News & Announcements

Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 31, 2017

Reminder for parents/guardians: Accidents happen – be prepared with Student Accident Insurance  Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises during school activities.  Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care or employer group insurance plans. The Upper

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Talking About Mental Health Sept 2017 – Heading Back to School

Posted August 31, 2017

Hope that you had a wonderful summer!  As the children and youth head back to school, here are a few suggestions on how to make this a mentally healthy school year. Start each day with a positive thought. Everyone in the family choose a positive thought for the day.

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The Benefits of Making Mistakes

Posted August 31, 2017

As the new school year begins, there is one quote that educators wish that all students would consider they enter their new classrooms, “making mistakes is part of life—and a really big part of growing up. It’s how you learn who you want to be” (http://talkingtreebooks.com/quotes/quote-making-mistakes.html). As adults, we

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Transitions to School in the Fall

Posted August 31, 2017

  Returning to school is both an exciting time as well as one that can be challenging for some of our students.  As our students get ready for new September routines, here are some tips to support parents on things to consider when the new school year is beginning again: If

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September 27th is National Tree Day!

Posted August 31, 2017

Monthly Environmental Activities to help celebrate our planet   “Let nature be your teacher.” William Wordsworth Celebrate National Tree Day on September 27st 2017! “National Tree Day will serve as a celebration for all Canadians to appreciate the great benefits that trees provide us

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September 2017 Newsletter

Posted August 30, 2017

start up newsletter 2017

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

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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)    

PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM LEAD IN DRINKING WATER

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

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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: https://goo.gl/LybGec

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

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TECHNOLOGY SURVEY

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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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,

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Upper Grand District School Board: Request for Consent

Posted December 20, 2016

 Dear Parents and Guardians,ugdsb 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

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