North Riverside Elementary

March 23 - March 27, 2015

Open House This Week!

Every moment of every day in Texas public schools, real life engagement and profound learning occurs. This is something that our students and teachers know well. They celebrate these big and little moments as they happen

Please make plans to attend Open House on Thursday, March 26 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm to learn about the great skills your child is developing at NRES.

STAAR Writing Test

Our 4th grade students will be taking the STAAR writing test on Monday, March 30 and on Tuesday, March 31. North Riverside will be closed to visitors during these two days. Please plan accordingly.

Teacher of the Six Weeks

Congratulations Ms. Rodgers! She has been selected as the teacher of the 4th Six Weeks!

Ms. Rodgers is one of the most positive and uplifting teachers at NRE. She is always looking for ways to support her students and praise their efforts in common as well as unusual ways.

Staff of the Six Weeks

Congratulations Ms. Dill! She was selected as the Staff of the 4th Six Weeks!

Dawn always has a smile and kind words for everyone! She is enthusiac about events at school. You can always count on her!

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Save the Date: 2015 Diabetes Walk is March 28

March 28, 2015 8:00-11:30 Walk starts at 9:30
Have you joined your campus team? Go to
Caprock Elementary has the most team members.
Keller High School has the most online funds!
See how your campus is doing!

1. Go to Webpage and register
2. Edit your “School Walk Center” page. Contest for teacher with most creative webpage.
3. Send out emails from the webpage link. Reward for most emails sent out from KISD School
Walk link.
4. Learn something you didn’t know about diabetes.
5. Donate online ($10) to campus team.
6. Raise $100 and get 4 Free tickets to Texas Rangers
7. Invite someone to the WALK
8. Attend the event.
9. Contact Debbie Gregor if you have diabetes. She will give you a
Free RED STRIDER CAP if you register for the walk! (First 100 to contact her)
10. STOP DIABETES! It takes us ALL working together!

· Over 100 KISD students have type 1 diabetes! Over 256 have been identified as at risk for type 2. One out of three students will have diabetes if the current trend continues. Don’t let that happen! Get involved!

· Lots of incentives available! $50,000 worth of give-a-ways at the March 28th event.

· Punt, Pass, and Kick event will take place on the field during the walk.

· NASCAR driver Ryan Reed (Daytona Winner last week) will be meeting the top fundraisers on April 10th at the KISD Administration Building! Ryan as type 1 diabetes and is passionate about helping STOP DIABETES!


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Best Attendance

Congratulations to our second graders. They had the best attendance last week with 98.65%. Our goal for our campus this year is 97.5%. You can help us reach the goal by bringing your child to school every day on time. The doors open at 7:30 a.m. and class starts promptly at 8:00 a.m.

Classrooms with the best attendance on a weekly basis earn to display a special spirit stick in their class. The classrooms with the best attendance last week were:

Kinder -Ms. Mcginty 98.89%

Grade 1- Ms. Rodgers 98.95%

Grade 2- Ms. Tomaselli 100.00%

Grade 3 - Mr. Gonzalez 100.00%

Grade 4- Ms. Quijano 100.00% and Grade 4- Ms. Rodriguez 100.00%

Win a Tablet!

Attendance Challenge

North Riverside will start a second “Attendance Challenge” on Monday, January 26. Students who have perfect attendance and no “tardies” from January 26 until June 4 will enter a drawing to win a Tablet!

What's for Lunch this Week?

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Our school did a great job this weekend on the Cupstacking Tournament! Thank you to all staff members involved and especially Coach Hernandez for his dedication on this event.

Casey's Kids 5K Fun Run

The date for the 2015 Casey's Kids Fun Run has been set! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 16th. Casey's Kids is an organization named in honor of long-time Keller ISD counselor Janie Casey who wanted to find ways to provide additional support for KISD families that were economically disadvantaged. She established the annual Casey's Kids Fun Run, the now annual 5K that gives District families an opportunity to come together for a time of fun, exercise, and socializing all while supporting a worthy and noble cause.

Camp Invention

Each summer, as the doors of school buildings close, new doors can open for your child to experience something different. You’ve got plenty of options for summer camps to occupy his or her days, but this one is unlike any you’ve ever known. Camp Invention unlocks your child’s potential.

Camp Invention is coming to Park Glen Elementary School from June 15, 2015 - June 18, 2015 from 8:00am to 4:00pm

To learn more please click here.

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. 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.

Rocket Fueling Station

The library will be open each morning from 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. to assist students with learning their math facts, sight words and alphabet recognition. Students should eat breakfast in the cafeteria or at home prior to coming to the library for assistance.

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

When students are seen following these expectations in all common areas of the school, teachers provide tickets to students which they can exchange at the end of the grading period at the "Rockets' Store". Thank you for reviewing these expectations with your child!

3/24/2015 6:00 PM 2nd Grade Program

3/26/2015 6:00 PM Open House

3/28/2015 8:00 AM Diabetes Walk

3/30/2015 8:00 AM STAAR Writing Day 1Grade 4

3/31/2015 8:00 AM STAAR Writing Day 2 Grade 4

4/1/2015 5:00 PM Chicken Express PTA Spirit Night

4/6/2015 12:00 AM Regular School Day

5/1/2015 7:30 AM Report Cards Available in HAC

5/16/2015 7:30 AM Casey's Kids Fun Run

5/25/2015 12:00 AM Memorial Day - No School