We just finished our first round of book giveaways! Our goal is to give every student the chance to pick a free book to add to his or her home library as many times as possible throughout the year. Be on the lookout for more books, and more joy, coming home!
This morning, Chef Kevin Belton joined the Riviere family as a guest reader to our 5th graders. This amazing experience was documented by WWLTV. Click here to watch the video!
At Riviere, we are strongly committed to developing not only reading ability in our students, but also a love of reading. Here are some ways you can help your child find success and enjoyment with reading at home. This helpful article by Parents.com shares ways that parents and caregivers can support literacy for even the […]
Your child should be reading a minimum of 20 minutes per day to build their reading abilities. Often, your child’s teacher will make this a requirement for homework. Although having your child read silently is important, this article shares benefits of “mixing it up” and having them read aloud to you. Some children love reading […]
This week, students will have the ability to purchase books tax-free at the Book Fair during their PE time and at Family Literacy Night on Tuesday evening. Building a home library is an important way to encourage and support students’ literacy success. In addition, there is research that says that when students are allowed to […]
Our school is celebrating our Literacy Week! Each day this week, check the website and Facebook pages for photos of our kids and information that helps encourage literacy at home and school. Some special activities for this week are guest readers, Family Literacy Night, Scholastic Book Fair, pajama day, story character dress up day, and […]
We are so excited to announce the schedule and topics for Parent University. Please feel free to join any or all of the sessions as your schedule allows. We look forward to seeing you! September 27, 2016 6:00-8:00 (Pajamarama) Reading Aloud Learning to Read/Helping Struggling Readers Good Fit Books October 25, 2016 […]
JPPSS published this video about literacy week on their Vimeo page. Check it out!
This week’s TTT comes from Miss Cook, first grade teacher. She shares a few simple ways to help your child become a super reader! My tip is for parents to read with their children every day! Read to your children! They love to hear you and it’s a great way to spend time together! It […]
Riviere’s Literacy Week was featured on the JPPSS website home page! You can read the article and see the photos here.