March 2020 Parent Book Club – City of Girls

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The Riverdale Book Club has selected City of Girls a novel by Elizabeth Gilbert for our discussion on Friday, March 6, 2020 from 9:00am-10:00am in the Maverick at Riverdale High School. Looking forward to seeing you!  Summary:Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective

February 2020 Parent Book Club – The Testaments

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The Riverdale Book Club has selected The Testaments by Margaret Atwood the winner of the Booker Prize and New York Times #1 Best Seller. Our discussion will take place on Friday, February 7th from 9:00am-10:00am at Riverdale High School in the Maverick Room.  The TestamentsThe Testaments is a modern masterpiece, a powerful novel that can be read

January 2020 Parent Book Club – Trust Exercise (Canceled)

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The Riverdale Book Club has selected Trust Exercise by Susan Choi the winner of the National Book Awards 2019 for Fiction. Trust ExerciseA deliciously sharp and self-aware novel, Trust Exercise is set in the 1980s in a performing arts high school. Two students fall in love within the hermetically sealed world of the school and Susan Choi

December 2019 Parent Book Club – The Water Dancer

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The Riverdale Book Club has selected a The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Our discussion will take place on December 6th from 9:00am-10:00am at Riverdale High School in the Maverick room.  Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage. When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her—but was gifted with a mysterious power. Years later, when

November 2019 Parent Book Club – The Master and Margarita

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The Riverdale Book Club has selected a Russian Classic, The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, for Novembers Book Club discussion. I hope to see you all at the High School Maverick room on November 1st from 9:00am-10:00am.  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/117833.The_Master_and_Margarita The first complete, annotated English Translation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s comic masterpiece. An audacious revision of the stories of Faust and Pontius Pilate, The Master

October 2019 Parent Book Club – There There

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We are looking forward to discussing our first book, There There by Tommy Orange on October 4th at 9:00 A.M. at RHS in The Maverick Room.  Click here for more information about the book, and click here for an engrossing podcast link.  This book was selected as one of the NY Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of 2018.  Click here for

April 2019 Parent Book Club – The Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

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We are looking forward to discussing the next book, The Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann April 5th at 9:00 A.M. at RHS in The Maverick Room.  Click here for more information about the book, and click here for an engrossing podcast link (note: contains spoiler alerts!).  The NY Times

2018-2019 Artists

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  “Local Public Art” The students had the opportunity to create public art to be displayed in the school garden. They transformed a dull, concrete bench into this beautifully colored, tile creation. Ask your child about the Tillikum Bridge, the sculptures on the Sellwood Bridge and the “Gallery Without Walls” in Lake Oswego. Your family can

December 2018 – My Own Words

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Please join the Riverdale Parent Book Club Friday, December 7, 2018 at 9am at the High School upstairs in the Maverick Room for a lively conversation and yummy snacks.  All RGS and RHS parents are welcome!  Our next book selection is My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg which is a collection of her writings and speeches about topics such as: law,

Boy Scouts

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Riverdale Boy Scout Troop 110 is registering new members aged 11-17.  Troop meetings are Tuesdays in the Riverdale Commons Room at 7:00 p.m.  Boys interested are welcome to attend any of our weekly troop meetings, visit our website at www.boyscouttroop110.org, or contact Michael Potter, Scoutmaster, at 503-708-4108 with questions.

How to Update Your Directory Information

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During the first week of school, you will receive an email with your family’s listing information that will go into the new Directory. New school families will be asked to create their record. It is important you do this without delay when you get the email so we can list your information correctly. If you know of any new families, with or without school-age children, who moved into the neighborhood in the last year, please ask them to contact Maya Klein at mayanw@comcast.net

A “Real Riverdale” Thank You!

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Many thanks to the fabulous hosts of the Downton Abbey Farewell Party Pack: Laughlin/Crean, Duncan, McCollum, Morris/Rockney, Kelly McCauley/PartyHostHelper.com and the Real Housewives of Riverdale Party Pack: Sara Conte, Catarina Hunter, Amber Moore, Natasha Pereira, Jennifer Raab, Carey Wendle. These wonderful evenings were enjoyed by all.