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|2nd Annual Best Buddies Friendship Ball a Success|
The junior class and the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Club, led by Walter Johnsen ’14, recently hosted students and teachers from all over the metro NYC area for an afternoon of dancing, crafts, food, and fun.
|Improv Group's Winter Show is Spot On|
Riverdale's Improv Group's recent performance, A Winter's Show, featured scenes, plays, and stories created on-the-spot with a mixture of long- and short-form games.
|RCS Celebrates Lunar New Year|
Lunar New Year celebrations included a Lower School assembly featuring Taiko Japanese drumming and an all-school gathering complete with food, dancing, and crafts.
|Grade 7 Students Enjoy Day of Hip Hop Workshops|
After spending the day learning the four elements of hip hop, Grade 7 students performed for a group of faculty judges to determine which of the four Riverdale crews reigned supreme.
|School-Wide Literary Initiative Kicks Off Winter Break|
#READ is a brand-new school-wide literary initiative designed to reach across all three divisions and connect the campuses, students, faculty, and parents through our common love for books and the celebration of community-building.
|Ninth Grade Bake Sale Features Fair Trade Ingredients|
While most schools are familiar with the concept of running bake sales to benefit a favorite cause, two of Riverdale’s ninth-grade classes took the idea one step further by making sure all of the baked goods contained at least one fair trade ingredient.
|Art Teacher Imagines NYC 25 Years in the Future|
As part of the Curate NYC festival, 25 artists—including Middle and Upper School art teacher Nicky Enright—have been identified by a panel of judges from New York City's leading cultural institutions as futurists.
|Ninth Graders Up for the Marshmallow Challenge|
At one of the recent meetings of RCS d.e.s.i.g.n. with the entire ninth grade, the students were divided into teams for the Marshmallow Challenge, a fun and instructive design exercise that encourages teams to experience simple but profound lessons in collaboration, innovation, and creativity.
|Co-Teaching Comes to All Lower School Grades|
For many years, children in the lower elementary grades—Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Grade 1, and more recently, Grade 2—have benefited from having two teachers in the room. Now, the co-teaching model has expanded at the Lower School to include all classes in all grades.
|Riverdale Partners with Concussion Organization to Improve Player Health|
Riverdale is happy to announce a partnership with the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI) for the 2013-2014 academic year that includes ongoing work and consulting between SLI and Riverdale. The goal is to help better understand brain trauma in sports, and to develop a customized strategy to improve player health and wellness.