Jan 24

Rivers Edge Celebrities

We are so incredibly proud of everyone at Rivers Edge! This week we celebrated just a few of our wonderful leaders. Mrs. James – our fabulous principal Mrs. Roberts – the incredible HCPS Librarian of the Year Mrs. Baulsir – our wonderful Gilman Teacher of the Year Mrs. Knizner – the amazing Christie Award …

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Jan 24

Rally at the River

Many thanks to our Kindergarten and Fourth Grade Teams for organizing such a fun Rally at the River! It was great to celebrate the hard work of all our eagles and hear about the Kg/4th Grade community service project for the Ronald McDonald House. We love our generous families! Thanks to our kindergarten eagles for …

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Jan 24

Light of Hope

Each year Henrico County recognizes students in elementary, middle, and high school for the Light of Hope Award.  Through the observance of Dr. King’s holiday, the goal is to bring the Henrico County community together to celebrate his legacy of universal love and brotherhood among all people.  This year, the Light of Hope nominee from …

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Jan 10

Why is snow white?

To answer that, just ask students in Mrs. Houghtaling’s kindergarten class! Their Friday STEAM discussions and projects resulted in some beautiful snowflakes. Hopefully we’ll get some of the real ones falling soon. We all love when Andy Jenks calls us! #REESSteam



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Jan 08

9th and 10th in the NATION!

Two teams representing Rivers Edge Elementary School achieved Highest Honors in the recent WordMasters Challenge™—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 125,000 students annually. The fourth grade team scored an impressive 185 points out of a possible 200 in the first of three meets this year, placing ninth in the nation. In addition, the fifth …

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Dec 20

STEAMin’ in a Winter Wonderland

Our eagles have enjoyed a fun week of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math! Many thanks for our fabulous families who donated project supplies as well as delicious cookie treats for our staff. We hope everyone enjoys a fun, safe holiday season. Rivers Edge looks forward to starting a brand new decade with our wonderful …

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Dec 16

Hopkins Scholastic Chess Tournament

Congratulations to our Eagles who completed in the Hopkins Scholastic Chess Tournament! Our students took the top 4 places for individuals with first grader, Shiven, taking 1st place! For team standings, our Eagles took 1st and 3rd place. Congratulations to all who participated in this tournament sponsored by the Virginia Scholastic Chess Association. Thank you …

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Dec 12

Onesies for the UVA Children’s Hospital

Our fabulous Girls on the Run team has been working hard, far beyond preparing for the RRRC Toy Run 5K. These great girls have completed a community impact project! They created positive posters, cards and banners for the UVA Children’s Hospital. It warmed our hearts to see all the positive messages! In addition, the girls …

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Dec 12

21 Rounds…It’s a REES Spelling Bee Record!

Congratulations to all of our fantastic Spelling Bee participants. After a record 21 rounds, Vishrut earned his spot at the HCPS Division-Wide Spelling Bee in January. Charath is our runner-up. We are very proud of all our spellers and know that Vishrut will represent Rivers Edge well!

Teacher Winner Bowles Neil Brooks Lucio …

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Dec 05

Dashing Through December

Our REES Eagles are keeping busy as we dash through December!


Ms. Bennett joined her students for a Lego Challenge. Each partner received the exact same Legos. One person built a unique creation and then used only their words to describe the step-by-step building instructions to their partner. It was great to see how …

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