Ravenswood Rambler - February 18, 2019

This Week

February 19- FORS Meeting at 9am in MPR

February 19- Spring Forward Deadline For: Class Baskets, Auction Donations, Teacher Wishes, Parent and Teacher Experience Parties

February 20- Positive Discipline Workshop at 9am in Learning Lab

February 20- Spring Forward Craft Night at 7:30pm at Andersonville Galleria

February 21- Dad’s Night Out at Ricochet’s at 7:30pm

February 22- Principal Coffee Hour at 9am in MPR

February 23- LEGO 2 Movie Screening at Davis Theater at 9:30am to benefit the 8th Grade Trip to DC

Next Week

February 26- Wellness Committee Meeting at 9am in MPR

February 26- Election Day/8th Grade Bake Sale

February 27- America to Me Discussion and Screening

March 1- Spring Forward Benefit Set Up from 10am-3pm at the Dank Haus

March 2- Spring Forward Benefit Set Up from 10am-4pm at the Dank Haus

March 2 - Spring Forward Benefit at 6:30pm at the Dank Haus

On Our Radar

March 4- Spring Benefit Clean Up at the Dank Haus from 10am-1pm

March 6- Parent Workshop on Digital Citizenship - Part 2, Digital Footprint and Photo Sharing at 6pm in Room 104

March 7- Mom’s Night Out at 7:30pm at Charm’d Pop Up Bar, 3505 N. Clark St.

March 8- Binlingual Advisory Committee and International Club Meeting at 2:30pm in MPR

The Spring Forward Benefit is only TWO WEEKS away!

The Following Are Due By the End of the Day on Tuesday, February 19 (feel free to drop off any donations in the MPR during the FORS meeting after drop off!)

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 springbenefit@ravenswoodelementary.org with any questions.

America To Me Discussion and Screening

When: Wednesday, February 27th, 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.

LEGO 2 Movie Special Screening Fundraiser for 8th Grade Trip

When: Saturday, February 23rd at 9:30am
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.

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