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Subject:                          Riverview Learning Center February 2018 Newsletter


Riverview Learning Center  

February Newsletter 


Issue: # 59

February 2018


In This Issue

Frosty Night Winter Dance

Choice Transfers

Game Night

Student Safety

SAT & ACT Alert

8th Grade Parent Info

Exploring High School Options

Volunteering at the RLC





Save the dates!


Feb 8th

Frosty Winter Dance


Tickets $7.00


Feb 16th-Feb 20th

Mid Winter Break



Feb 22

PTSA Game Night



February 27


8th Grade Parent Night at CHS/Theater




March 6

Exploring High School Options


8:30am-10:00am at the RLC 













Excused Absences and Attendance

We believe students need to be in school in order to receive the best education possible. Parents should call the Main Office at (425) 844-4960 within 48 hours to excuse and absence or tardy or send a note with their child to school, without notification the absence will be considered unexcused.


It's Flu Season!


Seasonal "flu" occurs between October and May and typically peaks in January and February.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts that this will be a particularly heavy flu season.  The CDC encourages everyone, especially school personnel, to get vaccinated because children are among the most vulnerable to the disease.  The following tips are always good to keep in mind:


  • Wash hands often with soap and water or alcohol based hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth
  • Avoid close contact with those who are already sick
  • Get plenty of sleep
  • Eat healthy food and drink plenty of fluids
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing with a tissue or the crook of your arm
  • Stay home if ill for at least 24 hours after fever is gone

For more information about seasonal flu, please see


Thank you for helping us to keep everyone at school healthy!


Riverview Learning Center





February, 2017



Live Like the Tardis!


I often listen to books while driving from home to school and from school to home. January was a big month for audio books where I listened to 14 books. That seems like a lot, but I gain a ton of insight from listening to different types of books and considering how others view the world and how we live in it. I am also like watching, what some would call weird TV shows, you know, Dr. Who and Red Green etc.


As I was driving the other day I heard a line from one of my books that got me thinking about how Dr. Who's Tardis is bigger on the inside than on the outside. So how can you do that, live to show that you are bigger on the outside than the inside? The immediate answer for me is that the inside is like our character and the outside is what others see and expect of us. There are other ideas I am playing with around how to live as if the inside is bigger than the outside...I would invite you to consider and brainstorm ways how you can life as if the inside is bigger than the outside.


February is a great month for getting things done in schools, less testing, although we will review expectations, students basically have them down, and we get to focus on the start of a new semester and the courses with some renewed energy. I hope you can tap into some energy at home as spring is right around the corner.


Please take a look at the calendar of events and descriptions below for further information.


Make it a great month.






John M. Bomar 

Riverview Learning Center Principal






Frosty Night Winter Dance


February 8th - 6:00pm-9:00pm    Tickets are $7.


Grades 5-12          PARADE sponsored


Join us for music, treats, photo booth fun, and a tag wall!  Show us your best moves!


What to wear?  - A dress, PJ's, suit, jeans and a t-shirt, or what you wore to the RLC that day!


Have a great time and leave with memories!


**Dance will be supervised and chaperoned**





PARADE Players Productions a Roaring Success!

"Hats Off" to Mrs. Gould and to our drama students for once again producing two amazing plays!  Anyone watching the performers last week had to feel their joy and positive energy - and their growth as artists and confident young people. 

In addition to family members, it was fun to see current and past PARADE students in the audience who just wanted to be there to watch and support.

Community is so great!





The Riverview School District will open Choice Transfer and Interdistrict Agreement applications starting Wednesday, February 1st. 


At this time, Riverview is only accepting Choice Transfer applications from currently enrolled students and their siblings due to current enrollment numbers.

Applications received after March 31st will be held until the 2nd week of September so the buildings can assess their student load. You will be notified by e-mail when a decision has been made.


To transfer into our district:

  • Go to your residential district
  • Get that district's Choice Transfer form (most districts have them on their websites)
  • Submit it to your residential School District for approval
  • That district will send us their request and the parent/guardian will be notified by e-mail.





February 22nd - 6:30-8:30pm


Join us for an evening of board games and fun!


Where:  RLC Multi Purpose Room


Who:  All RLC students and families


Feel free to bring a board game of choice if you're willing to teach others how to play!






Student Safety at the RLC


Student safety is important to us.  As staff, we are unable to release your child to someone who is not on your approved pick-up list.  Please call the main office at 425-844-4960 if you need to update this information.



SAT and ACT Alert


Late winter, until the end of this school year, our juniors who are applying to four year universities in the fall of 2018 will need to register for one or more of the college entrance exams.  Below is information for the next available test dates:


SAT - March 10 - Registration Deadline February 19th Register at


ACT - April 14 - Registration Deadline March 9th  Register at


SAT - Cedarcrest is now a test site for the March 10, 2018 SAT test administration! If you would like to take the exam locally in Duvall, be sure to sign up soon. Registration closes on February 9, 2018. To register, you must first set up an account with CollegeBoard at From there you will be able to register for the SAT.


If you have already registered to take the SAT at a different location and would like to switch to CHS, contact College Board and they will be able to assist you in transferring test centers.


AP-Registration for the AP Exams will open February 1st-18th. Registration will occur online via Total Registration. You will need to set up a TR account at to sign up for the AP exam(s). The exam will take place at the ESC May 7-17.

Register for the exam here: 


If you have any questions about the SAT or AP exams, please contact the Teaching & Learning Department at (425)844-4524 or



Student Artwork on Display


Duvall Advanced Family Eyecare supports local art and artists by hosting a quarterly viewing of selected works in their office located on Main Street in Duvall.


Please stop by to see the great art from our own PARADE high school students!  Follow this link to view online.




8th Grade Parent Night



8th Grade Parent Night will be held Tuesday, February 27th at CHS from 6:30-8:00pm in the CHS theater.  Parents of current 8th grade students are invited to join Cedarcrest administrators and staff representatives on this date to hear information about the high school experience.  This is an informational meeting during which information is disseminated concerning class registration in preparation for the high school counselors visiting PARADE on March 6th. Other information such as graduation requirements, support services, extra-curricular opportunities and participation/eligibility requirements for athletics will be presented.  All parents are encouraged to attend this important meeting.


Reminder:  This meeting is for parents/guardians only.




Tuesday, March 6, 2018


8:30 am  Cedarcrest High School Information Meeting

Riverview Learning Center, Creative Room  


This is an informational meeting for 8th graders interested in Cedarcrest High School for next year.  A Cedarcrest counselor will present information about CHS courses and provide instructions to students on how to create and submit a course request form for their 9th grade year at Cedarcrest. (This form will be due to Mrs. McClintic on Tuesday, March 13, 2018).  Other information such as graduation requirements, extracurricular opportunities and athletics will be presented.


Honors Program:  8th graders are invited to apply to 9th grade Honors English and Honors Science classes at CHS.  Applications for the Honors program will be available on the CHS website at after February 9 and are due to Mrs. McClintic by March 9.



9:30am  PARADE High School Information Meeting

Riverview Learning Center, Creative Room


This is an informational meeting for students, parents and guardians interested in attending PARADE for high school.  Do you enjoy hands-on projects, challenging academics, independent learning time, and a flexible schedule?  Come hear what PARADE high school teachers and students have to say about our high school program!




Can I Volunteer at the Riverview Learning Center?



Yes!  We enjoy having visitors and volunteers in our schools and invite parents to be actively involved in our classrooms. District schools depend on volunteers and value their contributions. We care about the safety of staff and children, so all volunteers must apply and be approved before they can begin their volunteer service.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer in a Riverview School District school, you must read the Volunteer Handbook and fill out ALL forms completely and submit to the Educational Service Center.


Please click here for the link to the Volunteer application.




WANIC (Washington Network for Innovative Careers)


Registration for WANIC offerings is now open and is available to current sophomores and juniors for the 2018-2019 school year.  WANIC involves a six member school districts in the surrounding area that share over 30 professional/technical programs which in turn allows students to enroll in a class that is not offered at their high school.  These programs are offered at various high school or sites within the consortium so students are responsible for their own transportation.  Visit their website for more information at


WANIC summer programs are also enrolling now.  Earn additional credit and a new skill!


Unusual Majors to Consider
Chances are, if you have a passion, you can get a degree in the subject.  And, if typical majors aren't your thing, there are plenty of unusual majors to choose from.  Check out the following list which includes some weird-but-cool college majors here.



WANIC - Open House February 7, 2018 6:00-8:00PM

Lake Washington Tech - East Mall Commons


Register for 2018-2019 classes:


WANIC Summer Academy - Not open for registration yet. Will be lottery based this year.





Thank you for sharing your children with us! 


RLC Staff




The Riverview School District complies with all federal and state statutes and regulations and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  This holds true for all district employment and student opportunities.  Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district's Title IX/RCW 28A.640 Officer (Ms Janet L. Gavigan, 425-844-4500) and Section 504/ADA Coordinator (Dr. Ken Heikkila, 425-844-4500).


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