Ranger Express April 11

Rice Elementary Online Newsletter

What's Coming Up?

April 11 - 15


  • Robotics, Tennis, & Friendship Club meet after school.


  • TJC Fairy Tale Theater - K, 1st, & 2nd
  • PTA Board Meeting
  • Ranger Choir, Math, Garden Club & Race to the Top meet after school.


  • Breakfast Book Club (a.m.) & Art Club meet after school.


  • School Spirit Day! Wear your spirit gear or red, black or white!

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Upcoming Events:

  • April 22 – end of the 5th six weeks
  • April 25 – 29 – Kindergarten Roundup - Parents can pick-up registration form.
  • April 28 - Pine Cove Day Trip
  • April 29 – Wear Your College Colors Day
  • May 3 – 5th grade program/PTA meeting
  • May 5 – Cinco de Mayo: 2nd - 5th presentation
  • May 9, 10, and 11 – STAAR testing
  • May 14 – Arts Fest
  • May 17 - 19 BOGO Book Fair Week!!
  • May 19 – Rice Showcase/Kindergarten Preview Night
  • May 24 - 5th Grade TISD Track Meet
  • May 25 – CPOC
  • May 31 - 5th Grade Cook Out
  • June 1 – last day of school

Congratulations Rice Teacher of the Year!

RICE PTA Announcements

Upcoming PTA events:

  • Rice PTA: PT Avenue
  • Thank You Spring Creek Barbecue for a successful fundraiser!
  • April is 2nd Grade Appreciation Month!
  • April 12 - Board Mtg.
  • April 15 - Media Specialist, Ed. Assistants, & Secretary Appreciation Day
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Robotics (Mrs. Tunnell)

Every Monday from 2:50 - 4:00 p.m. Pick up will be on Ranger Drive.


Friendship Club (Mrs. Koop)

Monday after school. Pick up at 4 p.m. on Ranger Drive.

Until 4:00


Tennis Club (Mrs. Sivertson)

Tennis club Monday after school until 3:45 p.m. Pick up on Carriage Drive.


Math Club (Mrs. Hill)

Every Tuesday in Mrs. Hill's room. Pick up at 4:00 p.m. on Ranger Drive.


Race to the Top (Mrs. Hill & Mrs. Jones)

Math club for parents, every Tuesday, “RACE TO THE TOP”. The club mini sessions start at 3:10 p.m. and continue until 5:30 p.m. Feel free to come and go as you please. If you have questions about any skills your child is learning in 5th grade, then this is the place.

Eddie.Hill@tylerisd.org and Stella.Jones@tylerisd.org

Garden Club (Mrs. Raney & Mrs. Koop))

Garden club is an exciting new club where students will build raised garden beds of herbs, vegetables, and flowers in the old courtyard area. Pick up at 4:00 p.m.

Diana.Koop@tylerisd.org and cjraney@me.com

Breakfast Book Club (Mrs. Tunnell)

Wake up with the Breakfast Book Club! Wednesday & Thursday @ 7:30 - 8 a.m.


Art Club (Mrs. Williams)

Art club Thursday after school until 4 p.m.


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