Ravenswood Elementary School http://ravenswoodelementary.org A Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Cluster School Wed, 24 May 2017 02:37:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.6 Field Day THIS Friday http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/field-day-this-friday/ http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/field-day-this-friday/#comments Wed, 24 May 2017 02:32:16 +0000 Marie Bradshaw http://ravenswoodelementary.org/?p=10103 Continue reading ]]> When: May 26th
Where: North and south playgrounds

Field Day is an event where students participate in age-appropriate outdoor track and field events with their classmates. It’s a lot of fun for the whole school and a favorite event for many students. Mr. Switzer needs volunteer timers, ribbon-writers and judges to help with the events for 5-8th grade in the morning and 1st-4th grade in the afternoon. Click here to volunteer. Pre-K and K will have field day as well, but our recess staff will run the events. All volunteers can report to Mr. Switzer on the South Playground. Spectators are welcome to cheer on all Field Day participants. PreK and K events will take place on the north playground. PreK (tbpk & am) starts at 9:30am, PreK pm starts at 1:15pm, K starts at 2:15pm. On the south playground grades 5-8 events are 9am-11:55am and grades 1-4 events are 12:30-2:45pm.

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Positive Discipline Meeting http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/positive-discipline-meeting/ http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/positive-discipline-meeting/#comments Wed, 24 May 2017 02:22:46 +0000 Marie Bradshaw http://ravenswoodelementary.org/?p=10101 Continue reading ]]> When: Wednesday May 24th, 5:15 to 6:30pm

If you have not attended one of the other parent workshops please join the conversation!
This 5 session series provides parents and care providers with Positive Discipline Tools to bring ease and connection to families. Learn how to respond to misbehavior in an effective way that helps children learn strategies for communication skills, problem solving, conflict resolution, and strengthening relationships over time.

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Notification Regarding the Asbestos Management Plan http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/notification-regarding-the-asbestos-management-plan/ http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/notification-regarding-the-asbestos-management-plan/#comments Tue, 16 May 2017 03:24:35 +0000 Marie Bradshaw http://ravenswoodelementary.org/?p=10094 Please see the following notifications to parents and staff regarding the Asbestos Management Plan.

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Principal Coffee Hour Friday May 19 http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/principal-coffee-hour-friday-may-19/ http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/principal-coffee-hour-friday-may-19/#comments Tue, 16 May 2017 03:13:17 +0000 Marie Bradshaw http://ravenswoodelementary.org/?p=10092 When: Friday May 19th, 9am-10am
Where: Multipurpose Room
RSVP: Not necessary!

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Cards for a Cause http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/cards-for-a-cause/ http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/cards-for-a-cause/#comments Tue, 16 May 2017 03:05:24 +0000 Marie Bradshaw http://ravenswoodelementary.org/?p=10085 Continue reading ]]> When: Monday, May 15th – Friday, May 26th

Tired of spending $5+ per card for those last minute party invites? Never have the right card on hand as you are running out the door? Join ?Friends of Ravenswood School? in raising funds for Ravenswood Elementary and solve that “cards on hand” problem by participating in our Cards For A Cause Fundraiser! Order forms will go home with your student and sample boxes will be available in the Multipurpose Room throughout the card sale.For more information click here.

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Reality Fair Friday May 12 http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/reality-fair-friday-may-12/ http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/reality-fair-friday-may-12/#comments Wed, 10 May 2017 23:50:41 +0000 Marie Bradshaw http://ravenswoodelementary.org/?p=10080 Continue reading ]]> This year marks the 11th anniversary of the Reality Fair! Ravenswood partners with Ravenswood Community Services to bring this powerful learning experience to our seventh and eighth graders, and you can get in on the fun. Not familiar with Reality Fair? It’s a financial literacy challenge where students receive a fictional job and a paycheck and attempt to navigate real-world monthly expenses without going bankrupt. We need volunteers to serve as bankers, utility company reps, travel agents, car salespeople, financial counselors and more. It’s a three-hour commitment you won’t forget!  We still need about 20 volunteers, click here to help.

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Registration Night for Neighborhood Families http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/early-registration/ http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/early-registration/#comments Wed, 10 May 2017 23:45:18 +0000 Marie Bradshaw http://ravenswoodelementary.org/?p=10077 Continue reading ]]> When: Wednesday May 18th, 3:45-7pm

We know that picking up a school packet is difficult for some during school hours so we are offering this evening for those that cannot pick one up during this day. Families who live inside the Ravenswood Elementary attendance boundary and are considering Ravenswood for their child next year (and aren’t currently enrolled), may pick up a student registration packet. Registration is for grades K-8.

Proof of address (2 forms) and Birth certificate needed at time of pickup. 

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Spring Musical: Lion King Jr. (Community Performance) http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/spring-musical-lion-king-jr-community-performance/ http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/spring-musical-lion-king-jr-community-performance/#comments Wed, 03 May 2017 02:30:59 +0000 Marie Bradshaw http://ravenswoodelementary.org/?p=10059 Continue reading ]]>

When: Saturday, May 6th 2pm (doors open at 1:15pm)

Where: Ravenswood gym

This year’s musical, Lion King Jr, will be staged ‘in the round’ which is an exciting format change from previous shows at Ravenswood. Friday, all Ravenswood students will view the performance during the school day. Families and the community are invited to see the performance Saturday, May 6 at 2pm (doors open at 1:15). We encourage families to come with their students, family members and friends to this Saturday performance.

PLEASE NOTE: Saturday, May 6th will be the only public performance this year.
There will be no Friday evening performance, as was displayed in the Ravenswood calendar on the website. We apologize for the inconvenience for those families planning to attend that Friday performance, but hope you can attend the Saturday performance.

If you are a family member of a cast member and cannot attend theSaturday performance, please contact Mr. Guidry directly.

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Every Kid Heathly Week – Raffle http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/every-kid-heathly-week-raffle/ http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/every-kid-heathly-week-raffle/#comments Mon, 01 May 2017 17:47:59 +0000 Maria Dimond http://ravenswoodelementary.org/?p=10053 Continue reading ]]> Ravenswood’s Every Kid Healthy Week was a huge success! 

A big thanks to Chef Tony Quartaro and his assistant Emily for hosting an interactive discussion on spring vegetables and demonstrating how to make pea tortillas from scratch! Attached please find the recipes.

Exciting News! 
EatPakd is hosting a raffle for a free week of lunch! To enter, students can share an EatPakd experience or make one of their “More Peas, Please” recipes and upload an image of their creation via social media with the hashtag #ravenswoodeatshealthy. The winner will be drawn on Monday, May 15th.

More information on EatPakd lunch.

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Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/teacher-and-staff-appreciation-week/ http://ravenswoodelementary.org/news/teacher-and-staff-appreciation-week/#comments Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:18:12 +0000 Marie Bradshaw http://ravenswoodelementary.org/?p=10048 Continue reading ]]> When: All Week, May 1st-5th

National Teacher Appreciation Week is next week, May 1st-5th. Friends of Ravenswood School will also sponsor activities to show our appreciation to the entire Ravenswood team. We would love help from our sweets lovers on Monday and encourage families to write thank you notes on Thursday. See schedule of events planned below.

* Monday – Coffee and Sweet Treats- If you have a favorite sweet you make (or buy) please sign up to help.

* Tuesday - Catered Breakfast

* Wednesday - Catered Lunch

* Thursday - Thank You Thursday! Families are encouraged to send thank you notes to teachers, as well as any Ravenswood team member who deserves a compliment or thank you.

* Friday - Flowers will be delivered around the school to bring a little spring inside.

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