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Utah County CHADD Support Group Meeting

Submitted by angela.killian on Mon, 03/09/2020 - 13:16
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CHADD of Utah: Utah County ADHD Support Group
For adults with ADHD and for parents or educators of children with ADHD or anyone interested in learning more about ADHD. "CHADD" stands for Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder. CHADD is a non-profit national, state and local organization dedicated to educating, supporting and advocating for those affected in some way by ADHD.

Date:  THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020

Time:   7:00pm - 8:30pm Presentation/Q&A

Location: Provo City Library, 550 North University Ave., Provo
Young-Card Room #308

Presented by:  Adam Thompson, LCSW

Topic:  Changing the ADHD Brain

Student Safety during pick up and drop off

Submitted by angela.killian on Mon, 03/09/2020 - 13:13
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Please be considerate and safety conscious as you drop off and pick up students at school.  It will help us keep your children safe if you remember the following pieces of information:

  • Do not block the flow of traffic (inside lanes are for waiting/sitting; outside lanes for quick stops and pull through).
  • Do not block cross walk area entering the pull through lanes.
  • Right turn only when exiting the west drop off zone (especially between 3:00-3:15 pm).  
  • Use parking stalls not pull through lanes if you need to enter the building or get out of your car for any reason.
  • Please tell others where to go to retrieve your children when they pick them up. 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP ON THESE MATTERS, We love our students and want to keep them safe! 

PTA Needs You!

Submitted by angela.killian on Fri, 03/06/2020 - 13:20

IT’S NO MYSTERY….

PTA NEEDS YOU!!

WE ARE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO GIVE A LITTLE OF THEIR TIME TO HELP CONTINUE THE GREAT LEGACY OF

     RIVERVIEW PTA! 

POSTIONS NEEDED FOR 2020-2021:

PRESIDENT

PRESIDENT ELECT

TREASURER

SECRETARY

BOARD MEMBERS

Programs that will be LOST if positions are not filled:

Carnival

Spirit Friday

Popcorn Friday

Reflections Contest

Parent/Child Activities

Teacher Appreciation

Red/Green/White Ribbon weeks

And many more!

                                       

If you are interested in this rewarding experience, please contact us through our Facebook page:

Riverview PTA Spanish Fork

 

Parent Teacher Conferences

Submitted by angela.killian on Fri, 03/06/2020 - 11:31
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March 19th, 2020

3:15 - 8:45 pm

Last conference of the year. 

Information from your child's teacher coming soon. 

Minimal Day Reminder

Submitted by angela.killian on Fri, 03/06/2020 - 11:23
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Minimal Day 

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

School dismissed at 12:00 p.m. 

Lunch will be served 1 hour prior to regular schedule.  

Dr. Seuss Week Celebration!

Submitted by misty.jones on Mon, 03/02/2020 - 10:56
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Jones

Dr. Seuss Activities week of Read-a-Thon:

  • 2nd – Hats off to Dr. Seuss: Wear your favorite hat
  • 3rd – Green Eggs and Ham: Wear Green!
  • 4th – Wacky Wednesday: Wear your hair wacky or like a Who
  • 5th – Fox in Sox: Wear your favorite socks
  • 6th – Sleep Book: This is Read-a-thon day so make sure to wear your pajamas!

Riverview Elementary Weekly Newsletter

Submitted by angela.killian on Tue, 02/25/2020 - 18:29

Principal Moment

Once upon a time, the purpose of children’s books was to model good behavior.  Books were meant to encourage young readers to be what parents wanted them to be, and the children in the pages were well behaved, properly dressed and never shed a tear. 

Dr. Seuss ignored those rules and he changed children’s books with his vocabulary, his nonsense, his wit.  His birthday is Monday, March 2nd.  I wanted to share some of my favorite Dr. Seuss quoteisms.

“If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.”

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.”

“Today you are You, that is truer than true.  There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”

“I’m glad we had the times together just to laugh and sing a song, seems like we just got started and then before you know it, the times we had together were gone.”

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.”

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!  “If you’d never been born, then you might be an Isn’t!  An Isn’t has no fun at all.  No, he disn’t”

Fundraiser

Riverview Elementary is proud to announce our first read-a-thon fundraiser. We will be holding school wide weekly activities to celebrate reading and encourage our students to get involved in helping to raise money to improve our school. The week of March 2nd will be Dr. Seuss, Read Across America week, when we’ll be doing daily activities to celebrate our love of books. Students will enjoy a full day read-a-thon on Friday, March 6th. They may come wearing PJ’s and bring pillows and blankets to make themselves comfortable while they enjoy reading a good book…or two…or possibly 3!     

Riverview Read-a-Thon Activities:

  • Feb. 24th – Make Your Own Bookmark: When students go to library, they will get to make their own bookmark! (optional)
  • Mar. 2nd – Guess How Many Books: Come to the office to guess how many books are in our school library! The closest guess will get a prize!

Dr. Seuss Activities week of Read-a-Thon:

  • Mar. 2nd – Hats off to Dr. Seuss: Wear your favorite hat
  • Mar. 3rd – Green Eggs and Ham: Wear Green!
  • Mar. 4th – Wacky Wednesday: Wear your hair wacky or like a Who
  • Mar. 5th – Fox in Sox: Wear your favorite socks
  • Mar. 6th – Sleep Book: This is Read-a-thon day so make sure to wear your pajamas!

Riverview Learning Pit/Learner Powers

Question is our February Learning Power.  Meet Debbie Dolphin. Debbie is very happy and playful and loves living in the ocean. She is a quizzical creature who asks a lot of questions. The ocean is a beautiful home and there is much to see and explore. Debbie swims to the bottom of the ocean floor and asks the crabs “How many legs do you have?”, “Why do crabs have teeth in their stomachs?” Debbie dips and dives and bumps into a turtle and asks: “Why do you have a shell?”. She swims into the oyster beds and asks the sleepy oysters, “How long does it take to make a pearl?” Debbie comes upon an octopus hiding beneath the rocks and asks, “Why do you have three hearts and squirt ink?” By asking questions, Debbie soon learns which caves are safe to explore, where to find the best waves, which shrimp and fish taste delicious, how to swim fast and leap high from the ocean water. There is so much to learn. Ask questions like Debbie Dolphin.

When you Question like Debbie Dolphin, you…

  • Ask questions
  • Notice things
  • Look for patterns and connections
  • Problem solve
  • Think of possible reasons
  • Research
  • Ask “What if...?”

Minimal Day

School will be dismissed at noon on Tuesday, March 10th.  Lunch will be served at 10:10 am. 

Making Up Our Snow Day

Friday, March 20th is designated as our make-up day therefore, March 20th is a day of learning.  School will be dismissed at 2:15 p.m.

School Gear

Are you interested in purchasing Riverview gear for your child or yourself?  T-shirts, hoodies, jackets, beanies, caps, and water bottles with the Riverview logo are available for purchase at https://riverviewelementary.axomo.com/

Upcoming Events

  • 24th – 28th – Kindness week; Design a bookmark – Read-A-Thon Fundraiser activity (optional)
  • 28th – Spirit Day; Assembly @ 9:30
  • March 2nd – 6th – Read Across America Week with themes for each day
  • March 3rd – Clark Planetarium Assembly; Frank L Cole (Author of Potion Masters series) visiting 4th grade
  • March 5th – 4th grade Native American Presentation: 10:00 for school, 2:00 for parents
  • March 6th – Read-A-Thon Fundraiser/Popcorn Friday
  • March 9th – 13th – Box Tops Competition
  • March 10th – Minimal day, students dismissed at noon
  • March 13th – 5th grade Bean Life Science Outreach
  • March 17th – BYU Dunk Team Assembly
  • March 19th – SEP Conferences 3:15-8:45
  • March 20th – SNOW DAY Make-up Day – School Dismissed at 2:15
  • March 23rd -27th – Teacher Appreciation Week
  • March 24th – 2nd grade field trip; Kindergarten Picture Day
  • March 26th – Kindergarten Field Trip to Zoon; Fiesta Day reading challenge assembly
  • March 31st – Maturation program for 5th and 6th grades

Thank you,

Mrs. Angie Killian, Principal of Riverview

 

 

 

 

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