Redhawk Reader

February 1, 2019

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Upcoming Dates to Remember


  • Friday, February 1 - Father Daughter Dance - 6:00-8:00
  • Saturday, February 2 - Bookworm Festival - see below for more details
  • Tuesday, February 5 - Rennell Texas Roadhouse Night
  • Wednesday, February 6 - PTO Chick-fil-A Spirit Night
  • Thursday, February 7 - Dino Stomp Family Skate Night from 6:30-8:00 at Bear Creek
  • Friday, February 8 - Class Picture Day
  • Thursday, February 14 - Valentine's Day
  • Monday, February 18 - President's Day - No School
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Valentines Day

We will not be having a Valentine's Party at school, however, we will have time set aside at the end of the school day on February 14 for students to exchange Valentines with each other. If you choose to send your child with Valentines for their classmates, we ask that you send enough for every student in the homeroom and label them all "To: My Friend, From: (Your child's name)". This will aid in passing cards out quickly and easily. A small store bought and individually packaged candy or food item may be included, but nothing large or home-made. We will not be eating any candy or treats at school. All Valentines will go home with your student so that you can make the best decision of what and how much your child eats.
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Superintendent's Fun Run

The sixth annual CFISD Superintendent’s Fun Run and Festival is set for March 2, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Berry Center (8877 Barker Cypress Road) and the Towne Lake community.


Underwritten by Memorial Hermann Cypress, the fun-filled community event will include a *5K run and a family-friendly **1-mile. New courses include a 5K run through Towne Lake, Lone Star College CyFair and a family path through CFFCU stadium. The fun run will feature booth vendors, food trucks, entertainment and activities for children.


Proceeds from the Superintendent’s Fun Run benefit the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF), which awards student scholarships and staff development grants.


The Fifth Annual Superintendent’s Fun Run and Festival held on March 24, 2018 generated $100,000 to the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF).


To register to participate or even donate by purchasing a "Sleep in Pass" please click the link below!


Early Registrations ends February 13. Let's have a great turn out from Rennell!

Akers' All-Stars

Students are nominated for this Principal’s recognition award by their peers or staff members for going above and beyond our school expectations - those who exhibit leadership, kindness, and extraordinary character!


We are so proud to announce this week's Akers' All-Stars pictured below:


Justin Gerges

Adithi Umesh

Wyatt Misleh

Vennela Rachamadugu

Gavin Espino

Brayden Mann

Shea Mata

Ainsley Miller

Hannah Ramirez

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Dino Stomp Family Skate Night

Hey Rennell families! All Rennell family, staff and friends are invited to our Dino Stomp Family Skate Night on February 7th from 6:30- 8 pm at Bear Creek Skating Rink on Highway 6! Students, staff, and families are invited to skate til you drop! The rink is all ours! The cost to enter is only $5 (inline skates can be rented for an additional $2)! A percentage of the profits will add to the Rennell scholarship fund which benefits former Redhawk graduating students! The class with the most participation can help their class win the Soaring Redhawk trophy for the week! Students may dress as dinos and have a chance to win our costume contest! Mark your calendars and prepare to have a ROARRRRRing good time!

Library News

Hey Redhawk families! Author Barbara O'Connor is visiting students in Grades 3-5 on February 4th!!!

Dance Team News

The Dance Teams have been learning their new dances for their upcoming performance. Both Dance Teams will be performing on Saturday, March 2nd at The Superintendent Fun Run.


REDS Dance Team (1st and 2nd Grade)

What: CFISD Superintendent Fun Run

Place: The Berry Center

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 7:45 am arrival and performance at 8:20 am



Redhawk Dance Team (3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade)


What: CFISD Superintendent Fun Run

Place: The Berry Center

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 8:00 am arrival and performance at 8:30 am


Superintendent Fun Run Permission Slips will be going home on Monday. Please read, sign, cut permission slip and send the bottom portion only. Permission slips will have all of the details in regards to attire, hair, parking, chaperones, etc..


February Practices:

REDS DT: Tuesdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26


Redhawk DT: Fridays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1st* (had left this date off on last email)

Bookworm Festival

Attention all Rennell families! All Redhawk students are invited to the Bookworm Book Festival!!! Come meet authors like: David Shannon, Ame Dyckman, Vasthi Harrison, Lita Judge, David Ezra Stein, Julia Sarcone Roach, and Katie Yamasaki! Its a free event sponsored by Blue Willow book store and Cy-Fair ISD! Doors open at 9:30 and events begin at 10 am on February 2, 2019 at Jersey Village High School! The address is 7600 Solomon St., Jersey Village, TX 77040. Prepare to be amazed! More info available on Facebook or Twitter @Bookworm Houston

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Federal Report Cards

Federal Report Cards for the state, the district, and each of the district’s campuses are now available on the district’s website at this link:

http://www.cfisd.net/en/about/know-your-district/school-ratings/

· Select a campus

· Select 2017-18 school year

· Click Filter

· Select Federal School Report Card

Information on these report cards includes:

· Part I: General Description of the Texas State Accountability System

· Part II: Student Achievement by Proficiency Level

· Part III: Academic Growth and Graduation Rate

· Part IV: English Language Proficiency

· Part V: School Quality or Student Success

· Part VI: Goal Meeting Status

· Part VII: STAAR Participation

· Part VIII: Civil Rights Data

· Part IX: Teacher Quality Data

· Part X: Per-pupil Expenditure

· Part XI: STAAR Alternate 2 Participation

· Part XII: Statewide National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

· Part XIII: Cohort Rate of Graduates Enrolled in Postsecondary Education


If you are unable to access the information from the website, hard copies of the reports are available at the district or campus office. If you have questions about the information, please contact Terri Carreon at 281-213-1540 to set up an appointment with a team member.

Thank you!

Yearbooks are on Sale!

To Purchase your 2018-2019 Yearbook please go to:


https://www.balfour.com/texas/cypress/rennell-elementary

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