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Need to know what's happening here at Kings Ridge? This page will help you do just that. We'll post the great things our students are accomplishing, the important activities going on at school, and much more. Be sure to check back often!

District Happenings

School Closures Extended to End of School Year

March 30, 2020

In collaboration with Governor Ducey, Superintendent Hoffman of the Arizona Department of Education, and the Centers for Disease Control, the Riverside Elementary School District No. 2 will be closing its schools for the remainder of the 2019–2020 school year. This decision is to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff. For more information, please see our parent notification.

30 de marzo, 2020

En colaboración con el gobernador Ducey, el superintendente Hoffman del Departamento de Educación de Arizona y los Centros para el Control de Enfermedades, el Distrito Escolar Riverside No. 2 cerrará sus escuelas por el resto del año escolar 2019–2020. Esta decisión es para asegurar la salud y seguridad de nuestros estudiantes, maestros y personal. Para obtener más información, consulte nuestra notificación para padres.

Extended School Closures

Dear Parents and Guardians, 

In order for us to ensure the safety and health of our students our school will remain closed until further notice. These are challenging times for us all. The Riverside students and community are resilient and we will prevail together. 

We will continue coordinating with the Governor, Department of Health, CDC and the Arizona Department of Education to determine the duration of our school closure regarding when it will be safe for our students to return to school.

Please continue checking our website. Our principals will be adding work packets for students to complete during the closure. We will also be posting updates on our Facebook page. Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please read the entire letter in both English and Spanish from Superintendent Rivera.

Meals on Wheels

Starting March 25, 2020, and until further notice, we will provide free student breakfast and lunch via meals on wheels. Meals on wheels ensures all students can eat! For details, please see our meals on wheels flyer.

School Closure

Dear parents and guardians,

We are in a time of crisis where we need to be very cautious for the sake of our students, staff, and community member’s safety and health. Many of you are aware of the pandemic caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). With the safety and health of our students in mind, Riverside Traditional, Kings Ridge Preparatory, and MIT Junior High School will be closed until further notice. For more information, please read the entire parent closure letter. This letter is also available in Spanish.

Free Meals During Closure

Riverside Elementary School District No. 2 will be offering free meals to all students ages 18 and younger during school closure. Starting March 16, 2020, and until further notice. 

Breakfast and lunch will be available at Riverside Traditional School, Kings Ridge Preparatory Academy, MIT STEM Jr. High, and MIT High School. Students are not required to go to their assigned school for meals, they may go to any of the schools within our district. Meals will be available between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Each child will receive two pre-packaged meals per day (breakfast and lunch).

El Distrito Escolar Riverside No. 2 ofrecerá comidas gratis a todas las edades de 18 años y menores durante el cierre de la escuela. A partir del 16 de marzo de 2020 y hasta nuevo aviso.

El desayuno y el almuerzo estarán disponibles en Riverside Traditional School, Kings Ridge Preparatory Academy, MIT STEM Jr. High y MIT High School. Los estudiantes no están obligados a ir a la escuela asignada para las comidas, pueden ir a cualquiera de las escuelas de nuestro distrito. Las comidas estarán disponibles entre las 10:00 a.m. y las 11:00 a.m. Cada niño recibirá 2 comidas preenvasadas por día (desayuno y almuerzo).

KRPA Teacher Email List

We wanted to provide you with a listing of all Kings Ridge Preparatory teachers' email addresses. If any of our parents have questions concerning their child’s academics, please feel free to email your child’s teacher. We are here for you!

KRPA Technology Lessons

If you have access to the internet (this includes smartphones), you can complete some type of technology lesson. Ms. Crawford has put together some lessons for each grade level. Check them out!