Rio Vista ElementaryWeekly Update January 10, 2021
A friendly reminder, we are all in this together when it comes to slowing the spread of COVID-19. Here are some steps that our community can take to help these efforts according to the Orange County Health Care Agency: Get tested for COVID-19 if symptomatic. • Stay home if you do not feel well. • Avoid crowds and maintain a physical distance of 6 feet apart from people not in your household.• Wear a face covering.• Wash your hands often.• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.• Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
Rio Vista Families, our school has teamed up with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Hero Squad starting on January 18th to teach our students about kindness, bravery and how working together for one common goal will help both children and adults in their fight against cancer. The money we raise will help blood cancer patients in our community by funding research, providing free information, financial and support services, and advocates for blood cancer patients by seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care. Specifically, LLS is leading a collaboration to launch a global precision medicine clinical trial to fundamentally change how pediatric cancers are treated.
I-Ready Week 1 Video
I-Ready Personalized Instruction provides students with lessons based on their individual skill level and needs, so your student can learn at a pace that is just right for them. These lessons are fun and interactive to keep your student engaged as they learn. Our school Wide goal is for student to reach 45 Minutes a week in Reading and Math. Please help us reach our weekly target by encourage your students. Below is a weekly snapshot of student engagement in both Reading & Math.
Weekly Attendance Dashboard. Across the country, more than 8 million students are missing so many days of school that they are academically at risk. Chronic absence — missing 10 percent or more of school days due to absence for any reason—excused, unexcused absences and suspensions, can translate into third-graders unable to master reading, sixth-graders failing subjects and ninth-graders dropping out of high school.
January 4th-January 8th
Word of the Week: Every week, we engage our students in a healthy dialogue on this word. Please help us share these positive thoughts and help us further our School's Mission: "The Reason we Exist."
The Mission of the staff at Rio Vista is to empower ALL students to become caring, competent and responsible citizens in a safe, nurturing, and inspiring environment by instructing and challenging each child to achieve his/her full potential.