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  • Fall 2019

    Dr. Jan Rashid, Superintendent

    Welcome to the 2019-20 school year and welcome back to school to all of our RG Royals!

    Our most exciting news is that we have a new principal! 

    With curriculum being her passion, Mrs. Skelly took a position in the curriculum department in another school district. We thank her for her seven years of dedication to River Grove School.

    I am pleased to welcome Mr. Cameron Wiley to River Grove School. Mr. Wiley has assistant principal experience at Lincoln Middle School, a large middle school in Berwyn North SD98, and, most recently, has served as the assistant principal of Roy Elementary School in Mannheim SD 83. He also has experience as a general education and special education teacher. He is passionate about being a principal and is dedicated to students. Please introduce yourself to Mr. Wiley at our upcoming fall events. He can’t wait to meet his RG Royals! 

    So many other great things happened this summer too!

    The Jump Start Summer School was held in early August. It was designed to start some students two weeks early in order to jump start their learning. We served about 75 students in 1st through 8th grades.  Students enjoyed their time while getting early support from their teachers.

    Our Royals used the new digital reading tool, myON Reader to read at home. Students read over 7,414 books, 50,066 minutes and 119,497. The Royals are BIG readers!

    And, this fall we are welcoming eight new teachers to the River Grove School family. Please see the RGS Staff Updates section to meet our new teachers. They are all thrilled to be part of the #WeAreRG family.

    I look forward to seeing you at one of our fall family or sporting events!


    All my best,
    Dr. Rashid