Chisholm Ridge Wranglers Weekly

December 4-8

CRES Mission Statement

Wrangler pride is working together to reach our goals in learning and life.

Life Principle of the Week: Empathy

Empathy: - The ability to feel what others are feeling

“We share pain, we share in the triumph over pain. ” -- Author Unknown

This Week at The Ridge

Monday: Regular Schedule. Wear your Holiday shirt or Holiday colors (red/green) with jeans every day until December 15! Instructional Rounds today. Each grade level will observe two classes from another grade level. Please see attached schedule. Penguin Patch in the Library all week.


Tuesday: Regular Schedule. Instructional Rounds debrief during PLC meetings. All teachers meet in A17 during your planning time. Check your box for a Holiday gift!


Wednesday: Regular Schedule. Assistant Principal learning walks across campus, Class Pictures. Stop by the lounge after school for a warm Holiday treat!


Thursday: Regular Schedule. Cook off campus. Check your box for another Holiday gift!


Friday: Wrangler Round-Up, please send representative to set up gym by 7:00. Ginger Brown's in the lounge for breakfast! Last Day for Penguin Patch.

RTI Check-In

Coming soon to your email box: Invitation from Vanessa to an RtI check-in to examine Tier 2 implementation and documentation of reading levels on campus spreadsheet. Please RSVP!

Teacher To Do List:

  1. Update your Monthly Reading Level sheet in preparation for RtI Check-In.
  2. Be mindful of student behavior spikes as we approach the break. Students sense the loss of structure and relationships and may externalize the loss as inappropriate behaviors. Minimize the amount of Holiday themed instruction to keep this in check.

Upcoming Events

Dec. 2: HOA/PTA Santa Event at LIndstrom Pool 4:00-8:00

Dec. 4-8: Penguin Patch Holiday Shop 7:00-3:00.

Dec. 4-5: Instructional Rounds, Debrief during PLC

Dec. 5: Box Tops Due

Dec. 6: CRES to host Learning Walks for Assistant Principals, Class Pictures

Dec. 8: End of 2nd Three Weeks for 2nd Nine Weeks

Dec. 12: Progress Reports Sent Home, No PLC meetings today.

Dec. 13: Preliminary Spelling Bee, District Holiday Open House, Big Kahuna Limo Ride, CRES Honor Choir to EMSISD Board Room for Holiday performance

Dec. 15: Early Dismissal, Staff Luncheon

Jan. 1- Holiday

Jan. 2- Campus PD- Lead4Ward- location TBD

Jan. 12- Campus Spelling Bee/ Early Dismissal

Jan. 15- MLK Day- NO School.

Shout Outs!

  • To Niesha for putting together the Angel Tree! --Jones
  • To Elyssa for always coming to help when needed! -- Baxter
  • To Courtney Wimberley for getting all of my sub stuff ready when I had an unexpected absence -- Bernal
  • To Sandra Young and Natasha Provo for securing the prizes for Education Foundation! Can't wait for those cinnamon rolls!

Decembe/ January Birthdays

12/16- Stacey Chiang

1/3- Denise Braun

1/27- Tonda Brown

1/28- Elyssa Jester