Ridgewood Middle Friday FYI 4/29/16
RMS … “Where LEADERS are BORN!”
What a busy week we have had TESTING away here at Ridgewood! I want to personally say how proud I am in regard to how great our kids did while testing! It is a test where sometimes we are not real sure when everyone will finish for breaks or lunch – the kids were so awesome & patient during this time. We have completed all 7th grade and 8th grade MAP testing! Next Tuesday we will have our Algebra EOC kids test while conducting make up tests. Congratulations on a job well done, and thank you kids for all your hard work and effort. Our 7th graders worked super hard today on the math assessment, it was a tough one for them!
I had the honor of attending the SamSung Solve for Tomorrow Awards ceremony in Washington DC this past week with Mr. Wideman, Dakota Stout & Madi Robinson. We had a busy 3 days in DC – met with Senator Roy Blunt, Senator McCaskill & Representative Ann Wagner. The students at Ridgewood Middle School represented us very well to say the least, what a proud moment that was to see! We received many compliments about our STEAM 101 class here at Ridgewood from schools across the nation, SamSung, & our government!
Attendance & Behavior. We have 17 days left of school for the year, please keep up with your child’s attendance – kids need to be at 90% or above for attendance for their state average. Our building goal is 95%, please send your child to school the next 17 days. Miss school and you miss out students! Behavior can also become an issue the last 17 days, please remind your child we have many fun upcoming events, we would not want he/she to miss out on due to inappropriate behavior or for not completing homework or reading counts points. School is school the next 17 days, we will have class instruction, homework, etc. hang in there everyone!
Our Color Run date has changed to 5/15! So you may still order your tee-shirts for the color run! See the attached flyer! You may purchase a ticket until Friday 5/6.
****Career Day is Friday 5/20! If you would like to come and speak to our students during this fun filled morning of presentations let us know! Call the office or email myself at firstname.lastname@example.org. Come and talk to our kids about your exciting career or suggest someone to us! *****
Summer School information is available! Keep your child busy this summer with FREE summer school & transportation! See the attached forms. Lots of RMS teachers teach summer school at both the Fox & Seckman MS campuses.
8th Grade Formal is coming up on 5/13! The following rules/contract have been signed by all students in order to attend the formal an 8th grader must:
8th grade Dance Agreement
Please read the following restrictions for attending the 8th Grade Formal Dance to your advisory and have the students sign and then print their name.
- No more than 4 write-ups that result in a detention between the dates of 3-21-16 and 5-13-16
- No more than 1 write-up that results in 1 day of ISS between the dates of 3-21-16 and 5-13-16
- No suspension that result in OSS between the dates of 3-21-16 and 5-13-16
- No more than two removals from a classroom for behavior
- No Refunds
***Additional note (girls) - no strapless dresses
*PLEASE NOTE: There will be no refund for dance tickets after paid for.
Dates for the month of May:
5/2-5/4 EOC ALG 1 Testing
5/2 Band Concert 7pm
5/3 Board Recognition for DUKE ACT & SamSung 5:45pm
5/4 Choir Concert 7pm
5/6 Inflatables & Snow Cones (MAP Celebration)
5/10 Talent Show
5/15 5K Color Run/Walk during 5th hour
5/16 Middle School Track Meet
5/17 Bulldog Pride Assembly & Seckman HS Transition visit for 8th graders going to SHS next year.
5/18 Bulldog Pride Breakfast @ Steak N Shake
5/19 AAA Field Trip
5/20 Career Day
5/20-5/22 Choir Trip to Chicago
5/23 Field Day Competitions
5/24 Last Day ½ Day Dismissal @
Mrs. Jaime Cavato, Ed.S
Ridgewood Middle School
National School of Character