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The American Heart Association has recognized Rossman School for raising the most money of all Missouri schools that participated in the AHA’s Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart fundraisers in 2013-2014.

In February, 150 Rossman students in grades 2 through 6 participated in the events, raising $15,757 for heart research and health education. Rossman has supported Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart for over 25 years, raising more than $150,000. The fundraising effort by the students honors the School’s commitment to character education and the four Rossman rules of kindness, honesty...Read more

blog_schwaneraward2014.jpgThis winter, professional muralist Karla Faith will lead Rossman School students in the design and implementation of a mural. Ms. Faith’s visit is made possible by the Helen Schwaner Faculty Professional Development Award, which was presented November 3 to Rossman School art teacher Erica Spangler.

In 1996, the...Read more

Rossman School was awarded the Mission Impact Award by the American Heart Association (AHA) at the St. Louis volunteer appreciation celebration on September 13. Rossman has supported the AHA’s Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart fundraisers for over 25 years, raising more than $150,000 for heart research and health education. Last year, Rossman’s small group of 150 participants raised $15,757 through the two events.

Rossman’s physical education teachers, Jenna Babcock and Larry Huusko, were honored at the volunteer celebration for coordinating the annual fundraisers and...Read more

Rossman is very proud to unveil our brand new website! Last spring we set out to completely transform our website in order to improve the user experience and better reflect who we are. We hope you like the fresh look, simplified navigation and dynamic new features. Keep reading for an overview of what’s new and what’s coming during our second phase of enhancements.

  1. Clean Look
    The site’s homepage welcomes visitors with a clean, uncluttered design and features content focused on engaging visitors in the Rossman School story.
     
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twp_stlouispost-dispatch_2014.pngRossman School has been ranked the No. 2 small workplace in St. Louis by the St. Louis Post Dispatch. It is the second consecutive year the school topped the newspaper’s Top Workplaces list.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement....Read more

Rossman School students and teachers recently broke the school’s dress code … for a good cause.

The “Pajama Day” on Friday, March 15, raised more than $600 for Cheka School, a pre-primary school in the poverty stricken community of Arusha, Tanzania. Participants paid $2 to Student Council for the right to wear pajamas for the day.

The money students raised will support the Cheka School and community by helping to purchase school supplies, fund the food program that provides two meals a day to the students, and provide new uniforms, shoes, socks, and school bags.

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Twenty-one Rossman fifth and sixth graders delighted audiences March 11 and 12, with their production of Once Upon a Mattress, a fun and quirky musical comedy based on the classic fairy tale. Rossman students were joined by children and parents from five area schools on the hunt for a princess worthy of the precious Prince Dauntless, and an evening performance entertained parents and members of the Rossman community.

"It has been an absolute honor to watch this cast’s journey these past seven months," said director Libby Salvia and Musical Director Karen Coletti in their...Read more

More than 250 people attended the “Golden Apple Gala,” a night of philanthropy and fun at Rossman School’s biennial dinner auction. The event on Saturday, March 8, at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center allowed the Rossman School community to gather, bid in silent and live auctions, and enjoy an exquisite dinner.

The dazzling array of items up for grabs in the auctions — including sensational jewelry, rare sports memorabilia, vacations, Rossman Rarities and much more — helped the Rossman School Parents’ Club raise more than $175,000 for the children of Rossman School. Five...Read more

Rossman School fifth graders recently raised the money to buy more than 5,000 meals for starving and malnourished children, then volunteered their time to package the food.

This past winter, the class, which is taught by Jennifer Boyd and Todd Valdez, raised $1,250 for Kids Against Hunger, a food aid organization with the mission to significantly reduce the number of undernourished children in the U.S. and around the world. Then, in March, the students served at a local packaging facility where they filled 25 boxes with enough meals to feed 14 children for one year.

The Kids...Read more

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

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