Week of April 20-24 NEWS

Week of April 20-24 Elearning 

Elearning April 20-24: Students in grades 3-5, student assignments will be posted on  chromebooks. Students in PreK-2, this week’s work was included in the paper packets you picked up on April 6.  The packets had two weeks worth of work to include this Elearning week. We will have another pick-up for the May Elearning days. For all grades, teachers will be available on Elearning weeks constantly online from 9-12 and periodically checking in from 12:00-2:30. 

Students should complete the work within the week given. Work during Elearning weeks is expected from all students.  Credit will be given and reflected on the report card for the fourth grading period. If possible, we would like parents in Prek-2 to send a picture of your child’s work to your child’s teacher through email, dojo or other electronic means. It doesn’t have to be every page…just representation of the work.  If this is not possible, please let your child’s teacher know. We will work with you! 

The next packet pick-up for the May Elearning days will be Monday, April 27 from 8-5. 

Here’s a fun and easy idea: 

22 Scavenger Hunts to Keep Kids Busy at Home

 

Riverside Elementary Student Council would like to have you join them in 

Leadership Spirit Week oApril 20-24, 2020

Be a Leader and show your spirit with our Roadrunner families while at home. A fun optional way to enjoy school spirit from home. Please send all pictures to your teacher and they will choose a few to be shared so we can see your spirit.

Monday – Show Support for Animals (take a picture with your pet or stuffed animal.)

Tuesday – Support Your Team (Show school spirit and wear Orange And Blue Stripes Clip Art at Clker.com - vector clip art ...orange and blue colors)

Free Book School Cliparts, Download Free Clip Art, Free Clip Art ...Wednesday – What ya Reading? (Share a picture of the book your reading) 

Thursday – Pajama Day (go ahead & get comfy!) 

Friday – Flip Flop Friday (post a pic of your feet soaking up the sun)

 

Chromebook Repair Needs

Please contact the Greater Clark County Schools Technology Services Department at (812) 218-1660 option 2 for assistance with device repair needs. You will need to leave a voicemail with your student’s name, school, and a brief description of the issue. A GCCS tech staff member will return your call.

Yearbooks : Yearbook ordering is still available through the end of April.  Yearbooks are $16.00 each. They can be purchased online at www.inter-state.com/yearbook.  CODE:  44140R

2020-2021 Kindergarten-12th Grade Registration 

Please register your student for school next year with the directions below.  For those students currently on a transfer, we will be mailing those letters out in the next couple weeks.  If your student will not be attending Riverside next year, please let us know by emailing our Administrative Assistant Dawn Kost at dkost@gccschools.com

2020-2021 K-12 registration begins on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 on the Greater Clark County Schools website: http://gcs.k12.in.us/

  • Returning students may register by clicking on CURRENT STUDENT REGISTRATION. Returning students will receive a letter in the mail this week with your Infosnap Snapcode information.  

  • Kindergarten students may register by clicking on NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION. 

  • Be sure you click on the option for the 2020-2021 school year. 

  • Please email Kathy Lynch at klynch@gccschools.com if you experience any issues during the registration process. 

2020-2021 Preschool Registration

2020-2021 Preschool registration is open NOW. 

  • Register by going to http://gcs.k12.in.us/preschool-application-2020-2021/

  • For more information regarding Greater Clark County Schools preschool programs contact Emy Lorigan (elorigan@gccschools.com). 

  • Tuition assistance is available through On My Way PreK and includes a full time childcare voucher. More information about On My Way PreK can be found at www.onmywayprek.org

Food Service Update for April 20, 2020-April 24, 2020

Greater Clark County Schools and our partners at Aramark are providing free grab & go meals for all children 18 years and under during the district closure.  We will continue next week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays only from 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m. Children will receive two breakfast and two lunch meals on Mondays and Wednesdays. Children will receive one breakfast and one lunch on Fridays.   

Locations for pick-up are Spring Hill Elementary, The Mark Fetter Center, Bob Hedge Park, New Washington Middle/High School, Parkwood Elementary and Pleasant Ridge Elementary. To ensure safety and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, meals will be served in a drive-thru fashion.  Families will need to remain in their vehicles as they drive up to pick up meals.  

Plans for delivering textbooks and picking up personal items: Towards the end of May, we would like to have a time for you to bring your child’s textbooks, library books and any items that belong to the school (such as classroom library books) back to school.  We would also like for you to be able to pick up your child’s personal items from the classroom. However, being able to do so and the timeline for such an event is dependent on the parameters of social distancing and travel restrictions. Please collect items that need to be returned to school from around your house and put in one area of your home in anticipation (and hope!) that we will be able to make this exchange in May. 

If you have more questions regarding the corporation plans for the rest of the school year, please visit the Greater Clark County Schools website at www.gcs.k12.in.us or the FAQ document here: eLearning During Covid-19-FAQ.

Riverside sends our families love….click on the link below for a special video message: https://youtu.be/bipHDjNps9o

We hope all of our families are staying well.  We miss you! 

Future events:

April 27-30- Waiver days.  School is closed.

May 1-May 15- Elearning 2 weeks and 1 day (prek-2 packet pick up for May dates will be Monday, April 27 from 8:00-5:00)

May 18- Summer Break begins

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