Rosa Parks Elementary

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • It's time for our Fall Scholastic Book Fair! 

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    We need your help! Please consider volunteering. Click here to sign up! 


    When: Monday-Thursday, November 5-8 from 8:00-2:00 (no school Tuesday)
                 Friday, November 9 from 8:00-12:00 PM


    Where: Rosa Parks Library!


    Who: ANYONE can come and shop! Classes will be coming at specific times. Book Fair Class Schedule


    FAMILY NIGHT is Monday, November 5 from 4:00-7:00! Please come and shop, purchase  pizza in the cafeteria, and go dancing in the gym!


    Can't make it? Shop at our online fair and the books will ship to RPE. Click here to shop online.




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  • Coffee and Conversation Workshop Series


    Keeping Kids Safe Online: Tips for Internet Safety

    Even if you are not a Facebook fan, becoming familiar with the tools and social media platforms that your children are using is a necessity in helping to keep our children safe online. Please join us as we hear from Detective Anthony Young with the Lexington Police Department Special Victims Unit / Internet Crimes Against Children unit. Detective Young will discuss how to protect children from online predators, cyberbullying and sexting.

    Tuesday, October 23rd


    Rosa Parks Elementary School Library



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  • Rosa Parks Boosterthon!


    The Boosterthon Fun Run is almost here!  Our kickoff will be Tuesday, October 16, but pledging begins now!  Visit to pledge.  More information will be coming home with your student.  


    Our school goal is to raise $25,000 for Chromebooks.  


    • If we meet the schools goal of $25,000, Mrs. Barrow will get slimed

    • Top Pledger will get to be Principal for a day

    • Top Classroom will receive pizza, ice cream, and a dance party


    Pledging will be done ONLY online - no cash or checks will be accepted.  


    The FUN RUN will be on Thursday, October 25.  Parents are welcome to attend!

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  • North Carolina Hurricane Relief Fund


    Swansboro, NC was one of the many towns along the coast that was damaged by Hurricane Florence.  Schools are still not in session.  Here at RPE we love to help others, so we are going to be collecting school supplies to send.  Below is a list of supplies that are needed.  The collection boxes are in the front lobby.  You can visit the school district's website to read and see more about the damage.  




    Colored pencils

    Notebook paper


    Middle school books for classroom libraries (new or used)

    Backbacks- gently used are fine  

    Clorox Wipes



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  • Parent Survey


    Please complete this optional survey related to technology.  The data will be reported to FCPS and it is anonymous.  Thank you!




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  • RPE Spirit Night @ Moe's!


    Eat at Moe’s Southwest Grill (1975 Harrodsburg Rd) on Wed, Oct 24 – and tell the cashier you’re there for Rosa Parks.  25% of the sales come back to Rosa Parks PTA! 

    More info HERE



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  • Rosa Parks International Night


    Our annual International Night is scheduled for January 31, 2019.  Please see the letter HERE if you are interested in volunteering and return by October 3.  A paper copy of the letter is also going home with each student.  Contact Mrs. Adkins with any questions.  


    The first International Night Organizational Parent meeting will be on October 18th at 5:30 in the RPE library.  Childcare will not be provided. 



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  • PTA Reflections Contest


    This year’s theme isHeroes Around Me.” 

    Participating students are asked to submit an original work that reflects this year’s theme using one of the seven categories listed below.  Rules for each category along with student entry forms and general rules are provided at

    • Film Production

    • Dance Choreography

    • Literature

    • Music Composition

    • Photography

    • Visual Arts

    • Special Artist

    The deadline date to submit entries is Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018. 


    Letter to Parents

    Student Packet

    Student Entry Form



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