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6:00p Ice Cream Social/Art Showcase/Used Book Sale
Ice Cream Social/Art Showcase/Used Book Sale

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Thursday, May 24
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6:00p - 8:00p

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No School (MEMORIAL DAY)
No School (MEMORIAL DAY)

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Used book sale May 24th
The 14th Annual Used Book Sale is almost here!  We have an amazing selection of books for the whole family.  Thank you so much for your generous donations!  It's not too late to donate your gently used books for the sale - we're accepting donations through Friday, May 18th . You can shop for great bargains in the Rockwell Library from 3:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, May 24th. All profits go toward the purchase of new books for the Norman Rockwell Library.  Come stock up on some great books for summer reading! Diane Davenport Teacher Librarian ... read full article

Chairperson needed ASAP for the Back-to-School BBQ
Chairperson needed ASAP for the Back-to-School BBQ  for the 2018/2019 school year: You asked, we listened!  For our first community event for the 2018/2019 school year, we are going to host the Back-to-School BBQ (in place of Food Truck Night) on  September 14 .  We are in need of a chairperson to coordinate the event, and start with planning prior to the end of this school year.   Chairperson roles can be shared, so find a friend and raise your hand!  This is an awesome event to bring us all together at the beginning of the school year, and the kiddos ... read full article

PTA CHAIRPERSON/COMMITTEES NEED FILLING
PTA CHAIRPERSON/COMMITTEES NEED FILLING FOR 2018/2019 SCHOOL YEAR   We have lots of chairperson openings for next year! We encourage every parent to consider how you can help! Any chair position can be shared with another person.  Next year we are losing a very large number of our current volunteers to both the boundary change and graduation. We'll need lots of new people to step in to help out at Rockwell! Chairs needed for: -Math Challenge -Reflections Art Contest coordinator(s) needed ASAP for fall -Fall BBQ needed ASAP - Event is in Sept -An exciting new S.T.E.M. Night (you asked - now ... read full article

ROCKWELL SPRING RUNNING CLUB UPDATE
ROCKWELL SPRING RUNNING CLUB UPDATE!!! Parent Volunteers Wanted   Spring Running Club is off to a great start, welcoming over 100 Kindergartners to the program! A lot of Kindergartners have been very excited to finally join the rest of the Rockwell students in participating at lunch recesses on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It's such a joy to see several Kindergartners earning their first toe tokens for the laps they complete around the soccer field.  We've had several 1st - 5th grade students completing their marathon punch cards as well, with a few students ready to complete their 2nd marathon punch card!    Parents, there is ... read full article

Clara Barton Elementary Families Spring event June 13
UPCOMING SPRING EVENT  FOR CLARA BARTON ELEMENTARY FAMILIES   Clara Barton families, please join us for our next spring social on Wednesday June 13th from 5:30-7pm in the Clara Barton parking lot.  Each student will be invited to paint and personalize their own rock that will then be incorporated into a campus rock garden.  Incoming 4th and 5th graders will be able to sign up for Safety Patrol.  Hope to see you there!   Melissa Sutton ... read full article

Community Serve Day for Rockwell August 26 9am - 1pm
FOR NORMAN ROCKWELL ELEMENTARY | A COMMUNITY EVENT August 26, 2018: 9am - 1pm Community Serve Day is returning to Norman Rockwell this year! Be a part of transforming one of the pillars of our community - our local schools. In just four hours, your time and talents will make an impact in the lives of Norman Rockwell teachers and kids for an entire year. Projects include: setting up classrooms, improving school grounds and revitalizing structures. Show your Rockwell spirit! Invite your friends and family! Project leaders are needed. Email emgilman@hotmail.com if interested. REGISTER TODAY @ www.communityserveday.org     Sign ... read full article

2018 SBA ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE
2018 SBA ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE No extra preparation is required for the SBA, but you can help your child be their best by making sure they are at school ON TIME and with a healthy breakfast in their tummies, well-rested from a good night's sleep. We try to keep stress to a minimum as we know some kids worry about these tests; please help them realize that while we do want them to try hard, SBA is also just one indicator of student success. We, like you, want to help grow healthy, well-rounded, kind, academically prepared people for the years ahead.  ... read full article

Translation Services available!
Translation Services available: Rockwell is a flourishing community of diversity. In order to maintain our inclusive community and assist families not proficient in English, PTA and Rockwell have established two programs to facilitate two-way communication.  PTA provides translators through our FACE (Family and Community Engagement) committee at school events, meetings and by translating forms into several languages. You can also select your preferred language on the PTA, Rockwell and LWSD websites by using the “select language” buttons near the top/left. Rockwell utilizes a phone service to eliminate communication barriers-  the service offers more than  240 spoken languages and American Sign Language .  Stop ... read full article

School Pool calendars being collected next week!
Wednesday, May 9 th is Bike To School Day! UPDATED: Calling all walkers, cyclists, and bus riders! Don’t forget to fill out your SCHOOLPOOL calendar. We will be collecting them next week! ** Correction: LWSD DOES Have School On Friday May 25th !**   All Students who bike, walk, take the bus, or carpool should stop before school at the flag pole for a special give away from PTA Volunteers. (See https://rockwell.lwsd.org/studentsfamilies/bicycle-policy for Rockwell’s bike policy and permission slip.) Keep filling out those calendars! ** Calendar Correction** LWSD DOES have school on Friday May 25 th . The City of ... read full article

SCIENCE VAN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Jun 14, 15
SCIENCE VAN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Calling Parent Volunteers! The Science Van Returns!   The Pacific Science Center's excellent "Science on Wheels" program will be at Rockwell on June 14th and 15th. This year's program is called "Physics on Wheels" and we will need parent volunteers to facilitate the exhibit area by guiding students through the exhibits set up in the library. If you are able to volunteer for a half-day shift (or longer!) please click on the following link to access the available slots on the SignUp Genius Website:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e4cafa82aa3fd0-pacific We appreciate your assistance! As a bonus for your help, you will ... read full article

LUNCHROOM VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
LUNCHROOM VOLUNTEERS NEEDED It would be a huge help to have volunteers in the cafeteria 11:45-12:45pm. Help serve and clean up. Your child(ren) will be proud of you and you will be setting a great example for them. Visit this link to sign up for all of the shifts you can help with.   Contact Julie Wulf  with any questions. ... read full article

SAVE THE DATE! ICE CREAM SOCIAL/ART DOCENT SHOWCASE/USED BOOK SALE
SAVE THE DATE! ICE CREAM SOCIAL/ART DOCENT SHOWCASE/USED BOOK SALE   Ice Cream! Art! Books! The Rockwell Ice Cream Social, Used Book Sale and Art Showcase is on  Thursday, May 24 from 6pm-8pm: Used book sale  3pm-8pm  in the library Ice cream social  6pm-8pm  in the cafeteria  Art walk  6pm-8pm  in the school courtyard Choir performance  7pm  in the covered play area  Enjoy $1 ice cream sundaes, see the artwork that the awesome volunteer docents have been creating with students and stock up on books for the entire family at the very affordable used book sale.  Join the Rockwell family ... read full article

ROCKWELL SPRING RUNNING CLUB!!! Parent Volunteers Wanted
ROCKWELL SPRING RUNNING CLUB!!! Parent Volunteers Wanted Warmer weather is coming!!! Rockwell Running Club takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch recess.  We are welcoming Kindergartners to Rockwell Running Club this Spring!  Parent volunteers are needed for help with set up and take down, monitoring and punching student mileage punch cards.  Please sign up on here on SignUp Genius !  Pick your shifts. Promote health and fitness at Rockwell.  Christine Cottom P.E. Specialist/Rockwell ... read full article

KINDERGARTEN NEWS for 2018-2019
KINDERGARTEN NEWS for 2018-2019 Mark your calendars! The first day of school for incoming Kindergarteners is Friday, September 7th. Grades 1-5 return Tuesday, September 4th .   Kindergarten Registration for 2018-19 If you live in Lake Washington School District (LWSD) and your child will be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2018, it is time to register him or her for kindergarten. Registration takes place at your neighborhood school during regular school hours. While registration will continue throughout the school year and summer, parents are highly encouraged to register students as soon as possible. Doing so helps ensure class sizes are balanced and ... read full article

Used book donations - drop them off anytime in the library!
Save Those Used Books! In the spring, the Rockwell Library will once again have a Used Book Sale!  The purpose of the sale is to get books into the hands of children and to earn some extra money for the Rockwell Library.  So, please start weeding through your books now!  We accept children and adult books.  Donations can be dropped off any time at the library office.  More information regarding the details of the sale will be posted at a later date.  Thanks in advance for your support.   Diane Davenport Teacher Librarian ... read full article

The Bugle - Our Weekly Newsletter
Did you miss a Bugle?  Find our Archives here .  To subscribe yourself to the Bugle or submit an article check here . Thanks, The Communications Team ... read full article

Paw Patrol - School Safety - Needs Parent Support
What is Paw Patrol?  Paw Patrol is intended to engage families and partner with the school to welcome, support and protect all students upon arrival every morning from 8:10-8:30 am .    Adults (parents, grandparents, neighbors, community members) will be wearing safety vests and walkie-talkies and walking the perimeter of the school to: Boost social behavior by greeting kids with a welcoming "hello." Encourage students to be save, respectful, responsible and kind. Enhance Safety by reinforcing school rules while monitoring the area. Ensure students are lined up for class when the bell rings. Join Paw Patrol! Paw Patrol training takes ... read full article

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