Directory

ROE Directory and Email Communication for the 2015-2016 School Year

The ROE PTO annually publishes a School Directory containing family contact information sorted by grade level and class and other useful school information such as staff email addresses and PTO committee listings. It is published by PTO Volunteers and provided free to each family. Printing costs are funded through the sale of Business Ads and Spirit Ads.

The PTO also offers access to an Online Directory through My School Anywhere which is available only to families of students currently registered at ROE and to ROE faculty and staff. This online platform also serves as the primary means of email communication between ROE families and the ROE PTO.

How does your information get included in the Directory?

Returning Families: If you are a returning family who had information in the 2014 Directory, you should have received an email with a link to update your information. If you have not received this email, please contact directory@riveroakspto.org .

New Families: If you are a new family, or did not have any information in the 2014 Directory, you must click the following link to enter your information: http://bit.ly/ROENewStudent

If desired, you may choose to block some or all of your contact information from being published in the print directory as well the online directory. If you do not submit any contact information, your directory listing will be blank, although your child’s name will still be listed with their class.

***In order to continue to receive emails from ROE, you must ensure that your preferred email address is correctly input in the online directory (you may choose to not publish your email address in the online and/or print directory, but you still must input your email address into the system in order to receive emails).***

How do you access the online directory?

Once we have received and reviewed your family’s information and have completed editing the online directory, you will receive an email with login instructions (we are hopeful that this will occur the first or second week of school).

What’s great about the online directory?

  • It’s secure and only viewable by the ROE community. All data is stored behind secure firewalls and can only be accessed by authorized users with a validated username and encrypted password. All data is viewed and passed using SSL encryption. Each family will have a unique login and password.
  • You can search by student’s first name, grade, teacher or family last name.
  • You can create your own custom list of frequently called families.
  • You can access the online directory by downloading the My School Anywhere mobile app or via the internet at www.myschoolanywhere.com 

What are Spirit Ads and Business Ads?

Spirit and Business Ad sales underwrite the cost of printing directories for our school families and also raise funds for the ROE PTO that directly benefit ROE.

Spirit Ads: Families can purchase Spirit Ads in our print directory to show their school spirit or support for their children or teachers.

Your Spirit Ad can be a picture or text or both. Many people make their ad by cropping a favorite photo of their child and superimpose text by using photo editing software or Microsoft Word or PowerPoint. If you do not already have software that does this, a good suggestion is to use the free Picasa software by Google. You can download Picasa at http://picasa.google.com/.

For more information on how to create a Spirit Ad, click the following link:  How To Make a Spirit Ad

To purchase a Spirit Ad, click: Purchase a Spirit Ad. For questions regarding Spirit Ads, email: spiritads@riveroakspto.org

Business Ads: Businesses can purchase ads to promote their products or services in the print directory. Business Ads can be purchased online by clicking: Purchase a Business Ad. Premium Ad placements (tabs, back cover, and fly leaf) sell quickly so reserve your Business Ad early. For questions regarding Business Ads, contact businessads@riveroakspto.org.

Directory Deadlines for Fall 2015:

August 28 – Contact Information due (new or changes since last year)

September 12 – Spirit Ads & Business Ads due

Mid-October – Directory (printed version) distribution via classrooms

For general questions about the directory, please email: directory@riveroakspto.org 

Directory Ads

Directory ad sales underwrite the cost of printing directories for our school families. Families can purchase ads to show their school spirit or support for their children. To purchase a Spirit Ad for your child online, click here.   For information on how to create a spirit ad, click How to Create An Ad Businesses can purchase ads …

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How to make a Spirit Ad using PowerPoint

How to Make a Spirit Ad Using PowerPoint There are several different ways to make a Spirit Ad by combining a picture and text; this article describes how to do it using PowerPoint. From within a blank doc in PowerPoint, import your picture. Insert >  Picture from File > {select your picture from your computer …

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