Pre-K3 & Pre-K4: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Kg - 5th Grades: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Monday, May 7th – May 25th.
Students should arrive promptly at 8:30 am!
May 16th (Pre-Primary)
(K-5th) May 23rd
Malcolm X Oratorical Contest
Friday, May 18th
The National Poster Art Competition
Niani Tarik –1st Place
Malaika Hyera - 3rd Place
Friday, April 6th - Grades K-5
Interactive Science Program (Multi-Purpose Room).
Wednesday, April 11th
Pre-Primary will visit PORT DISCOVERY in Baltimore, MD.
Please turn in your Box Tops before the deadline - April 15th.
Thursday, April 26th
2nd -5th grade will go on a DC Tour:
(Museums/Monuments/Places of interest)
Tuesday, April 24th, 6:30 pm
Dinner will be served
Monday, April 16th (School Closed)
School re-opens: April 17th
Where: RPCS Multipurpose Room
BIRTHDAYS OF THE MONTH
Taliaferro Washington, an educator, author & orator. Born into slavery on April 5, 1856, he was educated at Wayland Seminary & Hampton Normal & Agricultural Institute (now Hampton University). Washington is most noted for the “Self- Improvement” philosophy as well as building one of the greatest Black institutions in the world, Tuskegee Normal & Industrial Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama. In 1881, Tuskegee Institute (now a University) became famous as a model of Vocational Education. At the age of 59, Washington died November 14, 1915 in his home at Tuskegee. Institute.course of history.
On April 4th we will commemorate the birthday of a recent ancestor & role model Dr. Maya Angelou. She was a great author, poet, historian, actress, educator Civil Rights activist, screenplay writer, producer, and director. She died May 8, 2014 at the age of 87. At the time of her death, Dr. Angelou was a Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University in Winston- Salem, North Carolina.American producer to be nominated for Best Picture..
We will celebrate the birthday of our present day Shero Cathy Hughes who was born April 22, 1947 in Omaha, Neb. She is a Media Mogul, radio & TV personality, and business executive. The first African-American woman to head a publicly traded company, her Washington, DC-based Radio One has 53 radio stations in 16 urban markets. In January 2004, Radio One launched TV One, a national cable and satellite television network for African American adults.
Lead Water Test
As required by the DC Public Charter School Board, lead water testing was recently conducted at both the Kennedy Street and North Capitol Street addresses. click here and scroll to the bottom of the page to see the good results.
Support Roots at our annual
MAY Spring Fling.
Tickets Available Shortly.
May 19th, 8 pm - 12 am
MentorMe Workforce Journey
Interview with Dr. Bernida Thompson!