Elementary School Fun

Welcome to a New Year at RVC!

Ross Valley Charter welcomes our new teachers, students and families, as well as our returning community, to the 2018-19 school year.  We’re kicking off the year with a lot of joy, excitement, and inquiry. The RVC classroom teachers spent time over the summer digging into inquiry-based learning and students have jumped right in starting day…

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RVC Wins in Recycling Challenge

Ross Valley Charter award stating that RVC is the first-place winner in per-capita paper recycling in 2018

Ross Valley Charter School took part in the annual Keep California Beautiful K-12 Schools Recycling Challenge Competition to challenge ourselves to see just how well our in-house recycling systems work in our first year of operations. The Keep California Beautiful organization runs the Recycling Challenge to help educate communities about the importance of proper recycling…

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RVC Playground Build – A Huge Effort and a Fantastic Success!

Huge thanks to the volunteers who came out to install RVC’s play structure, which will be ready for play on March 27th.  This playground was the result of a lot of planning and preparation by RVC staff, parents, and Alumni. Thanks to Brian Sagar for creating an epic video of the team’s heroic effort!  

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Field Trip to the de Young Inspires Reflection

Ross Valley Charter Students write poetry while sitting on the floor of the de Young Museum

Ross Valley Charter 4th and 5th graders visited San Francisco’s de Young Museum to write poetry inspired by art in the “Revelations: Art from the African American South” exhibit. The paintings, sculptures, drawings, and quilts created by 22 acclaimed African American artists led students to think deeply about the black experience in America. Below are two poems…

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Valentine’s Day Brings the Love at RVC

Ross Valley Charter students love Valentine’s Day. Each class had their own special way of celebrating. For our TK/K/1 students, Valentine’s Day is an occasion for cultivating the love of learning. The class developed their problem-solving, collaboration and cooperation skills by working together to create a heart shape with their bodies. It was amazing to…

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RVC Variety Show Brings Down the House

Comedian Stands up with Ross Valley Charter

Students and families witnessed many acts of bravery at our first-ever Variety Show. Fifteen student-generated acts by TK-5th graders featured 1st-grade ballerinas dancing to Faust (choreography by our own Mrs. Duchene), stand-up comedians, solo pianists, violinists, a ukulele rock band, performance artists, harmony singers, and dancers. Ross Valley Charter kids brought the house down! The…

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