Parent Education

RVC’s Move to St Rita’s Hits Restart Button for Community

An oil painting that says we heart RVC. Ross Valley Charter is a loving elementary school community.

This editorial ran in the Marin IJ on 5/20. The writer has some very strong points and the piece is well worth the read. We at Ross Valley Charter are excited to move to our own campus and we are looking forward to returning White Hill to the district for use as the 6th grade…

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Ross Valley Charter – Apply for Next Year

TK Transitional Kindergarten students perform and sing the Wizard of Oz

Have you applied for next year? We begin our admissions process for the Fall in February. Priority is given to families who apply by March 10. If you are already enrolled in RVC, there is no need to re-apply. Applications received by March 10th will be included in the March 14th admissions lottery.  Note: If…

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Curiosity Powered!

At Ross Valley Charter School, we fully subscribe to curiosity. …”activating a student’s curiosity is, I would argue, a far more important and complex goal than mere information delivery.” – Heather Wolpert-Gawron (via Edutopia) If you have friends and neighbors who wonder or are curious about RVC, pass along this article and have them join us on…

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Marin IJ Readers’ Forum from 12/28/18

Charter schools offerMarin an alternative In the IJ editorial of Dec. 20 on charter schools you write, “There are differences between charter schools formed in poorly performing districts and those created in districts that have stronger academic records.” Since Marin has high-performing schools, the implication is that charter schools are not needed here. But I…

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The “Wait til 8th” Movement…one teacher’s perspective.

As a mom with a current 8th grader, the teacher’s perspective in this article very much hits home.  The comparison from 2008 to 2018, with regard to our kids’ access to technology, strikes me as sad and unfortunate.   There are many reasons to “Wait til 8th” (in case you haven’t heard, it’s actually a…

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