Rushwood Elementary
8200 Rushwood Ln
Sagamore Hills, OH 44067
Phone: 330.467.0581
Fax: 330.468.4631
Safe School Hotline: 330.908.6166
Attendance: 330.908.6160

Welcome to Rushwood


Dear Rushwood Families:

We hope you are enjoying your summer break! We are looking forward to a fabulous 2017-2018 school year. 

Mandatory online forms for the 2017-2018 school year will be available beginning on August 3, 2017 at These forms must be updated each year and are invaluable for student safety in the case of an emergency. If you are new to the district, you will need to set up a parent account and then add your student with their student ID number. If you need your child’s student ID, please contact the Rushwood office on or after August 3rd  at or 330-467-0581.

If you have pre-ordered school supplies, your student’s supplies will be delivered directly to the school in a personalized box. This box will be at the student’s desk during our Meet, Greet, and Drop night. 

Summer Reading must be completed before the beginning of the school year. Information on the Summer Reading Program is available on the right hand side of this page, please click on the Summer Reading link. 

Meet, Greet, and Drop night for all students is scheduled for Monday, August 21st, 2017 from 4:00PM-6:00PM. You will be able to tour the school, meet the staff, and drop off your student’s school supplies and academic fees. Academic Fees: Kdg, $61.68; Gr. 1, $81.38; Gr. 2, 74.91; Gr. 3, $70.68; Gr. 4, $118.44


Enjoy your summer, we look forward to seeing you all in August!



8200 Rushwood Lane
Sagamore Hills, Ohio 44067

The first bell rings at 8:40 am.
Students are tardy if they are not in their rooms by 9:00 am. School dismissal is at 3:30 pm. Carpool students may be dropped off from 8:40– 8:55 am at the WEST entrance and picked up at 3:30 pm at the WEST entrance via the carpool line. To sign in a late student or to pick up a student during the day, please use the main entrance and report to the office.

Students receiving breakfast may be dropped off at 8:10 am at the MAIN entrance door. The cost is $2.00. Lunch time is 25 minutes and is served from 11:00 – 1:30 each day. Cost is $2.75 for lunch with milk; .50 for milk only.
Students have classes in art, music and physical education besides their core
subjects of math, language arts, science and social studies.


Click on the Parents & Families tab; OnlineForms and instructions are on this page.

Other information can also be located under the Parents & Families tab including: Alumni, District Calendar, EZPay, Gifted Education, Lunch Menu, Lunch Payments,New Student Registration, Nordonia Schools Foundation, Parent Mentors, ProgressBook, Pupil Services, PTA/PTSA, School Pages, Transportation, and Gift Card Program.

Visit the Rushwood Elementary school page from the home page to read additional information about our school.

Like us on Facebook -  Rushwood Elementary School.  
Follow us on Twitter @Rushwoodprin

PTA, VAST volunteers, Book Fair and the Annual Fall Festival, and special grade level evening activities are other ways parents can become involved.

I look forward to meeting you and working together for your children.


Dr. Jacqueline O'Mara


Individual student learning and achievement is our core business"

Activities/Events for 2017-2018:

4--Labor Day; NO SCHOOL
6--PTA Meeting; RW Library; 4:00pm
13--School Picture Day! 
14--Open House GRADES 1-4; RW Gym; 6:30-8:00pm 
15--Teacher In-Service; NO STUDENTS  
22--PTA Fundraiser, Wind-Ding night at Score Boards
29--ROC Reward Day
6--MUM delivery day, after school, RW Main Lobby
6--Stoller Pastry fundraiser Kick Off 
9--Kindergarten Day, 10:45-11:45, RW Library 
11--PTA Meeting; Dos Coronas Restaurant 6:30pm
13--Teacher In Service-NO STUDENTS 
16--4th Grade Pano Picture Day
20--Stoller Pastry sale ends
24--Fall Festival, free event, RW campus, 5:30-7:00pm
27--End of Quarter 1 
31--ROC Reward Day
31--Fall Costume Walk; RW Hallways; 2:45pm
31--Family First Night-NO HOMEWORK for students 
1--Picture Re-Takes 
2--EVENING Parent/Teacher Conferences; 5:00-8:00pm-Please schedule with teachers
6--EVENING Parent/Teacher Conferences; 5:00-8:00pm-Please schedule with teachers
7-- Teacher In Service, no students
10--Veterans Day Program; Breakfast for Veterans 8:00-8:45; Program begins around 9:15am
15--PTA Meeting, RW Art Room, 4:00pm
17--Stoller Pastry delivery, RW main lobby
21--Fun-N-Stuff Night, 6:00-9:00pm 
22--27--THANKSGIVING BREAK!!! (No school Wednesday through Monday) 
30--ROC Reward Day 
6--PTA Meeting, The Basement, 6:30pm 
9--Winter Arts Festival; High School; 4th grade sings on stage/auditorium-10:00am; STUDENTS report to HS Choir Room at 9:30am! 
15--Holiday Shop  11:00-1:30 (during student recess)
18--Holiday Shop Snow Date
22--ROC Reward Day 
25--Jan 5--WINTER BREAK!! 
15--NO School 
17--PTA Meeting; RW Art Room; 4:00pm
19--End of Second Grading Period
22--Teacher Records Day; NO STUDENTS
25--GRADE 2 Fun with Mud; RW Cafeteria; 6:00-7:00pm 
31--ROC Reward Day 
8--EVENING Book Fair; RW Library; 5:30-7:30pm
6-8 --Breakfast with Families, 8:00-8:45am
16-Teacher In Service Day-NO STUDENTS  
19--President's Day-No School 
21--PTA Meeting, Casa de Angelo, 6:30pm 
28-ROC Reward Day 
14--Grade 1 Night, 6:00-7:00pm
14--PTA Meeting; RW Art Room; 4:00pm
15--Kalahari Night 
15--Teacher Conferences, No Students
16--Teacher In Service 
23--End of Quarter 3
29--ROC Reward Day 
30-April 6--SPRING BREAK!!!
11--PTA Meeting; Pat Dees; 6:30PM
25--Administrative Assistant Day 
30--ROC Reward Day
3--Grade 3 Science Day, 2:00-3:00pm, Grade 3 classrooms
4--Teacher In Service Day 
7-11-- Teacher Appreciation Week
9--PTA Meeting, RW Art Room, 4:00pm 
14--4th grade parent night at Lee Eaton 
16--4th Grade Students visit Lee Eaton  9:00-11:00AM
16--GRADE 2 Music Performance; RW Gym; 7:00-8:00pm 
22--COSI on Wheels:  ENERGY! 
25--4th Grade Celebration
28--Memorial Day; NO SCHOOL
30--Kindergarten Graduation; Classrooms; 11:00-Gym
30--Grade 4 Awards; RW Gym; 2:00pm
31--ROC Reward Day 
1--FIELD DAY!!!!!
4--Field Day Rain  Date
5--Grade 4 CLAP OUT; 1:15pm.  Join us in our hallways to say farewell 
5--LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS; EARLY Dismissal at 1:30pm 


Please review the following regarinding our procedures for arrival and dismissal of school
RW COSI-Energy
Tue May 22 2018
RW Grade 4-Celebration Day
Fri May 25 2018
RW Grade 4 Awards
Wed May 30 2018
RW Kindergarten Graduation
Wed May 30 2018
RW Field Day
Fri Jun 1 2018
RW Field Day - RAIN DATE
Mon Jun 4 2018
RW 4th Grade Clap Out
Tue Jun 5 2018
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