Eagle Time is underway in third grade. These scholars are sharpening their spelling and decoding skills with different forms of word work (ie... wiki stick writing, stamping, and various SeeSaw activities). Great job scholars, practice makes perfect!
about 17 hours ago, Micah Oldham
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The following students were recognized during the morning announcements for earning Eagle Wings. Students earn Eagle Wings by demonstrating the Ripley Character Strengths of Respect, Responsibility, Leadership, Grit, and Thankfulness throughout their school day. Great job!
6 days ago, Micah Oldham
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Students in Mrs. Meredith's 5/6 class have been learning about simple machines during their science block. Students made gears after learning about the wheel and axle. This machine makes tasks easier in terms of manipulating force by applying the concept of mechanical advantage.
6 days ago, Micah Oldham
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Mrs. J's third grade rock stars have spent the week working together to design, build, and test a marble run during science. These scholars have even been able to identify where gravity, mass, friction, and force are evidenced in the design. Great job scientists!
7 days ago, Micah Oldham
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Why Can't I Skip My 20 Minutes of Reading Tonight?
13 days ago, Micah Oldham
Why?
Our kindergarten scholars have begun learning how to properly complete their Skill stations (structured phonics) before we start rotations. Yesterday they practiced writing words from their word lists. Their handwriting is very impressive. Keep up the wonderful work scholars!
14 days ago, Micah Oldham
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School phone lines are now back up and running. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. have a great rest of your day.
16 days ago, Laurie Kozlowski
At this time phone lines are currently down to the school. If you need assistance, please either email Laurie Kozlowski at lkozlowski@ripleycsd.org or contact her via cell phone 814-490-9196. Thank you for your understanding and will notify you once phone line are back up and running.
16 days ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Friday Letter Correction: Meet the Teacher Night is Thursday, September 22, NOT Wednesday. Sorry for the confusion.
17 days ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Second graders have been using manipulatives to reinforce the Make a Ten math strategy. Students are building these foundational skills for future use with 2 digit and 3 digit addition and subtraction. Great job scholars!
20 days ago, Micah Oldham
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Kindergarten students began Reader's Workshop last week and the kids are loving it! During the first few weeks, teachers will be establishing habits and behaviors for the entire year. Students are working on: independent reading, selecting good books, and talking about texts.
23 days ago, Micah Oldham
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Miss Golnitz's third grade class didn't miss a beat and hit the ground running last week. Students conducted book talks with partners and then shared their thoughts during writing. It is so nice to have all of our scholars back in school!
24 days ago, Micah Oldham
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PK is in the house! Our PK students had a wonderful time showing off their listening skills during a rousing game of Red Light, Green Light. It was so nice to have all of our scholars back at school today. It's going to be a great year!
29 days ago, Micah Oldham
PK
We hope you are enjoying your final day of summer. Teachers were in last week; learning, planning, and playing. We are excited to roll out a new reading and writing block K-6. We can't wait to see you tomorrow:) It's going to be a great year!
about 1 month ago, Micah Oldham
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The Ripley Presbyterian Church will be providing free back to school supplies for RCS elementary students on Saturday, August 27th (9-11 and 6-8pm).
about 1 month ago, Micah Oldham
Back to School
Eagle U students capped off their summer of reading and learning with a trip to the Welch Field public pool in Westfield NY. Everyone had a wonderful time. Great job scholars!
about 1 month ago, Micah Oldham
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Ms. Bodenmiller and her kiddos have been studying the life cycle of butterflies since the start of Eagle U. They have been able to observe all three stages. Students were greeted with a surprise when they arrived to school. The butterflies have been released!
about 2 months ago, Micah Oldham
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Ms. Lynn's friends went on a scavenger hunt today. First their clues lead them to a rock painting activity. Next they headed down to the basketball courts. Their third clue lead them to a tower team building activity. They finished by making pudding and jello sundaes. So fun!
about 2 months ago, Micah Oldham
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Students have been enjoying "Water" Wednesday's at Eagle U. There are tons of fun water games and activities each and every Wednesday.
2 months ago, Micah Oldham
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This is the second year of golf instruction for many of our Eagle U students and it has been fun to see the growth in their skills. The Chautauqua Lake golf team will have some fine players when these students head to the middle school.
2 months ago, Micah Oldham
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