August 20, 2017


 

Happy First Day of School Tomorrow – Join Us for Coffee and Treats After Drop-Off!

School starts tomorrow, Monday, Aug. 21, at 8 a.m.

Parents: After you drop off your students, head to the welcome table by the library for coffee, treats and some time with your fellow parents to kick off the new school year.

  

New Parent Information Guide

New to Ridglea Hills Elementary or forget some things over the long summer? Have a question about school hours, attendance, lunch, security, carpool, parking or another topic?

Find out answers to your questions in one handy spot. Click here for the New Parent Information Guide.

 

Join Us for Our PTA General Meeting and Open House On Thursday, Sept. 7

Please join us on Thursday, Sept. 7, for our first PTA General Meeting at 5:15 p.m. and Open House from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Enlist in the RHE PTA This Year!

·      Join parents, teachers and community members in improving educational and extracurricular opportunities for all of our Ridglea Hills Elementary students.

·      As a PTA member, you work on behalf of the children you represent by volunteering in the school, supporting the faculty and staff, and staying informed on issues regarding your children and their education.

·      The RHE PTA needs your help, and we hope you will consider Enlisting in RHE PTA this year!

·      We warmly welcome our students’ parents, grandparents, family and friends to join RHE PTA. Together, we can have one voice for every child.

·      Annual membership dues are $5 per member.

·      Click here to buy your PTA membership.

·      If you are new to MySchoolAnywhere, our online directory, you will be prompted to the online store after submitting your contact information for the RHE PTA directory.

·      If you have any questions about joining our PTA, please contact Naomi Gelineau, Vice President of Membership, at naomi0617@gmail.com or 817-879-0765.

 

Reminder: Background Check Required for All Volunteers

Don’t forget that all school volunteers must have a background check at the start of every school year. Get it taken care of now so you are ready to volunteer!

·      If you had a background check last year, the process is easier because you are already in the FWISD system.

·      Click the following link to get started: Volunteer

 

Cafeteria Volunteers Still Needed

We are in need of cafeteria volunteers. There are shifts available for the first month of school.

·      Lunch is from 10:15 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

·      This is especially helpful for our younger grades to assist them with opening packages, navigating the cafeteria, etc.

·      The older grades need help with noise control.

·      If you can spare time during lunchtime, please go to this link to sign up. It is a great way to meet your children’s friends and teachers, and get a jump start on earning those volunteer hours.

·      To volunteer, you MUST have your FWISD background check approved beforehand.

 

Join the RHE Directory!

We are using MySchoolAnywhere for our online directory and PTA needs.

·      New & Returning Families: Click here to enter or update your information.

·      Once we have confirmed your family’s information, you will receive an email with login instructions to access the directory. Families will be confirmed once we are able to verify enrollment through class rosters.

 

What’s so GREAT about the online directory?

·      You can search…student’s first name, grade, teacher and family last name!

·      You can create…class lists or a custom list of favorite families!

·      You can access…from any Internet connected device: your computer, tablet, mobile device, etc.!

·      It’s secure…staff, faculty and family at RHE have access!

 

What’s NEW and IMPROVED?

·      Store…sign up for a RHPTA membership today here!

·      Mustang Mall items being added to the store soon!

·      Volunteer Sign-Ups…sign up to volunteer and track your sign-ups here!

·      Go Mobile…install the MySchoolAnywhere App from iTunes or Google Play!

 

Contact: Beth Timmerman, Directory Chair, at bethtimmerman@gmail.com

 

RHE Newcomer Welcome Event at 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday, Sept. 13

·      Calling all new RHE families – mark your calendars for our Newcomer Welcome Event at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the cafeteria at RHE.

·      During this event, you will get to hear all about the events and programs that RHE has to offer.

·      Plus, you will be able to ask any questions you may have and meet other new families joining our amazing school!

 

#MustangStrong

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