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Welcome to the RCPS Newsroom! The newsroom contains the latest photos and news stories about RCPS students, schools, employees, and the Roanoke School Board. We share recaps of School Board meetings, highlight achievements of our students and staff, and post important reminders.

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Annual Program Provides Elementary Students with Glimpse of their Future
07/26/2022
5-5-5 allows 5th graders enrolled in RCPS+ the opportunity to experience five different career paths in five days.
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Inaugural Athletics, Fine Arts Camps Provide Students with New Skills, Experiences
07/25/2022
For Roanoke City Public Schools' rising 5th through 8th grade students, this summer has been an opportunity to try something new and step outside their comfort zone.
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School Board Approves More than $4 million in Additional Safety Measures
07/25/2022
The recommended package of additional measures approved by the Board is in addition to recently approved measures, additional measures total more than $4 million.
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Morningside Urban Farm Showcases Student Artwork in Unique Partnership
05/26/2022
Garden City students recently finished creating decorative tiles for the Morningside Urban Farm.
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How RCPS Aligns with New VDOE Guiding Principles
05/19/2022
The Virginia Department of Education released on May 19, 2022, a report on the state of education in Virginia. Discover the work RCPS is doing, which is alignment with the VDOE's new plan.
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Provide Your Input
05/16/2022
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What's New at RCPS
02/08/2022
Visit "What's New at RCPS" for timely division-wide announcements.
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Meet Our New Administrators
11/10/2021
Click here to meet our new administrators.
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COVID-19
10/01/2021
Click READ MORE for the latest communications regarding COVID-19 and our schools.
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2021-2022 School Year Information
2021-2022 School Year Information
05/29/2021
Click here to view information on the 2021-2022 School Year.
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Re-Opening Schools
05/25/2021
Click READ MORE for the latest information about the Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services
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