Rolling Hills Elementary

Weekly Newsletter - 3/4/19


Hello RHE families,

I hope that you had a great week! Thank you to Mrs. Gannon and Miss Lichtner for creating activities for Read Across America week. It has been a Seuss filled 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 3/4

No Events Scheduled

Tuesday 3/5

No Chess Club until 3/19

Wednesday 3/6

Student Ambassador Meeting – 8:15

Jazz Band Rehearsal – 3:45

Holland Middle School Program Planning Meeting for Sixth Grade Parents – 7:00 - HMS

Thursday 3/7

Students to visit Richboro Elementary 9:30-11:00

Friday 3/8

Half Day for students – 12:15 Dismissal –AM Kindergarten attends

Roadrunner Raffle Winners

We had another round of winners for the Roadrunner Raffle: Abby Reilly, Lizzy Juba, Eva Escobar, Jacoby Rocco, Emma Roberts, Daniel Bowlen, Eli Radcliffe, Zoey Falbo, Evalyn McNulty, and Elodie Tu. The Mystery Motivator this round was is a treat in the school cafeteria. We have many students working hard to Be Safe, to Be Respectful, and to Be Responsible. I am so very proud of all of our students!
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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

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

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

RHHSA Shout Out!

Thank you to all those who came out for our annual Sweetheart Dance. It was our largest attendance to date, and from the looks of it everyone had a wonderful time! A special thank you to our co-chairs Jen Jainnini and Jen Altmeyer as well as Gina Yarnall and Nino Bakhtadze who volunteered their time . Your hard work is very much appreciated!

*Special Request from the RHE Play Committee!*

The directors of the RHE Play Committee need your help this year!

We are in need of 2 toddler beds that can be utilized in this year’s production of Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. The beds need to fit a crib mattress. If you currently own a toddler bed that you aren’t using and would be willing to lend it to our production, please send an email to with your name and a picture of the bed. We will take great care with your donation and return it to you promptly at the conclusion of the play in early April.

Thank you for your consideration!

The RHE Play Committee

RHE Science Fair: Wonder, Engage, & Excite

Register today at our school store ( for the RHE Science Fair which will take place on March 21st. at 7:00 p.m in the RHE gym. Traditional experiments, observational studies, collections, and inventions are all welcome! Registration is requested by March 8th. Your $5 participation fee includes a display board that you will be able to pick-up on select dates the week of 3/4 and 3/8. Help foster your child's curiosity by encouraging them to participate.

2019 Science and Invention Fair Flyer

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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)

Kindergarten and NEW First Grade Student Registration

Kindergarten and new first grade student registration for 2019-2020 will take place on Thursday, March 7th (6 PM-8 PM) and Friday, March 8th (1:30- 3:30 PM) at Rolling Hills Elementary School. Parents may also register online. After March 8th, parents must contact Central Registration (215-944-1091) for registration appointments. Parents can access information on the Kindergarten Registration website including forms & parent and student handbooks.

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.


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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)

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 8th (Friday): Half day for students - 12:15 dismissal

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

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