Riverton Elementary School

Love .::. Learn .::. Lead

March 2, 2020

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Mrs. Haley James, Principal

Mrs. Rachel Evans, Assistant Principal

Important Dates

March 2 - Read Across America Dress-up Week

March 2 - LEGO Club Meeting

March 3 - Fantasy Playhouse Acting Class

March 4 - Kona Ice Day

March 4 - Eco-Explorer Club Meeting

Marach 5- Chess Club Meeting

March 6 - Boosterthon Fun Run Pledges Due

March 6 - Survivor Club Meeting

March 11 - 18 - Spring Book Fair

March 12 - Grandparents Night - Book Fair @ 5:30pm

March 12 - Meet the Principal @ 6pm

March 16 - 4K and Kindergarten Registration Opens on PowerSchool

March 16 - Open Enrollment for ALL returning students on PowerSchool

March 19 - Spring Pictures

March 20 - ACE Field Trip

March 24 - LAST Fantasy Playhouse Acting Class for the Year

March 25 - LAST Eco-Explorer Club for the Year

March 27 - LAST Survivor Club for the Year

March 30 - April 3 - Spring Break

Employee of the Month

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Suzanne Moore

Student Leaders of the Month

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Congratulations to our Student Leaders of the Month for March! They were nominated by the teachers and staff because of their leadership qualities. Their pictures are now proudly displayed on the Leadership Wall in the front lobby!

Alivia Young

Jack Hillis

Zayne McAllister

Emma Kate Gulledge

Peyton Johnson

Braxton Denson

Jalynn Hedden

Dakota Johnson

N’Ziya Powell

Karley Watson

February Perfect Attendance Bike Winner

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Congratulations to first grader Emelia Cassidy for winning the Perfect Attendance Bicycle Drawing for February!

All students with perfect attendance in March will be entered into a drawing to win a brand new bike!

Perfect Attendance Havoc Hockey Tickets Winner

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Congratulations to Nicole Carter for winning the Havoc Hockey tickets drawing! She has not missed a single minute of instruction since school started! All students who had perfect attendance for the school year thus far were placed into a drawing for the tickets! We are proud of our attendance rockstars!

Kona Ice Day March 4th

On Wednesday, March 4, Kona Ice will be here during PE! If you'd like to participate, please bring $3!

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Spring Book Fair - March 11-18

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Our Spring Scholastic Book Fair is quickly approaching and our library is in need of parent volunteers. Parent volunteers truly help make our book fair successful. Our Scholastic Book Fair will run from March 11th-18th (Wed.-Wed.). If you are available, please consider volunteering for our library by signing up on our "Sign Up Genius". Our library and students are appreciative of your donated time. :)


Meet the Principal

Book Fair - Grantparents Night

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Read Across America Week

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4K, PreK, and Kindergarten Registration

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Registration opens on PowerSchool on March 16th. If you have any questions, please call us at 256-851-4650.

Use this link to register beginning March 16th: https://www.mcssk12.org/Page/5942



The remaining Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO classes have been scheduled for the year. You can register for the month(s) that you prefer for your 1st-3rd grade child here:


See flyer below for specific class dates and topics.

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This club is for students in grades P-3 and will take place at RES on Thursdays.

They meet on Thursdays from 2:45-4:00pm.

There are a few slots available and you can register here: https://theknightschoolhuntsville.asapconnected.com/#EventID=1588589

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We Are Hiring Substitutes!

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Join Our Team! Applications for Substitute Teachers will be accepted November 1- December 31. Please visit this link for application and information: https://www.mcssk12.org/Page/5814 #IgniteExcellenceMCSS

MCSS is Hiring Bus Drivers

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Madison County Schools is Hiring Bus Drivers! Please contact Supervisor of Transportation, Eddie McCord at: emccord@mcssk12.org or 256-859-9447 for information. #JoinTheMCSSTeam #IgniteExcellenceMCSS

March Lunch Menu

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Riverton Earns an A+

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Perfect Attendance Incentives

All students who have PERFECT attendance for the month of January will be entered into a drawing on RES TV to win a brand new bicycle.

We will start over every month, so every student with perfect attendance throughout the month of February will be entered into a drawing to win a bicycle!

Huge THANK YOU to our sponsors below for partnering with us and providing brand new bikes for the monthly drawings!

*If you would like to donate a bicycle for our monthly drawings and be added to our sponsor list, please contact the front office at 256-851-4650.

Thank You, 2019-2020 Bike Sponsors!

Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) Officers

President: Faith Freeze
Vice President: Stephanie VanderMierden

If you are interested in volunteering with our PTO, please email RivertonElementaryPTO@gmail.com.

Follow our PTO on Facebook: Riverton Elementary PTO - Madison County, AL

Permanent Announcements

Lost and Found is located near the gym.

INOW: Please make sure all of your information is up to date in INOW. If you have moved or changed phone numbers, please let the front office know. Sometimes we experience difficulty trying to contact parents due to disconnected or new phone numbers.

Car Riders: Please drop students off before 7:45 AM in the car rider line. Otherwise, you will need to check your child in at the front office. Students should not be dropped off at the front office before 7:45 AM.

Breakfast: Breakfast is provided until 7:40. Students must arrive before 7:40 to have time to eat breakfast and be in class on time.

Check outs: Students cannot be checked out after 2:30 PM.

If a student checks out before half of the school day is complete, then it will be considered a full day absence.

Chronic Absenteeism: The Alabama State Department of Education defines Chronic Absenteeism as 15 or more absences -- excused or unexcused. The number of students who are chronically absent in a given school year will impact our school's state report grade. If you are have difficulty getting your child to school for any reason, please reach out and contact an administrator or our social worker.

MCSS 2019-2020 Calendar

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Read Read Read

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Research shows that the number one indicator for reading and academic success is reading to your child every day or night. Reading opens doors for children, and we encourage parents to read to their children every night to prepare them for success in the future!

Noteworthy Accomplishments

Two-Time Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School

2017 CLAS (Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools) School of Distinction

2017 CLAS Banner School (only 8 in the state of AL)

2018 Bicentennial School

2018/2019 A+ ALSDE Report Card Score

2019 Monsanto Grow Rural Education Grant State-Winner

We Are Riverton

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The Madison County School District does not discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious preference, disability, age, gender, citizenship, non-English speaking ability, or homeless status. Students with disabilities will be provided with the same needed supports and services for extra-curricular programs and activities that are provided during the school day, unless doing so would fundamentally alter the nature of the program and activity.

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