Rattan Read

April 24th- May 5th

Important Dates

4/27 - 5th grade SCIENCE STAAR

4/28 - NO SCHOOL

5/1- 5/5- Teacher Appreciation Week

5/4- 5th grade MATH STAAR

5/4- 6th grade BAND parent meeting

5/9- 3rd grade MATH STAAR

5/10- 4th grade MATH STAAR

5/17- 5th grade FIELD DAY

5/22- End of year Awards- info coming

5/23- Kindergarten Graduation- info coming

5/24- 5th grade CLAP-OUT, Early Release and Last day of school

Parents- Worried about STAAR?

Click the link for more information:
  • All about the STAAR test
  • How to prepare your child
  • Testing Calendar
  • STAAR redesign
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Altered Lunch Schedules

For parents that bring lunch for their students....On STAAR testing days, lunch schedules may be altered.

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4- Day Instructional Week


Running Late in the Morning?

Doors close at 7:30 am.

Students that arrive after 7:30am are REQUIRED to be signed in through the front office by an adult.

Happy Birthday Rattan Students!

Want to wish your Student a HAPPY BIRTHDAY on the sign of RATTAN ELEMENTARY?

Send $5 (CASH or CHECK ONLY) to the front office, prior to their birthday, in order to wish them a Happy Birthday on Rattan's marquee. Please give a 48 hour notice.

Negative Lunch Balances

Unfortunately, free lunch and breakfast for everyone came to an end at the beginning of the school year. Please apply for free and reduced lunch/breakfast using the following link.

If your student has a negative balance of $5.00 or more they WILL NOT be permitted to receive the lunch menu item and will be given a sandwich. You can check your students' balance on the MySchoolBucks App. Also, letters from the cafteria will be sent home if your student's balance becomes negative.

My School Bucks

check balances and add money to your students' account

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Want to visit your student during lunch?

Reminder that lunch with students is only on Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday. You may VOLUNTEER to help Monday-Friday.


Kinder- 11:20

1st- 12:20

2nd- 10:45

3rd- 11:55

4th- 11:05

5th- 11:45

When to keep your child home from school

  • Children who have the following symptoms should stay home and not come to school until these symptoms have been gone for at least 24 hours without the help of medication.

    • Fever (100 degrees or higher)
    • Sore Throat (with fever or swollen neck)
    • Persistent Vomiting or Diarrhea
    • Rash (with fever and itching)
    • Conjunctivitis/Pink Eye (your child can attend school 24 hours after starting medical treatment)

    A child with a typical cold but no fever or green drainage may come to school.

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Rattan Elementary and the Anna Municipal Complex are accepting donations of school supplies.

Contact Officer Biancoby email: abianco@annatex.gov for questions.

Rattan and Anna ISD Information


  • Class begins promptly at 7:30 - students may be dropped off at school at 7:05
  • Buses and Daycare will drop off at the front of the school
  • Carpool will drop off on south side of building, then front carpool drop off will open at 7:15.
  • If you choose to drop off in the front, please do not pass a parked bus.
  • To ensure the safety of all students, please do not park and have your child walk through the parking lot.
  • Tardy bell rings at 7:30. If a student is tardy, PARENTS will need to come into the building and sign your student in.

Dismissal Procedures

  • School is dismissed at 3:05. Please have a conversation with your student about their mode of transportation
  • Buses and Daycare will load at the front of the school
  • Carpool - cars will load on the south side of the building. All cars must have the family number.
  • Walkers will be released the same time as Carpool. Oak Hollow students will meet up with Parents and Siblings on the Oak Hollow side of Ferguson (after the student has been walked through the crosswalk. Lakeview students will be walked across the carpool lane to meet up with Parents and Siblings. Westfield walkers will meet in the foyer of the school and a teacher will walk them to the north side of the school.
  • Parents must make all transportation changes on the PikMyKid app before 2:35.
  • We will not change a student from bus or car rider to walker over the phone.

Early Pick-Up

  • If you need to pick your student up earlier than the normal dismissal/pick up time, you must arrive before 2:35. If a student is leaving for a medical appointment a note will need to be turned in when the student returns for attendance purposes.
  • Students will not be released through the office after 2:35.
  • You will need proper identification in order to pick up a student early. Proper identification is a valid driver's license and/or a picture ID.
  • Person picking up the student will NEED to be listed on the Emergency Contact list.

Breakfast and Lunch Menus

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