A message from Ms. Lilly

February 05th, 2016

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No school for Students on February 12th and February 15th.

RNE makes my heart flutter!!!!

This week our first grade families had the pleasure of watching their children perform. It was a spectacular show! Ms. Weingart, Ms. Malone and the entire first grade team worked very hard to ensure students were ready! The smiles were contagious! I am looking forward to our 3rd grade performances next month!


I hope you have made plans to attend our STEAM to PBL Family Night next week. Family night for students in grades K-2 will be on Tuesday, February 9th and grades 3-5 on the 10th. The fun will start at 5pm and wrap up by 7pm. We will have opportunities for families to participate in various stations. You don’t want to miss it!


Tomorrow morning I will attend the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl. I was able to see our teams practicing last week. I know they will represent RNE well!


The stage is finally clear! Beginning the week of February 16th we will begin our lunch visitor schedule. I appreciate your patience with this and look forward to seeing you! We will now be able to accommodate lunch visitors. I appreciate your patience.

Class Pictures Photographers will be returning on February 29th to take class photos. More details to come as the date gets closer

Georgia On my Mind!

On Tuesday, February 23, I will host two informational sessions related to our upcoming Georgia Milestones Assessment for parents of students in grades 3-5. The morning session will be held from 8:30-9:30am and the evening session from 6:30-7:30PM. Both sessions will take place in the cafeteria.

Fifth Grade Activities.

Sunday, March 6th, 1pm

Roswell Area Park Drive

Roswell, GA

Teamwork makes the Dream work! Did you know that a community outreach program is a part of the 5th grade activities? Our efforts center around keeping the neighboring Roswell Area Park beautiful!

Join us along with the 5th graders and their families of Mountain Park Elementary on March 6, for one hour beginning at 1pm to canvas the park and gather trash. Weather permitting, we can hang out at the park after to socialize with our new classmates and friends.

You'll need proper shoes, work gloves and water. Meet us at the Trailhead. Any questions? Email me at jen@beatty.net or call 678-468-8134.

Hardship Transfers Applications

An online application is available until February 15, 2016, for parents who wish to apply for a 2016-2017 hardship transfer for their child(ren) or to renew a current hardship to another Fulton elementary, middle or high school. Hardship transfer requests are those that relate to medical reasons, curriculum differences, childcare situations or for employees' children.

Parents will use an online form to enter and submit their information. Hard copy applications will not be accepted with the exception of medical transfers which require pertinent medical provider's signatures and documentation. The online application for hardship transfers went live on the district website beginning January 1, with a deadline of February 15, 2016, by 4:30 p.m. All requests must be submitted by this date and time.

Schools participating in open enrollment, a separate transfer process that allows students to move to a school with available space, will be announced in early May.

Parents with questions or who need more information about hardship transfers can contact the Fulton County Schools' Student Assignment Office at 470-254-5550 or visit http://www.fultonschools.org/en/divisions/ops/plan/Pages/HardshipInformation.aspx.

Calling all Girl Soccer Players!

Roswell High School 2016 Girls Snowball Soccer Camp. February 6th and 7th from 1 to 4 PM at RHS Stadium

Join our RHS Coaching Staff along with Varsity and JV players! This weekend camp is for girl soccer players grades K - 5. We will rotate through soccer skill drills, soccer games, and small –sided scrimmages based on age and ability level. Our GIRLS ONLY winter soccer camp is dedicated to having fun while improving skills for any level soccer player.

· Cost is $70, includes a camper T-shirt and hot chocolate!

· To register, download a registration form at http://rhssoccer.weebly.com/

· Email Laura Rosen at laurarosen1996@gmail.com w/ any questions.

International Night

Friday, Feb. 26th, 7-9pm

10525 Woodstock Road

Roswell, GA

International Night will be held on Friday, 2/26, 7 - 9 pm. It is not too late to sign up and represent a country! Whether you're a recent arrival to the US or you family has been here for generations, this is an opportunity for you and your child to share your heritage with RNE. More than one family may represent the same country. If you would like participate, please contact Michelle Pellegri at rneinternationalnight@gmail.com or fill out and submit a recruitment form: http://tinyurl.com/IN-2016-English http://tinyurl.com/Noche-Intl-2016

The following 25 countries will be represented:

Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, England, Finland, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Portugal, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, USA, Venezuela, and Vietnam.

Parents of fifth grade students.

5th Grade Transitions Dates

· Tuesday, February 23 @ 8 am – TAG meeting (RNES)

· Thursday, March 3 @ 6:30 pm – CMS staff meet with RNES & MPES parents/guardians (CMS)

· Monday, March 28 – Wednesday, March 30, 9 am – 12 pm – CMS PTA host 5th grade parent tours of CMS (CMS)

· Thursday, April 28, @ 9 am – Bridges students speak with RNES 5th graders

· Tuesday, May 3, 9 – 11:30 am – Rising 6th grade tour (CMS) (9 – 10 am – MPES tours; 10 – 10:30 – Welcome; 10:30 – 11:30-RNE tours

· Tuesday, July 26 & Wednesday, July 27, 2016 (CMS): 9 am – 12:30 pm – 6th grade summer camp

Parents of 5th Grade Students

Please stay informed of all the 5th grade events and activities this year by logging onto the RN website: www.roswellnorthelementary.com and click on PTA, then click on Events and scroll down to 5th grade events.

Save the Date RNEF Spring Soirée on Saturday, March 19th. Additional details and ticket information coming soon.

Boys Soccer!!

Roswell Hornets Boys Soccer Clinic Soccer Players Wanted!

Saturday, February 27th from 12:00 – 4:00 pm @ RHS STADIUM
Ages 6-14
Registration now open !!
Register at: www.rhsboyssoccer.wix.com/2016
Questions? Paulasteen@comcast.net

Reminders!!!!!

Reminders:

· How to become a volunteer
Register at the Fulton County Schools Volunteer Page. Complete the mandatory online training.

Complete the volunteer application.

Wait for a confirmation email from Fulton County Schools.

Visit the school and begin volunteering.

http://www.fultonschools.org/en/divisions/sup/comm/Pages/partnersvolunteers.aspx

http://www.fultoncountyschoolssafetysecurity.org/

  • School Begins at 7:40 a.m.
    The morning bell rings and academic instruction begins at 7:40 a.m. We ask that all students are in their classrooms by 7:40 a.m. so that the day starts off smoothly. Students who arrive after the bell has rung must be signed in at the front office by a parent or guardian.

· After School Programs
Per Fulton County policy our school doors will be locked at dismissal. Therefore, no one will be allowed to enter school once dismissal has begun. All after school programs will dismiss out front or in the carpool lane, depending on the class. Instructor will notify you as to the area for pickup.

  • Transportation Changes
    Anytime you change the mode of transportation for your child, please write a note to the teacher informing of the change. Also, please put their regular way home on the note as well as the change. Also, due to liability issues, Fulton County does not allow children to ride a bus other than their assigned bus to another student’s home for play dates, birthday parties, etc.

· Family Trips

Student absences for family trips are considered unexcused, unless you receive prior approval from the principal. Parents must submit, in writing, a request for the days to be excused, stating the educational relevance of the trip. Students must also submit a written journal of the trip highlighting what they’ve learned. The request for the absence must be submitted to Ms. Lilly no later than two weeks prior to travel. Approval is at the discretion of the principal.

· FCBOE Text Alerts

Parents, now you can receive emergency alerts on your cell. Just text “YES” to 88544. With this free service, you will receive text messages notifying you of inclement weather, safety alerts, school closings or other important information impacting the Fulton county School System.

· Lost and Found
Lost and Found is located at the end of the 5th grade hall. Unclaimed items will be donated to NFCC donated twice a month; once in the middle of the month and again at the end of the month.

  • Birthday Treats
    Due to the increasing cases of food allergies among our students, we ask that birthday celebration treats be non-food items. Suggestions include pencils, stickers, etc. The front office staff will make sure that the teacher is aware that the items were dropped off and the students will receive them that day.
  • Students Returning to School After Hours
    It has been RNE’s policy for students not to enter their classroom after hours. The custodians are busy cleaning and teachers sometimes are involved with meetings and planning.

· Students who eat on the stage must follow the same lunchroom expectations as the students who are not eating with their parents. Proper manners include:

staying in their seat

raising their hands

purchasing all snacks/ice cream before sitting down

students will not be allowed to leave the stage until lunch dismissal

students will not be allowed to have their friends join them on stage.

  • Upcoming Dates
    Please visit our school website at roswellnorthelementary.com and click on calendar to keep up with all the latest happenings around Roswell North plus a lot more!

PARTNERS IN EDUCATION!!!!!


Please welcome the 2015-16 Partners in Education sponsors for RNE. If you have any questions or would like to become a sponsor please contact Tracy Moore at btcmoore@bellsouth.net or Jennifer Whitworth at jwhitworth05@gmail.com with any questions.


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Roswell Budokan

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Salt Med Spa of Roswell

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