Event Listing

August
  • Aug 4 Back to School Open House
  • Aug 7 School Begins
  • Aug. 15 Surprise Convocation
  • Aug 25 New Parent Breakfast

September

  • Sept. 1  Monthly awards
  • Sep 19 Picture Day

October
  • Oct 6  Monthly Awards
  • Oct 6   Native American Day (Grade 4 & 5)
  • Oct 7  PTO Fall Festival/ Monster Mash
  • Oct 9  Book Fair Week
  • Oct 10 P/T Conferences – Report Cards
  • Oct 13 Grandparent’s Day (event)
  • Oct 23 Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 27 Fall Parties (classroom)
November
  • Nov 3  Monthly Awards
  • Nov 10 Veteran’s Day Convocation
  • Nov 14  Picture Retake Day
  • Nov 22 Student Appreciation Day

December
  • Dec 22 All School Christmas (event)
  • Dec 22 Christmas Parties (classroom)

January
  • Jan 4 Semester 2 Begins
  • Jan 5  Monthly Awards
  • Jan 5 Report Cards Sent Home

February
  • Feb 2  Monthly Awards
  • Feb 14 Valentine’s Day Parties (classroom)

March
  • Mar 2  Monthly Awards
  • Mar 22 Jump Rope for Heart (event)
  • Mar 28 Report Cards Sent Home

April
  • Apr 2-6 Book Fair (week)
  • Apr 5 Monthly Awards

May
  • May 3 Monthly Awards
  • May 4 Pioneer Day (Grade 4)
  • May 7 Teacher Appreciation Week
  • May 18 All School Awards Program
  • May 18 5th Grade Promotion Program
  • May 21 Field Day (event)
  • May 21 REACT Walk (event)
  • May 21 Report Cards Sent Home
School Board Meetings (all begin at 7:00pm)

(Based on meeting the third Thurs. of each month.  Subject to change at board discretion).
August 17                   January 18
September 21           February 15
October 19                March 15
November 16            April 19
December21             May 17

More About Us

Our staff of 20 certified, 16 non-certified personnel, and school community "is committed to the developmental and academic growth of all students to encourage life-long learning in our ever changing world." Staff members dedicate themselves to continuous improvement through professional development opportunities, peer collaboration, communication, and program assessment. Below are a few of the opportunities afforded students at Roachdale:
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Student Council
  • PTO (Parent Teacher Organization)
  • Inclusion for Special Needs Students
  • Speech and Hearing Services
  • Counseling Services
  • Title I ServicesMonthly Award Ceremonies
  • Honor Roll and Achievement Awards
  • Perfect and Outstanding Attendance Awards
  • Music, Art, Technology, & P.E. Classes
  • Computer Lab and Library
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Grandparent’s Day

Our School

Welcome to Roachdale Elementary School, where we strive to do our best to meet the needs of "Every Child, Every Day, Whatever It Takes!" Roachdale Elementary is a small, rural school with a long-standing tradition of high academic expectations, strong family values, and community involvement. The school is located in Roachdale, Indiana just two blocks south of US Hwy 236. The school is home to 230 students in grades kindergarten through five.

Be sure to visit our website often to learn more about Roachdale Elementary. In partnership with parents and the community our school has earned the 'Four Star School' award two times in recent years and currently hold an "B" rating. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Office Staff:
  • Beth Waterman - Principal
  • Dan McMurtry - Counselor
  • Patty Jones - Secretary/Treasurer
  •  - Health Assistant