RGS Garden Update – November, 2020

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It’s been quiet for the Riverdale Garden.  After the smoke and fires forced an early dormancy on the food crops, all that was left to do was to clear them out and put the beds to sleep for the winter.   Just like in the rest of our lives during COVID, I look forward to a Spring of

RHS Speaker Series Presents

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Building Resiliency & Instilling Self-Confidence Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Noon – 1:00 p.m.featuring  Wanda Scott More than ever before, young people live in an almost constant state of stress brought on by a combination of lack of sleep, heightened expectations, and over-exposure to endless stimuli from every direction. Turn challenges into success with skill and strategy for

Minted Holiday Cards Fundraiser

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Order Minted Holiday Cards and Support Riverdale! Use code FUNDRAISERIVERDALE  Check a task off your To-Do list and help raise funds for Riverdale at the same time.  Order your holiday cards from Minted and you will save 20% off your purchase and Minted will donate 15% to the Riverdale PTC. At Minted, you’ll find the

Liability Release 2020-2021

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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!

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