News & Announcements

May Newsletter

Posted April 28, 2017


We certainly had some inconsistent weather in April with lots of rain, but hopefully we will see the sunshine in May.

The grade 3 and grade 6 students will be writing EQAO during late May and early June. Grade 3 students will be writing on May 23rd, 24th …

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Math Mindsets Parent Survey

Posted April 26, 2017

math signPlease complete the following family math survey. Information from this survey will identify needs, guide future practices, and assist in preparing staff for Rickson Ridge’s inaugural family math night.  Thank you for the continued support. 

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School Council PRO Grant Survey

Posted April 12, 2017

Each year, the Ontario Ministry of Education provides an opportunity for schools to apply for a grant of up to $1000.00 to support parent engagement. Please visit Ontario Ministry of Education website for more details. Identifying our parent/family community needs is immensely important to design and organize more meaningful family engagement activities. For this purpose, …

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Posted April 12, 2017

Please complete the following technology survey. Information from this survey will identify technology device needs and knowledge of technology needs at Rickson Ridge Public School. Thank you.

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April Newsletter

Posted April 3, 2017


We hope everyone enjoyed a great March Break and we have another long weekend coming up this month for Easter (Good Friday – April 14th and Easter Monday – April 17th).

It is hard to believe that it is spring when we still have such unpredictable temperatures. We …

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Presenting….  the Rickson Ridge Literary Awards Competition and ‘Cuddle Up and Read’ Event!!!

Posted March 1, 2017

Rickson Ridge will be celebrating family literacy with our second annual Cuddle Up and Read Event, which will be held at the school on the evening of Thursday, April 27th.  Geared towards Kindergarten to Grade 4 students especially, this event welcomes families to Rickson to hear a guest author present, watch a story performed …

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March Newsletter

Posted March 1, 2017

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Report cards have recently been sent home. The teachers have worked very hard to give you a clear representation of your child’s accomplishments.  Please review the report with your child and identify his/her strengths and make goals to help them focus between now and June. If …

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February News

Posted February 1, 2017


It is amazing how time flies and we are already into February. Report cards come home Feb 15th and the teachers have been busy assessing students so that they can give you an accurate account of how your child is doing in school.

Mrs. Patrick is motivating many …

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January Newsletter

Posted January 16, 2017


We have come to the end of another busy year.  I want to take the opportunity to thank the wonderful staff at Rickson for the tremendous job that they have done in meeting the needs of our students. We are lucky to have such a dedicated …

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Upper Grand District School Board: Request for Consent

Posted December 20, 2016

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into force on July 1, 2014. As a result, the Upper Grand District School Board, would like to ensure that we have your consent to receive newsletters, school and Board updates, announcements, event invitations, and other electronic messages which …

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Posted December 13, 2016


Our last day of school is Friday, December 23rd.

We will see you in the New Year !

Monday, January 9th 2017


CELP Program – Centennial Collegiate

Posted December 5, 2016

CELP and Headwaters are four-credit programs at Centennial Collegiate that all local high school aged students are eligible to apply to for a semester of grade 10 or grade 12. 


Students build a community of caring peers as they embark on wilderness trips, explore …

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December Newsletter

Posted December 1, 2016

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As the Holidays fast approach there are lots of fun activities happening around the school. Our focus is around kindness and giving to others. random-acts-of-kindness


As the weather quickly changes, …

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KidsAbility Ambassador – Rickson Ridge Student

Posted November 25, 2016

In September, one of our students was selected to be the 2016/2017 KidsAbility Ambassador for the Guelph-Fergus area.

Her story is now featured on the KidsAbility website at

Here is a link to the media poster that was created for her…

The Rickson team is very proud of Melody.

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