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Holiday Gift Card Drive – Last Day for Online Donations

Online donation to the RHE PTSA Holiday Gift Card Drive will be closed today at 5:00 p.m. Physical gift cards may still be dropped off in the PTSA drop box at the school's main entrance today and Thursday. Please see our flyer for more details on physical gift cards.

Thank you to all the RHE families, teachers, and staff who have already donated! 
PTSA Drop Box Available Today and Thursday for Cards

If you or your student would like to give an RHE teacher/staff a gift, we strongly encourage sending an electronic gift card to their district email, as many are not regularly in the building, but you may also use our drop box at the school's main entrance for cards.

Since it is being used for multiple purposes, please be sure to clearly label anything you drop off
LWPTSA Council Awards Nominations Due Tomorrow

Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their contributions to the LWSD community? If so, we encourage you to take a few minutes today or tomorrow to nominate that person for an LWPTSA Council Award. Click here for a nomination form with descriptions of the various awards.
Send Us Your Winter Break Photos!
Help us show off all the diverse ways our amazing community celebrates the season in our upcoming yearbook! 

Please send any winter break photos featuring your RHE student that you're willing to share to rheyearbook2021@gmail.com.
Put Some School Spirit in Your Stocking!
We have just 11 black masks and 33 gray masks still available in stock! Both styles are $12 each, adjustable, made of three layers of fabric, and embroidered locally.

Place your order online here.
Doing Some Last Minute Shopping on Amazon?

If so, please consider using AmazonSmile and selecting Rose Hill Elementary PTSA as your charity. When you do, 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases is donated to RHE PTSA to support programs and events at our school.
Donation Matching Reminder

RHE PTSA typically receives nearly half of our funding in the form of matching donations, so please ask your employer about matching your donation prior to the end of the calendar year if you haven't already done so. Below is the info to provide.

Tax ID: 91-1092970
NCES School ID: 530423000682
NCES District ID: 5304230


Thank you to everyone who donated during 2020; your generosity helped make positive memories for RHE students, teachers, and parents/guardians during a trying year.
New Volunteer Opportunity! 

In January we will be kicking off a Class/Grade Level Liaison program. This will be a great way to meet more families and build community within your student's class, grade, and RHE as a whole. If you are interested in being a liaison (the commitment is only about two hours per month), please reach out to Kelly Kochman at kellykochman@gmail.com.
Enjoy Winter Break!

Your PTSA board wishes all of you and your families a safe and happy holiday season! Our newsletter will return on January 5, 2021.
Important Dates

Tuesday, December 15 - Last Day for Holiday Gift Card Drive Online Donations
Wednesday, December 16 - LWPTSA Council Awards Nominations Due
Wednesday, December 16 - PTSA Board Meeting (7:00 p.m.)
Thursday, December 17 - Last Day of PTSA Drop Box Availability
Monday, December 21-Friday, January 1 - No School (Winter Break)

Want to Get More Involved at RHE?

Participate: Volunteering is a great way to meet other parents/guardians while supporting the RHE community, and no experience is required! Please email us at rheptsavolunteer@gmail.com if you'd like more information. Also, don't forget to join the PTSA (scholarships are available) and watch this newsletter for links to join us for our Zoom meetings.
Donate: While 2020-2021 might look different than past years, our programs and events still need your support. Create an account on our new website to donate online, or mail a check to RHE PTSA at the address at the bottom of this email. Employer matching info: Tax ID 91-1092970, NCES School ID 530423000682, NCES District ID 5304230.
Shop: When you shop with AmazonSmile and select "Rose Hill Elementary PTSA" as your charity, 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases will be donated to your PTSA. Also, if you use our link to sign up for Greenlight, a debit card for kids with app-based parental controls, RHE PTSA will receive $30!
Share: Help us fill what's sure to be another unforgettable yearbook by sending your remote learning photos to rheyearbook2021@gmail.com, and don't forget to spare a moment to email a note of thanks to a teacher (be sure to copy Principal Hodges, as she loves hearing about RHE's teachers) or thank a volunteer or PTSA board member on Facebook!

RHE PTSA 2020-2021 Executive Board
Chapter Number: 2.8.50
 

Presidents: Amanda Fletcher and Kim Miller

VP/Director of Communications: John Gartner

Treasurer: Melissa Bowen
Secretary: Paula Mihalcik
Directors: Olena Bedenko, Casey Gagnier, Kelly Kochman, Smita Rao, and Ian Yang

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