Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Back to School Night - 9/8

The schedule for Back to School Night is as follows:

  • Grades K-2 and RISe: 6:30-7:15

  • Principal’s Presentation (gym): 7:15-7:45

  • Grades 3-5: 7:45-8:30


Start Strong Assessments

Please see the attached letter regarding the Start Strong Assessments.

Back to School Picnic - 9/9

Our annual Back to School Picnic is this Friday September 9th, 5-7pm. There will be inflatables, raffles, baked treats, and more (cash only), food trucks (cash/credit), and live music by Mr. Piacenza’s band! We can’t hold these fun events without your help. Please sign up to volunteer for a half hour time slot or donate water. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0C45A4AB2EA3FB6-back

And/or volunteer to provide individually wrapped goods for our concession stand. https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0c4aaeaa2ca5f9ce9-back We encourage all families to help out in some way!


Red Zone

Please remember that the Red Zone is for students who can unbuckle their own seatbelts and open the car door by themselves in a timely manner. We ask that students be ready to exit when the car is stopped. Please have your student only exit from the passenger side in the marked Red Zone at drop off, and only enter your car in the Red Zone at pick up. Parents are not permitted to park in the Red Zone line and get out of vehicles, and children are not permitted to walk down the driveway and enter cars that are waiting for the Red Zone. The teacher parking lot is only for 4th and 5th grade students, not for parking and walking your children. Please wait for crossing guards to cross you. Be patient, no speeding or honking. To keep the Red Zone running we need to have help in the mornings and afternoons to ensure that rules are followed and to assist when needed. Please help us keep our kids safe by following these rules and by volunteering.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0848ACAB2AA7F58-september


Ridge Social

Our Ridge Social for parents will be held on Friday October 7th at the Goldberg Residence. Details to follow!


Cub Scouts

We know schedules are busy! Cub Scouts gives families an opportunity to share fun experiences together and make lasting memories while hiking, pinewood derby racing, launching rockets, fishing, attending optional overnight trips, and much more.

To learn more please email Matt and Caitlin Schirripa or attend the kick-off informational meeting on September 13th at the Ridge castle playground at 6:15 pm. Rain date TBD. Fun and adventurous volunteers are always appreciated!


Daisies

Kindergarten Daisy enrollment is happening now! Any interested Kindergarten girls should register at www.gsnj.org (troop number 98517). Meetings will be once a month after school and will be a wonderful way to meet other Kindergarteners. Our first get together will be the morning of Saturday, September 17, details to follow for those registered. Email Chelsea Beser, Katherine Cormican, Beth Barabas, or Hena Vetere with any questions!


Outdoor Library

The Outdoor Library is ready and waiting for kids to discover new stories! Please remember to:


  • borrow one book at a time

  • return books within two weeks (location on front patio)

  • check your home and backpacks for books with the “Jean Schoenlank’s Outdoor Library” sticker, as we’re currently missing a few favorites

Any questions, suggestions, or to donate, please email RidgeOutdoorLibrary@gmail.com


RidgeWear

Exciting information regarding a new RidgeWear line coming soon!


Social Media

Don’t forget to follow us on social media.

Instagram @ridgeschoolhsa

Facebook @ridgeelementaryschoolhsa

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