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We fund a wide range of programs and organize various activities throughout the school year. Here are some of the things we have planned for 2022-2023.

Student Learning Mathematics
Color Pencils

Engage NY Math

We fund the school's access to the Engage NY Math Curriculum. This is the preferred math curriculum of our teachers.

Classroom funds

We provide funds for teachers to buy essential supplies for their classrooms.

Community events

We organize community building events like the annual Movie Night, Harvest Festival and NEST Parent Inclusion meetings.

Adult Education Course
Math Exercises

New books

In the Fall we will be liaising with teachers to purchase new books for each classroom's library.

Teacher development

We provide funding for teachers to attend professional development courses.

Math festival

We fund the annual math festival and STEAM week.

Boy at Playground
Teacher and Pupil
Teacher Helping Student

Yard duty

We help fund yard duties to keep our children safe on the playground.

Core support

We are funding extra Core Support (intervention) to increase classroom support for our students.


We purchase periodicals and math supplements to use in the classrooms.


We fund the 6th Grade graduation ceremony.

Campus Beautification

We fund supplies to help staff keep the campus looking beautiful and to maintain the school garden.

Teacher Appreciation

We help make our teachers and staff feel loved with an annual appreciation event and occasional coffee delivery.

Graduation Celebration
Plant Box
Red Apple

If you'd like more information on what the Parent Alliance funds, please take a look at our full budget for 2022-2023.


You can email us with questions about existing programs or ideas for new ones. We are always open to new suggestions - after all the money is raised by you, the families of Rio, and you have a say in how it is spent!

Most importantly, please come along to our monthly meetings to get involved in the discussion. You can see dates of upcoming meetings and read minutes from previous meetings here.

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