District staff, parents, Board members, along with student art teams at Woodside, Roberge, and Holdrum, worked together to take what we value and turned it into something we can all identify with – a Portrait of a Graduate. Students created the final version for our school district which should guide us as we move into the future. Please click here to see the student work that lead to this!
The River Vale Board of Education recognized student achievement throughout the district. Please click above to enter the photo gallery of the evening's presentations.
As part of our continued efforts to improve our District, we have developed a perception survey for each school. The purpose of this survey is to receive information regarding parent satisfaction with various aspects of our schools. We strongly encourage you to include your ideas and suggestions as well. Parents are an extremely important part of our school community and your opinion does make a difference! Please click above to access the surveys.
Prospective school board candidates can obtain a “School Board Candidate Kit” at the River Vale Board Office at 609 Westwood Avenue, River Vale, New Jersey. Published by the New Jersey School Boards Association, the School Board Candidate Kit includes a nominating petition and information about legal qualifications for school board candidacy and the role of the school board member.
Congratulations to students, Mr. Smith, and Woodside’s recently retired art teacher, Mrs. Beyer, for this year’s amazing art shows. The work on display highlighted how the arts are an important way students can show compassion, communicate, collaborate, and think critically and creatively. Please click the picture to view samples from the art shows!
Congratulations to Mr. Garretson and students for this year’s amazing art show at Holdrum Middle School. The work on display highlighted how the arts are an important way students can show compassion, communicate, collaborate, and think critically and creatively. Please click picture to view samples from the art show!
The A.C.E. Before and After School Program is structured to provide your child a supportive environment in which to learn and grow. The staff is trained to supplement what is taught during the school day. To register your child, click above.
The New Jersey Department of Education is encouraging input on a statewide survey designed to improve the readability and usability of School Performance Reports. Please access this brief online survey by clicking on picture.
River Vale students and staff will once again participate in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life by conducting a mini-relay at each district school. This annual event honors cancer survivors and to remember those who have battled cancer while also raising money for the American Cancer Society.
The Board of Education has adopted the 2017 - 2018 School Calendar. Click here for more information or to download a copy for your reference.
The River Vale School District congratulated Antoinette Beyer upon her retirement at the April 18th Board of Education meeting. Mrs. Beyer served our students from 2008 until 2017.
On Friday, March 24th the River Vale School District was honored to host New Jersey’s Commissioner of Education, Kimberley Harrington, who visited Holdrum Middle School to see the excellent teaching and learning happening in our classrooms! Mrs. Harrington spent time learning how River Vale emphasizes the 4C’s of 21st century learning through conversations with both staff and students, which reinforced River Vale’s standing as a leader in the field. To see a photo gallery of the Commissioner’s visit, please click here!
For interested parents, please click here to view this year’s Kindergarten Parent Orientation presentation given by Mr. McCourt, Mrs. Signore, and Mr. Tis at Parent Orientation Night.
River Vale parents and students participated in Family Math Night on Thursday, February 23rd. Families were provided with an array of fun, practical and challenging activities that will help build student confidence and skills in the area of mathematics. Thanks to all for attending!
The CyberHawks Robotics Team recently scored exceptionally well, receiving a first place award for their research project entitled the “Pollinator Regulator”. Click above to read more....
January is designated as School Boards Recognition Month, a time that all residents might acknowledge the contributions made by our local school board members. Click above to read the resolution presented on January 7th.
Please click here for more information on the district’s lead testing practices.
The Hills Valley Coalition is an alliance of community members, municipal leaders, health providers, law enforcement, and school officials that are committed to prevention education for a safe and substance free environment for youth and families in Hillsdale, Montvale, River Vale and Woodcliff Lake. Click above for more information.
The River Vale School District was recently accepted into the New Jersey Department of Education's innovateNJ program, which is a new state-wide program aimed at supporting innovation by fostering sharing and collaboration between districts. Our participation in innovateNJ will help facilitate next-generation instructional practices learned from other districts, as other districts learn from us as well!
The River Vale School District welcomes new staff members to our district for the 2016 - 2017 school-year. We wish them much success! Click above for more information.
At the June14th meeting of the River Vale Board of Education, Goals and Objectives for the 2016-17 school year were approved for implementation. To review the full listing of the goals, please click above.