Friday River Launch

February 26, 2021~~ Rio Norte JHS

Gerry Brooks at Rio? YEP!!

We are very excited that the ONE and ONLY GERRY BROOKS will be speaking at Rio Norte for a virtual presentation on March 17 during our Faculty/PD meeting. Thomas and I heard him speak a few weeks ago and he was very inspiring. I'm still inspired, comforted, and challenged by his talk.

His talk focused on being a better co-worker, teacher, leader, and human being. He's wise, delightful, and funny!

We are looking forward to being challenged and inspired to be our best selves!

In Gratitude for your service to our students and each other,

Audrey ♥️

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Good Things!

Congratulations, Stacy on being accepted as an Airborne Astronomy Ambassador! What a wonderful opportunity to bring NASA Science to the classroom! 🚀

Thank you, Eden! for your service to Rio Norte! We wish you the best as you return to Saugus HS!

Congratulations to Ron who is running the spring CADA CONVENTION 2021 next week! Over 600 attendees will complete training on CADA's mission: to promote and support leadership development through student activities.

Thank you to everyone who helped with our massive Qtr 2 awards ribbon distribution this week! And thank you to our PTSA who purchased the ribbons!

Thank you Sargon for an incredible Socratic seminar on whether or not students should return to in-person instruction!

Welcome back, Norma! We are happy you have made a full recovery! 😊

RIO News


Check out NORTE NEWS!

The NEW Student Care Line Poster is posted below.

The UPDATED 2021 spring semester calendar is posted below.

PBIS Fridays:

Feb 26-ASB

March 5-Wellness

March 12-Rio TV

Pete Romo procession:

Wednesday Schedule~March

March 3~Dept. Meetings-17 Things #3,4,5, 6/PD Team Meeting

March 10~NO Department Meetings

March 17-Faculty w/ Gerry Brooks (with Sierra Vista)

March 24-Team Meeting/Leadership

Rio Norte Mission Statement

The Rio Norte Junior High School community is dedicated to providing a safe, flexible, positive, and nurturing learning environment, in which all its members have the opportunity to experience a sense of belonging and personal growth, and all students have the opportunity to develop academic excellence.

Hart District Non-Discrimination Policy

The William S. Hart Union High School District prohibits unlawful discrimination against and/or harassment of any student, employee or job applicant on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, ancestry, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, political affiliation, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by state and federal nondiscrimination laws respectively at any District site and/or activity. All inquiries regarding discrimination, civil rights, and/or Title IX should be directed to the Director of Human Resources and Equity Services, William S. Hart Union High School District, 21380 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91350, or by phone (661) 259-0033, or by email:


Rio Norte Junior High School

28771 Rio Norte Dr.
Valenica, CA 91354

Audrey Asplund, Principal