Rice Middle School PTA 2021-2022 OPEN POSITIONS


Volunteer at Rice Middle School and feel part of an outstanding school community.  The following positions are currently open for the 2021-22 school year and offer a great way for parents to  get involved and make a meaningful contribution to our school.



PARLIAMENTARIAN. Board position. Attends PTA Board meetings which are held once a month, currently by Zoom lasting approx 1hr.  The Parliamentarian ensures all present at meetings act within Bylaws and procedure.  Full training given. Manages/oversees the Nominating Committee Process. This is a great "entry level" Board position without a huge time commitment.


SAGE CHAIR.  The Special and Gifted Education Chair organizes an annual awareness event for students and looks for opportunities to provide education, communication and support to SAGE families. 


Teacher Appreciation Chair.  We love our Rice teachers! Work with the Programs Chair to plan some fun events to make sure our teacher's feel appreciated.    Help and ideas from past events is provided.


Teacher Birthdays Coordinator.  Who doesn't want to wish a teacher a Happy Birthday!  The PTA provides recognition to teachers when it's their birthday and we need a coordinator to stay on top of dates and write a birthday card to teachers.


Reflections Chair.  Are you interested in supporting Arts Education? The Reflections Chair coordinates the Reflections Program at Rice, publicizing details and collecting and submitting entries.


After School Coding Club Coordinator.  Help organize the After School Coding Club by sending emails to the UTD contact to arrange dates, answer questions from parents by email and communicate club details by email. 


Socials Co-Chair. Support the Socials Club Chair with organizing events at school, such as our famous RavenFest.


Apply here  Apply To Volunteer at Rice MS 2021-22



Please select multiple positions that you are interested in. If you have any questions please email Deema Ghata-Aura at deemaghata_aura@hotmail.com




Rice Partnerships

Rice PTA participates in several “Partnership” programs. These programs offer easy ways for Rice to earn points/credit/equipment for the school. Any of these labels can be put in the can in the front office—remember to put your child’s grade level on the bag.


BoxTops for Education!
We encourage Rice families to help our school by sending in your Box Tops labels. Please look for the labels on the items you use (like Kleenex boxes, Ziplocs, cereals, etc.) and send them in a plastic bag with child’s grade on it. There is a collection bin for Box Tops in the school office.


Support Rice PTA with your TOM THUMB purchases!
Tom Thumb’s Good Neighbor Program is an easy way to support our PTA. Every time you shop at Tom Thumb a portion of your purchases will be donated to the Rice Middle School PTA if you have designated our PTA on your Rewards Card. Families can have up to three charities designated however, the total applicable purchases will be equally divided between the charities selected.


To sign-up for the Good Neighbor Program, or to change your current designated organization, click on this Form, fill it out and drop it off at any Courtesy Booth at a Tom Thumb store. You will need to complete indicate that Rice Middle School PTA #8022 is your designated charity. Our PTA has the potential to earn over $10,000 a year if all of our families would take a few moments to designate our PTA on their Reward Card!


Help Rice Middle School PTA by shopping at Kroger. Use Rice Middle School PTA #XV558 when you sign up for the program online and click on 'I'm a customer'. Kroger Community Rewards will contribute a percentage of eligible purchases to our PTA. If you enrolled your Kroger Plus Card last school year, you need to re-enroll this school year.

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