Guidance and College and Career updates

Sign up for Remind 101.  More information can be found on the Guidance webpage. 

Grad Bash

Once you purchase your Grad Bash 2018 ticket via BookTix, you must see Mrs. James in 2-115 to receive your MANDATORY paperwork. 

You must follow all paperwork instructions and procedures in order to be permitted to attend the event.  Failure to do so will result in denied bus boarding without refund.

Notice: For Grad Bash 2018, there are no refunds permitted for any reason.  

Cap and Gown Pictures

Attention Seniors.  Cap and Gown Pictures will be held in the auditorium on February 6th and 7th.  You MUST pre-register by visiting Use the drop down menu to select Ridge Community High School, then the next drop down menu to select Cap & Gown, select your preferred date and time.  Please note that this is a prepaid event, you must have your order and payment with you when you take your pictures.  If you have any questions, contact Prestige Portraits directly.    

Calling all Visual Art Students

We need any students that are interested in visual art classes but have not yet been able to get into one to drop by the art rooms of Debra Smith in Room 2-124 and “Mr. G” in Room 2-113 as soon as possible to sign up so we know your art interest. We are trying new way to get you in the drawing, painting, digital art, photography, ceramics, and sculpture classes YOU want to be in.
So please drop by to get information by Friday, Jan 19th.
You can also email or


Juniors or Seniors interested in the ASVAB Sign-up here

February 1, 2018 at 7:15am in the RCHS Media Center

Tennis Team Tryouts

ATTENTION:  Anyone interested in trying out for Boys or Girls Tennis!  Team tryouts will begin Monday January 22nd and run through Friday January 26th.  You must have a current physical on file in order to tryout.  Meet out by the tennis courts after school with appropriate attire and your tennis racket. Any questions, please see Coach Wascher in Room 12-204.

Polk State Dual Enrollment Schedule

College Composition 1 ENC1101 Tues and Thurs 6: 00 to 7:35
College Composition 2 ENC1102 Tues and Thurs 3:00 to 4:35
College Algebra MAC1105 Mon and Wed 6:30 to 8:05
Intermediate Algebra MAT1033 Tues and Thurs 6:30 to 8:05
General Psychology PSY2012 Thursday 5:45 to 9:00
World Religions REL2300 Wednesday 3:00 to 6:10
World Religions REL2300 Tuesday 5:45 to 9:00
College Success SLS1101 Tues and Thurs 3:00 to 4:35
College Success SLS1101 Online

ACT Tutoring -- Jan. 4 to Feb. 8

Mrs. Urankar will be in Room 3-207 every Wednesday from 2:15-3:15 for ACT tutoring.  The Tutoring is geared toward achieving a concordant score in Reading on the ACT.  Juniors and Seniors are invited to attend.  The first 2 sessions are essential.  Please mark your calendars for the first session on January 10th and every Wednesday thereafter through February 8. The next ACT is on Saturday, February 10th!

Polk Education Foundation Scholarships

if you plan on applying for the PEF (Polk Education Foundation) Scholarships that will open in January, ALL COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS YOU WANT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE SCHOLARHSIPS MUST BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED TO MS. BETTS NO LATER THAN MONDAY DECEMBER 18TH. If you have any dispute related to the number of hours in the system, please send Ms. Betts a detailed email about it as soon as possible.

School Public Accountability Report (SPAR)

Now Available under the Title I tab


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Upcoming Events

December 22--January 3 Winter Holiday Break
January 4 Students Return for 2nd Semester
January 11 & 12 Theater Presents: A Night on Broadway
January 15 Holiday -- No School
January 16 Winter Sports Pictures
January 17 Report Cards Distributed
January 20 Art Field Trip
January 24 Senior Panoramic Picture
January 29 SAC Meeting
February 1 Blood Drive
February 1 ASVAB Test
February 5 Yearbook Sales Resume
February 6 & 7 Cap & Gown Pictures by appointment

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