Good afternoon RMS Families!
Today was our Reading Counts check in point for 2ndquarter – 50%. If your child still needs to take a quiz to reach his/her goalwe will have the library open Monday morning at 7:35 for any student who wantsto come in and take a quiz. Our kids have been so good this year about readingand reaching their goals! Thank you students for taking time to read andparents for supporting reading in your homes.
NEXT TUESDAY 11/24 WE WILL HAVE AN IPOD& HAT DAY FOR $2.00 –students may bring in $2.00 to help support our Christmas Wish fund forfamilies in need this holiday season. Ridgewood receives many requests forassistance from families, each year we work hard to meet everyone’s needs thatcome our way. So this is one fundraiser we do in support of this. Students maylisten to their device and wear a hat for a $2.00 donation to help our kids atRidgewood Middle this Holiday Season.
Next week we have two days of school Monday and Tuesday,students will be off school for Thanksgiving Break from Wednesday 11/25-Friday11/27. Happy Turkey Day to everyone, enjoy time with family and friends overthe holiday break.
Our 8th graders completed the ACT Aspiretesting this week, thank you parents and students for ensuring your child washere to test this week. We had very few test make ups to do today. When scorescome in we will go over those individual scores with your child & Mrs.Stokes our school counselor.
I am very proud to announce after reviewing data the pastweek for our building improvement plan that Ridgewood Middle ranks 28thout of all Missouri Middle Schools! In 2015 RMS ranked better than 95.3% ofmiddle schools in the state of Missouri! This is fantastic I could not be moreproud to serve as Principal to all of you in our community and to our students& staff! I always tell the kids only the “BEST” come to Ridegewood and onlythe “BEST” work here – again thank you for being such a great parent to yourchild, children perform well in school because of parental support. You canfind out more rankings & data if you go to the website www.schooldigger.com
We have many events coming up after the Holiday Break,one big event we hold every year is the Barnes & Noble Book Fair. This ison Saturday, December 5th from 9am-10pm – come out for a visit &see performances from our Choir & Band, our Cheerleaders, our ChallengeDepartment (demo Robots & Drones), Character Council will be working allday helping out our staff with various activities. Ridgewood staff will bepresent reading to kids and greeting our community members who shop throughoutthe day. This is a HUGE library fundraiser for us every year, when you checkout with your purchase mention Ridgewood and a portion of the profits gotowards books for our library. Our kids READ at Ridgewood so we stock ourlibrary with the BEST books for kids to read!
Saturday12/5 (Shop 9am-10pm)
AtBarnes & Noble, Fenton, MO
See RMS students perform
Try out Robots & Drones
Meet Bruno—RMS School Mascot
Make a craft—Play a game
Hear a story—Earn team points
Gift Wrapping Available for FREE!!
Activities are from 10am-3pm from RMSstudents & staff
Mention your support of RIDGEWOOD when purchasing ANYTHING!
Visit BN.COM/bookfairsto supportus online from 12/06/12 to 12/11/12
byentering Bookfair ID 11719358 at checkout.
A percentage of yourBarnes & Noble purchases will benefit our school library when a purchase ismade and Ridgewood is mentioned.
Our WinterDance is on Friday 12/4 from 6:30pm-8:30pm, tickets are on sale for $5.00 youmay purchase them during lunch or order forms are in the office.
Have a great weekend!
Principal – Ridgewood Middle School
ON GOING RMSFUNDRAISERS
My Coke Points – any bottle tops from coke products or any boxesfrom the 12 packs
Box Tops – Can be found of many cereals, Ziploc products and many other food products
Shop-a-Roo – download the app and take pictures of your grocery receipts
Kula.com – Bring in any old or partially used gift cards that you don’t want anymore and RMS gets the money left on them back in cash
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