children living in THE RIZ (Ages 0-9)
What is RIZP doing?
The Renton Innovation Zone Partnership (RIZP) Innovation Fund will support grassroots projects in the Skyway-West Hill and Renton Sunset-Highlands neighborhoods. These projects will work to improve academic outcomes by supporting students and families. More information on the Innovation Fund will be provided at a later time.
The Renton Innovation Zone Partnership (RIZP) has received funding from The Ballmer Group! With this support, we are centering relationships with community-based organizations, families, and students to build partnership and collaboration. While building a shared strategy, teams and support, there is an intentional focus on equity at the individual and systemic levels that
As of September 1st, 2019. The Renton Innovation Zone Partnership (RIZP) is an Operations Support partner of Rainier Valley Corporation (RVC). This type of partnership enables us to consistently provide a values-driven focus to our nonprofit, social justice and racial equity work.
Science, Technology, Recreation, Environment, Art and Math (STREAM) is a free after-school program hosted at the North Highlands Neighborhood Center for students who reside in the Renton Highlands community.
In October there will be Math & STEM Nights for students in pre k-3rd grade that attend Renton Innovation Zone schools. The goal of these events are to increase familiarity and concepts for students, families and community building. Sponsored by The Boeing Company, the current plan is to host two events, one in Skyway/West Hill and one in the Renton Highlands. More information on our Math & STEM nights will be available soon!
On September 28th from 2-5pm at the Renton Pavilion, join the Renton Innovation Zone Partnership (RIZP) for our Kick-Off Event! Parents/Guardians of students at Bryn Mawr, Campbell Hill, Highlands, and Lakeridge Elementary schools are invited to learn more about the Renton Innovation Zone Partnership. There will be kids activities, community-based organizations, highlights of the RIZP work and an opportunity to network over lunch and light refreshments. Spanish, Vietnamese and Somali interpreters will be available. Register today
Ready to Play and Learn?! Come join the Play & Learn Groups at New Birth Ministries COGIC – Skyway. These events
Over the summer there was a focus on increasing early kindergarten registration for students who reside in the Renton Innovation Zone. With the major focus on Lakeridge Elementary School, there was a 25% registration increase since 2018 due to community and family engagement efforts. Additionally, Back-to-School-Nights and door-to-door recruitment provided opportunities for early learning students and families to connect with teachers, the school district and community resources.
Our News & Announcements
Check here for our most recent updates in the RIZP community
Upcoming Events & Activities
Bryn Mawr Elementary School Curriculum Night – Time: 6-7pm
Lakeridge Elementary School Curriculum Night – Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Campbell Hill Elementary School Curriculum Night – Time: 6-7:30pm
Highlands Elementary School Curriculum Night – Time: 5-7pm
RIZP Kick-Off Event ay The Renton Pavilion – Time: 2-5pm
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