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Posted Monday, Jun 6, 2016 2:29:56 PM
Inspired by the work of the Adaptive Design Association, a fifth grade class became product designers for first grade "clients."
Posted Monday, May 23, 2016 5:53:29 PM
Lower School students celebrate a year of helping others.
Posted Friday, May 13, 2016 1:46:00 PM
"Latin culture and dance" is among the offerings for the Lower School's weeklong Project-Based Learning Week. A video provides a glimpse of the fun.
Posted Monday, May 9, 2016 6:27:53 PM
Riverdale provides expertise in character education to Harlem nonprofit working with economically-disadvantaged boys of color.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 2:32:06 PM
James Duval, the new Lower School head, visits Riverdale and begins planning for his role.
Posted Thursday, Mar 10, 2016 5:36:00 PM
Head of School Dominic A.A. Randolph writes about the development of a global mindset in "Going Global Without Going"; Brooke McCaffrey, a Lower School learning specialist, describes how parents can support struggling readers.
Posted Friday, Dec 18, 2015 12:21:00 PM
An educator from an international school in Barcelona will be the new head of the Riverdale Lower School.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 2:44:00 PM
The Lower School drama team had to think outside of the stage to find creative ways to teach theater arts skills to the Lower School students during this year of construction.
Posted Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015 6:45:23 PM
In an exchange of letters with Max Ventilla, the founder and CEO of AltSchool in San Francisco, Riverdale Head of School Dominic A.A. Randolph talks about changing outmoded assumptions about learning.
Posted Monday, Nov 23, 2015 1:50:47 PM
Brooke McCaffrey, a member of the Lower School's Learning Research Team, has had an article published in the November/December issue of Literacy Today.

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Riverdale teaches students to become lifelong learners by fostering "growth" mindsets. Go There >

Riverdale encourages students to develop a sense of well-being. Mindfulness activities promote calm, focus, and self-reflection. Go There >

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The River Campus offers a spacious, natural setting for our youngest students, inspiring learning and play. Go There >

Riverdale offers "STEAM" (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) teaching to Lower School students. Go There >

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Middle School students explore hands-on learning through the Riverdale Maker program. Go There >

Project Knowmad allows Middle Schoolers to learn in a different way, using NYC as their classroom. Go There >

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Riverdale teaches students to make connections through our interdisciplinary programs. Go There >

The club and activity program encourages students to explore their passions and try new things. Go There >

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About 80 percent of Upper School students participate in athletics. Go There >

Riverdale's Hill Campus has an indoor pool, football stadium, weight room, and 3 playing fields. Go There >

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Riverdale has entry points in Pre-K, Kindergarten, 6th, and 9th Grades. Visit our campus today. Go There >

Approximately 20 percent of Riverdale students receive some level of financial aid. Go There >

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Last year's Annual Fund totaled nearly $5 million in gifts from alumni, parents, and friends of the school. Go There >

Have you included Riverdale in your estate plans? Please let us know and join our expanding group of Hackett Planned Giving Society members today. Go There >

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