IMPORTANT DATES IN OCTOBER: 6th Grade Car
RJL PTA Membership Drive
IMPORTANT DATES IN OCTOBER:
Remember…Joining the PTA is easy and every dollar raised from
membership and other fundraisers go directly back to the
children to support the many programs PTA sponsors!
Please send in your membership – Single $8/Double $14
FYI – Each class with 100% participation celebrates with an ice
6th Grade Car Wash – 10/1
Please show your support for RJL’s 6th grade by coming down
to the Massapequa Bus Garage on Saturday, 10/1 from
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (rain date 10/2) Broadway
(corner of Pittsburgh and Broadway)
“Kastle Kreations” Fundraiser Ends ~ 10/3
Was held on September 20 on Lockhart’s field. It included a
great DJ and delicious hamburgers and hot dogs, compliments of
the RJL PTA!
Thank you to Heidi Cavosi, Patty Stauder and the committee and
a BIG thank you to all the dads that grilled!
Reflections theme for 2011/2012 is “Diversity Means….”
Reminder this year’s entries must be submitted by Nov. 1 st.
Reflections Drop-off dates are Tuesday, October 25th and
Tuesday, November 1st from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. in the GP Room. Any
questions, please call Christine Riggi (541-4122)
SADD stands for Students Against Destructive Decisions. The
purpose of this club is to educate students and the community
about the dangers of destructive decisions and to promote
healthy activities and positive influences. All 4th, 5th, and 6th grade
students are invited to join. The schedule for the 2011-2012 school
year is as follows. All meetings will be held in room 13B from
10/17, 11/21, 12/19, 1/9, 2/13, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/4
Box Tops for Education
Reminder – We will be running a contest beginning
now through October 24. Please remember to have your child’s
name and teacher’s name written on the bags or envelopes for
your class to receive credit for them. Thank you for your help and
support. Box Top$ for Education Committee
(Theresa Matzer-Alleva, Tara Abrams & Karen DiMascio)
Attention All Committee Chairs!
Don’t forget – Email any news or contributions for the November
Scribble to [email protected]
Thank you to all that participated in this year’s fundraiser!
RJL Picture Day
REMINDER – Picture Day is 10/6
We have a new photographer this year!
New Backgrounds and Package Choices!
Kidstuff Book Fundraiser
With your help, this year’s Kidstuff Book Fundraiser is sure to be
a success! The fundraiser will run from Tuesday, October 12th
until Monday, November 1st. Thanks to everyone for their
Blood Drive ~ Oct. 17th ~ 3:15 – 9:15 p.m.
Free Babysitting is available!
If you have not done so already, please sign up with your class
mom. For more information please call Kristin Ditzel (795-0534)
or visit www.nybloodcenter.org. Thank you for your life saving
Red Ribbon Week ~ 10/24 – 10/28
Please join RJL in celebrating Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon
Week helps to take a stand for the hopes and dreams of our
children through a commitment to drug prevention and
education and a personal commitment to live drug free lives
with the ultimate goal being the creation of drug free America.
Remember to wear your red ribbon!
6th Grade Bowling Fundraiser – Nov. 11th
Heidi Cavosi (797-7291)
2nd Grade Bingo 3
3:15 – 9:15 p.m.
Reflections Drop off
8:30 – 9:30 GP Room
PTA Meeting 7 p.m.
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Picture Re-Take Day
11/24 – 11/25
11/29 – 11/30
Early Dismissal Parent Teacher
Parent Support Group
When: 9:30am - 10:15am
10/11, 11/15, 12/13, 1/10, 2/14, 3/13, 4/17, 5/8.
RJL Room 13 B
Get support dealing with challenging behaviors, give support to other parents
The group is geared toward information providing and sharing, as well as to
develop a support network among parents. Each week will start with a topic.
Topics will be implemented by the expressed needs of the group participants.
Such topics may include: How to understand and communicate with your
child, managing issues of anger and control as well as positive approaches to
discipline, stress management, keeping your kids safe, promoting positive
peer and home relationships, and how to handle challenging behaviors at
Any questions please call Mrs. Zaikowski 308-5450, or Mrs. Borget 308-5456
Refreshments will be served
Mix It Up at Lunch Day
October 17, 2011
The school social workers will be coordinating the Mix it up at Lunch Day
Program on October 17 th during the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade lunches. It's a
simple concept: Sit with someone new at lunch. Mix It Up at Lunch Day raises
student awareness about boundaries and divisions within schools, heightens
sensitivity toward social justice, and prompts students to interact with people
outside their normal social circles.