Family Life Parent Site

Grades 4-6

Welcome Families

Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) Elementary sites will provide Family Life instruction in 4th-6th grade on how our bodies change as adolescence approaches. This instruction is provided through the Healthy Me video series on hygiene and body development. The Healthy Me videos are not a new curriculum. Our District has been using these instructional materials and covering these topics since 2009.

Students will watch the following videos:

  • 4th Grade: Good Hygiene and Having a Positive Body Image

  • 5th Grade: Looking Ahead: About Boys and Looking Ahead: About Girls

  • 6th Grade: The New Me: About Boys and The New Me: About Girls

In order to create a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment, students will watch both videos in their classroom. Students will not be separated by gender to view the videos.

Las escuelas primarias del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Riverside (RUSD) proveerán enseñanza de la Vida Familiar en 4º-6º grado acerca de cómo nuestros cuerpos cambian al llegar a la adolescencia. Esta enseñanza se provee por medio de la serie de video Healthy Me acerca de la higiene y el desarrollo del cuerpo. Los videos, Healthy Me, no son un currículo nuevo. Nuestro distrito ha estado usando estos materiales de enseñanza y cubriendo estos temas desde 2009.

Los alumnos verán los siguientes videos:

  • 4º Grado: Buena higiene y teniendo una imagen corporal sana

  • 5º Grado: Ver hacia adelante: Acerca de los chicos y Ver hacia adelante: Acerca de las chicas

  • 6º Grado: El nuevo yo; acerca de los chicos y La nueva yo: acerca de las chicas

Para crear un entorno seguro, de apoyo e inclusivo, los alumnos verán ambos videos en su salón de clase. No se separarán a los alumnos por género para ver los videos.

The Riverside Unified School District is committed to ensuring equal, fair, and meaningful access to employment and education services. RUSD does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis and/or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics of age, ancestry, ethnicity, parental status, pregnancy status, color, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical information, nationality, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, political affiliation, retaliation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by California state and federal nondiscrimination laws respectively. Not all bases of discrimination will apply to both education services and employment.

For any questions, concerns, or to file a complaint regarding discrimination, intimidation, harassment (including sexual harassment), bullying, or Title IX, contact your school site principal and/or the District’s Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator: Raúl Ayala, Director of Pupil Services, 5700 Arlington Avenue Riverside, CA 92504, (951) 352-1200, or by email at, and/or David Marshall, Resolution Officer, 3380 14th Street Riverside, CA 92501, (951) 788-7135, or by email at For Title II, please contact Kiersten Reno-Frausto, SELPA Director, 5700 Arlington Ave. Riverside, CA 92504, (951) 352-1200 ex. 83503 or by email at For 504 Coordinator, please contact Paul Defoe, CWA Manager, 5700 Arlington Ave. Riverside, CA, (951) 352-1200 ex. 83301 or by email at, and for CCR Title 5, please contact Mr. Timothy Walker, Assistant Superintendent, Pupil Services and SELPA, 5700 Arlington Ave Riverside, CA 92504, (951) 352-1200 ex. 83501 or by email at