Rizzo’s Wildlife World Family Fun Night

Joint us for an RMS Family Fun Night with a GREAT show by RIZZO’S REPTILES! The program will include up close and personal hands-on learning experiences with combinations of animals from the invertebrate, mammal, reptile, and amphibian families!

Where: RMS Multi-purpose room
When:  Friday, January 17, 2020
Time: Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Price:  $7.00 per person
RSVP:  Let us know your coming via the sign up genius link below by January 13, 2020


Pizza and snacks will be sold at the event. You may also pre-order pizza via this Sign up Genius. Please return your Sign up Confirmation email to school with payment, in an envelope marked “Family Fun Night.” Please make checks payable to “RMS PTA.”

This is NOT a drop off event.  All students must be accompanied by an adult.

Keep Up with Remind!

We are using Remind to help keep you informed about important Rockaway Meadow School PTA news and updates. Remind is a free service that allows you to get messages directly on your phone.

Joining my class on Remind is easy. You can choose whether you prefer text messages or smartphone notifications.

Signing up for text messages

  1. Text my class code @rockawayme to the phone number 81010.
  2. Reply to the text messages from the Remind team.

Signing up for smartphone notifications

  1. Download the Remind app on your Android or iOS device. Click here for a link to the apps: rmd.me/a
  2. Open the app and create an account (or log in if you already have one).
  3. Tap the + by classes joined and enter my class code @rockawayme.

That’s all you need to do to start receiving messages!

A few other things you might like to know:

  • Our personal contact information (like cell phone numbers) will not be visible on Remind.
  • All of our messages will be recorded in communication logs that you can access and download.
  • I may choose to receive messages on Remind.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. I’m looking forward to connecting with you!

Winter Social This Friday!

Join us for a winter celebration full of music, dancing, and fun!

**NEW** this dance!
Try your hand at the DJ board!
If you request a song, you can play it!

Where: Rockaway Meadow School Multi-Purpose Room
Date: Friday, December 13, 2019
Time: 6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 per student

Food and snacks will be sold at the event! We will also be selling fun light ups!

Please note, this is a drop off event. You must bring your child to the check in table. Sign them in and return to the check in table to sign them out at the end of the night.

Only chaperones will be allowed in and out of the gymnasium. If you would like to chaperone please sign up on Sign Up Genius here.

If you wish to pay in advance, please send cash or checks made payable to “RMS PTA” in an envelope Marked “PTA Winter Social” with child’s name, teacher and grade.

Sign up via Sign Up Genius: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0E4FA4A623A6F94-holiday1

Join us for the sweetest Holiday Breakfast around!

Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:00 am -12:00 pm

McDonald’s Big Breakfast will be served! Hash brown, sausage, biscuits, eggs, 3 pancakes, coffee, tea, and juice.

Each family will be given a gingerbread house to assemble, decorate, and enter a contest for the most creative. Feel free to bring additional decorations and tools from home. Please know it is one gingerbread house per family.

Bake off entries are welcome – pies, cakes, donuts, cupcakes, cookies…bake your best treat and enter it to win!

$10.00 per person for breakfast and gingerbread house.

Sign up here! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0e4fa4a623a6f94-join

Scrip Holiday Gift Card Fundraiser

Please consider giving the gift that truly gives back to the school. Whether you purchase gift cards to give as gifts or simply to do your holiday shopping, our school PTA receives a percentage of the value.

Please use the order form in the Full Fundraiser Flyer containing a select list of local participating stores to place your order.

Order by: Receive your Order by:
Friday December 6th Friday December 13th

You can also place your gift card orders online. Joining is simple.

Go to https://www.shopwithscrip.com/ and click “Join a Program”

Enter the Rockaway Meadow School enrollment code L111EBCF22L34
and complete the online form and then send your payment to school.

Whether ordering online or using the attached order form, please send your order and payment to school in an envelope marked ‘PTA Scrip Fundraiser’. Be sure to include your name, your child’s name, grade and teacher, as well as a contact number or email so we can reach you to insure that you get your order.

Thank you for your support!

Amazon Smile NEWS

If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support 18575 Rockaway Meadow PTA in the Amazon shopping app on your Android device! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

  1. If you have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, open the App on your Android device.
  2. View Settings and select AmazonSmile.
  3. Follow the in-App instructions to complete the process.

If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, update your App. Click here for instructions.

AmazonSmile is not currently available for iOS users. We will be notified by Amazon when it becomes available.