Keep our community informed by changing out the reader boards at Rockwell.
  • Large Reader Board:  Approximately 1-3 times per month (takes about ½ hour each time)
  • Small Reader Board: Approximately once every two months
This volunteer position is perfect for someone with flexible daytime hours as the reader boards should be changed during school hours.

Easy to do after drop-off, before pick-up or immediately after school, or anytime that works for you.

Training provided. Can either start now or in the Fall. 
Reader Board Volunteer

VP Communications
MARCH 13-27

Our first ever read-a-thon is here:  March 13-27! Read books, raise money for the PTA, and earn prizes-how fun is that?  The super cool thing is that a portion of the funds raised will be used towards new library books, because books are awesome!

If your class is participating as a whole, you will be getting your reader sheets, green reminder bracelets, and reminder sheets from your teacher.

If your class is not, you can still sign up as an Individual Reader! Just email me and I'll get you in the system, then send you a unique Reader Code so you can create your profile and be part of our school's event. Don't worry, you'll get a bracelet and reader/reminder sheets, too.

Each reader will create their own personal dashboard on our read-a-thon website. Then you can share your reading efforts via email or social media with family and friends anywhere, with the hopes that they'll sponsor you. You'll be improving your reading skills, helping your school, earning prizes, and having a good time. :)

For more information, see our website! Learn more about how a read-a-thon works HERE !

Thanks to the teachers, parents, and students for your support!


Fundraising VP
Tuesday, March 14

Due to the snowy weather, Rockwell Running Club will now returns  Tuesday, March 14!!!
Spring is here and the kids want to run, run, run!!! Please welcome Kindergarten students to Running Club, joining all students in grades 1 -5. Looking for parent volunteers to help with the Rockwell Running Club on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch recesses, from  11:50 a.m. - 1:10 p.m. Please sign up now through 

Rockwell PE Teacher
Time to Order a Yearbook - Deadline to order is March 17

We won't be selling any books during the last week of school - so order yours now.

Prices:   Soft cover ($22) or Hard cover ($25)

Don't remember if you ordered a yearbook during back to school days?   Click on this link (sign in if needed):

Yearbook Editors
Saturday, March 18

All parents and students from the Lake Washington School District are invited to attend Lake Washington PTSA Council's Spring Resource Fair. It will be held on  Saturday, March 18, 2017, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology, 11605 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. 

Admission is free for everyone to attend.

Rockwell PTA President
Friday, March 24

Annual All-School Dance Party is scheduled for Friday, March 24 from 6-8pm at the Redmond High School Cafeteria. There will be dancing, games, a photo booth, food for sale and lots of fun!

The cost is $5 per person, with no family paying more than $20 even if you have more than 4 people! Children 4 and under are free. All kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Concessions, drinks, toys, glow sticks and photo booth print tickets are only $1 each. Admission and concession tickets can be paid at the door or pre-ordered by March 16.

NEW THIS YEAR: Pre-order a large pizza for your family to enjoy for only $10. All pizzas must be pre-ordered. Deadline is March 16.

Volunteers are needed for 45 minute shifts and will receive one individual admission ticket for free! Sign up here!

If attending the dance party is a financial hardship for your family, please e-mail Dance Co-Chair Veronica Nelson  for a free admission to the dance. We want all of our Rockwell Community to feel included and welcome! 

Dance Chairs

Rockwell Staff is All-Stars!

On Thursday March 30, we will be celebrating all Teacher and Staff Birthdays that fall between January and June.  If you are able to help out or drop off a food item, please sign up. You may drop off your food before school, in the office. All food needs to be delivered by 11 am.

Please include a recipe of your item, if homemade. Also, make sure all containers that you would like returned are labeled with your name.

Thank you for your help!

VP Volunteer Services

Registration for the Spring NLMC is now open. The competition is open for all students in grade 2-5. This is a great contest to challenge your problem solving skills. Students will be given 20 problems to solve in 45 minutes. Top scorers and top 10% of all national participants in each grade level will get medals!

When:  Monday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Norman Rockwell Elementary Gym
Fee is $12

To register,  visit here .

Any question about the contest? Just email!

Math Chair

IXL math practice continues and the following students were given prizes as of end of Feburary. Parents - Thank you for helping to develop a culture of math here at Rockwell.   Thanks to the Lake Washington Schools Foundation for IXL subscriptions for all students and to the Rockwell PTA for purchasing the prizes.  Parents - please visit to learn more about Math at Rockwell.

Parent IXL Math Coordinators

Kindergarten - Anika B (D, E), Hria K (C), Vihaan K (E), Mitali A (A), Ahana B (A), Elliot K (A), Sharayu K (C), Evan L (F), Riccardo M (A), Viraj P (E), Vihaan Kudikala (C, D), Riya T (D), Roi R  (D), Taisiia S (A)

1st Grade - Youssef (B), Kaira (E), Manya (E), Carina (A), Aarvin (D), Licia (D), Advay (E), Roshni (E), Sydney (A), Chase (A), Shria (E), Anya (E), Haru (D), Nivedha (A), Geeth (B), Aaditya (F), Priyanka (C), Maximilian (A), Reva (C), Prerna (E), Raghav (B), Vivaan (B), Neil (D), Nachiket (B), Anh (B)

2nd Grade - Ananya V. (A), Akhil P. (E), Abdurrahman M. (D), Marcus C. (A), Oyku C. (B), Victoria S. (E), Colin S. (D), Leisha M. (B), Saanvi K. (A), Irene D. (A), Maximilian C. (E), Nicole C. (B), Anisha B. (A, B, C, D), Tharan S. (C), Arsh S. (A), Jack S. (C), Nathan H. (B), Clara G. (C), Anthony C. (F)

3rd Grade - Murali C (B, C), Prisha K (A), Aleksandr L (B, C), Sawyer L (A, B), Rotem R (A), Taashi W (B), Akshay B (C), Chihiro N (A), Varshni H (A), Andrew L (F), Sriram M (B, C), Murari D (D, E), Shriya K (B), Austin L (A), Atticus M (A), Brandon S (A, B, C), Youngjin K (E), Vidhur P (A), Ayushi S (B), Matthew S (A), Aditya V (D)

4th Grade - Ryu H (C), Lee S (F), Layla A (A), Hank C (A), Petar D (A), Taylor G (A), Joey H (F), Kerem I (B, C, D), Caroline K (A), Mikhail K (D, E), Nivedha N (B), Lukas O (A), Nicholas D (A), Braden D (B, C), Jeslyn H (B), Zita H (A), Joseph J (A), Asher K (A), Ariana K (A), Ruben L (A, B), Joshua L (A), Yuwan L (E), Adam N (C), Arjun R (B), Aaron R (B), Finley W (A), Claire W (A), Nabeel Y (A), Alexander C (A), Isabella C (A), Aidan K (C), Rushaan M (E), Srikar N (C, D), Mahitraju P (A), Artem  (B, C)

5th Grade - Coming soon

Thank You!

A big thank you to all who participated in the Box Tops contest this year. Based on all of the BoxTops that came in as part of our Winter contest last month, we  raised a total of $900.10 for the year - congratulations!  Though we were a bit shy of our $1,000 goal, $900 is still a great amount of money that will go to our school for both academic and play equipment, so many thanks for all of your Box Tops contributions! Keep saving those BoxTops through the summer, as we look forward to another great BoxTops contest next year - happy clipping!

Box Tops Chair

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