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Winter Clubs are cancelled

Dear RES Families,

Due to the lack of volunteers, we are canceling the winter clubs. Thanks to Kristina Wolko, Chadra Somerman and the two volunteers who tried to organize the clubs and enrich our students life. Maybe next year we will be able to offer an opportunity for our students to learn/practice/do something different.

In December we displayed all the Yearbook Cover entries for the school to vote, and vote they did! The winner cover for the 2018-2019 Reidenbaugh Yearbook was made by Sophia Banh. Yeah!! All entries received votes and if your child created or contributed to one of them, please congratulate them for their wonderful work!! We will have the runners up on the back cover and try to display all the other entries throughout the yearbook.

Before we proceed, we would like to ask you to share with the caregivers who drive your kiddos to school in the morning these car rider door information. As the students are being dropped off, more cars are coming and they keep coming until 9:00am. Please pull up to the sign that says "dive up to this point" before stopping, unless there's a car already there. If your car door has a child safety lock or if your child is having "issues" that morning and needs a little more time to get out of the car, please move past the "drive up to this point" sign before putting the car on park. Another option is to just park the car in one of the parking spaces (while you read the lunch menu for your child, or tries to find her homework). The following car riders and drivers thank you for passing this along!!

PTO MEETING: Our next PTO Meeting will be on Tuesday, January 8, at 7:00pm in Room 104. Come check out what we have planned for our school in the new year. Perfect place and time to share opinions, ask questions and simply listen to what goes on in our PTO. If you want to be involved a little more, come talk to us. We will direct you to the best use of your time, according to your availability.

HOPPERVILLE BOOKSTORE: Our monthly Hopperville Bookstore is on Wednesday, January 9, from 8:00am to 8:45am in the cafeteria. Please make sure your children have checked in with their teachers before coming to the bookstore.

BOX TOPS: Did you know there is another way to earn Box Tops for Reidenbaugh? In addition to clipping Box Tops from various products, there is a Box Tops app that you can use to scan your purchases and collect even more Box Tops for our school. Below is the link for more information and to install on your smartphone:

If you install and use this app, you can send me an email with the number of Box Tops earned through the app at and I will make sure your child’s teacher gets credit for those Box Tops as well.

FAMILY LUNCH WEEK: Next week is our Family Lunch Week. One, and only one member of the family is invited to come have lunch with the student. Many children enjoy when a family member brings lunch from their favorite place, but please remember it cannot be shared with another student due to allergies. Click here for the flyer with more information. Here are the lunch schedules:

Monday, January 14 - 4th Grade: 11:25 AM – 11:55 AM

IU – Wenger: 11:05 AM - 11:45 AM

IU – Kurtz: 11:10 AM – 11:45 AM

MDS: 12:35 PM – 01:05 PM

Tuesday, January 15 - 1st Grade: 12:35 PM – 01:05 PM

Wednesday, January 16 - 2nd Grade: 12:10 PM – 12:40 PM

Thursday, January 17 - 3rd Grade: 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM

Friday, January 18 - Kindergarten: 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

GIRLS ON THE RUN: The Girls on the Run Program is prepping for the Spring 2019 Season. Online lottery registration is open from Jan 30 to Feb 7. Practices will be held after school Mondays and Thursdays starting March 4. If you are interested in signing up, please click here for the attached flyer for more information about the program, or contact Kelly Kline at



01/14-18 - Family Lunch Week

01/21 - No School

01/24 - Winter Bingo

01/31 - Early dismissal

From the office: If your student is a car rider for the day, please send in a note. No changes may be made to a student's transportation after 3:00pm.

Students arriving after the 9:00AM bell must come to the school accompanied by a parent or guardian. The student must be signed in at the front office by the parent or guardian.

Please send in an excuse note the date your student returns from an absence.

An educational trip request form must be received in the office 1 (one) week prior to the absence or it will not be approved. All school work missed during the trip will be provided after the absence.

If you have any questions, or if your child is not at Reidenbaugh anymore, please contact us at

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