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

3rd grade did an amazing job in creating a fun and interactive booth at Sci//Tech. Way to represent!!!

Our Author's Celebration was a huge success. Students had such a passion to share their writing!!! Thank you to each of you that made this night happen!!! You are amazing!!!

Week at a Glance: February 12th-16th

Specials B Week

Random Acts of Kindness Week


2nd Grade Gift of Time

*2nd and 4th grade switch specials

3:30-TELPAS Calibration (Computer Lab)


4th Grade PLC

7:00-Team Leader

Foundations Training


Kinder PLC

1:00-Kinder Valentine Party

1:30-1st-4th Valentine Party

Mentor Day

***Will be rescheduled***Math Grp # 1 - Rice Tracks Study Group


3rd Grade PLC

1st Grade Cohort Planning Day

Kinder JA in a Day


1st Grade -Gift of Time

**1st Switch Specials with 4th

Math Review Quiz

Notes from Malinda

PTO Parent's Night Out

Has been cancelled.

Valentine Treats:

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).

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:

Kinder, Jeanine Cheesman: 2/21

Lifeskills/RISE: 2/28

Staff Birthdays