Ritenour Community Gives Students Strong Start to School Year
Thousands of students in the Ritenour School District started the 2019-2020 school with new backpacks, school supplies and clothing thanks to the generosity of local businesses, civic and non-profit organizations and churches.
Ritenour greatly thanks the following for helping students be prepared for a fresh start of the school year:
All Souls Catholic Church and St. Ann Sodality – school supplies
Calvary United Church of Christ – school supplies
Charter Spectrum (St. Ann) – cases of tissues, children’s new winter gloves, school supplies and children’s rewards/prizes
Enterprise Fleet Management (Olive Boulevard office) – school supplies
Harley Davidson – new clothing for students
Harmony Church – backpacks and school supplies districtwide; homecoming dresses, shoes, accessories and ties for high school students (as part of their Blessed with a Dress event on Aug. 24)
JMac Gives Back Foundation – backpacks and school supplies
St. Ann Police Department – backpacks and school supplies
St. Louis County Department of Human Services – backpacks and school supplies (International Welcome Center)
Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis – new clothing for students
The donated items have been distributed to students and classrooms throughout the district by Ritenour school counselors and social workers. Ritenour families with students who need additional back-to-school items are encouraged to contact their child’s school counselor or social worker.
The Ritenour School District is an equal opportunity employer. The District is also committed to maintaining a workplace and educational environment free from illegal discrimination or harassment in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, activities and facilities. Discrimination or harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age or any other characteristic protected by law is strictly prohibited in accordance with law.