Ripley Central School Elementary
News and Information for our RCS families . . . . . 1-15-16
Second Grade Skills
For the past month, the second graders have been learning several new sound spellings and have been tackling new and challenging words. They recently had to opportunity to practice their knowledge of sound spelling patterns for words with long a and o by participating in centers titled Journey Through Space and The Big Race. Students truly enjoyed the activities and are eager for the next time they can work on their reading skills in new centers.
Maker Lab Saturdays
Coming Soon! Disney's Aladdin the Musical
Ripley is excited to announce their presentation of the Spring production of Disney's Aladdin Kids Edition on Thursday, March 17th at 7:00 PM and an in school performance for students on Wednesday, March 16th! During the After School Program students in grades 3-6 are working hard to prepare for our musical, learning songs, choreography, lines, building sets, and making costumes. Aladdin is a great show, about how being true to yourself is always the best choice. We can't wait to share more with you as our practices get underway next week. We look forward to seeing you all at our Spring Performance on March 17th.
FREE DENTAL Care for Children!
It is Yearbook Time Again!
Order forms will be in your child's backpack today! Yearbook Pre-sale price is $15.00 until February 13, 2016. This is the only way to guarantee your child a yearbook! After that date the price will be $20.00 and will be a limited amount of extra books ordered!
Attention Sixth Grade Parents: your students will have information next week regarding Baby Pictures and Now and Then photos for the sixth grade portion of the yearbook.
Monday, January 18 ~ NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Building closed)
Tuesday, February 2 ~ "Miss Nelson is Missing" a Musical at SUNY Fredonia, Gr. 1&2
Friday, February 12 ~ NO SCHOOL - Staff In-service Day
Monday, February 15 ~ NO SCHOOL - Presidents' Day (Building closed)
Wednesday, March 2 ~ Read Across America Day!
Wednesday, March 9 ~ "Peter and the Starcatchers" at the Erie Playhouse, Gr. 3, 4, 5
Thurs./Fri., March 10/11 ~ 1 PM Dismissal & no ASP due to Student Led Conferences!
Mon.-Fri., March 21-25 ~ No School - Spring Break (Building closed Good Friday)