Entries by John Berggren

SuperKids Camp Registration

Representative from Parks and People will be here tomorrow after school to talk about SuperKids Camp and to assist with the registration process. SuperKids is a six week literacy enrichment program sponsored by the Parks & People Foundation and funded by grants from MSDE and the 21st CCLC Program. Rising 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade […]

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 1st through May 5th is designated as National Teacher Appreciation Week! Our teachers and staff work tirelessly day in and day out to create a positive learning environment for our children. In addition to the hours you see them at school, they spend a considerable amount of time planning lessons, meeting with teams, consulting […]

Registration for 2017-2018

We are currently recruiting families to join Roots & Branches School for the upcoming school year. As we plan for next year and beyond, we need to make sure we enroll students whose families support our mission. We will continue to accept applications for new students for all grades. We expect to enroll sixty kindergarten […]

Boy Scouts

We are excited to announce the formation of a Cub Scout Pack at Roots & Branches School. Registration was held last week. The first meeting is planned for the Friday after Spring Break. If you’d like more information, you can contact Mr. Lou McCoy at 443-573-2528 or lmccoy@baltimorebsa.org.

Baltimore Sun features Roots and Branches School

The Baltimore Sun highlighted the science work our Oaks Grove has been doing with Mr. Keith Young of Ecotek. Our students have been focusing on a different area of science each week, culminating in an informational display of units and measures, biology, chemistry, and many areas of science. Check out the photo gallery at http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/education/k-12/bal-stem-olympics-gallery-20170328-photogallery.html.

We Are Still Growing!

Last year, Roots & Branches families rallied to make sure the city knew how important this school is to the children of Baltimore. This school year we have continued to offer small classes and an arts integrated instructional program. Our students participate in music, art, and movement classes weekly. Each class also has a theater […]

Future Roots & Branches Chemists

Congratulations to some of our Oaks who participated in the Baltimore-area You Be The Chemist Challenge this weekend. Held at Towson University, students were tested on their chemistry knowledge through several rounds of multiple choice questions. Our children answered questions about scientific notation, elements on the periodic tables, physical properties of chemical compounds, and much […]

SY18 Budget

You may have heard that the Baltimore City School System is facing a huge budget deficit. This financial situation  impacts all schools including charter schools. Roots and Branches is facing a reduction to our funding that will certainly affect how we program for our children. The board discussed the implication of these cuts on our […]