Check out the Spring SASA Flyer if you're interested!
Mrs. Rahman's class was excited to visit the school library this week!
Our Second Grade students had a great time at the Kidzeum this past week!
Check out the Fairview Youth Athletic Association's flyer about Spring baseball/t-ball.
🌟 Future Leaders At Ridgely School! 🌟 This week, we had a blast hosting a Career Day for all our awesome K-5 students!👩🏾🚒👩🏼✈️🧑🏽💻 Firefighters, teachers, nurses, carpenters, X-ray techs, cosmetologists, painters, chefs, police officers, lawyers, sign language interpreters, and electricians joined us to share their incredible journeys and spill the beans on what makes their jobs so cool. We're all about setting our students up for success in whatever path they choose. 🎓💼 We're committed to nurturing the skills they need to shine bright on their unique paths. 🌟 #connect186 #sps186 #weare186 #RidgelySchool #CareerDayFun #FutureLeaders
Happy 100th Day of School!!!
This Wednesday is the Ridgely Career Day! Students will be permitted to wear clothing from home that highlights career-related logos, businesses, and uniforms. Outfits must be school appropriate, and parents must not have to spend money for students to dress-up. Students may get creative with what they have at home to participate. It's going to be an awesome day!
Congrats to our Student of the Month Winners!
In light of the remaining ice and black ice on roadways, sidewalks and parking lots, District 186 will have an e-learning day Tuesday, January 23, 2024. Ensuring the safety and well-being of our students and staff is our utmost priority, and we thank you for your understanding as we collectively navigate through these weather challenges. We will be in school on January 24, 2024. Students are expected to login for instruction. Attendance will be taken and recorded as follows: Elementary School: Attendance will be taken during their scheduled Google Meet session with their teacher | Students should log in to Canvas and join the Google Meet session during the time provided by their teacher. Elementary School message for those classrooms that did not send home devices: Families will receive a direct message today because a few classrooms did not send home devices on Friday because of MAP testing and other individual classroom needs. Each classroom or school that is affected will send a direct communication by the principal or classroom teacher. Please make sure to read these communications. Middle School + High School: Students must log into InfoSystem to confirm their attendance. Attendance will be processed at the end of the day. Students that DO NOT log into the Infosystem will be marked absent. Teachers can also request changes based on student participation. Students and families should check email and Canvas for instruction updates from their school. For more information, please visit our E-Learning webpage. Project SCOPE will be open for currently enrolled SCOPE students from 7:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at four combined locations. Please visit the SCOPE webpage to see where your child should attend SCOPE on an E-Learning Day. Please contact your student’s school with any direct questions about e-learning. As always, be safe and happy learning. We appreciate your patience as we navigate through an e-learning day.
District staff, families and students, we want to express our heartfelt gratitude for your resilience and patience in navigating e-learning. Special kudos to our students for consistently logging in, following directions for attendance, and diligently completing assignments. Many of you have already turned your sights to tomorrow. We know that clear weather advice can be elusive and unpredictable. At this time, we plan to be in session. However, please make sure to have a plan in place for both in-school and e-learning. If, for any reason, an extra day is needed, we will make the call by 6 a.m. tomorrow based on updates from First Student Bus Service. As of now, the forecast predicts temperatures above freezing, with a gradual warm-up throughout the day. Your understanding during these weather-related decisions is truly valued. Thanks for your continued patience as we navigate through the winter weather updates and make the best decisions for everyone involved. #connect186 #sps186 #weare186
Reminder ALL Middle School & High School students must log into InfoSystem to confirm their attendance for today, January 22, 2024! Attendance will be processed at the end of the day, so please log on and get your attendance confirmed! Students that DO NOT log into the Infosystem will be marked absent! Elementary school attendance with devices at home: All Elementary students' attendance will be taken during their scheduled Google Meet session with their teacher. Students should log in to Canvas and join the Google Meet session during the time provided by their teacher. Elementary school message for those classrooms that did not send home devices: Some families have received a direct message today because a few classrooms did not send home devices on Friday because of MAP testing and other individual classroom needs. Each classroom or school that is affected has sent a direct communication by the principal or the classroom teacher. Please make sure to read these communications. Thank you! We apologize for any worry or confusion that this has caused for some across the District. We understand your frustration when unpredictable weather occurs and want to put your mind at ease again that students will not be penalized in any way for grades or attendance because they do not have their device for today’s e-learning day. Thank you for following these alternate plans as we continue to navigate and improve the use of e-learning opportunities. *Please note that all middle school and high school athletic and extra- curricular activities and practices have been canceled for today, January 22, 2024.
Elementary Families: We are receiving reports that, for a variety of reasons, some elementary classrooms across the District did not send their iPads or Chromebook devices home on Friday. We want to assure you that students will not be penalized for attendance and the individual schools or classrooms that are affected will communicate directly with the families regarding the situation. School Leaders will share information with affected families via email and other direct communication by early tomorrow morning at the latest. Please look for these messages.. We appreciate your support and patience as we navigate this issue. We understand your frustration and want to put your mind at ease again that students will not be penalized in any way for grades or attendance because they do not have their device for tomorrow’s e-learning day. To reiterate, each classroom or school that is affected by this will have a direct communication provided to them by the principal or the classroom teacher. We apologize for any worry or confusion that this has caused for some across the district.
In light of the ongoing winter weather conditions, District 186 will have an e-learning day Monday, January 22, 2024. Ensuring the safety and well-being of our students and staff is our utmost priority, and we thank you for your understanding as we collectively navigate through these weather challenges. We fully anticipate returning to school on January 23, 2024 in person. Please check your email for the e-learning instructions for attendance and more.
We are keeping a close eye on the evolving winter weather. We know planning ahead is essential for families, and we want to give you a heads-up about the POSSIBILITY of an e-learning day on Monday, January 22, 2024 due to the high probability of ice early tomorrow and throughout the day. Our team is monitoring the predicted ice and wintery mix as well as the timing of this weather event, and we will notify you via alerts (Call/Text/Email & Social Media) as soon as a decision is made. We are telling you this early this evening, so you can prepare for your families. We appreciate your understanding and appreciate your patience. Decisions like these are not taken lightly. Stay tuned for updates, and thank you for being part of our District 186 community. #connect186 #weare186
Third Grade classrooms had so much fun on Friday with our Real Men Read visitors. All students received a copy of the book, "Those Shoes." Thanks to our guest readers!
Springfield Public Schools District 186 is open today, Friday, January 19, 2024. Please note that with the cold temperatures & snow we have been experiencing we want to remind everyone to travel safe and make sure your student is bundled up and dressed appropriately. It is important that we work together to make sure students are prepared to go to school in cold weather. #connect186 #sps186 #weare186
In anticipation of exceptionally cold temperatures expected tomorrow morning and a water main break that is still under repair at Jefferson Middle School, Springfield Public School District 186 will have an e-learning day on Tuesday, January 16, 2024. ALL District 186 schools will have an e-learning day on January 16th. Ensuring the safety and well-being of our students and staff is our utmost priority, and we thank you for your understanding as we collectively navigate through these weather challenges. Based on the weather forecast we anticipate being in school on Wednesday, January 17, 2024. We have enacted our E-Learning day plan that allows students to receive asynchronous instruction at home, in lieu of using the District’s five extra days that have historically been added to the end of the school year. To learn more about District 186’s E-Learning plan visit our E-Learning webpage - https://www.sps186.org/page/e-learning-information
Check out the flyer for more information for the Game Night at the Velasco Tennis Center!
Check out this Kwanzaa Celebration flyer!
Just a reminder- there is NO Boys and Girls Club on Wednesday (December 20th). Thanks!