April 9, 2017

Waiver Day This Friday, April 14; No School for Students 
This Friday, April 14, is a FWISD Waiver Day, which means no school for students. Enjoy your long weekend!

Ridglea Hills Festival of Fantasy Talent Show was Fantastic!
Thanks to everyone who helped make Friday’s Festival of Fantast Talent Show a big success! Special thanks to our chair Noel Rodriguez along with all of the supportive sponsors and parents as well as our talented student and teacher participants!

Reminder: Field Day T-Shirt Orders Due This Tuesday, April 11
Field Day is coming up on Friday, April 21. T-shirt order forms came home in folders last week. Completed order forms are due this Tuesday, April 11.

Reminder: FWISD School Board Election Candidate Forum This Thursday, April 13
The FWISD School Board Election Candidate Forum is scheduled for this Thursday, April 13, at 7 p.m. in the FWISD board room at 2903 Shotts Street in Fort Worth. 
  • Come hear from the candidates running for our representative place on the board.
  • School board elections are Saturday, May 6.  
Reminder: 2017-2018 PTA Officer Elections at Next General PTA Meeting on Tuesday, April 25
Interested in serving as a PTA Officer next school year? The form was sent home in folders last week. It is also available online here.
  • If you are interested, please complete and return the form to the PTA box with your interests by this Thursday, April 13.
  • The officer slate to be voted on will be posted by Saturday, April 15. 
Accepting Texas PTA Honorary Life Membership Award Nominations Now Through April 23
Do you know an outstanding volunteer, teacher or community member who should be recognized for his/her service to Ridglea Hills Elementary?  Nominate him/her for the Texas PTA Honorary Life Membership Award!  This honorary award is presented to individuals who have given outstanding service to and for the students of our school. 
  • The Texas PTA Honorary Life Membership Award is one of the highest PTA honors that may be bestowed to individuals for outstanding service to children and youth. Recipients are people who have contributed significantly to the development of the work of the PTA. Presentations of life memberships are made to publicly recognize individuals who have given in the interest of the young people of Texas.
  • Additional information is included here.
  • Please use the following link to submit your nomination for the Texas PTA Honorary Life Membership Award: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/29W9VLN
  • Nominations will be accepted now through Sunday, April 23.
  • If you have questions, please contact Sheri Chipman at sherichipman@gmail.com.
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To sign up to receive RHPTA updates via text, text: @ridgleah to 810-10.