Welcome to 

Riverside Elementary

Home of the Eagles! 

"Soaring on the Wings of Knowledge!"


Congratulations to our RES Teacher of the Year Ms. Barnes and our Support Staff Person of the Year Ms. Born.

Picture of Ms. BarnesPicture of Ms. Born


Pancake Dinner

Monday, December 12th 5:00pm-7:00pm

Please join PTO for our Pancake Dinner. Eat and enjoy performances by some of our Riverside Students.
Pictures with Santa will also be available in the MPR for $2.00.
Each dinner will include 3 pancakes, sausage, and juice or milk for $3.00 (pre-paid by Wed., Dec. 7th). The cost will be $5.00 on Mon., Dec. 12th.
Schedule of Performances
5th ….…………..……………….5:30
3rd ...…………………………....6:00
1st .……………………………...6:30
 
Donations:
If you would like to donate, please see suggestions below. Donations can be sent to your child’s teacher or dropped off in the office.
Kindergarten and First Grade - syrup
Second and Third Grade - pancake mix (just add water only)
Fourth and Fifth Grade - Juice or Milk
 
All proceeds from this event will go towards the purchase of a canopy for our playground equipment. If you are able to help cook, serve, or clean up, please send a note to your child's teacher or email our PTO at respto850@gmail.com

Congratulations to our RES Spelling Bee Winners.

 

1st place – Cayden McKelvey

2nd place – Hope Stoutenburgh

Alternate – Desirae Esmond

 

Cayden and Hope will be representing RES at the OCSD Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 19th at Niceville High School.


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The Next PTO Meeting is Monday, January 9th at 3:45

The Next SAC Meeting is Monday, January 9th at 4:00 


United Way- Coast for Kids at Christmas

All sizes are needed!

Drop Boxes are located at the Lowery Place Administrative Complex, Carver Hill and the Central Administrative Complex.

Coats may be bagged and sent by courier to

the Community Affairs Office.

The Coats for Kids drive ends December 5, 2016.


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Safety & Supervision

By law, our staff provides supervision for your students for up to 30 minutes before the first bell and up to 30 minutes after the dismissal bell, in addition to all instructional hours. Students who arrive prior to 8:05 a.m. and are still here after 3:45 p.m. will be sent to Daycare and charged a $10/day drop-in fee.
 
The first bell rings at 8:30 a.m. The tardy bell rings at 8:45 a.m. Safety patrol is dismissed from the crosswalk at Red-stone Avenue no later than 8:40 a.m. so the crossing may be un-manned after this time.
With safety in mind, please be on time!
 
Any transportation changes MUST be made IN WRITING (or in person). In the event of a mid-day change or an emer-gency, an e-mail or even a picture of a signed note (via email) will do! Just send it to your child’s teacher and/or brunsonb@mail.okaloosa.k12.fl.us.
 
Drop-off begins @ 8:15 a.m.
Dismissal begins @ 3:15 p.m.

Dear Parent/Guardian,

Our goal is to provide a safe and healthy learning environment for all of our students and staff at Riverside. We rely heavily on each of you as parents to help us reach that goal. As we venture into cold and flu season, here are a few key reminders for everyone that will enable us to keep your child and our staff members as healthy as possible.

Per school board policy:

  • If your child has a fever (100.0 degrees or higher) they must remain at home until they are fever free.
  • If your child is vomiting or has diarrhea they should remain home for 24 hours after the last episode of vomiting or diarrhea.
  • Rashes: Because of the probability of rashes being contagious any student with a rash of unknown origin (undiagnosed) should remain at home until the rash has resolved or written permission is obtained from a physician permitting attendance. A copy of that doctor's note should be forwarded to the classroom teacher and school nurse. Any student with an undiagnosed rash at school should be picked up by a parent and advised to get a medical assessment.

In regard to open wounds/sores: Accidents happen! Boo boo's are to be expected with young children. We ask that students with open wounds or sores have all open draining lesions covered with a bandage prior to arrival at school. Once those wounds have scabbed over and are no longer bleeding/draining a bandage is not necessary. This will protect your child from developing a secondary infection in their wound and will prevent other students and staff from being exposed to potentially infectious bodily fluids.

We appreciate everyone's cooperation in this matter and we look forward to sharing a happy and healthy 2015-16 school year with your family. If you have any questions, concerns, or are interested in reviewing school board policy regarding frequently encountered illness and injuries in the school setting please contact the school nurse or administration. We also greatly encourage you to visit the Okaloosa County School District website and review the Documents/Policies section.


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The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires that school districts provide parents with an annual school status report, known as the School Public Accountability Reports (SPARs). To assist Florida school districts in preparing SPARs for their stakeholders, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) has posted these reports containing data for the required indicators as well as the Annual Measurable Objectives (AMO) on the Web at

We are a Title I School.  For more information about the Title I program, please visit our district Title I website.  http://www.okaloosaschools.com/district/titleI

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