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Green Bean Taste Test

We will be taste testing Chef Salimatu Butler’s West African inspired Savory Green Beans and Onions at lunch Tuesday November 28th.  

A few fun facts about this recipe and Green Beans:

  1. There are more than 130 varieties of green bean that differ in taste and in the color and size of pods.
  2. Green Beans are the third most popular garden plant (after tomato and peppers).
  3. Green beans grow in the form of a bush that can reach 8 to 20 inches in height or 7 – 10 feet in the form of a vine.
  4. Leaves of green beans can be green or purple in color.
  5. Green beans produce white, pink or purple flowers which are usually pollinated by insects.
  6. Each pod contains 4 to 6 beans, that are usually smooth and kidney shaped.
  7. Green beans grow via seed. It takes 45 to 60 days from planting to harvesting.
  8. Green beans are a rich source of proteins, carbohydrates and dietary fibers. It also contains vitamins of the B group, vitamins C and K and minerals such as magnesium, iron and manganese.

Thanks for taking the time to review this with your students and for sharing a couple fun facts! We hope to see all our students enjoying on Taste Test Day!

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Turkey Bingo and Book Fair

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Turkey Bingo and the one day Scholastic Book Fair is Friday, November 17th.

The Book Fair is 8:00am-7:00pm,

Dinner is 5:00 to 6:00 pm,

General Admission is 6:00 to 6:30 pm,

Bingo is 6:30-8:00pm

RLR Videos

Rice Lake Roadrunners Value Respect, Learning, and Responsiblity in these videos of school expectations.  Rice Lake's Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies (PBIS) team created these videos in 2017 to help promote school-wide expectations and teach-to lessons.


Hallway Video

Cafeteria Video

Bathroom Video

Picture Day

Picture Day is Tuesday, November 14th.  More details coming home soon.  Order pictures online here.  

These pictures will be in the Rice Lake Yearbook that students receive at the end of the year.

Retakes are December 12th.

School Info

Rice Lake Elementary
13755 89th Ave N
Maple Grove MN 55369

School Hours
8:50 am - 3:20 pm
Office Hours
7:30 am - 4:00 pm


Phone & Fax

School Office

General Fax 


School Leadership

Margo Kleven