Quotes from our 8th Graders

"Some people think of Rutland as a small school and some have never even head of it. But the students and staff who attend Rutland know it's far more than just a small school; it's a family." Luke Poffenbarger


"It is hard to walk into Rutland without a smile on your face because all the teachers smile and greet you with kindness." Fernando Martinez


"Rutland will help us reach our goals. The teachers here are dedicated to their students' success and will help us to the best of their ability. They will push us to be our best." Josie Wick


"Rutland has made me feel welcomed and helped me not feel like the new kid." Bryan Koppenhoefer


"Rutland isn't just a school it's like your second family, or your home away from home." Daymien Hendryx



"Rutland helped me see the best in myself. The teachers here at Rutland are all amazing. " Kayleigh Green


"You always get a head start when you go to Rutland." Elijah Aguirre

"I'm going to miss this place." Austin Boe

"This is truly a wonderful place. I have experiences with other schools, and Rutland far surpasses all else. Rutland has shown me that being a small school, is by no means, a bad thing." Felicia Lalla

"I wanted to say thank you to the teaches for working their hardest to get us here today." Mason Lehman

"I feel very lucky that I've had a chance to go to this school and that I've gotten to know all the teachers that have worked here over the years. Rutland is truly a great school and I won't forget it." Zach Poffenbarger

"Coming here to Rutland for all 9 years of school taught me more then I could even imagine." Jersee Reed 

"I will miss my class at Rutland Grade School and the teachers." Jacklynn Ruger




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