North Riverside Elementary

Week of December 15, 2014

MOOYAH Spirit Night!

Ready for the last spirit night of the year? Come to MOOYAH on Thursday, December 18 from 4:00pm to 10:00pm. The location is at 9604 Old Denton Rd., Suite 108, Fort Worth, TX 76244. See you there!

Santa will visit NRES!

Santa will be here on Wednesday at 11:00am. If you are planning on coming please make sure you sign in and wear your sticker in a visible area.


A letter was sent home last week about this event and if you wish your child does not participate in this activity, please fill out the bottom portion.

Penny Wars Winner

Ms. Armoogam's class was the winner! As a reward, the class will tape Mr. Mujica to the wall this week.

PTA Holiday Gift Shop

Thank you so much to all the PTA volunteers who worked at the PTA Holiday Gift Shop. Our students enjoyed picking items for the people they care about.

Gingerbread Houses

Our staff built gingerbread houses with their teams. Students were then invited to vote for their favorite house. Congratulations to the 4th grade team because students voted for their gingerbread house the most.

NRES School Report Card

This is a report required by the Texas Legislature and prepared by the Texas Education Agency. It is to be sent to the parent or guardian of every child enrolled in a Texas public school. The report provides information concerning student performance on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), as well as information on student enrollment, class size averages, and financial expenditures.


State law requires that the school report card displays information about for the state, the district, and the school. Where possible, the information must be reported by race/ethnicity and socio-economic status of the students and must include at least two years of results.


The School Report Cards can be found online at:

http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/src/2014/static/campus/c220907111.pdf


School Report Card Definitions can be found online at:

http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/src/2014/definitions.pdf


A more complete report about North Riverside Elementary School, the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR), is available by contacting my office or can be accessed online at:

http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/src/2014/static/campus/c220907111.pdf


Please contact me if you have any questions concerning this report card. Thank you for your continued support of North Riverside Elementary School.


Sincerely,


Jackie A. Green-August, Principal

Best Attendance

Did you know one of the components in the Texas Schools accountability system is the attendance rate in our school? NRES is the only elementary school in Keller ISD with three distinctions out of five. We are working hard in being recognized in all five areas; and this is why we are working to ensure students attend school every day on time.



Congratulations to our second graders. They had the best attendance last week with 97.66%. 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.

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Win a Tablet!

Attendance Challenge


North Riverside will start an “Attendance Challenge” on Monday, October 6. Students who have perfect attendance and no “tardies” from October 6 until January 23 will enter a drawing to win a Tablet!


Tablet Specs. 7” Android 4.2.2 operating system with dual core and 1GB of Ram. 8GB of internal memory with front/rear camera compatible with USB and has an HD screen 1024X600.

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.



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

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 at the "Rockets' Store". Thank you for reviewing these expectations with your child!

12/18/2014 4:00 PM MOOYAH PTA Spirit Night

12/22/2014 12:00 AM Winter Break

1/5/2015 12:00 AM Student Holiday

1/13/2015 6:30 PM PTA General Meeting

1/19/2015 12:00 AM Martin Luther King Day - No School

1/23/2015 12:00 PM Early Release

1/26/2015 12:00 AM The Great Kindness Challenge Week

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

2/16/2015 12:00 AM District Holiday - No School

3/6/2015 12:00 PM Early Release