Please come show your support for our Unified Basketball team at our “Pack the Gym” event on Wednesday, February 28, from 6 to 7 p.m. here at River Ridge. Unified Sports promotes social inclusion through sport and joins people with and without developmental disabilities on the same team. The belief: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding.
Join us for the pre-game tailgate at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria for snacks and candy, face paint, and sign making! See you there - Go Hawks!
Sage Myers has been selected to receive the $2,500 Capital Lakefair Scholarship, making her one of four Princesses for the 2018-2019 season. She received a $500 scholarship after being selected as River Ridge’s representative, then was awarded $2,500 after competing against junior girls from high schools throughout Thurston County in interview and speech activities. Sage’s scholarship commitment includes participating in dozens of community events and parades for one year as part of the Royalty Court. Sage hopes to become a physician, and this $3,000 will help her get there. Look for her in the Lakefair parade in downtown Olympia in July. Congratulations, Sage!
Congratulations to Brittany Miller for her first place finish in the regional Poetry Out Loud competition. She competed against 11 other high schools in poetry recitation. She will be competing at the Washington State Competition in March. Congratulations, Brittany!
River Ridge coaches and players will host the Hawks Baseball Camp on Monday, April 2, through Wednesday, April 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. The camp is designed for 3rd - 8th grade students. Throwing, fielding fundamentals, base running, hitting, and fun competitions are some of the things campers will experience. The cost is $60 for pre-registered campers or $70 at the baseball field. Please click here to download the flyer for details and registration information.
The FBLA Club recently brought 21 students to the FBLA Winter Regional Conference to compete in various speaking events, production tasks, and objective testing competitions. They competed against several other schools in the Capital Region. Eighteen students qualified to attend the FBLA State Conference in April. Click here to see the detailed results. Great job, Hawks!
This year AP students will be registering for exams online. Click Total Registration to link to the website. Students will register in class the week of February 5th - 9th. The registration cost is $98 per exam with reduced rates based on student need. Registration completed after February 22nd will incur a $10 late fee, and registration will end completely on February 28th. Students can pay using credit or debit cards and checks.
Spring Sports begin on Monday, February 26, and forms and fees will be accepted beginning February 5. Please visit the RRHS Athletics webpage to print forms. Be sure to get a current physical if the one on file has expired. Forms and fees are due together to ASB before and after school, during flex time and lunches only. Please contact Mrs. Storvick at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
World Languages are offering a proficiency credit program - Seal of Biliteracy for 2018. Earn high school credit for a language you already know! The test is scheduled for Saturday, March 17, 2018, at North Thurston High School, from 8:30 - 1:30. You must pre-register and pay the test fee by March 1, 2018. Click here for more information.
Are you having trouble in a class? Do you need a quiet study space, access to a computer, and time to complete your assignments? Come to Study Hall in Mrs. Akiyama’s room 315 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 3 p.m. An activity bus is available for students who need transportation. Hope to see you!
If you have great pictures of school activities or events this year, the yearbook staff would love you to share them! They may be used in this year's yearbook! Click here to share your photos - enter project #825280. You can also download the free Balfour ImageShare app to your phone.
Snow falling? Wind blowing? Ice hardening? If the weather looks like it's turning, make sure you are ready for communication. We have several options for finding out if school is delayed or canceled due to weather. We will notify by 6AM Be ready for the call!
The NTPS Facilities Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, February 28, at 6PM in the River Ridge High School Library. This meeting will include a tour of the facility. The committee is comprised of community members, students, parents, and staff who develop planning and future construction recommendations for our District. Come check it out!