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.
Parent Registration- English
Parent Registration- Spanish
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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.
January 2015 Campus Slideshow
Vote for Stella!
Please vote for Stella the Solar Car; Stella, the solar car that visited Rio Linda Preparatory Academy in the fall, has been nominated for the 2015 Best Technology Achievement Award. Stella the solar car was nominated along with Apple Pay, The Block Chain, Rosetta Mission's Comet Landing, and Spacex Lateral Booster. Remember that Stella was designed and built by engineering students. The other innovations were designed and built by huge corporations who employ thousands of people. It will be easy for these innovations to get a lot of votes. It will be very hard for Stella's engineering team to get votes, since they are only a group of 20. If you would like to see Stella win this award please vote every day until January 27th. You may vote on as many electronic devices as you have in your home. Please ask your friends on Facebook or Twitter to join in!
Remember to vote every day until January 27th and thank you so much for your time and support!
JANUARY 2015 NEWSLETTER
January 8, 2015
Dear Rio Linda Preparatory Academy Families:
Our students took the time to write one wish on their paper ornament that was put on the hallway bulletin board. My wish is that the RLPA staff, students and parents have a restful, peaceful and healthy winter break. We are a family that cares and is vested in your child’s academic future. We thank you for sending us your children; may your holidays be merry and bright.
In spite of a rainy night we had a good turnout for our annual Dessert with Santa. Ms. Sumers and her leadership students did a wonderful job of decorating the cafeteria. Special thanks go to the following staff members for helping to serve at the event: Mr. Crago-Schneider, Mr. Drake, Ms. France, Ms. Glover, Ms. Whalen and Ms. Her. The ASES team led by Mr. Baker was invaluable for their help as well. Our PTA groups and parents who helped include Mr. and Mrs. Stites, Ms. Harding and her son Chris, Ms. Worth and Ms. Davidson who contributed many hours to the event. We also want to thank former staff member Ms. Fernandez for lending a hand.
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday:
This year the Martin Luther King Day holiday will take place on Monday, January 19th. All Twin Rivers District schools will be closed on that day. The district is also sponsoring an essay contest open to all students. The topic of the essay is “How has the Civil Rights Act of 1964 impacted the world you live in today?”
Class Color Day:
Students are encouraged to wear the colors associated with their grade levels every Friday in January. Many new school shirts were ordered in these colors with designs made by a student at each grade level. The class colors this year are: blue for 5th grade, orange for 6th grade, purple for 7th grade and green for 8th grade.
Furniture Donation from Safe Credit Union:
Teachers and school staff were pleasantly surprised by the arrival of new furniture. The furniture arrived in several truck loads and would have cost thousands of dollars to purchase brand new. Every classroom teacher chose a new desk chair and other furniture including file cabinets and bookshelves. Mr. Cunningham, our vice principal is now enjoying a new executive desk. The teachers also received a new refrigerator and microwave for their staff lounge. We would like to give a big “thanks” to Safe Credit Union and Mr. Joel Stuckey for making these donations possible.
Basketball Season is starting:
Coach Brevik, of the Lady Squires and Coach Drake, of the boys’ basketball team look forward to the beginning of an exciting new basketball season. Basketball games will be played starting this week and will continue through the end of the month. Games will be played on Tuesdays and Thursdays and split between home and away games. Home games are played in our gym and there is a small entry fee. Refreshments will be sold by the school PTA.
PTA – Family Dinner Night:
The PTA is sponsoring a family dinner night on Thursday, January 15, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. In addition to pizza and salad available for purchase there will be other activities. The dinner will be taken place in the school cafeteria and all RLPA families are welcome to attend.
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, e-mail, texting, 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 or other
Arrival time at school:
Your student’s safety is our concern. Please do not send your student(s) to school before the specified time below. We 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 a.m.--Students may eat breakfast in the cafeteria – Students are not to come to school before 8:00 a.m.
• 10:20 a.m.--Students may eat breakfast in the cafeteria – Students are not to come to school before 10:00 a.m.
Important Upcoming Dates:
We want to thank Ms. Speakman and Ms. Noguez for rewarding students for their Knightly Virtues.
A few special students each week are chosen for being helpful to others at school.
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. Random checks are made to see if students are using their planners.
Families are important to the teachers and staff at Rio Linda Preparatory Academy. Together, we are promoting a positive learning environment for all of our students.
Rio Linda Preparatory Academy
RLPA & Stella the Solar car make it into "N" Magazine
Click HERE November Issue of N Magazine features Stella (solar-powered family car) at Rio Linda Prep (Sept. 18)
Click HERE District slideshow, in case you missed it.
News, Notes & Votes
On Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Twin Rivers school board met during regular session at the District Office on McClellan Park.
Please click HERE for meeting highlights.
We Are TR! — Winter 2015
The latest edition of We Are TR! is available and we invite you to browse inside for a closer look at Common Core and how it is transforming all the classrooms in TRUSD.
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.
Open Enrollment Opportunity
If you reside in Twin Rivers Unified School District, there is opportunity to submit an application for your child to attend a school of your choice within the district for the 2015-2016 School Year.
Applications are available at your current school of attendance or home school and will be accepted until February 2, 2015.
For more information you may contact Enid Scott in the Student Services Department at (916) 566-1600 ext. 50842 or (916) 566-1620.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.email@example.com . A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.
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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!
Stella Goes USA!
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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: