THE ROSEMONT ROCKET
Rosemont Elementary School
Location: 16400 Alden Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Phone: (301) 840-7123
The Principal's Page
Winter is approaching with the busy holiday season. I want to thank you for your outstanding participation in the parent-teacher conferences last month. We value our partnership with you and look forward to a continued relationship with you throughout the remainder of the school year.
As 2022 winds down with only a few weeks before winter break, Mrs. Roberts and I would like to take this opportunity to express our deepest appreciation for your continued support, cooperation, and assistance in your child's education. Have a safe holiday season and a healthy and prosperous New Year!
PTA Meeting - December 1 at 7:00 p.m.
The PTA is a vital part of our school community. Please consider joining to support our staff, students, and families. We would like to congratulate our newly elected board members:
- President - Ms. Yvette Andrade - email@example.com
- Treasurer - Ms. Lakita Jessie - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Secretary - Ms. Ayanna Upsher - email@example.com
The PTA will be meeting the first Thursday of every month via Google Meet.
The Equity and Multicultural Committee BINGO Night - December 2 at 6:00-7:30 p.m.
When: Friday, December 2 at 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Where: Rosemont Elementary School Cafeteria
Come to win special prizes!
- $1 Bingo Cards
- Buy two get one free!
- Silent Auction
- Snacks for purchase
All proceeds support Rosemont's Multicultural Committee!
Global Childrens' Center - Parents' Night Out - December 16 at 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Global Childrens' Center will be hosting a Winter Wonderland-themed Parents’ Night Out on Friday, December 16 at 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Global will be providing dinner, games, crafts, and more for children to enjoy while parents have their night out. This event is open for all families in the community and all proceeds will be donated to Rosemont ES.
MCPS After-School Tutoring
Rosemont ES is offering FREE virtual after-school tutoring to help your child with math and reading each week. Please contact our Math Content Coach, Mrs.Vactor, for more information about FREE virtual tutoring firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Chromebooks for Home Use
As a reminder MCPS has a process for students obtaining a Chromebook for students to use at home. Linked below are resources regarding a student Chromebook if you do not have a device at home to use:
Amazon Smile Donations
An easy way to help Rosemont is by using Amazon Smile when shopping on Amazon. It has the same products, same prices, same services and you can use your current Amazon account. To get started click here and Rosemont Elementary as your charitable organization. Then every time you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases back to the school.
Amazon Smile Link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/52-6070574
Bathroom Reminders & Expectations
A clean and safe environment for our students is top priority at Rosemont. Please remind your child of appropriate bathroom behavior.
- Paper towels should be put in the trashcan not the toilet
- Flush the toilet after each use
- Wash your hands after using the restroom
- Throw toilet paper in the toilet not on the floor
- Respect the privacy of others
Parents may bring individual store bought cupcakes, donuts, or cookies to school to celebrate their child’s birthday. Please do not bring cakes, drinks, decorations, cameras, or goodie bags. Cupcakes, donuts, or cookies need to be brought to the main office and will be served during your child’s lunch.
Cell Phones and Mobile Devices
All cell phones and mobile devices should be turned off and:
- Placed in the main office upon arrival or
- Kept in student's backpack during the school day
Calls, text messages, and recordings are not allowed in the classroom, during recess/lunch or in the restroom. In addition, the school is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged devices while on school property. Thank you for your support regarding this matter.
Colder Weather, Appropriate Dress, and Lost & Found
Recess provides an important break for students, and is a chance to recharge energy for the remainder of the day. Students will go outside for daily recess unless the temperature or wind chill factor reaches below 32° F. Therefore, all students need to dress appropriately for the weather conditions.
Please ensure your child are dressed in clothes appropriate for school. Stomachs and undergarments should not be visible.
LOST & FOUND
Have your child check the lost and found for missing items.
Connect with Teachers
For the safety and security of our students and staff, the following procedures have been established for all parent/teacher meetings:
If you need to communicate with your child’s teacher, you may email the teacher, schedule an appointment for a phone conference or a virtual meeting. All staff emails can be found here: https://www2.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/rosemontes/aboutus/directory/
RES Student Change in Dismissal Form
For the safety of ALL students at Rosemont Elementary School, use the attached "RES Student Change in Dismissal" form when your child’s after school dismissal plans change. Please complete the form and send it to school in your child’s backpack for his/her teacher. All dismissal changes must be in writing, signed by the parent or legal guardian, and received by 2:00 p.m. Phone calls are discouraged to change dismissal plans.
Rosemont ES Spirit Wear
Show your Rosemont spirit and get a head start on your holiday shopping by purchasing new Rosemont Rocket gear!
Order online now at https://www.rosemontspiritwear.com/.
*Free shipping for orders over $50!
Montgomery County Public Schools requires school volunteers and partnership agencies to complete certain compliance measures in order to volunteer within our school district.
- Online Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect Training via their myMCPS Classroom/ Canvas account
- COVID-19 Vaccination Attestation
- Gradesheet will show 83.3% for successful completion)
- Fingerprinting/Background check (only if the volunteer is working alone with students without supervision of an MCPS staff member or other type of volunteer service, per the Volunteers Regulation and FAQ)
If you need the forms translated, please access this link:
- December 1: Picture Retake Day
- December 1: VIRTUAL PTA Meeting
- December 2: RES BINGO Night (6:00-7:30 p.m.)
- December 7: Early Release
- December 14: Multicultural Bedtime Story (6:00 p.m.)
- December 21: Marking Period 2 Interims Distribution
- December 23-January 2: Winter Break
- January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School
- January 27: No School