Test Monitors Needed
Canyon Ridge is in need of test monitors to help in the classrooms during state testing.   If you are willing to help, please contact the front office at 256-6955.
  
 Dates:   April 13-17 & April 21-23
 Time: 7:45am—11:00am each day


Thank you for your support!
Latest News
Hat Day - Friday, April 3rdBring $1 to wear your favorite school appropriate hat every other Friday during the school year.
Relay for Life Penny WarsHomeroom competition running through Monday, April 6th
Limited # of Yearbooks for SaleOrder your yearbook for $25 by printing off a form and bringing it to school.
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Parent Survey

Parents, 

We want to work with you to make this the best year possible for your child.   We know communication is key. Please take the 5 question survey below to better help us serve you and your child. Thank you for your continued support!

TAKE SURVEY HERE

Nurse's Corner
The stomach bug and Flu is here! Please help us in stopping the spread of germs. Remember to wash hands often, wipe down common used items in the home. Remote controls, phones, door handles, faucets, etc. We want to keep kids healthy and at school.

Remember to keep all kids healthy students need to be 24 hours free of fever or vomiting before returning to school.  This is a district policy. 

 
*Children’s dental care—  Elementary schools will have visits from local Dentists. Parents can go here for more info

*Child passenger safety week is the second week in February, here is a website with some fun activities.

*Heart month and Women’s heart day is in this month.  All month you can go to American Heart Association and find details on how to lower your risks.

*Prevent Blindness awareness is this month,  Elementary has already had a visit and Canyon will get there visit this month, click on the link if you want more information.
Announcements

Fiddler on the Roof Musical - 4/2 - 4/3

Canyon Ridge will be putting on their 2nd annual musical on Thursday, April 2nd and Friday, April 3rd.  This year's musical is Fiddler on the Roof.  Each performance will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.  Admission is $2 at the door.  

Penny Wars for Relay for Life

Canyon Ridge’s Relay for Life team, Canyon Cures is having a Penny War competition between homeroom classes.  The class that collects the most pennies will win a donut party, but there is a twist!  Anything other than a penny will count against the class’s totals.  (For example:  100 pennies collect, but someone puts in a $1 bill…the class will have a total of 0.)   All money collected will be given to Relay for Life.

Test Monitors Needed in April

Canyon Ridge is in need of test monitors to help in the classrooms during state testing.   If you are willing to help, please contact the front office at 256-6955.
  
 Dates:   April 13-17 & April 21-23
 Time: 7:45am—11:00am each day

Thank you for your support!

Mustang Public Schools Job Fair

Mustang Public Schools is holding its annual certified and support job fair from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, April 9. Anyone interested in a position from teachers and counselors to child nutrition and bus drivers is welcome to this come-and-ago event where potential applicants will have the opportunity to speak with principals and administrators in charge of hiring. Even if a position is not open, but candidates want to be considered for future openings, they are encouraged to attend. 
 
The job fair will be held at the Mustang High School Commons, 801 S. Snyder Drive. All applicants should bring multiple copies of their resume. Please fill out the online application before attending. To fill out an application or see a list of current openings for certified and support, stop by the district website, www.mustangps.org and click on the employment tab. 

Honor Choir Performs in Tulsa

Canyon Ridge's Honor Choir was selected as one of two honor groups from the state of Oklahoma to perform in an Honor Concert at Holy Family Cathedral in Tulsa as part of the Oklahoma Music Educators Association Annual State Convention.  Several audience members said, "You sound like angels."  Excellent job Honor Choir and Mrs. Stout!

Last Day to Order Yearbook Coming Soon!

There is still a limited number of yearbooks on sale for $25.  You can by printing off a form and turning it in at school until March 12th.

Fire Prevention Poster Contest Winners

Canyon Ridge students won 5 out of the top 10 posters during the 2014-2015 Fire Prevention Poster contest.
1st Place - Bethany Hutto - 6th Grade
3rd Place - Ella Emillio - 5th Grade
4th Place - Lily Dilbeck - 6th Grade
5th Place - Paige Gulley - 5th Grade
10th Place - Maya Beesley - 5th Grade

Bethany Hutto's poster will be displayed at other school's within the district.  Congratulations!

Ms. Richardson Wins OECU Grant!

Rachel Richardson, received grant money from Oklahoma Educators Credit Union (OECU).

Ms. Richardson, the 6th grade special educators math teacher, will apply her grant funds to focus on fractions/decimals/percents and organization.  

“With the requested funds, I plan to purchase hands-on manipulatives demonstrating in a tangible way, the use of fractions as well as some basic fraction books written for students with special education needs.  I also plan to create an accountability based organization system for my students,” Richardson said.

Each July, Oklahoma Educators Credit Union accepts grant applications from Oklahoma teachers who are OECU members.  In 2014, over 100 applications were received and reviewed by its Grants Committee with 64 grants being awarded. 

 “Oklahoma Educators Credit Union supports educators and their efforts to bring imaginative and innovative learning projects to their classrooms,” Cindy White, OECU President said. “That’s why we began our Teacher Grant Program – it’s our way to help Oklahoma teachers bring new projects to life.”  

The grants were awarded last week at OECU’s Teacher Grant Banquet held on the Reno campus of Francis Tuttle Technology Center in Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma Educators Credit Union was founded in 1960 and for 54 years has been dedicated to serving the financial needs of educators and their families.  OECU membership is open to educators, school personnel, school students and their families. The OECU Yukon Branch is located at 732 Garth Brooks Blvd.  A complete list of 2014 Teacher Grant winners can be found at oecu.com.

Congratulations to Ms. Wilkes, Cox Grant Recipient!

Jessica Wilkes, our Communications/Broadcasting teacher, received a COX Connects Foundation Grant in the amount of $7,886.89!   She has such a great vision for her program and love for her students.    Ryan Waggoner and Kathy Blackwell visited her classroom to surprise her and enjoyed making a huge fuss.



Hat Day - Every Other Friday

Every other Friday will be Hat Day at Canyon Ridge Intermediate!

The next hat day will be Friday, April 3rd.

Bring $1 and you can wear you favorite school appropriate hat!

All proceeds go to the Technology / Communications classrooms for purchase of new equipment / apps for student use.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Parent Portal is Up and Running!

Parent portal is now up and running. This is an online program that allows you to track your students grades and absences. It is important to know we will not be giving paper progress reports and report cards this year.  All grades will be available on parent portal. Please contact the office to get your username and password. You are able to pick up any of your Mustang Public School student’s information at one school site. 
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Contact Information
Physical Address:
3600 South Sara Road
Oklahoma City, OK  73099

Mailing Address:
906 South Heights Drive
Mustang, OK  73064

Phone Number:
(405) 256-6955

Fax Number:
(405) 577-2236