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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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Ohio Deans Compact Incentive Grant
Ridgewood Local Schools and Muskingum University are entering their 2nd year of the Ohio Deans Compact Incentive Grant.  The $66, 100 dollar grant has been used to provide professional development and support on how to create a Trauma Informed School.  The professional development is centered on research methods to combat adverse childhood hood experiences by building resiliency in students.   Funds have been used for the following:  material/resources such as 10 Steps to Create a Trauma Informed School and Creating a Trauma Sensitive Classroom, staff training, and summer workshop for elementary and middle school guidance counselors. 
21st Century Community Learning Center Grant
The 21st Century Community Learning Center program provides opportunities for children who come from economically disadvantaged families to receive academic supports. The Ohio Department of Education's Office of Improvement and Innovation administers the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) grant. This federally funded grant program supports high-quality, out-of-school time learning opportunities and related activities for students who attend eligible schools. Ridgewood Local School District partnered with the Muskingum Valley Education Service Center to apply for 21st Century Learning Center Grant.  Ridgewood High School and Ridgewood Middle School received awarded grants for up to one million dollars over a five year period.  These dollars will be utilized for after-school tutoring and programming that will increase student growth and achievement. 
Striving Readers Literacy Grant
The Ohio Department of Education Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program’s purpose is to award competitive sub grants to advance literacy skills and development, with a focus on disadvantaged children.  Ridgewood Local School District partnered with the Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center consortium compromised of five other districts in writing and being awarded the $1, 053, 547 grants.  Our consortium centers on middle school student literacy core with explicit vocabulary instruction and discipline literacy and strengthening processes and practices related to mult-tiered system to close achievement gaps.  Funds will be used to:  secure literacy coach, provide professional development, cover substitute cost to support professional development, district expenses to support after-school literacy team stipends, field trips, resource development and instructional materials. 
A Message from the Transportation Department!
All parents/guardians who want their child to ride the bus to a location other than their place of residence (babysitter’s, grandparent, friends or others) must contact Doug Patterson after September 4 at 740-545-9466 to check availability. 
 
The Barn Artist Visits Ridgewood
Thank you to Scott Hagan aka The Barn Artist for his work in adding some much needed color to our high school gymnasium. Scott worked two days to ensure the wall painting was completed prior to our home opener in volleyball on August 18th at 11am. I also want to thank the ladies of the Janusian Club for their continued support of all of our programs. Without their generous donation this would not have been possible. We at Ridgewood are always striving to afford our students and athletes the best possible well rounded education. We are always looking at ways to improve these opportunities with an emphasis on school pride and culture.
 
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 
Ridgewood's Spring Testing Schedule
We will start our spring state testing in early April and it will continue through early May.  Click Here for the entire schedule. 
Ridgewood High School National Honor Society
 We are here to help! 
Ridgewood Performing Arts Department Releases Music Video
The Ridgewood Performing Arts Department collaborated with The Vocal Company to create a music video emphasizing the importance of positive behavior in schools. Click here to view the video!  The students of the drama class scripted, blocked, directed, and acted in the scenes and the students of the Dynamic Chorale recorded a twelve part a cappella arrangement of Superheroes (originally performed by the Script) arranged by Tom Anderson. Thank you to the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation and our many local supporters for making this dream a reality!click here.  
Ridgewood Local Schools offer College Credit Plus
The Ridgewood Local School District has CCP partnerships with Kenyon College, Muskingum University and Stark State College. 
The Ridgewood Local Schools Athletic Dept. Welcomes You!
Welcome:
The Ridgewood Local Schools Athletic Department welcomes you to another school year and fall sports season. We would like to thank the community for all of its support of our student athletes. We look forward to a successful fall sports season where our student athletes will be able to showcase their abilities outside of the classroom. Your continued support is much appreciated!
 
Federal Fund Supplements

The Ridgewood Local School District is planning a meeting to review the 2017-2018 school year federal allocation and to receive input regarding the use of those dollars in the following areas:  Title I, IIA and IDEA-Part B.  These federal funds supplement the state and local dollars that provide funding for the district's comprehensive educational services.  The meeting will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the district's administration building located at 301 S Oak Street.

Title I funds are used to provide reading/math instructional intervention, materials and supplies, turtoring services, parental involvement activities and professional development for staff.

Title II-A funds, can assist to reduce class size and provide professional development activities to improve teacher quality.

IDEA-Part B funds are used for special education and related services for children with disabilities by supporting needs as identified through the child's Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

If you have any questions regarding Title I and II-A programs, contact Mr. Mike Masloski the district's Superintendent at 740-545-6354; mike.masloski@omeresa.net or questions regarding IDEA-Part B program, contact Mrs. Peggy Ball the district's Special Education Director at 740-545-6354; peggy.ball@omeresa.net or mail questions to Ridgewood Local School District, 301 S Oak Street, West Lafayette, Ohio 43845

 

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