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Riverview Elementary
Parent Teacher Partnership

** VOLUNTEERS NEEDED **
We are looking to grow our group.

This is a partnership between parents and staff who are dedicated to providing educational and social opportunities for our students. You, the RVE families, are the foundation for what the PTP is able to accomplish. 

Upcoming Dates:
November 15 - PTP Meeting 6:30pm
November 23-25 - No School Thanksgiving Break

NEWS & COMMUNICATION

School Drop Off / Pick Up

The student hours are 7:40 A.M. – 2:10 P.M. 
Students should arrive each morning between 7:25 A.M. - 7:35 A.M. so they can make it into their classrooms before the second bell rings at 7:40. 

Please do not drop students prior to 7:25 A.M. or pick them up any later than 2:15 P.M. unless you’ve registered for Kid Connection. 

Our school staff members have several meetings before and after school, so there’s no supervision outside of these times. Your child’s safety is our highest priority

Absent Students

If your child is absent please call 651-460-1605. 

Please leave a message with details on why your child is absent. We need to know if they have a fever, are vomiting or have diarrhea.

 Your child’s safety is our highest priority, so if you need additional before or after school care, please click on the following link to learn more: Kid Connection-School Age Child Care - Farmington Area Community Education

Snack Cart

If you are interested in your child (grades 1-5) participating in the snack cart please use this link after August 15th to sign up for a trimester or for the entire year https://farmington-k12.revtrak.net/  

Snack cart for the year is $68.00 or if you choose to sign up per trimester it is $23.00. 

 Kindergarten students receive free breakfast every day and use that for their snack also. 

 If you choose to send a snack with your child each day please make sure it is a healthy snack.

Lunch & Breakfast Program

Our lunch program consists of a pre-pay account system. Each student is assigned a PIN number. This account is accessed each day as students go through the lunch or breakfast line. Students are encouraged to carry a positive balance at all times. You will be notified by the Food Service Department of low or negative balances. 
  • Elementary lunches are $2.80 and guest lunches are $4.00.
  • Elementary breakfast is available each school day from 7:25-7:40 AM, at a cost of $1.50. 
Any questions regarding your account should be referred to the Food Service Department at 651-460-3820. Payments can be made in the morning in the cafeteria (the mailbox). Use this link for more information. http://chartwellsk12.compass-usa.com/farmingtonpublicschools 

To view the breakfast/lunch menu throughout the year click here: Nutrislice | Farmington Area Public Schools 

If you’d like to learn more about Meal Benefits, please click here for additional information: Online applications are now available via https://family.wordwareinc.com/ Login and click on the blue Apply for Free/Reduced Benefits button. An application form is also available here and (en español) and may be submitted by mail, email, or fax. Paper applications are also available in your school office. 

 If you have questions about Free and Reduced-Price meals (Educational Benefits) or need assistance, please call us at 651-460-3823. If you send in an Educational Benefits Application and do not receive a notification letter within two weeks, please call us at the number above to ensure that we have processed your application. 
 If your family is experiencing financial set-backs from COVID or otherwise and you’d like to explore other potential supports or resources available to you, please contact our Riverview Family Support Worker, Morgann McCarthy Ms. McCarthy can be reached at momccarthy@farmington.k12.mn.us or 651-460-1629. She returns to the office on Monday, August 29th.

Transportation

Please contact the office staff by 1:00 if there is a change in transportation for your child. 

This is so we have time to let the teacher and child know about the change. We changed it from 1:30 because we have found that we need more time. This is to make sure students get home safe.

Volunteer Opportunities

I am looking for parents that would want to help hang art work up at RVES. This would be during the school day or after school until 5:00. 

Please email me at kgrengs@farmington.k12.mn.us if you are interested. 

Any help is appreciated!

iPad Information

If your child did not keep his/her iPad over the summer, please plan time to check out your child’s iPad on August 25th or August 30th. The library will be staffed between the hours of 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Parents must accompany their student when they pick up the iPad. The loan agreement will need to be completed before you can check out an iPad. 

Please go to the Farmington website and complete the iPad Loan Agreement and iPad Protection Plan prior to Aug. 25th/Aug. 30th in order to check out your child’s iPad. It’s located on the Family Tab on our website. 

FYI…If you are unable to attend Assessment Days, we will be checking out iPads during the first two weeks of school. 

iPad and loan agreement information: iPad Loan Agreement - Farmington Area Public Schools

Birthday Treats

We are asking that if you want to provide a treat for your child’s birthday please make sure it is something other than food. 

It could be a game donated to the classroom or a book. If you have questions please contact Dr. Grengs.

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