Ride Blast

February 21, 2020

Big picture

Dates to Know

2/25 - Ride Spirit Night - Torchy's Tacos 4-8 pm

2/27 & 28 - Go Texan Day

2/28 - Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

3/5 - 2nd Grade Program - Lemonade 6:00 pm

3/6 - Early Release 12:10 pm

3/9-3/13 - Spring Break

Big picture


We are so proud of our Ride Challengers! Please take a look at all our accomplishments for the past few weeks! What a great job Challengers!

Robotics – Ride’s Racing Rockets

2nd Place Core Values, 4th Place Robot Design, 9th Place Robot Games

11th Place Project -- Moving on to Championship 12 / 33 teams

Destination Imagination

Destination DI-ing – 1st Place – Fine Arts Challenge

Super Cool Fire Breathing Rubber Duckies – 1st Place – Scientific Challenge

Ninja Chicks – 2nd Place (by 4 pts) – Scientific Challenge and Highest Instant Challenge score.

Dance Thru Life “Kids Challenge” Competition

Ride – 1st Place and Most Spirited Award

Abdullah Shahab – 3rd Place in Regional Spelling Bee ( 1st – 8th graders)

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

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, 4-8 pm.

Big picture

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

Spring Fundraiser Meeting - WE NEED YOUR HELP

Please join our wonderful PTO at Black Walnut for a planning meeting for the Spring fundraiser.

We would love to see you there. There are so many different ways you can help. So come to the meeting, meet other parents, and see if anything interests you.

Ride Thru The Decades (RTTD) planning meeting, The Black Walnut, February 24, 2020, 9:30am.

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.

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.

Early Voting

Early voting for the March 3 Primary Election begins February 18. Visit https://elections.mctx.org/ for specific dates and times.
Big picture

Knox Drama Theatre Arts Workshop

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

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


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.

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


Follow us on Facebook

Big picture