Week of September 28-Oct. 2 NEWS

Week of September 28-Oct. 2

We have concluded Quarter 1.  Final grades will be posted in Powerschool during the first week of elearning by the corporation.  Paper report cards will be sent when we return from elearning weeks.

Way to go Cross Country teams, great effort! 

The top finishers for the girls were: 

Orange team meet: 1st- Jade Perez; 2nd-Lorelei Bingham; 3rd- Evangeline Hertwick; 4th- Arionah Baker 

Blue team meet: 1st- Aaliyah Flowers; 2nd-Cali Smith; 3rd- Bristol Cranmer; 4th-Breanna Bailey; 5th- Skyla Stone

Boys top finishers: 

Orange team meet: 1st- Blake Hammond; 2nd Mason North; 3rd- Colston Gamez; 4th- Ryan McKinley

Blue team meet: 1st- Carson Parsons; 2nd- Steven Lucas; 3rd-Joseph Denton; 4th- Quincy Greene; 5th- Jafet Rubio

Thanks to our PTO, parents and our teachers for the support of our students during the meets. We had a great season and excellent meets. 


Forms will be available beginning Monday for any student in grades 3-5 interested in cheerleading this semester.  Cheer will be held as a clinic this year with another in second semester.  Forms must be returned to Mrs. Harrington by Wednesday, Sept. 30 in order to participate this semester. Space is limited to the first 25 to turn in their forms due to social distancing requirements. (mySchool students- these will be pushed out by your teachers on Monday). 

Kindness Club 

Kindness Club for 4th and 5th grade students interested in participating this semester will begin after the two weeks of elearning. Papers will go home this week and are due back to Mrs. Koopman no later than Friday this week.  Space is limited to the first 25 to turn their forms in due to social distancing requirements.  There will be another Kindness club opportunity during 2nd semester for 3rd graders. (mySchool students- these will be pushed out by your teachers on Monday). 

Car Rider Line

Thank  you to our amazing families for helping to keep our students and staff safe at morning drop off and afternoon pickup! We appreciate your patience and for following the line as it moves forward. 🙂

Just a reminder, please drive down and go around the block to get in the line. Please help us by respecting our school neighbors by not pulling into their driveways to turn around or make U-Turns in the street. Thank you so much!  🙂

Student Council News

We had great participation this year.  We are  proud to say we collected very close to what we collected last year.  Our school collected approximately 1492 items.  The Student Council would like to thank everyone for their participation.

PTO News

Thank you for participating in the Rapid Fire Pizza night.  The PTO raised $116. PTO supports several online subscriptions for tech programs for instruction AND they are working towards putting in some new basketball goals for the playground.  Their next restaurant night will be at Chic-Fil-A on 10/6 from 5-8PM and then Boombozz Pizza on 10/20 from 5-10PM.  When participating, please be sure to tell them you’re there to support Riverside Elementary!  Don’t forget to tell your friends and family. 

The PTO is now participating in the AmazonSmile program.  You can contribute to our PTO just by designating Riverside PTO on your devices you order your Amazon products from.  Directions on how to do this will be sent home with our traditional students and a document sent to our mySchool parents.  

Elearning coming up: 

Oct. 5-9 and Oct. 12-16 are elearning weeks for all students- Teachers will be available online from 9-12 each day.  Please reach out to your child’s teacher if you have any questions over assignments. K-2 watch for packets to come home on Friday this week; 3-5 will have their assignments on chromebooks.

Upcoming Events: 

Oct. 22- 6:00 PTO meeting

Nov. 12- Picture Retakes

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