School Announcements

  • Pick Up of Student Materials

    Any of our parents who were not able to pick up your child's materials earlier this week, can come and pick up those items between 8am and 10am or between 1:00pm and 3:30pm tomorrow (Wednesday, April 1st) or Thursday, April 2nd. We ask that when you come, please park in our front parking lot and come to the front door and knock. Someone inside will get the name of your student and the teacher's name and we will bring your child's items to you.

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  • Books/Materials Pick Up Information

    Procedures for picking up books/materials is below: 1st Grade- Tuesday, March 31st from 8am to 9am 2nd Grade- Tuesday, March 31st from 9am to 10am 3rd Grade- Tuesday, March 31st from 10am to 11am 4th Grade- Tuesday, March 31st from 11am to noon 5th Grade- Tuesday, March 31st from noon to 1pm -If there are any left over Kindergarten packets or if Pre-K has any materials for pick up, parents can come between 8am and 9am on Tuesday, March 31st (with 1st grade). -We will have siblings materials with the youngest sibling so parents don't have to come multiple times. -Parents will drive through carpool line and will not exit the vehicle;parents will give us their child's name and their teacher's name and someone will bring the items to their car.

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  • River Dell Drive Thru Parade

    In order for our teachers and staff to see as many of our students as possible, we are inviting all RDE students and families to come to RDE for a "Drive Thru Parade." This replaces the previously planned neighborhood parade. Our parade will take place Friday, March 27th from 4:00pm to 5:30pm. Please enter the carpool line and wave to your teachers and staff as you drive through. They will be positioned all along the carpool line with signs waiting to wave and shout, "Hello!"

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  • River Dell on Twitter

    Mr. Jewett will begin to record morning announcements on our Twitter page. He will do the pledge, call out birthdays, and share any other information each morning. If this is a way you would like your child to start their day, please visit our River Dell Elementary Twitter page to view that video.

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  • Learning Resources

    There are resources for students at the following website- bit.ly/jcpshome. You can also access that page via a link on the Johnston County Schools website. Starting on Monday, March 30th, through that website you can select our school, River Dell Elementary, and access learning activities by grade level. Our county has planned the first 10 days of activities, and our teachers are planning activities starting with day 11 and going through May 15th. Our teachers are also reaching out to you and your students about office hours for your questions time to have virtual contact and help our students.

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  • Basketball game and field trip update

    In an abundance of caution, we are cancelling our staff vs. parent basketball game for Friday night. All field trips have been cancelled until further notice. More information will be coming soon in regards to refunds for any field trips that have already been paid for. Please visit the Johnston County website for the most up-to-date information and make sure you answer any Connect Ed messages from central office with the most recent news

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  • No School/Teacher Workday on March 3, 2020

    The Johnston County Board of Elections notified our school system that our school will be used as a voting site for the upcoming primary on March 3, 2020. Therefore, our school will be closed on this day for students and it will be an optional workday for staff.

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  • RDE Dance Volunteer Meeting Rescheduled

    Due to the risk of severe weather tonight, the Volunteer meeting for the RDE Dance is cancelled. It has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 11th at 6:00 pm. Thank you!

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  • Innovation Academy

    Innovation Academy will not be doing individual school presentations for 5th grade classes this year. However, they will be having an open house for parents and all prospective 5th graders this Thursday, January 23rd from 5:30-6:30. All 5th graders and their parents are welcome to attend. For more information please visit the JCPS website.

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  • Presenters needed for Career Day

    Students in grades 3-5 will be participating in Career Day on Friday, March 6th. We are in need of presenters to help teach our students about possible careers they can obtain in the future. Please read the letter below for more information.

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  • Racerthon Update

    Due to impending weather we are moving our Race date up ONE DAY to Thursday, November 7th. Grade level run times will be the same. Please join us in cheering on our students as they take part in our Racerthon Fun Run! Run times: Thursday NOV 7th. Pre-K, EC, Kindergarten & 1st grade will run from 9:30 to 10:30am 2nd & 3rd grades will run from 11:30 to 12:30pm 4th & 5th grades will run from 1:30 to 2:30pm

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  • CogAT Information

    During the weeks of November 13-22, 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. Our testing dates will be November 13, 14, and 15th. Please read the letter below for more information.

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  • River Dell Racerthon

    We're raising money to fund several school improvement projects. These projects include technology, instructional supplies, cafeteria tables, playground equipment, etc. Please click on the links below to learn more about our Racerthon.

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  • National Walk to School Day

    We will have a walk to school event on Wednesday, October 2nd. This is National Walk to School Day. We will meet at the gravel parking lot next to Harris Teeter between 7:30 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. We will begin walking to school as a group right after 7:45 a.m. If you would like your child to join us for this event, a parent or guardian must walk with them.

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  • BOG Testing for 3rd Grade

    Our 3rd grade students will take the Beginning-of-Grade 3 (BOG3) English Language Arts/Reading Test to establish a baseline measure of beginning skills. The test will be administered on Tuesday, September 10th. Please read the letter below for more information:

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  • Remind 101: Bus Information

    Parents may sign up using Remind 101 to receive updates about bus information, early care, and YMCA. Please click on the title above to sign up!

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  • Carpool and Visitor Procedures

    Please visit our website to view videos on carpool and visitor check in procedures: Click here to view videos

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  • Kindergarten Open House

    Kindergarten Open House will be on Tuesday, September 3rd from 6pm to 7pm.

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  • Open House Information: Grades 1-5

    Our Open House will take place on Thursday, August 22nd. If you last name begins with the letter A through L, your Open House times will be from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. If your last name begins with the letter M through Z, your Open House times will be from 6pm to 7pm. Parents will receive a postcard with their teacher assignments in August so you know which teacher(s) to visit.

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  • JCPS Summer Meal Information

    Johnston County Public Schools School Nutrition Services will be offering free meals during the summer months to children and teens 18 and younger through USDA Food and Nutrition Services. Schools serving free summer meals include Cooper Elementary, Micro Elementary, Selma Elementary, and West Smithfield Elementary.

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