Who is Mr. Riggs? Born and raised in Southern California Graduated from U.C. San Diego Master’s Degree in Education 12 years experience Started at Grovecenter West Covina resident Father of four boys Coach & Cub Scout Leader
Back to School – Details How is my child doing? Curriculum overview Attendance is very important Character matters most Band and music – First Year – Start now. SWiMS card Bathrooms, water bottles, appointments
San Diego Field –Thursday May 9th Cost = $105 $25 nonrefundable deposit due Oct. 24th Fundraisers can help cover costs
Success Depends on You • Check planner, folder and SWiMS card daily. • Support your child’s learning. • Reading – Daily reading. Check AR progress. • Math – Verify they understand concepts. • Writing – Make them write once a week.
Technology Tools www.mrriggsonline.com Math Fun Times Tables Videos Kahn Academy Reading Accelerated Reader Email Alert Writing Kidblog BBC Typing Advanced
How can you help? Stay informed. Check homework folder daily for flyers. Sign up for PTA. Wish List
Final Reminders Parent contact form (Return to me) Sign up for parent conferences Field trip deposit due October 24th $25 made payable to Travel Teens Nonrefundable
Homework • Check planner and SWiMS card daily • Sign up for AR email alerts • Scholars must read every day • Sign up for AR alerts • Check for math understanding • Create an account for Kahn Academy • Scholars write once a week. • Kidblog coming soon.