CRI Ridge Parent Newsletter

01_20_20 Ensuring EVERY child knows Everything is Possible!

"WEEK OF WOW" WINNERS SO FAR! More this week!

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARENTS & FAMILIES!

Thank you for supporting our STEP IT UP ONLINE FUNDRAISER! You are already making such a positive difference for kids in the classrooms, PE & recess, as well as toward the "DAY OF AWESOMENESS" and prizes for students! THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts!

IMPORTANT NEWS for PARENTS EATING LUNCH W/ YOUR CHILD: LUNCH TIMES CHANGE - FRIDAY only!

JANUARY NEWS & EVENTS!

Mon., Jan. 20 - NO SCHOOL

Tues., Jan.21 -

  • STEP IT UP! WEEK OF WOW daily prize drawings continue!
  • It's not too late to turn in your GOLDEN TICKETS!

Wed., Jan. 22 - MHS Show Choir performs

Thurs., Jan. 23 -

  • 6th grade Art Field Trip
  • Academic Team Meet @ CRI 3:30 - 6pm
Fri., Jan. 24 -
  • 6th gr. CAREER FAIR
  • 5th & 6th grade LUNCH TIMES are changed!
  • 5th grade TEAM 5A & 5C recess & lunch times:

    10:48 - 11:10 RECESS

    11:11 - 11:33 LUNCH

  • 5th grade TEAM 5B lunch & recess times:

    10:48 - 11:10 LUNCH

    11:11 - 11:33 RECESS

  • 6th grade TEAM 6A recess & lunch times:

    11:39 - 12:01 RECESS

    12:02 - 12:24 LUNCH

  • 6th grade TEAM 6B lunch & recess times:

    11:39 - 12:01 LUNCH

    12:02 - 12:24 RECESS


Tues., Jan. 28

  • STEP IT UP FUNDRAISER $ and DONATIONS DUE
  • 6pm - Regional Spelling Bee @ CRI
Fri., Jan. 31 - Hat Day 50 cents

JUST FOR ENTERING 10 EMAILS or TEXTS, KIDS WIN THREE PRIZES INSTANTLY!

  1. Parents, help kids fill out GOLDEN TICKETS.
  2. Parents help kids enter 10 email addresses or phone #'s of friends & family. That is it!
  3. Kids turn in the GOLDEN TICKET saying they entered addresses/#'s and receive 3 PRIZES: Retro phone magnifier, selfie light & 10 foot neon charging cord instantly PLUS golden tickets are entered into drawings for daily prizes during the WEEK OF WOW! (See winners)
  4. Then if parents & friends donate $ to CRI (6 friends or family donating $10 each is a great goal), kids will earn arm bands to enjoy the DAY OF AWESOMENESS & CRI will purchase the following to benefit all kids: Cart of 30 CHROMEBOOKS, PE EQUIPMENT and DAY OF AWESOMENESS FUN DAY in March!
  5. Fundraiser ends January 28th - Friends & Family can also donate checks/cash!
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TYPING PRACTICE! GREAT WAY TO HELP YOUR CHILD PREPARE FOR STATE TESTS!

FREE ONLINE RESOURCE for TYPING practice: https://www.typingclub.com/


All STATE TESTS are typed & providing your child time to practice TYPING will help him/her be more calm, confident and be able to demonstrate knowledge!

FRIDAY HAT DAYS - 50 cents

Profits benefit Technology Class! Thank you for your support!


  • Jan. 17
  • Jan 31
  • Feb. 14
  • Feb. 28
  • Mar. 12

PTSO SNACK DAYS! $1 on Thursdays!

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LOOKING BACK!

TELL US SOMETHING GOOD!

Parents can Click Here! to celebrate something GREAT going on!

Parents can also call the counselors or principals with celebrations or concerns @ 256-6955

Additional Way for Kids to Report!

KIDS TELL US SOMETHING GOOD that's happening!

Or REPORT BULLYING or concerns!

  1. Drop by the front office to see us anytime!
  2. Drop a note in the new Tell Us Something Box near library
  3. Scan a QR code
  4. Talk to a teacher, counselor or principals anytime!
We are here to help!

STAYING Connected! Calendars & Links!

How to VOLUNTEER:

Dear Parents & Volunteers,
We welcome and appreciate you being a part of our kids' field trips and volunteering @ CRI! To ensure safety, all volunteers are required to obtain a background check. The cost is $11.95, and the online application is easy! Thank you for volunteering at CRI. Please see the attached letter from Interim Superintendent Charles Bradley.

Thank you for your commitment and support of our schools, student safety and learning. We'd love to hear from you! Call or email your child's teacher, the PTSO or front office to volunteer.

We are here to help!

If your child is in need of school supplies, clothing or other items, please contact a counselor so we may try to help. Special thanks to local churches for their generosity.


Mrs. Paula Allison & Mrs. Kathy Neuenschwander, office sec. 256 - 6955

Mrs. Kathy Blackwell, principal blackwellk@mustangps.org
Mr. George Meiwes, assistant principal meiwes@mustangps.org
Mrs. Chelsea Hinkle (5th gr) & Mrs. Patti Lindsey, counselors hinklec@mustangps.org & lindseyp@mustangps.org

We believe in every child & want them to know: Everything is Possible!

School Motto: “At Canyon Ridge, I will be Responsible, On-Track for SUCCESS, Considerate & Kind. I will ROCK the Ridge”

MPS CORE VALUES: "We are all connected!" - We strive to...Attend to Relationships & maintain Laser Focus on Student Success; Clear & Timely Communication & a Collaborative Culture!

VISION: (CRI) Providing every child every opportunity to be Creative, Respectful, Intelligent higher-level THINKERS!

CRI MISSION: (ACT) Working together so every child can be confident & successful in Academics, the Arts, Character, & Technology.