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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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Chris Cabot Received the CORAS Outstanding Teacher Award

Chris Cabot received the CORAS Outstanding High School Teacher Award.

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Posted Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Ridgewood Board Member selected for Ohio High School Athletic Committee (OHSAA)

Ridgewood Board President Frank Mathews has been appointed to sit on the OHSAA Board Member Liaison Committee. The Committee is composed of  a member from each of Ohio's 5 Ohio School Board regions. Mathews will represent the South East Ohio Region.  
The ultimate goal of the Board Liaison Committee is to create a two-way dialogue between local school boards and the OHSAA Commissioner. Mathews term is for (2) two years and the Committee may meet up to 4 times a year with the OHSAA Administration. 

Board President Mathews also currently serves on the Ohio School Boards Audit Committee.

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Posted Thursday, February 15, 2024

Aces of Trades: Ridgewood Food Services Director Michelle Stoffer

Michelle makes sure the kids are fed and also leads students in community projects!
(An article from the Coshocton Tribune)

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Posted Monday, January 29, 2024

Luna Celebrates her 5th Birthday!

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Posted Thursday, January 11, 2024

Calamity Days (Snow Days) 2023-24

Calamity Days (Snow Days)

Our decision to close school due to weather is based solely on the safety of our students and staff. We utilize data from multiple sources such as weather reports, local and state road conditions as well as contact with area school superintendents when closing school.  

We will use a variety of communication avenues when delaying or closing. We will post closings and delays on our school district app as well as our website www.ridgewood.k12.oh.us.  We will also utilize our call system. School closings and/ or delays will be notified if possible the prior evening or by 5:30 a.m. It is important to update any changes to your phone with our Central Office at 545-6354. In addition, closing and delays will be reported to the following radio stations WTNS, WTUZ, WJER and television stations WHIZ, NBC4, 10WBNS and ABC6/Fox.

Students will have calamity day for Snow Days 1-8. We will utilize Online Learning Plans (Blizzard bags with Zoom meetings) on snow day 9, 10 and 11.  Online Learning Plans information/assignments will be sent home with your child or may be found on the district website. Teachers will be available via email and Zoom meeting on Online Learning Plan days during normal school hours. More information will be available on our website.

Students will have calamity day for Snow Days 12-15. We will begin to make up calamity days on Snow Day 16, 17, and 18.  Snow Day 16 will be student in person day on March 28. Snow Day 17 will be in student  in person day on May 23. Snow Day 18 will be a student in person day on May 24. 

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Posted Wednesday, January 3, 2024

WLE Homecoming Queen Partners with Ridgewood Elementary for Community Service Project

Maddie Larrison, the 2023 West Lafayette Homecoming Queen and a 10th grade student at Ridgewood High School, partnered with Ridgewood Elementary school to complete her November community service project! Maddie asked the PK-3 students at Ridgewood Elementary to color pictures, make cards, or write letters to honor Veterans.  Maddie will take these letters to the Veterans breakfast in Coshocton on Saturday!
Thank you to Mr. Carpenter, all of the PK-3 teachers, and all of the amazing students at Ridgewood Elementary for helping Maddie complete her project!

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Posted Tuesday, November 14, 2023

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