Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, June 10, 2019

Dear Ross Community, It’s difficult to believe another school year is about to end. We continue to be grateful for your partnership and for trusting us with your child’s education and development. We hope you have a safe and relaxing summer. We will see all K-5...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter

Staff AppreciationWe are so grateful for the generous outpouring of love and appreciation during our annual Staff Appreciation Week. The flowers, cards, delicious treats, and happy hour were all lovely.  We are honored to partner with such a strong parent...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, May 20, 2019

Volunteer Opportunities We have a team from the Marriott Corporation coming to Ross on Wednesday, May 22 from 9:00am until noon to support a garden clean-up and to build bookcases from IKEA. We welcome parent volunteers to help with these projects, too. Bring your own...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, May 13, 2019

Principal's Weekly UpdateYearbooksIt’s last call for Ross Yearbook orders. Place your order online this week.Order online at www.freedpics.com Password: ROSS1819YB or by cash or check using the envelope coming home in backpack mail.Questions? See Ms. Juriga...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, May 6, 2019

Principal's Weekly UpdateWe are proud of how hard our students and teachers in Grades 3-5 have worked this year and we are confident our students will successfully “show what they know” on PARCC testing beginning Tuesday, May 6. We need all students in Grades 3-5 at...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, April 22, 2019

With Appreciation: Thank you to the third-grade class for supporting the 4/5 musical by baking treats and running the concession stand.YearbooksYearbooks are on sale now through May 6 for $25.00. Order online at www.freedpics.com Password: ROSS1819YB or...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, April 8, 2019

4/5 Musical Students in Grades 4&5 have been working in collaboration with the Keegan Theatre to produce our annual musical, “Ross on Broadway.” Students will perform Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30pm and Wednesday, April 10 at 6:30pm at the Keegan. Concessions will be...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, March 18, 2019

Principal's Weekly Update Panorama Survey All families should have received a Panorama Survey link from DCPS via email.  The survey deadline for parents is March 29.  The family survey measures satisfaction and family engagement.  If you need a paper copy of the...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, March 11, 2019

Principal's Weekly Update STEM Fair Our annual STEM Fair is just over three weeks away. Students are collaborating on curriculum aligned projects in their classrooms. Please mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 3 at 9:00am to visit the classrooms. Projects in...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, January 28, 2019

Principal's Weekly Update Celebration I am thrilled to announce that Ross Elementary School has been nominated for a National Blue Ribbon Award. Blue Ribbon award winning schools demonstrate excellence in academic achievement and an ability to close the achievement...

Principal’s & PTA Weekly Bulletin, January 14, 2019

Principal's & PTA Weekly Update Inclement Weather Guidance With rumors of snow on the way, please take a moment to review the DCPS Inclement Weather Guidance. https://dcps.dc.gov/page/inclement-weather-guidance Budget/Enrollment Audit The annual enrollment audit...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, January 7, 2019

Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a restful and rejuvenating winter break. The children appear to have grown by leaps and bounds since we left for break. We begin our middle of year (MOY) assessment cycle next week and anticipate celebrating student growth in the...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, December 17, 2018

Principal's Weekly Update Warm Wishes to our Ross community for a restful winter break. We hope you enjoy special time with friends and family.  We will see you back at school on Wednesday, January 2. Please remember to register for EDCJCC After School Programming for...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, December 10, 2018

Principal’s Bulletin 12.10.18 With Appreciation Many, many thanks to our parent and faculty volunteers who generously donated their time to our Tree Sale, Bake Sale and related activities last weekend. Children and families made hundreds of sandwiches for Martha’s...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, December 3, 2018

Principal's Weekly Update In this week’s bulletin, there is one key announcement concerning the intended number of PK classes for next year and our anticipated FY20 enrollment.  There is also information about a new holiday display and the OSSE STAR Report Card that...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, November 26, 2018

Principal's Weekly Update I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving break filled with family, friends and delicious food.  We have four solid weeks of instruction left before our Winter Break. The next four weeks may be filled with many festive holiday events which...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, November 19, 2018

Principal's Weekly Update Thank you to families who have generously donated food to the PK3 class collection for Martha’s Table. Tomorrow is the final day to donate. Please take all donations directly to the PK3 classroom. We will also donate any unclaimed items in...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, November 12, 2018

Principal's Weekly Update Appreciation Thank you for strong participation in parent/teacher conferences and for attending the first Learning Celebration of the school year. Students exhibited great pride in their accomplishments. We look forward to their continued...