Saturday, August 23, 2014

Ridgewood School


Welcome to a new school year.

“Well done is better than well said.” —Benjamin Franklin Fellow Roadrunner Parents, Welcome to the first edition of the Roadrunner Hotline Newsletter.  One housekeeping item before we start.  If you are getting this message in error and wish to be removed, please scroll down to the bottom of this email and follow the instructions. Today’s quote seems to fit my sentiments when I walk the halls and grounds of Ridgewood.  We have an outstanding staff that consistently goes above and beyond to help our students find success.  Admittedly, there will be some days that we need to use some “tough love,” but most of the time it is our constant message to the kids that “we care” which does the trick.  Not only do our teachers  go that extra mile in the classroom; I am amazed... 

Last Day of School June 9

The last day of school for students in the Rock Island-Milan School District is Monday, June 9. The Elementary Buildings will be dismissing at 2:10 p.m. on June 4, 5, 6 & 9.  Read More →

Hotline for Ridgewood

“The things that we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us!” —— Walt Disney   Dear Parents,   Hard to believe, but during this week we transition into May.  After today there are only 29 school days left in the year.  We do have a busy end of the year, but first I wanted to take some time to say thank you.  With this being my first year as Principal, transition is always tough and I know there are things we need to and will continue to work on and grow as a School.  Please read the quote at the top one more time.  How true and fitting.  While there will be times as a community we don’t see eye to eye or how to solve all the world’s problems, we do in fact have many more things in common which will continue to make us stronger and education your... 

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Major dates

Tuesday, August 12:  BLT 3:15 Wednesday, August 13:  Fire Drill with RIFD @ 1:30 Friday, August 15:  Major Saver Kick Off Assembly @ 8:30 & Picture Day  Read More →

End of the year reminder

Dear Ridgewood Family, Wow….we have come to the last full week of school.  It’s hard to believe that there are only 5 school days left after today.  On behalf of all the teachers and staff of Ridgewood, thank you to each and everyone of you.  Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your child’s life.  There is only one way to move forward and that is by working together.  Please take note starting on Wedneday, June 4th, the remainder of the year will be 2:10 dismissals. Monday, June 2: 1st grade - Niabi Zoo Tuesday, June 3: Mrs. Keck Field Trip Wednesday, June 4: 6th Grade to Maquoketa Caves (2:10 Dismissal) Thursday, June 5:  Field Day/Lunch on the lawn (2:10 Dismissal) Friday, June 6: 6th Grade Recognition Ceremony (2:10 Dismissal) Monday, June 9: Last Day of School (2:10 Dismissal) If... 

Vendor Fair Information

Ridgewood PTA will be hosting a vendor fair on March 1, 2014. If you, or someone you know, makes their own own products or crafts, or is a consultant for a company that does home parties (ex. Mary Kay, Tastefully Simple, Avon, Pampered Chef…), and are interested in renting a space for our event, please contact Tanya @ 787-1943.    Vendor Fair Date:  March 1, 2014   Time:  11am – 2pm   Cost of Space:    $20 per table/space    $25 per table/space plus electricity   We also ask for a donation of your product for the raffle table.   Deadline for entry:  Feruary 21, 2014   ***All applicants are subject to approval by Ridgewood PTA***  Read More →

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