Thank You Beth Fisher...Volunteer and Friend
In honor of all of the hard work Beth Fisher has put into projects and activities at Roland Park, including the PTSA, the Discovery Garden, the Media Center, the Fun Run, and so much more, a bench in her honor will be installed on the school grounds.  Our hope is that the bench will encourage parents, teachers and students to sit and enjoy a book or a chat with friends.  Beth has spent countless hours and energy making Roland Park a special place to be and she will be remembered by her Dragon Family as an amazing volunteer and an amazing ... read full article
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Club Registration for Fall is OpenStefanie Hisler8/1/20198/15/2019
Club Registration for Fall is Open
Registration for Fall clubs is open. Select the register option on the left to see all clubs and sign up. ... read full article
February marks Black History MonthJenny Tolbert2/6/20202/29/2020
February marks Black History Month
February marks Black History Month, a tribute to African-American men and women who have made significant contributions to America and the rest of the world.  The orgins of the month began with Carter G. Woodson and Jesse E. Moorland in 1915, who founded the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) to promote the achievements of black Americans and those of African decent.  They chose the second week of February to coincide with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.  The event inspired many schools and communitites nationwide to organize celebrations.  In the decades that ... read full article
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Save the Date! Roland Park Foundation Presents Dragon Fire Ball & Live Auction Friday, February 7th, 2020 7:00-10:00 PM Epicurean Hotel Garden Terrace Tickets Available for Purchase in November ... read full article
Cyber Safety ProgramJenny Tolbert9/12/201910/11/2019
Cyber Safety Program
Troy Suarez, the HCPS Supervisor of Instructional Technology, will present a "Cyber Safety" program at Roland Park Thursday, October 10, 5:30-6:30 pm in the MPR.  This program will update parents on what they need to know to help students safely navigate the internet.  Mr. Suarez will also provide practical tips on safeguarding the information you and your children send and receive on the internet.   This program is sponsored by your PTSA and there will be a complementary dinner provided after the presentation.   ... read full article
Check out the OFFICIAL PTSA CommunicationsJenny Tolbert8/22/20199/27/2019
Check out the OFFICIAL PTSA Communications
Be IB and stay connected to important information about Roland Park and the PTSA by accessing and joining the official Roland Park communication channels! http://rolandpark.mysdhc.org/ http://rolandparkptsa.org Facebook:  Roland Park K-8 Magnet PTSA Instagram: @PTSARolandPark ... read full article
1st Quarter : Seasons of GivingJenny Tolbert8/11/20198/31/2019
1st Quarter : Seasons of Giving
Make and immediate impact in our RP community! We will be collecting school supplies in the Student Services office. The following are items that would be greatly appreciated: Lunchboxes Markers Pencils Spiral Notebooks Composition Notebooks Spirit Shirts Water Bottles         ... read full article
Carline InformationJenny Tolbert8/7/20198/21/2019
Carline Information
Important!The carline map shown below indicates the correct flow of traffic for pick up. ... read full article
IB OFFICIAL! IB CONNECTED!Jenny Tolbert7/28/20198/10/2019
IB OFFICIAL! IB CONNECTED!
Be IB and stay connected to important information about Roland Park and the PTSA by accessing and joining the official Roland Park communication channels! http://rolandpark.mysdhc.org/ http://rolandparkptsa.org Facebook:  Roland Park K-8 Magnet PTSA Instagram: @PTSARolandPark ... read full article
Kids' Heart ChallengeJenny Tolbert2/6/20202/20/2020
Kids' Heart Challenge
Kids Heart Challenge Roland Park is collecting money for the Kids Heart Challenge until February 18, and the event will be held in the gym on February 21.  We are asking for a minimum donation of $3 from each student if possible. The money collected must be in an envelope with the child's name and class when turning in to the coaches, unless they have completed the sign up online at heart.org/KidsHeartChallenge. All money collected goes to the American Heart Association, which we have supported for 21 years.  Teachers are also eligible to win a $25 Amazon gift card for ... read full article
All Pro Dad's DayJenny Tolbert9/20/20199/27/2019
All Pro Dad's Day
Please join us in MPR on 9/26 @ 7:45am for All Pro Dad’s Day! ... read full article
Roland Park Carpool InformationJenny Tolbert8/20/20199/30/2019
Roland Park Carpool Information
The PTSA has received several requests about carpooling to/from Roland Park. While the PTSA does not officially organize or schedule any carpool services, we have created an editable contact sheet. If you are interested in carpooling to/from Roland Park K-8 Magnet, feel free to  contribute your information . If you no longer wish to be contacted, you may remove your information at any time. This list is hosted as a courtesy by the PTSA. Information and communication regarding carpool should be handled between interested parties. PTSA does not hold any responsibility for carpooling decisions. Please note that contact information will be shared with ... read full article
Thank You Beth Fisher...Volunteer and FriendKathy Massing5/27/20206/30/2020
Thank You Beth Fisher...Volunteer and Friend
In honor of all of the hard work Beth Fisher has put into projects and activities at Roland Park, including the PTSA, the Discovery Garden, the Media Center, the Fun Run, and so much more, a bench in her honor will be installed on the school grounds.  Our hope is that the bench will encourage parents, teachers and students to sit and enjoy a book or a chat with friends.  Beth has spent countless hours and energy making Roland Park a special place to be and she will be remembered by her Dragon Family as an amazing volunteer and an amazing ... read full article
Nominating Committee Proposed PTSA Executive Board Officers for 2020-2021 School YearBecky Slocum4/26/20205/4/2020
Nominating Committee Proposed PTSA Executive Board Officers for 2020-2021 School Year
Nominating Committee Proposed PTSA Executive Board Officers for 2020-2021 School Year ... read full article
After School Club UpdateKathy Massing4/3/20204/30/2020
After School Club Update
Parents will receive a refund for all PTSA clubs that have been cancelled as a result of school closures.  Because there are over 160 participants in our Club Program, we appreciate your patience as we determine the best way to utilize volunteer time and resources to complete these refunds.  We will continue to communicate with club participants regarding the plan for completing refunds.  We appreciate your patience and consideration as we navigate these uncharted waters.  Please reach out to vpafterschool@rolandparkptsa.org  with any questions. Roland Park K-8 PTSA Club Team ... read full article
Upcoming Spirit Nights- Save the DatesBecky Slocum3/12/20204/22/2020
Upcoming Spirit Nights- Save the Dates
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3rd Quarter Seasons of GivingJenny Tolbert2/6/20203/31/2020
3rd Quarter Seasons of Giving
Make and immediate impact in our RP community! We will be collecting adult and child size personal items in the Student Services office. The following are items that would be greatly appreciated: New Underwear Feminine Products New Bras New Socks See Flyer ... read full article
Spring Picnic!Jenny Tolbert2/4/20203/9/2020
Spring Picnic!
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Skate Night 2020Becky Slocum1/14/20201/31/2020
Skate Night 2020
Skate Night 2020! Mark your calendars for Skate Night, Thursday, January 30 at United Skates, 5121 N. Armenia Ave., 6-8 pm.  There will be special pricing on skate rentals and food specials.  This is always a fun family night and a great opportunity to build community.  A portion of the proceeds for the evening will be donated back to Roland Park.   ... read full article
PTSA General Assembly Meeting Becky Slocum1/14/20202/1/2020
PTSA General Assembly Meeting
PTSA General Assembly   Please join us for our 2nd PTSA General Assembly Meeting Friday, January 31 after drop off in the MPR.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend. ... read full article
Book Fair!Becky Slocum1/10/20202/28/2020
Book Fair!
The Book Fair is coming!! Mark your calendars and come check out the selection of great books and gifts available in the Media Center from February 20-28, 2020.  The Book Fair will be open on February 20 th during Conference Night.  Please consider helping us set up and work this event.  Volunteer opportunities can be found here .    On the evening of February 27 th , the PTSA will host an event at the Book Fair for parents and students. We will have a variety of activities including games to celebrate Dr. Seuss and time for parents to shop. ... read full article
Congratulations to our Reflections Winners!Jenny Tolbert12/9/20191/13/2020
Congratulations to our Reflections Winners!
Congratulations to the following creative Dragons who have moved on to the county judging level for the National PTA Reflections artistic contest!     The Hillsborough County Council PTA/PTSA Reflections Awards Ceremony will be held on January 12th, 2020 at MOSI 4801 E. Fowler Ave. 33617 starting at 3PM.     Thank you to all our creative Dragons who submitted entries to the 2019-2020 Reflections "Look Within" theme contest!!    Any questions please contact Maggie Fuller our PTSA Reflections Chair at  Reflections@rolandparkptsa. org    ... read full article
Holiday Giving at Roland Park Becky Slocum11/22/201912/21/2019
Holiday Giving at Roland Park
Holiday Giving at Roland Park   It’s that time of year again! Please help your RP community by donating to the Seasons of Giving Holiday Gift Collection.   Visit the bulletin board in the main office after the break or the Sign Up Genius   https://www.signupgenius.com/ go/9040C44A5A92DA20-seasons   Please turn in all donations by  Friday, December 13th  to the main office.    No time for shopping? We will shop for you! Make any donations payable to the Roland Park PTSA and turn into the front office.   Thank you in advance for your support. ... read full article
Dragons in Service at Metropolitan MinistriesJenny Tolbert11/15/201912/25/2019
Dragons in Service at Metropolitan Ministries
Dragons in Service Volunteer Opportunity:   Please consider joining your fellow Dragon volunteers at the Metropolitan Ministries Holiday Tent to help local families in need.  There are two separate sessions for our school this year, as this has been a popular volunteer opportunity for families in the past.  To expedite the check in process at the tent, please print and fill out the waivers in advance (waiver can be found on the PTSA website).  Closed toed shoes are required and wear a Roland Park shirt!     If you would like to bring gift or food donations, you may bring ... read full article
UPDATED: Fun Run Celebration!Becky Slocum11/8/201911/16/2019
UPDATED: Fun Run Celebration!
The School met its fundraising goal raising over $51,000!  Now it's time for our students to celebrate!  The Fun Run Celebration will be Friday, November 22nd.   Click here to volunteer!   Come out and celebrate with our students and teachers! ... read full article
Clubs start dateBecky Slocum10/29/201911/12/2019
Clubs start date
Monday clubs will begin Monday, November 4th.  All other clubs will begin the following week, Tuesday, November 12th.   Club registration will be open until November 3rd.    Due to popular demand, an additional day of Fit Kids has been added. There will now be a Thursday afternoon session. To register please click here:  https://campscui.active. com/orgs/ RolandParkK8MagnetPTSA? orglink=camps-registration#/ selectSessions/2718511 ... read full article
Tampa Pizza Company Spirit WeeksBecky Slocum10/28/201911/18/2019
Tampa Pizza Company Spirit Weeks
Join your fellow Dragons at the new Tampa Pizza Company location at 4110 Henderson Blvd in South Tampa! They will donate 20% of your entire bill back to the Roland Park PTSA for TWO FULL weeks!  Come any time Nov 4-18 and enjoy an extended menu and full bar!  Be sure to mention Roland Park during your visit   ... read full article
Registration for Winter Clubs is Now Open!Becky Slocum10/23/201911/3/2019
Registration for Winter Clubs is Now Open!
Registration for Winter Club Session, running November 11 through February 7, is now OPEN.  To register your student  CLICK HERE .  Clubs fill up fast, so be sure to register today!  Registration will remain open through Sunday, November 3.  NOTE:  Monday clubs ONLY will begin Monday, November 4 due to Veteran's Day Holiday.   To register for Running Club or Encore Dance (Teacher Led Clubs),  Click here .     Questions?  Email our Roland Park Clubs Team at vpafterschool@rolandparkptsa. org . ... read full article
Donuts with Dads!Jenny Tolbert9/4/20199/9/2019
Donuts with Dads!
Please join us near the cafeteria after drop off on 9/10 for Donuts with Dads. All kids are welcome! ... read full article
Competitive Teams and LeaguesElizabeth Fisher8/15/20198/29/2019
Competitive Teams and Leagues
NEW Teams & Leagues Beginning this school year, Roland Park will offer additional academic enrichment to students in 4 th -8 th grade through competitive teams and school leagues organized by teachers, including First LEGO League Robotics, Model UN, Odyssey of the Mind, Kingdom Keepers, and Drama Club. Enrollment criteria, tryouts and costs will vary by activity.  Please be patient as the teachers prepare to launch these new teams.  Check the PTSA website here for information and direct all questions to the teachers.  ... read full article
Back to School Skate Night!Kathy Massing7/23/20198/30/2019
Back to School Skate Night!
Come out to United Skates for a Back to School Skate Party on Thursday, August 29 (6:00 pm-8:00 pm)!  Admission, $6.00, includes skate rental.  There will be token and dinner specials as well!  This is always a fun evening of community building and an opportunity to catch up with friends you haven't seen all summer!  United Skates will donate a portion of the evening's proceeds to our school.  United Skates is located at 5121 N. Armenia, Tampa, FL  33603.   Click here for more information! ... read full article
Fall After School Club Options PostedStefanie Hisler5/20/20197/31/2019
Fall After School Club Options Posted
Fall's professional vendor and teacher-led club offerings are posted on the Clubs page of this web site. Registration will be open August 1, and run until clubs begin on Aug. 19. Click the 'Clubs' item on the left to visit the clubs page for more info and to see options for Fall. ... read full article