Rasor Elementary eNews

January 4, 2016

Welcome Back! We hope you all had a wonderful winter break

We are looking forward to a semester full of great things. Please make sure you are staying up to date by reading eNews and emails sent out weekly - they are a great way to stay connected and keep us all on the same page.

Important Dates

  • Tuesday, January 5 - Classes resume for students
  • Week of January 11-15 - College Week
  • Tuesday, January 12 - Science Fair
  • Thursday, January 14 - Math Night 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Friday, January 15 - Career Day
  • Tuesday, January 19 - Parent meeting for incoming 6th graders to Hendrick 7:00-8:00 pm at Hendrick Middle School
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Career Day is Coming! Friday, January 15 - Know of anyone who would like to come be a part of this exciting day?

Career Day, Friday, January 15, will bring to a close our College Week, which runs from January 11th through the 15th. If you have friends or family who you think would be great for Career Day, please email or call our counselor, Brandi Jones at 469-752-22915 or brandi.jones@pisd.edu

A Note from PE

As the winter weather approaches, please be sure to pack your child’s tennis shoes on days he/she has PE or Fitness. Your child will not be able to participate in class if he/she is wearing boots.

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Free Signing Exact English Sign language Classes Spring 2016

Tuesday Evenings 6:00-7:30 pm

January 12th – March 1st, 2016

Davis Elementary Cafeteria

2701 Parkhaven Dr, Plano, Tx 75075


Please RSVP or direct questions to

Tina.Vaguine@pisd.edu


Free childcare will be provided. When you RSVP, please indicate number of children and ages.


Beginner and Intermediate classes will be offered

Bedtime Math

It was recently reported in the journal Science that the use of this App over the course of a year improved children's math skills by as much as three months more than their counterparts.

http://bedtimemath.org/

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Key Communicators - We need you!

  • Attend quarterly meetings
  • Obtain information to share with your school community
  • Suggest topics of district-wide discussion or interest
  • Gain a knowledge of the structure of the administration and how to communicate within it
  • Communicate information gained from meetings
  • Contact Staci Camp at 469-752-2911 or email staci.camp@pisd.edu


Dates and locations for meetings:

· February 3 – 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Sockwell Center (6301 Chapel Hill Blvd., Plano, TX 7509)

· April 14 – 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Plano ISD Administration Center, Board Room (2700 W. 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075)

Ways to Connect

Grade Level Web Pages and Social Media

Teacher Websites and Twitter - New Sites Added!

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