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Schools To Open On Monday
Riverbank school offices are preparing this week for the reopening of school on Monday, Aug. 11. That's except for the year-round schools of Rio Altura and Crossroads that are in session for all but a few weeks of the year.

Riverbank Unified School District's office telephone number is 869-2538, Riverbank High School 869-1891, Cardozo Middle 869-2591, California Avenue Elementary 869-2597, Rio Altura Elementary 869-3633 and Crossroads Elementary 869-2100. Most offices are open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Riverbank High, located at Patterson and Claus roads, has a new principal, Christine Facella, who transferred from Rio Altura to replace Ken Geisick who now serves as the interim district superintendent. Sean Ritchie and Rebecca Evans will continue to serve as assistant principals. Ritchie also now has part-time duties as principal of Adelante Continuation High School that is located on the RHS campus.

The only new teachers slated to start work at RHS are Kevin Hejnal who teaches mathematics and Holly Cortes who will do art instruction.

At Cardozo Middle School, located at Santa Fe and Fourth streets, Alice Solis continues as principal with assistant principal Craig Springer also returning. Solis noted a Back to School night is slated for Thursday, Aug. 7 in the gymnasium, starting at 5:45 p.m. for sixth graders and at 6 p.m. for the seventh and eighth grade students.