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December 2023 Parent Bulletin

Greetings, Tiger Family!

Tis the season to Be Jolly! Can you believe we have almost completed one semester of school? We have accomplished so much along the way. In November, we held our annual Science Fair, Thanksgiving Luncheon, and a campus-wide fundraiser. Our focus this year has been academics, community, and communication. As a campus, we are invested to continue implementing systems and ensuring your scholar's success. 

Scholars will take their 2nd District Benchmark Assessments December 5th-8th for Kindergarten through 6th grade in all subject areas (Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies). During testing, we will have a closed campus. Please make sure your scholar is on time and ready for the day. 

The PreK- 2nd Christmas Program, “The Candy Cane Holiday Express,” will be held December 20th at 1:00 PM at the Anderson Center for the Arts (formally HCCAC). Come and enjoy as our scholars travel around the world celebrating Christmas traditions.

Our Annual Christmas Production, Beauty and Beast JR, will be held at the Wortham Theatre on Thursday, December 21st. I am excited to see our scholars showcase their talent through dance, acting, and music. Please purchase your tickets soon before we sell out. 

Our 12 Days of Christmas begins December 6th and runs through December 21st. The flyer is attached below with details of each day. Let's make this a fun, festive time by allowing your scholars to participate. 

Classroom holiday parties for PreK-2nd grade will be held on December 21st and 3rd-6th grade on December 15th. Teachers will provide more information about the party details. Our PTC is excited to sponsor some fun family time with our Pajama Movie Night. See the flyer for more details. 

From the RSPA Northshore family to yours, we wish you a Happy Holidays!

Growing Students with Excellence, Every Day!

Sonya Akers, M.Ed.

Northshore Campus Principal

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Hello, Parents and Guardians, 

Tis is the season!

So, let's take some time to reflect on giving and joyfulness! 

This month is also the month of caring and kindness. I will roll out SEL lessons on kindness/caring to promote exercising this character trait within the scholars' day-to-day interactions. Having or showing a tender, considerate, and helpful nature, used especially by persons and their behavior, can go a long way. The goal is for our scholars to witness the benefits of this trait and share it with others.

Be sure to join me for Coffee with the Counselor on December 6th!

Tyesha Taylor, M.S.

Northshore Campus Counselor

Character Trait for November: CARING/KINDNESS

Monthly Mental Health Moments: STRESS-FREE


Congratulations to our C&I Specialist, Ms. Roberson, for receiving the Extra Yard for Teachers Game Ball recognition!

The College Football Playoff Foundation celebrates outstanding PK-12 teachers nationwide through the Extra Yard for Teachers Game Ball recognition program. Ms. Roberson, nominated by Ms. Clark, has been selected to receive this year’s game ball & both will attend a breakfast in January.

Way to showcase UNITY!

Congratulations to our Reading Challenge winners! They both won a McDonald's gift card and a book about Mae Jeminson. Way to go, 4th graders, Valkyria Martinez & K’Bian Ames!

Science Fair Night at our Northshore Campus! ⚛️

Congratulations to our 2023 Northshore Campus Science Fair winners!

🥼 1st Place: Camille Harris

🥼 2nd place: Genesis Moody

🥼 3rd place: Jamiya Ridgeway

And a special thank you goes to Port City Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, our judges & guest speaker, Sandra Alridge, and the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc, Pi Alpha Lambda Chapter, for your wonderful service to our scholars. Our future scientists and their families had a blast!

RSPA Northshore Science Fair Night 2023 Video Reel

Follow the tale of Toothrina Von Twinkle as she journeys from The Fairy Kingdom on her fantastic quest to find a Magical First Tooth!

Toothrina Von Twinkle A Fairy's Tale teaches children the Power of KINDNESS, COMPASSION, HONESTY, LOVE, and TRUE BEAUTY. Written and illustrated by two of RSPA's very own, Bradford Deyon and Torrey Daniels, this timeless story is a magical delight. 

Autographed copies will be available soon! If lucky, you could grab a copy at Humble's Scholastic Book Fair from November 27th- December 4th!


December 1st: 

  • Gate Testing
  • 5th & 6th Grade San Jacinto College Field Experience
  • Boys and Girls Basketball Game

December 1st-2nd: Dazzling Dolls at Deluxe Theater Christmas Performance 

December 4th: Boys Basketball Game

December 5th-8th: DBA #2 Week

December 5th:

  • The Principal Connection
  • Dazzling Dolls at Humble Christmas Parade Performance 

December 6th-21st: 12 Days of Christmas

December 6th: 

  • Coffee with the Counselor
  • PTC Meeting
  • Boys and Girls Basketball Game

December 7th: Parent STEAM Meeting 

December 14th: 

  • Pre-K& Kinder Houston Museum of Natural Science Field Experience
  • PTC Polar Express Pajama Family Movie Night
  • 21st Century Gingerbread House STEM Challenge
  • Boys and Girls Basketball Game

December 15th:

  • Open Enrollment/Intent to Return Begins
  • 3rd-6th Grade Classroom Holiday Parties

December 20th: PreK-2nd Grade Christmas Program 

December 21st:

  • Early Release Day 1:00 PM
  • PreK-2nd Grade Classroom Holiday Parties
  • Beauty and the Beast Jr. Christmas Production

December 22nd-January 8th: Christmas Break

January 8th: Staff Development Day

January 19th: 5th & 6th Grade New Year Tigers Ball

January 24th: Dazzling Dolls & Cheerleaders Rockets Halftime Performance

February 9th: 2nd Annual Family Sweetheart Ball

Click on the event flyers below to visit the Event Calendar!

We're so proud of the Northshore Tigers and what they have accomplished this season. Last season they only won two games and this year they claimed the division champs trophy and played for the championship at Rice Stadium. Kudos Coach Hector Flores & Coach Andrew Hutchinson, on a job well done. We appreciate your hard work!

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Testing Dates:

District-Based Assessments #2 begin Tuesday, December 5th. See the testing schedule below.

Dec 5th - Math 

Dec 6th - Reading 

Dec 7th - Science 

Dec 8th- Social Studies 

Uniform Policy:

Mondays-Thursdays, students must wear a uniform shirt. Blue for grades PK-5th and White for 6th grade with navy bottoms. On Fridays, students may wear a spirit shirt with jeans without rips. If students wear shorts, they must reach the end of the student's fingertips or no shorter than 2 inches above the knee.

Early Release Fridays:

Please remember that every Friday is an early release day. All scholars will be dismissed at 1:00 PM. Please ensure transportation methods are arranged accordingly.

Arrival & Dismissal Procedures:

Morning drop-off time is at 7:30 AM, and early pick-up ends at 2:15 PM Mon-Thurs and 11:40a on Fridays. If you need early drop-off or late pick-up, Crayon Club (6:00a-6:00p *fee*) or the 21st Century Program (3:25-6:00p *free*) is available. Thank you for your strict adherence to this policy.

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To change an absence to an excused absence, a parent or doctor's note must be received in the attendance office no later than three days after the student returns to school. If a note is not received, the absence will remain unexcused (students who miss 10 or more school days may receive an attendance behavior contract and could be subject to compulsory attendance laws). A phone call does not take the place of a written note. Notes can be submitted to Mrs. Harsiton at shairston@rhodesschool.org.

As a reminder, school starts at 7:55 AM, and your child is tardy at 8:05 AM. They must be signed in at the front office if you arrive after 8:05 AM. Three tardies are equivalent to one absence, so please bring your scholar to school on time.


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