Red House 3rd Grade

Where Every Learner is a Rockstar!!!

Welcome, famiLEE!!!

Welcome to my online share outs! Here, you will find a great deal of valuable information regarding our learning and special events. Please feel free to check back often!

Miss Hooper

3rd Grade Red House Designer

Open House

Thursday, March 10th, 6-7:30pm

8808 Chaparral Waters Way

Dallas, TX

Join us for Open House this Thursday to check out some of what we've been working on this year! Please be sure to have a QR code reader downloaded on your phone or device, and a pair of headphones- just in case. Can't wait to see y'all!

Apex Fun Run

The fun run will take place next Thursday, March 10th, during your learner's specials (1:00-2:00pm). Come out and cheer them on as they run their laps!

Schedule Change for 3.1.16

Due to the Apex Fun Run spirit rally, we will be on an alternative schedule, so if you plan on eating lunch with your learner this Tuesday, come at 12:00 pm.
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Apex Fun Run Kick-Off

We will have a spirit rally on Tuesday, March 1st to kick off our Apex Fun Run fundraiser that promotes LEEdership and fitness! Kits will be coming home Tuesday, so be on the look out and ask your learner all about it!

Red House Field Observation

We will be taking the learners to 3 different destinations for service opportunities on Tuesday, February 23rd. Please make sure you learner has a lunch brought from home (unless you gave me a heads up for lunch count yesterday). It's going to be a great day of learning while serving others with a cheerful heart, and being generous with our time and energy!

Free and Reduced Lunch

Attached is a link to information about Free and Reduced lunch. Families can qualify for Free and Reduced lunch ANYTIME throughout the school year, and this app is completely and totally confidential. Click here to learn more!

Just a friendly reminder...

Monday is the last day we are collecting new socks and new/gently used shoes for our service to Mission Arlington!

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On Monday, February 15th!!!

Red House Shoes and Socks Drive

One of the groups for our Service challenge is collecting new socks and new/gently used shoes to donate to Mission Arlington for our field observation on Feb. 23rd. If you have any shoes or new socks you'd like to donate, we will be collecting items all next week!
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Buffalo Wild Wings Night

We will head over to BWW again THIS Thursday (February 18th) for some delicious grub! Please make sure you show them your Teammate card, so that our school gets a percentage of money that night! Please go to PeachJar Flyers and print a card off if you need one. OR just present it on your phone! See ya there!

Keep up to date!

One of the best ways of staying informed regularly is by subscribing to our Latest at Lee to keep yourself posted on school events. This informative communication tool will be sent out on a weekly basis by our PTO.


Mrs. Kastrounis has been wonderful in keeping everyone informed via Parent Link. She will now be sending monthly updates through Parent Link instead of daily or weekly updates. Checking this s'more and reading through the weekly newsletter will be an efficient way to keep up to date with information regarding Lee and our learners. And as always, feel free to shoot me an email if you ever have questions or need clarification on something.

Headphones

If your learner has not brought headphones to school yet, please make sure they bring them by Monday. We do iStation and Front Row Math on the MacBooks that give off a lot of sound, so we want to make sure we are not distracting those around us. Thanks in advance!

PeachJar Flyers

Parents, please make sure you check out Lee's Peach Jar flyers for the latest in club and extracurricular offerings at Lee. Also, please be sure you stay informed with our incredible PTO with the Latest at Lee!

Having trouble with technology?

CISD has a parent guide to help you with logging into parent applications. Information can be found here. There is also a username and password reference sheet. Use or lose!

Just a reminder

Please make sure you are following Lee PTO for the Latest at Lee! Keep up to date on special events and activities that are always happening at Lee. Thank you!!!

Lost and Found

Our lost and found has been growing at a rapid pace! Please have your learner check the lost and found for any missing items before break. Also, make sure that your learner's coats, jackets, hats, etc have their names on them in sharpie, so that we can get items back to owners quickly should we find anything.

Valentine's Box Contest

We will be having a Valentine's box contest on Friday! More information will be coming home on Monday! There will be prizes given for different categories! Can't wait to see what the kids bring!

Thank you!

A big thanks to everyone who has turned in their Write-A-Check notes! Even if you cannot donate at this time, please make sure that you sign the paper and return it with your learner. Every class that has 100% of the forms turned back in gets a popcorn party! Fun!

So You Think You "Can" Dance- Year 2!

Our 2nd annual school dance is next Friday, October 23rd! This was an absolute BLAST last year and we know this year's dance will be even greater! The entry fee to get in is a canned food item for our local food bank. Come have some fun and help feed our community! See y'all there!

Red Ribbon Week

Next week is Red Ribbon Week at Lee. I encourage all learners to participate in each spirit day!


Monday's theme is "Love Yourself"- wear as much red as possible!


Tuesday's theme is "Follow Your Dreams!"-wear pj's on that day!


Wednesday's theme is "Be Strong and Confident"- wear sweats or work out clothes.


Thursday's theme is "The Heart of the Matter"- learners can digitally share or bring a picture of their family.


Friday's theme is "Show Your Character"- learners can bring their favorite book and come dressed as their favorite character from the book.

Yearbooks

R.J. Lee Elementary is now taking orders for the 2015-16 edition of the Yearbook. This is a limited time offer that will end (01/23), so don’t wait. Help your child remember the fun and cherished memories of the 2015-16 school year by purchasing a yearbook for only $25.00.

Order Online HERE
You can purchase the yearbook with a credit card online or by filling in the yearbook
ORDER FORM HERE and including a check or Money Order made out to LEE PTO.

Jump Rope for Heart

RJLee will participate in Jump Rope for Heart again this year! Last year, we raised a little under $8,000! It is our goal to raise AT LEAST $8,000 this year!


Your learner should have brought home a flyer and donation form this week. Extra forms and information can be found on Lee's PeachJar page.

Spring Book Fair

Our Spring Book Fair is quickly approaching! Click HERE for more information regarding online ordering, previewing items, etc. Supporting the Book Fair means more books for our library! Yay!

Yearbooks

If you have not purchased your yearbook yet, there's still time! You have until Monday, February 1st to order one by clicking HERE!

Kindness Matters Week @Lee

This event is the result of three of our 5th grade Blue House learners answering the question: How does AFFECT change the world? We will begin our themed week with a PTO sponsored Anti-Bullying program by James Wand for grades PK-5 on Monday. Themes for the week are:


  • Monday (wear yellow) Your attitude is positive and your goal is to spread joy and warmth just like the sun!
  • Tuesday (wear super hero shirts) Save the day and so do learners who stand up to bullying to help others!
  • Wednesday (wear sunglasses) Use your special vision to spot kind behavior and stop bullying!
  • Thursday (bring a stuffed animal or bear) Give someone a bear hug or high five!
  • Friday (wear red or pink) Show some LOVE at Lee!

Valentine's Day Party

Our Valentine's Day Party will be from 1-2 pm on Friday, February 12th. If you plan on helping during the party, please intend on being there to help set up @ 1:30 pm. Thank you!