Elementary School Fun

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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Students Celebrate the Rainbow

Ross Valley Charter students celebrate diversity by each class wearing a different color of the rainbow. Image shows classes in a row to make the rainbow

Ross Valley Charter students shine in all the colors of the rainbow. For this School Spirit Day, each class was assigned a color, and when everyone was brought together, they made a rainbow to celebrate the diversity of our student body. RVC’s Student Leadership Team was elected from candidates in the 4/5 classes. The members of…

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Holiday Performances Bring Winter Cheer

At Ross Valley Charter, each role is performed by more than one child, as a "greek chorus." This allows every kid to have the part they want, and have the courage to perform with their friends.

The Dramatic Arts are an important part of the curriculum for all grades at Ross Valley Charter. During our winter productions of “Scrooge” and “The Nutcracker,” TK/K/1 students had a blast while supporting their growth as collaborators, leaders, readers, artists, presenters, problem-solvers, and communicators. For plays in the TK/K/1 classrooms, each role is performed by multiple…

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