Project Based Learning engaging students and making a difference at DECS

River Charter Schools is focused on engaging students and our school community through authentic Project Based Learning Units. Steve Lewis, Superintendent
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School Site Council Elections

There are many aspects of our schools that make us who we are but the single most important factor is parent involvement and voice.  This is your school and your voice matters.  School Site Council (SSC) provides oversight of the academic planning and budgeting process associated with
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Welcome to the new school year!

What a fantastic group of educators here at DECS.  I am proud that our team is excited and eager to start another year.  I look forward to seeing our DECS’ families for the 2017-18 school year.  Stay involved in your school and don’t forget to stop by and greet this remark
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DECS Celebrates Students at RCS Board Meeting

Very proud of our DECS’ students for the presentation on Accelerated Reader at the RCS Board Meeting. Steve Lewis, Superintendent
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DECS and LCS Teachers meet to outline Project Based Learning

Today our teams gathered to outline and share their Project Based Learning goals for our next Signature Night.  Colleagues listened and provided feedback to ensure all aspects of PBL are met as we prepare our students for the next 6-8 week inquiry based learning opportunity.  Teachers
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Web Series Video – RCS Core Values

This week’s web series is examining our “secret sauce” at River Charter Schools. Our three core values define who we are and what we strive to be for our school community. Check out the attached link and share with friends and neighbors. Steve Lewis, Superintendent http://rivercharter
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New Video Web Series Highlights RCS Students and Staff

I am excited to introduce a new web series at River Charter Schools. Be sure to watch these short 2-5 minute videos highlighting a concept or skill that our students and teachers are focusing on during that week. This is another way for our two schools to showcase what makes us unique
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A Special Welcome to our Interim Principal, Kris Knutson

It is my pleasure to welcome our Interim Principal, Kris Knutson, to our team.  Mr. Knutson has worked closely with Ms. Belair and our Leadership Team to guarantee that our school community is supported during Ms. Belair’s absence.    Please be sure to welcome Mr. Knutson to DEC
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River Charter Schools: Land Purchase

Welcome back to school DECS!  I hope your Break was relaxing.  I am pleased to announce that we have acquired a piece of property for the purpose of developing our future Lighthouse Charter School home. We are proceeding with a sense of urgency and our highest priority is getting our
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A Focus on the Arts!

Art and Music Education are critical components of our focus at DECS. Schedule a tour to learn more. Steve Lewis, Superintendent
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