Tag Archives: Riverdale Country School

Going Beyond – A Gift For You. Are You Ready?

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  Martha’s Vineyard was epic this year! Thank you to all who attended. Shout out to Point Made Learning. Riverdale Country School, Horace Mann School, & Westover School generously made it happen along with donations from unique vendors! We can’t forget the tremendous wisdom of our co-hosts Dr. Barnett & Dr. Jolly. We brought you […]

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A Few Things To Do Now That Admissions Is Closing

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So what should applicants do and not do? We caught up briefly with Jenna King, admissions director at Riverdale Country School and asked her to share some of her insight… What should parents/applicants be focusing on now? research follow up questions now to prepare for offers i.e., transportation, after-school programs don’t get too focused on […]

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8.10.17 [Why We Can't Wait] 4th Annual RIISE Martha’s Vineyard Benefit

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  4th Annual RIISE Martha’s Vineyard Benefit Brunch & Beach We’re back on Martha’s Vineyard celebrating families of color, independent school education, and beyond! Bring your family and bunch with us at the awesome Winnetu in Katama. Fun activities for kids of all ages! This year’s speaker, Dr. Pamela Jolly will discuss Why We Can’t Wait for: […]

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awareness + access = admission strategy

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  Spring Open House at an Independent School Near You! Springtime is the best time to begin to explore an independent school education. Visit our member school’s websites and look for admission events.     Mocha Moms Brooklyn  Presents: How to Navigate the Independent School Admission Process Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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Lunch With Gina—That Girl, Sydney Robertson

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It was an absolute pleasure to catch up with Sydney at the close of her winter break from Wellesley College. She is That Girl for so many reasons. Sydney is an indy school grad (day and boarding school), a junior in college, and an up-stander headed into the financial industry.  Sydney agreed to this impromptu Lunch With Gina […]

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Spotlight on rising senior, Jamal Woods

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When he is not studying, or practicing for three seasons of sports, Jamal enjoys writing the occasional poem – he has written thirty, so far.  A recent spring break trip put a halt to all of that as he and his Riverdale Jazz Ensemble, lead by Jason Curry, toured London! The tour stops included a few schools and an […]

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Inspired & Connected at RIISEPPC16

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We thank the many families, schools, thought leaders, community organizations and companies for making RIISEPPC16 - What Every Family of Color Should Know   Inspiring connections were made possible by the generous support of our sponsors: Vibrant Health, Riverdale Country School, Birch Wathen Lenox, Greenwich Academy, The Town School, The Chapin School, Test Rocker, A&M Sports. We […]

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August 11 | Third Annual RIISE Martha’s Vineyard Benefit

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  The summer celebration continues in Martha’s Vineyard as we turn up arts in education! Resources In Independent School Education will honor scholar, jazz historian, educator, and author of Jam on the Vine, Dr. LaShonda Katrice Barnett as she is accompanied by Emilio Modeste Trio.   Through Jam readings and call & response, be prepared […]

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Love, Admissions.2

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Dear Families, In honor of having navigated the competitive application process, we are back to share more love! Are you worried that the application process didn’t reflect your family’s capacity or your child’s ability & potential? You are not alone. The Top 3 Things Parents Worry About: what my spouse may have said/did during the interview  - […]

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Thank You! End of Series, but not End of Journey – RIISE Roadmap Workshop Series™

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    Thank you to all who participated in our RIISE Roadmap Workshop Series™. Many of you went out of your way to make it, traveling distances, bracing through hard rain, and re-arranging schedules. We were honored by your participation. A big shout out to this year’s host school – Riverdale Country School! What participants had to […]

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