Bridle Ridge Staff Update

April 10, 2016


Ray-Pec Vision: - Turning today’s learners into tomorrow’s leaders.

Ray-Pec Mission: - Preparing EACH student for a successful and meaningful life.

Trivia Night

Did you hear that we rescheduled trivia night for May 13th???? You should be there. Form your team now!!! See how you will fair by answering a few questions for previous year's categories:

Signing up is easy. Visit:

Contact Miss Kurdle if you have questions.

MAP Meeting

Tuesday, April 12th from 4:15-5:15 please plan to meet in the cafeteria with EG staff to learn more about the upcoming MAP. Dr. Hofmann will be here to present information.

Spring Benchmark Assessments

The deadline for SRI assessments to be completed is Friday, April 15th. In addition, the AIMSweb deadline is Friday, April 22nd. Thanks in advance for your efforts. Be sure to update your data grid with spring scores by Friday, April 29th.

Please refer to BLT notes for specific details for administering these assessments. As always, don't hesitate to ask questions if you need more direction. Thank you.

Book Fair

The Bridle Ridge Book Fair runs from April 8th-April 15th. Please contact Mrs. Wilke, library media specialist, with any questions you may have about the book fair.

Bridle Ridge PTA Meeting

Our next PTA meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 13th at 6:30 p.m. in the library.

Parade of Choirs at South High School

RP Select Choir students will be performing in the Parade of Choirs performance at South High School on April 14th at 7:00 p.m. Please contact Miss Kelsey Kurdle, choir teacher for more information about this event.

Spring Choir Concert

The 6th grade Spring Choir Concert is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on April 28th in the gymnasium at Bridle Ridge. We hope you can attend!


The Extempore' (State Gifted Competition) is scheduled for April 30th at the South High School. For more information please contact Mrs. Waltz.

Voters elect Bailey, Edmonsond to Board

Voters on April 5 elected Kim Bailey and Susan Edmonsond to serve three-year terms on the School Board. Six candidates were seeking the two available seats. Bailey and Edmonson will replace incumbents Leo Anderson and Joe Anthuis on the Board.

Unofficial election results show these vote totals:

  • Leo Anderson, 1,524 votes
  • Lane T. Lucas, 902 votes
  • Susan Edmonsond, 1,630 votes
  • Joe Anthuis, 1,004 votes
  • Kim Bailey, 1,926 votes
  • Patrick S. Clark, 1,159 votes
  • Write-in candidates, 24 votes

A reorganization meeting, at which new Board members will take the oath of office and Board officers for the coming year will be elected, is scheduled for Tuesday, April 19.

Voters Pass $27 Million Bond Issue with 79.85 Percent Approval

Ray-Pec voters on April 5 approved the $27 million bond issue. Unofficial election results show that the question passed with 79.85 percent approval. Cass County election results showed 3,745 "yes" votes and 945 "no" votes. Superintendent Dr. Kari Monsees thanked community members, parents, and staff for support of the bond issue. "We appreciate the overwhelming support of the community on this bond issue," he said. "The improvements will benefit our students for many years to come." Construction work at the high school should begin shortly after the end of the school year. Read more:

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