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Faculty Highlight – Norman Barnhart

This week for Faculty Facts Friday we are highlighting Norman Barnhart, Business Manager. As a graduate of Rio himself (’88), Mr. Barnhart understands the Rio boarding experience and enjoys assisting parents and students with working out the financial details to attend Rio. Mr. Barnhart ensures all expenses are paid timely and all tuition payments are […]

Faculty Highlight – Becky Renslow

This week for Faculty Facts Friday we are highlighting Becky Renslow, Office Administration. Mrs. Renslow is the school secretary and manages student class attendance. Because of her expert organizational skills, Mrs. Renslow keeps Rio’s various departments on track and on time with projects. Learn more about Becky Renslow with these 5 interesting facts: Q: What […]

Faculty Highlight – Retha Bissell

This week for Faculty Facts Friday we are highlighting Retha Bissell, Business Office. In the Business Office, Mrs. Bissell assists families through the financial process and helps the department run smoothly. Here are some facts about Retha Bissell: Q: What was your favorite subject in school? A: Geometry Q: What was your first job? A: […]

Faculty Highlight – Dennis Richards

This week for Faculty Facts Friday we are highlighting Dennis Richards, Science Teacher. While teaching physics, math and physical science, Mr. Richards enjoys spending time researching techniques to make his teaching more efficient and fun for the students. Mr. Richards utilizes technology to track and calculate data in nearly all of his class experiments. Here […]

Faculty Highlight – Jim Renslow

This week for Faculty Facts Friday we are highlighting Jim Renslow, Maintenance. Mr. Renslow and his maintenance crew keep the buildings up to date, fix and repair school vehicles, and are always available to repair anything that needs it. In recent years, Rio has undergone many mini-facelifts across campus and Mr. Renslow and his team […]

Faculty Highlight – Denise Tonn

This week for Faculty Facts Friday we are highlighting Denise Tonn, Science Teacher. During the school year, Mrs. Tonn takes students on several STEM-oriented outings around the Bay Area including a biology trip to Albion Field Station. Mrs. Tonn spent much of her early career researching fisheries and waterways in the Northwest. Read below to learn […]

Faculty Highlight – Joanna Bennett

This week for Faculty Facts Friday we are highlighting Joanna Bennett, Accounts Payable. You will find Mrs. Bennett in the Business Office or walking around on campus. Her friendly smile welcomes students, staff and parents and she enjoys working with the business team and creating a warm environment. Here are some facts about Joanna Bennett […]