West Ridge Elementary Newsletter

September 9, 2022

School starts at 8:55 (9:25 on Mondays) and ends at 3:20

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PRIDE: Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Dependable, Empathy

Principal's Post

Welcome Back, West Ridge Elementary Cougars!!

The first week of school has been amazing.

I want to thank all of our parents for your patience and understanding as we work on our after school pick-up. Click on the button below to let us know how your child will be going home at the end of the day. You will need to fill out a form for each child you have registered at West Ridge Elementary. Thank you for your help.

There have been some date changes for Cross Country. More information can be found below, along with sign-up information.

Every Friday is hat day for students and staff members.

Office hours are 8:00-4:00 Monday-Friday.

Lisa Hoffeld


End of Day Pick-Up Form

You will need to fill out a seperate form for each child you have enrolled at West Ridge Elementary.

Cross Country Information...UPDATED START DATE!!!!

It is time for Cross County!! This program is for students in 1st-5th grade. All students interested in Cross Country must signed up by September 16th to participate in practices.

The start date is Tuesday September 20th. Practices will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays each week beginning September 20 through October 11 after school from 3:20-4:00 pm.

Cross Country t-shirts can be purchased through Momentum Ink by clicking the button below. T-shirts must be ordered by Sept 16 to allow for processing time and delivery to the school before the meets. Please note-our school has new colors this year (teal and black), so previous years t- shirts will not be used because of the school color change from maroon to teal.

Cross Country Meets: (All meets start at 4:15)

  • practice meet is October 6 at Ponderosa Elementary
  • ALL-district meet for grades 1-3 on October 12 at Genesis Prep/Real Life Soccer fields ALL-district meet for grades 4-5 on October 13 at Qmelin Park
  • Meets take place after school
  • No transportation is provided for meet events
  • More information will be given regarding the practice meet and other pertinent information at the first week of practices
  • All students must have a filled and submitted online registration form to participate in practices and meets and to establish how they will get home after practices

Comfortable shoes to run in and water bottles are encouraged for cross country practices and meets.

Click here to sign your child up for Cross Country

This is for students in grades 1-5

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 12 Late Start Monday (school starts at 9:25...students can arrive at 8:55)

Wednesday, September 14 Fundraiser begins (more information will be sent home)

Thursday, September 16 Cross Country registration and cross country T-Shirt orders due

Tuesday, September 20 Cross Country begins after school

Wednesday, September 28 Fundraiser Ends (All money collected due)

Friday, September 30 Grandparents Breakfast...more information to come

Book Fair is September 26-September 30

Every Friday is Hat Day for students and staff

Cross Country Practice Dates: September 20, 22, 27 and 29; October 4 and 11

Practice begins right after school at 3:20

For up-to-date information and events, please visit our website

Friendly Reminder

We have added new water bottle filling stations in each hallway and most classrooms have sinks. We encourage you to send your child with a water bottle to school each day.

Please Click on the Buttons Below for More Information

Counselor's Corner

This is Counselor Martines' website for parents and students

Bussing Information

Follow this link to register for the bus and find your bus route and stop

GAP (childcare) Information

Click here for more information about our GAP childcare program.

Food Service Information

Use this link for information about school provided meals. Also fill out your free and reduced paperwork here.