News & Announcements

Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 23, 2019

Reminder for parents/guardians: Accidents happen – be prepared with Student Accident Insurance

 Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on and off school premises during school activities.  Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care

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What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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A Summer of Reading Ahead!

Posted June 27, 2019

Check out this message from Mrs. Patrick. Enjoy a summer of great reading! :) Download awesome ideas and links in the June Newsletter below! June Newsletter Narrative 794978__340

Summer’s Here!

Posted June 27, 2019

Wishing all of our Rickson students and families a fantastic summer! Stay safe, be healthy and we'll see you again in September! :) Summer 814679__340

Congratulations to our Grade 8 Grads!

Posted June 27, 2019

Heartfelt congratulations to all of our Grade 8 students as they graduate from Rickson Ridge and move on to learning in other spaces! You have made us so proud and we celebrate the fine young people that you are! You will do great things! Have a great summer!

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Creative Culinary Minds Cooking Camp

Posted June 13, 2019

Does your child like to cook? Consider summer cooking camp! bit.ly/CreativeCM IMG_3065 IMG_3063

Teacher Appreciation Lunch

Posted June 10, 2019

Staff at Rickson Ridge are feeling really honoured and acknowledged today as parents from the school brought in the most amazing and delicious lunch for our educators!  Thanks so much to the many parents who Lunchcontributed their favourite lunch treats, and to

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Baby Bunnies at Rickson Ridge

Posted June 3, 2019

Rickson Ridge is a friendly and awesome place to be learning! We know it...but even the neighbourhood bunnies know that our school is a safe and caring place! Mrs. Patrick shares the story of the bunnies in the kindergarten yard below....

June 5th is World Environment Day!

Posted June 1, 2019

Protecting the planet is everyone’s responsibility!

Celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th 2019 World Environment Day  A Platform for Action- World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment

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Bus Information for 2019-2020

Posted May 30, 2019

Our STWDSTS Department is helping you get ahead with bus information for next year. Check the following newsletter for important bus information and you can also follow them @STWDSTS  STWDSTS Transportation Newsletter September 2019

Soapbox Derby – Supporting Big Brothers and Sisters of Guelph

Posted May 28, 2019

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Flying the Pride Flag at Rickson Ridge

Posted May 28, 2019

We'll be flying the pride flag at Rickson Ridge for the month of June! Flag 1179172__340 For more information about the Pride Flag check out this page on our board website Flying the Pride Flag at UGDSB 

Carnival Night: Cake Walk Fundraiser

Posted May 16, 2019

Carnival Night: Cake Walk Sign Up Thank you for being willing to contribute to ‘Rickson’s Third Cake Walk’ for the Carnival Fun Night on Thursday, June 6th! Our Goal is to get 40 cakes donated!! PLEASE BRING YOUR CAKE IN A CAKE BOX. Cake

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Our Student Writers Rock!!!

Posted May 15, 2019

This year's Literary Awards Competition was a huge success!  Almost 60 Rickson Ridge writers composed original stories, poems, and personal narratives focusing on the theme "Fear of the Unknown."  Some were funny, some inspiring, and some emotional.  All were creative and so enjoyable to read! Judging committees composed of various Rickson staff (including

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