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

“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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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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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

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.

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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