8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Board of Education Meeting
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chemawa MS - Holiday Concert (Choir)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Amelia Earhart MS - Holiday Choir Concert (Choir)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Poly HS - The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Play)
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Chemawa MS - Holiday Concert (Band)
A bicycle safety assembly turned into a special surprise for 20 students at Mark Twain Elementary School Thursday.Click the headline to read more!
Sixty-five students who are part of the district's Dual Language Immersion Program will perform five songs at 6 PM Wednesday, Dec. 11 on the downtown pedestrian mall area near University and Main streets as part of the Festival of Lights. The K-3 grade students are in the Dual Language Immersion programs at Castle View and Washington Elementary Schools. While you are downtown admiring the lights, be sure to stop and listen to our students! Feliz Navidad!
Congratualtions to North High School seniors Roberto Gutierrez and Anum Arshad, who were winners in the City of Riverside Human Relations Commissions Diversity Essay Contest and Scholarship Program. Roberto took first place and earned a $1000 scholarship. Anum took third place and will receive a $500 scholarship. Both will be honored at the Dec. 9 Board of Education meeting. Congrats!
Congratulations to Ramona High School senior Marco Larios, who has received an Hispanic Youth Heritage Award! Marco received the honor at a special event held in his honor at USC. Established by the White House in 1987, the award is given by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. This year, 150 Latino high school rising seniors were honored in different categories such as Business, Education, Engineering and HealthCare Service. In the presence of a group of prominent community members, businesses and a Los Angeles City Councilman, Marco received the HealthCare Service award scholarship of $1,000. He also did a great job speaking to the audience of over 100 people.Over 10,000 Latino student scholars/leaders had applied for the extremely competitive scholarship and only 150 were selected nationwide (less than 2%). Marco was one of the 15 students recognized from the Southern California region!
Congratulations to Ramona High School student Miguel Rincon Cervantes. He is a recipient of an amazing college scholarship worth more than $250,000. He is Ramona’s first QuestBridge Scholar.Click the headline to read more!
Are you looking for unique gifts this holiday season? Do you want to help Riverside teachers to enrich the learning experience for our students? Then the REEF Craft Fair is the place to be! This unique and fun craft fair takes place 9 AM -4 PM this Saturday, Dec. 7 at King High School, 9301 Wood Road. Admission is free! Shop among nearly 150 booths selling unique hand-crafted items and specialty gifts. Enjoy lunch or a snack from one of our food vendors. It’s a great way to spend time with the family in a fun and friendly atmosphere while also helping our schools. All booth rental fees support the Riverside Educational Enrichment Foundation, which provides thousands of dollars in classroom grants to help our teachers to offer a wide variety of exciting learning opportunities to RUSD students. We hope you will come out to the REEF Craft Fair this Saturday to support our schools!
Applications soon wil be accepted for students who want to transfer to a different school for the 2014-2015 school year under California’s Open Enrollment Act – Romero Bill. Click the headline above to read more about this transfer option and to download an spplication.