Teacher Appreciation Week Begins November 30!

Choose one (or more) of these options to show our teachers and staff how thankful we are for them:
  • Email a thank you note or photo (please consider copying Principal Hodges, as she loves to read these).
  • Drop off a card or coloring sheet (make sure to indicate whom it's for) in the drop box located in front of the school on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday the week of November 30.
  • Record a Flipgrid message using the links below (log in with your student's LWSD email or use guest password rosehillrocks!).
Congratulations to RHE's Reflections Entrants!

All are moving on to the council level of the competition. We wish them luck and thank them for inspiring us with their work!
1st Place: Marharyta Zvarydchuk
2nd Place: Diya Karimilla

Music Composition
1st Place: Benjamin Gagnier
1st Place: Marharyta Zvarydchuk

Visual Arts
1st Place: Nancy Chen
2nd Place: Marharyta Zvarydchuk
3rd Place: Asmee Sahasrabudhe
Holiday Gift Card Drive

Would you like to help an RHE family in need? Make a donation to the RHE PTSA Holiday Gift Card drive online now, or, if you'd prefer to donate a physical gift card, please see our flyer here or below for details. Thank you for supporting our community!

LWPTSA Scholarship Auction

Lake Washington PTSA is holding its annual auction to assist graduating seniors and staff in our district with the costs of continuing education, but with a twist: This year you can bid online for a collection of items, gift cards, and experiences (or make a direct donation). Check out all of them here and place your bid before 8:00 p.m. on December 2!
Taking Advantage of Amazon Black Friday Deals?

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.
Important Dates

Tuesday, November 24 - Rescheduled PTSA Board Meeting (7:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, November 25 - Early Dismissal  (Thanksgiving Break)
Thursday, November 26 - No School (Thanksgiving Break)
Friday, November 27 - No School (Thanksgiving Break)
Monday, November 30-Friday, December 4 - Teacher Appreciation Week
Monday, November 30 - Holiday Gift Card Drive Drop Box Opens
Wednesday, December 2 - LWPTSA Scholarship Auction Bidding Closes (8:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, December 15 - Last Day of Holiday Gift Card Drive
Wednesday, December 16 - PTSA Board Meeting (7:00 p.m.)
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 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, 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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