Rocky Branch Elementary School

Speak Up Survey

Posted by Tony McCullers

Posted on 01:00, Monday, October 6

Your participation is important!

The Speak Up National Research project annually polls K-12 students, parents, and educators about the role of technology for learning in and out of school. The survey provides participants with the opportunity to have input into local district technology decisions, state level initiatives, and federal policies and programs. Please help guide us by completing the survey.

Click here for more information about the survey.

Click here to take the survey.

Secret Santa

Posted by Angela Harris

Posted on 04:00, Sunday, October 19

What is Secret Santa?

The Oconee County Schools and the local community work together to provide items for families who are in need during the holiday season.

What can I donate that will help?

· Unwrapped NEW toys

· Gift Cards (for stores such as Kohls, Wal-mart,Target, JCPenney’s, Sears, Old Navy.)

· Cash or Check Donations (made payable to Rocky Branch Elementary – Secret Santa; tax deductible)

· Hats, scarves and gloves - NEW


Monday, November 3– Friday, December 12

What do I do with the items?
There will be boxes at the school labeled "Secret Santa" to place the items.  
Money donations and gift cards need to be turned in to your child’s teacher or to the front office.  Please clearly label them with "Secret Santa."
What to do if you would like to help!
 Let Mrs. Porter, our RBES School Counselor, know if you would like to help by completing the following SHORT survey!

Or, you can contact her by calling 706-769-3235 Extension 1117 or by email at

Operation Shoe Box

Posted by Angela Harris

Posted on 11:00, Thursday, October 2

Care Packages:  For the Month of October

Mrs. Edwards’ 5th grade Social Studies Class is collecting items to make care packages for our troops at home and overseas.  We are asking that each grade level contribute certain items through the month of October.  All donations will be greatly appreciated by our class and our troops!

Here are the grade level donations:

  • Kindergarten - Heat Resistant Candy and Twizzlers
  • 1 Grade - Toothbrush, Toothpaste, and Travel Size Body Wash (men and ladies)
  • 2nd Grade - Beef Jerky, Gum, and Foot Powder
  • 3rd Grade - Baby Wipes (small packages) Throat/Cough Drops, Hair Brushes
  • 4th Grade - Deoderant (men and ladies) Hand Lotion, Q-tips (travel size)
  • 5th Grade - Shampoo (travel size) Sunscreen, Hand Sanitizer (waterless; travel size)

Rocky Branch Elementary


Home of the Rockets

5250 Hog Mountain Road

Bogart, GA 30622

Phone Number: 706-769-3235
Fax: 706-310-2000
Principal: Evelyn Wages

Assistant Principal: Laura Mason

Welcome to Rocky Branch Elementary School. RBES has an extraordinary faculty of teachers who excel professionally and are innovative, enthusiastic, and dedicated to providing an excellent education for students. Teachers engage in professional discussion, set goals, and plan for effective instruction as they participate in staff development and prepare the School Improvement Plan and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) reports.


School Hours: 7:45am - 2:30pm

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