Raccoon Review

A Weekly Communication Tool for Rice Elementary Staff

Campus Goals



  1. Ensuring ALL students are in attendance.
  2. Cultivating a climate that welcomes students and parents.
  3. Creating opportunities for students to use and increase critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  4. Moving from Parent Involvement to Parent Engagement.
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Staff Shout Outs

Thank you for a wonderful 1st semester!!!! You guys are one of a kind & the absolute best!!! I say it many times, but I wouldn't want to this work with any other group. You make each day easy to get up to come see the wonderful things happening in your classrooms!!! Enjoy this season with friends and family doing whatever makes your heart content!

Week at a Glance: December 17th-19th


Monday-Red Day

Kinder PLC

2nd ELA Planning Day

4th JA in a Day

Rice Way Team Planning in the am (Conference room)


Tuesday-White Day

3rd/4th ELA PLC

7:00-Content Leader Meeting

4th Grade Santa Store

Polar Express Day (showing at 9:00 & 1:00)


Wednesday-No Specials

3rd/4th Math PLC

9:30-Holiday Breakfast (PK time are different)

Early Release at 12:10

** Meet in the Library after dismissal

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Staff Birthdays

Megan Caldwell 12/21

Julie Gunnell 12/30