Due to another weather-related closure on March 3, the last day of school is now scheduled for June 18. Read more.
Opening Night is Tonight! RHS Students to Present "Peter Pan," March 6-9 Talented actors at Radnor HighSchool welcome community members to take an adventure to Neverland. Ticketsavailable online. More details.
March 7 No AM or PM Kindergarten; 12 p.m. dismissal for 1st- to 5th-grades
March 12 HAC opens *passwords are case sensitive; progress reports available
March 13-14 No school for students K-5; conferences from 8:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
At the conference, parents will receive progress reports, winter MAPS score reports and a parent literacy report.
Update from the Superintendent on Full-Day Kindergarten Implementation: In a March 4 email to all elementary parents who have email information on file in our new SchoolMessenger alert system, Dr. Michael Kelly provided more information regarding FDK-related activities that have taken place in the district since the Jan. 28 School Board meeting. Read the update here. If you did not receive this email and would like to add your information to our SchoolMessenger system for future email updates, please log in to your Home Access Center account and follow these guidelines.
Other recent information added to ourFDK website includes"at-a-glance" webpages for each elementary school (IES, RES, WES); a communications plan and overview and an overview of the new FDK Implementation Committees.
The provider of our Home Access Center (HAC) service recently updated its security to include case-sensitive passwords.Prior to this update, a password that had capital and lower case letters would be accepted if it was keyed in all lowercase characters. All passwords are now case sensitive and must be keyed in exactly as was assigned by the system. Please refer to your system-assigned original password to be sure you key the password in a case-sensitive format. If you are unsure of your password, please contact your school's main office. Thank you.
Read Across America Students from all five schools celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss during the annual celebration on March 4. View photos. RMS Students to Present "The Dinosaur Musical," March 13-15 Community members are invited to travel to the age of dinosaurs at this all-school musical production. Tickets can be purchased online. More details.
Attention 5th-Grade Parents:SAVE THE DATE: APRIL 8 The Radnor Middle School 5th-Grade Parent Orientation has been rescheduled for Tue., April 8 at 5:30 p.m. (Please note: this event was originally scheduled onApril 10). More information will be forthcoming. Please contact the principal, Dr. Stevenson, if you have any questions.
Attention Radnor Youth Boys Lacrosse Players: For players in grades 1-4 the team will host a clinic April 4 from 4:30-6 p.m. at Enke Field at Radnor High School. Please click herefor registration forms and more information. Pleasecontact Tricia Gsell with anyquestions.
From the Nurses Office: The nurses are in need of some spare clothing for student mishaps. We need long sleeve shirts (not sweatshirts), long pants for boys and girls, sizes 6 to 10. No jeans please! Thank you very much.
From the Office: Please remember to send a note for any changes in after-school dismissal. It is important that families send a note to the teacher to indicate a child will be attending or not attending an after school club. This helps to ensure the safety of all of our students.
Ithan PTO eMinders is your resource for all PTO news and events: Click hereto get the latest PTO news.
March 7 Noon dismissal. No Kindergarten. March 7 Fifth Grade Half Day Event (more details). March 7 Bingo Night (flyer)
March 10 Non-fiction author/illustrator Michael Dooling visits IES
March 12 NO SCHOOL for Kindergarten only
March 13-14 NO SCHOOL Parent/Teacher Conferences
Bingo Night: Ithan's Bingo Night will be held on Fri., March 7 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the cafetorium. Come have some fun! Click here for details.
Ithan Community Outreach Project-Blankets of Love for Homeless Animals:Please consider cleaning out your linen closets to benefit local animal shelters. We are collecting clean towels, sheets and blankets for our community service project which will benefit the Delaware County SPCA and The Last Chance Ranch in Quakertown, PA. No worries...small rips or frayed edges won't bother a dog in need. Used or new items are welcome. Parents and students can drop off their donations in the bin outside the front office, across from the water fountain. Your donations will keep a homeless animal from sleeping on a hard cement floor this season. Thank you for your help and generosity.
Clubs:Click herefor the latest club information and registration forms. The last day for science club will now by April 9 (snow make-up day). Before School Sports (BSS) will take place on all the new school days that were previously off. The last day of BSS will still be May 9. Art club will be held April 14 and 15 and May 20.
Fifth Grade Parents: Click here for the 5th Grade Page with important dates and information!
Parent Sponsor Program: Thank you to all of the families who have so generously donated to the Parent Sponsor Program. Click Here for the form. If you have any questions, please contact Sadhvi Khanna. THANK YOU!
Giant A+ School Rewards, Target and Box Tops IES will have the opportunity to earn cash through Giant A+ School Rewards Program. All you have to do is register your Giant Bonus card to earn cash for our school.Click herefor more information. Do you shop at Target? When you use Target Debit Card or Target Credit Card (REDcard) at Target store or online, Target will donate up to 1% of your purchases to Ithan. You MUST register online to support Ithan.Click here for more information. Also...don’t Forget to Clip Box Tops. Any questions? Contact Kate Barker.
Order Ithan Notepads:Get your bright yellow Note To Schoolnote pads, an easy and convenient way to get messages to your child’s teacher. Each 50-sheet pad is $3.50 and the proceeds benefit the IES PTO. Click Herefor the order form to order notepads. a
Photos from the ‘REF – Rooted in Radnor’ Gala are on ourwebsiteand Facebook page.Thank you to all of our supporters for another successful Gala! Also, please be sure to “like” us on Facebook and follow all of our exciting projects.
Save the date:Tue., March 25Peppercorn will host another “Community Spice” happy hour from 5:30–7:30 p.m. A portion of all sales during that time will go directly to REF! More details soon.Please visit our website at www.radnoreducationalfoundation.orgto see the great projects we fund and meet our new Director, Meg Haist.
Final Call for Nominations for 3rd Annual Making a Difference Awards Ceremony The Making a Difference Award will recognized adults and/or students who have gone out of their way through their work, support or friendship to be accepting, understanding and make sure to include children of all abilities. For more information and to nominate an adult or student, see the nomination form and cover letter. The deadline for nominations is Mon., March 17.
For parents and educators: Radnor PAGE is presenting a FREE workshop on executive functioning with Dr. Lori Lennonon April 3 at 7 p.m. at Radnor Elementary School. Dr. Lennon will explain in concrete, scientific terms how our children process information and learn. Seeflyer for details.
Mathematics information on RTSD website A new version of the Mathematics section of the district website is now live! The detailed information includes K-12 Scope and Sequence, Placement Criteria, descriptions of curricula, as well as other resources.Visit now.
Parents of students 14-years-old or older with a disability, please click here for a request from the Pennsylvania Training & Technical Assistance Network.
Board Recaps: Stay up to date with what the RTSD school board is doing. There are board recaps posted after each meeting. For the board recap page, click here.
Board Meeting TV schedule: Comcast Channel 11, Verizon Channel 31
RTSD Board Meeting: Mondays at 10 a.m.; Wednesdays at 2 p.m.; Fridays at 6 p.m.
RTSD Board Committee Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 1 p.m.
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