News and Updates



Board of education candidate forum

wednesday, september 26, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Moderated by NBC reporter Tracie Potts


Make sure you know the candidates and how they'd vote on important issues like school security and student health.

This free event will be held in the Carver Auditorium at the Montgomery County Board of Education, 850 Hungerford Dr, Rockville 20850


Is your kid a star? there’s still room in the Performing Arts Club

The Performing Arts after-school club still has room for a few more students. The start date is being moved back to accommodate new participants. See more details on the club’s flyer, and register here.


October’s Restaurant Night is at Chuy’s!

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Mark your calendars for October 18!

Enjoy some fabulous Tex Mex food and support the school at the same time. Eat in or take out.

If you eat in, you can also enjoy one of their signature drinks with your meal, like their Fresh Squeezed Rita (sometimes referred to as a “parent coping mechanism”).


Learn CPR in one evening: October 17, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm at RPES

Everyone should be prepared and up to date with these life-saving skills taught by ASHI professional instructors. Participants will receive ASHI (American Safety and Health Institute) certification in Adult CPR/AED. Find out more and register here.


Join the PTA

Just by joining the PTA you are helping the school. Once you join, there are no obligations. However you choose to participate, we welcome you to the PTA.

Click an option below to join now.  Membership dues are listed below. (You'll select your membership type in the next step.)

Our preferred method. Please help us go paperless by joining online.

If you cannot pay the dues, click "join by check or cash" above and select "no payment" on the form.

Membership Rates for PTA 2018-19

single membership:  $30

Family Membership (2 mor more): $45

teacher or staff membership: $15


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Support the PTA Whenever You Shop

Earn money for the Ritchie Park PTA by shopping for groceries or purchasing on Amazon. Just sign up once and the donations continue throughout the school year.

For more information about each of these programs, see our page Give When You Shop.

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