North Riverside Elementary

April 11- April 15, 2016

Early Dismissal

Friday, April 15 is an early release day. Please make arrangements for your child to be picked up at 12:00 noon.

2016-2017 School Calendar

The new calendar for the 2016-2017 school year has been posted on the following website.

Poetry Slam

NRES students in third grade are participating in the Poetry Slam. They have been working hard and let's show our support on April 30 at 1:00pm. The event will be at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden located at 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107.
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New North Riverside Website

Remember to bookmark the new school website We continue to add content to the site that is useful for our parents and community.

Our 2nd Run for Change is less than a month away and all the proceeds support your

school district’s counseling department to raise awareness for adolescent suicide prevention!

Discount codes to register online at:

Adult $5 off code: faculty5

Student $10 off code: student5

(t-shirts will not be provided for students using the student5 code)

Thank you for making a difference in the lives of the students in our community!

Positive Behavior Winner!

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WatchDOG Dads!

Hello Dads!!!!! I would like to invite you to become a part of our Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) program here at North Riverside!!!!! If you are interested in volunteering, you will first need to complete an application for a background check: You will not be allowed on campus as a WatchDOG dad until your background check has been approved. Once your background check has been approved, you can sign up for the day(s) that best fit your schedule by following this link:

Kristina Mugg| Counselor| North Riverside Elementary

P: 817-744-5300| F: 817-744-5338

Please use the box below to thank any staff member at NRES and click submit.

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Prizes needed!

We are planning on giving students prizes for following the NRES expectations. We would like to do a drawing every week based on the tickets students earned for great behavior. We will need quite a few prizes that will be included in the drawing. Do you know anyone or any business that might donate to us? If so, please contact Oliver Mujica at


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Thank you for ensuring our students are ready for instruction every day. Please remember students need to be in the classroom by 8:00am. Our attendance goal is 97.5%. Can you help us reach it?

If students are tardy, please walk your student to the office. If your student is absent, please make sure to call or send a note to school.


Are you interested in helping in the office or classroom of your child’s school on a regular basis? Are you accompanying a group of students on a field trip, helping with PTA events, becoming a WATCH DOG volunteer, or chaperoning at a dance? If you answered ‘YES’ to any of the above questions, you must complete a Criminal History Background check. To be eligible to volunteer on any of the KISD campuses, this process is completed each school year. To be considered as a KISD Volunteer for 2015-2016 school year, please complete the Volunteer Form. KISD appreciates the valuable time you donate to building brighter futures for our students. Please use the following link to start the process.

Parenting Center Workshops

Please see the attached document to find out about wonderful parenting workshops available for all KISD parents this school year.

Parenting Workshop Calendar

Stay Connected!

We have many forms of communication to keep you up-to-date about events happening at North Riverside.

1. Campus Website:

2. Facebook:

3. Remind: (for emergency messages only): Text @nres2015 to 81010

4. Twitter:

Win a Tablet!

Attendance Challenge

North Riverside will continue the “Attendance Challenge”. Students enrolled from January 19 - June 3 who have perfect attendance and no “tardies” will enter a drawing to win a Tablet!

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NRES Student Expectations

Our students have learned to follow the expectations in all common areas of the school. The NRES expectations are:

Nurture respect



Soar to success

North Riverside Elementary

Dr. Jackie Green-August, Principal

Oliver Mujica, Assistant Principal

Kristina Mugg, Counselor

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Box Tops

  1. Look for the Box Top labels on products you already buy such as Betty Crocker products, Cheerios, Pillsbury, Ziploc, Hefty, Kleenex, and Nature Valley (find a complete list at:
  2. Trim the labels neatly on the lines and check the expiration dates (they will not take expired labels). Send the Box Tops in to your child's classroom in a Ziploc bag or envelope. Please include child's name, teacher's name, grade, and number of Box Tops.
  3. Sign up at and identify “North Riverside Elementary” as your school. Look for “Bonus Box Top Offers” to win and/or opportunities to earn Box Tops for NRES. Coupons for Box Tops products are available at the BTFE website. Visit the Box Tops “Marketplace” to earn points for NRES when you shop online at participating websites.

  4. Ask your relatives and friends/neighbors with older children if they will save Box Tops for our school.