Ride Blast

January 18, 2019

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Dates to Know

1/21 Martin Luther King Holiday - No School

1/25 NEAT PEP Rally, 9:00 am CPHS

1/28 - 2/1 Patients for Pennies

1/31 - Deadline for ordering Yearbooks

2/5 Progress Reports Go Home


Sally K. Ride Book Drive

Announcing Sally K. Ride Book Drive. We are collecting books to build our classroom libraries. If you have books that your kids have out grown or no longer read, please consider donating them to the school. Single books or boxes of books are welcome!

Last Chance! Yearbooks on Sale!

Hurry, hurry! Yearbooks are on sale now for $30.00. Please click on the link below for ordering.

Deadline for ordering is January 31, 2019. Balfour

Any extra books will be sold the last week of May, on a first come first serve, for $35. There is no guarantee there will be any extra.

Attention 4th Grade Parents:

4th grade parents may now purchase Ads for Grads through Balfour. Show your 4th grader how proud you are of him/her. Ads for Grads appear in a special section of our yearbook dedicated to our graduating 4th grade challengers. You may include a special message and a photo. Be sure to purchase a yearbook if you have not already. January 31 is also deadline for Ads for Grads (4th grade only)

Ads for Grads price: $15. Here is the link: Ads for Grads

Sally K Ride Spring Fundraiser

We are currently seeking volunteers to help in different areas of the Spring Carnival and Fundraiser - Ride Through the Decades. We will have our first meeting on January 22nd at 9:30 am at Black Walnut Cafe. Even if you cannot attend the meeting, you might be able to contribute to our event on your own time We will need many people to help with both big and small jobs. Areas where help is needed include:

  • Sponsorships
  • Silent Auction Donations
  • Raffle Donations
  • Entertainment & Games
  • Food & Beverages
  • Decorations

If you would like to help, join us on Jan. 22nd, or contact our Spring Carnival and Fundraiser Co-Chairs:

Angela Buskirk musicalmama2010@gmail.com

Adrian Franka hiadrian@gmail.com

PE Golf Unit

This, PE Golf Unit, is a fun event for all grades, K - 4th grade!

Task: Monitor 4 golfers and their caddies for safety and correct rotations. Golf skills are not necessary. Volunteers will be given specific instructions on how students will rotate.

If you would like to "stick around" and volunteer with different grades or classes than your own child, please feel free to sign-up. Thanks!

If you have any questions please contact: Nicole Barbosa @ n.davila@ymail.com. Thank you!

The sign-up can be found at: Sally K. Ride Elementary PTO ยป The Woodlands, TX

PTO Needs Your Help!!

PTO needs your help collecting photos for the 2018-2019 Yearbook. If you snapped a few pics at any Ride event - Ride's Reading Adventure, Red Ribbon Week, class field trips, or any special events in the classroom, please send them their way.

Email your high resolution photos to: ridepto@gmail.com

Pennies for Patients

Sally K. Ride is participating in Pennies for Patients, a service learning program that helps raise critical funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world's largest nonprofit fighting blood cancer. From January 28 through February 1, we will be collecting change every day in honor of our local hero, Jack Morgan. What a great cause to clean out your couches and change holders in your car!! Thank you for contributing to a great cause.


The front office will only be accepting EMERGENCY call-in transportation changes. All other changes must be made in writing with a note in their backpack to the student's teacher. DO NOT email your child's teacher during the school day. All emergency transportation changes must be made by 2:30 pm.


If your child needs to be picked up early from school, please do so by 2:30 pm. Students will not be released after 2:30 pm. We appreciate your cooperation with the dismissal process. These policies are in place to ensure the safety of the students and provide a smooth transition for the students and staff.

TAPR and Federal School Report Card

Our campus 2017-2018 Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) and Federal Report Card have been posted on our school's profile page. Both of the accountability reports can be accessed from the CISD webpage and the Ride webpage. Please follow the links below:

Conroe ISD

Ride Elementary


The Woodlands College Park Performing Arts Department teams up to bring this time honored production this January.

Featuring 2 of our very own Sally K. Ride students, Will Labonski as Kurt Von Trapp & Mollie Diaz as Gretl Von Trapp.

This production is sure to be one of your favorite things in January 2019!

For tickets and information, please visit: twcptheatre.com

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