December 7, 2012 

39th Annual Holiday Festival 

HOLIDAY FESTIVAL is a party for more than 400 K - 3rd grade students from the Roberto Clemente school in Paterson.

There are many ways you can help SUPPORT this RHS tradition of GIVING.  

Holiday Festival 2012 CASH Donation flyer HERE

Holiday Festival 2012 CLOTHING and GIFT Collection flyer HERE 

MISC Items Needed - clear tape (packing/storage tape from Staples, candy canes, toothbrushes, toohpaste, wrapped board games or toys, strings of white twinkle lights, crayons, pencils, hand sanitzer, storybooks, small or medium plush toys, socks, gloves, hats, mittens, winter coats & jackets…and monetary donations are always welcome.

GIFTS FOR LOVED ONES -  The children from Roberto Clemente are given the opportunity to “shop” from our supply of gifts to give to their families. We are asking for donations of items which would be suitable for them to choose such as: jewelry, candles, wallets, umbrellas, toiletries etc. Please check to see if you have any such items to donate and send them with your student. The items can be left in the front lobby at Ramapo.

POINSETTIA & CYCLAMEN PLANT SALE –  BIG BEAUTIFUL poinsettias & cyclamen from Colony Florist in Franklin Lakes. Very reasonable prices.  DEADLINE to order is Nov. 21st .  Pick up is Dec. 5 - 8th from 9am - 6pm.  Link HERE to the Plant Sale Flier. Contact: Tracy Cornwell (201)-847-8847 or email 

ESCORT APPLICATIONS – All students interested in becoming escorts must submit their completed applications to Room 313 or put in Senora Rodriguez’s mailbox in the main office.

FIELD TRIPS - Field trips to the Roberto Clemente school will be held on the following dates in Oct. 25, and Nov.2, (cnxld due to H. Sandy), Nov. 16th from 8am - 11:30am.  Each escort only attends one of these field trip dates. Students are asked to contribute $5 to help defray the cost of the bus.

ELF SIGN UP -  Seniors interested in being an elf for the Festival should fill out an application from Room 313.

COAT DRIVE -  We are holding a fund drive to raise money to purchase coats for Roberto Clemente students. All Ramapo students are requested to bring $3 to homeroom by Nov. 30th. The homeroom that collects the most money will win a scrumptious breakfast!

T-SHIRTS - Order forms for Holiday Festival T-shirts are due by Wednesday, Nov. 7th.  Forms may be found in the main office or in room 313.


Parent Committee Chair, Karen Sherman @ or 201.819.1355