Roberto Clemente Middle School - PTSA

18808 Waring Station Road Germantown, MD 20874

everychild. onevoice.

Getting the Word Out


Want information to go to students?

  • Put your information on the Morning Announcements!  Send an email to Jeri Crist at the Front Office, deadline is 3 pm the day before. Morning announcements also get posted on the PTSA Listserv and the school website.  
  • Put your information on the school website. Your contact is Beth Shull (Financial Specialist) at the Front Office.
  • Put your event on the school calendar.  Give as much detail as you can and fill out a event request form. Submit the form to Beth Shull. 
  • Hang Posters in the hallways advertising your event. 
  • Piggyback on opportunities like Back To School Night, Golden Hawk Night, Concerts and Drama Productions. 

Want information to go to parents?

  • Try and send your copy in both English and Spanish. 
  • Send your information to the RCMS PTSA listserv. Email your message to  The listserv moderator will need to approve your message to post it.  
  • Ask your Administrator about a ConnectEd call and/or email to your grade or whole school.
  • Ask Principal Mr. Brown to include a short snippet in his Sunday Night message.  Send your message to Nicole Quiroga in the front office to include in the message. 
  • Send a request to PTSA at to include your event information on 1) PTSA website 2)PTSA listserv 3)PTSA Facebook Page 4) PTSA calendar 5)Magnet Center Listserv, 6) PALA FB (in SPANISH).  

Want participation?

  • Tell parents ahead of time and repeatedly.
  • Use the Communication Checklist to reach the school community
    • Morning Show for Students
    • Morning Announcements
    • Mr. Brown's Connect Ed (Email) Sunday Night message.
    • Info posted under "Upcoming events" and "School Calendar". Contact Nicole Quiroga at the front office.
    • Print flyers to be included in the student backpacks during advisory.
  • Back Map a calendar 

Want to build Positive Relationships?
  • Send a follow up telling about the success of the event. Include pictures if available.


‘Literacy Night was a big hit!  Many families attended the event and learned new strategies to increase their reading skills!’
‘The Boys Soccer team won big against rival Kingsview yesterday.  The final score was 5-1. Clint Dempsey picked up a hat trick and Omar Gonzales on defense made numerous saves. Come see the team take on Neelsville at home on Tuesday!’