Three Rivers School

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Parent / Teacher Conferences

October 23 & 24 (No school on October 23, 24 & 25)

Article Date: Oct 17, 2019

October 11, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Our fall parent/teacher conferences are coming up soon. I want to express to you the importance of attending your conference with your child’s teacher(s). After many years in education, perhaps the most important thing I have learned is that children are most successful when their family is engaged and invested in working with teachers and the school. Creating a strong parent/teacher relationship is most likely the simplest and easiest route to a successful year in school.

Since we do not have school on conference days, I realize there can be a temptation to head out of town or to take a long weekend. While understandable, we are not able to accommodate requests to make up conferences at a later date. The conference dates are the time the School District sets aside for teachers to meet with parents. I ask that you make every effort possible to attend your conference and learn how your child is doing at school.

Conference dates are as follows:

Fall Conferences
Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th (No school on 10/23, 10/24 & 10/25)

Spring Conferences
Wednesday, April 8 and Thursday, April 9 (No school on 4/8, 4/9 & 4/10)

The format for conferences at Three Rivers School is as follows:

  • Grades K through 5: conferences are scheduled with parents by the teachers and are held in the teacher's classroom.
  • Grades 6-8: conferences will take place in the middle school commons. Teachers will be available at tables for arena-style conferencing. Parents may come any time on Wednesday 10/23 between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. and on Thursday 10/24 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. You may visit with as many of your child’s middle school teachers as you would like. As long as you arrive by 7 p.m., teachers will stay to conference with you but that is the latest starting time for middle school conferences.
  • Our specialists will be in their classrooms as follows and parents are more than welcome to visit with these teachers while attending conferences:
    • Mr. Niebergall, PE – Gym
    • Mrs. Nores, Music – Music Room
    • Mrs. Wilhelm, Art – Room C50
    • Mrs. Wydra, Title I – Room B10
    • Ms. McKinney, Elementary Special Ed – Room B40

Please enter through the front door of the school.

And don't forget the Book Fair! It takes place in our school library during the same hours as conferences. Volunteers are needed, online ordering is available – To volunteer with Mrs. Gascon, please sign up online: And online shopping is open from October 16-29:

Thank you all for your participation in conferences!
Tim Broadbent, Principal