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Lexington, Kentucky

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  • Read Across America

    Literacy Spirit Week

    February 26 – March 2


    See the flyer HERE

    Please join us in celebrating reading at Rosa Parks Elementary by participating in the following school-wide spirit days!


    Monday, Feb. 26            Hats off to Reading! - Wear a hat

    Tuesday, Feb. 27            Buddy Reading Day - Buddy read with another classmate, class, guest reader, or friend. Even teachers can buddy up and switch classes to read!

    Wednesday, Feb. 28       Oh, the Places You’ll Go! - Wear your favorite college shirt

    Thursday, March 1           Read Around the World Day - Read a book from a different culture or country

    Friday, March 2              Cozy up with a good book - Wear pajamas!


    Potato Character Contest
    @ Rosa Parks Elementary!


    Who: Any student in grades K-5 can participate!   

    What: Bring in a potato dressed like your favorite book character!     Decorate your potato book character. It can be from a nursery rhyme, fairy tale, fiction book, or any book you like.

    When: All potato characters must be brought into your classroom on Monday, February 26, 2018. All potatoes MUST go home on Friday, March 2, 2018.

    Where: All potato characters will be brought to the library to be put on display.

    How:  - Use a fresh potato.
    - Stand the potato up. You can make an easy stand by cutting the bottom of a Styrofoam cup.
    - On your stand, write:
              - the name of your character
              - your name
              - your teacher’s name


    Judges will check out the potato characters on display in the library

    throughout the week and will vote for their favorites. Winners will be

    announced on Friday afternoon, March 2, 2018. Winners will receive

    a Book Fair gift certificate to the Joseph-Beth Book Fair in April!


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    Rosa Parks Father-Daughter Dance


    Presented By: Grand Reserve Bluegrass Catering Canes & Pie Five

    ♥ Where: Grand Reserve * 903 Manchester Street *Lexington, KY *

    ♥ When: Friday February 23, 2018 from 6PM-8PM

    ♥ Early Bird Pricing before February 16, 2018

    ♥ $30 for the first Father/Daughter pair

    ♥ $10 for each additional daughter


    Click HERE for the invitation.


    Facebook event link


    Eventbrite ticket links



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  • New Immunization Requirements for All Kentucky Students!


    Please click HERE for more information. 



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  • Rosa Parks Science Fair Winners


    Congratulations to our school Science Fair winners! These students will move on to compete in the district Science Fair.

    5th Grade

    Nora Reichert – O Christmas Tree

    4th Grade

    Noah Reid – Taste & Smell

    Emma Blitch – Lead a Horse to Water

    Emma Natof – Cluck, Cluck, What’s my Favorite Color?

    Megan Zhu – Wrap Those Apples

    Isabelle Cramer – When a Battery is in the Cold

    Ahaan Thomas – Does the Weight of a Ball Affect the Speed of its Fall?



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