Category Archive: General News

Aug
18

Welcome Back, Teachers

Thanks to all the parents who donated food and drinks to help welcome the teachers back with a special breakfast this morning!  A special thank you to Catherine Regan for organizing the feast!

Aug
14

2016-2017 PTO Board Members

Welcome new & returning Ross families! Below are the name and emails for the 2016-2017 PTO Board.  Please feel free to reach out to us with questions, comments and suggestions. Ali Mathis, President alirosspta@gmail.com Courtney Rohaly, Vice President cnbuoy@hotmail.com Sharon Muschar, Treasurer slindsey54@icloud.com Sabrina Korbel, Secretary sabrina.korbel@gmail.com Heather Andrews, Member-at-Large handrews530@gmail.com Erin Sekerak, Member-at-Large efsekerak@gmail.com …

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Aug
11

Volunteer Clearance Guidelines

Wondering what clearances you need to volunteer at school?  Check out this helpful chart… [gview file=”http://rosspto.net/files/2016/08/Clearance-Guidelines-July-2016.pdf”]

Aug
11

Back to School Social

You’re Invited — Back to School Social! Thursday August 18 5-7pm FREE Kona Ice Bulldogs (Hot Dog Truck) will also be selling food. Ross Elementary Back Parking Lot and Cafeteria

May
12

PTO Raffle Tomorrow — The Odds are in Your Favor

Powerball Ticket Cost $3 ….. odds of winning 1 in 292,201,338 Ross PTO Kenywood / Sandcastle Season Pass for 4 Raffle Ticket Cost $2.50……. odds of winning are less than 1 in a 100,000 (way less) Now that is a good value. Drawing May 13 – Tomorrow afternoon Turn your tickets in to the school in the …

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Apr
29

Kennywood / Sandcastle Park – Ride & Slide Season Pass Raffle

Ross PTO is running one last raffle for the year.  We are raffling off a summer of fun and excitement!  Four season passes to Kennywood Park and Sandcastle.  You get unlimited visits and many other perks!  Raffle tickets are $2.50.  Drawing will be Field Day – May 13 Be sure to write the “sellers name” …

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Apr
28

Teacher Appreciation Luncheon sign up genius

Teacher appreciation luncheon sign up Each year the PTO provides a luncheon to the Ross Staff to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.  This year, the celebration will be held on Tuesday, May 10. Please help us thank and recognize the Ross Staff by donating a food item. Please click on the sign up genius link to donate an item that will …

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Apr
15

Art Show

The Ross Art Show will be held this week at Ross Community Center – the opening is Thursday, April 14th at 5:00pm. The show will be up for viewing through Saturday, April 16th. The will be art work from all students in grades 3-6 and selected pieces from students in grades 1 and 2.   …

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Mar
17

North Hills Boys’ Basketball Boosters Fundraiser

North Hills Boys’ Basketball Boosters are sponsoring a Steelers Basketball Fundraiser! The event will be held at the North Hills Middle School in the Palace Gym on Friday, April 29th at 8:00pm. 8-10 Steelers will play vs. tbd North Hills faculty and coaching staff.Tickets for the event are $7 each. Coach Gabos will be selling …

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Feb
03

Open House Basket Raffle Items Due Monday 2/8 and PTO Volunteer Sign-Up

We are looking forward to another great Open House this year. A couple of quick reminders: Basket Raffle donations are due Monday, February 8, 2016 We can still use a few volunteers to staff the Basket Raffle, 50/50 and Spirit Table! To sign up go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4badae2da31-ross  [gview file=”http://rosspto.net/files/2016/02/OpenHouse_Flyer_2016.pdf”]  

Feb
03

Battle of the Books Date Change

**   Ross’ Battle of the Books date has changed!   ** Due to a calendar oversight, the date for Ross’ Battle of the Books can no longer be held on March 15th. The event is being moved to Tuesday, March 8th.  Please send your reservation forms to Mrs. Dosch in the Ross Library as soon as possible. …

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Jan
26

We Need Your Help!

Sign up to volunteer during the Scholastic Book Fair!   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040e4ea8a823a64-scholastic/9334784 [gview file=”http://rosspto.net/files/2016/01/BOok-fair-feb-Sheet1.pdf”]

Nov
09

December Meeting

The Ross PTO is turning our December 2nd meeting into a Holiday Celebration!  Please join us from 6:30-7:30 pm for a social hour with food, beverages, door prizes a 50/50 raffle and more. As always free childcare is available! We will provide the pizza.  We are looking for some generous parents to contribute drinks, snacks, desserts …

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Nov
01

Spotlight On…

This month we are featuring a spotlight on Dawn McElhinney, school counselor at Ross Elementary.  Read on to learn more about Mrs. McElhinney!  A Little Bit About Me I started working at Ross in 2007. Previously I worked as a middle school counselor in the Peters Township School District. When I was studying to become …

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Oct
29

Steelers Tickets Raffle Drawing Tomorrow!

Don’t miss out! Return your tickets by noon to be eligible for the grand prize!

Oct
26

Black and Gold Friday Winners!

Congratulations to  our Black and Gold Friday Winners! (not all winners were available for pictures)   Final Drawing this Friday, October 30!

Oct
14

Invitation Letter to Families — Redistricting Meeting

Please see below, letter from Dr. Mannarino regarding the presentation of redistricting results. [gview file=”http://rosspto.net/files/2015/10/Invitation-Letter-to-Families-to-Shelby-Data-Presentation-10-7-15.pdf”]

Oct
13

Steelers Tickets Raffle is ON!

You can get 3 tickets to the Steelers vs. Browns game, a parking pass, $50 to the Jerome Bettis Grill 36 and other great spirit items for only $2.50! But you’ve  got to play to win! Your ticket purchase supports all of the great things that the PTO does for our students at Ross…. Field …

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Oct
12

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Help the girls of Cadette Girl Scout Troop 54251 feed the hungry this Thanksgiving season! Every year, North Hills Community Outreach distributes more than 850 complete Thanksgiving dinners to families in poverty, hardship and crisis. A Collection of basic Thanksgiving dinner Items will be collected throughout October and continue through early November. You can help …

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Oct
09

Head Homeroom Parents

Head Homeroom Parents were selected at random during the 2015-2016 PTO meeting.  Packets will be sent home Friday or Monday with your child.  Head Homeroom Parents should be in touch with the rest of the classroom volunteers within the next week. Homeroom Parents for 2015-2016 are as follows: Fitzgerald: Andrea Korade Evans: Marni O’Conner Kopec: …

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