The Roadrunner Report
The Rundown on Ridgewood Elementary - March 15
Dates to know...
3/21 - Passport day
3/18-22 - Scooter Town
3/22 - Spirit day - Hawaiian wear
3/25-29 - Spring Break
4/5 - No School, Grading Day
4/9 - PTC Meeting, 6:30 in the Library
4/10 - Coffee with the Principal, 8:30-9:30am
4/11 & 12 - RPAC Show "Mulan Junior" 6:30pm (doors open 6:15pm)
4/12 - Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, 11:00am-12:30pm
4/17 - Conferences 4:00-8:00pm (school in session regular hours)
4/18 - No School, conferences 12:00-8:00pm
4/19 - School Closed
4/25 - Passport day
4/25 - Kindergarten Orientation, 6:00-7:30pm
See the 2019-2020 district calendar here. School starts August 26th.
Principal Perspective - Future Ready
We also had a visit from the Future Bus so teachers could see what it has to offer and schedule times for classroom visits. We look forward to having it visit again soon.
Congratulations to the BeepBeep winners for March 8th: Liam, James, Nick, Alexa, Kyle, Emerson, Henry, Kendra, Blake, and Mia!
Mr. Greg T-Shirts
A special Ridgewood t-shirt honoring Mr. Greg is now available for purchase here:
Shirts will be available to purchase through March 22nd. Proceeds from the sale will be donated to a college fund for Greg's son, Spencer.
Ridgewood Volunteer Needs
Scooter Town -- Next Week!-- Assist Mr. Patton during your child's PE class time or help out all week long! Volunteers are needed to make this Ridgewood tradition a fun success. So many slots are open, come join the fun!!
Set up (3/15) and take down (3/22)- click HERE
ISC - Mon & Fri - click HERE
K - Brown, Wed & Fri - click HERE
K - Holtz, Mon & Thurs - click HERE
K - Janke, Tues & Fri - click HERE
1 - Curtis, Tues & Thurs - click HERE
1 - Klee, Tues & Fri - click HERE
1 - McDonald, Mon & Thurs - click HERE
2 - Guy, Tues & Fri - click HERE
2 - Johnson, Mon & Wed - click HERE
2 - Sackley, Mon & Thurs - click HERE
3 - King/Rodriguez, Mon & Wed - click HERE
3 - Turkington, Tues & Thurs - click HERE
4 - Hellis, Mon & Thurs - click HERE
4 - Magdaleno, Tues & Thurs - click HERE
4 - O'Neill, Wed & Fri - click HERE
5 - Ankenbrand, Tues & Fri - click HERE
5 - Docherty, Tues & Fri - click HERE
5 - Gretz, Mon & Wed - click HERE
Passport -- Next Thursday! -- We have 3 openings in the morning and 3 in the afternoon. Help kids navigate around the world. Click HERE to sign-up and view when your child(ren) will be participating. Contact Lucia Dallas with questions. email@example.com
Junior Gardeners -- Spring is upon us! Volunteers are needed to help in Ridgewood's garden area, either with kids or solo. Click HERE to sign up. Contact Bettina Jeszensky with questions. firstname.lastname@example.org
Save the Date -- April 12th -- Volunteer appreciation luncheon from 11-12:30. Ridgewood loves our volunteers who are so generous with their time!
Recognize a deserving volunteer? Drop his/her name in the “Big Beep” bucket in the front office, near the volunteer sign-in computer. A winner is selected at each month’s PTC meeting.
Thank you for supporting Ridgewood!
Orissa Crispin and Julie Larson
Ridgewood PTC Volunteer Coordination Team
**If you no longer have children attending Ridgewood Elementary, please notify
Spring Conference Registration
Have questions or trouble signing up? Call the office at 503-356-2440.
Please note that there is no school for students on Thursday, April 18, and Friday, April 19.
Two specials are currently being offered: first, See’s Candy has an Easter special going on. An extra piece of paper should have gone home with your child stapled to their SCRIP order form. Second, with every $50 Columbia gift card purchased, a pass to the Columbia Employee Store will be included.
If you have any questions please send Nicole Lowry an email email@example.com
Kindergarten Registration Now Open
Please plan to join us for Kindergarten Orientation at 6pm on April 25th. Incoming kindergarteners will visit a classroom for fun activities while parents meet in the school gym. Information will be shared about curriculum, registrations, and support services for your child.
This event is intended for parents and prospective kindergarteners. You are welcome to bring siblings, but no childcare will be provided.
Please complete your online registration by April 1st, to allow for verification of enrollment before Orientation.
Questions about enrollment or Orientation? Please call the office at 503-356-2440.
Online Parenting Class
Camp Achieve - Save the Date
The Camp Achieve summer program will be back at Ridgewood this summer! Camp Achieve is scheduled to run from July 8th through August 1st, from 9-2 daily (Mon-Thurs). Breakfast and lunch will be available, and transportation will be provided.
More information and online registration will be available soon.