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  • Give to Rivendell

    Rivendell operates on a modest budget, and because of God’s abundant provision, the generosity of many, and the wise and careful stewardship of our Board, faculty, and staff, we have covered our costs every year.  Rivendell School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Please consider giving to "The Next Chapter" Building Campaign or Annual Fund.  Online giving now available!

  • Intercessors

    Parents gather in the the third floor teacher office every Wednesday at 9:00 am to pray for concerns within our community.  This ministry to our community may be the most significant (and most unappreciated) work we do on behalf of our children and our community.  Please make an effort to join, if even for only a few minutes.   All are welcome, and younger siblings are also welcome. 

  • Handbook & Directory

    Need to learn or refresh your memory of our school practices and guidelines? Find our Handbook online on our Parents page.  Need to know the phone number, address, or email address of a fellow parent?  Directory information may be accessed anytime on our ParentsWeb.

  • Driving for Field Trips

    Because parents are able to drive on field trips, we are able to take many more trips than if we rented buses. However, our insurance requires that each year every parent driver must submit a copy of his or her current DMV record, and a copy of his or her driver’s license and insurance information. Steps for accessing the VA DMV website are posted under “Other Forms” on the Parents page of our website.

    Prepare now by collecting the needed items and turning them in to the Office. If you’re driving on a field trip, submit your documents at least 3 days prior to the scheduled field trip.

    Please also note that our insurance carrier does not allow parents to drive children (other than their own) on field trips if their driving record does not meet our insurance requirements. If your record does not allow you to drive, you are still welcome to ride along as a chaperone for field trips. We cannot make exceptions for parents to drive if we do not have their up-to-date information, or if their driving record does not meet our insurance carrier’s requirements. Receipts for parking and tolls may be submitted to teachers for reimbursement. Thank you for driving our children as they explore God’s world.

  • Carpool Matters

    This year both pick-up and drop-off will be on Kentucky Street.  Enter the line by turning from Lee Highway onto Kensington Street.  Turn right onto 24th St. and right onto Kentucky St. Be sure to avoid blocking driveways and intersections during afternoon pick-up.  This is courteous to our neighbors and required by Arlington County Code. 

    Please review – and encourage whoever picks up your children to review – our Drop-off and Pick-up guidelines, linked on our Parents page of the website. We also encourage you to arrange a carpool, if possible, so take a look at the map of our families, also linked on our Parents page. And always, drive carefully in the neighborhood. We want to be good neighbors.