Parents I know you are getting anxious to get started with distance learning. I will keep you posted both here and on Class Dojo if your child is in grades 4-6. Expect to hear from us at Roland Schools very soon.
Public use of school facilities will not be allowed during this time. This includes youth league sports teams, groups and individuals. Please check social media and our website for updates.
At the direction of the Oklahoma State Board of Education, all public schools are closed until at least April 6, 2020. This closure will mean immediate stoppage of all extracurricular and athletic activities. Public use of school facilities will not be allowed during this time.
The OSSAA has postponed the state basketball tournament until further notice. Roland Public School will not be in school Friday, March 13th. Spring break will be March 16th - March 20th. Please monitor the website or facebook for any further updates.
Roland's Show Team participated in the 55th Annual Sequoyah County Junior Livestock Show on February 27, 2020. Winners include: Kash Earnhart, Kynlei Earnhart, Chloe Offineer, Brandie Reese, Morgan Reese, Landon Smith, Logan Smith, Alex Brant, Blair Colwell, Blane Colwell, Conner Reichert and Shawn Wilson. Congratulations to all!
MEMO: Coronavirus - Spring Break Travel https://sde.ok.gov/newsblog/2020-03-06/coronavirus-spring-break-travel
Congratulations to our Vex Robotics and Boys Basketball teams for qualifying in their respective State Tournaments. In an effort to support both these programs and allow students, staff and community to attend, Roland School will be out on Friday, March 13th. Go Rangers !
Roland Upper Elementary Star Students for March 4th graders: Cadence Cole, Rowan Baker 5th graders: Seth Clark, Graclynn Reynolds 6th graders: Kaylee Henson, Abigail Daws
Cole Stephens is the Oklahoma 8th grade weight lifting champion for the 157 lb division. Along with Cole, other RJH students placed in the state competition. Mason Schalski placed 5th in the 9th grade heavyweight division. Joseph Stone placed 2nd in the 7th grade 220 lb division. Michael Taylor placed 4th in the 7th grade 157 lb division. Congratulations to these boys and their coaches. Job well done!
Upper Elementary Biggest Heart Awards 4th graders: Easton Rainwater, Rylee Stubbs, Paul James, Adrienne Hutchins 5th graders: Savannah Rivera, Ricky Morales, Hunter Lowe, Micayla Henderson 6th graders: Shane Bailey, Malachi Allen, Thor Hale, Greenly Reynolds
5th and 6th grade GT kids traveled to Sallisaw to compete in the Sequoyah County Technology Challenge.
Freshmen basketball games with Stilwell have been cancelled for Monday, February 10, 2020.
Roland Upper Elementary Star Students for February 4th graders: Austin Nolan, Paisley Davis 5th graders: Kassidy Hames, Macayla Henderson 6th graders: Kaylei Phelan, Braxton Prewett
State testing begins in April. Here is a link to the State Department's Parent guide for testing. Please take time to look through, print out and spend time with your student and their grade level information. https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/parent-student-teacher-guides/
Parent/Teacher conferences will be held at Roland Public Schools on Thursday evening, January 30, 2020 from 3:30 - 7:00 P.M. and again on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 8:00 . - 11:00 A.M. No evening meal will be provided on Thursday and there is no school on Friday.
Roland Rangers JH and HS VEX Robotics teams won big at the Nowata Ironman VEX Robotics Tournament this past Saturday, January 25. The High School 9545X Judges Award went to Camryn Hull, Matthew Whittenburg and Ashley Davis. The Middle School Tournament Champions went to team 9545M which is Michala Richards and MacKenzie O'Neal. The 9545A Tournament Champions, Skills Champion and winner of the Judges Awards are Suzy Greer and Lane Tate. Both of the Roland JH teams are now qualified for state. Congratulations and great job to all Roland Rangers Robotics teams!
Lower Elem. students of the week for Jan. 27th are Karsyn S, Jerry C and Madison M.
Students of the week for Lower Elem. The week of Jan 20th were Moses H, Talon R, Greyson C and Zenith M.
The Junior High weight lifting team competed at the Hilldale Invitational Weight Meet on Thursday, January 23rd. We would like to congratulate all the boys on an excellent weight meet and would also like to recognize some outstanding lifters. Cole Stephens placed 1st in the 157, 8th grade weight class. Ashton Peters placed 1st in the 220, 8th grade weight class. Joseph Stone placed 1st in the 220, 7th grade weight class and Bryson Root placed 2nd in the 132, 7th grade weight class. Congratulations to these young men!
The gym doors will open at 4:15 P.M. tonight. Due to the roof construction on the Lower Elementary, a portion of the parking lot is blocked off. Please use caution if parking in those areas. Additional parking is available in front of the high school.