Roynon Raccoon Report
April Newsletter All About Roynon
A Message from Roynon's Principal
It is hard to believe that two/thirds of the school year is already behind us. Our students have been busy learning about academics and expanding their social emotional learning skills over the last eight months. Morning messages each day have focused on the 7 Habits of Healthy Kids by Sean Covey. We can happily say that our students are now familiar with all seven and we will officially be a Leader in Me School for the 2019-2020 school year. This is an exciting time for our Roynon Raccoon community. Our students and staff have much to be proud of and many reasons to finish strong. Please plan on attending our Open House the evening of May 23rd to celebrate your child's success.
I would like to personally thank each and every one of you who supported PTA's second annual Roynon Raccoon Run. The day was a huge success. We could not have done it without the parent volunteers who helped plan the event and those that came out to help on the day of the Run. This Friday, April 12th, is the last day for students to turn in donations to be counted towards student prizes. Donations can be dropped off in the office or made online at https://99pledges.com/fund/roynonraccoonrun2019
Looking ahead, our first annual Spring Fling, which is replacing our Mother/Son and Father/Daughter dances this year, is scheduled for this Friday, April 12th. Tickets can still be purchased in the office. Next week members of our staff will be serving up food at McDonald's on Wednesday, April 17th from 4-8pm. Come visit us. Staff Appreciation Week will be celebrated at Roynon during the week of May 6 -10. In addition, our state testing known as the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, CAASPP, for grades 3 - 5, will take place during the weeks of April 22 - May 17.
More information can be found below regarding our CAASPP, also know as Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments. It is very important that students in 3rd - 5th grade make every attempt to be at school and on time each day of testing.
Your Partner in Education,
Do you like to golf? Support Roynon and BUSD while golfing!
We are looking for someone who is interested in creating a Foursome to golf for Roynon. If you are interested in sponsoring a team, gathering your players, and golfing in the name of Roynon, please email Mrs. DiGrazia at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your support!
CAASPP/Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments
This is not for current Roynon students, as your registration will automatically roll over into our data base for next year. You do not have do do anything until you receive an Infosnap letter in August.
All donations received through April 12th will count towards student prize levels. Please help us reach our $50,000 goal!
ARTs and science day - We need you!
April 10: PTA Meeting (6pm in MPR)
April 12: Spring Fling Dance
April 16: Grades 3 - 5 Spring Pictures
April 17: Grades K - 2 Spring Pictures
April 17: McTeachers' Night at McDonalds
April 22 - May 19: State Testing for Grades 3 - 5
May 7: Family Literacy Night "Preventing the Summer Slide"
May 8: PTA Meeting (6pm in MPR)
May 10: Muffins with Mom
May 13: Roynon Choir Spring Concert
May 20 - 24: Spring Book Fair
May 23: Open House
May 30: Donuts with Dad
May 30: Spring Band Concert
May 31: 5th Grade Party
June 3: Arts & Science Day (contact email@example.com to volunteer for this day)
June 4: End of Year Awards Assemblies
June 6: Last Day of School (Minimum Day)
August 19: First Day of 2019-20 School Year!
Roynon Beautification Committee
PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING YOUR UNWANTED ITEMS TO US FOR OUR YARD SALE! (see details below)
The Roynon Beautification Committee is a nonprofit organization comprised of former and current teachers, parents and community members. We believe that a beautiful setting will improve the learning experience for our students as well as help to make our community a beautiful place. Our committee maintains Roynon Elementary's two campuses year round. We raise money through fundraisers and donations to improve our school.
South Campus Project 2019
We love to welcome new members to beautification. Anyone interested in joining, or just interested in finding out what we’re all about, is welcome at any meeting. Our meetings are held at 3 PM the first Tuesday of every month in the Roynon library.
Thank you to our Beautification Committee for helping to beautify our campus by painting such wonderful messages for us, as pictured below. Artist credit goes to Jen McCartney!
Click on the link below to access a previous newsletter!
Family School Compact
Click HERE to access our Family/School Compact.