Announcements

*Please visit the individual class pages to see classwork, homework, announcements for individual classes, and to download homework.
For RCS general information, please visit riverwoodclassical.org
For RCS Ballet information, please visit the RCS Ballet homepage
For RCS First Class (Kindergarten) information, please visit the RCS First Class homepage
For RCS Grammar School class information, please visit the RCS Grammar School homepage

DUE DATES
  • Thursday 4/26 -- Permission Slips for Sharktooth Creek Field Trip (all classes)
  • Friday 4/27 -- Permission Slips for Twelfth Night Field Trip (5th-Rhetoric Classes)
  • Tuesday 5/1 -- May Tuition and Fees Payments Due
  • Thursday 5/10 -- Last Day to Turn in May Tuition and Fees Payments without $50 Late Fee
EVENTS
  • RCS Board Meeting -- Tuesday, April 24, 12:20 p.m.
  • Senior Thesis Presentations -- Tuesday, April 24, 6:00 p.m., in the Sanctuary
  • Book Mobile Visit -- Wednesday, April 25
  • Wedding Shower for Ms. Ruggles -- Wednesday, May 2, 3:30-5:00 p.m., in Mrs. Nelson and Ms. Moss's rooms
  • Sharktooth Creek Field Trip (all classes) -- Thursday, May 3
  • Twelfth Night at the Shakespeare Festival Field Trip (5th, Transition, Dialectic, & Rhetoric) -- Friday, May 4
  • Upper School Finals -- Tuesday, May 8 - Wednesday, May 16
  • RCS Dance Recital -- Thursday, May 10, 6:30 p.m.
  • Baby Shower for Mrs. Robertson -- Tuesday, May 15, 3:30-5:00 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall
  • RCS Art Show, Spring Concert, and Graduation Ceremony -- Thursday, May 17, Art Show opens at 5:45 in the Fellowship Hall, Spring Concert beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary, Graduation Ceremony immediately following the Spring Concert
  • Last Day of School & End of the Year Family Picnic -- Friday, May 18, School from 8:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m, Family Picnic from 12:20 - 1:20 p.m., Student must be picked up by 1:20 p.m.
Opportunities to Help RCS
  • Shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) and choose Riverwood Classical School as your designated charity!
  • Box Tops!!! Help us raise money for RCS. You can still clip box tops and send them in but you can also download the BOX TOPS BONUS APP!!! Just scan your receipt and we get double points! Thank you for helping support our fundraising efforts!  Please make sure that the expiration dates are still on any box tops that are submitted!

  • Krispy Kreme Discount Cards available for $12. These make fun treats! Email Ms. Moss for more details! (They are for FREE and discounted doughnuts!)
Summer Camps and Activities
  • Bricks4Kidz runs camps from 8 am - 2 pm weekdays all summer long, except for the week of July 4 (more information is available by downloading the flyer at the bottom of the page)
  • Theatre Tuscaloosa Summer Camp, June 18-29, 8:15 am - 12:15 pm, Monday through Friday (more information at http://www.theatretusc.com/about-us/programs/class-descriptions/)

April Birthdays
1 -- Warren
4 -- Lundy
18 – Mrs. Arnold
18 -- Ms. Ruggles
27 -- Olivia


Calendar

Tuesday, April 24
  • 12:20 p.m.: RCS Board Meeting in the Principal's Office
  • 6:00 p.m.: Senior Thesis Presentations in the Sanctuary
    • Those seniors who have written theses will be presenting them to the and answering questions about them.
    • All are welcomed to both listen and ask questions.
    • The available theses are posted on the Downloads page.
Wednesday, April 25: Book Mobile

Monday, April 30, at 8:00 a.m.: Rehearsal Schedule Begins

Tuesday, May 1: May Tuition Payments Due

Wednesday, May 2, 3:30-5:00 p.m.: Wedding Shower for Ms. Ruggles
Friday, May 4: Field Trip to see Twelfth Night at the Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery
  • Permission Slips Due on Friday, April 27
  • Dress: Church/Dress Clothes
  • 7:30 a.m.: Leave McFarland Mall (at Skyland and McFarland)
  • 10:00 a.m.: Twelfth Night at the Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery
  • 12:30 p.m.: Lunch
  • 3:30 p.m.: Return to McFarland Mall
Saturday, May 5: SAT Administration (see collegeboard.org for more information; register by April 6 to avoid late registration fees)

Tuesday, May 8: Upper School Finals Begin
  • may last through Wednesday, May 16
  • Please make sure students are at school these days, so that finals will not need to be made up, delaying report cards or diplomas.
Wednesday, May 9: Book Mobile (final visit for the year, please make sure ALL library books are turned in to avoid fees)

Thursday, May 10
  • Last day to turn in May Tuition Payments without $50 late fee
  • Fourth 2018-2019 Registration Fee Payment due to hold student's place in his or her class (1/4 of total fee per student)
  • 6:30 p.m.: Spring Ballet Recital
Tuesday, May 15, 3:30-5:00 p.m.: Baby Shower for Mrs. Robertson
  • Will be held in the Fellowship Hall.
  • All school and dance families are invited.
  • If you can, please bring a finger food or drink.
Thursday, May 17: Art Show (opening at 5:45 in the Fellowship Hall), 6:30 Spring Concert (beginning at 6:30 in the Sanctuary), and Graduation Ceremony (immediately following the Spring Concert)
  • Please invite family and friends to come see what the students have been preparing!

  • Art Show--Families may arrive to browse through art work in the Fellowship Hall as early as 5:45.

  • Concert Arrival--Students should come to Mrs. Staggs's office, dressed and hair done, at 6:10 to warm up for the Spring Concert.

  • Concert Dress--Dress for the concert may be either:

    • clothes that comply with the dress code and length requirement listed below or

    • church clothes as would be worn on Sunday

    • Regardless, all outfits must meet to the following requirements:

      • proper length (dresses should come down to at least the knee, since the stage is higher than the audience)

      • completely cover any cleavage

      • cannot be seen through in any way

      • have straps that completely cover the shoulders

      • do not shine brighter than everyone else's outfits (no sequins, please)

      • do not include hair pieces that hide the next row of students, even one of them

      • do not include shoes that substantially alter the student's height (students have been arranged by height on stage and should try to keep to that height so as not to obscure the students behind them); also, we don't want anyone nervously tripping on shoes that they are not used to

      • no denim

    • also please note: no makeup, including nail polish, for the Grammar classes and only natural-looking makeup and polish for the Upper Class

  • Graduation--Immediately following the Spring Concert, RCS will hold the ceremony graduating its very first class.  Please stay to celebrate!

Friday, May 18: Last day of School for 2017-2018 School Year
  • 12:20 p.m.: School Dismisses, 4th Quarter Ends, and RCS Family Picnic
Saturday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m.: Classic Learning Test given at RCS (if students are registered)

Friday, June 1: 
  • June Tuition Payments Due
  • Registration Fees increase by $50 if not fully paid
Saturday, June 2: SAT Administration (see collegeboard.org for more information; register by May 3 to avoid late registration fees)

Saturday, June 9: ACT Administration at local test centers (register by May 4 to avoid late registration fees; see act.org for more information)

Monday, June 11: Last day to turn in June Tuition Payments without $50 late fee

Monday, July 2: July Tuition Payments Due

Tuesday, July 10: Last day to turn in July Tuition Payments without $50 late fee




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