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  • May 12, 2022

    Important 2022-2023 Rock Creek Dates

    Kickstart to Kindergarten:  Wednesday, July 20, from 5:30-6:30 pm.  Parents and students welcome! Teacher Assignments Posted:  Tuesday, August 9, at 8:00 am. Kindergarten Welcome to School Night:  Wednesday, August 17, from 5:30-6:15.  Parents Only Please. Meet Your Teacher Night:  Thursday, August 18, from 4:00-6:00 pm.  Kindergarten through 5th graders and…

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  • May 2, 2022

    Kindergarten Information Night Recording

    The Kindergarten Information Night was held virtually on Tuesday, April 26 at 6:00 p.m. Parents of incoming Kindergartners learned more about: How to register for school Documents needed for registration Before and After School program Meet the Elementary School principals Important upcoming date…

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  • May 30
    8:00 am-3:00 pm

    No School – Memorial Day

  • Jun 1
    All Day

    Last Day of School

  • Jun 6
    5:00 pm-8:00 pm

    School Board Meeting (Home)

icon A message from Principal Cumings

Welcome to Rock Creek Elementary School!

I served for twenty years as an administrator in the Waukee School District; 8 years as an elementary principal and 12 years as Waukee’s Executive Director of Student Services. Upon leaving Waukee, I spent a year providing educational consulting services to area school districts and Heartland AEA. I was then selected, by the Des Moines Public School District, to serve for two years as the principal at Smouse Opportunity School. I am currently a part time Mediator and IEP Facilitator for the state of Iowa through the Iowa Department of Education. My husband, Michael, and I and our two sons moved to Ankeny in 1988, at which time I was hired by the Ankeny School District to teach special education at Ankeny High School. After four years at AHS, I transferred to Northeast Elementary where I taught 3rd grade. I’m pleased, as a longtime Ankeny resident, to return to Ankeny Schools as Principal at Rock Creek. My greatest joy, as a leader, is to create a vibrant and welcoming school environment in which each student and staff member is valued and given the opportunity to excel. Toward that end I look forward to building a relationship with the students, families, and staff at Rock Creek Elementary. It’s truly an honor to be a part of the Rock Creek family!
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