Monthly Archives: April 2012

It’s All About the Benjamins Baby. Or Is It? – What’s Your ROI?

What are you willing to sacrifice to pay for private independent school tuition? This was a recent RIISE tweet and a very practical question. Will it be the summer home, second car? Are you downsizing? Giving up going to the movies? RIISE recently met up with a diverse group of private school alum who have growing families. They […]

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After participating in our local library’s summer reading program for a few years, I could see my son’s interest waning. He was outgrowing the little trinkets offered as incentives, and he wasn’t really enjoying the end-of-program parties. At the last party we attended, I glanced around the room hoping to find some of his friends. […]

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Escuela de Los Amigos de Monteverde… Tres Grande Impresiones

First Impression We were impressed from the very beginning. Elon and I spent the early part of her 11th birthday renewing passports. Expediting one is a long wait. With her new Kindle in hand and iphone in mine, we were prepared. Passports done, we headed to lunch enjoying the walk down Hudson St. We talked about […]

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Guest Blogger: Denise Woods on ROBOTICS – Who What Where When How of a STEM program

Who: Riverdale Country School Award Winning Robotics Team, Knights of the Rectangular Table (KoRT) consists of 7 middle school boys. The group was formed last year by 4 sixth graders (now 7th graders), who included 2 of the original members of RCS Students of Color Lower School Program. The team is coached by a two dedicated […]

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