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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A New School Year

Published on September 3, 2017

Welcome back to a new school year, 2017 – 2018. 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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Student-Led Conferences

Published on April 17, 2017

Student-led conferences are scheduled this month at Ridgeview.  While student-led conferences involve parents and students, the conference process actively engages students in the learning process.  

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Rethinking and Modernizing our Library Space

Published on April 9, 2017

“Look at your learning space with 21st century eyes: Does it work for what we know about learning today, or just for what we know about learning in the past?”
There is no question that the Ridgeview library is at the hub of the school.

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Let Them Play!

Published on February 15, 2017

Maintaining physical activity in youth is critical to their growth and development. In addition, physical activity may also have unintended consequences in relation to a child’s acquisition of important life skills.

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Valuing Diversity

Published on February 1, 2017

Ridgeview teachers continually provide opportunities to bring the real world to the classroom.
This year, Ridgeview invited Neonology to speak with the Grade 6 classes about the importance of making sure everyone feels safe and welcome in their school and classrooms.

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School Connectedness

Published on January 23, 2017

At Ridgeview Elementary, school connectedness is a primary focus. The focus in school connectedness is on creating a school community where everyone feels safe and supported,

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