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The Vision of Ridge Family Center for Learning is “Growing Strong Minds, Strong Bodies, Caring Hearts.” Partnerships between staff, students, families and the community foster a school culture of high expectations and collaboration. Our talented, dedicated staff provide students with an excellent learning environment and nurture the development of the whole child. Our goal is to provide the finest educational setting for the children who have been entrusted to our care. Thank you for visiting our site and make sure to visit our Facebook pages to see the great things happening at Ridge.
All About Paper! Winter Intersession January 6-10
Learn the art of paper making by artist-in-residence, Rhonda Popko! Winter Intersession is All About Paper! We will meet January 6-10 from 8:00 am until 2:30 pm.
Students will mix all the ingredients and do the many steps of paper making to create several sheets of his/her very own paper. Create a speciality sheet of paper, embedded with seeds. Students will also cast a sheet of paper over an object they make from clay. In addition, students will learn about Henri Matisse and painting with scissors, just like the artist!
The cost is $100.00 per student with enrollment limited to 50 students. For more details and registration click here.
PROOF OF DENTAL EXAMINATION
All children currently in kindergarten, second, and sixth grade in District 59 are required to provide proof of dental examination by a licensed dentist by May 15, 2014.
This requirement is in ...more
September Raptor Report
Stress & Anxiety: Helping Gifted Kids Cope
"Stress and Anxiety: Helping Gifted Kids Cope" will be the topic at parent night on Monday, October 21st led by speaker Michele Kane, Ed.D., Associate Professor and Gifted/Talented Coordinator at Northeastern Illinois University. We encourage all parents to attend this presentation. We will be asking for some brief parent input at this presentation about their feelings/issues with educational programing for students. Please see the flyers for more information
Fall Intersession Registration
Registration for Fall Intersession "Nature & Art Exploration" has started.
The Fall Intersession will run Registration Form & Fees are due . 21-23 & Oct. 28-Nov. 1 from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm. Bus transportation is available. Enrollment is limited to 50.
Call Lisa Richardson 847-472-3720 with questions.
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Ridge PE Teacher Will Hogan Receives Award
On Friday, November 15, Ridge Elementary School celebrated “Will Hogan Day.” In a surprise ceremony, Mr. Hogan was presented the award for Northeastern District Elementary PE Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Michele Ramsey, Ridge School ... Continue