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Christmas party !

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Homework writing

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Reading activities for all

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End of the school year

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Excursion Presentation

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Heroes of WinterBreak Day Camp

Need a day camp over the winter break?  Ben and Ellis are here to play! Heroes of WinterBreak A Dungeons & Dragons Day Camp for ages 9 and up at the River Rock School with Dungeon Masters Ben t. Matchstick and Ellis Jacobson WHEN: February 23–27th, 9am-4pm Participant heroes will face indoor and outdoor challenges, test …

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Hello From Our New After School Director, Ben!

Greetings River Rock parents and kids! I’m very happy to announce that I will be taking on the role of director for the After School Program at the River Rock School this year. I have been committed to the youth of  Montpelier over the last 10 years as a community­ based artist, a programming coordinator …

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Mural Project Takes Off

For the first two weeks in November, River Rock School students were immersed in creating four murals with a river theme that now adorn the entryway to the school.  Mural artist Sarah-Lee Terrat of Waterbury was in residence at the school as part of an Artist in Schools program funded by the Vermont Arts Council …

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Peace Volunteers and River Rock Partner on Park Improvements

  In July, volunteers from all over the world came to stay at River Rock School to make some needed improvements to Blanchard Park, the two acre wooded hillside area off Wilder Street that River Rock students often use during outdoor time.  The International Volunteers for Peace, in cooperation with the Montpelier Parks Department, raised …

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