Dec. 3, 2017

Last Chance to Order Winter Wear This Year; Orders Due By 10 P.M. Tomorrow, Monday, Dec. 4!

Winter Wear Order Forms went home in student folders before the Thanksgiving break. All winter wear sales benefit the 5th grade fundraising. Items available for purchase include RHE long sleeve T-shirts for $20 that can be worn on Spirit Fridays and sweatshirts for $22, hoodies for $25 and fleece jackets for $32 that can be worn daily.

·      Please note that the order form incorrectly includes YXL and AXS sizes. We will not be offering YXL or AXS.

·      Color photos of all of the items are available on our website at or on our RHE PTA page on Facebook.

·      All items are also available for purchase online. Go to and click on the Online Store tab to access.

·      The first order was placed on Friday, Nov. 17.

·      Place your order by 10 p.m. tomorrow, Monday, Dec. 4. This is your last chance to order winter wear this year; don’t miss out!

·      Please complete the order form and send cash or check payable to RHPTA.

·      Questions? Contact Amanda Perez at or Twila Allan at


Out-of-Dress Code Days Benefiting 5th Grade Fundraising This Wednesday, Dec. 6, and Thursday, Dec. 7

Purchase out-of-dress code wristbands this Monday, Dec. 4, and Tuesday, Dec. 5, to be used on Wednesday, Dec. 6, and Thursday, Dec. 7, and support our 5th grade fundraising.


History Fair Scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

It’s time to start preparing for the RHE History Fair to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.

·      Students will choose a topic that interests them and share what they learn with the RHE community by preparing a background exhibit, process paper and bibliography.

·      Students may participate individually or submit a group project.

·      The first place winners will advance to the District History Fair.

·      New This Year: In addition to a general information meeting this Thursday, Dec. 7, we will be offering three workshops to help students develop a topic, conduct research and create an exhibit display. All meetings will be held in the RHE library.

·      Here is a breakdown of the timeline for your reference:







3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Student/Parent Information Session




3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Workshop #1: Picking a Topic and Research Strategies



3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Workshop #2: Continuing Research and Process Paper



3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Workshop #3: Finishing Touches and Creating Exhibit Display



8:00 a.m.

History Fair Project Due!




·      You can download detailed information and project requirements at

·      If you have any questions, please contact Gina Alexander at  


PTA Board Meeting at Noon This Friday, Dec. 8, in Library

We will have our next PTA Board Meeting at noon this Friday, Dec. 8, in the library. All are welcome to attend.


Yearbooks Now Available to Order!

Get your yearbook, and treasure your memories! Yearbooks are only available for pre-sale and online sale, which allows us to offer them at the lowest cost ever!

·      Yearbooks will be delivered during the last week of school.

·      A $5 discount is offered for orders made before Jan. 1.

·      Order online at: and enter the school code "23123Q."

·      Soft-back books are only $18. Hardback ($5) and personalization ($1) upgrades are available. 

·      Prices increase Jan. 1. Order now and save!


Parents: We Need Your Photos for This Year’s Yearbook 

You can now upload straight from your phone!

·      Follow this link, and select “photo post”:

·      You’ll create an account, but it’s really easy. Use your email as your user name, and we suggest using “yearbook” as your password. 

·      You can create folders to sort your photos by event or grade or class or even the student’s name, which helps ensure they are put in the right place. 

·      If you have any questions, please contact Bekah Elizalde at