Feb. 5, 2017

 Reminder: National School Counselor Week is This Week, Feb. 6-10!
This week is National School Counselor Week from Monday, Feb. 6, through Friday, Feb. 10. Students are invited to participate in the following daily activities:

  • Monday, Feb. 6 – My School Counselor Is On My Team!
Students may wear a sports team shirt/jersey to school.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 7 – My School Counselor Knows I Have a Bright Future!
Students may wear neon-colored shirts to school.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 8 – My School Counselor Knows I’m College Bound!
Students may wear a college shirt or college colors to school.
  • Thursday, Feb. 9 – My School Counselor Loves School Spirit!
Students may wear school spirit shirts to school.
  • Friday, Feb. 10 – My School Counselor is Crazy About Me!
Student may wear crazy hats to school.
Our School Counselor Mrs. Matrail Rogers thanks you for supporting the Guidance and Counseling Program at RHE!

General PTA Meeting Followed By PTA Board Meeting This Thursday, Feb. 9
We will have a General PTA Meeting to elect a Nominating Committee at 6:15 p.m. followed by a PTA Board Meeting at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 9, in the auditorium due to Book Fair. All are welcome to attend both meetings. 

Candy Grams and Out-of-Dress-Code Wristbands for Sale on Feb. 9 and 10
Want to send a Candy Gram to wish someone special a Happy Valentine’s Day?
  • $1 Candy Grams will be for sale before and after school and during lunch on Thursday, Feb. 9, and Friday, Feb. 10, to be delivered on Valentine’s on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
  • Also available for purchase are out-of-dress-code wristbands for Monday, Feb. 13, and Tuesday, Feb. 14 – two days for $3.
Book Fair Runs Feb. 13 to 17
Book Fair is coming soon! We will be setting up in the library on Thursday, Feb. 9. Book Fair will run from Monday, Feb. 13, through Friday, Feb. 17.
  • The hours are 7:40 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Parents and teachers may preview and shop on Friday, Feb. 10.
  • Students who visit Book Fair with an adult family member on Tuesday, Feb. 14, will receive a ticket for a door prize.
  • Family Reading Night is from 6 pm. to 7:20 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16.
Exercise Caution In and Around Carpool Lane
Please use caution, watch your speed and DO NOT pass moving carpool cars or buses with flashing lights. 

Reminder: Pre-K Information Night Scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23
Remember, we will be hosting a Pre-K information night at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23.
  • There will be information detailing registration process, eligibility and priority of students.
  • District representatives specifically for Pre-K will be presenting and will be available for questions.
  • Click here for more information about Pre-K Registration available on our RHPTA website.
Fine Arts Day Is Coming Soon on Friday, March 3!
Fine Arts Day is coming up soon on Friday, March 3. It is an extraordinary day where students experience art in many forms with 35 local artists, musicians and performers at Ridglea Hills!
This magical event would not be possible without enormous volunteer help from RHE parents! You can experience this amazing day by signing up to volunteer. It’s an event you won't want to miss!
To Volunteer
  • Go to the My School Anywhere Online Directory App under “SignUps.” Or click here.
  • Please remember ALL volunteers must complete a background check, which is available on the FWISD website at:  https://volunteer.fwisd.org/
  • Grandparents who have completed a FWISD background check are also  welcome to volunteer for Fine Arts Day! Please email Naomi Gelineau at naomi0617@gmail.com.
Signing Up for the Online Directory is Easy!
  • Go to join.myschoolanywhere.com and enter code: Ridglea Hills.
  • You will be prompted to enter your email to create an account.
  • Once you are verified, you will receive a conformation email, and then be able to sign-up to volunteer.
  • Contact Naomi Gelineau at naomi0617@gmail.com with any questions.

Sign Up to Receive RHPTA Text Updates
To sign up to receive RHPTA updates via text, text: @ridgleah to 810-10.