Aug 30
Sep 1
Picture Day
Picture Day

Thursday, September 3

Lifetouch Pictures
7:15a Spirit Store Open
Spirit Store Open

Friday, September 4
7:15a - 7:45a
Roland Park Spirit Store

Stop by to purchase your Roland Park Spirit Gear! Our Spirit Store is located near the entrance to the gym that faces the playgrounds.
No School - Labor Day
No School - Labor Day

Monday, September 7
6:00p 6th Grade Parent Night
6th Grade Parent Night

Thursday, September 10
6:00p - 7:00p
Multipurpose Room (MPR)

Parents and guardians of 6th grade students are invited to a 6th Grade Parent Night on Thursday, September 10th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the MPR. This is a great opportunity to learn more about Roland Park and the IB Program. If you
have any questions, please contact Katie Mangueira, MYP Coordinator, at 813-872-5212 ext. 231.
Grandparents' Breakfast
Grandparents' Breakfast

Friday, September 11

Breakfast with grandparents will be held before classes begin. More details soon to come.
7:15a Spirit Store Open
Spirit Store Open

Friday, September 11
7:15a - 7:45a
Roland Park Spirit Store

Stop by to purchase your Roland Park Spirit Gear! Our Spirit Store is located near the entrance to the gym that faces the playgrounds.
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Important! Help Roland Park Win Cash Prizes - Westshore Plaza's Earning for Learning Program!
Help Roland Park K-8 compete with other local schools to win one of four CASH PRIZES through the Westshore Plaza Earning for Learning Program!  Shop at retailers at Westshore Plaza between September 7th and September 27th for our chance to win. If you shop on a Monday or Tuesday during this time, Roland Park will receive double points for every dollar you spend. The purchase of Westshore Plaza gift cards will also count as double points.  You must present your receipts from any Westshore Plaza retailer, restaurant, or theatre to Guest Services located near Macy's. Original receipts must be turned in by 6:00 pm on ... read full article

Important! After School Club Update
The Soccer Shots club that meets on Friday after school is now open for Kindergarten students to enroll!  Please see the club description for details!   ... read full article

Important! PYP Homeroom Parents Wanted!
Are you interested in becoming one of our fantastic Homeroom Parents in PYP for the 2015-2016 school year? The Roland Park Homeroom Parent Guidelines and Homeroom Parent Application are now available! Please visit the   Homeroom Parents Website  . The guidelines and application are available in PDF format at the bottom of the HRP home page.  Please note that all initialed HRP Code of Conduct, HRP Applications and SERVE forms are to be turned into Ms Gillyard as soon as possible.  We would like to have assignments completed shortly so that classroom support can begin immediately. The applications can be dropped ... read full article

Important! MYP Parent Grade Level Teams Wanted!
Are you interested in becoming a part of the MYP Parent Team for the 2015-2016 school year?  We are looking for one Grade Level Lead Parent in 7th and 8th grade. We are also in need of 2 parent team members for 6th grade and 4 parent team members for both 7th and 8th grade.   The Grade Level Lead and the additional Parent Team will be working directly with the teacher Team Leader for their grade level in 6th, 7th and 8th.  Through that relationship the MYP Parent Team will be assisting with the needs of their grade as ... read full article

Spirit Store Hours-Open Fridays @ 7:30 AM through 9/25/15
The Roland Park Spirit Store will be open every Friday morning at 7:30 AM through September 25th.  The spirit store is located near the entrance to the gym that faces the playground.  Please stop by to purchase your Roland Park spirit gear! ... read full article

2015 PTSA Reflections Program
Be a part of the National PTA Reflections Program right here at Roland Park! The 2015 program theme is "Let Your Imagination Fly." Categories include Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts. Entries will be accepted from all Roland Park students and judged by an independent artist. The deadline for entries is Friday, October 23, 2015. Program guidelines will be announced in mid September and will be posted on this website.

Reflections Flyer
For more information, please contact Roland Park PTSA Co-President and Reflections Chair, Lisa-Marie Leihy at

Advertising Banners - Available Now
Roland Park PTSA is selling 36x72 inch advertisement banners. Any parent or community business wishing to advertise on school property please Click here

The banners cost $500.00 each and will be provided by Roland Park. The banners will be hung on the fence facing the street in front of the playground and will remain in place for one year.

PYP and MYP School Supply Lists
Start your Back to School shopping now! Click here for the PYP Supply List and the MYP Supply List

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How to Register Online
Here's a step by step guide to help you register online for a PTSA Membership, sign up to receive the Dragon eNews, or enroll in After School Clubs!

1. Go to
2. Hover over the Keep Calm and Join PTSA icon.
3. Click on First Day Packet.
4. Complete parent & student information. Click next.
5. Complete ordering (if you choose any level of Dragon Donor, you must type in the $ amount of your donation in the box labeled other). Click next.
6. Complete Volunteer signup. Click next.
7. Make payment (if applicable).
8. Check back often for news and announcements!

Contact if you have any questions.

Optional School Uniforms available at Lands' End
Optional Roland Park Uniforms with the Roland Park logo can be ordered directly from Lands' End. Please visit Roland Park Uniforms for more information and to place your order. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of these optional uniforms will help fund PTSA programs.
The school uniform policy is a collared white or red shirt with khaki or navy bottoms (logos are optional). "Spirit Shirts" are permitted on Fridays. 
Flyer with Roland Park information 

Request for Tablet and Cell Phone Donations from Ms. E
Roland Park PYP Music teacher Ms. Edelblute is seeking donations of old or new devices (tablets/cell phones) for use on the Wi-Fi in her classroom. If your family has any devices you no longer need, please consider donating them to her classroom. Please wipe the devices clean and reset them to factory settings before donating them. For more information, please contact Ms. E at: Thank you!

Roland Park on Fox News
Roland Park was featured on a Fox News "Cool Schools 2015" segment. Please click here  to view.  ... read full article

Congratulations MYP Flag Football Team
Congratulations to the Roland Park MYP Flag Football Team on their undefeated 2014-2015 season! They made it to the playoffs!  ... read full article

MYP Students Present Community Projects
Congratulations MYP students on your Community Projects! MYP students worked on projects to make the world a better place. Many of these projects provided an opportunity for campus wide student involvement. Please read below for descriptions of some of these projects and information on how to get involved.  What is a Community Project? Jonathan Fueyo : Hello, my name is Jonathan, and for my community project, I am putting together an online Minecraft community, where students can work together with each other to not only build a community, but can communicate over long breaks. This is free to join with a Minecraft account, and provides a ... read full article

Kite Day - March 20, 2015
 PYP students flew their handmade kites on Friday, March 20th which is when we celebrated International Kite Day. While making the kites, students learned: The kite originally came from China. The first kites were made of light wood and formed in the shape of a bird. Kites were used as an emergency warning device to appeal for help when cities were being attacked. These kites were originally made from silk and then later paper. Kite Day is a tradition celebrated by the Chinese people. Students learned about theory and pattern design. Most of the students included a circular pattern called a mandala in their ... read full article

Congratulations PYP Math Bowl Winners!
During the 2014-2015 school year, Roland Park PYP Math Bowl teams took top honors.  Congratulations to the First Grade team for taking 4th place, the Second Grade team for 1st place, and the Third Grade team for 1st place.  Way to go Dragons!   ... read full article

Dear Edwina Jr. - Spring Musical
On May 20, 2015, the PYP and MYP students presented the musical Dear Edwina Junior to a full house.   Audience members were transported to Paw Paw, Michigan. The cast performed numerous songs and dances as they answered letters sent to Edwina Spoonapple (Kamy Satterfield).   The show was directed by Miss Lillian Kraack.  Congratulations to the cast, crew, teachers, and volunteers on a phenomenal show !     ... read full article

Tivitz Teams Earn 1st Place!
Congratulations to Roland Park's  Third and Fourth Grade Tivitz Teams on earning First Place at the Hillsborough County tournament!    ... read full article

Battle of the Books
Mrs. Davidson's "Battle of the Books" team won the school battle on Friday, April 24, 2015.  Led by team captain Samantha Simmons, Jake Tran, Neha Mitra, and Haley Thomas moved on to compete at the district level on May 28, 2015 . ... read full article

8th Grade Community Projects
The 8th Grade Community Project (CP) is a required project for all three year Middle Years Programmes. The CP is designed to build on skills developed in PYP and years one and two of the MYP. The CP shares strong links to core principles and skill sets in both the IB’s Diploma Programme (DP) and the Career-related certificate (IBCC). Students can work individually or in groups of two or three to complete a project that serves the community while deepening their understanding of global contexts. The goal is to use the knowledge and skills they have acquired in their classes to make the world a ... read full article

4th and 5th Graders participated at County Fine Arts Festival
Each year, Hillsborough county presents a Fine Arts Festival. The following is a partial list of students who were chosen to represent Roland Park at the Fine Arts Festival which took place on May 20, 2015 at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. Dayanara Garcia - Art Brennan Carmichael - Art Shelby Coney – Orchestra Dayanara Pagan – Orchestra Kale Pulido – Orchestra Kael Townsend - Orchestra Bradley Evans – Orchestra Samuel Elliott – Orff Rutwa Shah - Orff Olivia Maughon - Chorus  Trinavy Le  - Chorus Mia Reineke  - Chorus   Camila Velasquez  - Chorus Malia Lane - Drumming Molly Keith - Drumming ... read full article

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