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A NEWSLETTER FOR PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES DECEMBER 2015

Learning
Through Doing

LOWER SCHOOL

This is Your Brain on Math


Learning how the brain works allows 5th Graders to better understand the need for character lessons. Learn more

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Learning with Simulations


7th Grade students debate bills that address contemporary issues. Learn more

UPPER SCHOOL

Student Scientists


Students have been assessing how organisms react to environmental stress, using Riverdale's Lisman Laboratories during the summer. Learn more


FEATURED PROGRAMS

Athletics and Wellness

Riverdale helps students develop an awareness of their personal health and emotional well-being through its academic and athletic programs. Read more

Service Learning

Students act as responsible leaders, who build relationships through sustained individual and group service experiences. Read more


Our Faculty

LOWER SCHOOL

Jyoti Gopal
(Kindergarten teacher)

Jyoti Gopal uses a daily morning routine to link science, math, literacy, and social studies in a kindergarten classroom.

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Alexandra Scott
(Science teacher)

Alex Scott challenges Middle Schoolers to design their own experiments.

UPPER SCHOOL

Dr. Kelley Nicholson-Flynn
(Head of Upper School)

Dr. Kelley Nicholson-Flynn invites Upper School students to take charge of their own learning.



The Riverdale Experience

LOWER SCHOOL

Kindergarten Scientists

Kindergarten students investigate the Hudson River, taking advantage of our country campus.

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Collaborative Comedy

Middle Schoolers create a sketch-comedy production of School Night Live.

UPPER SCHOOL

Zawadi by Youth

A student runs a mini-course on social entrepreneurship.



   GOOD TO KNOW
  • Head of School Dominic A. A. Randolph recently published a series of letters with Max Ventilla, the CEO and founder of AltSchool, on Medium about the purpose of education.
  • Don’t forget to share your child’s standardized test results with us. Also, please remind your child's school to submit all required materials by January 8, 2016.
  • Our admission decisions will be delivered via Ravenna in February. If you have any questions between now and then, please contact us. The office will be closed from December 22 until January 4. Happy Holidays!
  • We encourage you to follow us on social media for the latest Riverdale happenings. See links below.


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Riverdale Country School is a Pre-K through Grade 12 independent school in New York City committed to empowering lifelong learners by developing minds, building character, and creating community in order to change our world for the good.

www.riverdale.edu

5250 Fieldston Road, Bronx, NY 10471
Lower School: (718) 549-7780, Middle/Upper School: (718) 549-8810
info@riverdale.edu


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