May Seasons of Giving-SUMMER READINGJenny Tolbert4/30/20195/10/2019
May Seasons of Giving-SUMMER READING
Make and immediate impact in our RP community! Donations of new and gently used books to be distributed to the RP community to ensure all students have books available this summer. See Flyer ... read full article
Nominating Committee Elections-January 25Jenny Tolbert1/10/20191/25/2019
Nominating Committee Elections-January 25
Nominating Committee Elections-January 25 The PTSA is taking volunteers for the Nominating Committee for the 2019-2020 school year. Elections for the Nominating Committee will be at the PTSA General Assembly Friday, January 25 in the Teachers Lounge right after drop off. If you or someone you know is interested, or if you would like more information, please contact  ptsamailbox@rolandparkptsa.org .  ... read full article
Strengthen Our Schools - Vote YES on No. 3Jenny Tolbert10/30/201811/7/2018
Strengthen Our Schools - Vote YES on No. 3
Early Voting is OPEN until November 4th.  Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th.  Visit  votehillsborough.org  to find polling locations and more information.     Make your voice heard in support of public education!  Vote ‘IN FAVOR OF’ No. 3 Hillsborough County Referendum.  This is the 1/2 cent tax to support public school maintenance, infrastructure & school security.  This is the  last  measure on your ballot.  Vote LAST to put kids FIRST!  Questions?  Contact  advocacy@ rolandparkptsa.org       *Please note Vote By Mail ballots can be returned to Supervisor of Elections one of three ways:  Mail (at least 5 days ... read full article
New Club!...Encore Dance CrewStefanie Hisler8/13/20188/17/2018
New Club!...Encore Dance Crew
We are excited to announce a new teacher-led club, the "Encore Dance Crew", for students in grades 1-8, to take place Thursday mornings from 7:15-8:15 in the gym. This is a co-ed program including 20 PYP and 20 MYP students. Students will have the opportunity to learn motor skills, rhythm and movement, dance fundamentals and stage presence. The program also promotes the building of self-esteem. Gymnastics, ballet and Broadway style will be included as well. It also gives students an incentive to excel in their academics along with being good citizens. It will run from August 24 - October 25. ... read full article
Great American Clean Up, Dragons in Service 4 th Quarter Environmental!Jenny Tolbert4/16/20194/28/2019
Great American Clean Up, Dragons in Service 4 th Quarter Environmental!
Join us for the Great American Clean Up at Cypress Point Park on April 27th from 8AM  to 11:30AM . Cypress Point Park is beautiful park on the water. Come enjoy the morning as a family providing service and helping our environment. Please register at  https://goo.gl/forms/KmCIEiNxuAjL8JQe2 Group name is Roland Parks Dragons in Service ... read full article
Seasons of Giving- AprilJenny Tolbert4/1/20194/30/2019
Seasons of Giving- April
April Seasons of Giving Make and immediate impact in our RP community! Donations of new and gently used dress clothes for musical performances, 5th and 8th grade dances would be greatly appreciated. See Flyer ... read full article
Legends of the Knight w/ Filmmaker Brett CulpJenny Tolbert3/24/20193/30/2019
Legends of the Knight w/ Filmmaker Brett Culp
Acclaimed filmmaker, Brett Culp, will be joining us again this year on March 29 th at 5:30 in the MPR!!! His speaking engagements and his ability to inspire children and families is legendary . Immediately following Brett there will be a viewing of his 1st film, Legends of the Knight. Concessions will be on sale during the event and in lieu of ticket sales donations will be accepted to support scholarships for our 8th graders International Service Learning Trip to Peru this summer. Brett visited us last year and we viewed his film, Look to the Sky. It was a ... read full article
Beautification Day & Morning in the Discovery GardenJenny Tolbert3/24/20194/14/2019
Beautification Day & Morning in the Discovery Garden
Saturday, April 13th. 9-12PM Please join us for a fun, community building event!   ... read full article
Celebrating the Arts - Heroes Around MeJenny Tolbert9/28/201810/12/2018
Celebrating the Arts - Heroes Around Me
Celebrating the Arts - Heroes Around Me Let your imagination fly and unleash your inner artist! Create a piece of visual art, choreograph a dance, produce a film, write a poem or story, compose a song or take a picture and tell us what the  "Heroes Around Me"  theme means to you. All students are invited to participate and submissions are due by October 15. Contact Maggie Fuller at  reflections@rolandparkptsa.org  for more information.  ... read full article
Registration is Open for Fall ClubsStefanie Hisler7/10/20188/9/2018
Registration is Open for Fall Clubs
Fall clubs registration is open. Select the 'CLUBS' menu item to view club descriptions, schedule, and to register. For safety reasons, all students must be registered by August 16 to participate. We now have before school clubs and other activities. PTSA vendor clubs will no longer include separate material fees.  Update: If your child wants to participate in chorus, orff or drumming, we don’t know the status of these activities now that the teacher has moved from RP.  ... read full article
Spring Book Fair!Jenny Tolbert2/16/20193/2/2019
Spring Book Fair!
The Spring Book Fair is coming up next week!! Did you know book fairs are a major source of funding each year and help to purchase over 60% of the fiction titles in our Media Center? It's a great way to pick up summer reading and teacher favorites for your classrooms. The kick-off will be during Conferences on Thursday, 2/21, so please consider stopping by the Media Center that night.  The Book Fair will run through the morning of Friday, March 1st. Family Fun Night will be on Tuesday, 2/26 and will include activities to promote reading for PYP students, ... read full article
February Seasons of GivingJenny Tolbert2/2/20192/16/2019
February Seasons of Giving
Please help restock our classrooms with tissues and hand sanitizer. All donations may be turned into the front office. ... read full article
Congratulations to MYP Students and Teachers!Kathy Massing2/1/20192/28/2019
Congratulations to MYP Students and Teachers!
  There is so much to celebrate at Roland Park!  ELA Data has come in....we are so proud of our MYP students and teachers!    Congratulations to following teachers and students:   Mr. Johnson finished 1st overall for 7th Grade Math Regular and 3rd overall for 7th Grade Math Honors .   Mr. Young finished 2nd overall for Pre-Algebra   Mrs. Mercer finished 1st in 7th Grade Science Honors, 2nd in 8th Grade IPS .   Mrs. Steinfeld finished 1st in 7th Grade Science Regular, 5th in 6th Grade Science Honors.   Mrs. Prichard finished 4th in 6th Grade Science ... read full article
Media Center Volunteers Needed!Jenny Tolbert4/2/20194/30/2019
Media Center Volunteers Needed!
SPRING into the Media Center this month to help Michele Martinez!   She is looking for volunteers at drop off from 8:30-9:30am, during Kindergarten library time from 11:30am-12:30pm and at pick up from 2:30-3:30pm.  K parents, your kids visit the library every week!: Basset on Tuesdays, Locksmith on Wednesdays, Evans on Thursdays and Stewart on Fridays.  Come help out and see how much they are learning!   Times are flexible if you can't stay the whole time, no worries.  All help is appreciated.  Thank you!   SIGN UP HERE ... read full article
Calling all DRAGON FAMILIES-PTSA Spring Picnic-Friday, April 5!Kathy Massing3/8/20193/22/2019
Calling all DRAGON FAMILIES-PTSA Spring Picnic-Friday, April 5!
Come enjoy a great afternoon of Community Building right after school on Friday, April 5 4:00 pm-6:30 pm!  We will have club vendors on hand, performances, music, games, and food sponsored by the PTSA and Dad's Club!  Spirit Store and Uniform Closet will be OPEN 4-5:15pm.  All of our newest Dragon Families have been invited and we look forward to welcoming them to our Roland Park Community.  This is a FREE event and  ALL families are welcome!   Click Here for More Information! ... read full article
January Seasons of GivingJenny Tolbert1/2/20191/16/2019
January Seasons of Giving
Make and immediate impact in our RP community! Donations of NEW underwear and bras are being collected in the front office. See Flyer ... read full article
Favorites list for Teachers, Staff, and AdminJenny Tolbert12/14/201812/28/2018
Favorites list for Teachers, Staff, and Admin
For those who are planning to show a small token of appreciation for a special staff or admin member at Roland Park, please see their favorites listed .  These responses are from those who replied to a digital questionnaire.  There is no expectation of a holiday gift for any Roland Park staff.  As always, any token of appreciation is completely personal and voluntary. ... read full article
Spirit StoreAileen Bermudez9/6/20189/27/2018
Spirit Store
     HUGE BLOWOUT SALE! Please stop by Wednesday & Thursday, September 27 & 28th  for some amazing deals on PAST Spirit Shirts and support your school. These are deals you don't want to miss!!! See you at GATE 1 during AM school drop-off. For additional information, please email Aileen at spiritstore@rolandparkptsa.org . ... read full article
MYP Girls' Leadership Club Stefanie Hisler8/18/201810/30/2018
MYP Girls' Leadership Club
The MYP Girls' Leadership club is back by popular demand as a year-long club, meeting one Monday per month. Some openings are available. To register, click here . ... read full article
Fall After/Before School Clubs Information AvailableStefanie Hisler5/15/20187/9/2018
Fall After/Before School Clubs Information Available
All information for Fall clubs has been posted to the ‘Clubs’ page. Some changes for next year include morning clubs, 3 new clubs, and no more separate materials fees. Registration for Fall will be available in mid-July. ... read full article