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Tutoring for Students by Students; Riverwood Math Center Debuts

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  • On November 2, 2018
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Riverwood International Charter School debuted a new Math Center on Thursday, September 20.  The Center, with 26 student tutors, served over 120 high school students in its first two days.  Modeled after the highly successful Riverwood Writing Center, the Math Center provides visitors with student-directed tutoring in all math subjects –Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra II, […]

Riverwood International Charter School Foundation Sponsors Teach For Excellence Training

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  • On October 31, 2018
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With generous support from the Riverwood International Charter School Foundation, four teachers attended the Advanced Summer 2018 Teach for Excellence (T4E) training in Washington State. Lauren Fogarty (ESOL), Laura Taylor (Mathematics), Christy Toledano (Language Arts), and Monica Olier-Toloza (World Language) participated in the Performance Excellence for All Kids (PEAK) summer institute in June. These seasoned […]

Riverwood AVID Student Receives $500 INROADS Visiones 100 Scholarship

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  • On October 31, 2018
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Riverwood International Charter School congratulates senior Carmen Morales-Mier for winning the INROADS Visiones Leadership Scholarship. Morales-Mier, class of 2019, received the $500 scholarship in September at the INROADS annual Hispanic Heritage event held at the Four Seasons in Atlanta. Born and raised in Sandy Springs, Morales-Mier is the daughter of two immigrant parents and is […]

Riverwood International Charter School Writing Center in Fourth Year

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  • On October 30, 2018
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The Raider Writing Center opened its doors for the fourth year in September 2018 with peer tutors even more prepared than ever. In addition to the annual fall workshop at Kennesaw State University’s Writing Center attended by the new and returning tutors, a select group also went to a Journalism and Literary Magazine Camp this […]

Riverwood Students Live, Study and Travel in Spain this Summer

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  • On October 1, 2018
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Fourteen students and two teachers from Riverwood International Charter School traveled to Spain this summer for a total language and culture immersion experience. The group spent 17 days in Barcelona, Seville, and surrounding areas as part of the third year of Riverwood’s Spanish language and culture study abroad program. The students lived with local families […]

Riverwood Students Live, Study In France

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  • On September 17, 2018
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Ten students and two teachers from Riverwood International Charter School traveled to France during the summer of 2018 for a language and culture immersion experience. The group spent two- and-a-half weeks in Paris and Biarritz as part of Riverwood’s second annual French language and study abroad program. The students lived with local families, attended classes, […]

Riverwood International Charter School Graduates First AVID Students

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  • On September 17, 2018
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Riverwood International Charter School adopted AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) in 2014 and saw its first participants receive their high school diplomas in May 2018. AVID is an established college-readiness program designed to increase school-wide learning and performance for all students, especially for diverse and underrepresented demographic groups. Thanks to funding from the Riverwood Foundation […]

Foundation Funds, Sandy Springs Society Grant and Sandy Springs Education Force Help Launch Makerspace

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  • On June 8, 2018
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Riverwood International Charter School is excited to announce the addition of a student Makerspace — a space designed and dedicated to hands-on creativity — coming fall semester 2018. The Riverwood Foundation was instrumental in funding the new area. In addition to making an initial commitment of $25,000, the Foundation secured outside support from both the […]

Riverwood Community Service Club Travels to Nicaragua

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  • On May 1, 2018
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Twenty-four students and four faculty from Riverwood International Charter School spent their 2018 Spring Break supporting the 28 de Mayo community, a neighborhood in the city of Leon, Nicaragua. This was the Community Service Club’s second spring break in Leon. Last year, the major project was assembling and distributing water filters; this year’s project was […]