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Upcoming Events & Dates at Rolling Hills
Now – May 18 – BoxTop collection challenge - We will be offering one last Boxtops collection challenge to encourage submitting BoxTops before the end of the school year. Two classes (one elementary and one middle school) will be winning a free dress day and popsicle party for having the most Boxtops for the year! Please encourage your students to bring in any Boxtops they have! We will announce the winning classes on Monday, May 21 and the free dress day and party will be Wednesday May 23rd.
Fri. May 4 – Spring Program “Fund-A-Need Free Dress Day”. Didn’t buy a pass during the Spring Program? It’s not too late to support the PFA’s Playground Improvement campaign by buying your student a free dress day for 5/16. Pre-purchase your Free Dress Day pass by Thursday, May 3 by bringing in to the front office $5 per pass, cash or check payable to RHPCS PFA.
Fri, May 4 – 2nd grade field trip to Foothills Learning Center & Camelsback Park
May 7 – 11 – Teacher Appreciation Week - The PFA will be hosting / sponsoring Teacher Appreciation events and activities throughout the week. Please watch for a SignUpGenius opportunity to come asking for your support to provide specified items or help with set up, serving, or clean up for an activity still in the works.
Tues. May 8 – STEM Revolution visit at RHPCS w/schoolwide assembly and STEM Bus mobile lab on site.
Tues. May 8 – RHPCS Fundraiser Night at Busters in Eagle – Enjoy a delicious meal at Busters between 11am – 9pm on Tues. May 8 and 20% of your bill will be donated to RHPCS. Now that is a delicious Win-Win!
Wed. May 9 – Teacher Appreciation card/gift day. Students are encouraged to show their appreciation for teachers and classroom assistance with a personal note, card, or small gift today.
Wed. May 9 – Last session of RHPCS STEM Club
Thurs. May 10 – RHPCS May School Board Meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the RHPCS Café. All are invited and encouraged to attend.
Thurs. May 10 – Final day to submit your “vote” for playground structure preference.
Fri. May 11 – 3rd grade field trip to Botanical Gardens & Camelsback Park
Fri. May 11 – 7th grade field trip to Discovery Center of Idaho
Fri. May 11 – All RHPCS Library materials are due. Help us keep our valuable library resources available for all to use by returning to our library any items your child has checked out, and/or pay for lost or damaged items.
Mon. May 14 – 5th grade field trip to Table Rock and Old Idaho Penitentiary
Tues. May 15 – 1st grade field trip to Zoo Boise.
Tues. May 15 – Last day of RHPCS Chess Club
Tues. May 15 – RHPCS Garden Club Plant Sale 2:45 – 3:30 p.m. $1 for 6” plants, $2 for 6 packs.
Tues. May 15 – Flag at Half-Staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day.
Wed. May 16 – 8th Grade field trip and service learning project at Ann Morrison Park
Wed. May 16 – Last Day of RHPCS Homework Club.
Thurs. May 17 – 3rd grade Heritage Celebration
Fri. May 18 – May Citizen of the Month Assemblies, Character Focus: Respect, Kinder – 4th at 1:15 pm Grades 5-8 at 1:45 pm
Fri. May 18 -Fri. May 26 – Scholastic BOGO Bookfair at RHPCS. A great way to stock up for summer reading – all items are Buy 1 – Get 1 free. Volunteers are needed for this event, sign up online at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b45aaad2aaafb6-summer1 or contact Teri Cooper at email@example.com for volunteer opportunities at this fun and exciting event that our students love!
Friday, May 18 – BoxTops Collection Drive ends.
Tues. May 22 – RHPCS Volunteer Appreciation Assembly at 1:30 p.m. in the gym. Join us as we celebrate our school volunteers and all support, talent, and caring that they bring to our school experience.
Tues. May 22 – RHPCS Garden Club Plant Sale 2:45 – 3:30 p.m. $1 for 6” plants, $2 for 6 packs.– Last day of Root 4 Green Garden Club.
Wed. May 23 – Free Dress Day for the 2 classes that win the BoxTops collection challenge.
Wed. May 23 – 2nd annual RHPCS Unified Basketball Game in the Gym 1-2pm
Wed. May 23 – Year end report card will be sent home with students.
Thurs. May 24 – Kindergarten promotion ceremony and celebration, 10 a.m. in RHPCS Gym
Thurs. May 24 - Grade 1-7 Award Assembly at 1:30 p.m. in RHPCS Gym
Thurs. May 24 – Last session of RHPCS Afterschool Art Class. Want more art? Be sure to check out Mrs. Balkin’s Children’s Five-Day Summer Art Camp at Rolling Hills June 18-22. For more information, go to: https://www.facebook.com/BackGateStudioBoise/app/195646697137509/
Thurs. May 24 - 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony at 5:00 p.m. in RHPCS Gym, followed by 8th grade student celebration outing to Wahooz 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. (watch for details to come).
Fri. May 26 – Field Day and Last Day of School, 12:00 p.m. dismissal, no lunch served. Volunteers and donation items are needed for Field Day activities, contact your child’s teacher by email to find out more about volunteer opportunities for this fun and exciting event that our students love!
SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES AT RHPCS
Back Gate Studio’s Summer Art Camp at Rolling Hills, June 18-22, 2018 9:30 a.m – 12:00 p.m. For children ages 6- 14. Experience: drawing, watercolor, acrylic on canvas, food art, collage, print making, sidewalk chalk art, and textile art. Children will develop their creative skills, learn new techniques, build self-esteem, and stimulate their imaginations as they express themselves through art. Cost: $165 includes all materials and instruction. Pre-registration is required, space is limited. For more information and to register, contact Barbara Balkin at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 818-489-2272. https://www.facebook.com/BackGateStudioBoise/app/195646697137509/
Camp Invention Summer Camp at Rolling Hills, June 25-29, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. For children entering Kinder – 6th grades. Innovation, creative problem-solving and teamwork are important at Camp Invention. Young innovators will spend their time: brainstorming, exploring, constructing and personalizing, and discovering. Great curriculum will be led by experienced local educators and is full of exciting activities and take-home items to keep the fun going all year long. Cost: $235 For more information visit campinvention.org Pre-registration is required. Space is limited so register today at:
2018 RHPCS Extended School Year (ESY), by invitation, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Monday –Thursday on the following weeks: June 18-28, July 16-26. For more information, contact Stephanie Lee at email@example.com
Summer Food Service Programs - Since hunger doesn't take a summer vacation, a variety of local programs help fill the hunger gap. Watch for information to come about area locations that will provide healthy meals and/or snacks to youth throughout the summer months. Call 211 for service information. A few online resources to reference as summer draws nearer include (look for updates on these sites in weeks to com):