Dear Ridge parents and community,

School Notices

Tomorrow is Ridge PHOTO DAY.  The teacher must have your order form by 9:00 a.m. If you lost the form that was sent home, here is another one:  photo day order form.pdf  And in case you need it, here is the day’s schedule:   PHOTO DAY 2019.pdf. Remember, the most important thing for your child  to wear is a smile!

Attention Fourth Grade Parents:  Recorders will be ordered THIS FRIDAY, September 27th. Any fourth grader who chooses to purchase one from Ridge must do so this week as the order will be placed on Friday afternoon. Thank you!

October Lunch Ordering will open this week – please make sure to order lunch now so you don’t miss a day!


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.

STREP:  Strep throat is also going around Ridge.  If your child complains of a sore throat and/or stomach ache, with or without fever, please have your child checked by a physician.

Call for Art Room Volunteers!    

Do you love art? Or would you just like to spend some quality time helping out in your child’s classroom? Then please volunteer to be an art room helper! Commitment is 2x per month, just during the time of your child’s class. We need 4 volunteers per class. Once sign-ups are full, we’ll send you your schedule. Thank you! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050C45AAAF29A3FB6-ridge


The time is now to sign up for the After-School Play club on Wednesdays.  See all the information here:  Play Club Fall 2019.pdf 

Here are some of our important upcoming dates:

  • Wednesday September 25 – PHOTO day – all day

  • Monday September 30 – School closed – Rosh Hashanah

HSA Notices

Visit our website:  www.ridgehsa.org

The Book Gifting Program is now open. This is a wonderful chance to help the Ridge Library, and celebrate your child’s birthday.  Forms available here:  BOOK GIFTING PROGRAM 2019.pdf 

Red Zone Volunteers Needed! AM and PM shifts available. Please contact Mark Bruno at markbruno7@yahoo.com for more information

Last Week to Purchase Ridge Wear – Online Store Closes 9/30

To purchase Ridge Wear please visit our online store at https://www.ridgehsa.org/shop-ridge-wear-2019
Get your Ridge Wear for Spirit Days and support the Ridge HSA!

Last Frosty Friday until Spring Bring a dollar to school this Friday September 27th for an ice pop and support the Ridge HSA!

Our Meadow Farms Fundraiser is in full swing! You can fill out the order form in the packet sent home last Tuesday – or log on to www.meadowfarms.com and register for online sales (School ID #1124005). Sale ends October 14th. Great gifts, home decor, wrapping paper, gourmet snacks & cookies, and much more! Shop now to support our school and make sure to share this fundraiser with friends & family!

ARTboretum is Sunday, October 6th from 2-4pm. (The rain date is 10/13.) TIC TOC has partnered with the Glen Rock Arboretum for children ages Pre-K through Grade 5 to participate in activities focused on the work of a well-known artists, a Story Walk and Art Scavenger Hunt. Tickets are $12 ($15 at the door, adults free) and sell-out fast! Visit http://www.TICTOC.org for details and online purchases or contact snohnegian@hotmail.com with any questions.

Cub Scouts: Any child 1st to 5th grade interested in joining Cub Scouts Please attend the Pack 44 Registration Kick Off and Fitness challenge event on Wednesday October 2nd, 6:30-8pm at the Ridge School Gym. Returning Scouts please wear your Cub Scout T-Shirt, new scouts come in comfortable exercise clothes.  Contact jenniferszharper@gmail.com for any questions.  

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 here.

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. 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 online 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. 

Please follow this link to our Enews webpage: https://ridge.ridgewood.k12.nj.us/our_school/news/19-20_e_news

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Ridgewood, NJ 07450, USA