An Independent Reading Program
For students in
Grades 4 – 6
Phase I : May – June, 2013 (Grades 3 – 6)
Book Clubs during Intervention – 3 days a week (Grades 3 – 6)
Phase II: Summer, 2013 (Grades 4 – 6)
Summer booklist will be distributed on June 18th & 19th
Incentives given in September for students reading at least 3 books!
Books can be borrowed from: Roland Rogers (Mon—Thurs, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.),
Galloway Public Library or purchased at: Books-A -Million Bookstore in Mays Landing
Phase III: September, 2013 – June 2014 (Grades 4 – 6)
◊ Ten month booklist for student to read on their own or during intervention on Fridays
◊ Books on iPads & Kindles!
◊ T-shirt emblem contest!
◊ Administrative incentives!
◊ Teacher incentives!
◊ Community incentives!
◊ End-of-year celebration!
Phase IV: May – June 2014 (Grades 4 – 6)
Creating book advertisements using iPads!
Creating book projects for the Spring Expo!
Parent Form Commitment Form
Photos by Ms. Valerie Polsinelli
Roland Rogers Elementary School’s
Independent Reading Program
This program will require students to read independently at school and at home. We need you to work with us to encourage your child(ren) to read short stories or novels on their own. Please click here for details!
Improving reading skills will make a huge difference in your child’s overall education!
Beginning in March, Roland Rogers will be opening a school store. This will take place on the last Friday of every month during lunch periods. Students will be able to purchase a variety of items ranging from $0.25 to $3.00. These items include pencils, erasers, pens, book covers, key chains, etc.
School store will be open on the following Fridays:
Multi-Cultural Day was held on Friday, February 21st. The following are pictures submitted by Mrs. Geib and Mr. Newman as well as pictures from a PowerPoint presentation compiled by Mrs. McCarty, Mrs. Olson, and Mrs. Kuras.
Friday-February 21, 2014
Room 1 – Food Expo – 2:00
Room 2 – Cultural Exchange 12:15 – 12:45
Room 4 – Cultural Exchange 1:40 – 2:45
Room 5 – Food Expo – 2:00
Presentations in each classroom from 12:30 – 1:30 by guest speakers.
Room 9 and 12 – Multimedia presentation for parents 10:00
Rooms 11 and 14 – Art projects with Ms. Geib 12:00 – 1:00
Room 13 – Parents in for family culture presentations 10:45 – 11:15
Presentations in the library at 1:20. Multi-cultural feast in the 3rd grade hallway at 2:00
International celebration and guest speakers from 1:20 – 3:00
Presentations in the classrooms with food and projects from 2:15 – end of the day.
Presentations in each sixth grade classroom from 2:05 – 3:05.
Art – Art projects with rooms 11 and 14 – 12:00 – 1:00
Vocal Music – 9:00 – 10:30 Polish Music/cultural artifacts with room 2 as part of the Kindergarten round-robin
Roland Rogers Sports Night Family Dinner
Thursday, February 6, 2014 – 5:00-7:30 pm
Don’t miss out on a night of good food, good fun, good entertainment and our Roland Rogers faculty serving you dinner.
Bring your Family and Friends!!
This is a family night; students and performers MUST be accompanied by their parents/guardians for this event.
There will be Chick-Fil-A, Gourmet pizza, salad, snacks, desserts and beverages.
Our Chorus and Band will be performing during dinner!
The Staff will take on the 5th and 6th Grade Students AND The Parents in Volleyball!
The FSA will be raffling off a girls’ and a boys’ BICYCLE!!
Penny Auction this year with many awesome gifts!
**MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN**
Pre-purchased Dinner tickets are $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for children.
At the door, prices will be $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for children.
Children 2 years old and under are FREE! Please bring a dessert to share with others.
PLEASE PRE-ORDER with this form! Please send cash or check (Roland Rogers FSA) with this form to school with your child to the attention: FSA Sports Night Dinner, by Friday, January 31, 2014. When you arrive, your tickets will be waiting for you. Questions? Call Gail Pomrink at 748-0485. See you there!
Student Name_________________ Phone _________________
Teacher ____________# of Adults___ # of Children___
Amt. Enclosed: _______
Yes, I would like to donate a dessert __________ Thanks!
Order due 1/31/14
The FSA’s Family Sports Night is here!
Take a look at the awesome donors and prizes up for auction!
And we are having a Penny Auction!
The 2014 FSA family sports night is on Thursday, February 6!
Come out and join the excitement! In addition to our sports night fun and food, we are having our second annual PENNY AUCTION! It was so much fun last year we had to do it again! There will be fantastic prizes being auctioned off to help raise funds for the Roland Rogers FSA which will benefit our children.
In honor of our country’s youngest heroes, Terry Dougherty and her organization provide free tutoring to military kids, ensuring that they don’t fall behind in school when their family moves.
On behalf of the administration, faculty, staff and students of Roland Rogers, we would like to thank our country’s veterans, and men and women currently serving in the armed forces for their dedication and honor to our country!
Kindergarten – Private First Class John McHale US Army
1st Grade- Lieutenant j.g. Jose Diaz, US Navy
2nd Grade- Master Chief Sgt. McCarty, US Marines (Retired)
3rd Grade- Chief Dougherty, US Coast Guard (Retired)
4th-6th Grade- Master Sgt. Green, US Army 78th Fort Dix
“Make a Difference Day”
Walk for the AC Rescue Mission – was held on Friday, October 25th
Roland Rogers Students Helping Neighbors at Home
We raised $2388.22! Thanks for all the donations. This will go a long way in helping those who need food, shelter and vital care.
This was the winning photo on Lite Rock 96.9′s Back to School Picture Contest.
Schools throughout South Jersey submitted back-to-school photos for the chance to win a special Lite Rock Back-to-School Pep Rally for their school.
Our local Fire Departments paid a visit to Roland Rogers. Firefighters gave demonstrations and showed off their trucks at our bus loop. Firefighters showed off the different facets of their fire trucks and answered students’ questions. Some students even got to go inside a one of the fire trucks.
Many thanks to the members of the our local Fire Department for taking time out of their busy day to visit our school.