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6:00p Curriculum Night - 9/29 6pm
Curriculum Night - 9/29 6pm

Date:
Thursday, September 29
Time:
6:00p - 7:30p
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Ridgewood Elementary

Each classroom will hold two sessions of curriculum night one from 6:00-6:30 pm and again from 6:30-7:00 pm so that you may visit more than one classroom’s presentation. We will also schedule flexible sessions from 6:30 to 7:30 with learning stations so that you and your child can experience hands on learning, resources, and tools. We want to share our curriculum in each grade level as well as engage learners of all ages and help make powerful connections between school and home.
Popcorn Friday
Popcorn Friday

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Friday, September 30
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Individual Picture Day
Individual Picture Day

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Tuesday, October 4
Popcorn Friday
Popcorn Friday

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Friday, October 7
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Join Us for the next PTA General Meeting

November 17, 2016 at 6:30pm in the MPR

 

We are looking for volunteers for the following committees: Reflections, Auction, Audit, Membership, Nominating Committee, Popcorn, Talent Show, Family Fun, and Fall Harvest Festival. If you are interested, please Contact Us!

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Curriculum Night - 9/29 6pm - 7:30pm

Each classroom will hold two sessions of curriculum night one from 6:00-6:30 pm and again from 6:30-7:00 pm so that you may visit more than one classroom’s presentation. We will also schedule flexible sessions from 6:30 to 7:30 with learning stations so that you and your child can experience hands on learning, resources, and tools. We want to share our curriculum in each grade level as well as engage learners of all ages and help make powerful connections between school and home.


Book Fair - October 10 through 13

The Book Fair them for Fall 2016 is Bookaneer Book Fair: Where books are the treasure!  We look ahead to sailin’ wit’ ye to help our lads and lasses find th’ treasure ‘o books at ye book fair! Yar!  Shop hundreds ‘o titles including Battle of the Books award winners as well many other new titles perfect for fall reading.
PLEASE NOTE that this book fair does not coincide with fall conferences!

While at the fair please don’t miss the opportunity to look through our Teacher Wish List Baskets for books that the teachers would like to have purchased for their classroom libraries.

Take a look at the book fair homepage or shop online at: http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/ridgewoodelementaryschool2.  You can shop the online book fair as early as October 5th through October19th

If you have some time to help us plan or conduct our book fair please sign up online at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0D48A8AB2BABFB6-20161.  Or you can sign up in the school office starting September 26th

Contact Judy Thompson at jkt0901@gmail.com or Kumi Pass at kumimipass@hotmail.com with questions.


Hearing and Vision Screening - October 17, 9am-12pm

Ridgewood Elementary needs volunteers for the Hearing & Vision Screening Tests on Monday, October 17 from 9 am – 12 pm.  Approximately 3 to 4 volunteers are needed to help with testing.  If you can help out, please contact our school nurse Minna at Minnatallah.Hamada@kent.k12.wa.us.  Thank you!


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Important! Important Change for Volunteering at Ridgewood Elementary

The Kent School District is implementing a new volunteer program that is intended to make volunteering for the school district more efficient, streamlined, and standardized across the district. That means that instead of completing a form at the front desk, you need to visit this website to apply as a volunteer. More information about the new volunteer program, VIPS, can be found here.


Late Arrival Dates for 2016-2017

Ridgewood Elementary will start at 10:45am on the following Wednesdays:

September 21, 2016 March 1, 2017
October 12, 2016 March 22, 2017
November 30, 2016 April 19, 2017
January 11, 2017 May 10, 2017
February 8, 2017 June 7, 2017

Fundraiser: Box Tops - Keep Clipping!!

Help raise money for our school! Clip Box Tops and turn them into your child’s classroom. Be sure to put your child’s name and teacher's name on the envelope/baggie. Start Today! The funds are used to purchase emergency supplies and playground equipment!  Our goal for 2016-2017 school year is $1,600 which is 16,000 box tops, so clip, clip, clip! Ask your neighbors, extended family, co-workers, church/club friends to clip & save them for you. The box tops add up, every little bit helps!


Yearbook

TreeRing

It never too early to start thinking about yearbooks! Place your order before September 30, 2015 and SAVE 15%.  The cost is $20.00 ($17 if you purchase it BEFORE September 30th) per book and the preferred method of payment is by credit card when you log into your treering.com account.  If you have questions or need assistance please email ridgewoodravens@gmail.com.  

Get started by clicking this link:

TreeRing Yearbooks

*CUSTOMIZED PAGES:  You have the option to customize a 2-page spread in each yearbook you purchase.  You can insert special photos, memories, or a message to your child that will be printed ONLY in your book at no additional cost. Customization is optional and if you choose not to customize the pages your yearbook will have standard autograph pages.  Log in to treering.com for quick and easy customization help. You can purchase now and customize your yearbook later.
If you need help, please contact support@treering.com or
Michelle at ridgewoodravens@gmail.com.


Reflections - WHAT IS YOUR STORY?

The Reflections Program is a National PTA and Washington State PTA cultural arts competition. Ridgewood PTA is sponsoring children from our school to participate in this annual national cultural arts competition. Reflections projects are due November 23rd.  We are looking for a chair to help with communication and set up judging in late November. Training is available. If you can help please contact: president@ridgewoodpta.org.


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