World Cultures Week sponsored by French & Spanish Clubs

Weekly Events - Rams Give Thanks Week! - JEANS ALL WEEK!

This week was voted as JEANS WEEK for 88% participation on the Gall Up Survey. Great teamwork!

Monday, 11/16

Lunches - Map of the World

6:00PM – Girls Soccer vs. HHS

6:00PM – Boys Soccer @ HHS

Tuesday, 11/17

Lunches - Culture Scavenger Hunt

3:15PM – Flipped Classroom training, room 206

6:00PM – Boys Basketball @ RRHS

Wednesday, 11/18 Great American Teach In / Progress Report grades due @ 9AM

7:40AM – School-wide work groups, S-203, L-206, P-106

10:30AM – RAM University whole group session, Gym

Lunches – Herff Jones

3:30PM – Girls Weightlifting @ FHS

6:00PM – Herff Jones parent meeting, Media

Thursday, 11/19

7:40AM – SAC meeting, room 206

Lunches – "Rams Gives Thanks" Staff Potluck (appetizer and desserts), front office

Lunches – Herff Jones

6:00PM – Girls Basketball vs. ZHS

6:00PM – Boys Basketball @ ZHS

6:00PM – Girls Soccer @ PHS

Friday, 11/20 Progress Reports (1st period)

7:45AM – New RAM meeting, room 206

Lunches - World Cultures Fair, Media; Progress Report stamping & Rams Bucks

6:00PM – Boys Soccer vs. Hernando HS

6:00PM – Girls Basketball vs. AHS

6:00PM – Boys Basketball @ AHS

Saturday, 11/21

Band Trip to Tallahassee for FSU Band Day

PLCs: Learning & Reflection

Deliberate Practice: Instructional Technique #3

In your PLC groups or individually, for the next several weeks, please acquaint yourself with Instructional Technique #3 on the Ridgewood Hub for your element. Please preview/review the specifics of your element by exploring the Ridgewood Hub and reflecting on your learning in the discussion section.

Element 6: Identifying Critical Content (Science/Tech Subjects)

Element 11: Elaborating on New Knowledge (Student Services/Self Contained)

Element 12: Recording and Representing New Knowledge (Social Studies)

Element 18: Examining Reasoning (Math, ELA, & Reading)

Quarter 1 Reflection - Action Requested

If you have not completed the Quarter 1 Reflection (attached to original email), please do so and upload to Ridgewood Hub or email to your supervising administrator. You can also upload it to the Deliberate Practice Quarter 1 Reflection log in myPGS at this link.


Thank you to everyone who came to our November Staff Social Painting with a Twist. A great time was had by all!

Rams Give Thanks Appetizer & Dessert Potluck - November 19 (Front Office)

Please bring a dish of either an appetizer or dessert to share for Thursday. Also, if you have not turned in your "Rams Give Thanks for Each Other" to Cathy's desk or need another copy, please do so ASAP because we have a special surprise for everyone for Thankful Thursday!

Holiday Potluck - December 16 & Secret Ram

For December, we will be doing "Secret Ram" aka "Secret Santa" again. Ms. Leonard has sent out info sheets, please complete, and return to her if you would like to participate. It is a lot of fun and the "Secret Rams" will be disclosed at the Holiday Potluck on December 16.

We will also be having raffle baskets available. Each department is responsible for a $30 themed basket. Please contact Ms. Leonard, either you can make a basket for your department or she will make it. All baskets are due by December 2.

Kudos Learning, Safety, & Pride!

Mr. Rubin, Mrs. Tezber, Ms. Ortiz, Msgt. Hodges, Cmd. Cheetham, Ms Baer, John Ferriolo, Diana Krupyak are all recognized by Angela Smith for Pride: For all of their help with the Calendar Girl event.

John Ferriolo is recognized by Kerry Iannone for Pride: “John and his team did a wonderful job setting up the gym for both the PSAT and ASVAB – and the ASVAB was done on short notice –with a pleasant attitude too! Thanks John!”

Angie Murphy is recognized by Sean Gallegos for Learning: “Fighting for robotics funding every day!”

Aftan Overturf is recognized by Angie Murphy & Alicia Leary for Pride: "Thank you for being a fantastic team member and chaperoning the Special Olympics State Competition field trip!"

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