High school graduation: A class of activists and athletes

And so, they move on to the next chapter. Ridgefield High School’s Class of 2018 assembled before teachers, guidance counselors, deans, and principals one last time on June 22, filing in to the O’Neill Center at Western Connecticut State University to the tune of Edward Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance,” in the black robes and decorated mortarboards. They were a class … read more

In this week’s Ridgefield Press

Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press: Town expects year-end surplus to be around $300,000. Parents call for removal of Scotland principal. Family Fourth offers fun, fireworks, and food. RHS Class of 2018: A class of activists and athletes, now graduated. Town Hall’s elms are going — soon. Selectmen ditch ‘bandshell’ talk, seek fall … read more

What they said: Graduating Tigers give a fond farewell to high school days

Editor’s note: The following is a compilation of excerpts from speeches given at Friday’s commencement for Ridgefield High School’s Class of 2018. Read more in Thursday’s Ridgefield Press. Valedictorian Raymond Sun said he was nervous about the next step in his speech Friday, June 22. “I don’t know about you, but I’m nervous,” he said. “Nervous that I have to … read more

‘Civic minded’ Class of 2018 to graduate Friday

The Ridgefield High Class of 2018 — activists and slackers, sports heroes and thespians alike — will graduate tomorrow, Friday, June 22. Those who knew them best through the four years of their academic careers at Ridgefield High described the class as “determined,” “civic minded,” and “enthusiastic.” “I think that we’re a very smart class and very competitive class. I … read more

Post-grad party gives kids a place to celebrate safely

Games, a DJ and dancing, karaoke, food and, of course, prizes — including some electronic stuff useful at college — await Ridgefield High School graduates who’ll party together on their big night. “It’s their last hurrah together as a class, and it’s a real bonding night for them,” said Steve Scott, who is in his sixth year working on the … read more

In this week’s Ridgefield Press

Here’s a look at some of the headlines from this week’s Ridgefield Press: Ridgefield High School’s Class of 2018 graduates tomorrow and The Press has all the bases covered in print — and online. If you haven’t seen yet, the paper has posted this year’s award-winning graduates and the class’ top scholars. And of course, there’s the grad party at … read more

RHS names class of 2018 award, scholarships winners

RHS Class of 2018 Awards and Scholarships Makyla N. Addison Hord Foundation Scholarship Nicole G. Alindogan Health Department Award Ridgefield Police Benevolent Association Scholarship Science Department Award Vivian C. Altopp English Department Award Sarah G. Armstrong Roma Pizzeria Scholarship Soccer Club of Ridgefield (SCOR) Scholarship World Language Department – Mandarin Kevin W. Arnold RHS Athletic Advisory Council (AAC) Scholar Athlete … read more

Class of 2018: Six Ridgefielders graduate from Wooster School

Wooster School held its Commencement Exercises on Friday, June 8, to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2018. These seniors join more than 3,000 alumni who have graduated since Wooster’s founding in 1926. The ceremony featured a number of speakers, and the awarding of prizes and diplomas. President of the Wooster School Board of Trustees, Leon Weaver offered kind … read more

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