Ravensworth Elementary School Parent Teacher Association

/ AsociaciĆ³n de Padres y Maestros

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Did You Know?

***LAST CALL FOR YEARBOOK ORDERS***
April 12 is the absolute FINAL DEADLINE to order your Ravensworth Elementary School Yearbook. Orders can be made by going to YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM today and using yearbook code 4882619.


SPRING BREAK IS NEXT WEEK!
Spring Break is April 15-19. Please note the front office will be closed during the break.

School is back in session on April 22.  


RUN 4 RAVENSWORTH
Run 4 Ravensworth 2019 will take place on Friday, May 3. Thank you to those students who have started turning in donations for Run 4 Ravensworth! We are on our way to meeting our school goal of $20,000, and hopefully our reach goal of $30,000!! Keep up the great work, and remember that donations are due by May 24 in order to be eligible for prizes.

This year we have a new website dedicated to helping our kids fundraise: https://secure.eventsonline.us/reg/getmovincrew/pub/school/1494. If you haven’t created your child's personal web page yet, click the link above to sign them up TODAY — it’s super fun to see their progress as they raise funds and earn prizes!

Every student who raise $175 or more will be invited to an ice cream party and win a raffle prize. The R4R team has been collecting some great prizes from local businesses, including a family 4-pack of passes to Go Ape! Treetop Adventure, a birthday swim party at Kids First Swim Schools, a 10-visit punch card to Urban Evolution, and much more. Thank you to these businesses for supporting our school! 

VOLUNTEER -  Parents, see the race day schedule and click HERE to sign up!

Please email laps@ravensworthpta.org with any questions. GO RAVENS!


MY GYM PARENT'S NIGHT OUT
It’s a night out just for Ravensworth Elementary families! My Gym invites parents to drop off their kids for an evening of laughter, games, activities, music, and pizza. All funds will be donated back to Ravensworth PTA!
 
When:  Saturday, May 4, 6:45-9:30PM
Where:  My Gym, 9566 Burke Road (next to H-Mart)
Cost:  $25 per child, $10 off for siblings


SOL TESTING SCHEDULE
SOL tests for grades 3,4, 5 and 6 are right around the corner. Make sure your child has a good night's sleep the night before their exam, and a healthy breakfast the morning of the test. Please avoid making appointments for your children on the days they are scheduled to test.

3rd Grade Reading - Monday, May 6 & Tuesday, May 7
3rd Grade Math - Tuesday, May 14 & Wednesday, May 15

4th Grade Reading - Wednesday, May 8
4th Grade Math - Thursday, May 16
4th Grade Virginia Studies - Wednesday, May 29

5th Grade Reading - Thursday, May 9 & Friday, May 10
5th Grade Math - Tuesday, May 21 & Wednesday, May 22
5th Grade Science - Tuesday, May 28

6th Grade Reading - Monday, May 13
6th/7th Grade Math - Thursday, May 23


RAVENSWORTH'S ANNUAL BBQ LUNCH IS MAY 9 
On Thursday, May 9 the cafeteria will be serving BBQ lunch. The menu will consist of:

Hamburger on Bun
Cheeseburger on Bun
Turkey Hot Dog on Bun
Turkey Smoked Sausage on Bun
Veggie Burger on Bun
Celery Sticks and/or Baby Carrots
Apple Slices or Orange Quarters
Iced Cold Milk

Lunch will be $3.25 for students and $4.50 for adults. Students can use their regular lunch number as usual.


BASKETBALL CAMP FOR GIRLS IN RISING 3rd-9th GRADES
West Springfield High School will be hosting a girls basketball camp June 17 – 21 for rising 3rd thru 9th graders. All levels of play welcome, and camp runs from 9:00AM to 3:00PM. Registration is open until June 1. Any questions contact Coach Gibson at wrgibson@fcps.edu or 703-913-3873.

https://westspringfield.rschoolteams.com/page/3037


RAVENSWORTH PTA - CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
The PTA is looking for volunteers interested in becoming members of the PTA Board next year. The following positions will be open for the 2019-2020 school year. Please contact Nicole Ferrara, president@ravensworthpta.org, if you are interested in learning more about the positions.

  • PTA President
  • Treasurer
  • Vice President of Outreach

FAMILY GAME NIGHT
The PTA is looking for a volunteer(s) who is interested in coordinating a Family Game Night in May. The PTA is currently planning this event and will send out details soon. If you are interested in helping please contact Nicole Ferrara, president@ravensworthpta.org


RAVENSWORTH PTA DIRECTORY UPDATE
Last May, Governor Northam approved HB-1 Scholastic records, prohibiting access to directory information, which establishes that “no school shall disclose the address, phone number, or email address of a student”. As a result, the PTA will no longer be printing a student directory.  


STEP ON BOARD - SCHOOL BUS DRIVER CAREERS
School bus driving can be a rewarding career or a pathway to other opportunities within FCPS. It’s a perfect job for retirees, college students, career-switchers, parents, and grandparents. Please visit www.fcps.edu/busdrivers for details on how to become an FCPS School Bus Driver as well Benefits, Requirements, and Advancement Opportunities information. Click HERE to view the flyer.