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Volleyball Summer Camp Opportunity

Summer Volleyball Camp

Contact Coach Alesia Gibson at (912) 550-1296 for more info.



We are so proud of all of the graduates! 

May 24, 2017 Reminders


End of the Year Reminders



Dear Parents

--Any student checkouts before 11:30 am on early release days will be counted as an absence.
--Report cards will be given to students on Friday, May 26th. Report cards will not be mailed.
--Please pay library and lost book fines. Also, please check the lost clothing rack for your child’s clothing.

--Cualquier salida de estudiante antes de las 11:30 am en los días de salida temprana se contará como una ausencia. 
--Las calificaciones se entregarán a los estudiantes el viernes, 26 de mayo. Las tarjetas de calificaciones no se enviarán por correo. 
--Por favor pague la biblioteca y multas de libros perdidos. También, compruebe por favor el estante perdido de la ropa para la ropa de su niño.



Lillian G Fair Bear Winner

Ruskin's Sumdog teams Rise up!

Ruskin's SumDog teams RISE UP!

Gator Mini Cheer Camp Opportunity

cheer camp

Fifth Grade Graduation


Ruskin's graduation will be held on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Ruskin Elementary School. 


Boys should wear black pants, black shoes, a white shirt, and if possible, a tie. Girls should wear black dresses and black shoes if possible. Students need to be at school by 5:30 p.m. in order to be dressed and ready for graduation. The ceremony will begin promptly at 6 p.m.


RC Photos will take photos after the graduation ceremony. Prices for photos are $5 for a 5x7, $10 for 2-5x7 photographs or $10 for a 8x10 photograph. Cash only please.


All caps, gowns, and tassels must be returned prior to students leaving the building on Tuesday evening after graduation and photographs are completed.


Thank you so much sharing your children with us this year. We appreciate so much being allowed to be a part of your child’s educational journey. We look forward to seeing you at the ceremony. 

Millions of Kids Live with Grandparents


Millions of Kids Live with Grandparents

More than 10 percent of children under age 18 live in homes where the head of household is a grandparent or other relative. Learn more on www.grandfamilies.org

Ruskin 1st Graders Get “Eggs-cited” About Problem-Solving

Ruskin 1st Graders Get “Eggs-cited” About Problem-Solving


Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

We want to thank these businesses for making Ruskin's Teacher Appreciation Week amazing!

Ruskin Elementary Student Shows His True Colors at Art Show

Ruskin Student Portrait

FREE Summer Reading Program

It's time to get your summer reading on. See the info in the graphic to learn how to access thousands of books - Summer Readingfor FREE!

School Lunch Hero Day

School Lunch Hero Day  Lunchroom Ladies

May 5th is School Lunch Hero Day. We acknowledge our nutrition staff heroes as they prepare healthy meals for students, faculty and staff, adhere to strict nutrition standards, navigate student food allergies, and always offer service with a smile. Ruskin's school nutrition professionals are true heroes and we appreciate all that they do for us!

Ruskin Elementary Inducts New NEHS Members

Ruskin Inducts New NEHS Members

Building Readers Newsletter

Building Readers

Click on the School News tab above for our monthly Parent Involvement Building Readers Newletter. The newsletter provides resources to help families help their children become better readers. 



Ware County High School Shoe Drive Continues through May 31st

Shoe Drive


The Ware County High School Shoe Drive will continue through May 31 and into the next school year. Please place each matching pair in grocery bags that are tied off to eliminate the need to re-sort shoes into matching pairs. Donations can be dropped off at Ware County High School's main entrance.

Field Trips

Field Trip


Kindergarten Ag Day

Ag Day

All Ware County Kindergarten students will participate in Ag Day on May 17th.

Ganas Farms Helps Stemify Ruskin

Ganas Farms

Thank you for partnering to with us to Stemify Ruskin!


Water Day Celebration

Water Day CelebrationStudents scoring proficient or above on their End of Grade Assessments will participate in a Water Day Celebration. Work hard and do your best!

Congratulations Lillian Gregory!

Lillian GregoryWe want to congratulate Lillian Gregory for placing 3rd at State in the Fifth Grade Fair Bear Writing Competition! Way to go!

Summer Feeding Program is Coming Soon

Summer Feeding Program


The Ware County School System's School Nutrition staff is gearing up for our summer meal program that will begin on Tuesday, May 30th and conclude on Friday, July 14th. If you have a camp, summer school, church mission project, or VBS that feeds children, we would LOVE to HELP you! We can provide breakfast and/or lunch FREE to children 18 years and younger. For more information regarding the program or site applications, please call the School Nutrition office at 912.287.2304.

Ruskin Elementary Students Get Dirty with STEM

Ruskin Kindergartners planting pecan seeds with Mr Ganas

ELITE Primary Care of Waycross

ELITE Primary Care of Waycross

We thank ELITE Primary Care of Waycross for their support of Ruskin Elementary.

Republic Services Lends a Hand to Ruskin Elementary's STEM Project

Republic Services

Ruskin Elementary NEHS Gives to Waycross House of Hope

House of Hope 1


House of Hope 2

Ware County School System Announces Young Georgia Author System Winners

YGA Winners

Ware County Schools Earn State Awards of Distinction

State Awards of Distinction

Family Reading Night Draws a Crowd

Family Reading Night Draws a Crowd

Ware County School District Honors Fair Bear Writing Contest Winners

Fair Bear Winners

Ruskin Elementary Hosts Community Parent Event

Community Night

Ruskin Elementary Kindergartners are Math Superstars

Ruskin Math Superstars

Special Week Honors Georgia's School Board Members

School Board Members

Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018




Dental Care Assembly

Dental Assembly




2016-2017 High-Progress School

Georgia Milestone Assessment Information

Georgia Milestone Assessment

Ware County School System Holds Teacher Recruitment Fair

Job Fair

WCHS HOSA Students Visit Local Schools to Provide Preventative Education


HOSA Visit 1


HOSA Visit 2

Ruskin Elementary's School-Wide STEM Project Gains Momentum

STEM Project Gains Momentum

Family Night with Adrian Peterson Hailed a Success

Adrian Peterson

Ruskin Elementary Jaguars Roar at Regional Tech Fair

tech fair

Ruskin Elementary School Earns Governor Deal's Gold Award for Greatest Gains


Ruskin Elementary's Nutrition Department is Headed to State!

We Are Going to State!!

Ruskin Elementary Rises to the Top in National SumDog Math Competition


Ware School District Achieves 2016 GSBA Distinguished School Board Status

Distinguished BoardWare School District Achieves 2016 GSBA Distinguished School Board Status

Ware County School District Holds 2nd Annual Student Technology Fair


Ruskin Does an Outstanding Job at Ware County Tech Fair

Ruskin Tech Fair Winners


Ruskin Elementary Honors Veterans

Ruskin Elementary Holds Title I Community Meeting

Ruskin Elementary Student Perform Surgery

Slash Pine Electric Membership Corporation Donates Funds to the Ware County Board of Education

Ware County Schools Receives Golden Radish Award for Farm to School Accomplishments

Ruskin Elementary Supports Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Ware BOE Board Members Sworn In

NEWS FLASH... Ruskin Elementary's Principal is Missing!

Students are on the hunt to solve the mystery of, "Who Kidnapped our Principal?"

Native American Heritage Comes Alive at Ruskin

Ruskin Elementary Hosts Grand Event

Ruskin hosts Grandparents Day event for special guests

Prayers for our Raylee Metts

Prayers for our Raylee Metts

Ruskin Elementary Students are Having a BLAST Learning New Skills

Ware County School System to Participate in Community Eligibility Provision

All students will receive breakfast and lunch at no cost.

Ruskin Elementary Parent Night Draws a Crowd

Ready, Respectful, Responsible Gators Score Free Football Tickets

Ruskin Elementary celebrates PBIS

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