Saturday, May 23, 2015

Ridgewood School


Ridgewood Minute 5/15

Yesterday and today we had a chance to celebrate with your students with our “Care”nival.  Thank you to Mrs. Lee for organizing the event and also to all the parent volunteers.  Without each of you this would not have happened.  The students had a great time and made Ridgewood proud. This past Tuesday we also had the chance to practice our ALICE drill.  ALICE is the new version of “code red”  The students did fantastic and you all should be proud. Here is what is on tap next: Wednesday, May 20: 2:10 dismissal Thursday, May 21:  PTG 6:30 Monday, May 25: No School Wednesday, May 27:  2:10 Dismissal Thursday, May 28: Fine Arts Family Night 6-7pm   Have a great one!   Joey “It’s a great day to be a Roadrunner!”  Read More →

Ridgewood Minute 5/5

This week we get to celebrate the individuals who do so much for your child.  This week is staff appreciation week.  The Ridgewood Staff is the BEST in the business and to honor them we are asking for your help.  In the lobby we have envelopes for each one of our staff members.  Any current or former student, parent, or any individual who would like to thank a Ridgewood staff member please drop a note in their envelope in the lobby through Friday.   We also say goodbye to PARCC for the 2014-15 school year.  We have 100% of our testing students complete. Thank you to every student and parent who tested for their support.   We have a few things on tap this week.   Wednesday, May 6 – 2:10 Dismissal Friday, May 8 – 6th Grade Wax Museum   Have a great one!   Joey  Read More →

Ridgewood Minute 4/27

Good Morning Ridgewood Parents: This week we will be starting the PARCC End of Year test.  This is the second part of the new State Test.  Please make sure your child gets plenty of rest and a good breakfast in the morning as this is an important test. This week we have several upcoming events: Monday, April 27th – May 1st – PARCC EOY Test Tuesday, April 28th – Guys/Girls Read at River Bandits Wednesday, April 29th – 6th Grade Orientation at Edison From the Nurse’s Desk – Reminder to 5th Grade Parents:  We have an opportunity for a trip to The School Health Link on May 11th for school physicals that are required for 6th grade.  If you are interested, please fill out the form and return to the school nurse by May 8th.  If you need another form we can send... 

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Ridgewood Minute 4/13

Good Morning Roadrunners, Last week reminded us severe weather season is here.  Our thoughts go out to those close to here that suffered damage or deaths.  Please understand that your child’s safety is our number one priority and the following guidelines have been established to meet that priority.   IF WE ARE UNDER A SEVERE WARNING OF ANY TYPE, YOUR CHILD WILL NOT BE RELEASED UNTIL THE THREAT HAS CLEARED!!!  Even if the bell rings, students will not be dismissed and you will not be able to take your child from the building until all severe weather has moved from the area. If you are in your car or waiting outside, you are more than welcome to come in and take shelter with us until the threat has cleared.   As always if you have any questions please email or call. Here is what... 

Ridgewood Minute 4/9

Good Morning Ridgewood,   Yesterday we had an amazing opportunity to have author David Schwartz do assemblies with our students.  It was a great experience and we hope your child got a lot out of it.  I wanted to send a reminder about a some upcoming events.   School Spring pictures are tomorrow. Every student will have their picture taken.   Our big PTG fundraiser is underway. Please do the best you can as all the proceeds help EVERY student at Ridgewood.   On Wednesday, April 15th, from 6 – 7pm, Ridgewood will be hosting a Listening and Learning session presented by RISD #41 Teaching and Learning Department. We hope to see you there.  Students will be bringing home an information sheet if they haven’t already.   PTG will meet April 16th at 6:30 pm... 

A few reminders…

Good morning.  We have a few reminders for you from Ridgewood.   Family Night is tomorrow. Please consider attending as it will be a great time.  Our own Mr. Gay will be demonstrating along with groups from Hy-Vee, RIFAC (Fencing demonstration), Public Library, University of Illinois Extension, and more.  Thank you to Mrs. Keck for all of her hard work in gathering supporters to help us provide a fun night. PARCC testing will be completed this week. Continue to have your students get plenty of rest and eat a good breakfast each morning.   Have a great one!   Joey  Read More →

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