Category Archive: General News

Aug
30

Attention Class Party Volunteers!!

Anyone who is interested in volunteering for class parties – either as head homeroom parent or as a party volunteer, please read the instructions and fill out the form at:   http://rosspto.net/volunteer/party-volunteers/   You will need to fill out one form per child! (We know if takes an extra minute, but we want to be …

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Aug
24

Welcome back!

Hopefully everyone is having a great first week of school! Just a few quick reminders- – our first PTO meeting will be held in the cafeteria on September 6 at 6:30 – our “Class of” t- shirt online store is up and running. – look for your flyer for the Ross fall spirit sale that …

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Aug
07

Ways to Contact Us

The best way to contact a member of the Ross PTO directly is by liking our “Ross Elementary PTO” facebook page and direct messaging us or posting on our page.  Our PTO members do not always see posts on the “Parents of North Hills School District” facebook page as we do not get notifications for …

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Aug
07

Back to School Social

The Back to School Social will be held by the playground on August  from 5-7. Come grab a Kona Ice, play carnival games and chat with friends and teachers!!

Aug
07

Pardon our appearance!

We’re Updating for 2017-2018 Pardon our appearance at this time! We are working on updating our sight for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year! Keep checking back for updated information!

Jul
31

Amazon Smile

Did you know the PTO earns money when you shop on AmazonSmile? Visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com and select Ross Elementary PTO (in Pittsburgh). Then whenever you shop on Amazon, log in from Amazon smile. You can shop and we can earn money for assemblies, Field Day and field trip busses!

Apr
20

Teacher Appreciation Day

  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4aaaad28a6f85-teacher It is that time of year again – please click on the above link if you would like to bring something in on Wednesday May 10, 2017. Thank you!!!

Mar
11

6th Grade Chipotle Fundraiser

Show your team spirit by joining us for a fundraiser to support Ross Elementary PTO 6th grade committee. Come in to the Chipotle at 4861 McKnight Rd in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 4th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to …

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Mar
04

WANTED: Parent Volunteers

PTO Board Elections will be held at our May 19th General Meeting.  The following positions are up for Election.  Please submit a letter of intent to Allison Mathis at alirosspta@gmail.com by May 5, 2017 if interested. Board members are asking to attend monthly board meetings, communicate to other board members via email and attend/plan/volunteer at school functions as …

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Mar
03

March 24 – Family movie night

Family Movie Night will be on Friday, March 24th at 7PM in the Ross Auditorium. This is a free event. We provide popcorn and lemonade. Raffles will be done during a brief intermission.   Thank you all for voting for what we will watch. Ross Elementary picked “The Goonies” rated PG. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/the-goonies   See you …

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Feb
27

It’s time to order your yearbook!

We are taking yearbook orders – Deadline is Friday March 24….the easiest way to order is online at YBPay.lifetouch.com with Yearbook ID code 11849017. Order forms will be coming home later this week if you would rather submit a CHECK instead – NO CASH Any questions please contact Catherine Regan at cregan412@gmail.com.

Feb
10

Box Tops Contest Extended!

The second classroom contest for Box Tops has been extended – the final day for submission will be Wednesday, February 15th. There will be a fun reward for the classroom collecting the most Box Tops during this contest.   Don’t forget to collected from family, friends, neighbors and co-workers! Please check out www.boxtops4education.com to enter …

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Feb
06

Family Movie Night 2017!

*UPDATED DATE* Family Movie Night will be on Friday, March 24th at 7PM. This is a free event. We provide popcorn and lemonade. Raffles will be done during a brief intermission. Help us pick the movie we will be watching this year. All of the details about the movies are available at commonsensemedia.org  The choices are: …

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Dec
14

Winter Holiday Parties

Winter holiday classroom parties will be held on Dec 22 at 2PM. All volunteers must have their clearances on file with the front office. Party volunteers may enter the building through the main entrance and wait in the library.  The HHP can go to the classrooms at 1:50PM. No additional parents can be in the …

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Dec
12

Theater Club Registration 

Classes are open to all students grades 2nd through 6th and will be held on Wednesdays beginning January 11, 2017. Kids Theater Club (2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades) from 5 to 6 p.m. Kid’s Theater Club is a workshop uniquely designed for the child who would like to explore may different areas of theater.  Each …

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Nov
03

Fundraising information

The PTO recognizes that there are multiple fundraisers that have started recently or will be starting soon. Here is a brief summary of those fundraisers: The Butter Braids fundraiser is a school wide PTO fundraiser and orders are due tomorrow. If you have any questions, please contact cnbuoy@hotmail.com. The PTO would like to thank everyone …

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Sep
28

Chipotle Fundraiser on October 3!

Support Ross! Don’t forget to support Ross Elementary by visiting Chipotle on October 3.  Mention this flyer to make sure Ross gets the credit for your visit! [gview file=”http://rosspto.net/files/2016/09/flyer.pdf”]

Sep
27

Student Council Fundraisers

The Ross Elementary Student Council has decided to raise money for  the March of Dimes, the North Hills community, and the Make-A-Wish foundation this year. 1st Annual Ross Elementary Trophy Naming Contest — October 3-7 The Ross Elementary Student Council will be presenting a trophy after each fundraiser to the winning homeroom. The students will …

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Sep
26

PTO Student Directory Forms and Orders Due Sept. 30th.

Don’t miss out!  Parents use the directory to set-up play dates, plan birthday parties, and connect with each other. Information forms will be going home in backpacks this week to be reviewed and returned by Friday, September 30th. There is no cost to be included in the directory. However, we will publish printed directories in October at …

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Sep
09

Business Partnership Program

We are thankful to the many businesses that have been so supportive of the children in our school for so many years. Last year we are launched a new Business Partnership Program, to better coordinate our fundraising efforts and provide a better mechanism for recognizing our amazing business partners. The Ross Elementary PTO supports the …

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