Jan. 15, 2017

Reminder: No School On Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Tomorrow, Monday, Jan. 16

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, there will be no school tomorrow, Monday, Jan. 16. 

Reminder: Kindergarten Roundup This Friday, Jan. 20
Mark your calendar for our Kindergarten Roundup at 10 a.m. this Friday, Jan. 20. Please invite your friends and neighbors who may be interested in our amazing school!

Important Date Changes
Please note the following date changes.
Student Aid Drive Rescheduled for Week of Feb. 6
The Canned Food Drive has been rescheduled for the week of Feb. 6 and will be refocused on other needed items in support of Student Aid. Stay tuned for more information coming soon.
PTA General Meeting Rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 9
The PTA General Meeting originally scheduled for 6 p.m. at Hot Dog Supper has been moved to 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, prior to the PTA Board Meeting.
  • The Nominating Committee to select next year's PTA officers will be named at this meeting.
  • If you are interested in serving on the Nominating Committee, please contact Mandy Wright at mandyawright@yahoo.com.
Talent Show Rescheduled for Friday, April 7  
The Talent Show has been rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7, at Monnig Middle School Auditorium.
  • The Dress Rehearsal will be on Thursday, April 6.
  • There will be a younger grades show and an upper grades show.
  • More details coming soon.
Fine Arts Day Volunteer Sign-Up is Open!
Mark your calendars for Fine Arts Day on Friday, March 3. It is an extraordinary day where our students experience art in many forms with 35 local artists, musicians and performers at Ridglea Hills! This year’s theme is Peter Pan’s Neverland because RHE is “Hooked on Art!”
This magical event would not be possible without enormous volunteer help from RHE parents. You can volunteer to help and experience this amazing day by signing up online. It’s an event you won't want to miss!
There are many volunteer options to choose from depending on your availability:
  • Set-up the day before
  • Various shifts throughout the day of the event
  • All-day volunteers (all-day volunteers receive catered lunch and T-shirt!)
Volunteer sign-ups are available through our online directory at My School Anywhere. To volunteer, go to the My School Anywhere app under SignUps or 
click here.
  • 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.
  • Please remember, all volunteers must complete a background check, which is available on the FWISD website at:  https://volunteer.fwisd.org/
New to the online directory?
  • 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.
Join us in Neverland, and help us make this another phenomenal Fine Arts Day at RHE!

Don’t Forget: Hot Dog Supper is Friday, Jan. 27!
Hot Dog Supper is Friday, Jan. 27, and is our first fundraiser of 2017! It's a fun event for the whole family. We'll have two different dinner choices ($5 each meal), raffle baskets (50 cents/ticket), and Kid Parties for all grades. The goal for this great event is $10,000! Our theme is NEON, so make sure to wear neon!
Kid Parties
  • Kid Parties are for any grade, can be grade specific, girl only, boy only, or co-ed. Kid Party themes include swimming, kickball, painting, spa, outdoor movie night, anything else that is kid-related. Get creative! 
  • We are in need of Kid Party hosts. When you host a Kid Party, you are responsible for the cost, details, theme, location, etc., and spots for the party are sold at Hot Dog Supper.
Raffle Baskets
  • Classes sponsor different themed baskets that are then raffled off at Hot Dog Supper. These baskets are a great way to raise money and are very popular! A note about the raffle baskets will go home soon in folders. Tickets will be 50 cents each. 
  • Meal tickets and raffle tickets are available for purchase online here. You will also be able to purchase tickets at school.
  • If you are interested in hosting a Kid Party, please email Lisa Bielss atLbielss23@gmail.com or call/text her at 817-980-2893 with questions.
  • See you on the 27th! Remember to wear your neon!
Second Chance to Order RHE Winter Wear Now Until Sunday, Jan. 22
You have a second chance to order RHE winter wear through the online store.
  • All items will be available for order until Sunday, Jan. 22.
  • Delivery of items is expected the first or second week of February.
  • Only credit cards are accepted for payment online.
Sign Up to Receive RHPTA Text Updates
To sign up to receive RHPTA updates via text, text: @ridgleah to 810-10.