ALERT: CALENDAR CHANGE - OCT. 4, NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
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**CALENDAR CHANGE**  
OCTOBER 4, 2022 - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
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Ridgewood
Local School District

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

STATE OF OHIO ANNUAL NOTICES - REQUIRED BY LAW

DISTRICT CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLIANCE OFFICERS - POLICY 5517

Todd Stoffer

RHS Principal

740-545-6354

301 South Oak Street,

West Lafayette, Oh 43845

todd.stoffer@ridgewood.k12.oh.us

 

Joanna Seek

School Psychologist

740-545-6354

301 South Oak Street,

West Lafayette, Oh 43845

Joanna.seek@ridgewood.k12.oh.us


View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies For additional information reguarding distict Civil Rights Compliance Officers and their roles within the district.

DISTRICT TITLE IX COORDINATORS - POLICY 2266

Todd Stoffer

RHS Principal

740-545-6354

301 South Oak Street,

West Lafayette, Oh 43845

todd.stoffer@ridgewood.k12.oh.us

 

Joanna Seek

School Psychologist

740-545-6354

301 South Oak Street,

West Lafayette, Oh 43845

Joanna.seek@ridgewood.k12.oh.us


View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies For additional information reguarding distict Title IX Coordonators and their roles within the district.

ADMISSION TO THE DISTRICT - POLICY 5111

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 5111 ADMISSION TO THE DISTRICT. 
Please note, Ridgewood Local Schools uses an on-line registration system OneView. To register a student access the OneView Parent Portal.

DISTRICT POSITIVE BEHAVIOR AND INTERVENTION POLICY - POLICY 5630.01

View Ridgewood Local Schools Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 5630.01 POSITIVE BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION AND SUPPORTS AND LIMITED USE OF RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION.

CCP - COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS

The Ridgewood Local School District has CCP partnerships with Kenyon College, Muskingum University and Stark State College. We offer 12 face to face courses totaling 36 credit hours with Muskingum University and 1 face to face courses totaling 3 credit hours with Kenyon College. These courses are taught by Ridgewood teachers. We also offer 12 online courses through Stark State. Please view CCP Courses for the list of the courses. 

NONDISCRIMINATION IN EDUCATION - POLICY 2260

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 2260 NONDISCRIMINATION AND ACCESS TO EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY. 

NONDISCRIMINATION AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - POLICY 1422

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 1422 NONDISCRIMINATION AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY.

NONDISCRIMINATION BASED ON GENETIC INFORMATION OF THE EMPLOYEE - POLICY 1422.02

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 1422.02 NONDISCRIMINATION BASED ON GENETIC INFORMATION OF THE EMPLOYEE.

 

DISTRICT PARENT & FAMILY ENGAGEMENT - POLICY 2111

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 2111 PARENT AND FAMILY ENGAGEMENT.

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 2261.01 PARENT PARTICIPATION IN TITLE I PROGRAMS.

DISTRICT CAREER ADVISING - POLICY 2413

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 2413 CAREER ADVISING.

DISTRICT EMPLOYMENT OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF - POLICY 3120

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 3120 EMPLOYMENT OF PROFFESSIONAL STAFF.

STUDENT RECORDS - POLICY 8330

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 8330 STUDENT RECORDS.

DRUG PREVENTION - POLICY 5530

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 5530 DRUG PREVENTION.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - POLICIES 3122.01, 4122.01

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 3122.01 DRUG FREE WORKSPACE - PROFFESSIONAL STAFF.

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 4122.01 DRUG FREE WORKSPACE - CLASSIFIED STAFF.


DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING - POLICY 4162

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 4162 DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING.

TOXIC HAZARD AWARENESS - POLICY 8431

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 8431 TOXIC HAZARD AWARENESS. Training provided by district through Public School Works program.

BLOOD BORN PATHOGENS - POLICY 8453.01

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 8453.01 BLOOD BORN PATHOGENS. Training provide by district through Public School Works program.

SCHOOL VISITORS - POLICY 9150

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 9150 SCHOOL VISITORS. Posted on building doors.

SCHOOL SAFETY AND EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION - POLICIES 8400, 8420

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policies 8400, 8420.  SCHOOL SAFETY AND EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION. The district utilizes the District Website, APP and ALL CALL system as forms of notification.

PARENT NOTIFICATION OF ABSENCE - POLICY 5200

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 5300 ATTENDANCE 

STUDENT PRIVACY AND PARENTAL ACCESS TO INFORMATION - POLICY 2416

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 2416 STUDENT PRIVACY AND PARENTAL ACCESS TO INFORMATION.   

STUDENT/PARENT RIGHTS - POLICY 5780

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 5780 STUDENT/PARENT RIGHTS.

USE OF TOBACCO ON SCHOOL PREMISES - POLICY 8794

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 3794 TOBACCO PROHIBITION.

WEAPONS POLICIES 3217, 4217, 5772, 7217

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 3217 WEAPONS - PROFESSIONAL STAFF.
View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 4217 WEAPONS - CASSIFIED STAFF.
View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 5772 WEAPONS - STUDENTS.
View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 7217 WEAPONS - ON PROPERTY.

FMLA LEAVE - POLICIES 3430.01, 4430.01

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 3430.01 FLMA LEAVE - PROFESSIONAL STAFF.
View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 4430.01 FLMA LEAVE - CLASSIFIED STAFF.  
Check form current form at the US Department of Labor website.

FLSA - FAIR LABOR STANDARDS - POLICY 6700

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 6700 FLSA  - FAIR LABOR STANDARDS.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE - POLICIES 3170, 4170

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 3170 SUBSTANCE ABUSE - PROFESSIONAL STAFF. 
View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 4170 SUBSTANCE ABUSE - CLASSIFIED STAFF. 

EMPLOYEE EVALUATION PLANS - POLICIES 3220, 3223

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy  3220 STANDARDS BASED TEACHER EVALUATION.
View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy  3223 STANDARDS BASED SCHOOL COUNSELOR EVALUATION.

CARE OF STUDENTS WITH DIABETES - POLICY 5336

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy  5336 CARE OF STUDENTS WITH DIABETES. 

INTERVENTION SERVICES - POLICY 2623

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy  2623 STUDENT ASSESSMENT AND ACADEMIC INTERVENTION SERVICES.  

WELLNESS - POLICY 8510

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy  8510 WELLNESS POLICY.  

VIDEO SURVEILLANCE/ELECTRONIC MONITORING - POLICY 7440.01

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 7440.01 VIDEO SURVEILLANCE/ELECTRONIC MONITORING.

CODE OF ETHICS/CONDUCT - POLICY 0123

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 0123 CODE OF ETHICS/CONDUCT

STEROID USE IS PROHIBITTED - POLICY 2431

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 2431 STEROID USE.
"Warning: Improper use of anabolic steroids may cause serious or fatal health problems, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, growth deformities, infertility, personality changes, severe acne, and baldness. Possession, sale, or use of anabolic steroids without a valid prescription is a crime punishable by a fine and imprisonment." 

STUDENT REMOVAL, SUSPENSIONS, EXPULSIONS & DUE RIGHTS - POLICIES 5605, 5130, 5610, 5610.05, 5610.02, 5610.01, 5610.04, 5610.03, 5611

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policies 5605 through 5611  STUDENT REMOVAL, SUSPENSIONS,EXPULSIONS & DUE RIGHTS PROCESS.

SEARCH AND SEIZURE - POLICY 5771

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 5771 SEARCH & SEIZURE.

PUBLIC ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOL EVENTS (w/HANDICAPPED ACCESS) - POLICY 9160

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 9160 PUBLIC ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOL EVENTS w/ HANDICAPPED ACCESS. 

USE OF MEDICATIONS - POLICY 5330

View Ridgewood Local School Bylaws and Policies for additional information reguarding district Policy 5330 USE OF MEDICATION.