Ravensworth Elementary School Parent Teacher Association

/ AsociaciĆ³n de Padres y Maestros

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VALENTINE'S DAY SMENCIL SALES - FEB 12-14
Valentine’s themed Smencils (scented pencils) will be on sale from February 12 - February 14 for $1.00 each. Students can send their friends and teachers a special Valentine by filling out a Valentine note in advance. Bring notes and buy a Smencils in the lobby from Wednesday (2/12) through Friday (2/14) morning from 8:15-8:35AM. A flyer and blank notes were in this week’s Wednesday folders. 

If you are available, please volunteer to support the PTA's Smencil sales next week. Sign-up HERE.

Your support and time are appreciated, as the kids go wild for their Smencils!


NEW AFTER-SCHOOL PTA ART PROGRAM FOR K-3 STARTS Feb 24
Abrakadoodle is a new art program at Ravensworth for students in grades K through 3. This program introduces a different art technique and style each lesson and students will have a chance to create their own masterpieces through painting, drawing, cutting, molding and exploring creative materials. Classes will be held on Mondays at 3:30PM, beginning February 24. Click HERE to register. Scroll down to “Springfield - Ravensworth Elementary School” and then click the Green “Sign Up” Button. 

Please email swalia@abrakadoodle.com with any questions.


AFTER SCHOOL PTA MUSIC CLUB FOR K-6 STARTS MAR 9
Learn Now Music is again offering piano, guitar, violin, and drum lessons as an after-school program for students in grades K through 6. Classes will be held on Mondays from 3:25-4:25PM, beginning March 9. The session is 8 weeks and costs $175. Rental instruments will be provided at no additional cost.
 
Registration deadline is March 2. Click HERE to register. Choose “Ravensworth ES” for the Lesson Location on the Registration page. For more information call 1-800-399-6414. 


RUNFIT KIDZ - REGISTRATION OPENS FEB 14
RunFit Kidz is a non-competitive running program taught by fitness professionals where kids are encouraged to strive for their own personal goals, be active with friends and build confidence. Our spring program includes the following:

  • Open to boys and girls in grades 2nd – 6th. (Have an interested 1st grader? Contact us prior to registering corky@runfitkidz.com)
  • Games, activities and drills to bring running concepts alive.
  • Registration is on a First Come First Serve basis – so register early!
  • 7 weeks for 1hr 15min per session.
  • First session starts Tuesday, March 17, after-school 3:30-4:45PM.
  • 5K Celebration Run is Saturday, May 10 at Fairfax Corner.
  • $93 includes training with a nationally certified coach, entry into the chip timed 5K, milestone tokens, commemorative RunFit Kidz t-shirt, finisher’s medal, and post-5K festivities.

More information about the program, school specific information and to register can be found at www.runfitkidz.com.

Registration opens Feb 14!


REGISTRATION FOR 2020-21 GRADE 1 IMMERSION LOTTERY IS NOW OPEN
If you are a kindergarten parent and are interested in entering the lottery for Ravensworth's Spanish Immersion Program, or for an Immersion Program at a different school, you can learn more about the program HEREOnline registration will close February 20, 2020 at 4:00PM.


MILANO RESTAURANT SPIRIT NIGHT - FEBRUARY 25
Our next spirit night will be at Milano’s (6230-G Rolling Road, Springfield, VA 22152) on Tuesday, February 25 from 5:00-10:00PM. They are generously offering 10% of sales to support our PTA. Please bring a copy of this flyer with you or mention Ravensworth Elementary so the PTA gets credit for your order.


RUN 4 RAVENSWORTH - WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Run 4 Ravensworth (our annual Fun Run and biggest fundraiser) is only 12 weeks away (on May 1) and we need YOUR help! To incentivize students AND our amazing teachers, we are looking to come up with bigger and better and MORE prizes than ever this year. If you own a business or have any other connections and can donate a gift card, item or service of ANY kind, we’d love to hear from you. ALSO, the R4R team is looking for volunteers to sit on the R4R committee for next year. Want to help our students raise more than 50% of the PTA budget next year? It’s a rewarding experience! Join the team!

Email us at laps@ravensworthpta.org and let us know if you can help!


LAKE BRADDOCK PTSA BRUIN 5K AND CUB 1K FUN RUN
Lake Braddock Secondary School (LBSS) PTSA is excited to offer their second annual Bruin 5K & Cub 1K on Saturday, March 28! This family fitness-focused event will be run on the LBSS school grounds and in the adjacent Lake Braddock Community. There will be a fitness fair before, during and immediately after the event and music throughout the course. Proceeds will help the PTSA in sponsoring activities and events for LBSS students and their families. 
 
Each entrant can designate Ravensworth to receive $3 of their registration fee, proceeds of which will go to the Ravensworth PTA. 
 
Click HERE to register.


RAVENSWORTH PTA DIRECTORY UPDATE
In May 2018, 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.  


 

 

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