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Dear Reams Road Parents and Students,

Welcome to the Reams Road community! We are incredibly excited to open the 2021-2022 school year in person in our new building! It is state of the art with three common areas for small group work or individual learning, a full size gymnasium connected to the cafeteria which provides space for whole school activities, and smart boards for interactive learning in each classroom. We are excited to welcome all of our students, both returning and new to Reams students. This includes our new Center Based Gifted groups in grades 3-5.

As we navigate the 2021-22 school year, our theme is “Work Hard. Be Kind. Inspire dREAMS!” The dREAMS is indeed written correctly as the letters stand for Diversity, Respect, Empowerment, Achievement, Motivation, and Success. We hope that you will consider how you can support your child and our students in these traits and goals. We will continue to focus on leadership as well. Our students experience opportunities to be leaders through our Student Council Association, Safety Patrol, and more as well as in their own classrooms. 

Our expectations include students taking charge of their own learning through daily reading, setting goals, and making positive choices. We believe all of our students are capable of high achievement in reading, math, writing, science, and social studies. We will focus on the county’s values of Integrity, Teamwork, Equity, and Ingenuity. Teamwork is a character trait which has always been important because in school and life you are always part of a team!

The entire school will be implementing the Caring Schools Curriculum as part of our focus on Social Emotional Learning. The focus will take place during Morning Meeting so it is important for students to be on time. Social Emotional skills will be reinforced throughout the day. Reams also utilizes a token economy with RAMS bucks as part of our Positive Behavior Intervention Support program. Please encourage your child to make positive choices to earn them and then they can spend them at the RAMS store for items or experiences.

Reams Road Elementary is a very diverse school-wide Title I school serving approximately 550 students including those who have special education needs, English as a Second Language needs, and socio-economic needs. Our students receive extra support when needed from specialists through Title I. We are often able to also provide resources such as school supplies, summer school, and additional personnel to benefit all of our students. Parents are also an integral part of our school.

Our website can keep you up to date with happenings. As you can see, Reams Road Elementary is not just about academics; we seek to serve and support the whole child. We invite parents and the community to attend our PTA events and special occasions held throughout the year. It indeed takes a village to help our students succeed. So, please volunteer to help when you can. Let us know if you have any questions or concerns at any time. Feel free to visit our school and check out what makes us special.

Sincerely,
Principal Jodi Seitz

@ReamsRams

Surrounded by the love of her friends, team and family. Our Teacher of the Year. Ms. Brown!! @ Reams RoadElementary https://www.instagram.com/p/Ck9A-U-PYqp/?igshid=YTgzYjQ4ZTY=

A big shout out to Katie Pillis for reading and talking about government with 1st graders @ Reams RoadElementary https://www.instagram.com/p/Cj3agsHPFV3/?igshid=YTgzYjQ4ZTY=

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