Update: PTC Sponsored Events & Activities

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Please be advised, that as a result the statewide school closures until at least April 28, and Governor Brown’s “Stay Home” order 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

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

Special Friends Day 2020

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Special Friends Day for Pre-K through 2nd grade will be held Friday, April 10 from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m.!  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 extended family member, a neighbor,

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

Auction Sponsorship Opportunities!

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Happy Holidays from the auction committee!  Are you looking for a way to increase your company’s visibility and community involvement in 2020? How about a Roaring 20s PTC Auction Sponsorship? There are several donation levels to choose from but the Platinum Level has never been seized: commit by January 2 and this will be the

Room Parents 2019-2020 (RGS)

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Room parents work with classroom teachers to provide support in the classroom based on individual teacher needs. In addition, room parents communicate PTC information to their class, plan holiday parties, send out information to their classroom for various activities (Carnival, Staff Appreciation events, Teacher Appreciation Week, Field Day, etc.) and act as a contact as

PTC Speaker – Feb. 4 – RHS/RGS

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Tuesday, February 4 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. DEVICED! Balancing Life and Technology in a Digital World with Doreen Dodgen-Magee Riverdale High School Maverick Room As part of our ongoing desire to bring you experts on relevant and timely topics, our next speaker is a co-sponsored event between RGS & RHS PTC organizations.  Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee is a

RGS Garden Needs Tools!

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While our garden has grown over the years, the tool supply has sadly shrunk! We have so many students eager to be in the garden doing hard work this year, and not enough tools for them.  We are hoping some parents or community members have some lying around or are willing to purchase some tools

December Community School Classes: Yoga & Ceramics

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Looking for a fun activity for your child this December?  Look no further!  Community School is offering Yoga Mak and a Holiday Ceramic Workshop that are available only in December.  Find more information and register on the Community School page.

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

College Visits October, 2019

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RHS welcomes many college representatives to visit and meet with students to discuss the college and answer questions. It’s a wonderful opportunity for juniors and seniors (and some sophomores) to meet with a college rep and ask questions in a small group or one-on-one. A full calendar of visits will be available soon, and schools are often added.

RGS Speakers Series – November 13 – Internet Safety

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 9:15 a.m.Following PTC General Meeting at 9:00 a.m.RGS Commons Please join us for an informative talk on the dangers of the Internet and social media for our kids. BJ Park, a Deputy District Attorney with the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office, will provide parents suggestions on how to talk to their

2019-2020 OBOB Teams Forming Now!

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Calling all 3rd through 8th graders!  We are gearing up for another exciting year of Oregon Battle of the Books.  OBOB is a statewide program where students read pre-chosen books and compete among teams. It’s a great way to improve reading, read different genres and work collaboratively. Think about forming a team of 4 or 5

Riverdale School Foundation’s Annual Campaign

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The Riverdale School Foundation’s Annual Campaign has kicked off! In order to raise $1.75 million, campaign captains are urging school families to contribute at the new Suggested Levels. The requested contribution for resident and transfer families is $4,000/per child and tuition families is $500/child. Families who meet Suggested Levels and give an additional $1000 will

Riverdale Directory – Get Yours Today!

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Riverdale Directory is the Riverdale community phone book, produced and updated each year by the PTC for purchase by grade school and high school families and the Riverdale community.  The information is provided solely for the use of the Riverdale community (to facilitate communication) and we do our best to keep the information private. Directories

Tools needed in the garden!

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While the garden has grown over the summer the tool supply has sadly shrunk! We have so many students in the garden doing hard work this year, and not enough tools for them, and are hoping some parents or community members have some lying around to donate to us. Particular needs are: rakes (metal or

Shop AmazonSmile and support Riverdale

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Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Riverdale PTC.AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.  The only difference is  that instead of shopping through the normal Amazon.com website, you shop through: smile.amazon.com and select “Riverdale Parent-Teacher Club”. 

Library Volunteers Needed

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Regular weekly volunteers are needed in the grade school library to help out during class library time. Duties include: helping students find and check out books, assisting with assignments, re-shelving books, and behavioral assistance. Sign up now or during Back-to-School Night. Please sign up only if you can commit to a weekly time slot. MONDAYS