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Riverdale offers a K-8 Program
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Student artwork is displayed throughout the school
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Riverdale is a great place to be
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Riverdale was named a Reward School by the TN Dept of Education
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Riverdale offers an award winning visual arts program in a state-of-the-art art studio
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Seeking committee members

GMSD seeking volunteer members to serve on the 2020 Master Facilities Planning Committee

Germantown, Tennessee--September 21, 2020--GMSD has opened the application for the 2020 Master Facilities Planning Committee.  The committee meets annually in October to discuss and draft recommendations/updates to our Five-Year Master Facilities document.
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June Crawford wins the national Smokey the Bear art contest

Riverdale celebrates student artists who take top prizes in national Smokey the Bear contest

Germantown, Tennessee—June 23, 2020—Second grader, June Crawford won first place for the 2nd grade division at the national level. Jeevan Balasubramanian was a finalist at the Deep South level. Klyne Underwood and Hadley Cash were finalists at the State level of the contest.  More +

How to complete your Wellness Screening

Each student must complete a daily, at-home wellness screening.   GMSD has made this process easy for parents.  In our Skyward Family Access Portal (used for online registration, viewing student grades, etc.) a Wellness Screening button has been added.  This function is available in both the desktop and mobile app versions of Skyward.  (Visit the following link to access 
GMSD Skyward Parenting Tips for troubleshooting.)

GMSD Daily Wellness Screening Step Sheet  

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GMSD Technology Tips: Digital Learning Access Instructions

Click the following link for downloadable step sheets: 
  1. Google Accounts - GMSD Email Login Information
  2. ClassLink - How to Access
  3. Schoology - Logging into Schoology
  4. App Portal for iPad users only
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Emaline and Mrs. Cooley win the spelling bee

Riverdale student along with senior citizen take the top honor in Memphis Intergenerational Spelling Bee

Germantown, Tennessee--November 15, 2019--Scrumptiously—it’s a word that may come to mind this time of year as we think about how our favorite holiday meals are prepared. It’s also the word that Emaline Hagan, a third-grader at Riverdale Elementary, spelled correctly to clench the Memphis district championship at the Tennessee Healthcare Association Spelling Bee held Wednesday, November 13th, at the Memphis Jewish Home. More +
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GMSD rolls out the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program with staff training this week

Germantown, Tennessee--November 4, 2019--Tomorrow staff across the district will spend the day in training for the rollout of The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP).  Olweus, pronounced ohl-vay-us, is the most researched and best-known bullying prevention program available today. More +
Grandparents and students pose against a "groovy" background

Groovy Grandparents invade Riverdale for breakfast as the first event in a series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the school

Germantown, Tennessee--September 9, 2019--Riverdale students and their grandparents started their day off great with some warm Chick-Fil-A biscuits last Friday morning. The kids and their grandparents had the opportunity to take some throw-back groovy pictures at the 1969-themed selfie station. More +
Purpose Statement:
Riverdale’s mission is to develop student learners who reach their greatest potential while embracing diversity and fully participating in the collaborative network of home, school, and community.

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Contact Information

School Address:
1745 Miller Farms Road
Germantown, TN 38138
Phone 901.756.2300
Fax 901.752.7939
School Hours:
Early Arrivals to cafeteria no earlier than 8:00am
Dismissed to classes at 8:15am 
From Germantown Rd and Poplar Ave
Travel west on Poplar Avenue approximately 2 blocks. Turn right on Miller Farms.
The school is about 3 blocks down on the left.
From Germantown Rd and Neshoba
Travel west on Neshoba. Turn left on Miller Farms.
The school is on the right about 100 feet from stop sign. 

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