Communication

The GOLDEN RULE: “Treat others as you would want them to treat you.”  Also remember the old cliché, “Honesty is the best policy”.  It is better to ask questions or voice concerns directly to those directly involved rather than to spread “untruths” of which we have no facts.  Please do not harass faculty and staff concerning matters of which they are not involved.  Remember:  “People who know don’t talk and those who talk don’t know.”

 

COMMUNICATION WITH PARENTS:

Parents are offered the opportunity to conduct school business through phone calls, e-mail, and conferences during regular school hours.  Please allow teachers 48 hours to return your call or email.  Some teachers may be on duty and will need extra time to return such calls or e-mails.

The primary communication with parents/guardians is through email.  It is imperative that each family have access to the internet and have a working email address on file with the office.

Email:  all staff members have an email address; usually first intial last name @raynecatholic.org

Phone: all staff members have a phone mailbox for parents to leave messages

 

RENWEB:

Rayne Catholic’s School Wide Software Program is RenWeb.  RenWeb is the online communication system for faculty and students.  Admissions, attendance, calendar, discipline, gradebooks, homework, report cards, scheduling, transcripts and more are all integrated into this single database accessible anytime, anywhere via the Web. Each family can create their own password for security.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences:

Conferences can be scheduled at the request of the parents, teachers or administrators.  Communication is crucial for identifying potential problems and developing a strategy to address the problem.  Conferences should be held in the proper order: (1) Consultation with the teacher and principal; (2) Consultation with the teacher and parent; (3) Consultation with the teacher, parent, and principal.

 

Weekly Communications:

Weekly school information will be emailed via our “Tiger Pause”.  Emailed

each Friday, the Tiger Pause gives a detailed outline of all events for the week.

 

Newsletter:

The Rayne Catholic Elementary School will send home our annual newsletter, “Eye of the Tiger”.  The newsletter contains school calendar and pertinent information that parents should know regarding school related matters.  The newsletter also features R.C.E. events and promotes student’s activities.

 

Rayne Catholic Website:

The Rayne Catholic Elementary School website is designed to provide school information to the general public.  Parents are welcome to visit the website.  The school’s website does have several educational links as well as access to student grades.

http://raynecatholic.org/

 

FACEBOOK and TWITTER:

Rayne Catholic has its own Facebook page and Twitter account for the latest information.

 

RECORDS

Request for records must be directed to the school’s office.  Records will be sent on request of the parent/guardian. Transfer of credit is an official transaction between schools. An official transcript from another school will not be accepted directly from a student or parent/guardian.  IMPORTANT:  Rayne Catholic Elementary School adheres to the Buckley Amendment.

 

NONCUSTODIAL PARENT

Rayne Catholic Elementary School abides by the provisions of the Buckley Amendment with respect to the rights of the non-custodial parents.  In the absence of a court order to the contrary, Rayne Catholic Elementary School will provide the non-custodial parent with access to the unofficial academic records and to other school related information regarding the student.  If there is a court order specifying there is to be no information given, it is the responsibility of the custodial parent to provide the school with an official copy of the court order.