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RiverWalk & Spring Picnic: May 7

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 10:00am Carderock Park, MD RiverWalk is an annual community-wide event for River School families, alums, grandparents and friends. Families can walk on the stroller-friendly C&O Canal Tow Path or hike along the Billy Goat Trail. River School’s Annual Spring Picnic is held in conjunction with RiverWalk and serves as the end point…

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The River School Receives $2,500 Environmental Education Grant

The Captain Planet Foundation (CPF), an organization dedicated to funding educational programs that give students hands-on, project-driven learning experiences with real environmental outcomes, is proud to announce that The River School was recently awarded an Environmental Education Grant in the amount of $2,500.00. “We are so impressed with the project brought to us by The…

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July 2017 Summer Camp

The River School’s Summer Camp is open to children age 3 to 10 (rising Preschool through rising 4th Grade.)  Campers include current students, former students, and children from neighboring communities. Summer Camp provides campers with a balanced schedule of creative, intellectual, and physical activities which serve as an “educational bridge” for the summer months. In…

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John K. Niparko Endowment Fund Established

May 17, 2016 Dr. John K. Niparko was a founding board member of The River School and a world-class surgeon, researcher and scientist, who directly touched the lives of thousands of children here and around the world. Our entire community was deeply saddened by his passing in spring 2016. It was through his leadership and…

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River Teachers Travel to India with EARS

June 2016 Three River School speech-language pathologists traveled to Mysore, Karnataka, India, with Ending All Roads to Silence (EARS). While there, they provided speech therapy to children with hearing loss, and teacher training to teachers at three schools for the deaf. EARS is an organization that provides hearing aids, cochlear implants, speech therapy, and support…

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