Micah Oldham
You may notice that your children are bringing home an Eagle Wing. Eagle Wings are given to students and staff in recognition of exhibiting the RCS Character Traits. The following scholars were recognized for their outstanding character this sunny morning at RCS.
about 19 hours ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
This is a great set of free parenting classes for families that would like additional support dealing with common unwanted behaviors. All of the sessions are virtual and free. Check them out if you are looking for more tools for managing challenging behaviors at home.
12 days ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Our fourth grade students have been enjoying learning all about crayfish during their Science unit. These brave scholars picked them up and observed the different body parts of these crustaceans in action. Great job!
12 days ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Time to order your mums to support the RCS yearbook. Money and order forms must be turned in no later than Monday, September 20, 2021.
12 days ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Science has started in kindergarten! Today's lesson was learning about forces by building a ramp. Great job scholars!
15 days ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
We are excited to welcome students in grades K-6 back on Tuesday 9/7. The first day for all PK students will be Thursday 9/9. Breakfast will be served from 7:45 to 8:15 daily. The school day begins at 8:15. Dismissal will be at 3:20.
25 days ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Students in grades 3-6 that attend Eagle U have the option to receive weekly golf instruction. A big thank you goes out to Lakeside Golf Course for reaching out to the school. The first lesson focused on proper putting technique. It's not too late to sign up!
2 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Students that attend Eagle U have the option to receive weekly swimming instruction on Wednesday afternoons. These students needed to cool off after all of the reading that happened during the morning. It's not too late to sign up!
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Students created marble mazes for their friends to try and solve during Eagle U this week. It was impressive to see the creativity and craftsmanship of the final products. Great job!
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Our Eagle U scholars conducted archaeological digs this week and carefully chipped away rock to discover ancient remains.
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Eagle U began on 7/6/21 with the goal of offering RCS scholars enrichment opportunities while limiting the summer slide. The following students chose to paint suncatchers to give as gifts. We also had another aspiring rock artist that chose to create a rain stick!
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Eagle U began on 7/6/21 with the goal of offering RCS scholars enrichment opportunities while limiting the summer slide. These paleontologists decided to go on a dino dig. We also have a rock artist in the house!
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Eagle U began on 7/6/21 with the goal of offering RCS scholars enrichment opportunities while limiting the summer slide. Nothing beats a good book and an air conditioned environment on a hot day!
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Eagle U began on 7/6/21 with the goal of offering RCS scholars enrichment opportunities while limiting the summer slide. The following students chose to work with Legos and Math fluency as part of their day.
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Eagle U began on 7/6/21 with the goal of offering RCS scholars enrichment opportunities while limiting the summer slide. The following students worked on designing cars that would be propelled by air from a balloon as part of their day.
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Eagle U began on 7/6/21 with the goal of offering RCS scholars enrichment opportunities while limiting the summer slide. The following students enjoyed a game of basketball in the small gym as part of their day.
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Our 6th grade scholars visited the Ripley Beach on 6/17/21 to conduct a beach clean up. The lake has been higher than normal and larger pieces of garbage had been deposited by the water. The students needed a little extra elbow grease to clean the area. Great job scholars!
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
A big thank you goes out to Mrs. Mazurkiewicz for putting together this virtual concert. Thank you for sharing your love of music with our kids each day! We can't wait to invite our families back into the school next year. Great job scholars! https://youtu.be/YNAq7lAgMWg
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
RCS sixth grade students visited CLCS yesterday to see where they will be heading in the Fall. They met next years teachers and learned about the sports, clubs, and classes that will be offered. A big thank you goes out to CLCS for the tour and ice cream!
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
We had perfect weather for today's PK4 graduation. Our kindergarten teachers will have a great group of kids next year. Congratulations to the future Class of 2034!
3 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Our first grade students visited the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History on Monday, 6/7/21. Students completed a Nature Walk and were encouraged to use their five senses (minus taste). You can visit the institute at: 311 Curtis St. Jamestown, NY 14701.
4 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
4th grade students went on a nature walk on 6/4/21. They observed animal tracks, scat as well as animal bones. Following the hike, students had a painting party with Mrs. Parker. As the students painted they saw a deer walk past the pond. What a wonderful day full of Adventure!
4 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Our 6th grade visited the Ripley Rod and Gun Club for an adventure on 6/7/21. A big thank you goes out to the club for letting us use their facilities. The kids were super excited to see how their archery skills improved from the Fall, and everyone caught at least one fish.
4 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Our 5th grade students went on a kayaking adventure on 6/4/21. A big thank you goes out to Evergreen Outfitters for providing kayaks, life vests, and instruction. Many of our students stepped outside of their comfort zones and discovered a new activity that they truly enjoyed.
4 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Grades 5 and 6 went on a golfing adventure this past Thursday. A big thank you to the Lakeside Golf Course for reaching out and working with the school to help introduce this life long sport to our students.
4 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Our third grade students went on a biking adventure this past Thursday at Presque Isle State Park. Students rode the trails, enjoyed a picnic lunch, and visited the beach. All of our scholars showed grit and completed the ride. Nice job!
4 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Ms. Gollnitz’s class raised $400 in loose change as well as: 51 cans of food, 9 boxes of treats, 4 boxes of dryer sheets, 4 bottles of soap, 2 containers of disinfecting wipes, 15 rolls of paper towels, 20 toys, and 7 boxes of garbage bags as part of their Better World Day project. Diane Weekly and her canine companions (Otis and Eva) visited RCS to accept the donationations that were collected for the Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue this morning. Great job!
4 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Our PK4 scholars have been learning about recycling. They took a walking field trip around the school block looking for items that could be repurposed. Great job students and teachers!
5 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Our 5th grade scholars planned multiple projects for Better World Day. Two of the projects are pictured below. Inspirational posters were hung at Meeder's restaurant and they also created an Uplifting Egg Hunt for younger students. Nice job
5 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Today, RCS second graders made signs to welcome community members to our school for the upcoming school budget vote. Great job scholars!
5 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
RCS grade 3 students lead a clean up effort of the town field and playground for Better World Day. Nice work! #BetterWorldDay
5 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
RCS kindergarten students visited our neighbors at the Westfield Absolut Care for Better World Day. They delivered sun-catchers that they made and held a parade around the perimeter of the building. #BetterWorldDay
5 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
For Better World Day, the RCS PK3 students decided to make bird feeders. They wanted to bring more birds to Ripley. They also thought they should dress like birds, so that that the birds outside would recognize them as friends! #BetterWorldDay
5 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
One of RCS 5th grades objectives for Better World Day was to improve our communities outlook in an otherwise gloomy year. Please take a moment to watch this 3 minute video. https://youtu.be/QkQuM7hUvzo #BetterWorldDay
5 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Students in Ms. Humbert's class participated in some group research on trees today. The students gathered information from text to make into a poster to present to their classmates. Great job scholars!
5 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Peter Cottontail and his sister visited Mrs. Graham's PK3 PM class before the break. The students enjoyed petting the bunnies and learning about how to care for them. A big thank you goes out to Mrs. Kozlowski for helping to facilitate this learning experience.
6 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Mrs. Gollnitz' fourth grade reading champions enjoyed milk shakes from Meeders today. Great job crew!
6 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Sixth grade visited the Northwest Arena in Jamestown today. This was the first time ice skating for many. The students showed a ton of grit and can-do attitude as they learned how to navigate the rink. A big thank you goes out to Mrs. Meredith for planning this winter adventure.
6 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
A local tree expert from Country View Farm visited RCS today. She shared how trees are tapped, how sap is made into syrup, and how they collect honey from bees! The kids sampled fresh syrup when the presentation was finished. A big thank you goes out to Mrs. Lindstrom!
7 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
RCS had some special visitors today. A big thank you goes out to Mrs. Carris for bringing some of her friends to school with her. Our primary students appreciated it!
7 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Second graders completed a science talk today. They discussed and shared their research on what plants need to grow and survive. Great job scholars!
7 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Students in Mrs. Graham's PK3 class learned all about the arctic today. They read a story, watched a video, sang a song, and played with arctic animals. These scholars are going to be arctic experts in a few weeks as they continue to learn about the frozen tundra.
7 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Happy Groundhog's Day! This morning Phil saw his shadow but that didn't spoil our kindergartener's moods. Only six more weeks until Spring!
8 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Ms. Humbert's class went on a snowshoeing adventure today. The students had a great time travelling across the snow.
8 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Reminder: School will be closed this coming Monday 1/18 in observance of MLK Day.
8 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Reminder: There will be a 1/2 day of school Friday January 8. Student dismissal will begin at 11:40.
9 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Virtual Santa visited our remote and in-person learners yesterday. We truly appreciate Santa taking time out of his busy schedule to spread some holiday cheer. Thanks Santa!
9 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
PK Reminder: We are going to continue to alternate AM and PM attendance for PK students. AM PK will attend the morning of 12/3 and PM PK folks will attend the morning of 12/4. We have a half day on 12/11 and AM PK students will attend.
10 months ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Reminder: School will be closed for Thanksgiving Wednesday 11/25 - Sunday 11/29. In person instruction will resume Monday 11/30. We hope you have a restful and safe holiday.
10 months ago, Micah Oldham
Laurie Kozlowski
Tomorrow is the last day to turn in your Spirit Wear order form and payment. Please make checks payable to: Ripley PTO. If you have any questions, please call Laurie Kozlowski (736-7224). Thank you.
11 months ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Laurie Kozlowski
12 months ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Laurie Kozlowski
Bus 85 (yellow bus) is running about 15 minutes behind today. Please be patient.
12 months ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Laurie Kozlowski
Good evening. This is Ripley Central School District calling to notify parents and guardians that tomorrow we will practice our lockdown procedures as part of our routine safety program. During this time, students and staff will participate in a drill to secure the building and to shelter in place. This is only a drill and will likely take no more than 15 minutes. To learn more about a lockdown, visit the district website, www.ripleycsd.org. Select the Resources heading, then Parent/Student Resources, to read “What Is a Lockdown?” Thank you.
12 months ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Micah Oldham
The county will be offering free Covid-19 testing in Mayville.
12 months ago, Micah Oldham
Laurie Kozlowski
Reminder: Mum pickup is today at 2:30 pm at the RCS Bus Garage. We ask that you please practice social distancing guidelines and wear your masks. Thank you.
12 months ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Laurie Kozlowski
Picture Day is tomorrow! Order now at inter-state.com/order and use Order Code 51139Y or send in your order forms with your child.
about 1 year ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Laurie Kozlowski
Mum Pickup: Friday, September 25, 2020 2:30 pm RCS Bus Garage
about 1 year ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Laurie Kozlowski
Mum money and orders due today. Please contact Laurie Kozlowski at 736-7224 with questions.
about 1 year ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Laurie Kozlowski
Picture Day is Friday, September 25, 2020, mark your calendar! Ordering online is easy, visit inter-state.com/order and use Order Code <51139Y.
about 1 year ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Laurie Kozlowski
Sending Order Flyers home with students Friday, September 18, 2020, however, if you wish to preorder online, please use this link inter-state.com/order and use Order Code 51139Y.
about 1 year ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Laurie Kozlowski
Picture Day is coming up on Friday, September 25, 2020! Visit inter-state.com/kiosk and sign up to receive helpful email reminders from Inter-State Studio.
about 1 year ago, Laurie Kozlowski
Micah Oldham
COVID-19 Return to School Video (Sept 2020) https://youtu.be/m8B79MfiGIw
about 1 year ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Supply Lists have been updated on our website and App. We will begin mailing out welcome back packets first thing next week. Have a great weekend!
about 1 year ago, Micah Oldham
Micah Oldham
Reminder: There will be a PK3 and PK4 Parent Meeting this evening (8/20) @ 6:30. A Zoom invitation will be added to the RCS news feed this afternoon (RipleyCSD.org or the Ripley CSD app). The AM / PM Form will be added to both sites following the meeting.
about 1 year ago, Micah Oldham
 William Caldwell
Our reopening plan is posted to our website (RipleyCSD.org) in the news section.
about 1 year ago, William Caldwell
Micah Oldham
Job Posting
about 1 year ago, Micah Oldham
Ripley Central School
Come join an amazing team that puts kids first!
about 1 year ago, Ripley Central School
Ripley Central School
Exciting to see Mrs. Graham in the school selecting books, getting ready for this years Pre-K 3 students.
about 1 year ago, Ripley Central School
Ripley Central School
Did you forget to pick up your yearbook yesterday? Don't worry, you are not alone. Please call Laurie to make arrangements to pick up your yearbook at 736-7224.
about 1 year ago, Ripley Central School
Micah Oldham
Make kindness an everyday practice!
about 1 year ago, Micah Oldham