Mustang Minutes

Week 29-Year 9 - March 21-25, 2022

Here's What's Happening @ Saddle Ridge:

-Subs Needed- Parents that would like to have hours that match your children's schedule, please come see and let's get you set up to sub. We currently have 3-4 people that are willing to sub for a staff of appx 70 teachers. We truly need your help. You can call the school and come by and pick up and application this week. Meeting with Mrs. Ingram is also part of the process. We need you! We would love to have your help.

March 21-Monday

-LHS Band Meeting @ SREM 6:00 pm - This meeting is for any current 7th and 8th grade band students that are interesting in joining the LHS Band for next year. If you are unable to attend this meeting, you can attend the LaFayette Middle Band Meeting on Tuesday. at 6:00pm at LaFayette Middle School.

-LHS Band Color Guard Tryouts @ LHS from 4:00 pm -6:00 pm Monday -Friday for all current 7th and 8th grade students. No experience needed. All you need to athletic attire, tennis shoes, positive attitude and a willingness to learn. Email or stop by and see Mr. Walker or Miss Greene if you have any questions. Students will need to be dropped off at LHS by their family.

-Elementary Track Tryouts Grades 3-5, Must have a physical on GHSA Form. Tryouts end at 4:00 .See Coach Cathy Decker if you have questions.

-Golf Match @ LaFayette Golf Course vs Dade, Lakeview & CVMS- 4:00 pm

-Soccer @ Heritage Girls at 4:30 pm and boys to follow

-Read 20 minutes

-Grades 3-8 review multiplication facts

March 22-Tuesday

-Home JV Baseball vs Rossville Middle 5:00 pm

-Read 20 Minutes

-Grades 3-8 review multiplication facts

March 23-Wednesday

-FCA Game Day- 7:05 am in the Gym

-6th Grade Field Trip for No Zeros- Golden Corral

-Open Concessions

-Read 20 minutes,

-Grades 3-8 review multiplication facts

March 24-Thursday

-8th Grade Field trip to Georgia Northwestern Technical College

-Soccer @ Lakeview (4:30 Boys, girls to follow)

-Open Concessions

-Home Baseball vs LaFayette Middle 5:00 pm

-Track @ Gordon Lee 4:15 pm

-Read 20 minutes,

-Grades 3-8 review multiplication facts

March 25-Friday

-Final Day to Purchase a Yearbook. We sell out every year! $45.00 with a name plate. $40- no nameplate. Complete a form in the office. If you have questions, email Mrs. Laura Belue.

-Open Concessions

-Read 20 minutes each day

-Grades 3-8 review multiplication facts

It is my hope that you work with your child at home each night on reading and math skills for all grade levels. We need our students to feel confident in these areas so that they can deepen their understanding in all areas. All students in grades 3-8 should know multiplication facts. All students should be able to read on their grade level. It takes all of us working together to help make your child successful in the classroom, home, and life. Thank you for your help with this matter. Set some family goals with your children that pertain to academics but also life. For example: Read one book per month as a family, spend time playing board games, exercise as a family, etc.

Ask your child what their goals are that they have gone over with their teachers.

Please go to this newsletter's website on S'more and click follow so that you can see all of the past newsletters as well as the current ones. I put a link each week on Facebook, Class Dojo, SR Website and our teachers also can share it through Remind as well. I send a school phone call through the School Messenger program and an email as well each week. We are doing our best to keep you informed. Please follow the newsletter and stay up to date with all things Saddle Ridge.
Pre K Info

On March 1, 2022 the new Pre-K application will be loaded on this link on our county website, Registration is March 1-31, 2022. SIgn up digitally or stop by the school if you need help signing up online.

Walker County Schools' Covid Policy Update

This link contains the latest covid policy update for WCS effective 1/23/22. Students that are in quarantine currently can come back to school if they are asymptomatic.

Covid Positive Case Notification Update

Saddle Ridge will now email covid positive case information to our stakeholders in place of phone calls that were sent out to our entire school family in the past. Please make sure that you have sent in your current email information to the school so that we can put it into powerschool. If you have any questions about our updates on covid positives and/or the new quarantining process, please give me a call at 706-375-1219.
Click the links below to learn more about different programs that we offer at SREM.
Saddle Ridge FFA Newsletter

Our chapter is working hard to communicate with all stakeholders. Check this link weekly to see what's happening in FFA.

Readers are Leaders!

Mrs. Peppers & Mrs. Tanner challenged their students to read 100 books on their grade level to get a chance to throw a pie in their face. It was a fun and messy challenge that the students accepted. It was a great day for everyone!!!
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St Patrick's Day Fun

I want to say 'Thank you" to Chickamauga Card My Yard (CCMY) for supporting our school for every special event and holiday. Mrs. Kelsey Dodd is a wonderful business partner and parent. We have been truly blessed by this partnership and we appreciate all that she does to help promote our school. Mrs. Abney & Mr. Varnell's Kindergarten Classes walked out to take a picture with our latest sign provided by CCMY. Ms. Kirkendoll's Pre-K decided to join in the fun as well.These are such special photo opportunities for our students and our school.
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Name our Mascot

Hey Students!

We have the best Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) ! We recently received a Mascot costume for our school. This beautiful mustang needs a name. Send in your name suggestions to your homeroom teacher. We will look through the names and vote on the most popular names. All name suggestions should be turned in by Friday.

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