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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Dear Ridge parents and community,

School Notices

For safety reasons, if you park on the street, please go to the crosswalk with the crossing guard.  There is NO walking through the Staff Parking Lot.  

Also, please pack children lunches or order via Village Fresh.  We are not allowed to accept any deliveries from outside vendors (pizza, bagels, etc.)


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 still 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.

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

The RHS Girls Varsity Soccer Team is hosting the 8th Annual Girls Youth Clinic.  See here for details: 2019 Youth Soccer Clinic - Girls varsity.pdf 

HSA Notices

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

Walk to School Month begins today!  Please join us for the month of October and walk to school as often as you can.  Children who walk to school may enter their names in a drawing for an AMC movie theater gift certificate. Entry slips are located outside of the gym. One winner will be chosen on November 1st. Happy walking!  

Exciting News!! Our Winter Wonderland Gala and Auction Page is now live at  Please click on the link to learn about all things Gala/Auction, donate and become a sponsor. We greatly appreciate any donation you are able to make for our Auction including but not limited to “one-of-a-kind” items, sports/ concert tickets, vacation home rentals, hotel stays, theme park tickets, music lessons, sports training, ski passes, gift certificates and professional services. For a full list of suggested donation items, please visit our website at the link above. If you are interested in donating an item(s) to our Auction, please contact Kerry DeVincenzo or Barbara Dowling. Thank You!

FAMILY BINGO NIGHT is Friday, October 18th. One of the best nights for Ridge families! We are in need of donated prizes  - toys, games, books, etc. would be greatly appreciated and will contribute to making Bingo Night  a success. Kindly drop off your donation in the box near the school entrance labeled BINGO. THANK YOU!

 We are also in need of 4-5 volunteers for door and prize table assistance (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm). If you are interested in helping out, please contact Eileen Sorabella. 

Bakers needed for BINGO Night on Friday, October 18th.  Sign up here!

We need your help – please consider donating baked goods for our annual BINGO Night coming up soon. 

No nuts, individually wrapped goodies - 2 dozen per baking volunteer. Cake pops, cookies, brownies, rice krispie treats, and/or cupcakes (not wrapped). Individually wrapped candy (i.e. ring pops, lollipops, etc.) and water bottles also welcome donations! Deliver your goodies to the HSA room by 3:00pm on October 18th.

Contact with any questions.  THANK YOU!

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 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!

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. Please watch Enews for a link to order access to your directory!  Banner ads and Sponsor ads are also available - please contact Kerry DeVincenzo to find out about advertising. Thank you for supporting Ridge through the directory. 

Legos Anyone?? If you are interested in organizing a Lego Club after school at Ridge, please contact Barbara Dowling.

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, 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 Sign in or create an account to register your card today? Go to: manage account > rewards & savings > A+ school rewards

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