Rhawnhurst Elementary School K-5
7809 Castor Avenue
Providing all students with the academic, technological & social skills needed to be productive & contributing citizens in our society.
Message from the Principal
Welcome back to all Students, Parents and Guardians,
We are looking forward to a wonderful and exciting 2015-2016 school year at Rhawnhurst!
Rhawnhurst Elementary is located at 7809 Castor Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia.
We are a Kindergarten through Grade 5 School with a current enrollment of 578 students. This includes an early childhood component—“Bright Futures Class”. Our students represent a diverse range of nationalities and speak over 27 languages.
Along with the teachers and staff, I pledge to:
This year we are trying to reduce our use of paper to conserve the environment. We encourage you to return to our website and to learn more about the Rhawnhurst School community. Our website is updated often.
Don't forget to check the Yellow Communication Folder daily for up to date news and events!
Rhawnhurst “Wildcats On The Move!"
You Partner in Education,
Karen Howell-Toomer, Principal
IMPORTANT DATES & NEWS
We are excited to meet with you at the upcoming Back to School Night(s) being held in September. Please see the dates below.
School Registration INFORMATION:
Please call the school at 215.728.5013 for dates, times and information regarding the documents required for registration.
Upcoming Dates: Mark your calendars!!!
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 -is the first day for all students in Grades 1-5 and Bright Futures
September 14 & 15, 2015 Schools Closed & Administrative Offices Closed- Rosh Hashanah
September 16, 2015- First Day of Kindergarten
September 16, 2015- 5th Grade ONLY Back to School Night, Promptly at 5:15
September 17, 2015- Back to School Night Grades K to 4
September 22, 2015- HANDBOOK SIGNATURE PAGE is due back to your child's teacher. Please refer to the For Parents page on this website to view the handbook and signature page.
September 23, 2015- Schools Closed & Administrative Offices Closed- Yom Kippur
September 25, 2015- Schools Closed & Administrative Offices Closed- City-wide Papal Visit
Points of Pride
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