Welcome to our website!

Thanks for your interest in the PTA at Ridgecrest Elementary School in Shoreline, Washington. We hope you will find this website informative and user-friendly. Please take some time to check-out the different student enrichment and community building events the PTA puts on throughout the year. The PTA plays an important and supportive role at Ridgecrest Elementary and we’d love to have your support, ideas, or just plain elbow grease! Become a member, attend or perhaps volunteer at one of our events! You’ll be surprised how much we can get done together!

Our site is under constant revision, so please check back often!

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2:00p Classroom visit
Classroom visit

Date:
Tuesday, September 2
Time:
2:00p - 3:00p

This is an opportunity for you and your child to walk through the school, find your new classroom, meet the teacher, drop off school supplies and chat with your classmates.
8:40a First Day of School
First Day of School

Date:
Wednesday, September 3
Time:
8:40a - 3:00p

First Day of School grades 1-6 Wed, 9/3, 8:40am-3pm

First Day for Kindergartners Last name A-L Wed, 9/3, 8:40am-3pm

(M-Z Kindergartners stay home)
8:40a First Day for Kindergartners Last name M-Z
First Day for Kindergartners Last name M-Z

Date:
Thursday, September 4
Time:
8:40a - 3:00p

First Day for Kindergartners Last name M-Z Wed, 9/4, 8:40am-3pm

(A-L Kindergartners stay home)
5:00p Back to School BBQ
Back to School BBQ

Date:
Friday, September 5
Time:
5:00p - 7:00p
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6:00p Back to School Night
Back to School Night

Date:
Thursday, September 11
Time:
6:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Gym
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Back to School BBQ
Friday September 5th 5pm - 7pm
Welcome back Ridgecrest Families!
Come out and enjoy a free BBQ while catching up with Ridgecrest teachers, friends and classmates!
Ridgecrest Playfield behind school.
Poster

Attend Our First PTA Meeting of The Year!
Our first PTA General Meeting is September 23rd at 7pm in the Library. We will have a speaker, Ridgecrest Parent Lori Lynass, who is the Executive Director of PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) addressing ‘Bullying’ and we will vote in our Budget for the year.

Start and Dismissal Times
Note some changes in times from last year...

http://www.shorelineschools.org/schools/SchoolStartDismissalTimes.pdf

School Supply Lists Posted
Here is the list of what your kiddo will need this year:
http://schools.shorelineschools.org/ridgecrest/files/2014/06/RC-SCHOOL-SUPPLIES-14-15.pdf

Also on Amazon!
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Sue's News
In case you missed the email: Sue’s News…Yes, it’s true; school is starting soon! Don’t worry…you still have a week and a half left of family fun and sun! I did want to send a brief note to remind you, though (teehee).  We are in full swing this week with teachers returning, meeting, planning, setting up classrooms, and above all sharing our excitement about the new school year. Whether new to Ridgecrest or a returning Ram, I want to welcome each of you to the 2014-15 school year!  The staff and I are delighted to be working with you and ... read full article

Back to School Event
The Back to School event is a community effort that provides school supplies, hair cuts, and clothing assistance for families in the Shoreline School District who are living with a low income and/or experiencing circumstances in their life that make it challenging to prepare their children for going back to school in the fall. Link for more information or to sign up:  http://www.btsconsortium.org/index.html ... read full article

WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students)
Coming soon to Ridgecrest: WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) - Engage men, inspire children, reduce bullying and enhance the educational environment at your school.  WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) - Is the father involvement initiative of the National Center for Fathering that organizes fathers and father figures in order to provide positive male role models for the students and to enhance school security. Today, more than  3,793 active programs in 46 states  participate in the WATCH D.O.G.S. Program. Who are WatchDOGS? Fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father figures who volunteer to serve at least one day a ... read full article

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