Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Schoolloop is a way for parents and students to access assignments as well as grades. To access grades students and parents need accounts through Schoolloop. Below you will find some helpful information on getting an account as well as tips on how to get the most out of your account.
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Rio Linda Preparatory Academy will develop a partnership that includes students, families and the school community to engage students as lifelong learners in a safe and caring environment.
Stella Goes USA!
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Stella the Solar Car 2014
Rio Linda Preparatory Academy is proud to have world famous award winning Stella the Solar car visit our campus!
October 2014 Campus Slideshow
October 2014 Newsletter
October 2, 2014
Dear Rio Linda Preparatory Academy Families:
A Day to Remember: The STELLA Team visits RLPA
RLPA students, staff, families and community members had an opportunity on September 19 to see our friends from the University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands bring their award winning STELLA solar car for a visit to our school. Not only did our students get an opportunity to ride in the car, they also had a chance to speak with the college students who designed and built STELLA. Later the STELLA team worked with Project Lead the Way and 6th grade students in building their own smaller versions of the solar car. This event was covered by local media and a slide show of the visit can be viewed at our district website – www.twinriversusd.org. Additional photos can be seen on our school website. Our thanks go to Ms. Glover who spearheaded the effort to bring STELLA to RLPA. Dr. Peter Van Deventer, a diplomat and clean energy advocate will make a return visit to RLPA in October to watch students race their mini solar cars.
It’s not too late to sign up for a parent school loop account. This will enable you to keep track of your child’s grades and assignments. Instructions for creating a School Loop account can be obtained from the main office.
New Location for Parent Center
Our Parent Center has moved to a new location. The new location will make it easier for our PTA members to have access to our students. Our PTA will take the lead on several fundraisers and events. Please plan to support their $1.00 fundraiser (Oct. 1st-6th), Dessert with Santa (Dec. 11th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.), Student Holiday Store (Dec. 15th-16th), Family Dinner Night (Jan. 15th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.), Valentine Store (Feb. 9th – 12th), & 8th Grade T-shirt Sales (April 7th).
Special events in October:
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Also our school will kick off a month of Anti-Bullying theme activities. Finally Red Ribbon Week promoting a drug and an alcohol free lifestyle will take place from October 24 to October 31.
Arrival time at school:
Your student’s safety is our concern. Due to budget cuts, we cannot supervise students before the times specified below and cannot assume responsibility for your child on campus before that time. Thank you for making student safety a priority by following these requirements:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
• 8:20--Students may eat breakfast in the cafeteria • 8:30--Students may enter campus (not before)
• 10:20--Students may eat breakfast in the cafeteria • 10:30--Students may enter campus (not before)
Important upcoming dates this month:
Squire Quest Knightly Virtues:
October marks the beginning of Squire Quest, the name of our campus Renaissance program that acknowledges and rewards positive behavior at school. Teachers are awarding special tickets called Squire Quest Knightly Virtues. Names are drawn at random and selected students will receive prizes. A similar program for students to choose helpful teachers will begin soon.
Picture Day Make-up:
Make-up pictures will take place on Thursday, October 16. Only students who were absent on the first picture day can have their pictures taken. Shortly students who had their picture taken earlier will receive their picture ID cards.
This year all students at RLPA are expected to write their assignments in their school planners and to write the essential question or the essential question of the week in their planners. Classes which have 100% compliance in bringing their planners to school are eligible for a pizza party. Ms. Yang’s 4th period class will be the first class so honored.
The sports season at RLPA has begun...
The first games for volleyball and flag football started at the end of September. The home games played in the gym (for volleyball) and the soccer field (for flag football) will take place on October 2, 7 (volleyball only), 9 (volleyball only), 14, 21, and 23(volleyball only). Playoffs will be played on October 25 at Rio Tierra JHS.
Parent Teacher Communications:
Parents/Guardians have you contacted your child's teacher this month? Communication between you and the teacher is critical to your child's success. Inform teachers how they can communicate with you. You can use School Loop, student agendas on a daily basis if needed, email, text, or the good old fashion phone call. Please inform the office if you get a new phone number. We need to be able to reach you in case of an emergency and when I send calls to all parents about school activities.
Parent Monthly Calendar-October 2014
Families are important to the teachers and staff at Rio Linda Preparatory Academy. Together, we are developing a stronger campus and promoting a positive learning environment for all of our students.
Rio Linda Preparatory Academy
News, Notes & Votes
On Tuesday, Oct. 21, the Twin Rivers school board met during regular session at the District Office on McClellan Park.
Please click HERE for meeting highlights.
Healthy Kids Day
Sleep Train Arena
One Sports Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95834
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Superintendent's October 17 Letter to Staff
Many outside the district believe the past few days have taken a heavy toll on all of us, but that is clearly not the case. We are stronger as we continue to move as one to transform our district into a stellar learning organization. We will not be distracted.
On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Board member Cortez Quinn pleaded no contest to a felony count of conspiracy to obstruct justice in a paternity case and two misdemeanors for illegally taking gifts and loans.
The Board of Trustees has yet to announce how it will fill Mr. Quinn’s seat. Trustees are examining legal options and obligations and will make a decision that is in the best interest of our students and community. The issue will most likely be addressed at the school board meeting on October 21, 2014. I want to assure you that we will keep you informed about the process and any decisions that are made. We will do so with complete openness and transparency.
At the end of the day, Twin Rivers Unified School District is all about students. Our mission is clear: To inspire each student to extraordinary achievement every day. Together we will ensure that Twin Rivers excels in every aspect of our mission as we move forward.
We Are TR! Thank you for putting students first.
Welcome to We Are TR!
It’s time to take a fresh look at Twin Rivers Unified School District and we invite you to browse the first edition of “We Are TR!” — a quarterly publication that is available both in print and online.
Building on our Core Beliefs, We Are TR! includes positive stories, timely information, engaging photos, and opportunities for our families to be involved with their child’s school and the district.
Click HERE to view the publication online and see how we inspire each student to extraordinary achievement every day.
“In my lifetime I have seen many things”
Seventh grade student Rodney Brown is featured on the cover of Sacramento News and Review (SN&R) this month after winning a poetry contest. READ MORE
Welcome to the 2013-14 school year at Rio Linda Preparatory Academy! To start off, here are some individual grade level guides to having a successful year at the prep; each one is catered to the four grade levels at our site (5th-8th) and is in line with the new Common Core standards rolling out this year. We're looking forward to a great year with our amazing students!
Pay for school lunch online!!!
You can pay for your child's school lunch online by going to http://www.mynutrikids.com/. You will need to have your child's permanent ID number to register and there is a small fee each time you make a payment.
Many of the teachers at RLPA are excited that our school has purchased Accelerated Reader (AR) for our site. Students read book, take quizzes on them, and then are rewarded for their hard work. You will find a link to the AR site on the right-hand site of this page in our quick links section. Also, you can refer to this page for directions regarding AR.
TWIN RIVERS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
Twin Rivers Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Director of the Student Services (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Rudy Puente, at 916-566-1620 or email@example.com. A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.
If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Superintendent of Human Resources/Labor Relations (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Dr. Jacqueline Perez, 916-566-1736 or Jacqueline.firstname.lastname@example.org . A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.
School Contact Information
School Wide Kendama Ban
Due to an over abundance of issues related to kendamas being on campus, starting Monday October 28, 2013, kendamas will not be allowed on campus at Rio Linda Preparatory Academy. Students should keep their kendamas at home or risk them being confiscated by school staff. Unfortunately, the rise of problems such as theft, students/staff being hit by kendamas, and class distractions have alleviated to the point that a school wide ban has become necessary at RLPA. Any questions or concerns should be directed to school staff or administration.
New Online Webstore!
Rio Linda Preparatory Academy has recently opened up a new online webstore! Purchase your student's essential school supplies at the following link: