Rasor eNews - January 16, 2016

Lots of things are happening at Rasor!

Please Note - Monday, January 18th is MLK Day; it will be a holiday for students and teachers. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 19th. Enjoy the extra long weekend!

Career Day Was Awesome!

Thank you for making Career Day a huge success! Our students enjoyed hearing about the interesting jobs our parents, staff, and community members have. We appreciate you all taking time out of your day to spend with us. Thank you Ms. Jones, our school counselor, for all your preparations in making this a very successful career day.

Special Thanks To:

Darrel Hope

Gloria Ervin

Michael Turner

Joey Stone

Selena Underwood

Tina Wear

Chris Belt

Mike McCary

John Roach

Kevin Marren

Daniel Salloum

Angella Togo

Gary Camp

Alden Harris

Important Dates

  • Monday, January 19 - MLK Holiday - No school
  • Tuesday, January 19 - Parent meeting for incoming 6th graders to Hendrick 7:00-8:00 pm at Hendrick Middle School
  • Tuesday, February 5 - Student Council Family Dance Night 6 pm
  • Monday, February 8 - Progress Reports go home
  • Monday, February 8th -11th - Kindergarten parent conferences
  • Friday, February 12 - Valentine Parties

Reflections Contest Results

We are celebrating students!

This year’s reflections theme was “Let your Imagination Fly and the following Rasor students’ art work were recognized.

Primary Grades

Zaira Camacho

Chloe Horton

Paige Parsons

Saumya Sheth

Connor Washington

Intermediate Grades

Zaachi Mehra

Jordan Bradberry

Liya Chen

Christina Ntafos

Marquise Roberts


Nathan Wu

Honorable Mention

Vanaya Bagarath

Yash Mehra

Chloe Horton has been entered to the next level for her work called “Butterfly World”!!!

Math Night last Thursday was fabulous! Check out how much fun we had!

Coming soon! Rasor Elementary's International Fair

Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 6-7:30

We are hoping you AND your family will come take part in an evening of marvelous colors, sounds and customs. Our students will be wearing their country’s traditional clothing and participating in a fashion show. We will be sending home a participation form through all music classes.

Important Information

Please make sure your child is appropriately dressed each day.

* Send a coat/jacket on cold/cool days

* Tennis shoes must be worn in PE and be appropriate for physical activity. Students will not be allowed to participate if appropriate shoes are not worn.

Reminder - Free Signing Exact English Sign language Classes

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


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

Beginner and Intermediate classes will be offered

Bedtime Math - Try it tonight!

If you haven't tried this resource to use at home with your child.


Key Communicators - Upcoming meeting, February 3rd - We still need volunteers

  • 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 pm - Sockwell Center (6301 Chapel Hill Blvd., Plano, TX 7509)
  • April 14, 6:30 to 8 p.m.- 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