Jun 21

2019 Board of Education Highest Achievement Award

Congratulations, Eagles!  We are proud to announce that Rivers Edge has earned the 2019 Board of Education Highest Achievement Award! “The exemplar performance awards criteria are designed to complement the commonwealth’s recently revised accreditation standards and help school divisions focus resources where they are most needed to ensure that all children are receiving a high-quality education,” …

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Jun 11

Redistricting Representative


Dear Rivers Edge Families,

Henrico Schools seeks applicants from every HCPS school to serve on the redistricting committee.  Please consider applying to be the representative from Rivers Edge Elementary.   The application deadline is June 30.

Find out more about the HCPS Comprehensive Redistricting 2021 Committee at https://henricoschools.us/redistricting2021/

Why redistricting? Because of current and projected …

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Jun 07

Looking for a good book?

Our 4th graders spent the morning checking out summer reading book ideas, but not by stopping in the library. The students creatively showcased their favorite books for each other using t-shirt designs, project boards, posters, etc. All of the students walked away with a list of highly recommended books to read over the summer! #LifeReady …

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Jun 01

Market Day

Our 2nd graders’ hard work culminated into a very fun, successful Market Day. What better way to learn about economics as well as producing and consuming goods and services than with their very own market stands! Many thanks to the parents and staff who joined in on the fun. One of our favorite signs of …

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May 31

May Madness

We enjoyed participating in our 2nd Annual May Madness Basketball Tournament at Glen Allen High School. All of our 5th grade basketball players and our 2nd grade dancers made us proud to be eagles. Many thanks to all of the friends and families who came out to cheer on both of our groups. We all …

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May 30

Board of Education Excellence Award

We are very proud to announce that Rivers Edge recently earned the Board of Education Excellence Award. Thanks to our wonderful teachers, staff, students, families, and community partners, we met all state and federal benchmarks. We continue to make significant progress toward goals for increased student achievement and expanded educational opportunities set by the governor and …

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May 23

Hot off the press…

Thanks to all of our wonderful student writers and editors, Rivers Edge proudly presents the Magic Mailbox 2018-2019 Literary Newsletter! We are very impressed with the talent shown by these published authors. Many thanks to the PTA for supporting our Magic Mailbox program. Mrs. Morris and Mrs. Wu are to be commended for another …

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May 20

Beat the “Summer Slide”

Summer slide isn’t a piece of playground equipment – it’s the tendency for students to lose some of the progress they’ve made during the academic year. But there are ways to keep your students’ skills sharp and have fun all summer long.

For details, resources and lots more ways to foster reading this summer, go …

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May 16

Word Masters Champions…AGAIN!


Congratulations to Mrs. Myers’ team who recently earned Highest Honors in the 2018-19 WordMasters Challenge™—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually. The fifth grade team scored an impressive 182 points out of a possible 200 in the last of three meets this year, placing tenth in the nation. The fifth graders …

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May 16

Thank you, PTA!

We continue to be spoiled by our wonderful PTA! Many thanks to the families who generously shared items for the snacks, breakfasts, lunches, etc. throughout the year. The number of hours our families have volunteered in and out of REES is truly amazing and very much appreciated. Special thanks to go Mrs. Colleen Robertson who …

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