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

Shout out to Shelby Heard and Susan Johnson for completing their teacher challenge in one week.


Mrs. Morgan is always trying to find connections with the curriculum to allow her students to explore in the STEM lab. Your kids are loving it!!!

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Week at a Glance: March 4th-8th

Monday-White Day

Kinder PLC

**Team Lunch (Covered by Specials Team)

8:30-Student Progress Meeting

2nd Grade Science DCC #3

1:15-1st Grade Cohort PD

2:10-Kinder Cohort PD

3:30-Student Progress Meeting


Tuesday-Black Day

3rd/4th ELA PLC

3rd & 4th Grade Science Leadership Team

3rd ELA Planning Day

1st & 2nd Grade DCC #3

7:00-Content Leader Meeting

8:30-St. Anthony Visit in Kinder

5:00-McTeacher Night


Wednesday-Red Day

3rd/4th Math PLC

1st& 2nd Grade Science Leadership Team

10:25-2nd Grade Cohort PD

Kona Ice Day


Thursday-White Day

1st/2nd Grade Math PLC

3rd Science DCC #3

4th Math CA #5

4th Science DCC #3

Big Art Day

8:00-11:30-Rice Way Team Meeting (Library)

7:30-Malinda @ CHS Feeder Principal's Meeting

11:00-PTO Meeting

1:30-Dress Rehearsal


Friday-No Specials

K/1st/2nd Grade ELA PLC

12:05-Early Release ***schedule below**

9:00-2nd Grade Program

TELPAS Social Studies sample due

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Staff Updates

Preparing for Spring Break

Please take some time once students are gone to make sure the following is complete before you leave for the break. We need to have our rooms ready for a strong start when we come back from Spring Break.


  1. Classrooms are clean and organized
  2. Hallways are clean
  3. No food is left within the classroom or team room/fridge
  4. All computers/IPads are locked in carts


Staff Transfers for 2019-2020

Now is the time of year to begin completing your Inter & Intra District transfer if you would like for your child to attend Rice and you do not live within our zone.

Staff Birthdays

Alisa Mactavish- 3/7

Ashley Cook-3/8