Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors in Elementary Education Concentration in Science
Hi!! I am Rachel Squillini and I am a fourth grade teacher at River Dell Elementary School. This is my eighth year at River Dell. I taught fifth grade my first two years, and then moved to fourth grade.
I was born in New York but moved to Cary, North Carolina when I was four years old. I've lived in North Carolina ever since. I am the oldest of three kids. My younger brother graduated from UNC Charlotte and now lives in Jacksonville, Florida. My sister is a sophomore at University of South Carolina. I graduated from North Carolina State University (GO PACK!!) with a bachelor's in Elementary Education and a concentration in Science.
I am married to my loving husband, Anthony. We have been married for two years! Our biggest adventure will start in Septemenber, when our first child makes his debut. We love to travel, spend time at the pool and beach, attend Carolina Hurricanes hockey games and watch football! We are a house divided in both college and pro football. It makes it a fun competition in our house. We have four furbabies. I have two loving kitties, Kobie and Piper. They are the best of friends and so much fun! My husband has a dog named Zeus. He is very rambunctious. Then last summer we got a puppy named Ellie. She is now a year old and has completed the four legged members of our family.
Some other fun facts about me: my favorite color is pink! I love polka dots. I spend a lot of time at the beach. Football is my favorite sport but I like attending all sporting events. I go to a lot of football, basketball, and hockey games. I'm afraid of snakes and sharks. Spiders aren't my friends either. Can't wait to learn about all of you as the school year goes on!!
8:35-8:55 Students Arrive/Morning Work
10:40-12:10 Block 1
12:50-2:25 Block 2
River Dell PTA will be having a Holiday Lunch for the Teachers and Staff and are looking for donations to help with the lunch. Please have all items to the office by Wednesday Dec 12th. Desserts, please have to the school by 9am Friday Dec. 14th. Thank you for your help making this a successful lunch. Click on the link below to sign up!
River Dell Chorus will be performing at the Flowers Plantation Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 1st. Please click on the flier below for more information:
During the weeks of November 26-December 7, third grade students in Johnston County will be administered the Cognitive Abilities Test. The purpose of this test is to give the teachers and administrators additional information to help assess the educational needs of your child. Please on the links below to learn more information.
A Remind 101 page has been created for the RDE cafeteria. This page will be updated daily with information about the menu, the national days and weeks we will be celebrating in the cafeteria, and vital information for teachers and parents about lunch accounts. Here’s the link: https://www.remind.com/join/rderac
We had a parent information night on Standards Based Teaching and Learning planned for September 20th. Due to the hurricane and its impact on our schedules, we have had to postpone that meeting. We now have the rescheduled date. We will have our parent night on Standards Based Teaching and Learning on Tuesday, October 16th from 6pm to 7pm in our cafeteria. We will also have our PTA share some very important information at the beginning of that meeting as well.