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.
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SAVE THE DATES FOR BOOK FAIR, PRINCIPAL'S STORY TIME, & MOVIE NIGHT! YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS OUT ON ALL THE FUN!
WEDNESDAY NIGHT ONLY: PURCHASE AN ITEM AND RECEIVE A TICKET TO PLAY IN THE VIDEO GAME TRUCK
The Parents Club needs Parent Volunteers to help with Book Fair. Sign up at www.volunteersignup.org/BBJJW
THE RSPC WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR VOLUNTEERS FOR HELPING MAKE THIS YEAR A SUCCESS. PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR LAST GENERAL MEETING AND END OF THE YEAR VOLUNTEER THANK YOU BREAKFAST SPONSORED BY THE RSPC AND AFFILIATED HEALTHCARE CENTERS, INC.
- 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 April Monthly Meeting Raffle winners: Elaine Pachon, Debbie Sperber, Milena Peña, Maria Claudia Orengo, Sonia Baez, Dina Abusad, Michele Kaplan, Lori Halton, Yamila Estevez, Carolina Angel, and Liz Perez.
- There is still time to fulfill your 2-Hour Power Pledge. Sign up to help out at the Book Fair. Go to www.volunteersignup.org/BBJJW to help out.
THE RSPC THANKS OUR SPONSORS
BULLDOG PLATINUM SPONSOR
MIAMI ORTHODONTIC SPECIALISTS
BULLDOG SILVER SPONSORS
CIVICA ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN
BULLDOG BRONZE SPONSORS
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF SOUTH MIAMI
HERMAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC.
MELAND RUSSIN BUDWICK ATTORNEYS AT LAW
SAGE DINING SERVICES
HOMMEN ORTHOPEDIC INSTITUTE
MONTHLY MEETING BREAKFAST SPONSOR
BULLDOG VOLUNTEER BREKFAST SPONSOR
AFFILIATED HEALTHCARE CENTERS, INC.
PLEASE CLICK ON OUR SPONSOR LINKS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEWLY ELECTED 2018-2019 OFFICERS AND COORDINATORS
PRESIDENT - ALLISON COHEN
VP - PREP SCHOOL - DINA ABUSAD
VP - DAY SCHOOL - SONIA BAEZ
TREASURER - YVONNE ALFONSO
SECRETARY - BOBBIE FETHERSTON
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2018-2019 RSPC COORDINATORS
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
- April 2018 Monthly Meeting Minutes
- Check Out Our Amazing Sponsors
- 2017-2018 PC Calendar
- Community Service Opportunities
- Bulldog Chair Donation Form
- Sponsorship Opportunities
- 2017-2018 Officers and Coordinators
RSPC Monthly Meeting Highlights
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Day School Lunch Tables
Welcome & Introductions – Allison Cohen
Principal Report – Dr. Rodriguez
This Friday, April 6, we will have Shed Your Threads. On Thursday, April 26, Principal’s Storytime at Book Fair will be held at the Prep with performances by Chorus and Drumline. SAT testing will be held the week of April 16-20; please make sure students arrive to school promptly ay 8:20am, and that they are well-rested and prepared with two sharpened #2 pencils.
Headmaster Report – Mr. Snay
The 6th and 7th grade dance was a fun evening for all in attendance. The 8th grade formal will take place on April 13, as well as the Disney Senior’s Grad Bash. Our students have been prepapring for months for the upcoming perfomances of Beauty and the Beast, April18-20. Prom will be on Saturday, April 28, at Intercontinental Hotel. There will be a mandatory meeting for parents and students who are planning to attend, April 5 at 7pm at Prep. The Seniors received their college acceptance letters; all 66 seniors were accepted at multiple 4-year colleges and have received over $5MM in scholarships thus far. As Seniors prepare for prom and graduation, we also have Juniors attending their ring ceremony and preparing themselves with the guidance of our counseling department, for their college application process next fall.
Athletic Director Report – Coach Young
The Prep now has 45 sports teams with all-time high participation. Spring Sports going on now include water polo, track, tennis, baseball, and our newest additons beach volleyball and baseball teams (middle school and varsity). Baseball is off to a strong start is middle school beating Ransom, Westminster; and varsity winning their forst two games as well.
Committee/Coordinator Reports, Old & New Business
Daddy Daughter Dance Recap – Yvonne Alfonso & Pauline Guzman
We would like to thank everyone who attended (it was sold out!) and also planned and supported Daddy Daughter Dance. It was truly an amazing event!
Community Service Report/Special Olympics – Debbie Sperber
The Special Olympics Walk/Run 5K will be on Sunday, April 15, at 8:00 am at Gulliver. It is not a competitive event, raising money and support for Special Olympics athletes. We have a Riviera Bulldogs team set up, so please come and support a great cause. You can sign up online; please wear Bulldog gear.
Fragile X Walk – Michelle Kaplan
This event is organized to raise funds and awareness of this rare condition. It takes places Sunday, April 29, 7:30am-Noon at the Zoo Miami. The registration is free for students. After race ends, participants get free admission to zoo. Students can earn community service hours for participating in this event.
Book Fair – Debbie Sperber, Sonia Baez, & Pauline Guzman
Our book fair will take place on April 24-27, during lunchtime and after school. Parent volunteers still needed, especially for set up on April 24. On Wednesday, April 25 the videogame truck will be open to students with receipt from Book Fair. There will raffle prizes and other fun events complimenting the fair, so please come join us!
Principal’s Story Time – Allison Cohen
Dr. Rodriguez, Ms. Rose and other teachers will be reading stories in the library at the Prep on Thursday, April 26.Drum line and chorus willl perform.
Movie Night – Shannon Salstein & Liz Perez
We want to thank everyone who downloaded the Chick-Fil-A App and placed an order on Thursday, March 22nd, Riviera Spirit Day, for pick up at their location at the Dadeland Food Court. The PC received a percentage of sales from 3-9pm on all orders received through the their App (including orders from the general public). We greatly appreciate your support! We are very excited for this year’s movie night. We will be screening the Oscar winning animated feature, Coco. The first 50 kids to arrive will receive a goody bag. Although chairs will be provided, please feel free to bring your sleeping bags, beanbags, and/or blankets. La Nostra Pizza and Cold Stone Creamery and will be selling pizza, popcorn, and ice cream. Looking forward to seeing you there after the book fair!
Sponsorship – Anna Feiler
We would like our RSPC Sponsors (below) for their continued support of all of the RSPC events and activities. If anyone in our Riviera Community wants to become a RSPC sponsor please visit our webpage for more information or contact us directly.
BULLDOG PLATINUM SPONSOR: MIAMI ORTHODONTIC SPECIALISTS
BULLDOG SILVER SPONSOR: 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 VOLUNTEER BREAKFAST SPONSOR: AFFILIATED HEALTHCARE CENTERS, INC.
Bulldog Chairs – Allison Cohen - There are still some Bulldog Chairs left for purchase. Please see the tab below for all the details on how to dedicate a Chair.
Existing officers and coordinators we thanked for their service. Incoming candidates were announced, and ran unopposed therefore winning the election.
CURRENT PARENTS CLUB OFFICERS AND COORDINATORS CANDIDATES
President – Allison Cohen Allison Cohen
Vice President – Prep School – Dina Abusad Dina Abusad
Vice President – Day School – Nicole Gadala Maria Sonia Baez
Secretary – Gigi de Troyban Bobbie Fetherston
Treasurer – Diana Gutierrez Yvonne Alfonso
Community Service Coordinator – Debbie Sperber Debbie Sperber
Sponsorship Coordinator – Anna Feiler Anna Feiler
Special Events Coordinator – Sacha Perez Sacha Perez
Volunteer Coordinator – Alisa Newman Alisa Newman
Social Committee Coordinators – Shannon Salstein & Liz Perez Renny Sei
Sports Booster Coordinator – Pauline Guzman Pauline Guzman
Marketing Coordinator – Cristy Bueno Cristy Bueno
Social Media Coordinator – Tatiana Merlo Tatiana Merlo
NEW PARENTS CLUB OFFICERS AND COORDINATORS 2018-2019
President – Allison Cohen
Vice President – Prep School
Vice President – Day School – Sonia Baez
Secretary – Bobbie Fetherston
Treasurer – Yvonne Alfonso
Community Service Coordinator – Debbie Sperber
Sponsorship Coordinator – Anna Feiler
Special Events Coordinator – Sacha Perez
Volunteer Coordinator – Alisa Newman
Social Committee Coordinator – Renny Sei
Sports Booster Coordinator – Pauline Guzman
Marketing Coordinator – Cristy Bueno
Social Media Coordinator – Tatiana Merlo
Questions & General Discussion
Next and Final General Meeting: Tuesday, May 1 - Volunteer Thank You Breakfast at Prep
Winners: Elaine Pachon, Debbie Sperber, Milena Peña, Maria Claudia Orengo, Sonia Baez, Dina Abusad, Michele Kaplan, Lori Halton, Yamila Estevez, Carolina Angel, and Liz Perez.
General Meeting Adjournment
Scholastic Book Fair – April 24 – 27, Prep School Library
Principal’s Story Time – Thursday, April 26, Prep School Library
Movie Night – Friday, April 27, Prep School Cafetorium
Next Meeting/Thank You Breakfast – Tuesday, May 1, 8:45 am – Prep School
Riviera Parents Club
Gigi de Troyban
Riviera Schools Parents Club: Important Links, Emails, & Websites
2018 Scholastic Book Fair, Principal’s Story Time, & Movie Night - Tuesday, April 24 – Friday, April 27
Volunteer to help out during the Book Fair and Movie Night - Students will receive community service hours for volunteering
For any questions, comments, to volunteer, or help chair an event, email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Check the Parents Club link on the school websitefor upcoming events, community service opportunities,and information atwww.rivieraschools.com/parents-club
Like the Parents Club on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RivieraSchoolsParentsClub/
Follow the Parents Club on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/rivieraschoolsparentsclub/
Parents Club Sponsored & Funded Events/Activities/Other
Welcome Back Staff Lunch & Gift
Back to School Breakfast
Field Trip Buses
Gifts for all Senior Athletes
Parents Club Meetings Coffee/Tea/Pastries
New PA System for Day School
Parents Night Out
Support the Troops Care Packages
Holiday Gifts for Office Staff & Maintenance
Food Truck Night
Special Olympics Sponsor
Daddy Daughter Dance
Beauty and the Beast Sponsor
Teacher Appreciation Week
End of Year Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
Prep School Riviera Roundup – End of School Year BBQ
End of Year Staff Lunch & Gift
Renovation of the Teacher Lounge at Day School (Summer 2018)
Speaker System in Gym at Prep School (Fall 2018)
Riviera Parents Club
Gigi de Troyban
THANK YOU TO OUR BULLDOG PLATINUM SPONSOR
Carmen Garcia-Paul, DMD, MS
8525 SW 92 STREET, SUITE B-9, MIAMI, FL 33156
THANK YOU TO OUR BULLDOG SILVER SPONSORS
THANK YOU TO OUR BULLDOG BRONZE SPONSOR
10291 NW 46th St, Sunrise, FL 33351
THANK YOU TO OUR BULLDOG END OF YEAR VOLUNTEER BREAKFAST SPONSOR
THANK YOU TO OUR MONTLY MEETING BREAKFAST SPONSOR
THANK YOU TO OUR PRINTING SPONSOR
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!
JOIN THE BULLDOG TEAM ON SUNDAY, APRIL 15, FOR A GREAT DAY OF FUN WHILE SUPPORTING THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS. 3 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE WILL BE GIVEN TO PARTICIPANTS.
$35 Early Registration Fee ($20 discounted registration with code: live unified) $40 Race Day Registration
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
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.
Thank you for your support.
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 email@example.com.
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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