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Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here


Posted November 12, 2018

INTRODUCING....  THE NEW RICKSON READS READING CLUB!!!Narrative 794978__340 A new reading club has formed at Rickson Ridge!  All students in grades 3 to 6 are invited to join Rickson Reads, a reading club ...

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Progress Reports and Interview Booking

Posted November 9, 2018

Progress reports will be arriving home on November 20th. These reports do not contain marks and are a mid-term check-in. We hope that they will help you and your child have a discussion about what they are doing well at in school and what things they can work on in ...

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Kindergarten Parents Mark Your Calendars!

Posted November 8, 2018

The UGDSB will be hosting information nights about the Kindergarten Program in November and December.  Parents are welcome to attend any evening that suits them. Check out the poster for full details! JK Info Night Poster 201920  For more registration information visit Registration will occur January 8-18, 2019.  

Thank You Zehrs Hartland!

Posted November 8, 2018

A great big THANK YOU to Zehrs Hartland for supporting our healthy snack program! Nutrition

Nature and Mental Health – A GREAT Connection!

Posted October 24, 2018

Talking About Mental Health November 2018 – Nature and Mental Health Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being outdoors is a simple way to add ...

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September Open House

Posted September 21, 2018

We are looking forward to meeting Rickson Ridge families at our Open House on Tuesday, September 25th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm! School council has organized three food trucks: Schmuck Truck, Fo’Cheezy, MegaCone Ice Cream truck (with nut free selections).  You'll find them outside near the parking lot and food will ...

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Scholastic Book Fair Back Again!

Posted September 21, 2018

Please come to our library on September 25 during the Open House to visit our annual Scholastic Book Fair!  It's a wonderful way to support the library since we receive 50% of our sales in Scholastic books and other materials.  Bring your cash, cheque, or credit card!  ...

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Student Safety Is Our First Priority!

Posted September 12, 2018

Effective immediately, ONLY kindergarten students will be able to enter the kindergarten yard at morning arrival time.  ALL other students (grades 1 to 8) will need to enter the school grounds via the walkway by the staff parking lot.  This change has been made to keep our ...

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Terry Fox Fundraising Begins

Posted September 12, 2018

We are honouring Canadian hero, Terry Fox, during the month of September.

If you would like to support our fundraising efforts, please check out our school

fundraising page:  

September 26th is National Tree Day!

Posted September 10, 2018


“Let nature be your teacher.” William Wordsworth

“National Tree Day will serve as a celebration for all Canadians to appreciate the great benefits that trees provide us - clean air, wildlife habitat, reducing energy demand and connecting with nature.” ...

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Information about Combined Classes

Posted September 7, 2018

What should I know about combined (split grade) classes? Combined classes group children from two or more consecutive grades into one classroom. Schools combine classes for a variety of reasons to meet the learning needs of students and to balance class sizes. All classrooms are created with students who have a ...

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