Why Blog?

Published on June 2, 2019

It has been over 10 years since I first started blogging. At the urging of WVS Superintendent Chris Kennedy,

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Creating a Thinking School Culture

Published on January 14, 2019

Thinking is arguably the key purpose of schooling.
The ability to generate a wide range of questions and strategize about how to use them effectively is an essential thinking and learning skill.

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Play is the highest form of research

Published on October 29, 2018

Play is how children experience their world and bring meaning to it. It models the social framework that builds relationships for life and kindles imagination.

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Back to School September 2018

Published on August 22, 2018

Principal’s Message
Welcome back to a new school year, 2018 – 2019. I trust families have had a wonderful summer break with many opportunities to explore the great outdoors both locally and globally.

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Advice from Kids

Published on August 22, 2018

As principal, mother, and now grandparent, I am often in the position to provide advice to others, solicited or not! Maybe,

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MayFair 2018

Published on May 6, 2018


The Ridgeview MayFair event is a school sponsored event that generates energy and spirit from the entire WV community.

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Student-Led Conferences

Published on April 22, 2018

Communicating student learning is both formal and informal in schools. Where formal written reports provide a snapshot of student progress and parent/teacher conferences and interviews provide opportunities for an ongoing exchange of information and dialogue of student learning,

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Getting to School Safely

Published on February 12, 2018

Don’t look now, but the kids are Watching!
School safety begins before children arrive at school, and it doesn’t end until they arrive safely back at home.

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Chinese New Year Celebrations at Ridgeview

Published on February 12, 2018

Chinese New Year, which falls on February 16th in 2018, is a widely celebrated holiday in China and many Asian countries.

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Library Grand Re-Opening

Published on November 29, 2017

The official Grand Reopening of our newly modernized Library space, held this month, marks the end of Phase One of the Ridgeview Library Modernization Project.

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