Ravenswood Rambler - February 11, 2019
February 11- LSC Meeting at 6:30pm in Room 104
February 11- February 14- Ram Grams for sale by Student Council in the Gym
February 11-15 Formal Clothing & Accessories Swap
February 15- School Tour at 9am in MPR
February 15- Box Tops Collection Day
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 20- Positive Discipline Workshop at 9am in Learning Lab
February 21- Dad’s Night Out at Ricochet’s at 7:30pm
February 22- Principal Coffee Hour at 9am in MPR
On Our Radar
February 26- Wellness Committee Meeting at 9am in MPR
March 2 - Spring Forward Benefit at 6:30pm at the Dank Haus
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Booze for Charity: Have an unopened bottle of liquor or a mixer leftover from the holidays? Willing to grab an extra handle on your next Target run? Help us build our “Stock Your Bar” live auction item and email email@example.com to arrange delivery/pick up of your donation.
You’ve requested consistent wine choices at our event and your voice has been heard! Want decent wine to drink on March 2nd? Donate any dollar amount toward the purchase of wine to consume at the event.
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.
Plan an Experience Party on your own or with a friend. Click here for the Spanish version of the form.
Contribute to the planning of the class raffle baskets that each grade is creating.
DUE DATE FOR ALL CONTRIBUTIONS IS TUESDAY, FEB 19TH
Craft Night for the Spring Forward Benefit
When: Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 7:30pm
Where: Andersonville Galleria, 5247 N. Clark St. Chicago
Even if you can’t make the Spring Forward Benefit on March 2nd, we would love to get crafty with you! Join other Ravenswood parents and community member at the beautiful Andersonville Galleria to cut, glue, have a glass of wine and get to know some great people.
If you’re able, please bring a pair of scissors or two, glue, a glue gun or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
America To Me Discussion and Screening
When: Tuesday, February 12th, 6:30-8:30pm
Where: 4th Floor Learning Lab, 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.
Ram Grams Valentines For Sale
When: February 11th-14th Lunchtime, (11:55am-1:40pm)
Where: Ravenswood Gym
Your child(ren) can purchase Ram Grams (kind of like a valentine) from Student Council for $1 each* in the gym during the lunch hour, to be delivered on Valentine's Day to the recipient's classroom.
Bonus: Parents are welcome in the gym during the lunch hour (11:55am-1:40pm) and order Ram Grams for your child(ren) and/or their teacher, friend, etc as well! Just be sure to sign in at the front desk and check in with the Main Office before you go. Can’t make it to school to buy a Ram Gram during lunch? Post on your grade level Facebook group and maybe a kind parent will offer to help!
*Student Council uses the proceeds to pay for a service project benefiting Ravenswood Community Services.
LEGO 2 Movie Special Screening Fundraiser for 8th Grade Trip
When: Saturday, February 23rd at 9:30am
Where: Davis Theater, 4614 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
Please join us for a special screening of The Lego Movie 2! Each $15 ticket admits one person and includes a small popcorn.
Net proceeds go to the Ravenswood Elementary 8th grade trip to Washington, DC. Buy your tickets directly from a Ravenswood eighth grader or online here. You can also buy a GOLD ticket, which doubles your support towards our 8th graders, or donate directly to support the students. This event is open to all members of our community.
Play For Ravenswood at Ultimate Ninjas
When: Monday, February 18th, 1-3pm
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 FORS (Friends of Ravenswood School).
Each ticket is $20. This event is for students ages 6 and up. Parents can choose to drop off or stay and watch.
EVERY STUDENT NEEDS COMFORTABLE ATHLETIC CLOTHES, CLOSED TOE SHOES (CLEAN ONES IF IT'S RAINING). Click HERE to register!