Entries by Brigitte Yohe

First CHIPS Food Drive of the School Year!

The first fall Food Drive for CHIPS (Community Help in Park Slope) was a wonderful success!  Rivendell families contributed granola bars and individual servings of milk or water, which were counted and packed by our preschoolers in ‘take away’ bags that they decorated in their classrooms at school.  We deeply appreciate the opportunity the Food […]

New Friends From Halfway Around The World

It was a pleasure to host a visit from the teachers and some of the students from The Inclusive Outdoor Classroom, a program based in Malaysia.  Our colleagues at the Maple Street School organized the visit to Rivendell and the group was accompanied by Maple Street Assistant Director Peggy Francois.  We enjoyed a lively tour with […]

Earth Day everyday here at Rivendell School

  As Earth Day has just passed, we wanted to share some of the lessons the children have been working on around that day. In several classrooms, the children have been learning about “Air, Land and Water”, reading books about how to keep the earth clean and happy, and using blue and green shaving cream […]

Spring IS coming!

While our recent weather leaves us thinking otherwise, the children and teachers at Rivendell Preschool know that spring is on the way!  They can be certain because their Growing Connections curriculum guides and encourages weather watching, discovering weather patterns and learning about what plants need to grow in our toasty greenhouse or the school backyard.  […]

Rivendell Presents at Zero to Three Conference 2017

Rivendell’s Katy Hill, Denise Taddonio and Rosalie Woodside travelled to San Diego this month to attend the 40th Annual Zero to Three Conference where they presented a poster about the CORE Program at Rivendell Preschool. The CORE Program is designed to provide a highly individualized program of special education itinerant teaching and related services in […]