ARJH Parent News May 22, 2022

Reading Junior High Longhorns

Message from your Principal

Hello ARJH Longhorn Parents!


This is our last newsletter of the year and what an honor it has been getting to know your kids this year and seeing them grow so much! I absolutely loved our academic celebrations last week and it was such a testament to the joy and support our kids have for each other hearing the cheers coming from our 8th graders for each other as they received their awards. It was also great seeing so many parents who were able to come out and join us.


If you missed it, we tried something new this year and did a live Facebook recording so it is on our page along with some photos of our kids and the George Ranch High School graduates who did their traditional Maroon Track walk down our main hallway. It was amazing to see former Reading JH students embarking on their next journey in life as they head off to college, military, career... Our students were able to cheer them on and get a glimpse of what is to come for them in 4 or 5 years.


For my parents of 8th graders- I tell the kids that this is not goodbye, it is see you later. Thank for your support, patience and willingness to pivot and go with the flow over the last two years.


For my parents of 7th graders- thank you for allowing us to work together as we navigated a school year that resembled a "back to normal as can be" school year. Your kids will be our leaders next year!


To all of our parents- on behalf of the staff at Reading, we wish you a safe, relaxing and joyful summer!



Thank you for sending us the Best of the Best!


Dr. Sanzo

Principal, Reading JH

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This Week

NO BACKPACKS ALLOWED on TUESDAY-THURSDAY this Week!

Backpacks brought to school will be stored and given back at the end of the day.
Monday-

Full Day with 7th Period Final Exam


Tuesday-

Full Day with 1st and 2nd Period Final Exams


Wednesday-

Full Day with 3rd and 6th Period Final Exams


Thursday-

Half Day with 4th and 5th Period Final Exams

No lunch served, students released at 12:15 PM

Last Day of School!

Note from Nurse Turner: end of year medication pick-up

If your student has medication in the clinic, it must be picked up by Thursday May 26. Any medication that is not picked up will be disposed of on May 27. No medications will be stored in the clinic over summer. Students needing medication for the upcoming school year will need a new medication administration form. Contact me with any questions.


Sheila Turner RN

Reading JH School Nurse

832-223-4425

sturner@lcisd.org

Final Exam Schedule Spring 2022

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Students need to save their Smart Tags for next year!

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Summer Science Safari Camp

Hey parents!

It’s that time of year again!

The time when you realize that your kids will be home for the next three months!


Rated among the "Top 10 Summer Camps" by the Houston Chronicle, Summer Science Safari.com is a science camp experience that will make your child excited about science. Your student has seen the pictures in the science textbooks, now they can experience the science in action, first hand. Whether it’s flying high at I-Fly or exploring the Hill Country by Zip-Line, your child is sure to learn and see many fascinating things—not to mention having a great time. Who knows, we might blow up something! (yes we have pictures) We pack as much science and learning into five days as we can, and top it off with lots of fun.


Kenneth Fletcher will again be leading this year’s camp. He holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Houston-Victoria, and Coaches the very well-respected Reading JHS Science Olympiad Team. This will be his eighth summer of facilitating the Summer Science Safari in the Fort Bend Area.


Click the link to see more and register, but hurry seats are filling fast.

https://summersciencesafari.com/2022_activites_and_camp_registration

GRHS Athletics Junior High Night is May 24th, 6:00-8:00 PM

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2022 Longhorn SAC Summer Camp Information

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GRHS Football Camp 7th - 12th Grades

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2022 Longhorn Boys Basketball Summer Camp

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Longhorn Volleyball & Girls Basketball Summer Camp

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GRHS Incoming Freshman Lacrosse

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2022 Longhorn Tennis Summer Camp

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George Ranch HS 2022-2023 Tennis Team Tryouts for current 8th Graders going into 9th Grade

Please fill out this survey if you are interested in trying out for the 22-23 George Ranch High School tennis team. Being a part of the George Ranch Tennis Team is a full-time commitment as we compete year-round.


Tryout Dates: 7/20, 7/21, 7/22, 7/25, & 7/26


Link to Online Survey: https://forms.office.com/r/KJ6gD1mdDw


If you have any questions, please reach out to Coach Noonan at alyssa.noonan@lcisd.org

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George Ranch Golf Academy Summer Camp

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American Red Cross Swimming Lessons at the LCISD Natatorium Summer 2022

Early Registration is May 2 - 26

Additional Registration, if space is available, June 2 - 27

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2022- 2023 LCISD Instructional Calendar

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Follow us on Twitter!

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ARJH Awards Day!

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Students with a Positive Covid Test Result

Please make sure that you e-mail Nurse Turner if your child has a positive Covid result.

Sheila Turner

sturner@lcisd.org

Student Handbook

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Assistant Principal Contact Info:

Carsen Collins - Alpha split A-M

832-223-4407

crcollins@lcisd.org


Ismael Rangel - Alpha split N-Z

832-223-4408

irangel@lcisd.org

Counselor Contact info:

Brekk Bailey - Alpha Split A-G

832-223-4413

bbailey@lcisd.org


Jane Champagne - Alpha Split H-N

832-223-4414

jchampagne@lcisd.org


Audrea Smith - Alpha Split O-Z

832-223-4428

asmith@lcisd.org

SMART-TAGs Information and Re-order Link

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Canvas Parent Information

Canvas provides you, as parents and guardians, “view only” access to see your child’s course work. You will have access to information such as calendar reminders, announcements, assignments, class notes, and more. As LCISD teachers use Canvas throughout the school year, you will see valuable information inside of this tool. Please click on the following link for more information:


https://www.lcisd.org/students-parents/canvas/canvas-information

Secondary Dress Code

Student Accident Insurance

Parents have the option of purchasing individual accident-only insurance for students thru Texas Kids First Insurance Company. Please open the pdf below for enrollment information.

Athletics Online Forms and Physical Form