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-News of Interest-

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“Teaching and equipping students

which is changing lives, building leaders
and strengthening communities”


  Riverside Christian School 
(2015-2016)

*Vision

- High School 9-12 monthly planning

*Academics
- Students scored a National Percentile rank of 72 on the California Testing Bureau (2014)
--- In top 23% of all students taking the CTB

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1st Quarter Honor Roll

*Enrollment
- Enrollment: 149 students PreK-8th Grade 
- Home school students attend classes 
- 21 different churches represented in the school 
- 67% from Grand Forks, 23% East Grand Forks, 6% Surrounding communities, 2% GFAFB 
- 74% student retention grades 1-8 (2015-2016) 
- 36 new students, 18 new families 
 

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RAMS Core Values

*Activities
- Football, wrestling, swimming, golf, tennis, hockey, basketball and volleyball through participation at Sacred Heart or other local schools 
Volley Ball at RCS 
- Spirit Days for students 
- Library/technology education classes 
- Supplemental instruction

- Full-day kindergarten class

- Afterschool Care for K-8

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Ronald McDonald Visit

*Teachers/Staff/Volunteers

- Two new teachers (Art and Middle School English/Lit)

-  New Afterschool Director

-  New Administrative Assistant 


*Facilities/Grounds/Classroom

- New: Kindergarten class established, purchased portable/mobile

computer station for classrooms
- Painted front entrance doors of the school and two classrooms
- Maintenance/repair of A/C in several classrooms

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Students With Mrs Chine in Computer Lab

*Finances/Donations/Gifts
 
-Finances-

- Fiscal year school mission budget: $913,393 (Jul 2014- Jun 2015) 
Monthly income for mission budget: $76,116 
-- Key fiscal “cash flow” months: (Jul-Sep 2014, Oct-Dec 2014, Jan-Mar 2015, Apr-Jun 2015)

Weekly income for mission budget: $17,565
- Annual Tuition Assistance (T.A.): $239,910 (based on financial need) 
-- 36 families/55 students benefit (T.A. lowest amount $1,800, highest $5,790, average $4,362) 
 
-Donations/Gifts-

- “Special Giving” Opportunities 
-- Annual Mission Budget (donations for teaching/equipping/operating the school)

-- Tuition Assistance (to students needing financial help) 
-- Sustained Annual Giving (donors committed to yearly gifts) 
-- Donations-in-Kind Gifts (individual/business gifts of goods & services)
-- Designated Gifts (for school projects, causes, events, facilities, equipment of donor’s interest)
-- Planned Gifts (from wills, stocks, grains, property, insurance, IRA’s) 
-- Endowment (significant gift by donor)

-- Sponsorships (donations to cover fundraising costs related to special events/activities)

 

*Funding Sources
- Newsletters, Appeal Letters, Super Saver Book, Giving Hearts Day 
- Banquet, Spaghetti Dinner, Auction, Dinner Theater, Special Giving Opportunities

*Online Donations 
(“Donate Now Button") at www.riversidechristianschool.org


 

Questions or comments: 

                      Call: 218-773-1770
                      Email: office@riversidechristianschool.org                            
                                jhurda@riversidechristianschool.org

Note: Information posted 1.16.15. 
Subject to change as needed.

News and Events


 

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Middle School Christmas Program

  *2016-17 Events To Attend/Know About 

- Aug. 16 PreK Orientation 6:00 pm

- Aug. 16 PreK - 8 New Family Orientation 6:30 pm

- Aug. 23 All School Picnic 5:00 - 7:00 pm

- Aug. 25 First Day of School K - 8th Grade

- Aug. 25 Back to School Chapel 8:45 am

- Aug. 29 First Day of PreK 4

- Aug. 30 First Day of PreK 3

- Sept. 5 No School - Labor Day

- Sept. 8 Back to School Night

- Sept. 19-23 6th-8th Grade Retreat

- Sept. 27 Prayer Vigil

- Sept. 28 Family Prayer & Praise Chapel

- Oct. 13 Picture Day

- Oct. 19-21 No School Teachers Convention

- Oct. 28 End of 1st Quarter (43 days)

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Students Singing At The Annual Banquet

 

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Spirit Friday 12-12-14

 

 

*Recognition/Awards

- Parent survey reveals 96% school satisfaction score (Apr 2014)
- RCS selected for 6th consecutive year as the 2014 Best of East Grand Forks in Religious School Category by the US Commerce Association

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Riverside Alumni Soccer

*School History 
- 32nd Year Celebration (1982-2014)  

- 1st school year 1982

- Serving Grand Cities and surrounding communities

- ACSI Membership

- Grand Cities Chamber Member

- Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st-8th Grades

- Licensed Afternoon Childcare for Preschool/Kindergarten

- Hot Lunch and Before School Breakfast Program
- Afterschool Program

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Prayer Is Key

610 2nd Ave NE, East Grand Forks, MN 56721

218-773-1770 phone; 218-773-4322 fax