News and Announcements

Rivera Elementary Receives Coveted Gold Ribbon Award

Rivera Elementary has received notification that they are a California Department of Education 2016 Gold Ribbon award recipient.

The Gold Ribbon Award is temporarily replacing the California Distinguished School recognition while the state accountability system is in transition. The Gold Ribbon Award recognizes school’s that have developed a signature practice, which has propelled their work in advancing the new Common Core State Standards. The focus for Rivera Elementary was their work in implementing Accelerated Reader and increasing literacy achievement across grades.

Typically, once an application is received a site validation visit follows. However, given the significant data provided and the many exemplars Rivera Elementary was able to articulate in their application, the California Department of Education has decided a site validation visit was not needed.

Congratulations Mr. Sermeno and the Rivera Elementary team for the continuous efforts and commitment to building a "high expectations for all" school culture and enhancing student learning.
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Aztec Dancing

FREE to the community! Aztec Dancing at Rivera Elementary in the cafeteria on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm. All ages welcome!
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Back To School Night!

This Thursday, August 27 we will be having our annual Back to School Night. Back To School Night will begin at 5:00 in our school's cafeteria. We will begin our evening with teacher introductions and a short information session. We hope you can all join us for this very special event. We ask that this event be for parents only, so please try to make arrangements for babysitting. There will be a lot of very important information given by all of our teachers. Each teacher will have 2 information sessions. The first session will be from 5:25 to 5:55. The second session will be from 6:00-6:30.

Also, this Friday is a Minimum Day. TK and KIndergarten students will release at 12:00, all other grade levels will release at 12:30.

Hope to see you all here this Thursday!
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New Breakfast Hours

This school year Rivera Elementary will be opening up for breakfast a little earlier. We will open the cafeteria doors at 7:00 am. Please do not drop off your children before 7:00 am because there will not be supervision until that time.
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New student registration packet!

Please note that we have an updated registration packet. All forms are in electronic form. Please be sure to enter all necessary information in the highlighted areas then print and return to the school office with all required documents.
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Message From Our Superintendent

Rivera ES and Rivera MS students, parents and staff members,

On behalf of the ERUSD Board of Education, we would sincerely like to thank each of you for your flexibility and patience given today's unfortunate incident involving the anonymous call to the Sheriff's Department regarding our schools. Based on the information the Sheriff Department received from the anonymous caller, they have checked out the campus and found no reason why our schools should not return to normal tomorrow. When any calls like this are received, the Sheriffs Department conducts a thorough investigation. We apologize for the impact and inconvenience that the closing of both schools may have caused you, but your safety was our biggest concern. We will return to a normal school day tomorrow. We will have counselors, extra district staff and security personnel available to welcome our students and staff tomorrow. We will see you then.
Martin Galindo
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