Sherwood PTA Special Event

You are invited to attend a Panel Presentation at the Sherwoord High School PTSA General Meeting:

Drug and Alcohol Trends Gaining Popularity among Young Adults

Tuesday 20 Feb 2018 at 7:15pm in the Media Center

What is happening in our community and what can we do about it?

  1. What are the current trends?
  2. What are school ramifications and the legal ramifications?
  3. What are the impacts of vapes, marijuana, synthetic drugs and alcohol on young adults?
  4. What are the signs of addiction and what can we do about it?
  5. What are the services that are available to young adults and their families?

Some of the Community Partners in the Panel:

Officer Jayme Derbyshire, Montgomery County Police Department: sharing the legal ramifications to students and for parents, what is seen in the community, etc.

Bill Gregory, Sherwood High School Principal: School policies, etc.

Alex: sharing his personal story of recovery.

Andy Jillson, CSC-AD, group facilitator for Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention Program with Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services, Montgomery County DHHS: sharing early warning signs and treatment and prevention resources within the community.

New Phone Numbers at RPMS

The phones at Rosa Parks Middle School were updated and new phone numbers have been assigned. The old phone numbers will continue to work through January as they are being forwarded to the new phone numbers.  Please update your contact information with our new numbers.   The new phone numbers are below:  

RPMS Main Number 240-740-3300 
Attendance 240-740-3301
Counseling Office 240-740-3310
Health Room 240-740-3302
Building Services 240-740-3303
Cafeteria 240-740-3304

Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night, Wonder Woman, PTA Sponsored

Wonder Woman Poster

Friday, October 20th.

We will open at 7:00 pm. with the movie starting by 7:30 pm. (earlier if sunset allows).

The movie will end by 9:45 at the latest.

Movie is free.

Please bring your own lawn chairs and/or blankets.

We will have popcorn, candy and drinks available for purchase.

We will be viewing on the “4 Square Courts”. Please enter behind the cafeteria to the right of the building.

If it rains, we will move into the cafeteria, but still bring your own chair.

This is a family event.

Students, please plan to attend with your parents.

PTA Vacancies

We are starting to look ahead to next year. We need you to be involved. There are some positions that need to be filled.

Webmaster: We need someone with website expertise to take over and manage our PTA website. You will have a small budget to cover costs such as hosting expenses.

Volunteer coordinator: We have identified one volunteer coordinator but two would be great. Attendance at PTA meetings helpful but not always mandatory. Responsibility is year round.

Membership: We need one more set of hands to help with our membership drive and directory – responsibility runs August through October.

Beautification: We need a parent to support the Beautification committee and there are opportunities for you all to use their skills and talents. Attendance at PTA meetings helpful but not always mandatory. Responsibility is as needed.

MCCPTA Delegates: We need TWO more MCCPTA Delegates to attend the monthly meetings, and vote on behalf of the RPMS PTA.

Grade Liaisons: We need two sixth grade liaisons. Attendance at PTA meetings helpful but not always mandatory.

Special Ed Committee Rep: We would like to start this program at RPMS and would need one parent who is willing to represent our school at the county level meetings and report back at the school PTA meeting.