The Riverdale Parent Teacher Clubs at both schools strive to enrich our children’s education by enhancing curriculum and activities, encouraging parent involvement, supporting student participation, and fostering communication to strengthen our community.

At RGS, the PTC’s main focus is to enrich the educational experience through:

  • Classroom Enrichment – art literacy, garden education, financial aid for books, field studies, lunch, grants for core subjects, special performances, author visits
  • Teacher Support – classroom funds, room parents, monthly lunches, teacher appreciation week
  • Extracurricular – community school, athletics support, extended care
  • Community Building – back-to-school events, carnival, Riverdale playgroup, field day, guest speakers, book fair, craft fair, movie nights, new family liaison, grade connectors, Auction (also our most important fundraising event of the year!)
  • Grade School Support – lunch program coordination, weekly and quarterly newsletters, website updates, marching band uniforms, facilities improvements, equipment, technology, supplies

At RHS, the PTC provides support (financial and otherwise) in these five main areas:

  • Classroom Enrichment: college room support, teacher grants, field trips, assemblies and speakers, technology equipment and library make-over
  • Teacher Support:  continuing education, art and classroom funding, science equipment, conference meals, library parent volunteers, teacher appreciation
  • Extracurricular:  Booster Club for athletics;  school clubs including The Mav Club, drama, and robotics team; prom, senior class activities and graduation party
  • Community Building:  Hospitality for back-to-school, grade-level-information nights, district art night, open house, and new family welcome;  class parent liaisons, RSD book group;  parent coffees & speaker series, auction, party packs
  • RHS Support:  parent pack weekly newsletter, parent directories, carpool information; facility improvements, equipment, technology and supplies