Special Friends Day April 12th

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Special Friends Day for Pre-K through 2nd grade will be held in the morning on Friday, April 12th.  Please begin the conversation with your child now about whom they would like to invite for a short visit to their classroom.  A special friend can be a grandparent or other family member, a neighbor, a nanny,

OBOB Info Sessions

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Wondering what Battle of the Books is all about? Head over to the Grade School library to learn more and get excited about this awesome competition.

Info Sessions will be held on the following days:
Wednesday, September 26 @ 2:30
Thursday, September 27 @ 3:30

Interested in OBOB?

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We are looking for parents and students interested in participating in OBOB teams at Riverdale. Opportunities exist to help organize teams, coach students, and be a competitor in this year’s Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) competition. We are excited to be a part of this awesome, statewide program! Indicate your interest on the following

Spirit Wear Order Due March 2nd

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The next spirit wear order deadline is March 2nd so you have plenty of time to throw out your old t-shirts and pick out a new hoodie, jacket, or performance zip up for the spring season! Check out our apparel offerings here.

Gratitude from the Foundation and the District

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Thank you to the 75 percent of enrolled families who came together during this year’s Riverdale School Foundation Annual Campaign to raise $1,198,295 for Riverdale students. If you have not yet made your contribution, there’s still time. Visit RiverdaleFoundation.org to add your donation or pledge of any amount. Donor lists will be published in January, so make your contribution today! It means so much

Cereal Donations Needed

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Our 7th grade leadership students will be sponsoring a cereal collection for Portland’s Community Transition School, starting this coming Monday, Oct. 30 through Monday, Nov. 13. The school, which serves as a refuge for kids experiencing the trauma and hardships of poverty, serves breakfast and lunch daily. Currently, school personnel report that cereal supplies are low. Please help us

Help Inform Superintendent Search

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With Superintendent Brandon retiring in June, the Riverdale School Board is starting the search for a new superintendent. Your input is requested to help inform the search. There are two opportunities for input: In person, at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8 during a public meeting to discuss the desired qualities for a new superintendent – led by the search

Booster Club News

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Be on the look out for the new soccer goal on the RGS field due to the generous support of the Riverdale Booster Club. Thank you to the following grade school families who have contributed through GS and/or HS memberships: Cain, Capobianco, Chanti/Avedisian, Chong, Collins, Corvellis, Conte, Deming, Gingalewski, Glass, Hand, Janke, McGowan, Milla, Moran,

Annual state testing notice

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Last year, our students took the Smarter Balanced assessment in English Language Arts and Mathematics, which measures student progress on Common Core State Standards and their college- and career readiness. The test informs school and teacher practices as we strive to provide all of our students with a rigorous and quality education. This year, students

Getting Ready in the Garden

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This summer saw lots of activity in the school garden as the Green Schoolhouse summer camp met to take care of the garden while school was out. We look forward to a 2018-2019 school year filled with planting, harvesting, growing and learning! To read more about the school’s garden program, check out their page on