GIFTED AT RIVERSIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT - Jody Oustrich
(Tobyhanna Army Depot) speaks to numerous students from the
Riverside Elementary Schools. During their trip, the students
learned about recycling, robotics, engineering, technology, and
FAMILY READING NIGHT - Title I teachers ran a workshop for all.
Parents and students participated in activities and were able to
seek help from Riverside teachers and administrators on how they
can help their child with Reading. Hats off to the parents for
a great turnout!!!
Student Council Officers 2012-2013
Lackawanna County Recycling Champions
(pictured left to right) Austin, Nicholas, and Caleb are shown
holding the plaque that some of the West teachers were awarded
by the County Commissioners
Ron Stiltenpole comes to
Riverside Elementary Schools
Ron Stiltenpole visted both elementary schools in the School
District. He read his story to the 4th graders and shared his
knowledge of coal. His visit was fitting since winter holiday
is around the corner and our area has a rich history of coal
mining. In the photo below some of Mr. Stiltenpole’s student
volunteers: Emily, Jessica, and Isaiah with Mr. Stiltenpole.
Lackawanna County Recognition
left to right) Ava (3rd Grade), Madison (4th
Grade), and Alyssa (1st Grade) have been chosen in
recognition for the Holiday Poster Contest sponsored by the
Lackawanna / Susquehanna Office of drug and Alcohol Programs.
They were invited to a Candlelight Vigil and Awards Ceremony at
Wells Fargo Bank & Café’ Trio.
Caden , a fourth grader at West Elementary, was recently elected
president of the student council organization. Caden feels
appreciated that all other representatives have elected him. "To
fulfill my duty, I feel I need to be responsible by doing
all of my homework and attend all meetings," said Caden.
Already, Caden has set up several suggestion boxes around the
school to welcome all students' ideas.
A group of Riverside Elementary WEST students recently served
the Taylor Senior Citizens lunch. The students that
participated were Linda (2nd grade), Anthony (3rd
grade), Rebecca (3rd grade), Gavin (4th
grade), Trevor (2nd grade), and Avery (3rd
grade). They were chosen by our cafeteria staff as students who
showed manners each and every day coming through the lunch
1st Annual Piggy Bank Pageant winner!
Madison Volack a second grade student at Riverside Elementary
WEST was the grand prize winner for First National Community
Bank’s (FNCB) 1st Annual Piggy Bank Pageant. Her
“Best in Show” homemade piggy bank awarded her an account with
$200 in it from FNCB.
ROTARY CLUB VISITS RIVERSIDE
Members of the Scranton Rotary Club visited both Riverside
Elementary East and West recently. They stopped by to educate
the students about their mission and they provided every third
grade student with a dictionary that they could keep. They have
been doing this for many years. (pictured left to right) are
some of the members during their visit to Riverside Elementary
WEST; Mike Bibak (Scranton Rotary Club), John Begley (Scranton
Rotary Club), Paul Brennan (principal), Jim Pietrowski
(educator), and Jeff McLaughlin (Scranton Rotary Club, President
Riverside Elementary WEST Recycling:
click on the Logo to the left to see a video that highlights
some of our accomplishments!
Emma (seated) was chauffeured from her bus to her classroom by
Mr. Paul Brennan (Riverside Elementary WEST Principal). This
event was a part of the character education program at the
school. The purpose is to get the students to “work hard and do
the right thing, even when no one is watching!” Mr. Brennan
used his office chair to transport Emma and fifteen additional
winners. The other winners included; Austin Hogan, Jamary
Luciano, Dominick DeAngelo, Alaiza LaTorre, Lillie Pon, Rebecca
Colwell, Kaitlyn Newberry, Austin Wombacker, Alanna Galonis,
Anna Lima, Lila Shygelski, Blake Molinaro, Will Taylor, Kiera
Conrad, and Karly Rogers
FIRE PREVENTION AND SAFETY -
Riverside Elementary WEST students present checks to members of
Taylor Fire and Rescue and Ladder 95. (front row - Pictured from
l to r) Hunter, Gary, Trevor, Emma, and Alanna. (back row l to
r) Wes Jones (Taylor Fire & Rescue), John Tigue (Ladder 95),
Mike Hart (Taylor Fire & Rescue), Stephen Schbrick (Taylor Fire
& Rescue), and Tom Bracey (Taylor Fire & Rescue).
More photos from the event...
Unity Day –
Riverside Elementary WEST participated in Unity Day. It was a
day when everyone came together to help put an end to bullying.
All students at each school in the Riverside district wore
orange. Pictured in the photo (l to r) are 1st
graders from Mrs. Schuback’s class. They are: Joseph,
Bridget, Alexa, Alex, and Gavin.
Here is a link from WBRE 28 of our Unity Day.
Viking Dollars are back in full swing!
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