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Rossman School students recently raised more than $15,000 for the American Heart Association through participation in two national fundraisers, Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart.

One hundred and five students in grades 2 through 6 participated in Jump Rope for Heart and 60 students in grades 3 through 6 participated in Hoops for Heart. In addition to raising funds for heart research and health education, the events helped raise awareness of the importance of incorporating cardiovascular activity into students’ daily routines.

Rossman School has participated in Jump Rope...Read more

With so much focus and information available about the rearing of children in our society, we tend to overlook taking care of ourselves as parents. In our hustling world we are often pulled in so many different directions that it can become detrimental to our own physical and mental health.

For those with very driven personalities, saying “no” to new endeavors can develop into a challenge. Sometimes the gift of ambition can become a curse if we do not curb our tendencies to constantly take on new things.

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In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, Rossman was one of 30,000 schools worldwide to participate in the first ever “Hour of Code.” Over 16 million students joined in the fun using a variety of programs to learn and experience the basics of code.

Rossman students had a blast, from JK telling their BeeBots (programmable “bee” robots) how to get from one place to another to first grade rolling fuzzy balls through different mazes using the iPad app Kodable. Second graders manipulated “Light-Bots” on the iPad, instructing them to jump, turn, and move forward, backward, right...Read more

Nine hundred and forty Saturdays.

Dr. Harley Rotbart, pediatric doctor and author of No Regrets Parenting, did the math. He states that between the day a child is born and the time he or she turns 18, a family has 940 Saturdays — and 260 of them, Dr. Rotbart reminds us, are gone by your child’s fifth birthday. That’s poof! Gone! That fact is rather alarming!

We’ve all heard the expression, “A family that plays together stays together.” The benefits of playing board games are for both young and old alike. Children are curious little beings and absolutely...Read more

Rossman School has been approved as a Google Apps for Education (GAFE) site. This is very exciting for both our faculty and staff, as well as our Upper School students. Many of the secondary schools that Rossman graduates will attend are already using GAFE. We are now able to better prepare them for how they will create and communicate when they leave Rossman for future educational endeavors.

Upper School students will now have the ability to create online documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more. They have an entire productivity suite at their fingertips. With the...Read more

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