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Head of Lower School


Welcome to Rocky Mount Academy’s Lower School! There is a special spirit in our division where students are busy and engaged and have a warm relationship with their teachers and classmates. The recipe for our success begins with our dedicated faculty who set the bar high with both academics and behavior which feed into our school mission as we prepare for the challenges, opportunities, and responsibilities to be encountered in life and college.

We make it a priority to know each student well and to create classroom environments where every child is acknowledged and feels a safe sense of belonging. Within small classes, students receive the direct instruction and support they need to begin bridging the gap between their academic performance and potential. Our program places an emphasis on developmentally appropriate challenges that nurtures a sense of self-discipline, resilience, and confidence in our learners.
Our LS at RMA builds a supportive community in the classroom giving children the time and opportunity they need to practice important social skills. We promote student independence and ownership allowing children to make good choices. Our academic program is full of enrichment opportunities in fine arts, physical education and in Global Studies.

At RMA, we partner with families who have like goals and want their children to be loved and understood yet challenged and motivated. We integrate character education and responsibility to give back to our community.

I delight in watching our children transform into responsible citizens at RMA where they experience the foundation for all learning. Rocky Mount Academy is a special place to be, and we appreciate your interest in learning more about our school.

 

Martha Lancaster

Phone:  252-443-4126  Ext. 297
 
mlancaster@rmacademy.com

The mission of Rocky Mount Academy -- to prepare its students for the challenges, opportunities, and responsibilities that they will encounter in life and in college -- begins in Lower School.

 

The Lower School provides a solid and comprehensive foundation upon which students will build their futures.  A strong phonics-based language arts curriculum, hands-on math and science, and daily social studies instruction are the cornerstones of the Lower School program.

To enhance academic instruction and enrich the students' overall growth and development, enrichment courses are incorporated into their daily schedules. These courses include:  art, music, physical education (4 days per week), world languages and global studies, computer lab/technology, guidance, and library.

In addition, our Lower School students travel off campus for a variety of educational experiences throughout the year, and each year, guest speakers and visiting authors join us to share their work and experiences with the students.

Our experienced staff of 14 teachers and 4 assistants in grades Pre-K through 5 is committed to providing quality instruction to meet the needs of every child in Lower School. For students who need additional support to reach their academic goals, our Learning Skills Program offers students the opportunity for one-on-one or small group tutoring and enrichment. 

In Lower School, our commitment to our families is to provide a rich and thorough educational experience for students that will pave the way for success in meeting the challenges that lie ahead in school and beyond.

December 2021
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RMA BSK BY MC Home Greenfield School
December 1, 2021 |03:30 PM - 06:30 PM -

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RMA BSK Gi JV Home Greenfield School
December 1, 2021 |04:30 PM - 07:30 PM -

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RMA BSK BY JV Away Arendell Parrott Academy
December 2, 2021 |04:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

Facility: APA Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73594334 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK Gi MI Home Arendell Parrott Academy
December 2, 2021 |04:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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RMA BSK BY MD Home Arendell Parrott Academy
December 2, 2021 |05:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

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RMA BSK Gi VA Away Arendell Parrott Academy
December 2, 2021 |05:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

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RMA BSK BY MC Home Arendell Parrott Academy
December 2, 2021 |06:00 PM - 09:00 PM -

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RMA BSK BY VA Away Arendell Parrott Academy
December 2, 2021 |07:00 PM - 10:00 PM -

Facility: APA Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73539549 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

Time: TBA -RMA SWM Co VA Away OPEN
December 3, 2021

Facility: Aquaventure Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73593053 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK Gi VA Away John Paul II Catholic High School
December 3, 2021 |05:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

Facility: John Paul II Catholic School Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73921444 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK BY VA Away John Paul II Catholic High School
December 3, 2021 |06:30 PM - 09:30 PM -

Facility: John Paul II Catholic School Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73921410 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK BY MC Home Halifax Academy
December 6, 2021 |03:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

Facility: RMA Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73749979 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK Gi JV Home North East Carolina Prep School
December 6, 2021 |04:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

Facility: RMA Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73594063 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK BY JV Home North East Carolina Prep School
December 6, 2021 |05:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

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RMA BSK Gi MI Home Halifax Academy
December 7, 2021 |03:30 PM - 06:30 PM -

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RMA BSK Gi JV Home Halifax Academy
December 7, 2021 |04:30 PM - 07:30 PM -

Facility: RMA Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73715513 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK BY JV Home Halifax Academy
December 7, 2021 |05:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

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RMA BSK BY VA Home Halifax Academy
December 7, 2021 |07:00 PM - 10:00 PM -

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Time: TBA -RMA BSK BY MD Away Our Lady of Perpetual Help
December 8, 2021

Facility: Senior Center Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73800200 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK Gi MI Away Our Lady of Perpetual Help
December 8, 2021 |03:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

Facility: Senior Center Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73860869 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

Time: TBA -RMA SWM Co VA Away OPEN
December 10, 2021

Facility: YMCA in New Bern Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73593048 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

Time: TBA -CANCELLED: RMA BSK BY JV Away The Epiphany School
December 10, 2021

Facility: Epiphany School Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73594363 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK Gi MI Home The Epiphany School
December 10, 2021 |03:30 PM - 06:30 PM -

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RMA BSK Gi JV Away The Epiphany School
December 10, 2021 |04:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

Facility: The Epiphany school Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73594120 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK BY MD Home The Epiphany School
December 10, 2021 |04:30 PM - 07:30 PM -

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RMA BSK Gi VA Away The Epiphany School
December 10, 2021 |05:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

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RMA BSK BY MC Home The Epiphany School
December 10, 2021 |05:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

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RMA BSK BY VA Away The Epiphany School
December 10, 2021 |07:00 PM - 10:00 PM -

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RMA BSK Gi JV Home Wayne Country Day School
December 14, 2021 |04:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

Facility: RMA Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73596317 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK BY MD Away Wayne Country Day School
December 14, 2021 |04:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

Facility: Wayne Country Day Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73704728 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK Gi VA Home Wayne Country Day School
December 14, 2021 |05:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

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RMA BSK BY JV Away Wayne Country Day School
December 14, 2021 |05:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

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RMA BSK BY VA Home Wayne Country Day School
December 14, 2021 |06:30 PM - 09:30 PM -

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Christmas Concert
December 15, 2021 |06:30 PM - 07:30 PM -
RMA SWM Co VA Away St. Thomas Moore
December 16, 2021 |12:00 PM - 03:00 PM -

Facility: Granite Falls Swim Club Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73776979 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK BY JV Home Arendell Parrott Academy
December 16, 2021 |04:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

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RMA BSK Gi VA Home Arendell Parrott Academy
December 16, 2021 |05:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

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RMA BSK BY VA Home Arendell Parrott Academy
December 16, 2021 |07:00 PM - 10:00 PM -

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No Lunch Served
December 17, 2021
RMA BSK BY VA Home Harrells Christian Academy
December 20, 2021 |01:00 PM - 04:00 PM -

Facility: RMA Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73593772 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

RMA BSK BY VA Home New Life Christian Academy
December 21, 2021 |05:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

Facility: RMA Visit https://rmaathletics.org/main/event/scid/NC278031499/eventid/73959156 for more information! \n\nClick here to watch this event live!

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