Thursday Notes
The Raskob Parent Association Weekly Newsletter

March 3, 2016                                                      Volume 3   Issue 24

Message from the President
Happy Thursday!

Have you remembered to RSVP to Raskob Social?
If not, please do so as it is only 2 weeks away!  Erica Dennings has graciously offered to host this in her home on March 19th from 6:30 to 9:30 pm and needs an accurate count so that that she can order the food.  This is a fun and casual party for parents, guardians and faculty.  Erica's house is easy to get to (off of Highway 13 which we all know how to get to!) and there is plenty of parking.  The Social is also our biggest fundraiser of the year and you will have the opportunity to write a check or use your credit card to donate to specific items requested by the teachers and administrators.  These items were discussed at our last RPA meeting and the members voted to approve that we raise money to purchase them.  A general donation is also greatly appreciated.  

Please join us for our monthly RPA meeting 
tomorrowFriday, March 4th at 8:30 am in the California Room.  We will discuss final preparations for the Social as well as filling open positions on next year's RPA Board.

Thank you to Karen Kelley for giving a very interesting and understandable (even for a technophobe like me) presentation on assistive technology.  Thank you also to Colleen and Sean Broderick for bringing treats and to Amy Schoenblum for organizing all of our parent education events.

Best Regards,
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In past years, Raskob Learning Institute and Day School has earned several Parents' Press awards, some of which have included Best Special Needs Elementary School, and Best Learning Disabilities Specialist. Raskob also earned "Top Pick" for Best Special Needs Camp.

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In This Issue
Quick Links

Important Dates
March 4
RPA meeting
8:30 am California Room

March 9 
staff meeting NO ASP
March 7-11
Health Education Grades 5-8
March 14 - 18
Optional Parent Teacher Conferences Grades 2-7
March 14 - 18
Optional High School Check-in for 8th Graders
March 17
Teacher Appreciation Breakfast 
March 18 
Spirit Day Assembly

March 19
Raskob Social

March 21- 24 
Field Studies Week
March 25 - April 1
Spring Break NO SCHOOL
Have you ever wondered...
...what the Spirit Stick looks like? 

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Parent Education

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