Pre-K3 & Pre-K4: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Kg - 5th Grades: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Video Interview with
Dr. Bernida Thompson!
Commemorating Our Heroes and Sheroes
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ALL Roots Public Charter School students are expected to arrive at school daily, wearing the school uniform— NO EXCEPTIONS!! Parents will be called to pick-up their children who are not in uniform.
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This month, we will commemorate the birth and lifetime work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. At Roots, this is always celebrated in grand fashion. Friday, January 18th we will spend the day hearing his speeches, watching videos about his life, singing freedom songs, and participating in a mock “sit-in” and freedom march. Born January 15, 1929, he was assassinated by James Earl Ray on April 4, 1968. Dr. Martin L. King Jr’s Birthday is a nationwide holiday, celebrated Monday, January 21, 2019.
The moral arc of the universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”
Martin L. King, Jr. “A Testament of Hope”
We also celebrate the birthday of our present-day Shero, Michelle Obama born January 17, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois. The wife of the nation’s first Black President, Barack Obama, she is America’s First Black First Lady. Mrs. Obama is a graduate of Harvard Law School and has been involved with many causes including Childhood Obesity, Equal Education for Girls, Support for Military Families, Homelessness and Public Service.
Pictures of Harlem Globetrotters at RPCS
Video of Harlem Globetrotters at RPCS
School Trips and Assembly Presentations
IMPORTANT: All students must be at school for field trips by 8:30 am. If your child arrives after the bus leaves, there is NO acceptance of the child for that day. Children cannot be left in the office or brought to the trip after the class leaves the school. Students are not to bring money on field trips unless parents are notified in writing: or via the newsletter.
Science Presentation in the Multi-purpose Room.
Friday, January 4th - KG - 5th
Dupont Ice Skating Arena
Friday, January 11th, 18th, 25th
Roots PCS –Geography Bee
Monday, January 28, 201
Roots PCS Spelling Bee
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Monday January 21st
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
PAC Meetings are held on the last Thursday of each month.
Thursday, January 10th at 6:00pm.
We celebrate the birthday of our beloved ancestor Mr. Johnie D. Wilson who was born on January 3, 1919 and transitioned on January 4, 2006. He was a community leader, activist and Roots neighbor. Mr. Wilson served on the Roots ALC Council of Elders and was a founding member of the Roots PCS Board of Trustees. Since 1990, until his transition he continued to be a faithful Roots benefactor.