RIS Newsletter

March 16 - 20

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Support Employee of the Year for RIS - Jeanette Pohl

Summer Day Care

Riverton Intermediate School will no longer offer summer care. A flyer will be sent home with details.
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Talent Show

Do you have talent? Talent Show application packets are available from your homeroom teacher and the front desk. Please read the packet carefully and have them turned in NO LATER THAN Friday, March 20 (deadline extended!!). If you have any questions, please see Mr. Williams or Mrs. Cuckler.

Talent Show Auditions:

Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1 (after school)

Talent Show:

Friday, April 24 (evening - 6:00 PM

Vocabulary Parade

Youth Art Month

The Youth Art month exhibit opened on Mar. 15 at Huntsville museum of Art with a reception for the artists.

Here are the artists, and their work, that will represent RIS in the 2015 YAM exhibit:

4th Grade Iyanha Jones - Penguin in the Snow

5th Grade Noah Jackson - Deer in the Snow

6th Grade Gracey Goldsby - Glass Still Life

Parent Volunteers needed for SGA.

First SGA Parent meeting will be held after spring break. More information to come.

Honor Society inductions will be March 19th at 6 PM. We will meet in the gym and then have a short reception in the lunchroom.

BMS Cheerleading info:

Cheer Try-outs March 18, 19, & 20…3:30-5:30 in the BMS Lunchroom.

March 19 - Report Cards

Faculty vs. 6th Grade Basketball Game

March 20th 1:00-2:00-

Faculty vs 6th Grade Basketball Games raise funds for our Teacher Resources. This helps build our classroom supplies and allows resources to be purchased to further the learning of all our students. Cost: $2.00 for refreshments ONLY. ALL students can attend the event free of charge.

Baking Club

Students who attended the Baking Club in February will have the opportunity to make up the sessions on an alternate day. They will not make up the days on Thursdays in March because there is another group that will be meeting then. Parents and students will be contacted.

Spring Pictures - Wednesday, April 1st.

Science Club

Due to the closings and weather delays the next group of Science Club will not begin until the week after Spring Break on April 2nd.

Attn: 6th graders: BMS Broadcasting Class

BMS broadcasting application packets are available in the front office if your child is interested in being involved in broadcasting next year at BMS. They are due to Mr. Rusty Hughes at BMS no later than 3:35 PM on Friday, April 17th. For more information please email Mr. Hughes at rhughes@madison.k12.al.us.

April 14-23: ACT Aspire

Leader In Me Leadership Day

May 1st - Join us for Riverton Intermediate’s Leadership Day. This day will highlight our students, the wonderful things happening at Riverton and how we are “Building Leaders One Student At A Time…”

May 6: Sixth grade students will visit Buckhorn Middle School

Field Day/School-Wide Picnic

May 8th (Time: TBD) with a Rain Date of May 15th - Information Coming Soon…

Leader of the Year Ceremony

May 14th - Information Coming Soon…

Awards Day

Our Awards Day ceremonies are planned as follows:

4th Grade --- Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 12:00

5th Grade --- Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 12:00

6th Grade --- Thursday, May 21, 2015 8:30 a.m.

Please remember to send Doctor’s notes or personal illness notes written by a parent anytime your child is absent. Students are limited to 8 personal illness notes a year.

We are working to have 98% attendance everyday!!!

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RIS has a new phone number: 256-851-4640.

Breakfast & Lunch Prices

Students Breakfast:$1.75 Lunch:$2.25

Visitors Breakfast:$2.75 Lunch:$4.00

Hours of Operation

7:15 am Breakfast; Student entrances open

7:45 am School office opens; Class begins

2:35 pm Class ends

4:00 pm School office closes