This week we are expecting a major snowstorm. This has caused us to consider a change for the schedule the end of this week. The remainder of the week will be: Tuesday – Hybrid-A Wednesday – Virtual Day Thursday – Virtual Day (Hybrid-B Students - synchronous instruction in K-5) Friday – Virtual Day (Hybrid-B Students - synchronous instruction in K-5)
Ringwood Schools reminder that at 7pm tonight, there will be a Superintendent's Virtual Town Hall on COVID Protocols and general snow schedule and changes to virtual for the end of this week. Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84681601562?pwd=YUlZZTd5ZkxZaGxOaG93MmJxU0tYQT09
Superintendent's Virtual Town Hall on Monday, 14Dec, at 7pm. Topics will be delayed opening plans for potential snow and COVID updates. Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84681601562?pwd=YUlZZTd5ZkxZaGxOaG93MmJxU0tYQT09
Earlier today, we received notification of a positive COVID case at the Cooper School. The contact tracing protocol was initiated and everyone who is recommended to quarantine has been notified. It has been established that exposure at Cooper was limited. All Ringwood Schools will be open for their regular hybrid schedule tomorrow, Thursday, November 19th.
All Ringwood Schools will run on their published schedule for Monday, 16Nov. Please see the linked letter regarding today's COVID updates: https://5il.co/n2hc
Ryerson Middle School will shift to virtual learning on Friday, November 13th. This is due to a COVID positive case that we have just learned about and tomorrow is needed to complete contact tracing. All other schools will follow the regular in-person Hybrid-B schedule. Ryerson will follow the planned bell schedule for tomorrow only completely virtual. Further information will be communicated as it becomes available and individuals will be contacted as the situation is assessed.
Ringwood Schools Remote Learning Survey is ready in Realtime for parents of students in Cohort C. Please visit Realtime Parent Portal between now and Nov 4th to answer the two questions. To access the survey, select the last menu option on the left side menu of the Parent Portal, "SURVEYS." Once both questions are answered please save and submit the answers.
Ringwood Schools has mid-year teaching vacancies in special education, art, and middle school science. Information on all of our employment opportunities can be found on the applicant website: https://www.applitrack.com/ringwood/onlineapp/
Ryerson Middle School has been informed of two confirmed cases of COVID-19. Beginning tomorrow, Monday, 19Oct, it is the recommendation of local health officials that Ryerson shift to the "Red Phase" virtual schedule for 14 days. As of right now, Monday, 02Nov, will be the projected return to hybrid instruction at Ryerson. The return is subject to change, as conditions will be assessed on an ongoing basis. For now, the three other Ringwood Schools will remain in hybrid (yellow phase) instruction. Please see the webpage for the Red Phase Schedule at Ryerson. https://www.njrps.org/o/ringwood-schools/page/school-hours-schedule
The link below points to the video of Mr. Fiedeldey's informative virtual presentation to the Ringwood Public Library on Ringwood School's universal mental health screening. https://youtu.be/CW7_LB8RIYo
Please read the attached letter about the calendar changes for the week of 02Nov. https://5il.co/m66a
Please click the link to view the updates regarding the daily survey and planned air quality improvements. https://5il.co/lag5
Ringwood Board of Education Meeting - Ethics Training - Monday, September 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM. Agenda: https://5il.co/kyjn Zoom link for meeting registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gYWVlLonQRiuBE8VmNw70w
Please read the letter linked below regarding Monday's Hybrid opening for Ringwood PK-5 schools. https://5il.co/kxs2
Town Hall Tonight at 7pm regarding Virtual Opening on 02Sep and Hybrid Openings: K-5 on 14Sep 6-8 on 28Sep Draft of the revised plan: https://5il.co/k87e Zoom Link for 7pm tonight: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88220193447?pwd=dzNkcUhDZndteUdoT3pNcjNjY3crQT09
Due to the Zoom webinar platform experiencing difficulty today, the Board of Education meeting will be postponed and moved to Monday, 31Aug, at 7pm. There will be a virtual town hall meeting for the community on the opening of school this Wednesday evening, 26Aug, at 7pm. More information on that meeting and a link will be sent tomorrow.
Due to the historic damage to the electric power grid, Ringwood Schools and Offices will be closed until Monday, 10Aug. Virtual ESY classes will still be held for those with electric power. Further updates will be sent if offices need to remain closed beyond the weekend.
Due to the loss of electric power, all Ringwood Schools and offices will be closed on Wednesday, 05Aug.
Please don't forget to fill out the Realtime Parent Portal survey for September. This survey will close on Monday, 03Aug, at 8am.
Ringwood's Q&A Session and information on the next survey will be held tonight at 7pm on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86011289188?pwd=VldMY3NyVmxLNjRBcng5WitBbU9yQT09
Please take a moment to read the letter about: -Monday's Board Meeting, -Tuesday's Q&A Session, and -September Plans for opening Ringwood Schools. https://5il.co/imhx
Please take the second parent survey. This survey will be available until 8am on Wednesday, 22July. https://wpunj.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb8dOn1lcRg1kwd
Just a reminder about today's webinars concerning the next school survey that will be sent tonight. Please join us today at: 1pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81534107107?pwd=MHJNcTRrZkp2V0hhWGtSdlhRVk5jUT09 or 7pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88249416382?pwd=MHJvWU5HRFl5OXdodXhoMVdqajViZz09
Ringwood will hold webinars about the next survey that will be sent on Monday. Please join us on Mon, 20July: 1pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81534107107?pwd=MHJNcTRrZkp2V0hhWGtSdlhRVk5jUT09 or 7pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88249416382?pwd=MHJvWU5HRFl5OXdodXhoMVdqajViZz09
Ringwood STaRT is seeking parent input for September planning. This is a preliminary survey for basic information gathering. More specifics will be asked in the future. Please complete this initial survey by Sunday, 12July. https://wpunj.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5muhzJJu6uXKJKt
Please read the letter regarding Ringwood's School Transition and Reopening Team (STaRT) and NJ's Restart and Recovery Plan for Education. https://5il.co/hqbw
Click either of the following links to view 2020 8th Grade Promotion Video. Congratulations, graduates! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uCHgZ4aSH0 or https://drive.google.com/file/d/1y8ccLPNZsKd4b07AKkqdJC8TdeD4FDjl/view?usp=sharing
There is some misunderstanding about my letter this morning. Just for clarity: As and Bs (100-80) will absolutely still be rendered on report cards. It is the remaining range of grades which will be changed to either P or NG.
Please see the "End of Year" letter containing information about revised grading and delayed report card distribution. https://5il.co/h3c6
Ringwood's academic year is coming to a close on Friday, 12Jun. The late work submission deadline for all classes is today, Monday, 08Jun.
Passaic County will be providing free food boxes to families who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click the link for details: https://5il.co/gzu6
Please read the letter regarding social justice and resources available to help discussions on current events: https://5il.co/gz69
Please click the following link to read the letter with details regarding this year's 8th grade promotion ceremony: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1m1Y75ZJd2ZpiOSO5EA0Qeietu14WEl9c
Hello Ringwood Parents, Please take a few minutes to complete the NJDOE Parent Survey: https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/V8HZ2MQ NJDOE would appreciate receiving responses by Monday, June 8th.
Board of Education Meeting , Monday, 01Jun, 7pm Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FjNdYUtKSmi4cLJinUUjrA
Parents/guardians of INCOMING 6th grade students are invited to an internet-based parent orientation on Zoom this Tuesday June 2nd at 7:00pm. We will start promptly at 7:05pm allowing a 5 minute buffer to join. Follow this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89768108665
Ringwood's academic year will come to a close on Friday, 12Jun. Last day to submit any late work will be Monday, 08Jun. New work can still be assigned/submitted during the last week of school.
BOE Regular Meeting will be held on Monday, 11May @ 7:00PM. Comments can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org before the end of the public session or can be made using Zoom. Webinar registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_B1d4lu64SXCqfl5LB18Yog
Please see the letter linked below about today's announcement that learning@home will continue for the remainder of the academic year. https://5il.co/furf
BOE Budget Meeting rescheduled to Monday, 04May @ 7:00PM. Comments must be submitted to email@example.com before the end of the public session. Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_K6_qNFtOS-GIG-sMPetfXg
Board Meeting and Budget Hearing, tonight, Monday, 27Apr, at 7pm via Zoom webinar. For security purposes, registration is required. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LAF1TMz5SXKlyalw1M2r9A
Please see the link below to the letter detailing Ringwood's learning@home update based on Governor Murphy's announcement today. https://5il.co/f6gm
Ringwood Schools will be on Spring Break from Tuesday, 14Apr, to Friday, 17Apr. Schools will return to Learning@home on Monday, 20Apr.
The BOE Meeting on 4/9/2020 will be held on WebEx, the link is provided below. The public can view the meeting and participate using the WebEx platform. https://ryersonhangouts.webex.com/ryersonhangouts/onstage/g.php?MTID=eea4d2790fa72f2a8cf334aec2c23d4e1
Please see the letter linked below about the changes to Ringwood's spring break. https://5il.co/eskg
Parents and Guardians, Please take the below survey about potential changes to the upcoming spring break. No decisions have been made, this is only seeking information. The survey will close at noon on Monday. https://wpunj.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6g0OzRLGIGqkbRz
Please see the below linked letter with a Friday Update to Ringwood's Learning@home efforts. https://5il.co/e9st
Please see the letter linked below regarding Ringwood Public Schools continuing to deliver distance learning until the scheduled break beginning on Thursday, 09Apr. https://5il.co/e2uo
Please see the below linked letter with an update about this week's Ringwood Schools @ Home Learning. https://5il.co/e03i
As of 4pm on Tuesday, 17Mar, Ringwood School Offices are closed. There will be admin and office staff in on a rotating basis, all others will be teleworking. Please use email as the primary contact for all. If you prefer a call back, please provide a phone number in the email.
The Ringwood Board of Education will meet tonight at 7pm in the lobby of the Hewitt School. If attending please enter through the front door. Due to the current medical climate, please exercise appropriate caution.
Please see the letter linked below concerning the two week school closure of the Ringwood Schools (16Mar-27Mar). https://5il.co/dp17
Please see this link concerning the early dismissals on Monday (3/16) and Tuesday (3/17) in preparation for early school closure. https://5il.co/dnys
Please read the letter linked below regarding the Ryerson Middle School Musical: https://5il.co/dmri
Ringwood Parents, Please log on to the Realtime Parent Portal and answer all of the questions posted there. If you have more than one child in the school(s) please answer the questions for each child. Thank you.
Please see the letter linked below for a recent Ringwood School District COVID-19 update. https://5il.co/diqc
Come one! Come all! Come out to see the M.J. Ryerson production of Barnum March 12th through the 14th! Barnum combines razzle-dazzle with cheering crowds to bring you the story of the Greatest Showman on Earth! Buy tickets online at https://ryersonmusic.booktix.com
Kindergarten pre-registration opens today. Students must be pre-registered prior to making in-person registration appointments. Click the link below for the online pre-registration site: https://www.fridayparentportal.com/ringwood/preregistration/
Ringwood Schools will operate on a 90 minute delayed opening schedule on Thursday, 19Dec. Emergency bus stop routes will be used for all AM routes only.
Due to the weather, all PM bus runs will use emergency routes and stops. All late runs and after school activities are cancelled, Tuesday, 17Dec.
Ringwood Schools will operate on a delayed opening schedule on Tuesday, 17Dec. Emergency bus stop routes will be used for all AM routes only.
Ringwood Schools will operate on a delayed opening schedule on Wednesday, 11Dec. Emergency bus stop routes will be used for all AM routes only.
Ringwood Public Schools will operate on a delayed opening on Tuesday, December 3rd. Emergency bus route information is located on our website: https://www.njrps.org/o/ringwood-schools/page/school-closing-delay-information
Ringwood Public Schools will be closed on Monday, 02Dec, due to winter weather.
Ringwood Schools - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of this week are early dismissal days. This is to accommodate conferences and the beginning of the Thanksgiving Break. Happy Thanksgiving!
School Faculty and Staff participated in over 60 professional development sessions offered on Monday. The School Improvement Panel planned an excellent day of teacher led training. Thanks to all for participating and special thanks to the volunteer presenters!
There is an early student dismissal on Friday, 20Sep, for teacher professional development. Please see your school's website for beginning and dismissal times. This and future early dismissals are on the district calendar, which can be found on njrps.org, under "District".
Hewitt and Ryerson students will be bringing home the results from the spring 2019 NJSLA results today (Friday, 13Sep). Parents are asked to read the information on the entire form and are welcome to call their principal if they have any questions.
First day of school for students is on Wednesday, 04Sep. This is a regular school day. Let the learning begin!
Realtime's Parent Portal opens the afternoon of Friday, August 23rd. For more details go to: https://5il.co/9h5m
Wednesday and Thursday will be early dismissal days for all schools. Thursday is the final day of school for the academic year. Have a great end of the year and a wonderful summer.
Congratulations to Mrs. Cheryl Botsolas, Ringwood's new Board President, and Mr. Zachary Kolstein, new Board Vice President. Special thank you to Mr. Ray Dwyer for his seven years of service to the Ringwood's Board of Education.
Our last day is June 20th but check out our new events section for an up to date schedule through the end of the year.