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Riverdale School Hires a New Principal

By on August 6, 2015

Riverdale School will hire it’s 4th principal in as many years. At the July 29th meeting, the Board of Education approved the hiring of Sean Bowe of Roseland, NJ. A graduate of both Rutgers University and Caldwell College, Bowe received

The Wizard of Oz at Riverdale School

By on April 12, 2015

On Thursday night, our Riverdale School put on one of the most ambitious productions ever for the 2015 Riverdale School Play. The Wizard of Oz presented perhaps the largest ensemble in Riverdale School history, complicated further by elaborate sets and

PARCC is Coming to Riverdale

By on February 24, 2015

What is PARCC?  According their official website, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a group of states working together to develop a set of assessments that measure whether students are on track to be successful

Riverdale PTA Presents Founders’ Day Life-Time Achievement Award

By on February 16, 2015

On Thursday, February 12th, the Riverdale PTA celebrated Founders’ Day; and event open to PTA members, recipients of the Founders’ Day Life Time Achievement Award and their families. The award is reserved for residents who have selflessly donated their time

Riverdale S.E.P.A.C. & Coffee with the Principal

By on October 2, 2014

On Tuesday night I attended “Coffee with the Principal” at Riverdale School. This great new forum was the brain child of our new Principal and head cheerleader, Daniel Cullen. During the meeting we had open discussions about school safety and

A Case for Small Town Sovereignty

By on September 27, 2014

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney is on the warpath again to force towns to share-services or even better, have towns consolidate through merger. Since 2012, Sweeney has attempted to pass a bill which would, among other things, empower the state

Back to School, Positively!

By on September 19, 2014

The feeling in The Riverdale Public School this year can’t be explained. I could try to use some S.A.T. words, or grab a thesaurus, or even make up words, but still I couldn’t accurately describe the mood in the school.