Dearest Riverwood Families,
As we approach the end of our first year together at Riverwood, I would like to take the opportunity to personally thank you for sharing your children with us. We could not have possibly accomplished a year full of great things without your partnership and support. Everyone who has had the honor of teaching and working with your child this year at Riverwood is thankful for your commitment to helping our students grow and succeed. It has been our pleasure to get to know your families and be a part of your child’s growth and success this year. As we begin to count the days until summer fun begins, below you will find some important as it pertains to the end of the year.
*The last day of school, May 22nd and the day has a modified schedule. School is in session from 7:40 am-11:40 am. Students will be fed lunch before they are dismissed, and buses will run routes as usual beginning at 11:40. Please make arrangements for this early dismissal time.
*There are NO backpacks allowed on the last day of school. The last day to bring backpacks is May 20th. All school supplies and report cards will be sent home on May 20th.
*Parents must pick up all student medication prior to the last day of school. All medicine that is not picked up will be disposed of.
*All library books due April 30th. Please make arrangements to pay for any damaged or lost books.
*Students MAY NOT charge lunches to their lunch accounts beginning May 1st. All students that have a delinquent account balances will be served an alternative lunch. All accounts that are not current the last day of school with have a suspended enrollment for 2019-2020.
*School supply lists can be found on-line at www.mustangps.org and on our Riverwood site
*Elementary residency verification day is August 6th from 11:00-7:00 -ALL PARENTS/GUARDIANS MUST bring a current bill ( July or August) to complete your child’s enrollment. This includes all students who turned in pre-enrollment forms in the spring. Classroom teachers will not be assigned until residency has been verified.
*Your child’s teacher will call you to introduce herself/himself sometime during the week of August 12th
*The first day of school for the 2019-2020 school year is August 16th. The district calendar can be found on-line at www.mustangps.org.
*Open house/meet the teacher night is on August 13th from 5:00-6:30 pm. In order to minimize parking problems, we request that all families whose last name begins with the letters A-H come from 5:00-5:30, letters I-P come from 5:30-6:00, and letters Q-Z come from 6:00-6:30. Parking will be available in the front, back and west parking lots.
*Information on bus routes, Bronco Club after school care, and Lunch accounts will be available. Finally, I want to take this opportunity to wish you all a happy and safe summer break! I hope you find time to relax, rest, and spend quality time with your family.
Alisha Suffield, Principal Riverwood Elementary