White Rock Elementary

Principal Update 10/17/16

WRE Annual Fall Book Fair

October 17th and 18th are Book Fair Preview Days!!

Wednesday, October 19th - 7:30-4:30

  • VIP Lunch Invasion (during your child's lunch time)
  • Chick-fil-A Spirit Day

Thursday, October 20th - 7:30-4:30 & 5:30-7:30

  • VIP Lunch Invasion (during your child's lunch time)
  • Late Shopping 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 21st - 7:30-12:00

Please refer to the WRE Book Fair flyer for more information.

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BrightBytes Survey

BrightBytes surgery results provide us with insight on the impact of technology use in both our homes and schools.

BrightBytes is a web-based and research-driven tool that helps us evaluate the current technology resources available to our teachers and students.

Survey Window: Opens October 11th and closes October 24th

Target Response: 100% parent participation

Click on the link below to take the survey.


Red Ribbon Week

RISD will celebrate Red Ribbon Week, October 24-28, 2016. This year the National Theme is “YOLO. Be Drug Free.”

Red Ribbon Week 2016

(Oct. 24-Oct. 28)

Monday: “RED-Y to Live a Drug Free Life!”

Help us kick off RRW by wearing all RED

*LHHS Peer Mediators will put on a Kids Safety Puppet Show for K-2 students

Tuesday: “Be a Hero…Just Say NO

Wear camouflage or patriotic colors

Wednesday: “Our School has SWAG” (Students Who Achieve Goals)

Dress like your future career

Thursday: “We Dream of a Drug-Free World”

Roll out of bed and come to school in your pajamas!

Friday: “I Love my Drug Free Selfie”

Tune into the announcements for a drug free selfie slide show. Wear WRE spirit wear.

WRE Art Show Open House

Join us at White Rock Elementary for the Student's Art Show and Open House! Come see the beautiful artwork created by your child under the direction of Ms. Batson.
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STAAR Update

TEA released the Distinction Designations for the 2016 Accountability Summary. White Rock “Met Standard” according to the 2016 ratings. WRE also earned 1 Distinction Designation -- This is exciting! We earned a distinction in Postsecondary Readiness. Distinctions are a way for TEA to compare WRE to similar schools throughout the state in size, demographics and economic status.

For more information, please visit:


Book Character Day - Celebrate Literacy 10/31/16

Reading skills are important to our students' success in school. In addition,

reading can be a fun and imaginative activity for children that opens doors

to all kinds of new worlds. Reading and writing are important ways

we use language to communicate. So to honor literacy, we are going to have a

Book Character Day on Monday, October 31st.

More information to come! :)

RISD Spirit Run

Join the WRE team in the 2016 RISD Spirit Run!

Race Day: Saturday, November 5, 2016

Use the link below to register. Make sure you enter WRE as your school. We look forward to walking alongside all of our Seahawks.

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Healthy Zone School Calendar ~ October

Each month students will have a fitness calendar and will be encouraged to fill out at home and turn into the PE teachers for a chance to win a prize. Copies can be printed at home and are also available through PE class. Contact Coach Crawford or Coach Perez for more information.

Celebrating one of our Outstanding Teachers

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Sign up for and use Focus Parent Portal

You can sign up, using the link below, to have electronic access to your child's attendance and grades. This information is intended for the use of the student and the student's parent(s) or legal guardian(s) only.


Dates to Remember

  • 10/24 ~ Red Ribbon Week/ Beginning of second grading period
  • 10/25 ~ 6th grade goes to Enterprise City
  • 10/27 ~ Back to School Picnic
  • 10/31 ~ Book Character Day
  • November 21-23 ~ Student Holiday; non-duty staff development
  • November 24-25 ~ Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 16 ~ End of second grading period; end of semester
  • December 19-30 ~ Winter Break

How to get connected

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PTA website: http://www.wrepta.org

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