SDMC Votes Due Friday May 19th

This week we are voting in a neighborhood and magnet SDMC member who will serve from 2017 – 2019.  Please click below to read about our nominees.  Ballots will be going home with your child(ren) the week of May 15th.  Please return your Original Ballot either in your child(ren)’s green folder, or you may deposit it in a ballot box located in the main office.   Ballots must be returned by 2:00pm on Friday, May 19, 2017. 

Magnet – SDMC Nominees

Neighborhood – SDMC Nominees



Order Your 2017-2018 School Supplies and Directory

Don’t forget to order your school supplies for the new school year. Follow this link to order:


ROE Book Fair!

Here’s all you need to know about this year’s ROE Book Fair.  Get ready for an Around the World Adventure!

Book Fair Family Night is Friday, February 17 from 5-7 pm.

  • Parade of Nations at 6 pm
  • Activities from over 15 countries!
  • Book fair shopping
  • Pizza dinner & dessert
  • Raffle prizes!

Join us at ROE for this great adventure!  Pre-purchase your family night tickets online by 10 AM on Feb. 14. Tickets will also be available at the door, while quantities last.

Can’t make it in to shop with your student?  No problem!  Buy a gift certificate for your child to use.  Gift certificates can also be purchased for teachers.

If you’d like to help with the Book Fair, you can sign up to volunteer at the following links:

Book Fair Schedule:

Tuesday, February 14 – 9:30 – 4:15

Wednesday, February 15 – 8:30 – 4:15

Thursday, February 16 – 8:30 – 4:15

Friday, February 17 – 10:00 – 7:00 (Family Night 5:00 – 7:00)


ROE Parent Teacher Party – Saturday, April 8, 5:30-8:30 pm (Rebel’s Honky Tonk at 5002 Washington Ave)

Join ROE Parents, Teachers, and Staff for a night at the Honky Tonk!  The evening’s line-up will include a silent & live auction, dinner catered by Goode Co. Bar-B-Q, drinks, dance lessons, line dancing, mechanical bull riding, and fellowship with our amazing teachers and staff!

$40 ticket (includes dinner and two drinks)

$90 ticket (includes dinner and unlimited drinks)


You may also sponsor a teacher or staff member for $40!

Tickets will be on sale through March 31, 2017.  Please note that NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.   Click here for tickets.

Questions?  Email


Barnes and Noble Book Fair

River Oaks Elementary PTO’s annual book fair at Barnes and Noble will be held this Friday and Saturday, November 18-19, from 9 am to 11 pm at the Barnes and Noble bookstore in the River Oaks Shopping Center (2030 West Gray).  Please join us for readings, teacher appearances, book signings, ROE Choir performance, and the most fun …. book shopping!   More information, including a schedule of events and the vouchers that will provide credit to our school, is available by clicking on the attached links.





ROE Dad’s Club


Exciting plans are in the works for our ROE Dads Club this year.  If you were not able to sign up for Dads Club at Meet & Greet in August and would like to be included on the Dads Club email distribution list, please email with your contact information.  News about the first event will be coming in the next few days!!

Questions?  Email Chris Watt at


Yearbook Cover Artwork Contest – Deadline September 19!

Yearbook Cover Artwork Contest

Deadline: Monday, September 19th

Win a free personalized yearbook!

We have a full-color cover and we want to display your artwork on it!

ROE’S 2016-17 Yearbook Theme:

ROE’s IB Survival Guide

We want a fun “cover art” for our yearbook that is designed by one of our many talented 5th grade students at ROE. The winner will be chosen by a committee.


Here are the rules:


  1. Your drawing must be on an 8.5 X 11 sheet of WHITE COPY paper.
  2. It must be in PORTRAIT layout (the landscape layout will not fit properly).
  3. It must be completed in COLOR. You may use paint, color pencils, or crayons. You may use markers to outline only.
  4. This contest is open only to 5th graders at River Oaks Elementary.
  5. It must be the student’s original artwork (no clip-art, traced art, parent’s art, etc.).
  6. Please return the artwork to Ms. Lieber no later than Monday, September 19th. Sorry, no late entries will be accepted.
  7. Please make sure the student’s name is PRINTED on the back of the artwork along with his or her 5th grade teacher’s name.


Purchase a Directory Business Ad


Purchasing a Business Ad in our print directory is a fantastic way to advertise your business and support ROE!

Cardstock Tab Divider (Full Page size – 7 available): $250*

Full Page (up to 7.5″H x 6″W – portrait):  $175

Half Page (up to 3.5″ H x 6″W – landscape):  $100

Third Page (up to 2″H x 6″W – landscape):  $75

* Premium placement ads are limited and reserved on a first paid basis.

To purchase a business ad, please go to:

Deadline:  September 23, 2016 

You may also download the Business Ad form at  Please return this form, your artwork and check (payable to ROE PTO) to ROE Directory Business Ads, 2008, Kirby Dr., Houston, TX 77018 or drop it in the front office by September 23, 2016.


ROE Yearbooks for the 2016-2017 School Year

Yearbooks are on sale now at the lowest prices of the year!  Keep memories at your fingertips at the lowest price possible!  Take advantage of our early bird back to school pricing of $28.00 when you order your yearbook by September 30, 2016.  (Personalization available for an additional cost & if you purchase during the back to school promotion, you get FOUR icons free with personalization!)  Order now at

Share your pictures with the Yearbook Committee! The yearbook staff invites students, parents, teachers, and staff to submit photos for the yearbook. If you’ve got great photos of school events, we’d like to see them. Help us get as many photos as possible to create a terrific book everyone will want to have.

NOW LOOKING FOR BACK TO SCHOOL PICTURES (grade level play dates, Roadrunner Rally, Meet & Greet, and First of School). Deadline to submit back to school pictures is September 30, 2016.

  • GO TO:
  • Browse to select the photo(s) you wish to upload, click on “Select My Images.”
  • Enter information about the photo and provide contact information in case the staff needs additional information.
  • Please include the names of the students in the picture as well as grade level and the event where the photo was taken.
  • Click “Upload Chosen Images.” It’s that easy! Submit your photos today!

You may also email photos to  Whichever method you use to submit them, please be sure to provide the following information for the kids appearing in the photo – name(s), teacher, event/activity.  That information will help us make sure we are including as many students as possible.

The yearbook staff will review all photos and determine final yearbook content. We cannot guarantee that all submissions will be used in the book.

For more information regarding the yearbook, go to


PTO Back-to-School Kickoff Party

Join us at Beck’s Prime-Memorial Park for the PTO Back-to-School Kickoff Party.

Friday, September 9, 6:30-9:00 pm.

Food, drinks, beer & wine will be available for purchase.  Beck’s Prime is generously donating a percentage of the sales at this event back to ROE.

Children are welcome!

Many thanks to our host, Heritage Texas Properties.

RSVP here:

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