Roadrunner Review

Home and School Connection - May Summer Edition

Celebrating Our Learners!

Pre-K

Kindergarten

We would like our kinder friends to continue working in Dreambox, reading everyday, and our online reading program. Most of all we want you to enjoy your summer break and have fun!! We can’t wait to see everyone again next year!!

First Grade

First grade teachers would like students to continue reading and working on Dreambox this summer!

Second Grade

Parents, please see below for information to access leveled texts for your students through Benchmark Education. Consider saving this access information for your continued use across the summer for some of your child's reading. We predict these passwords will be effective through July 31, 2020. Also, be on the lookout from your child's teacher with some optional math practice you may want to complete.

Third Grade

Summer Activities:

60-90 minutes of DreamBox

15-20 minutes of daily reading

Benchmark Reading Program

itsLearning Ross Math and Literacy Poolside Practice

Fourth Grade

Fourth grade teachers would like students to continue reading 30 minutes per day during the summer and to complete lessons on Dreambox.

Fifth Grade

Summer Activities for 5th Grade:

Dreambox

Lexia

STEMscopes You Tube Channel

PE at Home!

Do you know a Senior who attended Ross?

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Retiring Roadrunners!

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Mooney's Message

Dear Roadrunner Family,


We wish you the very best as you begin your summer. This newsletter is full of resources to support all our learners whether strengthening skills or challenging existing ones. Thank you to the teachers for spending time creating and sharing information for our Roadrunners. Thank you parents for also spending time this past 9 weeks supporting our students. Hooray to the partnership, we are thankful. Take care and be on the look out for school updates from CCISD and Ross elementary the closer we get to August 2020. HUGS!


Keeping you informed: The district has reenacted the Safety Committee to research ways to safely restart school in the fall. The advisory committee consists of CCISD leaders, parents, community, members and health organizations. They are meeting now till mid June to converse about what school will look like for our students, staff and community. Below are the dates they will hold meetings for you to listen to the draft recommendations, give feedback and ask questions.


Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
* Public Input Meeting*

Monday, June 22, 2020 at 7 p.m.
* Final recommendations presented to Board of Trustees *

Information from the Front Office


  • Link for New Student Registration https://www.ccisd.net/enrollment
  • Back to School forms will be available beginning August 1.
  • Proof of Residency Documents can be brought in beginning August 10. Utility bill (Electric, Gas, or Water bill). Residency Affidavits will be available for print after August.
  • New Student documents may be brought to the office beginning August 3. 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • To request a Student Transfer go to https://www.ccisd.net/enrollment/student_transfers


If you have any questions, please send an email to ross@ccisd and we will get back with you as soon as possible.

Moving Form

If you have moved and your child will not be attending Ross next school year, please complete the linked form.

PreK & Kindergarten Registration

Online registration for Pre-K 4 and Kindergarten is open. A child must be 4 years old by September 1, 2020 for Pre-K 4, and 5 years old by September 1, 2020 for Kindergarten.


Ross Elementary will be offering 2 full day Pre-K 4 classes for the 2020/2021 school year. We will not have Pre-K for 3 year old children at our campus.


Parents / Guardians are asked to go to the Clear Creek ISD website (www.ccisd.net), click on the Enrollment tab and then click on Pre-K & Kindergarten Enrollment. Once you have submitted your online application, you will be contacted by our office staff to complete the enrollment process.


If you have any questions, please send an email to ross@ccisd and we will get back with you as soon as possible.

Returning Ross Library and Ross Literacy Library Books

Thank you all for your support in returning Ross Library books and Ross Literacy Library books.


If you have not yet been able to do so, a tub will be available at the front doors of the school both Thursday and Friday (May 28 & 29).


Ross Library books will have a bar code. Ross Literacy Library books will have a stamp on the inside front cover that says Ross Literacy Library.

*Please put items in a plastic bag with student's name and teacher name.

Summer Learning Opportunities

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Summer Online Reading Resources

Parents, please see below for information on accessing online leveled texts from Benchmark Education. Below the log-in, there is a short video with instructions on navigating this online reading site. Consider saving this information to support your child’s summer reading.


K-6 English

https://library.benchmarkuniverse.com/

USERNAME: Eng_books

PASSWORD: benchmark2020


K-6 Spanish ebooks

https://library.benchmarkuniverse.com/

USERNAME: Span_books

PASSWORD: benchmark2020


K-6 Dual language

https://library.benchmarkuniverse.com/

USERNAME: EngSpan_books

PASSWORD: benchmark2020


To access video instructions click link:

https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/43d7d75c-4380-4cdd-b880-2a3ec5e1ea2e

Storytime with Mrs. Hall

Way Far Away on a Wild Safari
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We are excited to share STEMscopes at Home for families to utilize over the summer. There is a library of engaging pieces on YouTube.

3-5 Modeling Fractions | STEMscopes at Home
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School Supplies

Order School Supplies Online!

Order school supplies securely online for the 2020-2021 school year starting now through June 14th! Late ordering begins June 16th through July 7th! School supplies will be delivered to student’s classrooms. For questions, please contact Shannon Bennett at 832-563-1026 or jhrosspta@gmail.com

Click Here for more information.


1. Go to www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks
2. Enter the school ID, ROS001 (3 letters/3 numbers)
3. Follow the directions to complete your order.
4. Keep your online confirmation as your receipt

2019-2020 Yearbooks

While the group order has closed, you are still able to order a yearbook and have it shipped to your home, via www.treering.com/validate and enter our school code 1014594341873428.
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Health Information

Helpful Links

Both Harris and Galveston county public health websites are trusted resources and sites.


https://publichealth.harriscountytx.gov/Resources/2019-Novel-Coronavirus https://www.gchd.org/about-us/news-and-events/2019-novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov


Galveston county updates their website with new cases etc at 12pm daily and Harris County does so at 3pm.

A Note from Nurse V

Dear Roadrunner Families,


Please tell your children that I miss them so very much. I hope you all have a great summer. Please feel free to email me or call me at any time if you have any questions or need help with anything. I look forward to seeing you all very soon. Much love!


Monica Veenstra, RN

Ross Elementary

281-284-4513 office

281-284-4506 fax

mveenstr@ccisd.net


Here is some information regarding Covid-19 that you may find helpful over the summer:

Should I take my family swimming or to the park this summer?

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/parks-rec/aquatic-venues.html


Where can I be tested for Covid-19?

https://www.gchd.org/about-us/news-and-events/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/where-can-i-be-tested

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Galveston-County-UTMB-to-open-mass-testing-site-15273981.php


Where can I get my child vaccinated for regular childhood immunizations over the summer?


Gator Hope Clinic a Dickinson High School

https://www.gatorhopeclinic.org/

281-229-6257

Currently open monday-THuRS 8am-2pm. Call first for an apt.


Children’s Center in League City /Community health network

https://www.sfachn.org/

281-824-1480

Currently open. Call for an apt.


Is it safe to travel over the summer?

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-in-the-us.html


Resources for Covid-19:

https://publichealth.harriscountytx.gov/Resources/2019-Novel-Coronavirus

https://www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/


Resources for talking to your child about Covid-19:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/talking-with-children.html

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