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The Arm in Arm (formerly the Crisis Ministry of Mercer County) Valentines for Food Drive starts Monday 1/30/17

posted Jan 30, 2017, 11:31 AM by President RSPTO

Send a virtual valentine https://secure.qgiv.com/for/q9g7s9/and fill our lobby with donations. Each student will receive a McCaffrey's on January 30. Please fill it with non-perishable food and/or personal care items and return it to Riverside's lobby by Valentine's Day. Let's try to double Riverside's last donation and reach 500 pounds!

November 8th - Election Day Bake Sale 7:30 am - 10 am, 12 - 1:30 pm

posted Nov 7, 2016, 8:12 AM by Treasurer RSPTO

The PTO will be hosting a bake sale on election day to offer treats to those who come to vote on November 8th. We will have the tables up from 7:30am-10:00am and 12:00 pm-1:30pm. The money raised will go towards additional enrichment opportunities not included in the daily curriculum for the children.

To make the sale a success we need your help to supply baked goods or sell them. When bringing in items please have them packaged in individual serving sizes and ready for sale. You can drop items off in the Riverside lobby on Monday morning or afternoon or Tuesday morning. Some ideas: brownies, cookies, granola, fresh fruit, muffins, etc.

Please sign up to bring a baked good and/or help out via the Sign-up Genius (http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0C4AABAD23A5FE3-election); however, if you don’t get a chance to sign up, feel free to bring in baked goods anyway!

Riverside Fall Picnic – Tuesday, Sept 20th, 5 pm - 7pm at the Riverside School Playground

posted Sep 14, 2016, 11:02 AM by Treasurer RSPTO

Come join us at the Riverside School to celebrate the start of a new school year!

This is a potluck and we ask that each family bring a dish. There will also be pizza, hamburgers and water for sale.

Pre-K- Fruits

Kindergarten- Appetizers

Grade 1 - Pasta/Rice Bean Salad

Grade 2 - Pasta/Rice, Bean salad

Grade 3 - Dessert

Grade 4 - Dessert

Grade 5 - Green Salad

We are looking for volunteers to helps with set-up, clean-up and selling drink and pizza. Please use the link below if you can volunteer to help! Thank you.

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/409084EA4A72F4-riverside3 

Any questions please contact dauphiny@princeton.edu or ehewitt@aol.com

PTO Welcome Coffee - Wednesday 9/7/2016 at 8:30 am

posted Aug 4, 2016, 9:52 AM by Treasurer RSPTO

Please join us after drop-off on the first day of school for a casual coffee to meet new principal Valerie Ulrich.  You will also have the opportunity to sign up to be Class Parents at this event.  Enjoy the rest of your summer!


RIVERSIDE GARDEN FUNDRAISER & CELEBRATION MAY 6TH -5-8:30 pm

posted May 2, 2016, 4:04 AM by Admin RSPTO

 All are invited to come and enjoy garden fun, our first annual cakewalk, and a free movie in the gym! Show your support for the garden by “digging in” April 25th - May 5th to earn money for the school garden education program by taking action and performing acts of kindness and then come celebrate Friday, May 6th 5:00-8:30 pm in the gym.

Sign up to bring desserts for the cake walk: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e45a4a729a31-cake
Or help out at the event: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e45a4a729a31-digging

“Walk to School” Day, Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

posted May 2, 2016, 4:03 AM by Admin RSPTO


There are many benefits to walking to school with your child. Walking to school instills active habits that can contribute to a lifelong healthy lifestyle. It is an opportunity to teach your child how to be a safe pedestrian. It is also a way to socialize with your child’s neighbor and build community. Additionally it inspires alternative modes of travel to decrease traffic, congestion & air pollution.

New Jersey Safe Routes to School offers a “Walking School Bus” app that can be downloaded from the Apple store or on the android via Google play. Look for our school listed under “Princeton” school district. Groups have been established as Green/Blue/Red/Orange routes. Please join one of these routes or establish your own group with your friends. What a great way to enjoy your neighborhood environment. We hope you will enjoy walking! This event will take place rain or shine!

RIVERSIDE’S INTERNATIONAL NIGHT Friday April 29, 6:00-8:00 pm

posted Apr 15, 2016, 7:04 AM by Admin RSPTO

 We are so excited because the event is almost here! Thanks to everybody who will be participating with a table, performance, food, books and everyone else who will be attending. However, to keep our event more organized and for it to go as smoothly as possible please go to the link below and help us make this night even more special!

 

signupgenius.com/go/30E0944AAAF29A0FE3-volunteers

 

We hope to see you all there!!!

 

Thank you.

 

Grace, Haruko, Fabi

Author's Night - Volunteer needed to assist Coordination of this Event in early May

posted Apr 3, 2016, 7:04 PM by Admin RSPTO   [ updated Apr 3, 2016, 7:05 PM ]

Riverside Authors’ Night – The PTO is looking for a parent volunteer to help coordinate this year’s Authors’ Night along with last year’s organizer Tracy Smith.  If you are interested in helping organize parent facilitators and student readers, please contact Wendy Wilton or Beth Leman at president@rspto.org .  We are tentatively planning this event for an evening in early May.

March 4th - Teacher and Staff Appreciation Soups and Stews luncheon

posted Feb 22, 2016, 6:54 AM by Admin RSPTO

Let’s Warm their Hearts! Let's warm-up our Riverside teachers and staff with your delicious soups, stews and desserts during the Teacher and Staff Appreciation Luncheon to be held on Friday, March 4th.  Use the Sign-Up Genius link below to contribute or to volunteer.  It's a great way to thank our teachers and staff for all of their hard work with and commitment to our children.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080545afae2da20-teacher

Contact Pamela Strum with questions at tcmpamela@yahoo.com .

Party Boards and Pasta Night was a huge success!

posted Nov 16, 2015, 6:31 AM by Admin RSPTO

Thank you to all that made it possible - the event coordinators, party and basket donators, 5th grade workers, bakers, attendees, servers, check-out desk workers, set up and clean up people, and those who signed up for parties!  We raised over $15,500 Friday night that will provide the funding for theater and rhythm residencies, teacher mini-grants, science week programs, Jetta Hall Fund grants, after school clubs, end of the year assemblies, Riverside folders and planners, and more!
 
What makes it special is the chance to come together as a community over dinner and during the months ahead!  Thank you all!

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