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Riverbank Language Academy

Riverbank Unified School District

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    Attendance

    We recommend students arrive before 8:00am.

    Please contact the office as soon as possible if your child will be absent or tardy.

    If your child will be tardy & will need a school lunch, you must order by 8:30 @ 209-869-8093.

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    Thank you for expressing interest in having your child enrolled in Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten (TK) at Riverbank Language Academy.


    Children who turn five (5) years old on or before September 1, 2020 can start Kindergarten this coming August.

    Children who turn five (5) years old between September 2, 2020 and December 2, 2020 would enroll in TK. 




    Open Enrollment Begins Monday, Feb 3rd

    and

    Ends Friday, February 14, 2020 at 4:00 pm


    Applications will not be accepted after this date. You may also fax or email your form; be sure to contact the office to confirm that your application was received, if you choose to fax or email it.  mcruz@riverbank.k12.ca.us or Fax 209-869-7373


    • There will be a public random lottery on Thursday, March 5th at 2pm, if the number of students who wish to attend the school exceeds the school’s capacity. The official waitlist is also established on the day of the lottery. It is not required that you attend the lottery but to inquire about your child’s placement you may call the school office after 3pm on the day of the lottery. Regarding the waitlist: openings could become available at any time throughout the school year, keep in mind that the waitlist is only valid for one school year and if you are called from the waitlist you have 1 business/school day to accept or decline the vacancy.


    • It is important that you also register your child at your local neighborhood school in case your child’s name is not selected at the lottery, you may contact your local school district office to inquire about their registration dates. Riverbank Unified School District 209-869-2538, Sylvan Union School District 209-574-5000, Oakdale Joint Unified School District 209-848-4884


    • If you need assistance with fulfilling dental or medical requirements for Kindergarten, please contact CASA de Rio Family Resource Center at (209) 869-0468


    • Selected families are required to complete the required application/registration materials and attend required orientation meetings and assessment dates prior to the student being placed in a class at RLA. Due to the nature of Dual Immersion it is important that all families understand the importance of committing long term (Kinder through 8th grade) when enrolling at Riverbank Language Academy.


    • Required Documents to enroll in California Schools, we collect this information after the lottery.
      1. Birth Certificate      
      2. Proof of Immunizations
      3. Proof of Dental Exam
      4. Proof of Physical Examination dated within the past 12 months




    Important Dates:

    Friday,

    Feb. 14th

    Open Enrollment ENDS—You may begin submitting applications on Feb 3rd. The last day to submit an application is Feb. 14th .

    Thursday,

    Feb. 27th

    Parent Information Night for prospective TK & Kinder families

    5-6PM in room 18 –will go over RLA’s 90:10 dual immersion model

    Thursday, March 5th

    Lottery Day –You will know your child’s application status on this day.

    Lottery will take place at 2pm 

    The following applies only to families selected in the lottery.




    Friday,

     March 27th

    If your child’s name was selected at the lottery, you will need to be sure to pick up an enrollment packet.

    Deadline for Kinder Packets! Do not wait until this date to submit paperwork—all files need to be completed by this day. You can submit documents starting the day of the lottery; you may submit individual items as you receive them.  

    Failure to complete all materials or attend required meetings will result in the removal of your child’s name from enrollment. It is your responsibility to complete all the requirements. No student shall be included on the class roster without all the required documents.

    ●Birth Certificate                ●Immunization Card

    ●Proof of Physical Exam      ●Proof of Dental Exam   (

    Tues, May 26

    Or

    Wed, May 27

    Kindergarten Assessment Sessions -Contact the office to schedule your child’s assessment date

    Kindergarten assessments are important as this provides teachers with the information necessary to evenly distribute students in the three separate kinder classes. Incoming kinders need to attend only one 2 ½ hour session. Drop off 8:45am / Pick Up at 11:30am


    Thurs.,

    July 30th

    Mandatory Orientation for Parents-

    5:00 p.m. at RLA. This orientation is a requirement of all lottery-selected families to learn about the expectations of this school. We also recommend that the first five names on the waitlist attend the orientation.  At this time, you may schedule your child’s assessment date.

    Late July

    Teacher Notification/Class Placement Letters

    You will be notified by mail regarding your child’s placement. 

    Kinder Supplies Requested 

    Crayola colored pencils, Crayola brand crayons, Crayola brand markers, Elmer’s glue sticks, a backpack and snacks. Classroom Wish list: Kleenex, disinfectant wipes, hand sanitizer & copy paper

    *Aug. 5th

    Tentative


    *First day of school --Kindergarten Hours are 8:07 am to 2:15pm

    For information regarding the fee based after school program, please contact CASA del Rio 209-869-0468. Additionally, CASA del Rio will contact RLA Kinders with information regarding their Kinder FACTTS meetings.




    Proof of Age


    Certified (Official) Birth Certificate


    Or


    Hospital Certificate

    With Dr. Signature


    Or


    County Recorder’s

    Form Stamped


    Proof of Immunizations


    Polio4 doses required


    DTP/DTaP: 5 doses


    MMR2 doses


    Hepatitis B: 3 doses


    Varicella:  2 doses


    Proof of Physical Examination


    Physical exams are valid for one (1) year






    Proof of Dental Exam


    dentist 1A complete Dental Examination will be required for every student.

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    Posted 9/19/19

    Early Dismissal/Minimum Days

    All Grades dismissed at 12:40 PM

     

    Días de Salida Temprana/Días Mínimos

    Todos los grados salen a las 12:40 PM

     

    Tuesday

    August 13

    Back to School Night

    Tuesday

    August 27

    Teacher Work Day

    Tuesday

    September 10

    Professional Development

    Tuesday

    September 24

    Teacher Work Day/P.D.

    Thursday

    October 3

    Professional Development

    Tuesday

    October 8

    Teacher Work Day/P.D.

    Tuesday

    October 22

    Teacher Work Day/P.D.

    Tuesday

    November 5

    Teacher Work Day

    Wednesday-Friday

    November 12-15

    1st Trimester Parent Conferences

    Wednesday

    November 27

    Pre-Holiday

    Tuesday

    December 3

    Teacher Work Day/P.D.

    Friday

    December 13

    Pre-Holiday

    Monday

    January 6

    Teacher Work Day/P.D.

    Tuesday

    January 21

    Teacher Work Day/P.D.

    Tuesday

    February 4

    Professional Development

    Tuesday

    February 18

    Teacher Work Day/P.D.

    Tuesday

    March 3

    Teacher Work Day

    Thursday

    March 5

    2nd Trimester Parent Conferences

    Tuesday

    March 17

    Teacher Work Day/P.D.

    Thursday

    March 26

    Professional Development

    Tuesday

    April 9

    Pre-Holiday

    Tuesday

    April 21

    Teacher Work Day/P.D.

    Thursday

    April 30th

    Open House

    Tuesday

    May 5

    Teacher Work Day/P.D.

    Friday

    May 15

    Cultural Festival

    Tuesday

    May 19

    Teacher Work Day/Grades

    Tuesday

    May 21

    8th Grade Promotion *Middle School Only

    Friday

    May 22

    Last Day of School

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    Sense of Community Award

    Students will be assessed using the following character traits on a monthly basis by both teachers and their peers.  Each month one student from each classroom that exhibits all of these traits will be awarded the Sense of Community Award.

     

    October's Character Trait: 

     

    Cooperation--Do your share to make your school and community better • Cooperate • Get involved in community affairs •Be a good neighbor • Obey laws and rules • Respect authority • Know how to compromise