Thursday Notes
The Raskob Parent Association Weekly Newsletter
March 30, 2017                                                Volume 6   Issue 25

RPA Fundraiser: Moroccan Nights Snapshots

Presidents' Message
Dear Parents and Guardians,

A great big salute to those who put on the Raskob Spring Social.  The Moroccan theme was exquisite and so well put to together.   We can not thank the Bergmarks enough for sharing their beautiful home with all of us.  

The RPA board was glad so many members of our community were able to attend.  And one last big thank you to all those who worked so hard and so creatively to create a special evening.

As we head into Spring, we look forward to enjoying all the growth that this winter of rain will produce.  We are also working hard to make Raskob the best experience it can be for all involved.  There will be a little follow-up fund raising to try and achieve some of the ambitious ideas that have been backed by the RPA.  And we are always open to any ideas and suggestions, as well as basic questions, you may have.

Our monthly RPA meeting will be on the April 14th, the second Friday of the month - since next week is Spring Break!  It would be great to have you join us and learn more about our wonderful school.


Mark and Phil

Thank you!
Our Moroccan Nights party was a big hit!

Thank you Vanessa and Brandon Bergmark for opening their home to have such a spectacular Moroccan experience.  Another special thank you to the Spring Social Fundraiser Event team.   Melissa Cope for catering our party - YES, she made all our yummy food!     Jen Vedock for donating and running our photo booth, Sara Mohn for planning and decor,  Medea Pluim for supplying heaters and beautiful fabric to create such a wonderful Moroccan experience,   Andrea and Mats Bodin for creating such a beautiful donation room and Wanda Cole Frieman for helping us decorate along with the rest of the team. And of course no Moroccan party is complete without a belly dancer...Thank you to  our very own  Elise Stewart. 

We are 35% to our goal of $28,350.  We are still fundraising.   Please help us reach our goal!  Remember your donation is tax deductible.  If you would like to place a donation please leave a check with Marlen in the front office.

Kindest Regards,
Christine Puccio
Fundraising Chair
Let's make it a "Three-peat"!
Please vote to make sure Raskob is recognized for the great work the faculty and staff does for our children... vote for Best of Parents Press
For the past two years Raskob has earned:
    • Best Special Needs Program- Elementary School
    • Best Special Needs Program- Middle School
    • Best Special Needs Program- Summer Camp
Parent Education

Dyslexia Training Institute is presenting a virtual conference April 24th- May 5th. This will be a series of prerecorded topics to include issues in assessment and advocacy; Orton-Gillingham; dyslexia, dyscalculia, and executive function; and current dyslexia law.  After watching the podcast the attendee can post questions, which will be answered by the speaker. The keynote speaker is Ameer Baraka. Title of talk is Dyslexia: pipeline to prison.  It will be live.

In This Issue
Important Dates
April 3-7
Spring Break

April 14
RPA Meeting 8:30 AM
California Room

CYO forms for middle schoolers due

April 21
Spirt Day

April 26
No after school program
Staff Meeting

Quick Links