March 5, 2017

Fine Arts Day Fun in Neverland!

We had a great day in Neverland on Friday, with art of every kind! We are so thankful for all of our artists, contributors, volunteers and staff who made the day possible! 
Thank you to our 2017 Fine Arts Day Artists:

  • Amon Carter Museum of American Art
  • Arlington Heights Cheerleaders 
  • Arlington Heights Drumline
  • Arts Fifth Avenue
  • Elisa Belmont
  • Eric Bourassa 
  • Lisa Brewer
  • Cavan Crane
  • Creative Soul Music School
  • Curtis Needs a Ride
  • Dallas Puppet Theater
  • Go Defy Gravity 
  • Aly Grober 
  • Ann Marie Hemminger 
  • Michele Hollar
  • Mandy Holmes
  • Kids Who Care
  • Angela Lendzioszek
  • Margaret Lowry
  • Wendie Lunsford
  • Michael Miles
  • The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
  • Monnig Band
  • Mustang Muscle
  • Melissa Newman
  • Angela Newton
  • Austin Patton 
  • Sanchez Taekwondo 
  • Texas Ballet Theater
  • Van Grow Studios
  • Julie Vitek
  • Pam Wengert
  • Wonderfully Made Dance
  • Mandy Wright
  • Young Chefs Academy
Thank you to our 2017 Fine Arts Day Business Contributors:
  • Taco Diner Waterside 
  • Potbelly Sandwiches - Heather Martinez 
  • Pearl Snap Kolaches - Wade and Blair Chappell 
  • Hurley House - Katherine Sasser
  • Starbucks
  • Mama's Pizza
  • Ashcart Enterprises 
  • Rebecca Ferguson Vinyl
  • Mulholland Companies
  • Lowe’s
Special thanks to NPO Pennington for ensuring the safety of our children on Fine Arts Day. 
And thank you to all of our volunteers, the staff, and our wonderful husbands, who helped make Fine Arts Day a fantastically fun, smooth day for the students!
Click the following link to our RHE PTA Facebook page for fun FAD-related posts and pics:
Donuts with Dad at 7:30 A.M. This Friday, March 10
Please join us at 7:30 a.m. this Friday, March 10, for a special breakfast with your child provided by the PTA in the cafeteria!

Spring Break is Next Week, March 13-17
FWISD Spring Break is next week, March 13-17. Classes will resume on Monday, March 20. Enjoy the time off with your children!

Buy Your Tickets to the Spring Auction Scheduled for Saturday, April 1!
Join us for an amazing night out at Ridglea Theatre on Saturday, April 1, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This adults-only event will include dinner catered by Mi Cocula restaurant, live music, and tons of great raffle and auction items!
  • Click on the MySchoolAnywhere link here to purchase your tickets. 
  • Tickets are available for individual purchase or as reserved tables of eight (limited quantity available).
  • We are also offering special pricing for teachers and staff. Looking forward to spending an evening with you while we raise money for our great school!
  • Interested in making a donation to this fundraiser? Email Gina Archie
Ridglea Hills Festival of Fantasy Talent Show Dates!
A reminder that we have some important dates coming up very soon as we prepare for our Talent Show at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7, at Monnig Middle School Auditorium. This show is amazing; our talented children never disappoint! This event usually draws nearly 1,000 adoring fans and is sure to be standing room only. You really don't want to miss it!
5th Grade Emcee Tryouts This Tuesday, March 7, and Wednesday, March 8
  • At 2 p.m. this Tuesday, March 7, and Wednesday, March 8, we will have 5th grade emcee tryouts in the RHE Auditorium.
  • Act entry forms and sponsor forms are due this Thursday, March 9.
  • Music in electronic format is due Thursday, March 23.
Dress Rehearsal and Show
  • Dress Rehearsal will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, in the Monnig Middle School Auditorium.
  • The show will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 7, in the Monnig Middle School Auditorium.
Check out the flyer that went home in folders last week for additional information.
Questions? Contact Noel Rodriguez at or 817-266-4382.

Reminder: Yearbook Final Order Deadline is Saturday, April 1
Order your yearbook online at by Saturday, April 1.
  • Enter the school password "09114X"
  • Paper forms will come home after Friday, March 3.
  • If you have ordered a yearbook, please upload a photo of your student. They will love finding themselves in their book! 
  • If you can't remember if you ordered yet or have a question, email Bekah Elizalde at

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