Ridgeview STEM Junior High School

April 9, 2020

Coming Up at Ridgeview

ONLINE LEARNING through at least May 1


April 10-no school

April 15-no school-Teacher PD day

Update from Mr. Koch

Remember, you can view details about how Pickerington Schools is handling this extended closure in a “one-stop” webpage. Click the big blue “Coronavirus Closure” button at the top of the homepage for the latest info, and check our social media channels as well.

Interested in Being a WEB Leader?

FOR CURRENT 7th GRADE STUDENTS:


  • Are you interested in making a positive difference in your school? WEB stands for Where Everyone Belongs and we are looking for WEB Leaders who like helping others. WEB Leaders help run an assembly, have small groups of incoming 7th graders they get to know and support, meet monthly to learn leadership skills, and do a leadership project designed to have a positive impact on the school. We look for students with all different types of leadership styles. If you're interested, please answer the question below.


Face-to-Face Tech Support Schedule

The PLSD District Office (90 N East Street, Pickerington, Ohio 43147) will be open for face-to-face technical support on Wednesdays through April. Please click on this link to register for an appointment.

  • Weds., 4/15 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

  • Weds., 4/22 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

  • Weds., 4/29 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Only devices that are unusable may be brought in during these times (e.g., broken display, won’t power up, dead battery, etc.).

NOTE: If you previously registered for morning service hours for this Wednesday, those times are no longer available. Please re-register for the afternoon times.


Locked Out of Device

If your student has issues logging into their device, please have them email their teacher, admin, or counselor and they can put in a help desk ticket for a password change. If students do not change their password when prompted to do so by the device, their password will eventually stop working and they will be locked out. Obviously, they will need to use another device to email or have someone email for them.

Making Masks at Home

The CDC recommends wearing a mask while out in public. Here is a video showing the U.S. Surgeon General demonstrating how to make one. Stay safe and healthy!
How to Make Your own Face Covering

National Junior Honor Society

7th grade candidates for Junior National Honor Society should check the Google Classroom for information about the application process which will be done virtually this year. Students are required to get two teacher recommendations; a community character reference letter and to complete 5 volunteer hours or write an essay. Modifications have been made to all of these requirements so that they can be completed from home. Questions can be directed to Mrs. Ross at Leanne_ross@plsd.us.

Need an Administrator or Counselor?

Please don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns. We know this is new to all of us.

We encourage you to always start with the teacher regarding course material or content, but we are happy to help as best as we can.


Eric Koch, Principal: eric_koch@plsd.us 614-548-1711

Beth Richardson, Lead Assistant Principal: beth_richardson@plsd.us 614-548-1706

Kevin Smith, Assistant Principal: kevin_smith@plsd.us 614-548-1707


Doug Rittmeyer is our 7th grade counselor Doug_Rittmeyer@plsd.us

Kris Owen is our 8th grade counselor Kris_Owen@plsd.us.

Ridgeview Values

Here at Ridgeview STEM Junior High we value being Timely, Innovative, showing GRIT, being Engaged in our learning, and Respect! Notice the letters spell out TIGER! Click on our behavior expectations, and please take a moment to look over and review with your student(s).