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08/17/2020

A Day in the Life: Your Plan for Successful Online Learning

 

New to online learning? Worried about preparing for fall? Want to make sure your child can stay on track?  Don’t worry, we have you covered!

 

We have created a plan that is simple to follow no matter what grade your student is in!

  • Every day, make sure your student is logged in by 8:00am
  • Every day, your student will meet online with their teachers. You will be provided with a schedule the first week of school.
  • Not all learning will happen online. There will be time every day to students to practice what they have learned independently offline.
  • Your school will give you a schedule to help keep you on track and prepped for success.

You and your student have a login. You have a schedule. You have great teachers.

We just need a couple of things from you to help make this a great year.

  • Set up a work area for your student that is quiet and free of distractions.
  • Log in to Canvas every day with your observer account to help your student stay on track.
  • Take the parent orientation course to teach you about all the great tools that Canvas has to keep you and your student on track.

Get school updates, learning resources, tech support, and more in the tabs on our dedicated COVID-19 page.

Ready for the school year? You’ve got this!

 

07/28/2020
07/14/2020

Riverside Academy Featured on Channel 9 WCPO News

 

Many thanks to Courtney Francisco at Channel 9 News WCPO for covering our school reopening plans today. Watch the clip here, which includes on an interview with Superintendent Jamie Brady discussing our school reopening plans which include three options for families: Traditional (5 days at school), Online (5 days at home), and Hybrid (2 days at school & 3 days at home).

Full Link: https://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/cincinnati/return-to-class-or-learn-at-home-cincinnati-charter-schools-are-leaving-it-up-to-families-teachers?fbclid=IwAR1JGIaVI-YQFTaMBXzkD_-yKGIL23IWzrNk3jCKcwHZ3oMer4AENMOg-xE

 

 

07/09/2020

20-21 Learning Options for Students

We are happy to announce that our students will have multiple learning options for the 20-21 school year:

  • Traditional  In-person learning at the school building with added safety protocols and procedures.
  • Online At-home learning supported by teachers, technology, and curriculum specifically built for online learning.
  • Hybrid A mix of Traditional and Online learning with in-person and at-home components.

Over the coming weeks we will be releasing more detailed information. Please:

  1. Check your email, school website & Facebook page the Week of July 13 for further description of these models including logistical details like safety protocols, technology, and transportation.
  2. Plan to attend our upcoming Online 20-21 School Year Information Session—date and time will be announced soon!
  3. After attending the info session, please select the option for your student(s) by Friday, July 31st. Your student will be enrolled in the Traditional Cohort unless we hear a different selection from you by 7/31. To select your options, visit: www.accelschools.com/Fall2020

Thank you. We look forward to educating your student this school year!

06/30/2020

Free School Meals

We offer free breakfast and lunch to students through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), a federally-assisted meal program that provides nutritionally balanced, USDA-compliant meals to students each school day.

06/23/2020

Letter from Principal Lucas

Dear Parents, Guardians, and Students:

Hello! My name is Ms. Elizabeth Lucas, and I am the new principal of Riverside Academy. This is my 30th year in education. During those years I’ve been an English teacher, an instructional coach, a dean of students, and an assistant principal. I earned my bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Miami University. I received my principal’s license from Xavier University, and then went back to Miami for my superintendent’s license. All that work has brought me here to serve you as a Riverside Lion!

I love teaching and helping all students succeed. Even if school hasn’t been a great experience for students in the past, they will find some success at school this year. While students read, write, and share, they will learn responsibility for their classwork and for their behavior. Students will also prepare for the Ohio State Tests and leave as 8th graders who are prepared for high school. With the help of the dedicated Riverside Academy staff, students will become confident, successful members of the Riverside Academy learning community.

This year will be a time of excitement, change, and growth for you. I am so glad that I can be a part of this special time in your lives.

 

                                                                                    Sincerely,
Ms. Elizabeth Lucas
Principal

05/11/2020
04/22/2020

All Teachers Properly Certified & Licensed

All teachers meet the educator qualification requirements outlined in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and Ohio Revised Code: Bachelor’s degree, grade-level teaching license/certificate & ability to demonstrate subject area expertise.

03/27/2020