Nov. 12, 2017


Reminder: Invention Convention This Tuesday, Nov. 14

As a reminder, Invention Convention is scheduled for this Tuesday, Nov. 14.

 

Join Us for Our PTA General Meeting and 3rd Grade Program This Tuesday, Nov. 14

Please join us this Tuesday, Nov. 14, for our PTA General Meeting at 6:15 p.m. followed by our 3rd Grade Program at 6:30 p.m.

 

PTA Board Meeting at 6:30 P.M. This Thursday, Nov. 16, in Library

We will have our next PTA Board Meeting at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 16, in the library. All are welcome to attend.

 

Career Day This Friday, Nov. 17

Career Day is this Friday, Nov. 17. Please contact our school counselor, Mrs. Rogers, with any questions. Her email address is Matrail.Rogers@fwisd.org.

 

RHE & Live Thankfully Food Drive Continues This Week Through Nov. 16

RHE is once again partnering with Live Thankfully to feed families this Thanksgiving. With your help, we will give Thanksgiving dinners and groceries to families in need. These families are adopted through our school and other FWISD schools. Last year, we were able to give 2,500 bags of groceries along with Thanksgiving dinners to more than 600 families in need!

 

This is the last week of our Live Thankfully Food Drive. We encourage everyone to continue bringing items in each day this week to try and meet our goal of 5,000 items. At this point, we are well short of that goal.

 

The totals so far are:

Pre-K: 109 items

Kindergarten: 65 items

1st Grade: 132 items

2nd Grade: 185 items

3rd Grade: 189 items

4th Grade: 140 items

5th Grade: 222 items   

School Total: 1,042 items

 

If you ordered Live Thankfully t-shirts they will be delivered this week. We are asking that everyone wear their LT shirts Friday to show we are a community that Lives Thankfully!

 

Here is how you can help this year:

 

Contribute to Our Food Drive This Week

·      Bring non-perishable goods to school.

·      We will give incentives throughout the drive to grade levels bringing in the most items.

·      Food items to consider: canned veggies, canned soup, canned meats, boxed potatoes and stuffing, boxed macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, snack pack puddings, crackers, paper goods, etc.

·      Please no glass or breakable items.

·      Cans, plastic and boxed items will be better for bagging and transport.

 

Attend Party with a Purpose on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 5:30 p.m. Until Everything is Bagged and Loaded on the Trucks

·      Join our school family and those from other participating schools and businesses at Southwest Christian Preparatory Campus to bag groceries for our adopted families.

·      Fort Worth Food Trucks will be present to buy dinner.

·      Face painting, clowns and music will be provided.

·      Sorting of food will be starting at 1:00 p.m. for anyone who wants to help set up.

 

For more information:

·      Like Live Thankfully on Facebook: www.facebook.com/livethankfully

·      Email info@livethankfully.org

·      Call 817-946-6563

·      Visit livethankfully.org

 

Winter Wear Orders Due This Friday, Nov. 17

Winter Wear Order Forms went home in student folders last week. All winter wear sales benefit the 5th grade fundraising. Items available for purchase include RHE long sleeve T-shirts for $20 that can be worn on Spirit Fridays and sweatshirts for $22, hoodies for $25 and fleece jackets for $32 that can be worn daily.

·      Please note that the order form incorrectly includes YXL and AXS sizes. We will not be offering YXL or AXS.

·      Color photos of all of the items are available on our website at www.rhpta.com or on our RHE PTA page on Facebook.

·      All items are also available for purchase online. Go to www.rhpta.com and click on the Online Store tab to access. 

·      The first order will be placed at 10 a.m. this Friday, Nov. 17.

·      The last order will be placed Friday, Dec. 1.

·      Please complete the order form and send cash or check payable to RHPTA.

·      Questions? Contact Amanda Perez at mandyperez2379@gmail.com or Twila Allan at twila.allan@gmail.com.

 

FWISD Thanksgiving Break Next Week

FWISD Thanksgiving Break is next week starting Monday, Nov. 20, through Friday, Nov. 24, which means there will be no school next week. Enjoy your holiday break!

 

Yearbooks Now Available to Order!

Get your yearbook, and treasure your memories! Yearbooks are only available for pre-sale and online sale, which allows us to offer them at the lowest cost ever!

·      Yearbooks will be delivered during the last week of school.

·      A $5 discount is offered for orders made before Jan. 1.

·      Order online at: www.inter-state.com/yearbook and enter the school code "23123Q."

·      Soft-back books are only $18. Hardback ($5) and personalization ($1) upgrades are available. 

·      Prices increase Jan. 1. Order now and save!

 

Parents: We Need Your Photos for This Year’s Yearbook 

You can now upload straight from your phone!

·      Follow this link, and select “photo post”: http://interstate.pixami.com/ISSMaster/home3/Public.jsp

·      You’ll create an account, but it’s really easy. Use your email as your user name, and we suggest using “yearbook” as your password. 

·      You can create folders to sort your photos by event or grade or class or even the student’s name, which helps ensure they are put in the right place. 

·      If you have any questions, please contact Bekah Elizalde at elizaldes@mac.com.

 

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