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Last Day for Online Spirit Wear is MONDAY Dec 5th…

Thank you to all our bulldog families and friends who came out to help make this years BINGO night an overwhelming success.  There was pizza, candy, prizes, and laughter.  Thank you to our committee chair Angie King…you did a fantastic job.

  • Spirit wear is available for purchase online ONLY through today, Monday, December 5th athttp://www.epiapparel.com/run015.html All orders will be delivered to the school on December 19, 2016.  Please direct any questions to president@rockyrunpto.org
  • Wednesday, December 14th is spirit night at Chick-fil-A from 5-8PM!
  • Saturday, December 17th is our first ever Barnes & Noble Fundraiser.  Our 4th and 5th grade chorus is set to perform, there will be readings by our very own teachers, arts and crafts activities, and our school will earn money all at the same time.  RRES will receive 10% of sales; and 15% of sales if we have over $2000 in sales…customers must specify they are with RRES.  So, if you have kids, family or friends on your Christmas list that love to read…this is the perfect opportunity to raise money as you buy items you already were planning on purchasing. (Online shopping will be available)
  • Bulldog Pride Rock Rentals are still available.  Parents can rent the rock for $20 a week in celebration of birthdays, holidays, or a personal achievement!  For more information and to reserve your week, contact Becca Craven at vicepresident@rockyrunpto.orgor check out the information on our website at www.rockyrunpto.org.
  • Giant A+ Rewards are in full effect.  Remember, this year, you do not need to re-register your card if your school selections remains the same.
  • Is your child missing anything? A sweatshirt, water bottle, or lunch bag?  Please make sure they check lost and found prior to you replacing these items!
  • Please keep sending in Box Tops, and Labels for Education!  We’ve done a great job so far!!!
  • The school store is open every Friday morning.  Nothing in the store is more than a dollar.  Please do not send children with bills larger than a 5.  Thanks in Advance!
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Welcome Back…

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving break and had an opportunity to make memories with friends and family.  The holidays are quickly approaching and with them several opportunities to make memories with your extended Bulldog family.

BINGO night is Friday, December 2nd… doors open at 6PM, games start at 7.  We are still accepting donations for game prizes, so…if you know of a business or organization that would like to provide a prize for this event, please don’t hesitate to let us know.  We will get together for an exciting evening with our families and friends to play BINGO, eat pizza and make memories.  Pre-Order forms are pink forms that went home two weeks ago, they will be accepted through tomorrow Monday, November 28th  and are highly encouraged (Save Time and $).  This is always a packed event!  If you would like to help out at this event please use this sign-up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4ea5ad2da0f49-rocky

  • Spirit wear is available for purchase online ONLY from now until December 5th at: http://www.epiapparel.com/run015.html All orders will be delivered to the school on December 19, 2016.  Please direct any questions to president@rockyrunpto.org
  • Monday, November 28th is spirit night at Firehouse Subs from 4-8PM!
  • Thursday, December 1st is the December PTO meeting at 7:00 in the RRES library.
  • BINGO Night is this Friday, December 2nd
  • Saturday, December 17th is our first ever Barnes & Noble Fundraiser.  RRES will receive 10% of sales; and 15% of sales if we have over $2000 in sales…customers must specify they are with RRES.  So, if you have kids, family or friends on your Christmas list that love to read…this is the perfect opportunity to raise money as you buy items you already were planning on purchasing. (Online shopping will be available)
  • Bulldog Pride Rock Rentals are still available.  Parents can rent the rock for $20 a week in celebration of birthdays, holidays, or a personal achievement!  For more information and to reserve your week, contact Becca Craven at vicepresident@rockyrunpto.org or check out the information on our website at www.rockyrunpto.org.
  • Giant A+ Rewards started October 7th. This year, you do not need to re-register your card if your school selections remains the same.  Your card will automatically begin to earn points on October 7, 2016.
  • Is your child missing anything? A sweatshirt, water bottle, or lunch bag?  Please make sure they check lost and found prior to you replacing these items!
  • Please keep sending in Box Tops, and Labels for Education!  We’ve done a great job so far!!!
  • The school store is open every Friday morning.  Nothing in the store is more than a dollar.  Please do not send children with bills larger than a 5.  Thanks in Advance!
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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

Happy Thanksgiving to all our Bulldogs and their families!  We hope you have an excellent time this week with family and friends from near and far.  Don’t forget that the kids are out of school starting Wednesday and don’t return until next Monday.  
 
Our next big event is coming up at the beginning of December.  B-I-N-G-O on December 2nd.  If you know of a business or organization that would like to provide a prize for this event, please don’t hesitate to let us know. 
· Spirit wear is available for purchase online ONLY from now until December 5th at: http://www.epiapparel.com/run015.html  All orders will be delivered to the school on December 19, 2016.  Please direct any questions to president@rockyrunpto.org
· Monday, November 28th is spirit night at Firehouse Subs from 4-8PM!
· Thursday, December 1st is the December PTO meeting at 7:00 in the RRES library.
· BINGO Night is coming up fast.  Friday, December 2nd we will get together for an exciting evening with our families and friends to play BINGO, eat pizza and make memories.  Pre-Order forms went home last week and are highly encouraged (Save Time and $).  This is always a packed event!  If you would like to help out at this event please use this sign-up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4ea5ad2da0f49-rocky
· Saturday, December 17th is our first ever Barnes & Noble Fundraiser.  RRES will receive 10% of sales; and 15% of sales if we have over $2000 in sales…customers must specify they are with RRES.  So, if you have kids, family or friends on your Christmas list that love to read…this is the perfect opportunity to raise money as you buy items you already were planning on purchasing. (Online shopping will be available)
· Bulldog Pride Rock Rentals are still available.  Parents can rent the rock for $20 a week in celebration of birthdays, holidays, or a personal achievement!  For more information and to reserve your week, contact Becca Craven at vicepresident@rockyrunpto.org 
· Giant A+ Rewards started October 7th. This year, you do not need to re-register your card if your school selections remains the same.  Your card will automatically begin to earn points on October 7, 2016.
· Is your child missing anything? A sweatshirt, water bottle, or lunch bag?  Please make sure they check lost and found prior to you replacing these items!  
· Please keep sending in Box Tops, and Labels for Education!  We’ve done a great job so far!!!
· The school store is now open every Friday morning.  Nothing in the store is more than a dollar.  Please do not send children with bills larger than a 5.  Thanks in Advance!
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THANK YOU VETERANS!

A very special THANK YOU to all of our volunteers, veterans, and family members who took the time to come out on Thursday to celebrate the many men and women who are serving or have served this great nation.  The kids did a fantastic job of writing messages of appreciation and it was really something special.

Our next big event is coming up at the beginning of December.  BINGO on December 2nd.  If you know of a business or organization that would like to provide a prize for this event, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

Please take a look at our calendar on our website and consider being a part of one/some of these events: www.rockyrunpto.org

  • Monday, November 28th is spirit night at Firehouse Subs from 4-8PM!
  • Thursday, December 1st is the December PTO meeting at 7:00 in the RRES library.
  • BINGO Night is coming up fast.  Friday, December 2nd we will get together for an exciting evening with our families and friends to play BINGO, eat pizza and make memories.  Be on the lookout this week for Pre-Order forms coming home in your child’s backpack.  This is always a packed event!
  • Saturday, December 17th is our first ever Barnes & Noble Fundraiser.  RRES will receive 10% of sales (15% of sales if we have over $2000 in sales)…customers must specify they are with RRES.  So, if you have kids, family or friends on your Christmas list that love to read…this is the perfect opportunity to raise money as you buy items you already were planning on purchasing. (Online shopping will be available)
  • Bulldog Pride Rock Rentals are still available.  Parents can rent the rock for $20 a week in celebration of birthdays, holidays, or a personal achievement!  For more information and to reserve your week, contact Becca Craven at vicepresident@rockyrunpto.org .
  • Giant A+ Rewards started October 7th. This year, you do not need to re-register your card if your school selections remains the same.  Your card will automatically begin to earn points on October 7, 2016.
  • Is your child missing anything? A sweatshirt, water bottle, or lunch bag?  Please make sure they check lost and found prior to you replacing these items!
  • Please keep sending in Box Tops, and Labels for Education!  We’ve done a great job so far!!!
  • The school store is now open every Friday morning.  Nothing in the store is more than a dollar.  Please do not send children with bills larger than a 5.  Thanks in Advance!
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Look What’s Happening at Rocky Run…

• Friday, November 11th NO SCHOOL…Veteran’s Day (Thank you to all who have served!)
• Monday, November 28th is spirit night at Firehouse Subs from 4-8PM!
• Thursday, December 1st is the December PTO meeting at 7:00 in the RRES library.
• BINGO Night is coming up fast. Friday, December 2nd we will get together for an exciting evening with our families and friends to play BINGO, eat pizza and make memories.
• Bulldog Pride Rock Rentals are still available. Parents can rent the rock for $20 a week in celebration of birthdays, holidays, or a personal achievement! For more information and to reserve your week, contact Becca Craven at vicepresident@rockyrunpto.org .
• Giant A+ Rewards started October 7th. This year, you do not need to re-register your card if your school selections remains the same. Your card will automatically begin to earn points on October 7, 2016.
• Is your child missing anything? A sweatshirt, water bottle, or lunch bag? Please make sure they check lost and found prior to you replacing these items!
• Please keep sending in Box Tops, and Labels for Education!
• The school store is now open every Friday morning. Nothing in the store is more than a dollar. Please do not send children with bills larger than a 5. Thanks in Advance!

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Red Ribbon Week

Thank you to all parents and teachers who donated their time or candy that helped make Monster Mash 2016 a huge success. Many hands made for lighter work. Also, a big thanks to the appreciation committee who helped our bus drivers have an awesome week last week!

  • This week is RED RIBBON WEEK:
    Monday- Support Red Ribbon Week – wear lots of RED – (or wear your orange Bullying shirt)
    Tuesday – Sock it to Drugs and Bullying – wear your craziest socks
    Wednesday- Team Up for Good Choices– wear your favorite team shirt/jersey
    Thursday- Being Safe, Healthy, and Kind is NO SWEAT – wear sweat pants or a sweat shirt
    Friday- Be Proud of Yourself and Your Choices – wear RRES spirit clothes
  • Bulldog Pride Rock Rentals are still available. Parents can rent the rock for $20 a week in celebration of birthdays, holidays, or a personal achievement! For more information and to reserve your week, contact Becca Craven at vicepresident@rockyrunpto.org or check out the information on the tab above titled “Bulldog Pride Rock”.
  • Thursday, November 3rd @ 7:00 is our October PTO meeting which will be held in the library at RRES
  • Thursday, November 10th is the Veterans Assembly
  • Is your child missing anything? A sweatshirt, water bottle, or lunch bag? Please make sure they check lost and found prior to you replacing these items!
  • Please keep sending in Box Tops, and Labels for Education!
  • The school store opened Friday, October 21st. Nothing in the store is more than a dollar. Please do not send children with bills larger than a 5. Thanks in Advance!
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What’s Exciting this week at Rocky Run?

  • Chick-fil-A Spirit Night is tomorrow Wednesday, October 12th between 5-8PM. ***New this year: You must say “Rocky Run Elementary School” in order for us to get credit on your order.
  • Permission forms for participation in the Majest Taekwondo After-School Class are due by Wednesday, October 12th
  • Spirit Grams are currently being sold for .60 a stick all this week and the last day to order is next Wednesday, October 19th, they will be delivered on October 21st.
  • Monster Mash 2016 is just around the corner!  Scheduled for Saturday, October 22nd, this event is sure to entertain.  Please note: due to recent events, it is requested that there be no clown costumes and no face masks.  If you would like to participate in any way, please don’t hesitate to let us know.  We are in search of a Monster Mash chairperson as well as volunteers!  Sign-ups are being done using the Sign-Up Genius system and can be accessed using these links: Monster Mash Donations Sign-Up and Monster Mash Volunteer Sign-up
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There’s A Lot Going On This Week

  1. Our first Sonic Spirit Night of the year coming up on Tuesday, October 4th between 5-8PM. The owner assured us his staff is ready for us this time. Last year they weren’t aware of how much our Bulldogs love their Sonic!!!
  2. Stafford County Public Schools Gifted & Accelerated Programs Fall Parent Workshop is Tuesday, October 4th at Margaret Brent Elementary School from 6-7:30PM.  More information available on their website: http://www.staffordschools.net/Domain/3118
  3. The Grades 3 – 5 Back-to-School Night has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM. The Book fair will remain open until 8:00 PM that evening.
  4. October PTO Meeting is Thursday, October 6th starting at 7:00 in the RRES library!
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Back-To-School Night & Fall Book Fair Tomorrow & Thursday!

Back-To-School Night is scheduled for tomorrow night and Thursday night and the Fall Book Fair will be open both nights so that parents can shop with their children!

  • Wednesday, September 28th is back-to-school night for Kindergarten through 2nd Grade
  • Thursday, September 29th is back-to-school night for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grades

The library would love some volunteers to help both nights. If you want to help, please make sure to plan accordingly around the times that you will be there to visit your children’s classrooms.  Interested individuals may sign up using this link: Book Fair Sign-Up

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Ninja Night Fundraiser

Mountain Kim Ninja Night!

Parents, enjoy a night out and support your local Elementary School.

Perfect opportunity for parents to get a night out and relax after a full week back to school.

For Kids ages 5-12. No Tae Kwon Do experience needed!

  • Positive and fun Tae Kwon Do experience for everyone
  • Pizza dinner, arts & crafts, movie
  • Constructive fitness focused games and exercise
  • Anti Bullying awareness and education
  • And more!

 

Mt. Kim Martial Arts has made a commitment this year to support their local community.  We are honored to be one of the communities they are supporting!

1st Child 25.00 and each additional sibling 15.00

 

100% OF PROCEEDS FROM THIS EVENT GO TO SUPPORT ROCKY RUN ELEMENTARY PTO!! 

 

Space available for only 50 children!  Make your reservation today!

 

Waiver must be signed before you can drop off your children

 

Click on link to sign up
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ninja-night-tickets-27560672714

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Welcome Back Bulldogs!

The first day of the 2016-2017 school year has come and gone.  Although there were bus schedule mix-ups, the kids got to their classes and met new friends.  It’s going to be a great year, and we look forward to experiencing it with you all!

Don’t forget, this Thursday night at 7:00 we will have the first PTO meeting of the year.  We hope to see you there!

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Summer is Almost Over!

Can you believe it?  Summer is almost over! I hear some of you cheering and some of you crying! Either way, we are headed for a new school year and it is coming up quickly!

Open House night at Rocky Run will be next Thursday, Sept 1 from 6pm-8pm. Be sure to attend!! This is a fantastic opportunity to meet your teachers, set up lunch accounts, visit organizations like Boy Scouts, pick up school supply packs, purchase Spirit Wear, etc.

We will also have sign ups open for the Pride Rock and Mt. Kim Martial Arts Ninja Night!! PTO can accept checks, cash, or debit/credit cards.

Would you be willing to come help us out that night? Go to the attached sign up genius to let us know. If you come to volunteer just come find us in the cafeteria and we will let you know which table you can help us tend to. We will be the ones in the crazy green shirts! 😉

Can’t wait to see everyone!!