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Principal's Message

Dear Raptor Families,

Welcome back to Rice Canyon Elementary for another exciting academic year! I hope this message finds you all in good health and high spirits.


As the 2023-2024 school year begins, I want to extend a warm welcome to all our returning students and an enthusiastic greeting to those who are joining us for the first time. We are thrilled to have each and every one of you as a part of our school community.


The start of a new academic year is always a time of great anticipation and promise. It's an opportunity for fresh beginnings, setting new goals, and striving for excellence in all aspects of our educational journey. Together, as a united community of learners, teachers, parents, and staff, we can make this year a memorable and successful one.


Our dedicated faculty and staff have been work tirelessly to prepare an enriching and engaging curriculum that will inspire creativity, critical thinking, and a love for learning. We are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment where students can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.


This year, we aim to foster a culture of respect, and empathy, encouraging students build strong relationships with their peers. As we embark on this collective endeavor, we look forward to celebrating each student's unique strengths and accomplishments.


Parents, your unwavering support and involvement are vital to the success of our students. Together, let's work hand in hand to guide and motivate them on their educational journey. Our doors are always open, and we encourage you to communicate with us throughout the year.


As we begin this academic year, I encourage all students to set personal goals and to approach challenges with determination and a growth mindset. Remember, every obstacle is an opportunity to learn and grow. Embrace your mistakes as stepping stones to success, and never hesitate to seek help when needed. Together, we can overcome any obstacle that comes our way.


Lastly, I want to extend my gratitude to the entire Rice Canyon community for your continuous support, trust, and cooperation. Your involvement makes a significant difference in the lives of our students and contributes to the overall success of our school.


Once again, welcome back Raptors. Let's make this academic year a remarkable one filled with joy, learning, and personal growth.


Wishing you all a fantastic year ahead! ROAR on!



Ms. Conkright

Principal, Rice Canyon Elementary