November 8th ROISD 2nd annual fall Comm-Unity Service Day

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ROISD Community Service flyer

22 Area Projects Across ROISD & Red Oak Community

(RED OAK, TX) — As part of an effort to develop service opportunities for students, staff, and even the community, Red Oak ISD is hosting the 2nd annual fall ROISD Comm-Unity Service Day on Monday, November 8 from 12-3 p.m. with twenty-two (22) area projects available across the district and community. It is a non-instructional day so students do not have school and staff are participating in professional development that morning, but may participate if their afternoon is open.

“Red Oak ISD is committed to developing the whole child, and part of that development is community service and the 4th Talon – We Before Me,” stated ROISD Superintendent Brenda Sanford. “When children and adults are invested in our community through the gift of time and effort, the pride in your district and community multiplies! We are blessed by the amazing support of our community and want to give back!”

Project development took place with input from campus principals, city leaders, and department heads focusing on outdoor and indoor projects this year. Campus clean-up and beautification projects dominate the district events along with an area park project.

The twenty-two current projects allow over 200 volunteers to donate their time and efforts for some campus and park cleaning.

“Campus beautification has an impact on student learning! Students and staff are excited about coming to school when it is a place they want to be, and that includes a warm, inviting, and clean facility,” added Sanford. “I want to thank our volunteers in advance for their gracious service. This year is all about reuniting and refocusing on what it means to be a Hawk and part of the Red Oak community. We know it takes all of us to make our schools and neighborhoods better and when we unite as Hawks we can make that happen.”

WHAT – Red Oak ISD Comm-Unity Service Day
WHEN – Monday, November 8, 12-3 p.m.
WHERE – Various Campuses, Parks (see below)
WHO – Students, staff, PTAs, student groups, families, parents
HOW – Sign up on the Signup.com link – https://signup.com/go/udrqmrE

How to participate:

1. Review the projects below, then sign up https://signup.com/go/udrqmrE
2. Only pick one since all projects are at the same time
3. If the one you want is full, please pick a different project!
4. Show up at your location at noon on Monday, November 8 for three (3) hours of helping out your community!

  • All volunteers will need to wear work-appropriate clothing, plus gloves and outdoor protection if your project is such.
  • Please bring your own bottle of water.
  •  ROISD Staff are encouraged to wear their Reunite and Refocus or Unite shirts!

RED OAK ISD PROJECTS:

1. Eastridge Elementary
725 E. Ovilla Rd., Red Oak
a. Clean out garden beds by the playground
b. Weed front flower beds
c. Clean up campus exterior field and playground

2. Red Oak Elementary
200 Valley Ridge Dr., Red Oak
a. Construct playground musical instrument
b. Weed front flower beds
c. Assist with projects in the Learning Commons

3. Schupmann Elementary
401 E. Ovilla Rd., Glenn Heights
a. Clean up around the school and flower beds, lay mulch, water seal picnic tables
b. Assist with projects in the Learning Commons

4. Shields Elementary
223 W. Ovilla Rd., Glenn Heights
a. Hawktown fence construction (need power tools and helpers)
b. Assemble bookshelves and relocate materials

5. Wooden Elementary
200 Louise Ritter Blvd., Red Oak
a. Weed front flower beds
b. Powerwash brick walls, possibly paint the basketball court

6. Red Oak Middle School
154 Louise Ritter Blvd., Red Oak
a. Paint Café serving line at the main campus

7. Red Oak High School
220 South SH 342, Red Oak
a. Weed front flower beds
b. Remove old posters/fliers and staples from walls
c. Decorate staff lounges

8. Red Oak ISD – CTE Building
156 Louise Ritter Blvd., Red Oak
a. Paint the automotive shop

9. Red Oak ISD – ESC (Admin.)
109 W Red Oak Rd., Red Oak
a. Paint back entrance covered walkway
b. Assemble a new picnic table on the back porch
c. Create décor plan for 4 pots, paint pots

COMMUNITY PROJECTS:

10. City of Red Oak – Hargrove Park Project
E. Ovilla Rd, turn North on Cole Rd.

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