River Crest Classroom Placement

Classroom Placement

Dear River Crest Families,

We are happy to connect with you as we begin the process of welcoming you to the 2023-2024 School Year at River Crest Elementary! The first step of our Welcome Back is connecting you with your child’s homeroom teacher for the school year which will be available to view in Skyward Family Access on Thursday, July 27th starting at 9:00 am. Please be reminded that a great deal of thought goes into the design of an effective learning community. Input from parents, classroom teachers, specialists, our school counselor and principal are all taken into consideration when making this decision as well as the following criteria:

  • Gender balance
  • Range of abilities
  • Special needs
  • Flexible grouping options
  • Student learning styles
  • Separation of students with behavior conflicts
  • Balancing class sizes to fall within School District guideline recommendations

Here are our grade level teams for 2023-2024. You will be getting an introductory letter from your child(ren)’s teacher in the next few weeks to get to know a little more about them.

To view teacher assignments in Skyward Family Access:

  1. Go to hudsonraiders.org and log in to Skyward (upper left corner).
  2. Click on the Schedule button on the left side of your screen halfway down.
  3. Your child’s homeroom teacher for the 2023-2024 school year will be shown under Period 1 of the schedule. (Please note: this won’t be viewable if you have not completed the annual registration process).

Online Registration and Transportation Requests

Bussing information will be mailed out 2 weeks prior to the first day of school for those families that have requested transportation when completing the Annual Registration. If you need transportation from an address other than your primary residence you need to complete a 23-24 HSD Alternative Address transportation request form. These requests should be submitted by August 4th.

Student Directory

The PTO will be compiling a Student Directory of parent email addresses that can be used as a means of contacting other families. To be included in the directory, you will need to grant the district permission to share your contact information with the PTO. This can be done in Step 4 of the Returning Student Registration 23-24 in Skyward Family Access. If you have already completed the registration, you can change your permissions by marking the registration as not completed and making the desired changes. Only families who share their email addresses with the PTO will receive the directory. The directory is compiled in early fall and not updated throughout the school year.

School Supply Lists

School Supply Lists can be found here.  The Sharing Tree provides free school supplies and backpacks to families in the Hudson School District.  The online registration form can be found here; please note, registration needs to be completed by July 31st.  Please contact Cindy Leonard at 715-781-9723 for assistance.

Student Fees

Information regarding Student Fees will be sent to families in the upcoming weeks. Student Fees should be paid prior to the first day of school, Tuesday, August 29th. If you need financial assistance, please contact the River Crest Office at 715-377-3890.

Important Information:

  • Meet the Teacher is Monday, August 28th from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.
  • First Day of School for students 1st grade and up will be Tuesday, August 29th.
  • K-Start meetings will be held Tuesday, August 29th; Wednesday, August 30th; and Thursday, August 31st. Incoming Kindergarten families will be receiving information on this in the upcoming weeks.
  • First Day of School for Kindergarten will be Friday, September 1st.
  • There is NO SCHOOL on Monday, September 4th (Labor Day).
  • School Hours for K-5 are 9:00 AM – 3:53 PM. Students should not be dropped off prior to 8:45 AM.
  • Before and After School Care (School Age Care) is available starting at 6:05 AM and ending at 6:00 PM. School Age Care information can be found here.

Thanks for sharing your child with us! We are sincerely looking forward to the upcoming year and further building our home-school relationship with all of our families.

We packed this letter full of key information but always feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns at 715.377.3890.


Kimberly Osterhues

River Crest Elementary Principal