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Important Dates           

Date                Event                                                                         Time

10/1-2              Picture Day
10/3                 Back to School Night                                                 5-7pm
10/10               Breakfast with a Buddy.                                             7:15am
10/10               General PTA Meeting                                                 8:30am
10/11               Staff Development Day - No School  
10/14               Columbus Day - No School
10/17               Special Friends’ Day
10/18               Spirit Day/Night at Grub Burger
10/15-18          Book Fair
10/18               PreK to Pumpkin Patch
10/28-11/1       Healthy Lifestyles Week
10/30               Kinder to Dewberry Farms
10/31               Book Character Parade
11/8                 Fall Festival

For a more complete listing of important dates, please see the calendar at www.rcepta.com

Principal News

Rummel Creek Parents

Each week working with students can be busy, exciting and sometimes stressful.  This past week we continued to support students and our community as we shared the news of the loss of our beloved driver of Bus 89.  Marlene Moore passed away last Thursday due to a medical emergency.  She was a dedicated employee in SBISD for 27 years.  Ms. Moore will be greatly missed.  When events like this occur, we are fortunate to have our District System of Care Support Team that supports our community and students.  RCE is also blessed to have an outstanding counselor, Taylor Suszko, who is here to support students and parents as specific needs arise that may need assistance.  As always, our entire staff stands ready to help any student with special situations, needs and concerns. 

On a Separate Note -
This past Thursday, our RCE Fifth grade moms treated our entire staff to a Fabulous Luncheon with Grub Burgers, dips, drinks and yummy desserts.  They even gave us a chance to win a door prize.  This luncheon was enjoyed by the entire staff and everyone left feeling appreciated with well fed.  Thanks to the following generous hostesses for this lovely luncheon.

Jenn Terveen
Lyndsey Stead
Erin Cunningham
Laura Barber

Thursday, October 3 for Back to School Night!  The schedule is as follows:

            4:30    Online Resources Information Meeting – Library

            5:00    PreK through 2nd Grade

            5:30    Online Resources Information Meeting – Library

            6:00    3rd through 5th Grade

Please remember this is a parents’ only event!

Below is a list of October RCE activities: 

October 1     Picture Day for PreK, Kinder, 2nd, 5th, APPLE & Lifeskills

October 2    Picture Day for 1st, 3rd & 4th + missed students from 10/1

October 15   Book Fair Begins – Late Night 5:30-8:00

                        Fall Festival T-Shirt Orders are due by midnight

October 16   Picture Retakes

October 17   Releases at 12:00pm for Parent/Teacher Conferences

                        Special Friends’ Day

October 18   Releases at 12:00pm for Parent/Teacher Conferences

                        PreK to the Pumpkin Patch – 9:30a

Information about Picture Day:  Picture Day.pdf 

Sign up to be a volunteer:  https://volunteer.springbranchisd.com/

Thanks for the many ways you help support RCE,

Nancy Harn

Principal @ Rummel Creek Elem.

FALL FESTIVAL RAFFLE ITEMS NEEDED!!!

Fall Festival is right around the corner on November 8, 2019!
Please consider donating to the raffle in the form of an Amazon or Learning Express gift card or by purchasing items on our wishlist! DONATION BUCKETS at LEARNING EXPRESS are available IN STORE, or Please visit the link below for our Amazon Wishlist to order

http://a.co/3mXXhQv

Questions??? Email Mary Dominguez – marydominguez79@yahoo.com

Interested in sponsoring a booth?  Know someone that is interested in a tax write-off opportunity? Please email us at rcefallfestival@gmail.com to get a list of all the booths that we have available to sponsor!

Family Underwriting

THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!! THANK YOU to all the families that donated to our Family Underwriting Campaign!!! We currently have 45% participation from our families and we really appreciate those contributions!!! 

The Big Form is closed, but Family Underwriting remains open!!!  Online submissions can continue through the following link.

https://cwsclients.wufoo.com/forms/m11qxe8u1peubui/

Additionally, there are physical copies of the informational letter available in the front office and those can be turned in with a check for submissions post Big Form.  Please consider Rummel Creek for end of year giving or company matching opportunities!   

WatchDOGS 

Please join fellow dads in our WatchDOGS program!!  Sign up with the link below!

On all volunteer days, you will spend time with your child during an activity class (Art, Music or Health fitness), lunch and recess.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0445a5ad29a3fd0-20192020

Breakfast with a Buddy

We are excited to welcome our students and a buddy for an early morning donut treat on October 10th.  Doors will open at 7:15am and please make your way to the back porch for a donut and time with your buddy.  Buddies can be dads, grandads, uncles, neighbors, moms, grandmoms or anyone with a positive influence on your child.  We want everyone to enjoy this morning and feel welcome!

Special Friends Day at the Book Fair

Special Friends Day is October 17th! This is a wonderful event where children can invite grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors or special friends (other than parents) to share in the experience of the Book Fair. A light treat will be provided and the Book Fair will be open for all to enjoy! All proceeds from the Book Fair benefit the Rummel Creek library.

Visitation times will be arranged according to your student’s last name:
9:30-10:30: A-M
10:30-11:30: N-Z

Please register your child(ren) and special friend using this link by October 10th.  
https://cwsclients.wufoo.com/forms/mhkqk0p13z2oaw/

Note From the PTA President

Our next meeting will be Thursday Oct 10th at 8:30am in the KIVA. Please visit www.rcepta.com to sign up for weekly Flash email blasts to get all the latest and relevant PTA news!  Thank you.

**Please do NOT engage with emails claiming to be from me requesting money or gift cards.  This is a SCAM going around pulling names of local PTA presidents.  My name is attached to a false email.  If there is ever any question or doubt, please speak to me directly before taking financial action.  I’m so sorry this is happening!**

Jordan Maedgen

REFELCTIONS

Calling all RCE Dancers!

This year's PTA Reflections Art Program has kicked off, make sure that your tiny dancer is ready! 
Questions? rcereflections@gmail.com #TxReflectionsLookWithin

 

RCE Spanish Club

The Spanish Club at Rummel Creek currently has a few open spaces for new beginners and former students.
These classes are Thursdays from 3:00-4:00pm on campus.  Please sign up by submitting the registration attached or contacting Coloquia Language Arts at 281-679-8787. 

  • New Beginner (k-1) has 10 spots available
  • New Beginner (2-5) has 10 spots available
  • Formers 2nd year  (K-1) has 6 spots available
  • Formers  3rd year (1-3)  has 5 spots available (also for Spanish speakers)
  • Former advanced (class is full)

 

Morning Movers

Join fellow RCE students M/W/F mornings to run/get moving before school starts!  Please make sure to come in through the FRONT OFFICE and head out to the track!  Parents, please sign up to help! 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c45aea62da1fe3-rcemorning

CONGRATULATIONS RCE

Thank you to Brittany Phillips in receiving this award!!! We are so excited to announce the following National Award Winners for 2018-2020 SBISD Coordinated School Health!

These campuses lead by their CSHAC Chair and Committee Members have gone above and beyond to do what is best for EVERY CHILD!!!  Educating the WHOLE CHILD provides the best opportunity for student success… 

SECOND YEAR                
2018-2019
SILVER WINNERS             WILCHESTER ELEMENTARY
BRONZE WINNERS          EDGEWOOD ELEMENTARY
                                           HOUSMAN ELEMENTARY
                                           LANDRUM MIDDLE SCHOOL
                                           MEADOWWOOD ELEMENTARY
                                           PINE SHADOWS ELEMENTARY
                                           RUMMEL CREEK ELEMENTARY
                                           SPRING SHADOWS ELEMENTARY
                                           WESTWOOD ELEMENTARY

2017-2018  BRONZE WINNERS-EWE, HME, LMS, MWE, PSE, PCE, SSE, WWE
2017-2018  SILVER WINNERS-WCE, FWE 

Honorable Mention goes to SOMS, WAIS, AOC/CSA for all of your hard work in submitting the award application.

Thank you all for a job well done…Keep up the GREAT WORK!

Please stay tuned for recognition dates and times for our new campuses!

In Good Health,

Darlene Evans, M.Ed
Director of Student Wellness

Breakfast with Dr. Blaine

Peter and the Starcatcher Stratford Play

Tickets go on sale Monday, September 9th at 9 a.m. for Stratford Playhouse's season opener - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER (The Grown Up Prequel to Peter Pan). Come join in the magical adventure on the high seas with your 4th and 5th graders. For best seats at the best prices, visit www.shsplayhouse.org.

Markette for a Night

Project Playhouse 2019

https://shsplayhouse17.wufoo.com/forms/rki61cc059ay9n/

SBEF Making Our Schools Better

Making our Schools Better is what Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF) does. SBEF provides a vehicle for private funding to enhance education for our 35,000 students.  All donations to SBEF – 100 percent! – remain in SBISD to fund programs that support our teachers and prepare our students for the future.
BY MAKING A DONATION, YOU CONTRIBUTE TO STUDENT SUCCESS IN OUR DISTRTICT

  • ONE STUDENT, ONE CLASSROOM, ONE SCHOOL, ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME!

Click here to view flyer and donate

Webpage: www.rcepta.com

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