We are down to the wire on summer vacation. School begins in less than a week. Children will return to class on Thursday, August 8th. Over the next few days teachers will be making final preparations in their classrooms.
Local churches will do a “Walk Through” of area schools next week. Here is the schedule:
Monday August 5th2:00 to 4:00 pm – Red River Elementary School,
Wednesday August 8th10:00 am to Noon – Riverdale Academy, and
Wednesday August 8th2:00 to 4:00 pm – Red River Junior High and Red River High
The “Walk Through” is being organized by Rev. Curtis Carroll of First Methodist and Wesley Chapel churches. Other congregations are asked to join in.
And on the first day of school, August 8th, Riverdale Academy will host the annual Ice Cream Social. Details in Friday’s Journal.
Red River Parish Early Childhood Network has spots open for children 3 and 4 yeas old. Red River Elementary School is the new home of Head Start. To sign your child up call 932-9290. Transportation will be furnished.
From Red River High School: 2019 Open House/Meet the Teacher is Tuesday, August 6th 4-6pm. Parents and students will be able to pick up student schedules, get class syllabi, and if you missed the backpack give away you can pick yours up then. This is an important time for our teachers to get to put a face with names on a roll and meet parents. Please make plans to attend.
From Red River Elementary School: RRES is gearing up for the new school year with some awesome bulletin boards! Just a reminder open house is August 6th from 4-6. First day of school for kindergarten-5th is August 8th. **Open house on Aug 6 will be for k-5 open house for pk4 will be Aug 8 . Pk3 has not been set **