May 13, 2018

Closed Campus Due to STAAR Testing This Week
Due to STAAR Testing, our campus will be closed, including lunch, to volunteers and parents from tomorrow, Monday, May 14, through Friday, May 18. This means no visitors will be allowed on campus in classrooms or during lunch all week for all grades.
Below is the schedule for testing:
  • Monday: 3rd Grade and 4th Grade Math, 5th Grade Math Retest
  • Tuesday: 3rd Grade and 4th Grade Reading, 5th Grade Reading Retest
  • Wednesday: 5th Grade Science
Good luck to all of our students, and thanks to all of our teachers for preparing them well!

UIL Competition This Saturday, May 19
This year’s UIL Competition is this Saturday, May 19, at Lily B. Clayton Elementary School. 
  • If you are unsure of the time of your participating student’s event, get in touch with your student’s coach or email Laura Hixon at
  • Good luck to all of our contestants!
Last Day to Take AR Tests is This Friday, May 18, by 3:30 P.M.
  • The last day to take AR tests for this school year is this Friday, May 18, by 3:30 p.m. The library will be open a little later some days this week for last-minute testing. 
  • Please note that since campus is closed this week due to STAAR Testing, the library will be closed during school hours most of the week.
  • Students who can test alone can take tests in their classrooms.
  • Also, students can take tests with their parents before and after school this week. 
  • We will call the last round of ribbons and Million Word Club on Tuesday, May 22. 
  • AR Store will be open Tuesday, May 22, through Thursday, May 24.
  • The Million Word Club Pizza Party will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 24.
  • The Level 4 AR Ice Cream Party will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 25.
  • If you have any questions, please contact Jenn Nevitt at 817-739-5399 or
Teacher for a Day on Tuesday, May 22
Teacher for a Day will be on Tuesday, May 22, for the students who won that opportunity at the Spring Auction. If you have questions, ask your teacher for additional information.

End-of-Year Awards Schedule
Please see below for this year’s end-of-year awards schedule by grade. 
Tuesday, May 29
  • 1st Grade Awards (9 a.m.)
  • PPCD and Pre-K Awards (12:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, May 30
  • Kindergarten Awards (8:15 a.m.)
  • 2nd Grade Awards (10:30 a.m.)
Thursday, May 31
  • 3rd Grade Awards (8:30 a.m.)
  • 4th Grade Awards (10 a.m.)
  • LINC Awards (11:30 a.m.)
Friday, June 1
  • 5th Grade Promotion (8:30 a.m.)
  • Last Day of School
Please note the following:
  • If you are coming to Awards Day or Promotion and not going to the classroom, you will sign in and then you may go directly into the Auditorium.
  • If you plan on going to your student’s classroom, having lunch with your student, or getting an early dismissal, you must follow these procedures:
  1. Stop at the table in the lobby—worker will check your ID against the student’s emergency card. Your name must be on the emergency card to go to the classroom, have lunch or attend class parties.
  2. Receive a sticker, and then you may proceed to the classroom or the lunchroom.
  3. If you are signing out a student, your name must be on the emergency card. Sign the child out at the table in the lobby.
Attention 5th Grade Parents: We Need Your Pictures for 5th Grade Slide Show at Graduation by May 25
It’s time to start creating the 5th grade slide show for graduation! 
  • Please send pictures from all the years your students attended Ridglea Hills to Mandy Perez. 
  • We would love to have all students represented.
  • Pictures from your camera or camera phone are great!
  • Please email them to Mandy Perez at
  • The deadline is Friday, May 25.