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Welcome Back Bulldogs

We hope you all had a restful and fun filled Spring Break and are ready for the last few months of this school year.  The following PTO Board positions are open for next year: President, Vice president, Treasurer, and Secretary.  We are also in search of a Monster Mash and Staff Appreciation chair.  If you or someone you know has expressed interest, please e-mail: president@rockyrunpto.org

Spring is a VERY busy time at Rocky Run and for our Bulldog Families.  Below, you will find information that will help you stay up to date on some events happening at school over the next few weeks.  We hope to see you all soon:

  • TONIGHT is RRES Spirit Night at Firehouse Subs from 4-8PM
  • This week, April 24th-April 28th is Autism Awareness Spirit Week
    • Monday: We All Blend Together- Tie-Dye Day
    • Tuesday: Everyone Needs a Hero Day- Superhero Shirts
    • Wednesday: We All Fit Together Day: K-1 wears red; 2-3 wears blue; 4-5 wears red
    • Thursday: Be Unique Day- Mismatch Clothes
    • Friday: Light Up Awareness- Wear Blue
  • Wed, April 26th from 6:00-7:30 SOL Parent Info Night: This event is specifically for families in grades 3-5 only. Teachers and Administrators will provide information on SOL testing, test questions, procedures, and to allow for your questions to be answered.
  • 5th grade t-shirt order money is due Thurs, April 27th.
  • Next week, May 1st – 5th is teacher appreciation week. We have some fun activities planned.  If you would like to volunteer your time to assist, please e-mail me or president@rockyrunpto.org
  • The new spirit wear order website is ready and open for ordering at: epiapparel.com/run015.html. Online ordering will close on May 8th.
  • Field Day has been scheduled for Friday, May 5th.  Please note the following from Mrs. Macrae:
    • Volunteers needed for areas of K-1/ 2-3/ or 4/5.  They can only pick one area due to the variations in lunch schedules, etc.
    • Sign up on the Rocky Run web site OR using this link.
    • We will contact those who have signed up with their station and directions as we get nearer to actual field day. We will set up the station.
    • Parents need to report to the activity room by 9:30 the day of field day.
    • Students need to dress comfortably for a day of outside activities. Wear sunscreen, and a hat or sunglasses are optional. They should bring a water bottle that they can refill if possible.
  • We are hosting a direct sale vendor fair on Saturday, May 20th from 11am-4pm. A few spots are still available for interested direct sale vendors! Spaces are limited- first come, first served! Please contact Miss Short (shortnk@staffordschools.net) if interested
  • As a service to our RRES families, the PTO is sponsoring the pre-order of your child’s school supplies for next year.  School supply kits are sold at cost and delivered to the school for pick up at Open House on August 31st. This is NOT a fundraiser.  Send your paper order into school with payment made out to Rocky Run PTO by June 9th, or order online until June 30th at educationalproducts.com/shoppacks.  School ID: RUN000 (3 letters/3 numbers).”
  • Reminder: The school store will be open every Friday morning…and it will be mobile.  Be on the lookout from a classroom near you.  Remember, nothing in the store is more than a dollar.  Please do not send children with bills larger than a $5.  Thanks in Advance!
  • A few Bulldog Pride Rock Rentals are still available!  You can rent the rock for $20 a week in celebration of birthdays, holidays, or a personal achievement!  (Important Note: When you rent the rock for the week, you are paying for your ability to paint the rock NOT for the rock to be painted for you).For more information and to reserve your week, contact Becca Craven at vicepresident@rockyrunpto.org .
  • Remember to continue to send in Box Tops for Education…it’s better to have them counted for next year than to expire in your kitchen drawer.
  • 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.​
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Yearbook Sales End Tonight April 20, 2017…ONLINE

With Spring Break in full swing, we didn’t want you to miss the final opportunity to purchase the 2016-2017 Yearbook online.  Sales end tonight.  The yearbooks are $15.00 each and can be purchased at ybpay.lifetouch.com School Code: 5662717.
Also, a few more important updates for next week as we return from rest and relaxation!!!
April 24th-April 28th is Autism Awareness Spirit Week
Monday: We All Blend Together- Tie-Dye Day
Tuesday: Everyone Needs a Hero Day- Superhero Shirts
Wednesday: We All Fit Together Day: K-1 wears red; 2-3 wears blue; 4-5 wears red
Thursday: Be Unique Day- Mismatch Clothes
Friday: Light Up Awareness- Wear Blue
 
Wed, April 26th from 6:00-7:30 SOL Parent Info Night: This event is specifically for families in grades 3-5 only.  Teachers and Administrators will provide information on SOL testing, test questions, procedures, and to allow for your questions to be answered.
The new spirit wear order website is ready and open for ordering at: www.epiapparel.com/run015.html.  Online ordering will close on May 8th.
Enjoy the rest of your time off!!!
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Spring Has Sprung…

We hope your families have enjoyed the last few beautiful weekends and that this week got off to a great start.  Thank you to all of the parents, teachers, and administrators who were able to make it to our April PTO meeting last week.  As noted during the meeting, all PTO Board Positions are open for next year.  So, if you or someone you know has expressed interest, please e-mail: president@rockrunpto.org

Spring is a VERY busy time at Rocky Run and for our Bulldog Families.  Below, you will find information that will help you stay up to date on some events happening at school over the next few weeks.  We hope to see you all soon:

  • The Rocky Run 2016-2017 Yearbook is on sale online until April 20th! Please order yours now so that on April 21st you are not disappointed. Yearbooks are $15.00 each.  We will NOT be accepting cash for yearbooks this year. We can only accept checks payable to Rocky Run PTO with “Yearbook” in the memo field…OR via credit card online at lifetouch.com School Code: 5662717.
    • If you have pictures you think would like to be considered for the year book, please visit: lifetouch.comand use the code: DRLPYJ (Monster mash, BINGO, Fieldtrips, etc).
  • The Spring Dance has been cancelled.
  • Spring spirit gram orders are DUE TOMORROW, Wednesday, April 12th and will be delivered to children on Thursday, April 13th. SPRING SPIRIT GRAMS and Spring Spirit Gram Order Form are available through the links in this sentence.
  • Wednesday, April 12this RRES Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A from 5-8PM.  *Don’t forget to say RRES*
  • Field Day has been scheduled for Friday, May 5th. Please note the following from Mrs. Macrae:
  1. Volunteers needed for areas of K-1/ 2-3/ or 4/5.  They can only pick one area due to the variations in lunch schedules, etc.
  2. Sign up on the Rocky Run web site OR using this link.
  3. We will contact those who have signed up with their station and directions as we get nearer to actual field day. We will set up the station.
  4. Parents need to report to the activity room by 9:30 the day of field day.
  5. Students need to dress comfortably for a day of outside activities. Wear sunscreen, and a hat or sunglasses are optional. They should bring a water bottle that they can refill if possible.
  • We are hosting a direct sale vendor fair on Saturday, May 20th from 11am-4pm. We are looking for interested direct sale vendors! Spaces are limited- first come, first served! Please contact Miss Short (shortnk@staffordschools.net) if interested
  • As a service to our RRES families, the PTO is sponsoring the pre-order of your child’s school supplies for next year.  School supply kits are sold at cost and delivered to the school for pick up at Open House on August 31st. This is NOT a fundraiser.  Send your paper order into school with payment made out to Rocky Run PTO by June 9th, or order online until June 30th at educationalproducts.com/shoppacks.  School ID: RUN000 (3 letters/3 numbers).”
  • GREAT NEWS: The school store will be open every Friday morning…and it will be mobile.  Be on the lookout from a classroom near you.  Remember, nothing in the store is more than a dollar.  Please do not send children with bills larger than a $5.  Thanks in Advance!
  • This is the final year for Labels for Education, please send in any you may be collecting so that they can be used by the school.
  • A few Bulldog Pride Rock Rentals are still available!  You can rent the rock for $20 a week in celebration of birthdays, holidays, or a personal achievement!  (Important Note: When you rent the rock for the week, you are paying for your ability to paint the rock NOT for the rock to be painted for you). For more information and to reserve your week, contact Becca Craven at vicepresident@rockyrunpto.org
  • Remember to continue to send in Box Tops for Education…it’s better to have them counted for next year than to expire in your kitchen drawer.
  • 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.
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Spring Picture Day This Week & PTO Meeting

Another beautiful weekend is over and Monday is quickly approaching.  Below, you will find information that will help you stay up to date on some events happening at school over the next few weeks.  We hope to see you all soon:

  • Spring Picture day is Wednesday, April 5th.
  • The April PTO meeting is this Thursday, April 6th at 7:00 in the RRES library. We hope to see you there.
  • The Rocky Run 2016-2017 Yearbook is now on sale. Yearbooks are $15.00 each.  Add Year In Review Insert: $1.75 Add Removable Stickers: $2.00.  We will NOT be accepting cash for yearbooks this year. We can only accept checks payable to Rocky Run PTO with “Yearbook” in the memo field…OR via credit card online at ybpay.lifetouch.comSchool Code: 5662717.
  • If you have pictures you think would like to be considered for the year book, please visit: community.lifetouch.com and use the code: DRLPYJ (Monster mash, BINGO, Fieldtrips, etc).
  • Schedule Update: The Spring Dance has been cancelled.
  • Be on the lookout for Spring spirit gram order forms…they should be coming home soon! (Also attached to this e-mail for your convenience.)
  • As a service to our RRES families, the PTO is sponsoring the pre-order of your child’s school supplies for next year. School supply kits are sold at cost and delivered to the school for pick up at Open House on August 31st. This is NOT a fundraiser.  Send your paper order into school with payment made out to Rocky Run PTO by June 9th, or order online until June 30th at www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks.  School ID: RUN000 (3 letters/3 numbers).”
  • Wednesday, April 12th is RRES Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A from 5-8PM.  *Don’t forget to say RRES*
  • GREAT NEWS: The school store will be open every Friday morning…and it will be mobile.  Be on the lookout from a classroom near you.  Remember, nothing in the store is more than a dollar.  Please do not send children with bills larger than a $5.  Thanks in Advance!
  • This is the final year for Labels for Education, please send in any you may be collecting so that they can be used by the school.
  • A few Bulldog Pride Rock Rentals are still available!  You 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
  • Remember to continue to send in Box Tops for Education…it’s better to have them counted for next year than to expire in your kitchen drawer.
  • 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.