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.

Staff Shout Outs

This week we celebrate our Administrative Professionals and our Paraprofessionals. They are the heartbeat of this school. Take a moment and express your gratitude for all they do each day!!!
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Week at a Glance: April 23rd-27th

Specials A Week


2nd Grade PLC


4th Grade PLC

7:00-Team Leader Meeting

9:30-Literacy Cohort Walk (Jepi and Dayren)

9:30-4th Grade Visit To Cryar (Leave at 9:00)


Kinder PLC

K, 1st and 2nd-Cohort Video Debrief during Planning

3:30-RACCOON Tracks-Emotional Intelligence Presentation by Kelly Locke


3rd Grade PLC

1:30-1st Grade Dress Rehearsal


1st Grade PLC

Math Review Quiz

3rd and 4th grade Kick Off STAAR 10-Day Review

8:45-1st Grade Program

2:00-Rice Way Pep Rally

Notes from Malinda

STAAR 10-Day Review

3rd & 4th grade teachers, Megan, Jeannie, and Juan will be working with specific student groups starting April 27th-May 11th.


The May 23rd RACCOON TRACKS has been moved to May 21st due to Field Day.

2018-19 Contracts

Please log in and sign your contract. There is a set window for this opportunity. You don't want to miss it.

2018-19 Raises

The Board approved a 2.5% raise for all teaching staff and a 3.5% raise for all paraprofessionals.

2018-19 Placement

During PLC time on the date listed below, your team will work on placement for the 2018-19 school year. I will be sending more information soon.

Kinder-May 2nd

1st-May 4th

2nd-May 7th

3rd-May 24th

Staff Birthdays

Linda Feagin- 4/21

Iris Guerrero -4/24