On April 10th, the Heights PTA hosted a fun and educational assembly that introduced our children to the world of raptors. Trained specialist from the Backland Prairie Raptor Center brought very well trained birds and talked about hawks, owls, falcons and how these beautiful birds are an important part of our environment. Kids loved the presentation!
When students encounter the inhumanity of the Holocaust, they realize that it was perpetrated by people just like them who turned a blind eye to the suffering of those around them. Studying the history of the Holocaust, encourages them to think through some of the most fundamental questions about human nature. On April 10th from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Asst. Director of Education from Dallas Holocaust Museum, Dr. Charlotte Decoster will talk about the importance of choice consequences and how to open up minds, one person at a time. To challenge them to think critically and become UPSTANDERS.
While parents are listening to the speaker, kids will have fun exploring supervised science stations set up in school's cafeteria.
Lights, camera, ACTION! Hollywood glam is coming to Heights and it's time to appreciate our wonderful staff and teachers! Heights Appreciation Week is going to be incredible but we need your help. There are numerous dates, times and items to choose from during the week of May 1st-5th. There is also a Sign Up for a crafting and cocktails night. If you can't help during the week maybe you can make it that evening. We will be prepping for the week and it will be lots of fun! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
Only three more weeks until our highly anticipated Spring Carnival on April 28th! Our PTA has been working hard at planning activities and attractions for our kiddos, teachers, community members and Heights families but we now need your help! We are looking for volunteers to handle game stations, collect tickets, setting up and much more. And we also need you to spread the word as it will be an event you do not want to miss!
Please Sign Up to volunteer!
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On April 10, Heights PTA will be hosting the The Backland Prairie Raptor Center as they delight our student body with an educational session on raptors and their role in our local ecosystem. They will bring 6-8 live birds for demonstrations. Stay tuned to our photos from the event!
Over the past two days, Heights PTA hosted two very successful Nature and Science Programs delivered by Perot Museum! Kids were scientifically impressed in awe-inspiring ways by the laws of physics and chemistry. Just look at these curious faces!
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In honor of Earth Day 2017, RHE will be celebrating all of Earth Day week (April 18 - 21) with fun and education activities each day!
Project: "From Trash to Art!"
Students will create a work of art from recycled bottle tops (non-alcoholic only please), lids from jars, and any small caps. The final art piece will be displayed in the school garden for many years to come! Please have your students start collecting and bringing these materials in NOW! Let's see how much we can collet to reuse and recycle into art!
Teachers will have a container in their classrooms for the collected materials. Many more fun and enlightening activities are in the works. Stay tuned for more details.
Heights PTA is very excited to sponsor and bring Perot Museum to Heights Elementary!
On April 4th, Perot Museum will do a program for our K-2nd graders called "Fire & Ice" that teaches about matter. Our students will see firsthand how matter changes with variance in heat and talk about basic behavior of atoms and molecules as well as physical and chemical changes occurring in matter.
On April 5th, Perot Museum will do a presentation titled "Physics Circus" for our 3rd - 6th graders that explores the roles of physics and math in three thrilling circus acts. The ringleader of the circus will guide our students through ways that force, motion and energy are involved in each physics feat.
Burgers with friends on a deck. Need we say more to entice you to come out to Shady's Burgers for our Heights PTA Spirit Night on April 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.? Shady's will donate 15 percent of sales, so be sure to put your receipt in the jar. Shady's Burgers, 2701 Custer Parkway #915, Richardson.
Richardson Heights Elementary
101 N Floyd Rd
Richardson, TX 75080
Phone: (469) 593-4400
Fax: (469) 593-4401