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I would like to welcome you to Rockvale Middle School! Academic growth for our students is our first task, but preparing them to contribute to our community is a close second. You can’t separate the development of the "whole child" from the child’s academic development; the two must work in concert and both benefit from the other. We invite the community to be a part of our mission to add to the growth of our students. Together we can make this a rewarding experience for the students at Rockvale Middle!

Fred Barlow, Principal
       Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you
     will never cease to grow. - Anthony J. D'Angelo 

Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! I am excited to begin my 8th year as assistant principal and my 19th year as an educator. At Rockvale Middle School, we strive to provide a positive learning environment where each student has the opportunity to reach his/her full potential. To that end, it is important to me that each child feels welcome, safe, and valued at Rockvale Middle School. Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions or concerns. I look forward to working with you throughout the school year to accomplish one of the most important and rewarding tasks there is-educating children.
April Sneed, Assistant Principal

       Excellence in education is when we do everything           that we can to make sure they become everything 
       that they can. − Carol Ann Tomlinson     

It is with great honor and pleasure to have the opportunity to serve the Rockvale Middle School community as your new assistant principal. I have worked in Rutherford County Schools since 2009 as a math teacher at both the middle and high school level, and am thrilled to join the leadership team at Rockvale. I hope to build relationships with students, teachers, and parents in order to create an environment that promotes learning. My aspiration is to create a culture that allows students to develop and progress in such a way as to be academically ready for high school. I look forward to a successful year! Go Ravens!

Kelly Newberry, Assistant Principal
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