Your child’s teaching team will contact you to schedule a time for your home visit between August 27 – 30.
Celebrate the start of the new school year! Playdate for all students and parents/caregivers at the Palisades Spray Park. Kids can play under the sprinklers of the Palisades Spray Park with friends while adults have the opportunity to re-connect after summer and meet new parents. Snacks and drinks provided. Kids should wear swimsuits; bring towels. This event is hosted by RSPA co-presidents Jaynie Lilley and Miranda Gaier.
From Monday, August 27 through Thursday, August 30, your child’s teaching team will be visit with you at your home. The home visit is an opportunity for your child to meet their teachers in a familiar, one-on-one environment prior to the first day of school. Home visits are about 20-30 minutes.
Please note that due to a full faculty orientation schedule, teachers are not able to accommodate requests for home visits on any other days. If you will not be at home this week, teachers will be available via phone or email to answer any questions you have about the start of school.
Teaching teams will contact families the week of August 20th to schedule your home visit.
Tuesday, September 4 is the first day of school for students in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades. This is a full day of school with class beginning at 8:25 am.
PreKindergarten families and younger are invited for the Preschool Program Orientation Morning on Tuesday, September 4, anytime between 8:30-11:00 am. This is an opportunity for you and your child to spend some time in the classroom before the first day of school. Plan to drop by for about 30 minutes to say hello to teachers, explore the room, and get excited for school. Parents and caregivers should plan to remain with their child during the Open House. Siblings are welcome to attend. The first full day of school for Preschool students is Wednesday, September 5.
Wednesday, September 5 is the first full day of school for students in PreKindergarten and below with class beginning at 8:25 am.
Please note there is a Preschool Program Orientation for preschool families on Tuesday, September 4, from 8:30 – 11:00 am.
Registration for After School Fall Enrichment Classes is open now! Classes begin the week of September 24th and end right before winter break.
With options including from Acting, Art, Spanish, and Sports there is something for everyone at River. Many classes sell out quickly, so register early! At this time, there are 3 spots available in Tinkering as well as Crazy 8s Math. To register, use this form. Email Capitola Anderson, Coordinator of After School Enrichment Programs, with any questions.
Sibling photos are available from 8:00 – 9:00 am and parents/caregivers must accompany children for sibling photos. An online sign up will be available for you to reserve a spot.
Individual student and class photos will be taken Freed Spirit Photography starting at 9:00 am.
Once the photo galleries are available, you will receive an email with details on how to purchase photos. A flyer will be emailed with details on what to expect for photo day and what students should wear.
Photos will be taken outside. Rain date is October 3.