News & Announcements

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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DATE CHANGE: Special Olympics Track & Field Meet moved to Wednesday May 15

Posted May 12, 2019

Due to rain in the forecast, the Special Olympics Track & Field Meet has been postponed to Wednesday May 15, 2019.

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Focusing on Digital Intelligence – May 16th

Posted May 6, 2019

We are excited to announce that Chris Vollum (@cmvsocialmedia) will be a guest in our school on May 16th.  He'll be speaking during the day with our Grade 4-8 students and in the evening with any interested parents. Wondering how to help your child navigate Social Media today and

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Lost and Found Items are out!

Posted May 6, 2019

Are you missing clothing items or footwear?  Our lost and found items will be on display in the front foyer this week. Drop in and have a look! Students will be encouraged to pass by and look for their items as well. IMG_2765

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MAY Is Child and Youth Mental Health and Well-Being Month!

Posted May 1, 2019

Talking about Mental Health - May  6-10 is Child and Youth Mental Health and Well-being Week! Child and Youth Mental Health and Well-being Week is about promoting mental wellness, increasing awareness of child and youth mental health, decreasing stigma and understanding that support is available. Let’s improve everyone’s mental

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Celebrating Diversity!

Posted April 29, 2019

At Rickson Ridge we honour and celebrate a wide range of traditions and celebrations! If you see something missing here on our list, please let us know! Art 2026073_1280  

Community Tree Planting – This Saturday, April 27th

Posted April 25, 2019

Join Us For a Special Day! Come on by at Rickson Ridge for community tree planting this Saturday, April 27th from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. Thanks to Mr. Kumbhani for leading this for us!  Let's make our playground even more beautiful! Join us out in the back playground...we'll be the

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Tree Planting April 23

Posted April 22, 2019

Our classes are celebrating Earth Day at Rickson Ridge by tree planting and cleaning up our playground on April 23rd.  Thanks to Mr. Kumbhani for leading this for us! Dress for the outdoors tomorrow and we'll see you outside!

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Last day for the Diversity Data Survey – We need you!

Posted April 18, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population. The sole purpose of this survey is to gain a better understanding of the students and families we serve, so

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