Ride Blast

February 14, 2020

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Dates to Know

2/14 Happy Valentine's Day

2/17 - Student Holiday

2/20 - PTO Meeting 11:30 am

2/20 - Math/Science Night - 5:30-7:00 pm (Set up 5:00 pm)

2/24 - Ride Spirit Night - Torchy's Tacos

2/27 & 28 - Go Texan Day

2/28 - Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

February 17, 2002

Monday, February 17, CISD will be closed to observe President's Day! Have a great three day weekend!
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Thank You 1st Grade

Yesterday, the 1st Grade Parents provided the staff with a wonderful luncheon! We feel so fortunate to have such amazing parents at Sally K. Ride.

Principal's Message

February is a good time to check progress and promote success. We also like to reset our positive mindset and prepare to work hard. Some ways to help out are: Talk with the teacher to review how your child is doing. Be creative while reading and do activities that relate to things your child is studying. Help your child set reasonable goals, then applaud their efforts!


The second semester is academically rigorous. There are usually two benchmark tests in core subjects as well as the STAAR Test for 3rd & 4th graders. We will be working hard with students to have them academically grow and progress during this time. As always, we are so grateful for your continued efforts to help build good work habits and responsibility with your child. The Spring semester tends to come and go quickly.


Math/Science Night, Thursday, February 20th is one of our favorite events of the season.

Please see the flyer below for some of the special activities available for everyone!

We hope to see you there!!

Great Bike Giveaway

One of our second grade students is in a competition to win a new adaptive bike. Please support her by voting using the link below.


Vote for Bailey

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Ride Spirit Night

Please join us for dinner and wear your Ride t-shirts. A portion of the profits from all Ride attendees will go to the Ride PTO.

Torchy's Tacos in Cochran's Crossing.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

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Save the Date: March 27 - Spring Fundraiser 5-8 pm

Spring Carnival & Fundraiser

The PTO is seeking donations for our auction (Items adults would like) and kids' raffle (Items kids would like) as well as sponsorship for our event to minimize event cost. If you are a business owner or have connections that can help, please contact ridepto@gmail.com. Likewise, if you can help by contacting a few businesses on our Past Donor List, the Spring Carnival & Fundraiser Committee could use your help. Please contact us. Our next meeting will be February 24, at 9:30 a.m. at Black Walnut Cafe if you would to like volunteer.

Early Voting

Early voting for the March 3 Primary Election begins February 18. Visit https://elections.mctx.org/ for specific dates and times.
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Knox Drama Theatre Arts Workshop

Please see the attached form if you'd like to sign up for their workshop.

Integrity - Characteristic Trait

Integrity means knowing the difference between right and wrong and choosing to do the right thing even when it is difficult.


Ways to show integrity:

Be responsible

Be respectful

Be reliable-do what you say you will do

Tell the truth

Try new things even when it is hard.

Treat others the way you want to be treated

Reach goals

Do the right thing

Be a good friend

Make good choices

Take care of yourself

Be dependable

Be honest

Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

On February 28th, it is Crossing Guard Appreciation Day! Crossing guards are our unsung heroes that play a vital role in the students’ safety to and from school. Let's show our Challenger support and thank them for their service.

Library Volunteers Needed

Sign up opportunities to shelve books are now available

click to see all the come-and-go opportunities

Kindergarten and first grade parents, if you are interested in helping during your child's library time and you are able to do so every other week throughout the school year, opportunities are still available.

click here to sign up

NEWS FROM PTO


Please join the Ride Parent Teacher Organization (“PTO”) which meets the second Thursday of each month at 11:30 am. PTO has a new website: www.RidePTO.com.

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