• Yoga Playgrounds

    In these fun and active classes, kids will stretch and energize their bodies and minds through individual and group poses, mindfulness games, and creative relaxation techniques. Packed with playfulness and fun, these classes give kids the tools they need to  to lead happier, healthier, and more peaceful lives.


    • Mondays, 3:00-4:00 pm
    • Grades K-4
    • 11 classes / $165 

    Sign up HERE


    MUSE Band

    M.U.S.E. Band is back at Rieke for the 2019-20 school year on Thursdays!

    Returning band students will have their first class on Thursday. Sept. 12th at 4:05pm.

    If your child is in the 4th and 5th grades and they want to join the band, please come see Mr. Johnston for a parent/student information meeting at school (details below). 

    Does your child already have an instrument? Please bring it and we will get you started. Not sure what they want to play or need an instrument? Please come to our tryout/rental dates listed at the link below.

    Open House Details


    • Open House #1 for new students from 3:10pm to 4pm
    • Intermediates first class from 4:05 to 4:55pm


    • Open House #2 for new students / Beginners first class 3:10pm to 4pm
    • Intermediates continue from 4:05 to 4:55pm

    For more information, please visit www.museband.com.


    Girls Rock Empowerment Classes

    Girls Rock provides a safe and positive outlet for 4th and 5th grade and middle and high school girls to express themselves and develop confidence, courage, and techniques to help them navigate the intricate world of being a girl.  Classes incorporate games, role play, discussion, and relaxation. Please note the classes do NOT include yoga.


    Rieke Elementary (4th and 5th Graders)

    Jan. 15- March 11, 2020

    Wednesdays 3:05-4:20pm

    9 Sessions, $180

    Register here



    Little Coders (Grades K-2)

    We are sorry, this class is currently fully occupied. Please join our wait list for the class with the "Join Waitlist" button at the bottom of the page to be notified if a spot becomes available.

    Jump start your child’s STEAM education with Coding with Kids’ Little Coders class! Students will develop their computational thinking skills and build their own creative programs. Our curriculum combines a blend of fun activities - both "on-screen" and “off-screen" - to keep students engaged and excited about coding. This class will give students a strong foundation on coding basics, such as loops and conditionals, that can be built upon in our other classes. Kids will be introduced to these programming fundamentals in a variety of ways appropriate for this age group, from coding puzzles and board games to hands-on programming using online drag-and-drop tools, such as Scratch (scratch.mit.edu).


    Rieke Elementary School (COMPUTER LAB #9)


    Thursdays, 3:00 PM-4:15 PM


    Jan 16, Jan 23, Jan 30, Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb 20, Feb 27, Mar 5, Mar 12


    Game Development (Beginner-Intermediate) (Grades 3-5)

    Do you play games and wonder how they are created? Would you like to build your own computer programs? Come learn how at the Coding with Kids Academy! In this fun after-school class, BEGINNERS will be introduced to the core concepts of computer programming, including loops, conditionals and variables. INTERMEDIATE students will build on their previous knowledge and be introduced to more advanced concepts, such as nested conditionals and functions with parameters. Using the Scratch development environment, you will learn how to create a variety of programs, from simple animations to multi-level games. With new projects each session, you will be able to express your creativity and advance as a coder! Our progressive curriculum will allow you to move to the next level after just 1-3 sessions. Hurry, spots fill up fast!

    To quickly see what kids can create in Scratch, watch this video: Scratch Overview.

    Location: Rieke Elementary School (COMPUTER LAB #9)

    Time: Fridays, 3:00 PM-4:15 PM

    Dates: Jan 17, Jan 24, Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 14, Feb 21, Feb 28, Mar 6, Mar 13

    Chess Club

    Starting in November 4th, the Rieke Elementary Chess Club will meet every Monday from 5:30 pm to 7 pm in the Rieke Library. We will have lessons (from basic to advanced), work on some chess problems, and play plenty of chess! Whether your student is just learning or interested in playing weekend tournaments, there is room for them in Chess Club. Not only will they learn the rules of chess, but they'll learn how to think more carefully, to win and lose gracefully, and to have fun in friendly competition. 

     Meetings will continue every Monday that school is in session through April 27th. We ask that parents of students in second grade and under (or as otherwise needed) stay for the full meeting to help keep kids focused. You'll learn something about chess, too!

     If you have any questions, please email the chess club coaches, Jeff Schlimgen or Annette Dietz (parents of Wyatt). You can also call with questions (503-729-1688 or 503-729-0057).


    DRAMA Club at Robert Gray (PYPA.org) Wednesdays starting January 15th

    The drama program has grown at Rieke as we have had students attend from both Maplewood and Bridlemile. We realize that when creating a character, rehearsing a full play, and using the sacred space of a teachers' classroom, we are restricting our students in the process of building a performance. 

    We are so very thankful to have the opportunity to create and expose youth to drama. We also know that we have outgrown our space at Rieke. We have decided to move drama to Robert Gray. The drama club will meet every Wednesday on the Robert Gray stage until 5:15. 


    Adventures in Spanish - Mondays afterschool at Rieke - Starts January 7

    Contact: PortlandEarlylearning.com 

    Classes are filling fast!


    Science Matters - Fridays 

    Sign-up for the Spring Term -starting April 3, 2020

    Contact: www.sciencematters.tv to sign up

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