Ratner Parent Organization

RPO MISSION

The mission of the Ratner Parent Organization (RPO) is to promote cooperation and communication among the parents, teachers and staff of The Lillian and Betty Ratner Montessori School. In addition, the RPO exists to enhance the educational, financial and cultural resources of The Ratner Montessori School through volunteer, fundraising and marketing efforts. The RPO is committed to supporting the mission of The Lillian and Betty Ratner Montessori School.

 

2018-2019 RPO Executive Board:
Presidents - Alwyn Chao 
Vice President - Jodi Richardson
Secretaries - Rebekah McClelland 
Treasurers - Ben Axelrod and Karen Powell

 

Click below for RPO By-laws.

2018-2019 ROOM PARENT LIST 

The RPO welcomes all Ratner parents to the RPO, and encourages everyone to get involved in The Ratner Montessori School! See below for a list of upcoming RPO events, RPO volunteer sign-up, and information about Ratner Spirit Wear.

Contact the Jodi Richardson, RPO Representative: RPO@theratnerschool.org

The RPO is on Facebook!

 

PARENT AMBASSADORS

The Admission Office appreciates the support of Ratner parents in assisting with Admission events and helping to promote The Ratner Montessori School in the community.

 

Interested in helping out as a Parent Ambassador? Fill out this form to sign up!

THE RAPTOR SHOP

The RPO is pleased to offer our parent and student community the opportunity to show school spirit with Ratner Spirit Wear!

 

The Raptor Shop is will be set up in the Front Lobby at school on most Friday mornings. To arrange a shop visit at an alternate time, email the RPO at rpo@theratnerschool.org.

 

 

FUNDRAISING AND VOLUNTEERING

 

You can help raise funds for Ratner by participating in the programs offered by these companies:

 

 

HEINEN’S TEAMING UP FOR EDUCATION PROGRAM

Do you shop at Heinen’s? If you do, you can earn rewards for The Ratner Montessori School! Follow the instructions here and sign up for the Heinen’s “Teaming Up For Education” Program.

 

GIANT EAGLE APPLES FOR THE STUDENTS PROGRAM

Do you shop at Giant Eagle? If you do, you can earn rewards for The Ratner Montessori School! Register here and sign up for the Giant Eagle “Apples for the Students” Program using Ratner's code 5318.

 

AMAZON SMILE PROGRAM

Do you shop online at Amazon? You can earn rewards for Ratner by shopping through the AmazonSmile program! Click here to log into your Amazon account through the AmazonSmile site, and start shopping!

 

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION PROGRAM

Save your Box Tops! This program is easy to participate in and raises significant funds for Ratner.

  1. Buy your favorite Box Tops Product (see list of participating products)
  2. Carefully cut out the Box Top from each package (please do not tear!)
  3. Check the expiration date! No expired Box Tops will be accepted.
  4. Send your Box Tops to school with your child. You can start by attaching 25 to the Box Tops Collection form! (link below)
  5. We will receive cash to help our school! Questions, or want to help? Contact the Box Top Coordinators.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Questions about RPO and how you can help? Contact the RPO: RPO@theratnerschool.org

 

INFORMATION FOR VOLUNTEERS:

Volunteers, please use the form below to submit receipts for reimbursement for any RPO-related expenses: 

UPCOMING RPO EVENTS
 

 

 

Barnes & Noble Book Fair

Contact: Stacey Souther

Date: Thursday, November 29, 5-9 p.m.

Details: Books, fun, and entertainment

Location: Barnes and Noble @ Eton Collection, 28801 Chagrin Blvd, Woodmere, OH 44122

Participate: Please attend this highly enjoyable event and/or volunteer to set up/run activities/clean up the event.