School Notes

Lunch and Learn
Parents of third, fourth and fifth grade students at Vogelweh Elementary School are invited to the next “Lunch and Learn” from 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 31 in the school library. Parents will learn about the Terra Nova standardized test their children will take in March. School counselors will explain all aspects of the assessment. Parents may bring a bag lunch. Light refreshments and door prizes will be provided.

RIS events

• Spirit Day takes place every Friday at Ramstein Intermediate School. Show your Jaguar pride by wearing your favorite RIS apparel. Don’t have spirit wear? Check us out on our Facebook page at to see our spirit wear. You can print out an order form and send it in with your child or stop by the school and check out our board and pick-up an order form.

• Reflections 2012 is going on now! The theme is “The Magic of a Moment.” Reflections focuses on six areas: dance, photography, film production, literature, musical composition and visual arts. The deadline has been extended to Wednesday. For more information, email Marsha Jackson at Students must submit completed entry forms signed by
a parent and adhere to the rules for their specific arts area.

• Yearbooks are now on sale. Get yours for only $25! Personalization available for online orders only. Order yours before they’re all gone. To order a yearbook, visit, click on “Order my yearbook” and look for RIS.

• The next PTA meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. Thursday in Jaguar hall. All are welcome. We are still looking for a family events and scholastic books chair and a membership and yearbook co-chair. We also have a parliamentarian position available. If you are interested, contact the PTA at

• The PTA is always looking for people to help us with various activities. If you would like to donate a few hours to our children, then we are looking for you! If interested, contact our volunteer coordinator, Lindsey Abbott, at