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Dog Day/Back to Business Day: Thursday August 30th

Please come to the school gym for Dog Days to complete the required paperwork for back to school business on Thursday, August 30th, 2018.

Come by with your student(s) anytime during your assigned time frame:

8:30 am - 11:00 am: Last Names beginning A - L
11:30 am - 2:00 pm: Last Names beginning M - Z
 
Please note that we will close between 11:00 am and 11:30 am for lunch.

Teacher Meet & Greet in the classroom 2pm -3pm

Teacher assignments will be given out after required paperwork is completed! The school will NOT post class lists and you will not meet your teacher until Meet and Greet. 


Curriculum Night for Parents Only:
5:40-6:00 pm - Grades K-2 meet with Principal and PTA in gym
6:00-6:45 pm - Grades K-2 meet with teachers in classrooms
6:50-7:10 pm - Grades 3-5 meet with Principal and PTA in gym
7:15-8:00 pm - Grades 3-5 meet with teachers in classrooms

If you have any questions please contact Inez Mobley, Student Records Secretary, at mmobley@lwsd.org

Where Is It?

This event takes place in the gym. Entry only is via the back of the building/undercover area by the bathrooms. You will exit out the gym door.

What Do I Need To Bring and Prepare Before Dog Day?

1. Returning Families: Please log in to your Norman Rockwell PTA account and review/update your Account Information by clicking on this link: https://normanrockwellpta.ourschoolpages.com/Account/Summary **Update phone numbers, address, add a child if you have a new student, etc. 

2. ALL Families: Please Complete the Online PTA First Day Packet prior to arrival. (You are here now!)

3. Bring your checkbook (credit cards cannot be accepted)!  You will be able to pay any supply fees and/or add money to their lunch account (payment by check only, separate checks required) or you can create your lunch account online now. 


New School Start and End Times
As a reminder, school start and end times will be changing in the 2018-19 school year as a seven-period day is implemented for high school students. Here are the new school start and end times for Rockwell Elementary:   First bell rings at 8:45 am ; tardy bell rings at 8:50 . Your student will be marked late if they arrive after the 8:50 bell.   School ends at 3:20 pm every day except Wednesday. Wednesday dismissal is at 1:50 .   ... read full article

Rockwell Spirit Wear Design Contest
Rockwell PTA is seeking a new logo/design for spirit wear this year and YOU could be the artist to create it! Do you like to draw?  Do you want to try something new? Then this contest is for YOU! ENTER TO WIN: Return the bottom portion of  this form AND your entry into the designated box in Rockwell’s front office or send to Funds@NormandRockwellPTA.org Entries must be submitted by Friday, September 21.  Winners will be announced in the Beagle Bugle by October 15. ELIGIBILITY: All students (K-5) are eligible to enter the spirit wear logo/design contest. One entry per person ... read full article

Back to School BBQ
Please join us for our annual, all-school, welcome back barbecue! This is a great opportunity to meet your student's new classmates and families. When:  Friday, September 14th, 2018 5:30-7:30pm *Rain or Shine* Where: Rockwell covered and uncovered black top area near the gym. Food: Hamburger, Gardenburger or Hot Dog, Variety of Salads, Variety of Fruit, Potato Chips & Cookie. Tickets will be sold at the event only (no pre-sales). Volunteers Needed:  Short volunteer shifts listed here . Come help us out! To volunteer at the school, you must complete the parent volunteer application. Click HERE to start the approval process. ... read full article

2018 National PTA School of Excellence
Dear Parents, Rockwell Elementary was recently named a National PTA School of Excellence for the 2018 -2020 school years. National PTA’s School of Excellence program supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools that work to improve the educational experience and school environment for every child. As a National PTA School of Excellence, at Rockwell, families feel welcomed and empowered to support student success, and PTA is a key partner for continuous school improvement. The School of Excellence program provided guidance to assist our school in engaging families in school decision-making, and help our school build inclusive policies related to ... read full article

Community SERVE Day: Sunday, August 26 | 9am to 1pm
Impact the lives of Rockwell's students, teachers, and our community! For one day, we come together to help the school get ready for the new school year, preparing classrooms and school grounds to become a premier learning environment for our kids. Projects include helping teachers set up classrooms, as well as improving the campus through painting, repairs, beautification, and more. Show your Rockwell Spirit! Invite friends and family! REGISTER TODAY @ Rockwell Community Serve Day Signup Questions: emgilman@hotmail.com   ... read full article

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