The Junior High wrestling team started the state series at the Regional competition on Saturday, February 24 at Parkside. Five wresters, Danny Tay (65), Braydon Campbell (75), Payton Campbell (80), Michael Marmy (105) and Evan Antonio (155) advanced to the IESA sectional tournament on Saturday, March 3.
Congratulations to Danny and Braydon for their 1st place finishes, Payton for 2nd place and Evan for placing 4th. Danny, Braydon and Payton advance to the State Finals on Friday, March 9th in DeKalb, IL. Good luck boys!
Chloe Willard was nominated by Mrs. Jones. Chloe is nice to everyone and a calming influence to some of her classmates. She works very hard in everything she does, both school work and sports. Chloe is just a great kid!
Kaden Campbell was nominated by Mr. Ruiz. Kaden is one of the most respectful boys in my 8th grade science class. He shows leadership abilities and uses it to influence some of his peers to do the right thing. He has improved throughout the year in science and I look forward to what he will be able to do in the upcoming quarters.
On Friday January 19th, Mrs. Taylor’s Study Skills class had a day to make a connection. Sixth graders were paired with an adult at Ridgeview. Their goal was to learn something about the adult. Students had to introduce themselves and facilitate a conversation. They worked on life skills, such as handshakes, confidence, eye contact, listening, and most importantly making a connection with someone they do not speak to daily. Thank you to Ridgeview staff who were interviewed!
The November Student and Teacher of the month awards were given today. A big thank you to Ric Flair for hosting this monthly event.
Nominated by Mrs. Taylor. Olivia has worked really hard to improve her math skills this year. She has come in to get help when she is having trouble. She is super nice to all of the 6th graders. Keep up the good work Olivia!!!
Nominated by Mrs. Schultz and Mrs. Jones. Mrs. Schultz says Ashanti is such a pleasure to have in class. She is hardworking and dedicated to her school work. She studies hard and takes class seriously. She is organized and thoughtful. She will go out of her way to make someone else smile. She will occasionally leave me a thoughtful note or treat on my desk. On numerous occasions she has made snacks for her whole class out of the kindness of her heart. There should be more Ashanti’s in the world.
Mrs. Jones says I am nominating Ashanti Requena for Student of the Month. Ashanti is very helpful to everyone and always tries to help if someone is not having a good day. One day she printed off inspirational sayings for each student in our English class. Each saying was different based on the person. We secretly put them on the desks so it was the first thing the student saw when they arrived for class. It was a great way to boost her classmates self esteem and so nice of her to think of everyone.
Darius YocumNominated by Mrs. Weber. Darius is adjusting to his move to Ridgeview. He is becoming an intricate part of the 7th grade class. He is participating in class and working diligently to be prepared each day.
Teacher of the month, Mrs. Cichecki, was nominated for many reasons, including:
Helping with math, being nice, caring, encouraging, funny & kinda sassy, too.