Our Vibrant Community

At RVC, students are given the tools to follow their natural curiosity and explore their interests. RVC’s approach fosters both independence and collaboration, nurtures social and emotional development while encouraging academic achievement.

RVC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month!

September 16, 2020

Our amazing Diversity and Inclusion committee has lined up a fantastic celebration of Hispanic heritage. Please wait for the PDF to download below, or use the controls to download it and share. Nuestro asombroso comité de diversidad e inclusión ha organizado una celebración fantástica de la herencia hispana. Espere a que se descargue el PDF…

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How We Stack Up

May 26, 2020

Throughout the year, we’ve been leading a conversation within the RVC community about diversity — what it means, and some of its subtleties.

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Community Council 4/17 Meeting Agenda

April 17, 2020

Check-ins — for anyone who would like to share (10 min) Feedback on distance learning – (5 min) –  Dir. Luke Recap of ways to provide feedback to Luke/staff.  Decide whether we should have a separate meeting to discuss DL in detail. (5 min) Teacher retirement – Form committee to plan activities/gift (5 min) Silent…

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Ross Valley Charter California state test scores higher than RVSD, Marin County, and California

Inquiry-Based Learning Yields Big Dividends for Kids

February 23, 2020

“Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me and I understand.” -Benjamin Franklin This old proverb is a guiding principal at Ross Valley Charter. Collectively, we strive to inspire curious minds and collaborative environments for our students so that they can achieve deeper learning and acquire 21st century problem solving skills.…

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Highlights From Our December Expo

December 14, 2019

RVC students were shining bright in latest class Expos. Each class chose ways to share everything they’ve learned in their last Inquiry Arc, and the results were amazing. The 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms were investigating the history of Fairfax and focusing on the development of the town over the past 150 years. Many fascinating…

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Sharing Gratitude in Community

November 16, 2019

The annual Gratitude Feast is a much-loved tradition in the RVC Community. Every year, the whole school comes together to celebrate, express gratitude, and enjoy a meal prepared by the students. As a school, we have so much to be grateful for so it was especially meaningful to join together in the school Hall. The…

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Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarteners dress as bats for Halloween

Halloween Celebration Brings Our School Back Together

November 9, 2019

After school closure due to power outages, RVC re-opened just in time for our community to celebrate Halloween with our wonderful traditions. The campus was filled with joy and excitement, which was a wonderful reset from the uncertainty of the week. After a lot of pumpkin cleaning by our family volunteers, the multi-age Buddy Families…

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Elementary school newspaper staff holding the first edition of their newspaper.

Extra! Extra! Read All About it! The RVC Reporter Goes to Press!

October 17, 2019

This week marks the launch of RVC’s student-written newspaper, The RVC Reporter. Students worked together to report on important issues around the school, interview students about favorite books, and even create a comic strip about Greek Gods. For the full issue, click here. These curious, hardworking and diligent fact finders meet once a week after…

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School Campouts This Weekend!

September 19, 2019

Our campouts bring our community together. Bring your instruments and campfire stories for a lovely evening under the stars!

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RVC and Public Safety Power Shut-Offs

September 13, 2019

The Marin County Office of Education, in coordination with schools, PG&E, the Marin County Fire Department, and the Marin County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services, is providing this information to help prepare our school community for the possibility of a Public Safety Power Shutoff that may result in a multi-day power outage. PG&E will make…

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