RIDGE E-NEWS

School Notices

Please….when using the Red zone, DO NOT BLOCK THE CROSSWALK at any time.

Back to School Night is tomorrow – here is the schedule.  Hope to see you there!  BTSN Schedule 2019.pdf 

Beginning tomorrow and ending Friday, Sept. 20, every school in Ridgewood will be conducting a coin drive to benefit those impacted by Hurricane Dorian. All funds raised will be given to the American Red Cross. Please consider donating!

MESSAGES…..Although we can only deliver messages to children in an emergency (no playdate changes, reminders to go to scouts, etc.) when you do contact us, please tell us your child’s full name and teacher – we have a large number of children whose names are different than their parents.  Thanks!

LUNCH….if you order school lunches, please make sure you receive a confirming email with the correct dates.  We do not have extra lunches to distribute when children are missing a lunch, and it’s often inconvenient for parents to bring something over to Ridge.

Thank you!!!

Here are some of our important upcoming dates:

September 11 – Back to School Night – 6:30 p.m.  (Adults only)

September 13 – Family Picnic on castle hill behind school – 5:00 p.m.

September 17 – H.S.A. Meeting – 1:15 p.m. – Faculty Room

September 19 – New Family Coffee - 9:00 a.m. – Cafeteria

September 25 – PHOTO day – all day

September 30 – School closed – Rosh Hashanah

Health Office:    Please read Mrs. Manke’s letter about allergies in school.  ALL parents need to read this – not just those whose children have allergies. Allergy Information for all parents.pdf 

Also, if your child has allergies, we need their medications along with an Allergy Action Plan.  If you dropped off allergy medication without the Action Plan, we need that immediately.  The forms are available on our website under the Health Tab. 

LICE…now that we are back in school, just a reminder to check your child’s head daily for lice.  Visit the Health page on our website for helpful instructions.   If your child does have lice, they need to be treated and cleared by the nurse before they can return to school.  We do not do mass head checks for lice – parents are responsible for checking their own children.  Thank you.

HSA Notices

Thank You to the Ridge HSA Social Committee – Kristen Daffron, Meaghan Nadeau and Miriam Steketee for planning a great Meet and Greet Breakfast on the first day of school.

Red Zone Volunteers Needed! AM and PM shifts available. Please contact Mark Bruno for more information

Back to School Picnic - New date, same fun with the Ridge Community... Part fundraiser, part back-to-school celebration! Stop by the ticket table (cash only) and then enjoy the Raffles, Bake Sale, Gumball guess, lemonade stand, hot dogs, popcorn and more!  

- Details: Friday, Sept 13th, 5- 7 PM behind Ridge School.    

* Volunteer:  We still need volunteers! Sign up here:  Ridge Back to School Picnic  

- Kindergarteners: Wear your Ridge T-shirts 

- Ridgewear: Check out sample sizes of our newly designed line of Ridge Wear for school spirit throughout the year! 

RIDGE WEAR ONLINE STORE NOW OPEN

See our amazing selection of hoodies, tee shirts, shorts and pajama bottoms in flyers going home this week. To purchase Ridge Wear please visit our online store at https://www.ridgehsa.org/shop-ridge-wear-2019

New this year - try personalizing a hoodie with your child’s name. All merchandise available in adult and youth sizes. Available for a limited time only. Show your school spirit while supporting the Ridge HSA!

Support the Ridge HSA when you shop at Amazon – AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the Ridge HSA every time you shop, at no cost to you. You’ll find the same prices, selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Ridge HSA. Simply click https://smile.amazon.com.

Support the Ridge HSA when you shop at Stop & Shop - From September 6, 2019 through March 14, 2020 you can help our school earn CASH every time you shop using your Stop & Shop Card. Visit www.stopandshop.com/aplus. Sign in or create an account to register your card today? Go to: manage account > rewards & savings > A+ school rewards

RIDGE SCHOOL DIRECTORY - Exciting news - Ridgewood schools are transitioning to a new online format this year. Parents and teachers can access our school directory via mobile phones, laptops and desktop computers. Directory cost is $25 and includes a full year of access to our school activities and family contact information. Our directory will be available for sale at the end of September. Please watch Enews for a link to order your directory!  Banner ads and Sponsor ads are also available - please contact Kerry DeVincenzo klynch2350@aol.com to find out about advertising. Thank you for supporting Ridge through the directory. 

Kindergarten Daisy Membership will begin in September for all interested kindergarten girls. Meetings will be once a month on Mondays to explore nature, community and self awareness. E-mail sarah.barnstable.brown@gmail.com for more information and/or sign-up at www.gsnnj.org.

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