Rolling Hills Elementary

Weekly Newsletter - 3/11/19


Hello RHE families,

It was another short week here at school. However, the teachers did a great job continuing to make learning meaningful and fun. We are looking forward to getting back into the routine of a full week.

Please see below! There is a lot happening at RHE and throughout the District.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Here’s what’s in store at RHE next week…

Monday 3/11

No Events Scheduled

Tuesday 3/12

No Chess Club until 3/19

RHHSA Meeting – 7:00 – RHE Library

Wednesday 3/13

Reading Olympics – 8:15

Jazz Band Rehearsal – 3:45

Thursday 3/14

No Events Scheduled

Friday 3/15

No Events Scheduled

Science Fair Last Day for Sign Up and Schedule for Board Pick-Up

Today Friday March 8th is the last day to sign up for the RHE Science Fair. For registered participants display board pick up will be during the following times:

  • Monday March 11 from 4-5 p.m. in the lobby
  • Tuesday March 12th from 6:45 p.m - end of RHHSA meeting in library
  • Wednesday March 13th 8:15-9 a.m. in the lobby

We can't wait to see all the creative and interesting projects, presentations, inventions, or collections!

2019 Science and Invention Fair Flyer

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Son, Plus Fun Event

Son, Plus Fun (formerly Mother Son) will take place on Friday March 29th from 7-9 P.M. Grab you special guy and head out for a evening of fun activities at the Newtown Athletic Club. Tickets will go on sale this Sunday March 4th and remain on sale through Wednesday March 27th. Tickets can be purchased at the school store here. Please see attached flyer for additional details.

Rolling Hills Fun Plus One flyer 3-29-19

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Yearbook Sale

There is still time to order a yearbook!

Chess Club

Due to a cancellation earlier in the year, there is one more Chess Club meeting for the winter session. However, it will not take place until March 19th. There will be no Chess Club on March 5th or March 12th. Mr. Yakobashvilli will be away coaching the United States Women’s Olympic Chess Team. We’ll see all of our chess players on March 19th!

Please see the flyer below for the spring session of Chess Club:

Chess Club Flyer Spring 2019

Box Tops

Box Tops have been collected and the results are in ...

The winner of our February Contest is Mrs. Parker's class. They beat out Mrs. Pollack's class by over 50 Box Tops! And t hey get to choose between a Gym Class with Mr. Smith or a PJ Day. Congratulations!

We collected a total of 734 Box Tops during our February Contest. That brings our total for this year to $674.70!

"Keep Clipping" those Box Tops ! This month's contest ends on Friday, March 29th! A Collection Sheet is below.

Box Tops Collection Sheet - March 2019


The School Safety Community Forum will provide the CR school community with a comprehensive overview of the ALICE active shooter prevention method and updates on other pertinent CR safety initiatives underway.

DATE: Tuesday, March 19

Time: 7 PM

Place: Newtown Middle School Auditorium

(Detailed Agenda To Come)

2018 CRSD Summer Academic and STEM Academy

The Council Rock School District will be holding summer school, offering a variety of academic programs for students entering grades K-8. Programs run between July 1st and July 25th. Please use the link for registration paperwork and a clear description of all program offerings and dates. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Robert Francis, Director of Summer Programs ( ).

Camp Invention

Camp Invention will again be running this summer at Maureen S. Welch Elementary the week of June 24-28, 2019 with all new programming for an exciting time of inventing, making new friends, and having fun!

You can register your child now at and receive $35 off the base price. This discount will expire on February 8, 2019. Don’t miss out!

Along with this incredible savings is an additional “For a Friend” discount of $30 off AND a chance to enter an exciting, one-of-a-kind contest after you register for the program.

Art Contest

ESS is running an Art Contest for all students grades K-12. The contest will run from February 4, 2019 thru April 8, 2019. All students grades K-12 are eligible, including any children of family members you may have outside of Council Rock School District. The students may draw or paint a picture following the theme: “What would it be like to have class in outer space?” The winning student will receive a $500 gift card and the student’s school will also receive a $500 gift card! Click on the LINK for more information.


Rolling Hills is on Twitter. Be sure to follow us to receive Tweets from our teachers!



Please be advised that May 21, 2019 will be the make-up day for all students and staff for today’s inclement weather closing. This date was published as a make-up day on the school calendar.

PSSA Dates

To help families with their planning of trips and appointments, here are the following days that students in grades three through six will be taking PSSA tests:

  • ELA – April 23rd, 24th, 25th
  • Math – April 29th and 30th
  • Science – May 2nd and 3rd (Fourth Grade Only)

PSSA Parent Letter Math ELA Science 2019

PSSA FAQ for Parents 2019

2019 PSSA Electronic Devices Letter

Fundraising - Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile:AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way to support your children and Rolling Hills Elementary every time you shop,at no cost to you. When you choose Rolling Hills Home and School Association on your AmazonSmile account, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to our school! Find more information about AmazonSmile here.

Get Started here today… Click here!

RHHSA Year Long Fundraisers

Box Tops are just one of 3 year long fundraisers that benefit RHHSA. Please see the link below to learn more about the "BIG 3" - Box Tops, A+ School Rewards, and Amazon Smile. These are easy ways to help our school earn money!

2018 Fundrasing RHHSA The Big 3

Reminder! Clearances for Volunteers

Please visit the Volunteer link regarding information on volunteer clearances.

Chartwells Lunch

Click on the following link to access the monthly menu online:

When sending money in for lunch, please be sure the money is in a sealed envelope with the student name and teacher.

Important Dates

March 21st (Thursday): Science Fair. 7PM RHE Gym

March 29th (Friday): Son Plus Fun (formerly mother-son) 7PM Newtown Athletic Club