Special Events

Black History Month Showcase = An annual event all RP students attend, held one morning in February, featuring performances from RP students, the Blake High School Dance Team, and the Blake High School Gospel Choir. Parents are welcome to attend this not-to-be-missed event!

Book-O-Ween = An annual event held the morning of Halloween (or the closest school day to Halloween) where PYP students dress up as a character from a favorite book. Students walk in a parade around the school campus and parents are invited to watch!

Dragon Fire Ball = An annual fundraiser event for parents that typically takes place one evening in February, organized by the Roland Park Foundation, to raise funds for large projects at the school. Past projects funded have included an outdoor covered court, outdoor learning spaces, media center updates, and robotics labs.

Evening of IB = An annual event held after school that showcases Related Arts programs (Art, Music, Spanish, and Physical Education), including student performances, displays of student art, and interactive activities throughout the school

Fun Run = An annual fundraiser event held in September and October. Students raise money for the school and win prizes, culminating in a Fun Run event for students that takes place during school one day in October. School administration directs funds raised to school needs like updating technology, IB teacher training, educational software, textbooks, student planners, and custodial needs.

International Bazaar = An annual event held after school that showcases countries and cultures from around the world. Each class chooses a country and creates a table/booth that typically includes a display board about the country and may include food, clothing, music, crafts, etc., from that country. Tables are set up all along the sidewalks in the courtyard for you to visit at your leisure, there are usually student performances, and students can get their “passports” stamped at each country!

Peace Day Celebration = An annual event held one day in September during the school day in the gym that includes student performances – songs, dances, poetry, etc. – parents are invited to attend.