Teen Author Shares Positive Message of Kindness and Friendship

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Students at E. Rivers and Hope-Hill elementary schools learned valuable lessons about cyber bullying and the importance of forgiveness and friendship, thanks to a recent visit by teen author Justine Del Monte and illustrator Brandon Chappell. During her visit, the 14-year-old Del Monte, who hails from Danville, California, read her three... Continue Reading →

Teachers at E. Rivers and Garden Hills Elementary Schools Receive Classroom Supplies, Thanks to Generous Donations

  By: Alicia Sands Lurry Dozens of teachers at E. Rivers Elementary School were showered this week with a myriad of classroom supplies and educational materials totaling over $22,000, thanks to a partnership between DonorsChoose.org and OshKosh B'gosh. Teachers and students celebrated the spirited occasion during a special school assembly on Thursday, Nov. 10, when staff opened boxes filled with gifts ranging from microscopes... Continue Reading →

E. Rivers Elementary Students Explore the World of STEAM

By: Alicia Sands Lurry "Can anybody tell me what 'S' stands for?" shouts Keisha Gibbons, assistant principal of E. Rivers Elementary School, quickly capturing the attention of hundreds of giddy students who were gathered in the school's gymnasium last week. "Science!" they shout back, as their voices boomed, filling the room. "What about 'T'? "Technology!" they continue.... Continue Reading →

They’ve all been heroes in my opinion: Governor Deal visits E. Rivers Elementary School

On February 7th, Governor Deal and First Lady Sandra Deal visited E. Rivers Elementary School to thank the staff and students for their patience and dedication as they sheltered in place overnight at the school during the recent winter storm. He also presented a proclamation to Principal Matt Rogers honoring the school’s commitment to caring... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Devontae Carter Grade: 7th Grade School: Sylvan Hills Middle School Devontae Carter is our Spotlight Student from  Sylvan Hills Middle School.  Devontae is a 7th grade student returning for his second year as a Golden Bear.  His team of teachers from last year and this year strongly recommended that we recognize him due to... Continue Reading →

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