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Principal's Message

School's Out! Summer 2022 Newsletter

Dear Riverview Crew, 

What an amazing school year! We would like to thank each of you in our community for your support. We have lots to celebrate! Our students have made tremendous gains in Literacy and Math this year! Below is some information on how to help your student keep their gains and sharpen current skills with Summer Bridgework, Dreambox, and iReady.
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May Newsletter to Riverview Families

Dear Riverview Crew, 

It’s amazing how fast the school year starts to wind down. Below is a lot of information about events for the last month of school. Know that we have thoroughly enjoyed having your family be a part of our Riverview community. We thank you for the support.
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Principal's Message

Early Spring Newsletter to Riverview Families

Dear Riverview Crew, 

Spring will be springing soon and with that we have some new updates and changes. We are delighted that we are starting to return to some pre-pandemic or “normal” routines with our students and families! In this edition of the Riverview Community News please note that we have some safety requests and the 9R masking update. We hope that you are having a wonderful end of wintertime and are looking forward to a great Spring! As always, thanks for all of your support!
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December 2021 Newsletter to Riverview Families

Dear Riverview Crew, 

We hope you all are enjoying this holiday season! As part of our schoolwide Riverview Gives program created by our incredible PTO, all Crews will be researching food and nutrition and putting together one or more Crew boxes in each Crew that will go to RVE families in need.
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News & Announcements

2023 Summer Bridge makes learning fun and prepares students for next year

School’s out, but Durango School District 9-R is encouraging students to work on learning through the summer – with fun events as a motivating reward. The Summer Bridge program combines free activity books with checkpoints, events, and prizes to continue learning this summer and be ready for the next grade level.

District announces Snow Day Make-Up plan

Due to the number of Snow Day school closures this winter, Durango School District 9-R has announced a plan to make up school days in the remainder of the 2022/23 school year.

Renewals Restart in Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)

Do you or a family member currently have health insurance through Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program)?  If so, here’s what you need to know: Everyone with Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) health insurance will need to renew their coverage in the coming year.

Three Schools Receive Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award

Three schools in Durango School District 9-R were recently recognized with the 2022 Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award: Florida Mesa Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School, and Needham Elementary School. The award recognizes schools with outstanding student growth rates. This achievement reflects the dedication to student success present in our schools.

Required and Recommended Vaccines for the 23-24 School Year

Dear parents/guardians of students in Colorado kindergarten – 12th grade schools for the 2023-24 school year:

We know you’re thinking of all the things you need to do to make sure your student is ready for school. Getting vaccinated is an important part of their school readiness and keeps children from catching and spreading diseases that can make them sick and potentially disrupt in-person learning.

Durango School District Announces Hiring Bonus

Durango School District 9-R announces a hiring bonus for newly hired staff who begin an Educational Support Professional, Student Service Provider, Licensed Staff, Administrator, or Managerial Technical position with us in the time frame of January 1, 2023 to March 17, 2023.


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The Mission of Riverview Elementary is to inspire lifelong passionate learners, thinkers, and doers by building a sense of community, nurturing creative and diverse learners, and promoting student growth through high quality differentiated instruction.

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