Ravenswood Rambler - January 7, 2018

This Week

January 7- Last Day for FREE Raffle Ticket with Spring Forward Ticket Purchase

January 7 - Cash or Credit Spring Forward Tickets for Sale

January 10- Dodgeball Planning Meeting at 6:30pm and Dad’s Night Out at 7:30pm at O’Shaughnessy’s on Wilson

Next Week

January 14- Spelling Bee at 2pm in the gym

January 14- LSC Meeting at 6:30pm in Room 104

January 14- Columbia Afterschool Arts Classes Resume

January 16 - Spring Forward Planning Meeting at 8pm

January 17- 47th Ward Alderman Candidate Forum

January 18- School Tour

January 18- BAC / International Club Meeting

On Our Radar

January 21- No School for MLK Day

January 21- Shop For Ravenswood at Ultimate Ninjas from 1-3pm

January 22- January 25- Spirit Week

January 22- FORS morning meeting at 9am in MPR

January 22-January 28- Shop For Ravenswood at One River Art School

January 23rd- Parent Workshop on Digital Citizenship at 6pm in 104

January 25 Principal Coffee Hour at 9am in MPR

January 25- Rampage Dodgeball Tournament

January 30- America to Me Screening and Discussion at 6:30pm

January 30- Winter Arts Showcase

February 9- Family Day of Service and Chili Cook Off from 9am-1pm

March 2 - Spring Forward Benefit at 6:30pm

Monday, January 7th is the LAST DAY for FREE Raffle Ticket with Purchase of Spring Forward Benefit Ticket

Prefer to buy your tickets in cash? Have questions you’d like to ask in person without needing to attend a meeting? The Spring Forward Benefit Committee will be outside school before and after drop off AND after pick up on Monday, January 7th to make themselves available to you.

NEW THIS YEAR: For ticket purchase, choose your contribution - $35, $75 or $100. (All tickets are the same regardless of purchase.) Click here to buy your tickets today! 

What is the Spring Forward Benefit? Adults-Only Celebration & Benefit Hosted by Friends of Ravenswood School (FORS)

Why: 125 Years of Class in Session at Ravenswood School

When: Saturday, March 2nd, 6:30pm

Where: Dank Haus, 4740 N Western

•open bar•live performances•delicious food•

•games•raffles•live & silent auctions•

We want to see YOU there!

Dodgeball Planning Meeting and Dad’s Night Out

When: January 10th, 6:30pm (Co-Ed Planning Meeting) followed by 7:30pm (Dad’s Night)
Where: O’Shaughnessy’s Pub, 4557 N. Ravenswood 


All are invited to start planning for the annual Ravenswood Rampage co-ed dodgeball tournament. Join Ravenswood teachers and parents at the planning meeting on January to plan this fun filled event. The tournament takes place on Friday, January 25th in the gym at 6pm.

Dads, stay post-meeting for the monthly Dad’s Night Out starting at 7:30pm.

Start building your team of 10 players now! Each team needs five men and five women (only adults can play, children welcome to watch). Prizes for tournament winner, best team costume and best team theme. The registration fee will be $300 per team or $30 per player. More about the Ravenswood Rampage Dodgeball Tournament.

School Spelling Bee

On January 14th at 2pm, Ravenswood will hold its annual Spelling Bee in the gym. Spectators Welcome. Each 4th through 8th grade class have 2 co-champions compete to find the overall Ravenswood Spelling Bee Champion who will go on to compete in the City Wide Spelling Bee.

Spring Forward Planning Meeting

When: Wednesday, January 16th at 8pm
Where: 2310 W Giddings, First Floor

Join us at this meeting to get in on the ground floor of plans for this year’s Spring Forward Benefit, FORS’ largest grossing annual fundraiser, scheduled for March 2nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Dank Haus. We provide drinks and snacks and you give us your great ideas! For more information on the event or to purchase tickets, click here

Shop For Ravenswood at Ultimate Ninjas

When: Monday, January 21st,
Where: Ultimate Ninjas (2915 W Montrose Ave)

Keep your kids bodies active on a the day off school at Ultimate Ninjas during Open Play.
For every ticket sold, one-third of the proceeds will be donated back to Friends of Ravenswood School. 

Each ticket is $20. This is event is for students age 6 and up. Parents can choose to drop off or stay and watch. 
EVERY STUDENT NEEDS COMFORTABLE ATHLETIC CLOTHES, CLOSED TOES SHOES (CLEAN ONES IF IT'S RAINING). Click HERE to register!

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