Feb. 11, 2018

Buy Out-of-Dress Code Wristbands Tomorrow, Monday, Feb. 12, and Tuesday, Feb. 13, to Be Worn for Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, Feb. 14
  • Come dressed up in your best Valentine’s Day attire! Buy a one-day wristband for $2. No athletic or wind shorts allowed.
  • We will be selling wristbands tomorrow, Monday, Feb. 12, and Tuesday, Feb. 13, before school and during lunch to be worn on Wednesday. Feb. 14.
 
Spring Pictures This Tuesday, Feb. 13
  • Spring pictures, including class group, club and individual, are scheduled for this Tuesday, Feb. 13. These will be used in the RHE Yearbook.
  • If you do not want your child’s picture to appear in the yearbook, please sign and return the lower portion of the notice sent home in folders last week.
  • Students who participate in clubs (i.e., Chess Club, Run Club, Student Council, etc.) should bring their club shirts to wear in the photo(s).
  • If you want a class picture, these are paid for in advance. Please place your payment in the envelope previously provided.
  • You will receive picture proofs and an order form for individual pictures two-to-three weeks after Picture Day. They may also be purchased online.
  • Students may be out-of-dress code for Picture Day. Please be sure that clothes are school appropriate (no spaghetti straps, too-short dresses or shorts, athletic shorts, ripped jeans, pajamas or inappropriate logos).
 
Valentine’s Parties This Wednesday, Feb. 14
Classes will be having small Valentine’s parties on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Please send Valentines signed by your child to school for distribution this day. Contact your Room Parent with any questions.
 

New Copy Paper Drive Continues Through This Friday, Feb. 16
We are more than halfway through the year, and we are in need of copy paper. We use about 50,000 sheets of paper a week. Our new copy paper drive continues through this Friday, Feb. 16. 
  • Bring as many reams of new copy paper as you would like to your child’s homeroom.
  • The teacher will keep a tally of total reams donated.
  • The winning classroom will get a pizza party as a reward.
  • We haven’t received many reams yet.
  • Thanks in advance for your support!
 
Barnes & Noble Book Fair and Family Reading Day This Saturday, Feb. 17
Barnes & Noble Book Fair and Family Reading Day is this Saturday, Feb. 17, from 9 a.m. to close.
  • Stop by for celebrity readers, buy a book from your teacher’s wish list and pick out some things for yourself! A percentage of the day’s proceeds including items from the café, go back to our Ridglea Hills Library so Ms. Rick can buy more books for your students to read! Be sure to mention that you are there for the Ridglea Hills Book Fair.
  • There will be story times and a craft activity in the store. It’s at the Barnes & Noble located at 4801 Overton Ridge Blvd.
  • If you cannot attend, purchases can also be made online. Use the code 12321394.
 
Support RHE’s 5th Grade Class at Chipotle Fundraiser on Tuesday, Feb. 20
  • Make dinner a selfless act by joining Chipotle for a fundraiser to support RHE’s 5th Grade Class. Come in to the Chipotle at 6370 Camp Bowie Blvd. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
  • Bring in the attached flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to RHE’s 5th Grade Class.
  • The flyer is available here.
 
Fine Arts Day Information
Fine Arts Day on Friday, March 2, is almost here!
  • Join us in a World of Pure Imagination! We encourage everyone to look around out front and inside the school that morning before the 8 a.m. bell rings. At 8 a.m. students need to be in their classrooms.
  • For the safety of all our students, only pre-registered volunteers may be in the building after 8 a.m.
  • Parents, visitors and younger/older siblings are not allowed to shadow their student or stop in during the day.
  • All students will need a sack lunch. The entire school will eat in their classrooms that day.
  • Thank you to everyone who signed up as a volunteer to help!
 
Save the Date for RHE Spring Auction on Saturday, March 24
Save the date for RHE’s Spring Auction at Ridglea Theater on Saturday, March 24. More information coming soon!
 

KidsFit Competition & Fundraiser Sponsored by Fuzzy’s Benefiting RHPTA Continues!
  • The culinary students at South Hills High School working with Medical City Children's Hospital have created “KidsFit” menu items that Fuzzy's has placed on their menu.
  • The students have entered a contest with other culinary programs across the country to see whose menu items sell best over the next two months.
  • In order to help market their menu items, Fuzzy's has created a competition with the PTAs closest to the Fuzzy's on Bryant Irvin (RHE, JT Stevens and Benbrook) going on now through Sunday, March 18.
  • Every time someone orders from the KidsFit Menu and mentions the name of their school, $1 will be donated to that school. This includes dine in and take out.
  • The customer will be given a card to put in one of three clear boxes with the school’s logo. This will identify which school they are representing.    
  • The PTA purchasing the most KidsFit menu items during the four-month period will have a complimentary teacher appreciation lunch catered by Fuzzy's. 
  • Everyone wins!
  • Every meal purchased with the designated PTA will result in the PTA receiving $1.
  • The winning school's teachers will receive a free lunch.
  • The students at SHHS will increase their chances to win this national competition.
  • And most importantly, our kids will learn how to make healthier choices.
 
Sign Up to Receive RHPTA Text Updates        
To sign up to receive RHPTA updates via text, text: @ridgleah to 810-10.

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