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>>>


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Spirit Week

October 27-31, 2014
1st – 6th grade students are welcome to participate.

Monday, 10/27: “Cubs Are Drug Free!” – wear red to launch Red Ribbon Week.

Tuesday, 10/28: “Don’t Doze Off On Drugs” – wear your pajamas

Wednesday, 10/29: “Don’t Let Drugs Find You” – wear camo, any color

Thursday, 10/30: “Turn Your Back To Drugs” – wear your clothes backward

Friday, 10/31: “Say Boo To Drugs” – wear your costume to school at your own risk; school is not responsible for any lost/damaged costumes. NO makeup, masks or weapons allowed! Students must be able to get in and out of costume to use the bathroom by themselves.

Students participating in Spirit Week are still expected to participate in P.E. during this week. This is not a free dress week. Those students who choose not to participate in Spirit Week need to wear a school uniform.


Jog-a-Thon – November 7

The 10th Annual Crocker Riverside Jog-a-thon is coming! This is a great activity for building school spirit, raising money for the school, and promoting health and fitness. This year, money raised will go towards Grade Level Enrichment. Teachers use this money for field trips, transportation to field trips, in class enrichment activities, experiencing cultural music and dance, creating books through the Young Author program, and much more. We need many volunteers to make this event a great success! Volunteering for this event is fun and really easy – you can work the whole day, or just come for an hour. Click here to volunteer! For more information about this fun event, click here.


PTA Membership – Join Now!

FINAL WEEK! There are just a few days left in our fall PTA membership drive. While it’s never too late to join the Crocker/Riverside PTA, our numbers as of this Friday will determine the winners of our classroom membership contest — many classes are running neck and neck to earn pizza, cupcake, and cookie (or ice cream) parties. Membership costs just $5 per person — join by clicking here or picking up a membership form in the school office. Remember, PTA participation gives you an important voice in your child’s education! Questions? email hidden; JavaScript is required.


Shortened Days in November

Wednesday, November 12 – Friday, November 14
Tuesday, November 18 – Friday, November 21

Parent/Teacher conferences are coming up and that means Shortened Days. The schedule is a little different this year so please note the dates and remember, no shortened Mondays in November.

Also, we are piloting a new program for the upper grades as an “extension” to the school day on the shortened schedule in November. The PTA is sponsoring two options in this program for the fall: cooking and science.
Click here for the Jr. Chef program - now open to 4th grade as well as 5th and 6th grade
Click here for the science program - open to 5th and 6th grade


Book Fair – Sir Readalot’s Castle

December 8th – 12th

Volunteer at our fall Book Fair — an exciting celebration of reading with hundreds of fun, engaging, affordable books for kids to discover. Join our volunteer team to:

•  Bring creative flair to signs and decorations
•  Organize and put things in place
•  Offer a helping hand, set up, or pack up
•  Help shoppers of all ages find the perfect book

Sign-up here! Contact email hidden; JavaScript is required or email hidden; JavaScript is required with any questions.

We appreciate your support in whatever form it takes.


Join the Cubs Club!

We are introducing a new PTA program for our Crocker/Riverside families based on feedback you have provided. Our new CUBS CLUB is a convenient ONE-TIME payment at the beginning of the school year to cover the fees for extra “fun” activities on campus that are traditionally collected throughout the school year. Click here for more info about what is included. Join the Cubs Club here!


Volunteer Spot – A New Way to Handle Sign-Ups

We are piloting a new program for PTA volunteer sign-ups this year. The hope is that this will make it easier for everyone – event organizers and parent volunteers. We’re using VolunteerSpot to organize our upcoming activities. Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click here to see our activity signups on VolunteerSpot.

2) Review the activities listed and choose the one(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It’s Easy — you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact the event chair and they can sign you up manually.

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on VolunteerSpot


Annual Fund

We are delighted to report that the Crocker Annual Fund has surpassed $4,000 in gifts this year!  We want to thank you, the many parents, grandparents, students, and friends who have helped make this possible. We still hope to reach our $8,500 goal, so please help us spread the word! Gifts to the Annual Fund go directly to supporting Crocker/Riverside’s teachers and students. Click here for more information. 


Ongoing Fundraisers

Box Tops for Education

Collect box tops from products you already buy and earn money for our school. Learn more>>>

Scrip Programs

Participating in the many Scrip programs available helps the PTA raise thousands of dollars each year — at no extra cost to you and nothing additional to buy or sell! There are multiple ways to turn your purchases into cash for our school. Click on the links below for more info about each of these programs:

Amazon Smile

eScrip.com

Raley’s and Bel Air Markets

Safeway Club Card

Target

Thank you for supporting Crocker/Riverside!