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Amanda Rick

All About Me

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Welcome! We are better together at Riverwood Elementary!
My name is Amanda Rick and I'm so excited to be your child's kindergarten teacher!!
I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Millsaps College in Jackson, MS and a Master of Education degree in Elementary Education from Mississippi College. I also have an Early Childhood Credential from the American Montessori Society. 
This will be my 8th year of teaching. For three and a half years, I taught in a public multiage Montessori classroom of 3-6 year olds. I also was a Reading Interventionist for K-2. For three years, I taught kindergarten at Central Elementary in the Putnam City School district. 
I am married to my wonderful husband, Trey, and we have two kids. My son, Hudson, is in first grade here at Riverwood and my daughter, Eloise, is 3 years old. We enjoy finding fun things to do on the weekends and traveling to our favorite place, Disney World!!


7:40 Class Begins
7:40-8:10 Interventions/Morning Work
8:10-9:40 Morning Meeting and Calendar
                  English and Language Arts block (Literacy Stations and Small Groups)
9:40-10:10 Writing/Journals
10:10-11:10 Math Block (Math Stations and Small Groups)
11:10-11:35 Lunch
11:35-11:55 Recess
12:00-12:30 Story Time
12:30-1:25 Specials 
1:25-2:00 Flex Time and Free Choice Stations
2:00-2:35 Wrap Up, Reflections of the Day, and Pack Up
2:35 Dismissal
Specials: Our class will be split for specials, so please make sure your child is wearing appropriate shoes for PE every day. We will have a waterfall (rotating) schedule of PE, Music, and Art.

Important Dates

 7-Hat Day-$1.00
7-Riverwood Round Up
7- Date Night Fundraiser- BEAST Week
13-PTSO Candy Gram Delivery
14-Riverwood Round Up
 17-Professional Day-No School
 20-MHS Drama Team-Fairy Tales
21-Hat Day-$1.00
21-Progress Reports
21-STEM Day
21-Riverwood Round Up
27-4th Grade Tours to Intermediates
28-Hat Day -$1.00
28-Riverwood Round Up