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Jodee Ashby

Congratulations to Mrs. Ashby, the 2021 River Birch Teacher of the Year!

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Jennifer Pletcher

Congratulations to Jennifer Pletcher, the 2021 Support Staff of the Year at River Birch.

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COVID-19 Updates

Report COVID+ cases and stay up-to-date with guidance from state and local health agencies.

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School Supply Lists

Access your school's supply list for the 2021-22 school year.

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New School Year Guide

The 2021-22 school year begins on July 29. This guide contains all the info you need for a great start.

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Welcome

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I'm Heather Gorgas, the proud Principal of River Birch Elementary.

At River Birch Elementary, we believe all belong, all learn, and all grow! My name is Heather Gorgas, and I am proud to be the principal of this incredible school.  At River Birch, we serve approximately 650 learners in grades kindergarten through fourth grade.  Our team strives to build strong relationships with students, families, and community because we believe it is vital to the success of each learner we serve.

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New School Year Guide

Welcome to the 2021-22 school year. Check out the New School Year Guide with resources to get you started strong.

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School Supplies

Make sure your child has all the supplies they need for the 2021-22 school year.

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Access Cedar's list of the necessary school supplies for the 2021-22 school year.
 

Students

Access student information about what's available for students, our school counselor, and more.

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School Start/End Times

Our new school hours for students are 9:25 am - 4:10 pm. New office hours are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

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Library

Visit the River Birch Elementary Media Center and learn about the wonderful resources it provides for our students.

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River Birch PTO

The River Birch PTO exists to nurture all components of the learning community at our school.

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What's happening at River Birch?

News & Updates

There are so many great things going on at River Birch. A few highlights are below. But, don't just take our word for it. Come in and see for yourself.

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The best thing about teaching is simple: it's the kids. They make it fun. They make me happy. We have a great time together. Jodee Ashby, 3rd Grade Teacher

I work with students who are learning English as a second language—or, sometimes, a third language. I really enjoy River Birch, the students, and the parents. It's a great place to be! Jennifer Pletcher, ELL and Intervention Assistant

At River Birch Elementary, we believe all belong, all learn, and all grow! At River Birch, we serve approximately 650 learners in grades kindergarten through fourth grade.  Our team strives to build strong relationships with students, families, and community because we believe it is vital to the success of each learner we serve. Heather Gorgas, Principal