Crocker Blog

Welcome to Crocker/Riverside!

The Crocker/Riverside Staff extends a warm welcome to all the students and their parents. Crocker/Riverside School is an excellent neighborhood school with a dedicated teaching staff, wonderful children, and involved and supportive parents. Read More>>>


Help Crocker/Riverside Receive a $15,000 Grant!

Crocker/Riverside is competing for a $15,000 grant to fund ceiling-mounted LCD Projectors in classrooms. Vote every day at MyScholarDollars.com to help our school receive a grant from ScholarShare, California’s 529 College Savings Plan.


Shortened Day Program: 5th and 6th Grades

Sign up today for the Jr. Chef Central program offered to 5th and 6th graders during our upcoming shortened days: March 27-31. Learn more>>


Online Spirit Wear Sale: March 12-25

Stock up on your Spirit Wear! Shirts, shorts, skorts, and hats available for order online only! Check it out — there are a couple variations of existing shirts. Orders are placed with and paid for directly to our supplier, the Cotton Shoppe. https://crockerriverside.itemorder.com/sale

Please note that some prices may vary from PTA store prices to cover processing and handling. Orders will be delivered to your student’s classroom approximately 2 weeks after the online orders are closed. Make your style and size selections carefully because there are no refunds or exchanges. Questions? Contact email hidden; JavaScript is required


All for Books: March 13-17

The All for Books fundraiser is March 13 – 17 when we’ll be asking for loose change. Each donation earns you a raffle ticket with a chance to win a new scholastic book! The class that collects the most coins will win a Poster Party!

  • Mon, Mar 13 is Penny Day!
  • Tue, Mar 14 is Nickel Day!
  • Wed, Mar 15 is Dime Day!
  • Thu, Mar 16 is Quarter Day!
  • Fri, Mar 17 is Pocket Change Day!

By working together, we can help connect kids with more books than ever before.


Spring Book Fair: Volunteers Needed

Our Spring Book Fair is coming, March 16-24, and as usual we need your help to make this event as successful as our last one. We need helpers of all descriptions, you don’t have to work the registers! Please share your time and join us as we bring another exciting reading event to our school. Sign up to volunteer! Or, contact: email hidden; JavaScript is required or email hidden; JavaScript is required


Tree Planting/Mulching Party: March 25

Join other Crocker/Riverside Elementary School’s students and parents in mulching memorial trees planted by the Sacramento Tree Foundation and others at Howe Park. This is an opportunity to catch up with fellow Crocker/Riverside families, make new friends, and give some love to our wonderful Sacramento community. Mulch will help protect the trees from weeds and maintain moisture during the

Sign up: online https://goo.gl/QzNVDQ, call 916-974-4310, or email hidden; JavaScript is required.


PTA Executive Board 2017/2018

Interested in learning who is nominated for next year’s PTA Executive Board? Click here to see the nominating committee report. Join us at the PTA General Meeting on March 28st when the new board members are officially nominated and elected.


Spring Harvest Lunch Help Needed: April 7

The Spring Harvest Lunch Recess is coming up on Friday, April 7! If you’d like to volunteer that day to help the students harvest, select, wash, and spin the harvested spring vegetables; or if you can contribute extra carrots (the favorite!) or dipping sauces, please sign up. This is always a really fun way to celebrate the thawing of winter, the warming of spring, and the resulting delicious vegetables. Thank you!


Save the Date: Derby Days Spring Social, May 6

Come celebrate an adults-only night at the races with fancy hats, delicious food, cocktails, and wonderful items to bid on. Lots more information to come!