to create a learning environment that is fun and creative and inspires students to do their best. We appreciate all your hard work and dedication so that students can give "All Their Best. All The Time".
about 2 months ago, Laura Esch
Teacher Appreciation Week
Are you curious about STEM and science activities in our schools? Today, host Katie LaPira chats with Tammy Stone, the Science, STEM, and Challenge Supervisor for Rockingham County Public Schools. Tammy shares exciting insights into the hands-on learning experiences of RCPS students.
2 months ago, Rockingham County Public Schools
Attention: Current 6th, 7th and 8th graders! Have you ever wanted to help your community but get stuck trying to figure out how? Come spend a week with us, during the Helping Hands Service Camp, June 10–15, 2024, from 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. at Wilbur Pence Middle School. This camp will be filled with fun and fulfilling service projects. We will help feed the hungry, make and deliver items to a local animal shelter, build and paint bookshelves for a local service group, and make blankets for people in need (just to name a few). We’ll even host a cleanup at the river, and of course, enjoy a splash or two ourselves! There are so many opportunities, we can’t list them all here, but we can guarantee it will be a great week if you join us! Sign up at Email with questions
3 months ago, Rockingham County Public Schools
Character Counts in RCPS! 🌟 Congratulations to Jacob Gilley and Lesly Moreno Hernandez for being selected as the 2024 Brittany Lam- Kelly Coggsdale Character Counts recipients from J.Frank Hillyard Middle School! Jacob is friendly, works well with all students, and is polite and considerate. Lesly is always kind and considerate and goes above and beyond to help other kids.
3 months ago, Rockingham County Public Schools
JFHMS Character Counts
Dear Parents & Families, We're thrilled to introduce a new feature in our district app called Rooms! This platform is designed for seamless communication between staff and families, making it easier than ever to stay informed about school updates and activities. As we roll out this new tool, we're starting with a small group of teachers, all spring sports coaches, and our Middle School and High School Principals. While not all staff members will immediately transition to using Rooms as their primary communication tool, we're moving in that direction and aim to have full implementation by the beginning of the 2024-2025 school year. Stay tuned for more information and resources as we continue the rollout. Effective communication is essential to our school community's success, and we're excited to embark on this journey with you through Rooms!
4 months ago, Rockingham County Public Schools
Rooms for Athletics
Many JFHMS students have cell phones and other devices they use with their cell phones, and we want everyone to be on the same page with cell phone/electronic usage. Cell phones are to be turned off and kept in backpacks during the day. Phones should be put away before a student enters the school building, and they should not come back out until students are dismissed. Students who need to contact home may do that in the office. We will even let them use their phones in the office. AirPods (wireless earbuds) are not allowed during the school day. Please ask questions if we can help with your understanding of this policy.
10 months ago, Laura Esch
Cell Phone Policy
Just as a reminder, the first official day of middle school fall sports will be Monday August 21st. Cross Country practice will be from 3:30-5:00 pm for grades 6-8 and Volleyball tryouts will be from 6:00-8:00 pm for grades 7-8 here at school. Once school begins on Wednesday, Volleyball tryouts/practice will move to 3:30-5:30 pm. All interested participants must have a current VHSL physical on file at the school in order to participate on the first day of practice/tryouts. Please contact the school if you have any questions. Go Hawks!
10 months ago, Beau Cassada
Please join us in congratulating Mrs. Dove for her work in social studies!
11 months ago, Rockingham County Public Schools
Mark your calendar for this event that will be happening on August 12. It is intended to give all students and families a positive start to the school year!
11 months ago, Rockingham County Public Schools
We are looking forward to partnering with the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce and Harrisonburg City Public Schools during the State of Education.
11 months ago, Rockingham County Public Schools
Congratulations to Andrew Lough, a Technology Education teacher at Broadway High School! He was recognized this week as the Virginia Technology and Engineering Education Association Teacher of the Year. VTEEA’s Teacher of the Year Award is one of the highest honors given to Technology and Engineering Education classroom teachers. It is presented to recognize their outstanding contributions to the profession and their students. 🎉
11 months ago, Rockingham County Public Schools