Welcome to the Official Page of the Ridglea Hills PTA

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Jan. 19
RH Chess Club Tournament

Monday, Jan. 21
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: No School

Thursday, Jan. 24
Ridglea Hills Battle of the Books

Friday, Jan. 25
Mustang Round-Up (10-11:30 am)
Popcorn Friday

Tuesday, Jan. 29
Group/Club Pictures

Friday, Feb. 1
Waiver Day: No School

Monday, Feb. 4 - Friday, Feb. 8
National School Counselor's Week

Friday, Feb. 8
Hot Dog Supper (6 pm)

Thursday, Feb. 14
Valentine's Class Parties

Friday, Feb. 15
PTA Board Meeting (Noon)

Calendar
Click here for a more detailed view of the Calendar


RHE Online Directory

https://www.myschoolanywhere.com/new-family-add.a5w?A5WSessionId719=8ea7a6851a914eeca18cb6689b44d021
My School Anywhere is a key tool for parents seeking RHE Information including the Online Directory, Volunteer Information and Online Store.


Pony Posts

http://www.rhpta.com/pta/email-list
Be sure to sign up for the Pony Posts e-mail list for a round up of all the news at Ridglea Hills 
Elementary.

  • Sign up to receive Pony Posts here.
  • Read the latest Pony Posts e-mail (Jan. 6) here.


Want to Volunteer at RHE?

  • There are plenty of chances to volunteer to help the students and staff at Ridglea Hills.
  • Complete your background check here. It's easy and fast. You must complete a new one each year. Please note that this is a new system for 2018-19.
  • Log volunteer hours here.

Mustang Round-Up on Friday, Jan. 25

Mark your calendar for our Mustang Round-Up at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25. Please invite your friends and neighbors who may be interesting in our amazing school.

  • 10 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction with Principal Crenesha Cotton and PTA President Rachel Harris
  • 10:30 a.m. - Campus Tour
  • 11:15 a.m. - RH Teacher Q&A
If you plan to register your child the morning of Round-Up, please bring the following: birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization record and proof of residence.

Contact Haley Tucker at hdmtucker@gmail.com with any questions or if you would like to volunteer at this special event.

Chess Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 19

As a reminder, RH is hosting our 5th Annual Chess Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

  • Participants will receive medals, and individual and team trophies will be awarded in each of six sections. 
  • Entry fee is $15, if received by 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18; entry fee is $30, if received on-site between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19. Make check payable to RHPTA.
  • If your child is interested, register online here or mail entries to Laura Hixon c/o Ridglea Hills Elementary School at 6817 Cumberland Road, Fort Worth, TX 76116. Do not mail registration form and check after Tuesday, Jan. 15.
  • There will be a concession stand available for snacks and lunch – cash only.
  • Contact: Laura Hixon (laura.hixon@fwisd.org/ 817-815-1700) and Tom Crane (tcrane5000@gmail.com/ 817-296-4287).


2018-19 Yearbook Info 

Yearbooks for the 2018-19 season are already in the works! To upload photos to be used in the yearbook, click here. You will create a user account and then be able to upload photos in a fast, simple manner!

To order a yearbook online, visit www.inter-state.com/yearbook and enter code 34369N prior to the deadline of Mar. 8. The cost is $28 for hard cover books and $23 for soft cover books. In addition, personalized names on the covers for an extra $1 are an option until Jan. 31.

If you have questions, you may contact Beth Wertman via email at beth_and_mark_wertman@yahoo.com.


Join the RHPTA

It’s time to join PTA! Our goal is to have a voice for every child, so we would love to have every family join!

  • Annual membership dues are just $5 per member and you can pay online anytime.
  • 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.


Mustang Stampede

www.rhpta.com/mustang-stampede
Mustang Stampede is back and ready to thrill your kids with a surprise appearance on their birthday or any special occasion! Your kids will wake up on their birthday or other special occasion to find their front yard "stampeded" with mustang signs by 5th grade families.

Your $25 donation (which goes to support the 5th grade field trip) includes 12 mustang signs, two optional birthday signs, and a Ridglea Hills sign. Reservations must be made at least a week in advance. Be the first to reserve your special day! What a fun way to support your 5th grade families and show the neighborhood your RHE spirit! Sign up here.


Security

  • Exterior doors automatically lock at 7:50 a.m.
  • Visitors to the school must be buzzed in at the front door and then proceed to the office for a visitor name badge.
  • Please be prepared to show your state-issued ID card to receive your name badge.
  • Thank you for helping keep our school safe!

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