Camp Meeting this week!

We are going to an overnight camp in May. We are going from May 7-9

The camp is located a few miles past Camp Dearborn in Holly, MI.

Camp Ohiyesa

On Thursday 1/18/2018 at 2:00pm  in the Cafeteria we will be presenting information about camp. All parents are invited to hear about camp!

If you are unable to attend please give us a call and we can give you the information.



Winterfest 2018

Thursday January 25, 2018 is our annual Winterfest

Tickets are on sale now, they are $10.00 per family. This is a family event. All students must stay with their parent at all times. This price includes games and prizes. Tickets must be purchased in advance, no ticket sales at the door.

Please watch for the blue flyer coming home this week.

Food will be available to purchase in advance. The cost is $2.00 per person. You will receive pizza, chips and water. Please read the flyer and send in all monies ASAP.

There will be baskets to raffle off. Face Painting, Photo Booth, Cookie Walk, Candy Cane Fishing and much more.

Due to the number of students this event is only for River Oaks families. Sorry no other relatives may attend. 

Be sure to send in your money today this is a fun family event that you will not want to miss.

NWEA Testing Starts Tomorrow!

We are starting NWEA tomorrow with the Math Assessment.

Below are some tips to succeed!

Please remind your child of the following test-taking tips.

Before the Test:

*Develop a positive attitude. Tell yourself, “I will do my best on this test.”

*Get a good night’s sleep the night before the test.

*Get up early enough to avoid rushing to get to school on time.

*Eat a healthy breakfast.

During the Test:

*Relax and Stay calm.

*Listen carefully to the directions the teacher gives.

*Ask questions if you do not understand what to do.

*Read each question carefully. Find the key words. Try to figure out what the question is really asking.

*Read the entire question and look at ALL the answer choices before you make your answer choice.

*Use strategies you learned in class to figure out the answer.

*Take your time!

Please encourage and motivate your child by letting him/her know that the formula for success is: taking your time and doing your best.

Website to practice for NWEA test:

PTA Meeting tonight!

PTA Meeting

Wednesday January 10, 2018

6:00 p.m.

Agenda: Discussion about upcoming Winterfest,

Planning events for February and March

Please come your continued partnership is needed in order

For the PTA to remain strong!

This is an evening meeting we hope to see you there!

Parent Talk classes start tomorrow January 9th at 1:30.


Just a reminder Parent Talk classes start tomorrow January 9th at 1:30.

Margaret King Ahmed – Parent Involvement Educator will be hosting effective Parent talk classes here at River Oaks School.

What is Parent Talk? You will learn communication skills that empower, encourage self-responsible behaviors, self-motivation and character development. Learn practical skills to positively effect the social and emotional development of your children and family. You will increase achievement and decrease discipline issues with effective Parent Talk.

Classes will be held on Tuesday’s at 1:30 – 3:30.

Classes will be held on January 9,16,23, 30th

February 6,13,27. and March 6th

Graduation will be March 13, 2018

Please contact Ms. Sandi in the office if you would like to participate in the classes. Call 313-827-6750