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eNews 11/19/2021

Dear Riverdale Heights Families,

THANKSGIVING BREAK REMINDER: No School on November 24, 25, or 26

JOB OPENINGS: Pleasant Valley has several job openings for Food Service, Aides, Sub Aides, Sub Teachers, and Sub Custodians. Please see our district employment page for more details!

HUNGER DRIVE RESULTS: Six weeks ago we set out on a mission to raise 73,000 pounds of food in the Student Hunger Drive. We are pleased to let you know that Pleasant Valley reached its 2021 Hunger Drive goal of 73,000 pounds. However, we did not just meet our goal. We exceeded our goal and almost reached 80,000 pounds. At the Finale Rally we found out that we won FIRST PLACE!!! Raising more food than any other school district participating in the Hunger Drive this year.

We are truly astonished by the volume of donations we received this year. Thank you community for your generosity!

There are a few groups that need special recognition: Thank you to Argo Moving for delivering our pallets of food to the Riverbend Foodbank. Thanks also to Hyvee, Fareway, and numerous other businesses for their support in raising funds and collecting donations.

Here is the recap of how much food we raised:

  • Total amount of food collected: 79,344 pounds (New District Record)

  • Total number of meals provided: 176,273 meals (New District Record)

Giving Tree: Are you looking for a useful holiday gift idea for your child’s teacher? If so, be sure to check out the teacher Giving Tree. To view the giftable items and sign up click this link. Dine and Donate: Plan to dine in or carry out dinner tomorrow (Saturday, November 20th) at Panera on Elmore in Davenport between 4-8:00PM. Order online by entering promo code PRFUND or order in-store and mention Riverdale Heights for a portion of your meal total to donate back to Riverdale Heights PTA. Pancake Breakfast: Check your kiddos backpacks for pancake breakfast order forms or purchase tickets here.

Apparel Sale: Click here for those great Spartan and RIverdale Heights holiday gifts.

Youth Baseball Camp Ages 8-13: Join the Pleasant Valley Baseball program for our Winter Camp! Sign up here.

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