Thursday Notes 
The Raskob Parent Association Weekly Newsletter
September 26, 2013                                                                                       Volume 1   Issue 6 
Message From RPA President
Our next Raskob Parents' Association (RPA) meeting is next Wednesday, October 2nd at 8:30 am in the California Room. We will review the budget for the 2013/14 school year, discuss the upcoming book fair scheduled for early November and hear updates from fundraising and all of the committees. Please join us; we welcome everyone's input. If you would like to attend the meeting via Skype please contact Bridget Rivezzo
Marianne Mitosinka
RPA President
Note: the Fall Cleanup Day scheduled for October 13th has been postponed.  A landscaping plan is in process and hopefully we will be scheduling a family planting event in the next several months.
RPA Activities & Announcements
Want to hear something really scary??
It's almost Haaalloooweeeeen!!!

If you are heading online to shop for decorations or costumes please remember to enter through Raskob's Amazon portal or via the eScrip online mall. Click here to find both on the RPA website. Raskob will automatically receive a percentage of your purchase!
Raskob Moms' Weekend Away 10/18-20: 3 Spots Left! 
Leave the kids at home and join us for a MOMS ONLY weekend getaway. Just a three hours drive north to Truckee, where you'll stay at a big vacation house with plenty of space for up to 10 to spread out and relax. There's something for everyone to do:
- Take a long hike in the mountains overlooking Donner Lake,
- Browse through the shops in quaint downtown Truckee,
- Relax with a cocktail and a magazine on the deck, or 
- Take a long soak in the hot tub.
Grab a buddy who will share a Queen-size bed with you, or reserve a single bunk. We'll carpool up on Friday night and return Sunday afternoon. 
For a $100 donation to Raskob you'll receive lodging and meals, which will be cooked, served, and cleaned up for you all weekend! Alcoholic beverages not included. The is an additional $25 cash cleaning fee. 

SPECIAL DEAL: Go on the moms' weekend and take $100 off your next non-holiday weekend stay at this fabulous vacation house-that's like getting to go on the moms' weekend for free! (One discount per family/group, please.) Check out the house at

Hosted by: Carla Dartis (4th grade) and Whitney Walker (alum parent) Contact Whitney if you would like to attend.

In This Issue
Quick Links

School Notes

Room Parent List

Important Dates

Sept. 26
Postponed - Make-up Photo Day
Sept. 30
Roadrunners Flag Football at Athenian

Oct. 2
Raskob Parent Association Meeting
8:30-9:30 AM
California Room
No School - Staff Development Day
Oct. 13
Postponed - Fall Cleanup Day


Now located on the RPA website under Resources

The deadline for submissions for Thursday Notes is Monday at 5pm. 
Please fill out the online form, if you have any announcements, events, feedback, or calendar items you want to share. For questions, please contact Bridget Rivezzo RPA VP of Communications.

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