The PTA will use the funds and points obtained through the programs listed below to directly benefit our children and our school. The funds allow the PTA to provide a variety of things (field trips, assemblies, books, etc.), while the points help to purchase much needed supplies (for art, physical education, classrooms, etc.).    Thank you for your support!! 


 

 
General Mills Box Tops for Education
 

General Mills "Box Tops for Education" can be found everywhere, on a wide variety of items, including Huggies products, Cottonelle products, many Betty Crocker and Pillsbury products, numerous brands of cereal, Yoplait yogurt, Juicy Juice, and many more. (For a full list of participating products, click here.) 10 TOPS = $1.00 for our school!!  Simply clip the Box Tops cleanly along the dotted lines, being careful not to cut off the expiration date, and turn them in to your child's teacher.
   

Campbell's Labels for Education
 
Collect Campbell's Labels For Education and our school can redeem them for educational resources! Campbell's soups, Pepperidge Farms products including Goldfish crackers, V-8 beverages, Spaghettios, and other products are eligible. (For a full list of eligible products, click here.)
  

Tyson Project A+
 

The PTA receives $0.24 for each TYSON CHICKEN A+ label you submit.  Please submit the entire label to your child's teacher. For a full list of eligible Tyson Chicken products, click here.  
 
 
 
   

 
My Coke Rewards for Schools
 
By entering codes found on Coke products (including Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Sprite, Dasani, POWERade, Minute Maid, VAULT, Pibb Extra, Fanta, Fresca and Barqs), you can donate points to provide our school with the resources we need. These points can be used to purchase art supplies, sports gear, educational resources and much more!   To get started, register at http//:www.mycokerewards.com/schools
 

 
Target Take Charge of Education
 
Register your TARGET card to benefit our school!  
 
Through the Take Charge of Education program, Target donates an amount equal to 1% of Target Visa and Target Card purchases made at Target and Target.com, and 1/2% of Target Visa purchases made elsewhere, to the eligible K-12 school of your choice.   For some schools, the program generates over $10,000 a year!  To enroll in the Take Charge of Education program, click here.
 
 

 
FATHER/DAUGHTER DANCE – This committee helps plan and decorate for the Father/Daughter dance in February. 




 

*New* MOTHER/SON DANCE – This committee helps plan and decorate for the Mother/Son dance in May.

 
 

 

*New* MOVIE NIGHT – This committee helps select the movie and coordinate and sell concessions during the movie.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SPIRIT WEAR – The Chair of this committee works with a local vendor to market Rockledge Elementary apparel and other merchandise.  Spirit Wear sales take place in the Fall of the school year.  The Chair is responsible for coordinating the event, publicizing the event, collecting funds for the event, distributing the merchandise once it has been received and selling the merchandise at the Fall Festival and Holiday Shop. 
 
 

AUCTION - The Auction is a fun ADULT ONLY event that not only strengthens the parent community but could be one of Rockledge’s largest fundraisers. Planning starts as early as September when letters are sent to donors to assure enough time for delivery of donated items.  A successful event requires the dedication of many committee members who plan and manage the event. There is something for everyone on this committee: administrative work; soliciting local merchants; working behind the scenes assisting with pre-planning, purchases, preparation, advertising and promotion; set up prior to the event; set up the morning of; assisting at the event registering guests, or acting as a cashier; tearing down and cleaning up at the end of the night.  You can volunteer for one area or all areas; one hour or several hours. There’s plenty to do for everyone!


HOLIDAY SECRET SHOP – The Holiday Secret Shop event is a student favorite!  The Chair of this committee coordinates the date and time of the event with FUN Services and Rockledge Elementary; the services of Santa with the Bowie Fire Department; and schedules volunteers for the day of the event. When the sample box from Fun Services arrives, the Chair is responsible for displaying the items in the front showcase so that the children can develop a wish list.  Committee members support the Chair in all areas to include: setup the day before the event; cashiering and helping students shop on the day of the event; and cleanup.  The Holiday Secret Shop Chair also works with the Bake Sale Chair to coordinate a bake sale during the event.


ICE CREAM SOCIAL – The Chair of the Ice Cream Social coordinates the dates and times of the event with the Chair of the Book Fairs.  Typically, pre-sales of tickets gives an estimate of the amount of ice cream purchased. The Chair purchases supplies and also coordinates the committee members to volunteer for ticket sales during the event, ice cream scooping, topping detail, and clean-up.
 
 
 
 

FALL FESTIVAL – The Fall Festival is a fundraiser that draws one of our biggest crowds.  The Chair of this committee schedules fun activities such as a Moon Bounce, Hay Rides, Pumpkin Patch, Scarecrow making, Pie Tosses, and more.  The Chair also schedules the rental of various vending items such as a Pop Corn machine, a Cotton Candy machine, etc. and includes the Bake Sale Chair in the planning, because there is a Bake Sale table at the Fall Festival.  Committee members assist the Chair with all aspects of the event to include pre-planning, purchases, preparation, and advertising/promotion; set up the night before; set up the morning of; and volunteering during the event (working concessions, running games; and clean-up).


DINING FOR DOLLARS - The Dining for Dollars program is a fundraiser that encourages community building while earning money for the school. The Chair of this committee works with local eating establishments and the Rockledge Front Office to coordinate a night (or nights) where our Rockledge family patronizes the business and the business subsequently donates a portion of each bill to Rockledge. 
 
 
 
 

BOOK FAIR – The Scholastic Book Fair takes place at Rockledge twice a year for a week in duration (in the Fall and the Spring).  The Chair of the Book Fair committee coordinates with the Scholastic Book Fair representatives and the Rockledge Librarian to schedule the Fall and Spring dates and times for the event.  The Chair of the Book Fair committee also coordinates committee members to set up the book fair; to help on the night the Fair opens; and work the book fair (assistance and purchases) the week that the book fair runs.


BAKE SALE – Rockledge Parents may be asked to provide baked goods for events such as the Fall Festival, Teacher Appreciation week and various other PTA events.  The Chair of the Bake Sale committee contacts the volunteers and coordinates items for the bake sale.  The Chair will also set up a volunteer schedule for the day of the event.  Committee members are responsible for preparing and selling items for the bake sale and cleaning up the area when the sale is complete. We are currently exploring the opportunity for a “No Bake, Bake Sale” to collection donations.
 
 

KIDS STUFF BOOKS - The committee chair will set up and distribute the books and sell them accordingly. This is a great sale where 50% of the profits are returned to the school.
 
 
 
 
 
 


Office Depot 5% Program
 
 
Let the cashier know you support our school or enter your invoice number online, and Office Depot gives our school 5% of purchase amount!  
 
 

 
Clothing donations - Schoola Stitch is a company that resells gently used clothing. Schoola Stitch will send you a bag to fill with your unwanted children's clothing. Once returned, Schoola puts clothing up for sale and Rockledge will receive up to 40% of the proceeds from each item donated. Go to www.schoola.com/stitch/rockledge-elementary-bowie-md and get your bag today!