Environmental Awareness

Garden
Garden

Chair:
(none)

Work on the garden - weekly/daily maintenance with child involvement.
Clean up/Spruce up Projects
Clean up/Spruce up Projects

Chair:
(none)
When:
Throughout School Year

Clean up/Spruce up Projects
“Clean up and Spruce up” days for the RP campus. Volunteers help plan workdays. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the cleanup days. Facilitate with PE teachers a program where the children spend a few minutes monthly cleaning fields, etc.
Environmental Education
Environmental Education

Chair:
(none)
When:
Throughout School Year

This program encourages awareness of the environment and recycling by providing information and resources to enrich the environmental education of students.

Outreach

Community Outreach
Community Outreach

Chair:
(none)

Using IB attitudes inspire children to take action and make a difference in the world with community service opportunities.
A collection of programs presenting opportunities designed to surpass in reach, breadth and depth, current Roland Park student offerings. Students will be able to connect with the local, national and global communities to further enhance the IB experience and augment the overall learning environment.
Students will be able to capitalize on interests and opportunities within the school and local communities as well as beyond, to envision, design and implement volunteer and service events and programs.
The business branch of the Outreach program would work to establish a heightened awareness of Roland Park K-8 Magnet School for International Studies as well as forging stronger bonds and partnerships within the area business community.
Business Outreach
Business Outreach

Chair:
Maria Mastriano-Nugent

Involved in the local neighborhood; Westshore Business District and general public helping them become more aware of Roland Park K-8 Magnet School for International Studies.
Establish and work with business partners.

Annual Events

Fall Festival
Fall Festival

Chair:
Kelli Donahoe
When:
10/26/2013

An entertaining activity for our students held in October with carnival games, dunk tank, extreme trampoline, DJ, cake walk, food, and much more!
Teacher Appreciation
Teacher Appreciation

Chair:
(none)
When:
Teacher Appreciation Week

Organize volunteers in planning all the events for Teacher Appreciation week.
5th Grade Banquet
5th Grade Banquet

Chair:
Eileen Canady
When:
End of School Year

Plan the end of year 5th Grade Banquet.

Afterschool Clubs

Afterschool Clubs - Spring Session Overview
Afterschool Clubs - Spring Session Overview

Chair:
Kathy Evans
When:
3/16/2014-

The Spring Session for after school clubs will run for 10 weeks beginning the week after Spring Break March 16th, 2014 ending the week May 23rd, 2014.

Enrollment and payment deadline is Wednesday March 5, 2014 (Before Spring Break).

Clubs may have a max student enrollment, returning students have priority. If capacity is met, spots will be filled by lottery.

Spring Clubs Description
After School Clubs - Spring Session Sign Up Form
Teacher Club Form
Roland Park Robotics Program Overview
Roland Park Robotics Program Overview

Chair:
Kathy Evans

Roland Park has 3 different Robotics Programs available.
** The Robotics Programs run every quarter, so there are 4 Robotics Club sessions to coincide with the school nine weeks**
The next sessions for Robotics Club and Jr Robotics Club will be:
Quarter 3 - Began Jan 24, 2014 - Mar 28, 2014
Quarter 4 - Apr 4, 2014 - June 5, 2014

Robotics FIRST® LEGO® League Competitive Teams (Grades 3 – 8)
**Teams are already in place for 2013/2014, Program begins again in Fall 2014**
Robotics FLL Competitive Team Description

Robotics Club Grades 3rd – 8th
Robotics Club Grades 3-8 Description

Robotics Jr. FIRST® LEGO® League (Ages 6 – 9)
Robotics Jr FLL Team Description

Roland Park Robotics Registration Form

Advocacy

Physical Needs
Physical Needs

Chair:
(none)

Through the help of the school social worker, this committee will reach out to families in need. This includes conducting a food drive for the holidays and other drives as the need arises. Volunteers help plan, promote and carry out various food and clothing drives.
Educational Needs
Educational Needs

Chair:
(none)
When:
Throughout School Year

Includes reading and math mentoring.

PTSA Dad's

Dad’s Club
Dad’s Club

Chair:
Paul Sober
When:
Throughout School Year

In addition to organizing school-wide parent involvement events, the Dad’s Club provides a social outlet for fathers, establishes a male presence at the school, and serves as community role models. Fathers, Grandfathers, Uncles, and other male role models are encouraged to get involved.

Annual Event

Great American Teach In
Great American Teach In

Chair:
(none)
When:
November

Art and Music Enrichment

Reflections
Reflections

Chair:
Lisa-Marie Leihy
When:
Fall

The Florida State PTA, in partnership with the National PTA, sponsors a state wide arts education contest in the fall known as the Reflections Program. Each year there is a different theme for the program, and this information is available on the Florida State PTA website (click the link below). The student art entries will be judged at the school , council (Hillsborough School District) and Florida State PTA levels. The State PTA winners are entered into the National PTA contest. The 2013-2014 school year theme is "Believe, Dream, Inspire". Click here for more info

Other

Media Center Volunteers
Media Center Volunteers

Chair:
(none)
When:
All Year Long

The Media Center is looking for some dedicated volunteers to cover the circulation desk during the school day. This will free Mrs. Brennan to work more closely with students and teachers in the classrooms. If you are able to commit some time each week, please sign up here. For additional information contact Mrs. Brennan: giovanna.brennan@sdhc.k12.fl.us
Advanced Reading Reward Party
Advanced Reading Reward Party

Chair:
(none)
When:
Feb 4, 5, 6

Mrs. Brennan will be hosting a series of parties on February 4, 5 and 6 in the Media Center for elementary students who have met their pre-set Advanced Reading (AR) goals for the quarter. In order for the parties to be a success, she is looking for parents to assist by helping with games, snacks and prizes.
Honor Roll Celebration
Honor Roll Celebration

Chair:
Marissa Borden

Help Roland Park celebrate students who achieved honor roll this grading period!
The honor roll celebration will be held on Friday, February 14. If you can help out at any point (before, during or after), please sign up.
Teacher and Support Staff Appreciation
Teacher and Support Staff Appreciation

Chair:
Katrina Grantham
When:
May 5 - 9, 2014

Teacher and Support Staff Appreciation Week.
Teacher-Support Staff Appr Events
Teacher-Support Staff Appr Events

Chair:
(none)
When:
May 5 - 9, 2014

Show the teachers and support staff of Roland Park how much you appreciate all they do for our children! The PTSA will be hosting many events during the week of May 5 - 9 to make them feel special and we are looking for your support. If you can help with any event during the week, we and the teachers and staff would be extremely grateful! If you have any questions about this event, please contact Katrina Grantham (kgfsu14@yahoo.com).