COVID-19 Disclaimer 2020-21

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New Event Registration Step
Please sign the Liability Release before registering. You can also find a link to the release from the event registration form.
Thank you!

RHS Speaker Series starts October 28

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Conversations of Courage Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Noon – 1:00 p.m.featuring  Ms. Katie Koestner PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: Understand teen climate around achievement and success Understand the importance of speaking out and speaking up with difficult situations Understand how to initiate and engage in “Courageous Conversations” Gain Communication Skills Ms. Koestner is a national expert on harassment, student safety and

Lunch Program October 9, 2020

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How to Order Ordering is open now at www.orgsonline.com. The school code is 213RGSOROR and ordering closes at 9am Friday for he following weeks lunches.  As always, you can go in and modify your order up until the menu closes — whatever you save last, is the order that will be placed. If you are ordering for

PTC Teacher Gifts supported by PTC Fee

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Here is a glimpse of your annual PTC fees hard at work! The Riverdale Grade School staff received their 2019-2020 year-end appreciation gifts. The Board gave them each a personalized Yeti cup and a Starbucks gift card! The insulated, stainless Yeti cups come in handy for keeping our staff well caffeinated and hydrated during distance teaching

RGS Speaker Series starts October 22

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The PTC is proud to announce that it will be hosting a virtual speaker series this school year, focusing on content to help our families navigate distance-learning and the coronavirus pandemic.  Our first speaker event will be Thursday, October 22, 2020, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.  We will be joined by Nichole Sage, Psy.D., and Michael Schwartz,

Halloween Car Parade October 30

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It’s spooky season and we’re still in the middle of a pandemic, but Halloween fun (and terror) is still possible!  PTC is planning a no contact car parade on Friday, October 30 from 4 – 6 p.m.  Decorate your car and join us with your costumes!  Please email Event Chair, Ashley Eil, at ashleyeil0618@gmail.com if you would

Riverdale Directory 2020-2021

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For this school year, the Riverdale Foundation is donating a directory for every family to help build community during this time of safe social distancing. If you have any questions about your listing and what it looks like, please contact Anita Scarlett at xagsx@hotmail.com asap. We’re hoping it will be ready for distribution in early October.  Looking

Ladies’ Stag 2020 Release

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New Event Registration Step
Please sign the Liability Release before registering. You can also find a link to the release from the event registration form.
Thank you!

Lunch Program Update Sept. 7, 2020

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Welcome Back I would like to update everyone on how the lunch program will operate this year. You will have the opportunity to order lunch for your entire family — parents and siblings included — with service beginning September 14th! I’m proud to offer a variety of sandwiches, bowls, salads, and a couple of our

A Welcome Note From Your 2020-21 RGS PTC Board

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For more than 30 years, the Riverdale Parent Teacher Club (“PTC”) has had the happy job of welcoming new and returning families to our Grade School community each Fall.  This year, we do so again under unfamiliar circumstances.  Our district is known for its strong and involved parent community.  The pandemic has awakened us to

RGS Garden Update – Fall 2020

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Since I last saw you all the garden has also had lots of changes due to COVID19.    No students in the garden meant the back beds were left to go wild, while the front beds grew beautiful tomatoes, squashes, corn, and cucumbers.    Stop by and grab a tomato, but please let the squash

New Family Welcome Lemonade: Recap

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While our New Family Welcome Lemonade may have looked a little different this summer, we were as excited as always to meet and welcome new families. PTC New Family Liaisons, Nikki Brenneke, and Stephanie Sperring, and Kindergarten connector, Christi Somera handed out balloons and Riverdale tote bags filled with goodies to kindergarteners and new families

RGS PTC Back-to-School Packet 2020-2021

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A warm welcome to the new school year!  The 2020-2021 RGS PTC Back-to-School Packet provides information about: PTC Greeting and Overview Back To School Tasks Parent Pack Newsletter Riverdale Directory Booster Club Membership Volunteering PTC Supported Programs School Lunch Program Book Club Playgroup Due to COVID-19 a number of events cannot be confirmed at this

RGS PTC Fee 2020-2021

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Every Fall, the RGS PTC asks families to pay a one-time back-to-school fee per student. This one-time per-student back-to-school PTC Fee is separate from any fees paid to the school. Much of this fee goes to programs that directly show community appreciation for our teachers. For a breakdown of the activities this fee has supported

Lunch Program Update July 20, 2020

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Riverdale parents,I hope everyone is healthy and appreciating the time with your family.  I have missed seeing all your children! I will be continuing Healthy Habits lunch program this next school year.  We will know more around the middle of August on how it will operate. This is an update on the lunch program for

Update: PTC Sponsored Events & Activities

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Please be advised, that as a result of the state mandated COVID-19 restrictions on social gatherings most of our PTC Events & Activities have been postponed, cancelled or are in flux.  Party Packs and other PTC events are a vital part of the Riverdale PTC’s fundraising.  We appreciate all of those who have supported the

A Note From Your PTC Board

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First, we want to say we hope everyone is safe and healthy during this unprecedented time in our community and country.  Secondly, we want to let you know your board is still working and we are trying to determine the best way to handle all PTC sponsored events and programs during this time.   As the situation

2020 Sponsorship Opportunities

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Thank you for your consideration of corporate sponsorship for the upcoming Roaring 20s Auction.  We are jazzed about your generous underwriting of this event, the funds of which enhance our children’s education through the Riverdale PTC and its programming.  If you have questions about sponsorship, or to send an image of your company’s logo, please