About Rice PTA

PTA’s Vision

  • Every child’s potential is a reality.

PTA’s Mission

  • To make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

PTA’s Purpose

  • To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community and place of worship;
  • To raise the standards of home life;
  • To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth;
  • To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth;
  • To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social and spiritual education.

Rice PTA’s Mission

  • To promote and speak on behalf of children and you in the schools, in the community and before governmental bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children;
  • To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children; and
  • To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation.

Rice PTA Membership Information

Info on Membership page.

Rice PTA Meetings

PTA General Meetings all appear in the calendar. All meetings are at Rice.

Executive Board Meetings

    • Monday, Sept. 12 at 9 a.m.
    • Monday, Oct. 10 at 9 a.m.
    • Monday, Nov. 14 at 9 a.m.
    • Monday, Dec. 12 at 9 a.m.
    • Monday, Jan. 9 at 9 a.m.
    • Monday, Feb. 13 at 9 a.m.
    • Monday, Mar. 26 at 11 a.m.
    • Monday, April 16 at 9 a.m.
    • Monday, May 14 at 11 a.m.
    • Monday, May 14 at 1 p.m.  — new board for 2012-13

      Volunteer

      Our volunteers make a big difference and we appreciate every single one. Please see the volunteer page for more information.

      PTA, Parent Education and Community Programs

      See the calendar and news for program dates and times. Some coincide with the PTA General Meetings.

      PTA Roster

      To see the job description, click the black arrow next to the position.

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      Contact

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      President’s Letter

      Dear Rice Parents,  When I write this letter to you it is mid-July. It’s hard to believe that summer is almost halfway over and our students will be heading back to school in August.   Our Rice PTA (Parent Teacher Association) sponsors many programs and activities for our students, parents, and staff throughout the school year. …

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      Legislative

      Plano ISD Council of PTAs provides resources for legislative updates, finding your senator and representatives, Texas PTA legislative priorities and Plano ISD Council of PTAs agenda and other valuable information to help you stay on top of legislative issues and contacting your representatives. Check the additional legislative links on the left under Legislative …

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      Fundraising

      Partnerships Boxtops for Education Tom Thumb Kroger 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 …

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      General School Info

      Bell Schedule Here is the bell schedule. We have changed the lunch schedule for our 7th and 8th grade students to help balance the student classes throughout the day. 7th and 8th grade lunches will be based on their 5th period class. School Lunch Information on our school meal program – …

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