Principal’s Note:From the Office of Susan L. Osterhoudt
I would like to
take this opportunity to thank all the parents/guardians, students, and staff
for another great and memorable school year.June is a time for reflecting on the past school year and to thank those
who contributed to the enrichment of our students’ school experiences.
Therefore, I would like to thank numerous groups for their many contributions
this school year.
Thank you to…
Our Riccardi PTAfor
the time and effort you have put forth in bringing exciting opportunities to
our students.With your dedication and
hard work, our students experienced enriching activities such as the FUNDrun, The
Variety Show, Halloween Trunk or Treat, PARP, Book Fairs, Mommy and Me Tea,
assemblies, and funds towards class field trips. Our students look forward to these
activities where they can get together and interact with classmates in a fun
Our Field Day Volunteers, both
staff and parents, for helping to make it a great day! The weather finally
cooperated with us, 3rd time’s a charm! Thank you for your patience
and flexibility with the rain dates!
Our Current PTA Officers, Emily
Trotter-Bodie(President), Allison Boek
(Vice-President), Marcy Wells (Treasurer), Kelly Caldwell (Corresponding
Secretary), Lauren French (Recording Secretary)for
your leadership in the PTA this year.Your time and dedication to our school community is very much
appreciated by all!
Our Riccardi Stafffor your
dedication to our students before, during, and after school throughout the
entire school year!
Our Student Governmentfor their outstanding accomplishments this year
planning and facilitating many school-wide activities and recognitions; namely,
Veterans’ Appreciation Breakfast, Ronald McDonald House donations, Purple Pop
Palooza, Bus Driver Appreciation Breakfast, Bulletin Boards, morning
announcements, and School Spirit Days.I
am so proud of this group of students for the time and effort they have
invested throughout the year and to Ms. Rinaldi and Mrs. Pettit for their time
and committee advising this important group of students.
Our Kindness Committeefor
spreading kindness, compassion, acceptance, and respect in a caring friendly
way! Remember, Always Work Hard and Be Kind!
And to ALL of our parents/guardiansfor your continued support of our school throughout
On behalf of the faculty and staff,
I extend most sincere CONGRATULATIONS to our SIXTH GRADERS and wish each of
them continued success and happiness as they move on to the Junior High School.
They will be missed!!!
wish everyone a smooth ending to a great year and a safe relaxing summer
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