Ravenswood Rambler - February 4, 2019
February 6- Winter Showcase at 9:15am and 2pm in gym
February 6, 7- Tryouts for Spring Musical in Drama Room
February 6-February 14- Ram Grams for sale by Student Council
February 6- Parent Workshop on Online Safety
February 7- Makerspace Learning Celebration
February 7- Mom’s Night Out at 7pm at Lady Gregory’s
February 11- LSC Meeting at 6:30pm in Room 104
February 11-15 Formal Clothing & Accessories Swap
February 13- FAME meeting at 8pm
February 15- School Tour at 9am in MPR
February 15- Box Tops Collection Day
On Our Radar
February 18- President’s Day No School
February 18- Play for Ravenswood at Ultimate Ninjas from 1-3pm
February 19- FORS Meeting at 9am in MPR
February 21- Dad’s Night Out at Ricochet’s at 7:30pm
February 22- Principal Coffee Hour at 9am in MPR
March 2 - Spring Forward Benefit at 6:30pm
Spring Forward Benefit Planning Meeting at Andersonville Galleria
When: February 5, 7:30pm Where: Andersonville Galleria Loft, 5247 N Clark St
Come to the top floor of the Andersonville Galleria to enjoy a glass of wine and a snack while we finalize as many details of the event as we can in one meeting.
Never been involved in/to this event before? No problem! All volunteers and ideas are welcome.
For more information or to buy tickets, donate money or an auction item to the Spring Forward Benefit, click here.
The Spring Forward Benefit is less than a month away!
Our volunteers need your help to make this event successful. Click on the links in the list of needs below and/or email email@example.com with any questions.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have anything you can donate to our “Stock Your Bar” auction item. Have something unopened and leftover from the holidays that you’ll never drink? Here’s your chance to donate booze to charity! (Think mixers, liquor, etc…)
Please purchase your tickets ASAP (choose $35, $75 or $100) to help with budgeting and planning for food and beverage. We want to see you all there and we don’t want to run out of anything! Tickets will be $100 at the door.
Contribute to the planning of the class raffle baskets that each grade is creating.
Reluctant Dragon Spring Musical Auditions
When: February 6 from 3:45-5:30pm or February 7 from 7:30-8:30am Where: Drama Room
Students in grades 3rd-8th are invited to audition for a role in this year’s Spring Musical, The Reluctant Dragon. For more information, email the drama teacher, Mr. Guidry at email@example.com.
If your child in grades 3rd-8th wants to be a part of set design, they should get a permission slip from Ms. Kitty. Set Design will meet after school starting on January 31st.
STEAM Team Learning Celebration
When: Thursday, February 7th, 4:15- 5:15pm Where: Makerspace on the 4th Floor
STEAM Team Learning Celebration: The Ravenswood STEAM Team is holding a Learning Celebration to share with the community what we've been working on in our club! Get ready to watch: a robot knock a can off a table, students' coded stories on Scratch, a homemade movie using the green screen and to learn how students programmed a small computer to make a watch! We invite the Ravenswood Community and friends to help us celebrate! Come join us for some STEAM fun!
Family Day of Service and Chili Cook Off
Where: Ravenswood Gym
DAY OF SERVICE: Join the administration and other Ravenswood parents as we work together to make physical improvements to the school. Contact Scott Bloom at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. To sign up to help, click here.
CHILI COOK-OFF: Once we’re finished with our hard work, we’ll come together for the 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off and enjoy a delicious meal. To enter the chili competition and find out the rules, email Amanda Knowles at email@example.com.
America To Me Discussion and Screening
Where: 4th Floor Learning Lab at Ravenswood School
Two Ravenswood parents will be facilitating a screening and discussion of the first episode of Steve James' "America to Me". Filmed at Oak Park River Forest High School, this docuseries explores race, equity, identity and education from a thoughtful, honest lens. All students, families, staff and community members are invited to join us for this critical experience! As a school working to do better at being an equitable school and community, we believe this is part of a larger, critical and ongoing conversation we need to have as a community and hope you can join! No RSVP needed.