Ride Blast

January 24, 2020

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Dates to Know

1/27 - Dance Thru Life Resumes

1/28 - Choir (4th grade)

1/29 - Chess Club & DI

1/30 - Robotics, Golf & Art

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Order Your Yearbook - LAST DAY!

Hurry, hurry hurry! Time is running out! Yearbooks are on sale for $30.00. Yearbooks will only be sold online at Balfour.com through January 31, 2020. Order now before it's too late!

If you need help purchasing your yearbook click here for detailed instructions or contact us at RidePTO.com.

Ads For Grads

Attention 4th Grade Parents:

Ads for Grads are here…show your 4th grader how proud you are of him/her! Ads for Grads appear in a special section of the yearbook dedicated to our 4th grade SKR Challengers. You may include a special message and a photo. Go to Balfour.com to purchase your ad.

Deadline for Ads: January 31, 2020.

Cost for Ads (message and picture): $15.00

Ride Spirit Night-OUT

ASI Gymnastics (FM 1488)

February 14th, 7-10 pm

Pre-register at https://asigymnastics.com/

Space is Limited. Don't miss the fun!

Spring Carnival & Fundraiser

The PTO is seeking donations for our auction (Items adults would like) and kids' raffle (Items kids would like) as well as sponsorship for our event to minimize event cost. If you are a business owner or have connections that can help, please contact ridepto@gmail.com. Likewise, if you can help by contacting a few businesses on our Past Donor List, the Spring Carnival & Fundraiser Committee could use your help. Please contact us.

Safety Updates - Please Read Below:

Checking Out Procedures

We continue to strive on keeping our children safe. Please be sure to check into the front office prior to entering the building and exit through the main office, turn in your badge so that we may enter your time of departure. Safety is our major concerns!

Dismissal Procedures

Our car line and walker/biker dismissal starts when the bell rings at 3:10 pm.

A couple reminders:

  1. When you are in the car rider line, please have your orange sign visible so that we may direct your child to the correct location for pick up. If you have misplaced your orange sign, please email your teacher so that you may receive an additional sign. This is for the safety of our children and it also allows the car line to run more efficiently.
  2. When you are a biker/walker, please have your orange sign visible so that we may dismiss the children in a timely fashion. Again, this is for the safety of our children. Email your teacher if you should require another sign.

PTO Luncheon

A big "THANK YOU" to our wonderful Kindergarten parents who provided a taco bar luncheon for our teachers and staff! We are so fortunate to have such involved parents who make us feel so special.

Federal Report Card

Our campus 2018-2019 Federal Report Card has been posted on our school's profile page.

From our school’s website:

  • Go to "Our School/Campus"
  • Click “View School Profile"
  • Select “Accountability Reports”
  • Click “2018-2019”
  • Select "Federal Report Card"

Prekindergarten Information for CISD

Conroe ISD will be expanding all current half-day prekindergarten programs to full day in the 2020-21 school year. Currently, The expansion is in response to the House Bill 3 requirement that all prekindergarten programs operate as full-day programs. Registration for the 2020-21 school year will take place April 20-24. Eligibility determination and enrollment will take place at the elementary school to which the student is zoned. Please visit www.conroeisd.net/ci/early-childhood/ for more information.

Math & Science Night

Calling all STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) community members! SKR teachers are planning our annual Math & Science Night and are looking for presenters! We would love to include our SKR community in this special event. Please contact Julie Boland (jboland@conroeisd.net) if you are interested in sharing your STEM expertise with our students and families!

Thursday, February 20


Set up begins at 5:00!

Socks in the Box Drive

The 4th grade is teaming up with Interfaith collecting brand new clean and preferably still in the bag, SOCKS! Beginning Thursday, January 23rd through Monday, February 3rd, the 4th grade will be collecting the socks (any size.) There will be a box at the end of each hallway for the socks.

Thank you for your help in supporting our community.


Please see the flyer below regarding "Optimizing Your Brain's Potential".
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Knox Drama Theatre Arts Workshop

Please see the attached form if you'd like to sign up for their workshop.
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Character Trait Inclusion

During the month of January, we are focusing on the character trait inclusion. Inclusion means to be included. Examples of inclusions are listed below. Students in second, third and fourth grade wrote examples of inclusion on the winter theme cutouts that are displayed on our character bulletin board:

Ways to show inclusion:

  • Ask others to play at recess
  • Read together
  • Be a partner in PE
  • Include everyone
  • Listen when someone is talking
  • Be a partner in the classroom
  • Talk to everyone
  • Be friendly
  • Sit by someone at lunch

Rezoning Letter

Please see letter below for important information regarding the zoning for CISD.
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Library Volunteers Needed

Sign up opportunities to shelve books are now available

click to see all the come-and-go opportunities

Kindergarten and first grade parents, if you are interested in helping during your child's library time and you are able to do so every other week throughout the school year, opportunities are still available.

click here to sign up


Please join the Ride Parent Teacher Organization (“PTO”) which meets the second Thursday of each month at 11:30 am. PTO has a new website: www.RidePTO.com.


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