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At Home Learning Resources At home Learning

Click here to a link to the  Ridgedale "ONE STOP SHOP" for everything related to learning at home during blended learning; INCLUDING OPEN HOUSE VIDEOS!  This site has resources and weekly assignment calendars, as well as contact information.

Color Changing Pencil Sale color changing pencils

Help the Fourth Grade Class learn about economics, while getting some cool pencils! Click here to find more information.

6th grade South scheduling South Scheduling

Information for our 5th grade students and parents about scheduling for next year.  Please see info from Mrs. Sherry and complete the information by March 19,2021.

Kindergarten Registration 21-22 kindergarten registration
Dr. Seuss Week Dr. Seuss Week

We are celebrating Read Across America Week, otherwise known as "Dr. Seuss Week"!

Check out the daily dress up days to see which Seuss character we will be celebrating each day.

3rd Trimester Learning Questionaire Learning survey

Please take a few minutes to answer this short questionnaire about your child's learning choice for the remainder of the school year.

1/14/21 Message from Dr. Campbell about returning to school back to school
Learn at Home Days learn at home

Learning continues. Governor mandate.

Next 10 Years! We need your input! survey
October Blended Learning Schedule Blended Learning Calendar

Click here for the updated blended learning schedule through November  6th.

School Lunch Menu lunch menu

Click here to view the weekly lunch menu.  

2020 Staff Flu Inoculations Cancelled Flu Shot clipart

MCS is unable to provide its employees on-site influenza inoculations this fall.

Informed Consent & Confidentiality during Online Learning online privacy clipart

Click here to sign the Informed Consent & Confidentiality during Online Learning Form.

Updating chrome version and clearing data chromebook

Some of the chromebooks, especially those that were given to the younger or new students at a school, are very behind on the updates due to not being used since March.  This is affecting certain programs such as Iready.  The chromebook will need the data cleared and the chrome version updated.  Click her for directions on how to do this.

Acceptable Use Policy Chromebook pic

Click here to complete the Acceptable Use Policy.

WV Virtual: Accessing WV schools student email Student email

For those students who are doing WV Virtual, the student will need to know how to get to their school email.  Click here to get the directions.

School Health COVID-19 Tool Box Toolbox
Car Rider Map Directions car rider map

Here is a map of the new parking lot and car rider directions.

Revised Monongalia Calendar for 20-21 calendar clipart

The revised calendar pending state board approval.

Board Meetings for 20-21 Board Meeting Clipart

A list of all the board meeting dates is provided

MCS Re-entry Plan -updated 8/14 Re-entry Plan

Announcement for re-entry posted on 8/14

Chromebook Digital Camp 4 online teacher

Yes!  Chromebook Digital Camp for Professionals!

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"!

Summer Programming for All Summer Sizzles!

Check out the MCS Summer Offerings for students of all ages!


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

Chromebook Repair Drop-off - Monday, August 24th from 10:00-12:00pm Chromebook Repair

Does your Chromebook need repaired? Ridgedale will be doing a collection from 10:00-noon on Monday, August 24th.  Please make sure you fill out and attach the form that can be found on the website.  

Parent Information Meeting Parent Informational Meeting

The MCS School Psychological Services is hosting an informational ZOOM meeting for parents!

Summer Wellness Wednesdays Wellness Wednesday

Summer Wellness Wednesday

Starting Wednesday June 10th we will be doing Summer Wellness Wednesdays all the way through July 29th.  We will be posting resources and links here on the website, as well as on the Ridgedale Google Classroom.  In addition, we will be holding 3 live meets every Wednesday at 10:00am, 2:00pm, and 6:00pm (each session will be different, so you can meet up as much as you want).   The meeting code will be in the Ridgedale Google Classroom.

Come check out a few activities to keep you socially, mentally, emotionally, and physically healthy.  

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.

speech activities Speech resources

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

Ridgedale Google Classroom Ridgedale Google Classroom

Join our schoolwide Google Classroom for resources, activities, fun, and communication.

Hot Lunch School Lunch

Hot lunch is available for pickup from 11:00am to 1:00pm.  Bus drivers will also be delivering meals as follows:

11:00am Hornbeck/Harvest Ridge,  11:20am Goshen Baptist Church, and 11:40am Opeckisi Intersection   12;25pm  Healthy Heights

Kindergarten Registration and Screening Information Kindergarten Registration

K Registration and Screening 2020-2021

It's FLU Season! flu season clipart

What should parents know?  How to protect your child!

Ridgedale's Got Talent is coming! Ridgedale's Got Talent

Ridgedale's Got Talent audition forms are now available.  Please click on the link and fill out the Google Form to register for auditions.  

Registration for Online Payments Schoolcashonline register now

A phone call to Parents to provide registration information went out via Schoolmessenger call & email on 1/8/2020, at 6pm.

Construction Update School construction

Check out the progress of our new addition!

Pre-K Parent Survey Pre K survey

During the 19-20 school year, the Monongalia County preschool program will receive its triennial program review.  One portion of the review is parent input.  Your insight, comments, noted strengths and concerns are very important to our program.  Please take a few minutes to complete this survey..  Thank you.

Holiday Food Drive Food Drive

The Annual WCLG Food Drive begins on November 1st!  Please send in your non-perishable food items to help those that might not have as much at this holiday time.  **One change this year that came from the organizers, RAMEN NOODLES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED OR COUNTED.  

Thank you for your generosity!

Parent Climate Survey climate survey

Parents please take a few minutes to complete the climate survey.  We are always trying to make our school the best it can be for our students and families.  This survey helps us to see where we are doing well and where we can improve.  Thank you!

monthly newsletter November Newsletter

The November monthly newsletter is available from the website.  Just go to the Newsletter link on the right side of the screen to view the newsletter.

Ridgedale Fall Fest Fall Festival

Ridgedale Fall Fest will be Friday, October 25th.  Come join us for food and fun from 4:00-8:00.  There will be lots of games, activities, and lots of time with friends.

English Learner Parent Meeting clipart of people and flags

Come meet ESL teachers and connect to community resources

New electronic absence form absence note

There is a new electronic absence form that parents can use instead of sending paper notes.  This form can be found on the Ridgedale website under Parents in the top right corner.

Professional and Service Staff Development Training clipart

Check it out!

Staff Updates Welcome

We have had several staff changes for this upcoming school year.  We are sad to see people go, but we want to welcome our new Chargers!

Schoology Parent Info Schoology Clipart
First few days of School WVU Traffic Awareness

WVU begins August 21st - Traffic Headaches to come!

Check out WVU's opening schedule.

Required Immunization Information immunization clipart

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

Make-Up Kindergarten Registration Kindergarten Registration

For students who have not previously registered

Summer Library Snowflakes Summer Library Snowflakes

Come hang out with us at Ridgedale's Summer Library Snowflakes for some STREM (that's STEM plus READING!  July 8-18th Monday-Friday from 11:00am to 1:00pm.  No registration needed.  

Back to School Open House Back to School

Open House Nights for Back to School have been set.  Kindergarten and Pre-K will be on August 15th and 1st-5th will be August 19th.  More information to come soon.

Summer Math and Reading Challenge Summer Challenge

Summer Math and Reading Challenge resources and information

Summer Sizzler 2019 Summer Sizzler 2019

This year the Sizzler is coming to a location near YOU!

Check it out!

STARTALK Registration Startalk Logo

Startalk Registration Information

Ridgedale's Got Talent Talent Show
Father Daughter Dance Pics Father Daughter Dance Pics

Here is a link to the pictures that Art Garvin took at the father-daughter dance last Friday. 


This link will be up until April 30th.  Enjoy!

May Newsletter May Newsletter

Check out the May Newsletter from the side menu.

Math 4life Math 4life

The West Virginia Department of Education has created a new math initiative that Monongalia County will use to help with math instruction.  This initiative is called "Math 4life"  and has some great math resources.  Check out the flyer to find out more!

Kindergarten Chromebook Night chromebook night

We will be having a Kindergarten Chromebook Night on Thursday, March 14th from 5:30-6:30 in Mrs. Pride's room.  We will have information about Cyber Safety, and how to log into several programs at home.  It should be a very informative and fun hour.  Please let your child's teacher know if you will be attending.

Book Fair Book Fair

The Spring Buy One, Get One (BOGO) bookfair will be held Monday, March 18th through March 22nd during school hours.  BOGO is equal or lesser value.

Arctic Academy - WHAT'S THAT?? arctic academy explanation

Find out what an Arctic Academy Day is!  

Mohigan Idol Info for All Students Mohigan Idol 2019

Any student in Monongalia County can try out!

All proceeds benefit WVU Medicine Children's

Food Lunch Program Info for Furloughed Families School Lunch Information

Parents affected by federal shutdown may be eligible for help with School Lunch Program.

Kindergarten Registration 2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration

Registration opens March 1, 2021. Click here for more info.

February Newsletter February News

Check out the February Newsletter from the right side menu "Newsletters"

Pre-K/Head Start Registration Information Pre-K and Headstart registartion

Click here for information about Pre-K/Head Start Registration which opens February 8th.

Parent's Guide to the Flu Flu

Flu:  What Parents Should Do

Early Retirement Notification Considering Retirement

Considering Early Retirement?  Get Info here.

Ridgedale Carnation Sale Carnation Sale

The annual carnation sale is now underway.  This sale is part of February's Random Acts of KIndness.  The money raised benefits the scholarship fund that is awarded to a former Ridgedale Charger.  

Jan. 9, 2019: Regular Day of Instruction Monongalia Logo

Information for Parents and Students about Jan. 9

January Newsletter Newsletter

Check out the January Newsletter from the right side menu "Newsletters"

Bus Driver Class Starting Bus Driver

Join Our Bus Driver Crew!

Arctic Academy Arctic Academy  Online Resources

Instructions and help for Arctic Academy Days.  There are activities and resources for PK-5th grade.

Family Math Game Night Family Math Game Night

Come and enjoy a night of food and math fun at our first annual Family Math Game Night on Friday, December 7th.  Dinner will be provided from 5:00-5:30 and then from 5:30-6:30 students and parents will learn some new math games that they can take home.

5th Grade Wax Museum Wax Museum

Come visit the 5th grade Wax Museum at 2:30 pm on December 6th.  You may be surprised at all of the famous people you will meet.

Getting Texts, Calls and emails! UPDATE! no text messages

Click here for how to revise and update how you receive information from MCS and Eastwood.

WCLG Holiday Food Drive Food drive

Bring in non-perishable food and/or money to donate to the annual holiday drive.  Remember there will also be "Spirit Days" throughout the next few weeks, in which the money raised will be used to purchase additional food items.  Click on the picture to find links for more information about the food drive and spirit days.

Veteran's Day Celebration Veteran's Day

Come join us Friday, November 9th at 2:00 to celebrate our Amazing Veterans.

Fall Fest November 2nd Fall Fest

Bring the family for great food, fun, and activities from 4pm-8pm.

Mother and Son Sports Night Mother and Son Sports Night

Moms and sons it is your time to come and play at the annual Mother/Son Sports Night.  Sign up and come prepared to have a great time.

December Newsletter Newsletter

The  December newsletter is now available online.  Go to the newsletter link on the right side of the banner pictures.  Save a tree and find out the happenings for the month.

Book Fair Enchanted Forest Book Fair

2018 Fall Bookfair

Chromebook Help Captive Portal

Chromebook/Google Help with "Captive Portal"

Schoology Parent Information Schoology Parent Info

Stay up to date on your student's progress by downloading the Schoology App. Parent access codes will be distributed following the first report card.

No More Engrade! Schoology is where it's at! Schoology Logo

We are excited to implement Schoology in Monongalia County Schools!

Engrade is no more!