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Congratulations to the Ridgewood High School Class of 2024!

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Ridgewood NJ, Congratulations to the Ridgewood High School Class of 2024! Surviving the heat for a beautiful commencement.

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BREAKING: Excessive Heat Pushes RHS Graduation Ceremony Back to 5:30 PM

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood High School Jeffrey Nyhuis, Principal said in an email ,”We look forward to graduating the Class of 2024 tonight at Ridgewood High School. In light of the extreme heat, we will delay the start of the ceremony by thirty minutes to 5:30 PM. We will also shorten the ceremony without affecting the student speeches and performances. The goal is to keep our students and guests safe.”

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Atlanta Falcons’ and Ridgewood Alum Younghoe Koo to Host “Koo’s Kicking Camp” in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl kicker and Ridgewood High School alum, Younghoe Koo, is set to return to Ridgewood this summer to host “Koo’s Kicking Camp.” This specialized training camp for aspiring kickers and punters in grades five through twelve is scheduled for July 8th. It will take place at Ridgewood High School’s stadium field from 9 a.m. to noon, with all proceeds benefiting the Ridgewood High School football program.

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RHS Girls and Boys 4x800m Relay Teams Grab Top Six Finish in State Meet

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Ridgewood NJ,  both the RHS girls and boys 4x800m relay teams make top six at the state Meet of Champions!

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COME TO OUR FIRST JAMBOREE 2025 SOCIAL!

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Ridgewood NJ, intro to Jamboree 101 , this annual musical revue run by RHS parents and volunteers is a beloved tradition to raise funds for deserving college-bound seniors.

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More Bike Lanes in the Village of Ridgewood’s Future?

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Ridgewood NJ, at Wednesday evenings ,according to Village Manager Keith Kazmark , Village Council heard a thoughtful and comprehensive presentation from three Ridgewood High School students – Mariah Riedel, Emily Schaefenberg and Zoe Baker, all of who are all taking the AP Environmental Science course this year. They made a strong case for increasing bike lanes in the Village to help promote sustainability, health and wellness and active recreation. The Village Council supported their proposals will formally vote to adopt the plan in June.

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Ridgewood High School Students placed American Legion flags at the Gravesites of Veterans in Valleau Cemetery for Memorial Day

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Ridgewood NJ, as Memorial Day approaches, members of the American Legion Family nationwide have observations planned, from traditional services at the post or a veterans memorial, or by performing gravesite honors.
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Glamour for Good: Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce Hosts Night Out Fashion Show Fundraiser

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Ridgewood NJ, get ready to indulge in an evening of style, sophistication, and philanthropy as the Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce presents the highly anticipated Night Out! Fashion Show Party! This month, Felina’s Restaurant will transform into the ultimate fashion hub, all in the name of supporting Ridgewood High School seniors through scholarships.

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2023 RIDGEWOOD High School Alumni Awarded Landmark Conference Rookie of the year for Men’s Lacrosse

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Ridgewood NJ, the University of Scranton men’s lacrosse team received a well-deserved recognition with a plethora of players earning All-Landmark Conference Lacrosse honors, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon. Among the standout performers, freshman Myles McCutcheon, 2023 Ridgewood High School alumni emerged as the Rookie of the Year, highlighting the team’s exceptional talent and promising future.

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Ridgewood Crew Claims Five Wins at Weather-Shortened 4th Manny Flick / Horvat Meet

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Ridgewood Crew Girls were pumped and ready to row, but the weather had other plans for them. From left to right Senior Anais Friedrich, Sophomore Ryan Mincey, Junior Aoife Ali, and Junior Julie Smith. (Photo Credit: Elsa Friedrich)

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Ridgewood Crew claimed five flight victories at a 4th Manny Flick / Horvat meet that ended early due to high winds and unsafe river conditions. Sunday’s 1500-meter racing event on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia was the fourth of a five-race series, where nearly 500 rowers from 80 clubs across the mid-Atlantic competed.

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Ridgewood Baseball Coach Kurt Hommen Picks Up His 600th Win

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Ridgewood NJ, Kurt Hommen achieved another significant milestone in his illustrious coaching career, solidifying his place as one of North Jersey’s most successful baseball coaches.

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Turf versus Less Play Time? – Ridgewood Superintendent says we have to PICK OUR POISON

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Ridgewood NJ, in a discussion about the fields, artificial turf, and grass seed options at the April 8, 2024 meeting of the Ridgewood Board of Education, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mark Schwarz said (verbatim):

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Ridgewood’s David Madden advances to the Quarterfinals of the ‘Jeopardy!’ Invitational Tournament

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Ridgewood NJ, North Jersey native David Madden of Ridgewood emerged as the victor on Tuesday’s episode of the beloved game show “Jeopardy!” as he advanced to the semifinals of the TV program’s invitational tournament.

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