A Weekly Communication Tool for Rice Elementary Staff
- Ensuring ALL students are in attendance.
- Cultivating a climate that welcomes students and parents.
- Creating opportunities for students to use and increase critical thinking and decision-making skills.
- Moving from Parent Involvement to Parent Engagement.
Staff Shout Outs
Week at a Glance: January 29th-Feb 2nd
Specials B Week
2nd Grade PLC
TELPAS Roster Verification due
*4th grade and Kinder switch specials
4th Grade MOY Writing BM
Malinda @ Principal's Curriculum meeting
4:30-2nd Grade Math Grade Level Meeting
7:30-Wes at AP Meeting
3rd Grade PLC
7:00-Early Birds ELA Rice TRACKS
*3rd and 4th switch Specials
Kinder Cohort Planning Day
ELA-1st/2nd grade Leadership Meeting
1st Grade PLC
February Rice Birthday Club
Math Review Quiz
Notes from Malinda
We will have Valentine's treats in homeroom classrooms on February 14th from 1:30-2:30 (1st-4th) & K-1:00-2:00. (PK times differ).
3rd and 4th grade students will be invited to walk in the MLK Parade...Project Hope on February 10th. Permission slips will be sent out soon. Please collect these slips and turn completed forms into Karyn. Staff are invited to attend as well.
On February 8th from 5:30-7:00, we will have our 1st School Wide Author's Celebration. Below are the details of the events:
Library-Writer's café (students in 15 min sets A, B, C, etc.)-Mr. Gasper MC, 2 teachers at doors to close for performances. Teachers will nominate students to read. Please email Malinda names of students. Each classroom should be represented.
Cafeteria-PK-1: Read and Draw, 2-4: students will be given interesting pictures and then write a story.
Grade Level Hallways-Each grade level sets up a writing gallery in their hallway...parents leave sticky notes of positive praise.
Music-Roll a Story/sightword (set up on tables)
Art-Write your sight words (sand/paper plates)
Gift of Time
February is coming...and that means a special treat from the PTO and Admin. Our Gift of Time will be at Pie in the Sky. Each team will get to meet there for breakfast (7:30-9:25...pick your students up from specials at 9:25) and spend some time with each other. Dates are below:
PK & Specials: 2/9
Kinder, Jeanine Cheesman: 2/21
1st, Dustin Gilmer: 2/16
2nd, Mary Luna: 2/12
3rd, Yesinia Espinosa, Iris Gurerro: 2/8
4th, Bailey Sharanko, Emily Christian: 2/6
IMPACT: Amy Cuddy
Saturday, Feb. 10th, 9am
2200 Lake Woodlands Drive
The Woodlands, TX
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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2018
8:00 AM – Registration Sign-in Begins
9:00 AM – Event Presentation Begins
9:15 AM -Doors Close
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