Panther Tales

August 26, 2022

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News and Opportunities

Greetings Ridgeview United Families! Exciting things are happening at Ridgeview and we hope you will put our events on your calendar, including our upcoming Open House and Title I Annual Meeting on Sept. 8. Please read below to find out more details and discover more ways to get involved.

Upcoming Events

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

  • Sept. 2: College T-Shirt Day for students and staff and Kona Ice Day (rescheduled from Aug. 26)

  • Sept. 5: Labor Day

  • Sept. 6: Remote Day for students

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

Check out our calendar for more ways to get involved.

Start your Infinite Campus Routine

We encourage a schedule at home of reviewing Infinite Campus with your student. This routine creates an important consistency of communication about school work and fosters communication between school and home. Teachers have already started to enter grades!

The below English/Spanish video shows navigation tips if you need Infinite Campus help.

RCMS Infinite Campus Parent Tips Tutorial Video (English & Spanish)

Kona Ice at Lunch Break: Rescheduled to Sept. 2

On Sept. 2 during outside break, students will have an opportunity to socialize and celebrate a successful first few weeks with Kona Ice. Cups will be on sale starting from $4 (Klassic) in one-dollar increments up to $7 (Kowabunga size). Kona Ice donates a portion of proceeds as a school partner to help fund PBIS prizes for the year.

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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Open House - Save the Date!

Please save the date for Ridgeview's Curriculum Open House on 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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Sports Physicals Deadline Extension

Please note that we are extending the physical deadline for these sports only: boy’s volleyball, tennis, tumbling and basketball. The new deadline is Friday, Sept. 2. Forms and more information on fall sports can be found here.

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!
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