Parents Club

The Riviera Schools Parents Club is proud to have a tradition of significant parental involvement. Parent volunteers bring creativity and enthusiasm that make the variety of wonderful enrichment activities and events at Riviera Schools possible. The purpose of the Parents Club is to instill a sense of community and reinforce school spirit by providing enhancements and activities for the students, parents, teachers, and school.



CONTACT US AT PARENTSCLUB@RIVIERASCHOOLS.COM

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CARNIVAL TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE FOR $45 WITH A CREDIT CARD. GET A DISCOUNTED TICKET FOR $40 IN THE FRONT OFFICE WITH CASH OR CHECK. TICKET PRICES INCREASE ON 2/25 TO $50 & $45

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED ON THE DAY OF THE CARNIVAL. ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST PURCHASE A TICKET. STUDENT VOLUNTEERS WILL RECEIVE COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS.

Student volunteers sign up at: www.volunteersignup.org/P8RKK
Parent volunteers sign up at: www.volunteersignup.org/488X9

CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR CARNIVAL TICKETS ONLINE

DON'T MISS OUT ON AN AMAZING NIGHT OF FUN! DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE TICKETS ARE LIMITED TO 200!
TICKETS ARE ALMOST SOLD OUT!!
TICKETS ARE ON SALE IN THE OFFICE AT BOTH CAMPUSES.

JOIN THE BULLDOG TEAM FOR A GREAT DAY OF FUN WHILE SUPPORTING THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS. 3 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE WILL BE GIVEN TO PARTICIPANTS.

Calendar

PARENTS CLUB ELECTIONS ARE COMING UP IN APRIL

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN RUNNING FOR A POSITION ON THE BOARD OR AS A COORDINATOR, PLEASE CONTACT THE PARENTS CLUB AT PARENTSCLUB@RIVIERASCHOOLS.COM .

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE UP FOR ELECTION
THE NAMES NEXT TO THE POSITION ARE RUNNING, BUT YOU ARE FREE TO RUN AS WELL:

PRESIDENT - ALLISON COHEN CANDIDATE
VP - PREP SCHOOL - DINA ABUSAD CANDIDATE
VP - DAY SCHOOL - OPEN POSITION
TREASURER - YVONNE ALFONSO CANDIDATE
SECRETARY - GIGI DE TROYBAN CANDIDATE

COORDINATOR POSITIONS ARE ASSIGNED, NOT ELECTED.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS PLEASE CONTACT THE PARENTS CLUB. THE NAMES NEXT TO THE POSITION ARE CURRENTLY IN THE POSITION BUT NEW PEOPLE ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO JOIN.
COMMUNITY SERVICE COORDINATOR - DEBBIE SPERBER
SPONSORSHIP COORDINATOR - ANNA FEILER
SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR - SACHA PEREZ
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR - ALISA NEWMAN
SOCIAL COMMITTEE COORDINATOR - OPEN POSITION
SPORTS BOOSTER COORDINATOR - PAULINE GUZMAN
MARKETING COORDINATOR - CRISTY BUENO
SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR - TATIANA MERLO

VOLUNTEER CORNER

  • There are many upcoming opportunities to volunteer. If you haven't fulfilled your 2-Hour Power Pledge keep an eye out for the sign up sheets.
  • Congratulations to our February Monthly Meeting Raffle Prize winners: Renny Sie, Beatriz Marshall, Yvonne Alfonso, and Meglis Dedemadis.
  • Thank you to Yvonne Alfonso, Sonia Baez, and Pauline Guzman for volunteering at Parents vs. Teachers Basketball.

THE RSPC THANKS OUR SPONSORS


BULLDOG PLATINUM SPONSOR

MIAMI ORTHODONTIC SPECIALISTS

BULLDOG SILVER SPONSORS

INSOURCE INSURANCE
CIVICA ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN

BULLDOG BRONZE SPONSORS

FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF SOUTH MIAMI
HERMAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC.
MELAND RUSSIN BUDWICK ATTORNEYS AT LAW
HERFF JONES
SAGE DINING SERVICES
HOMMEN ORTHOPEDIC INSTITUTE

MONTHLY MEETING BREAKFAST SPONSOR

RAW JUCE

PRINTING SPONSOR

impress dcmedia

BULLDOG BRONZE CARNIVAL SPONSOR

Del Toro insurance


PLEASE CLICK ON OUR SPONSOR LINKS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION

Feburary 2018 Monthly Meeting Minutes

RSPC February 6, 2018 Meeting Highlights:

Welcome - Allison Cohen

Day School - Dr. Rodriguez

The Valentine’s Day is coming to an end this week, where students get to purchase gifts for their friends. Re-enrollment has begun and will continue through February 15. Our graduating 5th graders will be meeting with Prep school counselors in order to review course selections for 6th grade. Career Day was an amazing event, where children got to hear about many careers and professions. We are currently working on setting a date later on in February for the National Elementary Honor Society Induction ceremony.

Prep School - Mr. Snay

By the next meeting in March, we should have the bulk of college acceptances. As Dr. Rodriguez mentioned, the Prep is getting ready to receive incoming 5th graders in the fall, so our counselors will be visiting the Day School and reviewing course selection with them next week. This week, Taste of Nations will be taking place, a wonderful celebration of diversity and culture, with performances and food from all over the world. In February we also have Bulldog Breakout week, February 20-23. During that week, our Middle Schoolers will be visiting Circle F Dude Ranch, 9th Grade will visit San Francisco, 10th Grade will go on the Close UP trip to Washington DC, 11th Grade will taking the Boston college tour, and our Class of 2018 will visiting NYC. Special activities and events will take place for the students that remain on campus. Our Talent Show is February 15.

Athletic Director - Courtney Young

Athletic Program continues its growth. Students are enthusiastic about adding even more sports to our athletic department. We have added Track & Field to our spring season. Basketball comes to a close as we have our senior recognition this evening for Ellis Greenstein. We are looking forward to another amazing spring season with exciting sports such as water polo, Lacrosse, and baseball, boys volleyball, and tennis. We count on and appreciate your continued support.

Social Committee - Shannon Salstein & Liz Perez

Thanks so much to everyone that came out for Food Truck Frenzy! It was a great event, and a Riviera Family favorite. We also would like to thanks George Koukourinis who always helps us with securing the food trucks that join us. On Friday, February 9, we will have our Parents vs. Teacher basketball game at the Prep Gym. It’s a super exciting event filled with friendly competition. On February 13, please come support the RSPC at Chill-N Nitrogen Ice Cream in South Miami; a portion of all proceeds that day are donated back to the RSPC.

Community Service - Debbie Sperber

Our efforts in doing community service not only help fulfill our students community hour requirements but enhance our lives and help teach our children to give back. Please visit our website link for information on community service opportunities. Please remember that logs are due in April, and HS students are required to have 25 hours, and MS students 10 (plus any hours required by other honor societies, etc.). We received thank you notes and letters from our service men for the donations we sent over the holidays. Also, please visit our website for more information on joining the Team Riviera Bulldogs for the Special Olympics.

Career Day - Nicole Gadala-Maria, Sonia Baez & Dina Abusad

Thank you to all of the parents and volunteers that made Career Day so successful. The students thoroughly enjoyed the presentations.

Carnival - Allison Cohen, Yvonne Alfonso, & Erin Kobetz

Our carnival will be Sunday, March 4. We offer online ticket sales ($45 per ticket), in addition to curbside and front office ticket sales ($40 per ticket for cash or check). The ticket is all inclusive of rides, food, snacks, and refreshments. It is a fun-filled event that is enjoyed by everyone in the family. Volunteers needed for ticket sales, and the day of the event. Community service hours available for students as well. We will have exciting rides, fun booths, cake walk, pie in the face contest, shopping bazaar.

Daddy Daughter Dance - Christy/Pauline

Our Daddy Daughter will be held at the Prep on Friday, March 9, from 7-9pm. Tickets are $30 per person. All “daughters” from all grades can participate with their daddy, grandpa, uncle, or other VIP in their life. The theme is Butterflies and Flowers. Over 50% of the tickets have been sold; please hurry and get yours before they are sold out!

Book Fair - Debbie Sperber, Pauline Guzman, Sonia Baez

Our Book Fair takes place on April 24- 27. We encourage you to bring your families to enjoy from the many books available for all ages, and the many other events such as Principle’s Story Time and Movie Night. We will be showing Disney’s COCO and the first 50 children attending will receive a special goody bag! We appreciate your support; volunteers are needed.

Sponsorship - Allison Cohen for Anna Feiler

We would like our RSPC Sponsors (below) for their continued support of all of the RSPC events and activities. We are currently seeking sponsors for our signature event, the Carnival If anyone in our Riviera Community wants to become a RSPC sponsor please visit our webpage for more information or contact us directly.

-Platinum Sponsor: Miami Orthodontic Specialists (Carmen Garcia-Paul, DMD, MS)

-Silver Sponsors: InSource Insurance and Civica Architecture & Urban Design

-Bronze Sponsors: First National Bank of South Miami, Herman Constructions Services, Inc., Meland-Russin-Budwick Attorneys at Law, Herff Jones, SAGE Dining Services, Home Orthopedic Institute, and Del Toro Insurance.

-Monthly Meeting Breakfast Sponsor: Raw Juce

-Printing Sponsor: imPRESS dcMEDIA

Raffle Prize Winners - Congratulations! Renny Sie, Beatriz Marshall, Ivonne Alfonso, and Meglis Dedemadis

Elections Announcements - Allison Cohen

We will be holding our executive board elections during the April Meeting. Anyone interested in becoming more involved or in specific position, please email us.

The following positions will be running for re-election; anyone interested is encourage to run as well:

President - Allison Cohen

Prep School VP - Dina Abusad

Secretary - Gigi de Troyban

The Following positions are vacant, as incumbents will be stepping down:

-Day School VP

-Treasurer (Yvonne Alfonso shall be running for election)

The following Coordinators positions are needed:

-Sponsorship Coordinator (to assist incumbent)

-Special Events Co-Coordinator (to assist incumbent)

-Social Committee Coordinators (Need two)

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

Parents vs. Teachers Basketball - Prep - Friday, February 9, 6pm

Riviera Carnival - Dodge City Picnics - Sunday, March 4

Daddy Daughter Dance - Prep - Friday, March 9, 7-9PM

Scholastic Book Fair - Prep Library - April 24-27

Principal’s Story Time - Prep Library - Thursday, April 26

Movie Night - Prep Cafetorium - Friday, April 27

NEXT GENERAL MEETING - TUESDAY, March 6, 8:45AM AT THE PREP SCHOOL

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GO BULLDOGS!

Warmest regards,

Riviera Parents Club

Gigi de Troyban

Secretary

Check Out Our Amazing Sponsors


THANK YOU TO OUR BULLDOG PLATINUM SPONSOR


Carmen Garcia-Paul, DMD, MS
8525 SW 92 STREET, SUITE B-9, MIAMI, FL 33156
305-407-9000
www.miamibraces.com



THANK YOU TO OUR BULLDOG SILVER SPONSORS


https://insource-inc.com


www.civicagroup.com



THANK YOU TO OUR BULLDOG BRONZE SPONSOR


www.fnbsm.com



10291 NW 46th St, Sunrise, FL 33351
(954) 749-1800


melandrussin.com



herffjones.com


www.sagedining.com



www.hommenorthopedics.com



THANK YOU TO OUR BULLDOG BRONZE CARNIVAL SPONSOR


www.deltoroinsurance.com



THANK YOU TO OUR MONTLY MEETING BREAKFAST SPONSOR


www.rawjuce.com


THANK YOU TO OUR PRINTING SPONSOR

www.impressdcmedia.com


2017-2018 PC Calendar

PC Calendar 2017-2018

The Parents Club sponsors many activities and events throughout the school year. Some events we plan include Family Bingo Night, Principal’s Story Time, Parents Night Out, Riviera Carnival, and many more.

Click HERE for our calendar listing all of the events, monthly meetings, and activities. We encourage you to attend and show your Bulldog spirit!

Welcome Packet & 2-Hour Power Pledge

RSPC Welcome Packet

Our Welcome Packet contains information about what the RSPC does, the RSPC Calendar of Events, the 2-Hour Power Pledge with sign up sheet, and the Events & Committees Summary. We look forward to all of our families getting involved in making the RSPC a success.

Click HERE to access the Welcome Packet.

Community Service Opportunities


Special Olympics Miami-Dade County

Riviera Schools and the Riviera Schools Parents Club are proud sponsors of the Special Olympics Miami-Dade County.

Volunteers are the backbone of the Special Olympics. They enable Special Olympics to offer sports training and competition and provide the athletes with the opportunity to grow and showcase their skills. There are many ways to volunteer with Special Olympics.

Volunteer opportunities can be found at http://specialolympicsflorida.org/miami-dade/volun...

Bulldog Chair Donation Form

Bulldog Chair Donation

The RSPC has a wonderful opportunity for our families and staff to dedicate a Bulldog Chair. When you dedicate a Bulldog Chair, an engraved plaque with your customized message will be permanently attached to the back of the chair. The Bulldog Chairs are used at indoor sporting events and school functions and are made with heavy aluminum frames and durable thick plastic cushions. Dedicate a chair to a player, coach, faculty member, student, family, or company.

Click HERE for the Bulldog Chair Donation Form and to see a photo of the chairs.

Thank you for your support.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a RSPC Sponsor

The RSPC is a non-profit organization that benefits the students, staff, and families of Riviera Schools. Our purpose is to organize a variety of academic and social programs that will enrich the educational experience for our children. Throughout the year the RSPC provides approximately 20 events on and off our campuses.

Riviera Schools is comprised of two campuses. Riviera Schools was established in 1950, is Coral Gables' oldest independent school, and is home to preschool through twelfth grade. Riviera Schools is comprised of two campuses. The Day School offers preschool through fifth grade. Riviera Preparatory School offers grades six through twelve with a college preparatory education that is committed to an individualized student curriculum.

As a sponsor of the RSPC your business will reach close to 1,000 families between our Day School and Preparatory campuses. We have designed different sponsorship packages that will fit your marketing needs and level of exposure to our student population.

To demonstrate your support, please complete and return the sponsorship form below. If you have any questions, please contact Anna Feiler at amf226@yahoo.com.

Click HERE for the Sponsorship Donation Form

2017-2018 Officers and Coordinators

PARENTS CLUB OFFICERS
President - Allison Cohen
VP - Day School - Nicole Gadala-Maria
VP - Prep School - Dina Abusad
Secretary - Gigi de Troyban
Treasurer - Diana Gutierrez

PARENTS CLUB COORDINATORS
Community Service Coordinator - Debbie Sperber
Marketing Coordinator - Cristy Bueno
Social Committee Coordinators - Shannon Salstein & Liz Perez
Social Media Coordinators - Tatiana Merlo
Special Events Coordinator - Sacha Perez
Sponsorship Coordinator - Anna Feiler
Sports Booster Coordinator - Pauline Guzman
Volunteer Coordinator - Alisa Newman

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