News & Announcements

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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Rickson Rock Opera and Coco Love Alcorn!

Posted April 15, 2019

Looking back on the story of our collaboration with Coco Love Alcorn here on this video! Thanks to Mr. Duncan for organizing it and for Heather Loney for capturing the story so well!

Lunch Supervisors Needed!

Posted April 15, 2019

Rickson Ridge is looking for some more Lunch Supervisors for April 15 - June 9th.  If you have one hour you could spare, either regularly or occasionally, please let us know! We can be flexible with days of the week if you would like to be part time! 

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work

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Cuddle Up and Read is Coming Soon – April 4th

Posted March 28, 2019

Please check out the following for Cuddle Up and Read Announcements and Reminders! Hope to see you there! :) Cuddle Up Pizza FormCUR_invite_web

Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 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.

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Literacy Contest Application Due March 25th

Posted March 21, 2019

Reminder @RicksonWolves ! The Literary Contest application deadline is Mon, March 25. The theme: is 'Fear of the Unknown".  Applicants are invited to an exclusive writers workshop with the guest author at the  Cuddle Up and Read event.

April 3rd – Rickson Ridge Rock Opera – Live with Coco Love Alcorn

Posted March 7, 2019

Coco Love Alcorn, a Canadian Singer\Songwriter, is coming to Guelph to perform with the Rickson Ridge Rock Opera and Mitchell Woods Choir.   The event will be held at Dublin St. United Church on Wed April 3, at 7pm.  Tickets are 20$ each and are available at either school, or at

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Wondering How to Help Your Child With Math?

Posted March 6, 2019

The UGDSB Program Department put together this helpful resource for parents to refer to at home in order to help children use the strategies that they may be learning via number talks. Math Bulletin Number Talks For Parents
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