CONGRATULATIONS RILEY'S 4TH GRADE STUDENTS! YOU DID IT! 5TH GRADE HERE THEY COME! WE WISH YOU MUCH SUCCESS, A JOYFUL & SAFE SUMMER!
Juneteenth commemorates the day when the last enslaved people in our country were told about their freedom. It is an important day of celebration for all African-Americans and those alike.
FRIENDLY REMINDER: NO SCHOOL TOMORROW!
Happy Father's Day! From Riley Elementary School
No School on Monday! Enjoy your three day weekend!
Hello Riley Family! The Summer Reading assignments are ready. Please click on the link to locate your child's/children's assignment. Summer Reading 2023: https://www.spboe.org/o/sphs/page/summer-reading
39-Minute Walk was in full swing at Riley School. We have raised over $3,000 for the Pink Socs Cancer Foundation. Our students did an amazing job representing Riley School by walking, chanting and wearing pink during this Day of Service activity.
Day of Service 2023 was a giant success! Our student council members took lunch and served it to local healthcare workers in the community. Our students did a great job decorating the room and serving the staff members.
Good morning Riley Parents, Guardians and Staff, All activities have been moved back outside today. Although the air quality forecast for today was to lower to an unsafe level for sensitive individuals - middlesex county /South Plainfield has lowered beyond the prediction to the moderate level - therefore all outside activities moved indoors for the day of service - will now take place outside! If your child has a medical concern resulting from the air quality level at moderate - please contact the school nurse or main office. Thank you. Mrs. T. Grier-DuPiche
Good Evening Riley’s Parents and Guardians, I have several important reminders for tomorrow’s Day of Service: 1. The 39-Minute Walk will take place inside the building. The students and staff will walk several laps inside the gymnasium and hallway. 2. LUNCH- No worries for lunch tomorrow. Lunch will be provided. ALL STUDENTS will receive lunch tomorrow (either pizza, grab n’ go bag lunch, or they may bring in their own lunch when they arrive to school in the morning). 3. 39-MINUTE WALK FOR BREAST CANCER: If you haven’t done so already, please make a donation to the 39 minute walk tomorrow. Send in the name or names of anyone you would like us to walk in honor of or in memory of. Remember together we ARE the cure! 4. Safety Concern & Capacity: Unfortunately, being that the walk will take place inside the building due to the air quality conditions, parents will not be allowed to join us in the walk. We do not have enough spatial capacity to have everyone walking in the gym and throughout the hallways. Thank you for your continued support and cooperation. Mrs. T. Grier-DuPiche
Riley Staff had an AMAZING PD day. Staff participated in some amazing mindful practices and learned tons of new self-care skills. Thank you to all of our PD presenters! Cathy Scarpitto - Reiki Master; Darnell Jones - Painting; Chair Massages - Cheryl and Wanda; Zumba - Laurie Fetcher; Elevate your Life Motivational Speaker - Jason Queen; Coloring Room/Mindfulness Quiet Room - Mrs. DuPiche; and Outdoor cornhole/kickball/activities - Frank Gaspari
We are getting ready for Day of Service at Riley School. Students have been bringing in donations for our backpack fundraiser, creating posters for healthcare workers, and fundraising for our 39-minute walk! Want to get involved? Check the district website for more information at www.spboe.org
Hello Riley Family, Please see the June Calendar of Events. A hard copy will be sent home tomorrow. Enjoy the rest of your day.
The South Plainfield Art Department cordially invites you to be our guest at the 10th Annual District Arts Festival. Wednesday, May 31st 6-8pm Thursday, June 1st 1-3pm, 6-8pm Location: Gymnasium at the Leonard A. Tobias Administration Building This event will showcase and celebrate the impressive talent of our student artists. We truly hope that you will be able to join us and share in the excitement of this night, as we celebrate our dedication to the arts. Parents & guardians should have received notification from the Art teacher if their child’s work will be featured in the Art Show. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Hello 4th Grade Parents and Guardians. The recent family meeting power point presentation from the counseling department is available for you to view. It is also posted on the district's "For Parent" site. We hope this information will serve as a great resource for you as child and children move from elementary to Grant. https://spboeorg-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/tgrier_spboe_org/EdT_s4MXkFRMutJ--SWCIfABrgMaCbFQnJ-Yg_VQbiGZog?e=6oWMHY
Riley School celebrated multicultural week with so many fun activities! Please enjoy the lovely slideshow (with the link below) showcasing our amazing activities. https://spboeorg-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/cashnault_spboe_org/EYLDZkugEYlCvgvtVoXkT74BNyMtlHNXB09rBAigKN_x-Q?e=h3IxL8
John E. Riley Elementary School is proud to honor the amazing teachers and staff that work here for Teacher Appreciation Week! Our staff are on display in the Riley Hall of Fame and students are able to write kind words and compliments for them as they pass by. Our teachers go above and beyond and we wanted to showcase how awesome they are. Thank you Riley Teachers and Staff, Happy Teachers Appreciation Week!
Riley School Presents our 3rd Annual Multicultural Week! Each year Riley students and staff work together to learn about and display the different cultures and ethnicities of Riley School. All week we will be doing different activities and displaying them around the school building. Monday: We will have guest readers come in and read multicultural stories to our students. Our Student also have created their own multicultural dolls that are displayed in our hallway. Tuesday: Our students will have a show and tell session in their classrooms to showcase objects and artifacts they have brought in that represent their families heritage. We also have a staff cookbook that was created. You can access it digitally here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1K5jHcffOlLViX8my-Fh6ZMXrALf5aK2QUlTDgcKwjJo/edit?usp=share_link Wednesday: Dress like a tourist day! Our teachers and students have been hard at work learning about different countries and creating door displays to represent all they learned! Students will be able to walk around door to door and 'tour the world'. Thursday: Diversity Circus Assembly! Students will be able to learn the importance of accepting differences and embracing their uniqueness in our fun assembly. Classroom teachers have also been preparing a class puzzle piece to add to our "pieces of Riley" puzzle board on display in the hallway. Friday: Parent volunteers have donated their time and expertise to teach our students about different cultures and heritages. These parents will have booths set up that our students will be able to visit throughout the day with their classroom teacher. We are so excited for our students to experience all the fun and wonder here at Riley School. Special thank you to the PTSO for providing the dolls for our students, Mrs. DuPiche for coordinating our events, Mrs. Hutchison for planning and preparation, and to all of our staff and students for the wonderful work that went into the participation activities!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR VERY OWN MR. GASPARI! Riley School's very own Mr. G (coach G) has completed an undefeated season with the high school golf team AND was named coach of the year! Big congratulations to Mr. Gaspari, we are so proud of you!
On behalf of Riley's parents, students and supporting staff- THANK YOU RILEY TEACHERS! THANK YOU FOR YOUR PASSION, DEDICATION, AND YOUR CONTINUED HARD WORK! HAPPY TEACHERS APPRECIATION WEEK!