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 to view more information about and sign up for available positions. Deadline to sign up is May 1st. Contact 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:
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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

Thanks in advance for supporting our Rice community!


Date: 01/25/2019 (Fri.)

Time: 11:30am - 1:20pm CST

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UTD coding class at Rice

1/13/2019 6:10 pm

Code, you must.

Code, you shall. Yeeeesssss
Sign up @ or visit
(use code MEMBERS for PTA member discount)
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Block Lunch Volunteers

12/13/2018 9:51 am

On popular demand, block lunch is here once again! Friday , December 21, 2018

Volunteers are needed to monitor stations around the school from 10:45am to 12:40pm. If you are willing and able to help, please sign up for a slot here: Note that volunteers must complete a Plano ISD Volunteer Application for the 2018-2019 school year; please visit to fill out this quick and easy form if you have not already done so for this year.

Thanks in advance for supporting our Rice community! Contact with questions.

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Rocio Martinez - Flexible Classrom Seating Donations

12/10/2018 9:32 am

Help us collect all item on Ms Martinez's wishlist to create and organize her flexible seating classroom.

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Transfer Info School year 2019-2020

12/4/2018 7:21 am

The On Line Numbering System for SECONDARY transfer requests for the 2019-20 school year will be available beginning December 10th at 6:30 am.   Parents must log in beginning December 10th  to receive a number to hold a place in line for them on the January 7th transfer day.

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