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Tuesday, March 16, 2021


REGISTRATION for KINDERGARTEN and New First Graders for September 2021 is still open. We need all eligible kindergartners to be registered now in order to gauge class sizes.   Simply visit the district website and click on Registration to follow the easy directions.  Please read Dr. Tom Gorman’s letter here:   Kindergarten Registration 2021.pdf


Fifth Grade Parents:  Please read this letter regarding necessary 6th Grade Immunizations  6th gr immunization letter 2021.pdf

Family Travel: FYI….the numbers in Ridgewood are now considered HIGH, so…..If your family has travelled or is travelling to a place other than New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, or Delaware, you must quarantine for 10 days from your return to New Jersey, OR you can get a Covid test on day 3-5 upon your return, and if it is negative,  provide written results to Mrs. Manke so you can return to school after day 7.  Please keep this in mind when you are making plans for Spring break.  Right now, it doesn’t look like it’s going to be changing.  Please let Mrs. Manke know where you traveled and the date you returned, so we can figure out when your child may return to school.  Thank you.

HSA Announcements


Please take a moment to read Dr. Schoenlank’s letter about safety at drop off and pickup.

Mid-year Red Zone Letter.pdf

The Red Zone really needs to have at least 1 parent volunteer every morning and afternoon. Please volunteer for at least 1 time slot over the next month.


A big thank you to everyone who took part in the Ridge Virtual Science Fair—we had 98 students participating this year! They did a great job on their projects and we thank all the families for their help as well. Mindy Muselli created the wonderful website, which was an enormous undertaking. Thank you, Mindy!

Each participant will receive a Science Fair medal which will be delivered to your doorstep soon! We welcome any feedback or suggestions for next year:


The 3rd Annual Kate Sasso Memorial Art Contest for 5th Graders was a huge success. Thank you to all the students who participated.

TIC TOC received 52 entries from 10 schools!!

Judges included representatives from the Ridgewood Arts Foundation, Ridgewood Art Institute, and TIC TOC.

Congratulations to Diego Clark for achieving 2nd Place and Katherine Barth for achieving Honorable Mention for her submission in photography.

Please peruse all of the impressive artwork submitted to the contest


Start saving your clothing and textile donations!  Ridge will be having another Clothing Drive Fundraiser on April 24th from 10-2!

Ridge Memory Book

Please keep your eye out for school related (at school and at home learning) pictures for the 2020-2021 Memory Book.  At home learning photos with sibling groups are great!  Please send all photos to

Upcoming dates:


3/19 – Teacher Appreciation Lunch

3/29 – 3/31 – April Break – No School


4/1 – 4/2 – April Break (cont.) – No School

4/16 – Arts Day

4/21 – Administrative Assistant Day

4/24 – Clothing Drive 10am – 2pm

Have an entry for Ridge eNews? Send it to Ashley Minetti by the end of the day on Friday including any flyers or attachments.

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