We are hiring! Join us at Ridgedale Local Schools as a Jr/Sr High School Night Custodian!
5 days ago, Erika Bower
Night Custodian
Good afternoon, Rocket families! This is Erika Bower, Superintendent of Ridgedale Local Schools, where our mission is to empower students to reach their full potential while focusing on learning, safety, partnerships with our community, and fiscal responsibility. We had 23 students join us for our first Career Cafe! Students from the Jr/Sr High were invited based on their aptitudes from their YouScience Discovery inventory. They were able to enjoy a special lunch and meet with registered nurses from Ohio Health to learn about the medical field. Did you know that Ohio Health has many careers besides nursing? In addition, they have a college tuition program where they will pay for college courses! Talk about a win-win opportunity! Check out OhioHealth.com/Careers to learn more! Preschool registration is now available for the 2023-24 school year. Information and applications are available on the website. Kindergarten registration will be held through our Expo! This will be on April 4, from 4-7pm. Please call the elementary to RSVP! Mark your calendars for Wednesday, February 15. Families with students in grades PK-2 are invited to our library night at the Marion Public Library from 6-7pm. Our goal is for all students to have access to the resources at the library, so come let us help you sign up for library card, find books, and do a craft! We are hiring a night custodian at the Jr/Sr High! If you are interested or know someone who is, please have them find the information on our website as soon as possible! Be sure to check our website or download the app to keep up to date with all news and events! Thank you for all you do for our students, our staff, and our community! Make it a great week, and Go, Rockets!
44 minutes ago, Erika Bower
Weekly Update
Love the pride in our student section!
about 17 hours ago, Erika Bower
basketball
Our mini-cheerleaders were very impressive tonight! Great job, Coach Smith and Varsity cheerleaders!
about 17 hours ago, Erika Bower
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Check out our first Career Cafe! Students were invited based on their aptitudes from YouScience! They received a special lunch & a lot of learning from Ohio Health! There are so many more careers available at OhioHealth.com/Careers! Thanks to all who made this possible!
2 days ago, Erika Bower
Career Cafe
Career Cafe
Career Cafe
Career Cafe
Our gyms are always busy! Just a few pictures from games this week! Go, Rockets!
2 days ago, Erika Bower
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basketball
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Snow Day Athletic Updates! Tonight's HS boys Basketball game is postponed until Friday, 1/27 vs . Bucyrus, 6pm JV start. HS Bowling match vs. Pleasant is cancelled for tonight at Cooper Lanes - Reschedule date TBD. All JH/Youth games/practices are cancelled for today. Mini- Cheer practice is cancelled tonight and rescheduled for Thursday, 1/26 from 3:15-5:15pm. JH Boys and Girls Basketball will both play USV tomorrow instead of Mt. Gilead due to the league game needing to be made up. JH Boys will play at home and JH Girls will play @ USV. JH Girls will NOT be playing USV on Saturday now! Reminder that tomorrow night the Rocket Dribbling Club will perform at halftime of the HS Girls Basketball game vs. USV which starts at 6pm. Saturday night, plan to eat supper at the Ridgedale Musical Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30-8pm and watch the MIni-Cheer performance at halftime of the Boys Varsity Basketball game. Stay warm and safe, Rockets!
4 days ago, Ridgedale Athletics
Reminder of some special events going on at Ridgedale this week! 🏀The Rocket Dribbling Club will perform at the HS Girls Basketball game Thursday, 1/26 during halftime of the varsity game which begins at 6pm. 🎼 The Musical Dept. will hold their Spaghetti Dinner Saturday night from 4:30-8pm. 🎼 Musical is also doing a fundraiser raffle for bundles of meat. Please see attached flier for information. 🤸‍♂️Mini Cheer Camp Performance will take place during halftime of the Boys Varsity Basketball game vs. McComb on Saturday, 1/28. JV start is 5pm. Please come out and support our Rockets!
6 days ago, Ridgedale Athletics
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mini cheer
Congratulations to the JH Boys and Girls basketball teams on their wins over Bucyrus, Saturday. Congratulations also to Nya Miller on her 2nd place finish at the Ridgedale Girls Wrestling Invite. She was also recognized for her accomplishments over the past 3 seasons as she competed in her last tournament at Ridgedale in her season season! Great job Nya! We are proud of all of our Rockets!!❤️💙
6 days ago, Ridgedale Athletics
Good afternoon, Rocket families! This is Erika Bower, Superintendent of Ridgedale Local Schools, where our mission is to empower students to reach their full potential while focusing on learning, safety, partnerships with our community, and fiscal responsibility. Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy events in the buildings this week! Our first WinterFest was a success, and the Soup-er Supper was a hit! We have more fantastic events this week! First, if you have a student who is interested in taking College Credit Plus classes next year, you and your child should plan on attending the informational meeting tomorrow, Monday, January 23, at 7pm in the jr/sr high cafeteria. In addition, the Rocket Dribbling Club will be performing at the girls’ basketball game on Thursday, January 26, so if you missed them at the boys’ game on Friday, mark your calendars! This Saturday, January 28, the boys’ basketball team will be hosting McComb starting at 5:30pm. The Rocket Mini Cheer will perform. You can also support the Ridgedale Musical who will be hosting a spaghetti dinner from 4:30-8pm. For $7 a person, enjoy spaghetti, salad, a breadstick, dessert, and a beverage. Preschool registration is now available for the 2023-24 school year. Information and applications are available on the website. Kindergarten registration will be held through our Expo! This will be on April 4, from 4-7pm. Please call the elementary to RSVP! We can’t wait to host our first Career Cafe where staff from Ohio Health will have lunch with students and talk to them about careers in health care. Select students in grades 10-12 were invited based on their aptitudes from their YouScience inventory. Our goal is to have every student in grades 11 and 12 attend at least one of our monthly Career Cafes in order to learn about a career field in which they showed high aptitude. All students in grades 6-12 were able to take this inventory, so if you have not had a chance to sit down and look at their results with them, I encourage you to do so! Be sure to check our website or download the app to keep up to date with all news and events! Thank you for all you do for our students, our staff, and our community! Make it a great week, and Go, Rockets!
7 days ago, Erika Bower
Weekly Update
Win number three of the day for Nya! Keep it up!
8 days ago, Erika Bower
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wrestling
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Last night, boys’ basketball, and today, girls’ wrestling! Love seeing our gyms filled and our community together!
8 days ago, Erika Bower
Wrestling
Packed house for the boys’ game and Booster’s Soup-er Supper!
9 days ago, Erika Bower
Game
You know your school is blessed when the varsity coach leads our Rocket Dribbling Club during halftime of the varsity game! Thanks, Coach Mathey! Coach Thiel and Coach Outcalt are always there working with our kids, too!
9 days ago, Erika Bower
Rocket Dribbling Club
Rocket Dribbling Club
Congratulations to the 7th and 8th grade Boys and 8th grade Girls Basketball teams on their conference wins over Elgin last night! Congratulations to the JV Boys Basketball team on their win over Crestline and great effort by the Varsity Boys Basketball team on their close loss to Crestline. Keep working hard Rockets!
11 days ago, Ridgedale Athletics
Today the following senior student-athletes were selected to represent Ridgedale at the annual Rotary Club luncheon at the Palace Pavillon. We’d like to thank the Rotary Club for the invitation to showcase some great future leaders. Thank you to all who were involved and the inspiring speech by Mrs. Pratt.
12 days ago, Ridgedale Athletics
Rotary Luncheon 2023
Congratulation to Sam Leach and Randy Bennett on their recent hires as Ridgedale Head Baseball and Softball Coaches! ⚾️🥎
12 days ago, Ridgedale Athletics
Good afternoon, Rocket families! This is Erika Bower, Superintendent of Ridgedale Local Schools, where our mission is to empower students to reach their full potential while focusing on learning, safety, partnerships with our community, and fiscal responsibility. Don’t forget that there is no school on Monday, January 16, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We have many events planned in the next few weeks! Students in grades K-8 along with their parents/guardians are invited to WinterFest on Wednesday, January 18, from 4:30-6pm. Come join us in the elementary gym where students can enjoy some winter activities, snacks, Lego robotics demonstrations, and prizes while adults have time to connect with other adults as well as community partners! Preschool registration is now available for the 2023-24 school year. Information and applications are available on the website. Kindergarten registration will be held through our Expo! This will be on April 4, from 4-7pm. Please call the elementary to RSVP! If you have a student who is interested in taking College Credit Plus classes next year, you and your child should plan on attending the informational meeting on Monday, January 23, at 7pm in the jr/sr high cafeteria. On Friday, January 20, the boys' basketball team will be hosting Elgin that night with the freshmen starting at 4:30pm. The Rocket Dribbling Club will be performing! Come early and feed your family while supporting the Ridgedale Boosters. The Boosters will be hosting a Soup-er Supper from 5-7pm in the high school cafeteria. Enjoy a variety of soups, salad, bread, and drink for only $6 per person. There will be a silent auction, vendor setups, and a bake sale as well. The Rocket Dribbling Club will be performing at the girls’ basketball game on Thursday, January 26, too! Don’t forget…on Saturday, January 28, the boys’ basketball team will be hosting McComb starting at 5:30pm. The Rocket Mini Cheer will perform. You can also support the Ridgedale Musical who will be hosting a spaghetti dinner from 4:30-8pm. For $7 a person, enjoy spaghetti, salad, a breadstick, dessert, and a beverage. You can check out all of the athletic events this week on our website or download the app! Thank you for all you do for our students, our staff, and our community! Make it a great week, and Go, Rockets!
14 days ago, Erika Bower
Weekly Update
Congratulations to the HS Girls Basketball team on their win last night over Seneca East! Way to go ladies! Congratulations to our Rocket Bowlers last night! Results vs. Mt. Gilead: Varsity Boys lost to Mt. Gilead 1797 to 2078. High game was Dakota Callahan with a 180. High series was Jayden Reynolds with a 326. Varsity girls defeated Mt Gilead 1761 to 1480. High game was Aubrie Smith with a 191. Faith Brenzo had high series with a 341. Next up Bowlers take on Centerburg Thursday 1/19.
16 days ago, Ridgedale Athletics
Congratulations to Nya Miller, who finished 4th in her weight class at the Olentangy Orange Pioneer Classic on Saturday!! Great work, Nya! 🚀🤼‍♀️ Congrats to the JH Boys and Girls 8th grade basketball teams on their wins over Temple Christian. Keep it up Rockets! ❤️🏀💙
19 days ago, Ridgedale Athletics