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February 4, 2015

Hello Ridgeview Families:


  • February Events Calendar & Lunch Menu

  • Save the Date PTC Parent Information Night: School Safety

  • ATS and Yearbook Forms

B St. Theatre Assembly February 6th


Historical adaptations of Medieval History and Ancient History inspired and submitted by students of all ages. Themes/Curriculum: Medieval & Ancient History, VAPA, Literacy, Language Arts, and Science.

valentine’s parties February 13th 2:30-3:30pm

Ridgeview has no affiliation with Pinterest, but this is a link to creative and yummy treats you may want to consider when planning food for healthful and fun classroom parties.

No School Monday, February 9th or Monday, February 16th

There is no school on Monday, February 9th in honor of President Lincoln’s birthday and there is no school on Monday, February 16th in honor of President Washington’s birthday.

Academic Talent Search February 27th at 3:45 PM 

The Academic Talent Search Exam is being offered at Ridgeview School again. Students who take this test automatically qualify for the ATS Summer Program at Sacramento State. Though there is no obligation to apply, taking the test gives students the opportunity to attend unique, fast-paced, and fun courses. Sacramento State’s Academic Talent Search (ATS) Program provides current 4th – 9th graders the opportunity to attend challenging, unique, and fun summer courses in a collegiate environment. ATS is a non-profit program that offers over 120 courses each summer in both traditional and non-traditional subjects that are specifically designed for two age groups: grades 6-9 and grades 4-5. Over the past 30 years, more than 37,500 students have participated in ATS. Information about classes and sample test questions can be found on the ATS website at

Trimester 2 ends February 27th

Report cards will be sent home on March 11th. Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences are held on March 12th and 13th. Both of these days are Minimum Days; dismissal is 12:35pm for Ridgeview and Excelsior only. Spring Conferences are not available for all students. Spring Conferences are scheduled to discuss concerns regarding a child's progress and any potential problems so that we can work together as a team to support the child in making adequate growth in their current grade.

ESF Art Auction & Music Exhibition March 6th

Please join us at Bayside Church in Granite Bay for an evening of family fun.

  • Works of art from school classrooms are available by silent auction, along with other works and items from the local community.

  • Music performances from school bands, choirs and Spanish classes are held throughout the evening along with Karate performances too.

  • FREE arts and crafts for the kids and face painting are available.

  • Yummy food, amazing treats and other delicious items are sold for additional fundraising

  • Fabulous Raffle prizes are available to win.

  • Local food and beverage vendors offer great food with kid friendly and healthy options at a reasonable price.


WHAT: Former Philip Morris researcher Victor DeNoble, PhD, one of the first whistle-blowers to tear down the wall of secrecy built by the tobacco industry. Dr. DeNoble’s presentations are part of Kaiser Permanente’s annual Don’t Buy the Lie tobacco prevention program — a free program that also includes a popular anti-smoking billboard design contest and educational materials

BACKGROUND: Dr. DeNoble is speaking at nearly 50 school assemblies across Northern California over a three-week period. Kaiser Permanente as part of the not-for-profit health care organization’s Don’t Buy the Lie tobacco prevention program, which will reach more than 100,000 students, sponsors his presentations. Dr. DeNoble was a key witness in government hearings examining the practices of the tobacco industry. His testimony was an important part of the mounting evidence that ultimately led to a multi-billion dollar settlement. Congressional hearings on the tobacco industry in 1994 made it possible for him to speak publicly about his work.

yearbook orders end March 27th

Yearbook orders are placed online only, they cannot be purchased through the school office. Please visit and use Ridgeview designated book number 11404815. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Love and Logic

The Eureka Union School District Student Services Department Presents:

A seven-week parenting program designed by Love and Logic® to give you practical skills that can be used immediately!

Get answers to:

 • “How do I get them out of bed in time to catch the school bus?”

 • “How can I stop my children from bickering and fighting?”

 • “How do I get my children to help with the chores without an argument?”

 • “Is there a way to discipline my toddler in public without creating a scene?”

 • “How can I get my teenage daughter to come home at the agreed-upon time?”

 • “How do I get him to stop spitting his peas and whining at dinner?”

 • And many other day-to-day parenting challenges…


Instructors: Brandi Mabe (EUSD Psychologist) and Monika Brockway (EUSD Counselor)

Location: Oakhills Elementary

When: Thursdays 5:45pm - 7:45pm started January 29, 2015

To Register: Call Carrie McWilliams 916-774-1222 (Space is limited, so don’t delay!)

Materials Cost: $15.00 per person or $25.00 per couple

Make checks payable to RV/OH PTC

EUSD is able to offer Love and Logic® training through grant funding during the 2014-15 school year.

Is Your Child Ready for 7th Grade?

Get the whooping cough shot if you haven’t had it yet! The Tdap vaccine is required for all 7TH graders. Your school will need your vaccine records. Talk with your doctor today.

Eureka Union School District Will Begin Accepting Interdistrict and Intradistrict Transfer Requests for 2015 – 2016

The District began accepting Interdistrict and Intradistrict Transfer Requests for the 2015-16 school year. All current Interdistrict and Intradistrict Transfer Requests must be renewed annually.


Interdistrict Transfer Requests

Parents must request a transfer from the district of residence. If you will reside outside of the Eureka School District boundaries for 2015-16, please contact your district of residence to complete an Interdistrict Transfer Request form.


Intradistrict Transfer Requests

Families residing within the Eureka Union School District boundaries may request an Intradistrict Transfer Request for attendance at a Eureka Union School District school outside of your assigned area. Families who currently have an approved Intradistrict Transfer also need to REAPPLY ANNUALLY. Intradistrict forms are available at your school site or at the district office.

Interdistrict and Intradistrict Transfer Forms MUST be received in the District Office no later than April 15th of each year to be considered for the next school year. Requests received after this DEADLINE may not be honored.

6th grade – Unless you are dropped off for an 8am class or club, your designated drop off and pick up lot is Oakhills. For safety and efficiency, it is still a right hand turn out of the Oakhills driveway.

Students may be on campus beginning at 8:50am. After school, students are to leave campus within 15 minutes of dismissal unless involved in a school sponsored activity.

With Oakhills 3rd grade pick up in the RV parking lot, it makes it difficult for the younger students to get picked up safely. As a courtesy to Oakhills families and for the safety of students, we ask that Ridgeview parents do not use the carpool zone prior to 3pm.

These procedures are designed for the safety and well being of your children.

Thank you for all that you do to make Ridgeview an exceptional school.  We all are thankful for the many ways in which you support your children, each other, and our teachers and staff.  Your time, talents, and efforts are recognized and appreciated.
Principal McCallum

Inspiring positive character and successful academics for students in the 21st Century.

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