April 22, 2018

2018-19 RHPTA Officer Elections at 6:15 P.M. This Tuesday, April 24

2018-19 RHPTA officer elections will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at the PTA General Meeting before the kindergarten program at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.  
As a reminder, the Ridglea Hills Elementary Nominating Committee submits the following nominees for the year 2018-19:
2018-19 Officer Slate
  • President – Rachel Harris
  • 1st VP Membership – Jenn Nevitt
  • 2nd VP Fundraising – Kerri Hove
  • 3rd VP Programs – Ivy Ellis
  • 4th VP Room Parents – Angela Houston
  • 5th VP Volunteers – Ashley Sanchez
  • Secretary – Jami Lampert
  • Treasurer – Beth Timmerman
Kindergarten Program at 6:30 p.m. This Tuesday, April 24
Please join us for the kindergarten program at 6:30 p.m. this Tuesday, April 24, in the auditorium.

$3 Out-of-Dress Code Wristbands for Sale Monday and Tuesday to Wear Wednesday and Thursday
Out-of-dress code wristbands will be available for purchase for $3 tomorrow, Monday, April 23, and Tuesday, April 24, to be worn on Wednesday, April 25, and Thursday, April 26.  
As always, basic dress code guidelines must be followed.

This Week is Ridglea Hills’ Wild, Wild West Talent Show! 
Don’t forget that the Talent Show Dress Rehearsal is from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. this Wednesday, April 25, at Monnig Auditorium.
  • The younger grades arrive earlier and depart earlier.
  • The older grades arrive later and depart later.
  • Please see your act’s sponsor for specific details.
Talent Show is at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. this Friday, April 27, at Monnig Auditorium.

Support the Teddy Bear Drive for Cook Children’s Patients Now Through May 6
  • Help us collect teddy bears for Cook Children’s patients now through Sunday, May 6.
  • All bears must be new. (Many children have illnesses that make them more susceptible to germs.)
  • Contact Kerri Hove at 817-905-6176.
  • Thanks in advance for your support!
Teacher Appreciation Week is Next Week!
Teacher Appreciation Week is scheduled for next week Monday, April 30, through Friday, May 4. More information coming soon!

Attention 5th Grade Parents: We Need Your Pictures for 5th Grade Slide Show at Graduation by May 25
It’s time to start creating the 5th grade slide show for graduation!
  • Please send pictures from all the years your students attended Ridglea Hills to Mandy Perez.
  • We would love to have all students represented.
  • Pictures from your camera or camera phone are great!
  • Please email them to Mandy Perez at Mandyperez2379@gmail.com
  • The deadline is Friday, May 25.
RHE Science Fair Evaluation/Judging Rubrics Available Online
As a reminder, RHE Science Fair is on Tuesday, May 8. The judging rubrics for requirements of each type of investigation are available on the RHPTA website. Please note the following information provided by FWISD:
  • 2nd – 4th grade projects should be a Descriptive or Comparative investigation only. (Experimental projects entered for these grade levels will be displayed, but not judged.)
  • 5th grade projects can be a Descriptive, Comparative or Experimental investigation.
  • 2nd – 5th grade may work on individual or team projects (with a maximum of five team members).
  • Pre-K – 1st grade may enter class projects for display, but they will not be judged.
  • Additional information on the Science Fair, including the information packet, is on the RHPTA website: http://www.rhpta.com/academic-fairs