Students in Mrs. Rosage's and Sanderson's PK4 classes participated in a recycling challenge for Better World Day. During class they learned all about recycling and then went into the field to look for objects that could be recycled. The homemade vests were a nice touch!
Students in Mrs. Johnston's 3rd grade class have been studying the life cycle of the Painted Lady Butterfly. The kids were excited to see the larvae beginning to transition into the pupa stage. All of our scholars have been excellent caregivers. Great job!
RCS students celebrated Better World Day on 5/6/22. Each class planned events and activities to make their world and community a better place. Student's in Ms. Riley's class made cards and bracelets to send to Ukrainian refugees to welcome them to Buffalo.
A big thank you goes out to the Ripley PTO for the teacher appreciation week luncheon. This year's theme was "Cinco de Thanko". Thank you to our teacher's for making RCS a fun and engaging place to learn and grow!
The following students were recognized for demonstrating the Ripley Character Strengths on the morning announcements today. The RCS Character Strengths are; Respect, Responsibility, Leadership, Thankfulness, and Grit. Great job scholars!
Grade 3 began the next topic in science titled "The Circle of Life: Life Cycles and Traits". Scholars will explore the entire life cycle of the Painted Lady Butterfly and will release them when they reach adulthood. Students are doing a great job caring for their caterpillars!
It's great to be back! The following students were recognized for their scholarship and character this morning. Great job scholars!
Grade 4 students dissected flowers during science today. They identified the individual parts and their functions. We are more than ready for the flowers around the school to bloom. Think Spring!
The following students were recognized this morning for their scholarship and character. Congratulations and keep up the good work!
The PTO will be taking orders for Mother’s Day Hanging Baskets for the next two weeks. Hanging baskets are available by order for $20. Orders will be available for pick up the week of May 5.
Join us tonight from 6-7pm for an evening of Bingo, Popcorn, and Books. We hope to see you here.
The following students were recognized for their character and scholarship this morning on the announcements. We had a ton of students showing grit, leadership, and responsibility. Keep up the good work!
The following students were recognized on the morning announcements this morning for demonstrating the RCS Character Strengths (Respect, Responsibility, Leadership, Thankfulness, and Grit). Keep up the good work!
Fifth graders have been learning all about Earth's water systems during science. They finished up their latest unit by learning about the water filtration process and experimented with various filter designs. Great job scholars!
The following students were recognized for their character and scholarship during the morning announcements today. This week we are focusing on the Ripley Character strength of respect. Respect is caring enough to consider how words and actions impact others. Great job!
Check out the free family swim opportunity for all RCS students Monday evenings from 6-8pm at the Chautauqua Lake School pool.
Grade 2 students were pushed outside of their comfort zones yesterday (3/2) with a skiing adventure. Students were patient, respectful, and very attentive to their instructors. Students helped each other as they navigated the bunny hill. Great job scholars!
PK3 is celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday AND their first day without masks! Students were encouraged to dress as their favorite storybook characters today. Great job scholars!
Students at RCS began Read Across America Day with a delicious breakfast of green eggs and ham. I love them in a jar. I love them on a car. I love them with a fox. I love them in a box. Do you like green eggs and ham?
Grade 4 students participated in a virtual field trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee. They learned all about the forces that move the Earth and how erosion, volcanoes, and weathering help to shape our planet. Ranger Syd was a wonderful adventure guide.