Ravensworth Elementary School Parent Teacher Association

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Join us for Family Science Night on Thursday, February 9, brought to you by the Children's Science Center and sponsored by the PTA. Family Science Night offers a variety of engaging, hand-on science activities such as: Aviation: Engineering and Flight, Castle Geometry: Math in 3D!, Fingerprint Analysis: Forensic Science and many more. These experiments are specially designed to help encourage students to take interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects, as well as to encourage students to develop curiosity in everyday life situations.

Volunteers are needed from 5:00-8:30 p.m. to set up, assist students with activities, and clean up. To sign up, go to http://signup.com/go/noqFbP. We hope to see you there!

Send your favorite Raven a personalized note in the 2016-2017 yearbook! Text only messages can be purchased for $5. A personalized text message with photo is $10. Cash or check accepted. Make checks payable to “Ravensworth PTA.” Please write Love Notes in the memo line. 

Write out your custom message with your students name, teacher name, and contact email or phone in case we need to reach you, and place it with payment in an envelope marked “Love Notes”. Turn the envelope into the class teacher no later than January 27th. QUESTIONS?? – Contact Maria Dastur at mariacdastur@gmail.com or 703-615-9448.

Love note photos may be uploaded directly to the yearbook website. Please write: “for student name custom love note” in the description box.  Or email photos directly to mariacdastur@gmail.com. If no photo is supplied, the yearbook portrait will be used. 

To upload pictures directly to the yearbook web site visit: community.lifetouch.com 
Enter picture upload Code in the lime green box on the right:  LXLYWH

WHAT IS IT? HELP raise money for Ravensworth by signing up for a 1-month session of classes at Andrew Gause’s Martial Arts anytime during the month of JANUARY. Click here for more information.

Registration has begun for the Winter Spanish GLOBAL Plus classes. Classes held on Thursdays at Ravensworth from 3:35-4:35PM starting January 26, 2017. Visit https://www.fcps.edu/academics/global-plus for more information and to register.

Our goal is to have every kid in the yearbook more than once! To do that we need your help collecting pictures. Please upload candids from school events, clubs, spirit days, field trips and/or GRACE art. Upload 1-5 pictures. Pictures cannot be edited once they are uploaded. No dark or blurry pictures. It is VERY helpful if you enter the teacher’s name in the description box so that they end up on the correct class page!

Visit community.lifetouch.com
and enter the code: LXLYWH

If you have many pictures to share, put them on a disk, use dropbox, and let the yearbook volunteer know.

Despite the cold and the holidays, we still managed to have a month loaded with fun.  Aside from camping at Camp Rock Enon in the Shenandoahs where we honed our outdoor and leadership skills, we also jumped into the water with an introduction to SCUBA.  This underwater event was amazing; we learned and experienced the remarkable ability to dive underwater – what a blast!  This coming month, our activities will include not just camping, skiing, snow tubing and much more…

Come join us - Boy Scouts: 6th – 12th grade boys. 
Visit us Wednesday nights - 7:30PM @ Ravensworth Elementary.

Troop 991 is boy led, sponsored by the Ravensworth Elementary PTA and lives and scouts in your neighborhood!  Learn more about us at: http://www.troop991.com/

Contact Scoutmaster Bill Mitchell @ 703-321-8072 or mitchwt@cox.net if you are interested… Or come by and see for yourself what you’re missing!

Collecting Box Tops is an easy way to help our school earn money. As an incentive for bringing in Box Tops we are having a Box Top Competition! The competition will be in 3-month increments running September-November, December-February and March-May. At the end of each period, the class with the most Box Tops will win a prize! In addition, the class with the most Box Tops for the entire year will win a party at the end of the year. Send your Box Tops in labeled with your teacher's name and grade so that your class gets credit! There is a collection box in the lobby. There is a Box Top competition poster in the cafeteria, check often to see if your class is in the lead!

Get out and explore with your family this year! The Fourth Grade Annual Pass provides fourth grade students and their families with free admission to national parks and other federal lands and waters. There are many places to visit right here in our local area. The pass is good now through August 31, 2017. Visit the Every Kid in a Park website at https://everykidinapark.gov for more information and to print a voucher for your free pass.



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