RIS Newsletter 10/26/19
Due to technical difficulties, this week's current is not able to get sent via email. It is likely the newsletters were being marked as "SPAM" and therefore is being blocked from being sent.
Anna, Chair of Publications, is working on getting the system back up and running for next week's issue.
**Please remember to always bring your Photo ID when visiting the school**
October's IB Learner Profile: RISK - TAKERS
RISK-TAKERS: We approach uncertainty with forethought and determination; we work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas and innovative strategies. We are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change.
“Risk-Taker” vocabulary…To risk…to dare…to try…to take a chance…to attempt…to seize opportunities…not to be afraid/frightened/scared…adventurous ..courageous…bold…brave…success
Thank you to everyone who attending our book fair and ice cream social event last week, we hope everyone had a great time!
Gr. 8 - Stamford High School is hosting an information session at Rogers this Tues., Oct 29th. For additional information and open house event, download flyer.
Gr K - 2 Character Parade is this Wednesday, Oct 30th
Wednesday Oct 20th is an early release day (at 1:20pm) - no movie will be provided due to the Character Parade
Volunteers Needed For Various Events
Grade K-2 Character Parade - Oct 30th at 11:45 AM - please help our little kids get into their costumes
RIS Open House For Magnet Applications - Nov 7th and Nov 13th - We are in need of volunteers to assist with greeting guests and giving tours of the school.
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0E4FAEA72BABF58-risprospective or email Alex Riley with any questions at alexandrarileyRIS@gmail.com
PTO School Uniform Store - are you fashion forward ? Do you want to influence the next generations' school uniform? We are looking for a uniform store representative to help us manage inventory and fill online orders. Email Celeste/Leigh at President@rispto.org if you're interested
Newsletter Editors - do you want to be "in-the-know" before everyone else? Consider being an editor of this newsletter! Newsletters are assigned on a weekly basis, and proofreading on other weeks. You can still volunteer, but on your own time! Email Anna at PTOWebPayments@gmail.com if you're interested or have questions before you commit.
Stamford High School Information Days 8th Graders interested in attending Stamford High School next year is encouraged to attend their community Open House event and their "Be A Black Knight For the Day" to shadow a SHS student for a day. Please see flyer for specific dates and instructions
Next PTO General Meeting Is November 13th
The PTO hosted a parent and resource panel called “Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs” on Oct. 17. Thank you so much to the panelists: RIS parents Melissa Dobbins and Kristina Adler and SPS parent/CT Parent Advocacy Center representative Lynn Rule. The panel shared a wealth of knowledge and resources about collaborating on your child’s educational needs. For more information, contact Celeste Frye-Lintern at email@example.com and also visit the CPAC website at www.cpacinc.org.
Our next PTO General Meeting will be held on November 13, at 8:45am in the Media Center. Come have coffee with fellow parents and PTO members, meet members of the RIS community, and learn about how you can help build our school and culture!
A special presentation from our 2nd Graders for Thanksgiving will be on Wednesday, November 20th at 9:30AM. All students must wear school Turtle Trot shirts. The Drama & Art department will provide hats and accessories.
Stamford Health - Paint The Town Pink Campaign- various events in October for raising money against breast cancer
Stamford Mosquitoes Test Positive For Triple E - see flyer from Dept. Of Health
Kindergarten Information Nights - See flyer for dates and locations
Mill River Collaborative Camps when School's out - Extended care available
J.M. Wright Tech Open House - Thursday November 7 at 6-7pm
The Southfield Center- Parent Discussion Series 2019-20
Ferguson Library October programs
Stamford Peace Basketball registration is open
Terry Connors Rink lessons are now open
Stamford Youth Soccer program is open for Fall registration
Italian Center - youth and aquatics
Stamford Youth Wrestling starts this week
Please help us stay current by submitting your topic, meeting or event to us at TheRogersCurrent@rispto.org by Wednesday EOD to include in upcoming Sunday's issue.
The Rogers Current Rogers International School
The Rogers Current Editors:
Anna Björkman, Chair of Publications, Directory/Handbook, Web Portal