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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018: Wow, what wonderful concert!  Today, fourth graders got a chance to show off their musical skills to an engaged and amazed audience.  Students showcased their recording skills, playing along to some classic songs.  And to end the fun event-- what a surprise!  Students performed choreographed basketball moves in tune to the musical beat!  Check out some of the cool photos below.






Wednesday, May 9, 2018

4th Grade Concert

Come one, come all, to the 4th Grade Concert!

When:  Tuesday, May 15 at 9:00 
Where: Riverton's Cafeteria

Please join us to celebrate the learning students have done in music class throughout the year!   






Thank you to all of our volunteers this year! You've made our lives easier and our students' days brighter! 

We hope you can attend!

Friday, April 27, 2018

Symmetry and Mirror Images

In math students recently learned about how to create mirror images for shapes and designs.  Here are some photos of our 4th graders using rulers and mirror-image tools to create mirror images of designs on kites!
                                                                 






Wednesday, April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018


Dear Families,


As the weather gets nicer and the school year is coming to an end, 4th graders have a lot of educational field trips planned. All trips are thoughtfully planned to integrate with our curriculum and help support all the hard work and learning students are doing in the classroom. Please look at the following list of upcoming field trips and important notes about them.


  • Thursday, April 26, 9:30am-1:30pm →  Trip to St. Joe’s College. We will be outside so please dress accordingly.

  • Tuesday, May 22, 9:15-11:00am → Portland Symphony Orchestra at Merrill Auditorium in Portland

  • Thursday, May 17, 9:15am-1:30pm→  Fort Western in Augusta. Funding for this trip is made possible with a grant from the Portland Education Foundation’s Teacher Grants Program

  • Thursday, June 7, 9:15am-1:30pm→  Augusta State House and Maine State Museum in Augusta



If you would like to chaperone any of our upcoming field trips, please let your student’s homeroom teacher know!


Thanks for all your support,
Mrs. Libby, Mrs. Ouellet, Ms. Nicole

Friday, March 2, 2018

February 28, 2018:  Today Bob, from CPort Credit Union came to Riverton to talk to students about a scholarship opportunity for 4th graders!  Students will research and write a college essay about what they want to be when they get older, what school will help them accomplish this goal, and what qualities they will need in order to achieve their dreams.  Then, winning essays will get a $100 scholarship from CPort to help support students in their goals.

Also, students got to listen to and ask questions of current college students.  They found out about dorms, college schedules, and different degrees (associates, bachelors, masters, doctorate).

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

February 27, 2018: Today was a special day for our 4th grade students.  Classes from Portland High School visited us to read and share their favorite books!  It was a wonderful partnership to have other students come and be a part of our reading lives.  Ask your student what book they listened to!