Ridge Phone Numbers
Attendance/Guidance: 440-974-5404 (Please call this line directly for attendance reasons.)
Main Office 440-974-5400
Welcome back from break Ridge! As you begin the second half of the school year, remember your purpose...work towards becoming the best version of you! Make the 2nd semester better than the first and continue to CHOOSE KIND and impact others positively.
With a new semester upon us, remember, there are still Ridge planners available for sale in the main office. The planners are a great way to stay organized and plan for upcoming assignments and assessments. Planners can be purchased for $3.50
Anyone that missed the December spirit wear deadline that would still like to place an order can do so on the website https://mentor-ridge-pta.myshopify.com/ or by filling out a form and sending in a check. If you place an order on the website, please include the Student Name and Advisory Teacher in the Company Name Field. All online orders will close on 1/19/18 and be delivered by the end of Jan to advisory classrooms.
Any questions regarding spirit wear can contact Stacey Shriver at email@example.com
8TH GRADE WASHINGTON DC TRIP PAYMENT REMINDER -- Use school trip code JILVI
The final payment ($150 each payment) for the 8th grade DC trip is due on Friday, March 2nd. There will be a $25 late fee assessed for past due payments. Payments are made directly to Discovery Tours. To make payments, you can call 1-800-590-2669, visit tourwithdiscovery.com, or mail your payment to the following:
6501 Wilson Mills Road., Suite B1
Mayfield Village, OH 44143
CHOOSE KIND SHIRTS
The Choose Kind t-shirts are in the main office for $10. We have sizes S, M, L, and XL.
Ridge won the middle school cardinal cup bowling tournament. They compete against Shore and Memorial.
Rehearsals will be held on Tuesdays/Thursdays (until further notice) starting on January 9 in the Media Center. Rehearsal will end PROMPTLY at 5:00 pm. Scripts will be distributed at the first rehearsal. Please check our Schoology group frequently for Theatre news and updates.
January Rehearsal Schedule
Cardinal Challenge - LOOKING FOR NEW TEAM MEMBERS
We are in need of 3 more eighth-graders to complete our team. Email Miss Martony if you are interested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Power of the Pen - COME JOIN US!
It is not too late to join Ridge’s Power of the Pen team! Anyone in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade are welcome! Come share your creativity and love of writing and books with us! We meet on Thursdays after school from 3:45-4:45 in room 142. See Ms.Deas if you have more questions!
Movie Makers Club!
Movie Makers Club will meet NEXT Tuesday, January 16th. Bring your creative ideas...clay will be provided for stop-motion claymation!
Please gather in the Media Center until Ms. Bond arrives from Memorial. Feel free to bring a snack! We will be meeting until 3:45 and will begin working with animation!
PTA Reflections Winner
Congratulations to Sidney Kramer! Her artwork has been selected to compete at the STATE level for the PTA Reflections art contest! Way to go Sidney!
Movie Makers Club
Reminder that Movie Maker's Club is meeting TODAY January 16 after school. We will begin our stop motion animation project! See Ms. Bond with any questions.
Leadership Lake County
Youth Leadership Academy Class of 2019-now open to 6th, 7th and 8th-grade students!
The Leadership Lake County Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) is a bi-monthly program for sixth, seventh, and eighth, grade students to learn the basics of goal setting, communication, time management and community service skills. It is a unique opportunity designed to guide students to reach his or her full potential.
The Youth Leadership Leadership Academy focuses on skill development as it relates to:
Click Here for the YLA Fact Sheet
Leadership Lake County Webpage!
ALEK AND ACHIEVE INFORMATION
ALEKS Grade Level Competition
Grade Level Competition:
Percent of Student who learned 7 topics this week:
6th Grade: 68.87%
7th Grade: 74.82%
8th Grade: 85.47%
Sanders, Efrem Jeremy
Grade level competition:
Percent of students that earned a 75% or higher on their first try
We’re excited to share that our school is part of the Coca-Cola Give program. This opens up Ridge Middle School to new funding opportunities to help improve learning environments for students. The best part? Donations don’t come out of your own pocket! When you make Coca-Cola product purchases, you simply enter the product codes here: Coca-Cola Give Program Link
Product codes can be found printed on the inside of most bottle caps and also on the cartons of multi-pack beverages. Ridge will receive a donation from each Coca-Cola product based on the code values shown in the graphic below.
?Please help Ridge Middle School make the most of this program. You can also save the bottle caps or clip the codes from the cartons and have students drop off these items in the main office at Ridge. Check out this link for more information:
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2018....7/8 Orchestra Concert 7:00 pm
March 2nd...8th Grade Washington DC Trip (Payment 3 due-$150)