Members of Riverside-Brookfield High School’s incoming freshmen class and their parents and guardians are being invited to get to know the campus a bit before the bell rings for the first class later this month.

The school’s PTO is hosting a Freshman Family Welcome on Monday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of the school, 160 Ridgewood Road in Riverside.

Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet Principal Kristin Smetana, counselors and other staff members who can provide information about what freshmen will encounter during their first year at the school.

Student Association leaders will school tours for incoming freshmen and parents can also ask questions, meet other parents and get information about clubs, athletics, special education and other programs RBHS has to offer.

The PTO is asking that those wanting to attend the event RSVP with the number of parents and students attending to email Mary Ellen Meindl, the PTO president, at