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February 12, 2015 - New Information this week

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Mr. Pruett was a human sundae because Rasor students read 1 million minutes!

The International Fair was a fabulous celebration of cultures from around the world!

Our Valentine Parties were awfully SWEET!

School Board Calls May 7 Bond Election


On May 7, 2016, Plano ISD voters will decide on a $481 million bond proposal to fund initiatives recommended by the Plano ISD Facilities and Technology Task Force. Appointed in August, 2015 by the Plano ISD Board of Trustees, the task force included citizens, business leaders, teachers, principals and parents. The task force reviewed enrollment trends and projections, established construction and renovation needs, validated costs and sought input from fellow community members. After five months of study, debate and public input, the task force made final recommendations to school trustees which are included in this bond proposal. If approved, the bond initiative will provide funding toward eight major project areas with no increase to the tax rate and will impact all Plano ISD campuses through district-wide security updates, renovations and facility upgrades, as well as technology improvements. Find out more, including specific project allocations, at www.pisd.edu/2016bond. You may send questions to askpisd@pisd.edu.

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UPDATED - Book Fair - February 29-March 4


  • This is one of PTA's largest fundraisers
  • We need your help! Can you help for a couple of hours?
  • Click on this link and sign up today...THANK YOU!!


http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a49aaa72ea5fa7-spring

Important Dates

  • Monday, February 15 - Student Holiday
  • Wednesday, February 24 - Group pictures/Spring individual pictures
  • Thursday, February 25 - Pearson Early Childhood Open House
  • Monday, February 29 - Friday, March 4 - Book Fair
  • Thursday, March 3 - Open House - 6:00-7:15
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NEW - Hassle-Free Fundrasing: Download the Shoparoo app today!

Turn your shopping receipts into donations for Rasor. It's that simple!


http://www.shoparoo.com/

NEW - Great read from the Momentous Institute

NEW - 2014-2015 School Report Card

The State of Texas 2014-2015 School Report Card for Rasor Elementary has been released and posted to the Rasor website at http://k12.pisd.edu/rasor-elementary-school/tapr.


This is a report required by the Texas Legislature and prepared by the Texas Education Agency. 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. The information contained in the School Report Card is required by state law and is briefly described in the “School Report Card Definitions.”


If you have any questions regarding the School Report Card, please contact Principal Zack Pruett at zack.pruett@pisd.edu. Thank you for your continued support of Rasor Elementary.

Cane's Fundraiser benefitting the Planoettes - Thursday, February 18

  • Go to Cane's from 10am-10pm and mention the fundraiser
  • 15% of sales will go to the Planoettes
  • 100 West 15th Street, Plano location only

DID YOU KNOW EACH BOX TOP IS WORTH TEN CENTS! Our contest is still going!

  • Keep sending in BoxTops
  • The winning grade gets a popcorn party. S
  • Send them taped to the flyer or send in a baggie
  • Label baggies and flyers with teacher name and grade
  • Thank you for supporting Rasor!

IMPORTANT! Tardies and Absences

Absences

A note must be sent in within 3 days after returning for the absent to be considered excused (travel absences not excused). The absence will be unexcused if this does not occur.

Tardies

School begins at 7:45. If a student arrives after the front doors have been closed, they will be tardy and need to check in with the office. Tardy students should be brought in by a parent.

STILL NEEDED! The nurse is in need of pants of all sizes, especially for boys

If you have pants your child has outgrown, we would appreciate having them! Please put them in a bag and send with your child or drop it off in the front office. Thank you for helping us!

NEEDS FOR UPCOMING FIELD DAY - Shoeboxes

Send them with your child or drop them off in the front office. Thank you!

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19 - Lady Wildcat Soccer Game - Youth Night!

  • Clark East Stadium
  • 5:45 JV and 7:30 Varsity
  • All youth wearing their soccer jersey get in free - Come support the Lady Wildcats!

Teacher Websites and Twitter

Art Website - www.tinyurl.com/artrasor

PACE - www.tinyurl.com/rasorpace

PE - www.tinyurl.com/rasorpe

Music - www.tinyurl.com/rasormusic

Kindergarten - www.tinyurl.com/rasorkindergarten

1st Grade - www.tinyurl.com/firstrasor Twitter - Rasor_Firsties

2nd Grade - www.tinyurl.com/rasorsecond (NOTE: when you click on this site, you will be asked to join in order to view)

Third Grade - www.tinyurl.com/thirdrasor Twitter - @RasorThird

Fourth Grade - www.tinyurl.com/fourthrasor

5th Grade - www.tinyurl.com/rasorfifth Twitter - @Rasor5th