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ROOTS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL

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Founder and Principal Dr. Bernida Thompson NBCDI Guardian of the Year 2016

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MARCH Newsletter

SCHOOL HOURS


Pre-K3 & Pre-K4: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Kg - 5th Grades:  8:30 AM - 3:30 PM


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School Trips and Assembly Presentations:


SCHOOL TRIPS

                            

Thursday, March 2nd –K-5 grades will attend a Space Science presentation in the Multi-purpose Room.

Friday, March 10th –Grades K-5  will visit the Air & Space Museum

Friday, March 17th –Pre-Primary will visit the Air & Space Museum

SPRING TESTING!

    Parents: This month students will participate in schoolwide Benchmark tests. Please work with your child on prescriptions assigned to them. If you have questions, contact your child’s teacher.


(JOURNEY)

Tuesday, March 15th-24th         

K-2nd Grades


(PARCC)   


Monday, April 24th -  June 9th  

3rd–5th Grades


SPRING VACATION

Monday, APRIL 17th –Friday, APRIL 21st

 


PAC MEETING


Thursday, March 9th  6-8pm


MARCH EVENTS

Thank you Wells Fargo Bank for RPC’s $1,000 Service to Community Award.

EVENT PICTURES

BIRTHDAYS OF THE MONTH



We commemorate the birthday of Dr. Frances Cress Welsing. She was born March 18, 1935 and died on Jan. 2, 2016. She was a psychiatrist  in Washington, DC who devoted more than thirty years to the study of the origin and institution of racism and white supremacy.

Dr. Welsing's writings, lectures and ideas have helped many people, including scientists and scholars, understand the worldwide system of white supremacy. Dr. Welsing's scholarly works, compiled in her book; The Isis Papers are changing the course of history.



Our present day hero is Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. He was born On March 14, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois. Quincy Jones has succeeded in almost every segment of the media and entertainment industry.

In music, he has been nominated for a record 79 Grammys and has won more than any living musician (27). He has produced the best-selling album of all –time (Michael Jackson’s Thriller) & the best-selling single of all-time (We Are The World). He has produced, composed, conducted, arranged or performed on more than 400 albums.

In Film, he produced The Color Purple which was  nominated for 7 Oscars. He is the only African–American producer to be nominated for Best Picture.

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Box tops are due: March 15, 2017