Oct 17, 2018
District Junior High, Middle School Families Invited to College & Career Family Night

It’s never too early to start thinking about your child’s college and career, and an event planned for Nov. 15 will start the planning process for Pickerington junior high and middle school students and their parents. The third annual College and Career Family Night will be Thursday, November 15. While the event will be held […]

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Oct 15, 2018
Parent/Teacher Conferences Approaching

Do you love to talk about your kid? So do we! A parent/teacher conference is one of the best ways for parents to gain a better insight into what their student is learning in school. Conferences will be held on four days in October: Thursday, Oct. 18 – Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences Monday, Oct. 22 – […]

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Oct 9, 2018
Policy Change Would Increase Discipline for Vaping, Juuling Possession

Possessing and using e-cigarettes and similar devices designed for vaping will become a much more serious offense if the Board of Education approves proposed changes to the student handbooks at its Oct. 22 meeting. The school board had a first reading Monday night to changes in the junior high and high school handbooks, making possession of […]

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Oct 5, 2018
Ridgeview Students Donating Uneaten Cafeteria Food to Pantry

Parents know that sometimes their kids may wind up with a little too much food on their plates, or food they may not really enjoy eating. Rather than allow all that food to go to waste, the Interact Club at Ridgeview STEM Junior High School (with help from teachers Erika Lomonico and Christy Williams) is […]

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Oct 4, 2018
Ridgeview’s McGarvey named Ohio Middle School Counselor of the Year

Ridgeview STEM Junior High School Counselor Eileen McGarvey was named Ohio Middle School Counselor of the Year by the Ohio School Counselors Association. Every year, the association awards one counselor at the elementary, middle/junior, and high school level. At the annual All Ohio Counselors Conference in November, one of the three awardees will be named […]

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Oct 4, 2018
Picture Retakes 10/9

School pictures were sent home last week, so you should already be enjoying those beautiful smiles. We will be having a photo make up day/ retake session during lunch periods on Tuesday, October 9th for any student who was absent and not already photographed. If you wish to have another photo taken due to poor […]

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Oct 3, 2018
Signs of Suicide Screening

The teen years are marked by a rollercoaster ride of emotions – difficult for teens, their parents, and educators. It is easy to misread depression as normal adolescent turmoil; however, depression (among the most common of mental illnesses) appears to be occurring at a much earlier age, and the past decade has seen teen suicide […]

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Oct 2, 2018
Conference Scheduling Online

You are invited to student-led parent/teacher/student conferences: October 18th, 3:40 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. October 22nd, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. October 25th, 3:40 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Ridgeview STEM is reintroducing the concept of Student-Led Conferences (SLCs.) Unlike parent-teacher conferences, during which teachers inform families of student progress, student-led conferences are handing that responsibility over to […]

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Oct 1, 2018
Social – Emotional Survey

We thank you and your family for being our valued partners as we work together to educate the children in our district. Pickerington Local School District values input from our community – and we need to hear from your child(ren). They are important partners as we work to improve our communication, academic program, and overall […]

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Sep 26, 2018
CYBER SAFETY DAY – Parents Invited to Preview Movie

Ridgeview STEM Jr. High will be hosting a Cyber Safety Day on Wednesday, October 3rd. As part of this day, all students will see the video “Sticks and Stones” in their classrooms, followed by a classroom discussion by their teachers. “Sticks and Stones” is a comprehensive look at several relevant issues facing teens today, particularly […]

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