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|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.