July 24, 2014

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    RTSD Requests Feedback on District Mission Statement
    Drafts of a new district mission statement were created with input from the Strategic Plan Committee. Community members are invited to share their feedback via a survey through August 29.

    WES Principal Tony Rybarczyk Named New Director of Elementary Education; Dr. Maureen McQuiggan named new Director of Curriculum and Instruction/Professional Development
    by the School Board at its monthly meeting on June 24. Read more.

    RTSD Board Appoints New Business Administrator The board approved Michelle Diekow at its June 24 meeting. Current business administrator Tim Vail is retiring effective August 4. Read more.

    RTSD Earns National Communications Award for Social Media
    The district was named a National School Public Relations Association Golden Achievement Award winner. Honorable Mentions were also received for video and print. Read more.

    eNewsletter Notice: The first eNewsletter of the 2014-15 school year will arrive in your inbox on Sunday, August 24.

    From the School
    Planning ahead? Check out the district and RMS calendar on www.RTSD.org to see what's in store for the 2014-15 school year, including information about the fall Open House.

    Incoming 8th-Graders Sandy Hill paperwork and money is due NOW. Please send to the office - Attn: Mrs. Meakim

    2014 RMS Football Players and Parents? The purpose of this letter is to provide some information about the program at Radnor Middle School to help players and parents know what the expectations and requirements are for football.

    Summer Study Skills Fran Misener, RHS Literacy Coach, compiled a LibGuide titled Study Skills that will be beneficial for both parents and students. Pay close attention to the Study Island tab, which holds information on the web-based tool students can access from home to brush up on skills in Algebra, Biology and Literature. The guide also contains information on Keystone Exams, vocabulary skills and aptitude tests. Want to know more? Check out the page. If you have questions, contact Mrs. Misener.

    Radnor Boys Crew Cl
    ub Are you thinking about trying out for crew but don't know what to expect? Are you wondering if crew is the sport for you? Join us for a FREE Learn to Row Camp: Aug. 18-23. RBCC's summer Learn to Row (LTR) camp is an opportunity for Radnor High School students (incoming freshman or upperclassmen with no rowing experience) to spend a week with the Radnor coaches, learning the basics of sweep rowing and to experience what it is like to participate in Radnor Boys Crew. Please visit our website for more info or to sign up.

    Radnor High School Football All interested players (incoming 9th- to 12th- graders) for RHS Football (or parents) should contact coach Tom Ryan at 610-745-8000. Please sign up for RGBC (Radnor Gridiron Booster Club) updates by e-mailing Gretchen Andersen. Please visit our website for forms and detailed information.
    Looking Ahead: 
    September 2 First Day of School
    For the full calendar click here.
    From the PTO
    Calling all RMS Artists Want to see your artwork in print? Submit a cover for the 2014-15 directory. Competition details can be found here. Questions? Contact us at RadnorMSPTO@gmail.com

    Student Directory Update and Registration Deadline - July 31 If you are new to the district or have never registered your family's contact information in our PTO/PTSA Student Directory database previously OR you need to update your contact information in the database, please do so now at www.RTSDStudentDirectory.com by July 31.

    If you are already have a student(s) enrolled in the district and registered in the directory and are just now enrolling another student, please add him/her to your existing directory account by logging in with the UserID and password you created when you initially set up your directory account. If you have any questions, please contact us at RTSDStudentDirectory@gmail.com.

    Attention RMS Parents The RMS PTO needs your help to make the 2014-15 school year a success! Click here to sign up online or print this form and mail it to RMS. Many opportunitites are available, check out the RMS PTO website for more info! Questions, comments or ideas? Contact Denick Herrin.

    Looking ahead...Check the PTO Calendar for dates/times of our first PTO sponsored events for the upcoming school year. Enjoy the summer!
    Radnor Spirit Gear is HERE! The PTOs and PTSA have come together to make buying Radnor Spirit Gear for your family so much easier. Click here to begin ordering from one centralized site for everyone, no matter what school! There is a big selection of new merchandise for kids and adults. Go online now to order and get ready to show your Radnor school spirit! 
    From the District

    Background in Marketing and Branding?
    Radnor Educational Foundation is celebrating our 20th anniversary and is looking for an experienced individual to assist with our 2014 Marketing and Branding Campaign. This volunteer position will work with the Marking & Communications Committee to help update and strengthen the REF brand and to share our story with the Radnor community. For more information, please email info@radnoreducationalfoundation.org.

    2014-15 District Calendar

    Follow RTSD on Twitter: @RadnorTSDLearn more.
    From the School Board

    Upcoming Meetings: August 12 Finance (5 p.m.), Facilities (6:30 p.m.) August 26 School Board (7 p.m.)

    Recent Videos: 7/22 Curriculum Gov't Relations/Communications Policy 6/24 School Board 6/10 Finance Facilities
    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 8, Verizon Channel 30
    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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