Fifth and sixth graders used a ton of grit during their Adventure to the Flying Squirrel jump park today. Adventure can be any physical, artistic, or academic experience that involves risk, challenge, and discovery. Great job scholars!
Grade six students are one step closer with their transition to middle school at CLCS. Each of the students demonstrated a ton of grit to master the dreaded combination lock. Locks will be added to student lockers so that they can hit the ground running in the fall.
The following students were recognized this morning for their character and scholarship. Students that are caught demonstrating the Ripley Character Strengths receive Eagle Wings. This group of students had theirs pulled this morning. Great job scholars and keep up the good work!
The following students were recognized this morning for demonstrating grit, responsibility, leadership, and respect. Great job scholars and keep up the great work!
The following students were recognized for their scholarship and character this morning. Keep up the good work!
More pictures from today's second grade skiing Adventure!
Second grade had a great time on their skiing adventure! It was a first for everyone and required lots of Grit! Getting pushed out of their comfort zones wasn't easy but the smiles show it was worth it. Great job scholars!
PK Registration for the 2023-2024 year has begun. Parents may register their children by contacting the Guidance Office at 716-736-7232. To be eligible for the UPK Program, a child must turn three years old on or before December 1, 2023. If you know of any neighbors or friends who have children of UPK3 or UPK4 age who might not see this notice, please inform them of our registration. We will be offering tours and answering parent questions once the process begins. We look forward to meeting our youngest scholars and families.
Mr. James Lemanski visited our 4th Grade students to distribute American Flags. Mr. Lemanski shared what makes someone a veteran as well as how to honor and thank them. A big thank you goes out to the American Legion for providing this learning experience for our students.
Reminder to all Ripley Central School Parents and Guardians: RCS students will be dismissed today at 11:50 am. Additionally, there will be no school Monday, February 20 through Friday, February 24 for Mid-Winter Recess. Enjoy your break.
Grade 4 has been learning all about energy during their science block. They were glowing with excitement today as they learned about creating a circuit.
Would you like to be a guest reader for Read Across America Day? Read Across America is March 2, 2023. RCS is looking for guest readers from the community. If you would like to be a guest reader please contact the Main Office (716-736-2631, ext. 2000) by February 27, 2023.
Kindergarten celebrated the number 100 on Friday, February 10 (the 100th day of school for K-6 students). Students dressed up as if they were 100 years old. They also counted hundreds of objects. A big thank you to the second graders that got in on the counting fun.
A big thank you goes out to the PTO for hosting Friday's Spread the Love event. Students made Valentines, decorated cookies, and donated non perishable goods to the Riple Food Pantry. Great job!
*** IMPORTANT NOTICE *** *** ATTENTION PARENTS/GUARDIANS *** There will be Early Dismissal at 12:00 p.m. for students on Friday, February 17, 2023 for staff training. Please enjoy your extended Mid-Winter Recess.
RCS PTO Family Fun Night Spread the Love Friday, February 10 6:00-7:00 pm RCS Cafeteria Admission - a "dry-good" item to be donated to the Ripley Food Pantry
Best Day of the year! Check out these kinder crafters.
More than 50 students participated in January's Gymnastics After School Program. Students were flipping, tumbling, rolling, dancing, jumping, and having a great time! A big thank you goes out to the staff that made this program the success that it was.
The following students were recognized this morning for exhibiting one or more of the Ripley Character Strengths; Grit, Respect, Responsibility, Leadership, and Thankfulness. Great job scholars!
Check out these poets!