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    Coronavirus Updates

    How to keep your student and all students safe and healthy during this time.

    Parental Control Guide

    Valuable resources for parents and families.

    Class Dojo

    Teacher, school and parent communication tool.

    Riverdale Elementary Parent Engagement Plan FY18

    To access the Parent Engagement Plan, please click here.

    School Attendance

    Regular attendance at school is important!  Read the letter from school Interim Chief Executive Officer Monica Goldson here.

    Chaperoning & Volunteering
    Parents, if you are interested in helping out on field trips, volunteering, etc., you will need to have a commercial background check or fingerprints taken. Please look at the requirements for assisting in Prince George's County and remember to bring a copy of the receipt to the main office for our school records.
                                      For more info, please click here or call the Fingerprinting Office at 301.952.6775



    Parent/Teacher Conferences 

    If you would like to schedule a conference with a particular teacher, contact the teacher directly via email, written note or telephone. 



    Internet and Social Media Safety Tips

    Links for parental controls on iOS and Android 



     Riverdale Elementary Parent Engagement Plan FY19




    To confirm delays or closings:

    Visit the PGCPS website:

    Tune in to Comcast 96 or Verizon Fios Channel 38

    Access the Voice Mail Bulletin Board at 301-952-6000


    One-hour Delay: School Begins at 9:15am  (Breakfast: 8:50am)

    Two-hour Delay: School Begins at 10:15  (Breakfast: 9:50am)

    Closing Two Hours Early: School ends at 12:25pm        


    **Please note, in addition to parents and students, school staff receives information regarding closings and delays via the school website, radio, and/or news reports.  The school does not have access to any other information than what has been confirmed via these reports.  Please utilize these services for up-to-date information regarding school closings before attempting to contact the school.  It is important that school phone lines remain open during weather emergencies.