The PK3 students had a blast at today's Fall Fest, engaging in a range of delightful autumn activities. They had a hands-on experience with pumpkin guts, stomped grapes, and even rolled pumpkins. It's safe to say that everyone had an absolute blast!
The sixth-grade students have been incorporating the use of a story arc as a guiding framework in their Writer's Workshop, aiding them in crafting compelling personal narratives. Great job scholars!
Second-grade students embarked on an exciting Fall Adventure as they visited Harvest View Greenhouses. They relished the season by participating in a variety of engaging fall-themed activities, which encouraged them to step out of their comfort zones and explore the wonders of autumn.
Dear RCS Families and Staff, The Ripley PTO we will be providing a complimentary school t-shirt to every student and staff member. Kindly complete the attached questionnaire providing your child’s or the staff member's name and shirt size by Friday, October 20, 2023. Warm regards, Ripley PTO Members https://forms.gle/XqT5rWz2z8R1VNg46
This morning, we recognized the following students for their outstanding achievement in earning Eagle Wings. Congratulations to all, and please continue your excellent work!
Grade 1 kicked off their first science unit on sound this week by playing a sound guessing game. Students listened to a mystery sound and held up a picture card of what object they thought made the sound. Students explored each object afterwards. Great job scholars!
Grade 6 students are currently learning about the fascinating world of ecosystem dynamics, and are exploring the flow of energy and matter. Today marked the beginning of an exciting project where students took their first steps in crafting their very own miniature ecosystems.
Over the weekend, students from RCS visited SUNY Fredonia, where they participated in the WNY Girls in Sports event. This exciting occasion provided our students with a diverse array of sporting experiences, including lacrosse, volleyball, basketball, and softball.
The following students were recognized for demonstrating the Ripley Character strengths this morning. Keep up the good work!
Mrs. Gestwicki's class celebrated their writing with a gallery walk featuring each child's favorite piece. First grade scholars walked around the room, immersed in the ambiance of classical music, while reading their classmates' books. We have some serious first grade writers!
Grade 3 students are currently learning about force and motion during their science lessons. They recently engaged in a hands-on learning experience by constructing marble roller coasters. This activity explored the fundamental concepts of gravity and friction. Great job!
Tomorrow is school picture day! Blue Shirt Friday has been cancelled for this week. Please have students dress for their school pictures. Thank you.
All mum orders and money were due today. If you forgot to turn you orders and money, please have your child turn it in to their teacher ASAP. If you would like to still order mums, you may do so by Tuesday, September 19. Please contact Laurie at 716-736-7224 if you have any questions. Thank You
Picture Day is coming up on 9/22/23! Order before Picture Day to receive free shipping to the school. Order online at https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/80483JF.
Kindergarten was excited to begin their Reading Workshop this week. We can read, yes we do. We can read, how bout you!
The following students were recognized this morning for receiving Eagle Wings. These students were caught demonstrating Grit, Leadership, and Responsibility throughout the first week of school. Way to start strong!
Reminder: All Mum orders and money are due Friday, September 15. Students that sell 10 or more mums will receive a free 2023-2024 yearbook. Please have your child bring in order forms and money and give to their teacher. As always, thank you for your support.
RCS will have a daily (M-F) sports bus run for students returning to Ripley. The bus will be at CLCS from 5:15 - 5:50 pm. Bus will depart promptly at 5:50 pm to return to RCS. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the RCS Bus Garage at 716-736-7614. Thank you.
4th grade students collaborated to create their classroom social contract. This document details the expectations for how students wish to be treated by both their teacher and their peers. To signify their commitment to this contract, both students and teachers signed the doc!
Reminder: The RCS school year begins on Tuesday, September 5 for all Pk3 to grade 6 students. Classes begin at 8 am. Please arrive by 7:35 am if you plan to eat breakfast at school. See everyone soon.