Beaver Buddies

Newsletter for Mentors, Volunteers and Partners

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We Appreciate You!

Thank you for your time and efforts during 2015. We look forward to even bigger and better things during 2016! Don't forget to keep checking for new volunteer opportunities throughout the year and to start meeting with your mentees again. This month there will be no school on Friday, January 15th or Monday, January 18th.


Orange County Public Schools Mission

To lead our students to success with the support and involvement of families and the community.


Rock Lake Elementary School Mission

Academic Excellence for All!

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Interested in Mentoring?

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"We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give."
- Winston Churchill

Click here to sign up to be a mentor for a Rock Lake student and make a difference in their lives, and encourage friends, family, and clubs you're a member of to mentor as well! Once you have signed up, email me your availability and grade level preference if you have one. Contact information is at the end of this newsletter.

December Highlights

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Planting Day

One of our amazing partners, Florida Hospital, came out for Planting Day for our Teaching Garden. It was a fun and educational day for our 4th graders!
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SAC and PTA Meetings

Our meetings for the School Advisory Council and Parent-Teacher Association went very well! Please contact me if you are interested in becoming a part of either of these organizations or donating snacks or prizes for fundraisers!

Upcoming Events

SAC Meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 12th, 8:30-9:30am

408 North Tampa Avenue

Orlando, FL

If you would like to donate snacks or become a member of SAC, please let me know! The School Advisory Council will be meeting in the media center.

Family Science Night

Wednesday, Jan. 20th, 5-7pm

408 North Tampa Avenue

Orlando, FL

This Family Science Night is all about icky stuff!

Please let me know if you'd like to donate refreshments or prizes!

K-2 Awards Ceremony

Thursday, Jan. 28th, 9-10am

408 North Tampa Avenue

Orlando, FL

If you would like to donate snacks or prizes to reward our students for their hard work and achievements, please let me know!

3-5 Awards Ceremony

Friday, Jan. 29th, 9-10am

408 North Tampa Avenue

Orlando, FL

If you would like to donate snacks or prizes to reward our students for their hard work and achievements, please let me know!

Make a New Year's Resolution to...

Get More Involved!

Click to browse the prospects available for volunteers and partners at Rock Lake Elementary School. New opportunities are added throughout the school year.

Love Pantry

Below is a short video about Love Pantry, a program Rock Lake proudly participates in to provide meals for our students and their families. This program is made possible by Christian Service Center. If you are interested in volunteering for Love Pantry, their contact information is at the end of this video.
Love Pantry: Feeding families, one school pantry at a time.