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Upcoming Events

Wed Jun 19
6th Grade Step up Day
Wed Jun 19
6th and 8th Grade Parent Orientation
Wed Jun 19 @ 6:00AM -
6th grade Celebration
Thu Jun 20
Last Student Day
Fri Jun 21
Last Staff Day
Mon Jul 08 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
Visions Summer Program 2019
Tue Jul 09 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
Visions Summer Program 2019
Wed Jul 10 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Thu Jul 11 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Fri Jul 12 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Mon Jul 15 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Tue Jul 16 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Wed Jul 17 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Thu Jul 18 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Fri Jul 19 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Mon Jul 22 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Tue Jul 23 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Wed Jul 24 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Thu Jul 25 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
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Fri Jul 26 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
Visions Summer Program 2019

Public Notice

Superintendent Search Update

RIVENDELL PICKS NEW LEADER

Barrett Williams, longtime Sharon Elementary School principal, tapped as Rivendell Interstate School District Superintendent

Orford, NH (April 16, 2019) The Rivendell Interstate School District Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Barrett Williams as superintendent of schools effective July 1, 2019.

Please click here for a full press release

Communication from RISD Board: January 14, 2019

Annual District Meeting 2019

2019 Annual Meeting Vote Results

2019 Annual Meeting Vote Results

2019 Annual Report

Sample Ballot Front for All Towns

Sample General Ballot for All Towns

Signed Warrant

2019-2020 RSID Budget Timeline

2019-2020 Annual Meeting Timelines

RISD Timelines for Annual District Meeting, March 19, 2019

RISD General Election Information: Annual District Board Meeting

Declaration of Candidacy for Board Office Form 2019

 

School Board Meetings

School Board Meeting Schedule for the 2018-2019 School Year

2018-2019 Rivendell Interstate School District Calendar
 (Approved by School Board 02/06/2018)

Board Meeting Minutes

Rivendell Committee Meeting Minutes

 

Latest News

Rivendell Appoints New Principals

May 30, 2019
Dear Rivendell Community,
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Lindemann as principal of Samuel Morey Elementary School and Timm Judas as principal of Westshire Elementary School effective July 1, 2019. Many thanks to all who helped with the search process.

The board decided at its April 4th meeting to return to the model of one principal dedicated to each school. The 13-person search committee was charged with finding two leaders to work as peers in making our schools the best they can be. The committee met with teachers, parents, and community members to identify what to look for in a candidate. Communication and interpersonal skills ranked high on the list, along with a demonstrated capacity to solve problems and build trust. School climate, behavior, and instructional leadership were also common themes. The committee looked through applications, conducted initial interviews, and set up a schedule for each of the finalists to spend a full day at the schools. This process played out over several weeks with the first two candidates visiting May 6th and the final two May 22nd. (If it feels like you’ve been waiting for a long time for an official announcement, you are right!) Reference checking started as soon as each finalist was identified. After each round of visits, the committee met to review feedback from teachers, staff, parents, community members and share what was learned from reference-checking. While some conversations took longer than others, the committee made the unanimous decision to recommend these two candidates to the school board. Read more...

SummerScapes Updates

Plans for SummerScapes continue to progress. Although our plans not totally set in stone, we did want to keep our families updated.

Mornings for grades 1-3 will be themed based with teachers such as Mrs. Fritchie, Mrs. Duval, Miss Rice and Mrs. Sobetzer. Mrs. McGowan, Mrs. Martel and Mrs. Cole will be sharing their time between the youngers and the elders.
Afternoons for the youngers will be fun! We’ve got sprinklers, hoses, outside games, maker space and swim lessons on our agenda.

Grades 4-6 will also have engaging mornings with Mr. Reichert and Ms. Sobetzer, with sprinkles of Mrs. McGowan and Mrs. Martel and other guest teachers.

For the olders afternoon workshops will consist of Potions and Lotions, tennis, music and theater, jewelry making, PE with Miss Otis, swim lessons at Indian Pond, Farm to Table and much more!

Sunscreen, bathing suits, and towels will be a must! Don’t forget to sign up!

K-12 Combined Choral Concert

Tuesday, May 28th, 6:30 p.m. RA Gymnasium
Rivendell Interstate School Districts presents K-12 Combined Choral Concert featuring Students from Samuel Morey, Westshire, and Rivendell Academy
Click here for more information.

 

Visions Summer Program 2019

To Kindergarten through Fifth Grade Parents –

Several of us have been working hard to develop a summer program for your children and are happy to announce that we will have a summer program that we hope will meet the needs of our children and families.
Details:
Monday through Friday, July 8 – August 2, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Samuel Morey Elementary
Morning academics at no cost
Afternoons to explore, learn and play

Afternoon cost:

  • $150 per week for first sibling, $100 for subsequent siblings
  • $100 per week for families receiving reduced hot lunch, $75 for subsequent siblings
  • $75 per week per child for families receiving free hot lunch

Includes breakfast, snacks, lunch, transportation (morning and end of day express bus) and all activities

Please note that tuition must be paid each week in advance, no exceptions. Please use this registration form below and return to your school administration assistant to enroll your child. Some of you filled out a previous form which was helpful to gauge interest. This is the official form must be returned no later than May 31, 2019.

For more information please contact Jan Cole.