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5 things to know from Dr. Gotcher's office
5 things to know from Dr. Gotcher's office
Rachel Jones
Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Here are 5 things to know from the Office of the Superintendent Dr. Mark Gotcher:

1. The RSD Board of Education will meet tonight

  • Families can participate via Livestream by visiting the district's Facebook page

2.  New Option C Information has been posted, the deadline is August 6 for B or C Registration

  • The deadline for families to choose a Blended Learning option has been extended to August 6th. 
  • New information has been released to help families who wish to choose their student's 100% virtual learning plan found on the district website.
  • Visit our 'Back to School' page for detailed information and online registration forms.
  •  Contact Bryan Swymn, Digital Learning Supervisor, for more information:

3. The District Point of Contact

  • Nursing Coordinator, Annie Schanink has been designated as RSD's Point of Contact for the 2020-2021 school year.
  • If you are in contact with a person who is positive for COVID-19 please contact Schanink, the district liaison to ADH. You can reach Annie by phone: 479.438.0855, or by email:
  • A 'school nurse COVID-19 communication flowchart' can be found on the 'Back to School' link on the district website.

4. Schedules for Secondary Devices have been posted

  • Schedules for all secondary students (5th-12th) to pick up their Chromebooks for the school year will be posted online.

5. Elementary Information 

  • Each elementary school's re-entry plan is now available online in both English and Spanish.
  •  Frequently visit your school's website for new information.