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2017 Riverdale C.I. Final Exam Schedule


Students will receive a paper copy of the examination schedule in a few weeks with specific room locations, including room locations for those students receiving accommodations.

Please note the school’s policy on “Absences from a Final Culminating Activities” from our school agenda book:

All students must take part in the culminating course evaluations. Leaving early for a family vacation, wedding, camp or summer job will not be considered a legitimate excuse for missing these evaluations. When making plans which impact on students, families should consult the school calendar and are encouraged to contact a Vice Principal for advice.

Should a student be too sick to complete an end of course evaluation, the student must provide documentation of the illness or receive a zero. This documentation must be completed and signed by a physician, specifying the dates of illness and verifying that the student was too ill to participate in the evaluation for a specified medical reason. The note must be submitted to the office within one school day of the missed evaluation or on the first day of returning back to school.

February 10th Report Card - February 15th Parent/Guardian/Teacher Interviews

On Friday, February 10th, all students will receive a “custom layout” progress report card which indicates their first and second term marks and attendance in each course. Most students will not receive comments and there are no learning skills included on the custom report card.  

Students taking Grade 10 CHV2O or Grade 12 MHF4U will also receive a provincial report card that includes the mark, attendance, comment and learning skills because these courses finish on January 27th, 2017.  

Riverdale parent/guardian/teacher interviews are on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Booking appointments for interviews is done on-line. You can access the appointment booking system at  The link below provides full instructions on how to book appointments.  Translators for Cantonese, Vietnamese and Mandarin will be available. Please inform the student secretary before your appointment begins that a translator is required. The appointment booking site will be open for booking appointments at 3:00 p.m. on February 10th. 


Our guidance counsellors will be running information sessions for parents regarding course option selection – for next year.  The sessions will be 30 minutes in length and will take place in room 212 at 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m and 7:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

2017-2018 Course Selection

Course Selection Information

Riverdale students course selections for next year must be completed on MyBluePrint and sign by parents by Tuesday, February 28th.  Once the selections have been made in MyBluePrint students should print of the confirmation sheet and hand it into their Home Form teacher. 

Course Selection Packages by Grade:

grade 9 course selection package.pdf

Grade 10 course selection package.pdf

senior course selection package.pdf

TDSB Choices Guide to Course Selection Link:

School Agenda Front Pages

All parents and guardians are asked to read and review the Riverdale and TDSB Policies and Procedures contained in the front section of the Student Agenda. An electronic version of this material is available by clicking below.

AGENDA TEXT 2016-17 Front Matter.pdf


2016-2017 Riverdale School Calendar
Print agenda version: 2016-2017 School Calendar.pdf
Up to date digital version: 2016-2017 Whole School Calendar

Daily Schedules

Reading your calendar, you will see that we have a number of different daily schedules throughout the school year. Use the links below to view the appropriate schedule.

2016-2017 Daily Schedules 2nd version.pdf

2016-2017 Special Schedules 2nd version.pdf

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events/Dates

Thurs. Mar. 30 (Day ½) – OSSLT/Tutorial Day

Monday, April 3 (Day 3) - Special Mini-Olympics Planning Meeting #3 Schedule  (3 of 3)

8:45 – 9:50 – P. 1

9:50 – 9:55 – Home Form

10 – 10:25 – Mini-Olympics Planning Meeting #3

10:30 – 11:35 – P. 2

11:35 – 12:35 – LUNCH

12:35 – 1:45 – P. 4

1:50 – 3 – P. 3

Tuesday, April 4 (Day 4) – Special Regular Day Schedule 3 to facilitate Citizenship Ceremony in the Auditorium (reception to follow in the Library)

-All Period 6 Grade 10 and selected classes to attend – seating plans and additional information to be provided to participating classes

8:45 – 9:55 – P. 5

9:55 – 10 – Announcements

10:05 – 11:15 – P. 6

11:15 – 11:35 – SSR (note SSR shifts to the morning and lunch shifts to later timeslot)

11:35 – 12:35 – LUNCH (library will be closed for duration of the reception)

12:35 – 1:45 – P. 8

1:50 – 3 – P. 7

Wednesday, April 5 (Day 1) – Massey Hall Dress Rehearsal – all day

Thursday, April 6 (Day 2) – Staff Meeting PLC  Late start 9:45

Thursday, April 6 (Day 2) – Massey Hall Concert at 7 p.m.

Monday, April 10 (Day 4) – Extended Lunch Schedule – Mini Olympics Lunchtime Events Day 1

8:45 – 9:55 – P. 5

9:55 – 10 – Announcements

10:05 – 11:15 – P. 6

11:15 – 12:35 – EXTENDED LUNCH – Mini Olympics events throughout the school

12:35 – 1:45 – P. 8

1:50 – 3 – P. 7

Tuesday, April 11 (Day 1) – Extended Lunch Schedule – Mini Olympics Lunchtime Events Day 2

8:45 – 9:55 – P. 1

9:55 – 10 – Home Form

10:05 – 11:15 – P. 2

11:15 – 12:35 – EXTENDED LUNCH – Mini Olympics events throughout the school

12:35 – 1:45 – P. 3

1:50 – 3 – P. 4

Wednesday, April 12 (Day 2)  (or Thursday April 13th – Rain Day) – MINI OLYMPICS Special Schedule

8:45 – 9:15          Period 5

9:15 – 9:20          Announcements (Distribution of BBQ Tickets)

9:23 – 9:53          Period 6

9:56 – 10:26       Period 7

10:30 – 11:00     Period 8

11:00 – 11:45     BBQ Lunch in the Cafeteria/Courtyard

11:45 – 12:00     Countries Meet in the Backfield to organize for the Parade and Opening Ceremonies

12:00 – 12:45     Parade and Opening Ceremonies

12:45 – 3:30       Mini Olympics Events (Obstacle Course on Backfield @ 3:15pm)

Thursday, April 13 (Day 3) – Department Meeting PLC Late start 9:45

Friday, April 14 – Good Friday – No school

Monday, April 17 – Easter Monday – No school

Tuesday, April 18 (Day 4) – Schedule 3 Begins

8:45 – 9:55 – P. 5

9:55 – 10 – Announcements

10:05 – 11:15 – P. 6

11:15 – 11:35 – SSR (note SSR shifts to the morning and lunch shifts to later timeslot)

11:35 – 12:35 – LUNCH

12:35 – 1:45 – P. 8

1:50 – 3 – P. 7

Wednesday, April 19 (Day 4/1) – Tutorial/Credit Rescue Day

Thursday, April 20 (Day 1) – School Wide PLCs in the Library Late start 9:45

Monday, April 24 (Day 3) – Full Disclosure Day (last day to drop a class and it not show as “withdrawn” on a student’s transcript)

Wednesday, April 26 (Day 1) – Student Recognition Awards Assembly – Period 2 for all Grade 9 and selected classes and honourees and performers

Thursday, April 27  (Day 2) – Special Ed PLC in the library Late start 9:45

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Entrance Restrictions

Special restrictions have been put in place to control the enrolment of Riverdale to ensure the school population does not greatly exceed the building capacity. Riverdale C.I. is a closed school that only accepts students in regular program who are going from grade 8 to grade 9. Students must apply by March 1 of their grade 8 year to be eligible for admittance. Riverdale does not admit students after this point. Please contact the school to determine if you are eligible for admission.

Attendance, Lates and Signing Out

Being in class every day, on-time and ready to learn is essential for all students.
If a student is going to be away from school please follow the procedures outlined in this letter.

When a student is more than 15 minutes late for school, they must sign-in at the Attendance Office. If they are late because of an appointment, or similar situation, it is best if they arrive at school with a note indicating why they are late.

If a student needs to leave before the end of the school day, we must have contact with a legal guardian before they can leave. The best way for them to do this is to have a note from home when they come to sign-out. Where this is not possible, we will need to contact a guardian before they are able to leave which may cause delays.

Many of our students attend Jummah Prayer on Fridays. In order to accommodate this, we have a letter for families to sign giving permission for students to sign-out weekly. If this applies to your, please complete the form available below. Mosque Permission Form Sept 2014.doc



2016-2017 School Council meetings held in Library at 6:30 p.m. on the following dates:

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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(416) 393-9820

1094 Gerrard St E
Toronto, ON
M4M 2A1

Superintendent: Mary Jane McNamara
Trustee: Jennifer Story

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