Leader In Me School

Leader In Me School


School of Choice & Office Information

The Rice Office is closed until July 29.  Our office staff will continue to monitor both registration and School of Choice applications weekly throughout the summer.  If you have an urgent need regarding registration or ParentVue, please email 

2024-2025 School Supply Lists Available

Please see the 2024-2025 School Supply Lists under the "Parents" tab, "Documents".

School is Out for Summer: First Day of School is August 15th, 2024

We hope you have a safe and healthy summer break. See you back at school on Thursday, August 15th.

May 21st & 22nd: Scholastic Book Fair Family Event

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming! Kids will have an opportunity to shop during their Library Specials' time, if they have an eWallet set up or cash. 

Thursday, March 28th Parent Information Night: Internet Safety

  • Please join us for a presentation that will empower you as parents and help alert you to some of the dangers of various websites, gaming, and apps.  Join us on Thursday, March 28 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Rice gym.  This is a night for parents only.

Monday, March 4th PTO Meeting 3:30-4:30

We would love to have you join us in the Media Center from 3:30-4:30. Hope to see you there!

Monday, January 22nd: PTO Meeting 3:30-4:30

We will meet in the Media Center. We welcome you to join our team any time! 

PTO Resolutions

3:30-4:40 Monday, November 6th: PTO Meeting

Please join us in the Media Center from 3:30-4:30 for our monthly PTO meeting. We'd love to have you on our team! Children are welcome, please bring an activity (coloring, book, game, etc.) to keep them busy while we meet. 😊 

Scholastic Book Fair is Coming!

Looking for holiday gift ideas? Our Scholastic Book Fair will be coming to Rice the week of November 13th. This Book Fair will only be open AFTER school for families (children must be accompanied by an adult) or adults who would like to purchase items for the holiday season.

Monday, October 2nd: PTO Meeting 3:30-4:30

We'd love your voice on our PTO. Please join us for our monthly meeting! If you can't make it but you are interested, check our parent section to read over the agenda/minutes.

Friday, October 6th: Walkathon- Rice's BIG Fundraiser

Our annual Walkathon is quickly approaching! We would love to see you come out and cheer on, walk/run, and encourage the kids as they participate to reach a goal they set for themselves on how many laps they will complete.

PTO Meeting on Monday, September 11th 3:30-4:30

Please join us for the PTO meeting on Monday, September 11th. 


Parent & Guardian Back to School Night

Please join us for our annual Back to School Night this Thursday, August 21st. This is an informative evening event for parents. Your child's classroom teacher will go over routines, procedures, expectations, and be able to answer questions you have.

Parent Link Updated

Please check out our parent link at the top of the website. It's been updated with documents including information on: Leader in Me Technology Contract, Parent Handbook, PTO meeting minutes, and Fundraising information!

August 15th Ice Cream Social to Welcome Back our Raptors!

Please join us for our annual Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, August 15th from 5:00-6:00pm where your family can meet your child's teacher, bring their school supplies, reconnect with friends, and enjoy ice cream or popsicles. We are so excited to welcome our Raptors back to school on August 17th!

2023-2024 School Supply Lists


2023-2024 Rice Elementary School

School Supply List

Kindergarten Supply List  

1 full size backpack

July 24th: Rice Office Reopens

Our Rice Office will be closed from Friday, June 1st and reopen on Monday, July 24th. We hope you all have a safe, happy summer break!

2023-2024 School Supply Lists

Please find all grade level school supply lists for Rice Elementary using this link:

Online New Student & Kindergarten Registration

New and Returning Students 

Kindergarten families, please register as soon as possible so we are prepared to help you and your child prepare for their year!


August 15th: Ice Cream Social and Meet the Teacher

We're excited to host our traditional "Ice Cream/Popsicle" Social and Meet the Teacher Event on Aug. 15th from 5:00-6:00. Please join us outside on the playground where you and your child will meet their teacher for the 2023-2024 school year.

May 19th: Field Day and Someone Special BBQ

Field Day and Our Special Someone BBQ is back! Join us on Friday, May 19th for a fun-filled Day, including our Scholastic Book Fair during the BBQ. 

Field Day Schedule

3rd-5th Grades = 8:45-10:45

K-2nd Grades = 12:45-2:45

Get your 2022-2023 Yearbook Before They're Gone!

Last Chance for 2022-2023 Yearbook!

We have about 40 yearbooks remaining for purchase. Once the yearbooks are sold out, they’re gone! The cost is $18.00.

Scholastic Book Fair May 16th-22nd

The Scholastic Book Fair is Coming to Rice from May 16th- 22nd!

Leader in Me Family Night

We are thrilled to invite Rice families for an opportunity to learn more about our Leader in Me program and see what our students are learning about leadership.  The 7 Habits are like a compass that help guide students to make meaningful decisions.  The habits are not just based on how

March 6th-10th is Spirit Week

Help us create some school spirit by joining us in Spirit Dress Week March 6th-10th. Join us by dressing up each day or pick which days you want to participate.

Calendar of Events Below

Please be sure to take a peek at our calendar below. We have a lot of events coming up, so mark your calendars!

March 2nd: Read Across America Day & Dress like your Favorite Book Character

Help us celebrate Read Across America Day by dressing up as your favorite book character on Thursday, March 2nd. You can even bring in the book that goes with your outfit! Please be sure characters are school appropriate and please, no masks or face paint.

New Start Time for the 2022-2023 School Year

Bell Schedule  2022 - 2023

8:05 a.m.    Students can begin arriving and go to the playground or breakfast

8:20 a.m.    First bell rings

August Back To School Dates

Tuesday, August 9th

The student’s class placement is available to see in “Parent VUE”

Friday, August 12th

Ice Cream Social - 5:00-6:00pm 

Registration for New Students

Steps to enroll at Rice Elementary!

School Supply List 2022-2023

Use the Rice Elementary School Supply List for 2022-2023 when doing your back to school shopping.

Rice Music Concerts

Save the Dates!

Tuesday, May 17th Performances Please review the times below.  Take special note for the 1st grade performance time as there has been an adjustment to their time.

Kindergarten Registration

Register for kindergarten for the 2022-23 school year today. Registering for kindergarten at your neighborhood school allows schools to determine classroom sizes, staffing needs, and the number of School of Choice seats they can offer.

See Something Say Something

Three ways to report incidents, concerns in PSD 

The Rice Spirit Gear Store is open!

The Rice Spirit Gear Store is open! The deadline to order is February 13th.

Kindergarten Registration Happening Now for the 2022- 2023 School Year

Kindergarten is an exciting and important first step on your student's educational journey. In PSD, you'll find students are supported in many ways with caring teachers and staff, positive school and classroom culture, as well as a collaborative, safe and welcoming learning environment. 

PSD School Of Choice

PSD's School Choice program allows families to select the school that best meets their child's educational needs based on space availability and eligibility requirements. A school choice application is required to attend a school that is not a student’s neighborhood school or to attend a cho

Food Drive & Turkey Round-Up

Rice Raptors are collecting canned and boxed food, and toiletries for the Wellington Food Bank, along with frozen turkeys or hams. Help support our local food bank by sending in items with your students.  Which class can bring the most items!

Raptor Spirit Gear

The Raptor Spirit Gear store is open:

Walkathon 2021

The Rice Walkathon is back this year! It is our annual school-wide fundraiser, organized by our PTO. Students packets will come home on September 16th. Fundraising takes place September 16th - October 7th. The Walkathon will be on October 7th.

2021 - 2022 School Supply List

2021 - 2022 School Supply List 

The school supplies are showing up on store shelves......it's about time to have some fun picking out school supplies.

New Student Registration

New Student registration will be August 3rd and 4th.  For more information on how to register online and required documents, please visit the PSD website https://www.psdschools.org/schools/school-registration

Summer Reading - Media Center Open

Let’s keep reading! The Rice Media Center will be open three times this summer for students to come in and check out books.

2020 - 2021 Yearbook

It is yearbook time! The Rice Elementary Yearbook is a 56-page book filled with pictures of students, teachers, staff, and memories of this interesting and unforgettable year. The price is $13.75 per yearbook. Pre-paying guarantees your student a yearbook.

Spirit Gear

Place your order here.


Our focus for the SOAR code the month of April is R-E-S-P-E-C-T. We continue to look for opportunities to positively recognize students demonstrating great SOAR behaviors and are working toward our next school-wide reward.

5210+ Challenge

Beginning Feb.

Kindergarten Registration

Welcome Kindergarten Families! We are excited for you to be a part of our school community. School registration will be online and below you will find information to register for Rice.

2020 Rice Elementary Holiday Spirit Week

2020 Rice Elementary Holiday Spirit Week

Join in the week of December 14th for a week of holiday cheer during online learning!






Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Matters is on December 3rd, online from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.

PSD Meals

 PSD schools and grade levels are in Phase 1: Remote Learning through winter break.  

Learning Pages

Access your teacher's learning page by clicking on the blue Learning Pages link above.

PSD does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, age or disability in access or admission to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. A lack of English speaking skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation.