Welcome New Staff
 Mrs. Pickering – 3rd Grade My name is Chris Pickering and I am very excited to be on the 3rd grade team at Prairie Ridge. This is my 21st year of teaching at a variety of grade levels (18 years at 5th-6th grade and this will be my 3rd year at 3rd grade). I received … Continue reading...

It’s Not Too Late! Still Time To Order!
Order Ridge school supplies online: click on link below and enter Prairie Ridge as your school. Order before July 2nd and school supplies will be delivered to the school. After July 2nd, school supplies can be delivered to your home.  schoolkitz.com/

Student Material Pick-Up
Dear Ridge Families, Thank you for your patience as we planned the safest way for families to collect student materials from school. The designated day for Ridge families to pick up student belongings and memory books is Thursday, May 28 during the following times: 9:30 – 11:00 2:00 –...

Elementary Optional Learning Opportunities
On Friday, April 17, Governor Reynolds announced the extension of the school closure through the end of the school year.  As you know College Community Schools has outlined our plan for instructing our students during closure. At this time, all learning for students who attend Prairie Ridge would...

News from Mrs. McDermott’s class
Second grade received an awesome gift of STEM bins from PTO to utilize in our classrooms this school year. The idea behind the STEM bins is that students have the ability to think in ways they are not used to in order to design and construct different objects. We were lucky enough to receive...

News from Mrs. Anderson’s TAG class
Currently, the fourth grade talented and gifted group has diligently put their creative and critical thinking into Future Problem Solving for the past several months.  The qualifying bowl will take place on Monday, January 13th at Crest.  All fourth-grade teams will be given a future problem,...

News From Mrs. Heckart’s Class
With this week including Veterans Day, our class took time to reflect on what it means to be a veteran. We read the story, What is a Veteran, Anyway? By Robert C. Snyder (recipient of Notable Social Studies Trade Book Award) to understand that Veterans Day is a wonderful holiday for citizens to...

BOX TOP have gone digital!!
 Download the app from your App store, & under settings you can select Prairie Ridge. You can see what items earn box tops, scan your receipt & earn WITHOUT CUTTING A THING!! Despite the changes with the app, original Box Tops are NOT obsolete.  Participating products will still feature a...

News from Mrs. Heggen’s class
Fourth grade is off to a great start! You may hear your child mention Blended Learning when they talk about their school day. Fourth grade teachers have participated in several days of training about Blended Learning through Grant Wood Area Education Agency. Blended Learning is an educational...

News From Miss Klekar 
In our class meeting last week, we focused on Kindness. We reflected on questions such as:  What does it look like and sound like? How does it make us feel? How does it make others feel?   Does it cost any money or take much time? We watched a short video about a girl that … Continue...

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