Ridgeview Rundown

Week of May 11th, 2015


“Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.” – Charles Kuralt

This Week's News

PTA: PTA has done an amazing job of supporting Ridgeview this year. Be sure to check out our new popcorn popper! If you haven't lately, let them know how much you appreciate them. Here are a few more things they are committing to next year:

  • Increasing our field trip budgets for next year
  • Funding to sponsor After School Clubs

Leadership Assembly: Thank you for all you did to make our assembly this morning a success! Here is the link to the slideshow. The other videos are in the RV Shared Folder under Leader in Me: Leadership Assembly Spring 15.

Staff Moving Rooms: For those staff who are moving rooms, Dora and her crew plan to do this between the day after the last day of school and before the first day of summer school. Please plan to have things boxed and ready to go. To work out details, touch base with Dora.

Reminder Testing FOR ALL STAFF:

During the testing window students will not have access to YouTube or internet radio during the school day. Teacher access will not be affected during these time periods.

We still encourage you to utilize the student devices during this time with other online resources that you use.Testing time periods where students will have limited access during the school day:

· May 11 – May 14

Grade Level & Learning Cadre Work

Grade Levels:

13th: Grade Level Placements (bring completed Pink and Blue sheets)

As a Learning Cadre, you can decide if you want to meet in May. You can have a virtual meeting or decide that your work for the year is done.

Upcoming Events

** If you don't see your event (including field trips) on this newsletter please let me know so I can update it and the master calendar.


  • Happy Birthday, Shella Pressly!
  • 4th Grade Math Challenge @7:45 in room 234
  • MAP Testing 5th
  • Mail Pals Stuffing Party @4:00 in LMC


  • Happy Birthday, Jennifer Janning!
  • Judith here for BIST
  • MAP Testing 5th
  • Kindergarten Field Trip at Union Station @10:45 back by 1:45
  • Strings class will play for the 4th and 5th graders in the cafeteria @2:10 to 2:25
  • 2nd Grade Field Trip at Martha Lafite
  • Jenny Buttman's retirement part @4:00 in the Library


  • Class Placement during collabs (bring your completed Pink and Blue sheets)
  • 5th Grade Field Trip to the Money Museum
  • MCPL summer reading visits. Starts at 9:30 in the commons-grade levels sign up
  • MAP Ice Cream Celebration Grades 3rd, 4th and 5th @2:30-3:30
  • District Staff Retirement Party @4:30 at SVMS
  • 5th Grade Recognition and Music Performance @6:30 in the gym
  • Happy Birthday, Necole Luce!
  • Awards Ceremony Day in the gym:

9:00 5th Grade

9:45 1st Grade

10:30 3rd Grade

11:15 4th Grade

12:45 Kindergarten

1:30 2nd Grade

  • 5th Grade Field Trip to the Roladium
  • Order for 2015/16 forms due to Kathy by 4:00
  • Girls on the Run 5K @8:00 at Corporate Woods
  • Field day or Move Up Day Make Up (schedule to come)
  • 0 Day Specials (on Move Up Day, report to the gym for your specials)
  • Grades Due in PowerSchool
  • Move Up Day or Field Day Make Up (schedule to come)
  • 0 Day Specials (on Move Up Day, report to the gym for your specials)
  • Last Day of School
  • Talent Show-Whole School @ 9:15 in gym
  • 5th Grade Clap Out (line the halls @12:30)
  • Early Release @12:45
  • RV Staff Celebration & Lunch in the Library @1:00
  • PTA Chick-fil-A Night 5:00-8:00