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School Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday       

  • 8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. 

Wednesday   

  • 10:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m

School Loop

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Schoolloop is a way for parents and students to access assignments as well as grades. To access grades students and parents need accounts through Schoolloop. Below you will find some helpful information on getting an account as well as tips on how to get the most out of your account. 

Parent Registration- English

Parent Registration- Spanish

Student Registration- English

Help with the parent and student portal

Twin Rivers Edtech site also has a lot of useful information regarding Schoolloop and educational technology in general.

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Mission Statement

Rio Linda Preparatory Academy will develop a partnership that includes students, families and the school community to engage students as lifelong learners in a safe and caring environment.

Dessert with Santa Rescheduled

Due to a storm warning happening the week of 12-8 to 12-12, Dessert with Santa is being rescheduled from Dec 11th to Dec 16th same time 5:30-7:30pm. See you then!

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December 2014 Campus Slideshow

Thanksgiving Fall Feast 2014

DECEMBER 2014 NEWSLETTER

 

December 4, 2014  

Dear Rio Linda Preparatory Academy Families:

November is the month to reflect on all our blessings.  Each of your children is a blessing to the RLPA staff.  We are a family that cares and is vested in your child’s academic future.  We thank you for sending us your children; may your Thanksgiving Day and week be blessed.  

The Great Pumpkin Raffle:

Joseph W. won the pumpkin raffle and rumor has it that his family will enjoy many pumpkin pies. Congratulations!

Stella article in Natomas Magazine:

Natomas Magazine has an extensive article about the recent visit to RLPA of Stella the Solar Car. As a follow up to the visit, students in Project Lead the Way classes will have an opportunity to do a Skype video conference with Stella designers at the University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands. You can read the article in Natomas Magazine by entering this link below:

http://www.twinriversusd.org/depts/files/6/Stella_poster.pdf

Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying Assembly:

U.S. Dept. of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation, Scott A. H. Schofield, and Special Agent presented about the importance of Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying Assembly on November 14. Students, staff and parents learned some valuable information on how to surf the web more safely.

Parent Teacher Conferences in November:  

Thank you to the parents/guardians that attended parent/teacher conferences.  Please remember that you can meet with the teacher throughout the school year.  If you would like to meet with your child’s teacher and you did not get invited Nov. 20 and 21st, please call the teacher or counselor to schedule a conference. You will be contacted by classroom teachers to set up a meeting time. If you are unable to come to your appointment, teachers will be happy to do a conference with you by phone or to meet in person at an arranged time during the school week.

Communication between you and the teacher is critical to your child's success. Inform teachers how they can communicate with you.  You can use School Loop, student agendas, e-mail, texting, or the good old fashion phone call.  Please inform the office if you get a new phone number.  We need to be able to reach you in case of an emergency and when I send calls to all parents about school activities or other.

Dessert with Santa:

Our annual Dessert with Santa will take place on December 11th from 5:30-7:30PM. There will be desserts, hot drinks, music, crafts, and of course, Santa will be making an appearance. Every year this is one of our best family events of the school year.

In addition the PTA will be sponsoring a Student Holiday Store (Dec. 15th-16th) from the Parent Room next to the cafeteria. In 2015 more PTA events will include Family Dinner Night (Jan. 15th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.), Valentine Store (Feb. 9th – 12th) and 8th Grade T-shirt Sales (April 7th).

Basketball Season is coming!  

Tryouts for the school basketball team will take place in December (exact dates will be announced later). Students must have a recent physical exam on file before they can attend tryouts.

Arrival time at school:

Your student’s safety is our concern. Please do not send your student(s) to school before the specified time below.  We cannot assume responsibility for your child on campus before that time. Thank you for making student safety a priority by following these requirements:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday  

• 8:20--Students may eat breakfast in the cafeteria - Students are not to come to school before 8:00

Wednesday

• 10:20--Students may eat breakfast in the cafeteria – Students are not to come to school before 10:00

Important Upcoming Dates:

  • Dessert with Santa – Cafeteria - Dec. 11 (5:30-7:30PM)
  • Student Holiday Store – Parent Room – Dec. 15-19
  • School Site Council Meeting – Library – Dec. 17 (3:30-4:30)
  • Minimum Day – Friday, Dec. 19 (School lets out at 1:15)
  • Winter Break – Dec. 22 to Jan. 2
  • School Resumes – Monday, Jan. 5

Squire Quest Knightly Virtues:  

October marks the beginning of Squire Quest, the name of our campus Renaissance program that acknowledges and rewards positive behavior at school. Teachers are awarding special tickets called Squire Quest Knightly Virtues. Names are drawn at random and selected students will receive prizes. This month students will have the opportunity to nominate teachers for recognition that we are calling the “Inspirational Teacher” Award.

Student Planners:

Students at RLPA are expected to write their assignments in their school planners and to write the essential question or the essential question of the week in their planners. Random checks are made to see if students are using their planners.

Enclosed Items:

Parent Monthly Calendar-December, 2014

Families are important to the teachers and staff at Rio Linda Preparatory Academy. Together, we are promoting a positive learning environment for all of our students.

Respectfully,

 

Maria Sevilla

Principal

Rio Linda Preparatory Academy

 

RLPA & Stella the Solar car make it into "N" Magazine

RLPA & Stella the Solar car make it into
Click HERE      November Issue of N Magazine features Stella (solar-powered family car) at Rio Linda Prep (Sept. 18)
 
Click HERE      District slideshow, in case you missed it.

News

News, Notes & Votes

On Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, the Twin Rivers school board met during regular session at the District Office on McClellan Park.

Please click HERE for meeting highlights.

Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 12/18/14

The 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Essay Contest

In honor of the birthday and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the MLK Celebration Committee, Sacramento County Office of Education and Sojourn To The Past is pleased to announce the Second Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest.

Open to all elementary, middle and high school students.

Submit Essays by 5 p.m. Friday, December 19, 2014

The 2015 MLK Essay Contest Theme:  How has the Civil Rights Act of 1964 impacted the world you live in today?

Click HERE for essay contest details.

 

Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 12/5/14

Twin Rivers Teacher on ABC Thanksgiving Special

We have some great news to share. One of our Twin Rivers teachers will be featured in the ABC Thanksgiving special, Thank You, America!

Click on the attachment for more information. 

Posted by: Zenobia Gerald
Published: 11/21/14

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Welcome to the 2013-14 school year at Rio Linda Preparatory Academy! To start off, here are some individual grade level guides to having a successful year at the prep; each one is catered to the four grade levels at our site (5th-8th) and is in line with the new Common Core standards rolling out this year. We're looking forward to a great year with our amazing students!

 

Pay for school lunch online!!!

You can pay for your child's school lunch online by going to http://www.mynutrikids.com/.  You will need to have your child's permanent ID number to register and there is a small fee each time you make a payment.

Accelerated Reader

Many of the teachers at RLPA are excited that our school has purchased Accelerated Reader (AR) for our site. Students read book, take quizzes on them, and then are rewarded for their hard work. You will find a link to the AR site on the right-hand site of this page in our quick links section. Also, you can refer to this page for directions regarding AR.

TWIN RIVERS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Twin Rivers  Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Students

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Director of the Student Services (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Rudy Puente, at 916-566-1620 or rudy.puente@twinriversusd.org. A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.

Staff/Employees

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Superintendent of Human Resources/Labor Relations (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Dr. Jacqueline Perez, 916-566-1736 or Jacqueline.perez@twinriversusd.org . A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.

 

 

School Contact Information

Office Open 7:30-4:00 pm on each school day

1101 G Street

Rio Linda, CA 95673

(916) 566-2720

Fax: (916) 566-3578

Principal: Maria Sevilla 

maria.sevilla@twinriversusd.org

Vice Principal:  Travis Cunningham

travis.cunningham@twinriversusd.org

Attendance Clerk: Yolanda Beltran

yolanda.beltran@twinriversusd.org

Secretary: Herlinda Skokan

herlinda.skokan@twinriversusd.org

Stella the Solar Car 2014

Rio Linda Preparatory Academy is proud to have world famous award winning Stella the Solar car visit our campus!

Stella Goes USA!

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School Wide Kendama Ban

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Due to an over abundance of issues related to kendamas being on campus, starting Monday October 28, 2013, kendamas will not be allowed on campus at Rio Linda Preparatory Academy. Students should keep their kendamas at home or risk them being confiscated by school staff. Unfortunately, the rise of problems such as theft, students/staff being hit by kendamas, and class distractions have alleviated to the point that a school wide ban has become necessary at RLPA. Any questions or concerns should be directed to school staff or administration.

New Online Webstore!

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Rio Linda Preparatory Academy has recently opened up a new online webstore! Purchase your student's essential school supplies at the following link:

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Today: 12/19/14