Ross Round Up

Engage. Empower. Educate. Every Day.

January 20, 2023

This week we're especially grateful for our parent community.

We had parents send in $5 gift cards for our teacher appreciation Wednesdays once a month. How that works is when we have our early-release Wednesday staff meetings, teachers gather to work together to look at student data and plan learning experiences. As part of that meeting, teachers write each other anonymous notes to highlight positive things they've noticed in each other. We put all those notes in a bucket and draw out 5 winners, who get to choose gift cards donated by you. The rest of the notes are delivered to teachers.

How can you help? Send $5 gift cards from anywhere in town to school and we'll get them to teachers to show them your love and appreciation. Teachers love coffee, milkshakes, and french fries.

This week, we also had Black Canyon Gourmet Popcorn donate some delicious flavored popcorn to our staff. We've enjoyed snacking on that this week!

We want you to know that we appreciate the love you share with us. We hope you know we pass that love on to your children every day.


Principal Tripp

Upcoming Events at Ross


Art Club during lunch recess in room 12

Club sponsors: Jaya M. (4th grade) with Cori N. (Parent Volunteer Extraordinaire)


Arm Wrestling Tournament during lunch recess

Club sponsor: Mason B. (4th grade)

Tuesday, January 31

Leadership Activity for all students during lunch recess

Planned and run by our 5th grade CAST student-leaders


Change Wars--more details coming soon! Start saving your coins!


Community AVID Showcase, including a family breakfast activity and a chance to see and hear from students at Ross who are growing through our AVID program--more details coming soon!

Excusing Students from School

Parents, please remember to call the school in the morning at 208-922-1011 and let us know when your student will be absent. It helps us to know that they're OK when they're missing from school.

Pick Up Line Safety

Please make sure to get in the pick up line to pick up your student after school. That allows us to make sure that students are going home with parent-approved people. Thank you!

Who are we at Ross?

Each day at Ross we will:

Engage. Empower. Educate.

Our dream is to:

Ignite a passion for lifelong learning and personal growth so students will be successful in college, career, and life.

Our school values are:

We treat others with dignity and respect. We are ethical and humble in our actions. We are COMPASSIONATE.

We hold tight to our convictions. Decisions are made to make the lives of others better. We are LEADERS.

We are stronger and better when we work together. We are a part of a beautiful and diverse COMMUNITY.

We are bold, we take risks, we are flexible and willing to step out of our comfort zone. We are INNOVATIVE.