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Ridgewood
Local School District

301 South Oak Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
Telephone: 740-545-6354
Fax: 740-545-6336
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Welcome to OneView

We are pleased and excited to announce Ridgewood OneView - an on-line forms program allowing parents/guardians to maintain required forms on-line. From this page you can access the Parent Portal. Your first step is to set-up your OneView parent account. Please note that in order to set-up an account you must have a vaild e-mail address. If you have a valid e-mail account click on the Parent Portal icon below. 

 
 

Parent Portal

  
If you do not have an e-mail, you can click here to create one.
 
For addition information please contact one of the following district staff:
 
Ms. Patti Rohr. EMIS Coordinator/Special Services Secretary, Dasl POC
ph. 740-545-5302
 
Ms. Shirley Smith, Director of Technology
ph. 740-545-7644
 

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IVC Track Meet
Trevor Hawkins (11th Grade) earned Honorable Mention at the IVC Meet. The team finished 5th. They will run in the District Meet next Saturday at Cambridge.
 
Lillian Hall (7th Grade) earned Second Team Honors and Kendall Hoffman (8th Grade) earned honorable mention. The Jr. High their season at the OHSAA Jr. High State Meet in Lancaster next week.
 
Ridgewood Local Schools Featured in ODE's 'Ohio Dept. of Education News' Segment
Once Again Ridgewood was featured in a segment of 'Ohio Department of Eduation News' on the ODE website.  Click Here for a link to the page on ODE's website. Once on the page, scroll down to view the segment 'Ridgewood students benefit from tutoring and development programsby the Coshocton Tribune. 
Ridgewood Local Schools Receives School Safety Training Grant
The Ohio Attorney General Office has determined that Ridgewood Local Schools qualified for a school safety training grant for the 2018-19 school year.  House Bill 318, which was signed into law in August, appropriated $12 million for school safety initiatives, training and school climate programs for more than 1,700 Ohio public schools.  Therefore, the grant allocation for Ridgewood Local Schools will be based on 2017-18 enrollment of 1212 students at $5.65 per student for a total of $6847.80.    The funding can be used for the following: 1)  support of school resource officer training, active shooter training, all grade level educational resources, training and assisting students with mental health issues and 5) any other training related to school safety. 
MVESC Governing Board conducts Board Meeting at Ridgewood High School
The Muskingum Valley Education Service Center conducted their September Board meeting at Ridgewood High School’s General Assembly.  The MVESC is a nationally accredited regional resource center for 17 school districts in Coshocton, Hocking, Morgan, Muskingum, and Perry counties. Superintendent Mike Masloski provided information on the 21st learning center known as the General Assembly.  He also provided information on the 17 face to face College Credit Option courses offered by Ridgewood Local School teachers.  Ridgewood High School’s Principal Todd Stoffer talked about the Senior Exit course that he instructs on Financial Literacy.  John Lindig along with student Dalton Bryan gave board members a tour of the music engineering classroom along with sound board demonstrations.  Finally, Haley Evans provided information on her multi-media course demonstrating student commercials and the use of sound with visual media. 
Ridgewood Local Schools Presents at Appalachian Ohio P-20 Council
Mike Masloski, Superintendent of Ridgewood Local Schools served as the keynote speaker and Leslie Dulgar and Missy Grimmet served on a school counselor panel at the Appalachian Ohio P-20 Council that took place on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Zane State College in Cambridge, Ohio. The AOP-20 is a group of community leaders who come together to examine regional student and work force needs and to strategize ways with their existing resources to invest in opportunities for student success which ultimately defines the future of the community and the strength of its workforce.  Mike Masloski’s address was entitled “Recognizing and Responding to Challenges to Student Success---a district story.”  He described Ridgewood Local Schools’ two year journey in creating a trauma inform school.  He informed the council on barriers of student achievement, actions by the district to reduce barriers to learning, and steps in creating a trauma informed school.  Leslie Dulgar and Missy Grimmet were part of a school counselor and teacher perspective panel to discuss current student issues as well as their role in their school building. 
Manufacturing Day! Friday, October 5th.
Ridgewood students in grades 10-12 have the opportunity to participate in Manufacturing Day, sponsored by the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce, on Friday October 5.  Students will get to attend a brief presentation on traits of successful employees, followed by visits to 2 of the manufacturing partner sites.  Partner sites include Jones Metal, Organic Technologies, Annin Flag, AK Steel, and McWayne Ductile.  

Also sponsored by the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce, First Responders/ Healthcare Day will be held Friday, October 12.  Students will have the opportunity to tour the healthcare labs at COTC and then visit sites such as Coshocton Regional Medical Center, MedFlight, and meet with local law enforcement officers, firefighters, and EMT's.  This, along with Manufacturing Day are great times for the students to explore local career and employment opportunities in Coshocton County! 
 
Ohio Department of Education Special Education Rating
Every year, Ridgewood Local School District receives a rating on the performance of our special education program, known as your Special Education Rating. The Ohio Department of Education uses final data your district submits through the Education Management Information System (EMIS). This data results in one of four ratings — Meets Requirements, Needs Assistance, Needs Intervention or Needs Substantial Intervention.

Ridgewood Local’s 2018 Special Education Rating is Meets Requirements. The primary basis of this rating is the final special education program data your district submitted through EMIS for the 2016-2017 school year.  Click here to review our report. 
 
Ridgewood Middle School Hosting New Year Kick-Off September 5th
Ridgewood middle school is holding and open house/new year kick-off on September 5th starting at 3:30 and running until 5:30.  Click Here for additional information on this event. 
Parent Mentor Program
Parent mentors provide information and support to families of children with disabilities and their school districts.  Each mentor is a district employee and also is a parent of a child with a disability.  Click here for additional information. 
Ridgewood Local Schools offers 17 Face to Face College Credit Plus Courses
Ridgewood Local Schools has partnered with Kenyon College, Muskigum University, Stark State and Zane State to offer Ridgewood students college courses without leaving the high school.  We offer eleven courses from Muskingum University, three courses from Kenyon College, three courses from Zane State and more than 15 on line courses from Stark State. Please Click Here for a course list. 
Free and Reduced Lunch Information
 Your children may be eligible for free or reduced price meals. If you wish to apply for meal benefits you can now apply online. For those of you who want to continue filling out a paper application, one will be sent home with each student on the first day of school. 

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Immunization Information
Please be sure that your child is up to date with their immunizations.   
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That’s right, you can now keep up with all of the who, what, when and where for Ridgewood Local School District through the Ridgewood Local School District app by SchoolInfoApp available on most mobile devices!

 
School Safety First - ZERO TOLERANCE
A Message from Superintendent Mike Masloski 
Second and Seven Foundation at Ridgewood
    
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