Ride Blast

September 23, 2022

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Important School-Wide Dates:

September

27 - Ride Night - Twisted Sugar, 5 - 7pm

29 - CPHS Homecoming Game


October

2nd - TEXANS GAME!! 12:00pm Kick-Off

7-10 - Student Holiday

9/10 - Chalk the Walk

11 - Walk/Ride to School Day

11 - Ride Night at Spring Creek BBQ

12 - Disney Day!

14 - Story Book Parade, 8:30am

20 - PTO Mtg, 11:30

21 - Make Up Picture Day

24 - 28 - Red Ribbon Week

31 - PINK OUT Day

Principal Message

Greetings, Ride Families!

A great big hug and thank you to our wonderful PTO. They provided ice-cream treats for the staff last week and it was a huge hit!


Our Ride Reading Adventure Fundraiser is under way!! We are very excited to bring this event back to Ride in its original fashion. The kids attended a Kick Off Pep Rally on Wednesday, and had a great time. Many of our kids did not know what a PeP Rally was. (We have not had one since 2019.)

It is amazing that with each new event or adventure we bring back, how much the kids really missed out on the last couple of years. That makes this year that much more special. We want to show them the best Storytime Parade and Ride's Reading Adventure Day ever!

Your support is greatly appreciated!!

Our motto is, " Find 10, Get 10". That means find 10 people (you know) and get $10 to support their school. The money goes toward technology, playground equipment, books, and classroom resources.

Thank you again for all you do for Sally K. Ride!!


Reminders:

- Don't forget the TEXANS Game on Oct. 2nd. The Texans gave us a section and very discounted tickets for the game!! Please see the QR codes on the flyer below.

- Our author visit scheduled for October 5th has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule it at another date.

- Please remember, when visiting school for volunteering, eating lunch, or parent conference to not to bring toddlers/babies to the school. - We would like to be proactive about preventing distractions during a purposeful visit.

- Birthday Treats -- please have parents provide a store bought cookie. Please be mindful that even though donuts maybe be a popular treat, that it is not the best treat for an elementary class. And many times, there are more than one celebration at a time.


Sincerely,

Megan Burnham


# We ARE Respectful, We ARE Challengers!

Ride's Reading Adventure

Way to go, SKR Students & Families!


Wow, what an astounding start to our Fall Fundraiser, Ride's Reading Adventure! A few years ago, we took a leap of faith and decided to STOP profit-sharing with outside companies to come and run our fundraiser. We have been so successful ever since and regret nothing! Now, instead of dividing our earnings, Ride keeps 100% of all profits our students earn!

This past week, hopefully your child came home and shared with you how they saw some of their favorite teachers put on the BEST kick-off pep rally ever! The energy was high and the kids were so into everything. It was our first large group gathering in over 2 years - that's something to celebrate right there! The teachers must have said the right things because we have already received over $9K in pledges so far! Unbelievable! Let's keep going!

This weekend, we need ALL Challengers to FIND 10, GET $10 - find at least 10 people that they can ask a minimum of a $10 donation. We expect to see great results next week and the kids are excited about the individual and class prizes provided by our one and only, PTO. Teachers also have class-wide incentives happening in their rooms as well!

Thank you all for supporting the cause, as the money raised goes directly back to our students here at Sally K. Ride.


Please see below for all the information on our Fall Fundraiser. Click on the attachment below to see online instructions on how to do your fundraising online.

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SKR HOUSES

Dear Ride Families,

We are proud of our SKR Houses! We have added house shirts to our shop that are available to purchase for $7. Challengers are invited to wear their house shirts every Wednesday.

Use the QR Code below to shop our House Shirts. The first purchase window will close on October 14th so we can deliver shirts quickly. We will open the shop periodically after the 14th for purchasing.

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Ride and TEXANS Game Day -- Kick Off 12:00pm

🏈 Ride Day at the Texans Game on Sunday, October 2nd! Tickets will be available at a discounted rate for our Challenger families AND a portion of the sales will be coming back to Ride! ❤️💙 We hope you can join us! Bring your family and friends.
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Free and Reduced Meals

All meals have transitioned back to an application requirement.

Learn more here: Free and Reduced Meals


For faster processing, please fill out the application here.

Child Find Public Awareness - Texas

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Lunch Sign-Up

Due to limited seating in the cafeteria, we are offering two options for lunch signups. You will have the opportunity to sign up to eat in the cafeteria with your child or outside in our gazebo/picnic table area. You will not be able to change locations after signup is complete. If you sign up to eat outside and it rains, you will be unable to move into the building due to limited seating. You may sign up for another day/time.

Each slot is available for two adults and the child you are eating lunch with..

Please see the schedule below for designated grade level lunch visitor’s days. Make sure that you sign up under the correct time slot for your child’s lunchtime. Each student may have a lunch visitor once every 3.5-week period. This ensures every parent has an opportunity to sign up. Remember to bring a valid id when you visit the building.


Please remember no under age children are allowed in the building.


Lunch Sign-Up



Lunch Schedule:

Kindergarten/Second Grade 11:45-12:15

ECSE/Prekindergarten 11:55-12:25

First Grade 12:15-1245

Third/Fourth Grade 12:30-1:00


Visitation Days:

Monday: Kinder, 1st, 2nd

Tuesday: ECSE, PreK, 3rd, 4th

Wednesday: Kinder, 1st, 2nd

Thursday: ECSE, PreK, 3rd, 4th

Friday: Any Grade Level

Ride Represents at the District Art Show

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Community Presentations

Bringing awareness to our families is one factor in helping support our students' overall wellness and academic success. The Guidance & Counseling department will be providing a series of presentations that will help bring attention to substance misuse, the impacts of anxiety, suicide prevention and intervention, and more. Please help us share the information with your families and join us for our upcoming presentations:


Hidden in Plain Sight (substance misuse awareness)


Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 6:30-8:00 @ The Jett Center


Flipping the Switch on Anxiety (looking at anxiety and coping strategies)


Tuesday, Oct. 4 from 6:30-8:00 PM @ Peet JH


Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 6:30-8:00 PM @ Grand Oaks High School-LGI

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Walk to School Day

We will be having our walk/bike to school day on October 11, 2022.
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Ride Grade Level Newsletters

Office 365

Below is the PDF link to instructions on how to install your Office 365 account.

Each CISD student has five FREE copies available for their use on various devices.

Ride's Social Media

Do you follow Ride Elementary on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter?


Facebook: Ride Elementary, Conroe ISD

Instagram: @ridecisd

Twitter: @RideCISD

Get Connected!

Stay in touch with CISD by downloading our new mobile app!



Download the app on your mobile device today and select ‘yes’ to receive push notifications with the latest news and updates from the District.


Key Features:

  • Push Notifications - Select ‘yes’ when you download the app to receive the latest push notifications from the District.
  • Calendar Events - Add events to the calendar on your personal mobile device directly from the calendar section on the app.
  • News - Check out the latest District-wide and school news all in one place!

Parent Access Login

By logging into Parent Access, you can check your child's grades, assignments, and attendance.


To access your child’s information online you must register for an account.

Please go to the following link and follow the directions below:


http://www.conroeisd.net

Click the “Student/Parent” tab

Click on “Parent Access Center”

Click “Register”

School Messenger

All SMS messages received from the Conroe ISD District Office and your child's campus will begin with "Conroe ISD:" and come from the subscribe code 67587. If you have not yet opted-in to receive SMS messages, you can do so at any time throughout the school year by texting "Y" to 67587.