Ridgewood
Local School District

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

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Middle School
517 South Oak Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
740-545-6335: Phone
740-545-5300: Fax
Middle School News

Students Attend Honor Choir Festival

11 RMS students spent the day with world-famous composer Rollo Dilworth at the Columbus Children's Choir Choral Festival! We're so proud of these singers! Click 'more' to view some photos from the event! More +

Students Create Quilt for Raffle

Mrs. Bond's students have created a unique, hand-made sports t-shirt quilt! The quilt will be raffled on March 24 at 8:00 AM!  This quilt features thirteen different Ridgewood shirts.  Raffle tickets can be purchased during school events, from Mrs. Bond's math students, and during lunch at RMS.  Please call the RMS office for more details.  Tickets are only $1 each or $5 for 6 tickets.  All proceeds support the RMS Life Skills Class.  Click here to view a copy of the raffle handout!  You can also click 'more' to view more photos of the quilt! More +

Middle School Spaghetti Dinner

RMS will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner for students and parents on March 8! Please click here to view the schedule.  We hope to see you there! More +

State Testing Dates

Ridgewood Local Schools will be conducting State of Ohio assessments in ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies beginning on March 30. Please click here for a calendar and more information regarding student testing dates. More +

Youth Wrestlers to Advance to District Meet

Congratulations to the Ridgewood youth wrestlers who advanced to the District meet which will take place on Sunday, February 12th at Glen Oak High School. Those advancing are; Collin Hill, Talon Carns, Mason Colvin, Jesse Maple, Bladen Troendly, Dalton Robertson, and Blaine Hostetler.
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8th Grade Basketball Teams Play In Semi-Finals

The 8th grade boys basketball team will be playing in the semi finals of their tournament on Thursday, February 9th at 5pm at Hiland HS/MS. They boys will be taking on Malvern.  The 8th grade girls basketball team will be playing in the semi finals of their tournament on Thursday, February 9th at 6pm at Garaway HS/MS. The girls will be taking on Garaway.
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Students Chosen for Columbus Children's Choir Festival

11 Ridgewood Middle School singers will be traveling to Columbus on February 25th to participate in the Columbus Children's Choir Choral Festival. Kelley Masloski, Claire Mayse, Kya Masloski, Haylee Kinsey, Allison Edie, Logan Fechuch, Dakota Kealiher, Zander Brenneman, Zoey Alan, Emily Fechuch, and Katelyn Scott will have the opportunity to learn and perform with singers from across the state under the direction of Rollo Dilworth, a master pedagogue, conductor, and composer. Click 'more' for a photo! More +

5th Grade Art Stop Motion Animation Project

Students in Mrs. Hire's 5th Grade Art Class created stop motion animation projects integrating mathematics! Click here to check out one of their amazing creations! More +

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!

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SUPPORT THE ARTS

A Christmas Carol will be presented Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Ridgewood High School auditorium.  Student and senior citizen admission is $3.00 and adult admission is $5.00.

The 2017 musical is The Sound of Music.  All district students are welcome to audition.  Audition dates will be posted after Christmas break.

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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. More +

ALICE Safety Drills

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

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Winter Chess Tournament

Sign up for Winter Chess Tournament! See Mr. Guilliams or sign up during Chess Club. The last day to sign up is December 10 th More +

Warthers Ridgewood Christmas Ornaments For Sale at RMS

The beautiful wood ornaments are a unique and wonderful holiday gift!  The ornaments are $8 each and must be paid for in advance. Interested parties may call the RMS office (740) 545-6335 for more information.  Click 'more' to see a picture of the ornaments. More +

RMS Patriot's Pen Essay Competition Winners

The Veterans of Foreign Wars locally conducted the Patriot’s Pen youth essay competition with the prompt “The America I Believe In.” This contest is conducted nationwide for students in grades 6, 7, and 8th. Essays were judged on how well students understood, developed, and presented the theme and how it was related to their own experiences. Locally, three Ridgewood Middle School students were recognized as winners: Bryce A. Gibson, Carah J. Mladek, and Karissa M. Gress. Ridgewood Middle School would like to congratulate each of our winners! More +

RMS Drama Club to Perform Play

Throughout the fall, the Ridgewood Middle School Drama Club has been preparing for the 2016-17 Christmas production. The eighth year of the club kicks off with the performance of “The Second Best Christmas Pageant Ever!”, a series of comedic sketches written and directed by fifth grade teacher Alex Mullen on Wednesday, December 7th at 6:00 PM. More +

RMS Presents Donation to Local Heroes

Ridgewood Middle School students participated in a coin war during their observance of Red Ribbon Week. Donations collected during the coin war were presented to the West Lafayette Police and Fire Departments, our local heroes.  Click 'more' to view photo.  Pictured are (L to R): Kelley Masloski, Alex Martin, Glenn Hill (WLFD Chief), Jacque McPherson (student council advisor), Stephen Klopfenstein (WLPD Chief), Aliyah Beitzel, and Ian McCurdy.
The students are 6th grade student council members.
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RMS Hosts Veteran's Day Breakfast for Soldiers and Veterans

RMS would like to invite veteran family members of middle school students (parents, grandparents, brothers/sisters, aunts/uncles, etc) to join in a breakfast and assembly on November 11th.  Breakfast will be served from 7:15 AM - 8 AM.  Mr. Vane Scott will present "The Many Faces of Old Glory" following breakfast.  Click 'more' for a PDF copy of the letter sent home with students. More +

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