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2017 RHS Summer New Players opens this weekend!

July 11,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, 2017 RHS Summer New Players opens this weekend! Tickets on sale now! Come enjoy Little Shop of Horrors, Baskerville-a Sherlock Holmes Mystery and later in July, The Pajama Game!!!
Senior Citizens $5.00 discount! We would love to have you join us in the lovely air conditioned Little Theatre!!

RHS New […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Out-of-town family must pay school district $38K, state says

Updated on July 9, 2017 at 8:14 PMPosted on July 9, 2017 at 2:37 PM

BY SARA JERDE

NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

BRIDGEWATER — A family was ordered to pay a school district more than $38,000 after it was discovered that a student was living outside of the district’s lines, the Commissioner of Education recently determined.

The parents, […]

By |July 10th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|7 Comments

Reader says at Ridge School every time they examine this problem, the “solution” it makes it worse

file photo Clinton Ave

In true Ridge tradition, every time they examine this problem, the “solution” results in one or more of the following:
– reduced parking spaces (more are needed not less)
– additional costs and/or restrictions/ordinances imposed on the parents
– a net negative impact on the surrounding neighbors
– new or increased penalties/fines
Which always result in
– a […]

By |July 7th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Ridge School Traffic Gets a Look

file photo by Boyd Loving
July 6,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, for years the Village has looked for ways to get more traffic off West Ridgewood Ave and onto school property in a more timely fashion.
Village and School officials got together and issued the Ridge School Traffic report , in an attempt to come […]

By |July 6th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|10 Comments

Jamboree Scholarship Fund rewarded a record 40 need-based scholarships to RHS seniors

July 6,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The Jamboree Board would like to congratulate the Ridgewood High School Class of 2017, and thank all citizens and local business that gave so generously to benefit students of our town.

This year, the Jamboree Scholarship Fund rewarded a record 40 need-based scholarships to RHS seniors. This would […]

By |July 6th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

District boasts above-average dyslexia detection and response program

Ryan Stolz, CorrespondentPublished 9:44 a.m. ET July 1, 2017 | Updated 9:44 a.m. ET July 1, 2017

In a presentation to the Board of Education Monday night, Director of Special Services Dr. Kim Turner detailed the process in which Ridgewood Public Schools tests kids for Dyslexia.

According to Turner, the testing process, and the way in which […]

By |July 2nd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Reader says the Ridgewood School district has said it has the power to redistrict at any point

I am not sure what you are arguing here? Chestnut Village and the one discussed here (KS broad street) are zoned Ridge. Dayton (down Broad) is zoned Orchard and the Enclave on Maple is zoned Sommerville. That said, the district has said it has the power to redistrict at any point.

The town has not cared […]

By |June 29th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|8 Comments

Ridgewood High School Graduation 2017

photo courtesy of Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen

June 25,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood High School graduation Kicked off at 5pm on June 21st . This year the event was live streamed . Rain early in the day  cleared up .

photo courtesy of Ridgewood Emergency Services

Behind the scenes Ridgewood Emergency Services kept a watchful […]

By |June 25th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Study: Homeschoolers Creaming Other Students on the SAT

Annie Holmquist | June 29, 2016

Last summer, George Washington University announced that it would no longer require students to submit their SAT or ACT scores as incoming freshmen. This move was made because the university “had concerns that students who could be successful at GW felt discouraged from applying if their scores were not as […]

By |June 25th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|6 Comments

New Jersey cheerleader, 12, dies in suspected suicide same day mother complained about bullying at school

Friends of a 12-year-old New Jersey cheerleader who died last week believe the young student committed suicide because she was bullied online.

The Morris County Prosecutor’s office said the death of Mallory Grossman was under investigation, but did not confirm whether she suffered from a fatal, self-inflicted wound, News 4 reported.

Relatives told the news station that […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|8 Comments