Message from Superintendent/Elementary School Principal

The staff of Riddle Elementary is really looking forward to a year full of great learning opportunities and exciting experiences. I am really happy to see students back in the halls and be able to meet all the new students and parents.

​In addition to our fantastic staff, we have a wonderful Title I program that enhances what is taught in our classes, a very busy Panther Parent Club that volunteers and fundraisers to do extra events and activities for our students, our fifth- and sixth-grade band programs are admired around the country, and the Riddle community also sponsors some after-school athletic club opportunities for our elementary students. 

​As you can tell, Riddle Elementary is an active, busy place where lots of learning experiences are provided. If you have any questions, or just want to stop by and say hi, please feel free to come and stop by the office. 

Riddle Elementary School

463 Park Street

Post Office Box 270

Riddle, Oregon  97469

(541) 874-2226 | Fax: (541) 874-3265

Principal Dave Gianotti

Dave Gianotti, Principal

Riddle Elementary Picture Day

New Leif Photography is coming on Thursday, October 13, 2022 @ 8:00 a.m. for Elementary School pictures.  Our online code is 71145HB. Picture packets will NOT be coming home this year but are available, by request only, in the office. 

Picture Day

Picture Day

The Great Oregon ShakeOut

Riddle Elementary is preparing to ShakeOut!

This year's International ShakeOut Day is October 20, when millions of people worldwide will participate in earthquake drills at work, school or home! At 10:20 a.m. on 10/20, you can join people across Oregon practicing earthquake safety.

Riddle Elementary will be participating and we hope you do too.


Welcome Back Panthers

It was a great first day back to school after a long, hot summer.  The Riddle Elementary Panthers are really excited and looking forward to the 2022-2023 school year.  We started our year with an assembly to introduce our new and enthusiastic staff, play some games and a refresher on some school rules and expectations.  Be Safe, Respectful, Responsible & Kind!

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Panther Pride Stone Soup Thanksgiving Meal - 2021

We are thankful! Our entire elementary school celebrated Thanksgiving by sharing a community meal with each other on November 19.

The event required many helping hands on deck. Each grade level made butter in their classrooms. The cafeteria staff baked fresh bread. 

Sixth graders read the classic story, Stone Soup to small groups of younger students and discussed how one stranger brought an entire group of suspicious villagers together. 

Delicious Seven-can Soup was served from a giant kettle. The soup’s ingredients were made possible thanks to families and staff who donated cans of beans, tomatoes, chili or corn. 

Thank you to everyone who helped make this special event memorable.

Seven-Can Soup


1 (14- to 16-ounce) can chili, no beans

1 (14- to 16-ounce) can black beans

1 (14- to 16-ounce) can great northern beans

1 (14- to 16-ounce) can pinto beans

1 (14- to 16-ounce) can corn

1 (14- to 16-ounce) can diced tomatoes

1 (10-ounce) can roasted diced tomatoes with green chilies

Optional: 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese

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Sixth-grader reads Stone Soup to younger students

Volleyball Camp

The Riddle Irish Volleyball team came and gave a great 3-day camp for our Panther’s. 

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Pumpkin Patch

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Student sitting at a pumpkin patch