Chalk artists recognized for work at Spring Stroll (SLIDESHOW)

The Spring Stroll’s Chalk Festival was a big attraction to Ridgefield’s Main Street. The Downtown Ridgefield merchants association handed out several prizes to the selected winners — $250 for the first place winner, $150 for second place recipients, and $50 for the third place winners All honorable mentions received pastels and sketchbooks. The Chalk Festival had 41 students participants, its … read more

U.S. News & World Report ranks Ridgefield High School fourth in state

Ridgefield High School has received another top 10 ranking from U.S. News & World Report. After finishing fifth in Connecticut in 2018, RHS has moved up one spot in the annual high school rankings to No. 4. Darien High School, Weston High School, and Achievement First Hartford Academy ranked above Ridgefield, according to U.S. News & World Report. Ridgefield came in 317th … read more

Toys in the sand: RCK Preschool continues 60-year tradition

Swings, tag, foot races, science lessons, trucks in the sand and long conversations about dinosaurs are part of a day’s fun and learning as the RCK Preschool — or the Ridgefield Community Kindergarten, as it’s still widely known, reflecting the historic name of its founding. The town’s oldest private nonprofit preschool is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. “Oh-oh, it’s … read more

Ridgefield business students visit Merkle Group in New York City

On April 10, 22 Ridgefield High School (RHS) students visited the offices of Merkle Group, a global marketing agency that specializes in digital data driven technology. It was an exciting opportunity for the students to see first-hand how a marketing agency provides creative solutions to their clients. “We think it is very important for students to see how people are … read more

Ridgefield High School unveils third quarter honor roll

Ridgefield High School has released the third-quarter honor roll for the 2018-19 school year. High Honors Grade 9 Steve Abraham, Megan Adakonis, Alena Alexander, Kavya Anand, Alexia Anglade, Melissa Ascher, Finnegan Atkins, Brooke Axel, Jackson Badeer, Marguerite Bellotti, Evan Bellusci, Alexander Blaha, Riley Blake, Griffin Blood, Alyssa Boxer, Ella Brassinga, Abigail Breitenbach, Jada Briscoe, Lauren Brooks, Ella Brown, Emily Brown, … read more

Ridgefield sixth grader completes ‘Out-Fit’ prototype

Addison Avery-Payne, a sixth grader from Ridgefield, has achieved a fully-functioning prototype thanks to help from Glastonbury-based Ideaz and New Britain-based Stanley Black and Decker. Her creation, “Out-Fit,” won at last year’s Connecticut Invention Convention. She then won at the 2018 National Invention Convention, and was chosen as one ten students to work with a firm to improve her prototype. … read more

The High School Experience to premiere at Playhouse May 21

The Ridgefield Playhouse will host “The High School Experience: A Tragicomedy in One Act,” a comedic play written, directed and produced by Ridgefield High School junior Caroline Malley, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21. Malley said the goal of her story is to parody the tropes of teenagers and school teachers as they were popularized in the media. For tickets ($10), … read more

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