FAQs

I have questions about my child’s…

  • Attendance

    • If you have question about your child’s attendance record, please talk to Carmon Poor, RDES Secretary. She can be reached at carmon.poor@jessamine.kyschools.us or 885-6670.

    • If you would like to request that your child’s absence be excused, please send a doctor’s note (original only, faxes will not be accepted) or hand-written note with your child OR e-mail carmon.poor@jessamine.kyschools.us. E-mail excuses MUST be followed up with a phone call to 885-6670.

    • If you have questions about the district’s attendance policy, please see the district website located HERE.

  • Lunch Account 

    • Any questions about your child’s lunch account can be answered by Teresa Balk, RDES Food Service Manager. Ms. Balk can be reached at teresa.balk@jessamine.kyschools.us or 885-6670.

    • If you would like to see the month’s breakfast/lunch menu, please click HERE.

    • If you would like to apply for free/reduced lunch, the form can be found HERE, or you can call 885-6670 and request that an application be sent home with your child.

    • If you would like to add money to your child’s lunch account through our online service, please click HERE.

  • Behavior

    • For questions regarding your child’s behavior, please contact your child’s teacher first. He/She can be reached by calling 885-6670 or through e-mail.

    • If your child’s teacher has not satisfactorily answered your concerns about your child’s behavior, please contact Beth Carpenter, RDES Principal at beth.carpenter@jessamine.kyschools.us or Jeremy Reynolds, RDES Assistant Principal/CRA at jeremy.reynolds@jessamine.kyschools.us. Both the Principal and Assistant Principal/CRA can be reached by calling 885-6670.

    • To discuss your child’s bus behavior, please contact Beth Carpenter, RDES Principal at beth.carpenter@jessamine.kyschools.us or Jeremy Reynolds, RDES Assistant Principal/CRA at jeremy.reynolds@jessamine.kyschools.usBoth the Principal and Assistant Principal/CRA can be reached by calling 885-6670.

  • Bus

    • Any issues regarding bus pick-up/drop-off, bus driver complaints/compliments, or other bus-related concerns can be addressed by calling the Jessamine County Bus Garage at 885-4891.

  • Academic Progress

     

    • If you have questions or concerns regarding your child’s academic progress, please contact your child’s teacher by calling 885-6670 or e-mailing him/her.

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How can I stay up-to-date with what is happening at RDES? 

  • RDES Website

  • RDES Facebook page (Click HERE to "like" us!)

  • RDES PTO Facebook page (Click HERE to "like" us!)

  • JCS Mobile App (found in the Android and Apple stores)

  • Remind Texts (text the following code to 81010: @rdes2015 OR visit HERE to join)

  • “Principal’s Points” e-newsletter (please click HERE to be added to the distribution list)

  • Class Newsletter (These are sent home every Friday. Please contact your child's teacher if you are not receiving a newsletter.)

  • One-Call Now Alerts (To opt-in or out, click HERE)