2015

January, 2016

What’s Up


Dec 31, 2015
Closed for New Year’s Eve

January 3
School Closed for New Year’s Day

January 5 - 6
Free Vision Screening donated by the Elk’s. Please complete the required paperwork and place it on Dar’s desk before the test day. Parents or guardians must also sign in on a special Elk’s sheet the morning of the test. Starts at 9:00 am.

January 8
School Board Meeting - 6:00pm

January 19
School closed for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday.
Have a great weekend!

Reminders:
-Please label all jackets and sweaters. Do not send hoodies with draw strings.
-Check your child’s cubby for weather appropriate extra clothes and clean bedding. All items must be clearly labeled.
-Tuition is due by the first of each month. A late fee will be attached to any account not paid by the 16th .
-This is the first month for the new tuition rates.

December, 2015

What’s Up


December 10
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

December 13
Our children will sing Christmas songs at an Eden Lutheran Church service. Service starts at 10:00 am. Please have them in their Sunday best. We are so excited.

December 16
Classroom Christmas Parties.
Please sign up in the classroom to bring something.

December 18
Christmas Program - 11:00am
Please have your child here by 10:30am dressed in their Sunday best.

December 24
School Closed for Christmas Eve

December 24
School Closed for Christmas Day

December 31
School Closed for New Year’s Eve

January 1
School Closed for New Year’s Day

January 4 - 5
Elk’s free eye screening (rescheduled from the 7th and 8th). Please fill out their required paperwork and sign your child in that morning on their required sheet.

November, 2015

What’s Up


November 12
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

November 14
Eden Church Christmas Bazaar - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
An annual event held on Saturday morning in the Fellowship Hall at Eden Lutheran Church. Drop by for great Christmas gift deals. There are homemade jellies, quilts and other unique items.

November 20
Thanksgiving Feast - 11:30 am
Join us for lunch with the children, staff and families. Please sign up in the office to bring a food item. Let Dar know how many people will be attending.

November 26
School closed for Thanksgiving

November 27
School closed - Have a Blessed Holiday!


Parents:
The weather is changing and it’s getting colder. Please send your child in tennis shoes and with a jacket or sweatshirt so they can play outside. Please check your child’s cubby for weather appropriate extra clothes.

We still have Shop Riverside Cards. They are $15 each and packed with discounts. Please purchase yours in the school office.

October, 2015

What’s Up


October 8
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

October 14
Picture Day starts - 9:00 am
Please remember to return required paperwork.

October 21
Fingerprinting by Riverside Police Department - 10:00 am

October 30
Trunk & Treat and Harvest Parties - 10:00 am
Each family is required to bring a bag of candy, fruit snacks or stickers by October 26th.

Classroom Harvest Parties
- Please sign up in your child’s classroom to bring a special lunch item.


Trunk & Treat
- Volunteers needed to set up and run games out of their trunk.
- Please see Dar if you can help.

Costumes
- Children can come in their costumes.
- Please provide a change of clothes for your child in a clearly marked bag so that we can send your child’s costume back in it.
- Do not send weapons, items that can be used as a weapon, items that can be swallowed or considered dangerous.
- Please no scary costumes, masks or costumes that restrict their vision.
If you have any questions or are able to help please contact Dar.

F.Y.I.
The Evergreen Memorial Historic Cemetery (located close to our school) will be having a Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser on Saturday, October 10, 2015. There will be pumpkins to take home as well as a bouncy house and games for $5.00 per child (parents are free). Please see the flyer.

September, 2015

What’s Up


Special Note:
We are selling Shop Riverside Discount Cards for the third year in a row. They cost $15 ($10 profit per card). We are encouraging each family to purchase one as well as sell some to friends and family. This card is full of great deals- come and take a look. See Dar for more info.

September 3
School Closed for in-service

September 4
School Closed for in-service

September 7
School Closed for Labor Day

September 8
First Day of School

September 10
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

September 25
Back to School - 5:30 pm
Barbecue fundraiser and raffle

Reminder:
Continuing Families: A re-enrollment fee of $80.00 is due now and will be added to the September tuition fee if it has not already been paid.
The new tuition rates will start on Sept.1, 2015. Please refer to your monthly invoice or see the school office.

August, 2015

What’s Up


August 12
Jumper/Slide and snow cones.

August 13
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

August 19
Water play day
Your child can wear their bathing suit under their clothes.
Please bring labeled towel, water shoes and clothes to change into in a clearly labeled bag.
Please apply sunscreen to your child in the morning before bringing them to school.

Reminders:
It’s time to re-register for school. $60.00 for the curriculum fee and $20.00 for disaster preparedness is required annually. These fees are due by September 8, 2015. Newly enrolled children may be exempt - please see Dar.

Coming in September:
The school will be closed September 3rd and 4th for Teachers’ In-Service.
The school is closed on September 7th for Labor Day.
The first day of school for 2015-2016 is September 8, 2015.

July, 2015

What’s Up


July 3
School Closed

July 4
Church Celebration - 5:00 pm
Free hamburgers and hot dogs- just bring a salad to share.
Bingo-Please donate $10 in gift cards to play.
Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks at 9:00pm.
Free parking passes are required and are available in the church office.
Phone: 951.684.3336 or see Dar

July 9
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

July 22
Water play day and snow cones. Children need a swim suit, water shoes and a towel. They can wear their swim suit to school. Bring extra clothes in a clearly labeled bag. Please sunscreen your child before bringing them to school.
TBA Jumper/Playhouse

It’s getting hot-so here are a few warm weather reminders.
- Please provide a clearly labeled bottle of sunscreen for your child. All sunscreen must be the clear spray-on type.
- Please apply sunscreen to our child each morning and we will reapply when needed.
- If desired you can bring a clearly labeled water bottle for your child. Children in Nettie’s room must have sippy cups instead of water bottles. It will be kept in your child’s cubby.
- Children can not wear flip flops to school. All sandals and water shoes must have a back strap.

June, 2015

What’s Up


June 11
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

June 13
Church Rummage Sale - 8:00am to 12:00 pm
If you would like to donate anything to this event please bring your items to the Fellowship Hall June 10-12th.

June 19
Pre-Kindergarten Graduation - 11:00 am
This program will only involve the Pre-Kindergarten class (Mrs Doris’s Raccoon Class). Please have your Pre-Ker dressed in their Sunday best and here by 10:30 am. Family and friends are welcome.

Summertime Reminders:
-Flip-flops are not allowed. All sandals must have back straps and no heel.
-Please bring spray-on-clear sunscreen with your child’s name clearly marked on it.
-Please check your child’s supply of extra clothes and make sure there are plenty and they are weather appropriate.
-If you bring a water bottle for your child please clearly label the bottle. Ms. Nettie’s class can bring clearly labeled sippy cups, no water bottles with small caps are allowed in this room.

May, 2015

What’s Up


May 1
Trike-a-thon sponsor sheets are available.
Please collect pledges for your child. Your support is needed and appreciated.

May 4 - 8
Teacher Appreciation Week
Please sign-up in the office to bring a lunch item for the teachers on Friday 8th.

May 14
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

May 22
Trike-a-thon at 10:00am
Fun-Fun-Fun! Come and cheer them on!

May 25
School Closed for Memorial Day

If you have any questions about Teacher Appreciation Week or the Trike-a-thon please see Dar.

April, 2015

What’s Up


April 1
Annual sack lunch picnic and Easter Egg Hunt
Each child is required to bring a sack lunch from home.
Please bring 1 dozen plastic eggs filled with individually wrapped candy, fruit snacks or stickers.
Please drop them off in the school office by March 30, 2015.

April 3
School closed for Good Friday
Have a great Easter weekend!

April 8
Spring pictures beginning at 9:00 am
Each child will have their picture taken with the Spring background as well as a solid color background of your choice. The Pre-kindergarten class will also be taking their Cap and Gown photos. Please return the photo preference sheet to the office before picture day.

April 9
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

April 29
Dr. Harris, a local dentist, will come for a tooth talk at 10:00 am.


Please welcome Elizabeth, “Lizzy”, as our volunteer aide.
She will be helping in the office, kitchen and classrooms on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Reminder:
There is a late fee of $2.00 per minute for children picked up after their designated times - 12:30 pm or 6:00 pm.

March, 2015

What’s Up


March 2-6
Scholastic Book Fair
Please come and look around in the school office.

March 6
Grandparents’ Day - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Please let Dar know how many people will attend by March 4, 2015.

March 12
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

March 17
Green Eggs and Ham Lunch Day
We hope to catch a Leprechaun this year.

February, 2015

What’s Up


Feb 12
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

Feb 13
Class Valentine Lunch Parties
Please sign up in your child’s room to bring something. Remember to check your child’s cubby and classroom information board for any special instructions from the teacher.

Feb 16
School is closed in observance of Presidents’ Day.
Have a great weekend!

Feb 18
Riverside Fire Department demonstration
In the front parking lot at approx. 9:00 am


- Remember: Grandparent’s Day is Friday, March 6.
- It’s tax time again: Please see Dar for our tax identification number if you need it.