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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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ONLINE PLAYOFF TICKETS

Ticket Sales will be available starting today at 10:00 a.m.  
The following steps are:
1.  Click the link for OHSAA -  https://www.ohsaa.org/tickets
2.  Select Division 5 - Region 19
3.  Select Ridgewood vs Wheelersburg
4.  When purchasing tickets, select Ridgewood
5.  Follow the remaining prompts to purchase.
 
GO GENERALS!!  

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OneView

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
 

Parent Mentors

What is a Parent Mentor?

Parent mentors provide information and support to families of children with disabilities and their school districts. Click Here for details on the mentoring program and contact information.

Homeless Information

Information For Homeless School-Age Youth

Homeless students are eligable for certain rights and protections under the federal McKinney-Vento Act. Homless students have the right to enroll in school immediately - even if lacking documents normally required. Homeless students can enroll in the local school or continue attending their school of origin (the school they attended when permanently housed or the school in which they were last enrolled). Homeless students can recieve transportaion to and from the school of origin, if requested. Mike Masloski is the liason for the homeless at Ridgewood Local Schools He can be contacted at 740-545-6354 or 330-340-8660. For addition information on federal rights for homeless  school-age youth and eligibility requirements Click Here.

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Former Ridgewood Student-Athlete Leads NKU to the Horizon League Tournament Championship Title
 Laura Crawford, a graduate of Ridgewood attending Northern Kentucky, led NKU to the Horizon League Tournament Championship Title which earned them a bid in the Division 1 NCAA tournament against Michigan. Laura was named MVP of the Horizon League Tournament game. We are very proud of her and her team's accomplishments!
 
 
Our Elementary Teachers Present at the OCalicon 2019 Conference!
 
 
Our elementary teachers were honored by being  asked to present at the OCalicon 2019 Conference held in Columbus, Ohio November 20 – 22. This year’s conference featured Inclusive Education. Ms. Carolyn Wilson, Ms. Heather Kinsey, Ms. Brandalyn Regula and Ms. Jamie Davis presented “An Inclusive Team Approach: Utilizing Targeted Interventions for Student Success”. The presentation demonstrated how our district utilizes a pre-school approach to assess all areas of childhood development. The presentation focused on a case study to demonstrate how the needs of the whole child are addressed. Using the Underlying Characteristic Checklist and the Comprehensive Autism Planning System, we create strategies that allow children to be successful. 
 
Information of Vaping from the Center for Disease Control
In an effort to keep our Parents, Guardians and Students informed on vaping, we would like to share this CDC website: Know the Risks: A Guide to E-cigarettes. The website contains a PowerPoint presentaion and a PDF of information.  Click Here to view the website. 
Calamity Day Procedure Letter from Mr. Masloski
November 18, 2019
 
Dear Parent/Guardian,
I hope the school year is going well with you and your child. I am writing this letter to review Calamity Day (Snow Day) procedures, Plan for Alternative Make-up (Blizzard Bags) of Calamity Days and School Make Up Days.
 
Congratulations to Our Own Ms. Kehl!
 
 
Ms. Kim Kehl, our 3rd grade Elementary Title Teacher, was awarded the Exemplary Educator Award at the MVESC All Counties Board of Education meeting on Nov. 6 at the Mid-East Career Center. Congratulations Ms. Kehl! We couldn't be prouder!
 
Getting Too Many Alerts on the Ridgewood Local School APP? You can fix that!
 If you have downloaded our Ridgewood Local APP (RLSD) onto your phone and are noticing a huge increase in alerts, it is because we are tying all of our social media feeds into our Web-Page and our APP. You can reduce the number if posts you receive by going into the App, tap the Menu (3 lines at the top right of the screen) scroll down to Settings and tap My Alerts. In here you can choose which types of Alerts you want to recieve. Just toggle off the types of Alerts you no longer wish to recieve. If you have multiple buildings added in your APP (including the District) make sure you edit the settings in each building and toogle off the types of alerts you do not want to see. If you have any question, please contact Shirley Smith at the High School, 740-545-6345. 
FFA Students Head to the Nationals!
 
FFA students getting ready to leave for the Nationals... Good Luck! 
 
Marching on to State!
 
 
Our Ridgewood Marching Generals placed First in Class recieving a score of all Ones,  Our Color Guard placed First in Class and Best Guard in show, at the River View Band Invitational.  We couldn't be prouder!
 
Ridgewood Continues to Improve
Ridgewood Local School District ranked 87 out of 608 school districts based on adjusted income on the 2019 state report card. This ranking is up from 128, last years ranking. "This shows great improvment."  according to Mr. Masloski, Superintendent. "We still have plenty of room to improve our performance index which will help out indicators, gap closing, progress and graduation scores."  "Great work to all staff members!!!" To view the entire article 'Click Here' . 
Ridgewood Receives Highest Rating on Ohio's 2018-19 Special Education Annual Rating
Each year, districts in Ohio receive a rating evaluating the performance of special education programs, known as the Special Education Rating. The Ohio Department of Education calculates this rating using the final data submitted through the Education Management Information System (EMIS). The compilation of data results in one of four possible ratings:  Meets Requirements, Needs Assistance, Needs Intervention or Needs Substantial Intervention.

Ridgewood Local School District’s 2019 Special Education Rating is: Meets Requirements

The district rating evaluates the implementation of federal requirements, also called compliance measures, as well as results for students with disabilities. Click here to view the entire ODE report on Ridgewood.
 
 
Mr. Larr's First Grade Visits Administration Office
 
 
Mr. Larr's first grade class visits the administration office sharing lots of laughs and giggles as well as candy! 
 
Ridgewood High School Athletes Read with Elementary Students
 
 
Ridgewood Football and Volleyball players, in partnership with The 2ND AND 7 Foundation, read to Ridgewood 2nd graders. The books focus on making healthy choices and good decisions. The mission of the 2ND & 7 Foundation is to promote reading by providing free books and positive role models to kids in need while encouraging young athletes of the communuty to Pay-it-Forward.
 
Ridgewood Local Selected to Participate in Harvard University Study
Ridgewood Local School District has been selected to participate in a Harvard University study on chronic absenteeism and college and career readiness. For additional information and to view the press release Click Here 
Cafeteria Prices
At the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approved the following breakfast and lunch prices for the 2019-20 school year as presented: LUNCH PRICES: grades k-3 $2.60, grades 4-12 $2.85, Adult $3.10 (without milk), Reduced Lunch: $.40, Milk $.40. BREAKFAST PRICES: grades k-12 Free, Adults $1.60. 
Superintendent's Message
Why we love Ridgewood? Our students, staff, families and community. I am so proud that we are part of such a wonderful community.  Our community outreach is second to none. Robin and I are blessed that we get to live in such a wonderful community. Our children attend an awesome school district and I get to work with the finest staff in the world. Thank You! 
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