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Rosenwald-Dunbar Elementary School News

spotiht JCS Arts Schedules Solo Spotlight

JCS Arts has scheduled the Solo Spotlight for Saturday, February 23 at 7pm at East Jessamine High School. Admission cost is $5. 

Yearbook Yearbooks On Sale!

Yearbooks are on sale! Please use THIS LINK to order online. Orders are due by April 12th. If you would like to pay for an advertisement in the Yearbook, please return the correct form below to Mrs. Piatt.

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5th Grade ONLY Advertisement

Power Up Power Up! Reading Program

Power Up! Reading Program Basics

  • This is a 5 week reading program. 
  • Students get ONE LOG per week. (Log is linked.)
    • For each 20 minutes of reading fill in ONE lightning bolt
    • For each additional 20 minutes of reading fill in an additional lightning bolt
    • Student reading goals are 100 minutes per week
  • Students are eligible for weekly prize drawings by turning in completed reading logs
  • One student from our school will be picked randomly for Power Up! Day
    • Includes a trip on the party bus, lunch, and a book shopping spree at Joseph Beth
health forum Health and Wellness Public Forum to be Held

JCS is hosting a public forum on February 28 for anyone interested in discussing JCS Health & Wellness Policies. 

Book Club Mighty Girl Book Club


A mighty Girl Book Club

We are inviting 4th and 5th grade girls and their adult female role model to join A mighty Girl Book Club for this Spring. The theme of this year’s Mighty Girl Book Club is Love Your Selfie.  We are excited to share to have UK Student Wellness Ambassadors attend our first meeting to share this interactive program with everyone.  To further our conversation around body positivity we will be reading Click by Kayla Miller.

Black History Month Black History Month Activities

JCPL Black History Month Celebration

Locust Grove Oral History Project

calendar 2019-2020 School Calendar Set

The school calendar for the 2019-2020 school year was approved at the December JCS School Board Meeting.

snow day faq Snow Day FAQ

Information on school closings for inclement weather can be found at this link. If you have additional questions regarding school closings, please complete the form at the bottom of the link above.

Questions FAQs/Contact Us

We've added some new information to the links at the top of our webpage! If you have questions about your child's attendance, lunch account, behavior, bus issues, or academic progress, or you are looking for resources to help your family or your child check out our FAQs page to find out who to contact. Our FAQs page also includes information about how you can stay up-to-date on what is going on at RDES!

Do you need to contact someone? There are direct e-mail links to our Principal, Assistant Principal/CRA, Counselor, Nurse, Family Resource Director, and the PTO on our "Contact Us" page! Of course, you can always call 885-6670 to be directed to the person you are looking for, too!

We hope you'll find these pages useful! If you have ideas about things we can add to these pages or other pages on our site, please contact Kim Campbell (click the name to send an e-mail).