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Parent & Student Resources

On this page you will find a number of resources to help you navigate the school system as well as important forms, enrollment information, and student programs. Click on a thumbnail below for more information.

Quick Links


Links and Resources

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Teacher Web Pages/Resources

Below are a list of teacher web pages or resources by grade. If you don't see your teacher or grade listed, they may not keep a web page.  Check with the teacher directly and ask them to email us their link if it is not listed below.


Important Websites-All Grades

Check out this Symbaloo with useful websites for all students. 

AIG Resources

Second Grade

Check out this resource from Mrs. Crews about the AIG Program

Check out this Symbaloo with useful websites for Second Grade students. 


Click here to access amazing resources from our Guidance Department.

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Read to Achieve

Read To Achieve is a part of the Excellent Schools Act passed into NC law in July 2012 and applies to all schools beginning 2013-2014 school year. Read To Achieve focuses on preparing students to be proficient readers by the end of 3rd grade. Click the link below to learn more about Read to Achieve as well as other elementary resources. 

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Family Engagement 

The following are links that many parents and students find useful throughout the year.

You may hear your child’s school refer to developing “MTSS” or a Multi-Tiered System of Support. By definition, MTSS is a tiered framework, which promotes school improvement through engaging, research-based academic and behavioral practices. North Carolina employs a systems approach, using data-driven problem solving to maximize growth for all students. Click here for more information!

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NC Wise Owl


Grolier Online




The Best Children's Books

Title I/Student Handbook  


Be There

Be There is a multimedia campaign designed to inspire families to become more involved in their children's education.


The Idea Behind the Be There Campaign:

Constant inspirational reminders to Be There for children that will change behaviors and make connecting with children the new norm throughout our nation.


Be There Goals:

•  To improve student achievement through increased family involvement.

•  To align parent activities with state/district goals.

•  To support educators by making it easier for parents to become effective partners.

•  To show families that simple, easy connections with children make a huge difference.


For more information on Be There, visit their website at



PTA Parent Guides

Download by grade level. Available in English and Spanish


National PTA Parent Guides by grade levels in English.

Kindergarten        1st         2nd         3rd         4th         5th



National PTA Parent Guides by grade levels in Spanish.

Kindergarten        1st         2nd         3rd         4th         5th



Douglass Newsletters

Click on the links to view current and past newsletters. 



Alert Now

Rockingham County Schools utilizes the Alert Now: Connect 5 Phone Notification Service.

Your child’s school will be utilizing the Alert Now: Connect 5 service for: 

  • Back to School                       

  • Parent Conferences

  • Special Events

  • End of Grade Testing Dates    

  • Sports Cancellations               

  • Report Card Distribution                                                                                 

  • Make Up School Day Reminder

  • PTO/PTA/PTSO/Booster Clubs

  • Emergency Messages

  • Attendance / Absence Notification

The district will be utilizing the Alert Now:Connect 5 service for:

  • Weather Related Information                                 

  • Emergency Messages  

  • Other Important Information                                                                                                                            


To update your primary and emergency contact information, please call your child’s school.


To receive a replay of school and district messages sent to your phone, call 1-855-4-REPLAY or 1-855-473-7529.


Anyone who accidentally opted out of their RCS/school automated phone calls can easily opt back in. Call 855-502-7867 and select option 2. The call MUST be made from the opt-in phone number, which means schools cannot add a phone number for families.  We don't want you to miss any important messages!

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