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Red Rock's Wild West Book Fair - October 10-17

posted Sep 20, 2017, 7:47 PM by Red Rock

We are excited to introduce Red Rock's Wild West Book Fair on October 10-17!  Mark your calendars, round up your kiddos and get galloping into the fair!!  Much of the success of the fair depends on parent participation.  We encourage you to click on the link below and sign up to volunteer!  Help raise money for our wonderful school!



Support the Red Rock PTO Pledge Drive

posted Sep 20, 2017, 1:23 PM by Red Rock   [ updated Sep 20, 2017, 1:28 PM ]

Enriching Education 
Say NO door-to-door sales, support the Red Rock PTO pledge drive! Simply write a check to the “Red Rock PTO" and send to school with your student. Please consider a tax deductible donation of $45 per child or $65 per family to help us reach our goal of $5,000, which is just a fraction of the $40,000 we are funding this year. Any amount you choose to give is greatly appreciated and helps to support our commitment to NO door-to-door fundraisers. 

Why give? 
Because the PTO funds provide for many enrichment resources for staff and students including:
  • PARP (Parents As Reading Partners) books 
  • Battle of the Books 
  • Audio Enrichment System 
  • Field trips - like the Big River Journey 
  • Lego Robotics 
  • Science Fair
  • Technology: iPads, Smartboards, Websites and all on-line student resources. 
  • Reading Recovery programs 
  • Summer Library Hours 
  • Yearly start-up funds for teachers 
  • Classroom and building enhancements, including Common’s mural 
  • Teacher meals during conferences and staff appreciation throughout the year 
  • Books for the library 
  • Student Directory 
  • Gym Equipment
  • Plus, the PTO sponsors the following fun events: Back to School Night Open House, Carnival, Ice Cream Social, Book Fairs (including Read n' Feed), Movie Night, Bingo Night, Holiday Bazaar, Kindergarten Enrollment Night, 5th Grade Movin' Up Celebration, and more!

How to Give
  • Send your donation to school with your child. 
  • Make check out to “Red Rock PTO” and insert in an envelope marked PTO PledgeDrive

Or Donate via PayPal here:

Support Red Rock PTO


PTO Meeting on Tuesday: Step by Step- November 7 Election

posted Sep 18, 2017, 9:56 AM by Red Rock

We hope you can join the first PTO meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 19, from 6:30 to 7:30 PM in the Red Rock Media Center.  

As a parent you are automatically a member, and the Red Rock PTO would be very pleased to have you attend meetings.

Principal Holt will be sharing information about school and district safety and Assistant Superintendent Julie Nielsen will be sharing information about the upcoming referendum election.  

This is a great opportunity to become informed and have your questions answered!


If you are not able to attend this meeting, there will be Community Conversations on the following days and times.

Wednesday, September 27 at 6:30 PM- Park High School

Thursday, September 28 at 6:30 PM- East Ridge High School

Thursday, October 12 at 6:30 PM- Woodbury High School

Information is also available any time online at:

SoWashCo.org/Election2017

2017 Red Rock Back to School Night

posted Aug 25, 2017, 6:33 AM by Red Rock   [ updated Aug 29, 2017, 8:10 PM ]

WELCOME BACK!  
Red Rock Elementary Back-to-School Night  
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 | 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. 



BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT CHECKLIST  
  • Meet the Teacher: Visit your child's classroom and meet his or her teacher.  If you know your child’s bus information, bring it with you.
  • School Supplies: Bring in your child's school supplies.
  • Conferences:  Red Rock is using an electronic system called PTCfast to schedule conferences. More details will be sent out in September.

VISIT THE COMMONS
  • PTO Fundraiser: Please consider a TAX-deductible donation of $45 per child or $65 per family to help us reach our goal of $10,000 which is just a fraction of the $40,000 we are funding this year. Any amount you choose to give is greatly appreciated and helps to support our commitment to NO door-to-door. You can pay by cash, check (written to Red Rock PTO), or credit card.  Pledge form available here:  PTO Fundraiser
  • Volunteer:  Calling all parents and guardians. Choose PTO opportunities that fit your schedule and talents.

VISIT THE GYM
  • Purchase Thursday Folder & Agenda (2nd- 5th grades):  $5 (write a check to “Red Rock”).
  • Clip, Shop & Save Fundraising Table: Box Tops for Education: Drop off your Box Tops and enter for a change to win a price! Place 25 Box Tops in a baggie labeled with your child's name and phone number. Drop them off at the Box Tops table to be entered into the drawing. Also, find out how you can save money while earning money for Red Rock at local retailers!
  • School Directory: Sign your family up to be included in the school directory. The update will also automatically sign you up to receive the PTO Red Rocket email updates.  Save time and sign up through this link now:  2017 Student Directory
  • Pride Wear: Now's the time to purchase fun Red Rock T-shirts and water bottles. Students are encouraged to wear their pride gear on Pride Day, which is the first Friday of each month.
  • Kid's Club: Speak with representatives regarding before- and after-school care.
  • School Lunch Table: Deposit money into your child's school lunch account (SchoolCafe)

VISIT THE OFFICE
  • Transportation: Get your transportation questions answered.
  • School Patrol: Learn about our school's crossing guard program.
 
VISIT THE MEDIA CENTER
  • Stop by the Media Center to check it out.

Volunteers are needed to cover a few shifts that afternoon/evening. If you volunteer one shift, you'll still have plenty of time to visit your child's/children's classroom(s). Please consider helping out.

CherryBerry Fundraiser - Friday, June 9 from 2:30pm - 9pm

posted Jun 8, 2017, 2:48 PM by Red Rock


Purchase Discounted Nick Universe Ride Wristbands

posted Jun 8, 2017, 2:46 PM by Red Rock   [ updated Jun 8, 2017, 3:03 PM ]

Looking for something to do over the summer? Purchase your discounted Nickelodeon Universe ride wristbands to support the Red Rock Elementary PTO! Each wristband is good for one person to enjoy unlimited rides for one day.  These normally cost $34.99 with tax, but we sell them to you for only $28, saving you money while raising money for our school! You can order wristbands over the summer by purchasing wristbands here via PayPal.  Just coordinate your wristband pick-up through Teresa Keller at keller.tlk@gmail.com.   They are available during the summer!

School Tool Box

posted May 21, 2017, 10:27 AM by Red Rock

Tired of hunting down the right school supplies?  Support the PTO and use School Tool Box for easy ordering of school supplies.  It is delivered to your home, and the order can be customized for what you need. www.schooltoolbox.com

www.schooltoolbox.com


Summer Camps and Programs Open House

posted Feb 17, 2017, 6:34 AM by Red Rock

SUMMER CAMPS AND PROGRAMS 
INFORMATIONAL OPEN HOUSE 
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 6:00-7:00PM 
Red Rock Library 

It may be cold outside, but registration for summer activities will start before you know it. Please join us as representatives from local organizations will have information and answer questions about their summer programs. Representatives will be there from: 
  • Woodbury Athletic Association 
  • Children’s Farm 
  • Conquer Ninja Warrior 
  • Excel Martial Arts 
  • Woodbury Parks and Rec 
  • Kidcreate Studio 
  • Woodbury United Lacrosse 
  • FOSS AND MORE! 
See you there! 
Complimentary child care will be provided

Science Fair

posted Jan 26, 2017, 2:52 PM by Red Rock

The Red Rock Science Fair is coming! Join us March 23, 2017 for an evening of creativity and experimentation. In order for your child to participate, you need to register.  We have extended the registration deadline to Tuesday, January 31st.  
Click on the links below for more information!

Click here for all the info: Science Fair Information Sheet

Click here for online sign-up: Science Fair Online Sign-Up
 

  • Judging will take place during the daytime, March 23rd.  The kids can bring and setup their projects in the gym in the morning. 
  • There will be an open house in the evening 5-7 pm.  Activities planned include:
    • The opportunity to walk around all of the projects and interact with students
    • The Red Rock Lego Robotics team
    • 3M Visiting Wizards
    • More in the works!
  • The awards ceremony will take place at 6:30 pm in the commons, March 23rd.

Bingo Night!

posted Jan 11, 2017, 5:39 PM by Red Rock

Join us Friday, January 20 for Bingo during our Red Rock Community Night Event! Come for fun, friends and prizes! It will take place from 6-7:30 in the gymnasium. The PTO invites you to this free community event as a thank you for your support. Please note this is not a drop-off event; students will need an adult chaperone. See you there!

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