Week of May 4- May 8 NEWS

Week of May 4- May 8 Elearning

May 4, 2020-May 8, 2020 will be eLearning Days for Greater Clark County Schools. Students will complete their assignments at home. Teachers will be available consistently online from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and will be checking messages intermittently until 2:30 p.m. each day. For students in Prek-2, packet pick up was last Monday, April 27 and included all materials you will need for the remainder of elearning time this year. If you missed that packet pick-up, leftover packets will be available Monday, May 4 from 9:00-1:00 on the front porch of the school. 

Quarter 4 Continuous Education: Students should be participating in elearning activities the school is offering.  Students should be completing assignments through May 15.  Students in PreK-2 should be completing packet assignments.  Students in grades 3-5 should be logging into their google classroom to complete assignments.  Please ask your child to show you his/her work. 

Food Service Update for May 4, 2020-May 8, 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.  

Teacher Appreciation Week- May 4-8-  We have wonderful teachers and staff here at Riverside.  Help us celebrate them this week by sending your child’s teacher a note (a great writing assignment for your child on  Elearning week!) and let them know how much they are appreciated this week!  

 

Yearbooks : We have extended the ordering deadline to MAY 8!  Yearbooks are $16.00 each.  They can be purchased online at www.inter-state.com/yearbook.  CODE:  44140R

or visit: https://inter-state.com/YearbookEntry/44140R

 

Plans for the 2020-21 school year:  It is very important that you register your child for next school year as soon as possible.  Your child will not be placed on a class list unless he/she is registered.  Registration for all returning students is available by going to 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 s

    tudents 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. 

Chromebook Re

pair 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.

Student Access for Item Pick-Up: The GCCS plan for how students may pick up their personal belongings and tur

n in school property will occur during the week of May 18, 2020-May 22, 2020. The logistics will be announced on the GCCS May 8th parent update.  Riverside specifics will be announced on the parent information email May 10.

It’s not too late

 to respond to the 2020 Census. Once you have responded, please encourage your family, friends and entire social network to complete the census, too.  Every household counts! This is how funding is determined for our schools!

Future events:

May 1-May 15- Elearning 2 weeks and 1 day

May 18-22- Student/School Belonging Pick up and drop off (more info to come) 

May 18- Summer Break begins

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