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The News You Can Use: August 31, 2018

Dates to Remember:

Friday, August 31:  Early Release 1:00pm

Monday, September 3:  No School, Labor Day

Tuesday, September 4: PTO Hot Lunch Begins

Tuesday, September 4:  Room Parent Meeting, 9:30am, Millennium Hall

Thursday, September 6:  Open House 6:00-7:30pm

Friday, September 7: Early Release 1:00pm

Thursday, September 13:  Picture Day


Open House: Please join us for Open House on Thursday, September 6. The schedule is below. This event is for parents and guardians only. 

6:00-6:25: Meet in Millennium Hall to meet our staff and hear a message from Ms. Nordstrom

6:30-6:55: Classroom teacher presentations in classrooms

7:00-7:25: Classroom teacher presentations repeated for those with more than one child

6:30-7:25: Non classroom teaching staff are available for a meet and greet in the library


Picture Day

Be on the lookout for Picture Day information and purchasing options. They will come home in your child’s backpack. Picture day is Thursday, September 13. A reminder to NOT send your child in green clothing, as they use a green screen for the backgrounds!


Welcome to Ravinia Signs

For our new families -- If you received a “Welcome to Ravinia School” sign in your front yard from the PTO at the start of this school year, please return that sign at your earliest convenience to the school office.  Thank you!


Welcome Back!

We are off to an AMAZING start to the school year! Please be sure to check out social media sites for pictures of our first week, in addition to our website. Most of our teachers also have Twitter accounts that we use to share happenings from our classroom. Check us out!

Twitter: @RaviniaSchool

Facebook: Ravinia School


End of Day Routine Changes: Please let the office know about any changes in routine by 2:30 each day. The teachers cannot all check their voicemail or email as they are in the class with your children.


Security Measures:

Please note that we have installed a new visitor management system in all our schools, and we have new procedures in place for visiting Ravinia. When you enter at the front door, you will enter a secure vestibule. You must use the call button to the right of the office door to be buzzed in to the office. Once in the office, you will need to present your ID (driver’s license) to be scanned before entering the building. We appreciate your patience as we implement this new system to keep your children safe.