Yearly Archives: 2018


Roadrunner Rundown – Celebrations


Roadrunner Families, I want to update everyone on the break-in that we experienced in the early morning hours of Sunday the 2nd of December. AISD Police informed us today that an arrest has been made in the case and the items have been recovered.Thank you to AISD PD for all of their hard work on […]

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Kindernews December 14, 2018


It’s Been a Busy Week Well, the Great Gingerbread Hunt was our focus this week. After reading many different versions on The Gingerbread boy we made our own gingerbread boys.  After decorating them with raisins and red hots, we took them to the cafeteria to bake.  We warned the people in the cafeteria to be […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Recapture


Roadrunner Families, Happy Bettie Mann Day! Yesterday we had a wonderful visit from Ms. Mann who was the first African American teacher at our school and namesake of our kindergarten wing. She read to our kindergarteners and spoke to our 6th graders about leadership. Thank you to LEAP for the beautiful “Happy Bettie Mann Day” […]

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Kindernews December 7, 2018


  It’s Been a Busy Week We added the words said and you to our Word Wall this week.  Our sight words so far are not, get, look, my, mom, dad, up, it, I, A, go, at, to, am, me, see, can, is, like, the, red, blue, yellow, green, orange, brown, and pink .   Celebrations! We are practicing […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Bettie Mann Day


Roadrunner Families, It was an action packed week at Russell Lee Elementary School and I want to take a moment to thank some of the key players. Thanks to Clayton Maxwell who organized another informative and thought provoking “How to Talk to Your Kids about Race” panel discussion. Thank you to Susan and Ian Fraser […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Happy Thanksgiving!


Roadrunner Families, I want to start by reminding everyone that there will be no school next week for Thanksgiving break. Our students will not have classes until we return on Monday, November 26th. I wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving. When I sit down with my family to celebrate, one of the things I will […]

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Kindernews November 16, 2018


It’s Been a Busy Week We added the words and and play to our Word Wall this week.  Our sight words so far are look, my, mom, dad, up, it, I, A, go, at, to, am, me, see, can, is, like, the, red, blue, yellow, green, orange, brown, and pink .   There will be no school next week, […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Veteran’s Day Ceremony


Roadrunner Families, Our annual Geography Day was a big hit and it was great to see our Roadrunners have so much fun while learning about different cultures. This year’s Geography Day featured Tibet, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Tunisia, Ireland, and Japan. There were so many special guests who brought their knowledge and experience to share with […]

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Roadrunner Rundown – Geography Day!


Roadrunner Families, We are just a week away from one of our favorite days of the year here at Russell Lee Elementary, the world famous Geography Day! Efforts are already underway to transform our different grade levels into Tibet, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Tunisia, Ireland, and Japan, respectively. Next Friday our Roadrunners will grab their “passports” […]

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Kindernews November 2, 2018


It’s Been a Busy Week This week we had lots of fun in language arts with Halloween stories.  We sequenced the story, The Old Woman Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything and made a Monster’s Monster.  We used nouns and adjectives to describe what we might see on Halloween.  It was a spooktacular week! We added the words look […]

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