RTES Community School Bulletin

August 2023

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Our monthly newsletter contains important news, reminders, and resources for you and your family.

Important Contacts for Rolling Terrace Familias

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August Events at Rolling Terrace

Paletas en el Parque Popsicles in the Park

Meet and Greet at Rolling Terrace playground

August 2 4:30-6pm (Kindergarten families only please)

August 9 9-10:30am

August 17 4:30-6pm

Back to School Open House

Friday August 25

Meet the Teachers

1:30 – 2:30

Community Fair

1:00 – 3:30

First Day of School

Monday August 28

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Registration for New Students

To register a new student to Rolling Terrace, please call to make an appointment 240-740-1950. Ms. Villalobos is happy to assist!

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Events In Our Community- Click on the images to access the links or scan QR code with your phone

Practice Reading! Fridays at Long Branch Library 10:30am to 12pm. For students in grades K through 3

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Free Concerts in Wheaton

TGIF Summer Concert Series- Join us each Friday for live music Marian Fryer Town Plaza at 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton

August 4, August 11, August 18, and August 25

Register for Adult English classes- See flyer below

Montgomery College offers free adult English classes in all levels and English classes for specific careers. Click on the images below for more information.


2023 Montgomery County Public Schools BACK-TO-SCHOOL FAIR at WESTFIELD WHEATON Mall SATURDAY, AUG. 26, 2023 from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M.


MCPS will offer free shuttles to the event from the following MCPS high schools:

Montgomery Blair, Paint Branch, Gaithersburg and Richard Montgomery.

The first shuttle will depart from high schools at 9:00 a.m. and the last shuttle will depart from Westfield Wheaton at 2:00 p.m.

Resource and Service Fair for Newcomers to Montgomery County

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KID Museum FREE Sundays for MCPS Students

Any MCPS student can visit the KID Museum for free on Sundays this summer through August 27! Pre-registration is highly recommended here: http://bit.ly/3WRGUhy.

¡Cualquier estudiante de MCPS puede visitar el KID Museum gratis los domingos hasta el 27 de agosto! https://bit.ly/3WRGUhy

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Local Food Distributions w/n 5 miles of Rolling Terrace Elementary School

Most food distributions on the calendar do NOT require appointment

*please note that some distributions are weekly or monthly and appear on the calendar as such

Algunas de las distribuciones de alimentos en el calendario NO requieren cita

*tenga en cuenta que algunas distribuciones son semanales o mensuales y aparecen en el calendario así

Click on the calendar below/ Haga clic en el calendario abajo

Schedule a Food Pick up by calling MANNA 301-424-1130

Para hacer Cita Para Recibir Sus Alimentos llame MANNA 301-424-1130

Pour programmer un ramassage de nourriture appelez MANNA 301-424-1130

For help with getting food, please call the Food Access Call Center at 311.

Para ayuda para obtener alimentos, por favor llame al Centro de Llamadas para el Acceso a Alimentos en el 3-1-1.

Help with Food and SNAP (EBT/food stamps) program

Help with Food and Diapers- Ayuda Con Comida y Pañales

Hola! Somos Justicia Alimentaria DMV, un grupo de voluntarios que ayuda con comida, pañales, y otras cosas esenciales.

Hacemos entregas a familias en DC, y en ciudades en Maryland y Virginia que están a no más de 45 minutos de DC.

Debe completar este formulario cada vez que necesite ayuda.

Tratamos de ayudar lo más rápido posible, pero tenemos muchas familias en nuestra lista, así que pueden pasar varias semanas antes de que reciban una entrega, y solo podemos ayudar a cada familia una vez cada 1-2 meses.

Su información es confidencial y no la compartiremos con nadie.

Formulario Solicitar Ayuda Con Comida y Pañales

Hello! We’re Food Justice DMV, a group of volunteers that delivers food, diapers, and other essentials.

We deliver to families in DC, and towns in Maryland and Virginia that are within 45 minutes of DC.

You should complete this form every time you need help.

We try to help as quickly as we can, but we have many families on our list, so it can take several weeks to get a delivery, and we can only deliver to each family once every 1-2 months.

Your information is kept confidential and will not be shared with anyone.

Request Help Form
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Resources In Our Community

IEP Presentation in Spanish

Workshops for parents of children who receive special education services through an IEP Individualized Education Plan. Workshops are in August and September. Click on image below for more details.

Or click here

Learn with C2C

Are you looking for a place to take English classes, earn your GED (Graduation Equivalency for high school diploma), learn how to use computers, or other job skills? Visit Classroom 2 Community for more information!

They offer a wide range of services that include ESL, GED, basic computer skills, IT certifications, citizenship prep, entrepreneurship training, and workforce readiness.

Click HERE or on the image below

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Summer Reading with Montgomery County Public Libraries

It's not too late to have some more fun! Sign up for the Montgomery County Public Libraries Summer Reading Challenge.
Visit the Long Branch Library today (or any Montgomery County library) to receive your free game board and earn prizes! Register here: https://bit.ly/3IZ75gF

Recursos Comunitarios de Verano 2023 Summer Resources 2023

Recursos Comunitarios de Verano 2023




Marque 988 o Llame/Visite el Centro de Crisis

240-777-4000; 1301 Piccard Dr. 1r Piso en Rockville


Marque 311 o Llame/Visite el Centro de Crisis


Departamento de Recreación: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec/


Worksource Montgomery: https://worksourcemontgomery.com/


11319 Elkin St. Wheaton, MD 20902 L-V 10am-6pm


Llame/Visite el Centro de Crisis o Llame al 1-800-662-HELP





Summer Resources 2023

Dial 988 or Call/Visit the Crisis Center
240-777-4000; 1301 Piccard Dr. 1st Floor in Rockville
Dial 311 or Call/Visit the Crisis Center
Department of Recreation: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec/
Worksource Montgomery: https://worksourcemontgomery.com/
11319 Elkin St. Wheaton, MD 20902 M-F 10am-6pm
Call/Visit the Crisis Center or Call 1-800-662-HELP

Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)

With the FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program, you can save on your bill and may be able to get high-speed internet for free. Click on the images below for more information.

Bienvenidos Navigators

¿Es usted o alguien que conoce un inmigrante recién llegado a nuestra área? ¡Bienvenidos está aquí para ayudar! Ellos pueden conectarlo con recursos para satisfacer sus necesidades. Llame al 301-270-8432.

Are you or someone you know a recently arrived immigrant to our area? Bienvenidos is here to help! They can connect you with resources to meet your needs. Call 301-270-8432.
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Youth Cruiser SmarTrip Cards

Rolling Terrace students can complete an application form to receive a Youth Cruiser SmarTrip card.

Parents can ask in the main office for their application

All student riders use the Youth Cruiser card for free rides on RideOn and MetroBus

  • The Youth Cruiser SmarTrip® card is for Montgomery County residents ages 5 to 18 (older if still in high school).
  • Use this card to participate in the Kids Ride Free program.
  • Stored value can be added to the card for usage on
    • Metrobuses
    • Metrorail
    • Other transit agencies that accept SmarTrip® cards

If your student is not at Rolling Terrace, encourage them to ask the main office at their school how to apply.

Student Well Being Team

Rolling Terrace has a team of staff who ensure that students and families have the resources and supports they need. If you or someone in your family is in need of additional support, please contact one of our Student Well Being Team members. We speak English, Spanish, and French. We can assist families in need of food, clothing, housing, utilities; we can also help connect with medical and mental health resources.
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