Our students will be able to shop the Scholastic Book Fair from October 22nd- October 26th, during Literacy Week. There are lots of books to choose from, for every reader and every price point. Check out our fair’s website for information, and you can even order online!
With less than a month left of summer, it is a great time to start encouraging your child to read often again, if you’ve even stopped at all. There is so much research to support continued reading all year long, and we see the benefits as parents and teachers. One main way you can accomplish […]
We hope that you are already utilizing the Jefferson Parish Public library system, but if not, here is some of the amazing services they provide to keep you celebrating literacy all throughout the year. Any person living in Jefferson Parish can get a FREE library card and use the services at any branch or on […]
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!
Our school has access to several wonderful online programs that are accessible for students at home through our Clever log in. The username and password are both the student’s six- or seven- digit lunch number (student ID). If your child doesn’t know their number, please contact his/her homeroom teacher. Clever allows students to select any […]
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 […]
Research has shown that many students feel the effects of the “summer slide”, or a regression of learning, over the weeks we are off of school in the summer. One important way to combat this slide, instill lifelong learning habits, provide safe activities for your child, and to connect with your child is to keep […]