eNews 05.27.2022

Dear Riverdale Heights,


Lunch Menu Changes: Please note the following dates have lunch entree menu changes. Thank you for your participation in school meals and have a safe and fun summer!

Wednesday, June 1st Hot: Turkey Hot Dog on a Bun Alternate: Sun Butter and Jelly Sandwich

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, JUNE 2: Elementary will dismiss at 11:30am.

We need your help! If you or anyone you know is interested in driving for Durham School Bus Services supporting the Pleasant Valley School District next year, please have them reach out to Stacy Bolio at (563)332-4949. For the 2022-2023 school year, the starting pay for a beginning driver will be $20.00 per hour and after driving for one year the pay will increase to $22.56 per hour. Drivers are guaranteed five hours of work per day. In addition, there are always opportunities to drive for various school events outside of the typical AM and PM route hours. Our goal is to hire 12 new drivers for the 22-23 school year. Please contact us immediately so we can begin to assist you in the hiring and licensing process.

Work for PV: Pleasant Valley is looking for paraeducators, substitute teachers, and substitute paraeducators. The positions are perfect for stay-at-home parents and retirees! Partime during the school year and summers off! For all employment opportunities, click here. Join the Spartan Team today!

Free Summer Lunches: Free summer meals for kids and teens are no hassle! No application, no sign-up - just stop by and enjoy. For more information about this program at Neil Armstrong Elementary in Bettendorf, please click here.

Attention 6th grade families: Iowa Immunization Law requires all students entering 7th grade to have one dose of Tdap vaccine and one dose of Meningococcal vaccine. Once these have been completed please provide the date to your school nurse. The State of Iowa allows NO grace period for the start of the school year. Students without evidence of these vaccinations or an immunization exemption certificate on file will be unable to attend school in August until the requirement is met.

Wall of Honor Nominations: The Wall of Honor Program was established in 1999 to recognize distinguished alumni who have graduated from Pleasant Valley High School. Nominees must have graduated 10 years or more prior to induction and must meet the following criteria: academic success, outstanding success in their career, and distinguished human service. If you know an alumni who deserves this honor, fill out this form. We collect nominations all year!

Run with Carl: Now is the time to sign up for the race. Proceeds benefit the PV Foundation’s scholarship and grant programs. Registration for the 5k and 5 mile is just $25 until May 31, then prices go up! The kid’s ½ mile is $10. Join the Labor Day tradition and support our students!

Memorial Day Services at Bridgeview: The American Legion Buffalo Bill Post# 347, with The American Legion Women’s Auxiliary and the Pleasant Valley School District invite all in the community to attend Memorial Day Services. Events commence at LeClaire’s Glendale Cemetery on Monday, May 30th from 10:15 to 10:30 AM. The placing of a wreath at the Cemetery’s Flag Memorial will be directly followed by events at the Bridgeview Elementary School Gymnasium commencing at 11:00 AM. Music is being provided by the P.V.H.S. award winning band. Come join us as we honor those who have served. If you would like to purchase a new flag, Buffalo Bill Post 347 has new flags for sale. Contact Karl Kreiling 563-528-2964 for more information or to place an order

PV Summer Camp Sign-Up: Several summer camps are currently available in theParent Portal.

2022 Pleasant Valley Girls Basketball Camps are here!! Click here for details and dates. If you have any questions please email Coach Goetz at goetzjennifer@pleasval.org

PV Platinum Driveway Painting: The PV Platinum dance team will once again be coordinating driveway painting early next school year. Platinum dancers will paint the PV logo or the Spartan head or BOTH on your driveway to show your school spirit!! Please be on the lookout for further information via e-news and social media at the start of the school year in August!! GO PV!!

Bettendorf Library Summer Reading Program: Sign up for the program online or in person. Earn prizes for meeting reading goals and participate in fun activities. Click here for the full calendar of events for June and July.

Born Learning Academies: The United Way is holding summer workshops for parents with children from birth to 5 years of age. The sessions help parents prepare their children for school as they learn about language skills, nutrition, health and routines. Click here for more information.

Bettendorf Rotary Youth Exchange Program: Pleasant Valley High School is looking for two or three families who would be interested in hosting a Rotary International high school foreign exchange student this coming fall. To learn more, please visit the following Rotary site and call Bettendorf Rotarian and former PV Parent Harry Coin at 563-650-7800 next week. You can also email or call Superintendent Brian Strusz.

Softball Pitching Clinic: Is your daughter showing interest or would like to learn more about pitching? Come learn beginning fundamentals of pitching from an experienced local pitching instructor. For more information & to register click here

  • Open to PV girls born in 2013 or 2014

  • Don’t wait to sign up! Spots are limited.

QC Strikers: Calling all soccer players. Tryouts for the 2022-2023 soccer season are the first few weeks of June. Soccer teams for children as young as birth year 2017-birth year 2005. To find out more information or to register for tryouts please go to qcstrikers.org Follow us on Facebook at Quad City Strikers.

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