Category Archives: Newsletters

Newsletter – January 20th, 2014

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Quick Hits

  • Midterm Exams begin January 27th (Monday, January 27th – Friday, January 31st). A note to parents with students in grade 10-12 was also sent home today.
  • Survey: a survey regarding technology available to our students was sent home today.  Please complete it and return it to the school by Friday, January 24th.
  • School Council Meeting: Wednesday, February 12th   @ 6:30.
  • There will be a Valentine’s Day dinner with entertainment at the school on February 14th. Information about ticket sales and start times will follow.
  • Coffee House: Thursday, January 23rd.  Doors open at 7:00 and it will begin at 7:30.
  • Door to Door Recycling Blitz: Thanks to everyone who supported us!  The communities we did not get finished we will get to at a later date.
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Newsletter, January 10, 2014

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Newsletter – january 10

Quick Hits  

  • Canteen – There are limited items in the canteen (ice cream and milk) but suppliers will begin restocking next week.  Parents are advised to send along items for your child’s recess and lunch; we will let you know through synervoice when we are restocked.
  • Midterm Exams begin January 27th (Monday, January 27th – Friday, January 31st).  Please see schedule on back.  Tutorial schedules will be sent out next week.
  • Public Health will be at RIA for Needles on Monday, January 13th : All grade 4’s & 9’s and grade 6 girls.
  • School Council Meeting: Wednesday, January 15th   @ 6:30.
  • Home and School Committee Meeting: Wednesday, January 15th   @ 7:30.
  • Coffee House: Thursday, January 23rd
  • Door to Door Recycling Blitz: Thursday, January 16th  .  Also, feel free to drop off your recyclables at the school on this day.

Newsletter December 2, 2013

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Newsletter – December 2nd

Quick Hits

  • Wish Tree:  We want to thank parents and community members who have taken a wish off the Christmas Wish tree and want to remind them that wishes are due back to the school by Monday, December 9th.
  • Report Cards:  Report cards have been sent home by students.  Parent-Teacher Interviews will be Thursday December 5th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm and 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  Parents can call the school to set up times.

Newsletter November 1st, 2013

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Newsletter November 1st

Quick Hits

  • Wish Tree: The Christmas season is fast approaching.  RIA is once again doing its Wish Tree program.  Letters are going home today with further details.  If you don’t receive one they are available at the office or on our website (randomislandacademy.com)
  • No School Friday, Nov 8th
  • Picture Retakes: Friday, Nov 15th
  • Remembrance Day Assembly: Thurs. Nov 7th
  • Coffee House: There will be a coffee house at RIA on Thursday, November7th, and it should be a great first show for the year!!!
  • NEW school Website & App:

randomislandacademy.com

http://myapp.is/RIA

There are things being added all the time, please check them out!

  • Volleyball: The Senior/Junior Boys & Girls volleyball teams will be playing in st. John’s weekend as a part of VolleyFest!  It should be a great weekend…Good Luck to All!!!

And, a big way to go for our Senior Boys Volleyball team on capturing a tier II Silver last weekend at VolleyCentral!

  • Fundraising: Special Services Cake Walk $482.45 (in aid of students travelling to the Special Olympics) Thank you to all for supporting this event and a BIG Thank-You to everyone who donated a cake!!!

Lunches scheduled for next week are as follows:

Monday:  Pizza (Pepperoni/deluxe – please indicate which) cookie and juice

Tuesday:  2 Hot Dogs, Cookie & Wednesday:  Grilled Cheese, Cookie & Juice

Thursday:  Chicken Burger, Cookie & Juice

Friday:  No School

(For each meal, please indicate what kind of juice on order ticket)

Newsletter October 24th, 2013

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Newsletter October 24th

Quick Hits

  • Our RIA Online forms have been sent home.  Please return them to the office by Monday, October 28th
  • Congratulations to all our Special Games Bowlers who represented the school well on Thursday.  Way to go!!!
  • Activities next week:

Tuesday – Dance.

Wednesday – Walking Dead Day

Thursday – Wear Halloween Costumes to school,

Friday – VolleyFest

  • School Council Meeting: has been rescheduled for Tuesday at 6:30
  • Coffee House: There will be a coffee house at RIA on Wednesday, October 30th, and it should be a great first show for the year!!!
  • NEW school Website:  The new website is randomislandacademy.com

There are things being added all the time now and there is also a link to the Student Council page.

  • School App:  We have a new school app for smart phones and ipads.  Please download this to keep informed about events at our school.  Thank-you Mr. Abbott for your efforts in developing this!

http://myapp.is/RIA

  • Senior Boys and Girls Volleyball: The Senior Boys & Girls volleyball teams will be playing in Gander and Lewisporte this weekend as a part of VolleyCentral (Oct 24th & 25th).
  • Fundraising:

Home & School Association:

Craft Fair –  $174.25 Profit

Thanksgiving Hamper Ticket Sale – $263 profit (Both in aid of Home & School initiatives).

Thank you for your Support!!!

And A BIG THANK-YOU to ALL of the Parents and Grand Parents that helped with these fundraisers.  We can’t do it with out you!!!!!!

Lunches scheduled for next week are as follows:

Monday:  Pizza (Pepperoni/deluxe – please indicate which) cookie and juice

Tuesday:  Chicken Nuggets and Fries, Cookie, and Juice

Wednesday:  Chicken Burger, Cookie & Juice

Thursday:  Wedgies, cookie, and juice

Friday:  2 Hot Dogs, Cookie & Juice

(For each meal, please indicate what kind of juice on order ticket)

Newsletter October 18th 2013

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Newsletter October 18th

Quick Hits

  • The Vista shutdown day will take place on Oct 22nd. There will be no school for students on Tuesday.
  • NEW school Website:  The new website is randomislandacademy.com

There are things being added all the time now and there is also a link to the Student Council page.

  • School App:  We have a new school app for smart phones and ipads.  Please download this to keep informed about events at our school.  Thank-you Mr. Abbott for your efforts in developing this!

http://myapp.is/RIA

  • Junior Boys and Girls Volleyball: The Junior Boys & Girls volleyball team will be playing in Clarenville This weekend (Oct 18th & 19th)
  • Cross Country: There is a cross-country meet this Monday at Jack’s Pond (Tricentia)
  • Senior Boys and Girls Volleyball: The Senior Boys and Girls teams are going to Central on Oct 25th and 26th for VolleyCentral.
  • Fundraising:

Student Council Dance & bake sale $519.50 (going towards students travelling to Provincial Leadership Conference and Student Council Initiatives)

Athletic Department Vegetable Fundraiser $926.25 profit (to purchase/replenish athletic equipment).

Thank you for your Support!!!

Lunches scheduled for next week are as follows:

Monday:  Pizza (Pepperoni/deluxe – please indicate which) cookie and juice

Tuesday:  No School

Wednesday:  Wedgies, cookie, and juice

Thursday:  Chicken Burger, Cookie & Juice

Friday:  2 Hot Dogs, Cookie & Juice

(For each meal, please indicate what kind of juice on order ticket)