Rivendell Interstate school district click for home

mission statement click for home

Monday, April 06, 2020


Important Notice

COVID-19 UPDATE (March 15, 2020)
All Rivendell Schools will be closed starting March 15, 2020 for the remainder of the school year
Please check our new section COVID-19 Information on the website

Annual District Meeting 
The Rivendell Interstate School District Annual Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
at Rivendell Academy has been POSTPONED (tentative date May 5, 2020).

A Monday Hello from Mrs. MacQueen

January 14, 2013wse012113 3

We've been back from Holiday break a few weeks and during that time, so much has been happening here at WES.

The Winter Program is in full swing and going extremely well. Students have been enjoying their time skiing and skating, and those who remain here at school have been participating in exciting activities like creating art, making crafts and building board games. Last Thursday, with the tiny amount of snow left on the ground, students ventured on the hill to go sledding. It was great fun for everyone!

On Tuesday, January 8th, our 5th and 6th grade chorus traveled to Valley Terrace in Wilder, VT to perform for the senior residents. The director of the facility exclaimed to Ms. Drew that our students were well organized and very respectful. She said the singing was high quality and truly inspiring. Congrats to our chorus!

wse012113 2


The school wide jar has collected its first two classes of ROCKS! Two grades, 2nd and 5th completely filled their jars and on Thursday, emptied them into the larger school jar. Other Westshire classes are not far behind, so it looks like we'll be planning exciting reward activities soon!

Kudos to our 6th grade writers who had their science editorial letters published in yesterday's Valley News.

Reminders/Important Information

  • Winter Clothing for Recess: Please make sure your child has a coat, gloves, hat, snow pants and boots for recess. Shorts should not be worn in this cold weather for recess play.
  • Tardiness: School begins at 8 am and we expect students to be on time. If your child is tardy, you MUST sign in at the front desk.


Greetings from Gail

Safety and Security measures are an important component of maintaining a quality learning environment in our schools. We address issues through regular fire and emergency drills, bus evacuation drills, crisis team planning, and ongoing reviews of ways to improve. We recognize that although risk can never be fully prevented, we can minimize the risk by ongoing attention and review of issues that impact our school.

We also give significant attention to how our students interact with each other and our communication to the community. Responsive Classroom, anti bullying initiatives, partnership with mental health, guidance programs, and special education are a few examples of support that is provided in order to promote a positive and healthy school environment. You can help us by:

  • Be sure to always sign in and pick up a visitor badge after school starts (after 8:00 a.m.)
  • Share concerns or questions with the principal/administrator.
  • Reinforce the concepts of civility, respect, and tolerance at home and in the community.

Thank you for your support in helping to keep our students safe.