News & Announcements

End of June 2017

Posted June 30, 2017

What a busy year this has been! This month we welcomed a number of new families at our Kindergarten orientation and this week we say good-bye to our Grade 8 graduates, and so goes the circle of life at Rickson Ridge. As we leave for the summer, we would like to thank staff, students, parents […]

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Transportation Information for 2107

Posted June 21, 2017

Please see the important information from Student Transportation Services. Transportation-newsletter-2017-EN (1)    


Posted June 21, 2017

Ontario is continuing to protect children’s health with new regulation changes aimed at improving drinking water testing in child care centres and schools to minimize children’s exposure to lead. New amendments to Ontario Regulation 243/07 that take effect July 1, 2017 will now require lead testing within these facilities for all fixtures used to provide […]


June Newsletter

Posted June 1, 2017

It is hard to believe the school year is almost over. Students continue to learn the knowledge and skills that will prepare them for the next grade. Grades 3 students have just finished writing EQAO and the Grade 6’s will finish up this week. Final report cards will go home on June 28th and the […]

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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 & 25th and Grade 6 students will […]

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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.  Survey Link:

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, the […]

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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 look forward to the sun and warm […]

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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 by […]

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March Newsletter

Posted March 1, 2017

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 you have concerns please don’t hesitate to contact your […]

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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 students to read through our Forest of […]

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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 and caring staff at Rickson. I would also like […]

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Upper Grand District School Board: Request for Consent

Posted December 20, 2016

 Dear Parents and Guardians, 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 may contain advertising or promotions regarding school […]

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