Emily Arrow sings with PreK, K, and 1st graders!

To say our students have been a little excited to meet kid-lit-tunes musician Emily Arrow is an understatement! We’ve been reading books, singing her songs, and watching her YouTube videos for weeks now, and the day finally came for her to sing with us LIVE and IN PERSON from the Elsa England Cafeteria!!!!!!



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Thanks again to our fabulous PTA for sponsoring this amazing experienceย for our community!

Gingerbread Man Literacy Night

Over 100 Kindergarten and 1st Graders had a blast last night at our annual Family Literacy Night! Students dressed in their pajamas and enjoyed reading an eBook version of The Gingerbread Man, learning a little bit about the folk tale, and participating in hands-on learning stations related to the story.

RRHS Dragon Tales Football Players were here to interact with the students and share their love of reading and learning. They also brought a huge box of t-shirts to give away to our students, so many students entered their names in the drawing and won a Dragon Tales T-shirt!

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Vote for Forest North Elementary!

Parents and Teachers,

Please consider helping our neighbor school, Forest North Elementary, win a grant for $60,000 to spend in their library on eBooks, Playaways, and additional technology for their classrooms in the nationwideย Follett Challenge! ย They are currently in 12th place in this nationwide contest; they are one of only THREE schools from Texas to be selected!

CLICK HERE TO VOTE – you can vote once a day! ย All you need is a valid e-mail address. ย They will NOT send any SPAM – I promise!ย ๐Ÿ™‚ ย The voting continues until March 18th, so please bookmark the site and consider voting daily!

They filmed an awesome video to include the ENTIRE school, celebrating their school pride and love of learning. ย You can check out the video below!

They were even featured on KVUE a few weeks ago! ย Click here to read the story and watch the news segment!

Speak Up Survey 2012

Speak Up 2012 Survey

Please take a few minutes to participate in the nationwide Speak Up Survey about Education and Technology. ย RRISD is encouraging allย students, teachers,ย parents, andย administratorsย to participate. ย This year’s deadline is December 21, 2012.

1. ย Click on the logo above
2. ย Click on the appropriate category (Students/Educators/Parents)
3. ย Select State from list, type in School name and click ‘find school’
4. ย Enter secret word <library> and click ‘log in” to complete survey

The survey takes less than 10 minutes and we would love to see a strong representation from our RRISD community! ย Thank you!