North Riverside Elementary

September 28 - October 4, 2015

School Pictures - Dress to Impress!

Students will be taking their pictures on Tuesday, September 29. You need to send money that day if you wish to purchase them. More information on the links below.

Information Flyer


You can also order online at http://www.glamourcraft.com/orderonline.html

Early Dismissal

Students will be dismissed at 12:00 noon on Friday, October 2. Please make arrangements for your child to be picked up on time.

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 oliver.mujica@kellerisd.net.

Homecoming Parade!

The Fossil Ridge High School Homecoming Parade will be on October 5, 2015. Our school will be participating with an actual Rocket on top of a car and a trailer decorated with signs created by our students. Please wear the grey NRES shirt if you have one or any grey shirts. We are going to start gathering at Chisholm Trail Intermediate at 5:15pm and the parade will start at 6:00pm. The theme will be Ridge Royalty! Come and walk with us in the parade to Fossil Ridge!
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Volunteers!

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.

http://www.applitrack.com/kellerisd/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Volunteers

Parenting Center Workshops

Children’s brains are a work in progress. How a child’s brain develops depends upon how the genes they are born with interact with the experiences they have in their early years. Join us to learn more about how parenting can positively influence a child’s brain development on October 9 at 12:30 at Independence Elementary. Please click on the following link to find our more details. Positive Brain Development.



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

Parenting Workshop Calendar

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A Message from the Nurse

Our mass school-wide screenings dates for hearing and vision will be October 20-21. This screening will include ALL Kindergarten, 1st and 3rd graders – as well as any 2nd and 4th grader that is new to Keller ISD.

Dyslexia Corner

Mrs. Acosta is the Dyslexia Teacher at North Riverside Elementary and she started a blog about the dyslexia services. The link to the blog is http://barbaraacosta.edublogs.org/

Counselor's Corner

This month’s character trait is Good Citizenship. “Citizenship means being a member of and supporting one’s community and country.”


How can you be a good citizen?

  • Volunteer to be active in your community.
  • Be compassionate.Be honest and trustworthy.
  • Protect the environment.Follow rules and law.
  • Respect the rights of others.Be a good neighbor.
  • Be informed about the world around you.
  • Respect the property of others.
  • Take responsibility for your actions.

Stay Connected!

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

1. Campus Website: http://campus.kellerisd.net/schools/NRE-111/Pages/default.aspx

2. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NRiversideES

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

4. Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/NRiversideES

New Home Access Center App!

Now you can access school information from mobile devices using the eSchoolPLUS Family app. Use the app to view attendance, classwork, class and activity calendar events, fees, student grades, and transportation information. Also, send email to a teacher by tapping the teacher's name. The student alerts you subscribed to in Home Access Center can be viewed directly in the app using the Notifications option. Use the Preferences option to change your student alert subscriptions and the email address on record with the school. Click here to learn more.

After School Science Club

Science Club is designed for the adventurer, explorer and the curious. By combining learning and play students gain knowledge and creativity through science. The club will start September 17, 2105. Please click on the following link to learn more.

http://www.worthlearning.org/join-science-club.html

NRES Guidelines To Success

North Riverside Elementary PBIS Video

Attendance

Thank you for ensuring our students are ready for instruction every day. Please remember students need to be in the classroom by 8:00am. If students are tardy, please walk your student to the office.

Win a Tablet!

Attendance Challenge

North Riverside started the “Attendance Challenge”. Students enrolled from September 8 - January 15 who have perfect attendance and no “tardies” will enter a drawing to win a Tablet!

What's for Lunch this Week?

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9/24/2015 5:00 PM Rosa's Cafe Spirit Night

9/25/2015 7:30 AM Spirit Shop

9/25/2015 6:00 PM PTA Movie Night!

9/29/2015 8:00 AM Fall / Yearbook Photos

10/2/2015 12:00 PM Early Release Day

10/5/2015 4:00 PM FRHS Homecoming Parade

10/12/2015 12:00 AM Student Holiday/Professional Development

10/22/2015 5:00 PM Panda Express Spirit Night

11/5/2015 5:00 PM Jason's Deli Spirit Night

NRES Student Expectations

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

Nurture respect

Responsibility

Encourage

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. Thank you for reviewing these expectations with your child!

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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: http://www.btfe.com).
  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 http://www.btfe.com 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.