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  1. Day 152: Kimberly and Noa, 11th Graders and Graduation Ushers

    [ By on June 11, 2013 ]

    I learned . . . 1. How much Riverdale impacts an alum's life so many years after graduating 2. How special the bond is between a Riverdale student and the school itself 3. About the impact and importance of asking questions -Noa I learned that you should check the weather before you go to graduation...it's a good call, especially if you're planning on wearing heels! - Kim Kim and Noa are 11th graders and served as ushers at the 2013 graduation.

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  2. Day 151: LS Kids

    [ By on May 30, 2013 ]

    Our last full day of school at the River Campus celebrated our budding 4th and 5th grade performers in our annual Talent Show! Kids were busy practicing in the morning and performing in the afternoon. We hope you enjoy this video of a portion of the Talent Show. Video thanks to Jessica Kim, grade 5 teacher

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  3. Day 39: Laurie, LS STEAM Integrator

    [ By on November 09, 2012 ]

    I had a three hour drive to Cambridge, MA, this morning, providing plenty of time for open-ended thinking. I relish these off-the-grid moments, when my mind simply wanders, freely-associating any ideas that pop up for contemplation. Opera, music, vocal chord vibrations, family, Mama Mia, dinner and a movie with friends, eager anticipation for a two-day Engineering Is Elementary workshop, delight in returning to a city I enjoy, and looking forward to dinner with a former student. Grimacing at the antics of some of the drivers who seemed oblivious to the road conditions, thinking of adjectives I would never actually say to anyone but myself. Hoping power is restored by the time I return home. Nothing particularly enlightening in any of the above, but ...

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  4. Day 21: Betsy, Middle and Upper School Art Teacher

    [ By on October 05, 2012 ]

     Today, I was struck by the growing cohesiveness in each of my classes. On the first day of school, there were individual students in the art room. A month later, each class has begun to exhibit an energy of its own. Students have met new people, formed new friendships, connected with old friends, and have begun to get to know me, and I them. In particular, one section of my eighth grade studio art class is coming together as a group. Today, during our closure (or critique) of their still life drawings, I noticed a comfort level, or an ease, that has developed. Students were willing to share some of the challenges in their work in a more serious and meaningful ...

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