Ride Blast

July 23, 2021

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Important School-Wide Dates:


8/1 - PTO fundraiser - Main event 4-8 pm

8/9 - Meet and greet (meet your teacher and see your classroom)- Come and Go in person.

8/11 - First Day of School

8/24 - Parent Information Night

Principal's Message

Dear Ride Families,

We hope you are enjoying the summer break! This is the time of the summer when parents start thinking about school starting. We are just as ready for the kids to come back, as you are ready for them to come back!! Conroe ISD will start in-person daily school on August 11, 2021.

And we can not be any more excited!!

Our Theme for this year is "It's the Little Things that make a BIG Difference" - I love this theme because it can be interpreted in everything we do. -- from the littles --- to the drilling down into the data and details for our students, to the character traits and the way we interact with each other.

The school is undergoing major renovations this summer. Even though most of the work was done between the ceiling and the roof and may not be visible at a glance. It was very important work. Ride received a brand new, state of the art HVAC system, LED lights, security and technology wiring, etc... It is going to be awesome. Thanks to the community for passing the bonds and CISD for scheduling extensive work to improve our learning environment.

The construction company has been awesome and we are on schedule (even a little ahead) to open school on August the 11th.

Please be sure to watch Dr. Null's YouTube Live on Wednesday, July 28th. He will be sharing the districts plan for opening schools fully and in person as well as other important items.

Megan Burnham

#It's the Little things that make a BIG difference

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Congratulations Ninja Chicks

Destination Imagination (DI) is a global educational nonprofit dedicated to inspiring the next generation of innovators, leaders and creative problem solvers.

The Ninja Chicks, is our team made up of current & former Challengers:

Paige Wardinsky, Ellie Jackson, Emma Wardinsky, Elizabeth Decker, Katy Boland, and

Ruby Brighten.

We are so proud of their accomplishments through this very competitive journey. They began with Regionals competition, then progressed to State and earned their way to compete in Globals. Such an impressive commitment for these girls. They have been planning, practicing, and competing since October 2020!

Globals Finals Awards:

Engineering Challenge

41 teams competed (worldwide)

Ninja Chicks:

•7th place overall

•DaVinci Award: Fast Flex Challenge (This award is given to one team for having a unique approach to a solution, for risk taking, and/or for outstanding creativity.)

•1st Place: Fast Flex Challenge (That is 1st place in the world!!)

Meet and Greet - August 9th, 4:00 - 6:00

Meet and Greet is a come and go event for you to bring the kids to meet their teacher and see their classroom. Even though we are fully in person, we are still being very careful and trying to limit large crowds. However, we do feel the Meet and Greet is very important. Therefore, we are asking you to be responsible by not lingering and mingling with friends during this time (inside the rooms) and keep the traffic moving in the hallways. Large rooms like the gym is a much better choice for visiting. We have a two hour window for you to choose the time you would like to come. PTO will have items for sale and possibly a snow cone truck!! Please come by the gym and consider joining the PTO. It is a great way to support your school.

We are also in the process of planning zoom meetings with the teacher prior to Meet and Greet as another great option for meeting your teacher.

YouTube LIVE

Please join us for a live update from Dr. Curtis Null, Superintendent, on Wednesday, July 28, at 6 PM on the Conroe ISD YouTube Channel. Information will be shared about a variety of topics including the upcoming school year.
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Existing Students --- Verification of Registration

Every Fall, families are required to verify registration. You will receive a Snap Code for each child. Please go the the link below to verify each child.

Verification of Registration -- scroll down to red button -- or there is a direct link in the email you received.

Thank you very much for your immediate attention to this!!

Registration Day

Conroe ISD will be holding its District-Wide New Student Registration Day on Saturday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This opportunity is for students new to the District. Visit https://bit.ly/CISDreg for more information.

Also, any new students may register directly on line at the Conroe ISD Registration website.

Scroll down to registration button.

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Parental Option for Student Retention

During the recent legislative session, Senate Bill 1697 established new Texas Education Code (TEC), §28.02124, Parental Option for Student Retention, which allows parents or guardians to opt to have their child:

· repeat prekindergarten;

· enroll in prekindergarten if the child was eligible to enroll in prekindergarten in the previous school year, under TEC, §29.153(b), and has not yet enrolled in kindergarten;

· repeat kindergarten;

· enroll in kindergarten if the child would have enrolled in kindergarten in the previous school year and has not yet enrolled in first grade;

· for grades one through three, repeat the grade the student was enrolled in the previous school year;

· for grades four through eight, repeat the grade the student was enrolled in during the 2020-2021 school year; and

· for courses taken for high school credit, repeat any course in which the student was enrolled during the 2020-2021 school year.

To learn more, please visit TEA’s Restart Kindergarten or Repeat a Grade or Course webpages. Please note: UIL eligibility may be impacted by repeating a course or grade. Check UIL’s website regularly for updates.

We will also post this on the District webpage under News.

Calling All Ride Challengers

Come support our wonderful PTO and make new friends or reconnect with old friends! Sunday, August 1, 2021, from 4-8 pm. Please see flyer below.
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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.

Ride's Social Media

Do you follow Ride Elementary on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter?

Facebook: Ride Elementary, Conroe ISD

Instagram: @ridecisd

Twitter: @RideCISD

School Calendar for 2021-2022

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Get Connected!

Stay in touch with CISD by downloading our new mobile app!

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 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.