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Ridgemount School

Welcome to the Ridgemount School website.  Ridgemount School is a growing school  with Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5.  Through the ARC process of 2012 – 2013 it was determined that the school would become a Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 school effective September 2015.

We are located directly beside Mountain Arena on Hester Street  just off of Upper James.  Our School has a beautiful large playground that students enjoy on their nutrition breaks.

Ridgemount has a wonderful staff and a very supportive School Council.  Parent volunteers run weekly pizza days.  The school offers daily milk sales and has a daily nutritious snack program.

As a school we have high expectations for our students.  Older students are given ample opportunities for being student leaders.  We also focus on monthly character traits and celebrate our students during monthly assemblies.

 

 

News

Ridgemount Seven-Classroom Addition is now Complete

Thursday, February 16, 2017

As you know, we have been undergoing an expansion here at Ridgemount since last summer. I am pleased to let you know that the seven-classroom addition is now complete.
Please read the following letter for more information


International Baccalaureate (IB) Information Night

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Students in Grades 8, 9 and 10 and their parents/guardians are invited to learn more about IB at our upcoming International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme Information Night

Please Provide your Feedback on the Draft 2017/2018 School Year Calendar

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

HWDSB is currently involved in the process of developing its school year calendars (Elementary and Secondary) for the 2017-2018 school year.
We are seeking public input regarding the DRAFT calendars (Elementary and Secondary) until 4 p.m. on March 3 and would appreciate your participation through an on-line survey. It should take about five minutes to complete.


Director’s Letter to Families and Tip Sheet re: Quebec City

Monday, January 30, 2017

The news of the deadly attack on a mosque in Ste-Foy, Quebec is leaving many of us at Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board saddened and disturbed. As a country, we mourn the tragic loss of life and condemn this deplorable terrorist attack that targeted Muslims, our fellow Canadians, in a peaceful place of worship.

      Our Board

      Watch: Elementary Students Experience a Learning Day in the Arts
      Grades 7 and 8 students from Lake Avenue, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and W.H. Ballard visited the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts to do hands-on arts workshops with professional artists. Their inspiration was the Hamilton Children’s Charter of Rights, and they used four art forms (dance, drama, music and visual arts). The outing connected elementary students interested in the arts with schools offering a Specialist High Skills Majors in Arts and Culture.

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