Welcome to Rural Retreat Elementary School

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COVID-19 Instruction
at Rural Retreat Elementary School

Information letters will be sent to parents/guardians about our COVID-19 instruction plans on Friday, April 3rd.  

Instructional Packets

Paper packets will be mailed to all students in Pre-K-2nd grades.  Students in grades 3-5 may request paper packets if they do not plan to use Google Classroom.  Packets will be mailed on April 13th.  

Google Classroom

Attention Grades 3-5 Students & Parents:

Online Google Classroom instruction will begin Monday, April 13th.  Students with internet access can go to their Google Classrooms to connect to activities assigned by your teacher.  You will need to log in with your email account to access your Google Classroom.   
Email address is your graduation yearfirstname.lastname@wythek12.us and your password is graduation year.student lunch number. 
Email Address:  30john.smith@wythek12.us
Password:  30.12345
 Your login information will be sent to you with the information letter from Mr. Rouse.
Click on the email icon and enter your full school email address and password.  Once you are in your email, you can access your Google Classroom by clicking on the Google Apps in the upper right-hand corner (often called the Google Waffle).  Click on Google Classroom to connect to your classes.  

Link to Student Email & Google Classroom

Call Mr. Rouse at school should you need any information Monday, Wednesday, or Friday from 8:30-2:00  
The school office will be closed from April 6-10 for Spring Break.

COVID-19 Information

School Closures

March 23, 2020
In accordance with the order from Governor Ralph Northam, Wythe County Public Schools will be closed for the remainder of this school year.  More information will be provided in the next few days regarding graduation, credits, GPA and the continuity of learning.  We appreciate your patients and understanding during these unprecedented times.

For updated information click on the link below to be directed to the WCPS Home Page.

Wythe County Public Schools Link

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Our Mission Statement

The mission of Rural Retreat Elementary School is to educate and support our students so that they may be confident, life-long learners and productive citizens.


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