On your mark! Get set! GO!

On your mark!  Get set!  GO!
The race is on to get all TH Rogers families and staff members to join the Parent Teacher Organization!

The PTO invites all parents, faculty and staff to join the PTO and become a part of our school family.  The Parent-Teacher Organization helps plan and fund a number of important activities on campus. Please help Rogers continue its tradition of excellence by joining today. Membership fees are the main fundraiser. No candy sales, no mandatory meetings, but plenty of opportunities to be involved, be educated and support teachers and students at one of Houston’s top magnet schools. Please join by Oct. 16, 2015.

Join online using a credit card or check.   So don’t wait and join ONLINE now!

PTO Membership Levels
Platinum $1,500+ Receive  special recognition on the school marquee and a blue T.H. Rogers T-shirt; AND
Gold $750+ Receive a free 1/4-page ad or dedication in the school directory and a T.H. Rogers tumbler; AND
Silver $250+ Receive a free student ticket  to the 2016 Spaghetti supper and a voucher for 15 carnival  tickets; AND
Bronze $125+ Receive entry into drawing for a $100 Target gift card; AND
Ram $10+ Receive a car decal and school directory. Your child’s class is eligible for  a party with 100 percent participation!

Membership Co-Chairs:
Jennifer Radcliffe & Sana Ahmedani

The T.H. Rogers PTO is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Contributions are tax deductible as allowable by law.



Superhero Carnival – Saturday, October 10th

T.H. Rogers School Carnival  
Saturday, October 10       11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Come Dressed as Your Favorite Superhero!
Costume Contest 1:00 pm

Deadline for discounted Tickets:  Wednesday, October 7th
After 10/7, tickets will be on sale at the Carnival for $1 each.
Tickets are required for all carnival activities, food, confetti eggs, and raffles.

Click HERE to buy Tickets and save!
Pick up your tickets at Carnival entrance on October 10th.

Click HERE for more Carnival details (Spanish version)

Calling all Parents, Faculty & Staff…
T.H. Rogers Students need your help for a GREAT Carnival !
It’s a great way to meet other TH Rogers’ parents & have lots of fun!

Click HERE to Volunteer.
or return this volunteer FORM (Spanish)

Inflatables – 1 ticket
Wacky Hair Coloring – 1 ticket
Face Painting – 1 ticket
Tug-O-War – 1 ticket
Raffle Entries – 1 ticket
Carnival Games – 1 ticket
Sack Races – 1 ticket
Rockwall – 2 tickets
Dunking Booth – 2 tickets
Confetti Eggs – 3 tickets
Camel Rides – 3 tickets
Video Game Truck – 3 tickets
and much more!!!

Carnival Food:
Hot Dogs – 1 ticket
Samosas – 1 ticket
Pizza – 1 ticket
Cotton Candy – 1 ticket
Popcorn – 1 ticket
Drinks – 1 ticket
Candy – 1 ticket
Shaved Ice – 2-3 tickets  (lots of flavors!)


Carnival Sponsorship Opportunities

Many parents have asked us about Sponsorship Opportunities for our upcoming Carnival on Saturday, October 10th.  Below is a list of game booths & activities that are available for sponsorship.  Your business will be recognized on the booth/activity that you sponsor, and in the school newspaper, Ram News.

If your business would like to be a sponsor, please return this FORM to Shazia Sheikh at
Booths/activities will be assigned on ‘first come, first serve’ basis.

Also, if your company would like to donate a basket for our raffle, please contact Brenda Oliveira, Carnival Co-Chair at

Below is a list of game booths and activities available for sponsorship:

Class Game Booths:  $150 Each
–   7-11  (Ms. Sparks)
–  Bean Bag Toss  (5th Grade classes)
–  Bottle Up  (Ms. Connors)
–  Crazy Hairspray  (Ms. Reed)
–  Dartless Balloon Pop (Ms. Jabri)
–  Duck Pond (Ms. Prevot)
–  Dunking Booth  (Ms. Vashisht)
–  Face Painting  (Ms. Hilderman)
–  Frog Flip (Ms. Bowen)
–  Plinko (5th Grade classes)
–  Pumpkin Ring Toss  (Ms. Lambert)
–  Sack Races  (Ms. Ortiz & Ms. Fontana)
–  Sand Art  (Ms. Rambert)
–  Spin the Wheel  (5th Grade classes)
–  Tug-O-War  (Ms. Hearne & Ms. Efstratiou)
–  Video Game Truck (Ms. Lindow)

Activities:  $250 Each
Inflatable – Big Double Slide
–  Inflatable – Soccer Goooooal !
–  Inflatable – Basketball Hoops
–  Inflatable – ‘Disney Incredibles’ theme
–  Rock Wall Climbing
–  Real Camel Rides


Middle School Bowling event – Sunday October 25th



Saturday, October 25th from 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Palace Bowling Lanes
4191 Bellaire Boulevard, Houston TX 77025

Bingo prizes, light snacks and drinks will be provided (limited to availability).

This is a free event for TH Rogers middle school students, Middle School teachers and administration.

An RSVP is required from those attending in order to obtain an accurate head-count.  Please click HERE to RSVP.

Please wear heavy socks.  Only a limited number of shoes are available on a first come, first served basis.

This is not a student ‘drop-off’ event.  There should be at least one parent chaperone present for every 5 students.
Since this is a community-building event, it is a wonderful opportunity for parents to meet with each other, their children’s teachers & principals.

Click HERE for details

Questions?  Contact Middle School Community Development Co-Chairs:
Lisa Rossmiller l
Charlene Tsang-Kao l

Hope to see you there!

 This event is generously sponsored by the TH Rogers PTO


HISD Cyber Safety website

HISD  maintains a cyber safety website that is designed to arm staff, students, and parents with the tools and knowledge they need to stay safe in today’s digital world.

The website, which is available in English and Spanish, is full of tip sheets, videos, educator resources, student activities, parent guides, and even family media agreements for parents to guide their children on the proper use of cell phones, tablets, and laptops.

The site can be accessed at


2015-2016 PTO Officers

The PTO Executive Committee is pleased to announce it has voted to approve the following assignments on the board: Sonja Gillette as Co-President, Bermet Komanova as Volunteers Chair, ‎Shazia Sheikh as Fundraising Chair, and Sandra Wolters as Publicity Co-chair. We are thrilled to have all of these great parents on board and thank them for their thoughtfulness and generosity of time to our school.

Co-Presidents:  Smitha Rajesh & Sonja Gillette

1st Vice President, Fundraising:  Shazia Sheikh

2nd Vice President, Volunteers:  Bermet Komanova

Treasurer:  Gouri Kulkarni

Secretary:  Annette Rock

Parliamentarians:  Monica Ho & Sadaf Ebrahim