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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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Ridgewood Middle School Honor Society Induction
On Friday, October 12th, twenty-eight sixth and seventh graders were inducted into the RMS Honor Society.  A welcome was given by Sophia Kobel, a RHS senior and former RMS Honor Society member.  WLUMC Pastor, Matt Anderson, shared a message with the students in which he encouraged each to remember that they are loved and important and can make a difference in the world. Click Here for a list of the student inductees.
 
Ohio Sees Increase in Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD)
There is an increase in HFMD cases in schools all across the state. HFMD is a common viral infection that most often causes outbreaks in the summer and fall.  Click Here  for additional information from the Public Health Department. 
Space Camp 2018
Five RMS students, Zoey Alan, Chloe Dobbins, Emma Dobbins, Zaya Hasham, and Charlotte Seibert, attended Space Camp from October 7th to 12th in Huntsville, Alabama.  Activities started each day at 8:00 am and concluded some days as late as 9:30 pm.  All activities included team building skills where each member had a specific position in simulated missions of going to outer space and returning to earth.  One experience included swimming in a 25 foot water tank.  While in the tank, the students were tasked with completing activities as if they were weightless in space.  While at camp, RMS students interacted with approximately 100 other students from around the world, including locations such as Australia, Costa Rica, and Russia.  
 
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. 
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
    
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. 
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