Ridgefield students in the news: Vermont, Iowa State, and many more

Kendall Downend and Noah Money have been named to the academic honors list for work completed during the fall semester at Northfield Mount Hermon. Three Ridgefielders have been named to the dean’s list at the University of Vermont for the fall semester: Matthew Betschart, Sarah Hill and Rebekah Silver. Iowa State University student Nicole R. Ferrero of Ridgefield has been named … read more

Parents oppose later start times for elementary school students

A petition against one of the district’s proposed options to change school start times has received more than 200 signatures in less than 24 hours. “The Board of Education has recommended that Barlow, Farmingville and Veterans Park Elementary begin school at 9:20 a.m., 9:45 or 10:15 as part of its strategic plan recommendations,” said petitioner Elza Libhart. “This is anathema … read more

Schools announce registration for next year’s kindergarten class

The Ridgefield Public Schools have announced dates for kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year.   The dates are for parents only. Parents will be introduced to some members of the school staff, registration forms will be reviewed and information will be distributed. Branchville Elementary School — Monday, March 6; Barlow Mountain — Monday, Feb. 27; Farmingville — Tuesday, Feb. … read more

Stronger Voices at RHS speaks out about violence

The Visual and Performing Arts Department of Ridgefield High School will present Stronger Voices, 24 original works about conflict, violence, and resolution written and performed by 22 RHS students. Performances will be in the RHS Black Box Theatre Jan. 26-27 and Feb. 2-3 at 7:30 p.m. The outpouring of writing emerged from what is happening in society with its divisive … read more

Scouts visit RVNA kitchen, earn 'Simple Meals' badge

On Jan. 13, the fifth grade Ridgebury Girl Scout troop visited the test kitchen at RVNA to earn their Simple Meals badge. Under the guidance of RVNA’s registered dietitian and nutritional educator, Meg Whitbeck, MS, RDN (back, right), the girls prepared apple-cinnamon muffins, pumpkin oatmeal, and a variety of smoothies, all packing a hefty nutritional punch.   Among other fun … read more

Ridgefield students in the news: Bucknell, Lehigh and many more

Three Ridgefielders have been named to the Bucknell University dean’s list: Tierney Beauregard, Class of 2020, Debra Cox, Class of 2020, and Jessica Quindlen, Class of 2019. Jocelyn Curran of Ridgefield has been named to the dean’s list at Lasell College in Newton, Mass., for the fall semester. Curran, whose major is fashion communication and promotion, is a member of … read more

Ridgefield schools closed Tuesday

Superintendent Karen Baldwin has announced Ridgefield Public Schools and its offices are closed Tuesday, Jan. 24. Other schools in the area — The Wooster School, Saint Mary School, Ridgefield Academy and Landmark Preschool —  have also announced closures due to weather conditions. Check back into theridgefieldpress.com for more information about businesses being closed and follow us on Twitter @ridgefieldpress for up-to-the-minute … read more

Wooster School plans bartender event Jan. 26

Wooster School will partner with Gallo Ristorante for a guest bartender night on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. Ridgefield residents and Wooster School parents, Bill Rexford and Christa Carone will be guest bartenders. Bill, a Wooster School teacher, Dean as well as coach, is happy to be a part of the event, “this is a great opportunity … read more

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