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Lunar New Year 2020

We are pleased to continue our annual Lunar New Year celebration and ring in the Year of the Rat with showcases of Chinese and Korean culture. We are also presenting a special display of Winter Lanterns in recognition of the first winter season at the REACH.

5 Million Minute Challenge

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Principal’s & PTA Weekly Newsletter, December 2, 2019

  Principal's Weekly Update We hope you enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday break. Many thanks to our parent volunteers for launching our annual holiday tree sale over the Thanksgiving weekend. There’s still time to purchase a tree or wreath or make a donation...

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Principal’s & PTA Weekly Newsletter, November 11, 2019

 STEM In the CityNovember's STEM in the CITY event is this Saturday, November 16th, from 10 am-11 am. We will meet at the entrance of the Small Mammal House in the Smithsonian National Zoo to create MAMMAL MASHUPS! All Ross families are invited! Contact Mrs. Sawyer...

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Ross PTA 12th Annual Holiday Tree Sale

Dear Ross Families: Please consider supporting our school by purchasing a holiday tree from us this year.  A variety of beautiful trees in all sizes are available, as well as wreaths and tree stands.  This year we are offering the most popular Christmas tree: the...

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PTA Meeting & Movie Night Wednesday!

   Please join us for the 2nd PTA meeting of the year this Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. for updates on our finances and upcoming events.  Please let the JCC know if you would like your child's name added to the extended childcare list until 6:30 p.m.   Afterwards, the PTA...

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Principal’s & PTA Weekly Newsletter, October 29, 2019

Spooktacular We look forward to seeing everyone at our annual Halloween celebration on Wednesday, October 30 at 6:00pm. The Spook-tacular is a family event. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Costumes are encouraged.  Weapons are not permitted.  See...

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The time students spend with a caring adult each week makes a big difference. Lisa Juriga has seen the transformative power of #PowerLunch throughout her 14-year tenure as the librarian at @RossESDC. Watch here:

Ross’s annual auction fundraiser allows us to support our students & staff in meaningful ways. Join us on March 7th for the main event or bid online here: We are grateful for your support!

Our biggest fundraiser of the year is coming up! Join us Sat 3/7 for a luau themed night of good food, drinks & the chance to bid on a wide range of tickets, experiences, and fantastic local items. RSVP &/or donate to our small but mighty school here:


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Ross Elementary
1730 R ST NW
Washington , DC
20009 USA
TEL: (202) 673-7200
FAX: (202) 673-6644