7:00 PM19:00

Science Night

Please join us for our annual RPES Arts & Sciences Night sponsored by the Ritchie Park PTA with support from Asif Qadir and RE/MAX Realtors (WWW.ASIFQADIR.COM)

We will have an amazing show by Mad Science!, a make and take station where the little panthers can try their hands at using science to make their own concoctions (like SLIME!) in addition to great projects our RPES students have worked on for weeks.

*If your child is bringing an individual project, you may start bringing them into the gym at 6 pm. 

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7:30 PM19:30

PTA meeting @ College Gardens w/Free Childcare

Parents - please note that our April PTA meeting will be held at COLLEGE GARDENS ELEMENTARY. See below for important information about the meeting:

Damon Monteleone, the principal at Richard Montgomery High School (RMHS), will talk about the progression of mathematics classes from elementary school to high school. Frequently parents have questions about how math placement in grades four and five impact opportunities in high school and college. Mr. Monteleone will talk about high school classes and take questions from parents. This is a cluster event and it will be held at College Gardens Elementary School (CGES). The PTA business meeting for each school will be held after the math presentation at CGES. 

The Ritchie Park PTA meeting will be VERY IMPORTANT to attend because it will be your chance to discuss opinions on the boundary study with other members of Ritchie Park before a very important boundary study meeting later that week.

Please take the time to attend this very important PTA meeting!

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7:00 PM19:00

Community Service Night

The 13th Annual PTA "Snack Sacks for the Homeless" Community Service Night will take place on Wednesday, March 29 at 7 p.m. in the APR. We will be making meal bags for an area homeless shelter and also make crafts for the Children's Inn at NIH. For our 5th year, we will also be collecting and donating pet items for the Montgomery County Humane Society.  Please buy a few extra items at your grocery shop for donations beginning Monday, March 27th.  We are asking each grade to bring the following items:


Kindergarten: packages of Sliced Deli Meat (turkey & bologna preferred)

1st grade: Packages of Sliced Deli Meat (turkey & bologna preferred)

2nd grade: Packages of Sliced Cheese

3rd grade: individual packages of snacks (pretzels, crackers etc) or chips

4th grade: granola bars

5th grade: Fruit cups/Apple Sauce Cups

Everyone: dog or cat treats or sealed jars of peanut butter (for the Montgomery Co. Humane Society)


Anyone interested in volunteering to oversee the meal bag assembly process, volunteer to drive meal bags to the shelter, or if you have middle or high school students interested in community service, please contact Deb Young

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7:00 PM19:00

Music & Dance Night

Get ready to shake your booty and dance the night away at the

Annual RPES Music and Dance Night

Emcee and DJ provided by A-Squad Entertainment. 

Fun giveaways too!

5th Grade Promotion will be selling snacks!

Don’t miss this totally rockin’ event!  Sponsored by RPES PTA.

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7:00 PM19:00

Family Games Night

Join friends and other RPES families for a night of board and card games in the All Purpose Room! Bring your favorite game to play with friends, or learn a new one!

5th Grade Promotion will be selling drinks and snacks for everyone to enjoy!

Open to all RPES Families. Sponsored by the Ritchie Park ES PTA.

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