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Local School District

301 South Oak Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
Telephone: 740-545-6354
Fax: 740-545-6336
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High School
602 Johnson Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
740-545-6345: Phone
740-545-5311: Fax

High School News

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College Credit Plus Meetings
RHS will be hosting College Credit Plus informational meetings on December 13 and January 9 at 6 p.m. in the high school media center for all students and their parents who are interested in taking courses for college credit next year.  One meeting must be attended so students and families can receive the necessary information and paperwork from the state.    
College Congratulations!
Congratulations to Ian Schwab who has been accepted to Ohio University and the Russ College of Engineering and Technology majoring in Civil Engineering. Congratulations to Ian, who has also been accepted to Kent State University in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering with a major in Flight Technology. Ian has also been accepted to Bowling Green University. Good Luck, Ian!
Congratulations to Seth Schwab who has also been accepted to The Ohio State University. Good Luck, Seth!
College Congratulations!
Congratulations to Amber Mourer who has been accepted to Capital University and awarded the Presidential Scholarship worth $24,000 annually.  Good Luck!

Congratulations to Seth Adkins who has been accepted to Baldwin Wallace University and to Capital University where he was awarded the Presidential Scholarship worth $21,000 annually.  Good Luck!
Fall Sports Awards
Congratulations to our fall sports teams!  Click 'more' for a full list off individuals and awards they received this fall.  
College Congratulations!
Congratulations to Amber Mourer who has been accepted to Wittenberg Univerisity and awarded the Scholar Award of $22,000 annually. In addition she has been invited to participate in the Provost Scholarship Days with the opportunity to increase her award to $27,000 or $108,000 over four years. Good Luck!
Congratulations to Amber Mourer who has been accepted to Heidelberg University and awarded the Presidential Scholarship of  $16,000 annually as long as she maintains a 3.0 GPA. Good Luck!
Congratulations to Amber Mourer who has bee accepted to Ashland University and awarded the Presidential Level Award of $46,000 ($11,5000 annually) as long as she maintains a 3.0 GPA. Good Luck !
Ridgewood High School National Honor Society
 We are here to help! 
Blizzard Bags and Calamity Days
A letter from Superintendent Mike Masloski on Blizzard Bags and Calamity Days.  
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!    
Marching Generals Achieve Superior Rating at State!
The Ridgewod Marching Generals were awarded a I "Superior" Rating at OMEA State Marching Band Finals this past Saturday, November 4.   They are one of only three bands in their class in the entire state to receive straight superior ratings across every category.  Congratulations, Marching Generals! 
College Congratulations!
Congratulations to Fred Doberstein III who has been accepted to Cedarville University.  Good Luck!
Congratulations to Seth Adkins who has been accepted to Xavier University and has been awarded an annual scholarship of $18,000 with a 3.0 GPA.  Good Luck!
College Congratulations!
Congratulations to Karlee Everhart who has been admitted to Youngstown State University.  Good Luck!
Congratulations Racheal Robbins who has been admitted to Kent State Univertsity in the College of Business Administration. Good Luck!
Congratulations to Zach Wright who has been admitted to Walsh University and awarded an annual award of $10,000 and accepted to Baldwin Wallace University and awarded an $8,000 grant. Good Luck !
College Congratulations!
Congratulations, Cassandra Mladek! Cassie has been admitted to Bluffton University and is awarded the Academic Honors with Distinction Scholarship wihch has a four year value of $64,000.

Congratulations, Erica Schwartz! Erica has been admitted to Bowling Green State University and is awarded the $ 3,500 University Freshman Academic Scholarship.
Athletics Links
The following resources were developed to implement Lindsay’s Law.  For parents/guardians and student- athletes in grades 7-12 in Ohio schools.  Click 'more' to view the links to these resources or visit our Athletics page 
Trevor Hawkins to Represent Cross Country Team at Regionals
Trevor Hawkins placed 8th at the District Cross Country meet and will represent Ridgewood at the Regional meet in Pickerington on Saturday at 2:15 pm. Click 'more' for a photo. 
The tournament season is upon us!  On Sunday, Oct 7th the tournament drawings took place.  Girls Varsity Soccer will play Bishop Rosecrans on October 16th @ 6:30 pm, while Volleyball will be playing at West Muskingum on October 17th @ 6:00 pm.  Hope to see you there! 
2017 Coshocton Kiwanis Club/Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. College Fair Night
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM @ Coshocton County Career Center, 23640 Airport Road, Coshocton 
beyond the bell   Beyond the Bell Returning to Ridgewood High School 

Grade 3 English Language Arts Assessment and High School End-of-Course Exams

Web Design Class
Students in the Web Design and Digital Media Class have created their own websites!  Click 'more' to view the links to our students' creative projects! 
Ridgewood Local Schools offer College Credit Plus
The Ridgewood Local School District has CCP partnerships with Kenyon College, Muskingum University and Stark State College. 
2016-17 Ohio Special Education Annual Rating
Ridgewood Local School District received the highest rating possible on the annual Special Education Report Card. 
Upcoming College Representative Visits
Thursday, September 14th- 1st period Kent State Tuscarawas
Monday, September 18th- 1st period Wheeling Jesuit, 9th period Ashland University
Tuesday, September 19th- 1st period Walsh University
Thursday, September 21st- 1st period Heidelberg University
Tuesday, September 26th- 1st period Muskingum University
2016-2017 Yearbooks Are Here!
Pick up your 2016-2017 Yearbook before or after school!

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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Instruction Guide

The Ridgewood Local Schools Athletic Dept. Welcomes You!
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!
Performing Arts Students Create Professional Recording
Our 21-member select vocal ensemble recorded their first-ever a cappella single on Saturday, April 22nd.  Working with a professional recording engineer from the Vocal Company, the Chorale members each laid down a vocal track that will be digitally mixed and combined.  The recording is part of a larger artistic project that includes a professional music video that will be recorded in May.  Click 'more' for some photos of the recording session. 
FFA Elects Officers for 2017-2018 Year
Congratulations to the newest Ag officers!  Officers include President: Palmer Erb, Vice President: Waverly Reidenbach, Secretary: Emily Bookless, Treasurer: Carlos Mourer, Reporter: Madison Whitt, Sentinel: Hank Braniger, Student Advisor: Danielle Geer, Chaplain: Ray Shaw.  Click 'more' for a photo of the officers!  More information can be found at the FFA Chapter's Facebook Page. 
RHS & Circle K Fueling Our Schools Project
We are so excited about the partnership between RHS & Circle K for the Fueling Our Schools project. Fueling Our Schools is a win-win for all of us! When you purchase gasoline at the local Circle K on a Fill-Up Night, a portion of the profit from each gallon goes toward this program for a maximum of $1,000. That money goes toward a program of Mr. Stoffer's choosing within the High School. We have had one National Fill-Up Night in October. We have a second fill-up night on February 14th for the Ridgewood-Coshocton game. We will have another National Fill-Up night on March 7th and another date will be chosen before the end of the school year. Click 'more' to see the presentation of a $1,000 check from Circle K to Ridgewood Schools! 
Performing Arts Students in New Music Video
Syntax Error, Ridgewood High School's contemporary a cappella choral ensemble, has released a new music video! You can view it by clicking here! 
There's an app for that! image There's an app for that!

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!

Dollars for Scholars
Seniors, please click here to view the application for Dollars for Scholars and click 'more' to view the attached document on how to apply for Dollars for Scholars scholarship money. Applications are due by January 12th. 
School Closing/Snow Day Procedures
Parents please review the attached for the most up to date information regarding our school closings and snow day procedures. 
ALICE Safety Drills

To read about ALICE training procedures at Ridgewood click on the title.

Ridgewood Digital Academy

Click here for information about the Ridgewood Digital Academy.  It includes contact information and how to enroll.  Click here for Questions and Answers about the Ridgewood Digital Academy.


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