Morning Coffee Connect (RGS) – October 20

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Wednesday, October 20 – 8:30 am Join us for a cup of coffee and treats! Chat with Principal McDonald, School Board Members, Foundation Members and fellow RGS parents/caretakers after drop-off. The PTC will be hosting a Morning Coffee Connect on October 20th at 8:30 am across the street from the school (in front of the Schwartz/Fabrycki

RGS PTC Fee 2021-2022

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Every Fall, the RGS PTC asks families to pay a one-time back-to-school fee per student. This one-time per-student back-to-school PTC Fee is separate from any fees paid to the school. Much of this fee goes to programs that directly show community appreciation for our teachers. For a breakdown of the activities this fee has supported

School Supplies 2020-2021

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School Supply Packs Everyone’s favorite program is back at Riverdale: School Supply Packs!  The last thing you want to be doing in August is running all over town looking for sold-out school supplies.  Enjoy your last few days of summer and let us take care of the details.  Our amazing, pre-packaged supplies are specifically designed for

About Maverick Club

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The Maverick Club, an official school club with PTC support for the advisor position, is for students leading in School Spirit, Student Activities and Yearbook.  About 25 students in all grade levels are involved, meeting virtually nearly every week to brainstorm and plan activities such as a virtual pep assembly, community-building activities for advisory, welcome notes to new students, mid-term

Get Involved: RHS Booster Club

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The Riverdale Booster Club partners with the District Athletic Department to provide a full athletics experience for all Riverdale student athletes.  The Booster Club fundraises to budget for the following expenditures, which are not covered by the general Athletics budget:  Health & Safety Basketball Tournament Hospitality Banners, Plaques, Trophies & School Records Boards Uniforms Team Equipment & Supplies at

Community Events: Riverdale High School Compassion & Inclusion Week

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We had an incredible film and speaker panel on Tuesday that has been recorded for viewing by our wider community.  Here is the link to the Upstanders online program. The case-sensitive login to access the link is:Login: riverdale@indieflix.comPassword: riverdale The Q&A Panel can be found at the top of the “Additional Materials” section on the right. 

Healthy Habits Catering – May 2021

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Lunch ordering menus for the rest of the year are now available at  Ordering will continue to be week by week and ordering for the Full Menu (including the rotating hot entree) will close the at noon on the Friday before the lunches are to be served. If you would like to go ahead

Amazon Smile Donation to Riverdale

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Do you shop on Amazon regularly?  A Prime Member possibly? Did you know that the PTC could be earning .5% of all your Amazon purchases just by you signing up for the AmazonSmile program?  It’s free to you and all you have to do is select the PTC as your charity of choice. Simply go to AmazonSmile, “Start

PTC Policy Regarding Elections

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The Riverdale PTC realizes our community has questions about the PTC’s position when it comes to this year’s school board elections and we want to be very explicit about the PTC’s function.  The Riverdale PTC, as a 501(c)(3) organization, is prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf


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The mission of the Riverdale PTC is to give parents the opportunity to support RHS students, faculty, and administration by working together to develop a sense of community, exchange ideas, and raise funds. We cannot do this without parent involvement. Here are some of the open volunteer responsibilities associated with each position in addition to monthly

Volunteers Needed

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Open HS PTC BOARD POSITIONS PresidentPresident ElectVice PresidentCommunications (1)Treasurer (2)Booster Club (2) We are also looking for a behind-the-scenes Administrator for the Riverdale PTC Website. Want to be part of the PTC for 2021-2022? Contact us by May 1 at

Parent Book Club – April 2021 – The Education of an Idealist, A Memoir

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Our book pick for April is “The Education of an Idealist” by Samantha Power. Joins us on Thursday, April 29 at 5:30 p. m. Please email for the Zoom link. Tracing her distinctly American journey from immigrant to war correspondent to presidential Cabinet official, Samantha Power’s acclaimed memoir is a unique blend of suspenseful storytelling, vivid character

Spring Car Parade – March 17

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Let’s usher in Spring with a fun car parade!  Just like our Halloween parade, let’s get the kids out of the house and see their school, fellow classmates (from a distance), and kick-off Spring Break on St. Patrick’s Day. When:  Wednesday, March 17 from 3:00pm – 4:00pm So, start scheming how you and your kid(s)

RGS Garden School – Time to plant & prune – March, 2021

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This week, after working to recover the neighborhood after nature’s messy pruning job leftover from the ice storm, it’s time to human-prune fruit trees and woody shrubs.  Even If you’ve never pruned before, it’s easily learned from videos— Oregon State University’s Extension Service has produced great education materials about a number of gardening methods—you just