Thursday Notes 
The Raskob Parent Association Weekly Newsletter
October 9, 2014                                                                                       Volume 2   Issue 8
Message from RPA President
Our next Raskob Parents Association (RPA) meeting is on Wednesday, November 5th in the California Room at 8:30 am.  We will discuss the book fair, the holiday teacher appreciation gift and upcoming parent education events.  We hope to see you there!

Please remember to send or bring in your dues.  They are the RPA's second largest source of funds. So far about 55% of families have contributed.  Any amount is welcome and will be used carefully. 

Best Regards, 

Marianne Mitosinka, RPA President 

RPA Activities & Information

It Is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month 


During the month of October Parent Education Network, PEN, encourages you to honor the strengths and struggles, challenges and triumphs, of children and adults with learning and attention differences.


Celebrate LD Awareness Month by sharing an article from's Facts vs. Fiction section with at least one other person, by email, Facebook or Twitter.


PEN, recently worked with 14 other nonprofits to develop the unprecedented online resource Check it out!
School Information & Sponsored Activities
October is SOCKTOBER at HNU!

HNU will be collecting new, clean socks for the homeless this month. You can bring donations to Raskob lobby.



Middle School Dance

The first middle school dance is Friday, October 10 from 7-8:30pm with a special guest DJ in training. The dance will be in McElroy Hall on the HNU Campus (area C on the HNU map). It is open to all Raskob middle school students. For questions, please contact Melissa Flores - 

In This Issue
Quick Links

NEW Teacher Wish Lists

RPA Dues Form for Payment with a Check

RPA Dues Form for Payment with a Credit Card

School Google Calendar 


Raskob Spirit Wear Store

Shop Amazon and Support Raskob

Volunteer Hours Tracking Form
Important Dates
Oct. 10
Middle School Dance

Oct. 14
Soccer: Raskob at Tehiyah Day School

Oct. 16
Teacher Appreciation Breakfast

Oct. 20-27
Parent/Teacher Conference Days

Oct. 23-24
Noon Dismissal
Workshops, Seminars and Speakers
Parent Education Network Presents:

How to Support the Student with Language Processing Difficulties

Friday, Oct. 17
More details and register

Ann Martin Center Parent Education Presents:
- Understanding the Special Education Process
Thursday, Oct. 23
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