AmazonSmile Promotion Donates 1.5% for New Purchases

3/17/2018 8:02 pm

The AmazonSmile triple donation promotion is under way. Amazon is tripling the donation amount to 1.5% when customers make their first eligible purchase from March 12-31. This is a great opportunity to increase Rice Middle School's AmazonSmile donations by shopping at

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New PTA Board Members Approved for 2018-'19

3/11/2018 10:18 pm

The Rice PTA Board voted on a new slate of officers for the 2018-19 school year. The new members are:

  • President – Alice Weaver
  • 1st VP Membership – Pernille Nordstrom
  • 2nd VP Programs – Sarah Quan
  • 3rd VP of Ways & Means – Veena Janak
  • 4th VP of Volunteers – Lisa Mendiola
  • Secretary – Sailaja Attili
  • Treasurer – Sandy Nagarajan
  • Communications/Webmaster – Avani Choski

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Deadline for Seniors to Apply for Rice PTA Scholarship is April 1

3/11/2018 10:05 pm

Rice Middle School offers a scholarship to graduating high school seniors in Plano ISD who previously attended Rice Middle School. During 2017-2018 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.

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Proposed Slate of PTA Board Officers for 2018-19

3/4/2018 4:40 pm

At the PTA General Meeting on March 5, at 6:15 p.m. just prior to Open House, the Rice PTA Board will present and vote on a new slate of officers for the 2018-19 school year.

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A Few Remaining PTA Board Positions for 2018-’19

2/11/2018 9:38 pm

The Rice PTA Executive Board is seeking parents to fill volunteer positions and the following chair positions for the 2018-19 school year. As of today, we still need:    

  • VP Membership
  • VP Ways and Means
  • PE-uniforms Coordinator
  • Spirit Wear Coordinator
  • Social Coordinator
  • Treasurer
  • Box-Top Coordinator

Please email PTA President Pernille Nordstrom at with questions or to inquire about serving.

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PTA General Meeting on March 5

2/11/2018 9:16 pm

Please join us for a General Meeting, just before Open House on March 5. We will propose a change to the PTA standing rules to include information about a senior scholarship for Rice alumni. Several elementary schools and middle schools do this to support their former students and families who have been members of PTA. Click here to learn more.

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Link Your Kroger Card to Rice PTA

2/11/2018 9:07 pm

Did you know you can use your Kroger Plus Card to support Rice PTA? It’s easy to link. Click here to sign up with your Plus Card, and enter Rice PTA’s NPO organization number, 41811. Once you're enrolled, you'll earn rewards for Rice PTA every time you shop and use your Plus Card.

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Breakfast Items Needed for Principals’ Meeting

2/4/2018 4:58 pm

Rice will be hosting the Middle School Principals’ Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Traditionally, the schools host a breakfast at these meetings. If you can bring an item on the sign-up, please fill in your information. We appreciate your help! Please sign up here..

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PTA Board, Volunteer Positions Available for 2018-19

1/21/2018 5:15 pm

The Rice PTA Executive Board is seeking parents to fill volunteer positions and the following chair positions for the 2018-19 school year.

Taking a board position is a good way to keep up with what’s going on with the PTA and Rice. Open positions include:

  • President 
  • 1st VP Membership 
  • 3rd VP of Ways & Means 
  • Secretary 
  • Treasurer 
  • Parliamentarian 
  • Communications/Webmaster 
  • Legislative
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Send in Your Box Tops

1/21/2018 5:12 pm

Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to raise money for our PTA and school. Your Box Tops earn hundreds of dollars annually for our school. Have your child bring them to the front desk and put them in a container marked Box Tops. 

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