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Week 10 -Year 9 -October 18-22, 2021

Here's what's happening @ Saddle Ridge this week:

Ready Rosie- Parents of students in Pre--3rd grade- please sign up for the Ready Rosie program. There are many helpful videos of family engagement playlists of activities that you can do with your child at home. A letter should have been sent home at this point. We need you to sign up please.😀

-7 Mindsets- This is a social emotional learning resource that our teachers are using in their homeroom time to check in with the students about their social and emotional wellbeing.This Curriculum is a system wide initiative. This week we will Focus on Strengths. The teachers spend time each week going over the topics for the week and let the students explore the topic. It is really a great program for all of our students. We will share resources with parents on a regular basis.

-Please remember that all students return to school tomorrow morning. Everyone will be on campus Monday, Tuesday, (Virtual Day Wednesday), Thursday and Friday. We can't wait to hear about their adventures from Fall Break.

-Our 7th Graders are going to Washington, DC in the spring and they are selling delicious Chick-fil-A cookies. See your favorite 7th grader if you would like to purchase some to help them pay for this awesome opportunity.

-7th Grade Students that have not had their shots have been notified through parent phone calls and letters. Please make sure that you have this issue taken care of and send in the documentation so we can update our records. This is a requirement for 7th graders.

-Transportation Department Appreciation Week this week. Please send in a note or a small token of appreciation for your child's bus driver or the central transportation department. They do a great job of getting our students home safely each and every day. Please join us this week as we celebrate them.


-Picture Day for Cohort A students and any other students that may have missed picture day. Proofs will be sent home in a few weeks for you to purchase pictures of your child.


-Lady Rambler Volleyball will play the first round of state playoffs @ LHS beginning at 5:00 pm versus the Stephens County Indians. $8.00 per person. We are super proud of this team.


-Virtual work from home day for all students

-6th Grade Field Trip to Camp Wasegah- Students that are attending this field trip need to be at Saddle Ridge by 8:15 am

-LHS Softball plays in the state playoffs in Harlem, Ga. Good Luck to our Lady Ramblers. We have many of SR Alumni on this team and we are so proud of them. We are rambler Nation!!!


-Open Concession

-Softball Banquet @ Pie Slingers

-Pie Slingers Fundraiser- Eat at Pie Slingers and tell them that oyu are there supporting our 7th Grade Team in their quest to go to Washington, DC. The 7th grade team will receive a portion of the profits to help pay for expenses on the trip.


-Open Concession

-6th Grade returns from Camp Wasegah

-LHS Football @Sonoraville

Upcoming Events & Information:

  • Winter Sports Tryouts will begin next week. Girls Basketball tryouts will be October 25 & 26 3:00 pm-4:30 pm and Boys will tryout from 4:30 pm-6:00 pm pm. Wrestling practice will begin next as well. All students trying out for Winter Sports must have a current physical on file at the school. It must be on a Georgia High School Association Physical Form.
  • Parents please remember that our Walker County School System is going through accreditation this year and the virtual visit will take place in late October. We see this as an opportunity to show how wonderful our school is and also where we can improve. Thank you for helping make our Saddle Ridge Community so wonderful! We truly do have the best families around!
  • Return Lunch Forms as soon as possible. We need these returned regardless of your financial need. We need only one form per family but please make sure that you list all students in the school system that live in your home so that an accurate decision can be made in determining if your family would qualify for free or reduced rates. Please check off on the box at the top of the form if you do not wish to apply. We must have forms for all students or at least all families represented in our counts. EVEN THOUGH EVERYONE EATS FREE THIS YEAR, WE STILL NEED THE FORMS COMPLETED AND RETURN THIS WEEK. Thank you!😀😀😀😀😀

We are here to help!

Breakfast & Lunch Menus

Please click here to complete a school nutrition for so that we can have this information to help determine our Title I status. Also,Click here for up-to-date breakfast and lunch menus.

Keep your child safe- BUCKLE UP!

Click this link to read the Georgia law about car seats. Help make sure your children are buckled up to and from school everyday. Safety First!!!!

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