Fifth Grade Updates

May 5, 2016

Dear parents,

I cannot believe how close we are to the end of the year and the beginning of middle school for your children! This year is flying by! As we approach the end of the year, please help us remind the children about putting in their best effort and making good choices. We want everyone to finish strong!

Parent To Do List

  1. Email baby picture of your fifth grader to cheri.casanova@pisd.edu
  2. Complete your “love letter” to your child and send it in a sealed envelope to your child’s homeroom teacher. See attachment.
  3. Check your child’s grades! It is time for Progress Reports.
  4. Order a Rice Middle School PE uniform if necessary: at www.ricepta.org

Upcoming Dates

May 11: Science STAAR

May 13: Civil War and Reconstruction Test

May 16: Middle School Parent Class – See Attachment

May 16: Fraction and Decimal Test

May 16-17: Reading and LA MAP Test

May 20: Science MAP Test

May 23: Health Test

May 23-24: Math MAP Test

May 25: Decades Fair Project due – see attachment

May 26: Math Curse Project due

May 27-30: Holidays

May 31: Graduation 6:00pm

June 2: End of Year Party

June 3: Early Release at 12

Rice Middle School PE Uniforms

Rice Middle School uniforms, school supplies, PTA membership and donations will be available for purchase through Rice Middle School PTA Membership Toolkit at www.ricepta.org beginning May 1, 2016 with an ordering

deadline of June 10, 2016. Shirts ordered through the Rice MS PTA

Membership Toolkit are dri-fit with the Rice Raven logo on the front and the

students' last name on the back. Shorts will also be available for

purchase.

Please visit www.ricepta.org. Under the "Membership" tab please choose the

"Membership Toolkit" drop down. Login or create a registration. When

building your parent/student information profile please choose "incoming 6th grade/5" as your child's current status.

PE uniforms and school supplies will be available for pick up at schedule pick up and Raven Walkabout in August.

Any questions please contact us at: peuniforms@ricepta.org or

schoolsupplies@ricepta.org

Moving out of Plano?

If you have moved or plan to move out of the Plano School District before next school year, please fill out the attached “Intent to Withdraw” form and return it to school as soon as possible. The middle school needs to know this information in order to plan for next year.

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