RISD Elementary Parent Newsletter

September 7, 2018

Message from the Principal


Dear Rivendell Elementary Families,


We are having a great start to the school year! I am loving being here, and feeling super grateful to be a part of such amazing schools.


Here is some information of note:

TUNBRIDGE FAIR is next week (Thursday!)for grades 1-6 at both elementary schools. Permission slips have been sent home! Chaperones are VERY welcome! :)


Take Your Families to School Nights are coming right up:

- SME is this Wednesday 9/12 from 6-7 (Pizza will be served!!)

- WES is next Wednesday 9/19 from 6-7 (Pizza will be served!!)


Visions starts next week! Don't forget to sign up! :)


It is going to be an awesome year!


Julie

Health Connection

Healthy Snacks

We have been seeing a lot of unhealthy snacks so far this year. Though it is easy since our kids LOVE them, we are finding that kids are running out of steam early in the day. Here are some creative suggestions for healthy snacks.
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What's New for the 2018-2019 School Year


Updated handbook!

We will be focusing on consistency between the two schools. A copy of the handbook will be sent home, but you can also access it online.


https://docs.google.com/document/d/19jroAmNhwgUPPgb80DztOg7WvUhc3hVh8JLW1rW57Xg/edit?usp=sharing

RISD Elementary Welcomes New Staff Members

We are excited to welcome these new staff members to our team.

Leah Wolk-Derksen (SME 3/4 Literacy and Social Studies)

Molly Rice (SME Preschool)

Elizabeth Duvall (Elementary music)

Tanya Powers (Elementary art)

Hannah Taska (SME Grade 1 long term substitute)


The following members of our team have changed positions

Maureen Moran (SME 5/6 Math)

Rachael Weber (3/4 Math and Science)

Carmen Winchester (Title One Math)

Tammy MacQueen (Assistant Principal)

Upcoming Events

Bring Your Family to School Night

Wednesday, Sep. 19th, 6-7pm

744 Vermont 113

West Fairlee, VT

Come and have a fun meet and greet with teachers and a lovely meal with your school community.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Bring Your Family to School Night

Wednesday, Sep. 12th, 6-8pm

214 School Street

Fairlee, VT

Come and have a fun meet and greet with teachers and a lovely meal with your school community.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Tunbridge Fair

Thursday, Sep. 13th, 8:15am-1:30pm

Tunbridge, VT, USA

Tunbridge, VT

Feel free to chaperone!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

All School Hike

Friday, Oct. 5th, 8:30am

744 Vermont 113

West Fairlee, VT

Come join our all school hike! Both schools will hike together and have lunch together. More information and a field trip permission slip to follow.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.