Back to School

Start here for all your back to school info! More info will be added as plans are finalized.


Stay Tuned for

  • Arrivals and Dismissals
    • Updates for 2020-21
    • Dismissal Change Form
  • Updated Campus Maps
  • JMC Parent Portal
  • Complete COVID-19 Policies and Procedures for 2021-22
  • Specialist (Art, Music, PE) and Academic Enrichment Info for 2021-22

Important Dates & Info

Click here to view the River Grove calendars on our website.

Back to School Nights

1) Tuesday, August 24 — 5:00 – 7:00pm
2) Thursday, August 26 — 3:00 – 5:00pm

  • Parents don’t need to attend both
  • A few highlights:
    • Treats provided by your PTO
    • Presentation in the Commons for new families at 5:00pm (Tues) & 3:00pm (Thurs)
    • New students — pick up your free River Grove t-shirt!
    • Learn about after-school clubs
    • Learn about community organizations for kids
    • Go through last year’s lost and found items
    • Drop off meds for health office
    • Complete outstanding forms
    • Meet your fellow River Grove families
    • Learn where the classrooms are and get to know campus
    • Drop off school supplies in classrooms 

Welcome Conferences

Monday and Tuesday, August 30 and 31

Welcome Conferences will be an opportunity for the teachers to meet with each student individually  before the first day of school. Teachers may do some informal assessments to help better understand where their students are both academically and socially as we start the new school year.

Check your email (soon) for separate class/teacher assignments.

Please go here to sign up for your Welcome Conferences.

First Day of School

Wednesday, September 1 (for All Grades)
Classes will be in-person 5 days per week
At this time, River Grove does not plan to offer distance learning

School Hours for 2021-22

8:30am to 3:15pm

Picture Day

Thursday, October 14⋅8:30am – 3:15pm

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