The last Second Cup of Coffee at Kathryn Senor Elementary is scheduled for Wednesday, May 14, at 8 a.m. If you are a parent of a KSE student and have not had the opportunity to attend a Second Cup of Coffee this year, take the time and get to know teachers, Principal Zambelli, and other parents to establish lasting friendships.This year’s KSE third-graders will spend another year, their fourth grade, at Kathryn Senor Elementary due to the school’s expansion of fourth grade.Riverside School is hosting their annual Volunteers Breakfast on May 14 in the library for everyone who volunteered this year to help the school’s students and staff.-Summer School will be offered from June 9 through July 12, on Mondays through Thursdays, 9-11:30 a.m. at Re-2 elementary and middle schools. The Esma Lewis Summer School will be held at Rifle High School, with the dates, times, and cost the same as the other schools. The cost is $40 per student, and a limited amount of scholarships are available. Please call the schools for more details.High school students have the opportunity to earn one semester of “remediation” credit for a semester previously failed. Basic academic courses are offered at Rifle High School.All classes meet June 4 through July 2 from 7:30-9:50 a.m. and 10:00 a.m to 12:20 p.m.A $100 fee per class must accompany registration. $50 dollars must be paid by the student at time of enrollment. The other $50 will be matched by Rifle High School for In-district students. If a class is cancelled or filled, fees will be returned. Fees will not be refunded if a student is dropped from a class for any reason once a class has begun. Preregistration is required. Classes will be formed only if sufficient enrollment is obtained. Mail-in registration must be post marked by May 21. For more information call 625-7765.The credit earned in summer school may be used for athletic eligibility.-Peer Counselors, Diversity Panel and Student Council from Rifle Middle School sponsored a Senior Prom for the residents of the State Vets Nursing Home and E.D. Moore Nursing Home’s on Friday, May 9, at the VA Home. The students were inspired by attending the Perceptions Actively Changed by Teens Conference in Grand Junction, and produced this event as a community service project. The energetic, hardworking RMS teens provided decorations, snacks, desserts and beverages. Entertainment included music with a live DJ, Barbershop singers and Karaoke. -The Esma Lewis Author’s Tea will be held Tuesday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. The evening will begin with a fond farewell to Esma Lewis Elementary provided by Carrie Clark’s fourth-grade class, who have done extensive research on their school. Rifle Mayor Keith Lambert will speak about the impact the school has had on the Rifle community. Students will share stories, research papers and published writing with their parents in individual classrooms.-The Rifle FFA Plant sale will be conducted this week, selling bedding plants both during school and after school until 5:30 p.m. Petunias, pansies, snapdragons, marigolds and salvia will be competitively priced with local stores and your purchases will support a great group of kids. Call FFA sponsor Leon Hanhardt at 625-7728 for more information.-Parents are reminded to check with their student’s lunchroom to see whether the child owes lunch money. All charges need to be paid by May 23.
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