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Rice Middle School

Rice Middle School
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8500 Gifford Drive
Plano, TX 75025
Phone: (469) 752-6000
Fax: (469) 752-6001

Principal Christopher Glasscock
Assistant Principal Kendyl Zimmerman
Administrative Intern Sara McCutchen
Counselors

Susan Barshop - 6th Grade
Sarena Edwards - 7th Grade
- 8th Grade

School Hours 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Enrollment 1,164
School Colors Navy, maroon and white
Mascot Ravens
Motto In pursuit of excellence.

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Legacy Exit – east to Independence, north on Independence to Russell Creek, west on Russell Creek to Gifford, north on Gifford to the school.
From Central Expressway: Legacy Exit – west to Independence, north on Independence to Russell Creek, west on Russell Creek to Gifford, north on Gifford to the School.

Achievements

An Exemplary Campus; MATHCOUNTS Texas State Champion 2013; MATHCOUNTS Texas State 2nd place 2012; AMC 8 2012 School Honor Roll 1st place in Texas and 5th in the nation; Raytheon MathMovesU Math Hero Awards (2008 and 2012); Texas Music Educators Award (TMEA) Honor Band State, Four-time State Honor Band Finalist; National Wind Band Honors winner; UIL Sweepstakes Band, Choir and Orchestra; TMEA Honors Orchestra 1st Runner up String 2011; TMEA Honors Orchestra 2nd Runner Up 2013; TMEA Honors Orchestra 3rd Runner Up Full 2013; TMEA State Honors Orchestras, full and string – 1st Runner Up 2009; TMEA State Honors Orchestra, String (2008); TMEA State Conference Choir Guest Performance 2013; Individual Grand Prize Winner Life Science ISEF Regional and State 2013; Individual Grand Prize Winner Physical Science ISEF Regional 2013; Global Finalist in the Google Science Fair Competition 2013; Texas Instruments Innovations in STEM Teaching Awards Winners (2007, 2012) and Finalist (2013); Individual 7th Place Scripps National Spelling Bee 2013; Grand and State Recognition Duke Talent Search SAT Program; Whiz Quiz District champs; 1st Place Winner National DuPont Science Essay 2011; Discovery Science Challenge finalists; Plano Education Foundation Grants to Educators; 100% teacher membership in the PTA; Girls 8th Grade Volleyball A & B team City Champions; Girls 7th Grade B Team City Champions; Boys 7th Grade B Team City Champions, A Team Undefeated season.

Campus Programs

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination); Boys and Girls Athletics; Cheerleading; Flag Duty; French; Geography Bee; HOPE (Helping Other Peers Excel); MathCounts, Mock Trial; Music; NJAHS (National Junior Art Honor Society); NJHS (National Junior Honor Society); Raven Literary Club; Ravens of Lore Speech Club; Science Fair; Soccer Club; Spanish; Spelling Bee; Student Council; Whiz Quiz; Yearbook

Parent Involvement Opportunities

School Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); Key Communicators; PTA

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