Ride Blast

April 6, 2023

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Important School-Wide Dates:


14 - Ride Thru the Decades Spring Fundraiser

19 - Twisted Sugar Fundraiser

20 - 4th Grade Music Showcase

24-28 - STAAR Testing - Building Closed to visitors

25 - Kn Field Trip to Oil Ranch

25 - PK Field Trip to Children's Museum


1-4 - STAAR Testing - Building Closed to visitors

4 - Ride Night - Tumbleweed Notions

5 - SKR Field Day - Volunteers needed!

8-12 - Teacher Appreciation Week

11 - 1st Grade Program - Music Thru the Seasons, 6:00pm

11 - PTO Mtg, 11:30

12 - 3rd Grade Wax Museum

19 - 1st Grade Zooland

23 - Kn Celebration8:30am

25 - 4th Grade Celebration, 8:30am

25 - Early Release, 12:10 pm

Principal Message

Greetings, Ride Families!

It’s hard to believe our 4th grades are already preparing to go to Collins Intermediate for 5th grade next year. They visited Collins this week to hear about the school, orientation information, picking electives and instruments, and toured the building. I feel like they came back a little bit older. For some reason, that visit makes them stand taller and feel more grown up (than the hour before they went over there) lol…. I love to watch them grow and mature into their own person. I know they will have a great year in 5th grade.

We opened our spring book fair in the library this week. All the proceeds go to the library to benefit our students. The kids love the library and we definitely have avid readers at Ride. Be sure to check below to set up your ewallet

Spring Creek was a big hit this week. We appreciate your coming to Spring Creek and/or ordering from there to support Ride. They are very generous with the school percentage, rewarding classes with the most visitors, as well as supporting the teachers. They gave every employee a $12 coupon. Spring Creek's support is better than any other business in the area. So, I want to Thank you for participating in the Spring Creek Ride night. Besides all of that, the kids love seeing their teachers and their friends!!

I hope you have a wonderful Easter weekend. Don't forget it is a 4 day weekend. We will return to school on Tuesday, April 11th.

Online Registration for the 2023-24 school years is open for all grade levels.

Have a great weekend,


Megan Burnham

#We show courage, #We show perseverance, # We Show Integrity, We Include others, We show Kindness, We show Citizenship, We are Responsible, #We are Respectful, #We are Challengers!

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Ride Through The Decades Spring Fundraiser on Friday, April 14th!

There are many activities going on - from our Silent Auction to Dress Up Days to our Spring Carnival - don't miss out! Family sponsorships and event tickets are on sale now. Tickets are $15 now or $20 at the door and include unlimited games and pizza dinner.

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It’s Book Fair Time

Our Book Fair is April 11th – 17th in the school library. During the week, the Book Fair is open from 7:30 – 3:00. The Book Fair will also be open the evening of April 14th during Ride Through the Decades. Our last day of book fair is Monday, April 17th. Thanks for supporting our Book Fair. Profits support our Sally K Ride library.

Digital Payment Option for Book Fair

We have a great digital payment option that is highly encouraged for students to use. Parents can set up an eWallet for students, deposit money into it, and students will not have to bring money to school. Visit our Book Fair homepage at https://www.scholastic.com/bf/sallykrideelementaryschool

to open up an eWallet account for your child. Any left over money in the eWallet will be put on a gift card for your student to use at future fairs or online. If you have money left over from the last book fair, you can sign in to your ewallet and transfer the money to this book fair.

Book Fair Volunteers Needed

We have some wonderful Book Fair volunteer opportunities from April 4th – April 18th! Please click here to sign up to volunteer!


Thanks for volunteering!

Teacher Book Fair Wish Lists

Teachers have a wish list of books that they would like for their classroom. If you would like to purchase your child’s teacher a book, each teacher has a box in the book fair with books they would like for their classroom. You can pull a book out of their box and purchase it for them. It is always fun to let your child deliver it as a gift to his/her teacher and classroom.

Thanks for supporting the SKR teachers and the SKR library!

Ride Through The Decades

The 2023 Ride through the Decades Spring Carnival planning committee is looking for silent auction items. If you own a business and would like to donate we would love to help promote your business. 100% of the funds raised through the silent auction go directly to the PTO, which then go directly into the school.

PTO funds various school functions including field trips, math and reading tutoring, teacher support, professional development, substitute pay, computer programs/licenses, technology, reading incentive programs, playground equipment and repairs, copy paper, school beautification and so much more. All funds the PTO raises goes towards enhancing each child's education at Sally K. Ride.

Volunteers Needed for our Spring Carnival

Volunteers Needed!! Please consider joining us to volunteer before or after enjoying the Ride Through the Decades Spring Carnival with your families. We have plenty of options available and need your help! Here is the link to sign up Me: Ride Through the Decades- Spring Carnival (signupgenius.com). Volunteers will receive free entry to the carnival with a light pizza dinner included!

Ride Through the Decades Spring Carnival: Family Sponsored Attractions

New to Ride Through the Decades Spring Carnival: Family Sponsored Attractions!

-Spots are limited! 7 spots left!

-Sponsor an inflatable, and your family or small business will be recognized with a sign at the carnival.

-Use this link to purchase your family sponsorship today!


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Ride Spirit Night

We are going to have another Ride Night on 4/19 at Twisted Sugar from 5 pm - 9 pm. During those hours, 15% of all purchases will go to Ride.
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Spring Carnival

Join us for the Ride Through the Decades Spring Carnival on April 14th from 5pm-7pm. Tickets are $15 per wristband! This will include entry, games and a light pizza dinner. Tickets go on sale March 27th, so please be on the lookout for the link in your email. Can't wait to see you there!!
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Summer Programs

Registration opens on 5/11. This enrichment program will fill up within 1-2 hours of opening. Space is limited.


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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.

Due to limited seating in the cafeteria, we are asking all parents with small children to eat outside in the gazebo area.

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

Gifted & Talented Summer Testing

Referral requests are now open for Conroe Independent School District Gifted and Talented program. Referral requests can be made by the parents of students who were unable to participate in the Spring GT testing session and 2nd grade students who did not have the opportunity to take the Cogat test in the fall. If you are interested in referring your child, you may want to discuss this with your child’s teacher at conferences. Referrals will be accepted through April 29th. Referral form can be accessed through the link below.

GT Referral Link

Ride Grade Level Newsletters

2023-2024 School Calendar

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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.

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Facebook: Ride Elementary, Conroe ISD

Instagram: @ridecisd

Twitter: @RideCISD

Get Connected!

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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 Resource Newsletter

Please follow the link to the Parent Resource Center provided by the School District.


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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:


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.