News & Announcements

Summer Sizzler Reading Challenge Summer Sizzler

Summer is sizzlin' hot with this year's Monongalia County Reading Challenge.  Each week there will be a new theme for students to read about, as well as suggestions for books from Myon.  Then after you read some of the weekly themed books, share your thoughts on flipgrid.  It is going to be so much fun to see what everyone is reading.  See ya on the "flipside"!

Wellness Wednesdays Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday:  Come check out a few activities to keep you socially, mentally, emotionally, and physically healthy.  You can post pics and comments on the Ridgedale Google Classroom

Digital Resources for at home learning Digital Resources

Here is a list of free digital resources that can be used by kids until the end of the school year.

Chromebook Digital Camp 4 online teacher

Yes!  Chromebook Digital Camp for Professionals!

Summer Programming for All Summer Sizzles!

Check out the Summer Offerings for students!

ENERGY EXPRESS WVU Energy Express

Check out the details for this year's virtual Energy Express in Monongalia County.

Chromebook Repairs Chromebook Repair

Does your Chromebook need repaired? Check out this information on where/how to drop off your Chromebook for repair.

speech activities Speech resources

Find links to speech activities from Mrs. Dewitt and Mrs. Hershman

Required Immunization Information immunization clipart

Get the latest info on Pre-K, K, 7th and 12th grade requirements!

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Principal's Message

Dear Ridgedale School Community Members,                                                         April 24, 2020 

Mrs. Zackery and I hope that this letter finds you and your family in good health and spirits.  Although this has been a challenging time for you and your children, everyone at Ridgedale has kept you in our thoughts. Even though our physical building is closed, our school community is not. We are here for you, so please reach out and let us know how we can help. We will continue to keep you in our hearts, as well as provide the support you need to tackle academics and address social, emotional, and physical well-being. 

By now you know that Governor Justice made the hard decision not to reopen our buildings for the remainder of the school year.  While most of us were holding out hope that schools would be back in business after April 30, I believe we can all agree that it was the sensible decision to make. Even though we are going to miss some of the most exciting days of the school year, that is a small price to pay to protect the health and safety of all.  We are in the process of creating a plan for you to collect your child’s personal belongings. Once we have a solid plan, we will share it on the webpage and send a School Messenger call with the information.  

Please know that the separation we are experiencing is only temporary, so let’s look toward the future and the great things that will be coming!  We are looking for ways to celebrate with you and your children at some time during the summer.  We want our students and staff to not only have the opportunity to close the 2019-2020 school year, but also to “step-up” into the new year.  We want to take class pictures and sign yearbooks, say goodbye to our current teachers and hello to our new ones.   We are planning ahead to make sure that we provide instruction for our students that is appropriate and effective.  

When we return in August, it will be to a beautifully renovated building!  The new addition will be ready for students, the kindergarten wing renovations will be completed, an updated, security-enhanced office will be open, and a fabulous parking area complete with bus and car-rider lanes will be in place. We can’t wait to open the doors in August so that we can continue to build our school community within the newly renovated walls of our physical building. 

Thank you for all you have done and will continue to do to support learning in your home.   We truly are all in this together. You have been amazing.    

Sincerely,  

Sheri Petitte, Principal  

 

Amber Zackery, Assistant Principal 

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