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.



Spring Gardening Day – Saturday February 13th

We really need your help…

Parents, Staff & Students please join us for school Gardening Day.
All family members are welcome.

Saturday, February 13th
9am – 12pm
T.H. Rogers
(please come even if only for an hour)

Click HERE for details.  (Spanish)

The PTO will provide donuts & water.

You don’t have to know anything about gardening or have a “green thumb”.
The gardens are very important to T.H. Rogers students.

Students use them to learn about habitats, butterflies, fruits & vegetables.

If you have them, please bring:
– Shovels
– Wheelbarrows
– Post hole diggers
– Gloves
– Hoes
– Rakes

If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Reese at (Event Chair).


Elementary Science Night – Tuesday, February 23rd

Family Science Night

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
5:30 – 7:30 pm
T.H. Rogers Cafeteria & Gym

Meet real scientists!
Conduct experiments!

 6:30     Dress Like a Famous Scientist Costume Contest
Prizes for 3 Best Elementary Costumes !

7:15     Door Prize Drawing
Get your Passport Stamped for a chance to WIN a Door Prize !
(You don’t have to be present to win.)

Screaming Penny  ——   Arthropods  ——   Elephant Toothpaste  ——   Live Snakes  ——   Drones  ——   Fossil Prints  ——   Make Your Own Thermometer  ——   Outdoor Education Center  ——   Make Your Own Battery  ——   Fossil Formation  ——   Aquatic Organisms & Live Animals  ——   Aerial Robotics  ——   Mad Science Dry Ice   ——   4th & 5th Grade Science Projects  ——   Middle School District Science Fair Projects

Pizza ($2) and bottled water ($1) will be for sale by the T.H. Rogers Junior Student Council.

Science Night brought to you by the Elementary Science Faculty and the T.H. Rogers PTO



Walk ‘n’ Roll & Field Day – March 4th

TH Rogers PTO Walk ‘n’ Roll
Friday, March 4th

 It is time to raise funds for Walk ’n’ Roll!
The money is for a great cause – the PTO is always behind the scenes, paying for things that are needed but not within the HISD budget.

Anyone who raises over $100 will be entered in a drawing to win one of 3 $100 Best Buy Gift Cards!
ALL donations of $10 or more will receive coupons from teachers and administration.

 Click HERE to donate online.

Even though the Volunteer time slots are 1 hour….you can VOLUNTEER for LESS time…like 30 minutes…just make a note in the Comments Column when you sign up. Click HERE to sign-up.

Schedules – Check your child’s class schedule and join them in the fun!! Schedule

  •  Contribution form & Incentives – Great incentives from Administration/Teachers/PTO. You can still send in your contribution!! There will be three $100 Best Buy gift card drawings.

Contribution Form – Spanish
Incentives – Elementary – Middle School


Thank you for your support!!



8th Grade Graduation Luncheon – May 17th

Parents of 8th graders: plans for graduation are already under way.

We’d like to be able to send each of the 8th graders home from the graduation luncheon with a small gift. We are asking parents to find fun gifts, with a value around $10 and no more than $20, and bring them to Ms Valdez in the main office. She has a drop box for the gifts.

Please click  HERE for more details


Box Tops for Education Raffles

Drawing Dates: December 11, 2015 & May 13, 2016

Category winners:(2) Elementary, (2) Middle, (2) RDSPD, and (1) Staff
Rules: Write your name, grade, and homeroom teacher’s name on each entry form and attach ten (10) unexpired box tops.
Drop completed entries in the Box Tops for Education box located in the Main office before the drawing date.
Winners will be announced in RAM news.
Contact: Jennifer Nguyen,
Print an entry form
For a list of participating products:


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