Rio uses a database software called FACTS (formerly called RenWeb) to help communicate with parents and students about grades and attendance. All parents should regularly check their students’ grades to keep updated on their progress. If you are a new parent and have not yet set up your Parent Web account on FACTS, you can watch the tutorial below and download the instruction sheet to assist you. New students will set up their accounts and Rio email addresses during New Student Orientation.
Each year, Rio hosts Parent Weekend the weekend before Thanksgiving home leave. Parent Weekend is one of the highlights of the year for both students and staff. The weekend is full of activities that showcase our students’ many talents.
Parents may also make an appointment to speak with their student’s teachers. Parent/teacher conferences will run from 8:45 am to 12:00 pm on a Sunday, with a brunch break from 10:15-10:45 am. Parents can also arrange a time on Saturday night if they are limited by time. Appointments are split into 15-minute blocks of time.
At Rio we encourage our students parents to communicate with us for any question or concerns they have. Strong communication helps us find your child needs. We are always available and can be reached via email or phone.
Twice a month, Rio sends out Rio Rapids e-newsletter with stories and updates from what is happening on campus. To subscribe and see past issues, click here.
The school provides good education and communication with parents and students. I appreciate the continuous flow of information to help us know what’s going on at Rio and remain an active part of our children’s lives.
Summer is almost over and it’s time to think about getting your student ready for high school. One of the most important things to do is make sure that your student’s application or re-application is in.If your student is a new student, they also need to be registered for this year’s New Student Orientation. If you have questions about high school tuition and fees you can find much of that on our Financial Information page along with contact information for Rio’s business manager. And before you do your back to school shopping you’ll want to check out our list of things to bring (and not bring).