Staff Appreciation Casserole Day - Take home meal

4/25/2019 11:13 pm

Staff Appreciation Casserole Day

Rice Casserole Day is May 8th! The Rice PTA organizes this yearly event to send our awesome teachers and staff home with dinner. We need your support to make this event a success, and we've made it super easy for you. 
 
$23 provides 1 casserole and a salad. You order online, we order and deliver the casseroles! Online ordering is through April 30th, 2019, on the Rice PTA website
 
We need 105 casseroles. If you haven't ordered yet, please consider ordering. We only have 8 ordered so far. We still have a long way to go and so little time left!
We really need everyone's help, so please spread the word!!!
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Teacher Apreciation 2019

4/24/2019 11:31 pm

TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK
                                                                      
                                                          
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10, and Rice PTA is hosting a breakfast for our amazing staff on Monday morning to start the week off right!
 
We need lots of donated items to make this a special recognition for our teachers. If you are able to provide food, drinks, and supplies, or would like to help set up and clean up, please sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e4cabab2aa64-teacher1

All items must be dropped off at Rice between 7:30am and 7:45am on Monday, May 6. Please provide hot food in a crock pot or other heating device to keep it warm, if possible.

Thanks for your support! 
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Volunteer Luncheon

4/23/2019 10:21 pm

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PTA Executive Board 2019-2020

4/23/2019 7:22 am

Coffee with Mr Glasscock

the next PTA meeting on April 23rd at 10:00am - Details below!

The Nominating Committee of the Rice Middle School presents the following slate for the 2019-2020 Executive Board:

President: Lisa Mendiola

1st VP Membership: Sarah Quan

2nd VP Programs:  Fernanda Revuelta-Corzo

3rd VP Ways & Means: Heather Coleman

4th VP Volunteers: Rommana Aziz

Secretary: Rashmi Misra

Treasurer: Jennifer Nicholson

The election of Officers will be held at the next meeting of the General Membership, on Tuesday,  April 23rd at 10:00am  at Rice Middle School. Nominations will be accepted from the floor. 

All PTA members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Frisco Rough Riders Sunday May 5th

4/16/2019 11:30 am

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2019-2020 Rice MS PTA Board & Chairs

4/11/2019 1:22 pm

Rice PTA 2019-2020 Board, Chairs, and Coordinators Needed!
Would you like to get more involved in your child's school, get to know other parents and staff, and use your time and talents to enrich our Rice community? Rice PTA is already hard at work to ensure that next year is a great one, and we need YOUR HELP to make it a success! We are looking for parents to serve in the following positions:
  • Treasurer
  • Communications Chair
  • Council Delegate
  • SAGE Chair
  • Legislative Chair
  • Teacher Appreciation Chair
  • Hospitality Chair
  • Reflections Art Contest Coordinator
  • 8th Grade Celebration Chair
  • Copy Chair
  • After-School Programs Coordinator
  • Hardship Chair
  • School Supplies Co-Chair
  • Dads' Club Chair
  • Parent Education Coordinator
  • Health Awareness/Youth Protection Coordinator
  • Multicultural Coordinator
  • Environmental Chair
Go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0E4CABAB2AA64-20192020 to view more information about and sign up for available positions. Deadline to sign up is May 1st. Contact volunteers@ricepta.org if you have any questions or if you'd like to sign up for a position. Thank you in advance for your service to the Rice community!
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staar testing begins next week!

4/2/2019 8:21 am

STAAR Testing Dates:

  • April 9th: 7th Grade Writing & 8th Grade Math
  • April 10th: 8th Grade Reading
  • May 7th: Algebra 1 EOC
  • May 13th: 6th & 7th Grade Math & 8th Grade Science
  • May 14th: 6th & 7th Grade Reading & 8th Grade Social Studies
  • May 15th: STAAR Math 8 Retest

  • May 16th: STAAR Reading 8 Retest

*The adjusted schedules for those days will be sent out when testing nears.

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Rice Middle School Senior Scholarship Deadline - April 1st

3/25/2019 12:10 pm

Rice Middle School offers a scholarship to graduating high school seniors in Plano ISD who previously attended Rice Middle School. During 2018-2019 school year Rice Middle School PTA will offer one scholarship of $500. A completed application and a verification of enrollment (VOE) from their current Plano ISD school must be received by April 1. Click here for details and the application.

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Principals Breakfast & lunch duty volunteers

2/15/2019 10:14 am

We have a couple of upcoming volunteer opportunities for you to consider:
  • Lunch Duty - The staff would like help supervising students at lunch, to include include playing games with the kids, talking to them, reminding them to recycle and stack trays neatly, and asking them to be seated if not getting food/throwing away trash. If you are able to help, please sign up for a shift here:https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e4cabab2aa64-lunch
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Block Lunch 1/25/2019

1/16/2019 8:13 am

Rice PTA

Block Lunch Volunteers

Rice Middle School is having an activity-filled block lunch for the students on Friday, January 25. This extended break is all about choice, community, and growth, giving the students an opportunity to explore other interests and activities with a variety of staff members. 

Volunteers are needed to monitor stations around the school from 11:30am to 1:20pm. Volunteers must have completed a Plano ISD Volunteer Application for the 2018-2019 school year at pisd.edu/volunteer.

Thanks in advance for supporting our Rice community!

 

Date: 01/25/2019 (Fri.)

Time: 11:30am - 1:20pm CST

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