Mar 1
7:45a PTSA Executive Board Meeting
PTSA Executive Board Meeting

Monday, March 2
7:45a - 9:30a
Payment Deadline for Spring PTSA Clubs
Payment Deadline for Spring PTSA Clubs

Friday, March 6
Spring Break
Spring Break

Mon 3/9 - Fri 3/13
Spring Break
Spring Break

Mon 3/9 - Fri 3/13
Spring Break
Spring Break

Mon 3/9 - Fri 3/13
Spring Break
Spring Break

Mon 3/9 - Fri 3/13
Spring Break
Spring Break

Mon 3/9 - Fri 3/13
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Important! After School Clubs - Spring Session 2014/2015
Spring After School Clubs Schedule

The Spring Clubs Session will run for 10 weeks beginning right after Spring Break, the week of March 16, 2015 ending the week May 22, 2015.

Please register online with payment by Friday March 6 for PTSA Clubs, and Friday February 27 for Teacher led clubs.

Enrollment in Clubs - We are paperless!!
PTSA Clubs – Renew club payments and new club enrollments on the website at
Go to Programs, hover over Spring Club Registration, select clubs to be placed in your shopping cart, then check out and pay for your selections with PayPal. You can also complete the enrollment form and drop with a check to the PTSA mailbox for processing.

Teacher Led Clubs – All enrollments in Teacher Led Clubs must have the Teacher Club Form and check submitted to Mr. Vans Evers by February 27, 2015. The check is to be made out to Roland Park K-8. Please submit payments separately for teacher led clubs, your child will not be enrolled in Teacher Led Clubs until the Teacher Form and payment have been received.

***Teacher Led Clubs will NOT be available to register online***

Enrollment and Payment Deadline for PTSA clubs is Friday March 6, 2015.

All information can be found at Afterschool Clubs.

We look forward to having your child participate in the Roland Park PTSA after school enrichment clubs!

Clubs Descriptions Spring 2015
Teacher Form Spring 2015

Important! Be The Change Gala
The annual Be the Change Gala will be held on March 21, 2015 at Centro Asturiano from 7 until 11 Pm. There will be music, light food, dancing, entertainment, a photo booth, cash bar, raffle baskets, a silent auction, a live auction, and a 50/50 drawing! Come and socialize and enjoy a night out, without the kids, while supporting Roland Park.

Buy a banner to advertise your business for a year on the RP fence! RP Banner

**20% Off coupon for Sport's Authority for Be The Change Gala Valid March 7 and 8**
Sport's Authority Coupon for March 7 and 8

Now Available:
Get out of Uniform Free Passes!
Do your kids like the days when they can dress out of uniform? Then the Gala has extra interest for you! We will be selling Get out of Uniform Free Passes for the last week of school. For a $25.00 donation, your child can come to school during the last week of school in regular non uniform clothes as long as they still meet county dress code requirements! What a treat! If you can’t attend the Gala but would like to special this as a treat for your child please contact Heather at

Upcoming Gala Ticket Sale Dates:

March 5th 2:00-3:00PM Front Office
March 6th 7:30 am Front Office
March 16 7:30 am Front office
March 20th LAST CALL 7:30 am Front Office

Please follow the links for updated information.
Gala Update March 1
Sport's Authority Coupon for March 7 and 8
Volunteers for Gala

Advertising Banner Sales Available Now or at the Gala
We are selling 36x72 inch advertisement banners before and during the Gala. Any parent or community business wishing to advertise on school property please Click here

The banners will cost $500.00 each and will be provided by Roland Park. The business wishing to advertise should supply their logo and tag line, etc. to be placed on banner with their check or payment made to Roland Park K- Magnet. The banners will be hung on the fence facing the street in front of the playground and will remain in place for one year.

Spring Book Fair
The Spring Book Fair will be on February 26-March 6 in the Roland Park Media Center.
Sign up to help

2014 - 2015 Yearbooks On Sale Now!
2014-15 Yearbooks On Sale Now!
Order your yearbook now to get the best price! Orders received online or thru this form and received BEFORE March 15, will be priced as follows. Book price of orders received after March 15, will increase by $5. Add-on prices stay the same. DEADLINE FOR ALL ORDERS IS MARCH 26.
Soft cover books: $20
Hard cover books: $25
Dedications (up 140 characters): $5
Name embossed and up to 2 icons*: $5
Name embossed and up to 4 icons*: $8
* must have name embossed to get icons
Purchase online at: Click on “Buy My Student’s Yearbook
Look for sales flyers to come home with your student soon.

Celebrate Your Student With A Marquee Message
Celebrate your child's birthday or accomplishment! Have you child's name and announcement displayed on the digital marquee outside the school for an entire week.
Celebrate Honor Roll, Good Citizen, Scholastic or Sports team - Anything you have to celebrate.
Does your child have a June, July or August Birthday? Surprise them on their 1/2 birthday (the day 6 months after their birthday.)

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1st Grade Living Museum
Roland Park 1st Graders have been studying and learning about the actions and contributions of honored citizens.   Each student has been given an honored citizen to learn about. On March 19th the 1st graders will create a Living Museum of honored citizens by dressing in costume to represent their citizen as well as answer questions and present information about what they have learned. ... read full article

5th Grade on Bay News 9 For Limbs International
This morning Executive Director of Limbs International, Trevor Bergman, visited Roland Park to thank our students.  He also shared the stories of the patients who received full leg prosthetics with money raised by Roland Park 5th graders. One of the recipients was from Bangladesh and has waited over 17 years for a prosthetic leg. The other patient was from Santa Domingo. In addition, Bay News 9 attended and interviewed several students.  This was an incredible experience for 5th grade and really demonstrates IB in action!     Click here  for the Bay News 9 story.   See the presentation  to ... read full article

Education is Key Outstanding Student 2015- Luke Hersey
Education is Key Outstanding Student 2015- Luke Hersey   Education is the key to turning Tampa Bay's youth into strong learners and leaders. the Glazer Children's Museum's mission is to create learning environments where children play, connect and discover the world around them to do just that- develop as lifelong learners and leaders. Luke Hersey, (5th grader, Mrs. von Ancken's class) was recently nominated and selected as the 2015 "Education is Key Outstanding Student." He truly exemplifies what it means to be an IB Student. In December, Luke's 5th grade class read the novel “A Long Walk to Water.” Luke ... read full article

Where In The World Is The RP Dragon?
WHERE IN THE WORLD IS THE RP DRAGON? Students at Roland Park will be beginning an international pen pal program. They will be compiling a journal to be sent to different countries. The aim of the project is to partner with schools around the world and have them exchange a 'Teddy Bear" or other animal symbolic of their country or school (in our case, a dragon). The animal will go home with a different student each week, then that student will journal and email describing its adventures, the places it went, as well as the things it had seen and ... read full article

5th Grade Water Walk Update
5th GRADE AMBASSADORS IN ACTION The 5th grade Water Walk is gaining a lot of momentum throughout the school. Our fifth grade students have taken time this week to present to other PYP and MYP classes making this a whole school initiative. We have collected over $400 in donations! It is so great to see our students’ action projects impacting others!   ... read full article

MYP Wins Black History Bowl
Roland Park MYP won the Black History Bowl on Saturday for Hillsborough County. They will be moving on to compete at the state level.  More information to come... ... read full article

Congratulations To Roland Park District STEM Fair PYP Winners
On Thursday, February 5, Hillsborough County Regional STEM Fair winners were announced.   In the group project category Satya Sakamuri and Christopher Bryant, 3rd grade, won a Superior Award for "Lakes and Oceans Vs. Deserts and Fields".  Andrew Simmons and Seel Shah, 4th grade, won a Superior Award for "Popaway Madness". In the individual project category, "PH Perfect" by Summer Haura, 4th grade,  and "Egg Busters" by John Von Burg, 4th grade, won a Superior Award. The Excellent Award went to Aditya Taiwade, 5th grade, for "Weathering Chalk". The Outstanding Award went to Will Sober, 5th grade, for his project titled "Surviving ... read full article

RP Music Ensembles Perform At Florida State Fair
Yesterday, the Roland Park Chorus, Guitar, and Drumming Ensembles performed at the Florida State Fair.  Even though the weather was dreary, nothing could dampen the excitement and enthusiasm of the students.  Thank you to Mr. Vans Evers and Ms. Edelblute for conducting a great show! ... read full article

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