Students in Ms. Riley's class demonstrated grit and leadership while working in small groups to finish their map model projects. The final products included mountains, hills, and islands. Great job scholars!
The YWCA offers before and after school programs at RCS. Do you need childcare? Scholarships are available. If you would like more information, please email email@example.com or call (716) 326-4012
The New York State Education Department has asked school districts to survey and provide information on the "digital health" of school districts in regards to device and internet access for families. Below you will find a link to a short Ripley Google survey that we ask you to please fill out for each of our students. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBLmDyT4ZMCYlqp4C7_VGKe26WeuzlRgwn2eAOD8iQ6KDNyg/viewform
The PTO will be sponsoring a Movie Night this Friday at 6:30pm. Complimentary popcorn will be served. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and pillows to lie on while watching the movie. Social distancing guidelines will be practiced and masks must be worn.
Second grade scholars worked in small groups to design and plan for a model that needed to include three land and water forms. Students painted their bases and built mountains and hills out of clay. This is the final project for their Models, Maps and Patterns science unit.
Students in Mrs. Gestwicki's class learned about Veteran's Day during today's Crew time. They listened to a story about veterans and then made drawings of soldiers. We are thankful for all of the veterans who served their country honorably during war or peacetime.
Grade 6 scholars have been working on dividing fractions with mixed numbers. Students are pictured working on these skills while playing a memory game with their peers.
The following students were recognized this week for making great choices and exhibiting the Ripley Character Traits. Eagle Wing recipients are recognized each week during the morning announcements.
On Friday the PK3 class talked about how a crew is a team. All of the PK students wore their new Blue Shirt Friday shirts and certainly looked the part. A big thank you to the community organizations that made this possible (Connect Gen, Meeders, and the RCS PTO).
Ms. Riley's second grade scholars received their pen-pal letters from their friends in Sherman this week and the excitement was real!
On Tuesday we recognized the following students for their character and scholarship. Great job scholars!
Dance practice for this year's musical has begun! The students will be performing Disney's Aladdin Jr. Aladdin Jr. is a one-act, eleven-scene theatre musical adapted from the 1992 Walt Disney Animation Studio film. Our scholars are excited to bring this story to life!
Red Ribbon Week came to a close on Friday with the students wearing their Halloween costumes to school because "drugs are scary". Red Ribbon Week takes place each year from 10/23 to 10/31 with the mission to help keep kids drug-free. Participation rates were fantastic!
On Friday, the Ripley Volunteer Fire Department visited to share some Halloween and Fire Safety tips with our students. The students learned that firefighters are our friends and helpers. A big thank you to the volunteers that made this possible!
The students at RCS wore pajamas to "follow their dreams" today. Students are encouraged to wear their school appropriate Halloween costume tomorrow because "drugs are scary". Red Ribbon Week takes place each year from 10/23 to 10/31 with the mission to help keep kids drug-free.
The students at RCS "teamed up against drugs" today. Students are encouraged to wear their pajamas tomorrow to "follow their dreams". Red Ribbon Week takes place each year from 10/23 to 10/31 with the mission to help keep kids drug-free.
The students at RCS said, "Peace out to Drugs" today. Students are encouraged to wear their favorite sports shirts tomorrow to "Team up Against Drugs". Red Ribbon Week takes place each year from 10/23 to 10/31 with the mission to help keep kids drug-free.
Today kicked off Red Ribbon Week at RCS. The students "Rallied in Red" to stand up to drugs. Students are encouraged to wear tie dye tomorrow to say "Peace out to Drugs". Red Ribbon Week takes place each year from 10/23 to 10/31 with the mission to help keep kids drug-free.
Kindergarten started their new unit in science. They made a "Garbage Garden" to see what happens to garbage and food from their lunches after being buried in soil. This is part of their study of human impact on the environment. We will check back on the items in a few weeks!
Students in Mrs. Bodenmiller's fourth grade class presented their final animal research projects to their classmates today. Each scholar described their animal, the threats to its survival, and how it is equipped to deal with them. Everyone did a great job!