Christopher R. McCormick of Ridgefield was awarded the degree of Master of Music in Composition from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University during commencement ceremonies May 23 in Baltimore. He completed his graduate studies at Peabody as a student of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts. McCormick has composed works for film, opera, orchestra, wind ensemble, jazz groups, electronic and … read more
Students from The Wooster School, along with several commissioners from The Ridgefield Conservation Commission, met at the trailhead on Pine Mountain Road Wednesday, June 7, for a day of trail clearing, invasives removal, and native species planting. This is what the Conservation Commission hopes to be one of many school partnerships. “The Ridgefield Conservation Commission is responsible for maintaining and … read more
On Wednesday, June 7, students from The Wooster School, along with several commissioners from The Ridgefield Conservation Commission, will meet at the trailhead on Pine Mountain Road for a day of trail clearing, invasive plant removal, and native species planting. This is what the Conservation Commission hopes to be one of many school partnerships. “The Ridgefield Conservation Commission is responsible … read more
Ridgefielders Olivia Edelman and Bennett Wattles have been named future student leaders of the Wooster Catwalk for a Cure fund-raiser to take place next year at Wooster School, where they are students. This year’s event raised $10,000 for the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center. The Catwalk is an annual fashion show at Wooster, started by 2015 graduates. This event … read more
Ridgefielder Will Santella will appear as Judas in a Wooster School theater production of Godspell in February and March. Performances are on Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 25 at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; March 3 at 7:30 p.m.; and March 4 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 each. To learn more, visit woosterschool.org/ or call 203-830-3916.
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 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