Raccoon Review

A Weekly Communication Tool for Rice Elementary Staff

Campus Goals



  1. Ensuring ALL students are in attendance.
  2. Cultivating a climate that welcomes students and parents.
  3. Creating opportunities for students to use and increase critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  4. Moving from Parent Involvement to Parent Engagement.

Staff Shout Outs

What a great start to the year!!! You guys make coming to work a blast!!! Your excitement is amazing!!!


So many of you put time into creating such welcoming classrooms...it is a joy to walk the halls and see the crazy cool places our kids get to learn!!! I want to go back to school!

Week at a Glance: August 20th-24th

Monday-Red Day

Kinder PLC

1st-4th Grade Math Review Cycle Begins


Tuesday-White Day

3rd/4th ELA PLC

7:00-Content Leader Meeting (PLC Room)


Wednesday-Black Day

3rd/4th Math PLC

3:30- 3rd & 4th Grade UOS Progressions Meeting at Armstrong


Thursday-Red Day

1st/2nd Math PLC

2:10-Kinder Working Numbers Training

3:30-BAS Training


Friday-White Day

1st/2nd ELA PLC

Poster Method Friday

Notes from Malinda

Active Start and PLC

We will begin on Monday...Remind that 1st-4th will need a Breakfast room designated.


Transportation Tags

Please make sure every child has a tag everyday!!! If a student loses a tag, please email Megan Caldwell.

Staff Birthdays

Dawn Gerstenberger-8/20