March 31, 2019

What a Totally Awesome Night for a Totally Awesome School!
What a totally awesome night for a totally awesome school! Thanks to our RAD Spring Auction and Parent Party Committee of Lisa Brewer, Sarah Niehoff, Kristin Fitzhugh, Kerri Hove, Sarah Stewart and their families for a like totally righteous event. Thanks to all who came out, partied like it was the 1980s and supported our school!
 

Forget to Order Your Field Day T-Shirt? Last Chance to Order Online! 
You can order for one more day ONLINE ONLY.
http://mulhollandshirts.com/rhe_field_day/shop/home?fbclid=IwAR3qSZ0jFCejVRiVGBXupmkXMx9OSgk8TQm7tURs0-NRgq29KWpXfoMtJ74

Contact: Ashley Sanchez at ashleysanchez1215@yahoo.com  

Out-of-Dress Code Days Benefiting Ridglea Hills Mustang Choir This Wednesday, April 3, and Thursday, April 4
  • Students may purchase out-of-dress code wristbands before school and during lunch on Monday, April 1, and Tuesday, April 2, ($3 each for use on both days) to be worn this Wednesday, April 3, and Thursday, April 4.
  • All money raised will go to RH Mustang Choir.
  • As always, basic dress code guidelines must be followed.
  • Thanks for your support!
 
Nominations for 2019-20 PTA Board Still Open!
Interested in serving on the PTA Board next school year? 
  • All of the many events at Ridglea Hills could not happen without parental involvement. The RHTPA board consists of 42 positions held by PTA general members.
  • There are eight elected positions, elected by the general PTA membership, and 34 appointed positions. The appointed positions are appointed by the incoming president.
  • These positions together make up the RHPTA board. While each position has a specific job, the board as a whole makes administrative and financial decisions of the PTA.
  • In addition to the specific jobs outlined, each board member should be able to regularly attend board meetings.
  • A list of duties, along with the nomination form is available online. Click the following link to access: http://www.rhpta.com/officer-elections-1
  • Contact: Rachel Harris at r.harris@tcu.edu 
 
Online Pre-K Registration Opens Tomorrow, Monday, April 1
  • Parents can register for Pre-K online starting tomorrow, Monday, April 1, through Friday, April 26.
  • Ridglea Hills’ computer lab will be open and available tomorrow, Monday, April 1, and Tuesday, April 2, for interested parents to register online for Pre-K.
  • Registrations will be processed through the Early Childhood Department by Friday, May 10, with letters going home notifying parents on Monday, May 13.
  • For more information about Pre-K, visit www.fwisd.org/prek.
  • The district will host their big Pre-K Round Up on Saturday, April 6, at the William M. McDonald YMCA near Mitchell Boulevard. 
  • Currently, Pre-K is planned to start at 7:50 a.m. and end at 2:15 p.m., and after-school care by the YMCA will again be available on campus until 6 p.m. for those parents who need it.
 
Some Hot Dog Supper Party Spots Still Available!  
There are still some kid parties with leftover spots available for purchase. Click here to sign up!
 

Winter Wear Extras for Sale on MySchoolAnywhere!
Winter Wear extras are for sale on MySchoolAnywhere –
https://www.myschoolanywhere.com/cart-new.a5w…
There are limited sizes, so don't wait!
 
Contact: Naomi Gelineau at 
naomi0617@gmail.com
 
Mustang Stampede is Ready!
Mustang Stampede is ready to thrill your kids with a surprise appearance on their birthday or any special occasion! Your kids will wake up on the day you select to find their front yard "stampeded" with mustang signs displayed 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. 
  • Reserve your special day now! What a fun way to support your 5th grade families and show the neighborhood your RH spirit!
  • Sign Up Here: http://calendly.com/ridgleahills
 
Upcoming Dates to Know 
Monday, April 8 – Friday, April 12
STAAR Testing, Closed Campus
 
Friday, April 12
Popcorn Friday
End of 5th Six Weeks
 
Sunday, April 14
PTA Board Meeting (5 p.m.)
 
Tuesday, April 16
Kindergarten and 5th Grade Cap & Gown Pictures
 
Thursday, April 18
Field Day
 
Friday, April 19 
Good Friday, No School
 
Tuesday, April 23
PTA General Meeting with Election
Kindergarten Program
 
Friday, April 26
Talent Show

Additional Resources
  • General information regarding Ridglea Hills Elementary School is available online at our PTA-sponsored website – www.rhpta.com. Please get familiar with this website and bookmark it on your browser.
  • For specific questions regarding school-administered matters not addressed on www.rhpta.com, including but not limited to academic affairs, school registration, testing, campus security, school programs, Fort Worth ISD policies and procedures, etc., please contact the school office at 817-815-1700.
  • For non-PTA-related posts (i.e., highlighting scouting opportunities, coordinating sports teams, selling uniforms, looking for a carpool group to join, etc.), please head over to the Ridglea Hills Elementary Parents Facebook group.
  • Other helpful Ridglea Hills Elementary School-related Facebook pages include the following:
  • Ridglea Hills Elementary 
  • Ridglea Hills Elementary School’s Counselor
  • Ridglea Hills Mustang Muscle (for those RHE dads interested in getting involved with school service projects)
  • RHE Run Club

#SaddleUp
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