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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

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Archived News
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.
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.  
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. 
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. 
Immunization Information
Parents of 7th grade students:
All seventh grade students are required to have a Tdap and a meningococcal (Meningitis) vaccine before school starts. These vaccines may be given by your family doctor, Maternal and Child Health Clinic or some local pharmacies. Be sure to send in a copy of the updated shot record or copy of the receipt to Mrs. Bond at the middle school. 
If you have any questions please call our district nurse, Mrs. Bond at 740-545-6335 or email at  barb.bond@omeresa.net

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School Safety First - ZERO TOLERANCE
A Message from Superintendent Mike Masloski 
Ridgewood High School National Honor Society
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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 access the links for these resources or visit our Athletics page.
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

ALICE Safety Drills

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

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