Back for the 30th year, Super Science Saturday is March 3rd

 

January 16,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,Back for the 30th year! Super Science Saturday is March 3. Take the 2048 Future Challenge! Details at www.supersciencesaturday.org.

Super Science Saturday was started in 1989 by Mr. Jim Wallace, a sixth grade science teacher at Ridgewood’s Benjamin Franklin Middle School. What began solely as a science day for students […]

By |January 15th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Ridgewood High School to Host Tech Night on Janaury 11th at the Campus Center

Janaury 9,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Parents & guardians, the next Tech Night is this Thursday. Here’s a note from Asst. Superintendent Ms. Stacie Poelstra:

Dear Parents/Guardians,
Happy New Year! We are delighted to be hosting the 4th Tech Night in our five-part series next Thursday, January 11th. This event will be held at 7:00 […]

By |January 9th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Delayed Ridgewood School Opening – Friday – January 5, 2018

file photo by Boyd Loving

January 5,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Delayed Ridgewood School Opening – Friday – January 5, 2018❄️: Due to the hazardous road conditions expected in the morning, all Ridgewood Schools will operate under the delayed opening schedule. Under the delayed opening schedule, the school day will begin two hours later […]

By |January 5th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

The Ridgewood Historical Society Presents “LETTERS FROM HISTORY” Contest!

November 29,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, In cooperation with the Ridgewood High School Social Studies department, Ridgewood Historical Society proudly presents:
“LETTERS FROM HISTORY” Contest!

Open to all RHS students. We challenge students to write a letter inspired by local history and the current exhibit at the Schoolhouse Museum.
• Write a 1-page letter about a […]

By |November 29th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Reader says Chuck Johnson was right not to let his kids do the post-game handshake with Montclair after their supporters ran onto the field

Big end of game brawl yesterday btwn Hackensack and Teaneck.
Star Ledger had the story but Gannett / The Record did not.

http://highschoolsports.nj.com/news/article/3190145368422224967/melee-overshadows-hackensack-comeback-win-over-rival-teaneck-video/

And by the way, Chuck Johnson was right not to let his kids do the post-game handshake with Montclair after their supporters ran onto the field.

By |November 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Reader asks When are we going to start holding parents accountable for their kids

A very good point was made by Fishbein, he and his administration are responsible for monitoring a powerful device that is put in the students hands (smartphone) by the parents. When are we going to start holding parents accountable for their kids and what they do? Also, I have heard so many complaints of the […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|5 Comments

Lawsuit Accuses Ridgewood Schools of a Cover up and Violating it’s Own “Cyber Bullying” and Social Media Policies

November 17,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, looks like the Ridgewood blog was not the only one with unanswered questions about the fighting incident that took place at Stevens and Brookside fields. We recently observed that the ,

“Ridgewood High School “ANTI BULLYING POLICY” was adapted in 2016 , it has very clear rolls for […]

By |November 17th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|10 Comments

Reader says lynch mob mentality in the Village is a sign of “affluenza”

 

What does ‘severity of injury’ have to do with how one side went about riling up a lynch mob to take down half the high school? All because their precious kid voluntarily went into a fight and came off badly from it?
You realize what this kid is learning, right? I can get into a fight […]

By |November 14th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|12 Comments

Maker Space Workshops at Ridgewood High School

Maker Space Workshops at RHS

MakerWhat?

What’s in a name? Don’t get hung up on the name, it’s what we all use to call a workshop. It still is a workshop, but now it’s a “community commuter workshop”, where all you have to do is bring your ideas. We have basic tools that you would find in […]

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

Ridgewood High School Principal Adresses “the Incident “

Important Message from Dr. Gorman
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November 7, 2017
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Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s) and Students:
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Two weekends ago, a serious situation occurred involving Ridgewood High School students that is still being investigated by the high school administration and Ridgewood Police Department. The investigation will be resolved as quickly as possible and the consequences for those involved will be appropriate, educational, and, […]

By |November 8th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments