Emergency School Closing/Snow Day
In the event of a severe storm or other emergencies, the closing of Riverdale School will be announced on the following:
News 12 New Jersey
NBC 4 New York
WABC/Channel 7 News
Additionally, parents will be notified via the Instant Alert System. This system is automatically linked to OnCourse, our student information system.
Please do not have your child arrive prior to 8:05 a.m. coverage.
DROP OFF PROCEDURES: Enter through Newbury Place entrance. Please have your child(ren) exit the car from the driver side only. Your cooperation is appreciated. Staff will be on duty.
Early Dismissal--Parent Request: A written note is required from the parent/guardian prior to picking up a child during the school day. A student who leaves school during school hours before regular dismissal due to illness, appointments, or any other reason, must be met in the school office or the nurse's room so that the parent or designee may sign the student out.
No student may leave the school property on their own accord from the time he/she arrives in the morning until the appointed departure time.
|PRESCHOOL||8:15 - 11:10 AM Session||Kindergarten Entrance|
|11:40 - 2:35 PM Session||Kindergarten Exit|
|KINDERGARTEN||8:10 Arrival||Kindergarten Entrance|
|2:34 Dismissal||Kindergarten Exit|
|GRADES 1-3||8:10 Arrival (Tardy 8:15)||Rear of School|
|2:34 Dismissal||Oak Street|
|GRADES 4-8||8:10 Arrival (Tardy 8:15)||Main (Front) Entrance|
|2:34 Dismissal||Main (Front) Entrance|
|Bus Riders||2:34 Dismissal||Rear of School|
|3:15 Late Bus (Students must register in main office or online)||Rear of School|
EARLY DISMISSAL DAYS: One session days conclude for students at 12:40 p.m. NO LUNCH/Recess on Early Dismissal Days.
Pre-K Early Dismissal Schedule: 8:10 - 10:10 AM and 10:30 - 12:30 PM
Preschool 9:30 – 11:45 AM and 12:20 – 2:35 PM
K-8 9:30 – 2:34 PM