Late Elementary School – A Foundation for Life

Riverhill School has a proud tradition of excellence in Late Elementary education. From an accelerated curriculum to a safe school environment to a nurturing staff, Riverhill excels in all areas for fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students. Students are challenged to set high goals and to work work hard to achieve those goals while still retaining their individuality and their creativity. Our fourth, fifth, …

High Marks from AdvancED

Riverhill School is accredited through AdvancED, an umbrella organization that includes SACS, AISA, and numerous other accrediting agencies. AdvancED covers over 32,000 public and independent institutions in over 70 countries and involves 20 million students. Schools are required to go through a re-accreditation process every five years. This process includes a visit from an External Review Team that spends several days on campus interviewing stakeholders …

Riverhill’s Robotics Program

Riverhill’s Robotics class is taught in Pre K3 through Sixth Grade. Pre K3 through second grade students spend time each week focusing on various projects while third grade through sixth grade students work as teams each week. Working together as a team is a wonderful learning experience for the students; in fact, teamwork is an important social skill that lends …

Let’s Talk: Communication at Riverhill

Communication is one of the most critically important aspects of any relationship. A breakdown in communication can cause any number of crises from minor to more severe. The parent/teacher relationship is unique in that it requires a great deal of two-way communication to effectively educate each child. The Riverhill staff adopted the word “communicate” as a buzzword for the year; …

Welcome to the Riverhill Blog!

Before becoming Riverhill’s Principal, I taught Kindergarten at this special school for fourteen years. As concerned as I was about “leaving” the classroom, I have been pleasantly surprised to find I simply have a larger classroom with 140 students instead of 24! Each day at Riverhill is filled with excitement about learning, excitement about friends and family, and excitement about …