Panther Tales

September 2, 2022

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News and Opportunities

Greetings Ridgeview United families! Our students continue to shine as they get settled into the school year, and we're happy to share a few stories and announcements below. Please remember that Tuesday, Sept. 6 is a Remote Learning Day. We hope you have a relaxing long weekend.

Upcoming Events

Here are some of our events at a glance. Please join us when you can!

  • Sept. 5: Labor Day

  • Sept. 6: Remote Day for students

  • Sept. 8: Title I Annual Meeting and in-person Open House

  • Sept. 13: Fall Sports Celebration

  • Sept. 20: Picture Day (students wear RCMS uniforms)

  • Oct. 6: Pantherpalooza (save the date!)

Check out our calendar for more ways to get involved.

Remote Learning Day

After the Labor Day holiday, students will have a remote learning day (no in-person school) on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Teachers will provide students asynchronous work by Friday, Sept. 2. There will not be live instruction or live class meetings.

Title I Annual Parent Meeting

Immediately before Open House on Sept. 8, all parents and families are invited to attend the Title I Annual Parent Meeting in the Media Center. Please see the graphic below for more information.

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Curriculum Open House is Coming Up!

Ridgeview's Curriculum Open House will be Sept. 8. You'll have the opportunity to meet some of your student's incredible teachers and hear about what they will learn this year in their classes.

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Fall Sports Celebration

All Ridgeview students are invited to celebrate our fall sports and athletes at the home soccer, volleyball and softball games on Sept. 13 after school. Students can stay after school to enjoy the games as well as free (limited) Chick-fil-A sandwiches, courtesy of the Foundation. Additional concessions will be on sale as well.
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Help Us Stock the Teacher's Lounge

The PTA needs your help in purchasing snacks and goodies for our beloved staff by stocking the teacher’s lounge. Please use this link to purchase items from our Amazon Wishlist! Items will be shipped directly to a PTA volunteer's home. Thank you so much for your support!

Consider Joining PTA and Support RCMS Foundation

  • Parent Teacher Association: Consider joining PTA with a range of donation levels to suit all families. These donations fund teacher grants, classroom supplies, staff gifts and recognitions, and student treats and incentives throughout the year. Please join at
  • RCMS Foundation: Our amazing Foundation provides funding to our music and athletics programs. If your student participates in these hallmark programs, we need your support. Community partners are needed, too. Donate at

We Need Gently Used Uniforms!

Our front office desperately needs your gently used RCMS logo t-shirts or plain polos as well as khaki pants and shorts. We need youth & adult sizes. We use these uniforms to help students who spill, rip their clothes, or don't have a uniform. Drop them by our front door any time!