The Riebli Record

September 4, 2020

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Dear Riebli Families,


This week, I challenged your students to "Be focused" in class. This is getting hard for the kiddos. We are ending week 3, curriculum has started, things are more demanding, assignments are getting harder. This weekend, help your students practice being focused as you take a break from school.


I also was to challenge all the adults to take this weekend to "be present" with your kids. We spend so much of the day on the computer, we all need a break. Make yourself a promise to stop one thing this weekend to help you be present. To keep me accountable, I promise not to check work email all weekend, even though it is a long weekend. (I always end up checking it on Monday). Now, what are you replacing that with?? I promise to take a LONG walk with my family each day. I will check in next week with my results. We need each other to keep us accountable. What do you plan to do to this be present weekend???


From my heart to yours,

Emily

Watch our Virtual Friday Assmebly

9-4-20 Assembly

A message from PTA

Hello Riebli families,


Our Community is strong and incredibly giving. They have given to our school over and over again in one way or another.


With the world around us changing daily, we as a PTA would love to give back.


Please nominate a local business, independent consultant, restaurant, etc. for us to showcase on our social media platforms. We will choose one a week and encourage our Riebli families to support through purchasing product and/or reposting and talking about our amazing community. You can send your nominations and the reasons why to RiebliPTA@gmail.com


Thank you,


The PTA

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Music News

The Mark West District virtual music program will begin on Monday, September 14 for interested 4th-8th graders who have signed up for the program. If your child would like to participate and you have not yet signed him or her up for a music class, there is still a little time left! The sign-up form is available at https://forms.gle/3SbjbUd71ASkxcmy8. Please submit this form ASAP if your child would like to participate - last date for late sign up is Friday, Sept. 18. For more information, the Info Packet can be found at https://www.mwef.org/music-forms, and you can see an introductory video from Mrs. Kaufman here: https://youtu.be/zQexPizKT2w. Also, we have a limited supply of instruments available for students to borrow, and there are only a few left! So don't wait!


Parents who have already signed up your child, please check your email. Mrs. Kaufman has already sent out class and important instrument borrowing information to you (if applicable). Don't see an email from Mrs. Kaufman? Check your spam folder and be sure to allow emails from kkaufman@mwusd.org. Email will be Mrs. Kaufman's primary method of communication as she has over 100 music students so far.


TK-3rd grade students can look forward to music lesson videos and activities starting in the next week or so. Riebli 3rd graders will have the opportunity to learn the recorder via Zoom starting the week of Sept. 14! To purchase or to borrow a recorder (3rd grade ONLY), please fill out the following form ASAP: https://forms.gle/R9zYQqkmAXJwKYzo6. The original deadline was Sept. 4, so if you missed it, we may not be able to get the recorder out to you in time for the first class. But we will try to get it to you ASAP.

Intro to Mark West District Virtual Music Program
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